Dalai Lama Pulls Baba Ramdev's Beard Once Again, Pair Share Bonhomie

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The Dalai Lama met Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev on Wednesday at Sarvadharma program in Delhi, he was caught on camera pulling Ramdev Baba's beard affectionately.

Written By Navashree Nandini | Mumbai | Updated On:

As the spiritual leaders, the Dalai Lama met Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev on Wednesday at Sarvadharma program in Delhi, both the spiritual leaders have shared a lighter moment. While speaking about the importance of religion, the Dalai Lama was captured on camera pulling the beard of Baba Ramdev. He then heaped praises on the guru for his 'wonderful' Yoga. As the Tibetan leader was speaking, Ramdev clapped and lauded him a number of times. When he said: " I have never said that Buddhism is the best religion, Ramdev leaned towards the spiritual leader who then pulled his beard affectionately.

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Similar viral video from 2017

In a video that went viral two years ago, Dalai Lama was seen pulling the beard of the Yoga guru. The Yoga Guru then showed him his Yoga poses gaining applause from the spiritual leader. Both the leaders met at the World Peace and Harmony Conclave in Mumbai in 2017. Below is the video that went viral back in 2017.

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Dalai Lama's message on religious harmony

Speaking at the event in Delhi on Wednesday, the Dalai Lama asserted the importance of peace and harmony and condemned killing in name of religion. “These days in the name of religion, people fight and kill each other, this is very sad, this is unthinkable. All traditions sends a message of love kindness, forgiveness, tolerance. Religious harmony is very important." "It is very possible to develop religious harmony and now India is one living example," he added.

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