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A lot-drawing ceremony was held to select the Reincarnation of the 5th Living Buddha Dezhub early Sunday in Lhasa, capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region in southwest China.
A candidate with the secular name Losang Doje was selected as the reincarnation in accordance with a regulation on reincarnation of the living Buddha in Tibetan Buddhism.
The reincarnation regulation was issued by the State Administration for Religious Affairs, and historical conventions and religious rituals. The ceremony was held in the Jokhang Temple. Losang Doje becomes the sixth Living Buddha Dezhub.