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China Letter-News and Human Rights

China human rights news with focus on the Uygur of Xinjiang, Tibetans and Tibet, Chinese mining workers, religion, corruption and censorship.

Sunday, March 21, 2004

Tibetan riddle: After the Dalai Lama, who?


Times of Tibet

Dalai Lama Spiritual Leader of teh Tibetan PeopleI found this an interesting article not so much for the depth of the information it provides but for one comment attributed to the current Dalai Lama.

He is quoted as saying

"I am living in a semi-retirement stage. It is up to the Tibetan people to continue or discontinue with the Dalai Lama after me,"

Is there some doubt? Does not the religion state that the Dalai Lama is reincarnated?

Perhaps he has been taken out of context and means more about the political role of the dalai Lama.

Strange!

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