One of volunteer Sonam Dorjay (24), from Wakha village working on ice stupa
, said that he had been working on it for the past four years and it serves as an alternate source of water in spring time.
During this period, important discoveries were found including the death site of 14-metre long Mahatma Bhudda, stupa
(B), small chapels of lime made stupas
besides hundreds of artefacts belonging to three-five centuries CE.
In the World Heritage Site of Bagan alone there are more than 2,000 temples, monasteries, stupas
and pagodas built by selfaggrandising monarchs dating back to the ninth century.
in Nangchen, which was once the centre of trade in ancient Tibet, is believed to be among the 84,000 stupas
that were built to mark the Buddha's life.
Many are in the yards of modest homes, stupas
near pigpens and chicken coops, they are everywhere, almost 3,000 of them.
El 19 de diciembre de 2002 una multitud, que la prensa describio como de casi un millon de personas, se unio a la procesion que trasladaba las reliquias de una stupa
--localizada frente a la estacion de ferrocarril de Phnom Penh--a su nuevo hogar, una imponente stupa
, nueva, en una colina cercana a Oudong, donde ya se encontraban varias stupas
mortuorias precoloniales de la familia real.
In November 2011, one man survived a self-immolation, also committed at the Boudhanath Stupa
It said the stupa
was discovered during excavations at Aziz Dheri about 80 kilometers north of Islamabad which is already known as a major remnant of the Gandhara civilization that flourished along the Indus River.
Here, there is no indication that the stupa
has any secular significance, conveys anything other than a Buddhist religious message, or is used for anything other than Buddhist rituals," observed AU's letter.
6m high stupa
was built with local stone at Y Lloches or Hermitage of the Awakened Heart at Ynys Graianog near Criccieth - the home of Buddhist Lama Shenpen Hookham.
The site of Kanaganahalli in the Gulbarga district of Karnataka is largely unknown, and it appears that this situation will not change at least over the next few years, until the stupa
there is rebuilt and opened to tourists.
With the proliferation of Buddhist stupas
pujas evolved into a ritual act.