Temple for Peace
The Temple for Peace is a construction project in France of a Temple of style Tibetan dedicated to Peace in the world.
The congregation Vajradhara-Ling in Normandy, close to Lisieux has as a project to build a Temple for the Peace of 700 m2, which will be a place of lesson, demonstrations interdenominational, cultural and scientific, and will be dedicated to Peace in the world. The first stone was posed the September 21st 2003 by Tenga Rinpoché.
LAMA Gyourmé, director spiritual of Vajradhara-Ling and Kagyu-Dzong, is the initiator of this project who received the supports of the 14th Dalaï Lama and of the 17th Karmapa. The architecture of the future Temple takes as a starting point that, traditional, of Samye, first temple built with the Tibet, founded by Padmasambhava in VIIIe century.
The Temple for Peace will develop the lesson of the Bouddhisme Tibetan and Himalayan, and should accommodate demonstrations related to Peace: conferences, interreligieuses meetings, exposures and spectacles. It will not be only one space limited to the meeting of schools of Buddhism, but a place supporting the exchanges between traditions Buddhist, Christian, Moslem, Jewish, and others more distant like those from the Indians of North America, of the Aboriginals of Australia… The congregation will organize meetings between the representatives of these spiritual traditions for better making known diversity and the values common to all these families of thought: their contribution to a better world, the respect and human dignity, the mutual tolerance, the will of peace and the non-violence… Of the conferences will join together outstanding personalities working significantly with the promotion of Peace: Nobel Prize of peace, women and men at the origin of humane projects, religious dignities of various confessions, artists working with the ideas of respect and tolerance of the people.
Projects of LAMA Gyourmé for Vajradhara-Ling
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