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Tashi Lama

[tah-shee lah-muh] /ˈtɑ ʃi ˈlɑ mə/
noun
1.
any of a succession of Tibetan monks and spiritual leaders, second in importance only to the Dalai Lama.
Also called Bainquen Lama, Panchen Lama, Panchen Rimpoche.
Origin
after Tashi (Lumpo) name of monastery of which this Lama is abbot
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Tashi Lama

/ˈtɑːʃɪ ˈlɑːmə/
noun
1.
another name for the Panchen Lama
Word Origin
from Tashi (Lumpo), the name of the Tibetan monastery over which this Lama presides
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