TITLE

Tibet's Rising Son

AUTHOR(S)
Symmes, Patrick
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);3/2/2009 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 153 Issue 9, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the Karmapa Lama, who is the head of one of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism, and the prospect of his replacing the Dalai Lama as leader of Tibet. The author asserts that the Chinese government has asserted that they alone have the right to choose the successor to the Dalai Lama. The author discusses the Kamapa Lama's background, and asserts that the Kamapa Lama cannot be chosen as the reborn Dalai Lama since he is from a different sect of Tibetan Buddhism.
ACCESSION #
36792571

 

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