Choekyi Gyaltsen, 10th Panchen Lama

Choekyi Gyaltsen, 10th Panchen Lama

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Lobsang Trinley Lh ndrub Ch kyi Gyaltsen (February 19, 1938 - January 28, 1989) was the 10th Panchen Lama of Gelug School of Tibetan Buddhism. He was often referred to simply as Choekyi Gyaltsen (which can be Choekyi Gyaltse, Choskyi Gyantsen, etc.), although this is also the name of several other notable figures in Tibetan history. The 10th Panchen Lama was born Gonpo Tseten on February 19, 1938 in today's Xunhua Salar Autonomous County of Qinghai, to Gonpo Tseten and Sonam Drolma. When the Ninth Panchen Lama died in 1937, two simultaneous searches for the tenth Panchen Lama produced two competing candidates, with the government in Lhasa (who had selected a boy from Xikang) and the Ninth Panchen Lama's officials (who picked Tseten) in conflict. The Republic of China government, then embroiled in the Chinese Civil War, declared its support for Tseten on June 3, 1949, and flew Guan Jiyu, the head of the Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs Commission, to join Kuomintang Governor of Qinghai Ma Bufang in presiding over Tseten's enthronement on June 11 as Choekyi Gyaltsen at Kumbum Monastery. The Dalai Lama's government in Lhasa still refused to recognize Gyaltsen.
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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 268g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135943014
  • 9786135943016