«Tibetan Buddhism is seen as an outright menace to state security, an obstacle to be removed so Beijing can assimilate the people of Tibet and erase their cultural identity…One Buddhist temple located in the mountains of Henan province responded to pressure from the CCP by replacing its statues of…

Report: Chinese Temple Replaces Buddha with Mao Zedong

A Chinese Buddhist temple becomes a patriotic education center, replacing statues of the Buddha with Mao and other Communist heroes.