Where Does the Dalai Lama Live Now?


The Dalai Lama is a Buddhist leader of religious officials of the Gelug branch of Tibetan Buddhism. He is currently exiled in India after fleeing his homeland in 1959 in the course of a failed Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule. The Dalai Lama traditionally claims to be head of Tibet's government.
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dharmasal (himachal pradesh )
The Dalai Lama has lived in an Indian hill town, where he has been based since
He lives in Dharamsala in northern India, in a community made up of Tibetan refugees. Free Tibet!
The Dalai Lama lives near the city of Dharamsala in Northern India, in the village of McLeod Ganj. This is also the location of the exiled Tibetan government.
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The Dalai Lama now lives in McLeodganj (also known as Upper Dharamsala, a village in the mountains north of New Delhi), in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. He was born on July 6, 1935, to a farming family in the small village of Takster in northeastern Tibet, he is named Lhamo Thondup.
The best guess for the location of the Dalai Lama is Dharamsala, India, which is his main teaching room. The Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual Leader and Head of State, is world renowned for his advocacy for Tibetans. The current Dalai Lama, Lhamo Dondrub (spiritual name Tenzin Gyatso) is the 14th Dalai Lama.
The official residence of the dalai lama is Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet. Currently though, he lives in McLeodganj, also called Upper Dharamsala, in the beautiful Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, after exiling from Tibet. The Dalai Lama is a lineage of religious leader of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism and was the political leader of Lhasa-based Tibetan government between the 17th century and 1959.
The Dalai Lamas lived in Lhasa, Tibet until 1959. Since that time, they have lived, in exile, in Dharamsala India. Dharamsala is a community made up of Tibetan refugees. Tibet is between China and India and is where Mt. Everest is located.
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