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The Gesar Fund

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Surmang Europe Foundation Becomes Gesar Fund

The “Gesar Fund” is a new name for the European foundation within the Shambhala Mandala that supports medical and educational projects in Tibetan areas. We recently broadened our activities beyond Surmang to Kham and Golok and extended them beyond just health care to include education.

We have offered our services to Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche in choosing our projects in the area of health care and education in Kham and Golok. This is due to the connection of Sakyong Mipham and Khandro Tseyang with – and responsibility for – people in Kham and Golok.

In order to express our connection to the Shambhala mandala, we chose a new name for our foundation: Gesar Fund. This name reflects the Shambhala view of taking care of physical and social well being as part of creating enlightened society. We are pleased to announce two new projects for which we are fundraising. Continue…

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A Progress Report

A Progress Report

On January 21st, 2009, I wrote a letter to the Vajradhatu sangha and the Shambhala community, stating that from this time forward it is my intention to focus on the propagation of the teachings of my root guru, the Great Vidyadhara, Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche, and his ... continue
Posted April 27, 2009 by

Jongeren uit Amsterdam

Amsterdam is begonnen met het houden van Youth Nights om het voor jongeren makkelijker te maken in contact te komen met het Boeddhisme en met elkaar. Tijdens het laatste Buddhist Youth Festival lieten veel deelnemers weten hoe belangrijk het voor hen is om andere jongeren in het ... continue
Posted March 13, 2009 by tmkoot

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