Dalai Lama


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chief lama and once ruler of Tibet

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In the West, the Dalai Lama was picketed in London in 1996 and accused of suppressing freedom of religion.
The Tibetans rebelled, and in March of 1959 the Dalai Lama fled the capital, Lhasa, and sought political asylum in India.
The Dalai Lama has long been a familiar figure head of Tibetan culture, both on account of his 1989 Nobel Peace Prize, and because of his constant efforts to promote world peace and further the knowledge of Tibetan and Buddhist culture around the world.
The Dalai Lama was not immediately available for comment.
China already appointed its pawn to the second-highest position in Tibetan Buddhism, the Panchen Lama, in 1995, after abducting the Tibetans' 6-year-old appointee, who had just been confirmed by the Dalai Lama.
We are honored to host His Holiness the Dalai Lama at this crucial moment in history.
China would be pleased if the 15th Dalai Lama were more malleable than the 14th has been, and is gearing up for the transition - the current Dalai Lama turns 80 this year.
It's not up to the Dalai Lama," Choling was quoted as saying by the official Xinhua news agency, which added that the Dalai Lama's statement was " against the Tibetan Buddhism tradition as the soul of a senior lama is reincarnated in the body of a child on his death".
But in a show of White House support for the Dalai Lama, he sat at a table with Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett.
The Dalai Lama was born Lhamo Dhondup on July 06, 1935 to a farming family in northeastern Tibet.
The Dalai Lama is a Nobel Peace Prize winner who is expected to meet the U.
Her remarks came after the White House said Obama will meet the Dalai Lama on Friday in the White House residence's Map Room in his capacity as a respected religious and cultural leader.
China denied changing its stance on exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Saturday, after reports said Beijing had relaxed its policies of publicly denouncing him and banning worship of his image.
Although His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama matters for a number of political, religious, and cultural reasons (Thurman), his ethical ideas remain unappreciated by most professional philosophers.
US President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama exchanged greetings but did not meet directly at a religious event in Washington closely watched by Beijing, which has warned against any meetings with Tibet's exiled spiritual leader.