13 Tibetan monks receive Buddhism’s highest degree

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Buddhist monks attend a debate activity, a part of the award ceremony of the degree of Geshe Lharampa held in the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, capital of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, April 5, 2021. Thirteen Tibetan Buddhist monks from 13 temples across Tibet were awarded the degree of Geshe Lharampa on Monday. Geshe Lharampa is the highest academic degree for the Tibetan Buddhists, with a history of 400 years. (China News Service/Jiang Feibo)

13 Tibetan monks receive Buddhism’s highest degree

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Buddhist monks attend a debate activity, a part of the award ceremony of the degree of Geshe Lharampa held in the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, capital of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, April 5, 2021. Thirteen Tibetan Buddhist monks from 13 temples across Tibet were awarded the degree of Geshe Lharampa on Monday. Geshe Lharampa is the highest academic degree for the Tibetan Buddhists, with a history of 400 years. (China News Service/Jiang Feibo)

13 Tibetan monks receive Buddhism’s highest degree

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Buddhist monks attend a debate activity, a part of the award ceremony of the degree of Geshe Lharampa held in the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, capital of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, April 5, 2021. Thirteen Tibetan Buddhist monks from 13 temples across Tibet were awarded the degree of Geshe Lharampa on Monday. Geshe Lharampa is the highest academic degree for the Tibetan Buddhists, with a history of 400 years. (China News Service/Jiang Feibo)

13 Tibetan monks receive Buddhism’s highest degree

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Buddhist monks attend the award ceremony of the degree of Geshe Lharampa held in the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, capital of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, April 5, 2021. Thirteen Tibetan Buddhist monks from 13 temples across Tibet were awarded the degree of Geshe Lharampa on Monday. Geshe Lharampa is the highest academic degree for the Tibetan Buddhists, with a history of 400 years. (China News Service/Jiang Feibo)

13 Tibetan monks receive Buddhism’s highest degree

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Buddhist monks attend a debate activity, a part of the award ceremony of the degree of Geshe Lharampa held in the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, capital of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, April 5, 2021. Thirteen Tibetan Buddhist monks from 13 temples across Tibet were awarded the degree of Geshe Lharampa on Monday. Geshe Lharampa is the highest academic degree for the Tibetan Buddhists, with a history of 400 years. (China News Service/Jiang Feibo)

13 Tibetan monks receive Buddhism’s highest degree

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Buddhist monks drink Tibetan butter tea and sweet tea at the award ceremony of the degree of Geshe Lharampa held in the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, capital of southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, April 5, 2021. Thirteen Tibetan Buddhist monks from 13 temples across Tibet were awarded the degree of Geshe Lharampa on Monday. Geshe Lharampa is the highest academic degree for the Tibetan Buddhists, with a history of 400 years. (China News Service/Jiang Feibo)