Current Projects

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  • Surmang Shedra

    Capping a decade-long effort, plans are now underway to complete and launch the shedra—monastic college—over the coming summer and fall at Surmang Dutsi Til monastery in eastern Tibet.


  • Children’s Education Program

    Since 2008, the Konchok Foundation has sponsored a Children’s Education Program at Surmang, which serves more than two hundred local children, girls and boys, during peak periods.


Konchok Board Members Visit Surmang

Two Konchok Foundation board members, Lyndon Comstock and Jessie Litven, were part of a group of Westerners who visited Surmang Dutsi Til this summer. A major purpose of their trip was to meet with Chöseng Trungpa Rinpoche (left with Lyndon Comstock) to learn about the remarkable progress made in his plans for the monastery.
There are three large construction projects winding …