Votive Stupa, Nalanda

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Dola RC
by Anandajoti
published on 27 October 2015
Votive Stupa, Nalanda

Nalanda was a revered center of learning and one of the oldest universities in the world. It was located in Magadha, modern day Bihar, India, and it was operational between c. 300-1200 CE. Students from Tibet, China, Central Asia, and Korea. This image shows a part of a votive stupa depicting Buddha in various meditative postures. Most of the stupas and pillars like this were once covered with gold patina, the remnants of which are vaguely discernible now.

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Anandajoti, . (2015, October 27). Votive Stupa, Nalanda. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/4155/

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Anandajoti, . "Votive Stupa, Nalanda." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 27, 2015. https://www.ancient.eu/image/4155/.

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Anandajoti, . "Votive Stupa, Nalanda." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 27 Oct 2015. Web. 17 Oct 2019.

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