Dalai Lama

Dalai-Lama-Biography---ILHJetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso (July 06, 1935 ), the 14th Dalai Lama, is a practicing member of the Gelug School of Tibetan Buddhism and the world’s most famous Buddhist monk. A charismatic figure and notable public speaker, he is also the  leader of the exiled Tibetan government in India and the first Lama to travel to the West, where he has helped the spread of Buddhism and promote the concepts of universal responsibility, secular ethics, and religious harmony. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989, an honorary Canadian citizenship in 2006, and the United States Congressional Gold Medal in 2007.

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