The Dalai Lama has apologized for dubious remarks about the likelihood of a lady succeeding him.
Addressing the BBC a month ago, the Tibetan otherworldly pioneer had said that any future female Dalai Lama ought to be “appealing”.
Yet, an announcement from his office apologized for his words, recommending it had been a joke.
“He is profoundly sorry that individuals have been harmed by what he said and offers his genuine expressions of remorse,” it said.
In the meeting, the profound pioneer, who is 84 this week, addressed points including US President Donald Trump, his fantasies of coming back to Tibet, and evacuees.
Nonetheless, it was his remarks on the possibility of a female Dalai Lama that cocked eyebrows.
“On the off chance that a female Dalai Lama comes, she ought to be progressively appealing,” he said in English, while chuckling.
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The announcement apologized for any offense caused and put it down to a misconstrued joke.
The Dalai Lama “has a sharp feeling of the inconsistencies between the materialistic, globalized world he experiences on his movements and the unpredictable, progressively exclusive thoughts regarding rebirth that are at the core of Tibetan Buddhist custom”, the announcement said.
“Nonetheless, it now and again happens that without any preparation comments, which may divert in one social setting, lose their diversion in interpretation when brought into another. He laments any offense that may have been given.”
For an incredible duration, the Dalai Lama has contradicted the typification of ladies and bolstered sexual orientation correspondence, it included.
The announcement additionally said remarks in which he said displaced people in the European Union ought to at last return home “may have been misconstrued.”
“He unquestionably acknowledges that huge numbers of the individuals who leave their nations may not wish or have the option to return,” it stated,
Be that as it may, there was no expression of remorse for his remarks on Mr Trump who, he stated, had an “absence of good standard.”