Shanti Stupa

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Shanti Stupa

Shanti Stupa was built in 1985 by the Nipponzan-Myōhōji order of Japanese Buddhism to commemorate 2500 years of Buddhism and to promote World Peace.

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The location provides excellent panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.

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View from Shanti Stupa

The Stupa holds the relics of Buddha at its base, enshrined by the 14th Dalai Lama himself.

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Second Level, Shanti Stupa

A golden Buddha idol sits on a platform depicting the “turning wheel of Dharma” (Dharmachakra).

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Golden Buddha idol

4 Responses to Shanti Stupa

  1. Pixellicious Photos October 2, 2010 at 6:17 pm #

    Mesmerizing Captures! Absolutely Superb!!

    • Madhu October 2, 2010 at 6:21 pm #

      Thanks, Kcalpesh! Appreciate it.
      Thanks for stopping by.

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