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Tsoknyi Gechak Ling, a Tibetan Buddhist Nunnery in Chobhar Kathmandu, was established in autumn 2010 by Tsokny
Rinpoche in order to preserve the precious Tsoknyi lineage as practiced in Gechak Nunnery in Nangchen Tibet. In
April 2013 Tsoknyi Gechak School was established, as it was the wish of Tsoknyi Rinpoche to give the young nuns of
TGL a full modern education as well as traditional Buddhist training.Tsoknyi Gechak School at Tsoknyi Gechak Ling
Monastery is a primary and lower secondary school for the student-age nuns. Our aim is to incorporate modern methods of teaching while maintaining the core of the Buddhist ethics.
We teach the full curriculum of Nepal ‘s government and supplement it with field trips, poetry, yoga, education and other artistic practices and active learning techniques for our pupils’ educational experience.
The UNESCO winning Rato Bangala Foundation has provided our teaching staff with a tailor made teacher training program for 2 years, and we now offer our own in house training program to new staff and continue to create, grow, and learn from each other and from international mentors and friends.