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2008-10-10 10:00:00

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.