During a February event, the Dalai Lama asked a boy to kiss him on the lips and stuck out his tongue. “And suck my tongue,” he added, prompting laughter from audience.
The 85-year-old spiritual leader received his first shot of the vaccine in Dharmsala, a town in northern India.
"Saving the world from the climate crisis is our common responsibility,” writes the 84-year-old spiritual leader.
The Tibetan Buddhist monk admitted "off the cuff remarks, which might be amusing in one cultural context, lose their humor in translation."
The Buddhist leader also rehashed past controversial comments about refugees in his latest BBC interview.
The Buddhist leader also told the BBC that the president's emotions are a “little bit too complicated.”
The 83-year-old Buddhist leader is recovering at a hospital in Dharmsala, India.
The actor's wife, Alejandra Silva, announced the news with a blessing from the Dalai Lama.
The Chinese government considers the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader to be a dangerous separatist.