Inside Tibet: Rare film of pre-Chinese Invasion

Dalai Lama aged 10

On the journey of a U.S. military and diplomatic mission from Gangtok, India, to Lhasa, Tibet during World War II. The party journeys through Natu La and Kechu La passes, stops at the British trail station, Gyantse, reviews troops of Tropji Regiment and is ferried across the Brahmaputra River. Scenes of Tibetan natives, terrain, travel facilities, housing, a New Year religious festival, the Dalai Lama’s palaces in Lhasa, monasteries and other religious buildings.

40 minutes.

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Categories: Biography, Dalai Lama, Encyclopedia, History, Tibetan, Video

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6 replies

  1. Namaskar
    Wonderful historic document
    How special to be able to see how people lived and shared en celebrated life together
    Lahsa how special to be able to travel there added to wish list
    Thank you

  2. Amazing…. Thank you friend, there are many inspirational articles

  3. 18 to 20 minute mark you can see where break dancing and rap dancing originated :)

  4. Thank you for sharing this fascinating look at Tibet’s history.

  5. thanks a lot for sharing this film. enjoyed watching it!

  6. Interesting film! Thank you.


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