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Vredeveld Aziatische Kunst
Vredeveld Aziatische Kunst

The largest collection of original antique Buddha statues.

Own import from Burma

19 December

Japanese Buddhist Architecture

By Devik Balami at

Japanese Buddhist architecture

Japanese Buddhist Architecture mainly includes the architecture of Buddhist temples which was influenced by the architectural styles from China. Earlier, the attempts were to make the Buddhist architecture as original as it was looked in China but gradually the buildings were localized due to the problems posed by local weather and Japanese tastes.

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31 October

Sri Lankan Stupa: A unique Buddhist Architectural design of Sri Lanka

By Devik Balami at

Sri Lankan Stupa

Stupas are one of the outstanding architectural design which is mainly constructed by the peoples from the Buddhist community. In Sri Lanka, stupas are also called as dagobas and cetiyas. It is believed that the construction of Sri Lankan stupa was started with the introduction of Buddhism during the reign of King Devenampiya Tissa of Anuradhapura. The first ever stupa constructed was Thuparamaya which is situated at Mahamewna Park in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.

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