Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Hello Dalai: The video

Posted By on Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 4:51 PM

Mayor Pro Tem Myron Lowery has taken quite a razzing for his fist bump of the Dalai Lama. And he probably deserves some of it. But nobody seems to have noticed that the Dalai Lama, after discussing the need to replace fear and violent activity with affection, ended his address by giving Mayor Lowery a fist bump of his own. His Holiness used the classic dap as an example of how a violent action can become an act of affection. It was really kind of beautiful.

"Hello Dalai" may not be the most dignified way to greet a great spiritual leader but the fist bump turned out to be a real winner. Here's the complete unedited video.

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