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 […]
Volunteer Job at Lha: English Teacher By Addison Kamb from the United States I was raised by a former Buddhist nun from Myanmar – raised to value meditation, raised on mantras of peace, raised with a respect of the way Buddhists view the world. So when I was applying for a fellowship at my school, the […]
Volunteer Job at Lha: German teacher and Contact news writer By Agnes Kugler Hello, my name is Agnes. I am a student from Austria and I volunteered with Lha for a little over two months. My main purpose for coming to McLeod Ganj was actually to do research for my Masters thesis on Tibetans living […]
Volunteer Job at Lha: English teacher by Tony Collier There’s a saying which goes “the best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others”. Volunteering with Lha offers you just that.
By Graham and Kristy Henderson The children still talk about the Chinese government. At first, they asked why the Chinese government was so mean to the Tibetans, why didn’t they like Tibetans. As their understanding grew, they incorporated the story into their games. Sitting in our hotel room one night, they dressed up in “monk […]
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 […]
Volunteer name: Angela West-Sharma Volunteer job at Lha: German Teacher at Lha By Angela West-Sharma “Do you meditate? Do you practise meditation?” The question of the young Tibetan, who caught me at the Temples Kora, walking the wrong direction (not clockwise) and patiently answering my questions about buddhism, struck me and made me smile. Yes indeed,
I find myself remembering this beautiful writer from Lithuania, who first visited Tibet in the 90’s and then revisited whenever she could till the year she passed away.