Since 2016, when the Dalai Lama awarded the first cohort of Geshemas, interest among Tibetan nuns toward attaining the degree has climbed steadily
Tibetan Nuns Project Announces Initiative to Build Accommodation for Dolma Ling Buddhist Nunnery in Dharamsala
The Tibetan Nuns Project has announced an appeal to fund the construction of residential accommodation for the Buddhist nuns of Dolma Ling Nunnery.
Tibetan Nuns Project Announces a Record Number of Buddhist Nuns Taking Geshema Examinations in Dharamsala This Year
The Tibetan Nuns Project has announced that geshema examinations for 2023 began in Dharamsala on 21 July, with a record 132 Buddhist nuns taking part.
The Dalai Lama granted an audience at his residence in Dharamsala on 17 May for a group of Tibetan Buddhist nuns—all geshemas from three nunneries in India.
The Tibetan Nuns Project has announced the start of the 2022 geshema examinations, which began eaerlier this month in Dharamsala, northern India
Empowering female monastics as teachers, leaders, and…
The issue of women’s empowerment in Tibetan Buddhism, especially for nuns, has been tenaciously resisted and debated about for almost 50 years. At the center the debate, we
Twenty women made history at Drepung Loseling Monastery in Mundgod on 22 December, becoming the first Tibetan Buddhist nuns to be awarded the title Geshema .