Termo

Tibetano:

མཆོད་རྟེན་

mchod rten

suporte de oferenda

Sânscrito:

स्तूप

stūpa

monte, pilha

Português:

stūpa

lit. "suporte de oferenda." Uma representação simbólica da mente dos budas. É o monumento budista mais comum, que muitas vezes tem uma ampla base quadrada, uma secção intermediária arredondada e uma secção superior cónica alta, encimada por um sol e uma lua. Os stūpas contêm frequentemente as relíquias de seres iluminados. Variam em tamanho, desde minúsculos modelos de argila até aos enormes stūpas de Borobudur na Indonésia e Bouddha no Nepal.

English:

stūpa

lit. support of offering. A symbolic representation of the Buddha's mind. The most typical Buddhist monument, which often has a wide square base, a rounded mid-section, and a tall conical upper section topped by a sun and moon. Stūpa frequently contain the relics of enlightened beings. They vary in size from tiny day models to the vast stūpas at Borobodur in Indonesia and Bodha in Nepal. [WOMPT] [TLWF 2011] [ZT 2006]

lit. support of offering. Symbolic representation of the Buddha's enlightenment. Stupas, perhaps the most typical of Buddhist monuments, are to be found in a variety of forms all over the Buddhist world. They often contain the relics of enlightened beings and are objects of great reverence. [TPQ]

Lit., support of offerings. Symbolic representation of the Buddha's mind. The most typical Buddhist monument, frequently containing the relics of enlightened beings and varying in size. It
often has a square base, a rounded midsection, and a tall conical upper
section topped by a sun and moon. [LLB 2002]