Tuesday, March 15, 2011


  • The settlement consists of two kinds of structures — religious and secular. Religious structures include stupas, chaityagrihas, assemblage and platforms. Secular constructions include viharas, kitchen, stores etc. 
  • Hinayana school of Buddhism was practiced at Bavikonda. It contained large quantities of ash, charcoal, bone and earthenware which probably were the remains of Gautama Buddha. 

  • This proves that Buddhist civilization seems to have flourished in Southern India once upon a time.  

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