stupa


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Related to stupa: chaitya hall, Sanchi Stupa
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a dome-shaped shrine erected by Buddhists

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Dr Samad said the virtual tour is not only meant for recreational purposes, but the model of the Stupa and Monastery premises in digital form will be useful for conservation efforts as well.
An effort to restore the Nangchen Stupa began in 2007, when Gyalwang Drukpa, who is based in Ladakh, visited Nangchen.
At all three sites the remains of numerous Buddhist monasteries, shrines, and stupas make me reflect once again on the massive legacy of this religion, which was born in India, but went on to become deeply entrenched in East and South East Asia.
Paranavitana (1946) laid the foundations for a detailed approach to the analysis of individual monastic building units, and attempted to trace the architectural development of the stupa by connecting Sinhalese and Pali literature with the archaeological evidence.
But the owners sold the land to the federal government in 1990 and left the stupa behind.
The temple's central tower is cleverly decorated in broken crockery and if you climb the steep steps to the top there is a stunning vista over the temples, stupas and palace of Bangkok.
The Ashoka Stupas have tremendous historical significance - the Indian Emblem is an adaptation of the lion capital derived from the Ashoka Stupa at Sarnath (India), and the 'chakra' in the Indian flag too has been derived from the Ashoka Stupa.
With hardly any time to enjoy the lovely views of temples, called stupas, we set off on an easy-paced four-hour trek to the hill tribe village of Painebin Palaung.
Various stupas and other Buddhist sites came into existence during this period at Amaravati, Thotlakonda, Bavikonda, Nagarjunakonda and other places in the state.
FOUR Nepalese Buddhist monks consecrated a stupa, a Buddhist shrine symbolising enlightenment, at a hermitage in Gwynedd.
Kopan Monastery, the Bodnath Stupa, and the Swayambhunath or monkey
Qtel Tower will join iconic buildings as the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the Forbidden City in Beijing, Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament in London and Boudhanath Stupa in Nepal, to go dark for the event.
A memorial stupa houses bones and skulls from the victims of the "killing fields," who were executed by the brutal Khmer Rouge regime that ruled in the late 1970s.
FRANCE v KUWAIT, 1982 When France scored their fourth against an outclassed Kuwait, the president of the Kuwaiti FA, Sheikh Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah, stormed down to pitch-side, gestured to the players to leave the pitch and demanded that the referee, Miroslav Stupa, cancel the goal, which, incredibly, he did.
Among his topics are manufacturing Buddhism; stupa, relic, and hungry ghosts; evolutionary disgust; and corpse, concept, and contagion triggers.