Preserving the Buddhist way of life of the Himalayas
Photo shows SMD School alumni Phurbu Lama & Phurbu Choden in their traditional Tibetan 'chupa' (dresses). Both are now studying at University.
It is our aim to help preserve the culture, language and Buddhist way of life of the Himalayas, and to give Himalayan Children the tools to build a better future, so they can help their own people when they grow up. Learn more >>
SMD Boarding School for Himalayan Children, Boudhanath, Nepal
Shree Mangal Dvip (SMD) School for Himalayan Children in Kathmandu provides free education, housing and full care for over 500 children from the most vulnerable and remote mountain villages of northern Nepal.
Thrangu Phende Clinic, Namo Buddha, Nepal
The Thrangu Phende Clinic at Namo Buddha makes available conventional and Tibetan medicine to some 3,000 nearby villagers, several hundred resident monks, and visitors to Thrangu Tashi Yangste Monastery. Plans include a full-fledged Tibetan medical and astrological practice and education facility with dispensary.
Thrangu Tara Abbey, Swayambunath, Nepal
Home to over 200 Buddhist nuns, Thrangu Tara Abbey is a monastic center for women that provides access to the full range of monastic, liturgical, philosophical and meditation training available to monks.