Inspiration on Sunday – The Nepalese Nuns Who Master Meditation And Kung Fu

In 2008, a group of nuns located in Kathmandu, Nepal were granted the right to train in martial arts by the head of their Buddhist lineage school. Jigme Yangchen Ghamo, and her group of “Kung Fu Nuns,” mix meditation with Chinese martial arts to protect their nunnery, strengthen their faith and keep their bodies healthy. They travel across the Himalayas, training and teaching other women about empowerment and self-defense. 60 Second Docs

Follow 60 Second Docs on 60 Second Docs, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s