The spiritual leader of Tibet, also known as Tenzin Gyatso, chatted with TIME on the morning of his 80th birthday
He will appear on Sunday in a lineup that includes The Who and Patti Smith
The international icon of peace emerged from the humblest of origins
March 17, 1959: The Dalai Lama flees Tibet for asylum in India
“It’s like Fidel Castro saying, ‘I will select the next Pope'"