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Lord Buddha Would Have Helped Rohingya Muslims, Says Dalai Lama

The Quint, 11 September, 2017

Dharmsala, India -- In the wake of violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state in which the Rohingya Muslims have been targeted, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Sunday said that Lord Buddha "would have definitely helped" the Rohingyas and that he felt "very sad" about the violence.

"Those people..you see..sort of harassing some Muslims. Then they should remember, Buddha, in such circumstances, would have definitely helped those poor Muslims," Dalai Lama told reporters.

"So still, I feel that..So very sad..very sad," he added.

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