14th Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso)

14th Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso)

14th Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso)

“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” ― Dalai Lama XIV 

About the 14th Dalai Lama
Birthday July 6, 1935
Birth Location Taktser (aka "Roaring Tiger"), Amdo, Tibet (China)
Gender Male
Birth Name Lhamo Thondup (aka "Wish-Fulfilling Goddess")
Religious Name Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso
Western Astrology Cancer (Sun)
Chinese Astrology Wood Pig
Numerology Birth Path 4
Residence Dharamsala, India
Ethnicity Chinese
Height 5' 5 1/2"
Occupation Buddhist monk, 14th Dalai Lama, spiritual and political leader of Tibet
Parent(s) Choekyong Tsering (father), Diki Tsering (mother)
Sibling(s) Tsering Dolma (eldest sister), Thubten Jigme Norbu (eldest brother), Gyalo Thondup (elder brother), Lobsang Samden (elder brother), Tenzin Choegyal (youngest brother)
Education (Major) Logic, Tibetan art and culture, Sanskrit, medicine, and Buddhist philosophy (Prajnaparimita, the perfection of wisdom; Madhyamika, the philosophy of the middle Way; Vinaya, the canon of monastic discipline; Abidharma, metaphysics; and Pramana, logic and epistemology)
Education (Minor) Poetry, music and drama, astrology, composition and phrasing, synonyms
Diet Vegetarian (Dharamsala, India) and non-vegetarian when traveling outside of Dharamsala.
Hobby Gardening, Feeding birds, Reading books on World War I
Fun Fact(s) The 14th Dalai Lama ranked #1 in Watkins "100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People in 2016."
At the age of 2, he was recognized as the reincarnation of the 13th Dalai Lama, named Thubten Gyatso.
"Dalai" means "ocean." "Lama" means "wise person," "teacher," or "guru." Dalai Lama is translated as "Ocean of Wisdom" or a spiritual teacher as deep as the ocean.
As a little boy helping his mother in the family's chicken coop, he enjoyed making "clucking" noises when he sat in a hen's nest.
Known for his high-pitched laughs.
Website http://www.dalailama.com/
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/DalaiLama/
Twitter https://twitter.com/dalailama
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/dalailama
YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/gyalwarinpoche



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