What is lama?

  • (noun): Llamas.
    Synonyms: genus Lama
    See also — Additional definitions below


Lama (Tibetan: བླ་མ་, Wylie: bla-ma; "chief" or "high priest") is a title for a Tibetan teacher of the Dharma. The name is similar to the Sanskrit term guru (see Tibetan Buddhism and Bön).

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List Of Marvel Comics Characters: B - Black Lama
... Further reading Black Lama on Marvel Database, a Marvel Comics wiki Black Lama at the Comic Book DB Black Lama at the Grand Comics Database Black Lama is an extradimensional mystic in ... the context of the stories, the Black Lama tried to incite a war amongst supervillains ...
Lama Passage
... Lama Passage, sometimes referred to as Lama Pass, is a strait on the Central Coast of British Columbia, Canada ... It was named for a Hudson's Bay Company brigantine, the Lama, under Captain McNeill (namesake of Port McNeill), which with another HBC vessel, the Dryad under Captain Kipling, brought building materials and ...
Loloish Languages - Internal Classification - Lama (2012)
... Lama (2012) classified 36 Lolo–Burmese languages based on computational analyses of shared phonological innovations ... finds the Mondzish languages to be a separate branch of Lolo-Burmese, which Lama considers to have split off before Burmish did ... Lama's Naxish clade has been classified as Qiangic rather than Loloish by Guillaume Jacques Alexis Michaud (2011) (see Qiangic languages) ...
Lingshed Monastery - Description
... Padmasambhava Je Tsongkhapa Dalai Lama Panchen Lama Lama Karmapa Lama Rinpoche Geshe Terton Tulku Practices and attainment Buddhahood Avalokiteśvara Four stages ... its uppermost floor - an apartment for Ngari Rinpoche or other visiting high lamas ...
Lama, Haute-Corse - Population
... Historical population of Lama, Haute-Corse Year 2008 ... Population 176. ...

More definitions of "lama":

  • (noun): A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.

Famous quotes containing the word lama:

    And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?
    Bible: New Testament Matthew, 27:46.

    The words of Jesus were anticipated in Psalms 22:1.