Archive for May 2010

Stupa Foundation: Mission Completed

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!

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Ceremony with New Prayer Flags & 72-h Prostrations

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. […]

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Last Stupa Course Team Meeting on Site

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. […]

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Third Step of the Stupa Foundation

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!” […]

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Blessing Ceremony of the Stupa Foundation

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.

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Second Step of Concrete Stupa Foundations

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, […]

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Lowest Concrete Foundation of the Stupa is Finished

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 […]

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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. […]

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Construction of the Stupa Foundation Has Begun

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 […]

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Bulgarians Always Find Their Way to KBL

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 […]

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