The Glentui Gompa Project
“…Australia and New Zealand are uniting their activity in towns and retreat lands across their vast spaces.” Lama Ole Nydahl, 2014.
Lama Ole and Hannah had a vision for the future of Glentui and through the Gompa Project, we are working towards this.
The 140 square metre gompa is almost finished! We are currently raising money to complete the last parts of the gompa: enclosing the entrance and polishing the concrete floor. We have a goal of collecting NZ$17,000 in donations by the end of October 2018. To support us with this activity, please head to the donations page.
Read more about the fundraising campaign and how you can support it here.
A bit of history:
The outside structure was completed in 2015 to “lock up shell” state (stage 1) before our National course with Tomek Lehnert in February 2016.
Now we in the process of finishing stage 2, the gompa floor and entrance. The wall framing, insulation, power cables for lights, painting and architectural ply ceiling have all been completed. The toilet and shower block is also up and running.
Lama Ole Nydahl taught the first Mahamudra course inside the Glentui Gompa in February 2017.
You can stay up to date with the latest developments on our blog page.
A huge thank you to all of our friends, including The Southern Trust, for their effort and support in helping this project come to life.