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sKal bzang rgya mtsho

Kelzang Gyatso, 7th Dalai Lama (1708-1757)

The Dalai Lama is the supreme authority of the Tibetans and the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism. After him, the second highest authority of Tibet is the Panchen Lama. Both acknowledge the reincarnation of the other into a new person after their respective deaths, as was the case of the seventh Dalai Lama Kelzang Gyatso (1708-1757), recognised from one of the love poems of the sixth Dalai Lama…