Yearly Archives: 2011

Visit of the Honorable Union Minister of Culture and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India


One landmark event this year was being honored with a visit from Kumali Selja, Union Minister for Urban Poverty Alleviation and Minister for Culture, Government of India on February 18 and 19th, 2011. She laid the foundation stone for our future Museum of Himalayan Arts and expressed her great appreciation for the Thangka preservation and promotion efforts we are making. We are so very proud and grateful to have her blessings, interest, and support. Continue reading

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Our Latest Project: Thangka Collection To Be Held In Trust

Avalokiteshvara Chenrezig

As part of our effort to preserve traditional Tibetan paintings styles, we are launching a new project. It is our aim to paint 12 thangkas that will form a permanent collection to be held in trust for generations to come. Continue reading

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Thangde Gatsal Recognized by His Holiness the Dalai Lama


Today in Dharamsala, a week shy of the 52nd anniversary of the Tibetan people's uprising against Chinese rule, His Holiness the Dalai Lama recognized the work of several NGOs. Thangde Gatsal was among five NGOs to receive this special recognition. Continue reading

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