Dalai Lama voices commitment to revive ‘Nalanda-tradition’

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By: PTI | Bengaluru |
Published: August 10, 2018 10:00:33 pm


Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama addresses a gathering in Bangalore, India, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

Ruing that India has lost the ‘Nalanda tradition’, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Friday expressed his commitment to revive the ancient Indian knowledge. The Tibetan spiritual leader emphasised that modern India needed this ancient knowledge and hence, it should be revived.

The Dalai Lama said in the 7th century a Tibetan emperor introduced the Nalanda tradition of Buddhism based on reason and logical conclusion and got the Sanskrit texts translated into Tibetan language in 300 volumes.

He rued that India lost the Nalanda tradition. “My latest commitment is to revive the ancient Indian knowledge in modern India. We have already started some steps,…

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