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The making of Nekorpa incense

Last year I went on pilgrimage with my wife to the sacred land of Darjeeling and Sikkim (I wrote about Darjeeling here). The great guru Padmasambhava visited this Himalayan sanctuary in the 8th century. Many saints and accomplished masters have … Continue reading

Posted in Incense, India, Tibet |

The Hungarian Tibetologist’s Memory Lives on in Darjeeling

The eastern Himalayan community of Darjeeling has long been a crossroads for Buddhist itinerants, lamas, pilgrims and refugees. The 13th Dalai Lama Thubten Gyatso, Anagarika Govinda, Alexandra David-Neel, Gedun Chopel, Ekai Kawaguchi, and Chatral Sangye Dorje, to name only a … Continue reading

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Please Support Nekorpa’s Work in 2013

Dear fellow pilgrims, What a year in 2012 for Nekorpa projects in Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka. And we are excited to announce a new project in northern India for next year. Please join us on our journey to protect … Continue reading

Posted in Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Tibet |

Nekorpa presents at the International Network of Engaged Buddhist conference in Bodhgaya

At the International Network of Engaged Buddhist (INEB) bi-annual conference that was held in Bodhgaya, India, Nekorpa’s Executive Director, Matteo Pistono, collaborated with Deer Park India to conduct seminars on Zero Waste in the Himalayas. Participants at the Zero Waste … Continue reading

Posted in Events, India, International Network of Engaged Buddhists |

A message from Nekorpa’s Founders

Matto Pistono and Josh Elmore at Maratika Cave in Nepal December 9, 2011 Namaste fellow pilgrims, Nekorpa has had a busy and productive year working to enrich and protect sacred pilgrimage sites.  We have built partnerships, started innovative programs and … Continue reading

Posted in Bhutan, India, Mongolia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tibet, Uncategorized |