Administrative Measures For The Reincarnation Of Living Buddhas Of Tibetan Buddhism

Original Language Title: 藏传佛教活佛转世管理办法

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(Published July 18, 2007 the State Religious Affairs Bureau order 5th as of September 1, 2007) first in order to guarantee citizens ' freedom of religious beliefs, respect the living Buddha of Tibetan Buddhism inheritance succession, standardize management of living Buddha reincarnation Affairs, in accordance with the regulations on religious affairs, these measures are formulated.
    Second reincarnation should be followed to safeguard national unity, maintaining national unity, maintaining religious harmony and social harmony, the principle of maintaining the normal order of Tibetan Buddhism.
    Reincarnation respects the religious rituals and historical conventions of Tibetan Buddhism, but no recovery has been abolished feudal privileges.
    Reincarnation is not affected by any organization or individual outside interference and domination.
    Article reincarnation should meet the following conditions: (a) the reincarnation of most religious people on the ground and temple management organizations requirements; (b) the real reincarnation of the system and have been passed down and (iii) apply for a temple to be reincarnations of the reincarnation of the monk ji Temple and lawfully registered sites for Tibetan Buddhist activities, and have the ability to train and provide for living Buddha reincarnation.
    Article fourth reincarnated living Buddha, one of the following circumstances shall not be reincarnated: (a) the reincarnation of Tibetan Buddhist teachings prohibited; (b) explicitly prohibited by the city-level people's Governments divided into districts shall not be reincarnated. Article fifth reincarnation should perform the application and approval procedures. Application and approval procedures is: to be reincarnated living Buddha monk ji temple management organizations or the local Buddhist Association reincarnation application to the county people's Government Religious Affairs Department, after comments by the people's Governments at the county level, the people's Government religious affairs departments escalation by provincial, autonomous regional people's Government Religious Affairs Department for approval.
    Among them, have great influence in the Buddhist community, reported approval of the people's Governments of provinces, autonomous regions and has a significant impact, reported to the State Council for religious affairs; have a particularly significant impact, approved by the State Council.
    Approved reincarnation of the application, shall solicit the views of the corresponding Buddhist Association.
    Sixth size effect on the living Buddha has argued, by the Buddhist Association of China, and submitted to the State Bureau of religious affairs.
    Article seventh reincarnation after the application is approved, according to the living Buddha effect size, reincarnation of the Steering Group, established by corresponding Buddhist Association; and be reincarnated living Buddha monk ji temple management organizations or the corresponding Buddhist Association to form the reincarnation search team, search under the guidance of the Steering Group.
    Reincarnation of the provincial, autonomous regional Buddhist Association of Buddhist Association of China, in accordance with religious rituals and historical finds.
    Any groups or individuals are not allowed to carry out the living Buddha reincarnation search and identification activities.
    Article eighth gold bottle cast lots found in the history of the living Buddha, its reincarnation certified a gold bottle of ithamar.
    Requests from gold bottle of ithamar, the provincial, autonomous regional people's Government Religious Affairs Department approval of the State administration for religious affairs, have a particularly significant impact, approved by the State Council. After Nineth living Buddha reincarnation found, submitted to the provincial, autonomous regional people's Government Religious Affairs Department for approval.
    Has greater influence in the Buddhist community, reported approval of the people's Governments of provinces, autonomous regions and has a significant impact, reported to the State Council for religious affairs; have a particularly significant impact, approved by the State Council.
    By the provincial and autonomous regional people's Government religious affairs departments or reincarnations of the approval of the people's Governments of provinces, autonomous regions, and reported to the State Bureau of religious affairs.
    When the tenth reincarnated living Buddha succession, read out by the approval authority representative approval, living Buddha certificate issued by the corresponding Buddhist Association.
    Living Buddha, the model of the certificate produced by the Buddhist Association of China, and submitted to the State Bureau of religious affairs.
    11th article in violation of these regulations, for a reincarnation of matters without authorization, by the people's Government religious affairs departments in accordance with the provisions of the regulations on religious affairs, administrative penalties to the responsibility and accountability unit constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.
    After the 12th reincarnation of living Buddha succession, his monk monastery management organization shall develop training plan, candidates proposed by architect, examined by the local Buddhist Association, chain of provincial, autonomous regional people's Government Religious Affairs Department for approval.
    13th concern reincarnation of the province, autonomous region may, in accordance with these measures, formulate implementing rules, submitted to the State Bureau of religious affairs.
                                    14th these measures shall come into force on September 1, 2007.

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