Nepalese government ends pay-to-climb policy on Everest, Tibetan nuns finish geshema exams, and stressed Chinese workers find solace in studying Sanskrit scriptures. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.
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The distinguished lama led one of the oldest branches of Tibetan Buddhism.