His Holiness the Dalai Lama begins prayers in Taiwan

Villagers walk through the landslide as exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, unseen, prays for victims killed in Typhoon Morakot, at the destroyed village of Shiao Lin, in southern Taiwan, Monday, Aug. 31, 2009. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
Villagers walk through the landslide as exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, unseen, prays for victims killed in Typhoon Morakot, at the destroyed village of Shiao Lin, in southern Taiwan, Monday, Aug. 31, 2009. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama prays for victims and comforts survivors of Typhoon Morakot, at the destroyed village of Shiao Lin, in southern Taiwan, Monday, Aug. 31, 2009. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama prays for victims and comforts survivors of Typhoon Morakot, at the destroyed village of Shiao Lin, in southern Taiwan, Monday, Aug. 31, 2009. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, right, is shown the areas of devastation before praying for victims of Typhoon Morakot, at the destroyed village of Shiao Lin, in southern Taiwan, Monday, Aug. 31, 2009. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, right, is shown the areas of devastation before praying for victims of Typhoon Morakot, at the destroyed village of Shiao Lin, in southern Taiwan, Monday, Aug. 31, 2009. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, left, prays for victims of Shiao Lin, the village hardest-hit by massive mudslides triggered by Typhoon Morakot early this month,  Monday, Aug. 31, 2009, in Kaohsiung County, southern Taiwan.  (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, left, prays for victims of Shiao Lin, the village hardest-hit by massive mudslides triggered by Typhoon Morakot early this month, Monday, Aug. 31, 2009, in Kaohsiung County, southern Taiwan. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama blesses survivors of Shiao Lin, the village hardest-hit by massive mudslides triggered by Typhoon Morakot early this month,  Monday, Aug. 31, 2009, in Kaohsiung County, southern Taiwan.  (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama blesses survivors of Shiao Lin, the village hardest-hit by massive mudslides triggered by Typhoon Morakot early this month, Monday, Aug. 31, 2009, in Kaohsiung County, southern Taiwan. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, right,  prays for the victims and comforts survivors of Typhoon Morakot, at the destroyed village of Shiao Lin, in southern Taiwan, Monday, Aug. 31, 2009. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, right, prays for the victims and comforts survivors of Typhoon Morakot, at the destroyed village of Shiao Lin, in southern Taiwan, Monday, Aug. 31, 2009. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)