Dalai Lama wins Templeton Prize

Published May 1, 2012

The Dalai Lama

St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, will be the venue on May 14 when Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, receives this year’s Templeton Prize. Worth U.S. $1.7 million, the prize is the world’s largest monetary award given to an individual. The international prize honours living persons who have made exceptional contributions in affirming life’s spiritual dimension.

The 76-year-old Dalai Lama’s compassionate world view has made him a global voice for universal ethics, nonviolence and harmony among world religions.


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    Diana Swift is an award-winning writer and editor with 30 years’ experience in newspaper and magazine editing and production. In January 2011, she joined the Anglican Journal as a contributing editor.

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