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03/27/2017 at 02:23. Facebook
The view from Druk Amitabha Mountain DGK Nunnery, home to most of the Kung Fu Nuns. This site overlooks Kathmandu and the holy Swoyambu Stupa in Nepal.

The nuns here represent diverse regions from all over the Himalayas and beyond.

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03/26/2017 at 14:59. Facebook
Public Talk "Youth - Love In Action" 2017

His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa interacted with members of YDA Viet Nam and volunteer organizations in Hanoi during a public talk today. His Holiness stressed on the importance of protecting the environment, giving love to others as well as animals; and advised the young adults on how to deal with common issues such as roadblocks, low self-confidence...
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03/25/2017 at 04:48. Facebook
“We are capable of doing more than just sitting in the monasteries and meditating.” - Kung Fu Nun Jigme Yudron

While the Kung Fu Nuns are fully devoted to traditional Buddhist practices, they supplement them with oft-revolutionary acts of service outside of monastic walls. 5,000km-long "Bicycle Yatras" are one of their recent undertakings, promoting values for a better a world.

Nepal’s ‘Kung Fu nuns’ are pedalling their way to empowerment

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Drukpa
03/24/2017 at 14:16. Facebook
His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa is currently leading prayers and giving teachings on the preliminary practices (Ngondro) at the Tay Thien Nunnery, Vietnam.

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Drukpa
03/23/2017 at 13:45. Facebook
Today, as a part of the ongoing annual Baza Guru Recitation at the Chorten Kora in Trashi Yangtse, His Eminence Gyalwa Dokhampa and monastic body of Trashi Yangtse conducted Akshobhya Buddha Jangwa ritual to benefit the deceased. Jangwa ritual guides and helps the deceased to attain higher rebirth. Dedication goes to more than a thousand people of the locality who passed away since the very...
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03/23/2017 at 07:52. Facebook
Public talk on "Achieving Success in Life" by His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa in Vietnam.

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03/22/2017 at 08:43. Facebook
Several dozen new Kung Fu Nuns have just joined the ranks! Hailing largely from #Ladakh in the Northern Indian Himalayas, the new Drukpa nuns are now being trained by the more experienced Kung Fu captains at Druk Amitabha Mountain DGK Nunnery in Nepal. Congratulations and welcome to the new generation!

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03/21/2017. Facebook
Gyalwa Dokhampa is currently presiding over the one-billion (dungdrub) recitation of vajraguru (Guru Rimpoche's prayer) in Trashiyangtse upon the request of the Benzer Guru Drungdrup Association. This is an annual event in Trashiyangtse held at the Chorten Kora.

Chorten Kora is an important stupa in Trashiyangtse in eastern Bhutan. The stupa was built in the 18th century by Lama Ngawang...
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03/21/2017. Facebook
“Most of the people, when they see us on our bikes, think we are boys... Then, they get shocked when we stop and tell them that not only are we girls, but we are also Buddhist nuns. I think this helps change their attitudes about women and maybe value them as equals.” -- 18-year-old Jigme Wangchuk Lhamo on last Fall's "Bicycle Yatra"

The Kung Fu Nuns are the monastic women of the Drukpa...
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'Kung Fu' Nuns Bike The Himalayas To Protest Human Trafficking

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Drukpa
03/20/2017. Facebook
The unfurling of the first giant silk brocade of Avalokiteshvara in Viet Nam, led by His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa and 100 monks and nuns of the Drukpa Lineage at the Tay Thien Grand Mandala Stupa.

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Drukpa
03/20/2017. Facebook
In #Hanoi, His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa and his accompanying monastics received a warm welcome from government representative of #Vietnam.
Drukpa
03/20/2017. Facebook
After the completion of the obstacle dispelling Drolma Yuldhog puja and the performance of Five Dhyani Buddhas dance by the Tay Thien nuns, His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa and His Eminence Drukpa Thuksey Rinpoche led thousands of monks, nuns and devotees on 13 circumambulations of the Tay Thien Grand Mandala Stupa days ago.

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Drukpa
03/19/2017. Facebook
Today was the last day of His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa's recent visit at the Tay Thien Stupa. At the request of the Tay Thien Venerables, His Holiness gave initiation of long life Buddhas which includes Amitayus, White Tara and Namgyelma to the Vietnamese monastics and devotees, so that all could enjoy long life and be protected from accidents and obstacles. Later in the afternoon, His...
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03/19/2017. Facebook
His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa was leading a Riwo Sang Chod puja, and was giving a Five Jambhala initiation in Vietnam yesterday morning.

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03/18/2017. Facebook
Live Webcast: His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa will be giving Five Jambhala initiation in Vietnam.

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03/17/2017. Facebook
Today, His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa is presiding over a grand Drolma Yuldhog puja which is a powerful puja for dispelling obstacles and fulfilling wishes.

The program also includes Mahakala dance, presentinbg gifts to school children and circumambulation of the Stupa.

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Drukpa
03/17/2017. Facebook
Live webcast continues on the obstacle-dispelling Drolma Yuldhog Puja led by His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa at the Tay Thien Stupa

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Drukpa
03/17/2017. Facebook
Today at the Tay Thien Stupa, His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa will preside over the obstacle-dispelling puja.

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Drukpa
03/17/2017. Facebook
In the evening of March 16th, the Second Indian Buddhist Culture Day is held at the Tay Thien Grand Mandala Stupa, co-organized by the Viet Nam - India Friendship Association, the Viet Nam Buddhist Sangha and the Embassy of India in Viet Nam. Keynote speechese were delivered by Mr. Truong Minh Tuan, Minister of Information; Venerable Thich Thanh Nhieu, Vice Chairman of the Viet Nam Buddhist...
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03/16/2017. Facebook
The Kung Fu Nuns train in both Western and Eastern medical and health services. While they are known internationally for running the Live to Love Eye Camps, here they are seen administering traditional Himalayan medicine on site of the Druk Amitabha Mountain DGK Nunnery.