Who, What, Where, When, Why, & How
Wednesday, August 8, 2007
Are You Sure This Wasn't Written for The Onion? Dept.
CHINA. In an extraordinary edict designed to undermine Tibetan Buddhism, the Chinese government has introduced new rules that, in effect, ban the religion’s tulkus, or living Buddhas – including the Dalai Lama – from reincarnating without permission of its atheist rulers.