BY Olivia Harrison
on Sep 24, 2015
So here’s the good news: the Dalai Lama is a self-proclaimed feminist and said he’d totally support a female successor. This we already knew. The bad news though is that he has very a specific qualification for his successor if she’s a female. In a recent interview with the BBC, the Dalai Lama said her “face should be very attractive, otherwise not much use.”
D-Lam started off more positively in the interview saying, “The female biologically [has] more potential to show affection and compassion. Read More
BY Melissa Coci
on Apr 24, 2013
In a recent interview with British journalist Cathy Newman, the Dalai Lama said he would be pleased if his successor was a female.
“Now we are 21st century…female have more potential so should take more active role regarding promotion of human compassion," he told Newman. His Holiness went on to say he believes females have more potential in actively promoting love and affection than men.
But before we can count a win for the sisterhood, it must be noted the Dalai Lama doesn’t get to choose his heir/heiress. Read More