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Interview with Ani Lama Sherab Zangmo

Ani Lama Sherab Zangmo was a resident nun and meditation teacher at Gebchak Gonpa. Often referred to as “The Great Yogini of Gebchak Gonpa”, Sherab Zangmo was famed among the lamas in Eastern Tibet for her high realization. She passed…
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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…

Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo on the Meaning of "Tsunma"

"In 2008, when the Gyalwang Drukpa suggested awarding her the title Jetsunma in recognition of her spiritual growth and her work with women, Tenzin Palmo’s first reaction was to refuse such a distinction. 'But,' she says, 'I received so…
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Upcoming At The Yogini Project, Spring 2017

Upcoming At The Yogini Project, Spring 2017 Live Update:  The Tibetan Yogini Film Production Campaign is live, having now raised over $2.5K in its first two weeks!  Donate here now: www.gofundme.com/theyoginiproject-tibetan-yogini-film-production …
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"White Lotus" Released

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akvb66fkF6k Today The Yogini Project released "White Lotus," our in-house film on Venerable Tsoknyi Rinpoche's groundbreaking work in empowering young nuns with unprecedented education opportunities.   WHITE…
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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…

Ani Choying Drolma, a Yogini Project Exclusive Interview

Ani Choying Drolma Interview (Excerpt)On the Influence of Her Teacher Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche and on Being a Modern YoginiAni Choying Drolma: When I first joined Nagi Gompa, I was 13 years old. And for the first time in my life, I felt as if I…