The Impact Of Holiness The Dalai Lama

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Through the continuous impacts of Buddhism it has encompassed the greater community with an understanding in principal spiritual teachings and practices, providing insight towards adherents path to enlightenment or Nirvana. Buddhism is the way of life that avoids the extremes of denial and indulgence and proposes a middle way (Noble Eightfold Path). A significant figure that contributes to the Buddhist teachings in the global community is his holiness the ‘Dalai Lama’ the manifestation of the Bodhisattva of Compassion a central figure who has made social, cultural and scriptual impacts in the Buddhist society. In the same way a crucial aspect of Buddhism is the understandings towards its stance on ethical teachings and the personal responsibility …show more content…
In the culmination of these impacts it enables adherents to build on their teachings and beliefs supporting the communities proceedings. Correspondingly a major person in today 's present time, who has evidently contributed to Buddhist teachings and beliefs of adherents is the XIV Dalai Lama. The holiness the XIV Dalai Lama is also known as the Tenzin Gyatso, noted as the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism not Buddhism as a whole, is the reincarnation of the previous Thirteen Lamas of Tibetan Buddhism and the holder of the White Lotus. In his expression as the Dalai Lama he is continuing the tradition of the ‘Lama’ hereby impacting the community as he is a ‘Chenrizi’ the manifestation of the Bodhisattva of Compassion (A person who is able to reach nirvana but delays doing so out of compassion in order to save suffering beings). The Lama is devoting himself to better the Tibetan Buddhism community giving the hope to attain enlightenment and in a sense developing Buddhism as a whole. In the past few decades his holiness has played a significant role on the development and expression of Buddhism, laying a path for new and future adherents to move upon. An important cultural aspect of his development can be

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