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Shalbon Buddhist Bihar of Bangladesh is one of the patterns of ancient civilizations. Comilla district lalmai-mainamoti numerous archaeological sites of ancient Buddhist monastery of this. Shalban-Bihar
History of Shalban Bihar : This site previously was known as Salban Rajar Bari. But after excavation ground plan of a Buddhist monastery measuring 550*550 with 115 monastic cells was exposed. Hence it is now popularity known as Salban Vihara. A dominant central shrine and its monumental gate way on the north is its special attraction. In its central shrine has revealed six building & rebuilding phases while in the monastery four.
From one of the terracotta sealing. We came to know this monastery was built by Sri Bhava Deve the 4th ruler of the early. Deve dynasty during mid 8th century A.D. So during its heyday it was called Bhava Deve Maha Vihara. The antiquates recovered during excavation are now displayed in the Moainamati Museum.