The Dalai Lama called Barack Obama to change the world for the better

The Dalai Lama called Barack Obama to change the world for the better

On Friday, December 1, Barack Obama arrived in new Delhi in the framework of the five-day world tour, which included stops in China and France. The purpose of his visit to the Indian capital was a meeting with the Dalai Lama.

The former US President and the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists discussed the topics of compassion, altruism and peace in modern society, «torn apart by strife and violence.» According to a press release the Central Tibetan administration Conversation between two old friends lasted for 45 minutes.

The Dalai Lama called Barack Obama to change the world for the better

At the end of the talk His Holiness gave the important guidance to Barack Obama. «You’re not only a former US President, and Nobel laureate — you are young and can do much to promote peace throughout the world. We need to follow through. Perhaps my generation will not see the results of our actions, but your sure to see,» said Ngagwang Lobzang Tenzin gyamtsho.

The Dalai Lama also noted that people are humane by nature, but the modern educational standards and social mores make them selfish.

He is convinced that in the near future a Nobel peace prize winner you need to meet to discuss further action. We will remind that into number of winners of the award in addition to the Tibetan leader and Obama included the 39th U.S. President Kimmi Carter, 7th UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and other prominent public and political figures.

Today’s meeting with the former commander of the Dalai Lama became the sixth and the first since Obama put his presidential powers.

 

 

 

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