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The Great Stupa

Immerse yourself in Tibetan culture, architecture, art and interfaith harmony at the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion. Rising from the Whipstick Forest, just outside Bendigo, at an impressive height of almost 50 metres, the Great Stupa is based on the Great Stupa of Gyantse in Tibet and is being built to last 1000 years. Book now for a range of spectacular events, cultural tours and seasonal experiences.

Current Events

Past Events

  • Between Thursday 1 September 2022 and Thursday 24 November 2022
    Our Peace Park is one of the most unique spaces in the world. It aims to promote harmony for all beings through many different interfaith installations, set amongst flourishing gardens in the Whipstick Forest of Bendigo. One of our friendly and knowledgeable gardeners will guide you through the Peace Park, exploring the native and introduced plants and trees, including the sacred Bodhi trees. Spring is the perfect time to visit our lush and blooming gardens. Winding paths and dry-stone walls complement the beautiful landscape. Take home a free plant at the end of your tour!
    The Great Stupa
  • Between Sunday 4 September 2022 and Sunday 27 November 2022
    Join us for yoga in the tranquil surrounds of the Peace Park at the Great Stupa. The session begins with a sitting meditation and moves into a standing position for gentle yoga. Relax with slow-flowing movement and rhythmic breathing. Meet the instructor in our Visitor Centre and from there be guided into the Peace Park. Enjoy the warm Spring air in the presence of the Great Stupa. Leave feeling calm and rejuvenated. All classes are beginner friendly, no yoga experience needed.
    The Great Stupa