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Hostage of Beijing : the abduction of the Panchen Lama

Author: Gilles van Grasdorff
Publisher: Shaftesbury, Dorset [England] ; Boston, Mass. : Element, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In May 1995, six-year-old Gendun Chokkyi Nyima was officially recognized by the present Dalai Lama as the eleventh incarnation of the Panchen Lama, Tibet's second most important spiritual leader. A few days later, he and his family were removed from their village by the Chinese authorities, and disappeared from public view. Shortly after this kidnapping Beijing produced its own Panchen Lama, another boy from the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Panchen Lama (XI; Panchen Lama (XI
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gilles van Grasdorff
ISBN: 1862045615 9781862045613 1862047693 9781862047693
OCLC Number: 41257320
Description: xxiv, 260 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Ninth Panchen Lama (1900-1937) --
Tenth Panchen Lama (1938-1989) --
Eleventh Panchen Lama (1989-1999).
Other Titles: Panchen-Lama.
Responsibility: Gilles van Grasdorff ; [translated by Géraldine Le Roy].


The 11th Panchen Lama, of the most important dignitaries in Tibet and officially recognized as such by the Dalai Lama, was kidnapped in 1995 by the Chinese authorities, together with his family, when  Read more...


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