Who is the Dalai Lama and what does he have to do with the Panchen Lama?
Birthday: July 6, 1935 Age: 69 Birthplace: Amdo, Tibet Address: Dharamsala, India Nobel Peace Prize Winner The Dalai Lama is the leader of the Tibetan people. He is very famous because he travels all over the world to talk about peace and compassion. He is the 14th Dalai Lama and he is a reincarnated religious teacher just like the Panchen Lama. He is also very smart and wise. In Tibet we have a tradition. When the Panchen Lama passes away, the Dalai Lama helps find his reincarnation and when the Dalai Lama passes away, the Panchen Lama helps find his reincarnation. This is why the Tibetans asked the Dalai Lama to help them choose the real Panchen Lama.