Dalai Lama

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Dalai Lama
1st Dalai Lama.jpg
Ring 1391–1474
Tibetan ཏཱ་ལའི་བླ་མ་
Wylie transleeteration tā la'i bla ma
Pronunciation [taːlɛː lama]
Conventional Romanisation Dalai Lama
Hoose Dalai Lama
Dynasty Gelug

The Dalai Lama /ˈdɑːl ˈlɑːmə/[1][2] is a monk o the Gelug or "Yellow Hat" schuil o Tibetan Buddhism,[3]

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  1. "Define Dalai lama". Dictionary.com. Retrieved 2014-03-12. (formerly) the ruler and chief monk of Tibet, believed to be a reincarnation of Avalokitesvara and sought for among newborn children after the death of the preceding Dalai Lama 
  2. "Definition of Dalai Lama in English". Oxford Dictionaries. Retrieved 2 Mey 2015. The spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism and, until the establishment of Chinese communist rule, the spiritual and temporal ruler of Tibet. Each Dalai Lama is believed to be the reincarnation of the bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, reappearing in a child when the incumbent Dalai Lama dies 
  3. Dr Alexander Berzin (November 2014). "Special Features of the Gelug Tradition - para. on Administration". The Buddhist Archives of Dr Alexander Berzin. Berzin Archives. Retrieved 8 Mey 2015. The Dalai Lamas are not the heads of the Gelug tradition