2014 End of Year Letter From Rinpoche

December 21, 2014 Dear Board members of Yeru Bön Center, my students and friends. We are at the doorstep of a New Year, 2015. We welcome it warmly and happily and at the same time prepare farewell parties for the outgoing year of 2014 with thanks and appreciation. This 2014

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Small children's lunch

Tuesday at sMenri

David goes to sMenri Monastery (Part 10) Nyima, Jason and I we went to the BCH about 12:30. The caretaker, Mr. Lodu, had purchased the special meal ingredients, and the students were excited to have it. We visited the small children’s dining room first, watched them be served, then hold

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Children at schoolyard

Monday at sMenri

David goes to sMenri Monastery (Part 9) Nyima, Jason and I went down to the BCH in the afternoon. We met with Kelsang, the secretary; Phontsuk, the sponsorship coordinator; and Tsering Dorje, the accountant. This was their chance to tell me in more detail the problems and challenges they face.

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GIrls Dorm - Small Children (1)

The Business Side

David goes to sMenri Monastery (Part 4) While meeting in the administrative offices I learned that not only have the BCH children scored highly in the recent academic competitions, but the day before they had gone to Chandighar and competed in a track and field competition where 500 schools from

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View from Guest House - BCH in mid-left, school mid-right, Nunnery farther behind on right.  Foreground are Dolanji villager houses.

The Office of the BCH

David goes to sMenri Monastery (Part 3) After our audience with HH, we went down to the BCH. The entire village of Dolanji is built into the side of one of the foothills of the Himalayas, a steep hill or mountain. The monastery is nearly at the top of the

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