Tilorien Monastery: we've started building!

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That’s a beautiful hole in the ground!

But seriously, it’s amazing that you’ve all come so far, sadhu! to everyone involved.

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Sadhu & good luck. Have you some idea about inauguration date or is it too early to know now?

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Well, the building itself will be finished by March next year. Then we still have to do all the interior fittings, electricity, plumbing, heating, floors, kitchen, bathroom, etc… :sweat_smile: That depends a lot on donations and volunteers, so we don’t have a final date yet. :slightly_smiling_face:

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Oh, and very importantly, build the kutis! :blush:

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May I ask where this Monastery is located?

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It’s in Belgium and you can find more information here:
http://tilorien.org/en/buildingworks/

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And if ever some foreign monastics would like to come and visit, this is what you can look forward to when applying for a religious visa:

http://christydmcdougall.com/blog/europe/how-to-apply-for-a-belgian-visa

(My tip: just come as a tourist instead!)

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One more picture, the 5000l micro-system for kitchen/toilet/shower:

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The snow has melted and the walls of the basement have gone up now!

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It’s progressed quickly! :slightly_smiling_face:

With metta

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And some more pics:

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Are all the hoses pink there? :grinning:

with metta

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Sadhu sadhu sadhu! It’s coming along well.
I spent some of my childhood in Belgium and think it’s awesome you’re building a nuns monastery there.

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After 2 weeks winter holidays the work goes on: part of the basement has received its ceiling now!

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Sadhu Sadhu Sadhu!

It is so wonderful :smiley:

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The basement will be finished this week! It already looks like a “real” building with a “real” entrance, doesn’t it… ? :heart_eyes:

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Awesome! When can I “really” move in? :smiley:

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Do you have your passport ready? :wink:

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No. :cry:

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