Tibet'S ARCHIVE

  • Members of Bodhicharya Kent are going to do the Three Peak Challenge (climbing the biggest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales (Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Mount Snowdon) over a period of 72 hours. Funds raised will be split between the Charity Rigul Trust and the Community Group, Bodhicharya Kent.  If you would like to […]

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  • Dear Friends Worldwide, Celebration! It is with great gratitude to all who have so generously donated for the cost of an ambulance for Dr Chuga and the health clinic in Rigul that we announce that together we have reached our target of £10,000 GBP for the car/ambulance. Thank you so much for your kindness, it’s greatly appreciated. On […]

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  • Rigul Trust are happy to welcome Sarah Delfont and Colin R. Moore as new Trustees in place of Frank Goh and Brigid Shaugnessy. Many thanks to former trustees Frank, Brigid and Jude Tarrant, who retired earlier, for their great contribution towards Rigul Trust and helping so many people through the Trust. Margaret Richardson will continue […]

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  • On 13/6/14 on the auspicious day of Fullmoon of Saga Dawa Ringu Tulku’s uncle Thendup Dorjee’s stupa was consecrated by the Tulkus, Khenpos and monks of Rigul Monastery. It was built in Rigul village under the dedicated leadership of Dr. Chuga.

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  • Francois has arrived safe and sound in Rigul, Tibet. Here he sends a photo of himself and some of the children taken on his safe arrival on Monday 14th October. Francois has also forwarded this message from Khenpo Senge about the Rigul children: “I want to express my appreciation to all the sponsors and Rigul […]

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  • Corby Council adopts Tibetan village of Rigul Corby is to forge links with a Tibetan community after the borough council agreed to adopt the remote village of Rigul. The move means the council has become the first in Britain to formally partner a community in Tibet and it is hoped other places in the UK […]

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  • Dear Friends As many of you will know, Ringu Tulku Rinpoche was born in Rigul, Kham , Tibet, and he is still the Abbot and director of Rigul monastery. Through many difficult years, Rinpoche has had to operate from afar, in a position of exile in India. Students, friends and family worldwide have helped Rinpoche […]

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  • Refugee Week is a UK-wide programme of events that celebrates the contribution of refugees to the UK and promotes better understanding of why people seek sanctuary.  Since being invaded in 1949, more than 1/6th of Tibet’s population of 6 million have died as a direct result of the Chinese occupation, and over 150,000 have fled […]

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  • Sanitation in the form of a water tap and now the first toilet in Rigul village will soon both be available to the community in this remote part of Tibet. Previously the families of this mountainous region had to transport cooking and washing water from the nearby river by hand, even through the harsh winter […]

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  • A Tribute to Lama Riga, founder of Rigul School   We are very sad to hear the news of the sudden death of Lama Riga, who was a monk from the nearby monastery in Rigul in Tibet, and the founder of Rigul School. Lama Riga worked tirelessly to complete the building and to make improvements […]

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