March 2016: HE Khamtrul Rinpoche graced the Jangsa Animal Shelter in Serbithang, on the outskirts of Thimphu, with an entourage of disciples and followers, with offerings of food and monetary support, and most importantly – his prayers, aspirations and blessings for the animals in particular and sentient beings in general. While offering his guidance and […]

New Zealand has set an incredible precedent by legally ruling on what nature lovers already know to be true: that animals are sentient and have feelings in the same way that we do. This marks an incredibly shift in public perception, where previously only some animals were given the benefit of protection. The Animal Welfare Bill that passed […]

There have been many doubts on the question of eating egg. As far as pure vegetarianism goes – one must abstain from eating both types of eggs – farm egg and factory egg. As the most eminent spiritual authority on vegetarianism, the great Yogi and Maha-Siddha Kyabje Chatral Rinpoche emphatically stated, “As a means of […]

The saving of animal lives, regularly conducted by Jangsa, besides imparting the supreme gift of ‘Soklu – the Breathe of Relief’ and accumulating the immeasurable merit of ‘Tsethar – Saving Lives’, also creates the ‘Tendrel – auspicious connections’ between the sacred Dharma and everybody involved in the process – from the saved animals, patrons, monks, […]

22nd Oct: Lama Kunzang Dorje Rinpoche addressed a new group of active animal welfare advocates and ‘Tsethar’ practitioners know informally as Druedro Rawang in the Jangsa office premises. The ensuing discussions on a very auspicious day of national commemorations was very open-ended, spontaneous, free-flowing and resulted in many fruitful outcomes: Lama Rinpoche instructed the Khenpos, […]

Jangsa Animal Saving Trust is pleased to share with you our 15 minutes documentary film "ZHIWAI LAMTOEN" The path of peace coinciding the auspicious Chotrul Dawa. The documentary highlights the journey undertaken by Lama Kunzang Dorjee Rinpoche and his team of Jangsa volunteers across the country advocating on the choice of food and its consequences based on scientific and spiritual reasonings. As part of the advocacy, the documentary depicts the use of theatre act titled "Aiee," as a medium to engage and exhibits the gradual decline of compassion from ones heart if one engages in non-virtuous act of killing. The documentary also follows the responses that the team had received from participants in schools, government offices and local communities across all 20 Dzongkhags. The documentary examines and sends out the message of peace with reflection on the noble and compassionate activities of successive dharma kings in Bhutan. Zhiwai- Lamtoen, the path of peace is brought to you by Jangsa Animal Saving Trust with the support from Brigitte Bardot Foundation.