As many of you know, Desmond Tutu, the well-known South African Anglican bishop and theologian, known for his work as an anti-apartheid and human rights activist, passed away on December 26, 2021. Upon hearing the unfortunate news of his passing, I was deeply saddened. This is not only a great loss for the world, but especially heartbreaking for the Tibetan people. Many people are familiar with Desmond Tutu, a prominent global figure.

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Written by Khenpo Karten Rinpoche, posted originally to his blogspot on December 31, 2021.  Photo of Bishop Desmond Tutu and H.H. Dalai Lama from Carey Linde – who took the photo in Vancouver, Canada, 2004, public domain from wimimedia.