Temple - Buddhist Temples

Buddhist Temples

They include the structures called stupa, wat and pagoda in different regions and languages. Temples in Buddhism represent the pure land or pure environment of a Buddha. Traditional Buddhist temples are designed to inspire inner and outer peace.

See also: Buddhist temples in Japan, Korean Buddhist temples, and List of Buddhist architecture in China

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