Dzongkar Choede monastery was razed to the ground and monks had to escape. Of the original 600 monks of the monastic community of Zongkar Choede before the destruction, less than 5% survived to tell the tale. A decade and a half elapsed in this historical twilight to alive in exile. Reconstruction began in the lush green forests and farmlands of coastal South India near the Arabian Sea in 1972 under the auspices of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Government of India. Mud and bamboo thatches became living quarters, community kitchens and prayer halls for the new Zongkar Choede in exile.
Distribution food ration to the needy ones, made by the monastery yesterday, is published in Kannada news paper...
Dzongkar Choede Monastic seniors led by honorable abbot Jampa Sopa Lak, on behalf of the entire monks of our Monastery, distributed food rations to about 120 poor and needy families who rely their livelihood solely on their daily Labour basis. The distributed rations, to each family, are hoped and expected to last for one month.
PM CARES Fund and Karnataka State government’s CM relief fund COVID-19, to Honorable Karnataka chief minister Shri B.S Yeddyurappa personally this morning, dated 15, April, 2020.
We are doing a Safe-guarding in our monastery.By the help of our respected Hunsur MLA shri.Manjunath we doing a safe protection from covid-19 by strewing a virus antidote poison on main road and especially where the people commute mostly་་
Monastery providing prevention supplies to the respected Polices Station, Hospitals & Old age homes, Indian poor labours who depend on daily wages. 2020/4/12 Distribution of Face masks, Gloves and Hand Sanitazers.
OUR MONASTERY WILL REMAIN CLOSE FROM 12 MARCH FOR TEMPLE VISIT