"My father and mother were
born in Tibet, but I was born in India and didnít visit my parentsí native land
until 2001. There I traveled through some of the most vast,
spacious, and beautiful land in the world."óSakyong Mipham Rinpoche
In 2001 Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche visited Tibet for the first time, where he was greeted by thousands of people, not only as the current Sakyong and an emanation of Mipham the Great, but also as living proof of the vitality of Buddhism, returning to the place that his father had left. Huge audiences gathered to hear his teachings.
This selection of sixteen scenic video highlights from that journey includes
- The Sakyong's arrival in Surmang
- His first meeting with the twelfth Trungpa Rinpoche
- A visit to an orphanage
- The colourful arrival of Gesar on horseback
Exquisite footage reveals the splendor of Tibet and its people, who came to meet the Sakyong and to receive his blessings.