Tibetís Dalai Lama marks 50 years of protest
Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso (born 6 July 1935 in Qinghai)is the 14th Dalai Lama. He is the head of the Tibetan government-in-exile based in Dharamshala, India. The Dalai Lama is a spiritual leader revered among Tibetans. The most influential figure of the Gelugpa or Yellow Hat Sect, he has considerable influence over the other sects of Tibetan Buddhism. Tibetans traditionally believe him to be the reincarnation of his predecessors.