jueves, 15 de enero de 2015

Vikramasila Foundation
Palden Sakya Centers

Khenpo Pema Wangdak, Director
4 W. 101 St., #63, New York, NY 10025

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Updates from Pema Ts'al Sakya Monastic Institute, Pokhara, Nepal--for more updates--please go to:

Warmest greetings from the monastery and once again Happy New Year 2015 to all!

Attached please the class photos of our school and college and staff members. The monastery has now 79 students in the school studying from Upper Kindergarten to class VII. We have 22 in the college.

Our college students had the Final Exam of the Buddhist Philosophy on December 31. Twelve of them have completed B.A. studies in Buddhist Philosophy this year. They will continue to study for M.A. after the Tibetan New Year, which starts this year from February 19.

Last Saturday, our school students had the Inter-House Spelling Contest in three languages. In total, 24 students from grade I to III participated for the contest.

On February 5, we have decided to host the Inter-School English Essay Writing Competition. The schools from all over Pokhara will come for the competition.

Khenpo Kunga la on 45 days White Tara and Hayagriva Retreat. He has completed the White Tara Retreat yesterday. He will come out of the retreat on February 3.

With lots of love and regards,

Faithfully yours,
Lobsang Tsering
(Exe. Secretary)

Pema Ts'al Sakya Monastic Institute
Pokhara, Nepal, pematsal-sakya.org

We are also getting ready for the Free Acupuncture Camp, which will be held at the monastery from January 21 to February 3. We are having three acupuncturists and one assistant from the States.

Dr. Woo Shin and his wife Mrs. Kyung Shin, Dr. Keelan Suzuki and Dr. Yee Trenh.