Swastika Shaped Monastery ,Vaishali , Bihar, India

A.    Swastika Shaped Monastery :-

Swastika Shaped Monastery is situated in the ruins of ancient Vaishali .

This twelve room monastery looks like a Swastika on a plan having three rooms on each arm attached to common verandah around an open central courtyard having entrance towards east. The monastery has a toilet chamber attached to its southern wall. It was constructed during Gupta period probably for the nuns.

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