The Stupa Design is incredible cooperation between the monastic definitions for Stupa construction and our incredibly architect’s from Line and Space. A special thank you to Bob Clements for his openness to all the requirements from the ancient books.
Category: Stupa Progress Timeline
The Taiwan sponsors picked in August 2021 the marble called “Ash” for their Stupa. After the marble has been stuck in the US due to international shipping problems for a few weeks, it’s finally on its way.
Heavy duty machines at Diamond Mountain to clear the site for the first Stupa.
In the center of every stupa there is a fundamental element: the sok shing. Generally, it is placed vertically in the center of stupas, acting as a sacred spine. Like every element in Tibetan Buddhism, it has a sacred value and is thus symbolic! We completed the required ceremonies and offerings preceding the felling of..Read More
Then we have been working with the University of Arizona and Albert Bates to plan how we can best create a lush and green lower campus and strive for reforestation of this area. This will allow every person that goes on a Medicine Buddha pilgrimage to stay cool as they walk from marble stupa to..Read More
We have been in conversation with our neighbors and owners of the Cochise Marble quarry. They introduced us to their master quarrier in Europe and have sent us a rendering of what marble stupas might look like. They have a CNC factory in Utah that may produce the stupas as well the marble steps going..Read More
Fly the Stupa Valley
Project Introduction by Geshe Michael Roach
Consecration Ceremony for Medicine Buddha Pilgrimage Path & Stupas, by Cheshu Rinpoche (1861-1933)
To start we interviewed four organizations to develop a masterplan. A masterplan is the overall plan that guides and governs the project over a period or several years. It brings the vision to life! In the end we selected Line and Space LLC, Architects. This architectural from came highly recommended by the clients we interviewed,..