As a part of our Cultural Exchange Programme Lha hosted three different groups of American students in June. The first group included 14 students from Tulane University who stayed in Dharamsala from June 6 to 24. They participated in our mutual learning programme and helped our Tibetan students to learn English. The American students also […]
We are thrilled to share the good news with our dear donors and supporters that after three months, we have successfully finished work on a new state-of-the-art hall on the top floor of Ahimsa house. His eminence Professor Samdhong Rinpoche, despite his busy schedule, inaugurated and consecrated our new hall and blessed the staff and […]
On 5th June 2016, Lha, in collaboration with Tibet Charity organised a mass clean up to mark World Environment Day. There were more than 120 participants including volunteers, students and staff members who eagerly took part in picking up rubbish around Temple Road. While some volunteers focused on Lingkor Road and the Kora, or circumambulation, […]
On June 4, 2016, Lha organised a charity clothes giveaway in Mcleod Ganj, Dharamshala where around 28,000 new or old clothing items were distributed completely free of charge.
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.
Lobsang Damchoe has been teaching Tibetan at LHA for just under a year and his class has been a huge success.
Two of Lha Charitable Trust’s staff, Mr Lobsang Rabsel, Deputy Director and Miss Dorji Kyi, Programme Manager, attended a three-day conference Strengthening Tibetan Civil Society at Tarabling, Dehradun from April 7-9. The conference was co-hosted by SOIR-IM, The Tibet Fund and the Tibet Relief Fund. Around 35 representatives from 20 different Tibetan civil society organisations […]
Last summer during my stay in Dharamkot I met Wolfgang, a German traveler on a spiritual quest. He was a keen listener and well aware of the stubbornness that sets in after a certain age. His willingness to challenge his own notions and accept new ideas made him a very interesting person to talk to. During one of […]
THIS MONTH’S VOLUNTEER STORY Volunteer job at Lha: English teacher Back home, in Ecuador, I got caught up in stress and the normal anxiety of a busy life. I felt I needed a break to get some perspective so I decided to leave it all, listen to my heart and pursue a crazy dream I […]
In 2009, following a long-term IT contract in London, I decided to take time out. After months of job insecurity, I needed to de-stress. I went mountain-biking and ate healthier food. Gradually, I realised I could live a totally different existence. In September 2011, early morning, I got off the bus in the McLeod Ganj […]