Tibetan Buddhism

Inside Tibet: Rare film of pre-Chinese Invasion

Fascinating journey of a U.S. military and diplomatic mission from Gangtok, India, to Lhasa, Tibet during World War II. 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.

And what, Monks, is Ageing? By Sylvia Swain

People who have a religion which provides for after-death welfare, such as in Tibetan Buddhism, are less troubled. But those without such beliefs, can trust to nature’s spiritual intentions for them, as they, like plants, struggle instinctively and unerringly towards the light…