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Geburtstag: 6. Juli 1935
Andere Namen:Tendzin Gyatsho, 14. dalajláma,Tändzin Gjamccho

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Tenzin Gyatso ist der 14. Dalai Lama.

Er ist buddhistischer Mönch, gilt als Linienhalter der Gelbmützen-Schule des tibetischen Buddhismus und befürwortet die Rime-Bewegung. Ab seiner Inthronisierung war er, wie alle Dalai Lamas zuvor, Oberhaupt der tibetischen Regierung. Aus diesem Amt zog er sich 2011 zurück, um seiner Funktion als ein geistliches Oberhaupt der Gelbmützen-Schule den eindeutigen Vorzug zu geben.

1989 wurde er mit dem Friedensnobelpreis ausgezeichnet.

Formelle Bezeichnung ist, in Anlehnung an die Anrede vergleichbarer religiöser Würdenträger, auf Deutsch Seine Heiligkeit bzw. bei direkter Anrede Eure Heiligkeit, Tibeter nennen ihn Kundün oder Gyelwa Rinpoche.

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„Wenn wir also gut zu sterben wünschen, müssen wir lernen, gut zu leben: Wenn wir auf einen friedvollen Tod hoffen, dann müssen wir in unserem Geist und in unserer Lebensführung den Frieden kultivieren.“

—  Dalai Lama
auf S. 7 im Vorwort zu Sogyal Rinpoche "Das Tibetische Buch vom Leben und Sterben" aus dem Englischen von Thomas Geist und Karin Behrendt; Fischer Vlg., Frankfurt/Main, 2003, ISBN 3-502-61113-0; Original: "The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying. Revised and updated version" Harper, S. F. 2002

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„Ich betrachte mich oft als halber Marxist und halber Buddhist.“

—  Dalai Lama
Pressekonferenz beim Waldzell Meeting im Stift Melk, Mittwoch, 19. September 2007; standard. at

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„Das tibetische System vermittelt dem Schüler jedoch nicht nur Wissen, es verfügt auch über eine differenzierte Methodik, mit deren Hilfe seine geistigen Fähigkeiten trainiert werden.“

—  Dalai Lama
"Mein Leben und mein Volk - Die Tragödie Tibets" aus dem Amerikanischen von Maria Steininger; Droemersche Verlagsanstalt, München (c) 1962, vollständige Taschenbuchausgabe 1982, ISBN 3-426-03698-3, S. 30; Originalausgabe: "My Land and My People" McGraw-Hill, N. Y. 1962

„The root of happiness is altruism — the wish to be of service to others.“

— Далай-лама XIV
Context: What is the Great Vehicle? What is the mode of procedure of the Bodhisattva path? We begin with the topic of the altruistic intention to achieve enlightenment in which one values others more than oneself. The Great Vehicle path requires the vast motivation of a Bodhisattva, who, not seeking just his or her welfare, takes on the burden of bringing about the welfare of all sentient beings. When a person generate this attitude, they enter within the Great Vehicle, and as long as it has not been generated, one cannot be counted among those of the Great Vehicle. This attitude really has great power; it, of course, is helpful for people practicing religion, but it also is helpful for those who are just concerned with the affairs of this lifetime. The root of happiness is altruism — the wish to be of service to others. The Dalai Lama at Harvard: Lectures on the Buddhist Path to Peace (1988) by Jeffrey Hopkins.

„Today, we are truly a global family. What happens in one part of the world may affect us all.“

— Далай-лама XIV
Context: Today, we are truly a global family. What happens in one part of the world may affect us all. This, of course, is not only true of the negative things that happen, but is equally valid for the positive developments. We not only know what happens elsewhere, thanks to the extraordinary modern communications technology. We are also directly affected by events that occur far away.

„I agree with and believe in the Communist ideology which seeks the well being of human beings in general and the proletariat in particular, and in Lenin's policy of the equality of nationalities.“

— Далай-лама XIV
Context: I agree with and believe in the Communist ideology which seeks the well being of human beings in general and the proletariat in particular, and in Lenin's policy of the equality of nationalities. Similarly, I was pleased with the discussions I had with Chairman Mao on ideology and the policy towards nationalities. If that same ideology and policy were implemented it would have brought much admiration and happiness. However, if one is to make a general comment on the developments during the past two decades, there has been a lapse in economic and educational progress, the basis of human happiness. Moreover, on account of the hardships caused by the unbearable disruptions, there has been a loss of trust between the Party and the masses, between the officials and the masses, among the officials themselves, and also among the masses themselves. By deceiving one another through false assumptions and misrepresentations there has been, in reality, a great lapse and delay in achieving the real goals.

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„On my part, I remain committed to contribute my efforts for the welfare of all human beings, and in particular the poor and the weak to the best of my ability without any distinction based on national boundaries.“

— Далай-лама XIV
Context: We must improve the relationship between China and Tibet as well as between Tibetans in and outside Tibet. With truth and equality as our foundation, we must try to develop friendship between Tibetans and Chinese through better understanding in the future. The time has come to apply our common wisdom in a spirit of tolerance and broadmindedness to achieve genuine happiness for the Tibetan people with a sense of urgency. On my part, I remain committed to contribute my efforts for the welfare of all human beings, and in particular the poor and the weak to the best of my ability without any distinction based on national boundaries.

„If there are sound reasons or bases for the points you demand, then there is no need for violence.“

— Далай-лама XIV
Context: If there are sound reasons or bases for the points you demand, then there is no need for violence. On the other hand, when there is no sound reason that concessions should be made to you but mainly your own desire, then reason cannot work and you have to rely on force. Thus using force is not a sign of strength but rather a sign of weakness. "The Nobel Evening Address" p. 115.

„To study Buddhism and then use it as a weapon in order to criticize others' theories or ideologies is wrong. The very purpose of religion is to control yourself, not to criticize others.“

— Далай-лама XIV
Context: To study Buddhism and then use it as a weapon in order to criticize others' theories or ideologies is wrong. The very purpose of religion is to control yourself, not to criticize others. Rather, we must criticize ourselves. How much am I doing about my anger? About my attachment, about my hatred, about my pride, my jealousy? These are the things which we must check in daily life with the knowledge of the Buddhist teachings. "A Talk to Western Buddhists" p. 87.

„As a result of more contact with people from other traditions, as time passes I have firmed my conviction that all religions can work together despite fundamental differences in philosophy.“

— Далай-лама XIV
Context: As a result of more contact with people from other traditions, as time passes I have firmed my conviction that all religions can work together despite fundamental differences in philosophy. Every religion aims at serving humanity. Therefore, it is possible for the various religions to work together to serve humanity and contribute to world peace. So, during these last few years, at every opportunity I try to develop closer relations with other religions. "The Nobel Evening Address" p. 115.

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