India: Malay ABIM visits Dalai Lama, discuss religious peace

The Muslim Youth Movement of Malaysia (ABIM) members visited the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet. The representatives of the Muslim Youth Movement visited the prominent religious personality at his official residence in Dharamshala, India.

The Muslim Youth Movement of Malaysia (ABIM) members visited the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet. The representatives of the Muslim Youth Movement visited the prominent religious personality at his official residence in Dharamshala, India. The discussions with the Dalai Lama centred around promoting spiritual peace among the various communities.

The visiting group leader, Muhammad Faisal Abdul Aziz, presented Dalai lama Tenzin Gyatso with a traditional Malay Songkok. The spiritual leader donned the attire while reiterating that he was committed to the cause of promoting religion as a tool of peace and interfaith harmony. The spiritual leader also maintained that promoting religious harmony is one of his commitments in this life.

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The representatives of the ABIM asserted that during the meeting, they touched on the issue of Islamophobia. They also discussed ways to clarify society’s misunderstanding of religion, especially Islam, which supposedly promotes terrorism.

The leader of the ABIM shared the update of the significant meeting and interaction on his social media account. As per a tweet by Muhammad Faisal Abdul Aziz, The group presented the Dalai Lama with a copy of the Quran translated into English.

The Dalai Lama expressed during the meeting with the Muslim Youth Movement that he believes that there is no need to argue about religion because they are all brothers in the world. The spiritual leader observed this in front of an audience at his Dharamshala Residence. The audience comprised of Non-Government Organizations from the United States.

The leader of the ABIM shared several glimpses of the event on his social media account and expressed his pleasure at meeting the Dalai Lama. The experts will consider this meeting a significant step toward religious security and inclusivity.

Additionally, the representative of ABIM urged that leaders of various religions, especially Islam and Buddhism, should be more active in exploring solutions to the world’s problems, including those that touch on climate change.

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