Father’s Name: –
Mother’s Name: –
Affiliation: Dzogchen monastery, Dartsedo county, Kardze
Location of incident: At the residence of her uncle Tulku Athup in Dzogchen monastery
Date of Self-immolation: 2012-04-06
Info: Circumstances around the deaths of a Tibetan religious figure and his niece in Kardze who died in a fire remain unclear. Thubten Nyandak, 45, and his niece Atse, 23 died on April 6, 2012, in their residence at a monastery. New information from the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) in Dharamsala, India, indicates that their deaths were due to self-immolation. Tibetan writer Woeser also states that this was a case of self-immolation.