The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju attended the public lecture by His Holiness Dalai Lama on ‘Meaning of life and secular ethics’ here today. The programme ‘Awakening the sanctity of life: Healthy Mind, Healthy Body’- marked the celebration of 50th Anniversary of Tibet House and Centenary of Men-Tsee-Khang. Tibet House is the Cultural Centre of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in New Delhi and Men-Tsee-Khang is Tibetan Medical and Astro Institute (TMAI), Dharamshala.His Holiness Dalai Lama delivered a public lecture on – Meaning of life and secular ethics. He said that compassion should be the virtue of mankind. He said that love and compassion are helpful to the other person and should always be practised. He said that emotions should be organised and anger should be replaced by love. He said that the main problems of a person is due to him only and only he can make efforts to reduce them.
Speaking on the above occasion, Shri Kiren Rijiju said that it is very important occasion and he feels blessed in the presence of His Holiness Dalai Lama. He congratulated the Tibet House on completing 50 years and Men-Tsee-Khang for completing 100 years. Shri Rijiju said that His Holiness Dalai Lama’s teachings are relevant for today’s situation, specially for the coming generation. He said that His Holiness’ teachings are ancient, but relevant to time. He also said that we should look for happiness from inside and not from outside.Shri Najeeb Jung, Lieutenant Governor of Delhi said that our country is land of Lord Buddha and land of Guru Nanak, Kabir and Gandhi. He also said that Almighty resides in each one of us.