(Red carpet reception to Hungarian Parliament)
(His Holiness watching Hungarian Crown in Parliament)
(His Holiness with Bishop Laszlo Tokes, the European Parliament Vice-President)
His Holiness this morning program continued in the Parliament, where MPs and invited guests – including Bishop Laszlo Tokes, the European Parliament Vice-President – was the Upper House Chamber. In attendance on behalf of the Tibetan religious leader Joseph Wedge, representing the Hungarian-Tibetan Friendship Society Chairman welcomed. The Dalai Lama’s brief speech, recalled that in 1956, when the Hungarian Revolution was brutally suppressed in blood, although physically far away, Tibet was a “strong concern” felt in Hungary, Holinesses said: Whenever possible, committed advocate for the protection of fundamental human rights, and “human kindness” promotes the ideals. “Should be made aware of the goodness of the human inner source of peace” – he said, adding that it creates the inner peace – based on love and mutual respect – friendly attitude that people have come to expect from each other. As we also announced the world’s religions, such a friendly attitude at all times must be pursued. China’s Tibet policy of rigid-rated, but Chinese leaders have real political change of approach reflects the “capitalist communism” mainstreaming context voiced optimism: the hope that some will return to Tibet.
After meeting with LMP M.Ps His Holiness met with Bishop Laszlo Tokes, a personal meeting of the European Parliament Vice-President for 20 minutes discussion with a representative from Transylvania which is under the Romania. Laszlo Tokes, said: Transylvania, always proud of our community think that Csoma de Koros, his glory days of English-Tibetan dictionary fostered a culture of Tibet’s unique knowledge of the western world, was one of us. He added that, among other things, therefore, is considered the Transylvanian Hungarians deepest sympathy to the ongoing brutal repression in Tibet. Transylvania representative of the European Parliament, religious communities and intercultural dialogue conducted its capacity as vice president, praised the Dalai Lama – Maha Atma Ghandian similar – non-violent.
His Holiness left Budapest this morning at 08:45 to Passau for meeting with scholars.
The Dalai Lama receives congratulations from Roland Koch (L) former Prime Minister of Hesse after he received an award in Passau September 21, 2010. The spiritual and political leader of the Tibetan people is in Passau to receive an award by the forum… View Photo »