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Unrest looms in post-Dalai Lama era

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I’m betting on the Karmapa, but who knows?

Revered by Tibetan Buddhists as their spiritual leader, but loathed by China as a troublemaking separatist, the Dalai Lama smiled and waved to supporters as he left a hospital in India on Monday after being treated for four days for a stomach ailment.
But questions about the mortality of a man who supporters believe is actually the latest reincarnation of a long line of enlightened masters are now being raised.
There are also questions about who will succeed him as head of Tibet’s government-in-exile, as well as the future of the Himalayan region itself. …

Buddhist Channel | Buddhism News, Headlines | Issues | Tibet unrest looms in post-Dalai Lama era

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Author: Bill

Birder, cat-lover, pilot, poet. Former lounge lizard, pauper, pagan, lifeguard, chauffeur,cop and martial artist, turned pacifist addiction writer. Tries to be a good husband, father and brother, and makes a decent friend. Likes to take pictures. Stumbling down the Middle Path, one day at a time.

One thought on “Unrest looms in post-Dalai Lama era

  1. I have been thinking about the Dalai Lama’s mortality for several years now.

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