Dalai Lama Leadership

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Dalai Lama Dalai Lama is known for being a spiritual and a political leader in Tibet. He was recognized for his non-violent work in proposing the democracy of Tibet from China. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his advocacy. Dalai Lama is a Buddhists that believes in the concept of rebirth of a person. Aside from being a politician, he also conducts Buddhism teachings in the people of Tibet, and encourages them to follow his words. Because of his teachings, the life of people in Tibet has changed spiritually. As a leader in Tibet, he engaged in humanitarian works, writing books, and giving lectures that talk about compassion and peace. As mentioned by Brussat (n.d.), his responsibility as a leader brings a peaceful solution for Tibet…show more content…
For the western people, Dalai Lama is a man with a strong faith. As mentioned by Rohrer (2010), western people describe Dalai Lama as a political hero with an intense personal charisma. His reputation as a spiritual leader influences the western people because they can see compassion to when doing his teachings. One factor that has been contributed to Dalai Lama’s fame is his religion. Despite of the Chinese invasion in Tibet, they still continue to practice the teachings of Dalai Lama to their life even though the Chinese government is forcing them to stop doing their traditions. As according to His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet (n.d.), his teachings has been a dialogue of different religions promoting a deep understanding in inter-religious harmony. His reputation has been recognized all over the world but most importantly in the west…show more content…
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