Dalai Lama is in Perfect Health, No Need to be Worried Says His Secretary

Several leading news agencies published the report that the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama is terminally ill leading to most of his schedules getting cancelled. However, the secretary to His Holiness cleared according to the report in the Voice of Tibet that the reports are baseless and the public need not be worried from that.

According to a leading online news agency, The Quint, an exclusive news report on Monday states that according to credible sources, the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama is terminally ill; suffering from prostate cancer ailment that has reached into the advance stages now incurable. It was also reported that His Holiness has been undergoing treatments at the Mayo Clinic in US for the last two years and Tibetan spiritual leader’s recent public appearances which involved His Holiness taking unsteady steps, and walking with assistance from several aides were provided as signs of failing health.

However, according to the report from Voice of Tibet, Mr. Chhime Rigzing, private secretary to His Holiness the Dalai Lama has informed that the news report on His Holiness’s terminal illness are baseless. He reassured that the Tibetan spiritual leader is in perfect health condition and there is no need for the general public to be worried. The secretary also explained that His Holiness’s public engagements are ever increasing and nothing has changed.

The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama made a visit to New Delhi for a medical checkup when he caught a common cold and the report was absolutely fine according to his personal physician. The personal physician also added that despite the increased exhaustion with advanced age, His Holiness is not facing any issue over his health.

Despite most of foreign travels for His Holiness the Dalai Lama were cut short recently due to increased exhaustion, His Holiness arrived in Lithuania on Tuesday on a three day visit to the European state. The Tibetan spiritual leader remains actively engaged in programs and events scheduled within India, this is the first overseas visit for His Holiness this year.

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