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Dalai Lama's action: Religious autocracy under cover of democracy
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By Zou Ren

On January 6, 2008, the 14th Dalai Lama compelled the monks in India's Gaden Monastery to sign the pledge not to believe in the Buddhist Guardian, Gyaiqen Xudain and drove away nine monks who refused to take an oath. For another time, the Dalai Lama clique started a climax for restraining the believers of Buddhist Guardian, Gyaiqen Xudain.

On January 9, the Dalai Lama brought forward that the problem of "Gyaiqen Xudain" can't wait any longer and forcibly ordered that the final decision must be made by a "public vote". Under Dalai's threat, some Tibetan Buddhism temples in India launched the "public vote" one after another to decide whether they should believe in the Buddhist Guardian, Gyaiqen Xudain or not. This action resulted in a great disturbance among Tibetan communities and Tibetan Buddhism believers.

Why does the Dalai Lama care so much about the Buddhist Guardian, Gyaiqen Xudain? According to Dalai, he has two reasons for forbidding believing in Gyaiqen Xudain: Firstly, it is harmful to the fundamental cause of Tibet and is no good for the Dalai Lama's health by having faith in "devils"; Secondly, the Buddhist Guardian, Gyaiqen Xudain is heresy, the sect with evil wishes. In recent years, whenever the Dalai Lama was ill or there was any frustration of the so-called "Tibet Independence" cause, the DalaiLama started accusing the Gyaiqen Xudain.

It indicates that the 14th Dalai Lama becomes self-distrust, but there is no reason to force anyone else to stop worshipping what they believe in. There is a hidden purpose and that is to exclude dissidents.

In 1990s, in the name of fighting against the Buddhist Guardian, Gyaiqen Xudain, the 14th Dalai Lama started slaughtering the members of "New Kadampa Sect" who dare accuse him.

The 14th Dalai Lama incited the "Tibetan Youth Congress", "Tibetan Women Federation" and some other branches to forcefully dismantle the statues of the Buddhist Guardian, Gyaiqen Xudain, and beat people who refused to obey them. Those who still refused in spite of these efforts were suppressed, with lamas and nuns driven out of monasteries or nunneries. Now, the 14th Dalai Lama resumes his former tricks dissimilarly with a name of "public vote".

Both the democracy and public vote are the production of modern civilization, but such "public vote" by the Dalai Lama is a kind of religious autocracy under the cover of democracy to attack and persecute the monks, nuns and believers who have faith in the Buddhist Guardian, Gyaiqen Xudain.

Such "public vote" is indeed a kind of blasphemy and mock to democracy and freedom. Due to Dalai Lama's religious autocratic behavior, people can't help thinking about the inquisition in the Dark Ages and the Pope's slaughter to the heathenry. Die Welt published an article coauthored by Victor Trimondi and Victoria Trimondi, in early August 2007,saying "Tibet did not end its dark medieval period until the mid 20th century. Before that, it was plagued by violence, wars and power struggles under the name of religion.

The religious trials held under the Lama regime were no different from those under the Catholic rule during the medieval days. For the problem of the Buddhist Guardian, Gyaiqen Xudain, the 14th Dalai Lama emphasizes his exclusive authority and orders an end to worshipping the Buddhist Guardian which has been inherited for hundreds of years. Though he himself goes in for democracy, the 14th Dalai Lama's leader station can't be fluctuated through the so-called public vote."

Dalai's religious autocracy action has caused strong resentment among international religious people and Gyaiqen Xudain believers. Early in ten years ago, over 300 Gyaiqen Xudain believers marched in the U.K. to protest the Dalai Lama with a slogan of "Your smile is charming, but your behavior is harming" and a 51-page material sent to over 300 news agencies to reveal Dalai Lama's persecution to Gyaiqen Xudain believers.

Time flies, but the 14th Dalai Lama keeps on his religious autocracy and continues violating Gyaiqen Xudain believers' human rights and religious freedom, holds on making Buddhism sects split. Can it be that a "Tibetan Buddhism leader" or a winner of "Nobel Peace Prize" should have such action?

It is funny that those who are crazy about flattering the Dalai Lama and giving him a name of democracy and human right guard are silent as the grave about the incident that the 14th Dalai Lama persecutes those Gyaiqen Xudain believers and they treat it as if there is no such happenings.

Do you really know nothing about thisincident, or you have no choice, but keep silent before the fact or you guys simply agree with or even support the Dalai Lama to dothings offensive to God and reason? Really hope that those advocators to democracy and human rights are brave enough to give a public answer.
(Xinhua News Agency February 5, 2008)

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