Discover Arunachal Pradesh

Archives

The Ani Gompas or nunneries of Tawang are steeped in the same time-honoured Tibetan Buddhist traditions as their larger all-male counterparts, the monasteries. Devoted to the study and practice of Lord Buddha’s teaching, the nuns known as ‘Anis’ commit their lives to helping others. Coming from a Western society which generally views random acts of kindness by strangers with suspicion rather than with faith, it was only after moving to India that… Read More