Wednesday was the Dalai Lama’s 76th Birthday.
That means he has been meditating for at least 70 years. Even more impressively, the Tibetan tradition believes that this Dalai Lama is the 14th incarnation of the same soul into this traditional position in Tibetan spiritual leadership.
According to wikipedia, the first Dalai Lama held the position from 1391 to 1474. That means he has been meditating for 650 years. It’s no wonder he seems at peace.
Here’s a quick video showing thousands of people celebrating his 76 (or maybe 650) birthday.
And for the dedicated follower of the wonderful Dalai Lama, here is his entire speach —
So what do you think …. is this wonderful old dude actually 650 years old?