His Holiness, Dalai Lama, is considered as a man of peace by all nations for his great teachings and powerful words that tend to capture every mind, soul and heart of a person. But bore he was known as one of the most powerful leaders of today’s time, Dalai Lama’s life was also started a simple life until he receives a spiritual enlightenment that drives him to preach around the world, at different places and at various times. Aside from being a great spiritual leader of the Tibetan people, Dalai Lama is actively giving providing public talks that are generally free and open to all public. His word is what makes him powerful among all the other spiritual leaders, for his words has the power to lighten up mind and has the clout to open an obstinate mind.
The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatzo defines himself as a simple monk of Buddhists, who was also believed to be the manifestation of Chenzig or Alvakiteshvara—the Bodhisattva of Compassion and Tibetan Patron Saint. In the ancient books and old Buddhist writings, Bodhisattvas are believed to be an enlightened being who’ve postponed their own Nirvana and opt to take rebirth to serve humanity. His Holiness always states that his mantra in life is greatly guided by 3 major commitments, which are: the promotion of human values (secular ethics) for the interest of human fulfillment and happiness; the fostering of interreligious harmony; and the preservation of Buddhist culture in Tibet where there is no violence but pure peace.
His message and teachings was not just focused on good karma and personal happiness, he is also giving much more focus about respecting earth’s resources, recognizing equality of mankind, and sharing/ giving little and less fortunate individuals. He’s been the model for innovation, spirituality, kindness and adaptation. Dalai Lama was a perfect exemplification of excellent teacher, as well as a great promoter of peace, morality and humanity. His Holiness gives teachings to various countries and to many places throughout each year, and most of the time, he prefers to have a public talk, wherein he gives a number of initiations and empowerment in his teachings. His lessons was also being translated to different language, usually into Korean and Chinese.
In this E-book, we will explore how His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, fulfil these commitments as we discover his life, his struggles, how he received his sanctity, and what he has gone through before he reach what he is today.