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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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A stupa is a mound-like or semi-hemispherical structure containing Buddhist relics, typically the ashes of Buddhist monks, used by Buddhists as a place of meditation. Stupas originated as pre-Buddhist earthen burial mounds, in which ascetics were buried in a seated position, called chaitya.

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).

At about the same time that the Buddhist communities were elaborating Asoka's ~s, an entirely different form of architecture was developing in western India. These structures were not, however, built of stone or wood, but carved out of living rock.

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They include the structures called ~, 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]
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See also: See also: What is the meaning of Architecture, Range, Brick, Temple, Post?

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