Dalai Lama: I am a Marxist

Dalai Lama
The Vajrayana “pontiff” teaches the 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva (dalailama.com).

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today claimed to still adhered to the teachings of Karl Marx, philosopher author of Das Kapital famous German origin.

“As far as social-economic theory is concerned, I am still a Marxist,” the spiritual leader said adding that he admires Marxism because of its focus on reducing gap between the rich and the poor.

He also said that many world leaders adherents of Karl Marx as the capitalist way of thinking.

Dalai Lama admitted admiring understand Marxism because it focuses on reducing the gap between the rich and the poor.

“Many Marxist leaders are now capitalists in their thinking. It depends on their motivation, thinking, wider perspective,” the spiritual leader said during a lecture on world peace in Presidency University.

According to the Nobel Peace Prize in capitalist countries are now widening gap between the rich and the poor.