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Getting to know the Dalai Lama

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Getting to know the Dalai Lama | Religion | Chron.com – Houston Chronicle

The 14th Dalai Lama cuts a familiar figure, with his shorn head, hedgerow-thick eyebrows, tinted eyeglasses, smiling visage and loose-fitting maroon and saffron robes.

“I am just a simple Buddhist monk — no more, nor less,” he has said.

But likening the Dalai Lama to “a simple Buddhist monk” is akin to saying the Pope is just another priest….

…Many of us would recognize him on the street, and yet we know little about him….

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Author: Bill

Stumbling down the Middle Path, one day at a time.

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