Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur (UNESCO/NHK)

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James Blake Wiener
by UNESCO TV NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
published on 27 July 2018

Evidence of the rise of Mahayana Buddhism in Bengal from the 7th century onwards, Somapura Mahavira, or the Great Monastery, was a renowned intellectual centre until the 12th century. Its layout perfectly adapted to its religious function, this monastery-city represents a unique artistic achievement. With its simple, harmonious lines and its profusion of carved decoration, it influenced Buddhist architecture as far away as Cambodia.

Source: UNESCO TV / © NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
URL: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/322/

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Kyokai, U. T. N. N. H. (2018, July 27). Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur (UNESCO/NHK). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1446/ruins-of-the-buddhist-vihara-at-paharpur-unesconhk/

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