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US Journalist with Ebola a 'Reincarnated Tibetan Lama'

The American journalist infected with Ebola while working as a freelance cameraman for NBC News in Liberia has close ties with Tibet and is a reincarnation of a Tibetan spiritual leader, known as a "lama." According to reports by The Associated Press, Ashoka Mukpo was just a few months old in 1981 when he was recognized by another Buddhist lama as the ninth Khamnyon Tulku, or reincarnated lama. Mukpo's older half-brother, Gesar, also was named a tulku. Mukpo was raised in...

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