The Dalai Lama’s Message On Peace And Humanity On 88th Birthday

The spiritual leader marked the day with a message on peace and humanity

New Delhi:

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama celebrated his 88th birthday today. The spiritual leader marked the day with a message on peace and humanity and expressed his gratitude for the support he has received from his friends.ย 

โ€œFor my part, I pray to be able to bring peace to the world by spreading an understanding of the oneness of humanity,โ€ the Dalai Lama said in a statement. โ€œAlthough I am just one human being, in the short term, I aspire to contribute to world peace in thought, word and deed,โ€ he added.ย 

โ€œI rejoice that all our different religious traditions make prayers for the benefit of all. On the occasion of my birthday, if you, my friends, can guard your minds and lead good-natured lives you will be joyful at heart and as a result will be able, directly and indirectly, to help everyone around you,โ€ the spiritual leader said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the first ones to wish the Dalai Lama on this special day.ย 

Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal also wished the Dalai Lama by sharing a picture with him. He wrote, โ€œMy warmest greetings to His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the occasion of his 88th birthday. I hope he will continue to spread kindness and empathy for countless years to come.โ€

The Dalai Lama’s birthday celebration witnessed several artists playing traditional welcome tunes in the courtyard of the Tsuglagkhang Temple in Dharamsala, reported news agency Associated Press.

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