Dalai Lama Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

5th January 2015

Fact: Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has announced he will appear at Britain's iconic Glastonbury Festival on 28 June (15) to give a speech to revellers. A statement on his official website reads, "His Holiness will give a talk at the Glastonbury Festival in the morning."

15th June 2012

Quote: "I've made mistakes in the past, I won't lie to you, but this one I'm on my game! I'm going to crack on. I'm going to give the Dalai Lama the best show. I'm going to behave. He's a holy man, it's not pretend authority, it's proper authority of God!" Funnyman Russell Brand will be on his best behaviour when he shares the stage with Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at an event in Manchester on Saturday (16Jun12).

29th January 2009

Quote: "I've got this thing about (an) animal's right to live on this earth, that we shouldn't kill them and eat them as human beings. The Dalai Lama is with me on this (but) in an emergency perhaps the Dalai Lama would eat me." Former beatle, vegetarian Sir Paul McCartney explains the loopholes of not eating meat.

24th December 2008

Quote: "He may be a great advocate of peace, but in real life he is not at all - he is very argumentative." Former Boomtown Rats singer SIR Bob Geldof has seen another side to the Dalai Lama.

3rd May 2008

Quote: "I met him and he's a sweet guy except the Rolex was a little strange. `Richard Gere gave me this Rolex." It's like seeing GANDHI with bling." Robin Williams on meeting the Tibetan Buddhist leader Dalai Lama.

27th October 2005

Quote: <p>"He's very, very nice and he immediately sets you at ease. He kind of gives you a good squeeze... He's pretty liberal, pretty generous with his squeezing." KILL BILL star Uma Thurman on the Dalai Lama. </p>

15th September 2005

Fact: <p>Sheryl Crow and LANCE ARMSTRONG sealed their engagement last week (09SEP05) with a private meeting with his holiness the Dalai Lama. </p>

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