Eco-Walk Program 2014

On the occasion of World Environment Day, Mountain Spirit organized this year’s Eco-Walk to Namo Buddha on 21 June 2014. Mountain Spirit has been organizing an annual eco-walks since 2007. 85 participants including MS members, friends and well wishers took part in the event. The program began after a 1.5-hour drive from Kathmandu to Sangkhupati via Panauti. After breakfast and a briefing by MS Executive Director Mr. Lhakpa Tenji Lama (Sherpa), the group made the easy and comfortable 1.5-hour hike from Sangkhupati to Namo Buddha. At Namo Buddha Acharya Karma Rinzin Lama, Secretary of Thrangu Tashi Yangtse Monastery in the main hall of the monastery gave the Mountain Spirit particpants a spiritual talk explaining the story of Namo Buddha pilgrimage site. Following this, in an introduction program near the Namo Buddha temple Mr. Lhakpa Tenji Lama (Sherpa), Executive Director of Mountain Spirit, welcomed the participants with a brief introduction of Mountain Spirit and its activities. MS advisor Dr. Lhakpa Norbu Sherpa then delivered a talk on link between sacred sites and environmental conservation, followed by WWF Nepal’s Director Dr. Ghana Gurung’s remarks on the slogan of World Environment Day and MS advisor Ms. Chhing Lamu Sherpa’s talk on the role of youth in environmental conservation. Concluding the program, MS President Mr. Nima Lama Hyolmo thanked everyone for their cooperation in making the program a success. Due to heavy rainfall, planned group game activities and rubbish collection was not possible.

Eco-Walk Program 2014

On the occasion of World Environment Day, Mountain Spirit organized this year’s Eco-Walk to Namo Buddha on 21 June 2014. Mountain Spirit has been organizing an annual eco-walks since 2007. 85 participants including MS members, friends and well wishers took part in the event. The program began after a 1.5-hour drive from Kathmandu to Sangkhupati via Panauti. After breakfast and a briefing by MS Executive Director Mr. Lhakpa Tenji Lama (Sherpa), the group made the easy and comfortable 1.5-hour hike from Sangkhupati to Namo Buddha.

At Namo Buddha Acharya Karma Rinzin Lama, Secretary of Thrangu Tashi Yangtse Monastery in the main hall of the monastery gave the Mountain Spirit particpants a spiritual talk explaining the story of Namo Buddha pilgrimage site. Following this, in an introduction program near the Namo Buddha temple Mr. Lhakpa Tenji Lama (Sherpa), Executive Director of Mountain Spirit, welcomed the participants with a brief introduction of Mountain Spirit and its activities. MS advisor Dr. Lhakpa Norbu Sherpa then delivered a talk on link between sacred sites and environmental conservation, followed by WWF Nepal’s Director Dr. Ghana Gurung’s remarks on the slogan of World Environment Day and MS advisor Ms. Chhing Lamu Sherpa’s talk on the role of youth in environmental conservation. Concluding the program, MS President Mr. Nima Lama Hyolmo thanked everyone for their cooperation in making the program a success. Due to heavy rainfall, planned group game activities and rubbish collection was not possible.