The Dalai Lama's brother recalls the details of his life: his childhood, his recognition as a reincarnated lama, the story of his brother, and the exile of thousands of Tibetans from their homeland.
Dr. Heinrich Harrer was born in Austria in 1912. He has been an Olympic skiier, mountaineer, traveller, and author of several books, including Seven Years in Tibet. He passed away in 2006. Thubten Jigme Norbu (1922-2008) is the brother of Tenzin Gyatso, the Fourteenth Dalai Lama. He eventually settled in America and worked devotedly for the Tibetan cause.