The dome of good hope!

The Global Vipassana Pagoda is a meditation Hall in Mumbai, India. It serves as a monument of peace and harmony. The pagoda has been built out of gratitude to the Buddha and his teachings.

The height of the dome is 29 metres, while the height of the building is 96.12 meters. External diameter of the largest section of the dome is 97.46m and the shorter sections is 94.82m. Internal diameter of the dome is 85.15m. The inside of the pagoda is hollow and serves as a very large meditation hall with an area covering more than 6000 m2 (65,000 ft2).

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Grand pagoda: Standing tall (Vertical view)
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The Global Vipassana Pagoda, Mumbai, India.

Quotes of Buddha:

“Happiness does not depend on what you have or who you are. It solely relies on what you think”

Buddha was asked, “What have you gained from meditation?” He replied, “Nothing!”

Buddha said, “However, let me tell you what I lost: Anger, Anxiety, Depression, Insecurity, Fear of old age and death.”

Thank you for reading!

The picture in this post is in response to Photography 101.



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