The 14th Dalai Lama`s name is Tenzin Gyatso, and he is both the spiritual leader and head of state of Tibet. He was born on July 6, 1935. When he was just 2 years old he was recognized as the reincarnation of the 13th Dalai Lama, Thubten Gyatso, and it is said that he has chosen to be reborn of this life to serve humanity.
When asked what the purpose of life is, he said “to be happy.” When asked how one can achieve happiness, he replied “The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater our own sense of well-being becomes.” When asked about our need for love, he replied “Ultimately, the reason why love and compassion bring the greatest happiness is simply that our nature cherishes them above all else”
Graphite pencil sketch on A4 paper