22 – 24 March, 2017 – Tergar Monastery, Bodhgaya
72 delegates, representing 27 different monasteries and nunneries, schools and communities from across the Himalayan region, gathered at Tergar Monastery for the 8th annual Khoryug conference. Khoryug was founded in 2009 by the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje as an environmental association of Tibetan Buddhist monasteries and nunneries all working towards environmental protection, sustainability and climate change resilience. Khoryug is an initiative of Kun Kyong Charitable Trust and Khoryug Advisor, Dekila Chungyalpa and Khoryug’s Program Officer, Lhakpa Tsering, initiated the day with a warm greeting to all participants.
This year’s conference focused on disaster management and waste management. Sessions over the course of the three days featured training on these topics as well as Read the rest of this article