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Stupa Foundation: Mission Completed

Dear Friends, yesterday we finished the first phase of the stupa building. The concrete foundation is ready and has to dry now. We will continue in a few weeks... Thank you all very much for your help!

2017-01-09T20:39:47+00:00 May 26th, 2010|

Ceremony with New Prayer Flags & 72-h Prostrations

At Sunday, May 23, we had a beautiful, sunny and clear day (since a long time)! At noon, Lama Choghdrub did a small puja to bless the new praying flags and people helped to tide them up. Now, one can see them from all over the mountains. Simultaneous, the 72-hours prostration retreat continued with power [...]

2017-01-09T20:39:47+00:00 May 24th, 2010|

Last Stupa Course Team Meeting on Site

Dear friends, as you all know, we will have the huge Kalachakra Stupa Course including a Mahamudra (Great Seal) Course this summer. Therefor, all people, being responsible for one or more departments like kitchen, cleaning, registration and so on met on site, to draw the final solutions. It was a great and inspiring meeting. "Together [...]

2017-01-09T20:39:47+00:00 May 22nd, 2010|

Third Step of the Stupa Foundation

After finishing the second foundation of the Stupa, our great Polish team set the next layer on top, in the last two days. Then, we had to transport the prepared shuttering to the foundation. All people put together their strengh and: "Togehter we can make it happen!" Step by step, the Kalachakra Stupa assumes a [...]

2017-01-09T20:39:47+00:00 May 21st, 2010|

Blessing Ceremony of the Stupa Foundation

Today, Lama Chogdrub Dorje did a blessing ceremony at the finished Stupa foundation, which was filled with precious Buddha aspects (Tsa-tsas). Strong winds - as usual at KBL - were present at the ceremony.

2017-01-09T20:39:47+00:00 May 18th, 2010|

Second Step of Concrete Stupa Foundations

Today, in a second step, we build a square shuttering with nine boxes. These little squares will be filled according to the traditional Buddhist texts with Tsa-tsas and so on. At the same time, we already prepared a shuttering (on the first two pics) for the socket, which will be build later on. [...]

2017-01-09T20:39:47+00:00 May 15th, 2010|

Lowest Concrete Foundation of the Stupa is Finished

On May 10, we managed to finish the hole for the lowest concrete foundation with an excavator. As you can see, a lot of complex shutterings are needed to build the special forms of the Kalachakra Stupa foundation. This preparation took us two more days and today we filled in the first concrete. Today, we [...]

2017-01-09T20:39:47+00:00 May 13th, 2010|

Lama Ole on the Kalachakra Stupa in KBL

Lama Ole Nydahl talked to the DWBN-News about the Kalachakra Stupa in Karma Berchen Ling: Kalachakra–Stupas have been used for the last thousand years in Buddhist Asia to defend such timeless values against any retrograde forces of suppression which history may bring up and they work everywhere. You can read the full interview here...

2013-04-19T19:24:46+00:00 May 10th, 2010|

Construction of the Stupa Foundation Has Begun

Dear friends, after a long period of preparations the construction of the Kalachakra Stupa in KBL has begun. Lama Chogdrub Dorje is on site and guides the particular steps. He is supported by the architect Wojtek Kosowski who planed and build all the Stupas together with Lopon Tsechu Rinpoche. And of course, there are a [...]

2017-01-09T20:39:48+00:00 May 9th, 2010|

Bulgarians Always Find Their Way to KBL

Our Bulgarian group came to Karma Berchen Ling in the first week of April (3rd-10th). With a joyful mind and Lama Ole in our hearts, we made A LOT of Tsa-tsas. Meanwhile few guys tiled the floor in the new building of the big gompa, while others made strategies how to catch the mouse which [...]

2017-01-09T20:39:48+00:00 May 7th, 2010|