2,100-year-old Buddhist relics unearthed in Guntur village

    05-Apr-2021
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New Delhi, April 01: Ancient Buddhist relics were found at Vaikuntapuram in the Thullur Mandal of Guntur district. Locals discovered the relics during diggings at Bhavaghni Ashram in the village.
 
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According to the archeologist, the relics include a conical polished cup, terracotta tiles once used in the roofs of ‘Buddhist viharas’, a piece of well-polished muller granite, and a broken parasol that enshrined a stupa of the Satavahana period.
 
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