Lamaist


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(Buddhism) an adherent of Lamaism

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But nor is there any doubt that, despite the destruction of temples and the forced re-education of monks, Tibetan Buddhism will resist, and will develop, both for the Tibetan people and for the world at large, a new ethic of non-violent resistance, rooted in the great Lamaist tradition.
The Washington Post suggested a range of agents including Lamaist elements objecting to modernization, personal vendettas, gambling, and political rivals from Nepal and Communist China.
28) They are emphatically linked to non-Western people, in that they are essentially 'obligate' Hindus or Lamaist Buddhists: their genes are physically reincarnated and consequently they live in an unchanging system of social roles, as if certain Hindu-Buddhist beliefs were materially embodied.
Each took root within societies that retained what we call shamanism, thereby leading to degrees of syncretism (the Bon in Tibet famously influenced lamaist Buddhism, which in turn took on a certain coloring among Mongol-speaking practitioners of shamanism).
Ethnic Mongolians, officially regarded as Lamaist Buddhists, were not considered Christians in official statistics until 2004.
Lamaist Buddhism of the Tibetan variety is the traditional and dominant religion.
The memories of how the Mongols disruptively disregarded the time-proven Chinese civic government, how they could hardly contain their disdain for the "southern beasts'" (nanmanzi was a term coined by the Mongols for their Han Chinese subjects, deemed the lowest of the four social classes) way of life, and how they scandalously espoused Lamaist Buddhism instead of Confucianism as state religion all made the Ming successors more determined defenders of an ideological orthodoxy.
Their brand of Buddhism is lamaist in nature, similar to that of Tibet and Bhutan, with a strong strain of shamanism thrown in.
Tuvans are also, since the seventeenth century, Lamaist Buddhists, and they have long practiced Buddhism and animism in parallel and to a significant degree in syncretism (Mongus 1994).
The re-ordering that took place substituted that used by Nandamitra in Xuanzang's seventh-century translation with that used in the Tibetan Lamaist tradition.
Also in page XI: "But the bulk of the Lamaist cults comprise much deep-rooted devil worship and sorcery, which I describe with some fullness.
A last group of Mongols, known as the Kalmyks (Kalmush), are a branch of the Oyrat, a tribe that, during the sixteenth century, partially and fleetingly rebuilt the empire of Genghis Khan at the period when the Mongols adopted Lamaist (Tibetan) Buddhism.