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KKR Stupa Pedestal Pour June 24, 2022

Dorje, the stupa builder from AZ began work on the pedestal in Crestone on June 21 under  a tent.  (Just before he began work there was the circular rainbow above the 16th Karmapa’s Stupa). His work is meticulous and so beautiful.  He worked 15+ hours daily to complete the form into which the cement was

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Enlightenment Stupa Consecration, Update of May 29, 2022

STUPA OF ENLIGHTENMENT Honoring Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche (1924-2019)   UPDATED: May 29, 2022 Dear Friends, We’ve just received more definite news for you. The Consecration will happen in the spring of 2023. Two close family deaths in one of the main workers for the builder are pushing our work back a few months. We will

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KKR Stupa Foundation and Pouring Ceremony
Nov 2, 2021

November 2, 2021 The elements were harmonious for pouring the concrete for the KKR Stupa on November 2, 2 PM.  The foundation was poured and leveled and covered with special blankets designed to keep concrete pours warm in colder weather. During this time a small group which included Hanne Strong, Barbara (who made the shrine

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The Dream Flag

Dream Flag (Tibetan namkhyen gyaldar) “In the early summer of 1980, while His Holiness, the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa was visiting Boulder, Colorado, I had the good fortune to be his personal seamstress. One morning he called me into his sitting room at Marpa House and showed me three small coloured pencil sketches of a flag.

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2018-2019 Stupa Project

Tashi Delek Dear Friends of Karmapa In 2010 and again in 2018-2019 extensive work was done to the site and many of you helped. The Tashi Gomang Stupa sits high on the side of a mountain at 9,000 feet. The winding, rocky road that takes you there gives no hint to the beauty of the

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Meet Our Lifetime Retreatant

KTTG’s Lifelong Retreatant, Mary Raftery, talks about her path and what led her to do a lifelong retreat at the Tashi Gomang Stupa. She is completely supported through donations and has no funds of her own. As of this year, she does receive a very tiny Social Security payment. Please consider supporting our lifetime retreatant

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