Great Gumbha

The Great Bowl - Great Gumbha is one among the precious relic in this cluster of monuments, which displays marvelous artistic grandeur.

As the cradle of Buddhist renaissance, Sanchi houses a vast expanse of glorious monuments that reflects the religious norms of the past centuries. All these monuments are put up atop of a hill that overlooks the plains and these structures were the major center of Buddhism till the end of 12th century.Great Gumbha is one among the precious relic in this cluster of monuments, which displays marvelous artistic grandeur. Engraved out of a colossal block of stone, this gumbha used to the storehouse of food items, which were distributed to the monks in Sanchi.