Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today refuted claims that his preaching has not had any impact in China and said its "mass impact" was evident from the fact that 400 million people have adopted Buddhism in that country.
He said the majority of people in China is using internet to access his discourse.
Stressing the need for propagation of love, he said, "All religions have stressed the need to increase love and tolerance...Unity in the society is necessary and for this, awakening of the feelings is important."
He attributed most of the problems like global warming, terrorism, etc. To the narrow outlook of the people.
"Except (the Donald) Trump administration (in the US)," he said, "almost the rest of the world is desisting from arms race after the mass devastation of the Second World War."
For attaining peace, he stressed the need for reducing fear, frustration and anger as without inner peace of human being, world peace would remain a dream.
He said he failed to understand why China objected to his visit to Arunanchal Pradesh as the purpose of his visit was spiritual preaching.
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