Here are a few videos to help you learn more about Jhamtse Gatsal, and to get a glimpse into what makes us such a special community.

For even more, please check out the Jhamtse Vimeo page, or head on over to YouTube to find many videos made by volunteers and visitors to Jhamtse Gatsal.

Tashi and the Monk – A trailer for the award-winning, independent documentary about Jhamtse Gatsal Children’s Community.

Learn more about Jhamtse Gatsal Children’s Community through this beautiful 40-minute film, created in 2014. For ways to see the full documentary, more clips, and more info about the film please visit the film website at

A Journey of Hope – The children’s lives before and after coming to Jhamtse Gatsal.

A brief documentary, depicting the life and hardships of children from remote Monpa villages in Arunachal Pradesh, India, along with the transformation and opportunity that is given them when there is intervention by Jhamtse Gatsal Children’s Community.

A Day in the Life – A glimpse of what a typical day is like at Jhamtse Gatsal.

A visual description, from morning until bedtime, of a typical, busy day at Jhamtse Gatsal Children’s Community, near Lumla, Arunachal Pradesh, India.  Jhamtse Gatsal is school and home to approximately 90 children from disadvantaged family situations in the remote Himalayan area near the border of Tibet.

Community Outreach – What Jhamtse Gatsal is seeking to do to help the surrounding villages.

An inspirational video, promoting Jhamtse Gatsal’s vision for expanding the good that is being done at the Community into the surrounding region, through an ambitious Community Outreach Program.  This program will utilize the resource of Indian government teachers who are already living in the Monpa villages to lead their community members in helping themselves.

Tibetan Snow Lion Dance

A Traditional Tibetan Dance, performed by boys in classes 8 & 9, July 2013.