Chapter 1: Introduction
Two Tibetan monks at the banks of the icy Lake Yilung Lhatso in eastern Tibet, not far from Derge. The engraving on the rock reads “Om Mani Padme Hum”, which is the mantra of the Buddha of Compassion, Avalokiteshvara (Chenrezig in Tibetan). 2005.
Part 1: Laying the groundwork
Chapter 2: Values
High in the mountains of eastern Tibet, five elaborately dressed young nomad women, their dresses lined in fur (chubas), attend the festival of Mani Gengok.
Chapter 3: Journey
Even in August, the path around ...