Dalai Lama is discharged after overcoming a respiratory infection

Dalai Lama is discharged after overcoming a respiratory infection

The Dallai Lama, 83, was discharged today from the hospital in New Delhi where he was admitted last Tuesday to treat a respiratory infection, although he will stay a few days in the Indian capital recovering before returning to his residence in the north of the country. country.

"His Holiness the Dalai Lama was discharged from the hospital this morning, he has recovered from a chest infection he suffered," the private secretary of the Dalai Lama, Tenzin Taklha, confirmed to Efe.

According to the spokesman, the religious leader will remain a few days in New Delhi to rest before returning to Dharamsala, in the north of the country, where they have their residence.

The religious leader was transferred to a hospital in the capital of the country on Tuesday because of a lung infection, and was detained until today for medical treatment.

Lhamo Dondhup, the original name of the fourteenth Dalai Lama, fled along with thousands of compatriots to India in early 1959 after the harsh Chinese repression against the failed popular uprising in Lhasa, capital of Tibet.

Since then, he continued the struggle for the freedom of his people, although always "systematically opposing violence", which is why he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989.

The Tibetan religious leader was born on July 6, 1935 in Taktser, in eastern Tibet, where at two years of age he became the spiritual head of his people to be recognized as the reincarnation of his predecessor.


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