afternoon at Shalbon Bihar

  • Different cells built around the spacious courtyard of Shalbon Bihar are divided by walls. The cells can be seen from the top of the cruciform temple at the centre of the archaeological monastery. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Different cells built around the spacious courtyard of Shalbon Bihar are divided by walls. The cells can be seen from the top of the cruciform temple at the centre of the archaeological monastery. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Different cells built around the spacious courtyard of Shalbon Bihar are divided by walls. The cells can be seen from the top of the cruciform temple at the centre of the archaeological monastery. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Different cells built around the spacious courtyard of Shalbon Bihar are divided by walls. The cells can be seen from the top of the cruciform temple at the centre of the archaeological monastery. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Smaller-sized Buddhist stupas were built around the cruciform temple at the centre of Shalbon Bihar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Smaller-sized Buddhist stupas were built around the cruciform temple at the centre of Shalbon Bihar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Smaller-sized Buddhist stupas were built around the cruciform temple at the centre of Shalbon Bihar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Smaller-sized Buddhist stupas were built around the cruciform temple at the centre of Shalbon Bihar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The clean environment and ancient artefacts amuse visitors at Shalbon Bihar in Cumilla. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The clean environment and ancient artefacts amuse visitors at Shalbon Bihar in Cumilla. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The clean environment and ancient artefacts amuse visitors at Shalbon Bihar in Cumilla. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The clean environment and ancient artefacts amuse visitors at Shalbon Bihar in Cumilla. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People flock to Shalbon Bihar along with their families amid the cloudy weather during the monsoon season. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People flock to Shalbon Bihar along with their families amid the cloudy weather during the monsoon season. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The sky is cloudy amid rains since the first day of the monsoon but deep greens brighten the ancient Buddhist settlements at Shalbon Bihar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The sky is cloudy amid rains since the first day of the monsoon but deep greens brighten the ancient Buddhist settlements at Shalbon Bihar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The sky is cloudy amid rains since the first day of the monsoon but deep greens brighten the ancient Buddhist settlements at Shalbon Bihar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The sky is cloudy amid rains since the first day of the monsoon but deep greens brighten the ancient Buddhist settlements at Shalbon Bihar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi