The Lawudo Retreat Center was started by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, and was the retreat area of his former reincarnation, the Lawudo Lama. During the 7.9 magnitude earthquake in nepal, the propery sustained extensive damage.

To date, $50,000 has been donated by the Nepal Earthquake Fund to help in the rebuildling effort. To help contribute to the rebuilding of the Lawudo Retreat Center, read more here.