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.


Parinirvana Commemoration at Surmang Dutsi Til

The 30th anniversary of the parinirvana of Chögyam Trungpa XI Rinpoche was marked with a three-day practice period at his home monastery in eastern Tibet in early April.
Chöseng Trungpa XII Rinpoche, assisted by Aten (Chetsang) Rinpoche, led approximately sixty monks, twenty-five nuns, and two hundred lay people during this event at Surmang Dutsi Til. Among the practices performed …