Millions Adopting Buddhism In China Says Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama said on Tuesday that millions of people in China were adopting Buddhism, refuting claims about how his teachings did not have any impact in the Communist country.
The Nobel laureate was speaking to reporters at Karshni Ashram Raman Reti in Mathura when he said, “Adopting of Buddhism by 400 million in China is a witness that my preaching is making mass impact on common Chinese.”

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24 Year Old Tibetan Self Immolator Pema Gyaltsen Alive

24 year old Tibetan self immolator Pema Gyaltsen is alive according to a source finding reported by the Voice of America, Tibetan. The young Tibetan who burned himself in protest against the Chinese rule in Tibet on last Saturday around 4pm, the police had immediately cleared away the charred body from the scene.
“Pema Gyaltsen, from Nyagrong (in Chinese, Xinlong) county in Kardze (Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, set himself on fire around 4 p.m., and police swiftly removed his charred body from the scene.” said the report in Radio Free Asia.

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