Although officially atheist, China in 1995 selected Gyaltsen Norbu as Tibet's 11th Panchen Lama, the number-two spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism. DNA, 1 month ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - A youth named by China as the second-highest figure in Tibetan Buddhism, but reviled as a fake by many Tibetans, has praised the Communist Party's religious policies in Tibet in a lunar new year message, saying they made him feel "very ...Reuters, 1 month ago China's Panchen Lama says to uphold "glorious tradition" of patriotism DNA, 1 month ago
The Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Saturday criticised China for making a bid to name his successor. IMAGE: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama arrived in Tawang on Friday and will remain in the town for the next four days. Photograph: Anuwar Hazarika/Reuters “Beijing’s bid to name my successor to undermine the Tibetans’ cause is nonsense,” he said while talking to reporters in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh. The spiritual leader on Saturday addressed ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago Dalai Lama says China's bid to find his successor 'nonsense' Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago The Dalai Lama: It is in India's interest to engage him more catchnews.com, 2 weeks ago
In the long-running rivalry between the 'Delhi Karmapa' and the 'Chinese Karmapa', the latter seems to have won. Ajai Shukla reports. India's play in Tibetan religious politics has always been a high stakes game. India’s grant of refuge to the 14th Dalai Lama in 1959 led to the 1962 war with China; and tensions between New Delhi and Beijing continue over the iconic Tibetan leader’s ‘splittist’ (separatist) activities, allegedly masterminded from India. With the ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
China's annual political season will begin tomorrow, the first since President Xi Jinping was elevated as the "core leader" of the ruling Communist party. The fortnight-long annual session of the National People's Congress (NPC) with 2,987 members and the ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
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