The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama is listed as one of the most spiritually influential living people in the year 2019. The Watkins’ 2019 list of the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People as published by the London based bookshop, His Holiness the Dalai Lama is the top third in the list.
Watkin’s spring issue of Mind Body Spirit published the list of the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People. According to the official report of the magazine, the Watkin’s list considered those Living People who are spiritual teachers, activists, authors and thinkers that change the world.
While the number 1 spot of the list is Pope Francis, the second most influential person according to the list is Oprah Winfrey and the third most influential person in the world of 2019 is His Holiness the Dalai Lama, followed by Eckhart Tolle and then Desmond Tutu.
The 100 most influential people’s list consists of the likes of Russel Brand, Thich Nhat Hanh and Paulo Coehlo in the top 20 list. The list further also included Sadhguru (Jaggi Vasudev), Alice Walker, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Robin Sharma, Robert Thurman, Pema Chödrön as well as Andrew Forrest and so on.
According to the official report, the Watkins bookshop in London has been encouraging spiritual discovery and providing seekers with esoteric knowledge for over 120 years. In 2011, it started publishing the 100 list with the goal of celebrating the world’s living spiritual teachers.