The Happy Buddhist

How the Dalai Lama became a world leader like no other

June 28, 2015

Christopher Michel

He meditates 5 hours every day, charms nearly everyone he meets and urges us to be happy and compassionate. The Dalai Lama is now 80. Bestselling author Daniel Goleman reflects on the life and legacy of a singular figure in today's world.



"I mean, if female Dalai Lama come, then that female must be very attractive," the 80-year-old was quoted by the Guardian as telling BBC reporter Clive Myrie. "Otherwise not much use."

My opinion of this man has plummeted to near zero.