ELIAKIM JOSEPH-SOPHIA : IT IS TRAGIC
Rivers, streams will be obstacles to evil,
The old flame of anger unappeased:
To run in France; this as of oracles,
Houses, manors, Palace, shaven sect.
British monk dies after setting fire to himself in French monastery as 'political gesture'
• Firefighters were unable to save the monk's life after he was discovered by fellow monks in the garden
• Venerable Lobsang Tonden - whose name at birth was David Alain - set himself alight at the Nalanda monastery in southern France• The 38-year-old is likely to have been making a protest about the Chinese occupation of Tibet - similar to several other monks who have self-immolated