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Templeton Prize: Dalai Lama 'honoured' by award

The Dalai Lama has said he will give £1.1m that he has been awarded in prize money to charity.

The Tibetan spiritual leader received the annual Templeton Prize for his exceptional contribution to "affirming life's spiritual dimension".

About £900,000 will go to Save the Children in India, with £125,000 set aside for The Minds and Life Institute.

A special service was held at St Paul's Cathedral in London to mark the occasion.

  • 14 May 2012
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