Muslim Nations Must Learn About Religion From India: Dalai Lama

“Muslim countries should learn from India so that there is peace,” the Tibetan spiritual leader said.

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“Muslim countries like Bangladesh, Pakistan and Syria should learn about religion from India so that there is peace in the world,” Dalai Lama said.
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Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Tuesday, 4 December, said Muslim countries like Bangladesh, Pakistan and Syria should learn about religion from India so that there is peace in the world.

"There are various religions and traditions in India having population of over 125 crore. Muslim countries should learn from India so that there is peace. There is coordination among all the religions here and due to non-violence principle, modern India is developing," the Dalai Lama said during a brief interaction in Farukkhabad.

Remarking on the Doklam dispute, the spiritual guru said, “Both the countries should sit and resolve the issue. The slogan of ‘Hindi-Chini bhai bhai’ should be relevant,” reported The Indian Express.

CM Yogi, Akhilesh Yadav to Attend Religious Programme

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama arrived in Farukkhabad on Sunday for a three-day religious programme commencing from Monday.

"The Dalai Lama landed at the airport by a chartered plane. Farrukhabad Lok Sabha MP Mukesh Rajput, senior officials of the district administration and followers of Buddhism welcomed him," District Magistrate Monika Rani said.

The 83-year-old leader is expected to deliver sermons over the three day programme at YBS Centre Rajghat Sankisa near Farrukhabad-Mainpuri boundary during the Dhamm Pravachan Samaroh.

His followers from various countries such as the US, Germany, Australia, the Netherlands, England, Peru, Israel and Thailand have reached the venue, UP head of Youth Buddhist Society of India Tirathraj Baudh said.

Suresh Baudh, convenor of the programme, said UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav have been invited for the programme.

He said Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu, Union minister Kiren Rijiju are also likely to attend the programme.

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