Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Dalai Lama in Amritsar Joins Religious Heads to Promote Love

Written by Harjot Singh
World Sikh News
Sunday, December 02, 2007

The Dalai Lama gave a keynote address at Guru Nanak Dev University on Wednesday morning (India time) on how can religions share their wisdom. "Our planet is in desperate need for love, forgiveness and inter-religious harmony. This meeting of leaders and scholars from around the world will explore how the wisdom of our traditions can help achieve these things."

Dr Alan Goshen-Gottstein, founder and Executive Director of the Elijah Interfaith Institute said, "this meeting of the most senior religious leaders in the world takes places at a crucial time in our history. While technologies advances have brought wonderful opportunities, we still see insecurities, violence and hatred. The answer to our most pressing problems do not lie in technology and the material realm alone."

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