Pope John Paul II Meets 14th Dalai Lama in India Hot

Pope John Paul II Meets 14th Dalai Lama in India

Tenzin Gyatso, The 14th Dalai Lama
Source: Wikipedia

Timeline of History

History Topics
Eastern Religious History

The 14th Dalai Lama meets Pope John Paul II in India. The Dalai Lamas, each a Buddhist monk, have been traditionally the spiritual and temporal leaders of Tibet, at least since the fifth Dalai Lama in the 17th century CE and until 1959, when the Chinese efforts to take over Tibet reached completion.

Powered by JReviews

Today's Major Events

Birth of Gaius Octavius Thurinus, Successor to Julius Caesar
Second Version of Book of Common Prayer Becomes Mandatory in England
Death of Sigmund Freud With the Help of His Physician
Dr. Johann Gottfried Sees the Planet Neptune
Pope John XXIII Learns He is Suffering from Advanced Stomach Cancer, Will Keep Information Secret

February History Calendar

September History Calendar