panchen rim-poche

Panchen Lama

[pahn-chen]
noun
Also called Panchen Rimpoche [rim-poh-chey] .


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

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Tashi Lama

[tah-shee lah-muh]
noun
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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Panchen Lama (ˈpɑːntʃən)
 
n
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)
 
n
another name for the Panchen Lama
 
[from Tashi (Lumpo), the name of the Tibetan monastery over which this Lama presides]

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