Tibet celebrates 20th anniversary of Panchen Lama enthronement

Tibet has commemorated the 20th anniversary of the enthronement of the 11th Panchen Lama, a spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism.

On Tuesday morning, more than 1,500 Tibetan Buddhists and local people attended the ceremony at Zhaxi Lhunbo Lamasery, the Panchen Lama’s residence in the city of Xigaze.

The Panchen Lama is the highest-ranking lama after the Dalai Lama in the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism, the most influential school among the four main schools.

Leave a Comment