New Delhi: His Holiness the Dalai Lama graced the third day of the ongoing first Russian and Buddhist scholars dialogue at Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi on 7 August.
The five-day dialogue began on 5 August 2017 at Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi with a two-day preliminary dialogue with 11 presenters from both Russian and Buddhist scholars.
Around 50 observers were present at the venue to witness the presentation by the scholars.
While delivering his introductory talk, His Holiness the Dalai Lama said, “In today’s world, we witness bloodshed within human society which has become very common these days.’
“On one side, rich people enjoy a lavish life consuming more than what they need, on the other hand, some people die of malnutrition. We must think in a larger sense of humanity as one,” His Holiness addressed.
His Holiness further remarked that the 20th century has been a century of violence by looking at the events, now we must make 21st century a century of peace. “We must negotiate the problem with dialogue. We must start concept of educating our younger with sense of oneness and humanity, keeping aside all differences base on religion, caste, creed, color, etc.”
Acknowledging the rich historical relations between the three Russian republics of Tuva, Buryat and Kalmykia with Tibet, His Holiness noted that these republic are traditionally Buddhist and that they must retain their rich cultural heritage Buddhism based on logical and analytical research into philosophies and science.
Konstantin V. Anokhin, P.K Anokhin Institute of Normal Physiology, Moscow gave introduction of speakers from Russian research schools and traditions in the field of biology, neurophysiology, psychology, linguistic and philosophy to His Holiness.
Konstatin V. Anokhin presented talk on topic “Unity of Mind-Brain: Holistic Approaches from the Russian Neuroscience of Higher Brain functions”. “Non-Disjunctive Approach follows it to Consciousness and Emotion: a Culture –Specific View by Yuri I. Alexandrov from Institute of Psychology.
The Tibet Museum of Department of Information and International Relations showcased an exhibition titled “Remembering Ngawang Dorjee – 13th Dalai Lama’s emissary to Russia’. The exhibition covered the political and cultural relations between Tibet and Russia.
-Report filed by Correspondent Tenzin Phende-