Kauai Lotus Stupa - CLICK on image for video Visual Dharma - Liberation Upon Seeing How to Build a Stupa – Kauai, Hawaii Buddhist Sacred Arts - Sonada, India The Tibetan Aesthetic Buddhist Sacred Arts – Tsokshing - the Sacred Obelisk Kauai Peace Park – A Vision of the Pure Land Visual Dharma - Liberation Upon Seeing Buddhist Sacred Arts – Tsokshing  – Crestone, Colorado The Tibetan Peace Park – Creating Sacred Space in the West - Kauai, Hawaii Buddhist Sacred Architecure – Mirik, India

STUDY

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Learn about the historical context of stupa and temple building through the centuries. See how important the stupa was and is for Buddhist practitioners as a focus for worship. The story of the evolution of the stupa is intimately tied to the development of Buddhism and how it spread throughout the world.

DESIGN

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Explore the layouts of many different types of stupas and the temple compounds that grew around them. See how the stupa evolved structurally. Understand the sacred geometry, the arrangement of stupas and other architectural objects to tell a story and convey an experience. View designs being used for building stupas today.

BUILD

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Not to be content with studying the past and walking in the shoes of long ago masters, we can contribute today through our own projects. Building stupas and the parks or compounds that embrace them is a great undertaking and is being done more and more in the West as Buddhism takes hold.

Tibetan Peace Park

Tibetan Peace Park

Kauai Peace Park

Kauai Peace Park


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