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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.StupaBuddhist 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 stupa monuments; and chaityas (meditation halls housing a stupa).

Information which is available says that the most distinctive kinds of Buddhist buildings in China are the stupa (t'a) or pagoda. The pagoda was mainly used to house sacred objects.

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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] ...

For the next 400 years or more the region was the centre of a Graeco-Indian Buddhist culture illustrated by the great stupas of Taxilla.

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