Aaron Rodgers meets the Dalai Lama, or vice versa

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It’s hard to tell, based on the picture, who was more excited to meet the other one.

But when one of the world’s most recognizable spiritual figures met the transcendental quarterback of the Green Bay Packers, it was a moment made for social media.

Via the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers met the Dalai Lama, and he seemed all too happy to wear the Packers gear presented to him.

Rodgers is on a trip to India with his girlfriend, race car driver Danica Patrick. They’re on a mission for Starkey Hearing Foundation, giving hearing aids to those who wouldn’t have access to them otherwise.

And now, on his death bed, Rodgers will receive total consciousness. Or the Lama will. Gunga, Galunga.

41 responses to “Aaron Rodgers meets the Dalai Lama, or vice versa

  1. how will this effect his playoff choking?
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    3rd highest rated QB in football.

    Tooth fairy? Pats didn’t cheat? Any other myths we can clear up for you?

  2. Oooh this is going to throw a wrench into Goodell’s genius scheme to move half the league to China in the 2020s. So he’s going to have to raise the price of Coke again.

  3. In one physical model of the universe, the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, in the opposite direction.

  4. Blah, blah, blah.

    I’m getting SO sick and tired of AR and his publicity hounding tendencies.

    Trade the bozo!

  5. That’s pretty cool. While the Dalai Lama is a great person (obviously) with a great sense of humor, Rodgers sure as hell doesn’t need his calming consciousness crap. Now Dez Bryant, Odell Beckham, Johnny Manziel are all different stories. . . . .

  6. i don’t think aaron rodgers is fully committed to playing football, its april, he should only be focused on tape and working out, the packers should cut him and find a qb who loves playing in the national football league….football lol.

    that is the same mentality as saying josh rosen is ‘distracted’ and has other interests other than football and shouldn’t be drafted high

  7. Stop traffic.

    Because when I go back to town I’m gonna see an orthopedist about what you did to my back. And not just ANY orthopedist.

    I’m gonna see a Dr. Epstein.

  8. ariani1985 says:
    April 10, 2018 at 11:30 am
    how will this effect his playoff choking?
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    Being a Pack fan my first response would be (typical Viking fan) but since it is the off season, and I will not lump him in with the real Viking Fans that have knowledge of the sport. All ariani1985 like to do is stir the pot with no common sense of football.

  9. Rodgers: “So I jump ship in Hong Kong, and I make my way over to Tibet, and I get on as a looper at a course over in the Himalayas…”

  10. “Rodgers is on a trip to India with his girlfriend, race car driver Danica Patrick.”

    That’s soon to be ex race car operator, not race car driver.

    She can drive a car fast, but she doesn’t know how to race a car.

    Meanwhile, Rodgers should be attempting to get his right arm ready to throw the long ball again. It was obvious against the Panthers that he lost that ability – with the 3 INT’s in his 3 attempts to throw a long pass.

  11. Reading all the comments I’m surprised at all the ignorance. This man will be the last Dalai Lama do you know why? The Dalai Lama was born during World War II. During that time Tibet was its own country. While we were fighting everybody else, China went in and took Tibet as its own. He can never return home. If he does he will be arrested for his religious beliefs. How messed up is that? Someday you will look at sports and appreciate them for what it is: Entertainment. Someday you will look back at your youth and see all you DIDN’T know: Truth and sympathy for the less fortunate.

  12. @gtodriver

    Maybe Rogers should have gone to see you instead of the Dalai Lama, since you know so much about everything

  13. “Aaron Rodgers meets the Dalai Lama, or vice versa”.

    Everyone on the planet would meet the Dalai Lama. The Dalai Lama would meet Chuck Norris.

  14. If there’s a Packers related story you know there’s going to be Vikings fans. Is there a less informed fan base in all of sports? These are fans who say a Super Bowl winning QB chokes in the playoffs yet root for a team who is notorious for choking. The same group that defends a real choker as having played with bad defenses and loves that their team guaranteed him three years. One would think that with rooting for a franchise that is nothing and has done nothing they would just keep their mouths shut until the Vikings at least do something…anything at all, but they don’t. Rodgers shows up and the Lama looks like a giddy school girl. A Viking shows up and there would be a blank stand and “who?”

  15. The fight-picking Viking trolls are here because they fear the Packers. Why else would they bother? They know that every time they try to get one up or compare the Vikings against the Packers, the Packers come out on top. They have to pick fights for their self-respect. If that was the only way I could live with myself, I guess I would too. I sometimes wish the Vikings would win something…anything….just to pull their fans back from the ledge.

    As a Packer fan, it’s the least I could do.

  16. If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times.

    Aaron Rodgers transcends the game of football.

    The Green Bay Packers transcend the game of football.

  17. bordner says:
    April 10, 2018 at 1:08 pm
    Wow… the Dalai Lama has an Instagram account?
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    LoL! I thought the same thing.
    I’m going to friend him later on Facebook.

    This trip is really an amazing thing.
    Many of the individuals receiving these hearing aids will actually be hearing for the very first time.
    What a truly incredible gift.

    Though Rodgers gets blasted for many things, he is heavily involved in local charities, including the MACC Fund which members of my family have benefited from.
    This included personal contributions and interaction with the man himself.
    He does almost all of this with no publicity or public knowledge.
    That’s why some of the sad and pointless comments on here really irritates me.
    I realize that it’s basically just misplaced anger and self loathing, but it’s still disappointing nonetheless.

  18. filthymcnasty3 says:
    April 10, 2018 at 3:33 pm
    If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times.

    Aaron Rodgers transcends the game of football.

    The Green Bay Packers transcend the game of football.
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    Is that like Mike McCarthy transcends the Golden Corral?

  19. gtodriver says:
    April 10, 2018 at 1:23 pm

    “Rodgers is on a trip to India with his girlfriend, race car driver Danica Patrick.”

    That’s soon to be ex race car operator, not race car driver.

    She can drive a car fast, but she doesn’t know how to race a car.

    Meanwhile, Rodgers should be attempting to get his right arm ready to throw the long ball again. It was obvious against the Panthers that he lost that ability – with the 3 INT’s in his 3 attempts to throw a long pass.
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    Pretty sure that girl could smoke you and your GTO on the track – even in a Prius.

  20. Even the the Dalai Lama laughed at how much money aaron’s gonna fleece cheesebay. Never the same.

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