China Denying Tibetans Attend Kalachakara From Tibet

In fresh news reports, China is working at blocking the Tibetans inside Tibet from attending the largest Tibetan religious activity by the Dalai Lama. In western provinces of China, the officials are reported to be confiscating the passports of the Tibetans in an attempted of China denying Tibetans attend Kalachakara from Tibet.

According to the report in the Radio Free Asia, “Government officials in Qinghai, Sichuan, and Gansu are now visiting the homes of Tibetan passport holders to collect the documents, saying that new seals must be affixed.”

“Tibetans already traveling in Nepal are meanwhile being ordered to return home. Tibetans travelling in Nepal and India with valid travel documents intending to visit various pilgrimage sites in Nepal and India have been warned to return back.” added the report.

The Tibetans suspect this is an attempt from the government to prevent the Tibetans from attending the Kalachakara teaching by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in January 2017. Since of the Tibetans holding passports to travel abroad intends to attend the Kalachakara teachings and this completely destroying their dreams.

Kalachakra, which means “Wheel of Time,” is a ritual that prepares devotees to be reborn in Shambhala, a celestial kingdom which, it is said, will vanquish the forces of evil in a future cosmic battle.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama who is recognized around the world as one of the most inspiring leaders in the world for his efforts to bring out peace, China accuses him of being a separatist. He was felicitated with Noble Peace Prize in 1989 which is the most prestigious recognition given for his works from numerous awards he has been honored with around the world.

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