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Muktinath Foundation International (MFI)
The Muktinath Foundation International (MFI) is a nongovernmental, nonprofit, interfaith organization registered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands under K.v.K./C.C. no. 34133018. The MFI is officially recognized by the Dutch government as a nonprofit organization under Article 24, 4, of the Dutch Succession Law of 1956.


Mission Statement
The MFI supports the local people of Muktinath Valley at the Annapurna Trekking Circuit in Nepal to preserve the Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage site Muktinath - Chumig Gyatsa with the indigenous cultural and religious heritage connected to it.

Founding
The Muktinath Foundation International was founded in 2000 with the help of Muktinath Lama Wangyal after talks with, amongst others, H.E. Chogye Trichen Rinpoche - teacher of H.H. Tenzin Gyatso Dalai Lama XIV - who gave his personal blessings to the founding. See the Recommendation Page for more backgrounds.


Partnerships

The MFI works in close cooperation with the Sree Mukti Kshetra Development and Conservation Committee, the committee of the local people of Muktinath Valley, founded by the local people of Muktinath Valley. The international support for the traditional caretakers of Muktinath-Chumig Gyatsa, the Muktinath nuns of the lineage of Lama Wangyal, is channeled through the MFI.


Board of Recommendation
Late Chogye Trichen Rinpoche (1920-2007)
Late Guru Cheyu Kushok Lama (1918-2003)
Muktinath Lama Wangyal
R. H. Jigme Palbar Basta, King of Mustang

For more information on the Board of Recommendation, please click here.

Contact
Contact details can be found on the contact page.

Donations
For donations, please see our donation page.

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