Kagyu Shedrup Chöling’s four stupas at the Lama Residence are consecrated and mostly finished. Four stupas are built in a mandala setting and our gold Buddha statue graces the center within a small garden of flowers. Each stupa is 12 feet tall. Construction of the actual structures is mostly complete. However, there is still much more to be done. Find out how you can participate in this exciting project of building the southernmost stupas in North America! CONTACT us if you would like to help.
A Teaching on the Significance of Stupas
by Lama Norlha Rinpoche
As the symbol of the Buddha’s enlightened mind, the stupa is a field of enormous merit which benefits all beings by preventing disease and obstacles, and by promoting harmony and prosperity. Making any connection with the stupa is a particular blessing for those who are sick, dying, or experiencing obstacles. The virtue accumulated by contributing even a small amount to this project is inconceivable – like a drop of water becoming inseparable from a great ocean of merit.