"The success you achieve in your practice will ... set an example for other Buddhist centers. Please keep doing the same and lending a supportive hand to Venerable Thubten Chodron.
- Khensur Jampa Tegchok Rinpoche
July 2013: Assembling and Installing the Sign for Chenrezig Hall
July 2013: Chenrezig's Jewels
Stained-glass artist Beverly Brecht shows the placement of jewels on the
1000-armed Chenrezig window she is making.
July 2013: Creating the Sign for Chenrezig Hall
June 2013: The Hidden Wonders Inside Chenrezig Hall
May 2013: Installing the Support Beams
The Roof, a Tour & Large Timbers
Steady Progress on Chenrezig Hall
A lot has been done! Thanks to all the workers, benefactors, volunteers and friends
involved in bringing Chenrezig Hall to life.
Windows of Opportunity
Pouring cement in the middle of winter to finish the exterior walls.
Raising the Second Floor of Chenrezig Hall
The Art of Cutting Faswall
Faswall is the green product that forms the outer walls of Chenrezig Hall. There are skills to building with it. Take a look.
November 20, 2012
A Strong Foundation Is the Key to Everything
November 20, 2012
Progress on the Walls
October 24, 2012
Setting the Faswall Blocks
Favorite Moments So Far
Contractor George Weaver shares one his favorite moments in the process: backfilling to smoothe and restore the contours of the land around the building site.
Engaging in Generosity
Dharma student and volunteer Samten Regan talks about the practice of generosity and encourages support for Chenrezig Hall.
Pouring the Footings for Chenrezig Hall
Each day there are new developments at the Abbey as construction on Chenrezig Hall moves ahead. Venerable Chodron and Venerable Tarpa join the crew in pouring cement!
The Faswall Arrives
Venerable Tarpa introduces us to the wonderful "green" building material that will form
the walls for Chenrezig Hall.
Touring the Site
August 23, 2012
Digging Begins! The Foundation
July 15, 2012
Next Steps -- Signing the Contractor!
With the community chanting om mani padme hum, Ven. Chodron signs the contract to build Chenrezig Hall with George Weaver of Alpha and Omega Construction
Ven. Chodron Explains the Functions of Chenrezig Hall
It's Time to Build Chenrezig Hall
Ven. Chodron leads Chenrezig Meditation
Ven. Chodron, Ven. Chonyi and Retreatants at Borobudur, Indonesia
Ven. Chodron Explains Vesak Day
Ven. Chodron's Invitation
Moving the Meditation Hall
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