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Tibetan Nuns

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...

Dalai Lama Encourages Buddhist Nuns on the Path

Rinchen Khando Choegyal | Posted 11.13.2013 | World
Rinchen Khando Choegyal

It was a moment that Tibetan Buddhist nuns dream of -- to be in the presence of the Dalai Lama and to hear his words of encouragement about their studies. Many of the nuns had risked their lives fleeing Tibet to see the Dalai Lama and to find the freedom to practice their Buddhist faith.

From Oy to Ohm: Finding My Inner Dalai Lama

Elise Sax | Posted 05.19.2012 | Fifty
Elise Sax

I'm practicing to be a Tibetan nun, but lately I've been wondering if I need hair extensions and Botox. Tibetan nuns probably don't think a lot about hair extensions and Botox, which doesn't say a lot about my chances of becoming a Tibetan nun.