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Virtual Tour

Look into the future of Dü Khor Choe Ling.

Construction Photos & Renderings

Check back frequently for updated photos as construction proceeds in 2008.

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Satellite Photos & Maps

Located just a few miles south of the Aurora Street House, our new site is convenient to downtown Ithaca yet surrounded by green space and quiet. We’ve programmed our location into Google Maps and Microsoft Terra Server so you can find out where we’ll be building. Both web sites allow you to zoom in and pan around.

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Also try these views:

Interactive 3D Model

This beautiful computer-generated model, provided by the architects, illustrates the essential connection between the design of Dü Khor Choe Ling and the underlying Kalachakra mandala.

model_mdModel requirements:
- Microsoft Windows
- O2C Player

Instructions for loading the model:

  • Make sure you have Microsoft Windows.
  • Download the O2C Player (the file called “O2CSetup.exe”).
  • Install the O2C Player after it downloads (by double-clicking on its icon).
  • Download the folder “mandala.o2c.zip” to your desktop.
  • Double-click on the folder “mandala.o2c.zip” after it downloads.
  • Inside, double-click on the file “mandala.o2c” to load the model.
  • You will be viewing the model in the O2C Player, outside of your web browser.

Tips for manipulating the model:

  • Rotate: Click-and-drag your mouse across the model.
  • Zoom: Click-and-drag your mouse while holding down the CTRL key.
  • Pan: Click-and-drag your mouse while holding down the SHIFT key.
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