His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, is the spiritual and temporal leader of the Tibetan people. He was born on July 6, 1935 in a small village called Taktser in northeastern Tibet.
Born to a peasant family, His Holiness was recognized at the age of two, in accordance with Tibetan tradition, as the reincarnation of his predecessor the 13th Dalai Lama. The Dalai Lamas are the manifestations of the Bodhisattva of Compassion, who chose to reincarnate to serve the people. Dalai Lama means Ocean of Wisdom. Tibetans normally refer to His Holiness as Yeshin Norbu, the Wish-fulfilling Gem, or simply, Kundun, meaning The Presence.
Celebrate the Dalai Lamas 85th birthday by watching the video below!
Click on the image above to download a free copy of the “Long Life Prayers” Robert Thurman offers during his brief talk about his personal history with His Holiness and a call to action to join the work of Tibet House US Menla for the next generations!
Watch the Zoom Replay:
Sunday, July 5th, 2020
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