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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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Chinese Government: We Will Choose Next Dalai Lama

Via The Tibet Post: London: China is set to announce a new constraint on Buddhists practicing in Tibet, with a barring of Buddhist monks outside of China to be recognized as a reincarnation of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The ban, set to be made law next month would effectively permit the Chinese government to […]

By Tricycle

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Surviving the dragon

Tsering Namgyal writes for phayul.com today that Arjia Rinpoche, former tutor to the last Panchen Lama, spoke to the Tibetan community in Minneapolis this week about his book Surviving the Dragon: A Tibetan Lama’s Account of 40 Years under Chinese Rule, published earlier this year. Arjia Rinpoche fled Tibet when he was asked to tutor […]

By Tricycle
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