Drukpa
yesterday at 07:16. Facebook
A short, inspirational video on who the Kung Fu Nuns are, and why they started Kung Fu. The nuns are now breaking bricks with their bare hands, bending metal, and working with more weaponry. This helps to develop physical strength for in-the-field community service work, focus for meditation, and build up self-defense skills.

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For the first time in centuries, women from Himalayan communities are being empowered to reach the highest levels of spiritual attainment. 'Life on the Edge'...

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Drukpa
02/18/2017 at 16:59. Facebook
A prayer for swift return of His Eminence Dorzong Rinpoche, composed by His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa. May we all have the good fortune to reconnect with him for lives until enlightenment.
Drukpa
02/18/2017 at 00:20. Facebook
"We wanted to do something to change this attitude that girls are less than boys and that it's okay to sell them... [the bicycle trek shows] women have power and strength like men." --The Kung Fu Nuns on combatting human trafficking

Last Fall, the Kung Fu Nuns embarked on a 5,400km bicycle journey across the Himalayas to speak out against human trafficking, bringing Buddhist compassion to...
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Hundreds of nuns trained in Kung Fu are biking the Himalayas to oppose human trafficking

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Drukpa
02/16/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
It is with great sadness that one of our greatest teachers, His Eminence Dorzong Rinpoche, has left us a few hours ago. We request everyone connected with the Drukpa Lineage and the lineage masters to join us in fervent prayers for the swift rebirth of His Eminence Dorzong Rinpoche.
Drukpa
02/16/2017 at 13:47. Facebook
This past Fall, the Kung Fu Nuns performed a live self-defense demo in #Ladakh to hundreds of thousands at the Naropa Festival. This Summer, they will return to Hemis Ladakh to teach their first SELF-DEFENSE WORKSHOP in solidarity with Stand With Nomoly, so that women can protect themselves against physical abuse as they take on more educational and leadership opportunities abroad.

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Drukpa
02/16/2017 at 00:49. Facebook
A candid and humorous talk between actress Susan Sarandon and the His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa on how his lineage and the Kung Fu Nuns champion gender equality, environmentalism, and compassion in ground-breaking ways.

Gyalwang Drukpa is the spiritual head of the Drukpa Buddhist lineage originating in the Himalayas, and recipient of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals Award....
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In Conversation with His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa and Susan Sarandon

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Drukpa
02/15/2017 at 03:28. Facebook
•GIVE HAPPINESS AWAY•

The easiest way to put happiness into action is to share your own kindness and compassion; give happiness away and you will find yourself smiling at the same time. ~ The Gyalwang Drukpa.
Drukpa
02/14/2017 at 13:54. Facebook
#Endurance. Check out these snapshots from the Kung Fu Nuns' 5,400km bicycle journey last Fall. Championing gender equality and speaking out about the human trafficking crisis, the group was able to reach and educate countless villages, towns, and cities from the ground.

Photos: The Kung Fu Nuns and spiritual head of the Drukpa Buddhist lineage, His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa.

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Drukpa
02/13/2017. Facebook
A tribute to #Naropa by Shreya Ghoshal, who performed #JigstenThonpo, a #LadakhiSong at #Naropa2016 with Young Drukpa Association (YDA) Ladakh's newly appointed president Rinchen Wacher at Hemis, Ladakh. #ThrowBack #Ladakh #Hemis

Naropa 2016 | Shreya Ghoshal & Rinchen Wacher | Jigsten Thonpo

Shreya Ghoshal, hailed as India's Nightingale, offered a tribute to Naropa, with Jigsten Thonpo, a Ladakhi song in praise of Ladakh. She performed with Rinch...

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Drukpa
02/13/2017. Facebook
Last Fall, the Kung Fu Nuns biked over 5,400 km from Nepal to Ladakh and back (round trip) to promote environmentalism, gender equality, and bring attention to the human trafficking crisis. Here is a glimpse from the grueling journey that they describe as a "joyful effort."

#cycling #worldpeace #genderequality #humantrafficking #himalayas #women #kungfununs
Drukpa
02/12/2017. Facebook
Catch a glimpse of life with the Kung Fu Nuns in the short video, produced for ESPN Brazil

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Video made for ESPN Brazil

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Drukpa
02/11/2017. Facebook
The Kung Fu Nuns are monastic women of the Drukpa Buddhist lineage, a Himalayan lineage going back 1,000 years. On top of Kung Fu, Eco-Pad Yatras, and Bicycling for World Peace, they train rigorously in Buddhist ritual and meditation.

Here is a video of the nuns doing #SengeyTsewa, an esoteric spiritual practice that often attracts students, scholars, artists, and Buddhists from around the world.

Sengey Tsewa Practice & Drum Dance by Drukpa Nuns

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Drukpa
02/11/2017. Facebook
Live To: rescue provides medical services and sanctuary for the stray animals of #Ladakh -- and it's also is an adoption center. Many dogs in need have now found loving homes with families in Ladakh.

#livetorescue #livetolove #dogadoption #himalayas
Drukpa
02/10/2017. Facebook
The BBC Travel highlights the Kung Fu Nuns: "Dressed in traditional maroon robes modified in the style of karate uniforms, the nuns’ smiling faces conceal an incredible energy and strength."

The Kung Fu nuns of Nepal

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Drukpa
02/07/2017. Facebook
Environmentalism is one of the Kung Fu Nuns biggest causes. Every year we do an "Eco-Pad Yatra," trekking 400+ miles on foot to educate communities on the importance of clean water. We have now carried several tons of plastic waste out of these regions.

These photos are from our first big #EcoPadYatra in #Ladakh, India.
Drukpa
02/07/2017. Facebook
The Kung Fu Nuns train with all kinds of weapons, like nunchucks and machetes, usually handled by men only. This kind of challenge helps build focus and physical strength for service work.
Drukpa
02/07/2017. Facebook
His Eminence Drukpa Thuksey Rinpoche was giving teachings and Chenrezig initiation at Rigpa Centre in London.

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Drukpa
02/06/2017. Facebook
His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa's Birthday Celebration 2017

As the world faces uncertainties, increasing insecurity and diminishing comfort due to environmental issues, terrorism and a decline in moral responsibility, Hs Holiness decides to use his birthday celebration as an opportunity to share his thoughts and to impart the skilful method passed down from Lord Buddha and great masters to...
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Drukpa
02/05/2017. Facebook
"Me, Me, Me!" - teaching by His Eminence Drukpa Thuksey Rinpoche in London.

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Drukpa
02/04/2017. Facebook
His Eminence Drukpa Thuksey Rinpoche was giving a public talk last night at Asia House in London on: "Helping Ourselves to Compassion: Coping Strategies for a Better World". His Eminence was joined by Andrew Harvey- Author for an Interview.

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