Tashi lama



any of a succession of Tibetan monks and spiritual leaders, second in importance only to the Dalai Lama.
Historical Examples

Had he been informed that the Tashi Lama was really expecting me?
Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2) Sven Hedin

The Tashi Lama takes off his mitre and hands it to an acolyte.
Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2) Sven Hedin

Then we resumed our seats, and the Tashi Lama inquired how I had liked the show of riders on the preceding day.
Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2) Sven Hedin

Tsaktserkan, sent by the Tashi Lama, used to visit me at dusk.
Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2) Sven Hedin

Yes, the memory of the Tashi Lama will cleave to me as long as I live.
Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2) Sven Hedin

A procession of high lamas enters the gallery, each bearing some of the robes and pontifical insignia of the Tashi Lama.
Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2) Sven Hedin

It was full of people waiting to see the Tashi Lama, who was to pass by on his way to some ceremony.
Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2) Sven Hedin

Shortly before my visit the Tashi Lama had had an opportunity of reminding the Lamaist hierarchy of his illustrious existence.
Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2) Sven Hedin

For my part I could hardly think of anything else but the Tashi Lama and the powerful impression he had made on me.
Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2) Sven Hedin

On his appointment the lama receives a certificate bearing the seal of the Tashi Lama.
Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2) Sven Hedin

noun
another name for the Panchen Lama

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