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The Jarung Khashor stupa at Boudhanath
Information about the Stupa and its surroundings

Boudhanath — one of the most sacred places in Nepal, the site of the famous Jarung Khashor stupa (Tib. བྱ་རུང་ཁ་ཤོར་, Wyl. bya rung kha shor).

It is considered that the Jarung Khashor is also one of the eight stupas built at the eight great charnel grounds[1].


  1. bLa ma btsan po, 'dzam gling rgyas bshad

Further Reading

  • The Legend of the Great Stupa of Boudhanath, translated by Keith Dowman (Berkeley: Dharma Publishing, 1973)

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