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Teaching English to Buddhist monks, We Volunteer Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal


Organization: We Volunteer Nepal
Contact Name: We Volunteer Nepal
Position Type: Local Volunteering (in person)
Address: Erahity road
Kathmandu, Indiana  44600  
Nepal
Great For: Great for Families, Great for Groups, Great for Seniors, Great for Teens
Service Area(s): Teaching, Social Services, Orphanage, Discipleship / Spiritual Formation, Directly Serving People, Children and Youth Ministry
Hourly Commitment:
6.0 per: Day
Number of Positions:
25
Number of Volunteers in this
Position in the Past Year:
58
One-time / Ongoing Position: Ongoing Position
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Volunteer to teach young monks with unique opportunity to learn about there life style in a fascinating monastery. Monastery life in one of the world?s most spiritual countries. Nepal has many spectacular Buddhist monasteries . These monasteries house hundred of Monks enrolled in the life of Monk-hood from early in there lives. They study and live in the monastery. They mostly use Tibetan language only during their study and their chances of learning English are very limited. Teaching English to Buddhist monks is an excellent opportunity for volunteers who are interested in Buddhist and culture. Volunteers will also have wonderful opportunity to learn Vajrayana from of Buddhism and witness colorful rituals and prayers. As a volunteer in teaching English to Buddhist monks project you will work in the monastery where you will teach English to the monks. during the teaching you will be encouraged to converse with monks to improve their speech . You will also teach them about grammar rules and try to increase their vocabulary. you will work in the monastery where you will place accommodation eating and studying. The monasteries are usually very spacious . A central building will house prayer room . And volunteers should also be flexible practical self motivated and open minded to learn new culture.
Initially Posted: 03/13/2016
Last Updated: 01/01/2018