Dutch Foundation for Ladakhi Nuns

to support tibetan-buddhist nuns in Ladakh, India



Dit keer was ik op reis met een gynaecologe uit de VS, Dr. Mary Wellhoner, die veel heeft gedaan om de herdruk van het boek Healthy Bodies Healthy Minds te bewerkstelligen. Er zijn 3500 boeken


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healthy body healthy mind The book Healthy Body, Healthy Mind, was originally published by the Tibetan Nuns Project in Dharamsala. It is a 200-page Tibetan translation of the book Our Bodies, Our Selves, a long-time


Ishe Spaldes obituary.

In  Nyerma the first nun deceased. Ishe Spaldes was one of the oldest nuns of the Nyerma nunnery and lived there from the beginning. Last summer she was reasonably fit. After a


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What course is hard and not (yet) advance: Prayer Mill for Nyerma

A Ladakhi father told his daughter a mystery. "It is hard but does not advance. What is that? " It turned out to be a turning


Nieuwsbrief 2011


Newsletter 2011 was released.

You can find it at the overview of the newsletters
The newsletters are in PDF format and open in a separate window.



This year, all nuns withstood the severe winter well. Every year it is amazing that the very fragile old nuns survive the winter. Late April, early May could only begin the work in the fields and


On Sunday, October 23, 2011 is organizing the Tenth DFLN Ladakh festival in an unusual location: the Catholic St. Joseph Church in South Horn. This church is built around a baroque altar from a


Medications for Ladakh

Shortly after the catastrophe visited last summer at Giny Brummelhuis, former president of the DFLN, Ladakh. She was struck by the devastation and the serious consequences for

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Our translators Nicolai and Reena,

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