WATCH: Dalai Lama does Donald Trump

Cape Town -In a television interview, Piers Morgan spoke to the Dalai Lama about ISIS, the Syrian refugee crisis - and Donald Trump.

The interview was carried exclusively on the Good Morning Britain show.

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama attends a prayer session at the Tsuglagkhang Temple near Dharmsala in India. File picture: Sanjay Baid. Credit: EPA

The UK's Mirror website reports that the 81-year-old confirmed that he'd "never met" the controversial US presidential candidate.

Morgan asked the spiritual icon what he thought of Trump, and he replied: "I don't know, sometimes when you see him, the way his hair... [puts hand on forehead]... and his mouth is small [mimics Trump's mouth]... that is my impression of him but I don't know."

The Trump moment

And the full interview