Our Stories

Tergar School Kathmandu Transforms

In this story, Lynette Zapp, Head of Tergar School Kathmandu discusses the marked improvement that she’s witnessed since joining the Tergar Schools family. From teacher competency to student well-being, and from the physical campus to the feel of being on site, she explains that the campus is nearly unrecognizable from when she came in January, 2023.

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Tergar Asia Visits Tergar School Kathmandu

This past August 2nd, Tergar School Kathmandu welcomed Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche along with a group of roughly fifty benefactors from Tergar Asia. The event was filled with joy and featured performances by each class at the school. Come hear more about this joyous occasion.

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Teacher Profile: Tsewang Lhamo

Tsewang Lhamo is our class 2 teacher at Tergar School Kathmandu. Hailing from Mingyur Rinpoche’s home region of Nubri near the Tibetan border, in this piece, Tsewang discusses her observations of her classroom and how Tergar School Kathmandu has impacted her own journey of continual learning.

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Morning Rituals at Tergar School Kathmandu

At Tergar School Kathmandu, each day begins with morning chanting and meditation. This process invites our students into a sense of community and connection, preparing them for their learning journey that day. They also recite the Nepali and Tibetan national anthems, helping to recognize the multicultural nature of our students’ backgrounds. Please come and hear more about these activities at the school.

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Kindergarten Class: Basic Goodness in Every Moment

Tergar School Kathmandu Kindergarten teacher, Karma Tsering Dolma, takes us through a day in the life of her Kindergarten class, providing examples of how her students routinely display their intrinsic basic goodness. Her work is an inspiration to us all as she embodies the mission of Tergar Schools in a direct and applicable way.

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Tergar School Kathmandu Picnic

Each year, the Tergar School Kathmandu kicks off the year with a field trip. This year, they ventured to the Godavari Botanical Gardens, roughly an hour outside downtown Kathmandu. Replete with hundreds of flower species, sprawling open space, and a perfect environment for games, the students, staff, and teachers all enjoyed their time. Read more about the day away and how it prepared everyone for the upcoming school year!

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