Dalai Lama on Importance of Studying Buddhism
In this program. Kunsang Dolma compiled from the talks that the Dalai Lama gave in Portland, Oregon and Madison, Wisconsin on the importance of studying Buddhism. He says the study of Buddhism is not just confined to the monk and nun community, the lay community must also use the opportunity to study Buddhism. . The Buddhist texts are not just to be worshiped and left on the altars, but these texts must be used as text books –to study them. His Holiness said, "Whether you believe in Buddhism or not that is up to individual, but studying Buddhism is very important as it is relevant in today's world." Excerpts from Dalai Lama's address.