Local Heroes Exhibition Premieres in New York City, and the new www.heroexchange.org website goes live! Watch Highlights of the opening with Khen Rinpoche. The art opening of Local Heroes was hosted by the OSMOS Gallery in Soho, New York. The space is owned by the iconic art journalist and editor Continue reading The Hero Project in the Big Apple
A Lovely Exchange: Seattle Students Come to Stok. Siddhartha School welcomed 10 students and two teachers from the Bush School, Seattle, Washington. The students were received warmly with white katak scarfs, a student-written “welcome” poem, and a traditional welcome dance performance. The aim of the students’ visit was a cultural exchange, and it offered an immersive homestay experience for the Continue reading Bush School Students Visit Siddhartha
On May 9th, Heroes Elevate Empathy opened in Pueblo Colorado at the Rawlings Library. The exhibition is an ongoing global art project and featured more than 156 portraits with essays done by students across the globe. The project connects students to the idealist qualities of a leader. The 2018 theme of the project is “Local Heros,” which Continue reading Hero Show Opens in Colorado
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!
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!
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!
The Local Heroes Exhibition New York City Opening Reception: Tuesday, April 24, 6-8:30 PM To RSVP email: firstname.lastname@example.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
She placed 2nd in the region for 10th graders! Hear her talk about wanting to become a doctor for those without money or resources.
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
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
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!
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!
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