Buddhists believe that these teachings would help them attain enlightenment.
“This is very important because this is the teaching that will bring us from stage to stage as a Buddhist to enlightenment,” said Richard, a participant from Singapore.
“The teachings are most important thing in my life. His holiness is holy man and he has a lot to say which is very important for our world, for all people in our world,” said Kim, a Buddhists follower form Australia.
The 73-year-old Dalai Lama was admitted to a Mumbai hospital with “abdominal discomfort”. He had to cancel two foreign trips because of his ailment.
The Dalai Lama has called a special meeting of Tibetan exiles in November or December to discuss this year’s political unrest in Tibet and the future of the Tibetan movement.