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Tibet's Panchen Lama

Tibet's Panchen Lama: 25 Years After

Thubten Samphel | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics
Thubten Samphel

On 28 January, 25 years ago, the 10th Panchen Lama of Tibet died at the age of 51. Popular Tibetan opinion commonly refers to the 14th Dalai Lama and the 10th Panchen Lama as the 'sun and moon' of the Tibetan Buddhist firmament.