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The 14th Dalai Lama

Hosted by the Consul of the Cologne Asean Culture and Cuisine Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Tue 06 Nov 19:30 - 22:00

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"The goal is not to be better than the other man, but your previous self."

Please join me on this fascinating documentary film.

The Dalai Lama is one of the most beloved and inspirational figures of the last century. As the political and spiritual leader of the Chinese province of Tibet, the Dalai Lama’s tireless and decades-long work as a builder of bridges, seeker of peace, and campaigner for Tibetan independence has elevated him into one of the world’s great moral leaders, with countless supporters and admirers around the world.

Born in Protected content a peasant family in northeastern Tibet, the boy born Lhamo Thondup was anointed the 14th Dalai Lama at age 2, following Tibetan Buddhist traditions. He began his religious education at age 6, and at age 16 assumed full power as the political leader of Tibet. The young Dalai Lama’s activism for a free and democratic Tibet sparked a Chinese military occupation of the province in Protected content , which forced the leader’s government and supporters into exile in India, where he has lived ever since.

The Dalai Lama has devoted his life since then to the pursuit of humanitarian and environmental causes, global peace, and dialogue between religions and peoples of all horizons. He has written many bestselling and inspirational books, and is the recipient of countless honors from across the globe, including the Nobel Peace Prize, which he was awarded in Protected content .

Englische Originalfassung mit deutschen Untertiteln.