A dome-shaped building erected as a Buddhist shrine.
More example sentences
- Drawing closer, you could see the clutter of centuries of Buddhist veneration: stupas, Buddha images and incense-blackened shrines.
- At first, the Kushans attacked Buddhism but eventually they became great patrons, building many monasteries and stupas.
- Aihole is one of those remarkable sites that span time and has evidence of dolmens, Buddhist chaityas and stupas, Jain and Hindu temples.
from Sanskrit stūpa.
Definition of stupa in:
- The US English dictionary