What does Lama mean in Latin?
feminine noun. cieno) mud ⧫ slime ⧫ ooze. Latin America) (= moho) mould (esp Brit) ⧫ mold (US) ⧫ verdigris.
Where is the 14 Dalai Lama?
Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso
The 14th Dalai Lama (spiritual name Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso, known as Tenzin Gyatso; né Lhamo Thondup), known as Gyalwa Rinpoche to the Tibetan people, is the current Dalai Lama, the highest spiritual leader and former head of state of Tibet.
What is the Tulku Lama?
A tulku (སྤྲུལ་སྐུ, also tülku, trulku) is a Tibetan Buddhist Lama (“Spiritual teacher”) who has taken the Bodhisattva vow of helping all other sentient beings to escape Samsara (the wheel of suffering) and has consciously determined to be reborn to continue his particular lineage.
Who are the Dalai and Panchen Lama?
The Dalai and Panchen Lamas were supreme figures of spiritual authority in Tibet’s former religious government. At present, the 14th Dalai Lama, who has been living in exile in Northern India since fleeing Beijing-controlled Tibet in 1959, is the supreme religious authority on Tibetan Buddhism.
Is Dalai Lama a monk?
Ordained as a Buddhist monk, the young Dalai Lama moved (without his family) into the vast Potala Palace (the residence of the Dalai Lamas and the seat of Tibetan government), where he began a rigorous monastic education under the tutelage of distinguished scholars.
What is a Buddhist Lama?
lama, Tibetan Bla-ma (“superior one”), in Tibetan Buddhism, a spiritual leader. Originally used to translate “guru” (Sanskrit: “venerable one”) and thus applicable only to heads of monasteries or great teachers, the term is now extended out of courtesy to any respected monk or priest.
How do you address a lama?
When addressing the Dalai Lama, say “Your Holiness,” or when speaking about him, say “His Holiness.” After that, you may say you or he. Pass or receive an item using both hands. When sitting, if you cross your legs, avoid pointing your feet toward the Dalai Lama.