stoop

(4 thee–1 li shataabdi isaapoorv) mein ashok mahaan dvaara banavaaya gaya mahaan saaainchi ka stoop, Bhaarat
saaranaath ka dhamek stoop, uttarapoorvi Bhaarat me sthit sabse puraana stoop hai.

stoop (sanskrut aur paali: se liya gaya hai jiska shaabdik arth "dher" hota hai) ek gol teele ke aakaar ki sanrachana hai jiska prayog pavitra bauddh avasheshon ko rakhane ke liye kiya jaata hai. maana jaata hai kabhi yeh bauddh praarthana sthal hote the. mahaaparinrvaan sootr mein mahaatma buddh apne shishya aanand se kehte hain- "meri mrutyu ke anantar mere avasheshon par usi prakaar ka stoop banaaya jaaye jis prakaar chakravarti raajaaon ke avasheshon par bante hain- (deeghanikaaya- 14/5/11). stoop samaadhi, avasheshon athva chita par smruti svaroop nirmit kiya gaya, arddhaakaar teela hota tha. isi stoop ko chaitya bhi kaha gaya hai.

stoop mandal ka puraatan roop hain.[1]

sandarbh

  1. prebish & kiyonn, bauddhadharm ek parichay, page 89

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