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China Letter-News and Human Rights

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Thursday, June 03, 2004

Dalai Lama "Worried" By Depression


 Dalai Lama: Spiritual Leader of the Tibnetan PeopleAS part of what seems to have been a very long world trip the Dalai lama is currently visiting Britain and at the moment more particularly Scotland.

Despite rumours that he was spotted enjoying a "pint after work" in a Scottish pub, an allegation strongly denied by his entourage, the Lama continues to captivate all who meet him.

There is one downside to his life it would seem and that is his concern over "depression".

According to the BBC report the Lama is worried that, at his advanced age (68), he will die before ever experiencing that emotion.

Whether it's the pints or prayers something must be working so "I'll 'ave 'alf!" of whatever

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BBC NEWS | UK | Scotland | Dalai Lama vows to 'struggle on'