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    Meditation House (Gonpa)


    His Holiness Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche solemnly consecrated the territory of the new meditation house in 2011. The building process of the Milarepa Meditation Center was financed by the generous donation of the Vietnamese couple, Le Tanh Binh and To Ti Thu Ha, along with the help of many other dharma brothers.

    The construction started in 2012, and after two years the Meditation Center was inaguarated blissfully by His Holiness Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche in June, 2014. The construction of the Meditation Center could not have been realized without the compassionate support and help of the Zalaszanto Mayor Office, the villagers, the Bakony Forest Company and the National Park of Balatonfelvidék. The Center is continuously being developed.

    The Milarepa Meditation Center has Japanese style outside and Tibetan inside. It welcomes everyone who is  wishing to find inner peace in this beautiful place. We are fortunate to host the greatest masters of our lineage numerous times a year with events that last for several days providing a possibility for the international sanghas to get to know each other and develop a stronger connection. In addition to that the two resident Drupons, Venerable Drupon Konchok Lhundup and Drupon Konchok Jigmet give teachings, empowerments and offer retreat possibilities regularly.

    Inside the Center we can glimpse into Sakyamuni Buddha’s lifestory when we walk clockwise looking at the big pictures on the wall. You can see the thanka’s of the masters of the Drikung Kagyu lineage under the upper windows, in a chronological order. The inside ornament painting was made by Venerable Drupon Konchok Lhundup and Venerable Drupon Konchok Jigmet themselves.

    The opening hours of the Center is available on our homepage at the monthly programme link.

    The Peace Stupa

    The Peace Stupa stands on a mountain 316 meters high overlooking the lake Balaton. It is Europe's largest stupa standing 30 meters high and 24 meter wide. The Stupa contains the teachings and relics of Buddha, a “tree of life” 24 meters high. The statue of Buddha was created in South Korea. The Stupa symbolizes the mind of Buddha and hiswisdom, compassion and love toward all livingbeings. I t symbolizes peace, bliss and enlightenment. Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the 14 Dalai Lama, consecrated the Stupa on the 17 of June, 1993 with great joy. This monument was erected through the initiative of the Korean Buddhist monk, Venerable Bob Jon. Ven. Bob Jon is the president of the Buddhist Peace Stupa Foundation in Hungary. The Tibetan monks offered tremendous help and support in the realization of this project. In1990, the mayor of Zalaszántó, Mr. Huszti Zoltán Ferenc, suggested Ven. Bob Jon the hill Világosvár for the “lighthouse of peace”. Hungarian architects and builders designed and built the Stupa, with public and private supports from Hungary and Austria. The works were started in March 1992 and completed by the end of September. The creation of this sanctuary of peace would not have been possible without the considerate support of the councillors and villagers of Zalaszántó and the Upper Balaton Forestry and Wood Processing Estate. The building cost amounted to approximately 40 million forints. Generous donations came from South Korea and several European countries. May the rays of peace shine from the stupa, here in the Park of Human Rights, and reach the minds of mankind all over the world. At the request of Ven. Bob Jon (Sunim), the presidentof the Peace Stupa Foundation, His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang appointed Ven. Lama Konchok Lhundup and Ven. Lama Konchok Jigme as resident Dharma-teachers at the Peace Stupa in 2004. Under the direction of Ven. Bob Jon, the two resident Lamas began an overall renovation of the Stupa in 2006. With their hard work and dedication and the support of many dharma friends, the Stupa was completely renovated within the same year. His Holiness the Drigung Kyabgon Chestang performed an elaborate consecration of the renovated Stupa on the 21st of April, 2007 followed by a week of great teachings.

    Dharma Shop



    Our way from the Meditation House toward the Peace Stupa we find the Dharma Shop. You can by gifts, Tibetan herbal Sorig tea, herbal insent sticks, and dharma ritual things etc. here, and this is the place where You find all those books, texts, puja-s, which are published by the Drikung Kagyü Buddhist Center. All of the incomes from Your buy will be use for the running expenses of the Stupa complex.

    About the current opening hours or other questions about the shop, please contact
    Ágnes Bódizs +36/70/616-0166

    Milarepa Meditation Center

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