Buddhism, Christianity share goals: Dalai Lama
MEXICO CITY (AFP) - The Dalai Lama told Mexicans on Saturday that Christianity and Buddhism coincide in their pursuit of human happiness.
Both religions promote "love, compassion and self-discipline" that lead to happiness, the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader told some 3,000 people.
More than 90 per cent of Mexico's 118 million people are Catholic.
With his usual smile and good humour, the Dalai Lama said that for decades, Christian leaders have been interested in some Buddhist teachings.