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Dalai Lama cancels Boulder appearance

Posted at 3:24 PM, Sep 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-25 17:24:53-04

The Dalai Lama is cancelling his events in the United States, including a stop in Boulder, due to medical reasons.

"His Holiness arrived in the United States earlier this week for a medical evaluation," the Office of Tibet said in  statement released by the University of Colorado. "Upon completion of the evaluation, the doctors have advised that His Holiness take complete rest. As a result, His Holiness will be returning to Dharamsala, India, next week and will not be able to visit the United States next month. We deeply regret cancellation of the visit."

Those who purchased tickets to see the Dalai Lama in Boulder will get a refund. Those who used credit cards will get an automatic refund starting the week of Oct. 5. Others should contact the CU Athletics Ticket Office.

The Dalai Lama was scheduled to visit Boulder October 21.

CU officials said the Office of Tibet has offered to consider rescheduling the visit.

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