Leh, Ladakh, September 11 – His Holiness Karmapa inaugurated a school in Leh yesterday. The school has been built with support from His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Charitable Trust and managed by Nalanda Dharma Centre.
The school will give education of both Tibetan Buddhism and modern sciences to children of Ladakh region, especially from remote areas. The initial batch of students enrolled are from Drokpa tribe of remote Da-Hanu areas of Ladakh.
From Ladakh, He will visit Mahey Gonpa, one of affiliated branch monastery of Rumtek Monastery, His Holiness is scheduled to give Empowerment and teachings at Mahey Gonpa.
His Holiness in Ladakh, September 11, 2008 (Photographer: Karma Norbu)