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The Dalai Lama is an important Monk, a spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism who focuses on teaching people how to be happy and to understand their own minds.
The 14th Dalai Lama is the current Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, who describes himself as a simple Buddhist monk. He is the spiritual leader of Tibet. He was born on 6 July 1935, to a farming family, in a small hamlet located in Taktser; Amdo, northeastern Tibet. His Holiness began his monastic education at the age of six.
“As human beings, all 7 billion of us are born the same way and die the same way. Physically, mentally and emotionally we are the same. We all want to live a happy life and avoid problems, but in a materialistic culture we overlook the importance of love and affection.” Dalai Lama, Twitter 06/01/20