On Wednesday, March 30, 2012 in eastern Tibet, Tsodun monastery in Barkham, monk Tenpa Darjey, 22 set himself on fire.
Tenpa Darjey passed away on April 7 at around 9:23 am (local time) at a hospital in the Ngaba area,” Kirit monastery said in a release Saturday.
“Although fervent requests were made to hand over the deceased’s body to the family and the monastery, the Chinese authorities burned Tenpa Darjey’s body at around 1 in the afternoon.”
His ashes and last remain were handed over at around 4 pm.
Tenpa Darjey | 丹巴达杰 was the 36th(33thinside Tibet) Tibetan self-immolator since 2009.