The Dalai Lama wins the Templeton Prize

For details see here. This is likely to be a controversial choice given the political implications. Previous prizes have gone to astronomers and physicists so this years award is noticeably different but porbably in keeping with the prizes declared purpose. Congratulations.

4 Responses to The Dalai Lama wins the Templeton Prize

  1. Lubos Motl says:

    He visited Václav Havel shortly before he died and helped him with reincarnation. Havel will be reborn as an airport in Prague although he disliked flying.

    Dalai Lama’s achievements would be considered impressive if another scientist did it.

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