"In the monastery of your heart and body..."
"In the monastery of your heart and body,
you have a temple where all buddhas unite."
Extract from The Life of Milarepa
The building and maintaining of monasteries is a fundamental and invaluable aspect of Tibetan Buddhism. As Colin is such an important part of KSD we thought we need to share some of the work he has been doing in the lower shrine room while the centre has been closed. Colin has made the moulds of the capitals from scratch, and here we see how much detail and attention is needed in this work.
Here is a step by step of the different stages of this creation...
And here are the volunteers helping out!
It's incredible how much detailed work there is to this! Hopefully, sooner rather than later, the centre can open and you can see this beautiful work for yourselves.