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Then to now: Dali Sherpa

We caught up with Dali Sherpa, who graduated with an Associate's in Nursing on an AHF scholarship 13 years ago.

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The last king of Mustang (1930-2016)

This weekend marks the end of 49 days since the death the Raja of Mustang Jigme Palbar Bista. Buddhists believe it takes 49 days to guide the spirit to the next life through prayers. Our prayers are with his family and the people of Mustang.

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Yoga moves, part 2

AHF supporter Catherine Cussaguet volunteered to teach yoga to some of our partners while traveling the Himalaya. Second stop, the Tibetan elders' home in Kathmandu.

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Holiday cheer from the Himalaya!

We got a batch of holiday cards from some of the Tibetan schools we support, and they're too good not to share.

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Yoga moves at Keydong Nunnery

Longtime AHF supporter Catherine Cussaguet shares her experience teaching the little nuns of Keydong some serious yoga moves.

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Reviving a temple: Final pieces of the Thubchen puzzle

What does it take to revive an ancient temple? Two decades of total commitment, meticulous artistry, and detective work with His Holiness the Sakya Trizin.

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Dog day afternoon

In Nepal, every dog really does have its day. During the Kukur Tihar festival, canines get the royal treatment.

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Junko Tabei, first woman to climb Everest, passes away

Our condolences to the family of Junko Tabei; she passed away on Thursday at the age of 77. Junko was the first woman to climb Mt. Everest.

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Keeping connected in Miao

Tibetans in the settlement of Miao went for years without any access to the internet—or even knowing what a computer could be used for.

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Summer's end, the Yartung Horse Festival

Yar tun marks the end of the lazy days of the growing season and the start of the hard work of the harvest. The ancient festival was revived in Lo Manthang about 15 years ago.

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