15/07/2020

Gedhun Choekyi Nyima

Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the 11th Panchen Lama of Tibet: still disappeared

The year 2005 has been declared as the International Year of Gedhun Choekyi  Nyima the 11th Panchen Lama of Tibet. He turns 16 on 25  April 2005. It is his tenth year in Chinese custody at an undisclosed  location after he and his parents disappeared in 17 May 1995. On […]

TCHRD commemorates XIth Panchen Lama’s 15th birthday

Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the XIth Panchen Lama of Tibet, turns 15 on 25 April 2004. It is his ninth year in Chinese custody at an undisclosed location after he and his parents disappeared in 1995. On 14 May 1995, His Holiness the Dalai Lama recognised Gedhun Choekyi Nyima as the […]

Chadrel Rinpoche’s fate unknown

Anxiety begin to grip the Tibetans as Chadrel Rinpoche, the 62-year-old former abbot of Tashi Lhunpo Monastery and Head of the Search Committee to identify the successor of the 10th Panchen Lama, fail to make an appearance even after expiry of his six years’ prison term May this year. Arrested […]

Profile: Chadrel Rinpoche – the man who found the XI Panchen Lama

Almost two years after his disappearance, Chadrel Rinpoche, the abbot of the Tashilhunpo Monastery and also the head of the Search Committee for the reincarnation of the 11th Panchen Lama was sentenced to six years imprisonment and three years deprivation of political rights. A close disciple of the 10th Panchen […]