As we worked hard to cope with a new bureaucratic infrastructure and revise plans for the restoration, local villagers and other groups came to the immediate assistance of the nuns. Repairs were made on several buildings, giving the nuns shelter and housing and saving the priceless artwork in the old prayer hall from total destruction. You can view progress by clicking on the links below. Photos curtesy of John Swain (AWB), Mingma Tenzin, Dan Mazur and

Deboche Site Plan: April 2016 updates


Prayer Hall: Front

Prayer Hall: Exterior

Prayer Hall: Interior Courtyard


Former Ani Pema's Residence

Temporary Prayer Hall

Building 1