People continue supporting monks and nuns back in Nepal or in India, most of whom are nowadays already well taken care of.  So perhaps now is the time to start looking with appreciation at the non Himalayan sangha who have all made a genuine renunciation of their former lifestyles.

Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo

The Alliance of Non Himalayan Nuns is an organisation committed to supporting women ordained as Tibetan Buddhist nuns, from outside the traditional Tibetan Buddhist regions.

The Alliance aims to raise awareness for these nuns and give much needed support – both emotional and practical – for this often overlooked group. Jetsunma has spoken more about the difficulties faced by these monastics, which you can read about on the link below.

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