Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama met a group of participants of the Gurukul Programme this morning at his residence.
During their interaction, His Holiness spoke about the relevance of the Tibetan tradition of Buddhism in the 21st century, adding, “While we are followers of Buddha’s dharma, we also ensure to critically analyse and examine Buddha’s teachings for their efficacy and relevance with the changing times”.
“I uphold deep respect for different faith and one of my lifelong core commitments is to promote religious harmony”, said His Holiness. He further expressed great admiration for the Nalanda tradition and reiterated his principal commitment to revive that ancient Indian tradition asserting its relevance in today’s world.
As for his physical health, His Holiness said he was doing well and assured to live for another 20-30 years.