Tashi Lama

[ tah-shee -lah-muh ]
/ ˈtɑ ʃi ˈlɑ mə /
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any of a succession of Tibetan monks and spiritual leaders, second in importance only to the Dalai Lama.



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Also called Bainquen Lama, Panchen Lama, Panchen Rimpoche.

Origin of Tashi Lama

After Tashi (Lumpo) name of monastery of which this Lama is abbot
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British Dictionary definitions for Tashi Lama

Tashi Lama
/ (ˈtɑːʃɪ ˈlɑːmə) /


another name for the Panchen Lama
from Tashi (Lumpo), the name of the Tibetan monastery over which this Lama presides
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