The World From the Lens of Ladakhi Nuns.

One of the best posts by Shivya Nath. Spend a few moments to read this.

The Shooting Star

When I went to live at a nunnery in the high Himalayas of Ladakh, I didn’t imagine that I would be interacting with nuns as young as six years! Living with these Ladakhi nuns for a fortnight was beautiful, insightful, heartbreaking and introspective, in that order. But that’s a story for another post. Today, I want to show you the world from their lens, in photos taken by them with my Sony Cybershot camera.

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1. THEY COLOR THEIR LIVES ON PAPER
because in the real world, maroon is the color on them, and brown and white are the colors of the mountains they live in.

Ladakh nuns, Ladakh people

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2. SELFIE, ATTEMPT ONE
; I loved the innocence in their eyes, but knowing that their families have decided the course of their lives at such a young age almost broke my heart.

Ladakh people, Ladakh photos

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3. POSSIBLY THE YOUNGEST NUN IN LADAKH
at 6 years old. She came…

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