Importance Of Dalai Lama

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“Reputation “is an image of a person or something which is hard to build and acquire. It is probably most important things a person can acquire in his or her life. Some people in the world remembered for year after year because of their reputation. Reputation made by trust and how he or she represents himself or herself in their lifetime. There could be different reputation for the same person, which depends on nation or religion. Literally Dalai Lama means ‘Ocean of Wisdom’. There are fourteen Dalai Lama until now. When a Dalai Lama dies a committee of senior monks’ searches for new one around the same time and he will be the new Dalai Lama. They use three steps to find new Dalai Lama. (Why do they choose the next Dalai Lama?, 2009)
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Guru is a religious teacher who deserves the respect. Tibetan Lama closely related to the word mother, who plays important role as a religious teacher.
Buddhism originated from India and then spared most of Eastern and Southern Asia. Buddhism has some basic truths and as the tradition of Bodhisattva Dalai Lama spent his life to benefiting humanity. Dalai Lama has three commitments in his life:
1. His holiness first commitment is the promotion of human values such as forgiveness, tolerance, contentment, compassion and self-discipline. He believes that all human beings are same and we all want happiness and don’t want sufferings. He remains committed to talk about the importance of human values.
2. His holiness second commitment is the promotion of religious harmony and understands world’s major religious traditions. Religions around the world have the same potential to be a good human. It is important for all to respect one another and recognize the value of each other’s respective traditions.
3. His third commitment is to protect Tibet’s Buddhist culture, as a culture of peace and non-violence. (Official website of The Office for His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama, Brief biography[online]
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Many Chinese people consider Dalai Lama as a notorious traitor and a criminal. The model of religion that this offers is one that is thoroughly subordinate to China’s new democracy. It reduces religion to an optional add-on to life within a political system that does not accept the Tibetan view of the world. This poses a fundamental problem as soon as we start to think about the reputation of Dalai Lama. As we have seen, the traditional Tibetan view understands the Dalai Lama as Chenresig, and the idea that his authority should be subordinated to a human socio political system runs counter to Tibetan religion and culture. The Dalai Lama has long been in favor of a democratic system, but it is in the interests of the Chinese regime to present him in a way that appears to justify its own role in Tibet. China is a secular state with its own ultimate values, and it rejects the meaning structures and sense of ultimate good that religions promote. (Moohan,2008,p217-219 )The Chinese refer to the Dalai Lama’s rule as anachronistic and based on inequality. Theocracy is government by God or God’s representatives. The Chinese demand that the future of Tibet must be decided by the majority of Chinese people. But the Tibetan’s view was different; they do not see themselves as part of the Chinese

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