The Dalai Lama at 80 | August 21, 2015 | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | PBS

August 23, 2015
FRED DE SAM LAZARO, correspondent: In just the past few weeks, he’s appeared at a music festival in England, a presidential library in Houston, and a stadium near Los Angeles. There is perhaps no world figure today with a more diverse base of fans and well-wishers.(speaking to His Holiness the Dalai Lama): Why are you so popular globally? Why are you a rock star?HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA: I don’t know. I never pay attention about that, why people praise me.DE SAM LAZARO: And even as he celebrated his 80th birthday, he said he’s not concerned about another matter that’s on many...
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