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International Children's Digital Library: "The mission of the International Children’s Digital Library Foundation is to excite and inspire the world's children to become members of the global community – children who understand the value of tolerance and respect for diverse cultures, languages and ideas -- by making the best in children's literature available online."  (From the WebSite)

Room To Read:  "World change starts with educated children (r)"  Founded by John Wood's "Leaving Microsoft to Change the World."

The Tibetan and Himalayan Digital Library:  "The Tibetan and Himalayan Digital Library is an international community using Web-based technologies to integrate diverse knowledge about Tibet and the Himalayas for free access from around the world." (From the WebSite)

The Nitartha Library Project:  "Nitartha international was established to help preserve the rare texts and art of Asia, with a primary focus on Tibet. Our aim is not only to save these treasures, but also to make the living traditions of wisdom they embody available to the world community." (From the WebSite)

Library of Tibetan Works and Archives:  "The great responsibility for the preservation, dissemination and continuation of the unique culture of Tibet has devolved upon the shoulders of the Tibetan people. The establishment and functioning of the Library of Tibetan Works & Archives assumes the utmost importance in the partial fulfilment of that responsibility...."       His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama

Tibetan Medical & Astrology Institute: Official website of the Tibetan Medical & Astro. Institute of H.H. The Dalai Lama.

Tibetan Medicine Resources: "Various aspects of Tibetan Buddhist medicine, including efforts to study and preserve these ancient methods and make them available."  (From the WebSite)

Tibetan Medicine: "Tibetan medicine is a science, art and philosophy that provides a holistic approach to health care. It is a science because its principles are enumerated in a systematic and logical framework based on an understanding of the body and its relationship to the environment. It is an art because it uses diagnostic techniques based on the creativity, insight, subtlety and compassion of the medical practitioner. And it is a philosophy because it embraces the key Buddhist principles of altruism, karma and ethics." (From the WebSite)

Tushita Meditation Centre: "a centre for the study and practice of Buddhism
from the Tibetan Mahayana tradition located in the forested hills
above McLeod Ganj the seat in exile of His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama." (From the WebSite)

Delhi, India

Fabulous selection of book with an emphasis on children's & young adult.  Reliable shipping and good discounts for large orders.

Ladakh, India

SECMOL The Students' Educational and Cultural Movement of Ladakh (SECMOL) was founded in 1988 by a group of young Ladakhis to reform the educational system of Ladakh. Today our activities are extremely varied and numerous. We organize activities for Ladakhi youth, run a campus for students going to school or college en Leh, develop solar energy projects, and much more.

ISEC  The Women's Alliance of Ladakh.

LEDeG Ladakh Ecological Development Group (LEDeG) is a Non-Governmental Organisation, which was registered as a society in J&K state in 1983. Its goal is to promote ecological and sustainable development of Ladakh, which harmonizes with and builds on the traditional culture.


HELP inc Fund

Himalayan Trekking:

  Ladakh:  Ladakhi Women's Travel  the first female owned and operated travel company in Ladakh

 Nepal:  3 Sisters Adventure Trekking  providing women guides and assistants for women trekkers

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