His Holiness responded to questions from the panelists on how compassion impacted mental attitude and talked about Buddhist experience.
In the second morning session, four individuals with experience in working with trauma victims shared them with His Holiness and sought his comments on some of them.
In the afternoon session, His Holiness participated in a discussion on wisdom.
After departing from the conference venue, His Holiness spent nearly two hours with a select group of people, mostly Chinese students. In his opening remarks His Holiness gave a history of his initiative in urging the Tibetan people to reach out to the Chinese community. He also informed them about the situation in
His Holiness said today
Referring to President Hu Jintao's harmonious society theme, His Holiness said that trust was essential for such a society to come into being. He said the current Chinese policy was counterproductive to the creation of a harmonious society.
He then answered several questions from the people, many of which were about the memorandum for genuine autonomy for Tibetan people.