SRIC News: January to March, 2018

Sowa Rigpa International College News: January to March, 2018

Currently, Sowa Rigpa International College is running with the 2nd Year. There are 2 semesters in one year. Presently 2nd year students are doing the 4th semester and 1st year students are doing 2nd year. This semester started from 1st February, 2018 and will end by 31st July, 2018. The students are learning 5 different subjects in each semester. Currently, there are total of 30 students in Sowa Rigpa International College.

The college Principal, Dr. Nyima Tsering la with the residential lecturer Dr.Tenzing Jinpa la had participated in the 3rd International Conference on Tibetan Medicine at Central University of Tibetan Studies, Sarnath, Varanasi India from 25th February to 1st March, 2018. The college Principal got the opportunity to talk about “Sowa Rigpa : Legal Status in Nepal”.

Sowa Rigpa International College hosted the Opening Ceremony of Sowa Rigpa Association Nepal on 4th March 2018, in which all Amchis practicing in Nepal received, for the first time, an official recognition and certification. Mr.Giriraj Mani Pokhrel, Hon. Member of Parliament, Govt. of Nepal , Former Health Minister was invited as a Chief Guest. Distribution of Certificates to the members of Sowa Rigpa Association Nepal was done by the Chief Guest and the Special Guest.

Guest Lecturer at SRIC:

Dr.Nida Chenagtsang, the great Advisor of SRIC gave teaching on “Stick Therapy” on 11th March, 2018 for half a day.

Jacqueline Yu, President of Sorig Khang Singapore, has given class on “Ku Nye” at SRIC on 19th March, 2018 for more than 2 hours.

Amchi Urgen la from Ladakh as professional Sorig Doctor gave special teaching on how to practice “Yuthok Nyingthik” on 25th March, 2018, for a whole day at SRIC.

DONORS:

We gratefully acknowledge the following contributors during the Academic year August 2017 to July 2018.

Country Donors Purpose Amount
Germany
ATTM Deutschland
Student’s Sponsorship
10,000EUR
USA
Ngakmang Foundation
Student’s Sponsorship
4,192USD
Estonia
Sorig Khang Estonia
Student’s Sponsorship
1,158EUR
Singapore
Sorig Khang Singapore
College Land
2,092.86USD
Singapore
Miss Shally Chin
House rent 1,2
1,50,000NPR (monthly)
France
Sorig Khang France
Bhutanese Student
600EUR
Malaysia
Sorig Khang Malaysia
House rent - 3
1,400USD (1time)
Dharamsala,India
Men-Tsee-Khang
94 Books for the Library
1,42,996NPR

*Since most of the students in Sowa Rigpa International College are from Nepal Himalaya Region with a poor family background, they really need financial support to complete the Bachelor in Sowa Rigpa Medicine. So, anyone who is interested in giving financial support for the student’s sponsorship please contact the college office no. 00-977-4914082 or e-mail at sorigcollege [at] gmail [dot] com for more details.