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Switzerland. Basel. St. Jakobshalle. A group of men and women, all tibetan, and a poster of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The 14th and current Dalai Lama is Tenzin Gyatso, recognized since 1950. He is the current Dalai Lama, as well as the longest-lived incumbent, well known for his lifelong advocacy for Tibetans inside and outside Tibet. Dalai Lamas are amongst the head monks of the Gelug school, the newest of the schools of Tibetan Buddhism. The Dalai Lama, also called " Ocean of Wisdom" is considered as the incarnation of Chenresi, the Bodhisattva of compassion who is also the protective deity of Tibet. The flag of Switzerland consists of a red flag with a white cross (a bold, equilateral cross) in the centre. 7.02.2015 © 2015 Didier Ruef