Posts Categorized: Updates

Tulku Chokyi Nyima Returns!

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 »

Reports from Loobhu, Lalitpur District

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 »

Sindhupalchowk District: Bahrabise

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 »

How We Can Help

People often wonder what kind of donation would be best. At this point money will have a much more direct impact than other kinds of donation. Over the last several days, Phakchok Rinpoche, Khandro and other members of our team have made multiple visits to the airport to collect some supplies generous donors have sent, but it is very… Read more »

Heading out to Sindhupalchowk and Melamchi

We are sending a truck of supplies to Sunkhani-9 in the Sindhupalchowk district and Kadunchi Ward no.7 in Melamchi to distribute 50 tarps, 20 30kg sacks of rice, 2 sacks of daal, 1 sack of instant noodles, 10 packs of salt, 1 box of oil, and 2 rolls of rope. Our courageous team will be reporting back to… Read more »

Kholakhadka, Sindhupalchowk

After returning from Bahrabise, Karma Jangchub, Konchok Gyaltsen, Urgyen Gyurmey, and Jigme Kunsang (monks from our Ka-nying Shedrub Ling monastery) went back to the Sindhupalchowk district to aid Kholakhadka, just outside of Melamchi. Gyaltsen reports almost all the houses to be either destroyed or unlivable due to damage. Lacking proper shelter, the village need more… Read more »

Delivery to Chaturale, Nuwakot

Yesterday, May 1st, one truck was sent to Chaturale, in the Nuwakot district, in response to a scouting mission that had reported dire need of aid in the area. Several monks had traveled to the village the day before, returning to relay information about what was needed in the area. The monks, including Kunsang Lhundrup, then… Read more »

Buying Urgently Needed Supplies, Thursday

Here are photos of our monks bringing in two large trucks of supplies – rice, daal, onions, potatoes, instant noodles, salt, and antiseptic lime powder. The first truck arrived back at the monastery around 5pm and the second truck got back at 7.30 when it was already dark. These supplies will go out to different… Read more »