The Dalai Lama's Reputation Construction

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The Dalai Lama’s Reputation Construction Warren W. Smith (2010) tells the story about how the Dalai Lama established his reputation as a leader in Tibet, by convincing millions of Tibetans people to believe that he is the spiritual leader of the Tibetan Buddhism. The Dalai Lama has been considered to be the ideal example of the heart’s purity, since over than 6 centuries ago in the Himalayan country. In this essay, it’s explained how the process of reputation construction is carried out as manifested in the story of the Dalai Lama of the Tibet. Warren W. Smith‏ (2010) explains that Tenzin Gyatso is the current 14th Dalai Lama, and the Buddhist population of the Tibet region looks at him as the spiritual monk, who is responsible for ruling…show more content…
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