“There are differences between us of faith and nationality and within those groups there are individuals who are rich and others who are poor; all of us have a right to live in peace. The idea of human rights is what freedom is about. It takes for granted the idea that human nature is gentle. This is why concern for the well-being of others makes us free.”
– His Holiness the Dalai LamaPhoto: Hindu priest Shivratri Deshikendra, right, watches Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama playfully tug the beard of Muslim priest Mohammed Usman Shariff.