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This monastery in Chobhar provides shelter and education to impoverished girls from Humla, but not everyone wants to be a nun

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This monastery in Chobhar provides shelter and education to impoverished girls from Humla, but not everyone wants to be a nun

Girls as young as 10-years-old are dropped off at the Sulakshan Kirti Vihar for better education by their parents, but a monastic life is expected of them.This monastery in Chobhar provides shelter and education to impoverished girls from Humla, but not everyone wants to be a nun
Morning hours are devoted to learning teachings of Buddha. In the afternoons, however, the children from Humla are homeschooled in various academic subjects at the Vihar.  Beeju Maharjan/TKP
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Srizu Bajracharya
Published at : October 5, 2019
Kathmandu

Srizu Bajracharya

Srizu Bajracharya is culture and arts reporter for The Kathmandu Post.


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