Photograph of the restored pillars of the East
Gateway of Sanchi in Madhya Pradesh, taken by Deen Dayal around
1883, from the Archaeological Survey of India. Sanchi is one of the
most important Buddhist sites in India for the variety of monuments
and the relief sculptures on the railings and toranas, or gateways.
The structures date from the 3rd century BC until the 7th century
AD. The Great Stupa…