Cry of the Snow Lion

For a long time I’ve been fascinated by a land called Tibet. Now, there’s a state of unrest is the most peaceful land of all. Buddhist monks, turning into freedom fighters, have been protesting against the Chinese rule for decades. And, Chinese security forces have since been abusing human rights for their own selfish interests.

In other words:

As for Tibet, who cares: The Chinese have killed, directly or indirectly, a million Tibetans since they invaded it in the early ’50s. They have wiped out one of the most peaceful, one of the most lovable cultures in the world.

And they are quietly waiting for that wonderful icon of human courage and dignity, the Dalai Lama, to die, so that they can ‘find’ a puppet Dalai Lama and finish Tibet for ever. So the moral of the story is that it is a world upside down, where not everything that appears evident and true is necessarily noble.

When I watched “Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion“, an incredible documentary about the state of Chinese occupied Tibet and its history of oppression and resistance, my desire to visit Tibet someday (while it lasts) has since grown beyond a mere fascination.

What have we done to the world.

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