Biography of Spiritual Leaders

Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama Standard Tibetan: ཏཱ་ལའི་བླ་མ་ Wylie transliteration: tā la'i bla ma Tibetan pronunciation: [táːlɛː láma] Incumbent Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama since 22 February 1940 Residence McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India Formation 1391 First holder Gendun Drup, 1st Dalai Lama Dalai Lama (UK: /ˈdælaɪ ˈlɑːmə/, US: /ˈdɑːlaɪ ˈlɑːmə/;[1][2] Standard Tibetan: ཏཱ་ལའི་བླ་མ་, Tā la'i bla ma [táːlɛː láma]) is a title given to spiritual leaders of the Tibetan people. They are… Continue reading Dalai Lama

Biography of Spiritual Leaders

Pope Francis

Pope Francis Bishop of Rome Papacy began 13 March 2013 Predecessor Benedict XVI Orders Ordination 13 December 1969 by Ramón José Castellano Consecration 27 June 1992 by Antonio Quarracino Created cardinal 21 February 2001 by John Paul II Personal details Birth name Jorge Mario Bergoglio Born 17 December 1936 (age 81) Buenos Aires, Argentina Nationality Argentine (with Vatican citizenship) Denomination Roman… Continue reading Pope Francis