Focus: Increasing Support for Nuns

Focus: Increasing Support for Nuns

The January Focus features a new video and two stories about the impact that Khyentse Foundation is having on nuns in Bhutan and young women in Cambodia. Read the entire January 2018 Focus...
The Nuns of Pema Choling Shedra

The Nuns of Pema Choling Shedra

Pema Choling Shedra, recipient of a 2017 Ashoka Grant, provides basic and higher education in Buddhist philosophy for nuns. The first Buddhist College for women in Bhutan, the Shedra was established in the Bumthang region in 2001 to increase opportunities for...

Technology for Nuns

KF Supports Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo’s Dongyu Gatsal Ling By Emily Webber In the Kangra district of Northern India, nestled below the Himalayas and fresh with the growing trees and grasses of an ancient forest, a new generation of Buddhist teachers meets the modern...

Grant Recipient: Bhutan Nuns Foundation

By I. Suyin Lee During a recent visit to Bhutan, I met with Dr. Tashi Zangmo, founder and executive director of the Bhutan Nuns Foundation, in her office across the river from the city of Thimpu. Tashi had been in Europe for the past three weeks, had not yet checked...