Religion: Child of God

A group of Tibetan monks, visiting Chungking last week, brought news from Lhasa. They reported that God's spiritual representative on earth, Tanchu, the eight-year-old Dalai Lama, is a holy prodigy. The monks said that four years of intensive training have made him a towering force in Tibet. He has a good voice, is a talented speaker. When he preaches, the audience stands and listens in silence "filled with respect and reverence."

In 1940, six years after the former Dalai Lama died, Tanchu was chosen to be the ruler of 3,000,000 Tibetans, and brought to...

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