Stupa 3

Stupa 3 - Graduated Sanctity ) There are two entrances with...

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Stupa II 200BC This is south of Stupa I and we do not know why. This is the oldest site (the first one to be found). It is 47 ft. in diameter and 37 ft, high and is also a hemisphere with balustrades. It lacks a harmika and a yatsi. Why? Who knows? There is an uphill ascent marked by an artificial stone path (
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Unformatted text preview: Graduated Sanctity ) There are two entrances with no toranas. This stupa contains relics and the ashes represent the adding of Buddha to bring life to it. The relics in this one consisted of 10 distinct bones from 10 Buddhists teachers....
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course ANTH 123 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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