Dalai Lama arrives in Dharamsala

February 3rd, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS  

Dharamsala, Feb 3 (IANS) Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Tuesday reached his residence in this Himachal Pradesh hill town after undergoing a medical examination at Apollo Hospital in New Delhi.”His Holiness (the Dalai Lama) reached his official palace this evening (Tuesday) after undergoing medical examination and tests at Apollo Hospital,” a senior aide to the leader Tenzin Taklha told IANS.

“The spiritual guru is fine… in excellent health,” he said.

The Dalai Lama, 73, was hospitalised Monday after he complained of mild discomfort in one of his arms.

Taklha said the Nobel Peace laureate will visit Europe next week.

“The Dalai Lama’s four-day Europe visit would begin Feb 8. First, he will visit Rome and Venice in Italy and then Germany where he will receive the German Media Prize,” he said.

The German Media Prize is annually given to people who have shown exceptional commitment and contribute to shaping a more peaceful and socially just world.

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