List of Plates

1. The first statue of Dorje Shugden, made by the Fifth Dalai Lama with his own hands. The statue is now at Pelgyeling Monastery in Nepal.

2. TrodeKhangsar,theTemplededicatedtoDorjeShugdenbytheFifthDalaiLama.

3. Line drawing of the Fifth Dalai Lama, Ngawang Losang Gyatso, 1617-1682.

4. The Thirteenth Dalai Lama, Thubten Gyatso, 1876-1933.

5. Yapshi Langdun, a Tibetan minister who Reting regarded as a rival and

outmanoeuvered in the search for the new Dalai Lama.

6. Reting Rinpoche with Bruno Beger in 1938, during one of several German SS

expeditions to Tibet.

7. An SS expedition to Tibet in 1938. Reting sent them home with a letter to

‘King Hitler’, praising the Nazi leader and requesting that they strengthen the

relationship between the two regimes.

8. Lhamo Dondrub, as a child in the Muslim village of Taktser before being

brought to Lhasa.

9. Enthroned as the Fourteenth Dalai Lama and given the name Tenzin Gyatso. 10.Nowadays the Dalai Lama lives in exile, but who is the real Dalai Lama behind

the mask?

11. The Dalai Lama meeting Chairman Mao in 1955.

12. The Dalai Lama voting at the First National People’s Congress, 1954. 13.The Dalai Lama praised Mao as being like a God.

14. A division of the Tibetan army on parade in 1938.

15. Bayonet wielding soldiers on guard at the Norbulinka, the Dalai Lama’s

summer palace.

16. This top secret CIA field diary was kept by Douglas MacKiernan and Frank

Bessac. It proves that the CIA were in Tibet as early as 1949, before the People’s Liberation Army entered Tibet in 1950. CIA covert operations

in Tibet continued until the early 1970s. In recent decades the National Endowment for Democracy has continued CIA activities with respect to Tibet.

17. The Dalai Lama with Tibetan Resistance fighters in 1959. According to CIA files, in 1956 the Dalai Lama personally requested the Indian and US governments to support the Tibetan resistance fighters.

18. Monks surrendering the guns and explosives they were using against the Chinese.

19. Gyalo Dondrub, the Dalai Lama’s brother, involved - in his own words - in ‘very dirty business’.

20. The Dalai Lama inspecting troops at Chakrata. He authorised the Tibetan units of the Indian Special Frontier Force to fight the war in East Pakistan in 1971.

21. John Kenneth Knaus, a CIA operative who was involved with the CIA funded Tibetan guerrillas.

22. Norbu Dorje, a US-trained former Tibetan guerrilla.

23. Torture implements from the time of the 13th & 14th Dalai Lamas on display in Lhasa. This photo shows tools for gouging out eyes and crushing fingers.

24. A Tibetan with his severed arm.

25–26. Stocks. These were in common use in Shol prison at the base of the Dalai

Lama’s 1000-room Potala Palace.

27. A Tibetan whose arm was cut off as punishment.

28. A Tibetan whose Achilles tendons were severed as punishment. 29.A Tibetan in leg-irons, left to wander the streets begging for food. 30.The Dalai Lama with Shoko Asahara, leader of the AUM Cult, who

masterminded the sarin gas attack on Tokyo’s subway that killed 12 people. 31.The Dalai Lama with Jorg Haider, leader of Austrian extreme rightwing (FPÖ)


32. The Dalai Lama with Bruno Beger, a convicted Nazi war criminal, who

conducted experiments on Jews in German concentration camps; 86 of his

subjects were murdered.

33. The Dalai Lama with his friend and mentor Heinrich Harrer. Harrer was a

Nazi and an SS sergeant. He joined the SA (Sturm-Abteilung) in 1934 when it

was illegal in Austria.

34. The Dalai Lama in January 2008: ‘These monks must be expelled from all

monasteries. If they are not happy, you can tell them that the Dalai Lama himself asked that this be done, and it is very urgent.’ Subsequent to this, the persecution, already started in 1996, became more intense.

35. Entry is denied to the monasteries and their facilities.

36. Hundreds of monks are expelled and made homeless. Indian Police provide

temporary protection for them.

37. Even children are forced to make public oaths denouncing Dorje Shugden. 38.Wanted posters appear around Dharamsala inciting violence to Dorje Shugden


39. Hospitals ban Dorje Shugden worshippers from receiving treatment.

40. The public ‘referendum’ that forces monks from their monasteries.

41. A wall is built at Ganden Monastery to segregate the Shugden monks from the

rest of the monastery.

42. Application for identity documents require the person to have denounced

Dorje Shugden.

43. The identity card received by those who publicly denounce Dorje Shugden,

without this there is no access to food and medicine.

44. Samdhong Rinpoche, the Prime Minister of the Tibetan Government in Exile

and principally responsible for trying to fulfil the Dalai Lama’s wish to ‘clean’

society of Shugden practitioners.

45–47. These young tulkus from Shar Gaden Monastery were beaten up because

they worship Dorje Shugden.

48–59. Demonstrations & Protest Marches in Australia, France, Germany, India,

United Kingdom and the United States against the Dalai Lama’s religious


60–65. Having just received spiritual advice from the Dalai Lama at a talk he

gave in Radio City Music Hall, New York, the attendees left the auditorium and immediately began attacking the peaceful protest being held by

members of the Western Shugden Society. The Police called in horse-backed reinforcements and heavily armed riot police; finally they closed down several blocks of Manhattan.