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Sonam Wangyal

Lama Sobha photos (graphic content)

The body of Sonam Wangyal, known as Lama Sobha, following his self-immolation on January 8. Lama Sobha was a popular and respected Tibetan reincarnation. These images were provided to ICT by Tibetans in exile, and are believed to have been taken at the monastery where Lama Sobha was based in Golog, prior to the funeral […]

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Harrowing images and last message from Tibet of first lama to self-immolate

“I am giving away my body as an offering of light to chase away the darkness, to free all beings from suffering” – Lama Sobha, recorded testimony prior to his self-immolation on January 8 Photographs of the body of Lama Sobha, a respected and popular Tibetan lama who set himself on fire and died on […]

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Tibetan self-immolations continue and spread in Tibet into 2012

Tibetans held a vigil in a Tibetan area of Qinghai province following the self-immolation of a Tibetan, Sonam Wangyal, believed to be a reincarnate lama, yesterday, according to the Tibetan sources in exile. On Friday (January 6) two Tibetans self-immolated in Ngaba (Chinese: Aba), as confirmed by Xinhua, Chinese state media. According to information from […]

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