The Dalai Lama spoke on the importance of religious harmony to the thousands of followers gathered at Sera Monastery, South India for the Lamrim teaching.
"It is important to invite Buddhist practitioners from other countries and discuss on the practices on their sects," said the Dalai Lama.
While speaking on the Tibetan Buddhism, the Dalai Lama also stressed on the importance of excelling in your own sect and learning other’s text for further and in depth understanding of each other’s explanations.
December 27 also marks the death anniversary of Tsongkhapa, the founder of Gelugpa sect. Special prayers were recited to remember in kind deeds and pay gratitudes.