NEW YORK CITY — When the Dalai Lama, was presented with the Congressional Gold Medal in a Washington D.C. ceremony on Oct. 17, the focus was on his role as a voice for human rights in Tibet and worldwide. But he is also the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism. USA TODAY religion reporter Cathy Lynn Grossman attended his latest three-day teaching on Buddhist philosophy.
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