I visited the holy Jokhang Temple, Lhasa 2008.

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This sacred statue is of the King of The Three Worlds, Manjunatha Tsongkapa is in the sacred Jokhang Temple or Central Cathedral in Lhasa. I was told that this image is very old and said to resemble the real Tzongkapa Himself. I was like wow!!

I climbed myself inside to take pictures with Tsongkapa together. I waived off the "you cannot take pics in here" from the tour guide and just snapped away the camera…hehe..anyway, this is totally sacred and it was VERY EXCITING to have audience with Tsongkapa. I want to share this with everyone.

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  1. Sadi on Feb 21, 2015 at 6:12 pm

    Two buddhas in one frame.

  2. Ong Moh Mei on Oct 13, 2013 at 12:11 pm

    What wonderful blessings for those who has the merit to gaze upon this holy image of Lama Je Tsongkhapa in Jokhang Temple. It is sad that due to political reasons many people may not get to see the many holy and sacred sites in Tibet. Along with the Potala Palace, Jokhang temple is probably the most popular tourist attraction in Lhasa. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site “Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace,” and a spiritual centre of Lhasa. Hope its status with UNESCO can protect the conservation of this most holy and sacred temple.

  3. SOONHUAT on Feb 5, 2013 at 7:28 am

    Thanks Rinpoche. This is nice and beautiful Lama Tsongkapa statue

  4. Sharon Saw on Feb 4, 2013 at 11:47 pm

    This is a lovely photo and i am glad Rinpoche told the tour guide to buzz off! :) Thank you for sharing it with us and i hope Kechara Discovery will organise a pilgrimage to Tibet one of these days. I would love to visit Jokhang Temple and Gaden monastery even though it is said to be very different in atmosphere nowadays.

  5. freon on Jun 23, 2012 at 3:52 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this precious Photo.

  6. Wan Wai Meng on Sep 17, 2011 at 3:42 pm

    The image is beautiful peeking out from the ‘lhari’. I feel its a blessing to look at any Lama Tsongkhapa statue. Lama Tsongkhapa who became enlightened even in this degenerate age. He was the unparalleled scholar of our times.

    i actually wondered before why Buddhism remained intact in Tibet and was mainly preserved in Tibet and I feel due to the isolation and remoteness of Tibet, the traditions could flourish there in relative peace. Until it was ready to be unleashed to the rest of the world. I hope to hear Kechara Discovery arranges more pilgrimages for all of us.

  7. wan on Sep 17, 2011 at 5:41 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for such a nice photo and short write up about Manjunatha Tsongkhapa.

    The statue look very alive, Paul and irene had such a great merit to see this statue. it is said that seeing a Buddha image gives us a blessing and plants seeds in our mind whether we believe it or not.

    Therefore now a day many temples are making huge statue everywhere.

  8. Anila on Oct 19, 2010 at 4:36 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for showing the picture which you took with Manjunatha Tsongkapa in the sacred Jokhang Temple in Lhasa. It is not easy for anyone to go into Lhasa, Tibet. But I think for you there is no problem as you are a Tibetan.I am glad you were able to climb in to have a picture taken with Tsongkapa, although it is restricted for people to take pictures. I like this Tsongkapa image. He is so gentle and has a very sweet and magnetic smile. I think the real Tsongkapa may have looked like that too. Since the image is very old and also lots of people have been praying to him. Then there will be lots of energy. One day he may even speak.

  9. KYC on Jul 10, 2010 at 3:57 am

    This is a very special photo. I like this statue of Lama Tsongkhapa, his face is very serene and he is smiling. This is the face I try to visualise in my prayers because it is supposed to resemble the real Tsongkhapa. Of course, like everyone else, I’d like to visit this place in the future, and also other places in Tibet where Lama Tsongkhapa had stayed or given teachings. It’d be nice if KD could organise a pilgrimage to Tibet. I’m sure a lot of KH members would want to go.
    But, you know, the best place to be is where the lama is.

  10. ckliew-kc on Jul 9, 2010 at 11:00 pm

    Wow! The statues that they said most look alike the actual Tsongkhapa. How auspicious to be able to see it in Nepal ! I wish i could be therea at that time. I really like Tsongkhapa too , HE always looks so peaceful and serene , whenever i see Tsongkhapa statues the feeling of calmness will befalls in me. I wish KD will arrange another pilgrimage to all the holy sites again and i will be allowed to participate.
    On the previous trip everyone that has been able to join must have collected much merits previously to be at such an old temples with Rinpoche.

  11. Sean on Jul 9, 2010 at 5:57 pm

    I really want to visit Jokhang temple to see the great and beautiful image of the King of the three words, Manjunatha Tsongkhapa. Since the place is very sacred, I do not think I might get my chance to see the image of the great saint…I love the picture of Rinpoche and the beautiful image of Manjunatha Tsongkhapa. Well, we must remind ourselves to actually LISTEN to our tour guides or else they might end up throwing us out if we disobey them but lucky you! Ha Ha! Just Joking! But seriously, we must always listen to our Lama no matter what!

  12. Irene Lim on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:43 am

    Yes, I was there too with Rinpoche, Paul and Seng Piow at Jokhang Temple, Lhasa. I have had the fortunate to visit Jokhang Temple, one of the oldest and holiest temple in the world, the second time and this time with Rinpoche. I remembered I also tried taking a photo here with Je Tsongkhapa on the same spot as Rinpoche but I was told politely and firmly to get off. Ha…ha…
    Everyone should at least, once in your life time, visit Lhasa and the priority place of visit is of course Jokhang Temple. Jokhang Temple was built by King Songten Gampo. There are many holy images in the temple and the most beautiful and revered image is Jowo Sakyamuni brought to Tibet by Princess Wen Cheng from China as dowry when she married King Songten Gampo. Tibet and all the spiritual places are so exciting and inspirational!!! I urge you to visit Tibet. For more information onTibet please contact Paul : http://www.kechara.com/kd

  13. Joy Kam on Jul 6, 2010 at 8:45 am

    WoW! I love this Buddha image, it is one of my favorites! This rare statue of Lama Tsongkhapa is truly glowing and alive! It really does look like it’s about to say something to you. Some people have actually experienced statues that come alive and talk to them, and Lama Tsongkhapa statues are one of them.
    They say the more prayers you make, the more ones statue come alive. This is true as I’ve seen happening with my own Buddha statues.
    Paul you are so lucky to have the merit to follow our Lama to such holy pilgrimage sites.
    Yes this seeing this image is a great blessing as it is said that seeing a Buddha image gives you blessing and plants seeds of enlightenment in your mind whether you believe it or not. Hence this is one of the many reason for making or having huge, visible Buddha images everywhere.

  14. Thierry on Jul 4, 2010 at 10:22 pm

    This statue of Je Tsongkhapa looks very nice, and indeed the nose looks slightly different. But what I find most beautiful in this picture is to see both my guru and Je Rinpoche together, almost as if in a conversation. I have never been to Tibet and cannot be sure how difficult it is to brave the interdiction to take pictures, but I salute Rinpoche for taking the risk of climbing closer to the statue ans also the risk in taking the picture itself; for without it we would not be able to all see and share this beautiful picture.
    This picture is like a blessing, there is Je Rinpoche in the form of a statue symbolic of his enlightened body, and there is Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, embodying the teachings of the Buddhas, the lineage of Lama Tsongkhapa reaching out to us, still lost and wondering.

  15. SK Yap on Jul 3, 2010 at 8:03 pm

    Rinpoche mentioned to me that this image of Tsongkhapa inside Jokhang monastery is exceptionally holy. It is said to resemble Tsongkhapa himself when he was alive.
    Please take note that this image of Tsongkhapa has a bigger nose than any other Tsongkhapa image you had seen before, simply because it resemble Tsongkhapa himself. We also heard reports that saw miraculous light coming shining from it.
    I have the good merits following Rinpoche to Jokhang and pay homage to this holy image in late 2008.
    Nowadays, whenever Rinpoche ask me to make a new Buddha image for Tsongkhapa, I will always refer to this picture, and make Tsongkhapa’s nose a little bigger than normal.
    Paul

  16. Elena on Jul 3, 2010 at 5:39 pm

    Wow, what a holy image…said to resemble Tsongkhapa himself, imbued with the prayers of thousands upon thousands of pilgrims for hundreds of years, in the Jokhang.
    I always thought it was interesting how the look of a Buddha statue seems to ‘change’ depending on where it is made. This statue looks very much like a Tibetan, whilst a Tsongkhapa made in China looks much more Chinese.
    The changing of Buddha statues from culture to culture, reflects the universality of Buddhism as a way of life. After all, it fits Chinese culture, Tibetan culture, British culture, American culture…anyone and everyone can identify with Buddha’s words. I also think that the changing of Buddha statues reflects teachings that physical manifestations are impermanent.
    Personally, I prefer the Chinese statues from Kechara Discovery ( http://www.kechara.com/b2b ) …that’s where the Tsongkhapa statue in my room is from :)

  17. Carol Wolf on Jul 3, 2010 at 8:14 am

    Please be careful, Tulkula

  18. Beng Kooi on Jul 3, 2010 at 8:01 am

    I really like this statue of Lama Je Tsongkhapa – he looks so alive and I was not surprised that people say this statue resembles the real Tsongkhapa.
    This trip to Tibet was arranged by Paul Yap of Kechara Discovery. Kechara Discovery was set up for two main reasons – one is to create and lead pilgrimages to the different holy sites in the world, and the other is to create affordable Buddha images for all to invite home.
    Paul has done a great job and organised trips to India, Nepal as well as Tibet. During this trip, Paul actually accompanied Rinpoche to Tibet, and received many teachings on the significance of the various places. I hope Kechara Discovery will arrange a tour to Tibet soon!

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This picture was taken on Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. I was around 19 years old I think. I was living in Thubten Dhargye Ling Buddhist centre under the holy guide of Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen whom I love and respect so much. I was lucky to be a young boy in a huge city like Los Angeles and living under the guidance of a great master like him. I feel I have very good karma to find this master and trust him, follow him and live with him when other teenagers were doing such different things in a big city. My interest was always dharma. Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
This was my tiny small room in Gaden for the first few years. The space next to my rooms are where the cows stayed. I had a huge crack in my wall and I can see the cows and they can see me! My room leaked very badly when it rained with a separate toilet nearby. The toilet barely worked and rarely flushed and had snakes in the toilet or behind the door a few times. The manager of the place told me I can get a better room that does not leak if I raise funds to build more rooms. I was barely getting enough to eat let alone raise funds for buildings. This was back in 1988 till around 1992 I lived in the small room in Gaden Shartse Monastery. I was having such a difficult time finding sponsorship, I could not at that time. But even still I was grateful to be in Gaden and always miss it. This room has since been renovated and fixed up. It has alot of memories for me. Spiritual memories. Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
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3 weeks ago
Nice Picture! Kache Marpo in full trance offering a khata to our sacred Kechara Forest Dorje Shugden statue. When Kache Marpo flings the khata (Tibetan white offerings scarf), it really just flies to the massive statue!! Tsem Rinpoche
4 weeks ago
Duo Bao Jiang Si Monastery in China. Beautiful.
4 weeks ago
Tsem Rinpoche's immediate previous incarnation. Kentrul Thupten Lamsang of Phari.
4 weeks ago
Intricate Heruka. What is nice is Marpa and Milarepa is on this. Marpa initiated Milarepa into Heruka's tantra and Milarepa practiced and became enlightened from this practice. We know the famous Milarepa but he relied on Heruka for full enlightenment.
4 weeks ago
Beautiful Buddha image and strong message.
4 weeks ago
What a BEAUTIFUL Vajra Yogini. I like this so much. The face and body is so very nice. I like the flames behind Her also. This is very nicely done.
1 month ago
When we seek pleasure, we always end up in pain eventually. All phenomena is subject to compositional decay and nothing is permanent. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
Do click on this picture as it really hits home. TR
1 month ago
This is such a spectacular photo of Kechara Forest Retreat. Must download and save!
1 month ago
A very meaningful picture for me with important people in my life. TR
1 month ago
This one is a real good one. TR
1 month ago
profound and powerful
1 month ago
Peace is what we need.
1 month ago
Some people have the freedom and some people don't. But all deserve it. 
1 month ago
We all have a choice of how others view us and where we end up. Have shared my thoughts here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=70726
1 month ago
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    His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche teaches the truth of life and our impeding death.
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    A kind message from Mr. Tsering Wangchuk to me. Thank you so much. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Dorje Shugden/Kache Marpo makes offerings to Tsem Rinpoche
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    My good friend Justin Ripley
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    3 months ago
    I requested Choji Lah to do a trusol, rabney and soongdroop for our large DS and Buddha. In this video, he is performing trusol which is ritually 'bathing' the environment and blessing all those who come to visit our Wisdom Hall and Dorje Shugden. Tsem Rinpoche
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    3 months ago
    Bigfoot arrives!!!
    Tsem Rinpoche is an avid follower of the paranormal such as bigfoots. For more interesting writings and posts on the subject, please go to http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/category/yeti-bigfoot-sasquatch
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    Mumu Loves Snack!
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    3 months ago
    For H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, a blog post is not just a blog post but Dharma work that generates merits which should be dedicated. Click here to find out what blog post Rinpoche was dedicating the merits for when he recited this prayer: http://bit.ly/1KiXWf9 ~Ani Lobsang Pema
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    Panchen Lama in Beijing on CCTV - China's official news. The respect and position they give His Holiness Panchen Lama is great.
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    3 months ago
    Magical fish tank with Buddha statue
  • His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang chants the prayer of Dorje Shugden
    4 months ago
    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang chants the prayer of Dorje Shugden
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    4 months ago
    Gongkar the bird at Kechara Forest Retreat
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21 minutes ago
~Guess what they got?~ Dear friends, When we want to do something we normally always have fear of the commitment, time, energy involved and even greater fear if we would be successful. We are worried about what others might think of us, if our work will be accepted by friends, family and peers. If ... http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/guess-what-they-got.html From: June Tang (Khjb)
22 minutes ago
~What are pujas about… do take a good read…~ An expression of your Compassion: A teaching by H.E. Tsem Rinpoche Rinpoche gave a really lovely teaching to a few of us yesterday about the significance of doing pujas (literal translation: a set of rituals and prayers done to remove obstacles). Here is the full, unedited transcript of his teaching, ... http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/what-are-pujas-about-do-take-a-good-read.html From: June Tang (Khjb)
23 minutes ago
~ "Is There A Ban on Dorje Shugden's Practice?" ~ https://youtu.be/femiJw8eaFs http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/dorje-shugden-teaching-videos.html Despite the overt discrimination and aggression against both lay and ordained Dorje Shugden practitioners around the world, some have attempted to deny the existence of a ban on Dorje Shugden’s practice. This video explores historical and current events surrounding Dorje Shugden’s practice since 1996, to ascertain beyond any doubt that there is most certainly a ban on Dorje Shugden’s practice, that this ban has been enforced, and that the rights of Dorje Shugden worshippers’ to engage in their faith without fear of persecution has been breached. From: June Tang (Khjb)
24 minutes ago
I will follow my root Guru, Tsem Tulku Rinpoche all the way and never stray. He is the source of my light in the darkness. And I will do the same. From:June Tang (Khjb)
26 minutes ago
这幅是我的唐卡。处在中间的大师为至尊嘉杰宋仁波切;左边自宋仁波切心间化现的是金刚瑜伽母;右边则是多杰雄登护法。我就在下方,恒时向祂们顶礼。~ 詹杜固仁波切 http://m.weibo.cn/1837031263/CxFxPF8kd From: June Tang (Khjb)
27 minutes ago
~"Is Dorje Shugden's Practice Dangerous?"~ https://youtu.be/v_bQnGBPoVg http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/dorje-shugden-teaching-videos.html Detractors of Dorje Shugden’s practice claim that this practice creates harm and danger for His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan cause as well as the individual practitioner. Such accusations are not only untrue, but also challenge the most basic Buddhist concepts such as karma and the nature of enlightened beings. This video directly addresses such unfounded claims and rebuts it with clear logic and also foundational beliefs that the Buddhist religion is built on. From: June Tang (Khjb)
28 minutes ago
Life is like smoke, only visible for a short while then it's gone.~Tsem Rinpoche https://mobile.twitter.com/tsemtulku/status/557737526472245250 From: June Tang (Khjb)
29 minutes ago
Real change will never come from choices that are familiar and comfortable. You have to step out of your comfort zone to succeed. ~Tsem Rinpoche From: June Tang (Khjb)
31 minutes ago
This wonderful lady is on her knees begging a stranger to not beat and hurt this dog. She puts her pride/ego aside for the life of the dog as she is a animal lover and genuine human being. Beautiful. For our animal works to be successful, we have to be like her. We have to be able to swallow our ego, beg, plead and be selfless in taking care of others (dogs in this case). We have to beg and create awareness for public support constantly. We have to be able to put our own feelings aside and work hard and tirelessly. There is no quitting because once we start, the animals depend on us and we cannot let them down and the people who believe in us down. We must be strong, committed, read up on internet on how to take care of animals/dogs, social media our cause to create awareness and be tireless. We must be updated on the latest news on care for them. In the age of internet, everything can be found. Once we take care of animals, we have to put all sense of selfishness aside. What do we g
32 minutes ago
~Is Dorje Shugden’s Practice Sectarian?~ https://youtu.be/v52s_pF2A4o http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/dorje-shugden-teaching-videos.html Since 1996, the long-established practice of the enlightened Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden was banned. Although no sound reasons were given for this ban, some have claimed that this practice causes sectarianism and disunity among Tibetan Buddhists. However, such statements directly contradict historical facts surrounding this protector practice. In this video, key issues, facts and events pertaining to Dorje Shugden’s practice are discussed, which clearly proves beyond a doubt that Dorje Shugden’s practice is neither sectarian nor ‘supremacist’ in nature. From: June Tang (Khjb)
54 minutes ago
Another Compassion action by Tsem Tulku Rinpoche Few year Back ----by Meng KIat Heng
1 hour ago
Tsem Tulku Rinpoche always give the teaching from his action, please care animal with love :)
2 hours ago
Benefits Of Dorje Shugden Puja.-Wee KPVH
7 hours ago
Distribution went smoothly in Petaling Street and Keramat area last night. Apart from distributing food onto the streets, we as usual would help clean the streets along the way. Justin@KSK
9 hours ago
Today Mr Teo from Sibu come to visit Kechara House. Hope to see you soon again. KP Louise
9 hours ago
Our Kechara Oasis customer Kelly Chow and William Goh come to Kechara Paradise to invited Lama Tsongkhapa for their new house. So nice young couple setup altar at home soon. KP Louise
10 hours ago
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20 hours ago
Pastor Chia 很认真在讲解和介绍种植草药,所有的观光客都很认真在听。Asyley Chia KSDS
21 hours ago
Robey的妈妈Grace Tan,细心的教导和指挥,一个一个教让这个练习都非常顺利。真的感激不尽。Asyley Chia KSDS
21 hours ago
每逢星期六8.pm到9.30,是乐器表演组的练习日。今天是第二次的乐器表演练习,所有的孩子表现的非常好,非常认真的练习,请大家拭目以待吧!!!Asyley Chia KSDS
21 hours ago
每逢星期六8.pm到9.30,是乐器表演组的练习日。今天是第二次的乐器表演练习,所有的孩子表现的非常好,非常认真的练习,请大家拭目以待吧!!!
21 hours ago
It's not okay to hate people honestly with their own choice. Louise
21 hours ago
Pastor Chia kindly explained the herb's use to guests. Pastor Adeline
22 hours ago
Most of the team members for today's Kechara Forest Retreat tour. Thank you all for your kind assistance! Pastor Adeline
23 hours ago
Circumambulate Vajrayogini stupa in Kechara Forest Retreat. Plant seed, create causes to receive the practice of Vajrayogini and enlightenment in 7 lifetimes. Pastor Adeline

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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