On March 11, 2023, the Great Stupa “Drigung Kagyu Rinchen Khorchen Khorwe Go Gek” situated at Samten Hills Dalat Cultural and Spiritual Tourist Area, invested by Kim Phat Company, was formally opened. inaugurated and acquired the Guinness World Records for the most important prayer wheel on the earth.
From the passionate need of the Venerable Drubwang Sonam Jorfel Rinpoche, a venerable monk from the pure Buddha land of Ladakh-India, along with Kim Phat Company constructed the Great Stupa of the prayer wheel “Drigung Kagyu” Rinchen Khorchen Khorwe Go Gek”, situated within the cultural and religious area of Vajrayana Buddhism Drigung Kagyu Samten Ling Vietnam at Samten Hills Dalat.
Built in Tu Tra commune, Don Duong district, a poor and troublesome space, with a big focus of ethnic minorities, however this work has attracted the eye of the home and overseas group, elevating the price of dwelling. cultural worth – religious tourism vacation spot, religious worth – peaceable return area, receiving optimistic vitality, heritage worth – historical artwork creation whereas contributing to the financial growth. socio-economic situations of the locality, creating jobs, bettering and elevating the revenue and dwelling requirements of the individuals right here.
“Drigung Kagyu Rinchen Khorchen Khorwe Go Gek”, which implies the prayer wheel helps to free all sentient beings from the sufferings of samsara in the event that they pray single-mindedly and follow appropriately. The nice stupa is fabricated from pure copper, inlaid with 24K gold with a weight of 200 tons, a peak of 37.22m, a diameter of 16.53m, which has set a world document – Guinness World Record on the finish of 2022 and has change into The world’s largest prayer wheel stupa. This historic occasion contributes to strongly selling the picture of the Great Buddhist Stupa within the Vajrayana Buddhist religious cultural complicated at Samten Hills Dalat, bringing the picture of Lam Dong province-Vietnam to unfold strongly. out to the world. This is an emblem of friendship, peace, diplomatic tradition between Vietnam and India and lots of international locations world wide.
Speaking on the ceremony, the consultant of Guinness World Records, Ms. Sonia Ushirogochi – Official Guinness World Records professional stated: “As an official assessor, I am here to confirmed and awarded official Guinness World Records certification to the world’s largest Sutra Tower, Drigung Kagyu Rinchen Khorchen Khorwe Go Gek. The work was not only completed according to record standards, but the parameters surpassed the current record holder: The tower must be made from a cylindrical “wheel” filled with scriptures inside, the prayer wheel must be can be rotated by human or water power or by other means… After reviewing the evidence, I am proud to announce that we have a new Guinness World Record for “The World’s Largest Bible Tower”.
At the ceremony, the company witnessed the sacred second of the inauguration of the Great Stupa of the prayer wheel. The first rotations of the world’s largest Sutra Stupa – Drigung Kagyu Rinchen Khorchen Khorwe Go Gek, containing greater than a billion mantras of the Six Words of Great Wisdom of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, have formally kicked off, with the pressure added. the energy and pleasure of hundreds of attendees. The Great Stupa of the Drigung Kagyu Rinchen Khorchen Khorwe Go Gek shouldn’t be solely a proud work of Vietnam for worldwide pals but in addition conveys many deep needs. According to Buddhist scriptures, the Sutra is the embodiment of the Buddha’s enlightenment. When the prayer wheel is rotated, the mantra strings contained in the motion will create a optimistic, peaceable magnetic vitality supply, an incredible supply of happiness of the Buddhas of the ten instructions, serving to individuals to be peaceable and completely satisfied.
“Among the assets of beliefs and religions generally and Buddhism specifically, there are crucial assets of Buddhist cultural, ethical and religious values, particularly those who appeal to and unfold of Buddhism for religious and cultural tourism, contributing to selling the mushy energy of Buddhism in ethical schooling, persona and constructing Vietnamese individuals to develop comprehensively, humanely, honestly – benevolently – aesthetically. “, Mr. Nguyen Huu Dung-Vice Chairman of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front shared emotionally at the event.
“We believe that the spiritual cultural complex here will receive the attention of the Vietnamese Buddhist community and the world, the discovery tourism community around the world, and return to Vietnam. and Lam Dong. The world is one house, the common purpose of mankind is towards peace – happiness – prosperity. With the world’s largest Kinh Luan Stupa, Samten Hills Dalat also has a responsibility to create a spiritual cultural space, rekindling the flow of history from more than a thousand years ago, following in the footsteps of monks from India. Do, entered the territory of Vietnam, and left important legacies in the formation of the Vietnamese Buddhist space, especially flourishing during the Ly – Tran dynasties.
Until now, those heritages are still valuable to the spiritual life of Vietnamese people. With Samten Hills Dalat, the creation of this spiritual cultural space is not beyond the desire to restore and continue the flow of Vajrayana Buddhism in Vietnam. We believe that everyone has a good nature, a spirituality, a Buddha nature, so when they are predestined, that cause will be opened, there is a way to return to the original. Samten Hills Dalat will be the destination for the journey to discover and open Than An, Tam Tinh and Tri Sang. In the process of construction and construction, we were fortunate to receive the guidance of the Great Venerable DRUBWANG SONAM JORFEL, along with many dignitaries and leaders of the local government, in line with the Party’s line and policies, State – in the spirit of economic and cultural development of the locality and the country in general; in which, spiritual culture is a special category and field, without borders. Thereby, contributing to bringing Vietnam to the world and bringing the world back to Vietnam by the way of cultural and artistic exchange in which Buddhist spiritual culture, “the consultant of the investor of Samten Hills shared. share with enthusiasm throughout his lengthy journey of creation.
Around the Great Stupa of Kinh Luan, within the complicated of Buddhist cultural and religious area in Samten Hills Vietnam, there are additionally many nice Buddhist works, with massive worshiping statues, created by the desk. The fingers of Buddhist practitioners from India, Nepal… This complicated is attracting many vacationers to go to, admire the Buddhist symbols, expertise the pure panorama from the excessive hills trying all the way down to the Don valley. Duong, Lam Dong. The Samten Hills Dalat religious and cultural vacationer attraction with the world’s largest Sutra Tower icon – Drigung Kagyu Rinchen Khorchen Khorwe Go Gek, deserves to be a vacation spot to not be missed by vacationers from all around the world, particularly these Who needs to make a pilgrimage to the land of Buddha, or expertise religious cultural tourism.
Also on this event, the Vietnam Red Cross Society awarded the Certificate of Merit to the Venerable Drubwang Sonam Jorel Rinpoche for his contributions to the group, particularly Vietnamese kids throughout the previous years in Vietnam. a part of tightening the friendship and cultural trade between the 2 international locations India – Vietnam. Also within the ceremony, the Venerable Most Venerable Drigung Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche pledged to donate the equal of 15 billion VND inside 5 years to the Vietnam Red Cross Society; and the Most Venerable Drubwang Sonam Jorel Rinpoche additionally pledged to donate 10 billion VND inside 5 years to the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha Charity Department, persevering with to advertise worldwide friendship. .