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Book: Power and Agency in the Lives of Contemporary Tibetan Nuns

Chapter: 6. Finding a Place to Stay

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.44142


Many of the nuns I interviewed had taken considerable measures to become a nun. Some had escaped home or Tibet in order to be a nun and many had struggled to search for a place they could dedicate their lives to religious pursuits. The chapter discusses these obstacles.

Chapter Contributors

  • Mitra Härkönen ( - mharkonen) 'University of Helsinki'