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2017-08-26T11:54:48+00:00 August 26th, 2017|

Dear Friends, an inspiring and meaningful time comes to an end. We tried to keep you informed about the progress of the 8 Stupas project. This entry tries to give you a glimps what it feels like to be on this magical place.

Bumpa and Lifetree filling

2017-08-22T15:14:46+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|

Dear Friends, on another bright sunny day at the 20th of August we filled the Bumpas of our eight Stupas. The Bumpas were filled with the Kangyur – Buddhas teachings –, the Tengyur – commentaries to the Kangyur – and Tsa-Tsas. The following day our stonemasons – the two guys from the left – had [...]

Öser and Tsuktor Trime

2017-08-16T13:32:29+00:00 August 12th, 2017|

Dear Friends, the lifetrees will be set on 22nd of August. There are two Sutras given by Buddha Shakyamuni which describe the building and filling of a Stupa: Tsuktor Trime given in the god realm and Öser Trime given in the human realm. The stories connected with this two Sutras are simular. In case of [...]


2017-08-14T14:28:23+00:00 August 10th, 2017|

Dear Friends, first an important change of scedule: The lifetrees are most likely to be set on the 22nd of Aug. It depends if the stonemasons have finished their work by then. But it is Lama Chogdrup's wish that we can set the lifetrees already at the 22nd instead of the 24th. In case you [...]

The sockets are seald

2017-08-11T14:46:32+00:00 July 14th, 2017|

While during the Kuchary course were 2000€ more collected for this project and the oregano has been harvested on site the first offering chambers in the sockets were filled. Below you see the "concrete-boys" after the filling of the first chamber. Then the Naga-Vases were placed in their chamber and the chambers where filled up [...]

Stupa sockets arrived

2017-08-11T14:46:41+00:00 June 21st, 2017|

The Mantra rolling and Tsa-Tsa production has finished. On the 21st of June, after a two days trip from Austria, the Stupa sockets arrived in KBL on three trucks accompanied by a crane. Unloading the trucks lasted until late at night. But we managed :) A week later on 28th of June the sockets [...]

Ground-breaking Ceremony for the 8 Stupas

2017-06-06T08:08:49+00:00 May 31st, 2017|

On 20 May 20, a bright sunny day, the "Ground Breaking Ceremony" for the eight Stupas project took place under the guidance of Lama Chogdrup Dorje. The ceremony was carried out as planned in the presence of friends from several different nations. During the ceremony, symbolic offerings including specially made Tibetan [...]

8th Karmapa Retreat with Steve James

2017-06-06T09:43:23+00:00 October 27th, 2016|

We have just finished the 8th Karmapa retreat in Berchen Ling. One week of perfect conditions for practice. The stillness and breathtaking beauty of the mountain, great hosts, friends coming from across Europe and of course, four sessions a day of practice. All who took part were thankful for this opportunity and wish everyone much [...]