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22-Year-Old Buddhist Master Visits U.S.

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22-Year-Old Buddhist Master Visits U.S.

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22-Year-Old Buddhist Master Visits U.S.

22-Year-Old Buddhist Master Visits U.S.

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The Karmapa, one of the most important leaders in Tibetan Buddhism, is visiting the United States. Some think the young lama will succeed the Dalai Lama as the next spokesman for Tibetan Buddhism and Tibet.

Co-host Renee Montagne talks to Robert Thurman, professor of Buddhist studies at Columbia University, about the 22-year-old Karmapa.

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