How to Be a Buddhist in Today’s World: His Holiness The Dalai Lama

How to Be a Buddhist in Today’s World
Religion now faces three main challenges: communism, science and consumerism.
By The Dalai Lama
July 6, 2017 6:44 p.m. ET
Once people adopt a religion, they should practice it sincerely. Truly believing in God, Buddha, Allah or Shiva should inspire one to be an honest human being. Some people claim to have faith in their religion but act counter to its ethical injunctions. They pray for the success of their dishonest and corrupt actions, asking God or Buddha for help in covering up their wrongdoings. There is no point in such people describing themselves as religious.
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