Jeanne Cosby: A Force for Good Jeanne has worked at Stanford University for more than 35 years, developing the Parent-Infant Programs. She is the generous sponsor funding Siddhartha School’s Social and Emotional Learning Implementation. What strength do you see in social and emotional learning (SEL)? In my experience, those with stronger social and emotional learning skills tend Continue reading Meet the Sponsor Behind SSP’s Groundbreaking Social and Emotional Learning Program
WAC GLOBAL CLASSROOM EVENT ON LADAKH Learning from Ladakh: Development, Sustainability, and Quality of Life in the Himalayas February 13 @ 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM Hillman City Collaboratory • 5623 Rainier Avenue South • Seattle, WA Join Global Classroom and our partners, Global Family Travels and Center for Global Studies at the University of Washington, for Continue reading Siddhartha School Featured by the World Affairs Council
The Need for an Ethical Dimension in Education. Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’ —Martin Luther King His Holiness the Dalai Lama has often honored the legacy of one of his heroes, Martin Luther King, in speeches and commemorative events for the murdered civil rights leader. We love this photograph Continue reading In Honor of Martin Luther King Day
It’s International Thank-You Day! It is in the fertile soil of your kindness, effort, and generosity that Siddhartha School has blossomed into a force for good in Ladakh and a place our graduates describe as the pivotal experience in their lives. Thank you, dear sponsors, supporters, well-wishers, and volunteers, for all that you do to improve the school and keep it open to all children, regardless of their economic Continue reading Honoring YOU, our volunteers and supporters, on International Thank-You Day
December 25th is Christmas and Geshe Tsewang’s birthday. We wish our “Christmas Geshe-la” a very merry day and long life. May Your Days Be Merry and Bright! Thank you for all that you do to help us make our children happy, joyous, and intelligent. Whatever holidays you celebrate, this season, we hope you spend them with Continue reading Ho Ho Ho! Happy Holidays!
It’s Losar in Ladakh! On behalf of the whole Siddhartha School family, we wish you blessings for the New Year. Watch the student greeting below. Fun Fact: What is Losar anyway, and what’s with all the lights? “Losar” means “New Year” and begins on December 19 this year (two months before the Tibetan Losar). The early timing Continue reading HAPPY LOSAR!
Dear Friend, As the nights grow longer and colder, I take comfort in the holiday lights that line the streets and decorate the houses of my small, Hudson Valley town. Whether they are strings of colored LEDs on a roof or elegant white tapered candles on a window sill, they flicker with a reassurance that Continue reading Illuminating the Darkness—Celebrating Galden Namchot in Stok Village
Screening and Discussion with Tsewang Chuskit and Laura Kozaitis Wednesday, Dec 6 @ 7p The Rubin Museum of Art in NYC See ticketing and more information Dear Friends, I’m delighted to share this discount code (LADAKH) to get $5 off admission to Wednesday’s film screening of “The Shepherdess of the Glaciers” at the Rubin Museum of Continue reading Film screening followed by Q&A with SSP Alumna Tsewang Chuskit
It’s AMAZING! The results are still coming in, but we can share that this is the most generous #GivingTuesday Campaign we’ve ever witnessed. It’s all because of you. On behalf of our US and Ladakhi board of directors, as well as our teachers, staff, and students, thank you to every donor, supporter, sponsor, and friend for encouraging and Continue reading You did it -THANK YOU!
Yoga Shanti in New York City will offer a benefit class with Nikki Costello on Wednesday, November 29th, 6:30-8pm. All the proceeds will be offered in support of the Siddhartha School Scholarship Fund. A donor will match all donations offered during class for #GivingTuesday. Please Register in advance here: https://yogashanti.com/new-york-city/#schedule or call the studio: 212-255-YOGA.
SoulSpace Malibu, a Healing Accupuncture and Wellness Center is making a very generous pledge to donate to Siddhartha School this #GivingTuesday. Owner Corie Tappin shares “On this day I will be giving 100% of ALL payments for acupuncture services to my beloved Siddhartha School in Ladakh India.” You can contact SoulSpace here to make your appointment. Continue reading Meet Just a Few of Our Partners Pledging their Support to SSP this #GivingTuesday
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This morning’s Siddhartha School assembly was dedicated to the 59 people who lost their lives in the Las Vegas shooting. READ MORE.
Maine College of Art (MECA) Friday, October 6 at 7pm 522 Congress St, Portland, ME Osher Hall For questions: email@example.com Establishing Equanimity: Identifying and Transforming Negative Emotions In this talk and guided meditation, Khen Rinpoche will help us identify negative emotions when they arise, and recognize such emotions as valuable opportunities to change our relationship to upsetting circumstances. Continue reading Khen Rinpoche’s 2017 Fall Schedule and one talk added for Geshe Tsewang
Statewide ‘security’ shutdowns, poor infrastructure, and difficult climate conditions continue to cripple digital communications. Article by SSP-USA Executive Director Laura Kozatis It is hard for most of Americans to imagine working, socializing, or making plans without depending on the Internet. In Ladakh, a host of ongoing issues—unstable infrastructure, political upheaval in other areas of Jammu Continue reading Internet Connectivity Issues in Ladakh