Pokhara - 25 Hemja, Kaski, Nepal

Month: April 2021

20 APR

Admission of 22 New Monks

A Group Photo after receiving Novice Vows

It is truly a great pleasure to inform all our dear dharma friends that on April 12, 2021, we officially admitted a group of 22 students from various parts of the country. This afternoon, the chief abbot of the monastery, Venerable Khen Rinpoche Kunga Dhondup la bestowed novice vows to them. During the program, Khen Rinpoche cut their hair, presented them gifts, new robes, names and given them some very basic teachings like staying away from stealing, lying and consuming alcohol etc. We heartily welcome them to the monastery once again and wish them meaning life and wonderful time ahead.

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20 APR

Health Talk on COVID-19

Dr. Martijn Geilen expressing His Views

On April 10, 2021, after the morning school assembly, our long time friend cum sponsor of the monastery, honorable Dr. Martijn Geilen la from the Netherlands gave a health talk on Coronavirus to the school family members upon the request of the monastery office. In his speech, he talked on how this disease gets spread and stressed on the importance of abiding all safety measures to protect oneself and all from this deadly disease. At the end, the monastery principal, Venerable Lama Ngawang Tashi la thanked Mr. Martijn la on behalf of all Pema Ts’alians by presenting a ceremonial scarf and a thangka of the great dharma king, Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyaltsen for his time, talk and unwavering supporting to the monks’ health and education.

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