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    Dalai Lama Research Paper

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    The title Dalai Lama is given to a chief monk and ruler of Tibet. Dalai Lamas are called to be a reincarnation of the deity, Avalokitesvara. Avalokitesvara, a Buddhist deity, is personified as compassion. Also, Dalai Lamas are called to be enlightened beings who have been reborn to benefit humanity. The word “Dalai Lama” means “Ocean Teacher,” which is meant as a teacher who is spiritually as deep as an ocean. Lhamo Dondrub, who is currently the 14th Dalai Lama, was born on July 6, 1935 in Taktser

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    14th Dalai Lama the man of the year due to the lead role he took in keeping peace between Tibet and China as well as leading the non-violent war against the involvement of China in Tibetan affairs. The Dalai Lama 's have been around since the mid 1500 's and have since aspired to keep peace in the world (). The current Dalai Lama has done well to be a man who keeps peace in Tibet and because of this, Tenzin Gyatso deserves the award "Man of the Year"(). Born July 6, 1935, The 14th Dalai Lama was born

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    procedures that could be created without ethical and moral background. Even today with the concepts of ethics and morals involved there are still major controversies about whether things such as abortion are to be considered ethical or not. Both the Dalia Lama as well as Barbara Kingsolver argue the

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    Dalai Lama Vs Free Tibet

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    conflicts. The 13th Dalai Lama, influenced by the British culture during his temporary exile, made progressive strides in Tibet upon returning by advocating for a “modern police force”, national taxation system, and secular education system. The Dalai Lama would face the greatest opposition in establishing a professional Tibetan Army. Prior to the reaffirmation of independence in 1912, Tibet employed serfs and volunteers often ill-equipped and untrained to combat threats. The 13th Dalai Lama saw the need

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    14th Dalai Lama (Tibet’s most respected man and the nation’s political and spiritual leader) fled into exile in India, followed by thousands of Tibetans.

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    war and hate. By reading The Ethic of Compassion, I realized that the world would be a happier place if everyone put their self-desires aside and paid more attention to others sufferings. As humans we naturally have feelings of partiality. As the Dalai Lama says in the text, “most people, when they see someone who is handicapped feel sympathetic toward that person. But then when they see others who are wealthier, or better educated, or better placed socially, they immediately feel envious and competitive

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    The Dalai Lama

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    Dalai Lama is the head monk and traditional ruler of the chief Buddhism in Tibet . The current Dalai Lama is Tenzin Gyatso, since 1950. There are different views of Dalai Lama. While the West and Tibet admire and adores him, China has a whole opposite view of him, believing him to be a hypocrite and consider him in a negative way. His reputations and presumptions of him were shaped by different reasons. The Dalai Lama is well received in the west, much to delight of Tibet. His chrematistic personality

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    compassion as a whole, rather than siding with which beliefs are thought to be right/wrong, humanity will begin to tear down their bias notions and reconstruct a strong, functioning, and united society. In this essay, Jean Jacques Rousseau and the Dalai Lama help explain the understandings and workings of compassion and why they believe it is the best moral practice. After their views have been stated, Theodor Adorno is introduced to argue against the unanimity for compassion as he believes it fails

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    Dalai Lama Personality

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    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

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    reputations for the same person, which based on religions and the way community know about him. For example : Dalai Lama has different reputations as a leader and a human rights activist as well, but his reputation is not seen as this picture everywhere because his reputation is different in the west , in his home Tibet and in his enemy 's base China and myths and truths. According to enotes, the Dalai Lama’s reputation in his native Tibet is a product of the stature that accompanies that designation

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    The Dalai Lama is one of the most influential people today, and he has inspired many with his words. Despite this, there is a lot to the man that many people don 't know. Here are some of them. Stay tuned for part 2, coming soon! Number Fifteen: He Has Unique Hobbies The Dalai Lama isn 't just an ordinary spiritual leader: he 's also quite the individual. On his free time, the man enjoys to garden, meditate, and repair watches. Number Fourteen: He 's Interested in Science It isn 't the norm for

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    Dalai Lama Analysis

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    Even though cosmetic surgery makes the patient supposedly feel happier and more confident many health risks arise from cosmetic surgery.The Dalai Lama in his essay “Ethics and the new Genetics” ponders the effects of genetic engineering

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    Dalai Lama Religion

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    localized religion that was expanding with adherents and different schools in several regions of Asia. Today has become, thanks to the Dalai Lama, a religion with a global deployment. The Dalai Lama was originally the highest spiritual power in Tibet, completely Buddhist country in its religious tradition, isolated from the Western world. The forced exile of the Dalai Lama from Lhasa for political reasons in

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    of 13 people shot dead by Chinese police. In China, UN conventions have also been constantly violated through the large-scale use of torture against Tibetan prisoners. “After 16-year-old Tsomo (name changed) and her uncle shouted “Long live the Dalai Lama” and “Freedom for Tibet”. . . she was detained for more than a year and tortured. . .” On top of that, many Tibetans are arrested on suspicious or unspecified charges, their whereabouts unknown to their families. They have no legal recourse because

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    14th Dalai Lama Analysis

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    14th Dalai Lama is still able to touch the hearts of people around the world by cutting across religious and political barriers to reach them as purely just human being. He has been able to consistently oppose the use of violence with the china and Tibet situation and instead work from a peaceful perspective to resolve the issue. It is within the 14th Dalai Lamas role of spiritual and political leader of Tibet that he has worked towards co-existence with China in Tibet (Gibb C. , The Dalai Lama: Peacemaker

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    Dalai Lama Research Paper

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    Who is the Dalai Lama? • The Dalai Lama is considered the head monk of Tibetan Buddhist monk. The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, prefers to describe himself as a simple Buddhist monk. Because, we always see him dressed in maroon and yellow robes. He is the spiritual leader of Tibet; he has been a monk all his life. Lhamo Thondup went to the Potala Palace during the winter of 1940, where he was announced officially as the spiritual leader of Tibet. Soon after, he was taken to the Jokhang temple where

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    Key Club Ripple Effect

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    The Ripple Effect Rasheed Ogunlaru once said, “some strive to make themselves great. Others help other see and find their own greatness. It’s the latter who really enrich the world we live in.” Change often begins small, seemingly influential. Then, as people watch this small spark start a fire and begin to roar, surrounding communities to decide that a change is necessary, causing a ripple of change. My story, both as an initial flicker of ember and part of the flourishing flame, bears

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    Loud bickering traveled through the wind as the previously generous man demanded the return of his food. Gompo had shared his sampa and butter wishing to lighten his load and now with no food along with freezing weather the regret boiled up in trenches. “Ado [hey]! You better share with me!“ Gompo stomped around the camp saying, “ Please please please” to one person while turning around and demanding from another his reparations “Remember the sampa I shared with you. You owe me.” With only 10 days

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    Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso

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    ‘Dalai Lama’ is a nickname means something like “Ocean of Wisdom”. Deeper meaning The Tibetan word ‘Lama’ means “a religious teacher who deserves the respect and devotion of his followers”. (Keynes, 2008, 207). Dalai Lama who considered as religious leader at the Tibetan Buddhists, and his spiritual and temporal leadership, in the region, which suffers internal unrest. His followers saw as the "king of Tibet" and “Successor Buddha,” and called him one of the “advocates of peace”. Buddha means an

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    driving force of peace throughout life, and something to be cherished among all beings. This is a principle that the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan people follow very closely within the culture. Before describing the ways that Dalai Lama’s compassion was portrayed throughout Kundun, there is a main example that is essentially the main backbone surrounding the entire film. The Dalai Lama present to the people and vowed to take a path

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