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Dalai Lama stresses on complete education

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Itanagar, India, May 10 – Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama has said one should not be confined to monastic rituals, but should educate himself in such a manner that he is able to serve people at large.

While developing education, it was necessary to preserve and develop the cultural heritage of the society, the Dalai said in his deliberations at West Kameng and Tawang districts of Arunachal Pradesh.

Dalai Lama who was on a 11-day tour of the state said that the Himalayan region was lagging behind in the field of education for which concerted efforts should be made. The spiritual leader, who is scheduled to leave Tawang monastery for Dharamsala today, also spread the message of love, peace and harmony during his stay here, official reports reaching here said. During his stay, the Dalai Lama inaugurated the newly-constructed building of Central Institute of Himalayan Cultural studies at Dahung in West Kameng district. He participated in the consecration ceremony of statues inside the main prayer hall of Gaden Rabgyal Ling monastery near Bomdila, the reports said. The Buddhist leader also performed Kadam Thigley-Chiduk Wang (initiation) in which thousands of devotees from all over the state and neighbouring Bhutan participated.

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