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"Buddhist terrorist, Muslim terrorist... that wording is wrong."

The Dalai Lama, not one for holding back his thoughts about terror and religion, has been in Europe this week where he called for talks with Isis.

But far from having sympathy for the terror group, the Tibetan spiritual leader made a damning assessment of their actions.

While addressing the European Parliament, the Dalai Lama said:

Any person who wants to indulge in violence is no longer a genuine Buddhist or Muslim. Because it is a Muslim teaching that once you are involved in bloodshed you are no longer a genuine practitioner of Islam. All major religious traditions carry the same message: a message of love, compassion, forgiveness, tolerance, contentment, self-discipline. All religious traditions.

 

You can watch a video of his speech below:

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