In January 2009, We first began this project with a group of 45 senior Tibetan refugee ages between 60-80, from Mainpat Tibetan Settlement where they had receive a private audience from His Holiness Dalai Lama in Saranarth, India. The following year in 2010 about 32 elderly Tibetan’s refugee from Bumtang in Bhutan had cross Bhutan border for the first time since they took refuge there almost 50 year ago to receive a special audience from His holiness the Dalaia lama at Namgel monastery in Bodhigaya.
In 2011 about 35 senior Tibetan refugee from Choephelling Tibetan settlement in Miao, Arunachal Pradesh had travel to The Central University for Tibetan Studies in Saranarth to attend His Holiness annual teaching and receive private audience as well.
On the New Year’s Eve 2012, 84 senior Tibetans refugee from Paljorling Settlement in Nepal have successfully cross Nepal border to enter India soil. As the last journey in this life for many them, with their pursuit to join Kalachakra initiation , the world largest Buddhists gathering in Bodhi Gaya where they will be reunited with their spiritual leader, His Holiness Dalai Lama, who for more than half century ago they had choose to leave every thing in their life behind and follow him into exile.
In January 2013 about 42 Senior Tibetan from Phuntsokling Tibetan settlement from Orissa were participate in this program.