Name: Kelsang Yeshi
Father’s Name: Dorje
Mother’s Name: Jampa Lhamo
Affiliation: Nyitso Monastery, Tawu County, Kardze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture (Incorporated into China’s Sichuan Province)
Location of incident: In front of a police station near his monastery, Tawu County in Kardze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture (Incorporated into China’s Sichuan Province)
Date of Self-immolation: 2014-12-23
Info: A Tibetan monk known for his work teaching others about Buddhism set fire to himself and died today in Tawu, the Tibetan area of Kham, according to reports from Tibetans in exile. According to the same sources, Kalsang Yeshe self-immolated near a police station that had been established recently by his monastery, Nyitso, where repression of monks and local people has been particularly intense in recent years.