Planning a Colossal Maitreya
This chapter explores the religious utility and merit-making involved in statue building in Tibetan Buddhism. Turning towards the MPI statue itself, the chapter looks at its history from conception through various early instantiations of the design and then to its final iteration. The chapter looks at the MPI organization and staffers, and the early practices and plans of MPI in their first location: Bodh Gaya.
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