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Message from Rabjam Rinpoche: Second Anniversary of the Nepal Earthquake

Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche, myself, the Shechen monks and nuns will be praying for all those who died and suffered two years ago as a result of the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal. We send our heartfelt thanks to all the donors who supported our monks’ efforts to help victims and communities through disaster relief. We are […]

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Restore Shechen News

The restoration work on the Shechen main temple has reached a new milestone. Thanks to hundreds of generous donors from over 30 countries we were able to finally reach this stage of rebuilding after the 2015 earthquakes. The temple will be able to be used this year for the annual ceremonies. On February 17th Rabjam […]

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Eco Group Disaster Training

After the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal, the monks from the Shechen Monastery Eco Group went right to work helping hundreds of people in need. They were able to use the skills they learned from the Karuna-Shechen First-Responder Disaster Relief Training the year before. This year, the monks invited the Nepal Red Cross to the monastery […]

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Meet the Teachers of Shechen School: Part 5

Meet Hira Devi Rai “I am from the Bhojpur district of Nepal, a mountainous region. I did my primary schooling in my village and completed my college degree in education in Kathmandu. I majored in teaching languages. I taught in many schools in Nepal before I settled on the Shechen School two years ago. I teach Nepali language and I am delighted to […]

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Consecration in Shechen Tibet

Message from the editor: Although news of the consecration of the newly built temple at the historic Shechen monastery in Tibet has already been shared on Shechen’s social media pages, we felt that this was such a significant event that it deserves more in-depth coverage such as we have endeavored to outline here. We do […]

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Meet the Teachers of Shechen School: Part 4

Lopen Choying Randol, Adminstrator and Teacher “My name is Choying Rangdol Rokaya.I am from the remote Dolpa district of Nepal.I came to Shechen Monastery when I was 12 and studied at the Shechen School. After that, I attended  Dratsang (monastic training in sacred arts) to study Buddhist rituals and texts, and then completed the nine-year […]

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Meet the Teachers of Shechen School: Part 3

Meet Dorzin Thinley: Teacher and Caretaker for the Children of Shechen Monastery: “My name is Thinley Gurung (aka Dorzin Thinley). More than twenty years ago Rinpoche gave me the responsibility to look after and teach the little monks (age 5 to 15) of Shechen Monastery. During that time I also participated in the first three-year retreat. During that time […]

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Parinirvana Ceremonies

New York Parinirvana Ceremonies for Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche On October 19 the Shechen Dharma Friends of NYC hosted an all-day ceremony honoring the 25th  anniversary of the parinirvana of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. Over 150 people attended the annual ceremony that was held at the Sherpa Temple in Queens, New York. The guru yoga from the terma (treasure teachings) […]

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Meet the Shechen School Teachers Part 2

Meet the Teachers of the Shechen School Jhabindra Kumar Subedi Principal of the Shechen School “My name is Jhabindra Kumar Subedi (aka Karma Tsering). I born at the eastern Terai region of Nepal. I did my primary education in my village and then came to Kathmandu for higher studies in science, law, and education. I […]

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Your Generous Support Brings Success!

Success – Thanks to you! Thank you all for the heartwarming and generous response to the Shechen School in Nepal’s request for help furnishing its new classrooms and for a washing machine. Any funds we received above the budget will be used for school supplies and books which are always needed. With appreciation, Students of […]

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