Phanigiri: Interpreting an Ancient Buddhist Site in Telangana (Paperback)
Phanigiri, 150 km from Hyderabad, is one of the most important Buddhist archaeological site of present day Telangana. The remains date between the 2nd to 4th centuries AD. Bringing together research and images drawn from excavations carried out over six decades, this is the first comprehensive volume on the site’s sculptures, buildings and inscriptions. Six leading specialists from across the world come together to assess Phanigiri’s importance within the larger network of contemporaneous Buddhist complexes in India and Asia, and the lessons and opportunities it holds for heritage management and ecological living.