Work is worship

IMG_0584.jpgIMG_0940.jpgIMG_0569.jpgIMG_0599.jpgIMG_0620.jpgIMG_1139.jpgIMG_0635.jpgIMG_0952.jpgIMG_0978.jpgIMG_0662.jpgIMG_0687.jpgIMG_0821.jpgIMG_0920.jpgIMG_0746.jpgIMG_0888.jpgIMG_0911.jpgIMG_0759.jpgIMG_1080.jpgIMG_1043.jpgIMG_1064.jpgIMG_7884.jpgIMG_7900.jpgIMG_1032.jpgIMG_1036.jpg

To work is to live. The Tibetan refugee help center in Darjeeling India was established in October 1959, after Tibetan seeked refuge following the Dalai Lama’s escape from Tibet. Starting off with just four workers, today the center is the home for 130 Tibetan families. The center has been a part of multifarious activities which ranges from handicrafts, training of artisans, and craftsmen. These activities are primarily to the care of the sick, elders and needy. They Use original handicrafts from Tibet to keep their heritage alive from carpets to textile. Buddhists believe in afterlife therefore Education is very important to them.