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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.
Graduation Ceremony at Losar

For Losar, the Tibetan new year, the winter session of the Children’s Education Program at the Surmang Shedra ended with a festive graduation and awards ceremony. The Surmang Shedra will hold another session for children after the new year celebrations wind down. These sessions of the Children’s Education Program are intensive, seven days per week. As usual, monks will teach the ...

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