Dalai Lama

Tibetan - The chief Buddhist monk. This man, the spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhists, is regarded as the incarnation of the bodhisattva, Padmapani. On the death of one leader a successor (a boy) is chosen by divination and becomes leader at the age of eight. Sometimes known as Dalai Lama, Grand Lama, Grand Lama, Living Buddha or Living Buddha.

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