First a few taken at the Fundraiser
Taken just before the program began. Can you feel their excitement??
Getting some practice in with Rashil, his sarangi teacher
His son stood by his Dad and sang along while Rashil played
Aarjit and Binay who dealt with the sound and lighting issues.
Nikita and Rozina took the donations, how could you say No to these beautiful faces??
SIRC Founder, Kanak Mani Dixit, welcoming everyone to the Wheelchair Yaatra Fundraiser
An end of the evening photo of Ram’s wife and son,they were so thrilled at the turnout and how generously they were received. Remember they are country folk so it was an overwhelming evening for them being in the city!
And now to the start of the Yaatra at Namo Buddha
A great shot of Ram with his wife, surrounded by his colleagues from SIRC, at Namo Buddha just before the blessing ceremony
The Lamas from Namo Buddha plus part of the group to wish Ram well on his yaatra
The Head Lama of Namo Buddha blessing Ram with a marigold garland
Tikka blessing from SIRC Executive Director Esha Thapa
Tikka blessing from SIRC Admin Director Prakash Shrestha
Binod the driver (l), Ram (m) and Prakwal (r) just before they leave Namo Buddha, on the first leg of their yaatra: Namo Buddha to Dhulikhel
And the yaatra begins …..
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