The Dalai Lama

Picture of The Dalai Lama

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, is both the head of state and the spiritual leader of Tibet. His Holiness the Dalai Lama is a man of peace. In 1989 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his non-violent struggle for the liberation of Tibet. He has consistently advocated policies of non-violence, even in the face of extreme aggression. He also became the first Nobel Laureate to be recognized for his concern for global environmental problems.

As a messanger of peace, non-violence, inter-religious understanding, universal responsibility and compassion, the Dalai Lama has also authored more than 72 books.

His Holiness describes himself as ?a simple Buddhist monk?.


Country:India
City/town:Dharamsala
Courses:Ethics of Altruism
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