“This will help us conclude many vital facts about the bowl including the year the bowl was made. It will also give us evidence whether this is the bowl that was given by Buddha to the people of Vaishali,” he said. “There is, however, a vital question on how the bowl has Persian inscriptions on it.”
A strong demand for bringing back the begging bowl used by Gautama Buddha from the Kabul Museum and installing it at its original place at Vaishali in Bihar was made by RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh in Lok Sabha last year.
The bowl is a hemispherical vessel of greenish-grey granite with a diameter of 1.75 metres.