panchen rim poche

Panchen Lama

Also called Panchen Rimpoche [rim-poh-chey] .

1785–95; panchen < Chinese bānchán, transliteration of Sanskrit paṇḍita; see pundit Unabridged

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
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To panchen rim poche
World English Dictionary
Panchen Lama (ˈpɑːntʃən)
Also called: Tashi Lama one of the two Grand Lamas of Tibet, ranking below the Dalai Lama
[from Tibetan panchen, literally: great jewel, from the title of the lama (in full: great jewel among scholars)]

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

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature