Dalai Lama : Only Buddhism Has Never Incited Wars, Produced Extremists or Terrorists

 on Saturday, 29 October 2016  

Tibet's spiritual leader says that Buddhism is significantly different from every other organized religions as its based on compassion and kindness. "There's not even a single verse in any Buddhist scripture that instigate violence and that is the biggest difference between other religious scriptures and Buddhism"  says Dalai Lama.

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He says "Buddha taught the middle path to its disciples while appreciating kindness, patience and forgiveness as key qualities of a Buddhist". According to Dalai Lama The 14th, whose actual name is Tenzin Gyatso, these qualities Buddha appreciated is the reason why there is no fundamentalists or extremists among Buddhists. He made these statements at a speech themed "Religions and Violence" to philosophy scholars in Milano on his most recent visit.

The Dalai Lama also said that most religions however teaches values of love, compassion, tolerance but people often focus on the versus that can be manipulated. He argued that if people following other faiths only focus on the teachings that promote love and compassion, instead of hate and vengeance the world could be united. 

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