In October 1998, the Dalai Lama's administration acknowledged that it received $1.7 million a year in the 1960s from the U.S. government through the "Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). When asked by CIA officer John Kenneth Knaus in 1995 to comment on the "CIA Tibetan program, the Dalai Lama replied that though it helped the morale of those resisting the Chinese, "thousands of lives were lost in the resistance" and further, that "the U.S. Government had involved itself in his country's affairs not to help Tibet but only as a Cold War tactic to challenge the Chinese."
In his autobiography "Freedom in Exile, the Dalai Lama criticized the CIA again for supporting the "Tibetan independence movement "not because they (the CIA) cared about Tibetan independence, but as part of their worldwide efforts to destabilize all "communist "governments".
In 1999, the Dalai Lama said that the "CIA Tibetan program had been harmful for Tibet because it was primarily aimed at serving American interests, and "once the "American policy toward China changed, they stopped their help."
Ties to India
The "Chinese press has criticized the Dalai Lama for his close ties with India. His 2010 remarks at the International Buddhist Conference in "Gujarat saying that he was "Tibetan in appearance, but an Indian in spirituality" and referral to himself as a "son of India" in particular led the "People's Daily to opine, "Since the Dalai Lama deems himself an Indian rather than Chinese, then why is he entitled to represent the voice of the Tibetan people?" Dhundup Gyalpo of the "Tibet Sun shot back that Tibetan religion could be traced back to "Nalanda in India, and that Tibetans have no connection to Chinese "apart... from a handful of culinary dishes". The People's Daily stressed the links between "Chinese Buddhism and "Tibetan Buddhism and accused the Dalai Lama of "betraying "southern Tibet to India". In 2008, the Dalai Lama said for the first time that the territory India claims as part of "Arunachal Pradesh is part of India, citing the disputed "1914 Simla Accord.
The Dorje Shugden Controversy reappeared in the Gelug school by the publication of the Yellow Book in 1976, containing stories about wrathful acts of Dorje Shugden against Gelugpas who also practiced "Nyingma teachings. In response, the 14th Dalai Lama, a Gelugpa himself and advocate of an "inclusive" approach to the teachings of Tibetan Buddhism, started to speak out against the practice of Dorje Shugden in 1978.
The controversy has attracted attention in the West because of demonstrations held in 2008 and 2014 by Dorje Shugden practitioners. A 2015 "Reuters investigation determined "that the religious sect behind the protests has the backing of the Communist Party" and that the "group has emerged as an instrument in Beijing’s long campaign to undermine support for the Dalai Lama". After the Reuters investigation revealed that China backs it, the Shugden group halted operations and disbanded.
In a May, 2013 a "Harris Poll of 7,245 adults across the five largest European countries and the United States, the Dalai Lama was tied with President Barack Obama with the highest levels of popularity, 78%, of all world leaders. "Pope Francis was the only leader that came close to the two of them, and in the USA alone the Dalai Lama topped the poll over Obama by 13 percentage points.
The Dalai Lama's appeal is variously ascribed to his charismatic personality, international fascination with Buddhism, his "universalist values, international sympathy for the Tibetans, and western "sinophobia. In the 1990s, many films were released by the "American film industry about Tibet, including "biopics of the Dalai Lama. This is attributed to both the Dalai Lama's 1989 Nobel Peace Prize as well as to the euphoria following the "Fall of Communism. The most notable films, "Kundun and "Seven Years in Tibet (both released in 1997), portrayed "an idyllic pre-1950 Tibet, with a smiling, soft-spoken Dalai Lama at the helm – a Dalai Lama sworn to "non-violence": portrayals the Chinese government decried as "ahistorical.
The Dalai Lama has his own pages on "Twitter, "Facebook, "Instagram, and "Google Plus.
The Dalai Lama has tried to mobilize international support for Tibetan activities. The Dalai Lama has been successful in gaining Western support for himself and the cause of greater Tibetan autonomy or independence, including vocal support from numerous Hollywood celebrities, most notably the actors "Richard Gere and "Steven Seagal, as well as lawmakers from several major countries.
In the media
The 14th Dalai Lama has appeared in several non-fiction films including:
- The 2006 documentary "10 Questions for the Dalai Lama
- The 2007 documentary "Dalai Lama Renaissance
- The 2010 film "The Sun Behind the Clouds
- The 2013 film "Bringing Tibet Home
- The 2014 documentary "Monk with a Camera
- The 2014 film "Dalai Lama Awakening
- The 2014 film "Compassion in Action
He has been depicted as a character in various other movies and television programs including:
- "Kundun, 1997 film directed by "Martin Scorsese
- "Seven Years in Tibet, 1997 film starring "Brad Pitt and "David Thewlis
- "Klovn "Dalai Lama" Season 1, Episode 4 (2005)
- "Red Dwarf episode ""Meltdown"" (1991) 
Two characters in the animation series' "Avatar: The Last Airbender and "The Legend of Korra were named after him. "Avatar Aang's mentor "Monk Gyatso (The Last Airbender) and Aang's youngest son "Tenzin (The Legend of Korra).
Awards and honors
The Dalai Lama has received numerous awards over his spiritual and political career. In 1959, he received the "Ramon Magsaysay Award for Community Leadership.
On 16 June 1988 the Dalai Lama was awarded the Dr. Leopold Lucas Prize on behalf of the Protestant faculty of the "University of Tübingen by Professor Hans-Jürgen Hermisson who stated that the prize was awarded because of the Dalai Lama's important contribution to the promotion of dialogue between different religions and peoples as well as to his commitment to Tolerance and non-violence. The Dalai Lama donated the 50,000 DM prizefund to a German Charity active in Tibet.
After the "Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, the "Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the Dalai Lama the 1989 "Nobel Peace Prize. The Committee officially gave the prize to the Dalai Lama for "the struggle of the liberation of Tibet and the efforts for a peaceful resolution" and "in part a tribute to the memory of Mahatma Gandhi" although the President of the Committee also said that the prize was intended to put pressure on China, which was reportedly infuriated that the award was given to a separatist.
In 1994, he received the "Freedom Medal from the Roosevelt Institute.
On 28 May 2005, the Dalai Lama received the "Christmas Humphreys Award from the "Buddhist Society in the United Kingdom. On 22 June 2006, he became one of only six people ever to be recognised with "Honorary Citizenship by the "Governor General of Canada. In February 2007, the Dalai Lama was named Presidential "Distinguished Professor at "Emory University in "Atlanta, Georgia; it was the first time that he accepted a university appointment.
The Dalai Lama was a 2007 recipient of the "Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian award bestowed by American lawmakers. In 2012, the Dalai Lama was awarded the "Templeton Prize. He later donated the entire prize money to an Indian charity, "Save the Children.
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- The Gelug/Kagyü Tradition of "Mahamudra, co-authored with Alexander Berzin. Ithaca, NY: "Snow Lion Publications, 1997, "ISBN 978-1-55939-072-9
- "The Art of Happiness, co-authored with "Howard C. Cutler, M.D., "Riverhead Books, 1998, "ISBN 978-0-9656682-9-3
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- MindScience: An East–West Dialogue, with contributions by "Herbert Benson, "Daniel Goleman, "Robert Thurman, and "Howard Gardner, Wisdom Publications, 1999, "ISBN 978-0-86171-066-9
- "The Power of Buddhism, co-authored with "Jean-Claude Carriere, 1999, "ISBN 978-0-7171-2803-7
- Opening the Eye of New Awareness, Translated by Donald S. Lopez, Jr., Wisdom Publications, 1999, "ISBN 978-0-86171-155-0
- Ethics for the New Millennium, Riverhead Books, 1999, "ISBN 978-1-57322-883-1
- Consciousness at the Crossroads. Ed. Zara Houshmand, Robert B. Livingston, B. Alan Wallace. Trans. Thupten Jinpa, B. Alan Wallace. "Snow Lion, 1999. "ISBN 978-1-55939-127-6
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- "Dzogchen: Heart Essence of the Great Perfection, translated by Geshe Thupten Jinpa and Richard Barron, Snow Lion Publications, 2000, "ISBN 978-1-55939-219-8
- The Meaning of Life: Buddhist Perspectives on Cause and Effect, Translated by "Jeffrey Hopkins, Wisdom Publications, 2000, "ISBN 978-0-86171-173-4
- Answers: Discussions with Western Buddhists. Ed. Trans. Jose Cabezon. "Snow Lion, 2001. "ISBN 978-1-55939-162-7
- The Compassionate Life, Wisdom Publications, 2001, "ISBN 978-0-86171-378-3
- Violence and Compassion: Dialogues on Life Today, with Jean-Claude Carriere, "Doubleday, 2001, "ISBN 978-0-385-50144-6
- Imagine All the People: A Conversation with the Dalai Lama on Money, Politics, and Life as it Could Be, Coauthored with Fabien Ouaki, Wisdom Publications, 2001, "ISBN 978-0-86171-150-5
- "An Open Heart, edited by Nicholas Vreeland; Little, Brown; 2001, "ISBN 978-0-316-98979-4
- The Heart of Compassion: A Practical Approach to a Meaningful Life, "Twin Lakes, Wisconsin: Lotus Press, 2002, "ISBN 978-0-940985-36-0
- Sleeping, Dreaming, and Dying, edited by "Francisco Varela, Wisdom Publications, 2002, "ISBN 978-0-86171-123-9
- Essence of the "Heart Sutra: The Dalai Lama's Heart of Wisdom Teachings, edited by Geshe Thupten Jinpa, Wisdom Publications, 2002, "ISBN 978-0-86171-284-7
- The Pocket Dalai Lama. Ed. "Mary Craig. "Shambhala Pocket Classics, 2002. "ISBN 978-1-59030-001-5
- The Buddhism of Tibet. Ed. Trans. Jeffrey Hopkins, Anne C. Klein. "Snow Lion, 2002. "ISBN 978-1-55939-185-6
- The Art of Happiness at Work, co-authored with "Howard C. Cutler, M.D., Riverhead, 2003, "ISBN 978-1-59448-054-6
- Stages of Meditation (commentary on the "Bhāvanākrama). Trans. Ven. Geshe Lobsang Jordhen Losang Choephel Ganchenpa, Jeremy Russell. "Snow Lion, 2003. "ISBN 978-1-55939-197-9
- Der Weg des Herzens. Gewaltlosigkeit und Dialog zwischen den Religionen (The Path of the Heart: Non-violence and the Dialogue among Religions), co-authored with "Eugen Drewermann, PhD, Patmos Verlag, 2003, "ISBN 978-3-491-69078-3
- The Path to Bliss. Ed. Trans. Thupten Jinpa, Christine Cox. "Snow Lion, 2003. "ISBN 978-1-55939-190-0
- How to Practice: The Way to a Meaningful Life, translated and edited by Jeffrey Hopkins, 2003, "ISBN 978-0-7434-5336-3
- The Wisdom of Forgiveness: Intimate Conversations and Journeys, coauthored with "Victor Chan, Riverbed Books, 2004, "ISBN 978-1-57322-277-8
- The New Physics and Cosmology: Dialogues with the Dalai Lama, edited by Arthur Zajonc, with contributions by "David Finkelstein, George Greenstein, Piet Hut, "Tu Wei-ming, "Anton Zeilinger, "B. Alan Wallace and Thupten Jinpa, "Oxford University Press, 2004, "ISBN 978-0-19-515994-3
- Dzogchen: The Heart Essence of the Great Perfection. Ed. "Patrick Gaffney. Trans. "Thupten Jinpa, "Richard Barron (Chokyi Nyima). "Snow Lion, 2004. "ISBN 978-1-55939-219-8
- Practicing Wisdom: The Perfection of "Shantideva's Bodhisattva Way, translated by Geshe Thupten Jinpa, Wisdom Publications, 2004, "ISBN 978-0-86171-182-6
- Lighting the Way. "Snow Lion, 2005. "ISBN 978-1-55939-228-0
- "The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality, Morgan Road Books, 2005, "ISBN 978-0-7679-2066-7
- How to Expand Love: Widening the Circle of Loving Relationships, translated and edited by Jeffrey Hopkins, "Atria Books, 2005, "ISBN 978-0-7432-6968-1
- Living Wisdom with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, with Don Farber, "Sounds True, 2006, "ISBN 978-1-59179-457-8
- Mind in Comfort and Ease: The Vision of Enlightenment in the Great Perfection. Ed. "Patrick Gaffney. Trans. "Matthieu Ricard, "Richard Barron and Adam Pearcey. "Wisdom Publications, 2007, "ISBN 978-0-86171-493-3
- "How to See Yourself As You Really Are, translated and edited by Jeffrey Hopkins, 2007, "ISBN 978-0-7432-9045-6
- The Leader's Way, co-authored with Laurens van den Muyzenberg, "Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2008, "ISBN 978-1-85788-511-8
- "My Spiritual Autobiography compiled by Sofia Stril-Rever from speeches and interviews of the 14th Dalai Lama, 2009, "ISBN 9781846042423
- "Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World, Mariner Books, 2012, "ISBN 054784428X
- The Wisdom of Compassion: Stories of Remarkable Encounters and Timeless Insights, coauthored with Victor Chan, Riverhead Books, 2012, "ISBN 978-0-55216923-3
- My Appeal to the World, Presented by Sofia Stril-Rever, translated from the French by Sebastian Houssiaux, Tibet House US, 2015, "ISBN 978-0-9670115-6-1
- ""The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World", coauthored by "Archbishop Desmond Tutu, 2016, "ISBN 978-0-67007-016-9
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The spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism and, until the establishment of Chinese communist rule, the spiritual and temporal ruler of Tibet
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Roughly 150,000 devotees reportedly converged for the event
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The Dalai Lama’s Brisbane teaching will be based on the classic text, Nagarjuna’s 'Precious Garland'
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by reference to Kamalashila's text, His Holiness the Dalai Lama will demonstrate how the nature of awareness, developed through meditative practices can be transformed into the direct perceptual wisdom necessary to achieve enlightenment itself
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In 2010, His Holiness traveled to New York City to teach A Commentary on Bodhicitta by Nagarjuna and A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life by Shantideva.
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The Dalai Lama today began his four-day teachings on Atisha’s 'Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment'
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Texts mentioned by His Holiness in his talk ... Aryadeva's 400 Stanzas of the Middle Way
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he Dalai Lama frequently refers to himself as a follower of the lineage of the seventeen Nalanda masters today
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they came to shape the very meaning of Buddhist philosophy and religious practice, both in India and Tibet
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The unique quality of Tibetan Buddhism is that it is based on ancient India's Nalanda Buddhist tradition
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For the first time in the West, His Holiness the Dalai Lama will give two exclusive days of teaching on 17 and 18 July 1996 on the Four Noble Truths - the heart of the Buddha's teachings. This has been requested by The Network of Buddhist Organisations - a forum for dialogue and co-operation between Buddhist organisations in the UK.
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His Holiness has also been giving teachings in India at the request of various Buddhist devotees from Taiwan and Korea
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Should there be any surplus funds from His Holiness' events, that surplus will be disbursed to charitable organizations under the advisement of His Holiness the Dalai Lama
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The Dalai Lama will give a public talk, "Develop the Heart," at 9:30 a.m. at Jadwin Gymnasium. As a scholar and a monk, the Dalai Lama will highlight the importance of developing compassion and kindness, alongside the intellect, in an academic environment
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Science has always fascinated me
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The Dalai Lama, who has had a lifelong interest in science
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Asked how his interest in science originally developed he said he’d been fascinated by technology since childhood, recalling a clockwork toy British soldier with a gun that he played with for a few days before taking apart to see how it worked. He described how as a young man visiting China he was excited to be shown around hydroelectric dams and metal smelting works
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The Dalai Lama has an interest in machines, which he developed as a young boy. As a teenager he repaired a movie projector by himself, without its guide or any instructions. He has been known to say that he would have become an engineer if he hadn't been a monk
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The Dalai Lama notes that both traditions encourage challenging dogma based on observation and analysis, and a willingness to revise views based on empirical evidence.
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This week, Adam Engle, the business mastermind behind the Mind and Life Institute, joins us to discuss both the evolution of the project as well as its larger impact
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Mind and Life emerged in 1987 from a meeting of three visionaries: Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama — the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people and a global advocate for compassion; Adam Engle, a lawyer and entrepreneur; and Francisco Varela, a neuroscientist
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a historic meeting that took place between several prominent Western scientists and the Dalai Lama
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The Center focuses on the development of interdisciplinary research and programs in varied fields of knowledge, from science and technology to education and international relations
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Johns Hopkins is one of the world's premier centers for scholarship, research and patient care
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I am also grateful to the numerous eminent scientists with whom I have had the privilege of engaging in conversations through the auspices of the Mind and Life Institute which initiated the Mind and Life conferences that began in 1987 at my residence in Dharamsala, India. These dialogues have continued over the years and in fact the latest Mind and Life dialogue concluded here in Washington just this week.
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These Dialogues will expand as Mind and Life grows to include Europe, Asia, and beyond
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he has led a campaign to introduce basic science education in Tibetan Buddhist monastic colleges and academic centers, and has encouraged Tibetan scholars to engage with science as a way of revitalizing the Tibetan philosophical tradition
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For more than 30 years I have been engaged in an ongoing exchange with scientists, exploring what modern scientific knowledge and time-honored science of mind embodied by the Tibetan tradition can bring to each other's understanding of reality
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He has been a strong supporter of the neurosciences for over two decades. His Holiness is a benefactor of CCARE having personally provided the largest sum he has ever given to scientific research
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In 1992, the Dalai Lama personally challenged Dr. Davidson to investigate how well-being could be nurtured through the insights from neuroscience. His Holiness believes that "All humans have an innate desire to overcome suffering and find happiness." This launched a robust series of research studies and new discoveries have emerged about how the mind works and how well-being can be cultivated.
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He ... had long since abandoned Buddhist ideas about cosmology after reading about the findings of modern astronomers
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crossover between Buddhism and science has become a hot topic in the academic and cultural circles over the recent decades
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14th Dalai LamaBorn: 6 July 1935
Recognised in 1937; enthroned in 1940
"15th Dalai Lama
"Ngawang Sungrab Thutob
|Ruler of "Tibet
Part of the "People's Republic of China from 1951
|New office||Head of State of the "Central Tibetan Administration