An honorific title applied to a spiritual leader in Tibetan Buddhism, whether a reincarnate lama or one who has earned the title in life
The spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism and, until the establishment of Chinese communist rule, the spiritual and temporal ruler of Tibet
another name for Panchen Lama.
A Tibetan lama ranking next after the Dalai Lama
A domesticated pack animal of the camel family found in the Andes, valued for its soft woolly fleece
A long-haired domesticated South American mammal related to the llama, valued for its wool
A wild Andean mammal similar to the domestic llama, which is probably derived from it. It has a valuable pale brown pelt