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 .
According to the Washington, DC-based Pew Research Center, 18.2 per cent of China’s population—that is 224 million people—are Buddhists, accounting for about half of the
It is impossible to overstate the profound difference that Tsoknyi Rinpoche has made in the lives of the young nuns of Tsoknyi Gechak Ling, a
The Dalai Lama will bestow Geshema degrees on 20 Tibetan Buddhist nuns at Drepung Loseling Monastery in Mundgod, in the southern Indian state of Karnataka.
Ani Choying Drolma has become something of an anomaly. A Buddhist nun renowned for her numerous humanitarian activities, which include the education of young girls,
Spirit is without name, without form. Spirit does not occupy a specific place, but is everywhere at the same time. Spirit is beyond of the
Alexandra David-Neel (1868–1969), a French traveler and a prolific writer, is variously celebrated for being “the first Buddhist in France,” “a fearless explorer,” “the first
For more than 21 years, Tsoknyi Rinpoche has traveled the world teaching about the innermost nature of mind as understood by the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.
Our initial motive for documenting the lives of Tibetan Buddhist nuns through our photography stemmed from the fact that for many years, the Western world
One needs to take a long view—one that spans vast distances and many centuries—to appreciate the context of the Cham dance traditions that were preserved