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' The Dalai Lama of Tibet'

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Sir CHARLES BELL , K.C.I.E., C.M.G.
It is granted to few to enjoy the personal friendship of a god. Sir Charles Bell is one of the few. A distinguished Indian Civil Servant, Political Officer for Tibet, Bhutan and Sikkim for many years, he first met the late Dalai Lama of Tibet at Darjeeling in 1910 and was in close contact with him during his two years' exile. Then in 1920 Sir Charles conducted a diplomatic mission to Lhasa, staving there for eleven months, and when he left, the living representative of Buddha paid him a unique compliment—' We two are men of like mind '.
This talk is of special interest as the new Dalai Lama was found only a fortnight ago.

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