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CHUCHIKJALL PROJECT

Chuchikjall Expenditure Report 2001


Zangskar Nuns Project Report, Summer 2001

Submitted by Kim Gutschow, August 15, 2001

Sum Sent by Sponsors in June 2001: 40,655 Rupees (after exchange in New Delhi 29/06/01)

Funds Disbursed in Zangskar in 2001, By Nunnery

Rupees
Nunnery
11,000
Karsha Nunnery: 500 Rs/Nun to 21 Nuns and one Geshe.
6000
Zangla Nunnery: 300 Rs/Nun for 17 Nuns and one Teacher, plus 600 Rs remainder to be used to feed nuns one tea service during the great prayer festival during winter months.
5150
Pishu Nunnery: 500 Rs/Nun for 10 Nuns plus 150 Rupees Donated towards one tea service for Tara Puja.
6500
Dorje Dzong Nunnery: 500 Rs/Nun for 13 Nuns.
6000
Tungri Nunnery: 500 Rs/Nun for 12 Nuns.
6000
Skyagam Nunnery: 500 Rs/Nun for 12 Nuns.
3500
Shun Nunnery: 500 Rs/Nun for 7 Nuns.
2000
Satak Nunnery: 500 Rs/Nun for 4 Nuns.
46150
Total Disbursed in 2001
(40,655 Rs from 2001 Funds, plus 4125 Rs leftover from 2000 funds,
plus 1370 from Kim's Pocket).

Itemized Expenditures at Nunneries for 2000-2001


Karsha Nunnery (Received 100,000 Rs in 2000)
Rupees
Expenditure
10,785
butter (50 kg)
3044
butter (14 kg)
1730
butter (8.6 kg)
5075
white/new butter (5 kg) and yellow/old butter (25 kg)
300
dried cheese (5 kg)
495
dried cheese (9 kg)
1500
meat (4 limbs)
1800
meat (4 limbs)
250
barley (25 kg)
315
meat fat (7 kg)
80
saffron and other items for fire sacrifice
100
tea, soap
166
biscuits, noodles
625
rice (100 kg)
950
flour (200 kg)
65
sugar (5 kg)
430
donation to monks for performing fire sacrifice
(vajramaster 120 Rs, chantmaster 110 Rs, 2 monks 200)
190
nuns donation for fire sacrfice (10 rs/nun)
6
soap
60
dried tomatoes (1 kg)
165
noddles, matches, broom
140
sweets for the gtorma offerings
230
new stove burner, washers, soap
930
biscuits, baking powder, ghee, soya protein
160
barley (20 kg)
80
cauliflower, biscuits, sugar for offerings
150
condensed milk (3)
400
fee for housing cow at village house for one month
60
carriage fees for goods from padum
100
fee for bringing dzomo back from high pasture
180
dried egg (2 kg)
140
blessing scarves (40)
110
donation made to the new disciplinarian at monastery
160
tea strainer (locally made out of copper)
10
donation for funeral services of karsha monk
110
donation made for wedding of tsering norbu
110
donation made for wedding of yulang tashi
115
donation made for wedding of lagpa tundup
75
incense (5 packets)
125
geshe donation for reading prajnaparamita
1800
donations for various nuns reading prajnaparamita
220
Tara puja (donation of 10 rs/nun for 22 nuns and geshe)
500
donation to womens alliance newly formed in karsha
790
wheat flour (100 kg)
120
chilli powder
1900
ghee (15 kg)
570
mustard oil
500
vegetable oil (for butter lamps)
1700
tibetan tea, surati (10 kg)
540
dried apricots (6 kg)
102
brown sugar (6 kg)
300
ginger (2 kg)
168
transport charges from jammu
1770
butter, 1 box (15 kg)
180
dried milk
200
rice (16 kg)
200
kerosene (20 L)
1500
cymbals (2)
240
wheat flour (30 kg)
1450
ghee and vegetable oil for butter lamps
500
flour (50 kg)
150
potatoes for planting (10 kg)
70
maggi noodles (7)
60
chewing gum
79
dried cheese
50,526
Total expenditures at Karsha through May 2001
(49,474 Rs remainder to be spent for greenhouse construction and winter prayers in 2001-2).
Zangla Nunnery (Received 20,500 Rs in 2000)
Rupees
Expenditure
9000
500 Rs/nun individual donation for winter expenses for 17 nuns and one teacher.
500
food and one tea service for one day during great prayer festival
1300
rice (100 kg)
850
flour (100 kg)
1850
butter (15 kg)
950
ghee (5 kg)
910
dried apricots (7 kg)
210
eggs (90)
350
biscuits (7 packets)
260
cooking oil (2 kg)
200
vegetable oil (4 kg)
70
sugar (5 kg)
225
kerosene (25 L)
50
toffees (1 packet)
100
cabbage (5 kg)
105
tomatoes (3 kg)
45
onions (3 kg)
1975
butter (15 kg)
18,950
Total expenditures at Zangla through June 2001
(1550 remainder for 2001, to be spent on two days supporting the nuns great prayer festival)
Pishu Nunnery (received 20,000 in 2000)
Rupees
Expenditure
6000
donations of 500/person for 11 nuns and one teacher
101
blessing scarves
120
ladle
125
polyurethene sheet against rain
105
lentils
10
incense
500
dried apricots
150
fat, oil
10
sweets
480
vegetable oil for butter lamps
1725
butter (15 kg)
215
cooking oil
130
eggs
250
color, dye for woolen cloth
340
spun wool
25
ladle, spoon
66
onions
165
transport charges from padum to pishu
801
flour (50 kg) and sugar (5 kg)
470
flour
70
eggs
20
tomatoes
50
pickles
5
cloves
15
tumeric powder
5
matches
550
meat
100
dates
100
donation to monks for winter ritual
240
dried milk
600
ghee (3 kg) and cooking oil (5 kg)
1800
butter (15 kg)
300
ghee (2 kg)
800
meat
500
ghee
35
black tea
150
condensed milk (3)
160
prayer flags
531
rice and flour for reading the Kangyur
260
donation for construction of stupa for deceased geshe at zangla
310
donation for stupa construction in pishu
250
kerosene (20 L) and sugar (5 kg)
90
dried milk
36
tea
65
ring
1270
butter (6 kg)
20,000
Total expenditures at Pishu in 2000-2001
Dorje Dzong (received 20,000 Rs in 2000)
Rupees
Expenditure
6000
donation for 12 nuns at 500 rs/nun
5062
butter (22.5 kg)
675
butter (3 kg)
1040
butter (15 packets)
1350
rice (100 kg)
1200
flour (100 kg)
210
sugar (10 kg)
88
salt (11 kg)
280
kerosene (20 lt)
310
cooking oil (6 lt)
300
mustard oil (5 lt)
400
surati tibetan tea (2 kg)
100
shinja tibetan tea (1 kg)
76
lentils (2 kg)
55
lentils (2 kg)
65
lentils (2 kg)
200
lipton tea (2 kg)
380
milk powder (4 kg)
60
masala spices
50
tumeric powder (1 kg)
25
wicks for butter lamps
100
onions (4 kg)
40
matches
75
garam masala spice
20
baking soda
450
dried apricots (3 kg)
210
egg (3 trays)
120
biscuits (24 packets)
60
peas (4 kg)
19,000
Total spent at Dorje Dzong in 2000-2001
(remainder of 1000 to be spent at the great prayer festival this winter)
Tungri Gonpa (20,000 Rs. received in 2000)
Rupees
Expenditure
6000
donation of 500 rs/nun for 12 nuns
115
oil (2 kg)
20
biscuits
30
spices
36
tea
14
tumeric spice
90
vegetable oil
66
sugar
167
lentils (4 kg)
5
notebook
45
vegetable oil
15
onions
20
tomatoes
230
dried apricots
230
stove
85
dried milk
230
plates (10)
65
kerosene (6 L)
1290
rice (100 kg)
800
flour (100 kg)
52
kerosene (6 lt)
25
tomatoes
40
vegetables
100
tibetan tea, shinja
220
noodles
3316
butter
26
sugar (2 kg)
15
sweets for offerings
100
vegetable oil
13
sugar (1 kg)
13,460
Total Expenditures at Tungri by 2001
(remainder of 6540 to be spent in the next winter for prayers and food expenditures).
Skyagam Nunnery (received 20,000 Rs. in 2000)
Rupees
Expenditure
2130
Butter
85
Milk
28
masala
15
matches
625
rice
470
flour
52
sugar
35
salt
260
kerosene
147
biscuits
40
lipton tea
40
tumeric powder
40
onions
8
butter lamp wicks
50
kerosene lamp wick
1800
butter (15 kg)
10
baking soda
160
dahl (5 kg)
510
tibetan tea, surati (3 kg)
135
vegetable oil (3 kg)
230
vegetable oil (5 kg)
120
cooking oil
120
cooking oil
124
biscuits
75
donation for monks for 1 million prayers
15
matches
7
notebook
10
pen
30
sack
30
garam masala spice
1700
butter (8 kg)
15,109
Total expenditures at Skyagam
(Remainder of 4891 Rs to be used for purchase of wood to build altarpiece for new assembly hall).
Skyagam Nunnery Expenditures From Remainder left in 2000 (5095 Rs)
Rupees
Expenditure
3532
cost of statues with packing and transport from Delhi
900
clothes for statues
265
crown jewels
540
gold paint
600
interior substances (sandalwood, texts)
1500
other precious substances placed inside the statue)
163
donation for monk who performed consecration
300
fee for painting the statues face
200
fee for ritual of opening and painting eyes
8000
Total expenditures for three statues (Tara, Buddha, Vajrayogini)