Dharmarajika Stupa (Taxila)

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Dr. Muhammad Kashif Ali
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published on 24 June 2015
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Dharmarajika stupa is land mark of Gandhara Art/Civilization. This stupa is locally called “Cheer Top” in Taxila (Punjab-Pakistan). This stupa is attributed to Asoka the Great and was erected in the 3rd Century BCE. It is the largest stupa in Pakistan indicating once that this was land of Buddhism.

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Dr. Muhammad Kashif Ali
Ethno-historian focusing in mountain communities of Pakistan like Kalasha, Kho, Shin, Hunzakut, Balti etc, teaching history in university and PhD in ethno-history of the Kalasha people of Chitral-Pakistan.

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Ali, D. M. K. (2015, June 24). Dharmarajika Stupa (Taxila). Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/3956/

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Ali, Dr. M. K. "Dharmarajika Stupa (Taxila)." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 24, 2015. https://www.ancient.eu/image/3956/.

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Ali, Dr. M. K. "Dharmarajika Stupa (Taxila)." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 24 Jun 2015. Web. 24 Nov 2020.

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