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Dalai Lama among World's 100 Most Iinfluential Spiritual Leaders

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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2011 file photo, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama gestures as he addresses the Mumbai University students in Mumbai, India. The Dalai Lama said Thursday, March 10, 2011, that he will give up his political role in Tibet's gov

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has been listed as the second most influential spiritual leader of the world by London-based magazine Watkins Review.

The list includes bestselling author Eckhart Tolle at No. 1, Deepak Chopra at No. 5, Nelson Mandela at No. 19, and the Pope at No. 34.

The oldest person in the list is Kyozan Joshu Sasaki, aged 104 years and the youngest is 30-years-old Jeff Foster.

The Watkins Review is sold and published by Watkins Books, England's oldest spiritual bookshop that has been trading for 118 years.

The magazine is also available on the Apple App store world wide, except in China where it has been banned due to its praising the Dalai Lama, reported Morningstar.com.

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