Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountaineer, has a goal to climb the Himalayas. The fascist German administration of the period also supports the mountaineer for this and meets the expenses of the mountaineer. Harrer was taken hostage in 1939 by the British at war with the Germans. He somehow manages to escape and reaches the city of Lhassa. The Dalai Lama he encountered here and what he learned from him is about to change the whole life of the mountaineer. Harrer was introduced to the philosophy of Buddhism.Summary is created automatically by HDMovieBox.org AI.