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Dalai Lama wants China to learn religious harmony from India

August 15, 2010

Ravinder Singh Robin
One India
August 13, 2010

Amritsar, Aug. 12 (ANI) -- Exiled Tibetan
spiritual leader Dalai Lama said her today that
China should learn religious harmony and non-violence from India.

Describing himself "as the Son of India," Dalai
Lama, who was in Amritsar for a night halt on his
way to Dharmshala, said that India was known all
over the world for religious harmony .Speaking of
Sikhism, Dalai Lama said that it was essentially
a non-sectarian religion, as Guru Nanak Dev had
gone on pilgrimage to Mecca. "When I see
conflicts in various parts of world I try to tell
them that people belonging to different races and
following different religion can live in harmony."

The Dalai Lama said that the message of India was
Ahimsa (non-violence) and religious harmony.
"People in China very much need to know this," he added.

He said that looked forwarded to an opportunity to serve them also.

He said the Tibetan spirit is very strong and no
external force could eliminate it as has been
demonstrated in the last 60 years.

The Dalai Lama said that the entire six million
Tibetan people lived in his heart and even the
Chinese Buddhist living in different parts of the
world also had a place in his heart. (ANI)
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