|The 11th Panchen Lama Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu gives blessing to an elder Buddhism believer by touching his head in Shigatse Prefecture, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region on August 6, 2012. (Xinhua News Agency/Chogo)|
Edited and translated by Zhang Qian, People's Daily Online
The 11th Panchen Lama Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu had given blessings for more than 13,000 Buddhism believers and monks when paying a visit to Shigatse Prefecture, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region between on Aug. 6 and 7.
The Tibetan Buddhism spiritual leader is now on visit in Tibet for a series of Buddhist activities. Panchen Lama’s visit has become an annual event in recent years.
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