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Happy News From Tibetan Nuns Project

2019 Geshema Exams Completed In early August, 51 Tibetan Buddhist nuns sat various levels of the 4-year Geshema exams. The Geshema degree (Geshe for monks) is the highest degree in their tradition and is equivalent to a Ph.D. in Tibetan Buddhism.…
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Geshema Graduation Ceremony in Kopan Nunnery

On November 3rd and 4th Kopan nunnery in Nepal celebrated the Geshema Damcha, the final step in the Geshema ceremony rituals. The term “Damcha” means answering in the debate process. On November 5th the nunnery celebrated the annual…
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Exams For Geshema Candidates Continue

Exams for Geshema candidates continue this summer In December 2016, twenty Tibetan Buddhist nuns were awarded their geshe degrees, the equivalent to a PhD in Tibetan Buddhist philosophy. The Dalai Lama presented the degrees at a joyful, groundbreaking…
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Celebrating Geshemas!

Congratulations Geshemas!After at least 17 years of study and 4 years of tough exams it is now official. All 20 Tibetan nuns who took their fourth and final round of exams in May have received the long-awaited news that they successfully passed.…
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Tibetan Geshemas On The Way

WONDERFUL NEWS. Tibetan Geshemas on the way! From a letter from Rinchen Khando Choegyal, Director of the Tibetan Nuns Project: "On behalf of the Tibetan Nuns Project and the over 700 nuns that we support in India and Nepal, it gives me great…