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Trailokya Buddha Mahasangha Sahayaka Gana Centre
Trailokya Buddha Mahasangha Sahayaka Gana Centre
Trailokya Buddha Mahasangha Sahayaka Gana Centre
Trailokya Buddha Mahasangha Sahayaka Gana Centre
This center is the headquarters of a neo buddhist trust of the dalits of maharastra inspired by dr.ambedkar and his student sangharakshita, the group executes social work amongst the poor of all communities in the state; in areas of health, education and women, an unobtrusive building, suited to its low income industrial neighborhood of pune is situated on the banks of river ramnadi.

the main gallery connects the entrance visually with the buddha image, on one side, is a retreat for personal study, meditation and community life; on the other, areas for the study programmes, the trust office and a library, cultural programmes and meetings take place in the amphitheater, the ground floor is left open for large scale cultural activities, offering a view of the river curving its way along three hems of the campus not only does a large stone bund protect the centre from the river in its seasonal rages, the entire functional area is lifted upto the first and second levels.

the fabric of the building is a fabric of concrete columns supporting concrete vaults spanning 15 feet and covered with broken china mosaic tiles on the roof, the vaults, beams and columns build up a language out of which, a highly structured and focused statement emerges - of how, "buddhism, unlike hinduism, is an organized system of belief; not dispersed and un-manifested, as reflected in the fabric of build."

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