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European Tibetan Buddhist leaders against China-stained Dalai Lama reincarnation

December 9, 2019 6:13 pm0 comments
European Tibetan Buddhist leaders against China-stained Dalai Lama reincarnation

(TibetanReview.net, Dec09’19) – On the occasion of their third conference, held at Yeunten Ling, Huy, Belgium, Tibetan Buddhist leaders in Europe have on Dec 8 urged the Dalai Lama to continue his reincarnation institution while condemning China for meddling in the reincarnation process. The conference issued a declaration, expressing deep […]

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Faith versus politics in Dalai Lama reincarnation standoff

December 6, 2019 7:22 am0 comments
Faith versus politics in Dalai Lama reincarnation standoff

The Tibetan reincarnation tradition is more then 800 years old.  Communist-ruled China is only 70 years old while the offering of a golden urn by a ruler of the Manchu dynasty, historically seen by the Chinese as foreign rulers, for suggested use in the reincarnation recognition process happened only sometime between […]

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Dalai Lama in no hurry to chalk out his reincarnation plan, China says it’s ready

December 1, 2019 1:59 am0 comments
Dalai Lama in no hurry to chalk out his reincarnation plan, China says it’s ready

(TibetanReview.net, Nov30’19) – In keeping with his previous remarks that he would consider laying down instructions on the question of his reincarnation only in his 90’s, the Dalai Lama has said Nov 29 that he was in great health and there was no hurry for him to address the matter. […]

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Tibet’s top religious leaders declare Chinese 15th Dalai Lama will be persona non grata

November 29, 2019 1:48 am0 comments
Tibet’s top religious leaders declare Chinese 15th Dalai Lama will be persona non grata

(TibetanReview.net, Nov28’19) – Not that it will sway the Chinese leadership’s resolved to appoint its own figurehead for the position when the time comes, but the heads of the different religious branches of Tibet, who all live in exile, have made it clear Nov 27 that there will be a […]

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China vents anger at US religious envoy in D’sala with Dalai Lama

October 31, 2019 1:45 am0 comments
China vents anger at US religious envoy in D’sala with Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Oct30’19) – China has expressed bitter anger Oct 29 over the fact that Sam Brownback, the US ambassador at large for international religious freedom, had met Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, at Dharamsala, India, and strongly criticized its interference in the Dalai Lama reincarnation process. Responding to […]

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Top US religious rights official slams Beijing’s Dalai Lama reincarnation moves

October 29, 2019 9:53 pm0 comments
Top US religious rights official slams Beijing’s Dalai Lama reincarnation moves

(TibetanReview.net, Oct29’19) – Severely criticizing China for its “persecution of the Tibetan people’s faith”, US Ambassador at large for International Religious Freedom Mr Samuel D Brownback made it clear Oct 28 that his government was fully with the Tibetan people, and opposed to atheist Beijing, on the issue of the […]

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Dalai Lama feels reincarnation system should end, lama system changed

October 27, 2019 4:34 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama feels reincarnation system should end, lama system changed

(TibetanReview.net, Oct26’19) – In a remark that China may be hard put to digest, the Dalai Lama has suggested Oct 25 that the tradition of reincarnation had its origins in a feudal set up and “should end now”. China claims to have liberated Tibet from imperial subjugation and its people […]

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US official reiterates support for Tibet autonomy, including in reincarnation process

September 21, 2019 12:51 am0 comments
US official reiterates support for Tibet autonomy, including in reincarnation process

(TibetanReview.net, Sep20’19) – David Stilwell, Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs in the US state department, has made clear his government’s stand that Tibetans, like all faith communities, must be able to practice their faith freely and select their leaders without interference. Testifying at a […]

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New Tibet bill in US Congress targets Chinese leaders who interfere in Dalai Lama reincarnation process

September 17, 2019 4:16 pm0 comments
New Tibet bill in US Congress targets Chinese leaders who interfere in Dalai Lama reincarnation process

(TibetanReview.net, Sep17’19) – A bill has been introduced in the US Congress which if passed will require Chinese officials who attempt to interfere in the reincarnation process of the Tibetan Buddhists to be subjected to targeted sanctions. The bill was introduced in the House of Representatives on Sep 13 and […]

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China trains Tibetan monks in the atheist government’s reincarnation regulation

August 27, 2019 1:51 am0 comments
China trains Tibetan monks in the atheist government’s reincarnation regulation

(TibetanReview.net, Aug26’19) – Contending that the reincarnation system was “never a religious-only issue or a living Buddha’s personal right”, China said Aug 25 that it carried out a training session on reincarnation for “living Buddhas” in the Tibet Autonomous Region. Some 100 Tibetan Buddhist monks attended the training session launched […]

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