October 26, 2009
   Posted in News Flash
Published By Tashi

His Holiness the Dalai Lama offers prayers for Tibetans executed in LhasaMonday, 26 October 2009, 2:05 a.m.


 
His Holiness the Dalai Lama (c) offers prayers for the four Tibetans who were executed by the Chinese government in Tibet and the victims of Iraq bomb blasts. His Eminence the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa (L) and His Eminence Menri Trizin Lungtok Tenpai Nyima (R) are also seen in the picture

Dharamshala: His
Holiness the Dalai Lama this morning led prayers for the four Tibetan
youngsters who were recently executed by the Chinese government for
their alleged role in arson and killing during the peaceful protests in
Tibet’s capital Lhasa in March 2008.The prayers were offered
during the launch of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s biography at the
Norbulingka Tibetan Cultural Institute. His Eminence the 102nd Gaden
Tripa Thubten Nyima Lungtok Tenzin Norbu, His Eminence the 17th
Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, His Eminence the 33rd Menri
Trizin Lungtok Tenpai Nyima and a battery of senior officials of the
Central Tibetan Administration joined the prayers. In his
condolence message to the victims and their family members, His
Holiness the Dalai Lama expressed his “deep sadness” over the death
sentences to the Tibetans.Four Tibetans – Lobsang Gyaltsen,
aged 27, born in Lhasa, Loyak, aged 25, of Tashi Khang, Shol Township,
Lhasa and Penkyi, aged 21 – were executed on 20 October. The identity
of the fourth person is still unknown.His Holiness also mourned
for those people who were killed and injured in two bomb blasts in
Iraq’s capital Baghdad on Sunday.  According to media reports the
deadly blasts claimed at least 132 lives and wounded 520 people.

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