Appendix 4

Open Secrets concerning the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

What emerges from our analysis of the Dalai Lama so far is a portrait of someone who has the external appearance of a spiritual personality, a holy being, but in truth is ordinary, self-centred and ruthless. As the following chapter reveals, behind the mask of Avalokiteshvara hides an ordinary person, engaged in the same kinds of unsavoury actions and with the same kind of motivation that we associate with corrupt politicians.