The Dragon Palace Temple, additionally known as the Lotus Temple of Nagpur, is a Buddhist temple in Kamptee, India. The temple changed into established in 1999 with funds from the Japan-based Ogawa Society, a charitable believe. The temple complicated encompassing the Dragon Palace homes a carved sandalwood idol this is associated with the Buddha, and the constructing is a pilgrimage website online for practitioners of the religion.
The Dragon Palace Temple becomes founded in 1999 on land bought by means of Sulekha Kumbhare and Noriko Ogawa. Kumbhare turned into on the time serving because the mayor of Kamptee, even as Ogawa changed into the president of a Japanese enterprise with business connections in the place. Ogawa become additionally the top of the Ogawa Foundation, a charitable agree with that contributed to Buddhist charitable reasons. The foundation anticipated the Dragon Palace Temple as each a place for Buddhist schooling and meditation, in addition to an image of Indo Japanese friendship. This unique plot of 10 acres was increased by way of forty acres in 2003.