The April 2015 earthquakes severely damaged the buildings at Thrangu Tara Abbey, Thrangu Tashi Choeling Monastery and SMD Boarding School.  Assistance is still needed to support the girls and women at the nunnery, the boys and men at the monastery, and the students at SMD.   Nunnery video      Monastery video      School video  Deep gratitude to Michael Kastenbaum for the videos. To help, go here

SMD Boarding School students
Namo Buddha Foundation Canada
 was established in 2000 at the request of the 
  Venerable Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche 

Thrangu Rinpoche has many projects in Asia that look after the educational needs of those who want to study Buddhism in Nepal, Tibet and India. 

The long term aim is to
  • preserve the culture, language and Buddhist way of life of the Himalayas
  • give Himalayan children tools to build a better future to help their own people
The projects provide 
  • superior education
  • nutritious food
  • health services
  • social support
There are 
  • monasteries for monks
  • an abbey for nuns
  • schools for children
  • monastic colleges
  • free clinics
  • retreat centres for monastics and lay-practitioners from all over the world.



             Buddhist Training 

A registered Canadian charitable foundation for the Very Venerable Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche's projects in Nepal

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