Nepal Monastery Volunteer Program
“Nepal Monastery Volunteer “is a spiritual volunteering project offered to International volunteers looking to learn about Buddhism and to find the purpose of Life. We have acknowledge that there are many volunteers around the world assisting in construction work, community welfare program, animal care, organic farming , Children’s home and more but they are not getting the soul experience they were looking for. By providing volunteers an opportunity to live a simple life with a monks in Monastery and helping monks with education, we aim to provide volunteers an unique volunteer Nepal opportunity where volunteers can find a piece to that.
Volunteer Nepal Monastery
At early morning around 5 am volunteer will wake up with a Gong sound played by the monks to wake every one up in the monastery. If volunteer want, you can also wake small monks up and make them ready for their regular puja. Every morning monks will worship at around 6 am , where volunteer are also invited to join them and experience it. During the puja ( Prayers) monks will chant their mantras and they will also play musical horns and drums in regular interval. For some volunteer hearing monks chanting mantra can be very different and new experience.
Breakfast follow the Prayers. In monastery, there will be 3 classes per day. Classes will be divided as per the number of volunteer available. Mostly volunteer teach English to monk but if you are experience on other subject and feel that will benefit them you can also teach it. During the day it’s time that you can interact with monk better. Getting to know them and their way of living can be interesting for you. If you are interested you can also ask some question regarding Buddhism to elder monks. After some of our previous volunteer were teaching drawing, songs, yoga or were taking them out. If you are experienced on some activities you will be welcomed to teach monks.
Volunteer Monastery Information:
Volunteer accommodation and meals will be provided in Monastery. We do have wifi but not very fast at the Monastery. Please do not expect hot water shower. Your room will be shared with other volunteer and might be not very comfortable. We do have western style toilet but volunteer have to managed toilet paper by themselves. Just outside of monastery you will be able to find small shops where you can find regular needed stuffs like soap, toilet papers, toothpaste, crackers or soda.
Volunteering in Nepal Monastery can be very rewarding opportunity that might give you the right feeling you wanted to get out of volunteering. As you will be teaching monks English, you are also adding value. In monastery, monks mostly study Tibetan. Interaction with international volunteers and getting more information of around the world can benefit the young monks to know more of the world.
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