China on Tuesday dismissed the affirmation by the Dalai Lama that his successor could be found in India — a move that could undermine the authenticity of the following in line picked by Beijing.
The fourteenth Dalai Lama has been living in India in a state of banishment since 1959.
China has named him a “hazardous secessionist,” who undermines the “one-China” guideline, which suggests that Tibet, Taiwan and Xinjiang are essential pieces of China.
Addressing Reuters, the Dalai Lama said that China is stressed over the authenticity of his successor. “In future, in the event that you see two Dalai Lamas come, one from here, in a free nation, one is picked by Chinese, and afterward no one will trust, no one will regard (the one picked by China). With the goal that’s an extra issue for the Chinese. It’s conceivable, it can occur,” the 83-year-old Tibetan priest said.
In its reaction, the Chinese remote service was unequivocal in dismissing the Dalai Lama’s attestation. Responding to the meeting, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said the rebirth of Dalai Lama should seek after Chinese laws, guidelines just as built up religious standards.
“I realized you would make this inquiry. All things considered, here is the appropriate response: Reincarnation is the extraordinary method for Tibetan Buddhism. It has fixed customs and frameworks. The Chinese government has an arrangement of opportunity of religious convictions. We have the guideline of religious illicit relationships and guidelines on the resurrection of Tibetan Buddhism. We regard and ensure such methods for Tibetan Buddhism,” Chinese Foreign Ministry representative Geng Shuang said.
He included: “The resurrection framework has been there for a long time. The fourteenth Dalai additionally was perceived in the religious ceremonies and was endorsed by the Central government. So the resurrection of Dalai Lama ought to pursue the national laws and guidelines and the religious ceremonies.”
China has demanded that it claimed all authority to select the Dalai Lama’s successor, seeking after the since quite a while ago settled custom set by Chinese heads.
Tibetans believe that the spirit of the Dalai Lama will resurrect in the body of a kid after his demise, who has then to be distinguished as his successor following a lot of ceremonies.
The fourteenth Dalai Lama was conceived in 1935, and lives estranged abroad in India, alongside around 100,000 Tibetans.