chorten


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chorten

(ˈtʃɔːtɛn)
n
(Buddhism) a Buddhist shrine
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Location of Project and Description of Site : The Project will be implemented at the Hotel s existing site at Satsam Chorten, Paro, a town in Paro valley in the western part of Bhutan.
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.
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