Published On: Tue, Jan 19th, 2016

Dalai Lama to undergo prostate treatment in US

Dharamsala, Jan 19, Cellit News Bureau- Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, will undergo treatment in the US later this month for a prostate problem, his office said on Tuesday.

dalai_lama_4“His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, is scheduled to undergo prostate treatment at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, followed by rest for approximately one month from January-end,” the Dalai Lama’s office said in a statement here.

The Tibetan leader’s regular chedule will resume in March.

The 80-year-old Nobel Peace laureate earlier cancelled a planned visit to the US on the advice of doctors after a medical check-up at the Mayo Clinic in September last year.

The doctors had advised him to rest for the next several weeks.

The Buddhist monk had undergone a gall bladder surgery in 2008 in New Delhi.

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