Dalai Lama Says Force of Peace Growing in the World

November 5th 2009


His Holiness the Dalai Lama delivers a talk at Heiwa-no-ishiji, the Cornerstone of Peace in Okinawa War Memorial Park, Thursday, November 5, 2009. The Nobel Peace Laureate urged the Japanese people to lead the movement for peace in the world. (Photo by Tenzin Choejor)

His Holiness the Dalai Lama delivers a talk at Heiwa-no-ishiji, the Cornerstone of Peace in Okinawa War Memorial Park, Thursday, November 5, 2009. The Nobel Peace Laureate urged the Japanese people to lead the movement for peace in the world. (Photo by Tenzin Choejor)

Naha, Japan, 5 November 2009 (By Sherab Woeser,)'We witnessed anti-war rallies from Australia to America before the Iraq invasion. Popular peaceful movements brought down the Berlin wall. Indeed, in the 21st century, the force of peace is growing,' His Holiness the Dalai Lama said, Thursday.

The exiled Tibetan leader was speaking next to rows of walls inscribed with names of those killed in the Battle of Okinawa at Heiwa-no-ishiji, the Cornerstone of Peace in Okinawa War Memorial Park.

Asserting that
 

Latest News

Eight Verses for Training the Mind
October 31st 2014
Boston, MA, USA, 30 October 2014 - In bright, clear autumn light, His Holiness the Dalai Lama made a short drive this morning from his Boston hotel to the Wang Theater, a theater elaborately decorated in a renaissance style that is part of the Citi Performing Arts Center. He had been invited to teach by the Prajna Upadesa Foundation, a community of Vietnamese Buddhists interested in the Nalanda tradition established in 2009.

Talk about How to Develop the Heart and Discussion of Service
October 29th 2014

Audience for Tibetans, Interfaith Discussion and Secular Ethics Public Talk
October 27th 2014

Neuroplasticity & Healing in Birmingham AL & a Visit to 16th Street Baptist Church
October 26th 2014

Meeting with the Canadian Parliamentary Friends of Tibet
October 25th 2014