Lamaism

Lamaism

[lah-muh-iz-uhm]
noun
the Buddhism of Tibet and Mongolia, a Mahayana form including non-Buddhist Indian elements as well as elements of the preexisting Bön shamanism.


Origin:
1810–20; lama + -ism

Lamaist, noun
Lamaistic, adjective
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Lamaism (ˈlɑːməˌɪzəm)
 
n
See also Dalai Lama the Mahayana form of Buddhism of Tibet and Mongolia
 
'Lamaist
 
n, —adj
 
Lama'istic
 
adj

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