Lha depends on the goodwill of volunteers and monetary and material donations for it to provide essential rehabilitation resources to the exiled Tibetan community. Lha is a non-profit organization dependent on monetary contributions from philanthropic corporations and generous individuals. In India, even a little goes a long way, and a lot goes very far!

Payable to: Lha Charitable Trust
Lha Office Temple Road, Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala, 176219
Distt Kangra, Himachal Pradesh

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The 26th Water Filter System Installed at Spiti Children’s Hotels

A water filter system, together with a water dispenser, has been installed at Spiti Children’s hostel in Sidhpur Dharamshala by Lha Charitable Trust – a non-government organisation for social work and education - as part of Lha's Clean Water Project. 

Children from Himalayan regions of India, including Spiti and Ladakh, who come to Dharamshala to attend high school are accommodated in this hostel. The hostel has 250 residents who, until now, have not had access to safe drinking water and…


Keeping Dhasa Clean and Green

To Clean and GreenLha’s monthly mass clean up for December was held on the 16th with about50 participants, as usual Lha students and volunteers came along to help. This month we picked up litter around the main temple, Kora pathway and below Potala road. Even though we clean the area every month, there is a truck full of garbage every time.

The Clean Upper Dharamshala Program (CUDP) is trying their best to keep this town clean and a few Tibetan non-government organisations sometimes make an…


Lha Charitable Trust Celebrates 20 years of Social and Education Service

 Lha Charitable Trust, an award-wining, grassroots and non-profit institute for social work and education based in Mcleod Ganj, Dharamshala, celebrated its 20 year anniversary of providing social services for the Tibetan community, local Indians and people from Himalayan regions. The anniversary was celebrated with a formal event followed by lunch, fun and frolic at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts hall on November 11. The Chief Guest at the event was the Speaker of Tibetan…


Lha hosted the second Mindful Medicine Conference in October 2017

Lha hosted the second Mindful Medicine Conference from October 29 – 31 in collaboration with theTibetan Delek Hospital, the Ochsner Medical Centre of New Orleans, Men-Tsee-Khang, the Louisiana Mississippi Hospice and Palliative Care Organisation and the Louisiana Himalaya Association.

 The main topic for the conference was the “Mind Body Connection“, however the participants also discussed compassion, meditation and mindfullness.

The fifteen participants were doctors and nurses from the…


Lha’s Cultural Exchange Group for October


Lha hosted two groups under our Cultural Exchange Programme during October.

First was a group of eightpeople from the United States who stayed for a week at Ahimsa House from  October 3 - 11. The group was from different walks of life and everyone had a keen interest in Tibetan Buddhism and the unique Tibetan culture. They participated in our English conversation classes to help the students practice spoken English and visited several Tibetan institutes to enhance their…


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