by Wayne Schlegel My wife Leslie Potter and I have had the privilege of teaching English at Lha for the past two months, she in the Beginners class and I in the advanced. It has been a wonderful experience on many levels, both professional and personal, and we heartedly recommend it to both
By Lodoe Gyatso Moving to McLeod Ganj was one of the best ideas I had in my life. My wife and I have lived here for two years and have had the privilege of meeting many new friends.
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.
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 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 […]