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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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The office of temporal and spiritual leadership of the Tibetan peoples, of which the present holder, Tenzin Gyatso (Bstan-ʾdzinrgya-mtsho) is ...

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A Dictionary of Buddhism

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2004
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An honorific title derived from Mongolian, the first part of which (dalai) means ‘ocean’. Altan Khan, the Mongol ruler ...

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Supreme head of the Yellow Hat Buddhist monastery at Lhasa, Tibet. The title was bestowed upon the third ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006
the spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism and, until the establishment of Chinese communist rule, the spiritual and temporal ruler of Tibet. Each Dalai Lama is believed to be the ... More

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