Buddhist architecture
Buddhist religious architecture developed in South Asia in the 3rd century BCE.Three types of structures are associated with the religious architecture of early Buddhism: monasteries (viharas), places...
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Kailasa Temple in Ellora Caves - Built with Alien Technology?
This is the world famous Kailasa temple at Ellora and let's look objectively into who could have built this amazing structure.
Buddhist monasteries
Vihara (विहार, vihāra) is the Sanskrit and Pali term for a Buddhist monastery. It originally meant "a secluded place in which to walk", and referred to "dwellings" or "refuges" used by wandering monk...
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Stupa
A stupa (from Sanskrit: m., स्तूप, stūpa, Tibetan མཆོད་རྟེན་ chöten, Sinhalese: දාගැබ, Pāli: थुप "thūpa", literally meaning "heap") is a mound-like or hemispherical structure containing Buddhist r...
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List of Buddhist temples
This is a list of Buddhist temples, monasteries, stupas, and pagodas for which there are Wikipedia articles, sorted by location.
List of Buddhist temples - Wikipedia
Gyeongcheonsa Pagoda
Gyeongcheonsa Pagoda is National Treasure of Korea No. 86. It was designated by the South Korean government on December 20, 1962. An inscription on the first story of the pagoda states that it was e...
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Barabar Caves
The Barabar Caves are the oldest surviving rock-cut caves in India, mostly dating from the Maurya Empire (322–185 BCE), some with Ashokan inscriptions, located in the Bela Ganj Block of Gaya district,...
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Hti
Hti (Burmese: ထီး; MLCTS: hti:, [tʰí]; Mon: ဍိုၚ် [daŋ]; Shan: ထီး [tʰi˦]) is the name of the finial ornament that tops almost all pagodas in Myanmar (Burma). Hti is also a Burmese language word m...
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Palsangjeon
Palsangjeon (Hall of Eight Pictures) is a worship hall found on a Korean Buddhist temple complex that contains the "Palsang", the series of painted murals depicting the eight stages in the life of the...
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Thousand Buddha Caves
Thousand Buddha Caves may refer to various buddhist religious sites:
Undavalli caves
The Undavalli Caves, a monolithic example of Indian rock-cut architecture and one of the finest testimonials to ancient vishwakarma sthapathis, are located in the village of Undavalli in Tadepalle Man...
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Lingyin Temple
Lingyin Temple (simplified Chinese: 灵隐寺; traditional Chinese: 靈隐寺; pinyin: Língyǐn Sì) is a Buddhist temple of the Chan sect located north-west of Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. The t...
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Thai temple art and architecture
Buddhist temples in Thailand are known as "wats", from the Pāḷi vāṭa, meaning an enclosure. A temple has an enclosing wall that divides it from the secular world.
The architecture of a Wat has see...
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Western Thousand Buddha Caves
The Western Thousand Buddha Caves (Chinese: 西千佛洞; pinyin: Xī Qiānfó Dòng) is a Buddhist cave temple site in Dunhuang, Gansu Province, China. The site is located approximately 35 km south...
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Gorintō
Gorintō (五輪塔) ("five-ringed tower") is the name of a Japanese type of Buddhist pagoda believed to have been first adopted by the Shingon and Tendai sects during the mid Heian period. It is used fo...
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Gaden Choeling Nunnery
Ganden Choeling Nunnery or Geden Chöling (Wylie: dga' ldan chos gling dgon pa) is a Tibetan Buddhist vihara for Buddhist nuns in Dharamsala, India. It is near the monastery in which the 14th Dalai Lam...
Prang (architecture)
A prang is a tall tower-like spire, usually richly carved. They were a common shrine element of Hindu and Buddhist architecture in the Khmer Empire. They were later adapted by Buddhist builders in Tha...
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Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves
The Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves (Chinese: 柏孜克里千佛洞; pinyin: Bózīkèlǐ Qiānfódòng) is a complex of Buddhist cave grottos dating from the 5th to 14th century between the cities of Turpan and Sh...
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Vihara
Vihara (विहार, vihāra) is the Sanskrit and Pali term for a Buddhist monastery. It originally meant "a secluded place in which to walk", and referred to "dwellings" or "refuges" used by wandering monk...
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Five Pagoda Temple
The name Five Pagoda Temple (Chinese: 五塔寺; pinyin: Wǔ Tǎ Sì) refers to several temples in China that were constructed following the architectural design of a "diamond throne pagoda" inspired b...
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Baisigou Square Pagoda
105°54′E / 38.7°N 105.9°E / 38.7; 105.9Baisigou Square Pagoda (Chinese Chinese: 拜寺沟方塔; pinyin: Bàisìgōu Fāngtǎ) was a brick pagoda in Helan County, Ningxia, China, bui...
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