Great Stupa of Universal Compassion
|Great Stupa of Universal Compassion|
|Location||25 Sandhurst Town Road, Myers Flat, Victoria, Australia|
|Architect(s)||Peter Weiss and Paul von Chrismar|
|Construction cost||A$20,000,000 (estimated)|
|Height (max)||50 metres (160 ft)|
The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion is a stupa being constructed near Bendigo in Victoria, Australia. When completed it will be 50m high, and its four sides will each be 50m long, making it the largest Buddhist monument in the Western world. It will eventually house the Jade Buddha for Universal Peace, the world’s largest gem-quality jade Buddha. There is a vast collection of Asian sacred relics and statues on display at the Great Stupa exhibition centre.