PHOTO GALLERIES

PART 1: HIGHLIGHTS of DECEMBER 2009 OPENING WITH CAPTIONS


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Photo Gallery: 2008-2009
Temple construction status with beautiful detail shots

Photo Gallery: 2007
Architectural Detail: Showing progress made on the structure as of winter 2007.
I have just returned from the temple site and without exageration can say it is one of the most beautiful structures in the world. The extensive sculptures and murals are being meticulously worked on by the greatest living Buddhist artisans who have come from Bhutan and Nepal. - Moke Mokotoff, President of the Board, Zangdokpalri Foundation for Great Compassion, April 2007

Photo Gallery: 2007
Painting & Sculpture: Artists at work on the interior detail and statues.

Photo Gallery: 2005
The exterior forms are complete. Finishing will begin pending final funding.

PHOTO GALLERY 2005
The lamas, nuns, monks and community participating in a major puja (religious ceremony) at the nunnery.

Photo Gallery: 2004
Work continues and thankas (paintings) based on Rinpoche's revealed treasures starts.

PHOTO GALLERY: 2004
Participants in an annual religious festival conducted by Rinpoche and the monks and nuns.

Photo Gallery: 2003
The outer walls are completed and work begins on the detail.

Photo Gallery: 2002
Construction on the new monastery gets underway.

Photo Gallery: 1995
Rinpoche visits and blesses the site of the new temple.



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