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Buddha Buzz Weekly: May 4, 2018

Nothing is permanent, so everything is precious. Here’s a selection of some happenings—fleeting or otherwise—in the Buddhist world this week. The Panchen Lama Lives The Panchen Lama, the second highest authority in Tibetan Buddhism, is still alive, according to His Holiness the Dalai Lama. On May 14, 1995, a six-year-old Gedhun Choekyi Nyima was recognized […]

By Matthew Abrahams

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The Economist: More Turbulent Monks

via The Economist, THE open wound that is Tibetan resentment of Chinese rule refuses to heal. According to accounts seeping out of China, it has been bleeding profusely for some six weeks now at Kirti, a Tibetan monastery in Sichuan province. Kirti is in Aba prefecture, which Tibetans regard as Amdo, a part of historic […]

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