Name: Phagmo Dhondup
Age: Early 20’s
Father’s Name: Shawo
Mother’s Name: Late
Affiliation: Village near Bayan Khar in eastern Tibet’s Amdo province
Location of incidents: Jakhyung monastery at Bayan Khar county (Ch: Qinghai Province)
Date of Self-immolation: 2013-02-24
Info: Phagmo Dundrup self-immolated on February 24 evening when hundreds of Tibetans were present at the Chachung monastery, an important and ancient Gelugpa monastery, for a traditional prayer ceremony and presentation of butter-lamps of the Buddha and other deities. According to information from Tibetan sources in exile, monks tried to extinguish the flames after Phagmo Dondrup set himself ablaze. The monks took him to the hospital but he passed away last night in a hospital in Xining.