Happiness and suffering come from your own mind, not from outside. Your own mind is the cause of happiness; your own mind is the cause of suffering. To obtain happiness and pacify suffering, you have to work within your own mind.
- Lama Zopa Rinpoche
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The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion
The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion is under construction on the same site as Atisha Centre.
It will be the same size and design as the
Great Stupa of Gyantse in Tibet which is 50 metres (164 feet) wide along
each side at its base and nearly 50 metres high. This will make it the
largest stupa in the Western World.
A Stupa is the most sacred monument in the Buddhist world. It is a
symbolic representation of the fully Enlightened mind and the path to
Enlightenment. As the sacred texts are the verbal expression of the
Dharma, so the Stupa is its architectural expression.
>> to visit the website of the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion.