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!

Account Name: Lha Charitable Trust
Account Number: 2517000101008335
Bank Name: The Punjab National Bank
Branch: Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala, H.P

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

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Lha Installs Water Filtration System

In June 2012, students and teachers alike gathered in the kitchen at Sambhota Model Gangkyi Day School to watch as representatives from Lha Charitable Trust successfully installed a brand new water filtration system. The filter is an RO+UV+ UF and TTS, considered one of the best filtered water systems available in the area, and was provided by the US-based Himalaya Village Fund. It will provide more than 100 litres of clean and safe drinking water per hour to the 209 students and their 25…


Lha’s Third Cultural Exchange Program in 2012

After four busy weeks in India, the members of Lha's second Cultural Exchange program of 2012 headed home this weekend, bringing with them a wealth of new memories and experiences. The 14 students from Tulane University arrived in Dharamsala on June 8th after a whirlwind tour of Delhi. Each day they met with their Tibetan mutual learning partners in the mornings. Most of the Lha students they were paired with were not fluent in English but they were all very enthusiastic about learning and…


New social services

Every year different groups from around the world ask H.H. the Dalia Lama for teachings, whether on Introduction to Buddhism or Training of Mind, Peace, analysis of religious texts, etc. Most of these teachings happen here in Dharamsala at his temple. With every teaching initiated, local Tibetans will be there for his blessing, tourists will be there who are either interested in Buddhism or wanting to experience a different culture. Lots of domestic tourists (mostly Indian) come as well;…


Free acupuncture treatment at Lha

Acupuncture is an alternative medicine methodology originating in ancient China that treats patients by manipulating thin, solid needles inserted into acupuncture points in the skin. Acupuncture, according to traditional Chinese medicine, helps stimulate these points and can correct the flow of “qi” (life energy, life-force, or energy flow) through channels known as meridians (paths through which the life-energy known as "qi" flows.)
Acupuncture in our Tibetan society is not so popular; many…


First Cultural Exchange Program of 2012

Lha’s First Cultural Exchange Program of 2012 Wraps Up Successfully. May 31, 2012 – Amid the buzz of happy chatter, clinking forks, and laughter, the participants of Lha’s first cultural exchange program of 2012 said goodbye to their Tibetan mutual learning partners last night, after a month-long stay in McLeod Ganj. The farewell party took place at their home away from home, Lha’s Ahimsa House, and lasting memories – along with emails and other contact info – were taken away by all.

The 12…


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