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chorten

(ˈtʃɔːtɛn)
n
(Buddhism) a Buddhist shrine
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Following the address, Modi visited the National Memorial Chorten, where he offered 'khaddar' and lit butter lamps.
While the entrance fee collection from Punakha Dzong, Paro Taktsang, Thimphu Dzong, Memorial Chorten, Paro Dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang in Paro have also been reflected for investigation.
She also captured a candid photo of the locals and the prayer wheels at the National Memorial Chorten.
If this story occurred before the Buddha's guideline appeared, those nuns have possibly adopted an ancient, non-Buddhist custom of stupa worship: "In Buddhist culture, a stupa (in Tibetan, a chorten) is a shrine to the dead.
My day began with the visit to the Dro-dul Chorten, a monastery that was built in 1945.
Another Luri: A newly disvovered cave Chorten in Mustang, Nepal.
I use the material for a deeper exploration of personal ideas and imagery." 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
* Days 9-10: complete the trek to Thimphu, visit the Memorial Chorten and wander through the bazaars, then transfer to Paro