While addressing the audience at the 16 th convention of Academia Eurasiana Neurochirurgica that was inaugurated on Friday, the Tibetan spiritual leader said his curiosity was the reason behind his interest in science. "As far as matter visible to the eye is concerned, science and technology have shown marvelous development. But the science of mind can be seen in the ancient Indian traditions of samadhi and vipassana. If both these sciences are mastered, then one can look forward to a better society," the Dalai Lama said.
At the three-day conference, neurosurgeons from Europe and Asia are here to discuss various technologies. "The purpose is to gauge the progress in neurosurgery and learn from others," In this conference, neurosurgeons from the continents will exchange ideas and practices for a better future in neurosurgery," said Dr Keki Turel, who organized the event.
And competitiveness seems to be the bane of peace. "All the negative emotions, especially competitiveness, are robbing one of his peace of mind. The key to happiness has nothing to do with belief in God, heaven or spirituality. It has to be contentment and affection within oneself," he said.