Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama

His Holiness, the head of State and the spiritual leader of Tibet, was born Lhamo Dhondrub and renamed Tenzin Gyatso as the 14th Dalai Lama.

Did you know?

  • In 1989 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts in representing humanitarian ideals, and has received over 84 other awards, honorary doctorates and prizes.
  • The Dalai Lama’s figure was sculpted from a sitting in 1993 and he personally unveiled it in Madame Tussauds’ London attraction

THERE IS NO NEED FOR TEMPLES, NO NEED FOR COMPLICATED PHILOSOPHIES. MY BRAIN AND MY HEART ARE MY TEMPLES; MY PHILOSOPHY IS KINDNESS

Dalai Lama