Earthquake in Nepal: 25-04-2015

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Earthquake in Nepal: 25-04-2015

Post by kalden yungdrung » Sat Apr 25, 2015 10:49 am

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Today was a heavy earthquake in Nepal on 7.8 on the scale of Richter.
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Many monasteries and other buildings, were destroyed.


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Re: Earthquake in Nepal: 25-04-2015

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Re: Earthquake in Nepal: 25-04-2015

Post by kalden yungdrung » Sat Apr 25, 2015 1:55 pm

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Triten Norbutse in Kathmandu is well and our Yongdzin Rinpoche is also ok.
There are further also no wounded monks and the situation is general seen under control


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Re: Earthquake in Nepal: 25-04-2015

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Post by TashiBob4671 » Sat Apr 25, 2015 9:30 pm

Does anyone know if he's okay? He's in Nepal and I messaged him and got a reply just before the earthquake. His Facebook messenger status says he was active just before the quake. I just pray he's okay and just doing what he can for the others.

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Re: Chödpa Lama Rinpoche

Post by philji » Sat Apr 25, 2015 10:08 pm

I have heard via facebook that he and the group he is with are ok but nothing more than that.

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Re: Earthquake in Nepal: 25-04-2015

Post by Punya » Sat Apr 25, 2015 10:53 pm

Relatively minor damage to Shechen monastery buildings (founded by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche) and all are safe. It seems like the Boudha and Pharping areas have not been as badly affected as some.

The New York Times is reporting severe damage to four of the seven Unesco World Heritage sites although from the photo above the damage to the Boudhanath stupa does not appear to be as serious http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/26/world ... mandu.html
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Re: Earthquake in Nepal: 25-04-2015

Post by Jesse » Sun Apr 26, 2015 4:09 am

I saw this on the news earlier, I didn't realize Nepal had earthquakes. Over 100 people died or were injured.

Very sad news. Wish the families comfort. :(
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Re: Earthquake in Nepal: 25-04-2015

Post by Kim O'Hara » Sun Apr 26, 2015 6:00 am

Jesse wrote: I didn't realize Nepal had earthquakes.
Someone said this to me in real life, too, but the Himalayas are the result of the Indian subcontinent ploughing - very slowly - into Asia and the whole area is quite unstable. Earthquakes are pretty frequent out at the Western end (Pakistan, Afghanistan) and there was quite a rush of them on the NE edge a few years ago (remember all those dams collapsing in China and causing floods downstream?)
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Re: Chödpa Lama Rinpoche

Post by TashiBob4671 » Sun Apr 26, 2015 7:47 am

philji wrote:I have heard via facebook that he and the group he is with are ok but nothing more than that.
Thank you so much, Philji. It makes me happy to know he's okay.

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Re: Earthquake in Nepal: 25-04-2015

Post by Punya » Sun Apr 26, 2015 8:25 am

Message from HH Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje:
Today, in the morning of the 25th of April, in Nepal, the land where Lord Buddha was born, there occurred a devastating earthquake. Many thousands of people have been killed or injured, and historic buildings and private homes have been turned into ruins. As soon as I learned of this painful and distressing situation, I made my deepest aspiration prayers and dedications for all the people affected, and continue to do so. Especially at times when we are faced with such a desperate situation, we cannot sit idle, unfeelingly. We must join forces and carry the burden of sorrow together. It is important that each one of us light the lamp of courage. Additionally, it is important that each of the Karma Kagyu monasteries in Nepal, while looking after their own pressing needs for immediate protection, also extend any and all aid and protection they can to the public in their surrounding communities. From my own side, I will make every effort to come personally in the near future to offer my solace and support as well.
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Re: Earthquake in Nepal: 25-04-2015

Post by Knotty Veneer » Sun Apr 26, 2015 1:19 pm

Punya wrote:Message from HH Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje:
Today, in the morning of the 25th of April, in Nepal, the land where Lord Buddha was born, there occurred a devastating earthquake. Many thousands of people have been killed or injured, and historic buildings and private homes have been turned into ruins. As soon as I learned of this painful and distressing situation, I made my deepest aspiration prayers and dedications for all the people affected, and continue to do so. Especially at times when we are faced with such a desperate situation, we cannot sit idle, unfeelingly. We must join forces and carry the burden of sorrow together. It is important that each one of us light the lamp of courage. Additionally, it is important that each of the Karma Kagyu monasteries in Nepal, while looking after their own pressing needs for immediate protection, also extend any and all aid and protection they can to the public in their surrounding communities. From my own side, I will make every effort to come personally in the near future to offer my solace and support as well.
Good to hear - in addition Kagyu Samye Ling's Facebook page has been updated to say that everyone is fine at the Rokpa Children's Home, Thrangu Monastery in Boudha, and the Sekar Retreat centre.
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Re: Earthquake in Nepal: 25-04-2015

Post by muni » Sun Apr 26, 2015 6:21 pm

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Re: Earthquake in Nepal: 25-04-2015

Post by muni » Mon Apr 27, 2015 9:14 am

:heart: May support and comfort be from all directions.
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Re: Earthquake in Nepal: 25-04-2015

Post by Kim O'Hara » Mon Apr 27, 2015 12:51 pm

Practical aid is required, too. Visit http://www.abc.net.au/appeals/ and scroll down for links to reputable aid organisations you can donate to. Most of the links are to Australian branches of international groups; if that's a nuisance, http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world ... 04464.html has a similar list with a British focus, and MSF invites donations to any of its international branches here: http://www.msf.org/donate.

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Re: Earthquake in Nepal: 25-04-2015

Post by kalden yungdrung » Mon Apr 27, 2015 5:04 pm

Tashi delek DW members,

The year of the sheep
Did also start for me and others not so nice
I hope that this bad year / moments will pass very fast
And that we can have some rest, peace, recovering from the wounds.


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Re: Earthquake in Nepal: 25-04-2015

Post by kalden yungdrung » Mon Apr 27, 2015 5:52 pm

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Drones over Kathmandu.

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