By Dhriti Agarwal. Thanks to an existential crisis and a surge of wanderlust, the day after my half yearly exam found me squeezed in a train compartment heading towards the melting pot of several cultures- Mcleond Ganj. I was planning on practising the Buddhist principle of selflessness and hence volunteering at the Ropgpa nursery and […]
By Neil Roberts. When I made the decision earlier this year to see more of the world, I knew exactly where I wanted to go first.I contacted Lha, offering my services as a volunteer English teacher, and arrived in McLeod Ganj on August 20. McLeod Ganj is the strangest of places. A refugee community, backpacker […]
Name: Ignaty Dyakov Volunteer Job at Lha: English Teacher In summer 2015 I was diagnosed with tongue cancer. Well it is a misfortune one would say, but not so rare nowadays with millions of people diagnosed with various cancers every year. My major issue and concern, however, was the fact that my tongue is my […]
Lobsang Damchoe has been teaching Tibetan at LHA for just under a year and his class has been a huge success.
World Storytelling Day is a global celebration of the art of oral storytelling. It is celebrated every year on the spring equinox in the northern hemisphere, the first day of the autumn equinox in the southern. On World Storytelling Day, as many people as possible tell and listen to stories in as many languages and […]
Lha hosted a group of professional medical practitioners and health care providers from New Orleans, Louisiana as part of Lha’s Cutural Exchange Program in this month. The group came to Dharamshala to learn more about culture and tradition of exile Tibetan community. During their stay, they attended a special talk by Professor Samdhong Rinpoche on […]
By: Debbie McKeown. I recently decided to spend a week on my own in McLeod Ganj before my husband would join me for two weeks of travel in India.
World Environment Day 2014 lha 3Today ( June 5), Lha collaborated with the Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) and the Clean Upper Dharamsala Programme (CUDP) to observe World Environment Day. The programme started at 10am, where students from the nearby Dharamshala Cantonment School marched around the market to make the public aware of the environmental issues. […]