ARCHIVED ANNOUNCEMENT The Bhutan Nuns Foundation (BNF) is calling for five young women, who have completed college or high school and are interested in pursuing spiritual path as Nuns, to apply for development programme intended to groom a core group of nuns to in time manage and run BNF’s Training Centre. It will include programmes on
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Summary Report of a BNF Volunteer Dentist A renowned German Dentist, Mr. Frank Schneehage, was here in Bhutan from August 5th to 17th. While in Bhutan, he treated about 106 nuns in 3 different nunneries. His programme to cover the Eastern part of Bhutan had to be cancelled due to heavy rain fall, landslides, and
The Consumers Association of Penang organized the Consumer Education Programme for Friends From Bhutan in Recsam Education Center, Penang, Malaysia, and was a great success. The majority of the 16 participants were Buddhist nuns from Bhutan, lead by the Executive Director of Bhutan Nuns Foundation (BNF). The training took place from 21st to 30thaugust 2016.
Visiting the Tzu Chi kidney Dialysis Centre and their recycling centre was a great and constructive experience for our monks and nuns, and for the other few NGO participants. Many activities we participated were very similar to what BNF has been trying to advocate to our nuns throughout BNF’s trainings. We all came back with
Another successful programme was the visit to the Kasih Hospice Care Society, a non-profit organization, established in 1997 together with other committee members of Losang Dragpa Buddhist Society. It provides hospice services to patients with terminal illnesses in line with the Buddhist philosophy of universal compassion in dealing with the living and the dying. This
By Craig Lewis Buddhistdoor Global | 2016-08-12 | Nestled between China and India on the eastern edges of the mighty Himalayas, the tiny Buddhist Kingdom of Bhutan is remarkable for a number of reasons. Perhaps best known for prioritizing “Gross National Happiness” over the shortsighted acquisitiveness of economic growth and for its sustainable approach to