He’s a monk of the Gelug or “Yellow Hat” school of Tibetan Buddhism, the newest of the schools of Tibetan Buddhism. The 14th and current Dalai Lama is Tenzin Gyatso. The 14th Dalai Lama received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989. He’s Dalai Lama and here are his 10 Rules for Success.
Dalai Lama – 10 Rules For Success
- Help others He’s considered to be the successor in a line of tulkus who are believed to be incarnations of Avalokiteśvara.
Don’t care what others say The name is a combination of the Mongolic word dalai meaning “ocean” and the Tibetan word བླ་མ་ (bla-ma) meaning “guru, teacher, mentor”.
Pay attention to your inner values From 1642 until the 1950s (except for 1705 to 1750), the Dalai Lamas headed the Tibetan government (or Ganden Phodrang) in Lhasa.
Be calm Despite his humble beginnings, the 14th Dalai Lama had become the joint most popular world leader by 2013.
Have compassion The 14th Dalai Lama was not formally enthroned until 17 November 1950, during the Battle of Chamdo with the People’s Republic of China.
Be determined During the 1959 Tibetan uprising, the Dalai Lama fled to India, where he currently lives as a refugee.
Meditate Despite becoming 80 years old in 2015 he maintains a busy international lectures and teaching schedule.
Keep things in perspective The Dalai Lama’s best known teaching subject is the Kalachakra tantra which, as of 2014, he had conferred a total of 33 times.
Develop friendships On 29 May 2011, the Dalai Lama retired from the Central Tibetan Administration.
Share funny stories The Dalai Lama is the author of numerous books on Buddhism.
Bonus: Conquer yourself. Find life’s meaning. Develop a healthy mind.