Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso

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The fourteenth Dalai lama Tenzin Gyatso. The Dalai Lama is considered one of the most important religious personalities in the world, our main focus in this essay will be on the fourteenth Dalai Lama of Tibet, Tenzin Gyatso. He was born in (1935) and was recognized at the age of two as the reincarnation of the thirteenth Dalai lama and receiving a doctrine in philosophy at the age of 25. Dalai Lama means the ”ocean of wisdom” and the word Lama means “Guru “ in Indian meaning a teacher. The Dalai lama had a various reputations all over the world some of which are good and some are bad depends on the culture and the society he enters. There are a lot of factors or issues that faced or effected the Dalai lama that helped in establishing…show more content…
His modesty in talking about himself that he is just a simple monk who is also a Tibetan, reflected on how people see him as a modest ,kind and simple man just like them which added to his popularity and vast good reputation, he was also seen as a religious teacher who deserves to be respected and followed and in Tibetan the word ‘lama’ was closely in meaning with mother that nurtures and keeps her children safe that’s how the Dalai lama was seen on the personal level by his people and by the people believed in him all over the world. The term the god-king emphasizes the political role played by the Dalai lama , he was considered the king of Tibet before the Chinese invasion in (1950s). Also his religious view as a Buddha person and a god-king that aimed to happiness and end of pain and suffering ,he was also a chenresig who believed that the humans can determine the place and the time of their reincarnation by their actions ,whether it’s a good reincarnation or a bad one ,the infusion of both the religious and the political views of the Dalai lama added to his reputation as a god-king half religious and half political . All these views , factors and sides of the Dalai lama’s image contributed to his reputation all over the

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