Origin of concept of Stupa - Art & Culture
Q. Which of the following statement/s is/are correct regarding Stupas?
1) Concept of Stupa pre-dates Buddhism to the Vedic times.
2) In Buddhist tradition, originally 108 stupas were built after the death of Buddha.- Published on 18 Aug 15
a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both 1 and 2
d. None of the above
ANSWER: Only 1
Originally 9 stupas were built. Eight of them over his relics and ashes. The 9th over the vessel in which the relics and ashes were originally deposited.