Introducing Maha Bodhi LV

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Introducing Maha Bodhi LV

Post by DNS » Sun Apr 08, 2012 4:44 pm

This is my new place and Dhamma center. A Maha Bodhi replica just got completed. It is not as big and elaborate as most Maha Bodhi replicas. It is more of an outdoor shrine / temple, similar to what many Sri Lankan temples have for their Bodhi Trees.

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Post by Cittasanto » Sun Apr 08, 2012 6:20 pm

:twothumbsup:
looks good, I don't see it in the link though I take it is a older shoot :(
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Re: Introducing Maha Bodhi LV

Post by cooran » Sun Apr 08, 2012 8:26 pm

Hello David,

Really impressive!

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Post by Ben » Sun Apr 08, 2012 9:53 pm

Wow, its amazing David!
Great merit to you!
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Re: Introducing Maha Bodhi LV

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:anjali: :anjali: :anjali:

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Post by plwk » Mon Apr 09, 2012 2:03 am

I have to confess David...when I saw the thread title Maha Bodhi LV i was thinking of...

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Re: Introducing Maha Bodhi LV

Post by DNS » Mon Apr 09, 2012 3:58 am

Cittasanto wrote::twothumbsup:
looks good, I don't see it in the link though I take it is a older shoot :(
Thanks, Cittasanto, Chris, Ben, Sam. Yes, it is an older aerial photo of the property so the replica is not showing on that shot.

(edit: aerial photo in the link has been updated to a new Google Earth view which now shows the Maha Bodhi replica.)
plwk wrote:I have to confess David...when I saw the thread title Maha Bodhi LV i was thinking of...
:) If you look closely at one of the other photos I have of it at the link, you can see the Stratosphere Casino in the background (the Stratosphere tower).

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Re: Introducing Maha Bodhi LV

Post by bodom » Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:29 am

That is so cool!

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Post by DNS » Mon Apr 16, 2012 1:31 am

bodom wrote:That is so cool!
:thanks:

Today we just finished another retreat here. This one led by Bhante Saranapala.

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Re: Introducing Maha Bodhi LV

Post by Ben » Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:26 am

Very nice, David!
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Re: Introducing Maha Bodhi LV

Post by robertk » Mon Apr 16, 2012 12:45 pm

Wow, that is amazing, on your own place right?
Awesome.

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Post by DNS » Mon Apr 16, 2012 3:53 pm

robertk wrote:Wow, that is amazing, on your own place right?
Awesome.
:thanks: Thanks, yes that is at my place.

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Post by Khalil Bodhi » Mon Apr 16, 2012 10:12 pm

Anumodana Dr S! Truly impressive!
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Post by marc108 » Mon Apr 23, 2012 6:08 am

sweet! very nice!
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Re: Introducing Maha Bodhi LV

Post by DNS » Sat Apr 28, 2012 4:14 am

:thanks: Thanks KB, marc

I updated the photo in the OP; it now shows some of the improvements to the landscaping with desert rocks and a walking trail around it and a young fig tree to the side (the small one to the right of the Maha Bodhi replica).

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