Tibetan Nuns Resting During Nyung Na
Category: Travel Portraits
Photo and caption by Amber Coe
Intimate Moments With Tibetan Nuns - Nyung Na is a rigorous fasting ritual where the initiated forego food and water and also perform hundreds of prostrations and 4-5 hours of prayers three times a day. This practice goes on in two day cycles for up to 16 days. These young Tibetan nuns are taking a momentary break from such an exhausting display of devotion.
Location: Kopan, Nepal