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Dalai Lama cancels trip to rest

Aug. 27, 2008 at 1:36 PM   |   Comments

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DHARAMSALA, India, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- 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 discomfort in the past couple of days," a statement said, adding that doctors had advised him to rest.

"The Dalai Lama is fine, he's just exhausted. He has had a hectic schedule for the last year, with events scheduled almost every day," Tempa Tsering, a representative of the Dalai Lama in India, told CNN.

The Dalai Lama has made Dharamsala in northern India his base since he fled Tibet in 1959.

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