Women of Tibet: Gyalyum Chemo-The Great Mother recounts the compelling story of a simple village woman who gave birth to the boy who was destined to become His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. Set against the stunning backdrop of the Himalayas, rare footage of Tibet and photographs from private family collections present a never before seen perspective of the Dalai Lama and his family.Weaving anecdotal threads and intimate personal reflections from family and friends, this film offers a rare glimpse into Tibet's first family and the woman who inspired them. His Holiness describes how his mother helped shaped the man he is today and how the relationship between a healthy family and a healthy humanity all begins with a mothers love. Frame of Mind Films.
Alice Walker (The Color Purple), Angeles Arrien (The Second Half of Life), and Dr. Marion Woodman (Addiction To Perfection), link this unique Tibetan story to the universal power of motherhood and how the Great Mother lives within each of us.