​Dalai Lama at Mayo Clinic for evaluation

Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama speaks during a news conference at Magdalene College in Oxford, Britain September 14, 2015.


ROCHESTER, Minn. -- The Dalai Lama is visiting the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, for a medical evaluation.

A Mayo spokeswoman confirmed the visit Thursday. No details were released.

The 80-year-old Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader has made regular visits to the Mayo Clinic in past years.

The Post-Bulletin newspaper in Rochester notes he has been spotted by some in town.