• Inauguration of Orgyen Samye Chokhor Ling Nunnery - 1 of 2

    On November 12, 2006, the Venerable Khenpo Rinpoches inaugurated the first Buddhist nunnery ever in Sarnath, India, where the Buddha first taught the Dharma. Orgyen Samye Chokhor Ling Nunnery continues as a special place of education and cultural preservation for a growing population of nuns dedicated to living lives of peace, harmony, wisdom and compassion. Video 1 of 2.

  • Inauguration of Orgyen Samye Chokhor Ling Nunnery - 2 of 2

    On November 12, 2006, the Venerable Khenpo Rinpoches inaugurated the first Buddhist nunnery ever in Sarnath, India, where the Buddha first taught the Dharma. Orgyen Samye Chokhor Ling Nunnery continues as a special place of education and cultural preservation for a growing population of nuns dedicated to living lives of peace, harmony, wisdom and compassion. Video 2 of 2.

  • Chanting the Twenty-One Praises to Tara

    On December 19, 2010, two young nuns at Orgyen Samye Chokhor Ling Nunnery in Sarnath, India chanted the Twenty-One Praises to Tara.

  • Refuge Ceremony for PBC Monks and Nuns in Sarnath

    On December 10, 2010 at Orgyen Samye Chokhor Ling Nunnery, Venerable Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche performed a Refuge Ceremony for all of the PBC Monks and Nuns in Sarnath, India.

  • Nuns of Orgyen Samye Chokhor Ling Practicing Meditation

    The nuns of Orgyen Samye Chokhor Ling Nunnery in Sarnath, India practice Tibetan Buddhist meditation with rtitual instruments daily. Many of these practices are over 2,600 years old.

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