LAMA VISITS AUSTRALIA
Head-of-Government-in-Exile, began an 11-day tour of Australia on 5th
June 07. This is his fifth visit to Australia, and he was scheduled to give
lessons on “spirituality, “environmental consciousness,” and “Ethics for the
Although his Tibetan title is
Gyamgern Rimpoche (“Precious Saviour”), the Buddhist leader, has in the
past declared that he is not “God.”
Now in his 72nd year, the
Dalai Lama has become a champion of worldwide ecumenism. He is regularly
involved in multi-faith forums, such as the World Parliament of Religions.
Although Buddhists do believe in
evolution and reincarnation, and not creation, the Dalai Lama has told his
people that Jesus Christ can be referred to as Jikden Gerbapor - The
Creator of the World.
Brethren, my heart’s desire and my
prayer to God for the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan people is for their