mandag 11. mars 2019

Photos: The Tibetan uprising of 1959 that led to the Dalai Lama’s long exile

March 10 marked the 60th anniversary of the 1959 Tibet uprising against Chinese rule. The rebellion ultimately failed, leading to the decades-long exile of the 14th Dalai Lama, the Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader.

In the six decades since he escaped to India, the Dalai Lama has evolved into an international icon of nonviolence and spiritual aspirations, traveling frequently and being hosted by political and religious leaders as well as celebrities around the world.Here is a look at his journey from living among his people at age 23 to his status now as an 83-year-old man unable to return home.

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