Contemporary Buddhist leaders include the Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, Ven. Bhikkuni Kusuma and Bhikkhu Bodhi. Born in 1935, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet is arguably the most famous among them.Continue Reading
The Dalai Lama has won a Nobel Peace Prize (1989) and the U.S. Congressional Medal of Honor (2007).
Other Buddhist religious leaders are found across the globe.