The Tibet Museum, Department of Information and International Relations (DIIR) has successfully completed its 10-day travelling exhibition programme, the Tibet Museum conducted a panel exhibition in Bodh Gaya on "A Brief Biography of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama" and "Journey into Exile." Every evening, documentaries focused on Tibet-related issues were screened as an addition to the exhibition.
On December 25, 2022, the exhibition was formally opened to the public. Thousands of tourists from all around the world actively participated in the exhibition with great eagerness and enthusiasm. The Tibet Museum team also distributed a number of publications from the DIIR to promote Tibetan culture and educate the general public about the ongoing atrocities occurring in Tibet as a result of China's oppressive policies, in addition to the panel exhibition and documentary screening.
Each day, the exhibition had more than 500 visitors. Elderly Tibetans who had experienced tyranny first-hand were spotted crying, and others found inspiration and offered their support. They have touched more than 30,000 pilgrims all over the world particularly Himalayan Buddhist and the responses were overwhelming and gracious.
The Florida resident Tricia McCleaf said, "This is absolutely brilliant, especially the video. In the West, this tribute is only possible at the government level. "If we don't learn and know about our history and educate the younger generations, then the time can come that no one will remember Tibet in the near future," said an 80-year-old retired Tibetan singer from Bhutan.
Edited & Collated by Team TRC