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The Symbolism of the Stupa

Author: Adrian Snodgrass
Publisher: Ithaca, NY Cornell University Press [2018] © 1988
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : Revised Edition
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A close analysis of the architecture of the stupa—a Buddhist symbolic form that is found throughout South, Southeast, and East Asia. The author, who trained as an architect, examines both the physical and metaphysical levels of these buildings, which derive their meaning and significance from Buddhist and Brahmanist influences.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Snodgrass
ISBN: 9781501718960 1501718967
OCLC Number: 1101919495
Language Note: In English.
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A close analysis of the architecture of the stupa—a Buddhist symbolic form that is found throughout South, Southeast, and East Asia. The author, who trained as an architect, examines both the physical and metaphysical levels of these buildings, which derive their meaning and significance from Buddhist and Brahmanist influences.

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