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Dalai Lama's Translator Makes Sure Religious Leader's Words Are Understood

By Joyce Kryszak

Buffalo, NY – Next week, tens of thousands of people will gather at UB to hear the words of one of the world's most revered leaders, the Dalai Lama of Tibet. But another man will be next to him, ready to make sure each word that His Holiness speaks is completely understood. Thumpten Jinpa Langri is the English interpreter for the Dalai Lama.

WBFO's Joyce Kryszak talked with Jinpa about his experiences working side by side with the Dalai Lama for more than twenty years. Click the "listen" icon above to hear Joyce's interview now or use your podcasting software to download it to your computer or iPod.