is a small village 5 Km. west of jamalganj railway station in the greater Rajshahi district where the remains of the most important and the largest known monastery south of the Himalayes has been excavated. This 8th century A.D. archaeological find covers approximately an area of 27 acres of land.
The entire establishment, occupying a quadrangular court, measuring more than 900 ft. and from 12ft. to 15ft. in height with elaborate gateway complex on the north, there are 45 cells on the north and 44 in each of other three Sides with a total number of 177 rooms.