Why choosing the next dalai lama will be a religious – as well as a political – issue

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(The Conversation) — The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, the spiritual leader of Tibet, is turning 86 on July 6, 2021. With his advancing age, the question of who will succeed him has become more pressing. One of the most recognizable faces of Buddhism, the dalai lama is an important figure bringing Buddhist teachings to … Read more