Old woman walking

Taking refuge

After the Chinese took full control of Lhasa and Tibet in 1959, many Tibetans — the Dalai Lama included — made their way to Dharamshala as refugees. Today, they and their descendants consider this their adopted home.

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These are times of tall men and short character

On a wall at the Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center in Darjeeling

On a wall at the Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center in Darjeeling

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