Richard Gere Arrives in Bodh Gaya To Attend Dalai Lama Teachings

Hollywood superstar Richard Gere arrives in the holy town of Bodh Gaya to attend the three days teachings from the Buddhist spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The Hollywood actor who is a follower of Tibetan Buddhism was spotted visiting the Mahabodhi Temple when His Holiness paid his visit there on Saturday.

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Buddha’s Teachings Based On Reason and Logic: Dalai Lama

The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Saturday while taking part in a meeting of Gelukpa Abbots and teachers in Bodh Gaya told that Buddha’s teachings are based on reason and logic, not mere faith. His Holiness discussed with Gelukpa abbots and teacher about the ways to improve education at Gelukpa seats of learning during the meeting.

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China is Powerful But India is Not a Weak Nation: Indian Army Chief 

Urging the Centre to take cognizance of the repeated boundary tussle with China, Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Friday that the country needs to shift focus from its border with Pakistan to that with China. Rawat asked the Centre to first implement properly its ‘neighborhood first’ policy.

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Marriott Fires Worker Who ‘Liked’ Tweet About Tibet Independence 

US multinational company Marriott International said that it is in the process of firing an employee who had previously liked a social media post pertaining to the Tibet independence. The Marriott controversy revolved solely around their guidebook listing Tibet and Hong Kong as separate countries.

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