Building stupas a linear process?!

The last ten days have been eventful – who ever said building stupas was a linear process! I smile at my own naivety – when we first started planning this, I did think it was pretty linear…  In the last ten days it has hailed, poured and lightning shook the earth; packages filled with mantras and incense have been stuck in transit in New York; huge boulders tumble down hills to block access road….

After days and days of pouring rain, water is cascading down the mountains into seasonal creeks. Tom and his crew manage the best they can, improvising to accommodate nature. Last week, when the gigantic boulder that fell in the middle of Vajrapani’s access road Tom and crew teamed up… the pictures illustrate some of that resourceful creative energy…

Laying down electricity for lighting the stupa

And when it rained too hard, Tom and Ven. Jampa went indoors to organize the holy items to fill the four stupa thrones

Retaining walls slowly going up around the site

Donate now to help us bring this project to completion. Our target as of the January 6th is $33,817.

May all who contribute in any way to this project reap the fruit of pure guru devotion, the root of the path to enlightenment, and may all their temporal and ultimate wishes be fulfilled.


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