Buddhist Stupas – IAS Synopsis
India is a country of many religions, not only is this country a home of people belonging to different religions, but it is also the land where many religions originated, one of them being Buddhism. A stupa is a mound-like or hemispherical structure containing relics (such as śarīra – typically the remains of Buddhist monks or nuns) that is used as a place of meditation.
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Some of the famous Stupas found in India are listed below :
1. Great Stupa, Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh
2. Dhamekh Stupa, Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh
3. Bavikonda Stupa, Andhra Pradesh
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