View definitions for lama


Discover More

Example Sentences

We need guidance from the wisest creatures of our minds and from dreamers like Pope Francis, Greta Thunberg, the Indigenous leader Raoni and the Dalai Lama, so that the strongest among us can relearn how to take care of the weakest.

From Time

A few years ago, you and some other scientists spent a week with the Dalai Lama.

Wangchen gathered 40 hours of interview footage from 108 Tibetans discussing the upcoming Games, the Dalai Lama, political persecution and Han migration.

From Time

He’s the head Lama at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital, the main hospital in Bhutan.

In 2019, Mango TV omitted Lady Gaga from its live stream over her past meeting with the Dalai Lama.

Besides, the Dalai Lama had already laughed about its improbability.

Though he currently lives in India, the Dalai Lama has told Vreeland that he must return someday to live as a monk in America.

On the one hand, the Dalai Lama is, as he describes himself, “a Buddhist monk.”

Goyeneche practices yoga and follows the Dalai Lama on Twitter.

Sometimes the wishful thinking was done by well-known individuals—the Dalai Lama and Ralph Bunche.

His influence is hardly so great as it used to be, still he is the great Brahmin and the grand Lama of the locality.

Outside was a rude altar made of stones from the river-bed, where a Lama was burning incense and chanting prayers.

Then he continued his questions, asking much about the Lama, and the customs and religion of his people.

They only knew that the lama who had been walled in for sixty-nine years had wished to see the sun again before he died.

The Linga monks said that an ordinary lama, when he dies, is cut in pieces and abandoned to the birds.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lama, such as: cleric, elder, father, friar, monk, and preacher.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.