2020 Social Responsibility Project
Books are one of the best gifts we can give to others since a wise man once said: wisdom is the key to the ultimate happiness.
Every year Tibet Travelers will focus on sharing some portion of tour profit to the locals. During 2019, we had successfully done the project of giving warm winter jackets to the students near Mount Everest.
Tibet Travelers 2020 Social Responsibility Project
Now in the year 2020, Tibet Travelers company offered 180 wisdom books to one hundred eighty nuns at Tidrum nunnery.
A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life
The name of the book is A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life root text by great master Shantideva from Nalanda University during the eighth-century. Shantideva is among the most renowned and esteemed figures in the entire history of Mahayana Buddhism.
Commentary by great Dzogchen master Dza Patrul Rinpoche's disciple Khenpo Khunphel.
A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life is the most profound book of arising Bodhichitta. Bodhicitta is a spontaneous wish to attain enlightenment motivated by great compassion for all sentient beings, accompanied by a falling away of the attachment to the illusion of an inherently existing self.
Photo: Book offering at Tidrum nunnery Assembly hall
Tidrum nunnery situated 140km from Lhasa with a driving duration of around 3-4 hours. Tidrum is a special place for having the best hot spring near Lhasa.
There is a meditation cave of 8th-century great master Maha Guru Rinpoche and another meditation cave of Kandro Yeshe Tsogyal around 1-2 hours hike from the nunnery.
Tidrum nunnery is a Nyingma Kagyu school of Buddhism in Tibet. From Tidrum nunnery, there is around 14km to Drigung til monastery. The main monastery of Drigung Kagyu school of Buddhism in Tibet. One of the best sky burial in Tibet.
Tidrum nunnery has two branch nunnery. The upper one is namely, Dingchen Gompa. The lower one near the hot spring is the foremost nunnery. The nunnery is home to around 180 nuns. Few nuns are retreating for many years without meeting anyone.
Tidrum nunnery has few guesthouses. The best one is near the hot spring, namely hot spring guest house. It has a double bedroom with hot water and a private bathroom during summer. The nunnery guest house has dormitory rooms. I have written an article about Tidrum nunnery.
House of Shambhala Source hotel at Tidrum nunnery
There is a resort around 8km from Tidrum nunnery. It is a hotel with single and double bedrooms with private bathroom. It is also an option for Travelers to prefer to stay overnight at Tidrum in better accommodation.
Photo: Shambhala Source Hotel Room with western toilet
Tibet Travelers plans for more Social Responsibility Project
There are more than a thousand Travel Agencies as an option to choose for Travelers an,d yet Travelers have chosen Tibet Travelers so; this means a lot to us.
It is our main mission to provide a great tour for Travelers and also to share a portion of the tour profit for more social responsibility projects.
Photo: Shambhala Source Hotel
We would like to thank all the Travelers chosen Tibet Travelers. Because of your kindness in choosing Tibet Travelers, we are able to do more social responsibility projects.
Tibet is the roof of our world. It is one of the most beautiful places on our home planet earth. Tibet Travelers would like to welcome all the Travelers to travel to Tibet and witness the beauties with Tibet Travelers.
Tibet Travelers promote social responsibility projects and eco-tours. We also put high effort via paying a bonus to Tour Guides and also flexibility in the tour, so our Travelers have a great time in Tibet.
Photo: Tibet Travelers Manager Tenzin Dhondup at Tidrum nunnery
This time we would like to thank all the previous Travelers for loving Tibet Beauties and choosing Tibet Travelers. Without you all, this was not possible. Thank you so much. We will do more social responsibility projects soon.
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