Dharamsala : Hollywood actor Richard Gere among others were present as the Dalai Lama opened an exhibition, â€˜Tibet :memories of a lost nationâ€™ in Mexicoâ€™s Mexico city late Saturday.
The five museum rooms display not only repression of the Tibetan people under China,but also highlight the timeline of the Dalai Lamaâ€™s life and some aspects of Tibetan Buddhist culture, a spokesman of the Tibetn government-in-exile said.
Later the Tibetan spiritual leader delivered his discourse to the local Buddhist Mexican community on â€˜Eight verses of training the mindâ€™.More than 3,500 people attended the talk.
Asked by local reporters to comment on the situation in Mexico, the Dalai lama said, â€œEven though the media has been projecting so much violence in this country, only a handful of people are actually engaged in violence while the rest of the people are peaceful.â€
He also explained the middle-way to approach and resolve the issue of Tibet as well as Chinaâ€™s approach.