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Celebrations - Dalai Lama turns 80

Tibetan exiles throw wheat flour into the air as part of a traditional prayer for longevity of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, and world peace during celebrations marking his 80th birthday anniversary in the northern hill town of Dharamsala, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

Tibetan exiles throw wheat flour into the air as part of a traditional prayer for longevity of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, and world peace during celebrations marking his 80th birthday anniversary in the northern hill town of Dharamsala,...more

Tibetan exiles throw wheat flour into the air as part of a traditional prayer for longevity of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, and world peace during celebrations marking his 80th birthday anniversary in the northern hill town of Dharamsala, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer
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A young Tibetan monk holds a portrait of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, during celebrations marking his 80th birthday anniversary in the northern hill town of Dharamsala, July 6, 2015.  REUTERS/Stringer

A young Tibetan monk holds a portrait of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, during celebrations marking his 80th birthday anniversary in the northern hill town of Dharamsala, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

A young Tibetan monk holds a portrait of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, during celebrations marking his 80th birthday anniversary in the northern hill town of Dharamsala, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer
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Tibetan exiles stand backstage as they wait to perform at celebrations marking the 80th birthday of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, at Majnu Ka Tila, a Tibetan refugee camp in New Delhi, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Tibetan exiles stand backstage as they wait to perform at celebrations marking the 80th birthday of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, at Majnu Ka Tila, a Tibetan refugee camp in New Delhi, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Tibetan exiles stand backstage as they wait to perform at celebrations marking the 80th birthday of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, at Majnu Ka Tila, a Tibetan refugee camp in New Delhi, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A young Tibetan exile has make-up applied on his face as he gets ready to perform during celebrations marking the 80th birthday of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, at Majnu Ka Tila, a Tibetan refugee camp in New Delhi, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A young Tibetan exile has make-up applied on his face as he gets ready to perform during celebrations marking the 80th birthday of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, at Majnu Ka Tila, a Tibetan refugee camp in New Delhi, July 6, 2015....more

A young Tibetan exile has make-up applied on his face as he gets ready to perform during celebrations marking the 80th birthday of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, at Majnu Ka Tila, a Tibetan refugee camp in New Delhi, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A novice Tibetan monk walks while holding a toy sword as he attends celebrations marking the 80th birthday of the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, at the Sera Jey Monastery in Bylakuppe in Karnataka, India, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

A novice Tibetan monk walks while holding a toy sword as he attends celebrations marking the 80th birthday of the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, at the Sera Jey Monastery in Bylakuppe in Karnataka, India, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Abhishek N....more

A novice Tibetan monk walks while holding a toy sword as he attends celebrations marking the 80th birthday of the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, at the Sera Jey Monastery in Bylakuppe in Karnataka, India, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa
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A Tibetan monk washes his feet in a community kitchen during celebrations to mark the 80th birthday of the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, at the Sera Jey Monastery in Bylakuppe in Karnataka July 6, 2015.  REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

A Tibetan monk washes his feet in a community kitchen during celebrations to mark the 80th birthday of the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, at the Sera Jey Monastery in Bylakuppe in Karnataka July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

A Tibetan monk washes his feet in a community kitchen during celebrations to mark the 80th birthday of the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, at the Sera Jey Monastery in Bylakuppe in Karnataka July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa
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A Tibetan exile wears a locket bearing the image of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, during celebrations marking his 80th birthday at Majnu Ka Tila, a Tibetan refugee camp in New Delhi, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A Tibetan exile wears a locket bearing the image of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, during celebrations marking his 80th birthday at Majnu Ka Tila, a Tibetan refugee camp in New Delhi, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A Tibetan exile wears a locket bearing the image of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, during celebrations marking his 80th birthday at Majnu Ka Tila, a Tibetan refugee camp in New Delhi, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A young Tibetan exile stands backstage as she waits to perform during celebrations marking the 80th birthday of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, at Majnu Ka Tila, a Tibetan refugee camp in New Delhi, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A young Tibetan exile stands backstage as she waits to perform during celebrations marking the 80th birthday of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, at Majnu Ka Tila, a Tibetan refugee camp in New Delhi, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A young Tibetan exile stands backstage as she waits to perform during celebrations marking the 80th birthday of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, at Majnu Ka Tila, a Tibetan refugee camp in New Delhi, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A Tibetan exile watches a dance performance during celebrations marking the 80th birthday of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, at Majnu Ka Tila, a Tibetan refugee camp in New Delhi, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A Tibetan exile watches a dance performance during celebrations marking the 80th birthday of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, at Majnu Ka Tila, a Tibetan refugee camp in New Delhi, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A Tibetan exile watches a dance performance during celebrations marking the 80th birthday of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, at Majnu Ka Tila, a Tibetan refugee camp in New Delhi, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A Tibetan exile holds her daughter as she stands in front of a portrait of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, during celebrations marking his 80th birthday at Majnu Ka Tila, a Tibetan refugee camp in New Delhi, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A Tibetan exile holds her daughter as she stands in front of a portrait of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, during celebrations marking his 80th birthday at Majnu Ka Tila, a Tibetan refugee camp in New Delhi, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A Tibetan exile holds her daughter as she stands in front of a portrait of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, during celebrations marking his 80th birthday at Majnu Ka Tila, a Tibetan refugee camp in New Delhi, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Tibetans gesture and take pictures as Tibetan monks (unseen) carry a portrait of Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday celebrations in Kathmandu 2015.  REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Tibetans gesture and take pictures as Tibetan monks (unseen) carry a portrait of Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday celebrations in Kathmandu 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Tibetans gesture and take pictures as Tibetan monks (unseen) carry a portrait of Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday celebrations in Kathmandu 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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A Tibetan woman in traditional attire offers prayers in front of a portrait of Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday celebrations in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A Tibetan woman in traditional attire offers prayers in front of a portrait of Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday celebrations in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A Tibetan woman in traditional attire offers prayers in front of a portrait of Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday celebrations in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Tibetans dressed in traditional attire gather for pictures in front of a portrait of Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday celebrations in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. Nepal ceased issuing refugee papers to Tibetans in 1989 and recognizes Tibet to be a part of China. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Tibetans dressed in traditional attire gather for pictures in front of a portrait of Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday celebrations in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. Nepal ceased issuing refugee papers to Tibetans in 1989 and recognizes Tibet to be a part...more

Tibetans dressed in traditional attire gather for pictures in front of a portrait of Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday celebrations in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. Nepal ceased issuing refugee papers to Tibetans in 1989 and recognizes Tibet to be a part of China. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Tibetan monks take part in a function organized to mark the 80th birthday celebrations of Dalai Lama in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. Nepal ceased issuing refugee papers to Tibetans in 1989 and recognizes Tibet to be a part of China. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Tibetan monks take part in a function organized to mark the 80th birthday celebrations of Dalai Lama in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. Nepal ceased issuing refugee papers to Tibetans in 1989 and recognizes Tibet to be a part of China. REUTERS/Navesh...more

Tibetan monks take part in a function organized to mark the 80th birthday celebrations of Dalai Lama in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. Nepal ceased issuing refugee papers to Tibetans in 1989 and recognizes Tibet to be a part of China. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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A woman offers incense while offering prayers during a function organized to mark the 80th birthday celebration of Dalai Lama in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. Nepal ceased issuing refugee papers to Tibetans in 1989 and recognizes Tibet to be a part of China. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A woman offers incense while offering prayers during a function organized to mark the 80th birthday celebration of Dalai Lama in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. Nepal ceased issuing refugee papers to Tibetans in 1989 and recognizes Tibet to be a part of...more

A woman offers incense while offering prayers during a function organized to mark the 80th birthday celebration of Dalai Lama in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. Nepal ceased issuing refugee papers to Tibetans in 1989 and recognizes Tibet to be a part of China. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Tibetans dressed in traditional attire gather for pictures in front of the portrait of Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday celebration in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Tibetans dressed in traditional attire gather for pictures in front of the portrait of Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday celebration in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Tibetans dressed in traditional attire gather for pictures in front of the portrait of Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday celebration in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Smoke rise as a Tibetan woman burns incense while offering prayers during a function organized to mark the 80th birthday celebration of Dalai Lama in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Smoke rise as a Tibetan woman burns incense while offering prayers during a function organized to mark the 80th birthday celebration of Dalai Lama in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Smoke rise as a Tibetan woman burns incense while offering prayers during a function organized to mark the 80th birthday celebration of Dalai Lama in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Tibetan monks (unseen) carry the portrait of Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday celebrations in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Tibetan monks (unseen) carry the portrait of Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday celebrations in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Tibetan monks (unseen) carry the portrait of Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday celebrations in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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A Tibetan man performs during a function organized to mark the 80th birthday celebrations of Dalai Lama in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A Tibetan man performs during a function organized to mark the 80th birthday celebrations of Dalai Lama in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A Tibetan man performs during a function organized to mark the 80th birthday celebrations of Dalai Lama in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Tibetan monks carry the portrait of Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday celebration in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Tibetan monks carry the portrait of Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday celebration in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Tibetan monks carry the portrait of Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday celebration in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Tibetans hold a mask during a function organized to mark the 80th birthday celebrations of Dalai Lama in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Tibetans hold a mask during a function organized to mark the 80th birthday celebrations of Dalai Lama in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Tibetans hold a mask during a function organized to mark the 80th birthday celebrations of Dalai Lama in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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A Tibetan monk offers prayers in front of the portrait of Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday celebration in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A Tibetan monk offers prayers in front of the portrait of Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday celebration in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A Tibetan monk offers prayers in front of the portrait of Dalai Lama during his 80th birthday celebration in Kathmandu July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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