The Dalai Lama


Subject:
Faiths , Notable People , Religious Leaders , Buddhism

Description:
Background article about the Dalai Lama, who is "the head monk of Tibetan Buddhism and traditionally has been responsible for the governing of Tibet, until the Chinese government took control in 1959." Includes discussion of the traditions associated with the selection process for a new Dalai Lama, a profile of Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, and links to related news and coverage of the Dalai Lama and Tibetan Buddhism. From the British Broadcasting Corporation.

Publisher:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/buddhism/people/dalailama_1.shtml


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