A young boy from Choephelling Tibetan settlement in Miao waiting for oversea call from his parent.
An old man resting in his room a “ The old people home” a community
support facility for Tibetan elder who have no relative to support
Children take afternoon nap at local nursery in Miao sttlement in Anurachal Pradesh
Jampel, one of community leader at Paljorling Refugee Camp prepare a holy tread for the pilgrimage to Bodhgaya India
Inside the refugee resident often display a image of Potala palace as a
symbol and evidence of Tibetan civilization a place where they are now
forbid to enter.
Karma ages 81, a former The Khampa Guerilla from Kham Show a photograph
of his village , a member of his family who still remain in mainland
Tibet had sent to him as a memorable of his homeland.
Since 1968 after the change in political relation between People
Republic of China and Nepalese government , the Nepalese authority only
allow Tibetan refugee to leave its border to enter India on a special
pilgrimage ceremony like Kalachackra teaching. During the Kalachackra
initiation approach 800 refugee from Paljorling Refugee Camp have leave
the camp to pilgrimage to India.
Palden 80 year old chanting a mantra while traveled 48
hours on train from Anurachal Pradesh to Varanasri.
Which most of young adult busy working for money to support their family the majority of pilgrimage are old and young people.
After more than 38 hours on the bus a pilgrimage caravan stop for
breakfast as one Tibetan monastic compound near Nepal-India border.
Tibetan mantra flag at the top of
Griddhakuta, mountain in Rajgir
A view at Makot pilgrimage camp about 4km from Bodhgaya , serve as main
camp for 300,000 Tibetans around the world who come to Kalachakra
Tsering Lamo , show a picture of His Holiness Dalai Lama as a protector from harm.
On the first day of initiation despite the rain, people come to listen to His Holiness Dalai Lama.
A traditional dance performer from Tibetan Institute of Performing Art , waiting before they perform an folk opera.
A volunteer make an effort to safe Tuku Delek Rinpoche, a high respect
monk who have been sentence to death by Chinese authority.
A donation to Monastery is the most common for Tibetan who now settled
in western country to support their tradition and believe.
A hundred of thousand Tibetan gathering together the receive a Kalachakra initiation from His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
A monk looking at the photograph of Tibetan victim that were torture inside mainland China.
Public screening of a documentary about the situation inside mainland
Tibet , the recent uprising in mainland Tibet have inspire many
political protest among the Tibetan community in exile.
Apart from religious and political matter a younger generation also use
this opportunity as a time for entertainment as Tibetan pop singers
stage a concert at night.
Dolma an old lady from Mainpat refugee camp in India crying after meet
her nephew from Mainland Tibet for the first time in their life.
The monks from Namgyal Monastery , in Bodhgaya waiting for the arrive of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama greet his private audience inside the prayer hall of Namgyal Monastery.