The history of superstition in the Tibet A.R.

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Tibetan Nuns, Monks Forced to Leave Religious Settlement
China News Digest, 22 August 2001. Hundreds of Tibetan nuns and monks have recently been forced to leave a remote religious settlement in Tibet. Khenpo Jigme Phuntsog found the religious settlement in 1980, and it once housed about 6,000 to 7,000 people, including about 1,000 Han Chinese students. Beijing wants to control the population makeup of the site to about 1,000 monks and 400 nuns.
Li Ruihuan Exchanges Gift With 11th Panchen Lama
China News Digest, 10 February 2002. Li Ruihuan, Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, met Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu, the 11th Panchen Lama, in Beijing, and gifts were exchanged.
Holy Mountain in Tibet Attracts Pilgrims
Xinhua, 24 May 2002. The Ngari Pilgrimage 2002 began on Friday in the Ngari Prefecture of Tibet, in an effort to cater for flocks of visitors and pilgrims heading to worship at Tibet's holy Mount Kailash. It is hoped that the newly-launched pilgrimage festival program will help boost tourism.