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Posts by Author: Norbu Tenzing

65 years on Everest

On the 65th anniversary of his father and Sir Ed climbing Everest, Norbu reflects on everything that has changed in the Everest area since then, and what lies ahead for the Sherpa people.

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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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Getting back to the dharma

Two years ago, the Keydong Nunnery in Kathmandu had sustained so much damage it wasn’t possible to walk up the stairs. Today the young nuns are all smiles – between studies, of course.

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Giving the golden years a new shine

We have walked up the stairs to the Tibetan elders' home many times, but this time was different—we were welcomed to their beautiful, newly rebuilt, home.

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How this Missouri teen banded his community together to STOP Girl Trafficking

Jay Mehta, a student from Kansas City, rallied his community to raise $1,000 for STOP Girl Trafficking. That's ten more girls in school and safe!

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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.

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New foundation, old souls

AHF supports an elders’ home near Swayambhunath, where 50 destitute Tibetan refugees are cared for by a dedicated staff and volunteers from the Tibetan Women’s Association.

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Business as usual on Everest

One year after the tragedy on Everest, there are more climbers than ever and it's looking like business as usual.

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