tulka

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See also: tulkā

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

tulka (plural tulkas)

  1. (Buddhism) In Tibetan Mahayana, a particular high-ranking lama, who can choose their own manner of rebirth.
    Since the Dalai Lama is a tulka, he can choose to be reborn as he pleases to serve humanity.

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

tulka m

  1. genitive singular form of tulks