Life On The Margins: Yarchen Labor

Aproximatley 10,000 nuns and monks call Yarchen Gar home.  A fast flowing river divides the are in two; the monks live on an elevated bank west of the river, while the nuns are left with the muddy lowland area to the east.  Almost all physical labor at Yarchen is carried out by the nuns.
Yarchen Labor

Aproximatley 10,000 nuns and monks call Yarchen Gar home. A fast flowing river divides the are in two; the monks live on an elevated bank west of the river, while the nuns are left with the muddy lowland area to the east. Almost all physical labor at Yarchen is carried out by the nuns.