stupa

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a dome-shaped shrine erected by Buddhists

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They are made in three parts, the base, the middle section and the chorten or godhead on top.
An entrance gate and recently painted chorten stand out in the foreground to ward off bad spirits entering the village, and Khumbila--as Khumbuyul-lha is more usually called--continues to stand guard over the area.
UNDP Administrator and UN Under-Secretary-General Achim Steiner, who visited the EV charging station built by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) above the Memorial Chorten on Wednesday morning, commended the government on the exemplary initiative.
We wander in silence from chorten to chorten reading the names and inscriptions.
It is an abode of god Gekho and symbolizes a crystal stupa (chorten).
"Felt humbled after paying my respects at the National Memorial Chorten, which honours the late Third Druk Gyalpo, who was a stalwart committed to peace, harmony and sustainable development," the Prime Minister tweeted after his visit.
Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP) began its official campaign for the primary round of 2018 elections from the memorial chorten in Thimphu at 8 am Thursday.
For example, given a choice, from the entire journey of Vineet Kacker's ceramic career it is the Chorten forms or Spirit Markers that Raj cherishes most.
On the second day of his visit, Modi is scheduled to visit the National Memorial Chorten. He will also be attending a cultural performance at Tashichhodzong - a Buddhist monastery - hosted in his honour.
Package includes: Daily breakfast, accommodation and sightseeing which includes visit to Thimphu Valley, mini zoo, National Library, paper factory and Memorial Chorten in Thimphu, visit to ancestral house of the Royal Family of Bhutan in Trongsa and stay in Punakha and taxes.
Of the new boundaries the manuscript states, "They were Dibdala in the North, Shingsa Dag-pay, Walung, Yangmak, Khangchen, Yarlung and Tamar Chorten in the West, down along Arun and Dudh Kosi Rivers, down to Maha Nodi, Nuxalbari, Titalia in the South.