(Last Updated on : 27-02-2019)
Located in the Raisen District
of the state
of Madhya Pradesh
about 19 km south-east of Sanchi
, the Andher Stupas
are a group of 3 circular stupas, contemporary with those of Sanchi. The Stupa No. 1 is dated to about 150 BCE and is the largest of the 3 stupas. This stupa has a railing which now has the remains of a barrier of stone surrounding it.
Stupas No. 2 and No. 3 has inscriptions
in the Brahmi script
with the names of the same monks whose relics were found in Sanchi Stupa No. 2
and Sonari. The Andher Stupas overlook the Bhojpur Stupas.
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