Potala XOlogne Sanskrit Dictionery 1 poTala (Car.) and {-laka} m. {-likA} (L.) f. a bundle or packet. 2 potala m. or n. N. of a seaport on the Indus (= ; later applied to the residence of the Dalai Lama in Lhassa 3 potAla m. N. of a Brahman L. ; w.r. for {potala}. Potala: the abbreviation of Potaloka, the pureland of Chenrezig. The name is also used for the palace of the Dalai Lamas in Lhasa and one of the holy mountains in China, both being connected to Chenrezig. Cited from Website: