Tour of Milarepa Dzong

Come take a walk through the land that has been dedicated for refuges of communal and solitary meditation practice, Dharma study and prayer ceremonies…

 

Many waters find their way in and out of the retreat land. Before leaving the Milarepa Dzong we take care to bottle it up and carry it with us…

 

Mary greets visitors to the current retreat facilities.

 

Gazing southeast towards the current retreat facilities, a home shared by current MOCD board president, Dr. Jeffrey Davis.

Tashi descends the drive towards the site of the future stupa and hall

The old barn as viewed from the future meditation hall. Off in the distance, the Smokies…

A early 1900′s cabin adjacent to the retreat land recalls a past in which the land was home to the homesteading descendants of Daniel Boone. Dorothy Boring, raised 6 children in the cabin which is now used as the “Lama Residence”

Concrete and unshakeable impressions of what will become the first ever stupa and meditation hall in East Tennessee…

The road ascending to the stupa and hall (perched atop hill on the right) and to its left the ridge where solitary retreat refuges will be built in February/March 2013