Honored Lama Flees Tibet

Date 2001/2/3 22:47:02 | Topic: Hindu Press International


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DHARAMSALA, INDIA, February 3, 2001: Last year the 14th Karmapa fled Tibet for India. He is the third-ranking Tibetan Buddhist leader, after the dalai lama and the pancha lama. He has now been given refugee status in India. The teenager's escape from a closely-guarded monastery in Tibet embarrassed the Chinese government.







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