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Honeymoon Pilgrimage

Honeymoon Pilgrimage – HIGHLIGHT

by Eric Rugani and Nadine Zerbel, of the Shambhala Center in Marseille, France This is an excerpt of the longer article which can be found in a number of installments on the Shambhala Europe Blog. See below for links to the longer articles. At the time of ... continue
Posted December 9, 2011 by
Wonderful Perfect: Interview with Gesar Fund's Nyima Kunga

Wonderful Perfect: Interview with Gesar Fund’s Nyima Kunga – HIGHLIGHT

by Maarten Regtien, editor of the dutch Drala Magazine Nyima Kunga, from Chindu, Tibet, is a board member of the Gesar Fund. Each year in the summer he, his wife and son travel to Tibet, not only to reunite with family, but also to check on whether ... continue
Posted September 4, 2011 by
Gesar Fund Supports Surmang Area

Gesar Fund Supports Surmang Area

[caption id=”attachment_25957″ align=”alignright” width=”250″ >Gesar Fund website in Dutch. by Maarten Regtien Help for the Earthquake Over the last months, money has mainly been collected to help the victims of the earthquake in the province of Yushu. Thanks to the gifts we received we currently are buying tsampa, ... continue
Posted September 3, 2011 by
Poignant Transition for the Surmang Region

Poignant Transition for the Surmang Region – HIGHLIGHT

This update on the general conditions in Jyekundo (Chinese: Yushu), one year after the earthquake that devastated the city, comes from Konchok Foundation board member Holly Gayley, who recently traveled to the Surmang region in eastern Tibet. More than a year after the devastating earthquake in April ... continue
Posted June 24, 2011 by Holly
Demolition in Jyekundo, Shedra Construction Resumes at Surmang

Demolition in Jyekundo, Shedra Construction Resumes at Surmang – HIGHLIGHT

By Lyndon Comstock Jyekundo, post-earthquake, is now the blue city, as Khenpo calls it, due to the thousands of government issued tents. As of June, all of the population still living in the city are residing in tents. In this picture, one can see that razing of ... continue
Posted June 11, 2010 by
49th Day Commemoration for Quake Victims

49th Day Commemoration for Quake Victims – HIGHLIGHT

By Lyndon Comstock For the thousands of people who perished in the recent earthquake in Tibet this coming Wednesday, June 2 is the 49th day after their death. Traditionally, this day represents the culmination of the period of compassionate meditations on behalf of the deceased. Please consider ... continue
Posted May 31, 2010 by
From Quake Recovery to Shedra Construction

From Quake Recovery to Shedra Construction – HIGHLIGHT

This is the latest update from the Konchok Foundation on earthquake relief efforts by Surmang monks. It suggests the urgency of returning to shedra construction in order to accommodate the educational needs of area families displaced by the earthquake. By Lyndon Comstock Large scale clearing of rubble, and ... continue
Posted May 23, 2010 by
Ten Thousand Pounds of Tsampa

Ten Thousand Pounds of Tsampa – HIGHLIGHT

The Konchok Foundation continues to compile updates on the conditions in Jyekundo and relief efforts by the Surmang leadership, made possible by the generosity of the Shambhala community. This update, by Lyndon Comstock, covers the period May 4 to May 10. By Lyndon Comstock Earthquake relief efforts in ... continue
Posted May 12, 2010 by
Update on Earthquake Relief Efforts

Update on Earthquake Relief Efforts – HIGHLIGHT

Lyndon Comstock of the Konchok Foundation provides the following Earthquake Relief Update Report, covering the period April 28 to May 3. Evacuation of Jyekundo Underway The situation in Jyekundo has now moved beyond the emergency rescue and relief efforts of the first two weeks after the April 14 ... continue
Posted May 5, 2010 by
Munsel School - Surviving the Earthquake

Munsel School – Surviving the Earthquake – HIGHLIGHT

It is Tuesday night at 11PM. Khenpo Gawang is in Memphis at the computer waiting for a Skype call from Yushu. This is the third week of giving dharma teaching to a group of villagers. Time goes by and no one comes online for ... continue
Posted May 4, 2010 by candia_ludy
Jyekundo Earthquake Photo Essay by Khenpo Tsering

Jyekundo Earthquake Photo Essay by Khenpo Tsering – HIGHLIGHT

Khenpo Tsering has sent photos from the days following the Jyekundo Earthquake, chronicling the wreckage from the quake and relief efforts by the Surmang leadership with funds generously donated by the Shambhala community to the Konchok Foundation. These are published here on the Shambhala Times in ... continue
Posted April 30, 2010 by
Ongoing Relief Efforts by the Surmang Team

Ongoing Relief Efforts by the Surmang Team – HIGHLIGHT

Khenpo Tsering has continued to update the Konchok Foundation daily about the ongoing efforts by the Surmang team to support those affected by the earthquake. Aten Rinpoche, along with several monks, remains in Jyekundo. Trungpa XII Rinpoche and others of the monks are at Surmang, continuing ... continue
Posted April 29, 2010 by
Quake Update - Emergency Aid Reaching Jyekundo

Quake Update – Emergency Aid Reaching Jyekundo – HIGHLIGHT

Lyndon Comstock of the Konchok Foundation offers the following Jyekundo Earthquake Relief Update, a composite report of conversations with Surmang leadership from April 21 to 23. Khenpo Tsering said that the situation in Jyekundo as to relief supplies had improved somewhat in the last couple of days. ... continue
Posted April 24, 2010 by
Thousands of Monks in Jyekundo for Quake Relief Efforts

Thousands of Monks in Jyekundo for Quake Relief Efforts – HIGHLIGHT

By Lyndon Comstock Khenpo Tsering reported that there are now five or six thousand monks in Jyekundo helping with the relief efforts. Although most of them have been involved in digging for survivors or the bodies of the dead until now, or in distributing food, the digging ... continue
Posted April 20, 2010 by
Latest News on the Earthquake

Latest News on the Earthquake

Jyekundo in ruins after the earthquake. Khenpo Tsering of Surmang Monastery has been able to recharge his cell phone from a battery at his house and phoned Lyndon Comstock of the Konchok Foundation last night. Lady Konchok was also able to speak with Khenpo Tsering, and asked ... continue
Posted April 16, 2010 by


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