Hero with a Thousand Faces Project

Reading or hearing the word Tibet the first thing that usually comes to the one’s mind is the image of shaven headed monks in burgundy and gold robes; or even a more common picture is the Dalai Lama himself. Either way Tibet has a rich and unique cultural heritage that goes beyond this imaginary.

More than fifty years has passed since the Chinese invasion and brutally occupation of Tibet. After all these years, who is this Tibetan living in exile?

I made my way to McLeod Ganj for the first time in 2008. McLeod Ganj, a district of Dharamsala located in Northern India, is where the Dalai Lama lives and the Tibetan government-in-exile is now based, and is also the home of thousands of Tibetans that followed their spiritual leader.

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