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Stupa (Chaitya): Iconography

Stupa Main Page

Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Description
- Deities & Stupas
- Eight Great Stupas
- Kadampa Style
- Chariot Ritual (Nepal)
- Stupa Outline Page
- Bibliography
- Confusions: Bon Chorten
- Others...

- Stupas, Introduction
- Deities & Stupas
- Stupa Pilgrimage Art
- Stupa Shapes

Eight Great Stupas:
- Birth Stupa (sku bltams mchod rten)
- Enlightenment Stupa (byang chub mchod rten)
- Dharma Wheel Stupa (cho 'khor mchod rten)
- Great Miracle Stupa (cho 'phrul gyi mchod rten)
- Stupa of the Descent from [Tushita] Heaven (lha bab mchod rten)
- Reconciliation Stupa (dbyen bsdum mchod rten)
- All-Victorious Stupa (rnam rgyal mchod rten)
- Parinirvana Stupa (myang 'das mchod rten)

Sanskrit: Chaitya Tibetan: Chorten

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Jeff Watt 8-2005 [updated 4-2017, 3-2020]

(The images below are only a selection of examples from the links above).