His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, is the spiritual leader ofTibet. He was born on 6 July 1935, to a farming family, in the Amdo region of northeasternTibet. At the age of two and named Lhamo Dhondup at that time he was recognized as the reincarnation of the 13th Dalai Lama.
Now living in exile inIndiasince 1959 The Dalai Lama has received numerous awards including the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of his message of peace, non-violence, inter-religious understanding, universal responsibility and compassion.
His Holiness has visited over 60 countries and has met with presidents, prime ministers, crowned rulers, religions leaders and well-known scientists.
His Holiness The Dalai Lama is one of the best known, loved and revered religious and spiritual leaders in the world today.
He describes himself as a simple Buddhist monk.
Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World – synopsis