In 1959, the Dalai Lama left Lhasa amidst the presence of Chinese forces, and Sherab, a young Tibetan from Nyarong, was part of his retinue. Sherab would embark on a perilous journey through the Himalayas, facing attacks from the Chinese army as they attempted to reach the Indian border.

The adventures of Sherab followed by a short history of Tibet and Buddhism.

Soon the departure !


The smaller of the two Chinese puts a hand on his belt, at the height of his gun. The other soldier scans the area with a cautious eye, watching his surroundings with the utmost attention, then he cautiously moves towards the dark alley. The next moment, he turns back to exchange a few words with his teammate.

The two soldiers resume their walk in the main street to merge in the crowd still numerous at this late hour. It is already past 11 p.m.

In an alley, beneath a porch, a shape looms. It vanishes amidst the bustle of the marketplace, where vendors boast of their wares and buyers haggle over prices. Two hundred meters ahead, it reemerges to slip a discreet passageway and find itself in an alley on the outskirts of the city, not far from the Chinese military camp.

Now she moves forward, skimming the walls. In the glow of a lamp, a sturdy man can be seen. He is carrying a package.