Lamaism

Lamaism, Buddhism as professed in Thibet and Mongolia, or the worship of Buddha and his Dharma (q.v.); conceived of as incarnated in the Sangha (q.v.) or priesthood, and especially in the Grand Lama or Dalai Lama, the chief priest; a kind of hero-worship, or at all events saint-worship; long since sunk into mere idolatry (q.v.).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Lally-Tollendal, Marquis de * Lamarck
Laïs
Laissez-faire
Lake District
Lake Dwellings
Lake Poets
Lakshmi
Lalande
Lalla-Rookh
Lally-Tollendal
Lally-Tollendal, Marquis de
Lamaism
Lamarck
La Marmora, Marquis de
Lamartine, Alphonse Marie de
Lamb, Charles
Lamballe, Princesse de
Lambert, Johann Heinrich
Lambert, John
Lambeth
Lamennais, Félicité, Robert de
Lamentations, Book of

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