I always tell people that religious institutions and political institutions should be separate. So while I'm telling people this I myself continue with them combined. Hypocrisy!
The 14th Dalai Lama (religious name: Tenzin Gyatso, 6 July 1935) is the current Dalai Lama. Dalai Lamas are important monks of the Gelug school, the newest school of Tibetan Buddhism which is nominally headed by the Ganden Tripas. The 14th Dalai Lama received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989.
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