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Tenzin

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Gender  Male
Language(s)  Tibetan, Bhutanese
Tenzin
Pronunciation  Tibetan pronunciation: [tɛn'zɪn]
Meaning  "the holder of Buddha Dharma"

Tenzin is a Tibetan བསྟན་འཛིན given name, meaning "the holder of Buddha Dharma". Tenzin can alternatively be spelled as Tenzing and Stanzin as well. Stanzin is generally used by Ladakhi people, since Ladakhi language retained many archaic pronunciations which have been lost in modern Tibetan languages, in written Tibetan Tenzin is spelled as "bstanzin" but when it is spoken "s" is silent. It may refer to any of the following people:

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Biographical people

  • Gyalse Tenzin Rabgye (1638–1696), fourth Druk Desi (secular ruler) of Bhutan
  • Khunu Lama Tenzin Gyaltsen (1895–1977), leader of a non-sectarian movement within Buddhism
  • Lobsang Tenzin (born 1939), Prime Minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile
  • Lopön Tenzin Namdak, Tibetan religious leader
  • Tenzin Choedrak (1922–2001), personal physician to the Dalai Lama
  • Tenzin Delek Rinpoche (born 1950), Tibetan Buddhist leader accused of involvement in a bombing
  • Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama
  • Tenzin Jigme (1948–1997), abbot of an important Tibetan Buddhist monastery
  • Tenzin Palmo (born 1943), Tibetan Buddhist nun, author, and yogini
  • Tenzin Priyadarshi, Buddhist chaplain at MIT
  • Tenzin Tsundue, Tibetan poet and activist
  • Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, Tibetan lama
  • Tenzin Zopa (born 1975), Buddhist monk and teacher
  • Fictional characters

  • Tenzin (Uncharted), fictitious leader of a Tibetan village
  • Tenzin (The Legend of Korra), a character in the animation series The Legend of Korra
  • References

    Tenzin Wikipedia


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