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Panchen Lama

[pahn-chen] /ˈpɑn tʃɛn/
noun
Also called Panchen Rimpoche
[rim-poh-chey] /rɪmˈpoʊ tʃeɪ/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; panchen < Chinese bānchán, transliteration of Sanskrit paṇḍita; see pundit

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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Panchen Lama

/ˈpɑːntʃən/
noun
1.
one of the two Grand Lamas of Tibet, ranking below the Dalai Lama Also called Tashi Lama
Word Origin
from Tibetan panchen, literally: great jewel, from the title of the lama (in full: great jewel among scholars)

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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