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. He was formally selected as the 14th Dalai Lama in 1937 and for his extra ordinary services he received a Noble
His rough start in life and his escape from the Chinese made people sympathize with him at the beginning. But after being exiled, the Dalai Lama’s spiritual, political and moral authority was rooted through his advocacy for Tibetan freedom from the Chinese and he was admired by the West for his peaceful resistance towards China, which earned him a Noble Prize. Second of all, in the West, the Dalai Lama is viewed as a living Ghandhi for applying his pacifist policies regarding China’s forced entrance into Tibet. Third of all, his modern view of Buddhism as well as his approaches to significant public issues like the human rights, the oppression of the minority and the environment, affected and influenced the West significantly. The combination of these three points allowed him to meet with world leaders.
Lao-Tzu also known as Laozi was an ancient Chinese philosopher, and the author of the book Tao Te Ching, which is the base of the religion Taoism. Laozi is an inspirational figure for many people; even his works influence Confucianism and Chinese Buddhism also. Here are his top 10 lessons on finding happiness in your life Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power. ― Lao Tzu Any fool can rule others, but it takes courage and mental power to rule your own heart.
Introduction Gandhian and Tibetans known for their non-violence means during the independent movement. Dalai Lama (Fourteenth), the spiritual leader of Tibetan, not only once show his appreciation to Gandhi and asked Tibetan to learn form the Gandhian’s moves. While Gandhian openly announce their support to the Tibetan’s movement. Having been adopted by so many people (Dr. Martin Luther King in the United States, Nelson Mandela and Steve Biko in South Africa, and Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar.Bayard Rustin, Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela, etc), is the Gandhian way as Dalai Lama’s wish, being adoptable on Tibetan? In the modern era of globalization, what are their attitude and way in reacting to the social change?
In the essay, “ The Role of Religion in Modern Society”, Dalai Lama, The preeminent religious authority in Buddhism reveals the reason behind why religion has been a major source of conflict throughout the history, and how inter-religious harmony is the key to overcoming conflict of the first sort. He goes deeper into the similarities between different religion and identifies the obstacles that obstruct inter-religious harmony by developing ways to overcome them. He believes religion plays a vital role in the modern society by shaping the person's spiritual qualities rather than making him a better religious person than the other. Dalai Lama expounds that religious practice can help a person cope with adversity than those who don't. Although,
She continued working for the freedom of the Mayan people and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her work. She has unceasingly sought retribution for the oppressed Mayan people and gained ground towards that goal .Rigoberta Menchu Tum is an impactful world changer because she helped drive the Guatemalan Civil War to its end,
Rigoberta Menchu Tum is a Guatemalan human rights activist who dedicated her life to working for the rights of the Mayan people in her country. She has experienced extreme adversity since she was young, including losing many members of her family to the cruelty of the Guatemalan government. She got involved in social activism very early in her life and followed her parents ' footsteps in opposing the Guatemalan government during the country 's civil war. After organizing protests and movements against the Guatemalan government in the early 1980s, she was forced into exile in Mexico for fear of losing her life. She continued working for the freedom of the Mayan people and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her work.
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From being an Anglican priest, Tutu became general secretary of the South African council of Churches and then rose to become the first black Archbishop of Cape Town. He was a true leader and is well known for his strong stance in the antiapartheid movement. Tutu was able to grow the world’s consciousness about apartheid during his travels and speeches and was able to convince them to help change the way South Africa was run. He believed in nonviolence in a very violent time in South Africa. Tutu was an advocate