chorten


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chorten

(ˈtʃɔːtɛn)
n
(Buddhism) a Buddhist shrine
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During the royal visit to Trashiyangtse, His Majesty The King visited the old Trashiyangtse Dzong and Chorten Kora.
I Pipe Line from Rabo Chorten Main Source to Village Sheila wanla Model Villge
Being a centre of Buddhist learning and culture, Gangtok's most important Buddhist institutions are the Enchey monastery, the Dro-dul Chorten Stupa complex and the Rumtek Monastery.
Another Luri: A newly disvovered cave Chorten in Mustang, Nepal.
During their stay, the lamas visited the Tawang Monastery, the Urgeling Gompa (the birthplace of the sixth Dalai Lama), Khinmay Gompa and Gorsam Chorten.
Kacker's earlier lidded vessels such as the gopuram from South India and the temple jar and chorten, are directly inspired by visual imagery from the upper Himalayan region (especially Ladakh) and a fascination for Buddhist artefacts; the philosophies of Buddhism mingling with his exposure while growing up to the rituals and spiritual traditions embraced in his home.
Yangphel Pottery, located at Satsam Chorten seven kilometres away from Paro town is aimed at the revival of Bhutanese Pottery and produces moulded works of art.
GET THERE 1 Himalyan flowers at Thimpu, capital of Bhutan; 2 Monks at the dzong of Punakha; 3 Buddhist prayer wheels at the National Memorial chorten in Thimphu PICTURES: Mike Smith
Le troisieme jour, les danses Cham font de nouveau l'objet d'une performance, avec une demultiplication des figurines et des rituels d'offrande (mdos), auxquelles les laics (parfois non sherpas) prennent desormais part activement, en s'inserant dans la procession dirigee vers le chorten.
Days 9-10: complete the trek to Thimphu, visit the Memorial Chorten and wander through the bazaars, then transfer to Paro
An entrance gate and recently painted chorten stand out in the foreground to ward off bad spirits entering the village, and Khumbila--as Khumbuyul-lha is more usually called--continues to stand guard over the area.
Beyond them, rising up like an apparition, stands the old West Gate, itself a chorten with a portal through the middle, which during Harrer's time sat beneath the Potala, guarding the road into Lhasa.