Title

Stuck in Nepal: Weathering the COVID-19 pandemic in a Buddhist monastery

Document Type

Podcast

Publication Date

6-10-2020

Capture Date

7-12-2020

Abstract

The podcast featuring host Mark McLemore covers topics around religion and COVID-19. The podcast features English teacher Katya Demidkova from Russia and her decision to remain at the Sharminub Buddhist Monastery in Nepal amidst the pandemic to continue teaching future monks English. The podcast also features Muslim American Dr. Bellal Joseph and his experience of Ramadan during the pandemic in addition to discussing social outreach efforts.

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