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Teenage Tibetan monk self-immolates, dies: rights group

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

(Reuters) - A teenage Tibetan Buddhist monk has set himself on fire and died in southwestern China, a rights group said, in the latest reported self-immolation by a monk denouncing Chinese policies in Tibet and demanding the return ... Read Post

Interview: Clarke Scott (Loden Jinpa), Buddhist monk

Religion : Iconia (5 years ago)

I “met” Clarke Scott (monk name Loden Jinpa, pictured above with HH Dalai Lama) on Twitter (follow him here). According to his website, Scott is a graduate student in philosophy at the University of Tasmania (Australia). His researc... Read Post

Buddhist Monks Violently Detained in Sichuan

Religion / Buddhism : Buddhism Headlines (3 years ago)

The International Campaign for Tibet reports that Chinese security forces have removed more than 300 Buddhist monks from Kirti monastery in Sichuan Province, China.  The report also says that two Tibetans in their 60s who were tryin... Read Post


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