Born in Tibet - Episode One / Yönten

A short peak at footage of 83 year old Yönten Tharchin and translator Ani Jinpa shot in Boudhanath Nepal. Yönten was attendant to Chögyam Trungpa during his escape from Tibet in 1959 as famously chronicled in Trungpa's book "Born in Tibet." Over the course of three weeks Yönten recounts in detail the harrowing journey during which many perished. For more visit

Directed by Gesar Mukpo

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