BUDDHIST ARCHITECTURE IN THE WESTERN HIMALAYAS
FWF RESEARCH PROJECT P22857
 
 

 

 

Within a research project supported by the Austrian Science Fund FWF a team of researchers at Graz University of Technology under the leadership of Holger Neuwirth and in collaboration with Achi Association works on the documentation, analysis and reconstruction of buddhist temples in the Western Himalaya.

The focus lies on the monuments of the 10th and 14th centuries of the former kingdom of Guge and Purang, which spread from Tholing in the Southwest of present China (Tibet) to the district of Zanskar in the Indian state Jammu & Kashmir.