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Worship, pilgrimage and festivals

  • Ray Colledge
Part of the Macmillan Master Series book series (MMS)

Abstract

These are called Cho-ten in Tibet. They are mounds of stone built over relics of Buddha taken from India to countries where his teaching spread. A collar bone was taken to Sri Lanka, for example. If no relic was available, then a sacred text was buried under the stupa.

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