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HHDL comforts a young boy who lost his parents to the tsunami last March in Ishinomaki, Japan, on November 5th. His Holiness traveled to Ishinomaki to meet with the survivors from the area most devastated by the tsunami. Photo/Kimimasa Mayama

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HHDL reciting prayers by torchlight in the dimly lit Hall of Lamps at Okunoin, in Koyasan, Japan on November 1. Okunion is the site of the mausoleum of Kobo Daishi, the founder of Shingon Buddhism, and considered one the the most sacred sites in Koyasan, western Japan. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL

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HHDL is welcomed on his arrival in Osaka on October 29th, at the start of a ten day visit to Japan. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL

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HHDL joins in prayers in Dharamsala on October 19 for those who died or were injured in recent protests in Tibet. The prayers were held at the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala, India. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL

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Traditional Tibetan greeting for HHDL by young well-wishers on his arrival at Mount Saléve, France on August 12th. His Holiness came to consecrate the newly constructed Tibetan Buddhist centre Shedrub Choekhorling. Photo/Igor Yanchaglov

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama meets with President Barack Obama in the Map Room of the White House on July 16, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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HHDL presents Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick with a "souvenir", a Buddha statue, in Washington DC on July 14th. Cardinal McCarrick, the former Archbishop of Washington DC, came to greet HHDL during the second day of the Kalachakra Empowerment being held at the Verizon Center in Washington DC. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL

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HHDL speaks to the press after meeting with congressional leaders on Capitol Hill in Washington DC on July 7th. With His Holiness are Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Ilean Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), and Nita Lowey (D-NY). Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL

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HHDL addresses the audience during celebrations in honor of his 76th birthday held in Washington DC on July 6th. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL

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HHDL offers a young patient a ceremonial scarf during his visit to Christchurch Hospital. New Zealand, on June 8. His Holiness was in Christchurch to take part in prayers and to visit with victims and families affected by February's earthquake that devastated the city. Photo/Cally Stockdale

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HHDL greeting the audience at Tibetan Childrens' Village School (TCV) in Upper Dharamsala, India, on June 4, 2011. His Holiness gave his annual teachings on Buddhism to young Tibetan high school and college students. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL

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HHDL greeting players before the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match in Dharamsala, India, on May 21, 2011. His Holiness was invited to watch the match between the Kings XI Punjab and Deccan Chargers at the Dharamsala Cricket Stadium. More photos can be viewed at http://dalaila.ma/k28AHf (Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL)

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HHDL holds his Doctor of Humane Letters honorary degree presented by Southern Methodist University on May 9, 2011 at the university's 10th Hart Global Leaders Forum in Dallas, Texas, USA. Photo/SMU News and Communications

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HHDL joins in prayers for victims of last month's earthquake in Japan at Gokokuji Temple in Tokyo, on April 29th. Photo/OHHDL

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HHDL joins in prayers in Dharamsala, India, on April 26th, for victims of the ongoing repression in Tibet. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL

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Monks in traditional dress with HHDL during a long life ceremony held in Dharamsala, India, on April 22nd, 2011. The ceremony was offered to His Holiness by the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) in Dharamsala. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL

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HHDL is greeted with a traditional Tibetan welcome on his arrival at his hotel in Dublin, Ireland, on April 12th. His Holiness is on a two day visit to the Republic of Ireland and will participate in events in Dublin, Kildare and the University of Limerick. Photo/Tenzin Taklha/OHHDL.

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HHDL is greeted in traditional manner at the Maharaja Sansar Chand Museum inauguration in Kangra, India on April 6. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL

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HHDL is greeted in traditional manner at the opening of the Kangara Fort Museum in Kangara, India, on April 6th. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL

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HHDL enjoys a moment with one of the youngsters who performed before his address in New Delhi, India on April 2nd. His Holiness delivered the keynote address on "Non Violence and Spiritual Values in a Secular India" at the 3rd Birth Centenary Lecture in honor of former Indian President R. Venkataraman. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL

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