Joy amidst Challenges of Being a Nun

Venerable Dr. Karma Tashi Choedron is a Malaysian nun ordained in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. She obtained her Ph.D. in Environment and Resource Studies from Mahidol University, Thailand, and M.Sc. in Highway and Transportation Engineering, and B. Engineering in Civil Engineering from Universiti Sains Malaysia. She became a nun under Venerable Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche at Thrangu Tashi Choling Monastery in Namo Buddha, Nepal, in June 2009.