Example sentences for: panchen

How can you use “panchen” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The Mount Sumera Longevity and Happiness Temple (Xumifushou Miao) commemorates the Panchen Lama’s visit to Chengde in 1779.

  • When the Dalai Lama fled Tibet, the Chinese government tried to elevate the Panchen Lama to take his place.

  • Five years ago, the Chinese government sparked controversy by nominating a different boy for the position of Panchen Lama than the one the Dalai Lama had chosen.

  • In the same interview with William Rees-Mogg, a former editor of the Times , Jiang claimed to have been a "good friend" of the former Panchen Lama of Tibet and, after his death, said he went to his temple there and--"despite the thin air"--spent an hour meditating about his life.

  • The original Panchen Lama still languishes under house arrest in Beijing.


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