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Escape from Tibet

The Flight from Tuting

Sixtieth Anniversary of the Last Leg of the Vidyadhara’s Escape to India

Under Fire

On the Sixtieth Anniversary of the Vidyadhara’s Crossing of the Brahmaputra

Togden Achö – Recollections

Escape from Tibet with Trungpa Rinpoche

Touch and Go

Chögyam Trungpa's Epic Journey to the West

From BORN IN TIBET to FROM LION’S JAWS

From BORN IN TIBET to FROM LION'S JAWS

Beyond Comprehension

Book Review: From Lion’s Jaws, Chögyam Trungpa’s Epic Journey to the West
by Grant MacLean

Oxford Refuge for Buddhist Monks

Newspaper clippings from the UK press in 1964 describing CTR's escape from Tibet.

The Escape’s Place in History

For those of us with a connection to Trungpa Rinpoche and his teachings, the significance of his escape from Tibet has been about the...

Interview with Garap-la

Garap-la, one of Rinpoche's contemporaries in Tibet, tells the story of CTR's escape.

Touch and Go Premieres in Halifax

Chögyam Trungpa's first book, Born in Tibet, originally published in 1966, is a classic story of a great escape. It is an autobiographical account...

Out of Tibet

The story of the escape lead by the just-turned-twenty year old young man in far eastern Tibet, whom the world would later come to know as the Vidyadhara.

Finding the Escape Route

By Grant MacLean Like many others, on re-reading Born in Tibet, I found that there were spiritual and inspirational layers I'd missed before. But it...

Trungpa Rinpoche’s Escape From Tibet: 50 Years Ago

Watch Touch and Go, a documentary on Trungpa Rinpoche's escape from Tibet and follow the escape route maps. As this project is very much a work...

Fifty Years Ago

On the anniversary of Trungpa Rinpoche's arrival in India, Carolyn Gimian looks back over the past 50 years.

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche’s Escape Route to India

Starting in the spring of 1959, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche led a group of refugees on a nine-month journey across Tibet. He describes their route...

Born in Tibet

Chögyam Trungpa's account of his upbringing and education as an incarnate lama in Tibet and the powerful story of his escape to India. An...