With the agreement to return the gompa to the Chhairo community, the boys can no longer remain at the monastery.
Shashi Dhoj got approval for the boys to join Karma Samtenling monastery in Swayambhu. Of the seven kids, the families of the two most local boys decided not to send their children.
So we all packed up and left Chhairo, all together for the last time.
Before setting off from Tukuche on the bus, after receiving khatags from Shashi Dhoj.