Foreign News: BUDDHISM-The Dalai Lama's Faith

THROUGHOUT Asia, some 500 million people—including the Dalai Lama—practice Buddhism. An outgrowth of Hinduism, Buddhism accepts the central Hindu idea of reincarnation: every soul turns on a wheel through a recurring drama of birth, death and rebirth. Existence is pain. The root of pain is desire. By following the Way of Buddha, a man can eliminate desire and win ultimate knowledge. Depending on his works, a man may be reincarnated as a prince or a panda. Therefore, all life is sacred. A true Buddhist should not kill a fly or step on an...

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