Of childhood in a Monastery

Black and white portrait of a smiling young Buddhist monk in a Monastic school in Hemis, Ladakh
Smiling young Buddhist Monk | Hemis, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, India

129 Replies to “Of childhood in a Monastery”

  1. Covering new territory, Joshi. Very nicely done, as always.

    I’ve also wondered how children become residents of the monasteries. Do their parents turn them over or are the children specially selected for the tutelage?

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