Muktinath Nuns Project
Nuns of the Tibetan Buddhist lineage of Lama
Wangyal are the traditional daily caretakers of Muktinath
- Chumig Gyatsa. They aim to continue their community in modern
times. Since 2000 thanks to the international support channeld via the
MFI, the Muktinath nuns can focus on their practice as caretakers without
worrying about funds for livelihood, clothing, medical care and basic
education. See also our donation page
and recommendations page,
Knowledge Base Project
the Muktinath Knowlegde Base Project the MFI aims for international
awareness and support regarding preserving Muktinath-Chumig
Gyatsa and the local indigenous cultural &
religious heritage connected to Muktinath Valley, Nepal.
Within the context of the Muktinath Knowledge Base Project the MFI started
a translation program to translate several Nepali and Tibetan texts
into English. A first result has been published online (The
Clear Mirror, a Buddhist Pilrgrimage Guide to Muktinath).
ensure a high level of research the MFI is setting up an
Muktinath Image Bank Project
The MFI makes and collects pictures and video
recordings of Muktinath-Chumig Gyatsa for it's digital archive, the
MFI Image Bank. By doing so the MFI makes images and recordings of Muktinath
(culture) internationally available for current and future generations.
for some of the MFI Muktinath images the Picture
Web Site Project
The international web site of the MFI creates
an international publication platform where people can find information
on Muktinath - Chumig Gyatsa at no costs. The content of the MFI website
2007 reflects only partly the results of the MFI Knowledge Base Project.
The launch of the site made detailed information on Muktinath internationally
available for the main public for the first time in history.
Since October 2005 the MFI also has a Dutch
website for it's sponsors in the Netherlands and Belgium.
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MFI is a nongovernmental, nonprofit, interfaith organization registered
in Amsterdam, The Netherlands K.K./C.C. no. 34133018 and officially recognized
by the Dutch government as a nonprofit organization under Article 24,
¶ 4, of the Dutch Succession Law of 1956.
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