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Climate Adaptation & Disaster Management Workshop, Rumtek, Sikkim India

Posted on May 16th, 2012, by

Climate Adaptation & Disaster Management Workshop

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Environmental Workshop in Rumtek, Dharma Chakra Center, Sikkim, India

Posted on May 9th, 2012, by

Environmental Workshop in Rumtek, Dharma Chakra Center, Sikkim, India Sikkim branch of WWF India, CEE (Center for Environment Education) of New Delhi and Rumtek Environment Committee jointly organized a workshop on the theme Climate Adaptation and Disaster Management from 3rd, 4th, 5th of May in the  shrine hall of Karma Shri Nalanda...

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Rumtek Environmental Committee planted 300 trees to celebrate HH Karmapa’s birthday

Posted on June 27th, 2010, by

This is to giving you a glimpse of His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje’s Birthday. The great occasion started by offering Sang at 6 AM and also one thousand butter lamp offeringa and hosting of prayer flags. It was followed by gathering of the monks of Damang, Sherda & lay people and offering of mandala and...

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World Environment Day Activities at Rumtek Monastery

Posted on June 25th, 2010, by

5th June Rumtek Environment Conservation Committee organized a World Environment Day plantation at Rumtek Monastery. A group of monks from Dharma Chakra Centre gathered and planted tree saplings that are naturally found in Sikkim in the mountain sides behind the monastery. Here are some photos from the Plantation Project: Make...

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Rumtek Monastery and community pay their condolences to the survivors of Kyegudo earthquake

Posted on April 16th, 2010, by

This afternoon the Sangha members of Dharma Chakra Centre, Karma Sri Nalanda Institute and the lay community of Rumtek Monastery paid their condolences to the victims and survivors of the catastrophic earthquake that struck parts of Kham province in Tibet on the morning of 14th April 2010.   As  directed by His Holiness the 17th...

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Prayers for earthquake victims in Tibet

Posted on April 14th, 2010, by
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It is with great sadness that we inform of a devastating earthquake that has hit the Kyegu region in Kham, Tibet on the morning of 14th April 2010, which has claimed more than 400 lives and injured around 10,000. His Holiness the Karmapa has directed all the Kagyu Monasteries to hold the following prayers; Zangchod Monlam (Aspirational...

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Rumtek Monastery Carries Out Springshed Assessment with WWF Sikkim

Posted on March 17th, 2010, by

RUMTEK MONASTERY CARRIES OUT SPRINGSHED ASSESSMENT WITH WWF SIKKIM February 5th 2010: First day started with a field visit to Monastery’s Spring of Rumtek block – (in East Sikkim) along with Ms. Priyadarshnee Shrestha, Co-ordinator-WWF, Sikkim. The spring is situated about 2kms from the Monastery. The spring water is collected in...

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Solar Project

Posted on February 6th, 2010, by

  Dear Dharma Friends, This is to bring to your kind notice that we, Environment  Conservation Committee, Rumtek  Monastery is going to convey Tashi Delek to all the Dharma Centre and all the Monasteries on the auspicious occasions of Tibetan New Year (L cipro osar) which is on coming 14th. Here, our Environment Committee has already...

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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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