It was about this time that the theory of successive incarnations which is characteristic of Lamaism was developed and defined.
The personality of the Living Buddha is double, just as everything in Lamaism is double.
The first phase deserving the name of Lamaism begins with the arrival of Padma-Sambhava in 747.
Lamaism, a corrupt form of Buddhism, i. 312; founder of, 312; ii.
But Lamaism has already done that in another way, by killing the vigour and warlike temper of the people.
He is also responsible for the re-introduction of Lamaism into Mongolia .
The main division is of course into Lamaism on one side and all remaining sects on the other.
Lamaism probably entered the country at this time, if not earlier.
They have easier work in every way, but still they are pilgrims on the way to one of the greatest centres of Lamaism.
The latest phase of Lamaism was inaugurated by Tsong-kha-pa's reformation and is still vigorous.