Born in Tibet- movie preview – Episode One: Yönten


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

The Yogis of Tibet (2002)

For the first time, the reclusive and secretive Tibetan monks agree to discuss aspects of their philosophy and allow themselves to be filmed while performing their ancient practices.

Directed by
Jeffrey M. Pill