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The Great Stupa at Sanchi

The Great Stupa at Sanchi

Author: Erin Aldana
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This lesson will focus on the Great Stupa at Sanchi.

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TERMS TO KNOW
  • Stupa

    A sacred spot in memory of Buddha or a saint designated by a mound of earth or other materials.

  • Torana (gate)

    In Hindu and Buddhist architecture, a type of gateway.

  • Circumambulation

    The act of circling around a sacred object or deity object.

  • Mandala

    A concentric diagram with spiritual and ritual importance in Buddhism and Hinduism.

  • Harmika

    A small platform with a railing located at the top of a stupa.

  • Yasti

    Symbolizes the universe, a circular disk positioned on top of the dome of the stupa.