Monthly Archives: December 2009

HIC Spotlight: Shey Chemson Senyuy Joseph

Shey Chemson is the president of Himalayan Institute Cameroon. Chemson was introduced to the Himalayan Institute during Pandit Tigunait’s first trip to Cameroon in 2006, and, since then, he’s worked hard to bring the Institute’s vision of rural empowerment to his community. He has a background in youth counseling, has worked in the financial sector, [...]

December 29th, 2009|Cameroon|

Khen Rinpoche Visits Honesdale

This past month the Himalayan Institute was honored to host Khen Rinpoche Tsetan, abbot of Tashi Lhunpo Monastery in southern India. The Tashi Lhunpo Monastery is the traditional seat of the Panchen Lama, who is the second-highest-ranking lama after the Dalai Lama. Following up on Tibetan Prime Minister Samdhong Rinpoche's visit to the Himalayan Institute [...]

December 7th, 2009|Tibetan Settlements|