第十一世班禅喇嘛首次授予时轮金刚灌顶

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至尊第十一世班禅额尔德尼·确吉坚赞不久前在其位于中国西藏自治区西南部日喀则扎什伦布寺附近的新夏宫授予时轮金刚灌顶。这是中国西藏地区50年来首次公开举办大规模时轮金刚灌顶,也是年轻的班禅喇嘛首次授予时轮金刚灌顶。

灌顶仪式于2016年7月21日(星期四)正式掀开序幕。当天上午,来自中国西北部甘肃省拉卜楞寺和扎什伦布寺的40名僧人举办了闭门修本尊仪式。这是在长达四天的灌顶法会期间,每天上午都必须举行的仪式。

出席灌顶法会的人数超过10万余名,其中包括5000名僧众和100余位高僧活佛和上师。著名活佛如尊贵的第20世丹玛贡萨秋吉仁波切、尊贵的尼智仁波切、尊敬的向巴恩珠仁波切(旺秋上师)等也出席了这项盛会。

著名上师向巴恩珠仁波切(蓄胡子者)与一班格西和上师们共同出席灌顶法会。

著名上师向巴恩珠仁波切(蓄胡子者)与一班格西和上师们共同出席灌顶法会。

灌顶法会开始前,许多西藏信众朝第十一世班禅大师方向投掷哈达以示敬意,由于人数众多,哈达很快就形成一座小山。法会前晚下了一场雨,第一天法会期间也断续下起微雨,然而潮湿冰冷的天气完全无阻僧俗群众出席盛会。下午的仪式开始之前,身穿藏红袍的僧人提着大茶壶为每名信众提供热茶和青稞饼暖身。

班禅大师在致开幕词时表示下雨是一个“吉祥的征兆”,他说当年十世班禅大师举办时轮金刚灌顶时也下了雨,当时大师便说这是一个净化洗礼。

为了确保灌顶法会能顺利有序举行,主办方贴心为群众提供了各项便利,包括设立数个巨型荧幕,好让后方的群众能清楚跟进法会进程;设立供水站和移动厕所;当地医院也派出50名医生和护士分布在11个便民医疗点,随时准备应对紧急情况等。主办方的各项精心策划和努力,均显示了他们对本次历史性吉祥盛典所给予的重视。

 

时轮密续

时轮金刚彩沙坛城是灌顶法会中不可或缺的主要元素。

时轮金刚彩沙坛城是灌顶法会中不可或缺的主要元素。

时轮,意即“时间之轮”,梵语称Kalachakra,在藏文中则称Dukyi Khorlo。时轮密续是西藏佛教中最高层次的密续修持之一。它是在印度伟大的佛教寺院和佛学中心被北方部族入侵和摧毁之前,从印度传入西藏的最后一项伟大密续修持法门。

时轮密续与传说中的神秘香巴拉国土密切相关。根据经典记载,香巴拉为地球上的一处隐秘国土,由证悟国王统治。香巴拉国王既是统治者,也是上师。时轮密续是该国人民的主要修持,而负责赐予灌顶和教诲的就是国王本身。

事实上,根据时轮密续记载,香巴拉早期的国王月贤王(Suchandra)请求释迦牟尼佛传授一项让人们可以在不放弃世俗任务的情况下修持的法门。佛陀答应了国王的请求,在达尼雅卡达卡城,也就是今日印度南部安得拉邦的阿姆拉维提村首次传授时轮金刚教法。神奇的是,佛陀在讲授这项教法的同时,也现身比哈尔邦的灵鹫山上弘法。

当时接受时轮密续教诲的除了香巴拉国王,还有他的96名将领和官员。这项修持法直接由释迦牟尼佛传授给香巴拉,在当地保存和修持了上千年。据称,香巴拉国王的继承者文殊师利称名(Manjushrikirti)和白莲华王(Pundarika)后来又编撰了精简版的《时轮略续》(Kalachakra Laghutantra,时轮拉谷怛特罗)和主要注释《无瑕之光》(Vimalaprabha)。

时轮金刚拥抱明妃杂色母(Visvamata,又称复色母、一切母),下方为时轮续护法金刚力士护法(Vajravega, Dorje Shug)

时轮金刚拥抱明妃杂色母(Visvamata,又称复色母、一切母),下方为时轮续护法金刚力士护法(Vajravega, Dorje Shug)

在西藏,时轮密续拥有许多传承,然而主要有卓(Dro)和惹(Ra)两大传承。惹传承由喀什米尔大师萨满大师利(Samantashri)和惹译师多杰扎(Ra Lotsawa Dorje Drak)传继下来。这个传承后来传到了萨迦派,由萨迦班智达、卓根秋吉八思巴等大师护持和弘扬开来。

另一方面,卓传承则由在公元1027年前往西藏弘法的喀什米尔学者索马那他(Somanatha,又称班智达月怙主)和卓译师喜饶扎(Dro Lotsawa Sherab Drak)传承下来,并因此有了时轮续的“卓”传承之名。后来,在觉囊派创始人宇摩·牟觉多杰(Yumo Mikyo Dorje)和更蚌·图吉宗哲(Kunpang Tukje Tsondru)的影响下,卓传承时轮金刚续成了觉囊派的主要修持。觉囊学者多罗那他(Taranatha)更为时轮续撰写了注释和教诲,将这项传承进一步发展和弘扬开来。

时至今日,时轮续已传遍西藏佛教各大传承教派,然而在格鲁派中却占据了最显著的地位。据说,宗喀巴大师本身也修持时轮金刚密续。大师在检查此续内容时,出现了种种吉祥瑞兆,时轮金刚在大师净观中出现,并将双手放在大师头顶上说:“在时轮续中,你好比月贤王再世。”

后来被追封为第一世班禅大师的宗喀巴大师之主要弟子克主杰曾为时轮续编撰 了重要的释论。

 

第十一世班禅大师额尔德尼·确吉杰布

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在西藏宗教和政治领域中,达赖尊者和班禅大师是地位最崇高的两位上师。这项传统始于公元17世纪,当第四世班禅大师洛桑确吉坚赞发现和认证了第五世达赖尊者阿旺洛桑嘉措之后。

五世达赖尊者后来统一了西藏,并被封为西藏的世俗和精神领袖。为了感激上师,达赖尊者赐予上师“班禅大师”头衔,并对班禅大师的三任前世加以追封。此外,达赖尊者也将扎什伦布寺赐为其上师的驻锡地。

1995年11月29日,在严格按照宗教仪式和规定下完成金瓶掣签后,年幼的班禅额尔德尼·确吉杰布(俗名:坚赞诺布)被正式认证为第十一世班禅大师。

坚赞诺布于1990年2月13日诞生在西藏自治区北部那曲地区嘉黎县。父亲和母亲皆只受过小学教育。“坚赞诺布”这个名字由其外祖父所取,意思是“神圣的胜利幢”。他出生时,出现了许多瑞兆,其保姆无意中在他的舌头上发现了一个白色的藏文字母“阿”字,意味着这名男孩是一位高僧转世。

另一方面,寻找至尊第十世班禅大师转世灵童的工作正式于1989年6月展开。寻访团队经过观圣湖、占卜,全面观察候选灵童的面容、吉祥特征和安排辨认十世班禅大师遗留的圣物之后,挑选出三位最出色的候选人。

在接下来于拉萨市大昭寺内觉沃仁波切像前举办的金瓶掣签中,坚赞诺布被认证为十世班禅额尔德尼的转世,法名为法名吉尊·洛桑强巴伦珠确吉杰布·白桑布。在接受认证、坐床和受出家戒后,天赋过人的年幼活佛经数名经师的悉心调教下,在15岁那年就已经掌握了大部分的显密教诲。

今日的班禅额尔德尼不仅成了一名宗教领袖,目前更担任中国佛教协会副会长职位。他不久前刚在其驻锡地扎什伦布寺出席了其坐床20周年庆典。

 

本次时轮金刚灌顶的意义

十一世班禅大师身穿法衣,佩戴时轮金刚续密续行者的骨饰。

十一世班禅大师身穿法衣,佩戴时轮金刚续密续行者的骨饰。

时轮金刚灌顶法会中的仪式、观想和念诵内容十分复杂繁琐。然而,年轻的至尊第十一世班禅大师尽管首此授予这项灌顶,过程中却表现得从容、自信、熟练和到位,就宛如其前世一样。这除了突显出历代班禅与时轮金刚的深厚渊源,也显示出其上师们,尤其是其根本上师嘉样加措对他的调教有方。

事实上,班禅大师在扎什伦布寺内拥有一间特别用来修持、掌握和弘扬时轮金刚续的佛殿。班禅大师的每一任前世都修持和弘扬时轮金刚密续,因此这对他而言并非什么新鲜的修持,而不过是延续前世的修持。事实上,时轮续修持正是历任班禅的特长之一。

值得一提的是,班禅大师也被誉为阿弥陀佛和香巴拉国王的化身。香巴拉净土和时轮金刚密切相关,因此由班禅大师来传授时轮金刚灌顶更是意义非凡。

实际上,任何上师或修行者皆可以接受时轮金刚灌顶、投入所需修持和为他人授予灌顶。要具备授予灌顶的资格,修持者首先必须从一位具格的时轮金刚续传承上师那儿接受灌顶,然后专注投入时轮续修持,并在结束所需完成的闭关后进行火供仪式。具备这些条件后,这些上师们就可在人们的请求下,像班禅大师一样为人授予灌顶。可见,并不只有达赖尊者、班禅大师或高坐在法座上的高僧大德才能授予这项灌顶,任何完成所需修持和具备条件者皆可授予灌顶。

有鉴于此,有些人宣称这位班禅大师并非真正的班禅转世,故此次时轮金刚灌顶为无效的这种说法,实际上并无法成立。班禅大师的“真”或“假”跟灌顶的有效性并没有关系。只要这位年轻的上师如实根据古老经典中记载的仪式和规定完成修持,这项灌顶就是真的,人们也能从他身上接受灌顶。因此,宣称灌顶无效和不纯正的说法不仅不合理,更显示出提出这种说法者对密续(尤其是时轮续)教诲和其传授方式的严重无知。

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报道显示,此次灌顶大会由中国政府支持和赞助,僧人和主办方也因此拥有足够 的资源来确保此次大会能有一个周详的计划,并能顺利举行。这显示中国政府提倡信仰自由,不但批准还赞助了这类型活动。事实上,至尊第十一世班禅大师欢迎任何人参与这次的灌顶法会,也不对任何人施加限制。 反观在印度达兰萨拉所举办的同类仪式和灌顶上,达赖尊者和藏人领导却禁止多杰雄登修持者出席。单从这一点,就足以看出哪一方提倡真正的信仰自由,哪一方在施加宗教迫害。

本次大会吸引了超过十万人出席,显示年轻的班禅大师的影响力正与日俱增。这同时也意味着许多藏人将会成为他的弟子,使得指控他为假班禅的说法变得越来越没有立足点。毕竟,相信任何一位有尊严的藏人都不会允许自己的上师被人冠上“假”的称号。

班禅大师日渐上升的地位无疑将对其在达兰萨拉的批评者构成威胁,因为这显示了他将拥有越来越强大的影响力。若他能定期授予时轮金刚灌顶,加上年轻、精力旺盛的优势,并有中国政府作为强有力的后盾,班禅大师对藏人的影响最终将令达兰萨拉的对手显得黯然失色。事实上,班禅大师正稳健地成长,未来势将吸引更多支持者,这将使得他的对手越来越失去批评他的基础。

西藏佛教徒普遍相信,如果一位错误的人选被认证为高僧转世,这位高僧的转世法脉所具有的功德,将会对这位假冒者造成不利的影响。因此,一位假上师的事业和教诲不但不会得到扩展,他本身的寿命也会缩短。然而,现任班禅大师正不断茁壮成长,就足以证明他确凿无误是真正的班禅转世。

超过十万名僧俗群众出席了此次盛典。

超过十万名僧俗群众出席了此次盛典。

班禅大师的成功,显示出中国政府有能力栽培一位能为众生带来福祉的高僧。事实上,这并非史无前例,十世班禅就是其中一个例子。上个世纪五十年代,达赖尊者认证了他个人偏爱的候选人作为九世班禅的转世灵童,而当时的中国国民党政府也认证了他们本身认定的转世灵童洛桑赤列伦珠确吉坚赞。中方灵童越来越著名,影响力也日渐扩大,迫使达赖尊者必须承认这位灵童为真正的班禅, 而将他本身原本认定的灵童委为班禅奥珠仁波切,即班禅化身而非主要转世。

此外,根据合理推断,如果班禅大师的影响力与日俱增,这对于人们对多杰雄登修持的接受度也会带来正面的影响。历史显示,多杰雄登不仅是班禅大师的其中一位主要护法,也是历代班禅驻锡地扎什伦布寺的护法。实际上,在扎什伦布寺内还设有一所专供奉多杰雄登的大型护法殿。由此可见,随着班禅大师的名气和影响力的提升,多杰雄登修持也会越来越受欢迎,人们对祂的接受度也会越来越大。

 

总结

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传统上,西藏佛教上师们并不会公开大规模授予大部分的摩诃无上瑜伽续本尊灌顶如胜乐金刚、密集金刚灌顶等。这是因为这类型的灌顶本只应传授给少数具备资格、拥有上师依止心、能守戒、完成前行修持,且精通三主要道的心识稳定之修行者。因此,上师们在授予任何高阶密续灌顶前,都会对弟子们进行密切观察和严加筛选,最终往往只有极少数弟子有资格接受灌顶。上师们授予灌顶与否,同样都出自慈悲心,具备资格的弟子能从这些殊胜的修持中获取最大的好处,而不具备资格的弟子也不会因无法遵守承诺而遭受相应的后果。

然而,时轮金刚续却是例外,因为祂不仅是一项适合大规模传授的灌顶,且对不同层次的修持者都会带来不同的好处。最高层次的修持者将能透过这项修持获得证悟;中等层次的修持者有机会在来世继续修持佛法;而最低层次的修持者若能认真修持,虽未必能取得极高的成就,也有机会投生香巴拉净土。至于那些只参加灌顶却不修持的人,也将在心识中种下时轮金刚印记,获得其加持,将来也有机会投生香巴拉净土。

简单地图显示神秘的香巴拉王国被喜马拉雅山脉所坏绕。香巴拉国王位居地图中央,围绕着他的是净土中的各部分,整个净土被雪山环绕。香巴拉国王时常传授时轮金刚教诲,提升子民的修行成就。

简单地图显示神秘的香巴拉王国被喜马拉雅山脉所坏绕。香巴拉国王位居地图中央,围绕着他的是净土中的各部分,整个净土被雪山环绕。香巴拉国王时常传授时轮金刚教诲,提升子民的修行成就。(点击放大)

神秘的香巴拉净土地处我们的地球上。因此,比起其他净土,我们跟这个地方的渊源更深,也更容易投生该处。由此可见,大规模的时轮金刚灌顶将能在大批群众的心识中种下时轮金刚的印记和加持,所种下的善因能让他们将来得以投生香巴拉净土。

这就是班禅大师大规模传授时轮金刚灌顶的主要原因。作为香巴拉国王的化身,他的唯一目的就是尽可能救度众生。无论时轮金刚灌顶和修持的仪式有多么非比寻常和精细,其所蕴含的依然是大乘佛教的精神——救度自我和他人。至尊第十一世班禅大师授予时轮金刚灌顶是一件值得随喜的事,可视为佛法自中国向世界各地弘扬开来和茁壮发展的有力征象。

 

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主持时轮金刚灌顶仪式中的班禅大师显得气宇非凡。

主持时轮金刚灌顶仪式中的班禅大师显得气宇非凡。

第十一世班禅大师正进行时轮金刚灌顶中的其中一项仪式。

第十一世班禅大师正进行时轮金刚灌顶中的其中一项仪式。

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年幼的丹玛贡萨仁波切是出席本次灌顶法会的众多活佛、上师之一。

年幼的丹玛贡萨仁波切是出席本次灌顶法会的众多活佛、上师之一。

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年幼的丹玛贡萨秋吉仁波切身穿空行母服饰参加其中一项时轮金刚灌顶仪式。

年幼的丹玛贡萨秋吉仁波切身穿空行母服饰参加其中一项时轮金刚灌顶仪式。

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第十一世班禅大师向空中撒米,象征吉祥圆满。

第十一世班禅大师向空中撒米,象征吉祥圆满。

 
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  1. Jace Chong on Aug 5, 2016 at 2:43 am

    这是非常殊胜的灌顶仪式!

    其实当我看见视频时,第一个感觉就是现场的荧幕太高清了,只有预算很高的策划才能办到,原来此仪式得到政府的全力支持,所以灌顶仪式的规模不小。

    在这之前,能够办大型时轮金刚而出席者众多的是达赖尊者的时轮金刚灌顶。可惜的是,达赖尊者的时轮金刚灌顶仪式是不容许多杰雄登修行人出席的。该灌顶仪式对所有人甚至非佛教徒也无任欢迎,唯独多杰雄登修行人不能出席,对此我也百思不解。

    佛教提倡不持分别心的不是吗?时轮金刚灌顶既然能利益所有出席的人,但为什么修多杰雄登不能得到加持?反观第十一世班禅喇嘛首次授予时轮金刚灌顶, 对所有人包括多杰雄登修行人都可以出席。这一点看出,中国政府提倡宗教自由。和平和谐的社会,由互相尊重彼此的信仰开始。

  2. Jace Chong on Aug 4, 2016 at 10:43 pm

    这时非常殊胜的灌顶仪式!

    其实当我看见视频时,第一个感觉就是现场的荧幕太高清了,只有预算很高的策划才能办到,原来此仪式得到政府的全力支持,所以灌顶仪式的规模不小。

    在这之前,能够办大型时轮金刚而出席者众多的是达赖尊者的时轮金刚灌顶。可惜的是,达赖尊者的时轮金刚灌顶仪式是不容许多杰雄登修行人出席的。该灌顶仪式对所有人甚至非佛教徒也无任欢迎,唯独多杰雄登修行人不能出席,对此我也百思不解。

    佛教提倡不持分别心的不是吗?时轮金刚灌顶既然能利益所有出席的人,但为什么修多杰雄登不能得到加持?反观第十一世班禅喇嘛首次授予时轮金刚灌顶, 对所有人包括多杰雄登修行人都可以出席。这一点看出,中国政府提倡宗教自由。和平和谐的社会,由互相尊重彼此的信仰开始。

    谢谢!

  3. June Kang on Aug 4, 2016 at 9:06 pm

    十一世班禅在西藏扎什伦布寺成功举办了首次时轮金刚灌顶大法会,超过10万余名来自各地的信教群众现场聆听, 是令人兴奋是看到班禅在中国的影响力, 我们知道中国将提升成为一个世界大国,这意味着班禅的活动将利益更多人。

    根据报道班禅讲经、持咒、灌顶,举行每个仪轨自信从容,让僧俗信众充分领略了其日益精进的佛学造诣,也得到了西藏众多高僧活佛的肯定与敬仰。

    值得一提的是所有人包括多杰雄登修行者都可以参加

  4. yenpin on Aug 1, 2016 at 8:31 pm

    大规模庄严的时轮金刚灌顶
    非常殊圣的灌顶,得到轮金刚灌顶,可以投生香巴拉净土。
    让人感觉非常神秘的香巴拉净土,对神秘又殊圣香巴拉,让我充满好奇。
    在这个世界上还有这么神秘净土。
    当然,人类有信念和追求才会进取,具有超自然的信仰和超自身的信仰力,这个民族才能世代繁衍和生存在世界屋脊这片广袤的土地上。藏民族从形成的那一天起,就注定要成为雪域山河的骄子,世界屋脊的主人。因为有“香巴拉”在等待着他们

    举行大规模的时轮金刚灌顶所有的众生都有机会中种下时轮金刚的印记和加持,能让众生将来得以投生香巴拉净土。

    为期4天时轮金刚灌顶
    至尊第十一世班禅大师欢迎任何人参与这次的灌顶法会,没有限制任何人也没说多杰雄登修持者出席这次时轮金刚灌顶。
    反尔在印度达兰萨拉所举办的同样仪式和灌顶上,达赖尊者和藏人领导却禁止多杰雄登修持者出席。
    从这里就可以看到这一点,是哪一方提倡真正的信仰自由,是哪一方在宗教迫害。

    这里也显示中国政府非常提倡信仰自由,不但批准还赞助了这类型活动。

  5. Pastor Shin Tan on Aug 1, 2016 at 3:36 pm

    随喜为期4天的时轮金刚灌顶法会在西藏自治区日喀则市德庆格桑颇彰顺利圆满。为迎接此次法会,扎什伦布寺从一个月前就开始了筹备工作。法会现场位于班禅新宫德庆格桑颇彰南边空旷的草坝上,占地11.2万平方米。扎什伦布寺僧人为法会特制了精美的时轮金刚彩砂坛城。为方便信众听经接受灌顶,现场放置了4块巨型LED显示屏和几十个扩音器。此外,当地政府部门为了确保法会正常有序进行,抽调了众多医生在现场设立了多处便民医疗点,组建了志愿者团队在法会期间为信徒提供各种便民服务。

    自治区党委书记陈全国也在7月26日于拉萨会见了十一世班禅额尔德尼·确吉杰布,代表自治区党委、政府和全区各族人民,对十一世班禅额尔德尼·确吉杰布回藏考察调研、开展佛事活动表示欢迎,对十一世班禅成功举办首次时轮金刚灌顶法会表示祝贺。陈全国说,十一世班禅牢记习近平总书记的殷切嘱托和谆谆教导,刻苦学习、努力修行,佛学造诣更加精深,政治上更加成熟,文化素养更加进步,影响力更加提升,展现出藏传佛教大活佛的良好风范。特别是此次时轮金刚灌顶法会表现出了广博的佛法知识、深厚的宗教造诣,受到高僧大德和僧俗信众的一致赞誉。

    希望中国政府继续支持和赞助佛法的弘扬,这也显示中国政府提倡信仰自由, 非常值得鼓舞。

  6. Pastor Loh Seng Piow on Aug 1, 2016 at 1:51 am

    西藏人相信一些高僧大德在人生某阶段的样貌将与前世的相似,这也更进一步证明了他们是真的转世。请看以下这张今世和前世喇嘛的比较图,注意他们惊人的相似处。

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  7. Pastor Loh Seng Piow on Aug 1, 2016 at 12:18 am

    西藏人相信一些高僧大德在人生某阶段的样貌将与前世的相似,这也更进一步证明了他们是真的转世。请看以下几张今世和前世喇嘛的比较图,注意他们惊人的相似处。

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  8. Pastor Loh Seng Piow on Jul 31, 2016 at 11:57 pm

    西藏人相信一些高僧大德在人生某阶段的样貌将与前世的相似,这也更进一步证明了他们是真的转世。请看以下四张今世和前世班禅喇嘛的比较图,注意他们惊人的相似处。

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  9. tong sun sun on Jul 31, 2016 at 12:14 am

    读了此文章后不是对时轮灌顶有兴趣,反而是对香巴拉这字充满好奇从而查了一下资料。
    原来这世上还真有这净土香巴拉。“香巴拉”是藏语的音译,,又译为“香格里拉”,其意为“极乐园”,是佛教所说的神话世界,为时轮佛法的发源地;佛学界认为香巴拉是一个虚构的世外桃源,是藏传佛教徒向往追求的理想净土即:“极乐世界”、“人间仙境”、也称“坛城”。藏族学者阿旺班智达在其论述中这样描绘香巴拉世界:“香巴拉”是人类持明的圣地在、众色和天具自在,七代法王均传授“时轮根本经”;他们掌管着960万个城邦组成的幸福王国,这里没有贫穷和困苦,没有疾病和死亡,也没有人与人之间的尔虞我诈,更没嫉恨和仇杀……这里花常开,水常清,庄稼总是在等着收割,甜蜜的果子总是挂在枝头,这里遍地是黄金。。。。藏传佛教格鲁僧众普遍认为:宗喀巴大师不会死,他暂时去了香巴拉天国居住,总有一天会重返人间。不管是传说也好是事实也好我们都应该努力精进修持达至净土。

  10. Alice Tay on Jul 27, 2016 at 12:42 pm

    感谢仁波切和Pastor David在此分享令人鼓舞的一项消息,就是至尊第十一世班禅额尔德尼•确吉坚赞在中国西藏自治区西南部日喀则扎什伦布寺附近的新夏宫授予时轮金刚灌顶。这是50年以来,首次在中国西藏公开举办如此大规模时轮金刚灌顶,而且是由年轻的至尊第十一世班禅喇嘛首次授予时轮金刚灌顶。随喜参与时轮金刚灌顶者。

    在此分享从以上博文中关注到几个重点如下:

    1. 如果说至尊第十一世班禅喇嘛是错误被认证为高僧转世,那么他的转世法脉所具有的功德,将会他造成不利的影响,甚至寿命会缩短。再者,时轮金刚灌顶法会中的仪式、观想和念诵内容十分复杂繁琐。然而,年轻的至尊第十一世班禅大师尽管首次授予这项灌顶,但因为有前世的深刻印记,让他可以在此大会表现得从容、自信、熟练和到位。此外,如果是一位假冒的上师,他的佛法事业和教诲是不会得到扩展。然而,现任至尊第十一世班禅喇嘛的影响力与日俱增就如这次的大会每天吸引了超过十万人出席。以上所提到足以证明至尊第十一世班禅喇嘛确凿无误是真正的班禅转世。

    2. 任何一位上师或修行者皆可以接受时轮金刚灌顶、投入所需修持和为他人授予灌顶。重点是修持者必须从一位具格的时轮金刚续传承上师接受灌顶,然后专注投入时轮续修持,并在结束所需完成的闭关后进行火供仪式。如此可见,并不只有至尊达赖尊者、班禅大师或高僧大德才能授予这项灌顶。

    3. 此次灌顶大会都由中国政府支持和赞助,而这显示中国政府提倡信仰自由。再加上至尊第十一世班禅大师没有限制反之欢迎任何人参与这次的灌顶法会。反观至尊的达赖尊者曾经在印度达兰萨拉所举办的同类仪式和灌顶却禁止多杰雄登修持者出席。佛法的究竟目的就是要利益一切众生。但是在至尊达赖尊者的道场还会出现排斥多杰雄登修持者出席,真的令人匪夷所思。

    4. 随着班禅大师的名气和影响力的提升,多杰雄登修持也会越来越受欢迎。因为,多杰雄登不仅是班禅大师的其中一位主要护法,也是历代班禅驻锡地扎什伦布寺的护法

  11. Phoebe Yong on Jul 26, 2016 at 7:31 pm

    谢谢黎国圆讲法师这么棒的分享。

    非常随喜至尊第十一世班禅大师授予时轮金刚灌顶给所有在场的出席者。也非常随喜所有的出席者可以出席这场久违了50年的时轮金刚灌顶法会。十万人同时间出席这么殊胜的时轮金刚灌顶法会,场面很壮观!

    这篇文章也说到法会前晚下了一场雨,然而潮湿冰冷的天气完全无阻僧俗群众出席盛会。下午的仪式开始之前,身穿藏红袍的僧人提着大茶壶为每名信众提供热茶和青稞饼暖身。还有主办方贴心为群众提供了各项便利以确保灌顶法会可以顺利举行,这是多么贴心的安排。

    时轮金刚灌顶法会可以为修行不同阶层的修持者和非修持者带来百利和无害。其最主要的原因是救度众生,将在心识中种下时轮金刚印记,获得其加持。

    更难能可贵的是这场时轮金刚灌顶法会,至尊第十一世班禅大师欢迎任何人参与这次的灌顶法会,也不对任何人施加限制。这是班禅大师对我们所有众生慈悲为怀,也显示了中国提倡信仰自由。反观在印度达兰萨拉所举办的同类仪式和灌顶上,达赖尊者和藏人领导却禁止多杰雄登修持者出席。这形成了强烈的对比。

    虽然我不会听藏语,但是可以从视频里看见年轻的至尊第十一世班禅大师在这首此授予这项灌顶,表现得从容和自信,突显出历代班禅与时轮金刚的深厚渊源。在视频里,有个女受访者说她妈妈小时侯随伴着她的父母亲出席由第十世班禅大师给予的时轮金刚灌顶法会。相隔了多年后,这位妈妈还可以出席由第十一世班禅大师时轮金刚灌顶法会,实在是难得。

    当然还要多谢其根本上师嘉样加措所给予的指导。我相信以后未来的日子,至尊第十一世班禅大师将会把佛法自中国向世界各地弘扬开来和茁壮发展。

    谢谢上师让我有机会学习佛法,感恩感恩。_/\_

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    Saturday, Mar 25. 2017 08:13 PM
    It is admirable for Sine Lindholm & Mads Ulrik Husum to place their design as open source for everyone to download and copy to manufacture. This shows how farsighted they are in propelling self-sustainability. The first step is always the hardest, and I believe what Sine and Mads had done is towards the right direction. In this way, people from all the around the world who genuinely are passionate and interested in growing own vegetables will be able to start on their own. Without needing to rely on middleman or manufacturer who might end up making the brilliant idea a commercial white elephant. Thank you, Rinpoche for this sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/build-your-own-growroom.html
  • Alice Tay
    Friday, Mar 24. 2017 10:05 PM
    Many companies especially in overseas are very considerate and allow their employees to bring their dogs to work. I personally think that this is a very good practice where the employees no longer have to worry about leaving pets at home alone. The work environments that cultivate loving kindness, caring and compassion create a much more positive and productive place to work. Besides, it may influence everyone especially those who do not have pet to be more kind to the animals.

    Nevertheless, the employer and employees may have to work together to maintain the safe and cleanliness work place such as reduce odour, provide clean air and many others.

    Thank you for this interesting article as a reminder to us to love and be kind to animals no matter where we are.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/inside-the-worlds-most-dog-friendly-office.html
  • Lin Mun
    Friday, Mar 24. 2017 07:06 PM
    Superb idea and very creative. Home farming in the cities ! Appreciate all the hardwork and ideas to produce Growroom. It’s just like putting a big puzzle and making the whole process so much easier to plant in cities where we always have limited spaces.

    We should support more people to come up with such ideas so we can eat our own food and cultivate self sustainability.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/build-your-own-growroom.html
  • Pastor Shin Tan
    Friday, Mar 24. 2017 01:40 PM
    When on the hospital bed nearing our last breath, nothing matters except for the practice and transformation we have done in dharma in our lifetime.

    Our money, wishes, houses, clothes, jewelry, reputation, spouses, desires, dreams, greed, anger, possessions, explanations will be of no use at all. It will in fact even be a hindrance scratching at our mind’s energy to let go and we cannot.

    Since they are no use at that momentous event, we should continue that thought now and understand what we should truly cultivate now. This thought must translate into action not just scholastic thoughts and meanderings of the mind for self deception or imitation spiritual satisfaction. This is what I think daily and everyday as part of my meditations on death and impermanence according to first chapter of Lam Rim.
    ~H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche

    Learn more here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-dying-process.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Mar 24. 2017 12:11 PM
    Amazing and very creative architecture designed space for our home grown foods.It is a good idea for those living in the cities.The Growroom is beautifully produced made it convenience which enables people to connect with nature surrounding with plants. The smell of herbs and plants makes cities dwellers to live in happiness and healthy.
    Its takes alot of effort and determination for anyone to build a growroom.Well they can do it,if they have the will power….hoping someday KFR will have one too.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/build-your-own-growroom.html
  • nut
    Friday, Mar 24. 2017 01:39 AM
    Lazynnes ,negative karma!and mends samajas …ITS very very , inderdependent motivations lewwels of awareness Teacher’Quality &sangha quantity ,first when samajas ARE pure Empowerment full blessings later?so give less Empowerment ITS OK.ccTR IS Wise.
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    Friday, Mar 24. 2017 01:32 AM
    http://www.aikidosydneycity.com/interview-with-takeda-shihan-by-aikikai-hombu-dojo/ yes yes sumikiri!i m sure HE practice martial arts in many previous lives AS well AS have family’karma conected with ai!ki flow,,,so NEUTRAL his re:for attacks ARE.,above normal fighter skills!___and i m skull in maya astro,fine and wanth share:#####paranormalTSEMsection on:::: antarctica aliens& JFK ,Peru as egg skulls.________________have a good day&nice PRactICE.____THE LIGHT be?or just show options that can be used.
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  • nut
    Friday, Mar 24. 2017 01:23 AM
    For example B_LOCK can be neutral karma ,butRE_PLAY reactions can make diferent results in second person?
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  • nut
    Friday, Mar 24. 2017 01:22 AM
    NEUTRAL karma not make good ,not bad result!but ITS STill karma so IS not done from lewwels of acomplishment where IS NO NEW karma acumulations.
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    Friday, Mar 24. 2017 01:16 AM
  • Lin Mun
    Thursday, Mar 23. 2017 04:54 PM
    This is a very informative articles on dogs in monasteries and Tibetan breed. Gonsar Rinpoche explained it very clearly on the different breeds and how dogs are taken care and live in monasteries. We should also take good care of the dogs as they are living being in different form. Hence we should take care of their food and their well beings and not treat them like an ‘item’ to reject or discard them when our selfish mind arise.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/dogs-in-tibetan-monasteries.html
  • Lin Mun
    Thursday, Mar 23. 2017 04:13 PM
    Thank you Datuk May for sharing this article. I do know some people who will only give when they have extra or only if they do not need the items. There are some who would keep giving even if they do not have much because they understand that his gift (whether it is time, resource, material, knowledge and etc) is for the benefit of others.

    I think it all comes from each individual generousity, compassion and kindness. I believe all these good values can be practised and we can be better each day. We should not give up but be aware of our weakness and keep transforming to be better.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/students-friends/generosity-giving-gifts.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Mar 23. 2017 12:56 PM
    Wonderful news to note that EU authorities have finally taken steps to stop online abused.Well with these cut less misused of online disharmony and hate by some undisciplined individual.Nowadays there were too many fraud and scams going on social medias.Hence EU companies are trying to deal to solve fraud and scams,as well as user protection on their websites.
    Our Precious Guru and many Dorje Shugden Practitioners was bullied on social medias too.Do hope with the tightenings of law will help to stop online bullies.
    Thank you, Rinpoche for sharing .
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/victory-over-online-hate.html
  • Pastor Shin Tan
    Thursday, Mar 23. 2017 08:33 AM
    “Somehow, Rinpoche knew I did not believe in Buddhism and so he used a skillful way to give me a teaching. He said that even though I can’t see the Buddha, that does not mean that the Buddha does not exist. This is just like electricity; we can’t see electricity but when we see the lights are turned on, it proves electricity does exist. Similarly, when we see the growing Sangha community and the temples, it proves the existence of Buddha, because without electricity, there would be no light and without the Buddha, there would be no Sangha. After listening to that sound logic, I was still stuck on the need for more proof that the Buddha existed. But it made me think deeper because what Rinpoche said made a lot of sense.” – Pastor Albert Rachaga

    From a Free Thinker to a Buddhist, http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=118312

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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
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Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
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Click on picture to enlarge and see what Milarepa says. Profound.
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Click on picture to enlarge and see what Milarepa says. Profound.
We are always trying to get somewhere, try something new, find some friends, get some entertainment and in the end we end up in the same place. Time to really practice Dharma seriously and stop wasting time we don\'t have. ~Tsem Rinpoche
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We are always trying to get somewhere, try something new, find some friends, get some entertainment and in the end we end up in the same place. Time to really practice Dharma seriously and stop wasting time we don't have. ~Tsem Rinpoche
March 20, 2017-Mumu is just so adorable with his bright eyes.
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March 20, 2017-Mumu is just so adorable with his bright eyes.
More and more people inviting Lord Dorje Shugden home to connect with on their shrines. I am so happy to see this as it will benefit them and their families so much. That is the purpose to be alive which is to benefit others as much as possible. Tsem Rinpoche
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More and more people inviting Lord Dorje Shugden home to connect with on their shrines. I am so happy to see this as it will benefit them and their families so much. That is the purpose to be alive which is to benefit others as much as possible. Tsem Rinpoche
His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche is a good sport watching his students do Halloween drag costumes for a charity show. Funny!
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His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche is a good sport watching his students do Halloween drag costumes for a charity show. Funny!
His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche is a good sport watching his students do Halloween drag costumes for a charity show. Funny!
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His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche is a good sport watching his students do Halloween drag costumes for a charity show. Funny!
The Japanese are very innovative. Tsem Rinpoche
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The Japanese are very innovative. Tsem Rinpoche
Read this as it will be interesting
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Read this as it will be interesting
Recite this before any meal or drinks for blessings of abundance. Tsem Rinpoche
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Recite this before any meal or drinks for blessings of abundance. Tsem Rinpoche
This sacred statue of Buddha is in Nepal brought originally from Tibet and has spoken on many occasions. Very blessed to see this holy image and keep a picture...bless you always. Tsem Rinpoche
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This sacred statue of Buddha is in Nepal brought originally from Tibet and has spoken on many occasions. Very blessed to see this holy image and keep a picture...bless you always. Tsem Rinpoche
I love Mumu boy tremendously. We went through so much together for so many years. You are a great being to be with. Tsem Rinpoche
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I love Mumu boy tremendously. We went through so much together for so many years. You are a great being to be with. Tsem Rinpoche
Dear everyone, I am sharing this beautiful and modern altar to Dorje Shugden in Malaysia. I am glad to see more and more people creating sacred spaces. Tsem Rinpoche
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Dear everyone, I am sharing this beautiful and modern altar to Dorje Shugden in Malaysia. I am glad to see more and more people creating sacred spaces. Tsem Rinpoche
Lhamo Karmo, a female buddha form visualized above the crown of one\'s head at the time of death, to encourage consciousness to leave the body via the crown aperture. From my book \"The Female Buddhas.\"- Glenn Mullin
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Lhamo Karmo, a female buddha form visualized above the crown of one's head at the time of death, to encourage consciousness to leave the body via the crown aperture. From my book "The Female Buddhas."- Glenn Mullin
The Tibetan female tulku Dorje Pakmo, from a fresco on the wall of the Dorje Pakmo monastery (Samding) in Tibet, near the Turquoise Lake. In Tibet the Dorje Pakmo was ranked with the Dalai Lama, Panchen Lama and Sakya Trizin as the four highest lamas in the country.-from Glenn Mullin
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The Tibetan female tulku Dorje Pakmo, from a fresco on the wall of the Dorje Pakmo monastery (Samding) in Tibet, near the Turquoise Lake. In Tibet the Dorje Pakmo was ranked with the Dalai Lama, Panchen Lama and Sakya Trizin as the four highest lamas in the country.-from Glenn Mullin
Dharma boy, Mumu boy and Oser girl checking out the scene..cute
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Dharma boy, Mumu boy and Oser girl checking out the scene..cute
My Dharma boy has such a cute expression here. He is a good boy!
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My Dharma boy has such a cute expression here. He is a good boy!
February 9,2017-My Mumu boy and Oser girl are just relaxing together..super cute
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February 9,2017-My Mumu boy and Oser girl are just relaxing together..super cute
Click on the picture to enlarge and see what Suzy from Hawaii commented on the Dorje Shugden issue after much research. She is very candid and honest. Refreshing. Original is posted here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vl-4lIwxph4
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Click on the picture to enlarge and see what Suzy from Hawaii commented on the Dorje Shugden issue after much research. She is very candid and honest. Refreshing. Original is posted here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vl-4lIwxph4
This is a good one to read
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This is a good one to read
Mumu is silly and cute and funny
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Mumu is silly and cute and funny
Mumu\'s hair is messy and he looks funny
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Mumu's hair is messy and he looks funny
I am in the process of creating beautiful Dorje Shugden and Kechara Forest Retreat watches at this time. So we can take precious protector and Kechara Forest Retreat wherever we go and be blessed everytime we see what time it is. 
I am perfecting the designs with a great team and will update when done but these are just some samples that arrived. 
Feast your eyes! 

Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
I am in the process of creating beautiful Dorje Shugden and Kechara Forest Retreat watches at this time. So we can take precious protector and Kechara Forest Retreat wherever we go and be blessed everytime we see what time it is. I am perfecting the designs with a great team and will update when done but these are just some samples that arrived. Feast your eyes! Tsem Rinpoche
                        Pick the practice, devotion and precepts of Vajra Yogini\'s path over everything and anything in samsara. Samsara has nothing of value and nothing lasting to offer. You are born in suffering, live in suffering, die in suffering and enter bardo and future lives expecting more sufferings. This is not a negative way of looking at things but the truth. If the truth is negative, so it is the truth. Devote oneself to the guru, dharma work, dharma practice and bringing dharma to others compassionately. Choose to practice Vajra Yogini now with the preliminaries. You can start right now: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/starting-on-vajra-yogini-now.html  Much care, Tsem Rinpoche
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Pick the practice, devotion and precepts of Vajra Yogini's path over everything and anything in samsara. Samsara has nothing of value and nothing lasting to offer. You are born in suffering, live in suffering, die in suffering and enter bardo and future lives expecting more sufferings. This is not a negative way of looking at things but the truth. If the truth is negative, so it is the truth. Devote oneself to the guru, dharma work, dharma practice and bringing dharma to others compassionately. Choose to practice Vajra Yogini now with the preliminaries. You can start right now: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/starting-on-vajra-yogini-now.html Much care, Tsem Rinpoche
Message to Tibetans in English
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Message to Tibetans in English
Message to the Tibetans
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Message to the Tibetans
Left to right: Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche, Sharpa Choeje Jetsun Lobsang Nyima, Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche, Kyabje Lati Rinpoche, 101st Gaden Tripa Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal. Great lamas of Gaden Shartse Monastery
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Left to right: Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche, Sharpa Choeje Jetsun Lobsang Nyima, Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche, Kyabje Lati Rinpoche, 101st Gaden Tripa Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal. Great lamas of Gaden Shartse Monastery
A beautiful Indian rendition of Gyenze Dorje Shugden manifesting in wealth form
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A beautiful Indian rendition of Gyenze Dorje Shugden manifesting in wealth form
This is my thoughts and determination to share with you. Please open and read. Thank you for your time. Tsem Rinpoche
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This is my thoughts and determination to share with you. Please open and read. Thank you for your time. Tsem Rinpoche
Nepalese King Birendra receives His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche in Nepal
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Nepalese King Birendra receives His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche in Nepal
Guess what Zava Damdin Rinpoche did in Mongolia recently with 7,800 people??? Very interesting and it is a must read:  http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=116206
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Guess what Zava Damdin Rinpoche did in Mongolia recently with 7,800 people??? Very interesting and it is a must read:  http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=116206
This huge Buddha in Korea is magnificent
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This huge Buddha in Korea is magnificent
The very first oracle of Dorje Shugden in trance statue. I have commissioned this.
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The very first oracle of Dorje Shugden in trance statue. I have commissioned this.
Such a old and ancient thangka painting of Dorje Shugden. He has been around in Tibet practiced for hundreds of years.
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Such a old and ancient thangka painting of Dorje Shugden. He has been around in Tibet practiced for hundreds of years.
One of the "Four Exalted Brothers" Avalokiteshvara statues, Phagpa Wati of Kyirong, which is now with H.H. the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala.
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One of the "Four Exalted Brothers" Avalokiteshvara statues, Phagpa Wati of Kyirong, which is now with H.H. the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala.
Kyabje Zemey, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and Kyabje Pabongka Choktrul Rinpoche
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Kyabje Zemey, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and Kyabje Pabongka Choktrul Rinpoche
My Oser girl and Mumu boy are so adorable
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My Oser girl and Mumu boy are so adorable
Wow this meditator in his cave in front of a painting of Yamantaka draped with a white khata of respect. He sits among bones to remind him of impermanence and our future. The bones inspire him strongly to let go of all attachments in this life and focus on dharma, meditation and liberation and he is doing so. Very beautiful and inspirational. Tsem Rinpoche
4 months ago
Wow this meditator in his cave in front of a painting of Yamantaka draped with a white khata of respect. He sits among bones to remind him of impermanence and our future. The bones inspire him strongly to let go of all attachments in this life and focus on dharma, meditation and liberation and he is doing so. Very beautiful and inspirational. Tsem Rinpoche
Tenzing Norgay found this in Nepal. Guess what it is?
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Tenzing Norgay found this in Nepal. Guess what it is?
Sir Edmund Hillary
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Sir Edmund Hillary
Halloween is my favorite holiday. Wild natural plants and flowers are my favorite offering. Buddha\'s teachings on meditation and Yidam practice bring the ultimate results and happiness. ~Tsem Rinpoche
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Halloween is my favorite holiday. Wild natural plants and flowers are my favorite offering. Buddha's teachings on meditation and Yidam practice bring the ultimate results and happiness. ~Tsem Rinpoche
Previous lives do resemble current lives especially if they are a recognized incarnation. If notice how similar the previous and current Trijang Rinpoche looks. The eyes, bone structure, expression, long neck, thin and overall look. Beautiful. I\'ve seen this phenomena over and over in many Rinpoche incarnations. Especially when you compare them with pictures of previous and current lives at around the same ages. Something powerfully karmic about this. Tsem Rinpoche
6 months ago
Previous lives do resemble current lives especially if they are a recognized incarnation. If notice how similar the previous and current Trijang Rinpoche looks. The eyes, bone structure, expression, long neck, thin and overall look. Beautiful. I've seen this phenomena over and over in many Rinpoche incarnations. Especially when you compare them with pictures of previous and current lives at around the same ages. Something powerfully karmic about this. Tsem Rinpoche
It\'s nice to have monks visitors and resident monks in Kechara
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It's nice to have monks visitors and resident monks in Kechara
                         Taken in Lake Champlain in Canada. A huge water monster...neat...
6 months ago
Taken in Lake Champlain in Canada. A huge water monster...neat...
Beautiful! His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang has always been good friends with His Holiness Karmapa. No wonder H.H. Karmapa never spoke against Dorje Shugden. Two reasons perhaps: One is he knows the qualities of Trijang Rinpoche who is a attained being. And Karmapa himself has clairvoyance to perceive the true nature of Dorje Shugden directly. I love to see great beings like this manifesting closeness. When I see, I just want to prostrate to them and thank them for sharing such good examples to someone like me. Praise to the ego-less mind! Tsem Rinpoche
6 months ago
Beautiful! His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang has always been good friends with His Holiness Karmapa. No wonder H.H. Karmapa never spoke against Dorje Shugden. Two reasons perhaps: One is he knows the qualities of Trijang Rinpoche who is a attained being. And Karmapa himself has clairvoyance to perceive the true nature of Dorje Shugden directly. I love to see great beings like this manifesting closeness. When I see, I just want to prostrate to them and thank them for sharing such good examples to someone like me. Praise to the ego-less mind! Tsem Rinpoche
Serkong Dorje Chang on the left and his son Serkong Tsenshab Rinpoche on the right.
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Serkong Dorje Chang on the left and his son Serkong Tsenshab Rinpoche on the right.
High lamas in France September 2016
6 months ago
High lamas in France September 2016
༧གོང་ས་ཆེན་པོ་སྐུ་འཕྲེང་བཅུ་བཞི་པ་མཆོག་དང་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན། - Interesting relationship between 14th Dalai Lama and Dorje Shugden:   http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=109757
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༧གོང་ས་ཆེན་པོ་སྐུ་འཕྲེང་བཅུ་བཞི་པ་མཆོག་དང་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན། - Interesting relationship between 14th Dalai Lama and Dorje Shugden: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=109757
Dalai Lama Says We Can Practise Dorje Shugden Finally! Read more on this development--- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=109777
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Dalai Lama Says We Can Practise Dorje Shugden Finally! Read more on this development--- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=109777
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Prostration is a practice to show reverence to the Three Jewels. Let the children have this practice at their young age, Alice Tay, KSDS
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Prostration is a practice to show reverence to the Three Jewels. Let the children have this practice at their young age, Alice Tay, KSDS
Teacher Stella together with WOAH Camp young participants to check the broken egg. Alice Tay, KSDS
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Teacher Stella together with WOAH Camp young participants to check the broken egg. Alice Tay, KSDS
Great to see Dian and Wen Xin tried to do breath meditation slowly. Alice Tay, KSDS
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Great to see Dian and Wen Xin tried to do breath meditation slowly. Alice Tay, KSDS
Happy faces of Teacher Irene together with KSDS's youngest age group. Alice Tay, KSDS
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Happy faces of Teacher Irene together with KSDS's youngest age group. Alice Tay, KSDS
Most of the KSDS students like drawing and discuss about their drawing. Alice Tay, KSDS
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Most of the KSDS students like drawing and discuss about their drawing. Alice Tay, KSDS
The yearly gotong royong event on Malaysia Day. Great day to contribute back to the society. Lin Mun KSDS
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The yearly gotong royong event on Malaysia Day. Great day to contribute back to the society. Lin Mun KSDS
KSDS students, parents and teachers participated in food packaging for Kechara Soup Kitchen. Lin Mun KSDS
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KSDS students, parents and teachers participated in food packaging for Kechara Soup Kitchen. Lin Mun KSDS
The team is setting up the tent and games for the Halloween party. Lin Mun KSDS
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The team is setting up the tent and games for the Halloween party. Lin Mun KSDS
Students of SRJK (C) enjoyed themselves so much during Halloween 2016. Lin Mun KSDS
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Students of SRJK (C) enjoyed themselves so much during Halloween 2016. Lin Mun KSDS
Khai Te is very talented in drawing. Look at the van. It has a Kechara logo. Lin Mun KSDS
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Khai Te is very talented in drawing. Look at the van. It has a Kechara logo. Lin Mun KSDS
Students listening to Teacher Grace attentively during WOAH camp 2016. Lin Mun KSDS
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Students listening to Teacher Grace attentively during WOAH camp 2016. Lin Mun KSDS
Happy visitor invited Dorje Shugden back home.
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Happy visitor invited Dorje Shugden back home.
4 days ago
Join our Meditate in Nature Programme 2017! Here are the Dates:
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Join our Meditate in Nature Programme 2017! Here are the Dates:
When we love others without projections, we truly LOVE. ~ Tsem Rinpoche . YEO KWAI GIN ( KKSG )
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When we love others without projections, we truly LOVE. ~ Tsem Rinpoche . YEO KWAI GIN ( KKSG )
True Love Is Simple Because It's SELFLESS ~ Tsem Rinpoche.  YEO KWAI GIN ( KKSG ) .
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True Love Is Simple Because It's SELFLESS ~ Tsem Rinpoche. YEO KWAI GIN ( KKSG ) .
Powerful Quote !  www.TsemRinpoche.com .  YEO KWAI GIN ( KKSG )
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Powerful Quote ! http://www.TsemRinpoche.com . YEO KWAI GIN ( KKSG )
Pastor Yek Yee blessed a sponsor during Dorje Shugden puja at a outcall house blessing recently. www.kechara.com
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Pastor Yek Yee blessed a sponsor during Dorje Shugden puja at a outcall house blessing recently. http://www.kechara.com
DORJE SHUGDEN STATUE, 2.75 INCHES, more info about this beautiful Statue, pls visit www.vajrasecrets.com.   YEO KWAI GIN ( KKSG )
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DORJE SHUGDEN STATUE, 2.75 INCHES, more info about this beautiful Statue, pls visit http://www.vajrasecrets.com. YEO KWAI GIN ( KKSG )
Bigfoot Fleamarket in Bentong on Saturday evenings!
6 days ago
Bigfoot Fleamarket in Bentong on Saturday evenings!
Pastor Gim Lee gave blessings to our new member, Pui Leng in Kechara Ipoh chapel today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
6 days ago
Pastor Gim Lee gave blessings to our new member, Pui Leng in Kechara Ipoh chapel today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Our new member, Pui Leng has offered lights and incense prior to our short Mother Tara retreat today in Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Our new member, Pui Leng has offered lights and incense prior to our short Mother Tara retreat today in Ipoh. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Pastor Gim Lee and Chin Yong came to Kechara Ipoh Study Group and lead us in our short Mother Tara retreat today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
6 days ago
Pastor Gim Lee and Chin Yong came to Kechara Ipoh Study Group and lead us in our short Mother Tara retreat today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Teacher When Yee demonstrated to the students of KSDS class 2-4 years old on how to build the tallest tower using wooded bricks. Stella, KSDS
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Teacher When Yee demonstrated to the students of KSDS class 2-4 years old on how to build the tallest tower using wooded bricks. Stella, KSDS
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