"It is difficult to deal with terrorism through non-violence"
The Dalai Lama, a lifelong champion of non-violence candidly stated that terrorism cannot be tackled by applying the principle of ahimsa because the minds of terrorists are closed.
"It is difficult to deal with terrorism through non-violence," the Tibetan spiritual leader said delivering the Madhavrao Scindia Memorial Lecture here.
"They (terrorists) are very brilliant and educated...but a strong ill feeling is bred in them. Their minds are closed," the Dalai Lama said.He termed terrorism as the worst kind of violence which is not carried by a few mad people but by those who are very brilliant and educated.
The Dalai Lama said the only way to tackle terrorism is through prevention.
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