Introduction: Dalai lamas are the important monks (person who spends life in practicing religious activities and lives under certain rules like chastity, self-denial, poverty and obedience) of the Gelug (the newest school of Tibetan Buddhism created by Je Tsongkhapa (a famous teacher of Tibetan Buddhism ). But the serious of Dalai Lamas didn’t stop to the first or second or third, in fact there are 14 Dalai Lamas and serious is supposed to be continued. 14th Dalai Lama: The 14th Dalai Lama also known as Tenzin Gyatso, is the current Dalai Lama, and was born in Takster Village (Republic of China) on 6th July 1935 to a farming family.
In 1922, the Dali Lama of Tibet allowed foreigners into the country for the first time in decades. Many explorers and surveyors heard the news and made the trip to Tibet to start the exploration of the area round Everest from the Tibetan side. George Mallory was apart of the British survey team in 1922 and was known as one of the most famous climbers of his time. In 1924, he and another team member were seen attempting to reach the summit of Everest for the first time. This was a very bold attempt due to the fact that there was little knowledge about the conditions on the summit and what the route would be like.
The "Great Fifth" formed a military alliance with the Mongol leader Khan. When two other Mongol chiefs and the ruler of Kang, invaded Tibet, Khan defeated them and declared himself king of Tibet. But the popularity of 5th Dalai Lama among the Tibetans remained him the real “king” Then Khan declared the fifth Dalai Lama as the spiritual and temporal leader of Tibet! Not far away, as long Tenzin Gyatso was identified by Tibetan as the sixth Dalai Lama because he had the same privilege of political ruler of the Tibet in 1950 during the invasion of Tibet by China. The sixteen years old monk at that time, Gyatso was enthroned by the Tibetans ruler of Tibet.
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Sir Edmund Hillary was a renowned person around the world because he was the first conqueror of Mount Everest. Sir Edmund Percival Hillary was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist. Sir Edmund Hillary also founded the Himalayan Trust in the 1960’s which built schools, hospitals and health clinics which assisted the Nepalese people after his ascent of Mount Everest. Hillary later participated in expeditions to the South Pole and was among the first to reach the top of Mount Herschel. Edmund’s life in this essay will be explored in further detail.
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Buddhism became so popular in india people who practiced built him a kingdom, naming Buddha emperor and he treated his people like family. But in 483 BC he died and his kingdom fell apart. Buddhism lives on even today because Buddha and the monks went to china before his death to spread buddhism there. Buddhism has eight factors which are; a person needs the perfect vision or the ability to see clearly, needs the perfect attitude, clear speech that is truthful and does not harm. A person should not take advantage of people, should have a
The believers only gathered and gave incense before the picture of Amitabha. (Andrews 1993, 21) Huiyuan was not only the founder but he facilitated the further spread of Pure Land. For instance he formed the White Lotus Society and this inspired the spread of Pure Land teachings to other countries in East Asia. Also, this facilitated the introduction of Sutra on the Samadhi of Seeing All Buddhas, to East Asia.
Now we discuss the reputation of the Dalai Lama in Tibet. The fourteenth Dalai Lama of Tibet , Tenzin Gyatso is famous across the world ,but he comes from a unique culture. He is supreme commander of the Tibetan Buddhists and represents the spiritual , political and worldly leadership
Westerners have been fascinated by what they have seen of Buddhism as it moves towards the West. The life of Buddha, the fall of Tibet or the concept of reincarnation, and many other things related to Buddhism and Tibet, have been produced in various motion pictures by western filmmakers, artists and creative people. Many Westerners have taken refuges Buddhists and converted to Buddhism. Several Buddhist practices have been taken up across the world to become regular practices in the West. Meditation and mindfulness, for instance, have been adapted by westerners and incorporated in their daily life routine.
Mahayana which includes the traditions of Pure Land, Zen, Nichiren Buddhism, Shingon, and Tiantai is found throughout East Asia. Tibetan Buddhism, which preserves the Vajrayana teachings of 8th century India, is practiced in regions surrounding the Himalayas, Mongolia and Kalmykia. Buddhists number between 488 million and 535 million, making it one of the world 's major religions. In Theravada Buddhism, the ultimate goal is the attainment of the great state of Nirvana, achieved by practicing the Noble Eightfold Path, finally escaping what is seen as a cycle of suffering and rebirth. Mahayana Buddhism instead aspires to Buddhahood via the buddha path, a state when one remains in this cycle to help other beings reach awakening.
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Southern Medical Journal 100.4 (2007): 430-432. Academic Search Complete. Web. 28 Oct. 2015. This report summarizes findings from research on American Indian (AI) alcohol use and spirituality.