Saturday, January 8, 2011

monks at Burtuk monastery

Originally uploaded by xtremepeaks
Students at Burtuk monastery near Gangtok in Sikkim. This small monastery in the village serves the spiritual needs of the area. There are currently 24 young monks who live and study here. They live under basic living conditions with help from the villagers. The monastery desparately needs a new kitchen to be built, to be able to feed the novices and teachers properly.
Any help and donations will be most appreciated, please contact: Persis Lepcha (persislepcha at +91 9635339483 or Karma Lepcha at +91 9851634194
Head Lama - Thenlay Champo, Teacher: Topgay Lama

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