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What’s cooking in Samdo? Safer stoves for a Tibetan village

Nyima braved the snowy passes of Nubri on horseback to meet me in Kathmandu, all to bring smoke-free stoves to his mountain village.

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Catherine's story: reunited in Swayambhu

Last year, I had the joy of teaching yoga to the Keydong nuns, and to the Tibetan elders at their home in Swayambhu. Our reunion this fall was wonderful.

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A historic election for Nepal

The streets of Kathmandu were empty as people lined up from the early hours to cast their votes in Thursday's historic election.

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November 28 is Giving Tuesday

Give a little, help a lot this Giving Tuesday with a dollar-for-dollar matching gift. And, get a chance to win a cool daypack from Mountain Hardwear!

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'Realm of the (Im)possible' with Alex Honnold

Thanks to everyone who joined us for a fantastic evening with Alex Honnold!

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Nepal's Festival of Lights... and dogs and cows, too

Tihar is a celebration of humanity’s relationships with each other, the animals that are close to us, and the triumph of light over darkness.

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Home, sweet home

Some may call it an orphanage, but for the 84 children who live, study, and play together at Child Haven, it’s a big, loving family.

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No shortage of joy at Navjyoti School

Even during a short visit to Navjyoti, you’re in for a year’s worth of hugs from its spirited students. This school in Kathmandu gives differently abled children the attentive care they need to be their best selves.

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Beautiful, wild Mustang in photos

Every year after the planting season is over in Upper Mustang, villagers take out the sacred Kangyur texts and carry them around the fields in a prayer for a healthy harvest.

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Sherpa community celebrates reopening of Khumjung Gompa

400-year-old Khumjung Gompa, damaged beyond repair by the earthquakes, joyfully reopened its doors to the Sherpa community again this weekend.

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