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14th Dalai Lama – Charismatic Religious Leader

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Facts:

ˇ        Born 6 July 1935

ˇ        Son of a farmer

ˇ        At the age of two was recognized as the reincarnation of the 13th Dalai Lama

ˇ        At age 6 began his monastic education

ˇ        Passed with honours a doctorate in Buddhist philosophy

ˇ        In 1959 went into exile following the Chinese invasion of Tibet

ˇ        Has lived in Northern India since

ˇ        In 1963 His Holiness presented a draft democratic constitution for Tibet, which protects freedom of speech, belief, assembly and movement of his people. 

ˇ        His Holiness in 1987 proposed the Five Point Peace Plan for Tibet

ˇ        Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989 for his peaceful solutions based upon tolerance & mutual respect, his philosophy of peace and his vision for universal responsibility toward all mankind and nature

ˇ        Continues his struggle for the freedom of Tibet

ˇ        Lama means Buddhist teacher

(Sourced from: http://www.dalailama.com/page.105.htm; http://www.askthedalailama.com/aboutDalaiLama.html)

 

 

Leadership Traits:

Born leader – The Dalai Lama started his religious leadership journey at age 2

Charismatic – The Dalai Lama has a vision of freedom for Tibet and its people

Influential – The Dalai Lama's people are dedicated to Buddhism and his beliefs and dreams for Tibet

Engaging – The Dalai Lama is widely respected as someone with special qualities and has the ability to hold the attention of any audience; whether that of his people or world leaders

Unselfish – The Dalai Lama spends his days in exile dedicated to his religion and cause

Servant – The Dalai Lama is recognised by the world as a servant of the Tibetan people for his unselfish manor

 

 

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Click here http://edition.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2001/dalai.lama/ for CNN interviews, news and photographs of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.


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