In a Truly Educated World, Peace Will Prevail Everywhere: Dalai Lama » Northeast Today
Without first being a better human being, no one can claim to be a true follower of any faith, this was stated by His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama while holding a religious preaching session in Bomdila on Wednesday. During the session, he spoke about love and compassion to about 10000 people.
The Dalai Lama conferred a White Tara Long-life Empowerment reciting sacred Buddhist chants from his teaching pavilion. He announced to the devotees to recite the chants for the benefit of all sentient beings.
In his teachings, he spoke about the benefits of positivity that could attract friends, family and people nearer. His Holiness also spoke highly about India’s secular social structure that had let all religions to flourish side by side.
Later, the Dalai Lama delivered a public talk in the high school auditorium.
“Education is must today as it inculcates a sense of oneness and teaches to forgive and forget the wrongdoings of others and brings positivity,” said Lama, adding, “In a truly educated world there will be no hatred, no war and peace will prevail everywhere.”
Speaking on importance of inner peace, the Dalai Lama mentioned, “More positive you are, the better you feel. Even scientists have proved that for good physical health, inner peace is very important.”
Among others, Arunachal Pradesh Assembly Speaker T N Thongdok, Parliamentary Secretaries, Kumsi Sidisow, Phurpa Tsering, Local MLA cum advisor to CM Japu Deru, Chief Secretary and DGP were present on the occasion. Guru Rinpoche and Thekse Rimpoche were also present during the day.
Later in the evening, His Holiness and his entourage were accorded a rousing reception at Thupsung Dhargyelling monastery in Dirang. People from all walks of life paid their obeisance to their supreme Guru throughout the 40 km stretch of road from Bomdila to Dirang.