Lha Charitable Trust, a non-government 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
On October 21, Lha staff, students and volunteers gathered for the monthly mass cleanup.The day started from Mcleod Ganj main square with around 40 participantswhoworked in three groups to clean the areas near Tipa road, Bhugsu Road and Tushita road.
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
Lha staff, students and volunteers gathered on September 16 for a cleanup around the main temple. Around 60 people took part in the day which was a part of our monthly mass cleanup programme. This monthly mass cleanup takes place every third Saturday and all offers of help are very much appreciated.
Lha hosted a group of seven women from the United States for a week in September, 2017. Members of the group were from different walks of life and everyone had a keen interest in Tibetan Buddhism and the unique culture of Tibet. Staying at Lha’s Ahimsa House, they participated in our English conversation classes to […]
by Kenny McCann I came to Dharamsala because I was inspired by the compassionate resolve of the Tibetan people. I am now leaving with a genuine love and respect for the Tibetan community and culture. You have shown me what it truly means to be free from attachment even in a dire
By Dorlo Two members of staff from the Tibetan social work non-government organisation (NGO) Lha Charitable Trust, general secretary Dorji Kyi and Contact magazine editor Tenzin Samten, participated in a workshop entitled Sharing Civic Experience: NGO and Global Citizenship Education. The workshop was organised by the Global Education Centre at the National Chiao Tung University […]
On August 24, Lha Charitable Trust students and staff welcomed a group of 11 students and two professors from Tulane University’s School
By Jigme Wangchuk Hi all. My name is Jigme Wangchuk and I have volunteered to write news for Contact Magazine. I recently left my job because I wanted to pursue things beyond my ken. Wanting to learn a little Francais, I signed up for lessons at Lha and realised that I could also contribute effectively […]
Lha’s Cultural Exchange Programme provides a unique opportunity for people to experience the Tibetan culture and the people of McLeod Ganj first hand. Visits to local cultural centres, museums, temples, the Tibetan government-in-exile and non-government organisations, schools and institutes take place to suit the interests of each group and speakers tell them of their […]