New England Peace Pagoda - Leverett MA
Posted by: nomadwillie
N 42° 29.842 W 072° 29.852
18T E 705632 N 4708035
Quick Description: This Buddhist Peace Pagoda is located at 100 Cave Road in Leverett MA. It is open to the public and it is about 1/2 mile walk to the pagoda site from the parking area.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 10/29/2009 6:44:38 AM
Waymark Code: WM7HWY
In 1985, a Buddhist monastic order called Nipponzan Myohoji erected a large monument in Leverett. This structure, known as the New England Peace Pagoda, is considered the first of its kind to be built in North America. It is located off of Cave Hill Road, in North Leverett. North Leverett is considered to be a village of Leverett, beginning at the interesction of Montague Rd. and Cave Hill Rd., extending north to the Montague & Wendell borders.
Open to visitors?: Yes
Photography Permitted Inside?: No
Statue of the Buddha present?: Yes
Related Website: Not listed
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Photos of the shrine are strongly encouraged when permitted otherwise please refrain from taking pictures inside and in any case, generally have respect for the religious nature of the site.