Official Announcement Concerning the Future Role of the Sakya Trizin, the Head of the Sakya Order of Tibetan Buddhism (12-11-14)

On 11th December 2014, 8th day of the 23rd Great Sakya Monlam (Lumbini), His Holiness made a very important announcement to the world regarding a discussion between the DOLMA PHODRANG and PHUNTSOK PHODRANG about a Resolution and New Directive Concerning the FUTURE ROLE of the Sakya Trizin, the Head of the Sakya Order of Tibetan Buddhism.

The complete text of the announcement can be read here in ENGLISH and TIBETAN (PDF FORMAT) below, as well as a related letter by His Holiness the Dalai Lama (this letter is in Tibetan only). Click on the button below (please note that this is a multi-page PDF including all letters).

Read or download the announcement letters (PDF format)