Tibetan Buddhism


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Tibetan Buddhism

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A form of Mahayana Buddhism practiced in Tibet, Mongolia, Bhutan, and neighboring areas and incorporating elements derived from the indigenous animistic religions of these regions.
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Noun1.Tibetan Buddhism - a Buddhist doctrine that includes elements from India that are not Buddhist and elements of preexisting shamanismTibetan Buddhism - a Buddhist doctrine that includes elements from India that are not Buddhist and elements of preexisting shamanism
Buddhism - the teaching of Buddha that life is permeated with suffering caused by desire, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct and wisdom and meditation releases one from desire and suffering and rebirth
Sitsang, Thibet, Tibet, Xizang - an autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China; located in the Himalayas
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