Dutch Foundation for Ladakhi Nuns

to support tibetan-buddhist nuns in Ladakh, India




Maybe you remember that Myra and I had spoken early in June with Palmo on the participation of LNA nuns in the training in Auroville for maintenance of the 'Solar System ' .

We also mentioned that it was important that Chamba could participate. Mainly because she has a good technical mind and also we wanted to give her a chance to get away from all the usual tasks in Nyerma . This got us to the question of what to do with the care of the oldest nun Dolma Janskit ? She has dementia and has become more child like and was looked after by Chamba.


From July 3rd to 14th 2014 in Leh, Ladakh India:

During the first three days of the Kalachakra, from July 3 to 5, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, along with the monks of Namgyal Monastery and senior lamas, will conduct rituals which prepare and consecrate the venue. These include chanting of prayers, creation of the sand mandala and other rituals.


Internationally famous musician and humanitarian Ani Choying Drolma is touring trough Europe. She will perform her extraordinary interpretations of Buddhist chants and songs to the Dutch audience for the first time on 17th of November in a special location.

Marlies Bosch, secretary of the Dutch Foundation for Ladakhi Nuns, received the Royal Award from the Mayor of Zuidhorn, Mr. Swart on Friday, April 26, 2013.

She was completely surprised with the appointment as Knight in the Order of Orange-Nassau . Marlies, officially Mrs M.E. C. C. Bosch, received the award for her efforts in the field of welfare and care, cultural, humanitarian services and contribution to the church.

Marlies Bosch, Ridder in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau

Marlies Bosch (1942) is a photographer and journalist who specializes in issues around women and health. In addition to her work for the DFLN, where she is one of the founding member, she has also given training to women and workers in the Netherlands, America and the former Yugoslavia.

She encourages women to become aware of their own power and to take control of their lives and health into their own hands.

Also as the editor and photographer of the Diocese of Groningen-Leeuwarden she has earned much acclaim.

Marlies congratulations!
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