Given Name TENZIN

GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: བསྟན་འཛིན (Tibetan)

Meaning & History

From Tibetan བསྟན་འཛིན (bstan-'dzin) which means "upholder of teachings". This is one of the given names of the current Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso (1935-).
VARIANT: Tenzing (Tibetan)

Categories

civil rights, Dalai Lama, world leaders
Entry updated December 8, 2017