"Fame is for the massive celebrity institutions globally. There are far too many of them nowadays, all seeking personal glory, and most importantly the masses of money fame brings. There is nobody more famous than Buddha, or Jesus, and everything…"
The story that garnered international headlines made numerous unfounded and misinformed claims
In the December 2013 issue of the archaeological journal Antiquity there appears an article by several authors, headed by Prof. Robin Coningham of Durham University. Its appearance has been successfully managed to secure international publicity. The article was embargoed until a specified hour, timed to immediately succeed an announcement to the press in the USA.
Speaking in New Dehli today, His Holiness the Dalai Lama reflected on the life and work of his friend Nelson Mandela, who passed away Thursday at age 95. "I am one of his admirers," His Holiness said. "We must carry on his spirit from generation to generation." The two peacemakers met in South Africa in 1996.