In Tankhoy, you can visit the Great Victory Buddhist stupa dedicated to the miracle of the Prolongation of Life, which Buddha Shakyamuni performed at the request of the disciples.
A stupa is one of the most powerful symbols of Buddhism.
The opening of the Stupa took place on July 27, 2017. The ritual of consecrating of the stupa (inauguration) was carried out by Sherab Gyaltsen Rinpoche, the lama of the Karma Kagyu Buddhist tradition. The ceremony was attended by Lama Ole Nidal, who owned the authorship of the idea of building the stupa on the shores of Lake Baikal. Also, Lama Ole Nidal founded 680 Karma Kagyu Buddhist centers around the world, about 80 of them are located in Russia.
The stupa had being built since 2015 according to strict canons, unchanged for several thousand years. Buddhists and volunteers from different countries took part in the construction. The stupa contains plaster portraits of the Buddha and pictures of favorable moments, scrolls with mantras, mortars with Siberian minerals and incense.
According to the beliefs such stupas is a kind of talismans. They attract health, well-being and good fortune to the area where they are installed. They protect the land from troubles and natural disasters.
To feel the full power of the Stupa, there is a special ritual: walking around the stupa in a clockwise direction and sending good wishes to yourself, your family and the whole world. You can say the mantra OM MANI PEME (PADME) HUNG (HUM). You can make offerings and donations. These actions improve karma, increase health and well-being. Even just passing by, a person calms down. The stupa prolongs life, grants wishes, spreads beneficial energies.
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