Photographs

   
Zangskar Valley
Zangskar Nuns Association
Nunneries
Karsha Chuchikjall
Pishu Namgyal Choling
Zangla Byangchub Choling
Rizhing Dorje Dzong
Tungri Phuntsog Ling
Sani Kachod Ling
Skyagam Phagmo Ling
Manda Padma Choling
Bya Dolma Choling
 

Pishu Namgyal Choling
2009-2010
  Photos by
Lauren Galvin

 
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Elderly nuns of
Pishu Namgyal Choling
  Inside prayer hall
     
Ovens being constructed inside
remodeled kitchen
Kitchen interior;
ovens in background
Kitchen exterior
     
Kitchen exterior Water storage tank
(with visiting calf)
Greenhouse structure
     
Older structures in need of repair Wooden beams of
kitchen interior
 
     

Pishu Namgyal Choling
2007
  Photos by
Jennifer O'Boyle

 
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Pishu nunnery assembly Garden around nunnery Garden around nunnery
     
Greenhouse Communal kitchen Communal kitchen
     
View of nunnery from a distance View of nunnery from a distance View of nunnery from a distance
     
    Exterior of prayer hall
     
    Reception for visitors
     
Assembly of nuns    
     
  Nuns' cells Nun's room
     
Nun's room Nun's kitchen Nuns' cells
     
Nuns' cells Nun's kitchen Nun's kitchen
     
Winter prayer room Nun's room Nun's kitchen
     
Nuns' cells Ritual instruments Collection of sacred texts
     
Interior of new prayer hall Exterior of new prayer hall Prayer with drums
     
     
     
Unfinished guest room Unfinished guest room Communal kitchen
     
     
     
Nun's room Sacred texts Painting inside prayer hall
     
Prayer with drum    
     
Painting inside prayer hall Exterior of old prayer hall Alter inside prayer hall