Stupa

A stupa (from Sanskrit: m., स्तूप, stūpa, Sinhalese: ස්ථූපය, Pāli: थुप "thūpa", literally meaning "heap") is a mound-like structure containing Buddhist relics, typically the remains of Buddha, used by Buddhists as a place of worship. After "stupa", "chorten" is the most commonly encountered English term. The ...
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stupa

Domed structure built to house a Theravadan Buddhist or Jain relic. The stupa originated in India around 1000 BC from burial monuments and is usually a hemisphere crowned by a spire. In the Far...
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Stupa

Stu'pa (stō'pȧ) noun [ Sanskrit stūpa .] A mound or monument commemorative of Buddha.
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Stupa

Stu'pa (stū'pȧ) noun [ Latin ] (Medicine) See 1st Stupe .
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stupa

<medicine> See 1st Stupe. ... Origin: L. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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stupa

tope noun a dome-shaped shrine erected by Buddhists
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Stupa

• (n.) A mound or monument commemorative of Buddha. • (n.) See 1st Stupe.
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stupa

Buddhist commemorative monument usually housing sacred relics associated with the Buddha or other saintly persons. The hemispherical form of the ... [22 related articles]
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stupa

stupa (stOO'pu) [Sanskrit,=mound], Buddhist monument in tumulus, or mound, form, often containing relics. The words tope and dagoba are synonymous, though the latter properly refers only to a Sinhalese Buddhist stupa. The stupa is probably derived from a pre-Buddhist burial mound. The oldest kno...
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stupa

Click images to enlargeDomed structure built to house a Theravadan Buddhist or Jain relic. The stupa originated in India around 1000 BC from burial monuments and is usually a hemisphere crowned by a spire. In the Far East, the stupa developed into the pagoda; in Tibet it became the chorten, meaning `funeral pyre&...
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stupa

The earliest form of Buddhist architecture, probably derived from Indian funeral mounds.
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Stupa

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STUPA

Buddhist reliquary object. Indian Buddhist Stupas are dome-shaped monuments containing relics of the BUDDHA or his disciples. Tibetan stupas are usually purely symbolic; any size or materials, but of carefully defined shape and proportions representing the BUDDHA's mind.
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stupa

(Sanskrit) Monument containing relics, usually of the Buddha.
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