Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries in China Provides Free from Outside Interference in Matters

Xinhua recently released by the State Bureau of Religious Affairs promulgated the “Measures for the Administration of Tibetan Buddhist temples,” provides that: the temple affairs are not subject to any organizations and individuals outside interference and domination.

“Approach” also provides that no organization or individual may use to destroy Tibetan Buddhism and social order, impair the health of citizens or interfere with the state education system, and other harm national interests, public interests and the legitimate interests of citizens activities.

“Approach”, can not restore the temple of religion has been abolished the feudal system of privilege and oppression and exploitation, may not resume the affiliation between the temple.

The same time, the “measures” that the temples, Tibetan Buddhist teaching staff of the legitimate rights and interests protected by law.

State Religious Affairs Bureau, Wang Zuoan September 30 Order signed by the State Bureau of Religious Affairs No. 8, promulgated the “Measures for the Administration of Tibetan Buddhist temples” (hereinafter referred to as the “Rules”). “Measures” will be November 1, 2010 implementation.

State Bureau of Religious Affairs pointed out that, at present, management of Tibetan Buddhist temples overall situation is good, but there are some problems. For example, some of the temple management organizations and the rules and regulations are not sound, is not standardized; some temples and religious people regardless of burden, the blind development; minority faculty weak sense of patriotism and law-abiding by the separatist forces inside and outside the influence to undermine national unity and split the motherland.

These problems have seriously affected the normal order of Tibetan Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhist temples disrupt the normal religious activities carried out so that the masses of believers in the religious life are affected, even to attempt to confuse the Dalai clique Tibet, with an opportunity to engage in separatist activities. The majority of Tibetan Buddhists reacted strongly, have asked the Government to strengthen the standardized management of temples, monasteries established long-term management mechanism.

State Bureau of Religious Affairs, said the news website, promulgated the “Measures”, is to implement the constitutional principle, the need for protection of citizens freedom of religious belief. Tibetan Buddhist temples bear the normal religious believers to meet the needs of cultural heritage features of Tibetan Buddhism. Standardized management of Tibetan Buddhist temples, to ensure their normal functioning, will help protect the majority of the Tibetan people’s religious freedom and safeguarding the normal order of Tibetan Buddhism, is to implement the policy of religious freedom embodied.