The Kung Fu Nuns of Nepal

The Kung Fu Nuns of Nepal
The Druk Gawa Khilwa (DGK) nunnery in Katmandu teaches its nuns a mixture of martial arts and meditation.
The Diplomat

In most Buddhist orders, monks lead prayers and occupy powerful positions, while nuns are assigned the menial jobs of cooking and cleaning for the monks. But in 2008, the leader of the 1,000-year-old Drukpa lineage, His Holiness The Gyalwang Drukpa, the 12th Gyalwang Drukpa, changed all that.
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