New Library at the Kilung Shedra

What comes to mind when you think of a library? The distinct feel, smell, and sound of such a sacred and awe-inspiring refuge breathes life into our memories and minds. Picture this…a brand new library combining modern and traditional, filled with knowledge and potential. This is what we are building together in Dzachuka. There will be …

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Early November Shedra photos

The exterior of the Shedra has been completed!!! Now the interior work is being finished. We are currently fundraising for the furnishing and supplies. You can DONATE HERE! Our goal is that the Shedra and Children’s School re-open in the spring. Help us complete the interior so that we can re-open the Shedra this spring! …

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Kilung Shedra 2018 Construction Video

View this summary of the construction of the Kilung Shedra in 2018 HERE. This video details the history of the shedra, its destruction by fire in 2016, and the current rebuilding of a modern shedra that will serve the educational, community, and spiritual needs of Dzachuka nomad children and monastics.   Funds are still needed …

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Nyima and Yangzom

As a result of the fire, the hardships of continuing the schooling in temporary structures, and construction delays, there was no school or shedra this year. Here are the personal stories of two Dzachuka children who have been impacted by the closure of the Kilung Children’s School after the fire that destroyed the structure in …

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Shedra monks still studying but at other monasteries

While waiting for the rebuilding of the Kilung Shedra, the children and monks have scattered in different places, some at home, some in public school, and some at other Shedras such as Dzogchen, Shechen, Jangma, Palpung and Machen. Thirty-one monks and six school children are supported to continue in their studies by small stipends from …

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