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  Pagoda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A pagoda is the general term in the English language for a tiered tower with multiple eaves common in China, Japan, Korea, and other parts of Asia.
The modern pagoda is an evolution of the Indian stupa, a tomb-like structure where sacred relics could be kept safe and venerated.
Miruksa Temple Pagoda at Iksan of Chollabuk-do province in the Republic of Korea, a Baekje pagoda mid 5th century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pagoda   (860 words)

 Things to see in Hanoi: Pagodas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
It is a group of structures consisting of a pagoda and a tower built in the middle of a square lake.
In the past, the pagoda compound was rather large but by the start of the 20th century, it was significantly reduced to the size it is today.
This pagoda is the center of the Tao Dong sect, one of the two major sects of Thien Tong in the north.
www.thingsasian.com /article/hanoi/hanoi_pagodas.htm   (1840 words)

 Young Students Learning Library: PAGODA@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
A pagoda is a type of building found in many Asian countries.
Pagodas are usually temples or shrines belonging to the Buddhist religion.
Most pagodas are built in the shape of a tower, with several tiers, or stories.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1P1:28016937&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (194 words)

 What is a Pagoda? - Myanmar (Burma)
A pagoda, in Southeast Asia, is cone-shaped monumental structure built in memory of Buddha.
The pagoda derives from thestupa of ancient India, which was a dome-shaped commemorative monument, usually erected over the remains or relics of a holy man or king.
The Buddhist pagoda was elaborated in Tibet into a bottle-shaped form; it took pyramidal or conical designs in Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, and Laos; and in China, Korea, and Japan, it evolved into the best-known pagoda form.
www.myanmars.net /belief/pagoda.htm   (578 words)

Most pagodas were built to have a religious function and served as temples, most commonly of the Buddhist faith.
It is believed that the original pagoda design originated among the Newar of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.
Miruksa Temple Pagoda at Iksan of Chollabuk-do province in the Republic of Korea, a Paekche pagoda mid 5th century.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Pagoda   (464 words)

 Kew: A year at Kew: Places: Kew Gardens: Pagoda and Pagoda Vista
The Pagoda is closed to the public but it's possible to see the Gardens laid out like a map with 'pop-up' features like the Temperate House and the stunning labyrinth of vistas carving their way through the trees through a 360° panorama online.
Pagoda Vista is lined with paired broadleaved trees with, flanking them and to their exterior, paired plantings of evergreens.
Nesfield's idea of being able to both see and walk to the Pagoda along the centre line of Kew Gardens was, in fact, an inspired return to the turn of the century landscape.
www.rbgkew.org.uk /places/kew/pagoda.html   (546 words)

 Duryea / Pagoda
Pagoda is a shortened version of Duryea, starting at turn 2 and finishing at turn 9 of the longer course.
Pagoda - The British cars get their revenge at this event, which is run on the same mountain as Duryea.
Named after the Pagoda which decorates turn 10, this is a handling course which offers the all the challenges of turns 3-8 (including the famous turn 6), while leaving out the high horsepower final straight of Duryea.
www.pahillclimb.org /Courses/Reading.htm   (465 words)

 Pagoda at Feng Shui Bestbuy
Pagoda is an auspicious symbol associated to protection and education luck.
Pagoda has the capability to ward off evil spirits because it is used to absorb ghost by some Deities (e.g.
This 5-Element Pagoda functions to entrap and lock-up strong earth energy 5-Yellow and Illness Star#2, because earth energy is being magnified in Period 8.
www.fengshuibestbuy.com /pagoda.html   (1770 words)

The highest part of the pagoda is the "seinbu" or diamond bud which is a spherical globe of gold 10 inches in diameter and inlaid with 4,350 diamonds and 93 other precious stones.
One intriguing event in the recent history of the pagoda was the "visit" of a tigress that was found crouching at the lower edge of the bell shaped part in 1904.
Incidentally, the Shwedagon Pagoda is generally believed to be a favourite haunt of Weikzars, hermits endowed with magical powers and similar beings who have come to do obeisance to it in order to' gain eternal merit for their well-being in fu- ture lives.
www.myanmardigest.com /culture/shwedagon_pagoda.htm   (3771 words)

 Pagoda at Feng Shui Bestbuy
This pagoda is intelligently designed by the grandmasters and made from strong heavy brass (representing strong metal element) to effectively counter strong earth energy from 5-Yellow and Illness Star#2 in Period 8.
Then place the pagoda in the locations of 5-Yellow or Illness Star#2, and not renew the fillings until the next lunar new year, unless you are moving to another house.
This 5 Element Pagoda is a MUST to cure the deadly 5-Yellow Star which occupies the NW of all maps of buildings and homes in 2005.
www.fengshuibestbuy.com /HH3306-pagoda.html   (625 words)

A pagoda as a Buddhism architecture has its origin in India, and now we have many kinds of pagodas widely in Asia, from India and Southeast Asia to China, Korea and Japan.
And then they thought of a pagoda as the symbol of a temple because most pagodas were the highest in a temple, and they could tell the point of a temple by pagodas.
This pagoda is a good example representing decrease of the width of the roofs and their rhythm.
www.geocities.com /mayuaqui2/paper.html   (1448 words)

 Giant Wild Goose Pagoda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The pagoda was built in 652 during the Tang Dynasty and back then had five stories.
The pagoda was built to store sutras and figurines of Buddha, that were brought to China by the Buddhist translator and traveller Xuanzang.
In the beginning of 8th century under the ruling of Empress Wu Zetian five more storeys were added to the pagoda.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Big_Wild_Goose_Pagoda   (257 words)

 Pagoda Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The Marine Observation Tower (Pagoda), built in 1989, symbolizes the spirit of friendship and cooperation between the Republic of China and the Commonwealth of Virginia and their respective port cities.
The Pagoda and Garden is considered by the local Chinese American community as a major project focus with potential to include regional and state Organizations of Asian Americans.
Friends of the Pagoda and Oriental Garden Foundation was established April 1998 to provides assistance to the City of Norfolk for the preservation of the Marine Observation Tower (Pagoda), and development of an Oriental Garden as a historic landmark on Norfolk's waterfront.
members.aol.com /PagodaVA   (728 words)

 Pagoda dispute enters endgame - The Honolulu Advertiser - Hawaii's Newspaper
Kotomori and others like him will meet tomorrow night to plan their strategy to save the three-story Japanese pagoda that is at the heart of a disagreement pitting cemetery owners against hundreds of people who own niches — burial places in essence — at the deteriorating structure.
The niche owners say the pagoda's damage was small when it was first discovered in 1978 and that neglect is the cause of the building's deterioration.
Only the pagoda niche holders and company officers are eligible to vote because they are directly affected by the plan, according to the court.
the.honoluluadvertiser.com /article/2003/Jan/27/ln/ln20a.html   (1160 words)

 Pagoda Media - New Media Graphic Design, Web Design Reading, Pa
Pagoda Media is a team of freelance professionals devoted to the art of graphic design and the implementation of technology to move it into different mediums.
Pagoda Media has the ability to work with clients no matter where their business is located.
Pagoda Media is partnered with one of the largest datacenters in the United States, allowing us to provide high-powered website hosting to all of our clients.
www.pagodamedia.com   (1855 words)

 Pagoda Dogwood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The Pagoda Dogwood is native to much of the upper midwest where it is found as an understory plant in wooded areas.
The Pagoda Dogwood is an excellent small tree or large shrub that can be grown either as a single or multi-trunked specimen.
The Pagoda flowers are white, small, in 3 to 4 inch flat clusters.
www.yardener.com /PagodaDogwood.html   (267 words)

 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: History and Heritage: Places: Pagoda
Kew's Pagoda tapers, with each successive floor from the first to the topmost being 1 ft (30 cm) less in diameter and height than the preceding one.
Kew's Pagoda is a fine example of its type, although far removed from Chambers' original intention due to the loss of its more colourful and extravagant roofing and decorative elements.
Nevertheless, the Pagoda is the building most easily seen from outside the walls.
www.rbgkew.org.uk /heritage/places/pagoda.html   (497 words)

 Chinese Architecture: Sanzang pagoda, Nanjing
Sanzang Pagoda, built in 1944, is located just south of Xuanwu lake on "Little Jiuhua Hill," the top of which is almost exactly level with the Ming wall around the city.
The pagoda here balances nicely with the one at Jiming Temple at the other end (to the west) of a long straight stretch of the wall.
The pagoda houses the remains of the Tang dynasty monk, Xuan Zang, who is famous for his trip to India to bring back Buddhist scripture.
www.orientalarchitecture.com /nanjing/SANZANG.htm   (134 words)

 City of Oxnard, CA - Plaza Park & The Pagoda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
By the time dawn had begun to illuminate the Oxnard Plaza in 1910, revealing the pagoda gleaming with new paint under red glazed Spanish tiles and long rows of hitching rails along four sides of the park, the youngsters were already at work.
For one thing, as a Ventura County landmark of interest to all visitors passing through Oxnard, the Pagoda is also one of the very few remaining bandstands in California, as well as in all the Western states.
It has been said that the Chinese residents of Oxnard built it, that Henry Oxnard dedicated it during the Fourth of July celebration in 1910, that a band performed from the second floor of the pagoda on that occasion and that the orator of the day spoke to eager crowds from the bandstand.
www.ci.oxnard.ca.us /pagoda/pagoda.html   (1281 words)

 Pagoda Visitor Information
The jaunty shape of the Pagoda is intriquing and unique not only to Thunder Bay but also the country.
In 1973 the Pagoda became one of the most controversial topics in Thunder Bay with talk of destroying the city-operated landmark to make way for urban renewal.
An octagonal brick structure, the Pagoda is surrounded by a verandah and topped by a distinctive roof.
www.thunderbay.ca /index.cfm?fuse=html&pg=1427   (591 words)

 Shwe Dagon Pagoda - Myanmar (Burma)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Shinsawpu, Queen Regnant of Hantharwaddy, during 1455-62 improved the pagoda, for which she built the terrace, the great balustrade and the several encircling walls, and dedicated a vast area of blebe lands.
She set up a town on the northwest of the pagoda in the locality now known as Myenigone, so that she might supervise all the works of merit at the pagoda.
The pagoda has stood ravages of time and the inclemencies of the weather, having been afflicted with earthquakes on no less than 8 times in 1564, 1628, 1649, 1661, 1664, 1769, 1888, and 1919, and with a serious fire in 1931.
www.myanmars.net /travel/shwedagon.htm   (1216 words)

 Pagoda Enterprises, Inc.
Pagoda is a Global Trading Company that understands all aspects of design, production, and logistics of the Packaging Industry.
Established in 1993, Pagoda Enterprises Inc. is a Los Angeles based company that imports a variety of products and materials that are produced more cost effectively overseas.
Pagoda's management team has over 50 years of international experience including hands on operation of several overseas manufacturing plants supplying major North American and European customers.
www.pagoda-global.com   (120 words)

 Big Wild Goose Pagoda Xian and small wild goose pagoda
The decay of the earth-cored pagoda caused the new construction of a 10-storey pagoda from 701 to 704.
The grand body of the pagoda with its solemn appearance, simple style and high structure, is indeed a good example of ancient people's wisdom and talent.
Inside the temple where the pagoda is situated, there are two small buildings: the one on the east side houses a bell, and the one on the west side a drum.
www.cnhomestay.com /city/xian/wild_goose_pagoda.htm   (1389 words)

 Pagoda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The Pagoda Skyline, Inc., composed of private citizens, was given official city recognition in 1969 as the fund-raising group to work on the project of renewing the pagoda and developing Mt. Penn as a public recreation area.
Inside the Pagoda are the same red and yellow tiles and the original temple bell, cast in Obama, Japan in 1739 first hung in Shogenji (Buddhist Temple).
Japanese cherry trees surround the pagoda, adding the beauty of the area, and there are walking nature trails leading to and from the pagoda.
www.berksweb.com /morepagoda.html   (603 words)

 Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Burma
Long before the pagoda was built, its location on Singuttara hill was already an ancient sacred site because of the buried relics of the three previous Buddhas.
To enshrine the relics, multiple pagodas of silver, tin, copper, lead, marble, iron and gold where built one on top of the other to a height of twenty meters.
While much of the pagoda's beauty derives from the complex geometry of its shape and surrounding structures, equally mesmerizing is its golden glow.
www.sacredsites.com /asia/burma/rangoon.html   (413 words)

 KYAIKTIYO PAGODA, Goldenlandpages <http://www.goldenlandpages.com>
The pagoda, about 15 feet high, is situated on the hill of the same name on the ridge between Sittaung and Thanlwin.
This relic is a hair of Gotama given to a hermit residing on the mountain by the Buddha himself as he was returning from the second heaven of the Nats whither he had gone to preach the law to his mother.
On top of the platform of the pagoda, the panoramic view of the pagoda is astounding, and in the vastness of these blue mountain ranges the sunset and sunrise are spectacular and scenic.
www.goldenlandpages.com /hotspots/kyaik.htm   (950 words)

 Shwedagon pagoda models   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The most significant feature of Shwedagon Pagoda is eight genuine Sandaw (Hairs of Head) of the Lord Gawdama Buddha, which were kept, as treasures together with tremendous amount of precious stones and other jewellery inside the pagoda.
The pagoda is situated on top of the Thein Gottara Hill (the highest hill in Yangon).
The base of the structure is surrounded by 64 small pagodas with four larger, one in the center of each side.
www.shellproducts.com /shwedagon   (369 words)

 The Epoch Times | Xi’an Wild Goose Pagoda
It is a squared-shape pagoda with seven-floors and is approximately 210 feet tall.
The pagoda is made of gray bricks that imitate wooden columns and borders.
A group of smaller pagodas with the tombs of monks were built at the southeast side of the Wild Goose Pagoda.
english.epochtimes.com /news/4-5-15/21412.html   (692 words)

Pagoda is: Michael Pitt (guitar/vocals), Luca Amendolara (bass) and Ryan Donowho (drums).
Pagoda founders Michael Pitt and Ryan Donowho met at a mutual friend's house one day in 2001.
The following year, Pagoda contributed their song "Muskrat" to the soundtrack for "The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things", Asia Argento's adaptation of JT LeRoy's confessional novel.
www.myspace.com /pagodamusic   (1697 words)

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