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DOCUMENTARIES - FEATURE FILMS
2014–present
Appears as Himself Women of Tibet: The Buddha's Wife (Filming)
2014
Appeared as Himself Monk With a Camera
2014
Appeared as Himself Dalai Lama Awakening
2014
Appeared as Himself State of Control
2013
 Appeared as Himself Journey of the Heart: A Film on Heart Sutra
2013
Appeared as Himself Rooted in Peace
2013
 Appeared as Himself Bringing Tibet Home
2012
Himself (Voice) Owned & Operated
2012
Appeared as Himself Flipside: A Journey Into the Afterlife
2012
Appeared as Himself Road to Peace; Ancient Wisdom of the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet
2012
Appeared as Himself Souls of Zen
2011
Appeared as Himself Nicky's Family
2011
Appeared as Himself Jan Pawel II: Szukalem Was...
2011
Appeared as Himself Project Happiness
2011
Appeared as Himself Happy
2010
Appeared as Himself When the Dragon Swallowed the Sun
2010
Appeared as Himself Brilliant Moon: Glimpses of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
2010
Appeared as Himself The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom
2010
Appeared as Himself Journey from Zanskar
2010
Appeared as Himself Discover the Gift
2010
Appeared as Himself 2012: The True Mayan Prophecy
2010
Appeared as Himself Discover the Gift
2010
Appeared as Himself The Invocation
2009
Appeared as Himself Happiness Is
2009
Himself (Voice) Dalai Lama, Colombia
2009
Appeared as Himself Kommt ein Gott auf Besuch... Der Dalai Lama in Frankfurt
2009
Appeared as Himself Woke Up Alive
2009
Appeared as Himself Serotonin Rising
2009
Interviewee Mustang: Journey of Transformation
2008
Appeared as Himself Die roten Drachen und das Dach der Welt
2008
Appeared as Himself The Unwinking Gaze: The Inside Story of the Dalai Lama's Struggle for Tibet
2008
Appeared as Himself We Can Change the World
2008
Appeared as Himself Women of Tibet: A Quiet Revolution
2008
Appeared as Himself Dancing in Amdo
2008
Appeared as Himself Beyond Our Differences
2008
Appeared as Himself Buddhistische Stille
2007
Appeared as Himself Not in God's Name: In Search of Tolerance with the Dalai Lama
2007
Appeared as Himself The Tibetans. A Life in Exile
2007
Appeared as Himself Dalai Lama Renaissance
2006
Appeared as Himself (The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet) 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama
2006
Appeared as Himself Refuge
2006
Appeared as Himself Women of Tibet: Gyalyum Chemo - The Great Mother
2006
Guest Apperance Sacred Tibet: The Path to Mount Kailash
2006
Appeared as Himself The Compassion Generation
2004
Appeared as Himself What Remains of Us
2004
Appeared as Himself Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela
2004
Appeared as Himself (as H.H. Tenzin Gyatso) Monte Grande: What Is Life?
2004
Appeared as Himself Call It Karma
2004
Appeared as Himself Kumbh Mela: Songs of the River
2004
Appeared as Himself Peace One Day
2003
Appeared as Himself Det forbudte landshold
2003
Appeared as Himself A Closer Walk
2003
Appeared as Himself Little Monk
2003
Appeared as Himself Dreaming of Tibet
2003
Appeared as Himself Wheel of Time
2003
Appeared as Himself PeaceJam
2002
Appeared as Himself Cave in the Snow
2002
Appeared as Himself Peace Pilgrim: An American Sage Who Walked Her Talk
2002
Appeared as Himself (His Holiness the Dalai Lama) The Ring of the Buddha
1999
Appeared as Himself Gaia Symphony II
1998
Appeared as Himself Karmapa - A Voyage on the Roof of the World
1998
Appeared as Himself Karmapa - Two Ways of Divinity
1998
Appeared as Himself In Search of Kundun with Martin Scorsese
1998
Appeared as Himself Free Tibet
1998
Appeared as Himself Skutecny svet?
1995
Appeared as Himself Shadow Over Tibet: Stories in Exile
1994
Appeared as Himself The Tibetan Book of the Dead: A Way of Life
1993
Appeared as Himself Compassion in Exile: The Life of the 14th Dalai Lama
1990
Appeared as Himself Om...
1988
Appeared as Himself Walking After Midnight
1987
Appeared as Himself Ahimsa: Non-Violence
TIBETAN BUDDHISM
1939–present
Fourteenth Dalai Lama of Tibet (in exile) Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, Republic of India
AUTHOR
2013
Author with Victor Chan The Wisdom of Compassion
2012
Author Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World
2010
Author Toward a True Kinship of Faiths
2010
Author with Sofia Stril-rever My Spiritual Journey
2009
Author with Paul Ekman Emotional Awareness
2009
Auhor Becoming Enlightened
2009
Author with Howard C. Cutler Art of Happiness in a Troubled World
2009
Author All You Ever Wanted to Know About Happiness, Life and Living
2009
Author with Laurens van den Muyzenberg Leaders's Way - Business, Buddhism and Happiness in an Interconnected World
2009
Author The Middle Way - Faith Grounded in Reason
2008
Author with Laurens van den Muyzenberg The Leader's Way
2008
Author In My Own Words - An Introduction to My Teachings and Philosophy
2008
Author Dalai Lama at MIT
2007
Author Mind in Comfort and Ease: The Vision of Enlightenment in the Great Perfection
2006
Author How to See Yourself As You Really Are
2006
Author Activating Bodhichitta and a Meditation on Compassion
2006
Author Teachings on je Tsong Khapa's Three Pincipal Aspects of the Path
2006
Author with Don Farber Living Wisdom with His Holiness the Dalai Lama
2005
Author wth Howard C. Cutler, M.D. Art of Happiness at Work (Sequel to the best-selling Art of Happiness)
2005
Author Lighting the Path, Teachings on Wisdom and Compassion
2005
Author Lighting the Way
2005
Author How to Expand Love: Widening the Circle of Loving Relationships
2005
Author The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality
2005
Author with Dzong-ka-ba and Jeffery Hopkins Yoga Tantra - Paths to Magical Seats
2005
Author with Felizitas Von Schoenborn Path of Wisdom, Path of Peace - A Personal Conversation
2004
Author with Victor Chan The Wisdom of Forgiveness: Intimate Conversations and Journeys
2004
Author Many Ways to Nirvana
2004
Author with Daniel Goleman Destructive Emotions
2004
Author Dzogchen: The Heart Essence of the Great Perfection
2004
Author with Thupten Jinpa Practicing Wisdom: The Perfection of Shantideva's Bodhisattva Way
2004
Author with Arthur Zajonc and Zara Houshmand New Physics and Cosmology - Dialogues with the Dalai Lama
2003
Author r 365 - Dalai Lama Daily Advice from the Heart
2003
Author Heart of Compassion: A Practical Approach to a Meaningful Life
2003
Author Healing Emotions - Conversation with the Dalai Lama on Emotions and Health
2003
Author Warm Heart Open Mind
2003
Author The Compassionate Life
2003
Author The Path to Bliss
2003
Author with  Eugen Drewermann, Ph.D. The Path of the Heart: Non-violence and the Dialogue among Religions
2003
Author Stages of Meditation
2002
Author The Pocket Dalai Lama
2002
Author The Buddhism of Tibet
2002
Author Essence of the Heart Sutra: The Dalai Lama's Heart of Wisdom Teachings
2002
Author How to Practice: The Way to a Meaningful Life
2002
Author Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment
2002
Author Advice on Dying
2001
Author Stages of Meditation
2001
Author The Transformed Mind - Reflections on Truth, Love and Happiness
2001
Author Answers: Discussions with Western Buddhists
2001
Author The Compassionate Life
2001
Author with Jean-Claude Carriere Violence and Compassion: Dialogues on Life Today
2001
Author with Nicholas Vreeland An Open Heart: Practicing Compassion in Everyday Life
2000
Author Dalai Lama's Book of Wisdom
2000
Author Buddha Heart, Buddha Mind - Living the Four Noble Truths
2000
Author The Little Book of Wisdom
2000
Author The Meaning of Life: Buddhist Perspectives on Cause and Effect
2000
Author Transforming the Mind
2000
Author Ancient Wisdom, Modern World: Ethics for the New Millennium
2000
Author A Simple Path
1999
Author Essential Teachings
1999
Author The Heart of the Buddha's Path
1999
Author Training the Mind
1999
Author The Little Book of Buddhism
1999
Editor Consciousness at the Crossroads-Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Brain Science and Buddhism
1999
Author with Fabien Ouaki and Anne Benson Imagine All the People: A Conversation with the Dalai Lama on Money, Politics, and Life as it Could Be
1999
Author Ancient Wisdom, Modern World -Ethics for the New Millennium
1999
Author MindScience: An East-West Dialogue
1999
Author Kalachakra Tantra: Rite of Initiation
1998
Author Spiritual Advice for buddhists and Christians
1998
Author The Four Noble Truths
1998
Author The Political Philosophy of His Holiness the Dalai Lama - Selected Speeches and Writings
1998
Author The Art of Happiness (best-seller)
1998
Author The Good Heart: A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus
1997
Author The Joy of Living and Dying in Peace
1997
Author Buddha Nature
1997
Author The Heart of Compassion
1997
Author Healing Anger: The Power of Patience from a Buddhist Perspective
1997
Author Sleeping, Dreaming, and Dying: An Exploration of Consciousness
1997
Author with Alexander Berzin The Gelug/Kagyü Tradition of Mahamudra
1996
Author The Good Heart - A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus
1996
Author Beyond Dogma
1996
Author with Phil Borges Tibetan Portrait: The Power of Compassion
1995
Author His Holiness the Dalai Lama Speeches Statements Articles Interviews from 1987 to June 1995
1995
Author The Path to Enlightenment
1995
Author The Spirit of Tibet: Universal Heritage - Selected Speeches and Writings
1995
Author The Way to Freedom
1995
Author The Power of Compassion
1995
Author Dimensions of Spirituality
1995
Author Dialogues on Universal Responsibility and Education
1995
Author Commentary on the Thirty Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva
1995
Author Awakening the Mind, Lightening the Heart
1995
Author The World of Tibetan Buddhism
1995
Author Essential Teachings
1994
Author A Flash of Lightning in the Dark of Nigh
1993
Author Generous Wisdom - Commentaries on the Jatakamala
1993
Author Words of Truth
1992
Author Conversations with the Dalai Lama on the Sciences of the Mind
1992
Author Worlds in Harmony
1992
Author Gentle Bridges - Conversations with the Dalai Lama on the Sciences of the Mind
1991
Author with Herbert Benson, Robert A. Thurman, Howard E. Gardner, Daniel Goleman Mind Science - An East - West Dialogue
1991
Author Cultivating a Daily Meditation
1991
Author Path to Bliss
1991
Author Freedom in Exile
1990
Author My Tibet
1990
Author The Global Community & the Need for Universal Responsibility
1990
Author The Nobel Peace Prize and the Dalai Lama
1990
Author Policy of Kindness
1989
Author Ocean Of Wisdom
1988
Author The Dalai Lama at Harvard
1988
Author The Union of Bliss & Emptiness
1988
Author The Bodhgaya Interviews
1987
Author Deity Yoga: In Action and Performance Tantras
1987
Author with Tsong-kha-pa Tantra in Tibet. 
1985
Author Opening the Mind and Generating a Good Heart
1985
Author Kalachakra Tantra - Rite of Initiation
1985
Author with Donald S. Lopez Jr. Opening the Eye of New Awareness
1984
Author Kindness, Clarity and Insight
1982
Author Four Essential Buddhist Commentaries
1982
Author Advice from Buddha Shakyamuni
1982
Author Collected Statements, Interviews & Articles
1981
Author with Tshongkhapa and Jeffrey Hopkins Deity Yoga
1977
Author Universal Responsibility and the Good Heart
1975
Author The Buddhism of Tibet and the Key to the Middle Way
1966
Author The Opening of the Wisdom Eye
1962
Author My Land and My People: The Original Autobiography of His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet
TELEVISION SPECIALS
2012
Appeared as Himself One World Concert 
2010
Appeared as Himself The Buddha
2008
Appeared as Himself Jesus in India 
2006
Appeared as Himself The Lost World of Tibet
2005
Appeared as Himself Ein Leben für Tibet - Der XIV. Dalai Lama
2004
Appeared as Himself Tibet: El techo del mundo 
2004
Appeared as Himself Dalai Lama 
2001
Appeared as Himself The 10 Commandments of Creativity 
2001
Appeared as Himself Der Frieden und sein Preis - Das Vermächtnis des Alfred Nobel
2000
Appeared as Himself Dalai Lama - en levende gud 
1997
Appeared as Himself The Spirit 
1995
Appeared as Himself Journey to Enlightenment 
TIBETAN GOVERNMENT
19502011
Head of State (Temporal Power) Central Tibetan Administration
VIDEOS
2010
Appeared as Himself Yoga for Beginners and Beyond 
2008
Appeared as Himself The Search for the Balanced Life 
2007
Appeared as Himself His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Compassion as Source of Happiness
2007
Appeared as Himself Paroles - Abbé Pierre 
2006
Appeared as Himself The Nomad Experience 
2006
Appeared as Himself On Life and Enlightenment: Principles of Buddhism with His Holiness the Dalai Lama 
2004
Appeared as Himself - teacher Discovering Buddhism 
2004
Appeared as Himself Tibetan Refugee 
2004
Appeared as Himself Dalai Lama: Discourse on the Heart Sutra 
2002
Appeared as Himself (Tenzin Gyatso His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama ) The Yogis of Tibet
1991
Appeared as Himself Heart of Tibet 
FEATURE FILMS & TELEVISION
2006
Appeared as Himself BBC World Peacemaker Debate 1
2004
Appeared as Himself Photosuisse - Manuel Bauer
2000
Appeared as Himself Looking for God
1999
Appeared as Himself Ethics for the New Millennium
1994
Appeared as Himself The Good Heart: A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus
1992
Appeared as Himself In Search of the Dead
1984
Appeared as Himself Merton

Professional honors and awards

Life Time Achievement Award Hadassah Women's Zionist / State of Israel
2013
President's Medal University of Oregon / Eugene, Oregon USA
2013
Minority Award South Tyrol Autonomous Region / Bolzano, Italian Republic
2012
Templeton Prize John Templeton Foundation / West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania USA
2012
Gold Medal of Klagenfurt City of Klagenfurt, Republic of Austria
2012
Udine City Key City of Udine, Italian Republic
2012
Carinthia State Gold Medal Carinthia State, Klagenfurt, Republic of Austria
2011
Lifetime Achievement Award The Caring Institute / Washington, District of Columbia USA
2011
Shine A Light Award Amnesty International USA / Los Angeles, California USA
2011
Mahatma Gandhi International Award for Reconciliation and Peace The Gandhi Development Trust / Durban, Republic of South Africa
2011
Dayanand Modi Award for Art, Culture and Education Dayawati Modi Foundation / New Delhi, Republic of India Art, Culture and Education
2011
Honorary Citizenship City of Huy, Kingdom of Belgium
2010
Nirmala Deshpande Memorial Award for Peace and Global Harmony Gandhi Ashram Reconstruction Trust / Delhi, Republic of India
2010
Democracy Service Medal National Endowment for Democracy / Washington District of Columbia USA
2010
President's Medal Hunter College / New York, New York USA
2010
Honorary Citizenship City of Budapest, Hungary
2010
International Freedom Award National Underground Railroad Freedom Center / Cincinnati, Ohio USA
2010
Harry T. Wilkes Leadership Award Harry T. Wilks Foundation / Oxford, Ohio USA
2010
Menschen in Europa Award Menschen in Europa / Passau, Federal Republic of Germany
2009
Honorary Citizenship  City of Venice, Italian Republic
2009
German Media Prize Editors of Germany / Baden, Federal Republic of Germany
2009
Honorary Citizenship City of Rome, Italian Republic
2009
Prize for Love and Forgiveness Fetzer Institute / Kalamazoo, Michigan USA
2009
Honorary Citizenship City of Paris, French Republic
2009
The Lantos Human Rights Prize Lantos Foundation for Human Rights & Justice / Concord, New Hampshire USA
2009
International Freedom Award National Civil Rights Museum / Memphis, Tennessee USA
2009
Honorary Citizenship City of Warsaw, Republic of Poland
2008
Global Leadership Award Aspen Institute / Washington, District of Columbia USA
2007
Ahimsa Award  Institute of Jainology / London, England United Kingdom
2007
BILD Award  BILD Magazine / Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany
2007
U.S. Congressional Gold Medal  United States Congress / Washingon, District of Columbia USA
2007
Presidential Distinguished Professor  Emory University / Atlanta, Georgia USA
2006
Ben Gurion Negev Award Ben Gurion University / Be'er Sheva, State of Israel
2006
Honorary Citizenship  Canada
2006
Order of the White Lotus  Republic of Kalmykia (It is the only Buddhist region in Europe)
2005
Hessian Peace Prize  Parliament of Hesse / Wiesbaden, Federal Republic of Germany
2005
Inspiration & Compassion Award American Himalayan Foundation / San Francisco, California USA
2005
Manhae Peace Prize  Manhae Foundation / Republic of Korea
2004
2nd Citizens Peace Building Award  University of California / Irvine, California USA
2004
International Acharya Sushil Kumar Peace Award University of Toronto / Toronto, Ontario Canada
2004
The Gold Medal  National University of Mexico (UNAM) / Mexico City, United Mexican States
2004
Humphreys Memorial Award for Services to Buddhism  The Buddhist Society / London, England UK
2003
Manfred Bjorkquist Medal Sigtuna Foundation / Stockholm, Kingdom of Sweden
2003
Human Rights Award International League for Human Rights / New York, New York USA
2003
Award for Promotion of Human Rights Foundation Jaime Brunet / Madrid, Kingdom of Spain
2002
Peace Award 2000 United Nations Association of Australia / Canberra City, Commonwealth of Australia
2002
Human Rights Prize  University of Graz / Graz, Republic of Austria
2002
Man of the Year Croatian Academic Society
2002
Basavashree Award  Sri Murugha Math / Chitradurga, Karnatataka, Republic of India
2001
Ecce homo Order Kancelaria Kapituly Orderu, Republic of Poland
1999
Boddhi Award  American Buddhist Congress
1999
Diwaliben Mohanlal Mehta Award for International Peace & Harmony Diwaliben Mohanlal Mehta Charitable Trust / Mumbai, Maharashtra, Republic of India
1998
Juliet Hollister Award Juliet Hollister Foundation / New York, New York USA
1997
Paulos Mar Gregorious Award Paulos Mar Gregorious Committee / Republic of India
1996
The President's Medal for Excellence Indiana University / Bloomington, Indiana USA
1994
Fellow of University Hebrew University / Jerusalem, State of Israel
1994
Franklin D. Roosevelt Freedom Medal Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt Institute / Hyde Park, New York USA
1994
World Security Annual Peace Award New York Lawyer's Alliance / New York, New York USA
1993
International Valiant for Freedom Award The Freedom Coalition, Melbourne, Commonwealth of Australia
1992
Honorary Professor Kalmyak State University / Kalmykia, Russian Federation
1992
Honorary Professor Novosibirsk State University  / Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
1991
Shiromani Award 1991 Shiromani Institute / Delhi, Republic of India
1991
Distinguished Peace Leadership Award Nuclear Age Peace Foundation  / Santa Barbara, California USA
1991
Wheel of Life Award Temple of Understanding / New York, New York USA
1991
Advancing Human Liberty Award Freedom House / New York, New York USA
1991
Peace and Unity Award National Peace Conference / Delhi, Republic of India
1991
United Earth Prize Claes Nobel United Earth
1989
Raoul Wallenberg Congressional Human Rights Award  Human Rights Foundation / New York, New York USA
1989
Recognition of Perseverance of Times of Adversity  World Management Council
1989
The Nobel Peace Prize Norwegian Nobel Committee  / Oslo, Kingdom of Norway
1989
Prix de la Memoire Foundation Danielle Mitterrand / Paris, French Republic
1988
Leopold Lucas Award  University of Tuebingen / Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Federal Republic of Germany
1987
Albert Schweitzer Humanitarian Award  Human Behavior Foundation 
1979
Special Medal  Asian Buddhist Council for Peace / Ulan Bator, Mongolia
1979
Liberty Torch  Gilbert Di Luchia Friends of Tibet 
1969
Lakett Award Norwegian Refugee Council / Oslo, Kingdom of Norway
1963
Lincoln Award Research Institute of America
1959
Ramon Magaysay Award for Community Leadership Ramon Magaysay Committee / Malate, Manila, Republic of the Philippines
1959
The Admiral Richard E. Byrd Memorial International Rescue Committee

Community

Nationality
Tibetan
Denomination
Buddhist

Education

Other
Jokhang Temple Lhasa, Tibet Lharampa Buddhist philosophy With honors
Native language
Xining
Other languages
English

Honorary Degrees

2014
Martin Luther Christian University Shillong, Republic of India Doctor Honoris Causa
2014
Himachal Pradesh University Shimla, Republic of India Doctor Honoris Causa
2014
Macalester College St. Paul, Minnesota USA Doctor of Humane Letters
2013
Tulane University New Orleans, Louisiana USA Doctor of Humane Letters
2013
University of Maryland College Park, Maryland USA Doctorate
2013
University of Maryland College Park, Maryland USA Doctor of Humane Letters
2013
Central University of Himachal Pradesh Dharamsala, Repiublic of India Doctorate
2012
Western Connecticut State University Danbury, Connecticut USA Doctorate
2012
Hunter College New York, New York USA Doctorate
2012
Loyola University Chicago, Illinois USA
2011
Indira Gandhi National Open University New Delhi, Republic of India Doctorate
2011
University of Tartu Tartu, Republic of Estonia Doctorate of Oriental studies
2011
University of Arkansas Fayetteville, Arkansas USA Doctorate
2011
Southern Methodist University Dallas, Texas USA Doctor of Humane Letters
2011
University of Minnesota Minneapolis, Minnesota USA Doctor of Humane Letters
2010
Jamia Millia Islamia University New Delhi, Republic of India Doctorate
2010
Miami University Oxford, Ohio USA Doctor of Laws
2010
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, Iowa USA Doctorate
2009
University of Calgary Calgary, Alberta   Canada Doctorate
2009
University of Marburg Marburg, Federal Republic of Germany Doctorate
2008
Jagiellonian University Krakow, Republic of Poland Doctorate
2008
Lehigh University Bethlehem, Pennsylvania USA Doctorate
2008
University of Washington Seattle, Washington USA Doctor of Humane Letter
2007
University of Muenster Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Republic of Germany Doctorate of Chemistry and Pharmacy
2007
Southern Cross University Melbourne, Commonwealth of Australia  Doctorate 
2007
Smith College Northampton, Massachusetts  USA  Doctorate 
2006
University of Rome Three Rome, Italian Republic Doctorate
2006
State University of New York at Buffalo Buffalo, New York  USA  Doctor of Humane Letters 
2006
University of Santiago Santiago, Republic of Chile Doctorate
2005
Rutgers University Newark, New Jersey  USA Doctor of Humane Letters
2005
University of Tartu Tartu, Republic of Estonia Doctor of Philosophy
2004
Universidad Iberoamericana Mexico City,  United Mexican States Doctorate 
2004
University of Costa Rica San Jose,  Republic of Costa Rica Doctorate 
2004
University of Puerto Rico San Juan, Puerto Rico USA Doctorate 
2004
University of Miami  Coral Gables, Florida USA  Doctorate 
2004
Nova Southeastern University Miami, Florida  USA  Doctor of Humane Letters
2004
University of Toronto  Toronto, Ontario Canada  Doctor of Laws
2004
Simon Fraser University Vancouver, British Columbia Canada Doctorate 
2004
University of British Columbia Vancouver, British Columbia Canada  Doctor of Laws
2003
University of San Francisco San Francisco, California USA  Doctorate
2002
Mongolian University of Science & Technology Ulaanbaatar,  Mongolia Doctorate
2002
National University of Mongolia Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Doctorate
2001
University of Tromso  Tromso, Kingdom of Norway Doctorate
2001
University of Lusiada Porto  Lusiada Porto, Portuguese Republic Doctorate
2000
Comenius University Bratislava, Slovak Republic Doctorate
1999
Florida International University University Park, Florida USA Doctor of Theology
1999
University of Buenos Aires  Buenos Aires, Argentine Republic Doctorate
1999
University of Brasilia  Brasilia, Federal District, Federative Republic of Brazil Doctorate
1998
Seton Hill College Greensburg, Pennsylvania  USA Doctorate
1998
University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin USA Doctor of Laws 
1998
Emory University Atlanta, Georgia  USA Doctor of Divinity
1998
Brandeis University Boston, Massachusetts USA Doctor of Humane Letters 
1997
University of Trieste Trieste, Italian Republic Doctor of International Diplomatic Science
1997
Regis University Denver, Colorado USA Doctorate
1997
University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado USA  Doctorate
1997
Chungshan University Kaohsiung, Taiwan Doctorate
1995
Rissho University Tokyo, Japan  Doctor of Buddhist Philosophy
1995
Nagpur University Nagpur, Marharashtra Republic of India Doctor of Letters
1994
Columbia University  New York, New York USA Doctor of Humane Arts & Letters
1994
Berea College Berea, Kentucky USA Doctor of Humane Letters
1992
Jain Vishva Bharati University Ladnun, Rajasthan Republic of India Doctorate
1992
University of Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro, Federative Republic of Brazil Doctorate
1992
University of Melbourne Melbourne, Commonwealth of Australia Doctor of Laws 
1992
Lafayette University Aurora, Louisiana USA Doctor of Sacred Philosophy 
1990
Karnataka University Karnataka, Republic of India Doctorate
1990
Central Institute for Higher Tibetan Studies Sarnath, Republic of India Doctor of Divinity
1984
University of Paris  Paris, French Republic Doctorate
1979
Seattle University Seattle, Washington USA  Doctor of Humanities
1957
Benaras Hindu University Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh Republic of India Doctor of Letters

Family

Vital statistics

Birth information
July 6, 1935
Gender
Male
Place of birth
Taktser, Amdo, Tibet
Marital status
Never married

Parents

Father
Choekyong TSERING
Mother
Diki Tsering