• "A symbol of serenity, a spiritual leader second only to the Pope"

  • "The Dalai Lama is the most influential person in the world"

    Time magazine
  • "He draws crowds that no other spiritual leader or politician could hope to match...he seems to look at life in a different way to everyone else"

    The Times
  • "A man of great intelligence and charm...He has become the lynch pin of hope for a great many people"

    Professor Robert Thurman, author of Infinite Life
  • "A subtle, quick, complex and extraordinarily intelligent man who brings three qualities to a spiritual discourse - gentleness, clarity and laughter"

    Professor Robert Kieley, Harvard University