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A dome-shaped monument used as a Buddhist or Jainist reliquary or commemorative shrine. Also called tope3.
[Sanskrit stūpaḥ, tuft of hair, crown of the head, summit, stupa.]
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(Buddhism) a domed edifice housing Buddhist or Jain relics. Also called: tope
[C19: from Sanskrit: dome]
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n., pl. -pas.
a dome-shaped mound or monument used as a Buddhist shrine.
[1875–80; < Skt stūpa]
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A three-dimensional mandala used on a shrine. It represents the Buddha’s mind.
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