Buxar Choegar (Dharma Center), the first monastic facility established in 1959 by Tibetan refugees after coming to exile in India

Students of  Central School for Tibetans (CST), Mussoorie, UP leveling their school ground in early 1960s

Tibetan refugees constructing road at Rohtang Pass, Manali, 1968

A mother attends to her child while working at a road construction site

A group of early Tibetan refugees in northern India, 1960’s

Tibetan road workers  in North India 1960’s

Tibetan road workers  in northern India 1960’s

Tibetan Refugee Nursery,  under the care of His Holiness’ elder sister Tsering Dolma, later known as Tibetan Children’s Village School. Dharamsala, HP 1960s

His Holiness the Dalai Lama with pupils and their teacher in front of a tent school for road worker's children, Dharamsala, North India 1960s

Nursery children being received daily at Upper Tibetan Children's Village (TCV) School, Dharamshala at Kishore Nagar,1960

His Holiness the Dalai Lama visits TCV's founding anniversary day, Dharamsala, HP 17 May 1960

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama examines a philosophical debate by monks, 1960s Buxar

Newly arrived Tibetan refugees at Pokhara, Nepal

During a visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Lugsung Samdupling Tibetan settlement, Bylakuppee

Members of the first Association of Tibetan Peoples Deputy (ATPD), now Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, (TPIE) 2nd Sept 1960 to 19th Feb 1964

Tibetan Teachers Training College, Dharamsala, april 1965 to june 1967