Corruption, religion, spirituality & the Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama at a seminar organised by the Ramakrishna mission in New Delhi on Tuesday, quoted in The Telegraph, Calcutta:

“I recently went to Ladakh and someone told me, for example, if the government gives them Rs 100, only Rs 20 reaches them. Rest 80 per cent disappears.

“This is very sad.

“Indians are religious-minded people and they fear God.

“It is a big contradiction. On the one hand they pray in the morning and through the day they do corruption. This is not done. When you deny God and deny spirituality then at least one can understand.”

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