How did tenzin gyatso become the dalai lama?

Answer The Dalai Lama is the spiritual and political leader of Tibet. His followers consider him to be a reincarnation or manifestation of Avalokiteshvara, the Bodhisattva of Compassion. He and other bodh... Read More »

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Is the Dalai Lama vegetarian?

The current Dalai Lama is Tenzin Gyatso, the spiritual leader of the branch of Mahayana Buddhism known as Tibetan Buddhism. Many Buddhists are strict vegetarians, but the Dalai Lama is not. When in... Read More »

Is the Dalai Lama a vegetarian, or not?

The Dalai Lama is not a strict vegetarian. He is only served vegetarian food at his home in Dharamsala, India, but His Holiness sometimes eats meat when traveling around the world.References:DalaiL... Read More »

Where is the Dalai Lama exiled to?

The current Dalai Lama, who was born Tenzin Gyatso, was forced to go into exile in India in 1959 because of Chinese oppression of Tibetan leaders. The Buddhist leader moved from his home in Lhasa, ... Read More »

Is the dalai lama Christian?

The Dalai Lama follows no religion. He is a follower of the Buddhist philosophy, which teaches love and kindness towards all and everything. The Dalai Lama has been quoted to say, "My religion is v... Read More »