Kyabje Ling Rinpoche does Dorje Shugden | 嘉杰林仁波切修多杰雄登护法

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(By Tsem Rinpoche and Pastor Khong Jean Ai)
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For hundreds of years, Tibet has been a powerhouse of enlightened minds, devoted practitioners and attained masters. As far as the eye can see, from the great monastic universities to the caves scattered throughout the land, hundreds of thousands of practitioners have engaged in retreats, studied, learned, debated, contemplated, meditated and gained attainments into Buddha’s profound teachings.

Of these practitioners, no two lamas have accomplished the same level of repute as His Holiness Kyabje Ling Rinpoche and His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche, who were selected as the tutors of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama (centre) with his root gurus His Holiness Ling Rinpoche (left) and His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche (right). For 40 years, the Dalai Lama relied on these two masters for the vast majority of his learning, knowledge, insight, advice and mentorship

His Holiness Kyabje Ling Rinpoche was known as a great scholar and teacher. Ling Rinpoche bears the distinction of having been tutor to four Dalai Lamas (6th, 12th, 13th and 14th). As a young boy, Ling Rinpoche was ordained by 13th Dalai Lama and later, he rose to become the 97th Gaden Tripa (or the Gaden Throne-holder) and head of the Gelugpa tradition. It would be Ling Rinpoche’s second time as the Gaden Tripa; in one of his previous incarnations, Ling Rinpoche had been the 48th Gaden Tripa. Ling Rinpoche was so respected and held in such high regard that when his term as the 97th Gaden Tripa was drawing to an end, the Dalai Lama himself requested Ling Rinpoche stay on for another seven-year term. Ling Rinpoche accepted the request and when he finally stepped down seven years later, he had sat on the Gaden throne longer than any other Gaden Tripa in history (14 years).

Known as ‘the teacher of teachers’, His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche was one of the foremost Tibetan Buddhist masters of our time. He counted among his disciples practitioners like His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, Ven. Geshe Rabten, Ven. Lama Yeshe and Ven. Lama Zopa. A direct disciple of His Holiness Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche himself, Trijang Rinpoche edited Pabongka Rinpoche’s Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand. This texts forms one of the core practices and studies in the Gelugpa lineage to this day. Trijang Rinpoche was also directly and indirectly responsible for the proliferation of Dharma in the West, through his own teachings and that of his students who would go on to establish world-renown Buddhist organisations.

His Holiness Ling Rinpoche (left) and His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche (right)

So out of hundreds of thousands of monks and scholars, these two masters were selected to become the main tutors of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. Selecting tutors for the Dalai Lama has always been a matter of national importance. The tutors would be responsible for shaping and educating the young Dalai Lama, and ensure that he received the proper training, knowledge and exposure required to become not just a Buddhist master, but a powerful and effective temporal leader. In effect, the tutors would be in charge of creating Tibet’s next Dharma monarch.

It would therefore take more than an ordinary Geshe Lharampa to become the tutor of the Dalai Lama. Considering the importance of the role, being selected as the tutor of the Dalai Lama indicates that the chosen master (or masters) has something above and beyond the thousands of practitioners and lamas throughout Tibet. Not only do the tutors have to possess an indisputable command and knowledge of the complete corpus of Buddha’s teachings, but their appointment would have to be vetted and approved by all of the ecclesiastical heads in the Tibetan government.

In this case, His Holiness Kyabje Ling Rinpoche and His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche were selected for this most exalted position, effectively putting them in charge of Tibet’s future.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama (centre) with His Holiness Ling Rinpoche (left) and His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche (right)

We can therefore safely assume that whatever masters of such calibre choose to practise is definitely valid. It cannot be that on the one hand, they are qualified to educate Tibet’s next leader when, on the other hand, they choose mistaken practices. And, being adept in all traditions of Buddha’s teachings, among all of the practices and lineages these two enlightened beings carried, they chose to incorporate the Dharma Protector practice of Dorje Shugden. Kyabje Ling Rinpoche is a highly realised teacher of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and could not be mistaken about the benefits of Dorje Shugden’s practice.

Some people would like to say that His Holiness the Dalai Lama had other teachers who did not rely on Dorje Shugden, and this is somehow justification for the Dalai Lama to drop his practice of Dorje Shugden. Those people who say such things are sadly mistaken. While His Holiness may have received teachings and transmissions from other lamas, there were no other two people who were as instrumental in shaping the Dalai Lama’s thoughts, knowledge and nurturing his wisdom. For 40 years, His Holiness relied on Ling Rinpoche and Trijang Rinpoche for their knowledge, advice, guidance and mentorship. Unlike the other lamas, they were both considered the Dalai Lama’s root gurus.

Or view the video on the server at:
http://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/LingRinpocheTrijangRinpocheDSKangsol.mp4

Tsem Rinpoche was offered the audio of these great masters chanting to Dorje Shugden and asked me to share this information, hence this blog post. We would therefore like to present to you here a sacred, holy recording of the two holy tutors of the Dalai Lama performing a Dorje Shugden kangsol (puja) while on a visit to Switzerland. During the kangsol, they recite prayers composed by other Tibetan Buddhist greats such as His Holiness Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche, to invoke upon the blessings, protection and assistance of Dorje Shugden. The holy voices of Ling Rinpoche who acted as umze (lead chanter) and Trijang Rinpoche chanting the puja to Dorje Shugden on this recording is, to say the least, very powerful. Both these masters performed Dorje Shugden puja in Switzerland together. We are so fortunate to receive this recording. Ling Rinpoche and Trijang Rinpoche were also the gurus and teachers to hundreds of thousands of monks and students throughout Tibet, India, Mongolia, Russia and other lands. To their disciples therefore, their voices are unmistakable; any senior monk in the Gelug tradition today will have no problems recognising the voices of their root gurus on this audio and bring tears of joy again. We are grateful to obtain this beautiful audio from Zawa Rinpoche.

 

His Holiness Ling Rinpoche’s Prayer to Dorje Shugden

Below is a video recorded during some teachings in Gaden Monastery (Karnataka, India) in 2013. In the video, His Holiness the Dalai Lama is very emphatic and denies that His Holiness Kyabje Ling Rinpoche ever had a connection to Dorje Shugden.

Or view the video on the server at:
http://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/HHDLLingRinpocheDS.mp4

As you can see, His Holiness the Dalai Lama clearly insists that Ling Rinpoche, his own tutor, never relied on Dorje Shugden. To His Holiness, we would respectfully like to disagree. Many hundreds of Kyabje Ling Rinpoche’s students as well as Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche’s students confirm Kyabje Ling Rinpoche’s deep respect for Dorje Shugden. On many occasions, in fact, Kyabje Ling Rinpoche would ask certain questions to Dorje Shugden taking trance in the oracle. When Dorje Shugden gave the answers, it would be written and sealed. The letter would then be presented to Kyabje Ling Rinpoche who would always touch the letter to his forehead before opening it, as a sign of deep respect. Ling Rinpoche would then read the answers from Dorje Shugden before folding the letter and touching it to his forehead again. Kyabje Ling Rinpoche through his dice divinations would also always prescribe Dorje Shugden pujas to many people as he did for Lady Dr Dolma.

Aside from the recording of Ling Rinpoche performing a Dorje Shugden kangsol, we also wish to counter claims that Ling Rinpoche had no connection with Dorje Shugden with this prayer composed by Kyabje Ling Rinpoche himself, to propitiate the blessings of this enlightened Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden, Mahakala, Pelden Hlamo and Vaishravana together. It was requested by people of Varanasi Sanskrit University and Kyabje Ling Rinpoche wrote this combined prayer offering to these protectors including Dorje Shugden. Indeed Kyabje Ling Rinpoche respects Dorje Shugden tremendously.

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Addendum

José Catalán Deus, born 1949 in Madrid, Spain, has a long professional career as a reporter and commentator. In the previous decade, he was a news correspondent in London, Rome and in Madrid for CNN Interactive and other American news agencies. The magazine that featured his article, Mas Alla is a Spanish magazine that features content from the esoteric, paranormal and the metaphysical realms.

Within this feature article, José Catalán Deus covered the Dorje Shugden issue and he also wrote and presented as a fact that Kyabje Ling Rinpoche practiced Dorje Shugden. Kyabje Ling Rinpoche is the senior tutor of the 14th Dalai Lama, and he composed a prayer to Dorje Shugden (as you can see above). It seems the Dalai Lama was surrounded by Shugden-practising lamas because His Holiness’ other tutor, Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche, was famous for practicing and proliferating Dorje Shugden practice to innumerable incarnate lamas, geshes and ordinary monks in his lifetime. Due to their incredible work with the Dalai Lama, both of these esteemed tutors (yongdzin) remain highly revered in Tibetan society as Buddhas incarnate.

Unfortunately these days, many people in Dharamsala are encouraged by the Central Tibetan Administration to say that Kyabje Ling Rinpoche never practiced Dorje Shugden. However, those who were around at that time will know that this is a fabricated lie. There are many eyewitnesses who can confirm that Kyabje Ling Rinpoche was a practitioner of Dorje Shugden, and a lot of evidence to support this too. This article is one such proof and it can be considered credible because:

  1. It was published in 1997, before the Dorje Shugden ban escalated and became very big. At that time, people would have had no qualms about speaking the truth about the practice, because there was not yet any pressure to deny that someone practices Dorje Shugden.
  2. Mas Alla, the magazine itself, has no affiliations with Tibetan Buddhism but is inclined towards general spirituality and metaphysical issues. This would mean that the article was unbiased and unfiltered because the magazine did not have an interest or bias to publish articles leaning in a specific For or Against way.
  3. Similarly, the journalist Deus had no connections with Tibetan Buddhism to be inclined to write in favour of or against Dorje Shugden, or to make up any information. He would have written his article according to his own independent investigation. Hence, his unbiased research confirmed that both Kyabje Ling Rinpoche and Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche practiced Dorje Shugden.

So, it is obvious that the journalist did his research well and spoke to the right people in order to reveal the truth. Due to its unbiased nature, this article refutes any fabrications, lies and misgivings about Kyabje Ling Rinpoche’s Dorje Shugden practice. It can be said with 100% certainty that Kyabje Ling Rinpoche most certainly did practice and rely upon Dorje Shugden.

 

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From Más Allá Magazine

By José Catalán Deus, September 1997
[Translated from the original Spanish]

For the first time in history, the Dalai Lama is having to confront serious accusations made against him publicly for infringing the religious freedom and human rights of his own people. His attempt to eliminate a deity which he describes as ‘suspicious’ and ‘defiled’ is causing him, the highest Tibetan authority, endless problems. Even though the feared ‘demon’ is in fact harmless, the internal demons of Tibetan Buddhism seem to have woken up from their sleep.

Readers of Mas Alla de la Ciencia will remember that I have written two articles about the religious persecution which the Dalai Lama has implemented against one of the most revered of the countless number of deities within Tibetan Buddhism, a deity known as Dorje Shugden (see numbers 94 and 100). These articles were also recently published on the Internet. In these articles we can read about the ban of the worship of this deity, who has officially been declared as evil, about the persecution of his devotees, and public demonstrations by a number of dissidents who, for the first time in the history of the Tibetans in exile, accuse the Dalai Lama of being a dictator and an oppressor. Finally, there were three murders at the seat of the Tibetan government-in-exile, the court of Dharamsala, for which the dissidents were blamed. This was an obvious sign that ‘the blood had reached the river’ and that this quarrel, which at first just seemed like another of the countless quarrels that have characterised the history of this theocracy (which has not yet lasted a millennium), is becoming a story that has heavy consequences for the future of these people.

For this reason, it was not surprising that one day I received a message through the Internet from someone who complained about my bias in favour of the Dalai Lama, and who offered to tell me the other side of the story. This person was a Basque-born Buddhist nun called Kelsang Dewang, who has been studying with Geshe Kelsang Gyatso – known as Geshe-la by his followers. This Lama has been brave enough to contradict the orders of the Dalai Lama, to protest publicly against them, and to lead a movement of disobedience. The organisation that Geshe leads – the New Kadampa Tradition – not only regards the deity Dorje as a ‘divine emanation’ and one of their main spiritual practices, but is also an important group within Western Buddhism, since it is the one that is growing the most at present.

In this way, we started exchanging messages, with much discussion, not only about the decision of the Dalai Lama, but also about a little-known story of alleged abuse, persecution and despotism by the man who the media has enthroned as a symbol of tolerance and the embodiment of human rights. However, the new image presented by his critics is that of a man hungry for power, cruel to those who oppose him, and ruling the Tibetan government-in-exile with an iron hand while preaching compassion around the world.

The Demons of the Dalai Lama

But let’s do a bit of history. The Dalai Lama himself previously revered the deity Dorje Shugden, as had his tutors and teachers, until inexplicably in 1978 he changed his view and adopted a hostility [towards the deity]. Initially this hostility was expressed only within the complex labyrinth of his feudal court and in the puzzling organisation of the Tibetan religious apparatus in exile.

But in 1996 this repudiation of Dorje Shugden was made public and what until then had been only exhortations, often ignored, became prohibitions implemented with violent persecution of the followers of this [deity], now a so-called ‘demon’. The Dalai Lama presented his attack as a matter of life or death for the Tibetan cause. Dorje was portrayed as an evil being responsible for the failure to attain Tibetan independence and for many other problems. If he were not completely abolished forever, he would sink the Tibetan people into the greatest of catastrophes. He was even harmful to the life of the Dalai Lama, the highest leader in Tibetan Buddhism.

His assertions stunned the devotees of this deity, to the extent that the lama Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, director of the New Kadampa Tradition, ignored his orders, and his followers organised public demonstrations in England and Switzerland protesting against the Dalai Lama’s decision. Officials of Tibetan Offices, representing the Dalai Lama in the West, promptly relayed to the media accusations against the New Kadampa Tradition, describing it as a dangerous sect, worshippers of the devil, and people who had sold their soul to a Satanic cult in exchange for Mephistophelian favours of money and power. Dorje was portrayed as a demon, hungry for blood and responsible for a cult that brainwashed and financially exploited innocents who fell into its hands.

For this reason, doubts assailed me when Dewang, the Basque-born Tibetan Buddhist nun and member of the New Kadampa Tradition, invited me to see for myself that these accusations were completely false, to visit their main centre and interview their leader Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, and to know about Dorje Shugden directly. Thoughts such as ‘Am I going into the very mouth of the wolf by going to the headquarters of a fanatic group? What if the Dalai Lama was right and Dorje Shugden really bites?’ arose.

In the House of the ‘Demon’

The Manjushri Buddhist Centre is located in the north of England, five hours by train from London, next to a bay in the midst of idyllic green fields. It is a huge mansion, whose property includes a large wood, a beach and several secondary smaller buildings. It is certainly impressive, especially since the purchasing price twenty years ago was only £75,000, as Dewang hurried to tell me in order to counter rumours.

The problem of owning such a mansion, said Dewang, is not so much buying it but maintaining and repairing it. Religious communities are free from this problem as their members work diligently in exchange for room and accommodation, work being considered as ennobling. Dewang took me to see the new temple that was to be inaugurated in two weeks’ time, when more than 1600 followers of the New Kadampa Tradition from all around the world would be gathering for their annual festival. In stone, wood and glass, it is a magnificent place with capacity for about 700; a great work of art made exclusively by the members of the community. I saw impressive bronze statues ready to be placed in the shrine, monks sand-papering the wood and painting walls.

I was guided by Dewang around the whole property, going up and down a labyrinth of staircases, visiting large and beautifully-maintained meditation rooms, and listening to detailed explanations about the statues, mandalas, pictures and shrines of the vast pantheon of Tibetan Buddhism. I was introduced to some of the monks and nuns who had arrived from many of the 200 centres of the New Kadampa Tradition around the world. The fact that it was a mixed monastery, with [some people keeping] vows of chastity, gave the place a charming hippie touch. The nuns with their short hair had a good appearance; they looked at you smilingly, and you forgot that they were nuns. Their faces were beatific, and I couldn’t find anything that was weird or suspicious.

Finally I saw Dorje, as he appeared in Newsweek, holding a blazing sword and riding a wrathful white lion that steps over a human body. A Dorje of wrathful fangs and bulging eyes, including the third eye. Dewang explained that in Tibetan Buddhism there are thousands of beneficial deities with wrathful aspects, and that they only subdue evil and show their wrath against obstacles that prevent spiritual realisations.

I looked and looked at it, but I didn’t feel any fear. It reminded me of the silly things shown to children during the Valencian fallas [typical Spanish fiestas of Valencia]. It was placed in a huge glass cabinet surrounded by four other representations mounted on different animals. If the one mounted on a dragon was quite repulsive, the ones riding a horse and an elephant had kind faces. Perhaps to compensate for his wrathful representation, the most well-known, Dewang insisted on me looking at another of his manifestations, a handsome peaceful youth that seemed to have come out of a poster from the Chinese cultural revolution. Undoubtedly, I could see nothing that was strange, or which you would not see in any one of the hundreds of religious movements that presently exist around the world.

A New Portrait

Then the time came for me to meet with Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, the thin and enigmatic person who from his photos seems difficult to reach (see the interview that follows). With his English and mine, we struggled to understand each other. He would continually put his hand at his heart to express that his objectives were pure. He looked happy and very little affected by the controversy. When we finished the interview, he surprised me with a hug and gifts of a bottle of non-alcoholic wine and a pen.

Then I had supper with James Belither, the Secretary of the New Kadampa Tradition, who lives in one of the little houses that surround the main building, and where the Buddhist families live. He is not a monk but a lay person, a gentle English man. That day he was a little taciturn as he told me of the difficulty of knowing the exact number of people affiliated to the New Kadampa Tradition, estimating that there are between two and four thousand. He explained that he could not understand why the Dalai Lama had launched such an absurd witch hunt, and expressed his concern about the possible future harmful effects of ill-intentioned rumours spread by some people against them.

From what I gathered in my conversations with Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, the nun Dewang and James Belither, there emerged a surprising portrait of the Dalai Lama from which we can conclude that although he is considered a world hero, he is in reality a superstitious dictator who relies heavily on oracles and divinations. It also gave a dark description that tore through the idyllic veil of his propaganda; a scenario filled with intrigues more suited to a medieval court in which cruel feudal men fight to the death, while court favourites and sorcerers manipulate the sovereign. Demons and deities fighting to control people’s minds; spells and curses…

It was said, for example, that the new favourite medium or oracle of the Dalai Lama is a young girl who has recently arrived from Lhasa, expert in fanning the inquisitorial fire against the deity Dorje. Recently, in the middle of a public religious ceremony, this young girl, who invokes a favourite spirit of the Dalai Lama called Nechung, entered a trance and accused an old and respected lama of being a secret servant of the demonic deity [Dorje Shugden]. The old lama slapped her. Later, it was agreed to keep quiet about the incident.

At midnight I switched off the light, mindful that my door had no lock. I slept very well and woke up early in the morning. I had a walk in the woods, went down to the beach, looked at the various buildings and took some pictures. I spoke with a young monk from Barcelona who insisted that the way Geshe Kelsang Gyatso presents Tibetan Buddhism is much more accessible to Westerners than the way shown by other lamas and traditions. Later on, Dewang showed me the local prehistoric stone circle, and we also had time to visit the New Kadampa Tradition’s office. There was nothing else to see, nothing else to discuss, my stay had come to an end.

On the train back to London, I reflected on the conflict. It is a repeat of one that occurred three and a half centuries ago between the then-Dalai Lama and Ngatrul Dragpa. That conflict finished with the Dalai’s assumption of military-political power, the assassination of Ngatrul by [suffocation with] a katag (the traditional white silk scarf), the blaming of problems on the vengeance of Dorje, and the Dalai’s repentance. Would the story repeat itself again?

Intrigues at the Palace

For many years, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, guru of the New Kadampa Tradition, was not allowed to work independently until his followers threatened to expose publicly the dirty linen of a drug trafficking operation organised by certain organisations in order to finance Tibetan centres. The truth is that the growth of the New Kadampa Tradition in the West is causing fear to some, and is the envy of many. Its rapid development over the last six years provides Geshe Kelsang Gyatso with a growing leadership which is a threat to the Dalai Lama. Because of this, the followers of the Dalai Lama are trying to destroy Dorje Shugden, his protector and emblem. However, he has shown himself to be an independent figure and it will be difficult to silence him.

According to one of the personal translators of the Dalai Lama, there is a secret society, the self-styled Secret Organisation of External and Internal Enemy Eliminators [of Tibet] that has threatened to kill anybody who continues to practise Dorje Shugden. The translator, who has offered to prove and expand on his assertions, says that the accusations against the Dorje Shugden Society in Delhi of having planned the three recent assassinations at the court of the Dalai Lama are totally unfounded.

“The Lama who was killed in February 1997”, says the translator, “was known for his strong attacks on Dorje Shugden and those who worship him. It was said that he had returned from Taiwan just a few days before, carrying a lot of cash. Among the hypotheses that circulated at the palace-in-exile in Dharamsala about the motive of the crimes were: there was disagreement about the distribution of the money; Mr Gyalo, a brother of the Dalai Lama, was involved in the crimes, and that he was in contact with other secret organisations; the murders were committed by the Khampa guerrilla organisation that led the fight in 1959 and who are also in disagreement with the Dalai’s government; or by a desperate individual follower of Dorje Shugden; or by Chinese or Taiwanese secret agents; or even done purposely to incriminate the Dorje Shugden Society.”

The accusations that the Dalai Lama and his court are obsessed with eliminating internal dissents are also confirmed by this translator and Western monk: “While the Tibetan government-in-exile has shown itself powerless against the Chinese occupation, they have concentrated on repressing Tibetan opposition to the point of eliminating it, as is shown by the suspension in 1996 of the only independent newspaper in the Tibetan exile community, the recent amendment of the Tibetan Constitution so that a Supreme Judge cannot possibly be a devotee of Dorje Shugden, and by rejecting attempted mediation by abbots of the great monasteries.”

While the followers of the Dalai Lama say that the practitioners of Dorje Shugden are the Talibans of Tibetan Buddhism, they themselves did not show a very good example or good sense when, in July 1997, Lobsang Thubten, one of the leaders of the Dorje Shugden Society in New Delhi was furiously attacked by 200 followers of the Dalai Lama. On the other hand, the Shugdens deny allegations that they use their deity to obtain material and personal favours. They say that they rely on him only for help in their spiritual progress and in their praying for the happiness of all beings. The followers of the New Kadampa Tradition admit that pictures of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, their spiritual director, take pre-eminent place in their meditation rooms and that they also have special prayers for his long life but as they explain, this is a common practice in Tibetan Buddhism, in which the figure of the guru, or spiritual guide, is crucial.

In summary, all this indicates that the Dalai Lama will not stop until he manages to stop Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. And if the latter has the powerful deity and protector Dorje Shugden on his side, the Dalai Lama tries to counteract this power with his own protector, the spirit Nechung. Lama against lama and deity against deity, it is possible that behind this bloody religious battle, which is not short of threats, intrigues and assassinations, there hides manipulation, which is not spiritual, by a feudal monarchipope trying to eliminate a dangerous rival. On his side he has world public opinion, headed by Hollywood. But in matters of gods and demons one never knows….

The Friends of the ‘Evil One’

Among famous Lamas who have already passed away, Ling Rinpoche and Trijang Rinpoche, the tutors of the Dalai Lama, were probably the most renowned figures who worshipped the controversial deity and protector Dorje Shugden. But there are also many famous living Lamas and teachers whose responsibility has been to keep this tradition alive. Despite their cautious silence, they have all become direct opponents of the official line promulgated by the Dalai Lama, and many continue their practice in secret due to fear of reprisals.

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso: The Dalai Lama is Infringing Human Rights

The difficult responsibility of leading the opposition to the Dalai Lama has fallen into the hands of the highest authority in the New Kadampa Tradition, the independent and intellectual lama Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. But his disagreement goes further than the question of the intrinsic virtue or otherwise of a figure within the Buddhist pantheon. Behind his words, well measured and respectful, throb doubts and accusations of greater depth.

His private residence is on the second floor of Manjushri Buddhist Centre, on top of the visitors’ rooms and next to a meditation room where there is a big statue of Vajrayogini, a female Buddha with naked, swollen breasts who does not seem to take such prominence in orthodox monasteries.

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s house is similar to an upper middle class apartment in any Western city. In the kitchen, next to a machine for making organic bread, I was served tea, and then in the sitting-room I finally met him, a gentle man of indefinite age – actually he is over sixty – who has published sixteen books over the last ten years, after completing a three-year retreat in which he alone knows what happened.
J.C. Deus: Is there a solution to the serious conflict that divides Tibetan Buddhism in relation to the ban on the practice of Dorje Shugden, the deity you regard as an emanation of the Buddha of Wisdom?
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso: If the Dalai Lama decided to give freedom and allow the practice of Dorje Shugden, the problem would finish automatically.
J.C. Deus: What steps should be taken to resolve the situation?
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso: The Dalai Lama has to understand that his ban and the methods his government-in-exile is using to implement it are illegal, cruel and inhumane. The Dalai Lama is infringing the human rights of many people.
J.C. Deus: Are there other important figures in Tibetan Buddhism who are disappointed with the Dalai Lama? If so, why don’t they make their criticism public?
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso: There are very many indeed who do not agree with him, but they cannot express their critical point of view for fear of reprisal. In Tibetan society, no one is allowed to express ideas that oppose those of the Dalai Lama. If you do, they will destroy you. They will discredit you to the point of making you a pariah, if they don’t resort to violence.
J.C. Deus: Is it possible that the Dalai Lama is just a moderniser of Tibetan Buddhism who is clashing with more traditional sectors? Or are you amongst those who think that he is hungry for power and wishes to monopolise all Tibetan religious and political power?
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso: The second description seems closer to reality.
J.C. Deus: What, in your opinion, is the real reason why on 14th July 1978 the Dalai Lama publicly went against the deity and protector Dorje Shugden?
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso: I think that there are many reasons. One of them was the influence of the spirit Nechung, the protector of the Dalai Lama. The oracle (medium) of Nechung with the consent of the Dalai Lama wants to have all the power. Many people think that jealousy was an important factor because the practice of Dorje Shugden was, and still is, very popular among many Lamas, including the tutors and root gurus of the Dalai Lama, as well as many scholars and thousands of other practitioners. But there is also a factor of ignorance and superstition, because the Dalai Lama based all his decisions to implement this ban on divinations, oracles and dreams. He himself says so in the discourse he gave in July 1978.
J.C. Deus: Do you think this is an attempt to stop the preponderance of the Gelug tradition in Tibetan Buddhism?
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso: Yes, this is clear.
J.C. Deus: Who is responsible for this problem, the Dalai Lama or the human oracle through whom the spirit Nechung manifests? Who is this oracle, how was he elected and whose interests does he represent?
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso: The Dalai Lama chooses everything. He also chose Nechung. I don’t know much about him but they themselves say he is a spirit.
J.C. Deus: It is said that the Dalai Lama has more oracles (mediums) than ministers, that he is surrounded by oracles and that he does not take a step without consulting them. What do you think about such reliance? Do you think that there is a hidden power at the palace in Dharamsala?
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso: This reliance is inappropriate. These methods of divination are often the source of many problems, conflicts and quarrels, and give rise to superstition. The person who gets into the habit of relying upon these methods ends up losing self-confidence, and there comes a time when he becomes incapable of taking a single decision by himself based on logical reasoning and using his own wisdom, or relying on the wisdom of other experts who could advise him. Buddha did not teach these methods; they are not Buddhist practices. About the second part of the question, whether or not there may be a hidden power in Dharamsala, all the power is in the hands of the Dalai Lama. If tomorrow he were to say that all Tibetans have to worship Dorje Shugden, they would put photos and images of this deity on their shrines. If the next day he said the opposite, they would remove all these images. This is his power.
J.C. Deus: Has the Tibetan government-in-exile failed? Do you think that the fight for independence should be abandoned and instead accept dependency on China?
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso: It is obvious that the Tibetan government-in-exile has failed in its principal task: to gain independence for Tibet. But I prefer not to comment about political matters, so I will abstain from replying to the second question.
J.C. Deus: How do you see the Dalai Lama’s role as a political Tibetan leader? Do you think that he may have become a puppet of the United States in its disputes with China?
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso: I think that it is a serious error to have a political leader who is at the same time a spiritual leader. Politics and religion are two different things, and to mix them gives rise to many political and religious problems. Often they use religious methods, such as devotion to the spiritual guide, to attain political objectives. It is very problematic. To me it is unacceptable that the government-in-exile forces all of us to take the Dalai Lama as our spiritual guide or guru. In Buddhism there is complete freedom; no one can force you to choose someone as your spiritual master, this is something that each of us has to choose with complete freedom.
J.C. Deus: Would you say that the Dalai Lama runs a dictatorship over the Tibetan exile community?
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso: Yes, in many aspects it is a dictatorship. There are no elections and an opposition is impossible in present Tibetan society, and these are two of the main characteristics of a dictatorship.
J.C. Deus: Finally, do you think that it was a serious mistake to have chosen the present Dalai Lama? Is it possible that he may not be the actual reincarnation of his predecessor?
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso: I think that political leaders should be elected democratically, and it is a mistake that the same person embodies and administers both the political and religious power of a country.

Interview with Kelsang Dewang, Buddhist Nun

The Dalai Lama makes decisions based on oracles, and dreams, and throwing little balls of dough into the air.

Despite her name, Kelsang Dewang is a Spanish nun who converted to Buddhism twenty years ago. She is the translator and personal assistant of the leader of the New Kadampa Tradition. As a practitioner of the deity Dorje Shugden, her voice has been listened to in this controversy, and presents a serious and critical point-of-view about the historical roots of Tibetan Buddhism and the present role of the Dalai Lama.
J.C. Deus: You are a practitioner of Dorje Shugden, a deity that is accused of being a demon and of taking the souls of those who worship him.
Kelsang Dewang: No, he is not a demon. He is a protector of Dharma and these protectors, by definition, are emanations of Buddhas or Bodhisattvas (realised and liberated beings), and the practitioner relies on them seeking help to attain spiritual realisations. Shugden is an emanation of the Buddha of Wisdom and one of the main protectors of the Gelugpa tradition.
J.C. Deus: Are we in fact facing a political conflict and a battle for power which is obscured by an apparent religious confrontation?
Kelsang Dewang: It could be, religion and politics are very much mixed in Tibetan society. The truth is that the Gelugpa Tradition is the most widespread and the most successful, and this always gives rise to jealousy and envy. It is a conflict that has its roots in the XVII century, but it is dreadful to bring these resentments into the present. It does not matter that some people think that Dorje Shugden is a spirit and others think that he is a Buddha. In democratic countries we have freedom, and we should also respect those who have different views to us. Besides this, they cannot prove that Dorje is an evil spirit. When they try to, they only tell superstitious stories. If someone has a bad dream, if someone gets sick, if the crops are not good, or if a Lama falls off a bicycle and dies, all these are blamed on Dorje Shugden. Just recently a young girl in Dharamsala was raped, and they immediately said that the perpetrator was a follower of Dorje Shugden. Tibetan culture is very superstitious, but this has nothing to do with Buddhism. Buddhism and Tibetan culture are two different things, and we have to learn carefully to unwrap the precious treasure of Dharma from the dirty wrappings in which we have received it.
J.C. Deus: It seems that the attack is not limited to Lama Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and to the New Kadampa Tradition, but that they are also trying to discredit the whole Gelugpa tradition by forbidding the essential practices of this tradition. News has been heard that some of the Lamas of this lineage have been discredited. Are there any details of this situation?
Kelsang Dewang: It has been said that they have started to suppress the practice of Lama Chöpa, and that the Dalai Lama has also publicly criticised the famous Jamyang Shaypa. But the principal objects of the attack are the lamas that have brought the Gelugpa tradition into the present day, Pabongkha Rinpoche and Trijang Rinpoche. This criticism implies that they were not realised beings, but were ordinary beings with delusions, so it would follow that their teachings lack blessings and are not valid. From this it would follow that the Gelugpa Tradition is a degenerate path. But the paradox is that the Dalai Lama himself was educated as a Gelugpa, and received all his instructions from Trijang Rinpoche, his root guru, whom he now criticises. In reality, in Tibetan society there has never been any democracy. In the VIIth century in Tibet they threw criminals over a cliff, and in the XXth century the way of punishing those who oppose the Government has not changed so much, even in exile.

Before the present Dalai Lama escaped to India, members of his government assassinated the great Gelugpa Lama Reting Rinpoche. He was poisoned in 1947, after it was decided that to throw him over a cliff was not an appropriate way to kill a lama of such rank. And this lama was killed just because he did not agree with the government’s activities. Because of these reprisals, Tibetans are forced to wear two masks: with one they smile to the Dalai Lama, and with the other they criticise him. All the power is held by the Private Office of the Dalai Lama and its orders have to be followed at all costs. No one has the opportunity to express a different view. This institution [the Private Office] is in charge of passing on information to the people. When it criticises someone for holding different views, and that person does not retract his views or keep silent, he will start receiving threats. Many people feel unhappy for other reasons also. For example, the Dalai Lama and his government have spent the last twenty six years fund-raising for the purpose of Tibetan independence, but now the Dalai Lama says that he is not interested in the independence of Tibet, so for this reason many people feel that they have been cheated.
J.C. Deus: What is the relationship between the Dalai Lama and other schools and traditions?
Kelsang Dewang: The Dalai Lama has a very bad relationship with the other main Tibetan Buddhist tradition, the Kagyupas. Recently they underwent a lot of suffering due to the interference of the Dalai Lama in the choice of the reincarnation of the new Karmapa, the head of the Kagyupas. The Dalai Lama forced the recognition of a boy that the Chinese authorities had recognised as the new Karmapa, but the Kagyupas had already found a boy they believed to be the true incarnation. Besides, the Dalai Lama has no power to recognise officially this reincarnation and in doing so, he has divided the Kagyupas into two main factions: those who follow the Dalai Lama and those who follow Shamar Rinpoche, the lama in charge of recognising the Karmapas. Consequently, the Tibetan Government has done everything possible to make this lama another pariah. In Gelugpa society, the problems created by the ban of the practice of Dorje Shugden has forced many lamas and monks, who cannot accept abandoning their religious practice, to escape to Nepal or Mongolia. Many monks demonstrated, and several of them were expelled from their monasteries.
J.C. Deus: Nechung is the spirit protector of the Dalai Lama. How does he manifest?
Kelsang Dewang: Nechung is a worldly spirit, they say so themselves. Tibetans like spirits and divinations very much. In the New Kadampa Tradition, we do not follow these methods because we do not consider them to be truly Buddhist. In my opinion, often the medium or oracle is just a good actor. When the spirit has entered the body of the oracle, people ask questions and he replies. I find this way of answering questions incorrect and open to criticism, because often a medium will reply according to his personal interests. Also, I cannot understand why the Dalai Lama, if he is an enlightened being as some say, needs to consult a worldly spirit. The Dalai Lama decided that he had to ban the worship of Dorje Shugden following the advice he received from the spirit Nechung transmitted via a medium. The writings of the Dalai Lama confirm that he makes his decisions based on divination through oracles, dream interpretation and throwing little balls of dough into the air. Considering that his internal and external political activities are based on these methods of discrimination, we should not be surprised that in all these years in exile he has [only] managed mainly to become one of the idols of Hollywood stars. Besides, the spirit Nechung is notorious for making many mistakes. The 13th Dalal Lama died because Nechung gave him poison by mistake.
J.C. Deus: Do you think that the Dalai Lama has degenerated?
Kelsang Dewang: A being of high realisations cannot degenerate. There is a point on the spiritual path when it is impossible to go backwards. It is not possible for the Dalai Lama to be a Buddha and then to degenerate; therefore, the only possibility is that he is an ordinary being and his actions are showing it. A real Buddhist does not need to be afraid of spirits, so why should he be?

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嘉杰林仁波切修多杰雄登护法

几百年来,西藏一直都是圆满觉悟之心、虔诚行者及具格大师的“出产地”。放眼望去,从遍布在西藏土地上的无数显著的佛寺到各个洞穴,上百上千名行者都投入于闭关、修习佛法、辩经、冥思、打坐及成就佛陀甚深教诲中的悉地中。

在这一众行者当中,无人能及至尊嘉杰林仁波切及至尊嘉杰赤江仁波切的成就,以至于两位大师被选为至尊十四世达赖尊者的经师。

至尊达赖尊者的根本上师,至尊赤江仁波切(左)及至尊林仁波切(右)。在漫长的四十年岁月里,达赖尊者都依止这两位大师,而其大部分的佛法修习、知识及了悟,以及所接受的教诲及指导,也都来自这两位大师。

至尊嘉杰林仁波切是一位著名的学者和上师,更具曾是四代达赖尊者(六世、十二世、十三世及十四世)之经师的荣誉。自小,林仁波切就获十三世达赖尊者授戒,后便出家为僧,最终更当上了第九十七任甘丹赤巴(或是格鲁法座持有人)及格鲁传承之首。其实这乃林仁波切第二次当上甘丹赤巴,因在他的前世中,他曾当上第四十八任甘丹赤巴。林仁波切备受敬重,深受人们的高度评价——在林仁波切任第九十七任甘丹赤巴任满在即之时,达赖尊者亲自请林仁波切继续留任长达七年。林仁波切欣然接受达赖尊者的请求,在留任的七年后正式卸下甘丹赤巴之位,成了历史上在位最久的甘丹赤巴(十四年之久)。

另外,有着“上师中的上师”之称谓的至尊嘉杰赤江仁波切,乃现代其中一位最为伟大的西藏佛教大师。伟大的佛教大师如至尊嘉杰宋仁波切、格西饶登、喇嘛耶喜、喇嘛梭巴,都是赤江仁波切的弟子。赤江仁波切作为至尊嘉杰帕绷喀仁波切的直系弟子,为帕绷喀仁波切所传授之法编撰了《掌中解脱》一书。时至今日,此书仍是格鲁传承弟子主要的修持及专研的读物。不仅如此,赤江仁波切透过其教法,以及其创办闻名世界的佛教中心的弟子们,也直接或间接地将佛法带往西方世界。

至尊林仁波切(左)及至尊赤江仁波切(右)。

在上百上千位僧侣和学者之中,这两位大师获选成为至尊第十四世达赖尊者的主要经师。为达赖尊者挑选经师从来就犹如一件国家大事。而经师则肩负塑造和教育年幼达赖尊者的责任,也必须确保年幼的达赖尊者获得正统的训练、知识及见识,以求成年之后的达赖尊者不仅是一位佛教大师,更是一位极具才干的世俗领袖。事实上,经师可是肩负了培养藏族新一代精神领袖的责任。

因此,要成为达赖尊者的经师,肯定不是随意找一位格西拉让巴就能够获选的。有鉴于经师所肩负的责任如此重大,那么获选的上师相较于整个西藏成千的行者及大师,必定是拥有过人的成就。达赖尊者的经师不仅是掌握了佛陀完整的教义,他们获任成为经师必定经过当权的寺院领袖的考查及批准。 就挑选经师这件事而言,至尊嘉杰林仁波切及至尊赤江仁波切获选担任这最为崇高的职责,直接地将藏族的前景交到这二位经师手上。

至尊林仁波切(左)及至尊赤江仁波切(右)。

于是,我们可以大胆推论如这两位具格的大师所选择的不管是哪个修持,该修持绝对是正当、无误的。因为若是一方面他们具备教育藏人下一代领袖的成就,而另一方面却说他们选择错误的修持,这是不合乎情理的。而且,熟悉且精通佛法各个传承的两位大师在他们所选择的修持和传承中,纳入多杰雄登佛教护法的修持。嘉杰林仁波切是至尊十四世达赖尊者的经师,是一位已经觉悟的大师,他不会对多杰雄登护法修持法门的益处有所误判。

有些人总爱说至尊达赖尊者也有向其他不依止多杰雄登护法的上师拜师,但这种说法某个程度上是达赖尊者放弃多杰雄登护法修持的辩解之词。这样的说法是极其错误的。虽然达赖尊者也向其他上师求法和灌顶,但那些上师都不如他的两位经师那样,在培养他的想法、知识及智慧上扮演那么至关紧要的角色。至尊达赖尊者依止林仁波切及赤江仁波切长达四十年,在那四十年的时间里,他从两位经师那里获得无数的知识、忠告、引导及教育。这两位经师有别于其他上师,他们都算得上是达赖尊者的根本上师。

 

音频:嘉杰林仁波切与嘉杰赤江赤江仁波切共修多杰雄登护法酬供

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詹杜固仁波切接获这段由这两位伟大上师吟诵的多杰雄登护法祈愿文之音频,并且吩咐我跟大家分享这些资讯,于是才写了这篇博文。因此,我们非常高兴能跟大家分享这段殊胜的音频——达赖尊者的两位经师在一次的瑞士之旅中共修多杰雄登护法酬供法会的音频。在这次酬供法会中,他们吟诵由其他西藏佛教伟大上师们如至尊嘉杰帕绷喀仁波切所撰写的祈愿文,祈请多杰雄登护法的加持、庇佑和协助。林仁波切在这段音频中作为领诵师的殊胜声音,以及赤江仁波切为多杰雄登护法进行酬供法会的声音可说是极具震撼力。这两位大师曾在瑞士共修多杰雄登护法的酬供法会。能收到这段音频,我们是何等的幸运。由于林仁波切和赤江仁波切也是遍布在西藏、印度、蒙古、俄罗斯及其他地方的上百上千位僧侣和弟子的上师,对他们的弟子而言,这段音频中两位上师的声音,他们绝不会认错;格鲁传承任何一位老一辈的僧人在认出他们根本上师的声音上也绝对没有任何障碍,而且他们在听到之后,更会流下喜悦的泪水。我们非常感谢扎瓦仁波切与我们分享这段殊胜的音频。

 

至尊林仁波切为多杰雄登护法撰写祈愿文

至尊达赖尊者多次清楚地表示且坚持,其经师林仁波切不曾依止多杰雄登护法。虽然如此,我们还是必须恭敬地对这个说法表示不认同。嘉杰林仁波切及嘉杰赤江仁波切许许多多的弟子都确认嘉杰林仁波切对多杰雄登护法的深深敬意。事实上,嘉杰林仁波切曾多次在多杰雄登护法降神时透过神谕媒请示一些问题。在多杰雄登护法给予答案后,答案会被写下然后封起,最后交到嘉杰林仁波切的手上。每次嘉杰林仁波切在接获信件后,在拆封前,他都会以额头触碰它以示尊重。接着林仁波切会仔细阅读来自多杰雄登护法的答案。在他将信件折起之前,他会再一次以额头触碰它。嘉杰林仁波切在进行骰子卜时也经常替请求占卜者向多杰雄登护法请示该进行哪些法会,就好像他为著名的藏医——卓玛医生(Dr Dolma)那样做。

除了跟大家分享林仁波切吟诵多杰雄登护法之酬供的音频之外,我们也希望透过展示由嘉杰林仁波切亲自为这几位出世间的佛教护法——多杰雄登、大黑天、吉祥天母及毗沙门天财神护法而所撰写的祈愿文来指正“林仁波切与多杰雄登护法毫无关系”的这一说辞。林仁波切之所以会写下这篇集合多位佛教护法(包括多杰雄登护法)的祈愿文,是因为瓦拉纳西梵文大学的人们向林仁波切做出请求。从这一点我们便能看出嘉杰林仁波切确实对多杰雄登护法具极深的敬意。

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何塞·卡塔兰·德乌斯于1949年出生在西班牙的马德里,是一位经验丰富的专业新闻记者及评论员。过去十年,他是“CNN交互电视”位于伦敦、罗马及马德里的驻地记者,以及其他美国新闻社记者。《Mas Alla》,一本以神秘、超自然及玄学为主题的西班牙杂志刊登了这位记者的一篇文章。

其文章概括了多杰雄登护法的议题,也举出嘉杰林仁波切为多杰雄登修持者一说。嘉杰林仁波切是十四世达赖喇嘛的经师,也曾为多杰雄登撰写祈愿文(如上所示)。事实证明达赖喇嘛身边都围绕着修持多杰雄登的上师,因为尊者的另一名经师——嘉杰赤江仁波切,也是一名著名的多杰雄登修持者。不仅如此,嘉杰赤江仁波切在世时还广弘多杰雄登的修持予许许多多的转世上师、格西和僧众。这是广为人知的事。这两名经师(永津)因恪尽职守教导达赖喇嘛而备受藏人们的尊重,更视这两名经师为佛。

如今,很不幸的,达兰萨拉的许多人在藏人行政中央的怂恿下表示嘉杰林仁波切从未是多杰雄登的修持者。然而,过往的人都知道这是一派胡言。有许多目击者能确认嘉杰林仁波切确实是多杰雄登的修持者,能支持这一说法的证据也比比皆是。此文章就是其中一个有力证据,因为:

(一)此文章于1997年,多杰雄登禁令进一步升级前刊登。在那个时候,人们对道出关于这个修持法门的真相并无疑虑,因为当时还未有必须否认某个人是多杰雄登修持者的压力。

(二)《Mas Alla》杂志内容更倾向于灵修与玄学,可说是与藏传佛教无关。这也意味着这篇文章是中立且是真实的信息,因为这本杂志与所刊登的相关议题内容没有利益关系或利益冲突,因此也无支持或反对哪个立场的倾向性。

(三)同样的,新闻人德乌斯与藏传佛教没有关系,因此亦无支持或反对多杰雄登的倾向性,更别说是捏造任何信息。他大可按照自己独立的调研结果撰写文章。因此,他中立的调研结果显示两名经师——嘉杰林仁波切及嘉杰赤江仁波切都是多杰雄登的修持者。

我们可以得出一个结论:这位新闻人做了严谨的调研,为了找寻真相而找到对的人进行其调研工作。基于整个调研工作的中立性,这篇文章驳斥了针对嘉杰林仁波切的多杰雄登修持的虚假且具误导性的信息。因此,我们可以百分之百的确信:嘉杰林仁波切确实修持并依止多杰雄登护法。

 

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  1. Dan Earl Simons on Jun 16, 2018 at 9:35 am

    Praise to dorje shugden. I have demonstrated faithfully following ds then going along with the ban and seeing it was stupid and coming back again to dorje shugden…I am very serious. No backing down. But I had to prove that the ban really was useless and that dorje shugden is the only and best practice all around. I wanted you to see that my actions were being guided by my devotion to dorje shugden and nothing else. Now there is no doubt in my mind dorje shugden is the best. And I will follow him all my life. But that was my motivation. Sorry if you thought or felt insulted my heart is still with dorje shugden for always and anyone who wants to follow me follow dorje shugden. That is a command. But you must be sure. And if you see what I’ve written and what I just explained makes sense to you good job. My motivation was strictly to save my dorje shugden practice. And if I could share it with others. Once again sorry for the confusion but I had to be sure. Dorje shugden is my main practice and will remain so. For as long as i live. I sorry dorje shugden they ban you but you and me will do great anyway and get more people to see you are our protector for all our lives. Never forget!

    • Dan Earl Simons on Jun 16, 2018 at 11:36 am

      However because I can’t do even basic things as long as ds is advised against I will be the low one and accept the Dalai lamas decision and not practice just so I will not be prohibited from doing things like everybody else. Sorry.

      • Dan Earl Simons on Jun 19, 2018 at 10:01 am

        Ok I may see what you are talking about. Dalai lama is being a jerk and it is not fair. Thats why I quit all buddhism and just worship dorje shugden pretty much dont even use my refuge name…I also still have some Thai amulets. I was afraid that I would very kicked out for dorje shugden and I felt like if that’s gonna happen then maybe it makes sense but how can I go back on my word? It comes from enlightened basis so can’t be wrong. I just have to not siding with you guys but getting you guys to side with me. If you are so deceived as to believe Dalai lama over me then I’m sorry for you and you deserve what you get. That’s not a threat its karma. Maybe there’s a reason dorje shugden is against you and you probably deserve it. So you can figure out for yourself where I stand. But I don’t support you. Love to all d’s people we will overcome! Shout out tsem tulku long live! May we meet in kechara paradise….

    • Dan Earl Simons on Jun 20, 2018 at 12:49 pm

      Sorry guys I am officially putting in my vote as serious as for President if it wasn’t trump I’m not going to be practicing dorje shugden anymore. And that’s the end. I don’t care about the debate all I can do is decide what is right for me and that is the decision I have made. So goodbye

  2. Dan Earl Simons on Jun 5, 2018 at 5:31 am

    Okay now i know why to follow dorje shugden regardless…I ran into this guy that cooked me food and I got sick so I prayed to dorje shugden cuz I did not trust him. This was just when I changed my mind and then today I just found out he got fired. So he tried giving me more crap and this time I spit it out and I’m going to pray to dorje shugden again! Now I see how powerful his practice really is and that’s proof. So even I can be wrong but I will admit it! There is no reason not to practice dorje shugden. End of story.

    • Dan Earl Simons on Jun 6, 2018 at 3:30 pm

      No….I made the decision not to practice and that is end of story. No more dorje shugden…thnx

      • Dan Earl Simons on Jun 12, 2018 at 8:48 pm

        Ok I give you all credit…good students! I am trying to teach you something…I made decision not to practice shugden then went and practiced anyway but then took it back. This was to reveal something. Did you see? There is no ban against shugden. You are still free to practice no matter. It is up to you and if you want to bad enough you will find a way. Even though I decided not to follow him I still could. But do I want to? I was hoping that you all would truly be devoted to him and through some type of miracle maybe we could see a breakthrough but you are so busy being mad at me that you do not have time for your dorje shugden practice. Otherwise I would agree that you should be able to practice. Then I would salute and say dorje shugden is for me. You lead by example. I think it is better for me not to take sides. I will let the two sides fight and the winner will be me.

        • Dan Earl Simons on Jun 14, 2018 at 6:43 am

          Sorry just wanted to see the bad side…I was being stupid. Dorje shugden is alright. Even if in my mind I think I am doing the right thing by not practicing dorje shugden I am not. Herein dorje shugden is ok. Practice time. Thank you for bearing with me to see this no turning back we going all the way son! Dorje shugden 4Eva! Love y’all.

          • Dan Earl Simons on Jun 15, 2018 at 10:10 pm

            Ok I’m not practicing Nm sorry. Have a nice day ok no seriously I’m done thank you. Sorry for the confusion.

  3. Dan Earl Simons on May 29, 2018 at 10:26 am

    Hey guys don’t mind me I’m feeling like me and shugden are sometimes battling but at the end of the night I feel comfortable with him…pure energy. Lets put our differences aside on this memorial day and thank strap for his tireless work for all sentient beings. Here is a pic of manjushhri in my room…who is actually dorje shugden. I blessed the place with dorje shugden too. I feel like I can practice it no matter what anybody say cuz it brings me peace. Thank you. And keep practicing!

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    • Dan Earl Simons on May 30, 2018 at 2:17 pm

      Still not doing it. Greatest decision I ever made. Granted clearly my decision not to practice was not 100% pure either…nonetheless its still my decision. So I have to honor it. It was fun but I have to move on. Bye.

  4. Dan Earl Simons on May 27, 2018 at 2:58 pm

    Well sorry guys like I said I decided not to follow ds anymore but this decision did not come out of totally pure motivation since in truth my reasons for following shugden were not pure but for this reason also I was not able to break my commitment either just by deciding against it as weird as it sounds. I realized that was impossible. Then I started running into trouble and who do I turn to as usual my protector and at all costs. Then I read some of the post by my friend below where he says you would have had a powerful protector and your on your own. I am now not only going against what Dalai lama says I am actually trusting dorje shugden over my own decision not to follow him which I would consider the very least to be guru devotion. If I hadn’t said not to follow him then I think there would have been a problem. To deal with this karma though and what I am facing I am going against my own decision…and the Dalai lama. But I will do so as I see appropriate only from the aspect of extreme circumstances and do not recommend it nonetheless unless you might have some faith in me and this peerless protector as well. Like I said I am saying against my own better judgement I am staying with dorje shugden despite the judgement…even of myself. That is because this protector practice is so profound it is through skillful means alone that this is possible…I thank you for your support my friend. I hope soon that the drug effects wear off and I can clearly worship freely in all capacity again and not be punished or locked up or drugged up. I like this decision to when Joan of arc to save her life said she didn’t believe the voices in her head were god but the devil. And she would be saved from death. She said instead that she believed it was god and not the devil actually in total faith even against her own better judgement and that of the inquisitors and was burned at the stake for it. May I follow in her holy example and swear by my vow to dorje shugden to follow exactly what he says. Thank you and may peace be with you.

    • Dan Earl Simons on May 28, 2018 at 4:33 am

      Well I tried shugden again but maybe its not for me. I am just going to focus on my mental health and trying to get off this medication and loose the 250 pounds I put on because of it. It should be another 6 months before its totally out of my system but seriously maybe my days of shugden practice are over. I couldn’t stop practicing even though I tried. I had made up my mind but shugden was still a priority. It didn’t matter because I couldn’t trust myself…but maybe it is better I quit and just say farewell I’ve got to move on to bigger and better things. That I think is all I can do at this point. I have seriously tried to see both sides but I can’t keep going back and forth. This is where I draw the line. Fool me once shame on you. Fool me twice shame on me. I just know not to go any further. Its a little thing called self preservation. If you haven’t heard about it look it up! Cuz this is ridiculous. Haven’t you seen that by now? The whole thing. Dalai lama…and dorje shugden. Isn’t the dharma purpose to help people? What about when it destroys their lives? Then that’s not the dharma…forget about it. I may not know what to do but i know what not to do. I mean I think you know that since I know its better not to practice dorje shugden that your trying to make me look stupid by going back and forth with it then if that’s the case its better you not practice shugden. So ha! Your putting yourself in this position I can’t believe you don’t just do what your told and not practice shugden. But its not my position to judge. I am just holding up a mirror if you can’t see that’s your problem. Not me. I don’t have to keep a protector anymore according to what tsem rinpoche has said anyway. Do you realize shugden versus Dalai lama is bad karma whichever way you look at it…what caused this bad karma? You did. How do you fix it? Do what Dalai lama says or practice shugden? Two bad choices trick. Neither because neither works all the time. You have to find the karma and then fix it. Then you will be able to practice shugden again and Dalai lama will say you are a good disciple for it. This obviously is not the case. So find the cause and create the remedial action and you can purify the negative karma and it will go away. Complaining about it will not help. You created it. Only you can fix it. Until then…I will keep reminding you as long as I can but that karma will run out too So you must think about it. What did I do so I have sworn allegiance to one being but another disagrees. And says not to. Being dishonest to myself. I accepted help from him in the wrong way. I have tried to remedy it by fixing my seeds. Yet it still remains unfavorable to practice. Its not a question of practice. If I went to protector with wrong intent which I did then I have to fix those seeds. I hope that helps…

      • Dan Earl Simons on May 28, 2018 at 4:49 am

        Telling you to practice shugden when another high or holy lama says not is not planting a good seed. And therefore neither would it be for me to practice ds be a good seed. But then again cuz rinpoche says to practice the opposite holds true as well. So what do you do? You have to plant the seeds. Take care of both sides do not discriminate.

        • Dan Earl Simons on May 28, 2018 at 8:20 am

          I will plant seeds for those who don’t do ds as well as for those that do. I see no contradiction. Both sides are right. But how can that be? The only thing I know is I made a vow to ds to do whatever he said. So I can’t just say I’m not gonna practice him unless he says. That’s why even though I decided not to anymore it did not matter. I had already made a commitment to him and I have to be held accountable. Even if that means I suffer than so be it. I’m not gonna split hairs as to which is worse suffering in hell…disobeying Dalai lama or spirit worship doesn’t matter. I got myself into this and that’s my karma. I have to own up to it. Sorry for that. Its just a lot they’ve put me through to always get me to give up my practice…it started at first with Khen rinpoche….tsem Tully’s first teacher. Anyway I’m not making excuses yes I’d like it to be over with and I don’t like the attention and I wish everyone could get along. I’m not going to let society push me around and say I can’t worship shugden. I mean I have to do what he tells me to. So anyway that pretty much is it. In the matrix the oracle says the only way to know you are doing the right thing is to do the wrong thing twice. Well now I know shugden is the right answer. They are just trying to use me to make it look like it is better not to practice him but it is not right. Even though I decided not to…but don’t believe them or me even. We must rely on shugden alone the time has come. Come on people! Lets do this. Yes. Thank you very much.

          • Dan Earl Simons on May 28, 2018 at 10:47 pm

            No shugden…Maybe there is a reason Dalai lama says this that we don’t understand. We just have to have faith. I decided not to practice but then fell back thinking I would never be able to quit even if I wanted to. But now I feel l am only doing so out of desperation and that is not right either. I still must stand by my decision not to practice because that is my decision but at the same time know that that may not be the end of it. I still did enter into a contract with him but he gave me an out if I really decided I wanted out. I believe he will honor my decision. As that’s what I’ve chosen it is what it is. I feel bad backing out on shugden but that does not make me any lesser of a person. I’m not going to decide not to follow him then decide to start following him again. I’ve already made up my mind…now it is just a matter of saying it ends here. It takes a strong person to do this but i think I can. I look at it as helping myself not as making myself weaker. Thank you all for those who support me and accept my decision not to practice shugden anymore. It is a big decision as it has been my main practice unknowingly for many years. Now that I know what it really is I have to say it is time to end. Thank you

  5. Wai Meng Wan on May 11, 2018 at 1:19 pm

    Kaybjye Ling DorjeChang is Yamantaka, a deity in Dharmakaya form, there is no way an accomplished master of Yamantaka will fear and not know the nature of Dorje Shugden that has manifested in a Sambhogakaya form. One of my colleagues Kenneth reminded me that Dorje Shugden resides deva realms in Sambhogakaya form actually.

    Ling DorjeChang taught the Dalai Lama many practices and teachings, hence if Ling Dorjechang was wrong, then he may have jolly well initiated and taught the Dalai Lama much teachings that Dalai Lama is bringing the dharma to others now.

  6. Dan Earl Simons on Apr 29, 2018 at 10:07 am

    I think some good has come from the debate on shugden but it is not going anywhere. I decided to not use my refuge name anymore and I am stopping all things straight up that go against the dharma from a purist standpoint including shugden. If you have doubts about this then I may say you are not practicing purely enough. And it is a fault in your practice and could be shugden. So for now I am cleaning up my act and walking straight and narrow. I am glad to be able to see this and find no problem being in compliance with Dalai lama wishe’s from now on. I cannot change the fact I did not know what I was getting into when being introduced to the protector and swearing to obey him but the lama is higher and I will just go by what Dalai lama says but this decision is 100% my own with no coercion. No more dorje shugden soliciting please and thank you.

    • A Friend on Apr 29, 2018 at 11:05 am

      Dear Dan Earl Simons,

      Of course it is your choice. But contemplate this:

      1. The debate on Shugden should have never happened as it is a legitimate practice originated within Sakya and passed to Gelugs. It has been practiced by millions in the last four hundred years. And the debate only came up because the Tibetan exiled govt failed miserably to secure Tibet back for the last 50 years of exile and they needed to pin it on a scapegoat and say by praying to Shugden, it created the obstacles to not getting Tibet back. As ludicrous as it sounds, this is the real reason the Shugden issue was brought up. I lived in Dharamsala for a long time and saw all the politics and left. I heard from the ‘top’ lamas and govt officials this was the real reason.

      2. You may not have known what you were getting into when you entered into the Shugden practtice and that is your own fault. You should have investigated and checked carefully as you should with any spiritual practice BEFORE committing. You made a bond with your lama that gave you Shugden to accept Shugden and you broke that bond. Maybe your Shugden lama is not as famous as Dalai Lama but he is on equal with Dalai Lama within meditations. It is said in tantra by Vajradhara, any gurus that give us dharma is equal to each other and should be seen as a Buddha regardless of rank or their position in life or within Tibet’s religious hierarchy. Therefore you broke your samaya with your teacher who gave you Shugden. Samaya is samaya and it should remain pure. Shugden is not important but your samaya with your lama is important and you broke that. Too bad. Om Mani Peme Hung.

      3. It is not loss to Shugden or his millions of practitioners that you gave up Shugden due to your ignorance. Simply listening to the Dalai Lama or any lama without deeply investigating yourself shows your habit of not checking things thoroughly. You didn’t check when you received Shugden and you are not checking thoroughly now when you so grandiosely give up. I respect the Dalai Lama but not everything he says or does is perfect due to karmic obscurations from all concerned. We have to check our teachers before accepting anything.

      4. Whether you practice purely or not has NOTHING to do with Dorje Shugden and everything to do with your own mind. With Shugden you would have had a powerful ally to help you throughout life and boy we all know we need help in life and in today’s world. Without Shugden, you are on your own kid! But for sure being Manjushri, Dorje Shugden will not harm you or anyone at all-The greatest of the greats of lamas within Sakya and Gelug have said this for four hundred years. Remember, you broke your vow/samaya with lama and it has nothing to do with Shugden and for years Shugden helped you and assisted you. Too bad. You prayed to Shugden and he definitely help you because he is a bodhisattva.

      5. I am a Shugden practitioner in America and I will remain so for the rest of my life. Shugden has never harmed me, my family, friends, spiritual community or associations in any way shape or form. Dalai Lama told Trijang Rinpoche (the current one) privately to continue Shugden and he advises people the same thing.

      His Holiness Kyabje Trjiang Rinpoche the former incarnation (root guru of Dalai Lama) gave this Shugden practice/initiations to thousands. His Holiness Kyabje Ling Rinpoche practiced Shugden lightly himself also and composed texts to Shugden encouraging others to practice and that is why he composed texts to Shugden. Kyabje Ling Rinpoche is Dalai Lama’s other guru. Dalai Lama had two main gurus for 30 years that taught him since young till Dalai Lama became a Geshe and even into exile. These two masters Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Ling Rinpoche were those two great masters of the Dalai Lama and tens of thousands of monks and people and they both respected and practiced Dorje Shugden till the end.

      I think I will follow the Dalai Lama’s root gurus’ (Trijang and Ling Rinpoche’s advice) to keep practicing Dorje Shugden because they said he is no other than Manjushri. Good luck to you and no offense.

      A Friend

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    • Dan Earl Simons on May 15, 2018 at 4:17 am

      Well I feel like even though I have even made vow not to practice shugden it is not powerful enough to outweigh my devotion to dorje shugden…and the vow I made to him to do what he told me to. In that case I will not vow to practice dorje shugden or not practice dorje shugden. I am just going to be done with the issue.

  7. Lama Shenphen on Apr 21, 2018 at 4:08 am

    Alright I am starting buddhism again and with dorje shugden too this time so can’t no body say nothin. We need him!

    • Lama Shenphen on Apr 21, 2018 at 7:04 pm

      Well after seeing both sides it looks like there is no reason for me to continue to do this dorje shugden practice for you as it has become a controversy and you are only doing it based on hype and it being a controversy and nothing else. I will be removing myself from the dorje shugden controversy and regret having wasted time on something like this that is obviously motivated towards generating energy in the opposite direction of where I would like the genuine practice to be headed for the sake of true practioners everywhere. God bless the Dalai lama.

      • Lama Shenphen on Apr 21, 2018 at 9:47 pm

        Never mind I just had a dream where tsem rinpoche came to me and in my own words verified that what I was saying about dorje shugden practice is good isgood and I realize I know this but I am still learning so sometones I faulter in my practice towards not practicing but I am willing to adhere to ultimate truth and today dorje shugden has won. I am not going to argue with what I saw as it matches my own words from dorje shugden straight to what rinpoche has said in my dream so now I have confirmation dorje shugden is the real thing. It may be easier to overlook this but I want everyone to know the truth and then we will only have what it is we want so thank you rinpoche dorje shugden continues! Now with personal recognition that what I am being instructed and saying is the same thing tsem rinpoche is teaching which comes from dorje shugden now there is no misunderstanding. Thank you.

        • Lama Shenphen on Apr 23, 2018 at 5:21 am

          I guess I am going to give shugden up. I did a retreat live on the web and things have changed. I am at a higher level now…and have met the requirements. It was nice knowing you.

          • Lama Shenphen on Apr 25, 2018 at 3:06 am

            Love someone and let them go and if they come back to you it was meant to be. I found someone who supports shugden and I will allow it. So yes I’m gonna keep practicing then.

          • Lama Shenphen on Apr 25, 2018 at 6:20 am

            Actually though I think the answer is not to practice or not practice…it is neither. So I’m not gonna practice it nor am I gonna not practice it. Final answer. I just want to live a normal life now I deserve that. Thank you.

          • Lama Shenphen on Apr 25, 2018 at 12:39 pm

            Well apparently I can’t have a normal life so yeah to keep practicing dorje shugden practice…again

  8. Pastor Adeline Woon on Apr 17, 2018 at 3:13 am

    A true democracy allows everyone the freedom to exercise their human rights, including the freedom to practise any religion they want. In democratic countries, the government does not interfere with this right. Neither are democratic governments prejudiced against their citizens’ choice of religious belief. They do not force people to stop their religious practice or pass legislation criminalising people because of their religion.

    The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), the Tibetan leadership who are based in Dharamsala are the exception. They are the only so-called ‘democratic’ leadership that puts a stranglehold on its people, persecuting them for their religious beliefs. They deny the rights of Dorje Shugden practitioners for simply practicing their religion as they have done for the past 400 years. Dorje Shugden practitioners are ostracised from their own community, denied medical care, education or even employment in government offices. The CTA definitely does not live up to the right to be called a democratic administration, especially when in it inflicts suppression of people’s freedom and disrespects basic human rights.

    http://video.tsemtulku.com/videouploads/comment-1523903366.mp4


  9. Lama Shenphen on Apr 13, 2018 at 6:31 pm

    Well everyone I quit. I have been tortured enouth I am sorry. I cannot do my dorje shugden practice anymore I am not able I am in such bad shape. You are free to do what you want but I cannot physically keep the coomitment anymore I am handicapped thank you. Please forgive the people who did this to me…in sorry. May dorje shugden help them! Good bye

    • Lama Shenphen on Apr 15, 2018 at 1:20 pm

      Just in case Dalai lama is right I no more practice dorje shugden and if you follow me I would hope you also follow his suggestion or no need to follow me. Don’t follow shugden

      • Lama Shenphen on Apr 16, 2018 at 7:48 pm

        Okay were back dorje shugden is on. I’m staying on top. No one can make me quit shugden the end

        • Lama Shenphen on Apr 17, 2018 at 12:29 pm

          I’m quitting buddhism I apparently can’t make anyone happy with my wish to practice shugden so instead of go against my promise to him I will no longer officially be a buddhist. I dedicate this act to all who would follow in dorje shugden footsteps. You cannot single out shugden and base it on buddhism that you should not practice him if I no longer am a buddhist. Can you? Then…I don’t have to be buddhist to practice dorje shugden. I will rely on him 100%. Now it doesn’t matter what I worship could be the devil. I like to call myself Buddha Maitreya though. Anything other than late for dinner.

  10. Pastor Shin Tan on Apr 4, 2018 at 7:47 am

    Last Saturday, at an event marking 60 years of Tibetans being recipients of Indian kindness, Lobsang Sangay mentioned that the exiled Tibetans should strengthen their efforts to make the Dalai Lama’s return to his Potala Palace a reality.

    Representing the Indian government, Ram Madhav, a leader in the governing Bharatiya Janata party, echoed Sangay’s statement with hope that the Dalai Lama will be able to “return to your homeland” through peaceful and democratic means.

    This event was originally planned to be held in Delhi but it was cancelled and relocated to Dharamsala. At the same time, Indian officials were directed by their Foreign Secretary to avoid events hosted by the Tibetan leadership, since they coincided with a “sensitive time” for Delhi’s relations with Beijing. India’s volte-face approach in shunning the Tibetans, with the unprecedented cancellation of many key Tibetan events, is now being viewed as a clear sign that India is no longer willing to be collateral damage in the Tibetan quest to agitate China over the so-called Tibetan cause.

    With mounting pressure from India to not hurt their relations with China, the tone of the message this time around seems to be that of a plea with only one goal in mind: for the Dalai Lama to return to Tibet and reunite with Tibetans inside Tibet. Could it be that after 60 years, the Tibetan leadership has finally realised their fight against China is a futile one, and they should start looking at more achievable goals? May the aspirations of millions of Tibetans to see the Dalai Lama’s return to Tibet be fulfilled and in the words of Madhav, that ” it will not take that long for you (Tibetans) to be back home.”

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/apr/01/pm-in-exile-urges-tibetans-to-make-dalai-lamas-return-a-reality

  11. so kin hoe (KISG) on Mar 30, 2018 at 2:21 pm

    Our world with many living beings who have received the blessing from His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama mainly because of the guidance, advice and training given by both His Holiness Ling Rinpoche and His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche as tutors to the 14th Dalai Lama for 40 years. Since the young 14th Dalai Lama will lead Tibet in future, the selection of main tutors for the Dalai Lama is crucial and important because Tibetan nation cannot afford to allow for any ambiguity in guiding and advising the young 14th Dalai Lama during that time. Hence, since both His Holiness Ling Rinpoche and His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche were selected among all the high lamas as main tutors to His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, all the teachings given by these highly erudite masters will never have flaws or else, the entire Tibetan Buddhism system will fail and never grow in many places such as Europe, USA, Taiwan, Mongolia, Nepal and Malaysia. When Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden practice was chosen and incorporated by His Holiness Ling Rinpoche and His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche during their time, whoever practise Dorje Shugden as their Dharma Protector for now, can be 100% assured that Dorje Shugden is not an evil or cult practice as being claimed by Central Tibetan Administration (CTA). Previous Dorje Shugden’s incarnation lineage comes from a long history stems back to His first incarnation, which is Manjushri, Buddha of Wisdom. We can study the background and the origins of Dorje Shugden, who is the Dharma Protector of our time from the link as shown below.
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/dorje-shugden.html

    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Jean Ai for writing and sharing this article, especially the blessings through the holy recording of Holiness Ling Rinpoche and His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche performing a Dorje Shugden kangsol (puja). May the ban of Dorje Shugden will be lifted and all the conflicts within the Tibetan community will be resolved for the benefits of all Tibetans and allow Buddhadharma to grow further to the 10 directions.

    Humbly with folded hands,
    kin hoe

  12. jerry_sito on Mar 28, 2018 at 5:10 pm

    感谢讲法师的分享,

    无论从那一个方面切入,三位至尊嘉杰林仁波切及至尊嘉杰赤江仁波切还有至尊嘉杰宋仁波切,都与多杰雄登护法有着雄厚不可摧的关系,他们都是非常高地位的佛法修持者,更是伟大的佛法上师,事实一再地证明,三位大师都是多杰雄登护法传承与修持者,倘若多级雄登护法不是值得依赖与修持的,那么为什么这三位伟大的上师,已经许多其他伟大的佛法上师一直延续着多杰雄登护法的修持法门,并且让他们的弟子依靠多杰雄登护法来去除修行上的障碍呢?

    谢谢
    杰里

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  13. Samfoonheei on Mar 28, 2018 at 3:25 pm

    Its such an incredible and blessing just by listening to the recordings of these two great master HH Kyabje Ling Rinpoche and HH Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche chanting the puja to Dorje Shugden . Both Great master were the tutors of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. The holy voices of HH Kyabje Ling Rinpoche who was the lead chanter and HH Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche were powerful indeed. Both of them practiced and relied on Dorje Shugden and also the root teachers of the Dalai Lama. They were also the gurus and teachers to hundreds thousands of monks and students throughout Tibet, India, Mongolia, Russia and so forth. We are fortunate to receive and listened though. The recording of Ling Rinpoche performing a Dorje Shugden kangsol,was a clear evidence that HH Kyabje Ling Rinpoche has practiced it. Sadly many has denied that HH Kyabje Ling Rinpoche ever had anything and connection to Dorje Shugden. Infact HH Kyabje Ling Rinpoche has composed a combined prayer offering to propitiate the blessings of this enlightened Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden, which showed that he respects Dorje Shugden tremendously. Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Khong Jean Ai for this blessed recordings and wonderful article to counter false claims.

  14. Lama Shenpen on Mar 26, 2018 at 7:44 pm

    I’m not going to give up my guru disciple relationship with Dalai lama for shugden. If one thing in life is greatest it is being able to see him teach and be blessed by him. If that’s all I had in life from a spiritual point of view I wouldn’t need anything else. I don’t want to disparage his advice for that reason.

    • Lama Shenpen on Mar 29, 2018 at 12:59 am

      I suffered greatly and was made to believe shugden was bad but I never gave up and kept my commitment to him. This has paid off so I got manjushhri thankha and luk kok amulet for new apartment to practice dorje shugden and for a week was doing good but then they took me to food pantry and got food poisoning. Will not describe how this felt but I had to go to doctors and then to hospital and it has been a couple days and still in bed. Confessed I had said I was not going to practice shugden. Took the thankha down too. Now I see though how serious the situation is and what is at stake how am I suppose to not practice him anymore? Maybe saying bad things happen from practicing is exact opposite. Actually bad things happen when you don’t! Then why shouldn’t I say everyone has to practice him? Because it is not right. Then how can you justify saying not to!? You should let us do dorje shugden then there will not be this confusion. Just say it is up to you I cannot tell you what to do instead of saying you can do what you want but I’m gonna tell you what to do. That is not right either. Should be allowed to do whatever we want to I mean its a buddhist practice. Its not like worshipping the devil. But that’s what it is made out to be. Its like a witch hunt. Think about it. If you believe in that then you are worse off then the devil worshippers and the dorje shugden followers are angels practically! We will keep speaking up you should not treat us any different for practicing our belief even if it is not advisable by the Dalai lama. And if you do then that is discrimination and you should be held accountable for such action…not for practicing dorje shugden cuz its head of Tibetans that’s says so. We are just practicing what we want to. And that’s called freedom. Do we have to have a battle between pro shugden versus anti shugden people? Come on now seriously? That’s just people with opinions talking. What I’m saying is dorje shugden goes beyond that and people in that conflict probably dont have the slightest clue who dorje shugden really is even. Nevertheless it brings light to the fact that we should be able to practice dorje shugden if that is our choice without consequence. Until that is possible this conflict is always going to be there until we are all free. Which dorje shugden is trying to do for you. No more punishment for dorje shugden practioners. Lets be free to practice anything that is our right and what helps us so don’t let anyone tell you otherwise thnx

    • Lama Shenpen on Mar 30, 2018 at 10:49 pm

      Well I’m not gonna do dorje shugden practice but I will keep my manjushriye thankha but I am not going to say they are the same. I’m not even going to visualize the wrathful form or recite mantras. Or for students. So yes now I am officially saying if you want to follow my teachings I expect you to not practice shugden either. If you do don’t bother find someone else cuz I am taking a stand. Thank you.

      • Lama Shenphen on Apr 13, 2018 at 8:29 am

        Ok y’all…if you love someone let them go and if they come back it was meant to be. I went along with what Dalai lama is saying about dorje shugden and made it so anyone who follows me must do the same but then I’m like woo dorje shugden is still showing up so he showed me a sign that even the Dalai lama bans him it is not enough to not practice him. He still wants you to be faithful. So I am going to allow it. I am more of a spiritual friend who wants what’s best for you and if banning him does not make sense I will not. I want what’s best for you and therefore I see no harm in what you are doing and I will continue myself.

  15. Lama Shenpen on Mar 26, 2018 at 12:19 pm

    Okay I become a good dorje shugden follower too…I bought manjushhri thankha and hung that up and next I buy actual dorje shugden thankha for my shrine room. Right now just have to visualize…

    • Lama Shenpen on Mar 30, 2018 at 10:16 pm

      Well I found nice shugden Thanks online but I was told by management that if I get something shipped here it gets left in the vestibule and people just walk in off the street and take it. I was lucky enough to have my meditation mat and cushion delivered because someone brought it in for me. So all I can really get in the mail at this point are small items that would fit in the mail slot otherwise risk them getting stole. So I might just keep the manjushriye thanks up. I thought it was gonna be an original but it was a reproduction but that’s okay it still looks good I just have to visualize wrathful form but can still do mantras it is not made for meditation object anyway just decoration but I’m pretty sure the dorje shugden would be too. This way I am not technically practicing dorje shugden because it is a manjushriye image and I just visualize his wrathful form. So really the image is just there for eye candy but it gives a connection to dorje shugden too. I wish I could get the ds thankha too but I don’t want it getting stolen.

  16. The truth on Feb 4, 2018 at 12:12 am

    His Holiness the Dalai Lama likes to repeat that H.H. Kyabje Ling Rinpoche does not practice Dorje Shugden and you can see him here saying so: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLbTErHpxjk

    But looks like the Dalai Lama is not speaking accurately again. Kyabje Ling Rinpoche (14th Dalai Lama’s tutor) did practice Dorje Shugden and compose prayers to Dorje Shugden as it shows clearly in this article. He definitely revered Dorje Shugden.

    Here is a clear audio of Kyabje Ling Rinpoche and Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche chanting puja to Dorje Shugden included in this incredible blog post. What a powerful and blessed audio. I downloaded it and play in my car on the way to work daily.

    The truth is coming out more and more that Dorje Shugden’s practice was pervasive and practiced by the very high lamas of Tibet. Dorje Shugden was practiced by both Kyabje Ling Rinpoche and Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche who were the root teachers of the Dalai Lama.

    Photos: Kyabje Ling Rinpoche and Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche (they were very close)
    His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama with his two tutors.

    
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  17. Jacinta Goh on Oct 24, 2017 at 6:15 pm

    Thank you Pastor Jean Ai for this write up. Will share with those who denied that H.H. Dalai Lama and H.H. Kyabje Ling Rinpoche propitiated Dorje Shugden before.

  18. Valentina Suhendra on Oct 23, 2017 at 12:52 am

    Great message every Tibetan especially must read!

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  19. Anne Ong on Oct 5, 2017 at 2:44 pm

    Thank you Pastor Jean Ai for the clear and concise explanation about HH Ling Rinpoche’ practice of Dorje Shugden. i am truly impressed with this part of the article, “The holy voices of Ling Rinpoche who acted as umze (lead chanter) and Trijang Rinpoche chanting the puja to Dorje Shugden on this recording is, to say the least, very powerful. Both these masters performed Dorje Shugden puja in Switzerland together. We are so fortunate to receive this recording. Ling Rinpoche and Trijang Rinpoche were also the gurus and teachers to hundreds of thousands of monks and students throughout Tibet, India, Mongolia, Russia and other lands”. it is uplifting to know that the tutors to the current Dalai Lama are Dorje Shugden practitioners. It presents the other side of the coin to what CTA and HHDL’s followers claimed. Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Jean Ai for this interesting article 🙏

  20. Pastor Niral Patel on Jul 28, 2017 at 10:38 am

    This is a powerful picture of Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, Kensur Kyabje Lati Rinpoche and the current incarnation of Trijang Rinpoche meeting together in the year 2000 when Trijang Rinpoche was 18. All three lamas are Dorje Shugden practitioners. In fact Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen was the one that first encouraged my practice of Dorje Shugden when I was 16 years old when I joined his beautiful Thubten Dhargye Ling centre in Los Angeles. I lived with Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen for 8 years before proceeding to Gaden Monastery in South India. Later Kyabje Zong Rinpoche came to our Los Angeles centre and granted sogtae (permission ceremony) to practice Dorje Shugden for life as requested by Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen. Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen had tremendous faith in Trijang Rinpoche. Kyabje Lati Rinpoche was innovative, dedicated and very much focused on bringing dharma to many. He had tremendous faith in Dorje Shugden as I had the honour to meet him many times. He would seek advice from Dorje Shugden many times via the oracle of Gaden Monastery. Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen and Kensur Kyabje Lati Rinpoche have since passed away while the current Trijang Rinpoche is a perfect lineage holder and practitioner of Dharma while he keeps Dorje Shugden as his personal protector as he has done so for many lifetimes. This is a powerful and beautiful picture of three great lamas of Buddha’s lineage and also of Gaden Monastery.

    ~Tsem Rinpoche

    Three High Lamas

  21. paolorossi on Jun 6, 2017 at 11:42 pm

    Great article tx!

  22. MartinC on Feb 9, 2017 at 7:22 am

    Comments such as this one left by ‘Suzy in Hawaii’ on Tsem Rinpoche’s YouTube channel is becoming common. After demonizing Dorje Shugden for twenty years, the Tibetan leadership is fast losing its supporters to logic and better information. In this comment Suzy writes honestly how she held on her jaundiced view of Shugden only because the words of the Dalai Lama colored her judgement. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vl-4lIwxph4&t=11s

    Suzy

  23. Tsem Rinpoche on Sep 15, 2016 at 1:28 am

    Trode Khangsar Chapel in Lhasa, Tibet

    Over 400 years ago a great and learned lama Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen was famed in Mongolia, Tibet, Nepal and China for being very saintly and compassionate. He resided in his residence (Zimkhang Gongma Ladrang) in Drepung Monastery. His root guru was H.H. the Omniscient 4th Panchen Lama and his close dharma brother was the 5th Dalai Lama.

    The 5th Dalai Lama and Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen had a very close and dharmic relationship and often went to receive teachings together from the 4th Panchen Lama. They were close in age. They both became very learned and well known. During this time, the Dalai Lama was enthroned as a Dharma King of Tibet. But more people went to see Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen for teachings, initiations and divinations. This made the attendants of the 5th Dalai Lama feel threatened that Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen’s fame might usurp the power of the 5th Dalai Lama. So they had a khata forced down his throat. At that moment, Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen dissolved his psychic winds and generated the wish to be a great guardian of Buddha and Tsongkapa’s teachings. As his consciousness dissolved, he entered ‘bardo’ as a dharma protector of the highest order (jikten depey sungma). Many signs were seen throughout Lhasa at this time and the earth was said to have shaken in Lhasa. This event was already predicted to Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen’s previous incarnation when he was one of the 8 main disciples of Lord Tsongkapa the Supreme Master and he served Tsongkapa directly by building Gaden Monastery.

    When the 5th Dalai Lama heard what his scheming and power-hungry attendants had done, he was very distressed. He was very sorry Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen was murdered and dishonored as he was a great dharma master. The 5th Dalai Lama composed an apology to Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen. In Lhasa, tens of thousands gathered for the cremation of Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen’s holy body. During the cremation, the 5th Dalai Lama’s apology was read out at which flames spontaneously arose from the body of Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen commencing the cremation. From the body, during cremation, a powerful whirlwind of smoke tunneled into the sky for all to see as this was an indication Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen’s consciousness has arisen as the Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden. The Dharma Protector Setrap immediately recognized this new protector Dorje Shugden and ‘enthroned’ him as a powerful Dharma Protector in the realm of the Buddhas. From this, Setrap and Dorje Shugden are closely connected and very close working hand in hand always. After the cremation, the great 5th Dalai Lama built a Dorje Shugden chapel on the spot the cremation took place and named it Trode Khangsar. The 5th Dalai Lama commissioned the statue of Dorje Shugden in this chapel and had monks installed in the chapel to do continuous propitiations to Dorje Shugden. Trode Khangsar Chapel was a commemoration to Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen who was wronged and also a celebration of his consciousness arising as the World Peace Peace Protector Dorje Shugden.

    This Trode Khangsar Chapel still exists now in Lhasa where many make pilgrimages there. It is in good condition and was recently renovated. It is over 400 years old and a testimony to the respect the Great 5th Dalai Lama had to Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen who arose as Dorje Shugden.

    I have visited this holy chapel in Lhasa years back. I’ve never heard of it till I was in Lhasa and by chance, I was told about it which I was happy to visit. I could not find the place but strangely a bunch of pilgrims from Amdo told me they would show me how to get there in Lhasa.

    This short video is a short clip of this holy Trode Khangsar Chapel in Lhasa today commemorating Dorje Shugden, built by the great 5th Dalai Lama. The great 5th Dalai Lama even composed a prayer to Dorje Shugden which is still available today and we can recite to invoke the blessings, protection, and assistance of World Peace Protector Dorje Shugden.

    Tsem Rinpoche


    Read more: Trode Khangsar – A 400-year-old Dorje Shugden Chapel in Lhasa
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/trode-khangsar-%E2%80%93-a-400-year-old-dorje-shugden-chapel-in-lhasa.html

    Short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTybDwTeLAM

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    The 5th Dalai Lama’s Prayer to Dorje Shugden

    HUM
    Though unmoving from the sphere of primordial spontaneity,
    With wrathful turbulent power, swifter than lightning,
    Endowed with heroic courage to judge good and bad,
    I invite you with faith, please come to this place!

    Robes of a monk, crown adorned with rhinoceros leather hat,
    Right hand holds ornate club, left holds a human heart,
    Riding various mounts such as nagas and garudas,
    Who subdues the mamos of the charnel grounds, praise to you!

    Samaya substances, offerings and torma, outer, inner and secret,
    Favourite visual offerings and various objects are arranged.
    Although, previously, my wishes were a bit dense,
    Do not stop your powerful apparitions, I reveal and confess!

    Now respectfully praising with body, speech, and mind,
    For us, the masters, disciples, benefactors and entourages,
    Provide the good and avert the bad!
    Bring increase like the waxing moon in spiritual and temporal realms!

    Moreover, swiftly accomplishing all wishes,
    According to our prayers, bestow the supreme effortlessly!
    And like the jewel that bestows all wishes,
    Always protect us with the Three Jewels!

    From: http://www.dorjeshugden.org/practice/the-5th-dalai-lamas-prayer-to-dorje-shugden

    Tibetan prayer from: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/the-14th-dalai-lamas-prayer-to-dorje-shugden.html

  24. Chris Chong on Aug 2, 2016 at 9:46 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for sharing this with us. This is yet another powerful proof of Force shugden is not a demon.

    Kyabje Ling Rinpoche is a high lama with high attainments. He is so attained that he is qualified to be His Holiness the dalai Lama’s tutor. No mere simple or ordinary monk can be the Dalai Lama’s tutor. It is also impossible for the government to choose a demon practitioner to be he tutor of such an important lama. Thy must had done a lot of background checking before they chooses someone. So Dorie shugden must had been a enlightened Buddha .

    Humbly,
    Chris

  25. Alice Tay on Feb 21, 2016 at 8:52 pm

    本人觉得,如果依据格鲁派的传承,要成为具格的甘丹赤巴并不是一件简单与容易的事情。因为要成为具格的甘丹赤巴必须要有一定的智慧与能力才能够负责与管理好三大寺,甘丹寺 (包括甘丹萨济寺和甘丹江孜寺)、色拉寺(包括色拉昧寺和色拉杰寺)和哲蚌寺(哲蚌洛色林和哲蚌果芒寺)的一切事物。而至尊嘉杰林仁波切就能做到这一点。

    根据博文,至尊嘉杰林仁波切曾当上第四十八任(在嘉杰林仁波切的前世)和第九十七任甘丹赤巴。在至尊嘉杰林仁波切任第九十七任甘丹赤巴任满在即之时,嘉瓦仁波切亲自请至尊嘉杰林仁波切继续留任长达七年。至尊嘉杰林仁波切欣然接受嘉瓦仁波切的请求。因此,至尊嘉杰林仁波切是历史上在位最久的甘丹赤巴(十四年之久)。

    不仅如此,至尊嘉杰林仁波切和至尊嘉杰赤江仁波切被选为至尊十四世嘉瓦仁波切的经师,而且嘉瓦仁波切依止这两位上师有长达四十年。大部分的佛法修习、知识及了悟,以及所接受的教诲及指导,也是来自这两位大师。因此,至尊嘉杰林仁波切和至尊嘉杰赤江仁波切都算得上是嘉瓦仁波切的根本上师。由此可见,至尊嘉杰林仁波切具备那么多的能力与智慧,难道我们还要怀疑他吗?

    感谢仁波切和Pastor Jean Ai分享有关嘉杰林仁波切的文章和这难得的多杰雄登护法祈愿文之音频。这音频可是非常殊胜和希望有缘者听到此音频,可以得到多杰雄登护法的加持。

    在此也不忘了要感谢翻译者将此博文翻译为中文,好让我们可以更了解与清楚这文章的内容。

  26. Pastor Elena Khong Jean Ai on Feb 12, 2016 at 9:04 am

    Over and over again, we find more evidence proving what we already know – Dorje Shugden is an enlightened being whose practice was promoted and propagated by other enlightened beings. Despite such blatant and prolific evidence, people still continue to insist that Dorje Shugden is a spirit. It’s like pointing to the grass and saying it is green, and having people come along and insist otherwise! How do you convince people that the grass is green and not purple?

    For a long time, I was trying to figure this out and it wasn’t until recently a little understanding came to me. How Tibetans view His Holiness the Dalai Lama has been inculcated in them since birth. So in their minds, what they are saying is not a lie because to them, it IS the truth. In their minds, the grass is purple, it is not green because they have been raised to think that way. Trying to convince them otherwise is next to impossible. We can present graphs, scientific papers, spectral analysis, etc. and it still wouldn’t work.

    Should we hold their views and behaviours against them? I used to think we should but now I am not so sure anymore. Just like how these people view the Dalai Lama’s instructions as law, and how it is so difficult to convince them of the contrary, equally we each have our own delusions and beliefs that are unshakable in our minds. When people try to convince us out of them, they have a very tough time doing so. So the same applies for anti-Shugden people. Trying to impose our perspective on people who don’t want to know any different may actually hurt them more than help the situation.

    The best we can do is to make people aware of the facts, to speak up respectfully for our religious freedoms, and to encourage people to treat one another kindly regardless of the differences in our religious beliefs. People who don’t know any better can’t help the way they think, and people who do know better will eventually get it. After all, independent of anyone’s beliefs, the incontrovertible fact remains that Dorje Shugden is an enlightened being 😉

    Liars

  27. Stella Cheang on Feb 6, 2016 at 11:28 pm

    Kyabje Ling Rinpoche is a renowned lama who is the longest Gaden throneholder in history. He was also the tutor to the 6th HHDl, 12th HHDL, 13th HHDL in his previous lifetimes. Before Kyabe Ling Rinpoche entered clear light, he was one of the two tutors to the 14th HHDL. Given that it is world known fact for the selection of HHDL’s tutors to adhere to stringent conditions and under the scrutiny of the Tibetan government, hence it is safe to say that the tutors to HHDL must be flawless in their Buddhism knowledge and practice.

    The point is, by virtue of their command of Buddhism knowledge, they cannot be propitiating to anything evil. And we have facts to show that Kyabje Ling Rinpoche and Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche are both Dorje Shugden practitioners. To me, it is uplifting to know that the tutors to the current HHDL are Dorje Shugden practitioners. It presents the other side of the coin to what CTA and HHDL’s followers claimed. The ban imposed by the CTA in the name of HHDL since 1996 causes many sufferings to Dorje Shugden practitioners as they are not allowed to basic public services and even restaurants; some of the monks were chased out of the monastery and forced to disparage their own Guru.

    How inhume is this going to get before HHDL lifts the ban?! I pray that the ban be lifted soonest and hatred be elevated from the heart of Anti-Shugden people.

    Thank You Rinpoche and Pastor Jean Ai for this informative blog post on Kyabje Ling Rinpoche.

    Humbly, bowing down,
    Stella Cheang

  28. JP on Feb 6, 2016 at 11:17 am

    Thank you Pastor Jean Ai for the clear and concise explanation about HH Ling Rinpoche’ practice of Dorje Shugden. It’s evident that HH the Dalai Lama’s claim that Ling Rinpoche doesn’t propitiate Dorje Shudgen is not correct.

    The Dalai Lama manifesting so much opposition and falsity of Dorje Shugden leads to much suspicions as to his real agenda. All of the Dalai Lama’s claims have been fictitious and against the underlying foundation of Buddhism. There is so much proof that the Dalai Lama has been manifesting false claims and yet his supporters are blind to them.

    This is worrying as many fanatics behave in this manner and have caused havoc and tremendous sufferings to their victims. They follow blindly what their leaders tell them without first thinking logically whether it makes sense.

    We don’t need a religion to teach us how to create more sufferings for others. We’re already very good at that on our own. What’s the point of following a religion or someone who reinforces the negativity in us when, in the first place, we turn to religion for inner peace and salvation?

  29. Pastor Antoinette Kass on Feb 6, 2016 at 10:00 am

    Thank you Pastor Jean Ai for sharing another evidence that Dorje Shugden is highly revered by His Holiness Kyabje Ling Rinpoche.

    As shared in the article His Holiness Kyabje Ling Rinpoche was the 48. Gaden Tripa for 7 years and the 97. Gaden Tripa (Gaden Trone Holder) for 14 years. Also was he the tutor of His Holiness the 6., 12., 13. and 14. Dalai Lama.

    Again so much evidence that Dorje Shugden is a Buddha and no harm will ever be done by Him.

    May the ban on Dorje Shugden come down soon so that many more can benefit from this powerful World Peace Protector.

  30. nicholas on Feb 4, 2016 at 10:47 pm

    Thank you Pastor Jean Ai for such an important sharing about HH Kyabje Ling Rinpoche practices Dorje Shugden. Not just a devoted practitioners but also composed prayer to propitiate the world peace protector. These are concrete evidence that can’t be denied.

    Another important point here is that both HH Dalai Lama’s tutors are practicing Dorje Shugden and how can they be wrong and HH Dalai Lama as the student is right where HH learn from his two tutors? Logically unfit.

    May this unnecessary ban be lifted to clear all confusion and suffering from the devoted practitioners.

  31. Ngodup sangpo on Feb 1, 2016 at 11:01 am

    It’s a shame and disgraced for a lama or fake lama like you to spreading false information, forging false documents to viewers who are new to Tibetan Buddhism and tibetan history which will never ever serve good to you at all. Pity on you for accumulating all these negative karmas for yourself.

    • Pastor Elena Khong Jean Ai on Feb 1, 2016 at 3:55 pm

      Hi Ngodup Sangpo,

      Thanks for taking the time to comment on Rinpoche’s blog. But I would appreciate it that before you direct more false accusations against Rinpoche, that you please explain how any of this is faked when it’s clearly an audio of Kyabje Ling Rinpoche reciting the Shugden kangsol.

      I would also appreciate it if you would realise that every time Shugdenpas make an assertion or a point, we have evidence and information to back up what we say.

      For example, we say there is a ban, we can provide videos and photos to show this (http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/the-dalai-lama-speaks-clearly-about-the-dorje-shugden-ban.html). When we say His Holiness Dalai Lama practised Dorje Shugden, we can produce prayers that he wrote to demonstrate this (http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/the-14th-dalai-lamas-prayer-to-dorje-shugden.html).

      This is much more than anti-Shugden people have ever provided. Anti-Shugden people have never once provided a single shred of evidence to show that Shugdenpas match any of the accusations directed against them.

      For your information, Tsem Rinpoche was recognised by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama as a tulku. Below I attach for a photograph taken when Khen Rinpoche Jampa Yeshe of Gaden Shartse introduced Tsem Rinpoche to Gyalwa Rinpoche, as part of the official / formal recognition process.

      Rinpoche has received endorsements for his work from as high up as the Gaden Tripa (see below), who is the head of the Gelug lineage. So please keep your pity for yourself 🙂 you are accumulating a great deal of negative karma by coming to a genuine lama’s page and disparaging him (according to Ashvagosha’s 50 Stanzas of Guru Devotion).

      If you believe Tsem Rinpoche is fake, I suggest that you go and seek an audience with Gyalwa Rinpoche and tell him he was wrong and he made a mistake for recognising Tsem Rinpoche. After all, you seem to have no problems telling genuine lamas that they are making mistakes 🙂

      Thanks!

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  32. Chris chong on Jan 28, 2016 at 7:38 pm

    Dear Rinpoche and Pastor Jean Ai,

    Thank you for sharing extensive information on His Holiness Kyabje Ling Rinpoche and His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche. Both of the highly attained masters had propitiated Dorje Shugden and the recording is a solid evidence. Both of them are Dalai Lama’s main tutors as well.

    When the Dalai Lama says that Dorje Shugden Practise is a spirit practise, does that mean that both of his tutors are spirit practitioners? Do you think the Tibet government will put the future of Buddhism in the hands of spirit practitioners? Absolutely not. Think about the logic here.

    I pray that the ban on Dorje Shugden Practise will be lifted as soon as possible.

  33. Pastor Adeline on Jan 27, 2016 at 11:43 pm

    Thank you Pastor Jean Ai for this informative piece on His Holiness Kyabje Ling Rinpoche and His respect for Dorje Shugden.

    The audio recording of HH Kyabje Ling Rinpoche and HH Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche chanting to Dorje Shugden and the prayers HH Kyabje Ling Rinpoche composed for Dorje Shugden are two very important evidence to counter HH Dalai Lama’s claim on HH Kyabje Ling Rinpoche’s Dorje Shugden practice.

    These evidence cannot be ignored and must be taken into considerations when it comes to understanding the Dorje Shugden ban. If the two tutors of HH Dalai Lama hold Dorje Shugden so highly, why would we choose to listen to HH Dalai Lama since HH received all His teachings from the two tutors?

  34. Valentina Suhendra on Jan 27, 2016 at 10:25 pm

    Dear Rinpoche and PJA

    Thank you for the article. Prior to reading this article, I was only aware that Kyabje Ling Rinpoche wrote a prayer that mention Dorje Shugden and other deities. But having the evidence showing that Kyabje Ling Rinpoche was a Dorje Shugden practitioner showed that both of Dalai Lama’s root gurus were relying on DS.

    It does not make sense to me as to why Dalai Lama said that his Gurus’ were wrong for practicing Dorje Shugden. He opens the door of arguments that he can also be wrong and all the teachings he receives from his guru can also be wrong. The circumstances surrounding his claim are causing confusion and misunderstanding among his followers

    Valentina

  35. Tsem Rinpoche on Jan 27, 2016 at 10:41 am

    I was very fortunate. Back in the 1970’s, His Holiness Kyabje Ling Rinpoche visited our Rashi Gempil Ling Temple in Howell, New Jersey. He gave a oral transmission of Guru Yoga of Lama Tsongkapa and Migtseyma mantra to all of us. The temple was packed. After the teaching we each had the chance to go up and get a personal blessing from Kyabje Ling Rinpoche. I was so excited. I had cut a single rose stem from our house garden and put in my pocket for this. I went up when it was my turn and took my rose out. I was dismayed to find my rose had wilted somewhat. I had no choice, I put it into Kyabje Ling Rinpoche’s lap quickly and touched my forehead to his feet while he was on the throne. He looked at me and the wilted flower and then at me again. I know he thought this is highly unusual offering a wilted single rose to him. I got his blessings and that was the first and only time I had the fortune to meet him. I can remember it clearly although it was over 40 years ago.

    Later I heard Kyabje Ling Rinpoche is someone through intense practice meditational-wise became one with Sri Yamantaka! I had met Yamantaka in the flesh.

    Pastor Jean Ai, thank you for such a well written article from your insightful knowledge and passion to bring dharma to others. I really appreciate this piece you wrote up. It will benefit many.

    6thLingRinpoche

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  • Tsem Rinpoche
    Saturday, Jun 23. 2018 04:57 AM
    Dear friends,


    For those who were available and here, around 17 of us, I was very fortunate to share a section of teachings from His Holiness the 13th Dalai Lama’s teachings from the book THE PATH OF THE BODHISATTVA WARRIOR.

    The subject matter was offerings.

    I shared from the text the benefits of making offerings. The source for these teachings on offerings. The reason for offerings. What types of offerings to make. What are faultless offerings. What are incorrect offerings. What to think when making offerings. The benefits of long term offerings on our shrines. Inner and outer offerings. How offerings are an integral part of the path.The correct motivation behind offerings. How merits increase material properity and dispells obastcles. How making offerings is pivotal in gaining merits to realizing higher teachings.

    We also discussed according to Je Tsongkapa why some us may think offerings are not important and that they prefer to rely on study, meditation or practice alone is faulty. We discussed what are the faults of not making offerings.

    The text we used was easy to read, easy to understand and I recommend it very much. The attendees were focused shared they learned the benefits of offerings in a simple yet profound manner.

    Since we are going to do our 1st “Pilgrimage Day” today at Kechara Forest Retreat with the residents, I thought this teaching will help them very much.

    It was a great joy for me to share these teachings as it refreshes my own memory. Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche
  • Alice Tay
    Saturday, Jun 23. 2018 04:45 AM
    I rejoice to hear that Ramesh has faith and trust in Dorje Shugden and never scared about the spirit will harm him in this holy land of Kechara Forest Retreat. This is very inspiring and it is without doubt that Dorje Shugden will bless and protect everyone because he is no different than the Wisdom Buddha Manjushri.

    Thank you for sharing this nice story of Ramesh.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/the-ghosts-on-jalan-chamang-road-in-bentong.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jun 22. 2018 04:12 PM
    Prince Charles speaks wonderfully of an advice to cut down on steaks during a visit to the US. American consumes more meat than nearly any other citizen of the world. Now, an increasing number of Americans are choosing to go vegetarian to help the planet. That’s right choice . A vegetarian diet has a much smaller eco-footprint than meat and more healthy. They have been cutting trees, clearing lands to make pasture land for cows which is bad for the environment. Reducing meat and dairy consumption is an urgent and necessary steps toward achieving a better future. Changing diets , changing farming practices and policies will definitely help to save land , water, killing of animals for meat and so forth.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/prince-charles-tells-america-to-cut-down-on-steaks-for-the-sake-of-the-world.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jun 22. 2018 04:11 PM
    Well, I am glad to come across this old post through Lin Mun’s comment. Wonderful to know of this method which I have no knowledge at all. Having feeling negative emotions is bad and never allows it to control of our life . Releasing negative emotions through the simple and easy method as mentioned is good and refocusing our attention too will surely helps.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/a-method-to-release-anger.html
  • Lin Mun
    Thursday, Jun 21. 2018 09:41 PM
    It’s true that we destroy our earth just to satisfy our taste bud and killing so many animals. So glad that Prince Charles warned and educate the public openly that the whole ecosystem is affected now and that the earth can’t afford to cater to the fast changing demand. All of us have responsibility to the environment and should do something about it. Stop eating meat and it will directly help the world to save water, land, weather and importantly reduce killing and suffering on animals.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/prince-charles-tells-america-to-cut-down-on-steaks-for-the-sake-of-the-world.html
  • Tsem Rinpoche
    Thursday, Jun 21. 2018 04:11 PM
    Trode Khangsar – A 400 year old Chapel in Lhasa | 拉萨400年历史的多杰雄登护法殿—布旦康萨- https://bit.ly/2JNsyN9
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jun 21. 2018 03:24 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing. A beautiful and meaningful song invoking blessings by Lama Gyalwa Kalzang Gyatso, the 7th Dalai Lama. Reading through it I do feel a sense of happiness, and peacefulness surrounding. It’s a beautiful blessing and it paints a thousand powerful , meaningful words of inspirational.
    Wow…… stunning Holy pictures for us to download . Thanks again.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/tsongkhapa/easy-and-effective.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jun 21. 2018 03:23 PM
    Great teachings to catch up, I still have a lot to learn . After reading through the question and answers, I have learned quite a bit of knowledge and will read again over time to get a better understanding of Tsongkhapa. Plenty to absorb especially the names. But glad to come across this post. I am very fortunate to be able to learn and practice from all those wonderful articles online .
    Thank you Rinpoche and team with folded hands.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/exciting-information-on-tsongkapa.html
  • Lin Mun
    Wednesday, Jun 20. 2018 09:19 PM
    A very easy way to release anger. It is also to shift our mind to focus on other movements instead of thinking about what makes us angry. I think the tapping will release the tense muscles on the face. Nevertheless, thank you Rinpoche for sharing this natural and easy method.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/a-method-to-release-anger.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jun 20. 2018 03:22 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the profound teachings. I am glad I found and read this article of how our mind works and transformation of our mind to determine in our next reincarnation. At least from now I could understand a little bit more about the true nature of our minds. Rinpoche has given a very clear teachings, explanation yet powerful knowledge for us to ponder our mind and thoughts. Through the learning and practice of
    Lama Tsongkhapa we can gain many benefits. Rinpoche’s blog online have benefited me and many others tremendously . I have bookmarked this article so I could revisit it time to time.
    Thank you again Rinpoche with folded hands .

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-mind-and-lama-tsongkhapa.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jun 20. 2018 03:21 PM
    Dorje Shugden is emanation of Buddha Manjushri but as claimed by the Tibetan leadership (CTA ) is an evil. With more and more people speaking up against the behaviour and aware of the Tibetan leadership (CTA ) false claims. As they realised there is no religious freedom or true democracy within their communities. We all need to respect people of different races as well as people of different faiths and religions. Responsibility and respect of others and their religious beliefs are also part of freedom.
    James Yoshida, and many more people, who does not agree with the Dalai Lama , it does not mean they are bad and they are all Chinese spies as claimed by some individual. James Yoshida wrote an interesting comment on blog speaking from his heart about facts I do agree with James Yoshida view. Human rights and individual liberties, including religious freedom, should be allow for each individual regardless of race and faith.
    The Tibetan leadership (CTA )were given many opportunities yet after all these years they still can’t make it on its own. Instead, they have spent millions on campaigns, websites, and so forth against Dorje Shugden. One example is the tibet.net’s page, how those article going against other religious faith. Everyone should be given freedom to choose what we practice and what we pray to.
    As time past by, more people are aware of the Dorje Shugden controversy and are speaking up on the unfairness , discrimination and sufferings caused by the CTA.
    May the ban against Dorje Shugden practitioners end soon .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/guest-contributors/just-because-i-dont-agree-with-the-dalai-lama-does-not-make-me-a-bad-person.html
  • Tsem Rinpoche
    Wednesday, Jun 20. 2018 02:47 PM
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3SC6xUBKl8

    47 List of tallest statues in the world

    47 Lord Murugan Statue 室建陀神像
    46 Kailashnath Mahadev Statue, Nepal
    45 Phra Puttamingmongkol Akenakkiri Buddha, Phuket
    44 Virgen del Socavón, Bolivia
    43 Jixiang Dafo, 雲南西雙版納吉祥大佛
    42 Nossa Senhora de Fátima, Brazil. 花地瑪聖母
    41 Statue of Liberty 自由女神
    40 Monumento a la Virgen de la Paz, Venezuela
    39 Fo Guang Big Buddha 佛光大佛
    38 Ten Directions Samantabhadra Bodhisattva峨眉山金頂十方普賢
    37 Jinding Dafo 金鼎大佛
    36 Donglin Dafo 廬山東林大佛
    35 Dai Kannon of Kamaishi 斧石大觀音
    34 Samadhi Buddha, Sri Lanka 三莫地菩薩
    33 African Renaissance Monument 非洲復興紀念碑
    32 Guerrero Chimalli (Chimalli Warrior) 奇馬利戰士
    31 Taiwan Chengte Dafo 正德大佛
    30 Sodoshima Dai-Kannon 小豆島大觀音
    29 Usami Dai-Kannon 宇佐美觀音
    28 Buddha Dordenma statue, Bhutan 舵登瑪大佛
    27 Tokyo Wan Kannon 東京灣觀音
    26 Aizu Jibo Dai-Kannon 會津慈母大觀音
    25 Zheng Chenggong Dashenxiang 鄭成功大神像
    24 Great Standing Maitreya Buddha 峨嵋湖彌勒大佛
    23 Luangpho Yai, Thailand
    22 Guan Yu of Yuncheng 山西運城關羽像
    21 Guanyin of Mount Xiqiao 西樵山觀音像
    20 Guze Jibo Daikannon 救世慈母大觀音
    19 The Motherland Monument 祖國母親紀念碑
    18 Son Tra Quan Am, Vietnam 山茶觀音菩薩像
    17 Leshan Giant Buddha 樂山大佛
    16 Confucius of Mount Ni 尼山孔夫子銅像
    15 Kaga Kannon 加賀觀音
    14 Guanyin statue in Tsz Shan Monastery 大埔慈山寺觀音
    13 Bronze statue of Dizang at Mount Jiuhua 九華山地藏王菩薩銅像
    12 Guanyin of Nanshan 海南島南山海上觀音聖像
    11 Awaji Kannon 淡路島世界平和大觀音
    10 The Motherland Calls 俄羅斯祖國母親在召喚
    9 Grand Buddha at Ling Shan 靈山大佛
    8 Yang’asha of Guizhou 貴州仰阿莎雕像
    7 Dai Kannon of Kita no Miyako park 北海道大観音
    6 Great Buddha of Thailand 泰國大佛像
    5 Sendai Daikannon 仙台大観音
    4 The sculptures of the Emperors Yan & Huang炎黄二帝巨型塑像
    3 Ushiku Daibutsu 牛久大仏
    2 Laykyun Sekkya, Myanmar 緬甸大佛
    1 Spring Temple Buddha 中原大佛
  • Tsem Rinpoche
    Wednesday, Jun 20. 2018 02:19 PM
    Shugden is not sectarian. Guru Rinpoche is not sectarian. Dorje Drolod is not sectarian. Jesus is not sectarian. Krishna is not sectarian. Kali is not sectarian. God is not sectarian. Tsongkapa is not sectarian. Kuan Kong is not sectarian. From the point of view of the divinities, they help, love, care, bless and assist all those who call upon them. To Shugden, Guru Rinpoche, Dorje Drolod, Jesus, Krishna, Kali, God, Tsongkapa, Kuan Kong we are all the same and they accept us openly, lovingly, caringly and without barriers and borders. Without conditions. Without labels. Without man made barriers. We are the same in their eyes. But some humans are sectarian and ascribe sectarian views and outlook to the divinities. In each religion, in each sect and in each doctrine, you have people who are sectarian and you have people who are not. Do not put everyone into one category. Dorje Shugden is Manjushri who is a fully enlightened Buddha and He has no sectarian views, actions and results. Rise above the small views and broaden our minds to the higher view. All forms of the divine has no sectarianism. Give Peace a chance. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Lin Mun
    Tuesday, Jun 19. 2018 09:25 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for your kindness in giving us this precious and powerful teaching of Loma Gyonma. Rinpoche not only provide us the prayers but also the opportunity to see the beautiful statue in Kechara Forest Retreat in Bentong. May those who are sick or family members who are not well start reciting her mantra and help lessen the suffering/pain.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/loma-gyonma.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 19. 2018 12:54 PM
    Beautiful life story of the great Buddhist master, since more than 950 years after his passing, Atisha’s life story still continues to inspire many Buddhists. He was a Buddhist Bengali religious leader and master. He was one of the major figures in the spreading of 11th-century Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism in Asia. Atisha left a legacy of precious teachings which were passed down to many generations to come. Wonderful advice from Atisha’s heart which we should ponder in our daily lives. I do enjoyed and learned some teachings and still reading this blog at time of commenting. I have booked marking so that I could read it from tIme to time and set a reminder for myself.
    Thank you Rinpoche and writers team for this insight article of Atisha’s teachings, on various advice, short video of the Srivijaya Empire and Atisha in Tibet Part I & Part 2 which I truly enjoyed listening and looking at those rare beautiful images of Atisha.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/dipamkara-shrijnana-atisha-the-master-who-revived-buddhism-in-india-and-tibet.html

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Beautiful thangka of Dorje Drolod, Guru Rinpoche and Dorje Shugden with Ekazati. Such beautiful artwork. More here for free download- https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=62528
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Beautiful thangka of Dorje Drolod, Guru Rinpoche and Dorje Shugden with Ekazati. Such beautiful artwork. More here for free download- https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=62528
དགའ་ལྡན་ཁྲི་ཐོག་བརྒྱ་དང་གཅིག་རྗེ་བཙུན་ལུང་རིག་རྣམ་རྒྱལ་མཆོག་གི་རྗེ་བཙུན་རྡོ་རྗེ་རྣལ་འབྱོར་མའི་བཀའ་ཁྲིད་དང་ཕྱག་དཔེ།- https://bit.ly/2JvLG22
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དགའ་ལྡན་ཁྲི་ཐོག་བརྒྱ་དང་གཅིག་རྗེ་བཙུན་ལུང་རིག་རྣམ་རྒྱལ་མཆོག་གི་རྗེ་བཙུན་རྡོ་རྗེ་རྣལ་འབྱོར་མའི་བཀའ་ཁྲིད་དང་ཕྱག་དཔེ།- https://bit.ly/2JvLG22
What we get without effort, is more of a curse than a blessing.
2 weeks ago
What we get without effort, is more of a curse than a blessing.
Mother Tara, Dorje Shugden and Gonpo Tramsuk
2 weeks ago
Mother Tara, Dorje Shugden and Gonpo Tramsuk
འབྲུག་གི་ཞབས་དྲུང་བཞི་པ་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་དང་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན།
http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=161821
2 weeks ago
འབྲུག་གི་ཞབས་དྲུང་བཞི་པ་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་དང་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན། http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=161821
A thangka of Yudroma Goddess that was in the house of the lady oracle to this Goddess. When I went to consult the goddess via the oracle, I took this picture of the thangka in her house. Tsem Rinpoche
2 weeks ago
A thangka of Yudroma Goddess that was in the house of the lady oracle to this Goddess. When I went to consult the goddess via the oracle, I took this picture of the thangka in her house. Tsem Rinpoche
NEW! The Promise – Tsem Rinpoche’s inspiring biography now in ebook format!- https://bit.ly/2sPGFpJ
2 weeks ago
NEW! The Promise – Tsem Rinpoche’s inspiring biography now in ebook format!- https://bit.ly/2sPGFpJ
Drashi Lhamo: The Protectress with the Rolled Out Tongue- 
 http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=162307
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Drashi Lhamo: The Protectress with the Rolled Out Tongue- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=162307
Beautiful Buddha and Dorje Shugden thangka for free download here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html
2 weeks ago
Beautiful Buddha and Dorje Shugden thangka for free download here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html
Bodhgaya Tara which is suppose to have spoken to Atisha.
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Bodhgaya Tara which is suppose to have spoken to Atisha.
Very inspiring story about a Sikh master and Saint. I really enjoyed learning about this master. I wanted to share with you- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=161053
2 weeks ago
Very inspiring story about a Sikh master and Saint. I really enjoyed learning about this master. I wanted to share with you- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=161053
Very interesting read about the Sacred Yamdrok Yumtso Lake: The Abode of Goddess Dorje Geg Kyi Tso- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=161876
2 weeks ago
Very interesting read about the Sacred Yamdrok Yumtso Lake: The Abode of Goddess Dorje Geg Kyi Tso- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=161876
The 4th Zhabdrung Rinpoche of Bhutan and Dorje Shugden- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=160863
3 weeks ago
The 4th Zhabdrung Rinpoche of Bhutan and Dorje Shugden- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=160863
Beautiful 2018 Wesak Day gift of a Vietnamese style Dorje Shugden. Absolutely beautiful. Free download here:http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/which-dorje-shugden-style-is-your-favourite.html
3 weeks ago
Beautiful 2018 Wesak Day gift of a Vietnamese style Dorje Shugden. Absolutely beautiful. Free download here:http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/which-dorje-shugden-style-is-your-favourite.html
It is important to merge our minds with the Buddha\'s mind. Start by letting go of saying Dharma is hard. Dharma seen as hard is a concept we hold onto in order to excuse ourselves to improve our minds. Dharma is not hard, but samsara is hard. See the truth in this before time runs out. Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
It is important to merge our minds with the Buddha's mind. Start by letting go of saying Dharma is hard. Dharma seen as hard is a concept we hold onto in order to excuse ourselves to improve our minds. Dharma is not hard, but samsara is hard. See the truth in this before time runs out. Tsem Rinpoche
This Flying Vajra Yogini artwork is framed and over the doorway of a Vajra Yogini chapel in Nepal. The Chapel is dedicated towards the Flying Vajra Yogini. Beautiful.
3 weeks ago
This Flying Vajra Yogini artwork is framed and over the doorway of a Vajra Yogini chapel in Nepal. The Chapel is dedicated towards the Flying Vajra Yogini. Beautiful.
རུའི་ཊར་གསར་འགྱུར་ལས་ཁང་ནས་ངས་ཤར་གླིང་ཨེ་ཤི་ཡ་ཡི་ཆེད་དུ་འགྲིགས་འཇགས་ཀྱི་སྨོན་ལམ་འདེབས་པའི་སྐོར་དེ་དཔར་སྐྲུན་བྱེད་འདུག - http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=160706
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རུའི་ཊར་གསར་འགྱུར་ལས་ཁང་ནས་ངས་ཤར་གླིང་ཨེ་ཤི་ཡ་ཡི་ཆེད་དུ་འགྲིགས་འཇགས་ཀྱི་སྨོན་ལམ་འདེབས་པའི་སྐོར་དེ་དཔར་སྐྲུན་བྱེད་འདུག - http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=160706
There are many very interesting articles on Bigfoot/yeti/sasquatch as well as videos. Please enjoy yourselves: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/category/yeti-bigfoot-sasquatch
1 month ago
There are many very interesting articles on Bigfoot/yeti/sasquatch as well as videos. Please enjoy yourselves: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/category/yeti-bigfoot-sasquatch
Environment is stronger because when you are in a spiritual environment with other spiritual brothers and sisters, the chance to learn and transform is much higher. If we rely on our own willpower and go at it alone to practice spirituality, very small chance we can succeed. Because most of the time we don\'t have the willpower and our willpower does not sustain us. That is why we have monasteries where clusers of people live together spiritually to enhance each other and the whole for thousands of years. That is why we have spiritual communities like Findhorn and Kechara Forest Retreat so that we are in a spiritual environment and being in this type of environment encourages us to grow inwardly. It gives us strength and support and in turn we give others strength and support. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
Environment is stronger because when you are in a spiritual environment with other spiritual brothers and sisters, the chance to learn and transform is much higher. If we rely on our own willpower and go at it alone to practice spirituality, very small chance we can succeed. Because most of the time we don't have the willpower and our willpower does not sustain us. That is why we have monasteries where clusers of people live together spiritually to enhance each other and the whole for thousands of years. That is why we have spiritual communities like Findhorn and Kechara Forest Retreat so that we are in a spiritual environment and being in this type of environment encourages us to grow inwardly. It gives us strength and support and in turn we give others strength and support. Tsem Rinpoche
I like this White Tara image. It is very basic but has an appeal in this style of art.
1 month ago
I like this White Tara image. It is very basic but has an appeal in this style of art.
He was so excited to bring this sacred statue home to install in his family shrine.......
1 month ago
He was so excited to bring this sacred statue home to install in his family shrine.......
Daily do your prayers/mantra to Lord Manjushri as it\'s a powerful blessing on a daily basis. It is so important to have sharp mind, good memory and quick wisdom and Manjushri can bestow this. I have heard many tell me that Manjushri\'s practice is very effective. We must also do Manjushri\'s intensive retreats at least twice a year. It would be very beneficial. Sacred mantra of Manjushri: Om Ah-Ra Ba-za Na-Dhi
1 month ago
Daily do your prayers/mantra to Lord Manjushri as it's a powerful blessing on a daily basis. It is so important to have sharp mind, good memory and quick wisdom and Manjushri can bestow this. I have heard many tell me that Manjushri's practice is very effective. We must also do Manjushri's intensive retreats at least twice a year. It would be very beneficial. Sacred mantra of Manjushri: Om Ah-Ra Ba-za Na-Dhi
It is nice to see a friend in Nepal receiving a beautiful Bhagwan Dorje Shugden gift from myself. I wish him well always. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
It is nice to see a friend in Nepal receiving a beautiful Bhagwan Dorje Shugden gift from myself. I wish him well always. Tsem Rinpoche
What my mom shared with me as a young boy that I carry with me till now. She was very caring and giving when she was well: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=160069
1 month ago
What my mom shared with me as a young boy that I carry with me till now. She was very caring and giving when she was well: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=160069
A beautiful painting of the enlightened protector Dorje Shugden in the very rich tradition of Aztec art of South America. I wanted to commission something in this rich tradition which is filled with spiritual journeys into other worlds, magic, purification, the supernatural, astral visitations, gods and other dimensions and it has manifested. I have successfully combined the divinity of Tibet with the rich artistic tradition of the Aztecs. The artist we had is amazing. We have many more beautiful art pieces here for you to enjoy and download: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=144924

Remember those wonderful Carlos Castaneda books? I use to read them many years back in my room back in New Jersey as a kid. His learning journey with Don Juan was amazing! Those books inspired my commissioning of this beautiful Aztec Dorje Shugden. May you be blessed. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
A beautiful painting of the enlightened protector Dorje Shugden in the very rich tradition of Aztec art of South America. I wanted to commission something in this rich tradition which is filled with spiritual journeys into other worlds, magic, purification, the supernatural, astral visitations, gods and other dimensions and it has manifested. I have successfully combined the divinity of Tibet with the rich artistic tradition of the Aztecs. The artist we had is amazing. We have many more beautiful art pieces here for you to enjoy and download: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=144924 Remember those wonderful Carlos Castaneda books? I use to read them many years back in my room back in New Jersey as a kid. His learning journey with Don Juan was amazing! Those books inspired my commissioning of this beautiful Aztec Dorje Shugden. May you be blessed. Tsem Rinpoche
H.H. the Dalai Lama’s sudden change of mind about China-backed Panchen Lama is incredible and stunning. His Holiness\'s new stance will bring more harmony, peace and understanding. I thank His Holiness the Dalai Lama very much for this. Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche (Please read here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=159261)
2 months ago
H.H. the Dalai Lama’s sudden change of mind about China-backed Panchen Lama is incredible and stunning. His Holiness's new stance will bring more harmony, peace and understanding. I thank His Holiness the Dalai Lama very much for this. Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche (Please read here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=159261)
Sculpture demigoddesses Singhini (lioness goddess) on the upper terrace in front of Nyatapola temple in Bhaktapur, Nepal.
2 months ago
Sculpture demigoddesses Singhini (lioness goddess) on the upper terrace in front of Nyatapola temple in Bhaktapur, Nepal.
How fortunate I am to be sitting in my room, with a rosary in my hand reciting the mantra given to me by my compassionate guru and to meditate in developing a compassionate heart and purifying my karmas. How fortunate I am to be able to spend my time in such a meaningful manner. Tsem Rinpoche
3 months ago
How fortunate I am to be sitting in my room, with a rosary in my hand reciting the mantra given to me by my compassionate guru and to meditate in developing a compassionate heart and purifying my karmas. How fortunate I am to be able to spend my time in such a meaningful manner. Tsem Rinpoche
Comic drawn by Tendor, a prominent Free Tibet activist-Every Tibetan knows that although His Holiness the Dalai Lama says he is retired from politics, he is in full control of the Tibetan government in exile. No member of the government will dare carry out any decisions without His Holiness\' approval. He is retired for the sake of the west so he does not look like a dictator.~Tenzin Damchoe
4 months ago
Comic drawn by Tendor, a prominent Free Tibet activist-Every Tibetan knows that although His Holiness the Dalai Lama says he is retired from politics, he is in full control of the Tibetan government in exile. No member of the government will dare carry out any decisions without His Holiness' approval. He is retired for the sake of the west so he does not look like a dictator.~Tenzin Damchoe
It would be wonderful if everyone can recite these two mantras 100k each focusing on Shakyamuni Buddha and His powerful healing energies. Not collectively but each person 100k each of each mantra. Praise to Shakyamuni the Sage who showed us a permanent way to bliss.
4 months ago
It would be wonderful if everyone can recite these two mantras 100k each focusing on Shakyamuni Buddha and His powerful healing energies. Not collectively but each person 100k each of each mantra. Praise to Shakyamuni the Sage who showed us a permanent way to bliss.
In Tibet Shannan area Riwoche Ling Monastery, devotees are putting Tsem Rinpoche\'s photo inside the cabinet together with the Buddha he loves - Dorje Shugden
在西藏山南日乌曲林寺,信徒们把詹杜固仁波切的法照和他最敬爱的多杰雄登护法像摆在一起
4 months ago
In Tibet Shannan area Riwoche Ling Monastery, devotees are putting Tsem Rinpoche's photo inside the cabinet together with the Buddha he loves - Dorje Shugden 在西藏山南日乌曲林寺,信徒们把詹杜固仁波切的法照和他最敬爱的多杰雄登护法像摆在一起
Please read this..thank you.
4 months ago
Please read this..thank you.
A beautiful Dorje Shugden depicted in Druid and newage style. There are many more here and free downloads in high file: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=144924
4 months ago
A beautiful Dorje Shugden depicted in Druid and newage style. There are many more here and free downloads in high file: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=144924
Here, His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche (left), one of the tutors of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, confers one of the many countless tantric initiations on the Dalai Lama (right). You can see a young Dalai Lama bowing in this picture with Trijang Rinpoche blessing him. Trijang Rinpoche is therefore undoubtedly the Dalai Lama’s tantric master. A great master at that. Tsem Rinpoche
5 months ago
Here, His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche (left), one of the tutors of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, confers one of the many countless tantric initiations on the Dalai Lama (right). You can see a young Dalai Lama bowing in this picture with Trijang Rinpoche blessing him. Trijang Rinpoche is therefore undoubtedly the Dalai Lama’s tantric master. A great master at that. Tsem Rinpoche
This is a very sacred statue of Buddha Chenresig (Avalokitesvara/Kuan Yin) that manifested many miracles in North India. Read and see more pictures and understand the background here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=153802
5 months ago
This is a very sacred statue of Buddha Chenresig (Avalokitesvara/Kuan Yin) that manifested many miracles in North India. Read and see more pictures and understand the background here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=153802
Wonderful updated version of The Promise book is out! Please get your copy. Much more new information included.
5 months ago
Wonderful updated version of The Promise book is out! Please get your copy. Much more new information included.
\"Bhagavani, source of all wonders, Vasudhara, Goddess of splendour and fortune, bestower of auspicious mental desires; homage to the Goddess Wish-fulfilling Wheel.\" (Sakya liturgical verse).
5 months ago
"Bhagavani, source of all wonders, Vasudhara, Goddess of splendour and fortune, bestower of auspicious mental desires; homage to the Goddess Wish-fulfilling Wheel." (Sakya liturgical verse).
Beautiful and sacred Vajra Yogini in Pharping, Nepal. The caretaker said it was owned by the Great Marpa the translator who was the guru of Milarepa. Wow.
5 months ago
Beautiful and sacred Vajra Yogini in Pharping, Nepal. The caretaker said it was owned by the Great Marpa the translator who was the guru of Milarepa. Wow.
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  • Megnath outside the Chabahil Dorje Shugden Chapel in Kathmandu passing out Dorje Shugden brochures and booklets to the local people.
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    Megnath outside the Chabahil Dorje Shugden Chapel in Kathmandu passing out Dorje Shugden brochures and booklets to the local people.
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  • Super neat footage of Patty the Bigfoot!
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  • Adorable Tibetan kids wishing Happy New Year 2018
    4 months ago
    Adorable Tibetan kids wishing Happy New Year 2018
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