Zangdok Palri, the Glorious Copper-Colored Mountain, is the manifestation of the celestial paradise of Guru Rinpoche, otherwise known as Padmasambhava. True devotees of Guru Rinpoche consider Zangdok Palri to be the ultimate paradise - a place of wisdom, peace, joy and pure blessings, where one can be reborn with the auspicious qualities for swift progress on the way to Enlightenment.
This is a reproduction of the Zangdok Palri Palace in Bhutan, built on an octagonal jewel and on a lotus blossom of one thousand petals. It has four gates, four arches and eight columns. Its walls are built of precious substances of the four directions - crystals in the East, lapis lazuli in the South, rubies in the West and sapphires in the North.
The Palace has three levels: