Narapatir Dhap

Narapatir Dhap is very much close to Vasu Vihar as has been described by the look‐up authority. Vasu Vihar consists of two Sangharams (monks residences). Smaller one in the north‐south, it is 162 feet and in the East‐West direction and 152 feet long. There were 26 small rooms for the monks. In front of the rooms surrounding four sides there was one verandah and in front of th eastern side in tis center remains of a gate has been found. A bit larger the second building is same as the first building in its floor plan and architectural design.

It is of 188 feet X 162 feet in length and breadth. Centrally there was not found any temple like Somapura Monastery. Attached to the monastery the area of the temple was 125 feet X 85 feet and it is northwards. Surrounding this there was a walking way built up step by step. A square mandap of 15 feet is situated at the center of the temple. The foundation of the walsing way built up in three states was beautifully decoreated with series of bricks. Besides this diversity has been created at the foundation of the temple by many decorated bricks and grilled panel.

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