Heartfelt thanks to Albertina d’Urso and Anne-Marie Peyer who dedicated their time and their hearts to publishing a book of photographs for Vimala Association.

Out of Tibet

By Albertina d’Urso

The book, which was presented for the first time by Sotheby’s in Milano in March 2015, has been all round the world with presentations in Rome, London, Sydney and Washington. Its journey will end in India, first in Delhi and Jaipur and finally at Dharamsala, seat of the Tibetan Government in exile.
Albertina will not only have reported to the world on the Tibetan diaspora, but with the proceeds from the sale of the book, generously donated to Vimala Association, she will have made a significant contribution to the projects dedicated to the Tibetan refugees.
If you wish to purchase the book, contact us and we will send it to you.




By Anne-Marie Peyer

Anne Marie came with us on one of our last journeys to India and with highly sensitive photographs immortalized India of simple things, that shine with an inner light dedicating to the Association all the proceeds of the sale of the book.
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By Ernesto De Angelis – Rigel Langella

Rigel Langella and Ernesto De Angelis, founders of the CISB for the East-West meeting ( return to tell us about their adventures, their travels, their experiences to reconstruct the fragments of Tibetan culture of the diaspora, from Mustang to Ladakh. The notebook, dedicated to Bylakuppe, was born from the collaboration with the Vimala Association and allows you to enter the daily life of the strong Tibetan people in exile and get to know, together with the poignant beauty of the places, the love of their volunteers, such as Debbie and many others .
The book is located on and specifying, also with an email, that the booking was made through the Vimala Association, 15% of these sales will be donated to the Association itself.

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