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During his reign, the Dalai Lama has seen his homeland -- the world's largest and highest plateau -- lose its independence to China.
The Dalai Lama is the Chinese government's rival for the support of the people of Tibet.
I would like to point out the title of the Dalai Lama is conferred by the central government and is otherwise illegal.
We Tibetan lamas were required to prostrate before him, even though we knew in our hearts that he was not the true 11th Panchen Lama.
They have been asked by the Dalai Lama, the leader of the Tibetan spiritual community - and for many Tibetans, the rightful leader of their nation - to formalize the separation of spiritual and political authority.
I accept the prize with profound gratitude on behalf of the oppressed everywhere and for all those who struggle for freedom and work for world peace," said the Dalai Lama in his acceptance speech.
Lamas argued that a quarter of the outgoing mail sorted at the facility is destined for Pasadena addresses.
The Chinese government designated Chadrel Rinpoche, the senior abbot in the Tashilunpo monastery, the headquarters of the Panchen Lamas located 120 miles west of the Tibetan capital city of Lhasa, to begin the search.
The Dalai Lama has repeatedly asked Beijing to negotiate limited self-rule for his people.
This course will give a unique perspective, helping to understand who the Dalai Lamas are and how each of them has played a significant role in influencing Tibetan culture and history.
26 (ANI): Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has said that he will decide when he is "about 90" whether or not he should be reincarnated, and added that China should have no say in the matter.