When Barack Obama Met Dalai Lama, Talks Of 'Compassion' Flew Around

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| December 2 , 2017 , 12:38 IST

Former US President Barack Obama recently reached India to attend the HT Leadership Summit and the Obama Foundation meet at Town Hall. During his visit, the successful leader met many influential personalities.

From Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, POTUS 44 met them all and promoted peace while making efforts to lighten the environment with his occasional puns.

Among the other acclaimed people, Obama had the most pleasant meeting with the Tibetan spiritual leader, Dalai Lama in the latter's New Delhi office on Friday. The duo is good old friends and their meeting was "very good".

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The two Nobel Peace Prize laureates met for the sixth time. Their last meeting was during the Tibetan leader's visit to White House which also garnered criticism from China, which accused the spiritual leader of sending the wrong signal to Tibetans.

In their meeting, the two leaders talked about their "compassion and altruism" to unite the world and "promote peace in today's world torn by strife and violence". "I mentioned to him, we need promotion of sense of oneness…too much division," the Dalai Lama later confirmed.

The 82-year-old retired Tibetan leader also motivated Obama to bring the change which world needs. The Dalai Lama said, "You are young and you can do a lot. Although my generation will not see the results, but your generation will definitely see the results."