The Dalai Lama -- I Did Inhale

8/4/2009 2:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
He may not be in the VIP room of a trendy Hollywood club, but the Dalai Lama still likes to snort stuff up his nose every now and then.

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As far as spiritual leaders go, you can't get much higher than the Dalai.

For the record, his holiness was only trying to protect himself from illness -- 'cause even a Lama can catch the swine flu.