Grand Lama


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chief lama and once ruler of Tibet

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Despite the Tsar's refusal of support, major political developments in Outer Mongolia, such as the proclamation of independence of Outer Mongolia by the Khalkha Mongols on 1 December 1911 and ceremonially enthronement of Jetsun Dampa, the Grand Lama of Urga, as Mongolia's sovereign ruler on 29th December of the same year; expulsion of Chinese Ambans, together with their escorts from the four main Khalkha Mongolian provinces took place.
On the 15th day of the 8th Tibetan month, the fourth Dalai Lama Yonten Gyatso ascended to the Lion Throne of the Ganden Phodrang at the great monastic seat of Drepung Monastery, amid the grand lama procession monks from Sera, Drepung and other countless monasteries in the vicinity of Lhasa (26).