There’s a meditational pyramid near Bengaluru that we bet you didn’t know about!

Maitreya Buddha Pyramid at the Pyramid International Valley is your much-needed peaceful escape from the bustle of Bengaluru city.
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Maitreya Buddha Pyramid at the Pyramid International Valley is surrounded by abundant greenery. Image: Courtesy Facebook/Pyramid International Valley.

Who would have thought that amid a striking high-rise buildings, maddening traffic, and a burgeoning clubbing scene, Bengaluru offers a quick getaway to a serene valley flanked with lush greenery and small rolling hills! Pyramid Valley International spreads across a 28-acre verdurous campus, offering you respite from the chaos of city life and lets you find your inner peace.

Located just outside Bengaluru in Kanakapura, the valley is home to the world’s largest pyramid structure built solely for meditation. At 100 feet, the Maitreya Buddha Pyramid is a silent abode, dotted with high-energy spots, lush gardens, and cascading waterways. meditation and silent retreat. Arrive here to listen to the numerous talks, attend workshops in the state-of-the-art training rooms, or simply, taking a journey to within.

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The pathway leading to the entrance of the pyramid.
The pathway leading to the entrance of the pyramid. Image: Courtesy Facebook/Pyramid International Valley.

The silent retreat, an integral part of Pyramid International Valley that opened its door to public just last year, is a hidden gem indeed, of which even the locals are not aware about. It can accommodate 5,000 people in its regular intensive meditation sessions at a time. Additionally, it has an inner chamber measuring one-third of the pyramid’s height.

The journey from the main gate to the Maitreya Buddha Pyramid takes you through a stunning landscape of rocks, lush lawns, soothing water bodies, and cobbled pathways, helping you transcend the mind towards calmness. The peaceful meditative Buddha statue at the pyramid’s entrance is a perfect setting for becoming one with the elements of the universe.

The valley is dotted with several meditation spots.
The valley is dotted with several meditation spots. Image: Courtesy Facebook/Pyramid International Valley.

Maitreya Buddha Pyramid is evidently influenced by the concept of the Great Pyramid of Giza, as it is evident from its four faces, each set at a golden angle of inclination — 51°50’.

In order to facilitate long meditation sessions and long-term residential programs, the retreat offers safe, clean, and comfortable accommodation along with nutritious sattvic vegetarian food at affordable prices. Relax, meditate, be one with nature, or experiment by learning new life skills. One way or the other, this is your gateway to holistic living and learning.

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