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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Birthday Celebration of His Eminence Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche

His Eminence Professor Samdhong Rinpoche celebrated his 77th birthday at a ceremony in Lha Charitable Trust's Ahimsa Hall with offerings to the Three Jewels followed by prayers and the serving of tea and ceremonial rice. Rinpoche gave a talk on social work to representatives of various monasteries and non-government organisations. Following the talk, volume seven of Rinpoche's Collected Works was launched.

Elsewhere, the Ancestral Model School (Peton School) in Dharamshala convened a cultural…


East Meets West: Mindful Medicine Conference

Doctors from the United States met Tibetan medical practitioners at the conference East meets West: Mindful Medicine, which was held to a platform for a mutual learning. The conference included visits to Delek Hospital and Men-tse-khang, the Tibetan Medical and Astro Institute which gave the doctors from the US the opportuni

ty to interact with the medical practitioners there and explore the work they do. Delegates also visited the Jampaling Home for elderly people where they were able to…


Care Group Visits Dharamshala

Lha welcomed a group of twelve professionals from Hospice Care in the United States in October as a part of our cultural exchange programme. They stayed in Mcleod Ganj for more than a week to learn about Tibetan culture and Buddhism, and also to have a closer look at the Tibetan community in Dharamshala. They visited several Tibetan organisations including the Tibet Museum and the Tibet Library.

Geshe Lhakdor la gave a talk to the group Buddhist perspectives on Joy of Living and Dying which gave…


Student Exchange Group in the Month of September

This month Lha hosted a student group from Tulane University's School of Social Work in New Orleans. The nine students and two professors were in Dharamshala for two weeks. During their stay, the students were paired with Lha's students to help them improve their English language. They also volunteered at Tonglen Charitable Trust in Dharamshala for few days.

Apart from volunteering at non-government organisations, Lha organised two talks for the student group by two prominent local people and a…


Fundraising Event at Lha

On Saturday July 9, Lha hosted a fundraising barbeque. This was open to all, and was organised and funded by Lha volunteers Karol Hewlet and Paulina Wrotynska, who are from Poland and currently studying in Denmark.

Despite the rain, around one hundred people showed up to support the event. Karol and Paulina's week of preparation paid off and together with the enthusiasm of Lha's cooks and staff, the first ever barbeque party in the town was a success!
Many Lha students and volunteers came to…


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