December 5 2019
Twenty years ago, Matthieu Ricard set out to build a better world for the people of the Himalayan region through the founding of Karuna-Shechen. Working in remote and underserved villages, made poss...
In India, as part of our education program, we conduct regular physical education and yoga classes for underprivileged children from isolated Bihar villages. And they love it! More than 500 children participate in our classes.
Check out this short video of one our physical education classes.
Children taking part in our yoga classes and enjoying themselves:
This project has proven so popular with the local children that we decided to train more teachers. They are all selected from within the communities we serve.
Pictures our 2014 Yoga Teacher Trainings:
November 15 2019
Karuna-Shechen’s projects are developed to serve the needs of villagers and communities in remote and under-served areas of Nepal, India, and Tibet. While we gauge success based on the number of peo...
Meet the villagers, our team, and all those who make our work possible. Discover the values that guide and inspire us. And learn how your generous support improves the living conditions of 250,000 peo...