Mar 10, 2020

Kung Fu nuns of Kathmandu (Video)

In the inherently patriarchal Buddhist tradition, women are considered inferior to men.

But the nuns of the 900-year-old Drukpa Lineage in Nepal are challenging stereotypes by developing exceptional physical and mental strength.

These nuns are the only female order to practice the deadly martial art of Kung Fu.

(BBC Reel)