Dalai Lama interacts with students at Mumbai University

He delivered a lecture on ‘compassion and the need for universal responsibility’ in Guru Nanak College at Sion on Thursday

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On Wednesday, The Dalai Lama addressed students at the University of Mumbai (MU). The Tibetan spiritual leader spoke about the ‘Concept of Maitri (Metta) in Buddhism’ that was organised by the department of philosophy, the centre for Buddhist studies, Kalina campus.

MU Vice-Chancellor Suhas Pednekar and VC of the central institute of higher Tibetan studies, Varanasi, Geshe Ngawang Samten were present as well. While interacting with the students, the 83-year-old leader imparted knowledge about integrating peace and wisdom in education while excluding materialistic behaviour off human beings.

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He said that the 21st century should be a century of peace and dialogue. He further added that everybody needs peace but everyone is tired of their own struggles. Hence, one should be helping and supporting each other through thick and thin.

He delivered a lecture on ‘compassion and the need for universal responsibility’ in Guru Nanak College at Sion on Thursday. The following day, in a lecture series, he will be featured in the 22nd edition of Tech fest, Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B).

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