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Swayambhunath Stupa

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1 Sara Di Diego = "Swayambhunath is also known as the Monkey Temple because of the holy monkeys that reside in the north-west parts of the temple.Work Cited:http://cdn.travelwireasia.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/IMG_0758.jpghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swayambhunath"
2 Sara Di Diego = "The dome at the base of the temple is supposed to signify the entire world.  The thirteen pinnacles of the top of it, signify the thirteen stages of spiritual enlightenment one goes through to reach Buddhahood, or enlightenment.Work Cited:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swayambhunath#Symbolism"
3 Sara Di Diego = "On the stupa, buddha's eyes and eyebrows are painted.  Underneath that, the number 1, in Devanagari script, is painted where a nose should be.The eyes represent Wisdom and Compassion.Work Cited:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swayambhunath"