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[Tibetan in India history glossaries]

Tibetans were generally referred to as Bhotas or Bhauttas in Sanskrit since post-Buddhist period. There is no reference of Bhotas or Bhauttas in Ramayana and Mahabharata. Ancient Tibet was called as Bod or Bod-yul.

(Source): academia.edu: The Chronological History of Tibetan Buddhism
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