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14th Dalai Lama

The 14th Dalai Lama (/ˈdɑːl ˈlɑːmə/ (US), /ˌdæl ˈlɑːmə/; (UK) (religious name: Tenzin Gyatso, shortened from Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso, born Lhamo Thondup, 6 July 1935) is the current Dalai Lama. Dalai Lamas are important monks of the Gelug school, the newest school of Tibetan Buddhism which is nominally headed by the Ganden Tripas. From the time of the 5th Dalai Lama to 1959, the central government of Tibet, the Ganden Phodrang, invested the position of Dalai Lama with temporal duties.

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Nobel Peace Prize lecture of His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama of Tibet Found in The Essential Tibetan Buddhism.

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