Lord Buddha would have helped Rohingya Muslims: Dalai Lama

Almost 300,000 of Myanmar’s 1.1 million Rohingya population have crossed the border after alleged attack by Rohingya militants

india Updated: Sep 10, 2017 23:21 IST
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Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.(PTI File Photo)

In wake of violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state in which the Rohingya Muslims have been targetted, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Sunday said that Lord Buddha “would have definitely helped” the Rohingyas” and he felt “very sad” about the violence.

“Those people..you see..sort of harrassing some Muslims..Then they should remember, Buddha, in such circumstances, would have definitely helped those poor Muslims,” Dalai Lama told reporters.

“So still, I feel that..So very sad..very sad,” he added.

First Published: Sep 10, 2017 23:21 IST