Dalai Lama wins Templeton Prize; has ‘universal voice of compassion’

With an increasing reliance on technological advances to solve the world’s problems, humanity also seeks the reassurance that only a spiritual quest can answer,” said a March 29 statement by John M. Templeton Jr., foundation president and chairman.

 

“The Dalai Lama offers a universal voice of compassion underpinned by a love and respect for spiritually relevant scientific research that centers on every single human being.”