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Chaityas

Origin: 1870–75; < Sanskrit caitya, derivative of citā funeral pyre, akin to cinoti (he ) piles up. :10. :09.

Chaityas is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Chaityas books and related discussion.

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Bhaja & Karle
Ajanta Caves
NEPAL (Volume 2) The Worship: Monuments and Feasts
chaityas”; one in the heart of Patan, and.
Tukan Bahal Stupa
chaityas erected within hundred years. Antiquity century.
Aj anta Caves
Chaityas and Viharas. Chaitya was a place for worship while the Vihara was the dwelling-place of the monks.

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Mahaparinirvana Express Pellegrinaggio in treno sulle orme di Buddha
Buddha raggiunse l'Illuminazione, Sarnath, dove Buddha ricevette i primi insegnamenti, e Kushinagar dove Buddha raggiunse il Nirvana. In questi posti si possono conoscere preziosi esempi di arte e architettura come gli Stupas, i Chaityas ei Viharas.

Suggested Web Resources

Chaitya - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A chaitya is a Buddhist or Jain shrine including a stupa.
Indian Heritage - Architecture - Chaityas
Chaityas are the halls enclosing the stupas.
chaitya grihas of ajanta, karla and bedsa buddhist caves
Mar 22, 2011 Chaityas are buddhist prayer halls that house a stupa . The word chaitya has its roots in sanskrit chita ~ meaning a pyre or a pile of ashes.
Chaitya Hall, Karli | ArchitectureCourses.Org
Chaitya Hall in Karli was built between 50 and 70 AD in India out of stone and earth.
BUDDHIST ART & ARCHITECTURE
Chaitya grihas or halls of worship were built all over the country either of brick or excavated from rocks.

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