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2008-10-10 10:00:00

By Tim Sullivan Associated Press NEW DELHI -- Surgeons successfully removed a gallstone from the Dalai Lama on Friday, just days after doctors had cleared the Tibetan spiritual leader during a medical checkup, a spokesman said. Chhime R. Chhoekyapa called the surgery "a simple, routine procedure." The Nobel Prize-winning Buddhist elder, seen by many as the embodiment of Tibet's struggle for more freedom in China, was hospitalized in New Delhi on Thursday. He arrived in New Delhi earlier in...

2008-10-10 06:00:33

Text of report by Indian news agency PTI New Delhi, 10 October: Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Friday underwent a gall bladder surgery at Sir Gangaram Hospital here. The 73-year-old Nobel laureate was admitted to the hospital Thursday after he complained of severe abdominal pain. The temporal head of Tibetans underwent a laproscopic surgery to remove stones in the gallbladder, Tenzin Takhla, spokesperson of the Tibetan Government in exile told PTI, adding that he is...

2008-08-31 10:00:00

The Dalai Lama, hospitalized in India after suffering from stomach pains, joined in a 12-hour fast Saturday with other Tibetan Buddhist leaders. Doctors at the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai gave the Dalai Lama the go-ahead to participate, Press Trust of India reported. He was brought to the hospital by air several days ago for tests. In Dharamsala, the Dalai Lama's headquarters since his expulsion from Tibet, Samdhong Rinpoche, prime minister of the government in exile, addressed thousands of...

2008-08-28 06:00:54

By Somini Sengupta The Dalai Lama is exhausted. So announced his office in a statement Wednesday, which added that, on the advice of his personal physicians, he had canceled foreign trips for the next three weeks. The declaration of fatigue should come as no surprise to anyone aware of the rigorous schedule the 73-year-old monk keeps. It should, however, raise an alarm, to both the Chinese authorities and the millions of Tibetan Buddhists worldwide who consider him their spiritual...

2008-08-27 15:00:07

The Dalai Lama has canceled a trip to Mexico and the Dominican Republic and plans to remain at his headquarters in India to recover from exhaustion. Representatives of the 73-year-old Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader say that he hasn't been feeling well, CNN reported. The Dalai Lama travels widely and last week was in France, where he dedicated a Buddhist temple and had a meeting with Carla Sarkozy, wife of the French president. "His Holiness the Dalai Lama has been experiencing some...

2008-08-25 12:00:56

By Susan Campbell If you're looking for a break from the overheated political race, some new books on religion and spirituality might offer a bit of solace. The Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader, is a scientist at heart. He is also a jokester, an enthusiastic reader and a democrat, small d. In The Open Road: The Global Journey of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, journalist Pico Iyer has great access to the surprisingly open spiritual leader. Iyer is a family friend of the Dalai...

2008-08-21 15:00:28

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Paris, Aug. 21 Kyodo - The Dalai Lama has said the Chinese army fired on a crowd of Tibetans on Monday [18 Aug], possibly killing as many as 140 people, the French newspaper Le Monde reported Thursday. The Tibetan spiritual leader, currently visiting France, was quoted by the newspaper as saying in an interview that the incident occurred in an area of China's southwestern province of Sichuan. He added that the death toll...

2008-08-17 18:00:29

By Susan Campbell The Hartford Courant If you're looking for a break from the overheated political race, some new books on religion and spirituality might offer a bit of solace. The Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader, is a scientist at heart. He is also a jokester, an enthusiastic reader and a democrat, small d. In "The Open Road: The Global Journey of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama" (Knopf, $24), journalist Pico Iyer has great access to the surprisingly open spiritual leader. The...

2008-08-05 09:01:14

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Seth Shaffer of Harmony Through Education, +1-917-838- 3516, Seth@harmonythrougheducation.org American Non-Profit Opens the Doors to Its First School in Dharamsala, India Providing Education for Special Needs Children in India DHARMASALA, India, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On July 14th, 2008, Harmony Through Education (HTE), a U.S.- based non- profit, opened the doors to its first school in Dharamsala, India. HTEs mission is to provide education to...

2008-07-07 15:00:15

Text of report by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Report: "The Responsible Person of the Central United Front Work Department Answers Xinhua Reporter's Questions on the Recent Contact with Dalai Lama's Personal Representatives"] Beijing, 6 Jul (Xinhua) - In an interview with our staff reporter today, a Responsible Person of the Central United Front Work Department answered questions raised by our reporter concerning the recent contact with Dalai's personal...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.