DALAI LAMA

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What’s going on with the Dalai Lama? The spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism and the Tibetan people. While still spiritual leader, he has passed his political authority to democratic institutions and recently stated that there may not be a 15th Lama.

The Office of His Holiness, The 14th Dalai Lama in his 82nd year on the planet and his 80th year as recognized Lama of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism.  The Lama has thoroughly embraced the 21st century.  You can find the Dalai Lama on the web, Facebook,  Twitter, YouTube and still traveling to teach classes all over the world.  Where you won’t find the Dalai Lama is in Tibet, he has been exiled in India since the failed coup attempt to wrest Tibet from China in 1959 for his support of an autonomous Tibetan state.  However the communist Chinese have been working very hard counter the continued powerful influence of the Dalai Lama over the Chinese people by elevating a Lama of their own

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