Why can’t we be friends?

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Before the unethical ban against the spiritual practice of Dorje Shugden, all the teachers are friendly, they are in contact and support each other. There was much harmony and everyone was focused on bringing the Buddha dharma to many. They often met up with each other, or in communication and even attended each other’s events. The harmony was palpable, beneficial and everyone was united. You an see here how Lama Zopa Rinpoche comes to one of Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche’s events in Nepal. How warmly they greet each other and there is so much spirituality radiating from this blessed picture. Now because of this unethical ban against Shugden, these lamas are not allowed to meet although they have the same root guru, same practices, same lineage and same monasteries. They cannot meet only because one practices Dorje Shugden and one claims not to. That is the only reason. Because of the unethical ban against Dorje Shugden the whole Tibetan Buddhist world is divided until now. Those who wish to practice Dorje Shugden are not allowed to participate or be friends with those who do not practice Dorje Shugden. What is incredible is why are Tibetan Buddhists divided by religion? How can one be segregated due to one’s religious choice? Buddhists must embrace all, show compassion to all sentient beings. May the ban against Dorje Shugden practitioners end soon so that there will be unity, harmony and friendship again based on compassion, acceptance and universal freedom of religious choice without discrimination or recriminations of any kind. May all be harmonious soon.

Tsem Rinpoche

 

 

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

  2. Yeo Kwai Gin on Jun 22, 2016 at 2:19 am

    感谢仁波切分享这张珍贵的两位大师相见的照片。

    在19年前雄登禁令还未实行之前,好多大师和僧侣们可以一起进行法会,一起辩论,一起上课,一起用餐,不分你我,大家和睦共处。但自从雄登禁令公布后,修雄登法门的行者和大师们被逼分开和隔离,不可像以前一样生活,甚至遭受攻击和歧视。那是一个不合理的禁令。持修雄登一直都是要我们成为一个好人,心识转化,利益众生,保护传承,最终度众生成道。

    愿尊贵的达赖尊者,慈悲的您将雄登禁令解除,因为还有成千上万的行者还在受苦,世界需要和平与和谐。感恩合十。

  3. freon on Jun 14, 2016 at 1:40 am

    Very sad to see the segregation of religion due to politic. The Dorje Shugden’s ban have so many illogical reasons behind it, yet the ban is activated because of politic. The harmony that Buddha have taught seems no longer there as long as this ban is still active.

    Friends become enemies, Lamas teachings are separated, families divided, refugees within own refugees’ camp, broken samaya of Students- Guru relationship, all these can be avoid if there is no ban.

    This ban, obviously have not meant for any benefits. Instead brought more harm.

    May this ban be lifted quickly and peace be restored.

  4. Wan Wai Meng on May 22, 2016 at 5:27 pm

    The Gelug tradition did not manifest in isolation, it manifested due to Je Tsongkhapa work and dedication to learn from various great masters from his time, and he took the time to combine teachings and methods from various traditions. All Gelug students and lamas know how the tradition came about,why would they be sectarian and spoil all Je Tsongkhapa’s good works? Practicing Dorje Shugden does not make one sectarian, in fact it makes us have a greater appreciation of the various buddhist traditions that formed the Gelug tradition.

  5. Lin Mun on Apr 4, 2016 at 10:48 pm

    I hope the ban on Dorje Shugden will be lifted very soon. It is not right to segregate and discriminate people for their religion choice. How can so many high Lamas who practise Dorje Shugden be wrong as it comes from same lineage, same root Guru and same practise?

    I hope His Holiness Dalai Lama will solve this issue and end the suffering of the practioners.

  6. Pema Thinley on Jan 29, 2016 at 12:27 am

    There are lots of confusions even among great attained beings and the connection among them are lost in dust. So many tragedy among local people and so much harshness to the devoted Dorji Shugden practitioners. The ban has done so many harm. How great and beneficial and beautiful and helpful it would be for all innocent people like me. May His Holiness solve this issues. _()_ _()_ _()_

  7. Tsem Rinpoche on Jan 7, 2016 at 4:59 am

    Thank you for having the strength, courage and genuine care to stand up and speak peacefully for what you believe in. No one should ever suffer, be segregated, assaulted, hurt, degraded, belittled, cursed, hated and biased for their religious beliefs. No one should advise anyone against any religious belief. If we want to find people who hate a certain religion, we can find plenty. If we want to find people who like a certain religion or form of spirituality, there will be plenty. In the end who is right and wrong? Which religion is right or wrong. All or some or none? Therefore it is more logical to respect all religions, all faiths and all forms of spirituality. In history many have exploited religion for selfish purposes and many have not. As long as I have not, that is all that matters. I cannot and will not speak for others of my faith and what their motive is, but I know my motive. No one and no leader and no religious leader should ever hurt, segregate or speak against another religion. Time for peace. Time for harmony. Time for respect. Time to look beyond mine/your religion and be kind. Be kind to everyone. Never put anyone down because of their religion.

    Humbly,

    Tsem Rinpoche.

    P.S. I wish very much the people from His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s views/side and people from the side of Dorje Shugden practitioners meet very soon. May they meet in peace, with kindness in the hearts and good motivation to solve this issue once and for all. We have to solve this through peaceful dialogue. I never protested against His Holiness Dalai Lama nor spoke harshly against his views ever. I have always respected his and everyone’s views. We all have to live on this earth together. You will not accept my way of spirituality and I will not accept your’s and that is okay. But we must respect each other’s spiritual faith and NEVER criticize or advise against it. We must respect also what we don’t accept. Everyone has their way. Advising against another’s religion/faith/spirituality creates so much disharmony. No more disharmony. It’s been 19 years since the ban against Dorje Shugden started. It must end please. We have so many things to argue about in this world, let’s make one less conflict. I wish this conflict to end peacefully soon. I wish His Holiness the Dalai Lama and supporters can open channels of communication and solve this issue soon. Peaceful dialogue please and soon. Thank you.

    peace

  8. Tsem Rinpoche on Jan 4, 2016 at 8:08 am

    His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama composed this prayer to Dorje Shugden. His Holiness has full clairvoyance and knowledge of the nature of the deity he composed the prayer to when he was younger and when he is older as it is the same mind stream. So not logical His Holiness can make a mistake? If he can make mistakes about deities, then the mistakes cannot be limited to time span: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=61029

  9. Beatrix Ooi on Dec 31, 2015 at 12:15 pm

    The Dorje Shugden ban has indeed created massive division in the Tibetan society, and even now, those who live outside of Tibet and practise Dorje Shugden, are openly discriminated. Vulgarities and hateful speeches are hurled at Shugden practitioners, they are not allowed to enter schools, monasteries, restaurants and even hospitals that are operated or funded by the Tibetan leadership.

    So what they are saying now is religion choices are far more important that one’s education and even one’s precious human life. Now this is wrong, the Buddha teaches compassion and tolerance. So if we can’t accept those we do not share the same religious views as us, it shows what kind of Buddhist or dharma practitioners we are.

    Religious freedom means the freedom to practise a certain religion without being discriminated. If amongst all the chaos, prohibitions, violence and ostracism and you still claim that Shugden practitioners have the “freedom” over their practise, I must say that you’re either blind or ignorant. I don’t mean it in a bad way, but if we think logically, just because we don’t see some things, it doesn’t mean that it’s not there.

    For example, animal abuse. Just because some of us do not know about the ugly truth behind slaughterhouses, it doesn’t mean that the animals are not in pain, it doesn’t mean that they are not suffering. Those who know about it and really care about the issue, they will always find a solution no mater how hard it takes. Those who know about it and decide to not do anything will continue to live in denial for the rest of their lives. I’m not saying that it’s wrong, it’s your life, it’s your choice. So when it comes to religion, why can’t Shugden practitioners have the freedom of choice or religion to do their practise? I hope the unethical ban will be lifted very swiftly so that Shugden practitioners will not need to suffer anymore.

  10. Pastor Shin on Dec 24, 2015 at 1:54 am

    The ban against the practice of Dorje Shugden is unethical. It is not merely “a matter for the individual” as His Holiness the Dalai Lama has advised.

    From a spiritual point of view, the Tantric vow binds teacher and disciple together in a connection of devotion and obedience on the side of the disciple, especially when one’s Lama transmits the oral transmission, commentaries, and empowerment into the practice of a deity. To change or correct the transmission handed down by a root teacher is not possible unless the relationship has been dissolved and the vow has been returned formally. There is serious spiritual consequences if one breaks this vow. Hence, it is not always possible for someone to give up the practice.

    Having said that, choosing to practice Dorje Shugden is the right of an individual. Hence, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) should ask the Tibetans and members of the public to completely stop all discrimination against the practice of Shugden and its practitioners as this is against religious freedom.

    His Holiness said he appreciates any organisation or individuals who sincerely make an effort to promote harmony between humanity, and particularly harmony between the various religions. So, why is it that harmony with Shugden practitioners is not viewed important or encouraged by the Tibetans & CTA when it is in their own community?

    This ban on Dorje Shugden practice has caused a huge division within Buddhism and destroyed the harmony, good
    relationships and peace fellow Buddhists previously enjoyed. Because of this ban, many think that they should regard Dorje Shugden practitioners as their enemies. There are many proof that Dorje Shugden practitioners are refused of medical care, their business boycotted, denied service at shops/ banks, and many more. May the ban against Dorje Shugden practitioners end soon so the unnecessary
    suffering of many can end.

  11. Pavara Lam on Dec 22, 2015 at 10:41 pm

    It is unbelievable to see that just because people practice a so called evil spirit, they are mistreated.
    Before the ban monks will do the Dorje Shugden pujas together, they will see the oracle take trance of Dorje Shugden together, But now about half of the monks are not prevented and encouraged not to take part in any activities involving Dorje Shugden that includes not hanging out with people who practice Dorje Shugden. Anyone who practices Dorje Shugden are subject to be ostracized, mistreated and threatened, in some cases the CTA encourages people to storm monasteries which practice Dorje Shugden.

    I hope that everyone will keep working to end the Dorje Shugden conflict, as it is really painful to hear that people are getting abused and mistreated everyday just because of one small factor.

  12. So Kin Hoe (KISG) on Dec 22, 2015 at 2:54 pm

    All the high Lamas should be united to spread the Dharma to the 10 directions in this degenerate age. It will be a loss of good opportunities if many of the Dharma practitioners and high Lamas are separated and divided just because of different religious practice. We can become united again as one Dharma family and friends to spread the Dharma teachings to many people who are yet to hear or practice Dharma.

    I humbly pray for the ban of Dorje Shugden’s practice to be lifted quickly and may there be no more discrimination against Dorje Shugden practitioners.

    Om Benza Wiki Bitana Soha.

    With folded hands,
    kin hoe

  13. Frederick Law on Dec 22, 2015 at 1:16 am

    It is devastating to see what the Dorje Shugden ban has caused to Buddhism, as well as to the Tibetan Community and also between monasteries, monks and tradition. This is such a strong proof DS Lama and Non-DS lama has always been living in harmony with each other without any conflict.

    It is when the ban enforce that all lies, deception, and discrimination arose, those who are ignorant are being taken for a spin and brainwashed by such lies against Dorje Shugden practitioner. This picture speaks for itself the truth about Dorje Shugden Lama and practitioner, it exposes the lies of the Tibetan Leadership who has cause the split amongst the Tibetan community. May more people see the truth about Dorje Shugden, May the ban be swiftly lifted.

  14. Lama Konchok Shempeh on Dec 21, 2015 at 9:38 am

    you have convinced me Tsem Tulku after much convincing that we are Dorje Shugden people in your other post and that we deserve respect and for that reason even though I gave it up I am still practicing because you have shown me empathy and this is a good cause to support and I want to follow the Dharma and this is my practice so thanks so much for all you do and everything you have done or ever will in advance I think its working keep up the good work Im on board don’t care what anyone says

  15. Pastor Antoinette Kass on Dec 20, 2015 at 9:34 pm

    This ban in Tibetan Buddhism is really unbelieveable. How can a religion like Buddhism come down to not allow people to attend teachings or to isolate their own Tibetan people? Dorje Shugden has been practiced for about 400 years and even by H.H. the Dalai Lama himself. He is contradicting many high lamas but especially his own teachers which is absolutely incredible.

    I hope that there will be solution / end to this ban swiftly and that everyone respects the universal human rights. Buddhism is based on compassion, equanimity and wisdom. These important values are clearly not present in this ban.

    May we all be friends again!

    with folded hands,
    Pastor Antoinette

  16. Pastor Elena Khong Jean Ai on Dec 20, 2015 at 5:32 am

    We choose to keep our practice of Dorje Shugden, although it may be difficult for us, just like how people choose to avoid us even though our practice of Dorje Shugden contributes to only one aspect of our lives.

    People choose to say the hurtful words that they do, in their misguided attempts to convert us out of the practice. People choose to do research into, then compile and make lists of people who practise Dorje Shugden so that violence may be directed against them.

    People choose to print out and put up signs telling Shugden practitioners to go away. People choose to segregate Shugden worshippers from temples and teachings; people choose to refuse them service and medical treatment.

    Since it is all choice, there is karma involved. So at the end of the day, if we are serious about our practice, if we are serious about gaining attainments, it’s about making the right choices that creates the least karma.

    For the Shugden practitioners, it’s about making the right choice regardless of the difficult circumstances that may arise.

    For those who do not rely on Shugden, it’s about making the right choice when it comes to upholding the ban. Do you have to be involved with upholding the ban, and is it really the right choice for your practice to be imposing your opinions on other people’s choices?

  17. Yeo Kwai Gin on Dec 20, 2015 at 3:00 am

    佛陀2500多年前的教诲直到现在,无论是富贵或贫穷,地位高尚或低微,不分你我,为了都是普度和利益众生!现在的修行者也是一样,大家也是有共同目标,修持佛菩萨的教诲和法门,普度与利益众生!
    但为何要有一个禁令,就让有持修多杰雄登法门和无修持其法门的修行者,楚河汉界的分开呢?持修多杰雄登法门真的是错误的吗?多杰雄登~~乃是智慧佛文殊师利菩萨的化生,而且还有无数的高僧大德也持修其法门,而且都已经还转世回来继续利益众生,弘扬佛法,而且,持修其法门,不曾见到有一句是伤害众生的教诲,有此可见,持修其法门都以利益众生为主,那何必要有此禁令呢?
    恳请与希望有关当局,慎重的考虑,为了宗教,为了人民,为了和平,为了世界,为了众生,提出一个双赢的方案,让禁令解除!
    愿禁令可以早日解除,世界和平,佛法遍布世界每个角落,众生离苦得乐!
    OM BENZA WIKKI BITTANA SOHA

  18. heng meng kiat on Dec 20, 2015 at 2:58 am

    Feel dilemma when Politic stir with Buddhism matters, Politic always complicated in both samsara world and religious,
    Buddhism spreading peace, harmony and compassion, leader of religion need to set an example, otherwise will create unnecessary doubts among the practitioner,
    Lama to Lama relationship is important, discriminate arise just because of 1 practice doesn’t make any sense, Dorje Shugden ban must lifted !!!
    Supporting between Lama and great Dharma Leader is crucial, Dorje Shugden issue have divert Dharma activity, if the ban lifted Dharma will pervade more effectively, don’t u agree ?

    With Folded Hand
    heng meng kiat

  19. Jason on Dec 20, 2015 at 2:31 am

    Buddhism should be compassion , peaceful come into my mind.why should we criticize or ban others practitioners .if this ban not uplifted , many will suffer. The World is watching this issue, will this affect Tibetan Buddhism reputation ?i am here pray uplifted the ban of Dorje Shudgen.Om Benza Wiki Bitana Soha

  20. Pastor David Lai on Dec 19, 2015 at 5:20 pm

    Looking at this picture and the message reminds me of what have been and what could be again once the ban comes down. This to me is a good impetus for practitioners of Dorje Shugden to show solidarity in kindness and remembrance of such a time. May more people come to know about Dorje Shugden and that they be liberated and may the practice be allowed to be freely practiced by everyone. May great masters like these two show solidarity in faith and love.

  21. Joy on Dec 19, 2015 at 1:33 am

    Yes why can’t we be friends? Why is there such a huge discrimination against Dorje Shugden practitioners, even “devil worshippers” are not being condemned this much by the Tibetan leadership and they are “allowed” to attend any of the Dalai Lama’s teaching in reality. But NOT for DS practitioners. And DS lamas are forced to become like enemies. Everyone is split. So how can something good create so much bad results?

    Before the ban there was ‎peace and‬ ‎harmony‬ between Dharma Masters, sanghas, brothers and sisters. Before the ban these tow Lamas had the same Guru whom they were both devoted to, and the same Dharma Protector whom they relied upon for the growth of their Dharma centres. Sorry to say this but FPMT would not be where it is today if it wasn’t for DS whom Lama Yeshe relied upon devotedly throughout His life. And then when suddenly FPMT denounce DS, everything else went down hill from then on, even the current incarnation of Lama Yeshe dis-robbed which is clearly not a good sign. But I guess nevermind about all that, seems it is more important to be on the “good books” and be seen to be politically correct, which I do not even know what for because it is such a short term benefit when observe the whole scene which is heading no where.

    What is left, they have no country, no official government and how long can they keep using the Dalai Lama as their promoter for sponsorships and support? How long can the Tibetan Leadership blame Dorje Shugden for their own failures in achieving independence? And it is ironic how a Buddhist nation can be so afraid of this one “demonice spirit” yet call themselves Buddhist? What happened to believing in the 3 jewels hence being protected by any spirit? And especially if you are Chenrezig, how can you be harmed then? Just a string of illogical reasons that appears to be more like lies for the peasant minded.

    Before the ban everyone was happy, loving and peaceful. That’s what true spirituality is all about isn’t it? Now it is the opposite and it is suppose to be good? It is really very sad that the Tibetans are allowing this split amongst them to happen without realising the culprits behind the biggest schism in Buddhist History. How can any leader encourage disunity amongst its people in such a scale whereby “hate” is considered right. And all this because of an unethical, unjustifiable, illegal ban! Something is terribly wrong and you do not need to be a Buddhist to realise this!

    This ban and discrimination on Dorje Shugden practitioners must be abolished immediately and if the Tibetan Leaders are genuine leaders who care for their people, they would do the right thing and honour religious freedom of everyone.

  22. KB Thapa on Dec 19, 2015 at 1:14 am

    For Thousands of year there ware no problem between any lamas.. Even so highly beings like Ganchen Rinpoche and lama Zopa Rinpoche because the ban it’s very sad now all these lamas can’t stay together or be friends.. I hope this ban be lifted soon..

  23. Maximo Fiedler on Dec 19, 2015 at 12:52 am

    I believe this is because politics mixing with religion.
    Anyhow, I hope this ends soon, and even if someone doesnt like Dorje Shugden I hope he can respect the human beings practicing it, just like they respect their loved ones. We all want to be happy.
    Much love from Argentina.
    Maximo

  24. Louise Lee on Dec 18, 2015 at 11:44 pm

    因为一句简单的话, 让大家分开。 因为一句简单的话, 让大家不再交谈。 因为一句简单的话,让大家引起误会。

    希望大家对于多杰雄登护法的误会可以很快的解除。希望很快的可以真相大白, 让一群很努力的保留这个护法传承的每一位一个清白。

    学佛修行应该打来和平与快乐。 我们不应该让大家增加烦恼与麻烦。

    希望很快的将来, 每一位喇嘛可以向从前一样的互相交流,一起为弘扬佛法的道路上填上美丽的彩虹。

  25. Sarah on Dec 18, 2015 at 10:33 pm

    One day, very soon, I hope to see these two great lamas attending each other’s events, warmly greeting each other and holding hands again. I’d love to see the Tibetan Buddhist world united once more and practitioners from different traditions, regardless of whether they practice Dorje Shugden or not, visiting each other and becoming friends. The focus should be on unity, not divisiveness. Buddhists should work together with others, embrace people from different religious and cultural backgrounds to make this world a better place.

  26. Pastor Lim Han Nee on Dec 18, 2015 at 2:44 pm

    This picture speaks a million words for the peaceful and harmonious days before the ban. Teachers were friendly with one another and supported their students and enjoyed their students’ support without any reservations. Lamas and lay people met up with each other in friendly camaraderie. All were Buddhists and are still.

    How did it become such a big dividing issue overnight – to be a Shugden practitioner? Did Shugden practitioners turn overnight into monsters with horns? No they didn’t. But perceptions of them changed overnight with the ban.

    Again how can any practitioner of Shugden just throw away their practice because it became ‘illegal ‘ to practice Shugden, especially those with root gurus who had still maintained their Shugden practice?
    If we have relied on Shugden and he has never failed us, how then can we just believe something for which we have no conviction of truth from the depths of our hearts -that he is a demon? There isn’t any real reason or evidence to even suggest that Shugden is not the compassionate enlightened Protector that he is, and an emanation of Manjushri.

    It is painful to see Buddhists divided because of the ban.
    May the ban be lifted, and may peace and harmony reign once more.May we all see one another as Buddhists, without labels.

  27. Edward Ooi on Dec 18, 2015 at 12:24 pm

    What Rinpoche has said is very true. I am not so sure about other sects of Buddhism, but I know that the Gelugpas has been very peaceful until the arisen of the ban. Lamas were very close to each other as well as the students. But when the ban came up, Lamas were not allowed to meet each other and students became strangers. This is not what we are supposed to practice. We are supposed to be together, harmonize as one, be friends and care for each other; Not throw rocks and stones at monastery where monks who practices DS live and DS practitioners go to pray, not using vulgar word against them.

    Buddhists should be peaceful and caring; not harmful and ill mannered to anyone. They have not done anything wrong to be treated like this. So please let them to be able to have quiet and peaceful dinners, let them enter the shops, allow their children enter Tibetan schools, allow them to use the Tibetan facilities and allow them to enter the Tibetan hospitals as they are humans too.

    Dear Dalai Lama and the Tibetan leadership, please lift the ban so that the DS practitioners can practice freely without any discrimination. It’s not that hard to do it. All the Tibetan leadership got to do is to instruct the non-practitioners to stop discriminating the DS practitioners but why do they choose to be quiet about it? Thank You for reading.

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  • Joy Kam
    Sunday, Feb 26. 2017 12:41 AM
    ***The Advantages of Propitiating Dorje Shugden: Part 1***

    According to His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche, the Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden is a fully enlightened Buddha who appears in the form of a worldly god so that beings in this era can access his blessings quicker and more powerfully.

    Dorje Shugden is also known as the Protector of our time because, apart from guiding Buddhist practitioners on their path to Enlightenment, he also attends to our daily challenges and obstacles. Dorje Shugden does this not because he is a fulfiller of samsaric wishes but because in his omniscience, Dorje Shugden recognises that the human mind becomes distracted from Dharma practice by mundane problems. Hence alleviating our worries and fulfilling our wishes is just a means by which Dorje Shugden helps practitioners achieve the higher objective, i.e. a flourishing Dharma practice.

    The problems that people of our time encounter are common everywhere we go and they include:

    1) Financial problems
    2) Illnesses and diseases
    3) Natural disasters and epidemics
    4) Stres and depression
    5) Violent crimes and wars
    6) Loss of purpose and direction

    How Dorje Shugden Helps…
    http://www.dorjeshugden.org/blog/the-advantages-of-propitiating-dorje-shugden-part-1
  • Joy Kam
    Sunday, Feb 26. 2017 12:38 AM
    ***The Advantages of Propitiating Dorje Shugden: Part 2***

    The Dharma Protector’s role is to ensure that practitioners have uninhibited access to the teachings, the clarity to understand the principles and meanings, and suitable conditions to apply what they have learned. And so, for the practitioner, the Dharma Protector functions to avert inner and outer obstacles the practitioner may encounter, and where necessary, provide conditions and resources for the practitioner’s Dharma journey to be smooth and unobstructed.

    http://www.dorjeshugden.org/blog/the-advantages-of-propitiating-dorje-shugden-part-2
  • Joy Kam
    Sunday, Feb 26. 2017 12:36 AM
    Take a little bit of Dorje Shugden knowledge with you wherever you go. Download these teachings in the language that suits you best. English, Chinese, Tibetan, or even Italian, Nepali, Korean and Mongolian – we have it all here, for you, for free.

    >>> Dorje Shugden Images & More <<<
    http://www.dorjeshugden.org/category/media/downloads

  • Lin Mun
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 08:31 PM
    Mumu is so cute on the treadmill. Rinpoche is very creative in getting Mumu to exercise. When we want the best for our pet, we will think out of the box to help. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the knowledge and video.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/videos/mumu-on-the-treadmill.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 07:42 PM
    Scary to know what exactly happened to Angel during her waking from sleep.Watched the video, wondering its sleep paralysis or the unseen beings pressing on her. This weird phenomenon as explained by Rinpoche is that she was karmically connected with the unseen beings.I do believe the unseen beings do exists after all, I am glad Angel is back to her own self , its over now.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/till-i-see-blood.html#comment-736240
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 07:40 PM
    Sleep paralysis whether is science or paranormal.From what i read and hear to me its more paranormal as i do believe in unseen beings do exist after all. Sleep paralysis is more likely to be caused by paranormal distinct existence. I have not experience one before but at least i know now what i can do if it happen to me after reading this post.There are many other methods to protect ourselves just in case,like reciting our powerful mantra of Dorje Shugden( OM BENZA WIKI BITANA SOHA ) .
    Thank you Vinnie Tan for sharing this article.
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/sleep-paralysis-medical-or-paranormal.html#comment-736360
  • Pastor Shin
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 05:06 PM
    Interesting read from Tsemrinpoche.com

    Energy Channels
    This vital life force or chi, is composed of two kinds of forces, yin and yang, and flows along a sophisticated network of energy pathways, or highways, circuiting the body. Over 2000 years ago ancient cultures knew of the existence of these energy channels. They were called ‘sen’ in Thailand, ‘nadis’ in India, ‘meridians’, ‘channels’ or ‘vessels’ in China and Japan, and ‘channels’ in Tibet. In India, where many eastern healing arts developed, there were said to be 72,000 nadis or energy pathways. Disease is believed to be a blockage in the energy flow of these channels. A range of healing traditions, including acupuncture, acupressure, massage and yoga, are founded on the principle of the existence of energy channels or pathways, known as meridians, or nadis, running around the body in an expansive network.

    read more: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/science-finally-proves-meridians-exist.html
  • Pastor Shin
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 03:33 PM
    (REPLY FOR BEN)
    For Pastor Shin – Are pujas more effective than prayers?

    Pujas are more comprehensive as they involve rituals and prayers. In other words, prayers are part of a puja. Each puja is done based on scriptural texts and methods passed down by the lineage masters, which invokes the blessings of Buddhas/ meditational deities. Apart from recitation of mantras and meditation, ritual cakes (tormas) and other offerings are also done for pujas.

    You can read more about pujas here:

    – Powerful Pujas
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/the-power-of-prayers.html

    – What are pujas about… do take a good read…
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/what-are-pujas-about-do-take-a-good-read.html

    You may also want to read about “Dorje Shugden’s Puja and Its Benefits”, which explains the components of a puja, as well as the benefits.
    http://www.dorjeshugden.org/blog/dorje-shugdens-puja-and-its-benefits

    I hope the above info will help in answering your question.
  • Pastor Shin
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 02:24 PM
    Fully enlightened beings can manifest in whatever form they so choose in order to benefit sentient beings. Buddhas can manifest in the form of a Lama, a spiritual friend and even in the form of sound, which are called mantras. In essence mantras are the holy energies of the Buddhas in the form of sound. Reciting mantras of the Buddhas, meditational deities (Yidams) and Dharma Protectors therefore invokes their blessings to bring about a beneficial impact in our lives.

    http://www.dorjeshugden.org/practice/dorje-shugdens-mantra
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 01:37 PM
    Very touching……. i do enjoyed watching those videos.
    So courage of John Byrne the homeless man to jump into the ice cold water to safe his pet rabbit.What he did was indeed incredible .His love and compassion for his pet rabbit and dog is an example,inspiration to us .
    Even though he is homeless yet he care and love his pet rabbit and dog so much giving food by begging.
    The man Gary Kearney who threw the pet rabbit was sentenced to four months detention.It show that the law do not tolerate cruelty to animals. A lesson to learn from here is to love.care and compassion to all sentient beings whatever happen to them.Never abused them.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing and i have shared with my friends too.
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/the-rabbit-in-the-river.html
  • Joy Kam
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 02:12 AM
    **The Three Bodies of a Buddha**

    The primary manifestation of a fully enlightened being is called the Dharmakaya. “Dharma” means phenomenon, while “kaya” means body. Therefore, Dharmakaya refers to the primordial or true nature of phenomena which is beyond conceptual and dualistic thought. This manifestation is essentially the mind of a fully enlightened being, beyond appearance and sensory perception. This mind knows no limits or boundaries… more: http://www.dorjeshugden.org/blog/the-three-bodies-of-a-buddha
  • Joy Kam
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 02:10 AM
    ***Yangdup Wealth Puja 2017*** blog post is out.

    Find out why is the Yangdup Puja performed? How does wealth play a role in Buddhism? Isn’t Buddhism about letting go of one’s worldly attachments? Check out the fabulous pictures and videos here >>> http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/yangdup-wealth-puja-2017.html
  • Ben
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 01:56 AM
    For Pastor Shin – Are pujas more effective than prayers?
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  • Pastor Shin
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 01:29 AM
    By understanding Dorje Shugden’s enlightened nature, we realise that relying on him cannot lead us anywhere except for Enlightenment. Reciting any praise of Dorje Shugden on a daily basis reminds us of his attainments, and the type of being we are propitiating. It also serves as a reminder of the qualities we can attain as a result of relying on him, that his practice will help us to attain common and uncommon siddhis.

    http://www.dorjeshugden.org/practice/praise-of-dorje-shugdens-origins
  • Pastor Shin
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 01:28 AM
    Incense has been used as a traditional substance for offering since the birth of Buddhism. The first recorded instance of incense being used occurs in the story of Magadha Sangmo, whose impact can be seen across the ancient Buddhist world. The daughter of Suddatta, a layman and the Buddha’s primary patron, she herself was an ardent student of Buddha Shakyamuni. After marrying, she longed to see her Guru, the Buddha and offer dana. Climbing to the roof of her in-law’s house, she offered incense and a verse of invocation. The omniscient Buddha heard her prayers and arrived with his entire entourage, descending from the sky on a lion to fulfil her request.

    http://www.dorjeshugden.org/practice/incense-offering-prayers-to-dorje-shugden

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February 9,2017-My Mumu boy and Oser girl are just relaxing together..super cute
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February 9,2017-My Mumu boy and Oser girl are just relaxing together..super cute
Click on the picture to enlarge and see what Suzy from Hawaii commented on the Dorje Shugden issue after much research. She is very candid and honest. Refreshing. Original is posted here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vl-4lIwxph4
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Click on the picture to enlarge and see what Suzy from Hawaii commented on the Dorje Shugden issue after much research. She is very candid and honest. Refreshing. Original is posted here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vl-4lIwxph4
This is a good one to read
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This is a good one to read
Mumu is silly and cute and funny
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Mumu is silly and cute and funny
Mumu\'s hair is messy and he looks funny
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Mumu's hair is messy and he looks funny
I am in the process of creating beautiful Dorje Shugden and Kechara Forest Retreat watches at this time. So we can take precious protector and Kechara Forest Retreat wherever we go and be blessed everytime we see what time it is. 
I am perfecting the designs with a great team and will update when done but these are just some samples that arrived. 
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I am in the process of creating beautiful Dorje Shugden and Kechara Forest Retreat watches at this time. So we can take precious protector and Kechara Forest Retreat wherever we go and be blessed everytime we see what time it is. I am perfecting the designs with a great team and will update when done but these are just some samples that arrived. Feast your eyes! Tsem Rinpoche
                        Pick the practice, devotion and precepts of Vajra Yogini\'s path over everything and anything in samsara. Samsara has nothing of value and nothing lasting to offer. You are born in suffering, live in suffering, die in suffering and enter bardo and future lives expecting more sufferings. This is not a negative way of looking at things but the truth. If the truth is negative, so it is the truth. Devote oneself to the guru, dharma work, dharma practice and bringing dharma to others compassionately. Choose to practice Vajra Yogini now with the preliminaries. You can start right now: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/starting-on-vajra-yogini-now.html  Much care, Tsem Rinpoche
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Pick the practice, devotion and precepts of Vajra Yogini's path over everything and anything in samsara. Samsara has nothing of value and nothing lasting to offer. You are born in suffering, live in suffering, die in suffering and enter bardo and future lives expecting more sufferings. This is not a negative way of looking at things but the truth. If the truth is negative, so it is the truth. Devote oneself to the guru, dharma work, dharma practice and bringing dharma to others compassionately. Choose to practice Vajra Yogini now with the preliminaries. You can start right now: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/starting-on-vajra-yogini-now.html Much care, Tsem Rinpoche
Message to Tibetans in English
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Message to Tibetans in English
Message to the Tibetans
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Message to the Tibetans
Left to right: Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche, Sharpa Choeje Jetsun Lobsang Nyima, Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche, Kyabje Lati Rinpoche, 101st Gaden Tripa Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal. Great lamas of Gaden Shartse Monastery
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Left to right: Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche, Sharpa Choeje Jetsun Lobsang Nyima, Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche, Kyabje Lati Rinpoche, 101st Gaden Tripa Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal. Great lamas of Gaden Shartse Monastery
A beautiful Indian rendition of Gyenze Dorje Shugden manifesting in wealth form
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A beautiful Indian rendition of Gyenze Dorje Shugden manifesting in wealth form
This is my thoughts and determination to share with you. Please open and read. Thank you for your time. Tsem Rinpoche
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This is my thoughts and determination to share with you. Please open and read. Thank you for your time. Tsem Rinpoche
Nepalese King Birendra receives His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche in Nepal
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Nepalese King Birendra receives His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche in Nepal
Guess what Zava Damdin Rinpoche did in Mongolia recently with 7,800 people??? Very interesting and it is a must read:  http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=116206
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Guess what Zava Damdin Rinpoche did in Mongolia recently with 7,800 people??? Very interesting and it is a must read:  http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=116206
This huge Buddha in Korea is magnificent
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This huge Buddha in Korea is magnificent
The very first oracle of Dorje Shugden in trance statue. I have commissioned this.
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The very first oracle of Dorje Shugden in trance statue. I have commissioned this.
Such a old and ancient thangka painting of Dorje Shugden. He has been around in Tibet practiced for hundreds of years.
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Such a old and ancient thangka painting of Dorje Shugden. He has been around in Tibet practiced for hundreds of years.
One of the "Four Exalted Brothers" Avalokiteshvara statues, Phagpa Wati of Kyirong, which is now with H.H. the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala.
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One of the "Four Exalted Brothers" Avalokiteshvara statues, Phagpa Wati of Kyirong, which is now with H.H. the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala.
Kyabje Zemey, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and Kyabje Pabongka Choktrul Rinpoche
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Kyabje Zemey, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and Kyabje Pabongka Choktrul Rinpoche
My Oser girl and Mumu boy are so adorable
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My Oser girl and Mumu boy are so adorable
Wow this meditator in his cave in front of a painting of Yamantaka draped with a white khata of respect. He sits among bones to remind him of impermanence and our future. The bones inspire him strongly to let go of all attachments in this life and focus on dharma, meditation and liberation and he is doing so. Very beautiful and inspirational. Tsem Rinpoche
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Wow this meditator in his cave in front of a painting of Yamantaka draped with a white khata of respect. He sits among bones to remind him of impermanence and our future. The bones inspire him strongly to let go of all attachments in this life and focus on dharma, meditation and liberation and he is doing so. Very beautiful and inspirational. Tsem Rinpoche
Tenzing Norgay found this in Nepal. Guess what it is?
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Tenzing Norgay found this in Nepal. Guess what it is?
Sir Edmund Hillary
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Sir Edmund Hillary
Halloween is my favorite holiday. Wild natural plants and flowers are my favorite offering. Buddha\'s teachings on meditation and Yidam practice bring the ultimate results and happiness. ~Tsem Rinpoche
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Halloween is my favorite holiday. Wild natural plants and flowers are my favorite offering. Buddha's teachings on meditation and Yidam practice bring the ultimate results and happiness. ~Tsem Rinpoche
Previous lives do resemble current lives especially if they are a recognized incarnation. If notice how similar the previous and current Trijang Rinpoche looks. The eyes, bone structure, expression, long neck, thin and overall look. Beautiful. I\'ve seen this phenomena over and over in many Rinpoche incarnations. Especially when you compare them with pictures of previous and current lives at around the same ages. Something powerfully karmic about this. Tsem Rinpoche
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Previous lives do resemble current lives especially if they are a recognized incarnation. If notice how similar the previous and current Trijang Rinpoche looks. The eyes, bone structure, expression, long neck, thin and overall look. Beautiful. I've seen this phenomena over and over in many Rinpoche incarnations. Especially when you compare them with pictures of previous and current lives at around the same ages. Something powerfully karmic about this. Tsem Rinpoche
It\'s nice to have monks visitors and resident monks in Kechara
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It's nice to have monks visitors and resident monks in Kechara
                         Taken in Lake Champlain in Canada. A huge water monster...neat...
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Taken in Lake Champlain in Canada. A huge water monster...neat...
Beautiful! His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang has always been good friends with His Holiness Karmapa. No wonder H.H. Karmapa never spoke against Dorje Shugden. Two reasons perhaps: One is he knows the qualities of Trijang Rinpoche who is a attained being. And Karmapa himself has clairvoyance to perceive the true nature of Dorje Shugden directly. I love to see great beings like this manifesting closeness. When I see, I just want to prostrate to them and thank them for sharing such good examples to someone like me. Praise to the ego-less mind! Tsem Rinpoche
5 months ago
Beautiful! His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang has always been good friends with His Holiness Karmapa. No wonder H.H. Karmapa never spoke against Dorje Shugden. Two reasons perhaps: One is he knows the qualities of Trijang Rinpoche who is a attained being. And Karmapa himself has clairvoyance to perceive the true nature of Dorje Shugden directly. I love to see great beings like this manifesting closeness. When I see, I just want to prostrate to them and thank them for sharing such good examples to someone like me. Praise to the ego-less mind! Tsem Rinpoche
Serkong Dorje Chang on the left and his son Serkong Tsenshab Rinpoche on the right.
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Serkong Dorje Chang on the left and his son Serkong Tsenshab Rinpoche on the right.
High lamas in France September 2016
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High lamas in France September 2016
༧གོང་ས་ཆེན་པོ་སྐུ་འཕྲེང་བཅུ་བཞི་པ་མཆོག་དང་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན། - Interesting relationship between 14th Dalai Lama and Dorje Shugden:   http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=109757
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༧གོང་ས་ཆེན་པོ་སྐུ་འཕྲེང་བཅུ་བཞི་པ་མཆོག་དང་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན། - Interesting relationship between 14th Dalai Lama and Dorje Shugden: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=109757
Dalai Lama Says We Can Practise Dorje Shugden Finally! Read more on this development--- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=109777
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Dalai Lama Says We Can Practise Dorje Shugden Finally! Read more on this development--- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=109777
More time spent in dharma work is more karma collected to be happy and more time spent in non-dharma works is more karma collected to be unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche
5 months ago
More time spent in dharma work is more karma collected to be happy and more time spent in non-dharma works is more karma collected to be unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche
All Dorje Shugden prophesizes will come to pass,
 Those who generate refuge and merits will trust, 
 By trusting one will see the good results of his pronouncements,
 By seeing the good results, one\'s path becomes more clear, 
 The path of practice, purification and siddhic results, 
 This would eliminate the samsara within our minds.
 ~Tsem Rinpoche
5 months ago
All Dorje Shugden prophesizes will come to pass, Those who generate refuge and merits will trust, By trusting one will see the good results of his pronouncements, By seeing the good results, one's path becomes more clear, The path of practice, purification and siddhic results, This would eliminate the samsara within our minds. ~Tsem Rinpoche
Large Dorje Shugden statue built by the 5th Dalai Lama and housed in Trode Khangsar. Sock Wand and Mdm Chuah took this picture in Lhasa, Tibet 2016
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Large Dorje Shugden statue built by the 5th Dalai Lama and housed in Trode Khangsar. Sock Wand and Mdm Chuah took this picture in Lhasa, Tibet 2016
Our own Kecharian Mdm. Chua with the oracle of Dorje Shugden Gen Tenzin Tsultrim in Lhasa, Tibet 2016
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Our own Kecharian Mdm. Chua with the oracle of Dorje Shugden Gen Tenzin Tsultrim in Lhasa, Tibet 2016
Our very own Kecharian Mdm Chua standing in front of holy Trode Khangsar-the Chapel to Dorje Shugden built 400 years ago by the Great 5th Dalai Lama-Tibet 2016
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Our very own Kecharian Mdm Chua standing in front of holy Trode Khangsar-the Chapel to Dorje Shugden built 400 years ago by the Great 5th Dalai Lama-Tibet 2016
Our very own Kecharian Mdm Chua standing in front of holy Gaden Monastery, Tibet 2016
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Our very own Kecharian Mdm Chua standing in front of holy Gaden Monastery, Tibet 2016
                         This is the oracle of Dorje Shugden in Lhasa, Tibet. His name is Gen Tenzin Tsultrim of Sera Monastery in Tibet.
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This is the oracle of Dorje Shugden in Lhasa, Tibet. His name is Gen Tenzin Tsultrim of Sera Monastery in Tibet.
Ms. Sock Wan, Oracle of Dorje Shugden in Tibet Gen Tenzin Tsultrim, Mdm Chuah and Mr. Tashi in Tibet 2016
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Ms. Sock Wan, Oracle of Dorje Shugden in Tibet Gen Tenzin Tsultrim, Mdm Chuah and Mr. Tashi in Tibet 2016
Mahasiddha Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche, H.H. Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Ven. Rabten Choktrul Rinpoche 2016
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Mahasiddha Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche, H.H. Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Ven. Rabten Choktrul Rinpoche 2016
His Eminence Mahasiddha Gangchen Rinpoche and the official oracle of Dorje Shugden Panglung Kuten Choji lah in Italy together September 2016
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His Eminence Mahasiddha Gangchen Rinpoche and the official oracle of Dorje Shugden Panglung Kuten Choji lah in Italy together September 2016
My thoughts on Malaysia. Thank you. Tsem Rinpoche
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My thoughts on Malaysia. Thank you. Tsem Rinpoche
Beautiful thangka of Vajra Yogini. Look at the details where she appears in visions and also takes people to Kechara.
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Beautiful thangka of Vajra Yogini. Look at the details where she appears in visions and also takes people to Kechara.
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His Holiness the Gaden Throne holder Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal, His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche (very young) and His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche in Gaden Shartse Prayer Hall during prayers.
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Left to right: His Holiness the Gaden Throne holder Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal, His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche (very young) and His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche in Gaden Shartse Prayer Hall during prayers.
 It\'s nice when families support the spiritual journeys of their children. This is one beautiful family of Pastor Niral of Kechara
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It's nice when families support the spiritual journeys of their children. This is one beautiful family of Pastor Niral of Kechara
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Jog Falls a power place of Vajra Yogini and Heruka: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=108652
Don\'t wait for the perfect group. Don\'t wait for the perfect person. Don\'t wait for the perfect situation. Don\'t expect yourself to be perfect. Don\'t even look for perfection at least in our realm as it does not exist or time will run out. Just get going and keep doing good. It\'s between you and yourself. Tsem Rinpoche
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Don't wait for the perfect group. Don't wait for the perfect person. Don't wait for the perfect situation. Don't expect yourself to be perfect. Don't even look for perfection at least in our realm as it does not exist or time will run out. Just get going and keep doing good. It's between you and yourself. Tsem Rinpoche
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