BITM 2023
Date: 11-13 May 2023
Venue: Lumbini Sacred Garden
Lumbini, Nepal
The Great Lotus Stupa

The Great Lotus Stupa

According to the German director Ferdinand Rinchen Phuntsok, the motivation to construct ‘The Great Lotus Stupa’ was derived in 1999 and his teacher, Venerable Drubpon Sonam Jorphel Rinpoche, the spiritual director of Drigung Kagyud Dharmaraja Foundation, suggested Lumbini as the ideal site for this project.Accordingly, a 99 year lease contract for plot number WB4 on the west side of the Monastic Zone was signed.