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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McGovern stated that any decisions regarding who will become the 15th Dalai Lama should only be made by the Tibetan Buddhist community.
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He has been regarded as the most influential Tibetan Buddhist leader after the Dalai Lama in a recent statement from New York.
ROTTERDAM: Four people who say Tibetan Buddhist teachers abused them physically or psychologically presented the Dalai Lama with written accounts from 12 alleged victims and appealed to him Friday in the Netherlands to address the problem.
At present, there are about 144,000 places of worship registered for religious activities in China, among which are 33,500 Buddhist temples (including 28,000 Han Buddhist temples, 3,800 Tibetan Buddhist lamaseries, and 1,700 Theravada Buddhist temples), 9,000 Taoist temples, 35,000 Islamic mosques, 6,000 Catholic churches and places of assembly spread across 98 dioceses, and 60,000 Protestant churches and places of assembly, it said.
BRUSSELS, Sept 15 (KUNA) -- World-renowned Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama condemned Thursday attacks against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Burma, describing them as acts of "some mischievous individuals who do not represent Buddhism." "When I first heard that some Burmese Buddhists were harming Muslims in Burma, I was in Washington," he told the European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee in Strasbourg.
The Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader, speaking in Paris, said that dialogue "is the only way", but did not elaborate on how it should take place or with whom.
Selvin describes the China Rocks as "intrusive, "convoluted", "twisted and tormented columns", "tortured surfaces echoing the anguish that she [that is, I] must feel every moment over the loss of her [my] son." She sees the Navigators as attempts to "explain at length the Tibetan Buddhist religious construct of the Bardo" ...
Buswell, an academic specialist in Korean Buddhism, spent seven years as a Buddhist monk in Thailand, Hong Kong, and Korea, and Lopez has worked extensively on Tibetan Buddhist texts; their dictionary is designed to represent these traditions of Buddhism as fully as those of India, China, and Japan, which have been more familiar in the West.
In recent years, a number of Western (European, North and South American, and Australian) women have chosen to become Tibetan Buddhist nuns.
The Dalai Lama, the Tibetan Buddhist leader who fled to northern India in 1959, has denied any role in the suicides.

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