Feb 22, 2024
Templewatch Málaga ~ the story so far
On this page you can keep up with the latest news on the construction of the sixth Kadampa Temple for World Peace at KMC Spain in Málaga, and to catch up on any updates you might have missed.
What a privilege to watch something so auspicious, emanating from the heart of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche appear before our very eyes!
Be sure to follow the progress and be the first to hear news as the Temple approaches completion and preparations are put in place for the Official Opening Ceremony -
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In the next few days, all the artwork in the Temple will be completed and all the holy objects installed in the shrine.
As June 10, the day of the Temple opening approaches, the artists and others are putting the finishing touches on the interior of the Temple.
As we count down the final weeks before the new Temple in Málaga opens and the 2022 Spring Festival begins, we follow the work of all the kind artists, builders and volunteers who are making everything ready for us.
Just as the work on the copper roof nears completion, the 37 golden vajras are placed atop the Temple and the doorways are made ready for the deer and Dharma wheels to be placed in position. Watch this video and discover how important the opening of the Temple will be.
The construction phase of the Temple building is nearly completed and work on landscaping the grounds is well under way. Now preparations are being made for the teams of artists to take over adorning the Temple inside and out.
Since the last update there has been tremendous progress in many areas: Path to the Temple entrance laid, The new accommodation unit progressing, with dramatic mountain views from the new rooms, Doors fitted fo the back rooms of the Temple, Flooring and Lighting
Since the last update, so much has been accomplished at the Temple site. Besides the installation of the exquisite standing-seam copper roof panels great progress has been made in many areas.
23~ So much progress! Concrete and structure of the new building Vajra column bases Gold panels for the lantern Stucco Heated floor Copper fascia Copper standing seam roof panels Gold leafing the vajras and auspicious symbols Sewage and electricity Be sure to follow the progress and be the first to hear news as the Temple … Read more
Work has now begun on a substantial accommodation block that will mirror the one already in place, both with amazing views of the Temple. Here we see the foundations being laid.
In the last update we saw the lantern tower and crowning vajra installed. This time we see the lantern adorned with golden glass and then the golden ‘hips’ installed bringing the lantern. virtually to completion How precious!