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  • Few Of The Nations The Dalai Lama
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    The Dalai Lama is a revolutionary because of the peace and love he spreads along his journey towards a Tibet free from china's communist grasp. The Dalai Lama, often referred to as His Holiness, is the Head of state and spiritual leader of Tibet. The Dalai Lama fights a fierce battle with china, (Without weapons and without hate). He fights his battles with words giving speeches around the world while sharing messages of harmony and compassion. He does not believe violence would help anything. T...
  • Tibet's Relationship With China
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    Grasping for the Shadow of Identity There once lived a peaceful, ancient culture, isolated from civilization, living in peace and harmony with its surroundings, grounded in deep faith springing from its religious leader, blooming like a rose in the majestic hills. In what seemed like only minutes, this nation I speak of suddenly became a communist, occupied country, with no identity of its own, with an outlawed flag and an exiled leader. This nation is Tibet. After more than 2,000 years of freed...
  • XIV Dalai Lama
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    The Dalai Lama: Leader in Exile Among world leaders, there is no one like His Holiness the Dalai Lama, religious and political leader of Tibet and winner of the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize. Brought up from an unusual childhood, he became head of the state of Tibet at age 16, and was later forced into exile by the Chinese government. Despite all the hardship he had to endure he does not give up his fight for freedom and treats all sentiment beings with love and compassion. Through his fight for freedo...
  • Dalai Lama And The Panchen Lama
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    The reincarnation system (turku), a distinguishing characteristic of Tibetan Buddhism, is based the theory that Buddha's soul never vanishes, but reincarnates in succession to lead his followers and to accomplish his mission. One of first reincarnations among the Buddhist monks in Tibet is Karma Pakshi. In 1193, before Durum Chen pa, a religious leader, the first Karma pa of the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, passed away, he told his disciples that he would return as a reincarnated b...
  • Fourteenth Dalai Lama
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    The Tibetan struggle for independence is illuminated by the flight of the Chinese controlled religious leader. China feels they have the right to persecute and destroy a culture that has survived peacefully for so many years. Unfortunately nobody is currently stopping them from these atrocities, but some shocking actions have been taking place recently in China. These events must show the world that China must be stopped in their actions in Tibet. Tibet was once a land of peace and prosperity. I...
  • Long Live His Holiness The Dalai Lama
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    For over 2000 years Buddhists in Tibet have lived freely and independently, but in 1949-50 that all change when China invaded and took control. 1 All of their traditions and customs, government, environment and rights were taken away and destroyed by this tragic invasion. 2 The majority of Tibetans were either killed or exiled, but the ones exiled have been very strong throughout all of this and stayed true to their beliefs and themselves. After enduring the exile to India, Tibetan Buddhists sti...
  • Next Dalai Lama
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    The film "Little Buddha" was released in 1993 and was directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. The movie was basically a story within a story and therefor took place in two different time periods. The main character in the main story was Jesse Conrad. He was born one year after the death of the Lama, which makes Lama Norbu think that he may be the reincarnation of his dead teacher. The boy is a young American living in Seattle, and although he does not look like he would have any connection to the Buddh...
  • Compassion And Inner Peace
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    The Dalai Lama: Wisdom Derived from Suffering In His sixty-three years of the current reincarnation, the Dalai Lama has grown from a simple undiscovered child to a world-renowned symbol of peace. His philosophies were inspired by the early sufferings that are posed the environmental, cultural, religious, and political suppressions. The wretchedness es and the difficulties that he has encountered lead to his wisdom. Combined with His never-ending desire to learn and communicate, The Dalai Lama's ...
  • Autobiography Of The Dalai Lama Of Tibet
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    Research Paper November 12, 1999 The 14th Dalai Lama Dalai Lama literally means ocean priest. His vast followers, awestruck by his presence, cast their eyes downward, fall to the ground and weep. They cannot look directly in his eyes out of respect. The Dalai Lama realizes the magnitude of his position, but dismisses the idolatry. His people call him His Holiness. He calls himself a Tibetan who chooses to be a Buddhist monk. He also was leader of a country that Tibetans say is occupied and that ...
  • Tibetan Government In Exile
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    The Dalai Lama By developing a sense of respect for others and a concert for their welfare, we reduce our own selfishness. which is the source of all problems, and enhance our sense of kindness which is a natural source of goodness. -14th Dalai Lama His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama, Ten zin Gyatso, is the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people. He was born on July 6, 1935 in a small village called Taktser in north-eastern Tibet. He was named Lhamo Dhondrub, and at the age of two he was recognize...

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