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 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 has been installing water filtration systems since 2010 to provide clean water in an effort to combat the problem of poor quality drinking water which causes serious health issues. Sixteen units have been installed in: 11 Tibetan schools, two Indian schools, one nunnery, Lha’s soup kitchen, and one old people’s home. 7,080 people have […]
The gift of vision is something that enriches life and highlights the small pleasures of every day existence; Lha’s eye care project-2012 was put into action in response to the above sentiment. The project is meant to benefit people who have limited resources and are underprivileged in terms of both financial means as […]
This month, Lha welcomed three cultural exchange groups to Dharamsala. In early July, a new group of 11 adults from Kentucky, led by Professor Ken Casey, joined Lha at Ahimsa House. They spent two weeks in the McLeod Ganj area, with one week’s travel to Bir and Tso Pema. In mid-July Lha partnered with […]
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 […]
Lha Charitable trust is proud to announce that it will take over management of Contact Magazine starting in May, 2012! Recognized by Lonely Planet and other international travel resources, Contact has been a very popular, free publication for Tibetan issues and community information in Dharamsala for over 14 years.It is one of the […]
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, […]
Tashi Delek!! Two of the most important words I’ve ever heard. My life began it’s evolution around 2 years ago, when I met and befriended a wonderful man who was born in Tibet, escaped to Dharamshala to continue his life as a monk in Kirti Monastery, and later migrated to my country – Australia. Like […]
Thousands of articles of clothing, shoes and other items are donated to Lha every year. Lha redistributes these articles to the Tibetan Refugee and Indian communities in Dharamsala through large-scale clothing distribution campaigns, which occur multiple times a year. Lha partnered with the Rotary Club Dharamsala to distribute more than 2,000 pieces of clothing to […]