Stupa and Its Technology: A Tibeto-Buddhist Perspective

Stupa and Its Technology: A Tibeto-Buddhist Perspective

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  • Book Name Stupa and Its Technology: A Tibeto-Buddhist Perspective
  • Author Pema Dorjee
  • Language, Pages English, 189 Pgs. (HB)
  • Upload Date 2023 / 05 / 10
  • ISBN 9788120813014, 8120813014

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Stupa and Its Technology: A Tibeto-Buddhist Perspective
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Among all the religious monuments of the world, the stupa has the longest uninterrupted historical development. Though modelled after the Indian prototype, the stupa architecture was developed in all the countries where Buddhism had flourished. Over time, the structural shape of the stupa underwent significant modifications in India and the other Asian Buddhist countries. The present study shows how Tibet became a treasure house of Buddhist culture and literature highlighting important texts dealing with stupa architecture. Various ritual activities associated with the construction of the stupa are described along with the eight fundamental types of Tibeto-Buddhist stupas and their main structural components. A survey of the stupas found in the upper Indus Valley in the Leh region of Ladakh shows their similarity to the Tibeto-Buddhist tradition. The value of the book is enhanced by an appendix with English translation of four important Tibetan texts preceded by transliteration. This monograph is the first in the new sub-series of the IGNCA on the Buddhist stupas, which would not be restricted to India alone. It is hoped that such studies will enable the art-historians and archaeologists to understand this important structural form in totality in relation to its wide geographical spread and the distinctive features of particular developments in different countries.

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