July 20, 2010

Dalai Lama: My Reincarnation Will Appear In Free Country

VIA P. Vijian at Bernama.com,

DHARAMSALA, July 20 (Bernama) -- Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama believes his next reincarnation will be in a "free country", if the Tibetan crisis prolongs without a cordial solution.

"If I die as a refugee and the Tibetan situation remains like this, then logically, my reincarnation will appear in a free country, because the very purpose of reincarnation is to carry on the work which began in my previous life.

"And, there is some contribution, some fulfillment in work started in the previous life. Then, that is truly reincarnation," he told Bernama in a recent interview at his exile-base in Dharamsala in northern India.

He said, if obstacles were created against carrying out the tasks of the Dalai Lama's previous life, than the "reality is not reincarnation."

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Aside from the topic of where his next rebirth might take place, the Dalai Lama also made an interesting comment about whether or not a Dalai Lama could be born female.

"Female Dalai Lama (is) possible because in Tibet tradition, among the high women, reincarnation is there, I think there is the 700-800-year-old Dorjee Phagmo institution which is for female reincarnation...so, there is no religious connotation that religious leader must be male.

"If circumstances are such that female reincarnation is more effective to people, then, logically it should be female," he said.

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me's picture

Living and learning on a planet with a population pushing seven million, I have grown cold and very sarcastic. But I have the good fortune to have been exposed to the humor, faith and bona fide knowledge of HH. It is so refreshing to know in my heart and in my mind that all hope is not lost and that all this is not pointless.

Namkhah's picture

Rest assured the CPC will 'recognize' and instal its own Fifteenth Dalai Lama using the supposedly historical 'golden urn' system. This scenario virtually a certainty, otherwise there would be no need to comment.

Vu Nguyen's picture

Perhaps reincarnation is the natural law of what being described as the effects of cosmic or universal consciousness or presently being studied in quantum and unify field sciences. Legitimate reincarnation can be the experience and or manifestation of nature interdependent-interconnect-interrelate phenomena such as quantum consciousness, synchronicity, non-locality, coherence and entanglement between quantum brain/mind and oneness spiritual existence or universal consciousness.

Trey Merritt's picture

This is very good news! I had feared that HH might have decided that he would not come back here, that there would not be another Dalai Lama. I am so glad my erroneous assumption has been corrected.

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