Nepal // The Kathmandu Valley //

Volunteering in Boudha


One of the simplest ways to spend some time in Boudha without committing to full-time study (see Boudha’s dharma scene) is to volunteer with one of the many charities sponsored by the Tibetan monasteries. One of the biggest is Karuna Shechen (w, run by French author and monk Mathieu Ricard and based at Shechen monastery, which operates clinics and schools in Nepal, Tibet and India. Another, Rokpa (w, runs a winter soup kitchen and a home for street children.

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