Tuesday, September 27, 2011

New Buddhist Stupa to Be Blessed at Earth Sanctuary in Washington State

WASHINGTON - A blessing ceremony for a newly completed holy Buddhist stupa monument and Tibetan prayer wheels will be held on Saturday, October 8 at Earth Sanctuary, a nature preserve and retreat center on south Whidbey Island off the state of Washington. The ceremony will be held outside and the general public is invited to attend, and encouraged to bring a cushion to sit on. According to the press release, a "stupa is the most important Buddhist monument and is a sacred structure designed to bring peace and harmony to a community and the world."