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    • Stupa of Bulguksa Temple, Gyeongju
    • Stupa of Bulguksa Temple, Gyeongju
    • Stupa of Bulguksa Temple, Gyeongju
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 Classification Treasure   61
 Name of Cultural
 Properties
Stupa of Bulguksa Temple, Gyeongju
 Kind of Cultural
 Properties
Pagoda for Storing Sarira
 Quantity 1 Item
 Designated Date 1963.01.21
 Address San 1-1 Jinhyeon-dong  Gyeongju-si  Gyeongsangbuk-do
 Age Goryeo Period
 Owner Bulguksa Temple
 Manager Bulguksa Temple
 Description It is housed at the protection building in the back of the Bulguksa Temple's lecture hall.

It is said that the sarira contains either relics of eight Buddhist Monks or sarira of a queen who entered the Buddhist Monk-hood when the King Heongang died.In 1906, it was carried out Korea by Japanese and founded at the garden of a president of a pharmaceutical company, who named Nagao, in Tokyo in 1933.

It shows how exploited Korean cultural assets were.The look of this stupa, consisting of the foundation, the main body and the ornamental top, is much like a stone lantern.

In the foundation, there is a semi-circular stone carved with lotus flower design on the octagonal ground stone.

The drum-shaped pillars are making the space for it and the cloud design carved in the pillars gives the feeling of liveliness.

The main body of the stupa is a cylindrical shape.

Four pillars inscribed with flower are carved and the four sides divided by the pillars have niches with relief images of Buddha and bodhisattvas.

The roof has twelve angles on the edge but a hexagon on the top.

The slope is gentle and the finial remains in part.

Its profoundly beautiful style and delicate workmanship indicate it is a early Goryeo work (918-1392) succeeding the Silla style (57B.C-A.D.935)
 
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