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Stupa (Tib.: Chorten)

The Enlightened Body, Speech and Mind

A Stupa is a spiritual monument that usually contains Buddhist relics.
The stupa represents the Buddha’s body, speech and mind. Every part of the construction of a Stupa shows the path to full enlightenment.

Here depicted are three out of the eight different types of Stupas in Tibetan Buddhism that each refer to a major event in Buddha’s life. All of them are shown below.

A close up of one of the stupas with The Buddha:


Three Stupas
Drawing on paper

Copyright: © Carmen Mensink 2002
Status: For sale


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