Tenzin Gyatso 14th Dalai Lama Biography, Net Worth.

Tenzin Gyatso 14th Dalai Lama Biography, Net Worth.


Dalai Lama

Tenzin Gyatso a.k.a 14th Dalai Lama born (6 July 1935) is the most popular and highest spiritual leader of Tibet and people all around the world. His birth name was Lhamo Dhondup. Before becoming a spiritual leader, Gyatso was also a major political influencer and was a retired political leader. Dalai Lama is currently considered the living Bodhisattva. This means many people believe he is the only person who is on route to live the life of true Buddhism. Dalai Lama is also the main movement towards making Tibet an independent state and Lama has requested China multiple times for the peace talk and agreement however China has rejected his request all the time. Due to his constant struggle and battle for peace and love for the people of his country and people he has won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989.


Dalai Lama was born in Taktser China. He was from a very popular political family. He had to flee to India to live the life of an exile during the the1959 Tibetian Uprising. Many of his followers believe he is the reincarnation of their processors. Lama has been fighting the longest battle to make Tibet its own independent state and away from the clutches of China. Thondup was the 15th child among the sixteen siblings his parents had. However, seven of his siblings died prematurely when they were small. At just 2 years of age, Thondup was found by many people and regarded as the reincarnation of the 13th Dalai Lama. He became and took the title of 14th Dalai Lama.

Life and Teachings as Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama is considered the reincarnation of the popular Buddhist deity Avalokitesvara. They are considered to be people who have sacrificed the afterlife to rebirth and keep working for benefit of people and a peaceful world.

After being selected as the 14th Dalai Lama he was taken to Lhasa alongside the possession of Lamas. After 2 years of learning the meaning and importance of the Dalai Lama, Tenzing started his education when he was just 6 years old. Lama started learning various teachings such as Sanskrit medicine, Culture, Buddhist Philosophy, and many other cultures and religious teachings. He impressed everyone with his behavior and knowledge and at the age of 15, he became the main leader of his followers and was fully elected as the Dalai Lama. When he was just 20 years old in 1959, Lama led his followers to have a peace talk with Chinese troops about the democratic state of Tibet. This led to an uprising in Tibet and rumors started to circulate Lama and his followers are going to be assassinated by the Chinese Government. Fortunately, Dalai Lama and his few thousands of followers were able to flee and take shelter in Dharmasala of Northern India. Chinese government brandished Lama traitor and reason for the violence in Tibet and forced him to the punishment of Exile for his life.

Despite the Exile, Lama has been fighting for the freedom and right to live as well as independent autonomous Tibetian State where he has proposed numerous plans to talk and provide the footprint of his plan. He was also involved in the training of Tibetian soldiers to resist the Chinese oppression however it proved to be futile as many Tibetian lost their lives without any accomplishments. Many people blamed Dalai Lama for encouraging Cold War and made him responsible for the lost lives.

Dalai Lama is not only fighting for the Tibetian people but people all around the world. He has given lectures and written books on equality, freedom to live, and also the sustainable environment. Lama has also been a key personality to fight climate change and environmental sanitation. He has also broken the older norms of not engaging with the western world and has met and held discussions with various political personalities of western and European countries. Due to his unselfish work and his belief in 1989 Lama was awarded Nobel Peace Prize. He retired from the Central Tibetian Administration in 2011.

Net Worth

The spiritual leader of Tibet 14th Dalai Lama is a very popular spiritual leader and political leader not only in Tibet but all over the world. He has been fighting the battle to make Tibet an independent autonomous state and has also been participating in awareness for people all around the world about equality, freedom, and environmental sanitation. He majorly earns his income from the donation to his Dalai Lama foundation. Currently, he has a net worth of approximately $150 million as of 2021.

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