Monday, May 7, 2018

The Tibetan Nuns Project (Himalayas); Crystal Quintero, Dhr. Seven (eds.), Wisdom Quarterly

I'm going to win debates like Bhaddhaka...
The Pema Chodron Foundation is happy to support:

The Tibetan Nuns Project ( provides education and humanitarian aid to refugee nuns from Tibet and the Himalayan regions of India.
Our support will help provide training programs to educate, empower, and improve the status of ordained Tibetan women.
The Pema Chodron Foundation is happy to specifically support the annual month-long inter-nunnery debating session called Jang Gonchoe.

This practice of debate combines logical thinking with a deeper understanding of Buddhist philosophy and is an essential part of monastic education in the Tibetan tradition.

The debate training helps not only to preserve the Tibetan culture, but provides the nuns with the opportunity to learn from a centuries-old tradition which will enable and empower them to become great teachers in their own right.

The benefit of this is immeasurable and will create an enduring legacy for generations to come.

The Deboche Project was formed in 2006 by a group of individuals concerned about the Tibetan and Sherpa nuns who reside in Deboche Convent in Nepal. Their goal now is... More

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