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China bans new enrolments at famed Tibetan Buddhist learning centre

April 23, 2019 3:17 am0 comments
China bans new enrolments at famed Tibetan Buddhist learning centre

(TibetanReview.net, Apr21’19) – China has imposed new entry and exit controls on the famed Larung Gar Buddhist Academy in Serta (Chinese: Seda) County of Sichuan Province and issued an order banning new enrolments there, reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org Apr 19, citing local sources. It is not clear whether […]

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China cancels famed Buddhist academy’s annual prayer festival for third successive year

October 29, 2018 4:47 am0 comments
China cancels famed Buddhist academy’s annual prayer festival for third successive year

(TibetanReview.net, Oct27, 2018) – As it keeps strengthening its so-called Sinicization of religion campaign, China has, for the third year in a row, cancelled a major prayer festival at the famed Larung Gar Buddhist Academy in Serta County of Sichuan Province. The academy had, at one time, up to 40,000 […]

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Atheist Chinese cadres to micromanage top Tibetan Buddhist academy, monastery

January 27, 2018 12:12 am0 comments
Atheist Chinese cadres to micromanage top Tibetan Buddhist academy, monastery

(TibetanReview.net, Jan26, 2018) – With the appointment of a total of nearly 200 Communist Party cadres, required to be committed atheists, in top finance, security and admission roles, the Communist Party of China has effected a complete takeover of the Larung Gar Buddhist Academy, one of the world’s top centres […]

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