How to use Stupa in a sentence
The stupa was circular, 70 ft.
Pre-eminent among these is the discovery, by Mr William Peppe, on the Birdpur estate, adjoining the boundary between English and Nepalese territory, of the stupa, or cairn, erected by the Sakiya clan over their share of the ashes from the cremation pyre of the Buddha.
Less a city in the European sense than a conglomeration of neighborhoods an...[more] Wonders - Borobudur Borobudur is the worlds largest Buddhist stupa.
The VRML model of the 9th-century Buddhist stupa on the Borobudur island, Java took two years to build.
His remains are said to be enshrined in the main stupa.Advertisement
Leaving Langtang, you ascend gradually to a chorten (a small Tibetan Buddhist stupa) behind which is a very long mani wall.
The town is of great interest for the antiquary as one of the chief centres of the Buddhist kingdom of Vengi, and for its stupa (sepulchral monument).
Even since Buhler wrote, the vase, the top of which is reproduced (see Plate), has been discovered on the borders of Nepal in a stupa where some of the relics of Buddha were kept.
It is a solid stupa of brick, in the form of a cone, raised over a relic chamber; and the place of worship is the surrounding platform with a perimeter of nearly 1400 ft.
On the top of the stupa was an ornament shaped like the letter T, and as the base of the stupa was above the quadrangle, the total height of the monument was between 50 and 60 ft.Advertisement
Very careful and artistic representations of the stupa with its daghoba and interesting rail, pillars and sculptures will be found in Fergusson's Tree and Serpent Worship, and in his History of Indian Architecture (1876).
An important national monument is the 16th-century That Luang (Royal Stupa) that symbolizes Buddhist and Lao union.
When the stupa was discovered the villagers had already carried off the greater part of the monument to build their cottages with the stones and bricks of it.