Thul Mir Rukan

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Thul Mir Rukan
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Thul Mir Rukan
Religion
Affiliation Buddhism
Region Sindh
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Stupa ruins present
Year consecrated600 CE-1100 CE
StatusArtifacts Removed
Location
Location Pakistan
Geographic coordinates 26°27′16.12″N68°6′23.90″E / 26.4544778°N 68.1066389°E / 26.4544778; 68.1066389 Coordinates: 26°27′16.12″N68°6′23.90″E / 26.4544778°N 68.1066389°E / 26.4544778; 68.1066389

The Thul Mir Rukan (Urdu : ٹھل میر رکن, Sindhi: ٺلهه مير رڪڻ) is a Buddhist stupa, built possibly between the 6th to 11th century CE, [1] near the modern cities of Kazi Ahmed and Daulatpur in the Sindh province of Pakistan. [2] [3] [4] [5] This monument has domed ceiling and it is 60 feet high, constructed with baked bricks. [6] Details indicate the site being a religious Buddhist center since antiquity. Many evidences were explored from this site are related to Gautama Buddha. [1]

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