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Tibetan Nuns' Project

Earning a Degree: Tibetan Nuns Break Through Barriers

Rio Helmi | Posted 09.23.2015 | Religion
Rio Helmi

In traditional Tibetan society, when it comes to opportunity to study, nuns are at the bottom end of the priority list. Painfully aware of the fact that in Tibet they hardly stood a chance of studying, they resolved to escape to India to pursue their dream within the Tibetan community in exile

The Remarkable Rinchen Khando Choegyal on Empowering Women and Working for a Better Day

Sophia Slater | Posted 05.14.2014 | Teen
Sophia Slater

"If you are wanting to do something for the cause, you have to sacrifice a lot," Mrs. Choegyal told me as we sat down to chat in her office on a bright morning at the TNP complex in lower Dharamsala.

LOOK: Refugee Nuns Find New Lives In India

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 11.21.2013 | Religion

After a grueling journey on foot across the Himalayas in 1990, a group of 66 Tibetan Buddhist nuns arrived in Dharamsala, India, the home of the Dalai...