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  • Surmang Shedra

    Capping a decade-long effort, plans are now underway to complete and launch the shedra—monastic college—over the coming summer and fall at Surmang Dutsi Til monastery in eastern Tibet.
  • Children’s Education Program

    Since 2008, the Konchok Foundation has sponsored a Children's Education Program at Surmang, which serves more than two hundred local children, girls and boys, during peak periods.
Annual Chakrasamvara Dance

The Chakrasamvara dance is a celebratory occasion that annually gathers up to a thousand local people at Surmang to watch the festivities over three days. Since 2009, the Twelfth Trungpa, Chökyi Senge Rinpoche, has led off the dance, and more than forty monks participated this year in its performance. The Chakrasamvara dance is an annual tradition that goes back several ...

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