Orion, Sirius, and Pagodas
In a moonlit night of Korea the stars circle of Orion and Canis Major trail above historic pagodas. Pagoda is an English term for a tiered tower with multiple eaves common in East Asia. A pagoda is the general term in the English language for a tiered tower with multiple eaves common in East Asia. While some pagodas are used as Taoist houses of worship, most of them were for religious purpose, most commonly Buddhist, and were often located in or near temples.