December 2009 Archive

Khoryug in Action! Clean up around Tergar Monastery

Posted on December 26th, 2009, by

KHORYUG IN ACTION! On the afternoon of Christmas Day, over 150 members of Khoryug met at the front of the gates of Tergar Monastery to clean up the surrounding area, including the roads, ditches, wetlands and lake nearby. Participating in the clean up were monks and nuns of all the Khoryug monasteries as well as visitors from far away...

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Karmapa Launches a New Website for Environmental Protection!

Posted on December 20th, 2009, by

Following the conclusion of teachings on Nagarjuna’s Letter to a Friend, His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, presented Khoryug; a newly formed association of Kagyu Buddhist monasteries carrying out environmental projects under his leadership and our new website www.khoryug.com. Khoryug, Tibetan for Environment,...

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Thrangu Environmental Club Presents…

Posted on December 16th, 2009, by

Thrangu Environmental Club would like to present some of our work in the recent months in Thrangu Tashi Yangtse Gompa, Namo Buddha. Because of the combination of the area’s natural beauty and the grandeur of the monastery, our monastery has become a major tourist destination for Nepali pilgrims, foreign tourists, and school groups....

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Rumtek Monastery Activities

Posted on December 13th, 2009, by
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Following the 1st Conference for Environmental Protection, Ven. Dy. General Secretary, K. Chungyalpa, Khenpo Kalsang, Chotrim Woser Jungney & ECC member, Tashi gave a talk to the Students of Thumi Sambhota School, Gangtok in order to motivate them to protect the environment. Rumtek donated  Use Me garbage bins and issued the...

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Posted in: Rumtek Monastery.

Pullahari Photo Blog

Posted on December 13th, 2009, by

Pullahari sits on top of a mountain and overlooks the Kathmandu valley. It is especially beautiful and serene in the mornings. In Pullahari, we have planted a variety of trees and plants. We also plant vegetables and herbs in and around the grounds of the Monastery. This is an on-going activity.Our gardens are very beautiful. Over the...

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Thrangu Tara Abbey Offers a Mandala of Flowers

Posted on December 8th, 2009, by

We live in Thrangu Tara Abbey in Nepal. After His Holiness the Karmapa called us for the Environment Conference, we made an aspiration then that we would turn our nunnery into a paradise. His Holiness’s vision that all monasteries and nunneries should take care of the Earth as part of  our vinaya vow changed how we see the world. ...

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Posted in: Thrangu Tara Abbey.