His Holiness the Dalai Lama addressing the audience at the 2nd National Teachers' Congress Inaugural Ceremony at the campus of MAEER MIT World Peace University in Pune, Maharashtra, India on January 10, 2018. Photo: Lobsang Tsering

Pune, Maharashtra, India — '21st century should imbibe peace, dialogue, disarmament and oneness of humanity. In order to create peaceful century, first we need to promote compassionate mind through education,' His Holiness the Dalai Lama told 5000 plus teachers of post graduate and undergraduate colleges of all disciplines from India and 1000 teachers of Indian origin serving globally, attending the 2nd National Teachers' Congress held in Pune of Maharashtra State, India, on January 10, 2018.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama during the Golden Jubilee celebration of Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies in Sarnath, Varanasi, India on January 1, 2018. Photo: OHHDL

Both Gaya, India — The spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama extended New Year greetings for 2018 while on a tour to the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh to take part in the Golden Jubilee celebration of Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies in Sarnath, Varanasi, India on January 1, 2018.

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Bylakuppe, India — “Suffering is rooted in ignorance and the Buddha taught emptiness to eliminate ignorance. All the Buddha’s teachings flow from understanding dependent arising, which is not easy to achieve," His Holiness the Dalai Lama told a gathered crowd of a reported 8,000 in Bylakuppe, Karnataka State, South India.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama speaking at the inauguration of the new debate yard at Jangchub Choeling Nunnery in Mundgod, Karnataka, India on December 15, 2017. Photo: Lobbing Tsering

Mundgod, Karnataka, India - "The Buddha allowed both men and women to take full ordination, and yet for a variety of reasons the Bhikshuni Sangha was not established in Tibet," His Holiness the Dalai Lama said, adding: "Changing that is not something I can decide by myself. It requires a consensus of the Sangha. However, I have been able to encourage more people to study."

Mumbai — "We make friends on the basis of trust, which comes about as a result of affection and concern for others. We can't buy trust or acquire it by use of force," His Holiness the Dalai Lama told a group of 350 young people at the Mumbai, Maharashtra based "Somaiya Vidyavihar", whose motto is 'Knowledge Alone Liberates'.

Dharamshala, HP, India — Expressing his strong commitment toward a more humane and peaceful world, the spiritual leader of Tibet said: We must work together as global citizens of a shared planet with a sense of responsibility, because, in highly today's interdependent world, "a global loss is an individual's loss as well, the same as if it benefits globally, closely benefit to each and every individuals."

Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India — "Lately, I've been urging people who follow our Buddhist traditions to become 21st century Buddhists," His Holiness the Dalai Lama said, adding: 'To preserve teachings of the Buddha and keep them alive we should read the contents of the Three Baskets of scriptures and apply what we learn by exercising the Three Trainings in ethics, concentration and wisdom—in other words, study and practice.'

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