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The Multipurpose Hall is expected to be ready for the July opening The Khen Rinpoche Lobzang Tsetan Multipurpose Hall now has interior elements and is nearing completion. The Multipurpose Hall will enable indoor performances of debate competition, music classes, drama training, and student art exhibits, and it will allow the Siddhartha community to host events for teachers and the Continue reading We’re on Schedule!

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Siddhartha Alumna is Awarded the 2018 Davis Peace Grant!

Siddhartha School congratulates Tsewang Chuskit. She will use the funding to expand her health education project for Ladakhi women and girls. Tsewang Chuskit, Siddhartha School graduate and co-founder of New Ladakhi Girls (NLG), was awarded the prestigious Davis Peace Project Fellowship last month. Now in its 12th year, the Projects for Peace program funds undergraduates Continue reading Siddhartha Alumna is Awarded the 2018 Davis Peace Grant!

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How do you spell success?
S-I-D-D-H-A-R-T-H-A!

Congratulations to the Spellathon Winners of 2018! The school’s annual spellathon takes place over the course of three weeks. Each student participates according to their own language preference. Languages include English, Hindi, and the traditional Ladakhi language of Bodhi. The event is a favorite among students and is a tiered competition with rounds of spell-offs based Continue reading How do you spell success?
S-I-D-D-H-A-R-T-H-A!

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April 24 -Local Heroes Exhibition Opens in New York City

The Local Heroes Exhibition New York City Opening Reception: Tuesday, April 24, 6-8:30 PM To RSVP email:  laura.kozaitis@ourssp.org  50 E 1st St, New York, NY 10003 (between 1st & 2nd Ave)  See the artwork at www.heroexchange.org Photos: (below) Seattle students from the Bush School show their heroes. Come to the exhibition celebrating local heroes from across the world through art Continue reading April 24 -Local Heroes Exhibition Opens in New York City

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Meet One of the Leh District Toppers for Academics

She placed 2nd in the region for 10th graders! Hear her talk about wanting to become a doctor for those without money or resources.

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Watch the video of Khen Rinpoche’s March 24th Talk on Compassion

A BIG Thank you to all 4500 people who joined us online! We’re happy to have archived the event for all his supporters and friends who wish to review. We’re grateful for all who attended. For access to the teaching texts, please see our blog here. Like the Siddhartha School FB page if you haven’t Continue reading Watch the video of Khen Rinpoche’s March 24th Talk on Compassion

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Watch Khen Rinpoche’s Talk on Facebook Live – Saturday March 24

Watch live or later on Khen Rinpoche’s Facebook Page Get on our list for notifications like this! If you wish to tune in live, please visit this page from 2-5 pm Saturday, March 24, 2018 This talk has been generously sponsored by The Tibetan Classics Translators Guild of New York. We are grateful to  Lozang Jamspal, Ph.D., Executive Director Continue reading Watch Khen Rinpoche’s Talk on Facebook Live – Saturday March 24

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UPCOMING: Visit the School and Explore Ladakh – summer 2018 tours are now open for reservations!

Learn, Serve, Immerse Tour: July 11-23 Tour one: Join us in July for a unique learning experience and tour of India’s Ladakh region and experience some of India’s grandest wonders along the way!  Our learn, serve, immerse tour in Ladakh offers both our visitors and host community participants an opportunity to make a difference together, by making Continue reading UPCOMING: Visit the School and Explore Ladakh – summer 2018 tours are now open for reservations!

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It’s International Women’s Day–Hooray!

Meet our young graduate who has boldly stood up for women’s rights in Ladakh. Dear Siddhartha School Project Community,  My name is Stanzin Angmo, and I’m a proud graduate of Siddhartha School. International Women’s Day is important to me because it expresses the solidarity of women while honoring those who have helped progress gender equality and women’s empowerment. I’m Continue reading It’s International Women’s Day–Hooray!

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Wishing Our Founder Khen Rinpoche, a Very Happy 81st Birthday

Leave him a birthday wish here on the blog! Khen Rinpoche founded Siddhartha School in 1993 and is unyielding in his efforts to provide modern education to some of the most vulnerable children of Ladakh. Today, we honor his example of immense generosity.  Scroll down to leave a message below for him on his birthday! Watch Continue reading Wishing Our Founder Khen Rinpoche, a Very Happy 81st Birthday

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Looking for a meaningful summer adventure?

Reservations are now open. Hold your spot! ∞The trip includes many intimate visits to Siddhartha School.∞ Dear Travel Enthusiasts and Siddhartha Supporters, We’ve put together details about the trip for you: July 8-18, 2018 The tour features monasteries, international sites of interest, and a stop at Siddhartha School, all with luxury accommodations and dining. We give Continue reading Looking for a meaningful summer adventure?

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Meet Tsering Angchuk, Our Secretary and Foreign Liaison

He Quit India’s Elite Special Operations Police to Come Work for Siddhartha School. “I feel happy not only for my son but for all the students and future generations who come through Siddhartha School. They get wonderful time to experience so many positive things in the school because of our highly qualified, dedicated teachers.” —Tsering Angchuk TTW: Continue reading Meet Tsering Angchuk, Our Secretary and Foreign Liaison

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Siddhartha Will Be Featured in a Presentation to the Dalai Lama

Siddhartha School’s Social and Emotional Learning Program Will Be Featured in a Presentation to the Dalai Lama This Month at the Mind and Life Institute Dialogue in Dharamsala. On Tuesday, March 13, Siddhartha School’s social and emotional learning (SEL) teacher, Sophie Langri, will be presenting her work to the Dalai Lama at the Mind and Life Continue reading Siddhartha Will Be Featured in a Presentation to the Dalai Lama

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Losar 2018

Tibetan Losar The Tibetan New Year starts today, Friday, February 16, and lasts for 15 days, with the first three days and New Year’s Eve being the main celebrations. Losar is an official holiday in India. The origins of Losar can be traced back to the pre-Buddhist period and were most likely celebrated to mark the Continue reading Losar 2018

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Meet the Sponsor Behind SSP’s Groundbreaking Social and Emotional Learning Program

Jeanne Cosby: A Force for Good Jeanne worked at Stanford University for more than 35 years and during the 1980s co-developed a Parent-Infant Demonstration program and now continues to work with an outdoor exploration program with parents and preschoolers. She is the generous sponsor funding Siddhartha School’s Social and Emotional Learning Implementation. What strength do you see Continue reading Meet the Sponsor Behind SSP’s Groundbreaking Social and Emotional Learning Program

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