Definition of Nyingmapa in US English:

Nyingmapa

adjective

Buddhism
  • = Nyingma.

noun

Buddhism
  • = Nyingma.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From Tibetan rñin̂-ma-pa, lit. ‘the old or ancient ones’ from rñin̂-ma + -pa, suffix forming nouns.

Pronunciation

Nyingmapa

/ˈnjɪŋmɑːpɑː/