Buddhist nuns leave the monastery after praying at the Larung Gar Buddhist Institute in Sertar county (known as Seda in Chinese) in the remote Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in China’s Sichuan province. Photos: AFP

Tibetan Buddhist nuns take up feminism and seek equal status with monks

Change is in the air at world’s biggest Tibetan Buddhist academy, in China’s Sichuan province, as nuns stand up for themselves and for Tibetan women as a whole. Monks appear split on their demands

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Buddhist nuns leave the monastery after praying at the Larung Gar Buddhist Institute in Sertar county (known as Seda in Chinese) in the remote Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in China’s Sichuan province. Photos: AFP
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