Definition of Tibetan Buddhism in English:

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Tibetan Buddhism


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.
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.

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Syllabification: Ti·bet·an Bud·dhism

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