The Dalai Lama’s Worst Nightmare

Beijing is one thing, but this kind of thing is another altogether.

People forget that the rule of the Dalai Lama in Tibet (and I’m not just talking about the present holder of the title, but in general) has both secular and theocratic aspects.  If the Tibetans abandon Buddhism, they abandon the Dalai Lama.  That’s why events like those depicted in this video are just as dangerous to the Dalai Lama in the long run as whatever Beijing might do.

From a recent episode of the 700 Club.

Update: this is now on YouTube:

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