Definition of Tibetan Buddhism in English:

Tibetan Buddhism

Line breaks: Ti|bet¦an Bud|dhism

noun

[mass noun]
  • The religion of Tibet, a form of Mahayana Buddhism. It was formed in the 8th century ad from a combination of Buddhism and the indigenous Tibetan religion. The head of the religion is the Dalai Lama.
    More example sentences
    • The best known face of Tibetan Buddhism is the Dalai Lama, who has lived in exile in India since he fled Chinese occupation of his country in 1959.
    • So we refer today to Japanese Buddhism, Chinese Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism.
    • What I found especially helpful was a discussion of Tibetan Buddhism and the Dalai Lama, put into a wider context.

More definitions of Tibetan Buddhism

Definition of Tibetan Buddhism in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day grotesquerie
Pronunciation: grəʊˈtɛskəri
noun
grotesque quality or grotesque things collectively