Tibet Museum Exhibits Pictures and Films on Fifty Years of Tibetans in ExileTuesday, 21 July 2009, 11:52 a.m.
People from Nakoh and Mailing villages visit photo exhibition marking the “Fifty Years of Tibetans in Exile” and Tibetan people’s gratitude to the people and government of India, organised by Tibet Museum of the Central Tibetan Administration at Nakoh monastery located in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh, India, on 16 July 2009/Tibet Museum Photo
part of its tour of interior regions of India’s northern state of
Himachal Pradesh, the team of Tibet Museum displayed pictorial
exhibition on the fifty years of Tibetans in exile and showed films on
Tibet at Nakoh, a village located 46 km from Tabo Monastery and 25 km
from Sumdoh from where the Indo-Tibet border lies at a walking distance
of two hours.The team of Tibet Museum headed by Mr Jigme
Tsultrim was received on their arrival at Nakoh on 15 July by Mr.
Kunsang Ram, Secretary, Hangrang Buddhist Culture Committee, Mrs Vimala
Devi, Pradhan, Mahila Mandal, Nakoh. But the team couldn’t meet the
Gram Pradhan, Nakoh because of his illness.
|Visitors listen to a staff of Tibet Museum at the exhibition|
exhibition was held at the Nakoh Monastery on 16 July, followed by the
evening show at 7.30 pm. People from the Nakoh and Maling villages were
informed about this exhibition and the show. More than fifty per cent
of the total population of 900 people turn out to witness this event.
The screening of “Compassion in Exile” dubbed in Hindi filled the
visitors heart with emotion as many of them shed tears. The film was
followed by a song entitled “Thank you India” compiled by Tibetan
Institute of Performing Arts.The exhibition, which began 2 July
at Nubra valley in Leh Ladakh and moved to various Himalayan regions of
India, aimed to express the Tibetan people’s gratitude to the
government and people of India, enhance the cultural relationship
between two Buddhist communities and promote awareness about Tibet.Earlier the exhibition was organised at Kaza coinciding with the five-day visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama from 9 – 13 July.–Report filed by Tibet Museum team