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Date: 9 January 2015 05:30pm

Finishes:9 January 2015 06:30pm

Venue: 21/22 Russell Square

Room: T101

In February 1937, a dinner party was organised in Calcutta by Theos Bernard, the New York socialite, yoga practionner and Tibet enthusiast. The list of distinguished guests included: Sir Francis Younghusband; the Guomindang lady emissary to Tibet, Liu Manching; the American aviator Charles Lindberg; Gedun Chopel newly arrived in India; his teacher Geshe Sherab Gyatso; Da Lama Ngakchen, Rinpoche of Tashilhunpo Monastery; and the long time British Trade Agent in Tibet, David MacDonald.

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