Adherents of Tibetan Buddhism believe the Dalai Lama, the religion’s highest spiritual authority, has been reincarnated in an unbroken line for centuries. But the current Dalai Lama says he may be the last.
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The Dalai Lamamad an astonishing announcement to the world in a recent interview, claiming that he may be the last in line to hold the centuries old title. He stated that it may be better if the tradition ceased to exist any longer,Show More Summary
Last night, the Dalai Lama appeared on BBC Newsnight, discussing whether or not he would have a successor. The post Dalai Lama affirms he may not have a successor appeared first on Lion's Roar.
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South Africa’s Archbishop Desmond Tutu Monday appealed to the Pope to reconsider his decision not to meet the Dalai Lama during his visit to Rome. “I am deeply saddened and distressed that the Holy Father, Pope Francis, should give in to these pressures and decline to meet the Dalai...
"Bernardo Bertolucci" by Associazione Culturale Cinemazero from Pordenone, Italia - Bernardo Bertolucci 030. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons.On Sunday, December 14th, the Dalai Lama presented the Peace Summit Award to Italian film director Bernardo Bertolucci. Show More Summary
The current Dalai Lama says he could be the last, and it could be for the best. "The Dalai Lama institution will cease one day. These man-made institutions will cease," he told the BBC in an interview. "There is no guarantee that some stupid Dalai Lama won't come next, who...
Buddhists believe that the next Dalai Lama is born when the current one dies
In an interview with the BBC, the Dalai Lama said that he could be the last to hold the title, but the end would occur at the best possible time. "There is no guarantee that some stupid Dalai Lama won't come next, who will disgrace himself or herself," he said. Show More Summary
China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang expressed his appreciation for Pope Francis’ decision not to meet with the Dalai Lama, who was in Rome for a summit of Nobel Peace Prize winners. Qin said Monday that China had “noticed” the Holy See’s attitude. Show More Summary
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Pope Francis has been something of a renegade and unafraid of conflict, so it came as a disappointment to many that he refused to give the Dalai Lama an audience when the Buddhist monk and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate was in Rome this week. Show More Summary
The Pope has turned down a meeting with the Dalai Lama because of fears it could harm the Vatican's relations with China.
It's an apparent reference to the Holy See's relations with Beijing. They haven't had diplomatic ties since 1949. Tibet's spiritual leader is in Rome for a meeting of Nobel Peace Prize winners.
A meeting of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates in Rome on Friday was met with conflict when Pope Francis declined a meeting with the Dalai Lama, one on one. The tension arose due to a fear that the meeting might offend China, who has exiled the Tibetan spiritual icon. Show More Summary
Pope Francis will not meet the Dalai Lama when the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader visits Rome this weekend, a Vatican spokesman said today — a decision apparently seeking to avoid upsetting China. The Dalai Lama arrives in the Italian capital tomorrow for three days to attend a meeting with other Nobel peace laureates. The event […]
We tend to struggle with how to think about dying: What really happens? How will it feel? Is there something beyond? Shamar Rinpoche was officially the 14th Shamarpa, or Red Hat Lama, of Tibet, on a par with the Dalai Lama. The Red Hat school of Buddhism is one of the oldest, dating from the 13th century. Show More Summary
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