Name: Tsering Gyal
Father’s Name: Sherphun
Mother’s Name: Rindon
Affiliation: Akyong monastery, Pema County, Golog Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province
Location of incident: Pema County, Golog Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture (Ch: Qinghai Province
Date of Self-immolation: 2013-11-11
Info: A monk, named as Tsering Gyal by various sources from the area speaking to Tibetans in exile, set fire to himself in Pema county in Golok Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai. He was taken to a hospital nearby after police extinguished the flames and it is not known if he is still alive. Tsering Gyal was a monk from Akyong monastery, which follows the Jonang tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, according to the same sources, including a Tibetan who spoke to an eyewitness.