When Lobsang Tenzin was four years old, in 1943, some monks came to town and he refused to leave them. Surprised by his insistence to become a monk, they examined his spiritual attributes and by the age of five, he was recognized as the fourth incarnation of the revered Samdhong Rinpoche
. In 1959, he fled Tibet as Dalai Lama appointed him as the teacher for the exiled monks. And since then, he has chaired many institutions. "If I have to make a choice today between Dhammapad and [Gandhi's] Hind Swaraj
, I will chose Hind Swaraj," he often says
. Deven also had a chance to tell him about ServiceSpace and the recent award
from the Dalai Lama ... and when he got our heart pin, he immediately put it on!