Dalai Lama, 300 leaders to meet

September 13, 2003

The 14th Dalai Lama is simultaneously the exiled monarch of Tibet, a Nobel Peace Prize-winning statesman and Buddhism’s most renowned world leader – aspects that are all evident during his current U.S. tour. But a private event, carrying out his religious role, may be the most significant moment in the India-based lama’s visit – a conference in the upstate New York community of Garrison for 300 leaders of local Buddhist centers in the Western Hemisphere.

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