Tsuiltrim Gyatso

Tsuiltrim Gyatso

December 19 – A Tibetan monk of Amchok monastery died after he set himself on fire today in Amchok town, Sangchu County (around 2.30 PM local time).

Undated photo of Tsuiltrim Gyatso who died after setting himself ablaze in Amchok town, Sangchu County, Dec. 19, 2013/file
Undated photo of Tsuiltrim Gyatso who died after setting himself ablaze in Amchok town, Sangchu County, Dec. 19, 2013/file
Tsuiltrim Gyatso, aged 43, is confirmed dead, and his body is at Amchok monastery where around 400 monks are conducting prayers as part of the post death rituals for the deceased, a Tibetan source told phayul.

The handwritten note left behind by Tsuiltrim Gyatso
The handwritten note left behind by Tsuiltrim Gyatso
According to the Tibet Times, Tsuiltrim had left behind a handwritten note in Tibetan calling for unity amongst Tibetans, return of the exiled Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama and the release of the jailed Panchen Lama Gendun Choekyi Nyima.

Survived by his aged mother Lhamo Kyi his father Tamdin Tashi died several years back.

Tsuiltrim becomes the 125th Tibetan to set himself on fire to protest the Chinese government since 2009.

Tsuiltrim Gyatso was the 129th(124thinside Tibet) Tibetan self-immolator since 2009.

次成嘉措(ཚུལ་ཁྲིམས་རྒྱ་མཚོ།)
安多桑曲(今甘肃省甘南藏族自治州夏河县阿木去乎镇)人,阿木去乎寺僧人,42岁。
据流亡西藏诸多媒体报道,2013年12月19日下午2点45分,僧人次成嘉措在阿木去乎镇的街上点火自焚,当场牺牲。
次成嘉措出生于安多桑曲阿木去乎尼玛龙部落(今夏河县阿木去乎镇尼玛龙村)的牧民家庭,父亲名叫丹增扎西(已故),母亲名叫拉姆吉,家中还有才博、觉巴、桑杰卓玛三个兄妹。次成嘉措17岁时进入阿木去乎寺,是一位深怀慈悲、修学有成的合格僧人。

遗言:

雪域斗士次成嘉措为了藏人的团结与福祉而自焚——金子般的眼泪
唉!眼泪,心口疼痛。
亲爱的兄弟,你听到了吗?你看见了吗?六百万藏人的苦难向谁诉说?黑汉人暴虐的监狱,夺走了我们黄金白银般的宝库,使百姓们处于苦难中,想起这,不禁流泪不止。
将我宝贵的身体燃烧,为了尊者达赖喇嘛返回故土,为了班禅喇嘛获得释放,为了六百万藏人的福祉,我将身体献供于烈火。以此祈愿消除三界众生的苦难,走上菩提之路。
佛、法、僧三宝啊,请护佑无助的人们,雪域同胞们,要团结xxxxx (此处字迹不清 )……
———雪域斗士次成嘉措。

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