mandag 18. januar 2016

China publishes 'verified living buddha' list

Beijing has taken the unusual step of concerning itself with matters of reincarnation by releasing the names, photographs and locations of 870 "verified" buddhas on the website of the State Administration for Religious Affairs, Xinhua news agency reports. It's a move that's been praised by one of the men who features on the list. "As a living buddha, I feel genuinely happy about it," Drukhang Thubten Khedrup tells the state-run news agency. Read more