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Assignment Architecture and Function 2

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8/25/11 Click to edit Master subtitle style Architecture and Function Yolanda Campos ART/101 February 19, 2011 Instructor: Kelli Dower
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8/25/11 Buddhist “Buddhism is a set of principles or philosophy based on teaching of Lord Buddha” (Buddhist Tourism Com., 2007). Buddha was born in 563BC at “Lumbini, Nepal as Siddhartha Gautam, a Shaka Prince” (Buddhist Tourism Com., 2007). Buddhism is “one of the major religions of the countries of Central of Asia, Sri Lanka, Tibet, China, Korea, Japan and Southeast Asia” (Buddhist Tourism Com., 2007).
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8/25/11 Buddhism Architecture There are three types of structure monasteries (viharas), stupas, and temples (Chaitya grihas). “Buddhist architecture emerged slowly in the period following the Buddha’s life, building on Brahmanist Vedic models, but incorporating specifically Buddhist symbols” (Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 2011). “Early temples were often timber, and little trace remains, although stone was increasingly used” (Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 2011). “Cave temples such as those at Ajanta have survived better and preserve the plan form, porch and
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