By Nick Gilbert
The humanitarian organization, Live to Love, founded by His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa has reiterated its dedication towards the environment on World Environment Day by collaborating with India to organize a number of activities related to the environment. These activities include a cleanliness drive, tree plantation and spreading messages relating to eco-friendliness
A F BUDDHISTS DRAW ATTENTION TOWARDS ENVIRONMENT BUDDHISTS DRAW ATTENTION TOWARDS ENVIRONMENT PRNewswire, London, December 28. MUMBAI and DELHI, India - His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa, spiritual head of the Drukpa lineage, Environment Educator and Crusader, United Nation's Millennium Development Goal (MDG) awardee for efforts and endeavour for the environment.(PRNewsFoto/Communication Partner for Drukpa Lineage)
World Environment Day was also observed by Young Drukpa Association (YDA) of Ladakh along with Live to Love at Hemis Monastery, Ladakh. A talk was given by His Eminence Kyabje Drukpa Choegon Rinpoche Tenzin Chokyi Gyatso on the significance of living in an eco-friendly manner. 700 monastics took part in a cleanliness drive and volunteers were spread within a radius of 10 km of Hemis Monastery. A film on climate change was screened after the cleanliness drive.
The sixth Pad Yatra by His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpas will take place in Colombo in Sri Lanka on December 10, 2012. The need to develop responsibility, commitment and love for the environment will be delivered by His Holiness through this Pad Yatra.
Live to Love has decided to undertake a tree plantation drive on October 29, 2012 in Ladakh. Through this tree drive Live to Love aims at breaking its Guinness record by planting more number of trees in comparison with the number of trees planted in their previous tree drive in October 2010. The Hemis festival a significant Buddist festival in Ladakh will be organized by Live to Love and the Drukpa Lineage in late June.