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Tenzin Gyatso

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GlobeNewswire (press release)
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, is a Buddhist monk and the spiritual leader of Tibet. He was born in northeastern Tibet and at the age of two, was recognized as the reincarnation of the previous 13th Dalai Lama, Thubten Gyatso. He ...

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Tibet: Self-Immolation, an Act of Desperation

Tibetans are being treated as second class citizens in their own land and the struggle to hold onto their culture is challenged on an everyday basis by the Chinese Communist Party. These tensions are perhaps most evident in Aba (Ngaba in Tibetan) in ...

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Immolations are just one sign of tension over Communist rule

Los Angeles Times
By the time Dongtuk arrived, the body was gone. A pack of matches lay on the ground, the only sign of the horror that had taken place. Dongtuk picked them up and fingered them. About an hour earlier, one of the teenager's best friends had siphoned ...

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The anointing can take years after the Dalai Lama's death, in which monks look for supernatural signs to lead them to the young boy who is the reincarnation. The current Dalai Lama, born of simple peasant stock as Tenzin Gyatso, was identified at age ...

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