(16778_pr.psd) Thubten Lodro, a Mount Everest Center novice, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1976. Lama Yeshe sent photos of the MEC students all around the world and also took photos with him on tour in an attempt to raise funds for them. "Mummy" Max Mathews had a photo taken of each of them and had a group photo made into a poster.