- n a dome-shaped shrine erected by Buddhists
- An Afghan boy looks after a flock of sheep in front of Tepe Rustam, a stupa from the Buddhist period in Balkh Province, Afghanistan.
- They did little except to add a teahouse to what appeared to be the main stupa of the complex.
- And, like tourists, pilgrims have been keen to bring home souvenirs, such as a 19th century miniature ivory stupa (Buddhist shrine) or a 17th century collapsible model of Jerusalem .
- S. H. Raza in Reuters India
If you think I have planned a holiday trip , you are grossly mistaken. As usual, it will be the same work schedule for me. We will also have the state cabinet meeting close to Shanti Stupa. Of course, the ministers will be there for the cabinet... Nitish Kumar http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nitish_Kumar&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNETrgUA28HyjkKUpZguN7XaSB6VPw Economic Times http://www.google.com/url?q=http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/Bihar-CM-to-hold-state-cabinet-meeting-at-Rajgir/articleshow/5375278.cms&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFJn6Sr5PEPMFXDV0wptTOT8VqP9w Dec 24, 2009
95657 126969 stupefied I was stupefied and stunned ...... I will turn 86 next month. At this stage of my life, this was the last thing I wanted to do -- grace an exhibition of my own fake paintings," Raza wrote.