The third round of Geshema Examinations is taking place from May 1-12 2015 at Jangchub Choeling Nunnery in Mundgod in southern India.
This year there are 38 Tibetan nuns taking part in this round of examinations and they are split as:
- 11 in the first year,
- 6 nuns in the second year of examinations,
- and 21 in the third year.
The Geshema examination process is a rigorous one that takes four years in total, with one round per year each May. The fourth round of examinations will be held in 2016 at Geden Choeling Nunnery in Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh, northern India. Continue reading