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Ani Dechen Sangmo

Ani Dechen Sangmo is from the Zuling village in Nepal. She has two sisters and three brothers. She went to school in her village and is able to read and write in Nepali. Her parents are farmers. At home she often watched over the cattle. If her mother was working it was also her job to take care of her brother. She was sent to the nunnery by her father with the help of one lama. Her father said that she should go and be a nun so that she can have a good life and have the opportunity to study. Her best subjects are Tibetan, Nepal and English. She says she is happy to be at the nunnery and she is excited to be studying dharma.