Lamaism, Tibetan Buddhism(noun)
a Buddhist doctrine that includes elements from India that are not Buddhist and elements of preexisting shamanism
Tibetan Buddhism is the body of Buddhist religious doctrine and institutions characteristic of Tibet, Mongolia, Tuva, Bhutan, Kalmykia and certain regions of the Himalayas, including northern Nepal, and India. It is the state religion of Bhutan. It is also practiced in Mongolia and parts of Russia and Northeast China. Texts recognized as scripture and commentary are contained in the Tibetan Buddhist canon, such that Tibetan is a spiritual language of these areas. A Tibetan diaspora has spread Tibetan Buddhism to many Western countries, where the tradition has gained popularity. Among its prominent exponents is the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet. The number of its adherents is estimated to be between ten and twenty million.
The numerical value of tibetan buddhism in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of tibetan buddhism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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Resolutely draw a clear line between the 14th Dalai Lama and firmly reject all subversive separatist activities, tibetan Buddhism is at its best period of development in history and religious circles and believers enjoy full religious freedom.
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