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Answered 2007-11-01 22:57:40

The Dalai Lama is the spiritual head of Buddhism in Tibet, which China regards as its western province. More importantly for this issue, the Dalai Lama has become a symbol of claims for Tibetan independence, which the Chinese government naturally resists. The Dalai Lama has recently said that he no longer wants independence for Tibet and merely wants to negotiate a level of autonomy for Tibet, within sovereign China. He has also said that he sees economic benefits for the Tibetan people being citizens of China. However, the Chinese government remains suspicious of his real intentions and refuses to negotiate with him.

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Why does the Dalai Lama live India?

The Dalai Lama used to live in China, but the People`s Republic of China forced the Dalai Lama into Exile, therefore making him live in India.

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Did the Dalai Lama win the war?

Tibet is not at war with China. The Dalai Lama is engaged in a non-violent protest about the Chinese annexation of Tibet. At this time there is no indication that China will withdraw from Tibet.

Why does China dislike the Dalai Lama?

The Dalai Lama, along with millions of people inside and outside Tibet believes that Tibet is not just a province of China. Tibet is believed to be an autonomous country which was invaded by China. China asserts that Tibet is only an "autonomous region" of China. Beijing dislikes the Dalai Lama because he has the moral authority to convince many, many people that the Chinese version of history is not truthful.

Is there a connection between china and dalai lama?

If you consider "Don't like him" a connection, yes there is. China invaded Tibet in the early years of the Dalai Lam's life. He was forced to flee to ndia. China since that time has worked against Tibet's traditional culture and spent a great deal of time denouncing any government that interacts positively with the Delia Lama.

Why and when was the current dalai lama forced to leave China?

Because Rabbits are scares!

Why did the Dalai Lama get exiled?

The Dalai Lama escaped persecution when China invaded his country, annexing it permanently. His followers begged him to go into exile in a safe country.

Where does the dalai lama come from?

Tibet. After the China ceased his country in 1959, he escaped to Nepal.

Who are the dalai lamas supporters?

Whole world, including many from People's Republic of China

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Why does China see the Dalai Lama as such a threat?

Because the Panchen Lama is the person under the Dalai Lama. The way it works is that that the Dalai Lama is supposed the find the Panchen Lama reincarnation when the Panchen Lama dies and vice versa but the Panchen the Dalai lama selected "went missing" so the Chinese government selected a Panchen Lama who is the current one. But the Dalai Lama when he dies is chosen by the Panchen Lama. But now the Dalai Lama wants to end the Dalai lama with him because that means the Chinese government can choose the Dalai Lama giving them full control of Buddhism

How the current dalai lama become the dalai lama?

The dalai Lama is the reincarnation of the dalai lama before him. When one dalai lama dies they bieleve a new one is born. They send a specific type of people to diffrent house holds in Tibet and test young children. There they do many tests on the child. If the child acts a certain way or says a certain thing they are to be considered the new dalai lama. However, now that China has taken over tibet, after the next dalai lama dies they will have a hard time finding a new one.

What significant event happened in 1959 in Tibet?

A failed uprising caused the Dalai Lama to flee Tibet

Why do you think the Dalai Lama became the supreme political leader of Tibet?

The Dalai Lama is presently the leader of the Tibetan people in exile. he is not leader in Tibet which is presently under the control of the People's Republic of China. He became the leader of Tibet initially as he was the fourteen reincarnation of the previous Dalai Lamas.

What is Dali lama religion important to?

To be honest there is no such thing as Dalai Lama religion. The Dalai Lama between the 17th century and 1959 was in fact the title of the head political figure of the Tibetan government as well as the country's foremost religious figure. The current Dalai Lama is the 14th Dalai Lama in the line. However, each new Dalai Lama is chosen as being seen as a reincarnation (born again) of the previous Dalai Lama. The religion you may be thinking of is Buddhism; the religion practiced by the Dalai Lama and his followers.

How many dalai lamas have there been?

The current Dalai Lama is the 14th Dalai Lama.

Why was the Dalai Lama banned from Tibet?

When Tibet was invaded by China, the Dalai Lama went into exile because he--being the leader of Tibet--was viewed as a threat to Chinese authority. He felt he could better help his country if he was free.

Why can't the Dalai Lama return to Tibet?

Because the Dalai Lama is by default the head of Tibetan government, his return could result in conflict with the Chinese occupation. However, nobody else is prepared to help him or his country, so it is not safe for him to go back.

The ruler of the dalai lamas is?

The Dalai Lama.

What mountainous country does the dalai lama come from?

I believe it is Tibet. Answer: The Dalai Lama was origianaly from Tibet. However, in 1959, China invaded and he was forced into exile. He presently resides in Dharamshala, India which may also be described as a mountainous country.

What nation is dalai lama from?

His Holiness the Dalai Lama was born in Tibet (currently occupied by China) in 1935 and after the Chinese invasion of Tibet in 1959, fled to India for safety along with thousands of Tibetan and has since been residing in India.

Did Dalai lama overcome the people of china?

Let's hope for Tibet's sake!Answer:No one can overcome anyone else except in a limited sense. It is only when a people become aware of their shortcomings that they can overcome themselves. The Dalai Lama's good example and positions may improve the mindset of the leaders of China to treat Tibetans equitably.

Is the Dalai lama actually a lama?

No. he is a spiritual leader of Tibet, now in control of China. Also, it's spelt "llama" not "lama".

What is the difference between a monk and a Dalai Lama?

The Dalai Lama describes himself as a simple monk. Sometimes even in a society of equals a person is required to take on added responsibility to make the society function. Unlike the majority of monks the Dalai Lama has a knowledge of the lineage of his reincarnations.

Why is Tibet controlled by china?

Tibet has been an inalienable part of Chinese territory since the 13th century. The emperor of the Yuan Dynasty created the position "Dalai Lama" (which means Ocean Teacher) to consolidate religious and political authority in Tibet. The Dalai Lama, under Chinese suzerainty, ruled Tibet for the next several hundred years. When China became a People's Republic, the Dalai Lama's theocratic regime was abolished, and Tibet became an autonomous region.

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