JOIN OUR MAILING LIST


Join our mailing list!


  Home > Buddhist Glossary > Masters >

  Dalai Lama, Fifth
Dalai Lama, Fifth


 
Tibetan: ngag wang blo bzang rgya mtsho

Product Code: G00163


Description
 
(1617-1682) He was installed in Gushri Khan in 1642 as the Fifth Dalai Lama. He reunified Tibet during his reign and enforced many changes. The political victory of the Gelukpa changed its destiny and it was the Fifth Dalai Lama who made Lhasa into the centre of the Tibetan world, with an influence reaching into Mongolia and Ladakh. He started the construction of the Potala in Lhasa. His death was kept a secret for over a decade to allow the Potala to be finished.

Books related to the Fifth Dalai Lama:
Pluvial Nectar of Blessings, A Supplication to the Noble Lama Mahaguru Padmasambhava.
Secret Visions of the Fifth Dalai Lama
Fourteen Dalai Lamas: A Sacred Legacy of Reincarnation

Share your knowledge of this product with other customers... Be the first to write a review

Browse for more products in the same category as this item:

Buddhist Glossary > Masters
Buddhist Glossary