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100,000 Stupas Project
The 100,000 Stupas Project will be built in a large field at Land of Medicine Buddha and will consist of one 40-foot stupa surrounded by 99,999 smaller stupas. Funds are now being raised for this incredible holy project.

Maitreya Project
The "heart project" of Lama Thubten Yeshe, Maitreya Project is building a 500-foot bronze statue in Kushingar, the place of the Buddha's passing into Nirvana, in Uttar Pradesh, India. Surrounding the statue will be parks, schools, hospitals, and thousands of holy objects.

Heart Shrine Relic Tour
Under the auspices of Maitreya Project, the Heart Shrine Relic Tour has been travelling around the world exhibiting rare and precious relics of holy masters, including Shakyamuni Buddha, Lama Atisha, and many others. According to Lama Zopa Rinpoche, "Relics come from masters who have devoted their entire lifetime to spiritual practices that are dedicated to the welfare of all...Every part of their body and relics carries positive energy to inspire goodness and reduce negativity." (Click the "Relic Tour" link.)

Enlightenment Stupa Project
A 13-foot stupa is currently being built on remote Kangaroo Island in Australia at a retreat center known as De-tong Ling, which was built on 1200 acres of pristine wilderness in 1988.

The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion
Called Tse-chen Cho-khor Ling in Tibetan, this enormous stupa is being built at the Atisha Buddhist Centre, in Bendigo, Australia. The stupa will be the same size and design as the Great Stupa of Gyantse (Gyantse Kumbum) in Tibet, which will make it the biggest stupa in the Western World.  

Links to Other FPMT Organizations and Bay Area Centers

FPMT (Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition) transmits the Mahayana Buddhist tradition and values worldwide through its more than 100 centers and projects. FPMT is based on the Gelugpa Buddhist tradition of Lama Tsong Khapa of Tibet as taught by its founder, Lama Thubten Yeshe and spiritual director, Lama Zopa Rinpoche.

Tse Chen Ling/Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies is Tsa Tsa Studio's sister center in San Francisco, and offers a full program of Buddhist studies and meditation in the Tibetan tradition.

Land of Medicine Buddha, "A center for healing and developing a good heart," is located in the beautiful redwood forests near Santa Cruz, California. Workshops, classes and retreats on healing, Buddhism, and much more are held regularly. There are also many amazing holy objects at Land of Medicine Buddha, such as their huge prayer wheel and Kshitigharba statue.

Vajrapani Institute is a Tibetan Buddhist retreat center in Boulder Creek, California. Vajrapani has retreat cabins and dormitories where people can do both personal and group retreats, and offers regular schedule of teachings by Buddhist masters.

Mandala Magazine is the magazine of the FPMT. It offers a wide variety of articles on different aspects of Tibetan Buddhism and keeps us all up-to-date on what is happening at the more than 100 FPMT centers worldwide.

Wisdom Publications is a non-profit Dharma publishing company that offers a huge selection of books on all traditions of Buddhism.  

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