Venerable Ngawang Chodron

Born in London, Bhikshuni Ngawang Chodron was a photographer. In 1977, she received sramanerika vows from Trulshik Rinpoche and studied with Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. She received bhikshuni ordination in Hong Kong in 1987 and studied under her bhikshuni upadhayayini in Mainland China. She lives at Shechen Tannyi Dargyeling Monastery in Nepal and is currently involved in establishing a nunnery for Tibetan nuns in Nepal.

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Blossoms of the Dharma

Restoring an ancient tradition

A nun describes her experience being accepted and integrating into a Mainland Chinese community of…

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