Dalai Lama

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chief lama and once ruler of Tibet

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I would like to point out the title of the Dalai Lama is conferred by the central government and is otherwise illegal.
There has never been a practice of the Dalai Lama identifying his own successor," he added.
China has said that religious law requires that the reincarnation of the Dalai Lama be born in a Tibetan area under Chinese control.
The continued repression of their culture and the Tibetan Buddhist traditions forced the 14th Dalai Lama and some 80,000 Tibetans to exile in India.
The Dalai Lama, who until recently was also the political head of the Tibetan people, has chosen a more Buddhist approach to the issue of Tibet's sovereignty.
I accept the prize with profound gratitude on behalf of the oppressed everywhere and for all those who struggle for freedom and work for world peace," said the Dalai Lama in his acceptance speech.
The Dalai Lama is perhaps one of the most in-demand personalities in the world.
He has told Beijing that if China grants Tibet political and cultural autonomy, he'll order a vote on the future of the institution of the Dalai Lama as soon as he returns, Woodward reports in the August 16 issue of Newsweek (on newsstands Monday, August 9).
They have already announced that the next Dalai Lama will also be born in Tibet -- and therefore under their control.
Every participant at an international human rights conference last June received a small pamphlet published by Tibetan supporters of Tibetan Buddhism's highest-ranking figure, the Dalai Lama.
The conference took place in Dharamsala, India, the headquarters of the Dalai Lama and his Tibetan Government-in-Exile.
This course will give a unique perspective, helping to understand who the Dalai Lamas are and how each of them has played a significant role in influencing Tibetan culture and history.
Despite the popularity of the current Dalai Lama, however, few people are aware that other Dalai Lamas of preeminent historical importance have shaped the cultural and religious aspect of Tibet in the past.
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), June 7 (ANI): For centuries, the selection of a new Dalai Lama has been steeped in the mysticism of a bygone world.
The current Dalai Lama and his followers in exile in India are competing with China for control of how the 15th Dalai Lama will be chosen.