After the April 2015 earthquake, many of Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling’s existing structures housing the monastic community were no longer safe for use, and others were no longer capable of withstanding a future earthquake. To meet the needs of our growing monastic community, Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche and the monks of Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling decided to build new living spaces for the monastics, who have dedicated their lives to the practice, preservation, and dissemination of the Buddha’s teachings.
The progress has been remarkable. The western wing of the monks quarters were completed in early 2020 and on the day before Losar, February 26, Rinpoche inaugurated this new building. The next project is a new building to connect the western and eastern wings of the monks’ quarters. This building will eventually serve as housing for the senior monks and lamas, and until that time serve as housing for the young monks.
Help is needed to complete this project. With your support, this building can be completed in about one year. Many of us have had the good fortune to spend time with the ever-compassionate and learned monks of Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling, either in Nepal, at the Gomdes in our own countries, or in public teachings.
Supporting the monks is a blessing. You are directly helping the holders of a living wisdom tradition fully absorb the Buddha’s teachings and, in turn, carry out activities around the world that benefit others in countless ways.