About Torana

Torana is the elaborate backrest surrounding the central Buddha subject of paintings and sculpture.

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Buddha statue in Borobudur (Indonesia), the world's largest Buddhist temple.

Different types of Buddhist architecture

Buddhist religious architecture developed in the Indian subcontinent. Three types of structures are associated with the religious architecture of early Buddhism: (viharas), places to venerate relics (), and shrines or prayer halls, which later came to be called in some places. The initial function of a was the veneration and safe-guarding of the relics of Gautama Buddha. The earliest archaeologically known example of a stupa is the relic stupa located in Vaishali, .
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Interpreting Buddhist Arhat Angaja

Angaja is the elder of 16 . He is known as Angiraja. In , he is called as Angaja, or Angiraja. ཡན་ལག་འབྱུང་, Yenlak Jung or Yenlak Kyé; Wyl. yan lag ‘byung, or yan lag skyes in . He is one of the arhats among the . The Life of Angaja In this segment, we are going to learn about the life of Angaja. As a householder, Angiraja was immensely wealthy and gave away all his seven , but he realized .

Interpreting Panchen Lama

Lobzang Palden Yeshe is known as the who was born in 1738 in Tashitse, Shang district, Tsang Province. is one of the most important figures in the tradition, with its spiritual authority second only to . The Viability of the Panchen In this portion, we are going to learn about the viability of the Panchen Lama. After that short etymological description of the word Panchen Lama itself, and finally .

Explaining Lama Teacher Wangdu Nyingpo

is known as the Patriarch of the Khon Family the 32nd Tridzin and also commonly known as the second of this Age. He was a renowned practitioner and Terton finder of Revealed Treasure. Wangdu Nying was a Patriarch of the Khon family. The life of  Wangdu Nyingpo In this portion, we are going to learn about the life of Wangdu Nyingpo, after that, the short etymological description of the word Wangdu .