Tenzin Gyatso (The Dalai Lama)

His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso (The Dalai Lama)

  • 1995
  • Chief Guest
Born as Lhamo Dhondrub in Taktser village in northeastern Tibet to a peasant family. Recognized at the age of two as an incarnation Avalokitesvara, the Buddha of Compassion. The enthronement ceremony as spiritual leader of the Tibetan people took place in 1940 in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. Took his Doctorate in Buddhist Philosophy when 25. Called upon to assume full political power, in 1950, as head of the State and Government. after People's Liberation Army invaded Tibet. His effo .... Read More