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
 

Sani Kachod Ling
2009-2010
  Photos by
Lauren Galvin

 
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View of nunnery View of nunnery Nuns in their garden
     
Site of new greenhouse before
construction (50 ft x 16 ft)
Double wall construction of
greenhouse
Local worker
constructing greenhouse
     
Double walls are
insulated with straw
Making of mud bricks Nun carrying mud bricks
     
50 foot wall of greenhouse Greenhouse construction Greenhouse construction
     
Ineffective wire fencing
waiting to be replaced
Plantation land in need of fencing Incomplete rock wall
Construction of rock wall by
nuns and villagers
Nuns working on rock wall Large section of wall completed
in summer 2010
     
Incomplete rock wall Villagers taking a break
while helping with wall
Young nuns at Sani
     
Nuns carrying rocks for fence Mud bricks Chomo Tashi making bricks
     
Nuns visiting high pastures
to collect cow dung for winter
Taking a break in the pasture Basket for collecting cow dung
     
Chomo Tashi Chomo Sonam  
     

Sani Kachod Ling
2007
  Photos by
Jennifer O'Boyle

 
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Sani nunnery assembly Prayer flags Communal kitchen
     
Communal kitchen Prayer hall construction Nuns' cells
     
View from nunnery Nuns' cells Nuns' cells
     
View of nunnery from afar   View of nunnery from afar
     
  Nuns' cells Nun's room
     
Nuns' cells Nuns' cells Nun's room
     
Drying vegetables for winter Nun's room Nuns' cells
     
Drying vegetables for winter Nun's kitchen Nun's room
     
Assembly with teacher Prayer hall construction Prayer hall construction
     
Nun's kitchen shelf Nun's room Prayer hall construction