Lamaism La"ma*ism, n. A modified form of Buddhism which prevails in Tibet, Mongolia, and some adjacent parts of Asia; -- so called from the name of its priests. See 2d {Lama}. [1913 Webster]

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  • lamaism — LAMAÍSM s.m. Variantă a budismului nordic, răspândită în special în Tibet şi în Mongolia. – Din fr. lamaïsme. Trimis de LauraGellner, 16.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  lamaísm s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  LAMAÍSM n …   Dicționar Român

  • Lamaism — [lä′mə iz΄əm] n. a form of Buddhism practiced in Tibet and Mongolia, characterized by elaborate ritual and a strong hierarchal organization Lamaist adj., n. Lamaistic adj …   English World dictionary

  • Lamaism — noun Date: 1817 Tibetan Buddhism • Lamaist noun or adjective • Lamaistic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Lamaism — Lamaist, n. Lamaistic, adj. /lah meuh iz euhm/, n. the Buddhism of Tibet and Mongolia, a Mahayana form including non Buddhist Indian elements as well as elements of the preexisting Bön shamanism. Cf. Red Hats, Yellow Hats. [1810 20; LAMA + ISM] * …   Universalium

  • lamaism — noun Pertaining to …   Wiktionary

  • Lamaism —    See Buddhism …   Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation

  • LAMAISM —    Buddhism as professed in Thibet and Mongolia, or the worship of Buddha and his DHARMA (q.v.); conceived of as incarnated in the SANGHA (q.v.) or priesthood, and especially in the Grand Lama or Dalai Lama, the chief priest; a kind of hero… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Lamaism — La|ma|is|m a form of the Buddhist religion common in Tibet, Mongolia etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Lamaism — La|ma|ism [ lamə,ızəm ] noun uncount a form of the Buddhist religion that began in Tibet …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Lamaism — la·ma·ism || lɑːməɪzm n. form of Buddhism practiced in Tibet and Mongolia …   English contemporary dictionary

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