CEREMONY FOR TARA ABBEY NUNS
ENTERING THREE YEAR RETREAT
On May 7 a ceremony was held at Tara Abbey to say farewell and honour the eight nuns who left the following day to Manang in northern Nepal to begin their three year retreat. The current group doing retreat have finished and will return to the Abbey.
Among those in the new retreat are the head teacher of the nuns monastic college, Genma Sherab Wangchuk as well as one of the most senior nuns, Ani Menkhu and one of the medical doctors. Their retreat center is near a famous Milarepa cave and the border of Tibet.