Notes on the Geography of Northern India: Sarnath: Photo 1
There are only foundations and sentiments left, except for this, the hundred-foot-high Dhamakh Stupa. The name is a corruption of "Dharmaksha," or contemplation of the Dharma. Built in the fifth century A.D., it marks the spot where Buddha had preached a thousand years earlier. The top--apparently never completed--is brick; the base or drum is stone. The eight niches on the drum probably contained images.
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