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Himalayan Buddhist nuns take up kung fu

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A Buddhist nunneries are usually places of quiet learning and contemplation.

But one Buddhist sect in Nepal's Himalayas is challenging this view, by teaching the art of kung fu.

Joanna Jolly reports.

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