Tenpa Darjey | 丹巴达杰

Tenpa Darjey | 丹巴达杰

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.

丹巴达杰,嘉戎玛康(今四川省阿坝藏族羌族自治州州府马尔康县)草登寺(格尔登寺子寺)僧人,22岁。
2012年3月30日中午,丹巴达杰与其美班旦一起在马尔康县政府前自焚,被军警强行带走,于4月7日在阿坝州人民医院牺牲,遗体未交给家人,只给了骨灰。
他出生于草登乡科拉机村农民家庭,父亲名叫格丹,母亲名叫帕姆,有四个兄弟姐妹,他排行最小。幼年出家,也曾在阿坝格尔登寺学习过。

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