Unexpected obstacle as 2021 construction begins!

Construction has started again for the 2021 building season with the intention of completing it this year. Now, due to the economic consequences of the pandemic, inflation in China and Tibet has caused a huge increase in the prices of building materials. The construction costs of the Shedra project have risen because of this. We …

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Supplies and equipment for the Shedra

The Shedra is taking shape on the outside, but there is still much work still to do on the inside. As the rooms of the Shedra take form, it is now time to focus on providing supplies and materials to furnish and equip them. Children are the future of Tibet. They need an education that …

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2021 Wonderful News!

We begin 2021 with wonderful news! An anonymous donor has gifted Kilung Foundation the funds to complete the construction phase of rebuilding the Kilung Shedra! We are now requesting donations to fully furnish and equip the Shedra complex – temples, classrooms, dormitories, library, kitchen, community rooms and health clinic. Here are the four levels of …

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Innovative solar cap going up!

One of the most special features of the Kilung Shedra is the solar cap. This large expanse of special glass will cover most of the inner courtyard and will provide passive solar heat for the building. It will create sun-warmed sheltered spaces where students and monks can study during the day, while producing passive heat …

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