Buddhist Association of China takes a leading role in China’s attempts to control and forcibly reshape Tibetan Buddhism

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The Buddhist Association of China (BAC), a supposedly non-political organization, is becoming a key instrument in the Chinese Communist Party’s strategy to assimilate and transform Tibetan Buddhism, particularly in relation to the search for and recognition of reincarnate lamas. This process, which is intended to break down Tibetan Buddhism’s unique characteristics and to change it into a tool of the Chinese state, is known as Sinification.[1]

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