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- noun archaic Tibetan Buddhism.
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Buddhism, and lamaism, 138; many forms of, 282; lamaism a "black travesty" of, 282;
Chinese Government, projects of railways in Yunnan, 29; said to encourage lamaism in Mongolia, 282.
Chinese unwelcome aliens in, 276; lamaism in, 279, 280.
China and Tibet meet in, 123; in the grip of lamaism, 124; principality of King of Chala, 125; government of, 125; key to the western country, 125; meeting Capt.
'And he applies to the lama for information on lamaism, and devil-dances, and spells and charms, several times in these few years.
regarding the theory about Manchu leverage Tibetan lamaism to control mongolia and in turn leverGe mogolia to control han. i bet to differ. it may be one of the supllementary reason, but the main reason is simply Manchu Imperialism, isn't it?
‘And he applies to the lama for information on lamaism, and devil-dances, and spells and charms, several times in these few years.