- the Buddhism of Tibet and Mongolia, a Mahayana form including non-Buddhist Indian elements as well as elements of the preexisting Bön shamanism.
Origin of Lamaism
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The personality of the Living Buddha is double, just as everything in Lamaism is double.Beasts, Men and Gods
But we have indeed, discovered that Lamaism has absorbed many of its elements.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2)
Lamaism, a corrupt form of Buddhism, i. 312; founder of, 312; ii.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 2 (of 2)
He is also responsible for the re-introduction of Lamaism into Mongolia .A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]
Lamaism probably entered the country at this time, if not earlier.
- the Mahayana form of Buddhism of Tibet and MongoliaSee also Dalai Lama
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