News

October 1 2018

India: 120 village preschool workers trained!

On September 8 and 10, more than 120 childcare workers and government supervisors took part in the training held in BodhGaya by the Karuna-Shechen staff on the subject of the role of play in the life ...

September 17 2018

Yoga for Karuna: Join the Movement!

Together, we’re building an altruistic movement! Please join us to support children and women in need in some of the most remote and underserved villages of northern India, the birthplace of yoga. ...

September 2 2018

Yoga For Karuna: How it Began

Yoga for Karuna is a collaborative effort, born from the goodwill of a few yoga enthusiasts and expanded to spread a message of kindness and solidarity to build a better world! Ulrika Dezé is a yo...

August 24 2018

Welcome Back to School! – Matthieu Ricard

Matthieu Ricard shares his best wishes for all the children and adult students returning to school this fall. Each year, your generous donations to Karuna-Shechen improve the learning conditions for t...

August 20 2018

Nepal: A School for Children in Funglin

At 2100 meters above sea level in the mountains of Nepal, we’re building an elementary school to provide 80 young children access to a quality education that respects their Sherpa heritage. Const...

August 12 2018

Discover our 6 New Schools in Nepal

In the small, remote Nepalese village of Taapkebid, a young girl has big dreams. “I have goals,” says 9-year-old Lalita, "and I know that without education or work, my dreams will not come true...

August 5 2018

Construction in Jharkhand: Making Progress!

Throughout the year, we are sharing updates as we build a health clinic and training center in the Indian state of Jharkhand. We invite you to follow along as the project unfolds and comes to life. ...