laureate-Dalai-Lama-bw‘We are dependent on each other in so many ways, that we can no longer live in isolated communities and ignore what is happening outside those communities, and we must share the good fortune that we enjoy’, is what Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism and people said while receiving the Nobel Peace Prize.

A Buddhist Advocate for Peace and Freedom

When the Nobel Committee chose the Dalai Lama, it emphasized that he based his Buddhist peace philosophy on reverence for all living things and the idea of a universal responsibility that embraces both man and nature.