Dalai Lama Celebrates Tibetan New Year In Twin Cities

(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Dalai Lama took part in Tibetan New Year celebrations in the Twin Cities over the weekend. It marked the first time since he was exiled from Tibet that he marked the holiday from anywhere other than India. The Dalai Lama joined an estimated three-thousand Tibetan-Americans at Augsburg College in Minneapolis Sunday morning, and spoke at Macalester College in St. Paul in the afternoon. This was his first visit to the Twin Cities in three years.