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The environment and population of Khumbu ll
Architecture in Khumbu
Religious architecture in Khumbu
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architecture in Khumbu Asoka atrium or porch base Bhotias Bodhnath Borobudur Buddha Buddhist pantheon building materials building methods built carved century chorten at Tengpoche chorten symbolizing circular decorated deities descent from Heaven diﬂerences dome Dudh Kosi dwelling-houses ﬁnished ﬁrst ﬁtted ﬁve ﬂanking ﬂights four-sided tower gompa ground ﬂoor ground plan Gyantse hearth high valleys Himalayas Iha-khang Indian stupa inﬂuence joists Katmandu kenjira Khumbu region Khumjung kumbum Ladakh Lamaist Lhasa Lhotse living-room main front mandala monasteries monks monuments mountain Namche Bazar Nepal Nepalese painted Pangpoche Phortse pilgrims Plate portico prajnaparamita religious rite of circumambulation roof rooﬁng sacred Sanchi shape and dimensions shelf-capitals Sherpa architecture Sherpa houses shrine signiﬁcance slabs slopes spire stands stone stylized supporting framework supreme Enlightenment surmounted symbolizes the supreme temple Thakali Thami Tibet Tibetan chorten Tibetan origin tradition Unesco upper ﬂoor villages of Khumbu vivid colouring walls enclosing Window-frames wooden models