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Stupa
in Buddhist architecture, a dome-shaped or rounded structure made of brick, earth, or stone, containing the relic of a Buddha or other honored individual.
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Close studding has closely set studs of equal size.Stugged(Scots): Of masonry, hacked or picked as a key for rendering; used as a surface finish in the 19th century.Buddhist shrine, circular in plan.Stylobate ...

pagodaThe word Pagoda came into English from Portuguese and may derive from the Persian butkada=temple for idols (a stupa). It is now used for a sacred Chinese or Indian building, or an imitation of such a building in a garden.

Viharas (Buddhist monasteries) began to appear soon after the death of the Buddha, particularly during the Mauryan Empire (321 - 232 B.C) with characteristic monuments; and chaityas (meditation halls housing a ).

At about the same time that the Buddhist communities were elaborating Asoka's stupas, an entirely different form of architecture was developing in western India.

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They include the structures called stupa, wat and pagoda in different regions and languages. Temples in Buddhism represent the pure land or pure environment of a Buddha. Traditional Buddhist temples are designed to inspire inner and outer peace.[4] ...

See also: See also: Architecture, Range, Brick, Temple, Post

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