Bengaluru, Aug 10 (PTI) Ruing that India has lost the
The Tibetan spiritual leader emphasised that modern
emperor introduced the Nalanda tradition of Buddhism based on
reason and logical conclusion and got theSanskrit texts
translated into Tibetan language in 300 volumes.
knowledge in modern India. We have already started some steps,
Karnataka', which is part of the Tibetan government in Exile
celebrating 'Thank You India for giving shelter to Tibetans.'
Chief minister H D Kumaraswamy was also present.
Nalanda was the biggest monastery and Buddhist
learning centre which was destroyed by medieval-era invaders.
India, he said, was the only nation in this planet
psychology and the way to tackle destructive emotions.
Explaining to the audience what Nalanda tradition
means, the Monk said it never agrees but questions every
doctrine with a logical approach and investigates.
He, however, clarified that he respected India's
seculartradition but what he was speaking of was Nalanda
tradition,which is "an academic subject."
The spiritual leader reiterated that he was committed
to remaining with China provided it gave them full right to
preserveTibetan culture and language.
He pointed out that the deal would benefit both
Chinese and Tibetans mutually.
"So far as money is concerned, remain within the
limit of China. Mutually we can do immensely. Then,
preservationthoroughly about our culture, knowledge," Dalai
He hailed India's first prime minister Jawaharlal
Nehru for his assistance to build Tibetan monasteries and
learning centres in India by allocating land in different
parts of India.
then Karnataka chief minister S Nijalingappa who gave a large
chunk of land at four different places having five
settlements.(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)