Student Exchange

Under the Cultural Exchange progamme, Lha hosted this year’s first student group from Rustic Pathways. Eleven students visited from the Lycée Français de San Francisco, a bilingual French school. During their three day stay in McLeod Ganj, the students engaged

Community Clean up

Another mass clean-up took place in Mcleod Ganj on April 15, organised by Lha as part of our Environmental Protection and Awarness project. There were more than 90 participants including Lha staff members, students and volunteers. The clean-up started from the main

Volunteering With Young Children

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 […]

German Teacher at Lha

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,

Medical Students Group from Louisiana

In July 2016, Lha hosted 12 medical students from Louisiana State University. Led by Professor Neil Guidry, the group visited Tibetan medical centres in Dharamshala to get more exposure to the Tibetan medical system. At Delek Hospital, Dr Tenzin Desel spoke to them about Tibetan medical perceptions and the prevailing common diseases in the Tibetan […]