This afternoon, we were able to collect from the airport the remaining 34 tents that The Mercy Fund so kindly sent us after the earthquake. From among these 34 tents, 21 are large size and 13 medium-size. When Lana and her team return to Melamchi tonight, they will take one tent with them to use as a storehouse… Read more »
Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche paid us a suprise visit a little while ago. When Rinpoche arrived, Phakchok Rinpoche, Khandro and others were having a debriefing meeting with Lana and her team who had just arrived back from several days in Melamchi where they had been working around the clock treating patients and assessing damage in… Read more »
Here is a photo of our team of monks and volunteers preparing supplies to go out to the Sundhachowk area and other places.
Yesterday we sent 18 sacks of rice, 3 sacks of daal, 1 sack of onions, 3 cans of oil, 1 sack of antiseptic lime powder, and 15 tarps to Kolkugaun and Ngodrubgaun, two villages in the Pharping area. There are eight other villages in the area, such as Karpagain and Suntrolgaun, which need tarps. We will try to… Read more »
Friday, 1 May, 8.30 am Kitty Luk and her friends from Hong Kong and China donated another 700,000 Nepalese Rupees. Heartfelt thanks to them all for their compassion and support.
Late last night, our beloved teacher Tulku Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche returned to Kathmandu from Hong Kong. At lunchtime today, Rinpoche visited our emergency office. Phakchok Rinpoche briefed him on what we’d done so far and which areas we have been able to reach out to. Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche thanked everyone involved here, both the monks… Read more »
This morning Ben Ewing, an MA student at Rangjung Yeshe Institute, and Karma Changchub Gyaltsen, a monk at Ka-nying Shedrub Ling Monastery, were sent out by motorcycle to scout areas in need south of Kathmandu. In the Lalitpur district, they toured a town called Loobhu, otherwise known as Mahalaxmi. The town is an old Newari town… Read more »
When I took off to the hills last Friday for a relaxing night out of the city, I hadn’t imagined that my stay would be extended due to a 7.9 earthquake that would hit Nepal. But, while luckily enjoying a drink in an open field, when suddenly a deep rumbling came from the earth below… Read more »
On April 29th two monks were sent to the village of Barhabise in the Sindhupalchowk district to survey the area. The village was reported to be badly damaged and in need of food and tarps for shelter. Roughly 90% of the area was destroyed. Locals had very little access to food as most of their… Read more »