Dhamekh Stupa

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This structure is called the Dhamekh Stupa and was built in 500 CE. There are with several other structures around it. It was built to commemorate the Buddha’s activities in this location. Stupas originated as circular mounds encircled by large stones. King Ashoka built stupas to enshrine small pieces of calcinated bone and other relics of the Buddha and his disciples.

Stupas at Dhamekh Stupa

Stupa – Sarnath (Buddhist historical and religious site). Photo by snikrap, SA-SS-BY-2.0

The Dhamek Stupa is said to mark the spot of a deer park (Rishipattana) where the Buddha gave the first sermon to his five disciples after attaining enlightenment, “revealing his Eightfold Path leading to nirvana”.

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Quiz #11Dhamekh Stupa

TtravelersThis Travel Quiz is about the Dhamekh Stupa. The level of this test is easy.

Answer all questions. If you don’t know the answer, then take a guess (unless you want a guaranteed zero for the answer).

This test is timed (2 min) so be aware of that.

Dhamekh Stupa is a monument you might want to see if you are ever in the area where this structure is located.

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