In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Here, where the river takes a sharp U-turn, a suspension bridge connects the highway to a small mountain studded with a temple, a towering pagoda and a large golden statue of the Buddha.
- He built a brick pagoda and kept 3,000 Buddha statues at Sokjjang-sa where he lived.
- The converts among the merchants and nomadic rulers built temples, pagodas and cave sanctuaries carved into the canyon cliffs and mountains along the Yellow River.
- There seems to be endless jewelled demons, gilded temples (called wats) and tall pagodas.
- The Garden contains two Japanese pagodas and a large Buddhist statue, as well as rare Japanese plants and many beautiful lanterns.
- The tall, zelkova tree beside the pagoda is draped with lanterns on the Buddha's Birthday in May of every year.
- Here, the first port of call should be Wat Phra Keow, a collection of pagodas, stupas, frescos and mosaics under arching roofs of red and gold; its small emerald Buddha is of tremendous cultural significance to the nation.
- Outstanding examples of Korean architecture can be seen in historic palaces and Buddhist temples and pagodas.
- There are two very fine pagodas to visit at this temple as well as enjoying the lovely mountain stream.
- People circled around the pagodas with the wish to be like Buddha himself.
- Buddhist temples incorporate pagodas, a design which came from India around the first century C.E. (the time when the religion made its way to China).
- The tours begin in Hanoi, where guests will visit the Museum of Ethnology, the old craft quarter and several pagodas and temples, including the Tay Phuong Pagoda.
- Across the world, temples, pagodas, sacred land and water formations, manuscripts and sculptures are under threat from a variety of sources.
- Hirayama's paintings are based on religious themes; most of these are representations of mosques, pagodas, Buddhist temples and Bodhisattvas.
- The later temples consisted of a Main Hall and two pagodas.
- Anawrahta's capital, Pagan, was sacked by the Mongols in 1287 and the city with its many thousand pagodas and temples was abandoned.
- Temples and pagodas exist only to inspire the proper frame of mind for believers' devotion and self-awareness.
- Monuments, temples, pagodas have been restored for use and for tourism.
- They managed to walk two kilometres to the relative safety of a Buddhist pagoda where he met an American Sri Lankan whose uncle owned a farm a further three kilometres away.
- The landscaped gardens are complemented by eastern temples, Nepalese pagodas and roaming peacocks.
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