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Panchen Lama expresses sorrow over earthquake

The 11th Panchen Lama, Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu, who is projected by China as the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists Friday expressed sorrow over the destruction caused by the earthquake in Tibetan province of Qinghai.



Beijing: The 11th Panchen Lama, Bainqen
Erdini Qoigyijabu, who is projected by China as the spiritual
leader of Tibetan Buddhists Friday expressed sorrow over the
death and destruction caused by the earthquake in Tibetan
dominated province of Qinghai.

He has donated USD 15000 for the quake relief
efforts. In a message to quake victims, the Panchen Lama said
he is deeply sadden and shocked by the loss of life and
destruction of property in Wednesday`s 7.1-magnitude
earthquake.

He hoped the victims of the earthquake will weather
the disaster and rebuild their homes under the leadership of
the government.

Dalai Lama too has expressed condolences to the
victims of the quake.

The Panchen Lama also asked Tibetan monks at the
Zhaxi Lhunbo Lamasery, the seat of successive Panchen Lamas in
Tibet`s Xigaze, to pray for the quake victims.

Several Buddhists temples were also destroyed in the
quake.

PTI

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