Dharamshala: The Executive Council meeting of Asian Buddhist Conference for Peace (ABCP) which was held in Sri Lanka recently passed a resolution for the future status of the Dalai Lama institution.
Kalon Karma Gelek Yuthok, the head of Tibetan National Centre, Department of Religion and Culture, CTA raised the issue of the Chinese government’s interference on the recognising of reincarnation of the Dalai Lama in the meeting. Following three points with regard to the future status of Dalai Lama Institution have been unanimously supported by members of ABCP’s executive council:
(i) To continue the Institution and Reincarnation of the Dalai Lama in the future;
(ii) The incumbent XIV Dalai Lama to be the sole authority of how the next reincarnation of the Dalai Lama should return, and the Tibetan people never to recognize any Dalai Lama reincarnation candidate chosen and installed by the Chinese government; and
(iii) To employ the eight centuries old unique Tibetan traditional method in searching and recognizing the next Dalai Lama.
Read the resolution below.
-Report filed by Department of Religion and Culture