Related formsLa·ma·ist, nounLa·ma·is·tic, adjective
Examples from the Web for lamaism
Yet Buddhism, especially Lamaism, acquired a new political importance.
The Bhuddism, or Lamaism, of the Mongols, serves the important purpose of binding the tribes together by one common bond of union.The Siberian Overland Route from Peking to Petersburg,|Alexander Michie
This was due in part to the Mongol rulers' predilection for the Lamaism that was widespread in their homeland.A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]|Wolfram Eberhard
It is specially characteristic of Lamaism that naturally benevolent deities are represented as raging in furious frenzy.
The national and original element in Lamaism becomes plain when we compare Tibet with the neighbouring land of Nepal.