Wednesday, December 14, 2011

tibetan buddhist nuns-23 photos total

The Tibetan Buddhist monks are world famous, but did you know there is also a group of Tibetan Buddhist nuns? We do now after this gruesome video of a Buddhist nun setting herself on fire (WARNING) in protest against Chinese religious controls over Tibet.

Tibetan Buddhist Nuns
A Tibetan Buddhist nun walks inside the Ganden Jangchup Choeling nunnery in the town of Daofu, Sichuan province November 13, 2011. The nunnery stands hidden from view on an isolated mountain-top in southwestern China, accessible only by a twisting, rocky road. Palden Choetso, the 35-year-old Tibetan Buddhist nun who burned herself to death on a public street an hour's drive away on November 3, 2011,
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