Ani Choying Drolma: Nuns Welfare Foundation of Nepal

Ani Choying Dolma poses with her students in her school in Nepali capital Kathmandu

Established by Ani Choying Drolma, the Nuns Welfare Foundation of Nepal (NWF) is a non profit organization promoting the education and welfare of Buddhist nuns.   Arya Tara School is the flagship project of NWF, opened in 2000. Arya Tara School is a free boarding school for nuns which specializes in combining traditional Buddhist studies with modern education. The NWF is currently fund raising to accrue the necessary funds for a new three-phased school building in Seti Devi VDC, Pharping, on the edge of the Kathmandu Valley, which will allow enrollment to increase more than 100 students.

The Yogini Project’s Interview with several of the Arya Tara Nuns Vajra Dancers during filming for it’s documentary film, “Women On The Path,” in production.

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