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Tibetans refer to Buddhist nuns as juemu, as they believe the nuns belong to the upper class of Tibetan women.rnrnAs the temple is isolated, the nuns' living conditions are not very good. Nevertheless, the women remain committed to practicing Buddhism. More than 10,000 juemu currently study Buddhism in the temple UNLIKE OTHER SECT OF BUDDHISM . the monks and num having their calling in the middle of their life. THE TIBETAN MONKS AND NUM ARE ORDINATED WHEN THEY ARE VERY YOUNG FROM 6-10 YEARS . it is very common for family to send their youngest of the family to the temple they consider that as a family honor

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  • Copyright: Tony Mok (TMLH) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 44 W: 102 N: 458] (2496)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2016-07-16
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Exposure: f/1.1, 1/214 seconds
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2016-09-25 9:52
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