Blessings: The Tsoknyi Nangchen Nuns Of Tibet Synopsis

Narrated by Richard Gere and named an Official Selection for the 2010 International Buddhist Film Festival, "Blessings" tells the story of the Nangchen Nuns of Tibet. During the Cultural Revolution, all 40 nunneries of this thriving tradition were destroyed, and the nuns scattered. Some returned to their nomadic homes, some were sent to work camps. Many didn't survive. But a few retreated into caves to practice and wait. Twenty years later, this handful of remaining nuns emerged and began to rebuild.