The Dalai Lama has chosen his successor!

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The Dalai Lama has chosen his successor!

Post by crazy-man » Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:27 pm

The Dalai Lama has chosen his successor!
http://southasianmonitor.com/2018/09/26 ... uccessor/

Discussions on Dalai Lama’s succession could begin this year
http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201803160023.html

Process to select the 15th Dalai Lama to begin in next one or two years: Dalai Lama
http://tibet.net/2017/08/process-to-sel ... ai-lama/

Dalai Lama may name his successor in Tawang
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/ne ... 00244.cms

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Post by Crazywisdom » Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:36 pm

Wow. This is quite a unique time.
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Post by kirtu » Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:08 pm

The following have been hinted at for quite some time:
crazy-man wrote:
Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:27 pm
Discussions on Dalai Lama’s succession could begin this year
http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201803160023.html

Process to select the 15th Dalai Lama to begin in next one or two years: Dalai Lama
http://tibet.net/2017/08/process-to-sel ... ai-lama/

Dalai Lama may name his successor in Tawang
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/ne ... 00244.cms
If true, this report is quite remarkable:
crazy-man wrote:
Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:27 pm
The Dalai Lama has chosen his successor!
http://southasianmonitor.com/2018/09/26 ... uccessor/


HH 14th DL discussed an interpretation of the 6th DL's intentions as transitioning the DL institution to a non-monastic line (as a possibility, one could also interpret his intention as merely including the possibility of a non-monastic DL) many years ago. It appears that he will at least invoke the reformist spirit of the 6th DL as a model for the DL institution.

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Post by javier.espinoza.t » Sat Sep 29, 2018 12:25 am

hope HH succeeds and things get better for tibetan and chinese people.
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Post by Sonam Wangchug » Sat Sep 29, 2018 5:14 am

The first article seems quite speculative, and neither here nor there really.

When they provide some hard facts then we can take it seriously.

However, HHDL for sure, will choose a move which will outsmart the venomous tactics of PRC.

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Post by crazy-man » Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:01 pm

there will be an important Buddhist conference convened by the Dalai Lama in November in Dharamshala where the Dalai Lama will present his succesor

Buddhist Leaders to Meet in November to Discuss Future Dalai Lama
http://www.tibetanjournal.com/buddhist- ... alai-lama/

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Post by crazy-man » Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:29 pm

Exclusive: The Dalai Lama Is Terminally Ill, Sources Say
https://www.thequint.com/news/india/dal ... hina-trump

India uses rumor of Dalai Lama's ill health to mend China ties
https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics/Intern ... China-ties

Mainstream media avoiding reports that Dalai Lama is terminally ill?
https://artvoice.com/2018/04/08/mainstr ... nally-ill/

The Dalai Lama is Dying
https://artvoice.com/2018/04/08/dalai-lama-dying/

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Post by treehuggingoctopus » Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:01 pm

crazy-man wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:29 pm
Exclusive: The Dalai Lama Is Terminally Ill, Sources Say
https://www.thequint.com/news/india/dal ... hina-trump

India uses rumor of Dalai Lama's ill health to mend China ties
https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics/Intern ... China-ties

Mainstream media avoiding reports that Dalai Lama is terminally ill?
https://artvoice.com/2018/04/08/mainstr ... nally-ill/

The Dalai Lama is Dying
https://artvoice.com/2018/04/08/dalai-lama-dying/
I hope, with all my heart, that it is just Chinese-sponsored gossip.
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Post by anjali » Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:54 pm

treehuggingoctopus wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:01 pm
I hope, with all my heart, that it is just Chinese-sponsored gossip.
Very likely just rumors. A couple of those articles are dated back in early April. If they were true, I think it would have come out by now. However, HHDL is in his 80's, and we should expect to hear about natural decline. I can only hope to be as energetic and active as he is if I get to my 80's.
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Post by Dranyen » Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:18 pm

Also please note that the author of the last two of those linked articles is described as a journalist covering allegations of human rights abuses by the Tibetan Government and the Dalai Lama. Not much credibility there at all.

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Post by TharpaChodron » Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:34 am

anjali wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:54 pm
treehuggingoctopus wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:01 pm
I hope, with all my heart, that it is just Chinese-sponsored gossip.
Very likely just rumors. A couple of those articles are dated back in early April. If they were true, I think it would have come out by now. However, HHDL is in his 80's, and we should expect to hear about natural decline. I can only hope to be as energetic and active as he is if I get to my 80's.
Here here! :cheers:

The inevitability of HHDL's death is a certainty. I'm pretty sure there will be a successor and given the worldwide love there is for him, the whole thing is certain to bring a newfound interest and attention to Tibetan Buddhism unlike ever seen before on this planet. Anyhow, I wish HHDL long life and prosperity so that's that.

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