The historical heads of the dge-lugs-pa (pronounced gelukpa) sect of Tibetan Buddhism, who were described by two French Jesuits in 1661 as, "devilish God-the-father who puts to death such as refuse to adore him". The Dalai Lama, while today is known as the 'exiled leader of Tibet', gained his right to rule in Tibet during the rule of the "Great Fifth" Dalai Lama, Lobsang Gyatso, from China in 1653 from emperor Shunzhi of the Qing Dynasty.

The 14th Dalai Lama, while said to be in 'exile', fled China when the Chinese tried to dismantle his autocratic semi-independent state and liberate his people.
Though many liberals venerate the Dalai Lama as a symbol of peace and tolerance, his underlying motives of segregating Tibet once more from the outside world show his true intentions.
by Tenzin Tashi January 17, 2005
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Leader of Tibetan Buddhism whose seat of power was formerly the Potala Palace in Lhasa until those dastardly Chinese kicked his butt, so they could get their hands on Tibet's mineral wealth.

Now has a secret hideout in McLeod Ganj in Himacahl Pradesh, India (darn, given the game away!!!) where he preaches to his still faithful followers and western tourists.

With big bad China able to push everybody around with it's economic might, nobody of any importance wants anything to do with him except a few fading Hollywood actors trying to revive their flagging careers.

Keeps getting reborn everytime he pegs it - love to know how he does it - 14 times now!!!
When born 14th time around in Lhamo Dhondrub (pronouncable only after a few beers) on 6 July 1935, he got called Tenzin Gyatso. Of the other 13 before him, the fifth was heralded as the greatest and built the Potala Palace (which is not a place you can buy beer).
by Ian November 25, 2004
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Is a goats milk producing llama from Australia. Normally a herbivore but can have random tendencies to eat small animals. A very rare creature that many people have spent there lives trying to find. There have only been about 5 sightings on record.
person 1 - "Dude!" is that Dalai Lama milk?
person 2 - Nah, thats worth millions.
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