Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Dalai Lama is a high lama – guru – in the Gelug – Yellow Hat – branch of Tibetan Buddhism. In religious terms, the Dalai Lama is believed by his devotees to be the rebirth of a long line of tulkus – high ranking lama – who are considered to be manifestations of the bodhisattva of compassion, Avalokite?vara. Traditionally, the Dalai Lama is thought of as the latest reincarnation of a series of spiritual leaders who have chosen to be reborn in order to enlighten others. As of 2012, there had been 14 reincarnations of Dalai Lamas, with the 14th being known as Tenzin Gyatso...Learn more about the various Dalai Lamas and Tibetan Buddhism with the help of this book.