“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts.

With our thoughts we can make the world”- Lord Buddha

About Paharpur Vihara

Paharpur Vihara also known as Somapura Mahavihara is one of the most famous Buddhist monastery in South Asia. In 1985 UNESCO designated it as a world heritage site under cultural heritage. Its design is perfectly matched with the Buddhist religious functions and It had a direct influence on Buddhist architecture even far as Cambodia. 

Paharpur Vihara

Historical Backgroud of Somapura Mahavihara

Rise of Buddhism in the subcontinent: In 6th century BCE the republican institutions were strong in India so there were a rise of heterodox sects against the orthodox religion dominated by its practices. Buddhism was really successful among them and its impact on the societies of that time was remarkable. During the reign of Ashoka this religion get more popular in the subcontinent.

A Past Center of Buddhism

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Lord Buddha