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Dalai Lama Delights in Accepting Honorary Degree from University of Toronto - 2004-04-29

Dalai Lama accepted an honorary law degree from the University of Toronto and charmed audience with his playful of sense of humor and message of peace and tolerance. The Dalai Lama said that he was happy to receive the degree without having to do any studies. Addressing a rapt audience of more than 1,700 academics, dignitaries and students, the Dalai Lama said, the ingredients of a happy life ---- compassion, tolerance and a warm --- need not always be framed as religious and spiritual values. “We can promote these values with out talking about religion,” the Dalai Lama said.