August 25, 2009
   Posted in News Flash
Published By Tashi

World needs message of peace, truth and compassion, says His Holiness the Dalai Lama [Tuesday, 24 August 2009, 11:04 a.m.]

Dharamshala: Emphasising
the importance of openness, truth and compassion, His Holiness the
Dalai Lama said the strife-torn world needs the message of peace and
progress now more than ever before.His Holiness the Dalai Lama
said this on the opening day of a four-day religious congregation,
attended by thousands of devotees in Leh on Saturday. A good number of
foreigners and also tourists are attending the congregation, Asian News International (ANI) reported.His
Holiness the Dalai Lama highlighted the basic principles of Buddhism,
which he termed as a faith that stands for wisdom, compassion, peace
and brotherhood.His Holiness underlined the importance of spiritual development of mankind particularly in the present time.The participants feel that the presence of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in the Buddhist majority Leh was a boon for the region.“The
people here are fortunate to listen to the sermons delivered by His
Holiness the Dalai Lama. He gives sermon in simple language and people
easily understand him. His coming to this place itself is a great
blessing for us,” ANI quoted Tsewang Rigzen, a Buddhist monk, as saying.

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