bainquen lama

Tashi Lama

[tah-shee lah-muh]
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.

after Tashi (Lumpo) name of monastery of which this Lama is abbot Unabridged
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Tashi Lama (ˈtɑːʃɪ ˈlɑːmə)
another name for the Panchen Lama
[from Tashi (Lumpo), the name of the Tibetan monastery over which this Lama presides]

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