Life On The Margins: Yarchen Gar

The vast expanse of the island slum that is Yarchen Gar.  Despite the often diabolical living conditions, the nuns here are dedicated to a life spent in reflection and quiet pursuit of enlightenment.  Yarchen provides the opportunity to lean first hand from some of the holiest figures in Tibetan Buddhism.
Yarchen Gar

The vast expanse of the island slum that is Yarchen Gar. Despite the often diabolical living conditions, the nuns here are dedicated to a life spent in reflection and quiet pursuit of enlightenment. Yarchen provides the opportunity to lean first hand from some of the holiest figures in Tibetan Buddhism.