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Interview with the Dalai Lama

In a wide ranging interview, the Dalai Lama talks to the BBC’s Rajini Vaidyanathan

In a wide ranging interview the Dalai Lama talks to the BBC’s Rajini Vaidyanathan about President Trump and his America First agenda, Brexit, the EU, and China’s relationship with the world. The interview also challenges some of the Buddhist spiritual leader’s more controversial statements and explores his views on the institution of the Dalai Lama. Coming just months after a recent health scare – the Dalai Lama shares his thoughts on the state of the world today. The interview also asks the Buddhist spiritual leader what did he mean when he said “Europe was for Europeans”, and why does a female successor have to be attractive?

Image: The Dalai Lama (Credit: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters)

27 minutes

Last on

Sun 30 Jun 2019 07:32GMT

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  • Sat 29 Jun 2019 19:32GMT
  • Sun 30 Jun 2019 04:32GMT
  • Sun 30 Jun 2019 07:32GMT