An Open Letter of Appeal to His Holiness the Dalai Lama (April 30, 2018)

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama with my teacher His Eminence Kensur Rinpoche Jampa Yeshe. This was taken in Gaden Monastery, when Kensur Rinpoche introduced me to His Holiness as a newly-recognised tulku. His Holiness accepted Kensur Rinpoche's introduction.

Reincarnated Tulkus (incarnate lamas) of Gaden Monastery will all be introduced to His Holiness the Dalai Lama. At this time, your personal teacher will explain to His Holiness the Dalai Lama who you are the incarnation of, how you were found, when you were enthroned, your parents, birthplace, name and so on. His Holiness the Dalai Lama will accept the offerings from the new Tulku once the introduction is done. When His Holiness accepts the introduction and gifts, this signifies he accepts the Tulku and understands the background as per tradition.
 
In this picture, the grand abbot Emeritus of Gaden Shartse Monastery which is His Eminence Kensur Rinpoche Jetsun Jampa Yeshe (right) who is the house teacher of Tsem Rinpoche (left) has introduced Tsem Rinpoche officially to His Holiness the Dalai Lama. On this occasion Tsem Rinpoche offered a Vajrapani statue, envelope of a symbolic monetary gift and various other traditional gifts to His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Afterwards this photo was taken to mark the occasion. This auspicious meeting occured in Gaden Monastery in January 11, 1995. His Holiness the Dalai Lama accepted Kensur Rinpoche’s introduction of Tsem Rinpoche and gave his blessings.

To Your Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso Pelsangpo,

With folded hands, I sincerely and humbly request your compassionate attention.

Since the ban against Dorje Shugden practice began and became institutionalized within the Tibetan government in-exile’s charter, many Shugden followers have suffered greatly. We have endured segregation from our own people, are not allowed to attend your talks nor even be in your presence. The children of Shugden-following parents are shunned or expelled from Tibetan schools, while Shugden practitioners and families are cast out of the Tibetan refugee camps in India. We are prohibited from participating in Tibetan businesses, not even as patrons seeking basic provisions and food to feed our families. We face unnecessary difficulties when it comes to obtaining a Tibetan ID card (yellow passport) from your government in-exile, we are not allowed into Tibetan hospitals to receive urgently needed treatment and medicines, and good monks have even been driven out from their monasteries and forced to break sacred oaths they have sworn to uphold for their entire life.

These are just some of our sufferings. There are many others including mental and emotional torture which cannot be enumerated, that Shugden practitioners such as myself have had to endure since 1996, when Your Holiness and the Central Tibetan Administration announced the ban against Dorje Shugden practice. Since that time, many people have voiced their desperate appeal to Your Holiness to lift the ban on Dorje Shugden. It is not democratic or fair; instead, it is inhumane and takes away our basic rights and liberties as individuals. This is the opposite effect to the objective Your Holiness intended when you bestowed upon the Tibetan people the precious gift of democracy which is now unfortunately denied to Shugden people.

We are all Tibetans no matter what religion we practise, no matter which region (choga-sum) we hail from, or where we live today. We all love you and respect you but we have not been able to meet you since 1996 due to the ban and we miss you very much. I know I do. You said that if we continue to practise Dorje Shugden, then we may not attend your spiritual teachings or your secular talks or have any form of communion with you. As you are our leader, may I humbly say that all Tibetans should be allowed to attend your secular talks at the very least, regardless of our individual spiritual orientations. Understandably, due to the issues of spiritual samaya (spiritual bond), we may not attend your spiritual teachings. But surely there is no spiritual bond created or spiritual obligation to observe when a normal citizen of a country attends a secular talk by his leader?

Please, and with deep respect, I implore you not to segregate your Tibetan people further by their religious beliefs. No matter what religion we are, or even if we are atheists, please allow equality within Tibetan society to prevail and not have laws against Shugden practitioners any more. Please do not bar Shugden people from activities that are meant for all Tibetans. All leaders should allow their citizens to attend their talks, no matter their religion, background, race, sexual orientation, gender and so forth. All Tibetans should have the right and privilege to attend secular events with Your Holiness and to enjoy equality within Tibetan society. If there is no ban, as some like to say, I and thousands of other Shugden practitioners like myself would not be appealing to Your Holiness for more than two decades since the ban started.

Some claim that Dorje Shugden people are in collusion with China to create schism within Your Holiness’ circle and between Tibetans in India and Nepal. While that may be true for a small minority, it certainly cannot be true for all Dorje Shugden practitioners in the world, and it is definitely not true for myself. There are many Tibetans who may collude with governments around the world but this has nothing to do with Shugden practice, so please do not include all Shugden people into that group. I have never colluded with anyone to bring harm to Your Holiness, to any Tibetan or to any person. I am a Buddhist monk and I hold my Bodhisattva Vows seriously. I have never spoken negatively against Your Holiness. I have never protested against Your Holiness in public or in private. I have never lost my faith, hope and respect for Your Holiness. I am just waiting for the day that I may be granted the honour to attend Your Holiness’ talks and perhaps Your teachings. In fact, I have always wanted to receive the Kalachakra Tantra from Your Holiness ever since I was 15 years old. From the time of my youth, I have had deep faith in Your Holiness, and I continue to do so.

As Your Holiness knows, Dorje Shugden has been practised for over 400 years. It was first practised in the Sakya tradition. The Gelugpas then received it from the sacred Sakya lineage. We have been practising Dorje Shugden since it was passed to us by our gurus as a spiritual commitment and for no other reasons. I practise Dorje Shugden as it was passed to me by my root teacher His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and it was his instruction for me to practise. I keep up the practice of Dorje Shugden as my commitment to my root guru. If I give up my practice, then I break my commitment to my root guru. But if I continue to uphold my commitment to my root teacher then, by an unfortunate default, I am displeasing Your Holiness, it seems. I do not wish to displease Your Holiness but I must continue with my practice, as must tens of thousands of others, because it was commanded by our root gurus. We cannot break the spiritual commitments and promises we made to our root gurus. Your Holiness will be well aware of this sacred rule.

I am not practising Dorje Shugden to collude with China, and I will never practise Dorje Shugden or share his practice with others for any reason except spiritual ones. There may be philosophical debates as to whether Dorje Shugden is an enlightened being or a reliable object to depend on, but that should not affect Your Holiness’ decision to give us the freedom to practise our faith without discrimination, segregation and bias.

Some would like to say there is no ban against Dorje Shugden but Your Holiness’ words are very powerful. When Your Holiness, on many occasions, vigorously told people to choose between Yourself or Dorje Shugden, it had great impact and it forced people to choose. Naturally, those who choose Dorje Shugden are scorned, hated and maligned, and labeled as being your enemy, which is not true. For the last 20 years, Your Holiness has on many occasions and in many places told people that they should abandon the practice of Dorje Shugden. If they do not, then they cannot attend any of your discourses, whether spiritual or secular, which is very damaging. Because your word is law within the Tibetan communities. You don’t have to strictly and obviously say it is a ban, but you expressing your displeasure is as good as a ban. For those who choose to continue, we are segregated and humiliated for our religious choice and it should not be that way in a democracy. Your words are very powerful within Tibetan communities. A word of displeasure from you is as good as a ban. It may not be so with Western leaders, but this is how it is in our Tibetan society as Your Holiness is well aware of.

I have been attacked on social media for practising Dorje Shugden. Hundreds of innocent monks have been expelled from monasteries because of this issue. In 2009, even Al Jazeera, a renowned global media agency investigated and concluded that Dorje Shugden people are suffering in India, Nepal and all over the world. Al Jazeera highlighted this clearly in their news report. In this day and age, no one should be criticized or attacked on the basis of their religion. May I respectfully say, no leader whether spiritual or secular should discourage or criticize any religion or spiritual path because it divides people. All leaders should accept all people in the spirit of democracy, equality and fairness, and transcend differences in religion, race, gender, and so on. We need this type of democracy within the Tibetan communities of India. We need unity, harmony and tolerance in our small world which is already riddled with strife and many other harmful issues. Please allow all your people to practise or not practise whatever religion they like without being segregated.

We know you are doing your best for the Tibetan people and sometimes your decisions to benefit one group may hurt another unknowingly. The ban and segregation against Dorje Shugden people is hurting a sector of Tibetans including myself very much. Please understand this.

The world has changed dramatically and we have even seen the leaders of North and South Korea meet to mend their relationship. This happened just a couple of days ago, on April 27, 2018. No one could have imagined this happening in the past. This is big news for the Korean people of both the North and the South. I very much wish that they become friends again. Similarly, I am sure we can re-unify with you, if I may say so. North and South Korea have had massive hurdles to overcome for this historic meeting and I do not think the differences between Your Holiness and the Dorje Shugden followers are as big and therefore we can come together as one again.

We also see that, after decades of tense relations between India and China, His Excellency the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, and His Excellency the President of China, Xi Jinping, are en route to mending their differences. Cold war, disharmony, mistrust and so on does not serve anyone well. For China and India to mend fences will take time. Previously, it was doubtful as to how this could come about, but it is happening. As China and India become friends, this will affect the world positively. News of people with differences coming together is definitely possible and has even become a matter of necessity. If such great leaders can mend ties after such huge differences with their magnanimous thinking, surely in your heart, you can see a clear way to transcend the differences that separate you and Dorje Shugden and mend fences with all his practitioners. We wish to re-unify with you. Please unite your people regardless of their spiritual orientation.

As recently as April 25, 2018, Your Holiness has indirectly acknowledged and recognised the China-backed Panchen Lama by saying that high lamas can have many simultaneous incarnations, citing Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo as an example. Your Holiness implied that there can be two Panchen Lamas and I understood the message which was subtle yet clear and profound. The Panchen Lama that Your Holiness recognised and the other Panchen Lama that China recognised can both be genuine incarnations of the holy 10th Panchen Lama. This is amazing news and it is Your Holiness’ great effort to reach out to mend fences with China. I was happy to hear your indirect recognition of the Chinese Panchen Lama as this may begin to create the necessary atmosphere for restorative dialogue between Your Holiness and China for the sake of all Tibetan people. Perhaps this may lead to your return to Tibet and China, to be in the Potala Palace as Your Holiness’ dream portends. I wish this for Your Holiness because You wish it to be so. I would like this to happen very much, as I know Your Holiness misses Tibet just as the Tibetan people, Shugden and non-Shugden practitioners alike, miss you very much.

Therefore, with folded hands and on bended knees, I request Your Holiness to remove all stigma, negative statements and negative references to Dorje Shugden from all official platforms and literature of the Central Tibetan Administration enshrined in Dharamsala in order that an end to the ban on Dorje Shugden may come about. I appeal to Your Holiness with utmost humility to unite all Tibetans regardless of their religious orientation. Please do not make us choose between Your Holiness and Dorje Shugden. We do not wish to choose and to be forced to lose one or the other. We should not be made to choose in a genuine democracy. Many of the old monks from Gaden Monastery died with a broken heart because they did not want to choose between Your Holiness and Dorje Shugden and we have observed this. For centuries, many generations within the Gelug lineage loved and worshipped both the Dalai Lamas and Dorje Shugden. We sincerely wish for it to continue this way. It is in your power to unify us again.

Please do something about this while there is still time. Please be our leader no matter what religion we practise. Please allow us to see you again and bask in the golden blessings of Yourself, our Yeshe Norbu (wish-fulfilling gem). Since so many world-changing events are occurring, I appeal to You with my body fully prostrated, to lift the ban against Dorje Shugden and remove all stigma against Dorje Shugden practitioners. To eradicate the negative books, recorded talks and information in your various official websites against Dorje Shugden and his followers. This would suit a democratic leader and government.

You are the extremely compassionate, glorious avatar of Avalokiteshvara. In Your wisdom and ocean-like compassion, please unite Your people. Please unite all of us no matter what religion we practise. I appeal to Your Holiness from the deepest part of my very being and request You not to be upset with my writing this letter as I do not wish to disturb Your holy mind. But you are the only person I can appeal to in this urgent matter.

Most humbly,

With folded hands,

Tsem Tulku Rinpoche
Gaden Shartse Monastery
and
Kechara Buddhist Organisation
April 30, 2018

 

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An Open Letter of Appeal to His Holiness the Dalai Lama (April 30, 2018)

To Your Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso Pelsangpo,

With folded hands, I sincerely and humbly request your compassionate attention.

Since the ban against Dorje Shugden practice began and became institutionalized within the Tibetan government in-exile’s charter, many Shugden followers have suffered greatly. We have endured segregation from our own people, are not allowed to attend your talks nor even be in your presence. The children of Shugden-following parents are shunned or expelled from Tibetan schools, while Shugden practitioners and families are cast out of the Tibetan refugee camps in India. We are prohibited from participating in Tibetan businesses, not even as patrons seeking basic provisions and food to feed our families. We face unnecessary difficulties when it comes to obtaining a Tibetan ID card (yellow passport) from your government in-exile, we are not allowed into Tibetan hospitals to receive urgently needed treatment and medicines, and good monks have even been driven out from their monasteries and forced to break sacred oaths they have sworn to uphold for their entire life.

These are just some of our sufferings. There are many others including mental and emotional torture which cannot be enumerated, that Shugden practitioners such as myself have had to endure since 1996, when Your Holiness and the Central Tibetan Administration announced the ban against Dorje Shugden practice. Since that time, many people have voiced their desperate appeal to Your Holiness to lift the ban on Dorje Shugden. It is not democratic or fair; instead, it is inhumane and takes away our basic rights and liberties as individuals. This is the opposite effect to the objective Your Holiness intended when you bestowed upon the Tibetan people the precious gift of democracy which is now unfortunately denied to Shugden people.

We are all Tibetans no matter what religion we practise, no matter which region (choga-sum) we hail from, or where we live today. We all love you and respect you but we have not been able to meet you since 1996 due to the ban and we miss you very much. I know I do. You said that if we continue to practise Dorje Shugden, then we may not attend your spiritual teachings or your secular talks or have any form of communion with you. As you are our leader, may I humbly say that all Tibetans should be allowed to attend your secular talks at the very least, regardless of our individual spiritual orientations. Understandably, due to the issues of spiritual samaya (spiritual bond), we may not attend your spiritual teachings. But surely there is no spiritual bond created or spiritual obligation to observe when a normal citizen of a country attends a secular talk by his leader?

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Please, and with deep respect, I implore you not to segregate your Tibetan people further by their religious beliefs. No matter what religion we are, or even if we are atheists, please allow equality within Tibetan society to prevail and not have laws against Shugden practitioners any more. Please do not bar Shugden people from activities that are meant for all Tibetans. All leaders should allow their citizens to attend their talks, no matter their religion, background, race, sexual orientation, gender and so forth. All Tibetans should have the right and privilege to attend secular events with Your Holiness and to enjoy equality within Tibetan society. If there is no ban, as some like to say, I and thousands of other Shugden practitioners like myself would not be appealing to Your Holiness for more than two decades since the ban started.

Some claim that Dorje Shugden people are in collusion with China to create schism within Your Holiness’ circle and between Tibetans in India and Nepal. While that may be true for a small minority, it certainly cannot be true for all Dorje Shugden practitioners in the world, and it is definitely not true for myself. There are many Tibetans who may collude with governments around the world but this has nothing to do with Shugden practice, so please do not include all Shugden people into that group. I have never colluded with anyone to bring harm to Your Holiness, to any Tibetan or to any person. I am a Buddhist monk and I hold my Bodhisattva Vows seriously. I have never spoken negatively against Your Holiness. I have never protested against Your Holiness in public or in private. I have never lost my faith, hope and respect for Your Holiness. I am just waiting for the day that I may be granted the honour to attend Your Holiness’ talks and perhaps Your teachings. In fact, I have always wanted to receive the Kalachakra Tantra from Your Holiness ever since I was 15 years old. From the time of my youth, I have had deep faith in Your Holiness, and I continue to do so.

As Your Holiness knows, Dorje Shugden has been practised for over 400 years. It was first practised in the Sakya tradition. The Gelugpas then received it from the sacred Sakya lineage. We have been practising Dorje Shugden since it was passed to us by our gurus as a spiritual commitment and for no other reasons. I practise Dorje Shugden as it was passed to me by my root teacher His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and it was his instruction for me to practise. I keep up the practice of Dorje Shugden as my commitment to my root guru. If I give up my practice, then I break my commitment to my root guru. But if I continue to uphold my commitment to my root teacher then, by an unfortunate default, I am displeasing Your Holiness, it seems. I do not wish to displease Your Holiness but I must continue with my practice, as must tens of thousands of others, because it was commanded by our root gurus. We cannot break the spiritual commitments and promises we made to our root gurus. Your Holiness will be well aware of this sacred rule.

I am not practising Dorje Shugden to collude with China, and I will never practise Dorje Shugden or share his practice with others for any reason except spiritual ones. There may be philosophical debates as to whether Dorje Shugden is an enlightened being or a reliable object to depend on, but that should not affect Your Holiness’ decision to give us the freedom to practise our faith without discrimination, segregation and bias.

Some would like to say there is no ban against Dorje Shugden but Your Holiness’ words are very powerful. When Your Holiness, on many occasions, vigorously told people to choose between Yourself or Dorje Shugden, it had great impact and it forced people to choose. Naturally, those who choose Dorje Shugden are scorned, hated and maligned, and labeled as being your enemy, which is not true. For the last 20 years, Your Holiness has on many occasions and in many places told people that they should abandon the practice of Dorje Shugden. If they do not, then they cannot attend any of your discourses, whether spiritual or secular, which is very damaging. Because your word is law within the Tibetan communities. You don’t have to strictly and obviously say it is a ban, but you expressing your displeasure is as good as a ban. For those who choose to continue, we are segregated and humiliated for our religious choice and it should not be that way in a democracy. Your words are very powerful within Tibetan communities. A word of displeasure from you is as good as a ban. It may not be so with Western leaders, but this is how it is in our Tibetan society as Your Holiness is well aware of.

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I have been attacked on social media for practising Dorje Shugden. Hundreds of innocent monks have been expelled from monasteries because of this issue. In 2009, even Al Jazeera, a renowned global media agency investigated and concluded that Dorje Shugden people are suffering in India, Nepal and all over the world. Al Jazeera highlighted this clearly in their news report. In this day and age, no one should be criticized or attacked on the basis of their religion. May I respectfully say, no leader whether spiritual or secular should discourage or criticize any religion or spiritual path because it divides people. All leaders should accept all people in the spirit of democracy, equality and fairness, and transcend differences in religion, race, gender, and so on. We need this type of democracy within the Tibetan communities of India. We need unity, harmony and tolerance in our small world which is already riddled with strife and many other harmful issues. Please allow all your people to practise or not practise whatever religion they like without being segregated.

We know you are doing your best for the Tibetan people and sometimes your decisions to benefit one group may hurt another unknowingly. The ban and segregation against Dorje Shugden people is hurting a sector of Tibetans including myself very much. Please understand this.

Watch the video ‘RT News: Key highlights of the meeting between North and South Korea’s leaders
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We also see that, after decades of tense relations between India and China, His Excellency the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, and His Excellency the President of China, Xi Jinping, are en route to mending their differences. Cold war, disharmony, mistrust and so on does not serve anyone well. For China and India to mend fences will take time. Previously, it was doubtful as to how this could come about, but it is happening. As China and India become friends, this will affect the world positively. News of people with differences coming together is definitely possible and has even become a matter of necessity. If such great leaders can mend ties after such huge differences with their magnanimous thinking, surely in your heart, you can see a clear way to transcend the differences that separate you and Dorje Shugden and mend fences with all his practitioners. We wish to re-unify with you. Please unite your people regardless of their spiritual orientation.

Watch the video ‘The Quint: Key highlights of the meeting between Indian PM Modi and Chinese President Xi
On Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPh68dX6u7k
On Server: https://bit.ly/2jn1lBe

As recently as April 25, 2018, Your Holiness has indirectly acknowledged and recognised the China-backed Panchen Lama by saying that high lamas can have many simultaneous incarnations, citing Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo as an example. Your Holiness implied that there can be two Panchen Lamas and I understood the message which was subtle yet clear and profound. The Panchen Lama that Your Holiness recognised and the other Panchen Lama that China recognised can both be genuine incarnations of the holy 10th Panchen Lama. This is amazing news and it is Your Holiness’ great effort to reach out to mend fences with China. I was happy to hear your indirect recognition of the Chinese Panchen Lama as this may begin to create the necessary atmosphere for restorative dialogue between Your Holiness and China for the sake of all Tibetan people. Perhaps this may lead to your return to Tibet and China, to be in the Potala Palace as Your Holiness’ dream portends. I wish this for Your Holiness because You wish it to be so. I would like this to happen very much, as I know Your Holiness misses Tibet just as the Tibetan people, Shugden and non-Shugden practitioners alike, miss you very much.

Watch the video ‘His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s extraordinary comments on His Holiness the 11th Panchen Lama
On Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hsyWE-fhZU
On Server: https://bit.ly/2HLnBzd

Therefore, with folded hands and on bended knees, I request Your Holiness to remove all stigma, negative statements and negative references to Dorje Shugden from all official platforms and literature of the Central Tibetan Administration enshrined in Dharamsala in order that an end to the ban on Dorje Shugden may come about. I appeal to Your Holiness with utmost humility to unite all Tibetans regardless of their religious orientation. Please do not make us choose between Your Holiness and Dorje Shugden. We do not wish to choose and to be forced to lose one or the other. We should not be made to choose in a genuine democracy. Many of the old monks from Gaden Monastery died with a broken heart because they did not want to choose between Your Holiness and Dorje Shugden and we have observed this. For centuries, many generations within the Gelug lineage loved and worshipped both the Dalai Lamas and Dorje Shugden. We sincerely wish for it to continue this way. It is in your power to unify us again.

Please do something about this while there is still time. Please be our leader no matter what religion we practise. Please allow us to see you again and bask in the golden blessings of Yourself, our Yeshe Norbu (wish-fulfilling gem). Since so many world-changing events are occurring, I appeal to You with my body fully prostrated, to lift the ban against Dorje Shugden and remove all stigma against Dorje Shugden practitioners. To eradicate the negative books, recorded talks and information in your various official websites against Dorje Shugden and his followers. This would suit a democratic leader and government.

You are the extremely compassionate, glorious avatar of Avalokiteshvara. In Your wisdom and ocean-like compassion, please unite Your people. Please unite all of us no matter what religion we practise. I appeal to Your Holiness from the deepest part of my very being and request You not to be upset with my writing this letter as I do not wish to disturb Your holy mind. But you are the only person I can appeal to in this urgent matter.

Most humbly,

With folded hands,

Tsem Tulku Rinpoche
Gaden Shartse Monastery
and
Kechara Buddhist Organisation
April 30, 2018

 

Addendum

On May 5, 2018 the international media agency Reuters published an article about my prayers for reconciliation in Asia. In the article they spoke of my wish for there to be harmony and peace within Asia and indeed throughout the whole world, and especially within the Tibetan community. This is what I have spoken about in my letter of appeal above.

Source: https://www.reuters.com/brandfeatures/venture-capital/article?id=35851. Click on image to enlarge.

Source: https://www.reuters.com/brandfeatures/venture-capital/article?id=35851.
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  1. Pastor Shin Tan on Dec 10, 2018 at 12:28 pm

    Mantras are sacred verbalized words that invoke the protection and blessings of the deity to whom the mantra is ascribed. Mantras are also the manifestations of Buddhas in the form of ‘sounds’, hence the various mantras of Dorje Shugden contain the essence of the Protector.

    Dorje Shugden’s main mantra 多杰雄登主要咒语
    OM BENZA WIKI BITANA SOHA

    Dorje Shugden’s mantra for peace 平和咒语
    For gaining attainments through the energy of Peaceful Shugden, peace of environment and mind, harmony in one’s abode and dwelling area, and calming of disasters
    OM BENZA WIKI BITANA SHANTI SIDDHI HUNG

    Dorje Shugden’s mantra for health 福寿安康咒语
    For long life, increasing life, healing of disease and protection from diseases
    OM BENZA WIKI BITANA AYU SIDDHI HUNG

    Dorje Shugden’s mantra for increase 增长咒语
    For gaining great merits and increase of all necessary needs, both material and spiritual
    OM BENZA WIKI BITANA PUNYE SIDDHI HUNG

    Dorje Shugden’s mantra for control 控制咒语
    Of worldly deities, negative people and nagas and for influencing friends towards the positive
    OM BENZA WIKI BITANA WASHAM KURU HO

    Dorje Shugden’s mantra to grant protection 庇护咒语
    Visualize that you are in the Protector’s mandala, fully protected from outside interferences. Recite when in danger or for dangerous situations, for protection while travelling or when residing in dangerous/hostile places
    OM BENZA WIKI BITANA RAKYA RAKYA HUNG

    https://video.tsemtulku.com/videouploads/comment-1544345059.mp4


  2. Tsem Rinpoche on Nov 26, 2018 at 1:55 pm

    Dear friends,

    Tibet has produced many powerful meditations, rituals and guidelines to help us gain spiritual protection, gain wisdom and higher states of consciousness. In general Tibet has produced many powerful methods for the growth of our spiritual evolution. Dorje Shugden is an angel, a saint, a powerful spiritual protector-warrior who originated 350 years ago when a highly awakened Tibetan Lama fulfilled his vows to become a special being to grant protection, wisdom, material needs, safety when travelling (normal and astral travel) and spiritual awakening. Both the Great 5th Dalai Lama and the current His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama composed short yet effective prayers to invoke upon the power and blessings of this special saint and protector. One can recite either one of the prayers that you feel suits you, anytime or even daily. When you feel a special need for help, you can recite either prayer anytime. When you are feeling down, afraid or just need a blessing, you can recite them. After reciting either invocation, it is good to chant the mantra of Dorje Shugden: Om Benza Wiki Bitana Soha.

    You do not have to be a Buddhist or practitioner of any religion to invoke upon the blessings and protection of this special enlightened and awakened angel Dorje Shugden. He helps all without discrimination or bias as he is filled with compassion and love. Divinity has no boundaries, they help all who call upon them.

    Enclosed are the prayers in English, Chinese and Tibetan.

    May you be safe, protected and blessed.

    Tsem Rinpoche

    More on the Great 5th Dalai Lama and Dorje Shugden – https://bit.ly/2w7KHv6

    More on H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama and Dorje Shugden – https://bit.ly/2QdaL4n

    Chapel (Trode Khangsar) built by the Great 5th Dalai Lama dedicated to Dorje Shugden in Lhasa – https://bit.ly/2zBTd8M

    亲爱的朋友们,

    西藏产生了许多有助于我们得到精神庇佑、取得智慧和更高层次之觉悟的强大禅修法、仪式和教诲。总括来说,西藏产生了许多有助于我们在修行上取得提升的强有力方法。多杰雄登是一个天使,一位圣人和一名护法战士。他的崛起始于350年前,当一位高度觉悟的西藏高僧履行本身的承诺,化身为特别的护法,赐予我们守护、智慧、物质需要、出入平安(平日外游和神游时)和灵修上的觉醒。任何人都可以随时随地在任何时候念诵适合自己的祈愿文。当你需要特别的帮助时,你可以随时念诵任何一篇祈愿文。当你感到沮丧、恐惧或仅是需要加持时,你也可以持诵这些祈愿文。在念诵任何祈请文后,你应该接着念诵多杰雄登的心咒:嗡 班杂 维格 毗札那 娑哈 Om Benza Wiki Bitana Soha。

    要祈请多杰雄登这位特殊、觉悟和觉醒的天使赐予加持和庇佑,你无需是佛教徒或任何宗教的修行者。他总是没有分别或偏见,充满慈悲和慈爱地帮助一切众生。神圣是没有界限的,圣者会帮助有求于他的任何人。

    以下附上英文、中文和藏文的祈愿文。

    愿你平安,常受庇护和加持。

    尊贵的詹杜固仁波切

    更多关于第五世达赖尊者和多杰雄登护法的内容 — https://bit.ly/2zsC3tG

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    第五世达赖尊者为多杰雄登护法在拉萨建造的护法殿(布旦康萨)— https://bit.ly/2zBTd8M

  3. Tsem Rinpoche on Nov 23, 2018 at 7:13 am

    Divination (‘mo’) Text by Dorje Shugden

    This is an important divination (‘mo’) text composed by Dorje Shugden himself. Dorje Shugden took trance of the Choyang Dulzin oracle lama, the senior oracle of Gaden Shartse Monastery, and instantly on the spot composed this text within two hours.

    The divination text contains information on how to use dice to do divination for the future and is known to be highly accurate. When practitioners use this text, they will be in direct contact with Dorje Shugden to get answers to questions about the future. It is for those who have good samaya with Dorje Shugden and are free of the eight worldly dharmas to be of benefit to others in divining the future.

    Tsem Rinpoche

    DS-MO-choyang.pdf

  4. Joy Kam on Sep 20, 2018 at 3:01 am

    Be blessed with these rare videos featuring explanation and advice about Dorje Shugden practice by His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche in his own voice. The teaching was requested by Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, one of the earliest masters who taught Tibetan Buddhism in the West.

    Video 1: H.H. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche Explains Dorje Shugden Initiation and Benefits (With English Subtitles)

    Kyabje Zong Rinpoche was an erudite scholar, ritual master and practitioner of the highest degree from Tibet. At the request of Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, one of the pioneers who taught Tibetan Buddhism in America, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche gives clear explanation and advice about the life-entrustment initiation of Dorje Shugden and how to go about the practice and get the maximum benefits in this video.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzFMvlxAqtc&feature=youtu.be

    Video 2: H.H. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche speaks on the History and Lineage of Dorje Shugden (With English Subtitles)

    In this video, an erudite scholar, ritual master and practitioner of the highest degree from Tibet, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche talks about the incarnation lineage of Dorje Shugden and how the practice arose, with examples of Dorje Shugden’s previous lives that reveal his powerful spiritual attainments and contributions. This very rare teaching was given at the request of Kyabje Zong Rinpoche’s student, Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, one of the pioneers who taught Buddhism in the West to many disciples since the 1970s.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIzKSJgK618&feature=youtu.be

    For more information: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/kyabje-zong-rinpoches-advice-on-dorje-shugdens-practice.html

  5. Joy Kam on Sep 15, 2018 at 1:02 am

    Many come to Kechara Forest Retreat in Bentong, Malaysia to make offerings and prayers to the increase form of Dorje Shugden who appears like a prince and rides on a golden horse. Many report having their wishes fulfilled and return many times. Am happy to see this. Tsem Rinpoche

    You can learn more about this form of Dorje Shugden here: https://bit.ly/2wxQyes

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    See video of this chapel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEK35F_O5Hg

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  6. Joy Kam on Sep 9, 2018 at 6:35 pm

    COMPASSION at its best: His Holiness the Dalai Lama explained in Ladakh, 31 July 2018:

    “Usually at the beginning of an empowerment there is a ritual to drive away interferences. But I no longer feel it’s consistent to regard some beings as evil forces. At the start of each day I cultivate altruism, but in the evening we say, ‘May the evil forces be driven away.’ There seems to be a contradiction here that I’m no longer keen to comply with. I’m not highly realized, but I have great confidence in the power of Bodhichitta.”

    Source: https://bit.ly/2wVsqSb

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    This latest statement by His Holiness the Dalai Lama is excellent. I fully believe in his compassion and I hope he will fully implement it.

    All negative beings take rebirth with negative minds due to deep attachments. The attachments result in negative states of rebirth and angry minds that carry out harmful actions, like spirits or hungry ghosts who can be very bothersome because they are very angry as they died in the state of attachment in their former rebirths.

    Indeed we need to generate compassion towards these beings, especially the formless type, as it would be the best remedy to stop their harm. We can recite mantras with love and bless them with it. While reciting prayers, we can meditate on them being at peace. When we generate compassion towards these harmful interferences of the formless type, many of them will calm down and stop their harm and even go away. Some of them, you can talk to them and subdue their harm and they will stop harming completely if they feel your love. That is how you can help them.

    Many high masters of India and Tibet generated great compassion towards certain ghosts, spirits or interferers and subdued them in this manner and even made them into protectors of regions. I’ve witnessed this with one of my lamas where he subdued a female spirit that crossed over the Himalayas. After making the spirit promise it will not harm others, my lama gave the spirit a drink to seal the promise.

    Since the Dalai Lama has manifested saying Dorje Shugden is negative (although many high lamas disagree), then he can apply this method to Dorje Shugden. He can ‘subdue’ Dorje Shugden by generating tremendous love, prayers and talking nice to Dorje Shugden who will be ‘subdued’. Then people are henceforth ‘free’ to practice Dorje Shugden without more discrimination, segregation and being called degrading names for practicing this protector.

    Give peace a chance. His Holiness the Dalai Lama can generate great love towards Dorje Shugden and all the hundreds of thousands of Dorje Shugden practitioners that love the Dalai Lama and miss him like I do. May His Holiness the Dalai Lama bring peace and heal the rift with Dorje Shugden practitioners.

    May His Holiness live very long and always be healthy,
    Tsem Rinpoche
    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com

    Reading- https://bit.ly/2wWQGUh

  7. Beatrix Ooi on Aug 10, 2018 at 5:34 am

    For the first time available, Dorje Shugden and his entourage of 32 asssistants of his mandala.

    Dorje Shugden is a powerful protector deity who is also an emanation of Manjushri, a wisdom bestowing Buddha. Therefore, he has great ability to help us to progress further on the spiritual path. He does this by helping us to overcome obstacles and problems for the modern individual.

    Due to his enlightened nature, Dorje Shugden is able to manifest 32 deities and within the same abode resides Setrap and Kache Marpo:-

    1. 5 Dorje Shugden families or emanations. They consists of the following:-

    – Dulzin Dorje Shugden, which performs activities to eliminate inner and outer obstacles.
    – Shize, which performs activities to pacify all illnesses and disease.
    – Gyenze, which performs activities to increase all desirable material and spiritual wealth.
    – Wangze, which performs activities to control difficult people and circumstances.
    – Trakze, which performs activities to wrathfully eliminate all insurmountable obstacles and life-threatening situations.

    2. 9 Mothers. They represent protection of the five senses and developing control of the four elements. These are all attributes that signify their ability to assist tantric practitioners with their higher meditations.

    3. 8 Guiding Monks. They represent the Eight Great Bodhisattvas (Avalokitesvara, Manjushri, Vajrapani, Samantabhadra, Maitreya, Kshitigarbha, Akashagarbha, Sarva-nivarana-viskambini) and they bring about the growth of the Dharma, through the Sangha, Dharma practitioners and Dharma establishments.

    4. 10 Youthful & Wrathful Attendants. They represent the ten wrathful attendants to avert inner and outer obstacles. They are beings who are from Mongolia, China, Kashmir, India, Bengali, etc.

    5. Setrap. He is a senior Dharma Protector from India and an emanation of Amitabha Buddha. He had enthroned Dorje Shugden as an authentic Dharma Protector. Therefore, he also resides within the same mandala of Dorje Shugden.

    6. Kache Marpo. He is not an emanation of Dorje Shugden but he is still an enlightened Dharma Protector in his own right. He was originally known as Tsiu Marpo of Samye Monastery. However, he has placed himself under the service of Dorje Shugden as his chief minister, performing many activities in order to protect and benefit practitioners. Therefore, he stands guard at the main entrance of Dorje Shugden’s mandala. He often takes trance of qualified mediums to speak.

    7. Namkar Barzin. He is the reincarnation of an old Mongolian monk and when he passed away in Phari area of Tibet, his spirit was placed as a powerful assistant of Dorje Shugden. He guards and protects buildings and great institutions especially those that benefit others. He rides on a mythical Gyaling animal that resembles a goat but with scales.

    These sacred images are available on *Vajrasecrets. They are made of high quality alloy and are one of a kind. They are based on the lineage of His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche’s monastery, Tashilhunpo in Shigatse, Tibet. In fact, the iconography of these statues are based on detailed photographs taken by H. E. Tsem Rinpoche during a trip to Tashilhunpo’s protector chapel. These are based exactly as the 10th Panchen Lama’s personal collection.

    Dorje Shugden mandala: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=131570

    Dorje Shugden’s benefit and practice: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=62422

    Dorje Shugden’s origins: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=106424

    Dorje Shugden chapel in His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche’s Tashilhunpo Monastery in Tibet: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=68698

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  8. Pastor Adeline Woon on Aug 5, 2018 at 1:48 am

    His Holiness the 10th Panchen Lama

    Tibetans commonly refer to His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and His Holiness 10th Panchen Lama as the “sun and moon” of Tibetan Buddhism. They are the center of Tibetan Buddhist civilization, which draws to its sphere of influence millions of non-Tibetan practitioners. The Panchen Lama’s incarnation line began with the 16th abbot of Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, Lobsang Chokyi Gyeltsen (1570 – 1662). He was bestowed the title of Panchen Lama by His Holiness the 5th Dalai Lama after being declared as an emanation of Amitabha.

    After being given the title, his three previous incarnations were posthumously also bestowed the title, making Lobsang Chokyi Gyeltsen the 4th Panchen Lama. He became a teacher to many Tibetans, Bhutanese and Mongolian religious figures, including His Holiness the 4th and 5th Dalai Lamas, and the 1st Jetsun Dampa of Mongolia. A prolific author, Chokyi Gyeltsen is credited with over a hundred compositions, including a number of commentaries and ritual texts that remain central in the Gelukpa tradition today. Along with his role as a teacher of the Dharma, the Panchen Lamas are usually responsible for the recognition of the rebirths of the Dalai Lamas, and vice versa.

    The 10th Panchen Lama, Lobsang Trinley Lhundrub Chokyi Gyeltsen (19 February 1938 – 28 January 1989) continued both the spiritual and political roles of his predecessors. His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, his contemporary, was even heard to say and echo the Panchen Lama’s own words that the Dalai Lama would safeguard Tibet from the outside while the Panchen Lama would safeguard Tibet from the inside, as he never left Tibet after the political troubles of 1959. He was truly loved by the Tibetans, all the way until his passing. When he taught, thousands of people would attend, not only from his own Gelug lineage, but masters and practitioners from all traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.

    At his sprawling monastery of Tashi Lhunpo, he has a special chapel specifically dedicated to Dorje Shugden, where prayers and rituals are performed on a daily basis. In his great omniscience the Panchen Lama held Dorje Shugden as the principal Dharma protector of the monastery. He also personally propitiated Dorje Shugden among other Dharma protectors, and even wrote extensive prayers and rituals to Dorje Shugden. These rituals and prayers are contained within his ‘sung bum’ or collected works, which are provided here. As such a great lama, with an erudite and clear understanding of the Buddhist scriptures, a teacher to millions in both Tibet and China, from an established incarnation line and an emanation of the Buddha Amitabha, he could not be mistaken about his practice of Dorje Shugden.

    His Holiness 10th Panchen Lama is known for his composition of commentaries and practice texts that are still in use by contemporary Buddhist practitioners both in Tibet and across the world. One of these is a powerful ritual composition propitiating the compassionate Dorje Shugden.

    Upon the request by Acharya Lobsang Jangchub to compose a shorter version of the prayer (sadhana) for the exhortation of activities of Dorje Shugden, Panchen Lama immediately composed an abbreviate form of Dorje Shugden’s Kangsol. This text is entitled “Manjunatha’s (Tsongkapa) Lineage protector Dorje Shugden and five forms wrathful propitiations and confessional prayers and fulfilment of activities rites” or “Melodious sound of Accomplishment of the Four Activities” for short. Once the prayers were completed, he had signs and strong feelings that Dorje Shugden has been working hard to protect the Buddhadharma in general and the lineage of Lama Tsongkhapa specifically.

    Mirroring the abilities of one of his earlier incarnations, Khedrub Je, a disciple of Lama Tsongkhapa and master of both sutra and tantra, the Panchen Lama used his compositional skill and poetic prowess to create a masterful sadhana. Worthy of note is a praise in which the first letter of each verse is a Tibetan vowel. Such compositions are rarely seen, and have historically only been used when propitiating senior Dharma protectors such as Palden Lhamo and Kalarupa.

    The Panchen Lama also stated that while composing the Dorje Shugden sadhana (prayers) he was filled with a sense of happiness and bliss. He ends the composition with not only his official title but his ordination name, Tenzin Trinley Jigme Choje Wangchuk, endorsing the validity of his work. He composed the sadhana in his own Tashi Lhunpo monastery while in the Hall of Clear Light and Bliss.

    See the Panchen Lama’s writings and download: https://bit.ly/2KIfeXb

  9. Joy Kam on Aug 2, 2018 at 3:36 am

    Dear Kecharians and friends,

    Last night, I gave a teaching to a group of people who were in Kechara Forest Retreat. I shared with them the correct way to pray for our loved ones and why we shouldn’t “demand” Dorje Shugden with fulfilling our wishes but let Dorje Shugden decide what is the best outcome. He has infinite Manjushri wisdom beyond our own and we should trust this wisdom. Sometimes what we pray for is not what should be fulfilled. Sometimes what we don’t want turns out to be the better result in the future.

    I also shared with them about a beautiful monk, Tsawa Pulthok Rinpoche, who was jailed and badly tortured by the soldiers for 19 years, starting back in 1959 in Lhasa, and yet he has no anger towards his torturers. He was released and had resettled in Nepal where I met him. For the remainder of his life, he spent his time in meditation, retreats and pujas for the public until he passed. He was glowing, happy and very proud of the fact he was a student of His Holiness Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche, which he told me when we met. He did full meditations on Vajra Yogini and short puja to Dorje Shugden daily in his small room in Kathmandu, Nepal where I had to honor to join in his prayers. He told me he was very happy to have his room to do his meditations, pujas and prayers openly. Whatever happened to him, he accepted as part of his karma and he spent much time in prison meditating and quietly teaching dharma to his other cellmates. He was very much respected in prison in Lhasa because he never showed anger, always meditated and consoled others, giving them great strength. He endured much hardship, torture and beatings but he never lost his monk vows. His full understanding of karma helped him not feel any anger or bitterness towards the soldiers. He told me that daily, he would meditate that the karma of others in prison would come to him. That all the torture and abuse he received was so others in prison did not have to suffer this. He said suffering for others was what kept him going and made him be able to endure the pain.

    We are not bound by our experiences. We are bound by our choice. I also reminded those were present about the good person inside each and every one of us, and how we should not “bury” this good person with our excuses because the more excuses we give, the deeper this good person is buried and soon the layers of excuses will make it very difficult for us to find this good person. We are all beautiful good people and we should not let it get lost by lying, laziness, lack of integrity and procrastination. We all have a choice. If we have to make excuses, we should choose to make excuses to be a winner. When we win, we make ourselves happy and those around us happy.

    The teaching session went well and it was spontaneous, and I requested the people who live and work in and around Kechara Forest Retreat for the talk. We had some good laughs to during the talk.

    Thank you,
    Tsem Rinpoche

    ‘If we trust in karma which exists, then there is no reason for anger’.
    ~ Tsawa Pulthok Rinpoche

  10. Made in Japan on Jul 30, 2018 at 8:06 am

    “If the Dalai Lama, if His Holiness the Dalai Lama can be harmed by Dorje Shugden, then we might as well not practice Buddhism anymore. If His Holiness the Dalai Lama can have his life shortened by a so-called evil spirit, any evil spirit, then can he be Avalokiteshvara? So on one hand you say, we say, I say, everybody says, he is Avalokiteshvara; on the other hand you’re saying that he can be harmed by an evil spirit… Which one is it? Can he be harmed by an evil spirit or is he Avalokiteshvara? Do you think Avalokiteshvara, Manjushri, Vajrapani, Tara all take refuge in something else to protect themselves from Dorje Shugden? How illogical is that? How illogical of people to say His Holiness the Dalai Lama can be harmed by an evil spirit, any evil spirit or “Dorje Shugden” evil spirit. How is that possible?” – Tsem Tulku Rinpoche

    Photo: His Holiness the Dalai Lama, young Tsem Tulku Rinpoche and Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s tutor Kensur Rinpoche Jampa Yeshe

  11. Valentina Suhendra on Jul 30, 2018 at 6:12 am

    This elderly & innocent monk in India was brutally attacked, find out why. Shocking – https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=163953

  12. Pastor Adeline Woon on Jul 29, 2018 at 2:11 am

    DON’T MISS THIS! FANTASTIC NEW GREAT STUFF! High quality videos redressing the misinformation about Dorje Shugden practice and people and the current sad Tibetan situation and why they are losing ground in the world. Powerful and truthful – CLEAR VIDEOS – https://bit.ly/2LJbo35

  13. Pastor Adeline Woon on Jul 28, 2018 at 6:46 am

    Nice short video of a new LED signage reminding us of who we can go to for blessings in case of need: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBwrkaKUoH0

  14. Joy Kam on Jul 26, 2018 at 3:32 am

    Listening to the chanting of sacred words, melodies, mantras, sutras and prayers has a very powerful healing effect on our outer and inner environments. It clears the chakras, spiritual toxins, the paths where our ‘chi’ travels within our bodies for health as well as for clearing the mind. It is soothing and relaxing but at the same time invigorates us with positive energy. The sacred sounds invite positive beings to inhabit our environment, expels negative beings and brings the sound of growth to the land, animals, water and plants. Sacred chants bless all living beings on our land as well as inanimate objects. Do download and play while in traffic to relax, when you are about to sleep, during meditation, during stress or just anytime. Great to play for animals and children. Share with friends the blessing of a full Dorje Shugden puja performed at Kechara Forest Retreat by our puja department for the benefit of others. Tsem Rinpoche

    Listen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZbzgskLKxT8&t=5821s

  15. Joy Kam on Jul 25, 2018 at 1:31 am

    Amazing post!!!!!

    Dear friends, For months we have been working on this BEAUTIFUL and meaningful mural in Kathmandu, Nepal. Please click here to enjoy the many stunning pictures of this mural: https://bit.ly/2LgOj8J

    Tsem Rinpoche

  16. Pastor Adeline Woon on Jul 23, 2018 at 3:43 am

    Sakya tradition’s thangka of Dorje Shugden sitting on a throne within his palace with his four emanations and high Sakya Lamas nearby. Tsem Rinpoche

  17. Joy Kam on Jul 17, 2018 at 8:19 pm

    Antique Pelden Lhamo thangka with sacred Dorje Shugden at the bottom right. Can see Tsongkapa and Guru Rinpoche on the top also. Beautiful and holy.

  18. Joy Kam on Jun 28, 2018 at 3:01 am

    How can a nun curse someone they do not even know and wish the person to die quickly and be born in hell? What kind of nun is this? Shocking! What more she’s cursing a Buddhist teacher and a monk?! Is this the face of Bhutanese Buddhist?

    This is so shameful for her as a nun, her teacher, her monastery, her country and her King. A sangha should not behave in such a manner. A Sangha should carry enlightened Buddha’s teachings of compassion and wisdom to benefit all sentient beings.

    A Sangha is not supposed to promote hatred and certainly should not be cursing or wishing another person to die. That wish itself is already breaking one of the vows.
    A Sangha is one of the 3 Jewels, an object of refuge. They should not behave like an uncivilized person with so much hate. This is how bad the Tibetan Leadership has spread their lies and hate about Dorje Shugden and Shugden Buddhist practitioners.

    Jamyang Choden

  19. meghna on Jun 19, 2018 at 10:51 am

    I’m new to all this – but I came here after seeing Rinpoche’s post on the Blog.

    I don’t know too much nor do I claim to.

    But, if you go to the basics – its just not a good idea to do things things that. Abuse, slander, malicious activities … Yikes. I don’t think any teachings say that. Or do they?

    If you don’t agree with someone, just agree to disagree politely.
    I mean, if you have difference of opinion (which you have the right to have) you can voice your concerns, discuss (peacefully) of course.
    If you can’t – then just ignore.

    This doesn’t just apply here – but everywhere. People who attack anyone in such a manner, just, please don’t. I mean, its only hurting you in the long run. Attacking someone who you know will not respond in kind just doesn’t makes sense. 😶

    Would you like it if someone to attacked you like that? How would you feel if someone wrote exactly what you wrote?

    I worry about the world.

  20. wan wai meng on Jun 12, 2018 at 12:48 am

    There isn’t a good, genuine reason or beneficial reason to carry on the ban to another year or any amount of time whatsoever. Enough people around the world have suffered the effects of the ban and all that it represents. We all appeal to His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to end any stigma towards Dorje Shugden and all the high lamas who played a key role in the dissemination of teaching related to Tsongkhapa and also Dorje Shugden.

  21. Stella Cheang on May 9, 2018 at 7:08 pm

    It is very touching to read a letter from a renowned monk to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, begging for unity and the lifting of an unlawful ban on Dorje Shugden people. His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche is humble and compassion. His plea is for / on behalf of all Dorje Shugden people; because this group of people have been suffering unjustly for the past 2 decades for reason as simply as practicing their choice of faith. May His Holiness receives the letter and initiate dialog / correspondence with Tsem Rinpoche to end this horrible ban that causes suffering on Dorje Shugden people. Thank you for this sharing.

  22. Samfoonheei on May 8, 2018 at 10:53 am

    Our Guru Tsem Rinpoche have been working tirelessly appealing to His Holiness the Dalai Lama requesting to solve the controversy ban on Dorje Shugden. Having done all with memes ,thoughts and so forth and now writing a very beautiful powerful letter to HH Dalai Lama to get across. Due to Rinpoche ‘s love and compassion , Rinpoche wrote this open letter as Rinpoche shared the plight of those who has suffered. The unnecessary and illogical ban has cause nothing but pain, suffering , sorrow , disharmony to both practitioners , non practitioner around the world especially the Tibetans. Spirituality is never about violence and hurting others. Spirituality is about love, tolerance and acceptance and this ban should stop for the sake of unity and peace . His Holiness the Dalai Lama please lift the ban of Dorje Shugden to have peace and harmony for all Tibetan people and those practicing world wide.
    Time has changed for the better as we can see all world leaders are coming together to amend their relationship which been stand off for many years.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this beautiful written open letter to HH Dalai Lama.

  23. Sock Wan on May 7, 2018 at 10:55 pm

    For many years Shugden practitioners are suppressed and segregated by people. This does not only happen among the Tibetan community. It affects all Shugden practitioners regardless of nationalities. I have people who stop befriending me when they know I practice DS. I have not committed any crimes, I did not hurt anyone, but I was segregated just because of my belief. Being a DS practitioners does not mean I am against His Holiness, does not mean I am against whatever causes the Tibetans might have. Stop accusing DS practitioners for the crimes we have not committed.

    We are in 2018 now, this has to stop. It is more important how a person behave than what they believe in.

  24. so kin hoe (KISG) on May 6, 2018 at 12:02 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for continuously appealing to His Holiness the Dalai Lama and request to lift the ban of Dorje Shugden for removing all the suffering and pain endured by many Dorje Shugden practitioners worldwide. The ban of Dorje Shugden has caused many Shugden practitioners including non-Tibetans to withstand the pressure of being attacked in social media, being segregated for not following the direction given by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and other types of discrimination inclusive of being labelled as spirit worshippers due to the falsely claim made by Central Tibetan Administration which concludes that Dorje Shugden is a spirit.

    When Dorje Shugden practitioners practise sincerely in Buddhadharma and practising not to hurt anyone unintentionally, not to cause any suffering to others and cultivate peace with harmony among the people around, it is truly unfair to label Dorje Shugden practitioners as spirit worshippers. Dorje Shugden practitioners are no different from other Buddhists and everyone including Dorje Shugden practitioners should deserve to attend all the public talks given by ever compassionate Holiness the Dalai Lama with equal respect and blessing. Since Dorje Shugden practice is being introduced to people from around the world including USA, Europe and many Asian countries, many practitioners have progressed in Buddhadharma practice and some have even determined to become monks and nuns as Dorje Shugden is the emanation of Manjushri, who is the Buddha of Wisdom. This is a clear evidence to show us that Dorje Shugden practitioners will not fall into the three lower realms but able to progress in Buddhadharma practice in current lifetime.

    May the all compassionate and respected His Holiness the Dalai Lama lift the ban of Dorje Shugden and allow for the Buddhadharma to grow further, reaching to more people who have yet to meet with Dharma Protector, learn and practice Buddhadharma.

    Thank you with folded hands,
    kin hoe

  25. Lin Mun on May 3, 2018 at 8:55 pm

    Situation and things changes overtime. In the recent development we see both North and South Korea leaders met to mend the relationships. Then the India Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and His Excellency the President of China, Xi Jinping met and became friends despite the long cold relationship between the 2 countries. Nothing is permanent in this world and thing can change to bring better benefit to all.

    We very much hope HH Dalai Lama will do the same too to resolve the Dorje Shugden ban. It has bring a lot of suffering to the practitioners. No one should be discriminated and segregated due to their belief as this is basic human rights. With HH Dalai Lama powerful words and respected position, we hope HH Dalai Lama will help unite the people and Dorje Shugden practitioners can be given opportunities to listen to HH Dalai Lama’s talk and teaching.

    Thank you Rinpoche for writing the appeal letter to HH Dalai Lama in order to clear the Dorje Shugden ban and issue.

  26. Touching video on May 3, 2018 at 3:31 pm

    Nice video of the above appeal. Take a look at this short video. Touching https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXIgKCH0vkI&feature=youtu.be

  27. Pastor Antoinette Kass on May 3, 2018 at 9:50 am

    Times have changed so much with the latest news about the Indian Prime Minister Modi meeting the Chinese President Xi to overcome a long time of tension between their people as well as the leaders of North and South Koreas meeting and shaking hands is good news for the world.

    I believe that this could help Dorje Shugden practitioners who have had a very difficult time over the past twenty years. Time has shown that Dorje Shugden is not harmful in any way and therefore the ban and suppression of this Dharma Protector needs to be ended to create harmony within Tibetan communities and those close to Tibetans all over the world. There are many Dorje Shugden practitioners all over the world and it is painful to be not accepted to the Dalai Lama’s teachings as I myself would also like to hear H.H. the Dalai Lama’s teachings.

    Huge differences have been overcome in time such as the latest developments for India and China as well as North and South Korea. I believe that our religion is more precious compared to politics and that the ban should be removed so that everyone has equal opportunities and can follow their religious choice without fear and need to be scared of the repercussions for their religious choice.

    Personally, I want to support this letter of appeal to His Holiness the Dalai Lama to end the ban on the Dorje Shugden practice and encourage peace and harmony between all Tibetan people as well as Tibetan Buddhist practitioners.

    Thank you,
    Pastor Antoinette Kass

  28. Anne Ong on May 2, 2018 at 9:54 pm

    Thank you very much Rinpoche for this open letter of appeal to H.H. Dalai Lama to lift the Dorje Shugden ban as soon as possible . I sincerely pray and hope this letter of appeal will reach H.H. Dalai Lama very soon and relieve the pain and suffering for all DS practitioners everywhere 🙏😌🌈☘️

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  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Dec 19. 2018 02:10 PM
    Kyabje Zong Rinpoche’s profound advice reaches many across the globe. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche’s penetrating insights into everything he has advice and had a profound effect on those who hear his powerful voice. Hearing his voice is already a blessing as he was an erudite highly accomplished spiritual master who returned to our world lifetime after lifetime for the benefits of all sentient beings.. His explanation on the benefits of this powerful Dharma Protector of Dorje Shugden’s practice and lineage will bring a remarkable knowledge to those who is still doubtful about it.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/kyabje-zong-rinpoches-profound-advice-reaches-many
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Dec 19. 2018 01:30 AM
    Mongols believed 5th Dalai Lama was someone else!

    Interesting! Who and why would the Mongolians believe that the 5th Dalai Lama should be someone else? An insight into the politics of Tibetan Religious Hierarchy and treachery that exists even in Buddhist communities.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/mongols-believed-5th-dalai-lama-was-someone-else.html
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Dec 19. 2018 01:25 AM
    Powerhouse Pujas in December 2018. Don’t Miss Out!

    Reminder! Pujas by Kechara with monks for powerful blessings. Make your date available to attend with your family. Good welcome for the New Year.

    Powerhouse Pujas in December 2018. Don’t Miss Out!
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Dec 19. 2018 01:22 AM
    Vows: The Roots of All Attainments

    Have you ever thought of this? Why do Buddhists take Vows? What are the benefits and what vows to take? Are vows binding and restricting us from freedom? Find out more from this comprehensive post.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/students-friends/vows-the-roots-of-all-attainments.html
  • Lin Mun
    Tuesday, Dec 18. 2018 10:10 PM
    There are just so many points to prove that the allegation towards Dorje Shugden is a spirit is wrong. Tibetan Buddhism stress on lineage, origins and transmission teaching from the lineage master. How can the lineage master such as Pabongka Rinpoche and Trijang Rinpoche be wrong in giving Dorje Shugden practise. If it is so, then HH Dalai Lama would be wrong too since he follow the teaching from his Guru, HH Trijang Rinpoche.

    If Dorje Shugden is indeed a spirit, then all the high lamas would have broken their vow and reborn in the lower realms. But many highly attained lamas reincarnate and continue to spread the dharma for example, HH Trijang Rinpoche, HH Zong Rinpoche and many more.

    Therefore it is important for us to understand the ban and the real reason it is initiated by CTA , of which is driven by personal agenda.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/our-lama-vs-the-dalai-lama-the-underlying-reasons-for-the-ban.html
  • Lin Mun
    Tuesday, Dec 18. 2018 09:49 PM
    Wonderful news and great way to end the 2018. Everyone will have the opportunities to engage in all the powerful pujas in the holy land and with monks from monastery. An opportunity not to be missed. Thank you Rinpoche for organising these pujas.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/powerhouse-pujas-in-december-2018-dont-miss-out.html
  • Yee Yin
    Tuesday, Dec 18. 2018 05:35 PM
    Do you do meditation? Meditation is a very good way to calm ourselves and our mind down and observe our own thinking. In the UK, some of the schools have introduced meditation session to the school children. In some of the prisons in the US, meditation is also introduced to the prisoners to help them calm their mind. Meditation is not a religious practice but a practice that can be carried out by anyone for their wellbeings. Read here to see how people around the world are meditating for a better wellbeing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/etc/6-incredible-global-mass-meditation.html
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  • Chris
    Tuesday, Dec 18. 2018 05:35 PM
    Thank you, Rinpoche and the blog team for this amazing article. Panchen Sonam Drakpa, in my opinion, is the most erudite and powerful lama among all other Dorje Shugden’s incarnations. He is the only who served as the Gaden Tripa as well as the Abbot of all three major monasteries of the Gelug traditions

    There are no other lamas in the history that manage to do that. This is how good he is. So, how can a high lama with such calibre or attainments become an evil spirit when he dies? Lamas that have such attainments or accomplishment will be regarded as enlightened due to the nature of their work. Minds that have such level of attainments will not degenerate, unlike normal minds.

    Hence, it is not logical to say that the reincarnation of this very same mind which is Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen will become an evil spirit that will harm Tibet and also His Holiness the Dalai Lama. It is just not possible. Anyone that actually knows a little bit about Tibetan Buddhism will be able to know that it is a lie. That is why it is safe for us to conclude that Dorje Shugden is an enlightened protector because before he arose as a Dharma Protector, his mind had already reached enlightenment.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-most-illustrious-panchen-sonam-drakpa.html
  • Yee Yin
    Tuesday, Dec 18. 2018 05:25 PM
    A reincarnated lama will often do things that are similar to what he was doing in his previous lives. For Tsem Rinpoche, his immediate previous life was Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang. Kentrul Rinpoche was sent to a remote area in Tibet by his teacher, Trijang Rinpoche to spread Dharma. The place he went to was considered a ‘barbaric’ place because people there did not know Dharma. Similarly, in this life, Tsem Rinpoche was sent by his teacher to Malaysia to spread Dharma. Even though there are many Buddhists in Malaysia but many of us do not really know Dharma, so this is also considered to be a barbaric place. Read the article below and you will find more similarities between these 2 life times.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/autobiography/kentrul-thubten-lamsang.html
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  • Yee Yin
    Tuesday, Dec 18. 2018 05:06 PM
    Is being born in a wealthy and comfortable environment a good fortune? Is it a bad fortune if we are born in an environment where there is a lot of hardships? It is not necessarily true. Many people who are born in a wealthy family end up being a spoilt brat who doesn’t achieve much in their lives. People who have gone through much hardship often train themselves to become a better and successful person. In this article, Mr. Sung-Bong Choi has gone through a lot of hardship in his life but he did not become bitter. He works hard for what he wants and he does his best. Do read about his story here:

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/hardship-pushes-us-to-the-top-korea.html
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  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Dec 18. 2018 02:27 PM
    Ann Dustin Wilson is an American musician, best known as the lead singer and songwriter of the hard rock band Heart. She was listed as one of the “Top Heavy Metal Vocalists of All Time” by Hit Parader magazine. Amazing she has such a powerful soprano vocal range voice for her age. She sang in tribute to Led Zeppelin where every one in the audience were stunned and moved by her songs. She was one of the most legendary and respected female voices in modern rock music.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing of a super talented singer.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/legendary-heart
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Dec 18. 2018 02:26 PM
    Tsawa Pulthok Rinpoche a student of His Holiness Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche. He has gone through much hardship, torture and beatings while in detention during the Chinese invasion for 19 long years. Yet he was one nice and respected Lama who kept his monk vows. He has accepted it with no hard feelings against the soldiers who has tortured him. Spending most of his remaining time in meditation, retreats and pujas for the public.
    In life all of us have the right to make decisions and have choices about how we live our life. Making our own choices about the things we do is very important because it gives us the meaning of life to be happy and those around us.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/tsawa-pulthok-rinpoche
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Dec 18. 2018 02:25 PM
    The practice of Dorje Shugden has been passed down within the Sakya lineage for several generations. Dorje Shugden was first practised by the Sakyas in the early 17th century. There were many other great Sakya throneholders who practised and proliferated Dorje Shugden Tanag within the Sakya tradition. This unique form of Dorje Shugden riding on a black horse can found on numerous older Sakya thangkas. We are fortunate able to see now with this new printing as shown in this post.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/sakya-dorje-shugden-tanag
  • Chris
    Tuesday, Dec 18. 2018 12:22 AM
    It is quite shocking to hear His Holiness the Dalai Lama to talk about refugee should go back to their own country and Europe belongs to Europeans. This is because the Tibetans have been refugees for over six decades now and they are still staying in India. If His Holiness meant what he says, then all Tibetans should move back to Tibet and develop Tibet instead of hanging around in India because India belongs to Indians.

    Why is it okay for Tibetans to stay in India for over six decades while other refugees need to return to their own country? Why is His Holiness being two-faced when it comes to this issue? Why is it okay for Tibetans to stay in India and be a freeloader for so long while other refugees from another nation need to return to their own country.

    Tibetans have been freeloading in India for over six decades now and India still continues to host them. India’s kindness should not be taken granted for and Tibetans should at least contribute back to Indian’s society. I don’t think they will be going back to Tibet looking at the current government and how they are sabotaging their chance to return to Tibet by irritating China with their actions here and there.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/dalai-lama-says-too-many-refugees-in-europe.html
  • Sofi
    Monday, Dec 17. 2018 11:58 PM
    How to Purify Your Karma in Kechara Forest Retreat?

    Kechara Forest Retreat is so highly blessed that many miracles had been shared by the visitors. Read more here for how you can purify your karma and gain merits too.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/how-to-purify-your-karma-in-kechara-forest-retreat.html

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The forward on the book authored by the erudite Panchen Sonam Drakpa is highly unusual but good. The background on this great master is even more interesting. Read here- https://bit.ly/2EzT5Kx
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The forward on the book authored by the erudite Panchen Sonam Drakpa is highly unusual but good. The background on this great master is even more interesting. Read here- https://bit.ly/2EzT5Kx
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Kechara Saraswati Arts (KSA) offers a comprehensive statue and tsa tsa painting service. We are able to paint both the face and body, using traditional Tibetan techniques and materials. KSA can transform a ‘bare’ or ‘raw’ object of art into a living masterpiece through a variety of painting techniques. There are several ‘finishes’ to choose from. Be it an ‘antique’ look, a fully-painted colourful finish or a simple ‘gold dusted look’, your imagination and heart’s wishes are fulfilled through KSA’s mastery and artistry in action. Our team have learnt the techniques of traditional statue painting from the finest artists of India, Tibet and Nepal. Through months of intense training and practice, our talented artists have mastered the art of painting both peaceful and wrathful features.
Unusual depiction of Lord Manjushri. I like it.
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Unusual depiction of Lord Manjushri. I like it.
Stunning!!!
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Stunning!!!
If we have eye problems, this is a good practice and it\'s simple- https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=180488
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If we have eye problems, this is a good practice and it's simple- https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=180488
Many times in the morning my Oser girl will go sunbathe. She really enjoys it. Tsem Rinpoche
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Many times in the morning my Oser girl will go sunbathe. She really enjoys it. Tsem Rinpoche
My Oser girl is very photogenic. Tsem Rinpoche
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My Oser girl is very photogenic. Tsem Rinpoche
Vintage stunning thangka of Lord Tsongkapa with many other enlightened beings.
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Vintage stunning thangka of Lord Tsongkapa with many other enlightened beings.
Beautiful antique thangka of Sakya Pandita
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Beautiful antique thangka of Sakya Pandita
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Last Queen of Mongolia-Very interesting what happened to her and tragic too- https://bit.ly/2GcfhfF
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The famous and powerful state oracle of Mongolia- Interesting and must read- https://bit.ly/2Py3QhI
1984 Los Angeles-Left to right: Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, monk assistant to Zong Rinpoche and the 18 year old Tsem Rinpoche prior to ordination. Read more-  https://bit.ly/2C5OM7l
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1984 Los Angeles-Left to right: Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, monk assistant to Zong Rinpoche and the 18 year old Tsem Rinpoche prior to ordination. Read more- https://bit.ly/2C5OM7l
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In the middle of the metropolitan city of Bangkok near the upmarket shopping district is a chapel dedicated to Tara right in the centre of town. Lovely. Tsem Rinpoche
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In the middle of the metropolitan city of Bangkok near the upmarket shopping district is a chapel dedicated to Tara right in the centre of town. Lovely. Tsem Rinpoche
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Cheeky and cute little He Wei is telling you to get a Dorje Shugden pamphlet now!!!
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My little cute Oser girl doggie is always nearby. Tsem Rinpoche
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Tsem Rinpoche's father with His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The little girl is his brother's daughter. Her name is Tara.
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Our Gyenze Chapel in Kechara Forest Retreat is visited by people from all over Malaysia now. Many have had their wishes fulfilled.
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Very nice class going on in Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia. Learning Dharma is the key to overcoming our mind that is unsettled. Tsem Rinpoche
Left to right: 103rd Gaden Tripa Lobsang Tenzin, Gaden Shartse Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche.
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Left to right: 103rd Gaden Tripa Lobsang Tenzin, Gaden Shartse Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche.
Tsem Rinpoche holding the young incarnation of Zong Rinpoche in Gaden Shartse Monastery.
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Tsem Rinpoche holding the young incarnation of Zong Rinpoche in Gaden Shartse Monastery.
In Gaden Monastery.

Left to right: Tenzin Trinley Rinpoche, Kari Kentrul Rinpoche, Zong Rinpoche, Tsem Rinpoche, Gyalkhangtse Rinpoche, Kating Rinpoche and Genpa Rinpoche. Extreme right is the senior Dorje Shugden oracle of Gaden Monastery, Choyang Dulzin Kuten.
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In Gaden Monastery. Left to right: Tenzin Trinley Rinpoche, Kari Kentrul Rinpoche, Zong Rinpoche, Tsem Rinpoche, Gyalkhangtse Rinpoche, Kating Rinpoche and Genpa Rinpoche. Extreme right is the senior Dorje Shugden oracle of Gaden Monastery, Choyang Dulzin Kuten.
Tsem Rinpoche with the Abbots of Gaden Jangtse Monastery and Gaden Shartse Monastery escorting a photo of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. This is in the main prayer hall of Gaden Monastery.
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Tsem Rinpoche with the Abbots of Gaden Jangtse Monastery and Gaden Shartse Monastery escorting a photo of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. This is in the main prayer hall of Gaden Monastery.
Tsem Rinpoche in Gaden Monastery
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Tsem Rinpoche in Gaden Monastery
My father Mr. Lobsang Gyatso and myself. He came to Gaden Monastery to visit me. While he was alive he lived in Taiwan. Tsem Rinpoche
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My father Mr. Lobsang Gyatso and myself. He came to Gaden Monastery to visit me. While he was alive he lived in Taiwan. Tsem Rinpoche
The most precious Buddha Shakyamuni of Tibet. He is called Jowo Rinpoche and He is in the central Cathedral of Lhasa, Tibet. All the crowns, earrings, necklaces and jewels were constructed and offered by Je Tsongkapa onto this Buddha 600 years ago. Tsem Rinpoche
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The most precious Buddha Shakyamuni of Tibet. He is called Jowo Rinpoche and He is in the central Cathedral of Lhasa, Tibet. All the crowns, earrings, necklaces and jewels were constructed and offered by Je Tsongkapa onto this Buddha 600 years ago. Tsem Rinpoche
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This is how you can practice Tantric Buddhas without initiation or commitment- https://bit.ly/2PstN28
Many great lamas are pictured here together. I have met many of them and they are very learned and holy. Tsem Rinpoche
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Many great lamas are pictured here together. I have met many of them and they are very learned and holy. Tsem Rinpoche
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Faster, Faster!!! Can't you go any faster! We are late for our puja! Read on- https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=179695
Has Pastor David achieved enlightenment under the bodhi tree?
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Has Pastor David achieved enlightenment under the bodhi tree?
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Very nice. Pastor Seng Piow's beautiful Kalarupa statue has finally arrived.
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Animals are made to suffer so much. We should never add to their sufferings. We should never beat, abuse, use, kill or eat them. We should be loving with them or just leave them to live their lives.~Tsem Rinpoche
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It will break your heart, but you need to see this- https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=179733 Thank you, Tsem Rinpoche
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Find out what happened to this baby- https://bit.ly/2RdxM4o
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A very sad true story Please sign to help end animal experimentation: https://www.change.org/p/tell-neutrogena-to-stop-all-animal-testing
My grandaunt Nirgidma whom I have never met but learning more about her now. She lived and died in France. Tsem Rinpoche
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My grandaunt Nirgidma whom I have never met but learning more about her now. She lived and died in France. Tsem Rinpoche
Did you know we can grow vegetables under water contrary to need the bright sun, earth and on the surface? Very interesting- https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=179595
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Did you know we can grow vegetables under water contrary to need the bright sun, earth and on the surface? Very interesting- https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=179595
A very rare Buddha hardly seen. He is said to help us overcome laziness. Understand more- https://bit.ly/2EaEtk3
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A very rare Buddha hardly seen. He is said to help us overcome laziness. Understand more- https://bit.ly/2EaEtk3
 
 
When you are sleeping, do you get disturbed by supernatural entities or re-occurring dreams that are frightening? Do you sometimes feel a presence in the room with you when sleeping? I have something here that might help you as I have been asked many times about these occurrences. - https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=179116
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When you are sleeping, do you get disturbed by supernatural entities or re-occurring dreams that are frightening? Do you sometimes feel a presence in the room with you when sleeping? I have something here that might help you as I have been asked many times about these occurrences. - https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=179116
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Foretelling the future in the Tibetan tradition- https://bit.ly/2AKzSl8
Malaysian Brickfields Chief Monk Sri Dhammaratana Fosters Harmony with Tibetan Buddhism- https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=178837
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Malaysian Brickfields Chief Monk Sri Dhammaratana Fosters Harmony with Tibetan Buddhism- https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=178837
马来西亚十五碑锡兰佛寺达摩拉达纳长老与藏传佛教界建交- https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=179077
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马来西亚十五碑锡兰佛寺达摩拉达纳长老与藏传佛教界建交- https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=179077
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A stupa built dedicated to Dorje Shugden in Tibet.
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A stupa built dedicated to Dorje Shugden in Tibet.
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    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
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    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
    Trijang Rinpoche never gave up his devotion to Dorje Shugden no matter how much Tibetan government in exile pressured him to give up. He stayed loyal inspiring so many of us.
  • Very rare video of His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche the 10th, the all knowing and compassionate one. I pay deep respects to this attained being who has taken many rebirths since the time of Lord Buddha to be of benefit to sentient beings tirelessly. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Very rare video of His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche the 10th, the all knowing and compassionate one. I pay deep respects to this attained being who has taken many rebirths since the time of Lord Buddha to be of benefit to sentient beings tirelessly. Tsem Rinpoche
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    His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche of Gaden Shartse Monastery was one of the teachers of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Here in this beautiful video is Geshe Kelsang Gyatso showing his centre to Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, then proceeding to sit down to receive teachings. For more information- https://bit.ly/2QNac1u
  • Tsem Rinpoche’s dog, Oser girl always sits on Rinpoche’s chair. When Rinpoche’s other dog, Dharma tries to get into the chair, he is chased away. Oser is the boss. She is possessive. Cute.
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s dog, Oser girl always sits on Rinpoche’s chair. When Rinpoche’s other dog, Dharma tries to get into the chair, he is chased away. Oser is the boss. She is possessive. Cute.
  • Lama Yeshe talks about how to practice at the beginning and at the end of each day during teachings given in London during the Lamas’ first European teaching tour in 1975. Lama Yeshe was a brilliant teacher and I wanted to share this with everyone so his teachings can reach more people. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Lama Yeshe talks about how to practice at the beginning and at the end of each day during teachings given in London during the Lamas’ first European teaching tour in 1975. Lama Yeshe was a brilliant teacher and I wanted to share this with everyone so his teachings can reach more people. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Our beautiful Dorje Shugden shop in the busiest part of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Many tourists visit our store and this area.
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    Our beautiful Dorje Shugden shop in the busiest part of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Many tourists visit our store and this area.
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    Living off the grid in Australia
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  • Kyabje Dagom Choktrul Rinpoche offering gold on a 350 year-old Dorje Shugden statue in his chapel in Lhasa. This is how Tibetans show homage and pay respect to a holy image. This chapel and statue of Dorje Shugden in Lhasa dedicated to Dorje Shugden was built by the Great 5th Dalai Lama. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Kyabje Dagom Choktrul Rinpoche offering gold on a 350 year-old Dorje Shugden statue in his chapel in Lhasa. This is how Tibetans show homage and pay respect to a holy image. This chapel and statue of Dorje Shugden in Lhasa dedicated to Dorje Shugden was built by the Great 5th Dalai Lama. Tsem Rinpoche
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    My sweet little Oser girl is so photogenic and adorable. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Heart Sutra sang by a monk for the modern crowd. Very interesting and beautiful. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Submerging powerful mantra stones in water at Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia.
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    Submerging powerful mantra stones in water at Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia.
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    My Oser girl and Dharma boy love the verandah where they can see the greens. Tsem Rinpoche
  • If there were more schools like this, then our kids would grow up with more caring awareness and kind emotions towards our environment and the people around them. They would grow up knowing that chasing materialism is not going to bring any happiness. I hope very much more schools like this would materialise. I hope in my future life I can attend a school like this. Tsem Rinpoche
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    If there were more schools like this, then our kids would grow up with more caring awareness and kind emotions towards our environment and the people around them. They would grow up knowing that chasing materialism is not going to bring any happiness. I hope very much more schools like this would materialise. I hope in my future life I can attend a school like this. Tsem Rinpoche
  • My Oser girl and Dharma boy in their cosy little bedroom next to me sleeping away. Cute.
    2 months ago
    My Oser girl and Dharma boy in their cosy little bedroom next to me sleeping away. Cute.
  • It is incredible how smart Oser girl is. She can steal the treat away from Dharma boy and so casually. Wow. She is so smart. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 months ago
    It is incredible how smart Oser girl is. She can steal the treat away from Dharma boy and so casually. Wow. She is so smart. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Kechara Forest Retreat Dogs. Dharma boy is tiny and trying to scare off big boy Johnny. Johnny is so patient and just ignores Dharma. They are both cute and both live in Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Kechara Forest Retreat Dogs. Dharma boy is tiny and trying to scare off big boy Johnny. Johnny is so patient and just ignores Dharma. They are both cute and both live in Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia. Tsem Rinpoche
  • BREAKING EYEWITNESS FOOTAGE: Workers violently punched, kicked, cussed out, & left sheep to die on dozens of Scottish farms 💔 Sheep bled after rough shearing & were stitched up without painkillers.–From Peta2
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    BREAKING EYEWITNESS FOOTAGE: Workers violently punched, kicked, cussed out, & left sheep to die on dozens of Scottish farms 💔 Sheep bled after rough shearing & were stitched up without painkillers.–From Peta2
  • Super cute seal and so gentle. Must watch this video and realize we are all one. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Super cute seal and so gentle. Must watch this video and realize we are all one. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Legendary Heart sings “Stairway to Heaven” in tribute to Led Zeppelin. Incredible tribute and rendition. Everyone is blown away. TR
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    Legendary Heart sings “Stairway to Heaven” in tribute to Led Zeppelin. Incredible tribute and rendition. Everyone is blown away. TR
  • In a low-income neighbourhood, this man is growing his own organic produce, and giving extras away for free to neighbours who can’t afford fresh ingredients from the store. Must watch!
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    In a low-income neighbourhood, this man is growing his own organic produce, and giving extras away for free to neighbours who can’t afford fresh ingredients from the store. Must watch!
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    2 months ago
    Neat little video
  • It is nice to see sangha release animals into the wild. Gen Kunchok Palden and Chodrak contributed to releasing of frogs back into the wild. This is wonderful. Compassion is the mainstay of all spirituality. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 months ago
    It is nice to see sangha release animals into the wild. Gen Kunchok Palden and Chodrak contributed to releasing of frogs back into the wild. This is wonderful. Compassion is the mainstay of all spirituality. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This is a special ‘carpet’ for dogs that you hide their snacks and they have to go digging for it. It is challenging and fun where they use their nose, paws and all to dig and find the snacks in between. This dog play carpet is ordered online. You can see little Zopa baby who is a Kechara resident doggie looking for the snacks in this cute video. She is kept busy and entertained! Tsem Rinpoche
    2 months ago
    This is a special ‘carpet’ for dogs that you hide their snacks and they have to go digging for it. It is challenging and fun where they use their nose, paws and all to dig and find the snacks in between. This dog play carpet is ordered online. You can see little Zopa baby who is a Kechara resident doggie looking for the snacks in this cute video. She is kept busy and entertained! Tsem Rinpoche
  • Kechara Forest Retreat in Bentong, Malaysia’s dog Pema is super adorable and cute. Everyone loves her. She is wearing a Manjushri blessing pendant.
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    Kechara Forest Retreat in Bentong, Malaysia’s dog Pema is super adorable and cute. Everyone loves her. She is wearing a Manjushri blessing pendant.
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    Spontaneous trance in Tibet by powerful healing Protector Dorje Shugden of a monk who usually takes trance.
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    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
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    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
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    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
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    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
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    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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Thanks, Astro team for volunteering with us. They delivered monthly provisions to urban poor families. Join us if you’re interested by dropping us a WhatsApp message at 010-3333260. ❤️ #Kechara #foodbank #urbanpoor - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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This is the first time Mr Raymond Chew attend our Chinese DS puja in Ipoh. Yee Mun (KISG)
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Nice to see people committed to attend our monthly Chinese Dorje Shugden puja. Yee Mun (KISG)
Throwback KSDS Graduation 2018 - Registration counter getting ready to register for parents attending the event. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback KSDS Graduation 2018 - Registration counter getting ready to register for parents attending the event. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback KSDS Graduation 2018 - Nice arrangement from Louise. Glad that we collaborate with gift team for KSDS event. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback KSDS Graduation 2018 - Long time no see and it’s great time to catch up. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback KSDS Graduation 2018 - Long time no see and it’s great time to catch up. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback KSDS Graduation 2018 - Great technical team who gave us nice music and slide show. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback KSDS Graduation 2018 - Teacher Asyley having a light moment with children before performance. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback KSDS Graduation 2018 - Teacher Asyley having a light moment with children before performance. Lin Mun KSDS
So glad to see family members involve in dharma work together. Lin Mun KSDS
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So glad to see family members involve in dharma work together. Lin Mun KSDS
Throwback KSDS Graduation 2018 - Let’s go team, together we will do a great show :) , Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback KSDS Graduation 2018 - Let’s go team, together we will do a great show :) , Lin Mun KSDS
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Mr. Cheah Fook Wan offered lights to Lama Tsongkhapa & all Buddhas before the prayer session started. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Glian Sim has offered a cup of tea to Rinpoche’s shrine on behalf of KISG. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
KISG has completed a session of prayer recitations to Mother Tara in Ipoh today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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KISG has completed a session of prayer recitations to Mother Tara in Ipoh today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Wow! JB Kechara office is receiving 5 desktop computers from our sponsors. Now the urban poor children can learn to use computers. Now the passionate volunteers can burn the mid night oil in the office planning, coordinating and review events. Thanks to our sponsors, Style Vision, Meadow IT, KS IT, Grex Multimedia, New Century, Ascentouch, Softcom, E cube, Via Global, Edmond, Nelly, Jasmine, Bill Kee, DML Beauty, Goh and Team for providing us with such an awesome convenience and cool facilities. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Wow! JB Kechara office is receiving 5 desktop computers from our sponsors. Now the urban poor children can learn to use computers. Now the passionate volunteers can burn the mid night oil in the office planning, coordinating and review events. Thanks to our sponsors, Style Vision, Meadow IT, KS IT, Grex Multimedia, New Century, Ascentouch, Softcom, E cube, Via Global, Edmond, Nelly, Jasmine, Bill Kee, DML Beauty, Goh and Team for providing us with such an awesome convenience and cool facilities. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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1984 Los Angeles- Left to right: Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, monk assistant to Zong Rinpoche and the 18 year old Tsem Rinpoche prior to ordination.
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1984 Los Angeles- Left to right: Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, monk assistant to Zong Rinpoche and the 18 year old Tsem Rinpoche prior to ordination.
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Very nice class going on in Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia. Learning Dharma is the key to overcoming our mind that is unsettled. Tsem Rinpoche
Tsem Rinpoche holding the young incarnation of Zong Rinpoche in Gaden Shartse Monastery.
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Tsem Rinpoche holding the young incarnation of Zong Rinpoche in Gaden Shartse Monastery.
Left to right: 103rd Gaden Tripa Lobsang Tenzin, Gaden Shartse Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche.
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Left to right: 103rd Gaden Tripa Lobsang Tenzin, Gaden Shartse Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche.
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In Gaden Monastery. Left to right: Tenzin Trinley Rinpoche, Kari Kentrul Rinpoche, Zong Rinpoche, Tsem Rinpoche, Gyalkhangtse Rinpoche, Kating Rinpoche and Genpa Rinpoche. Extreme right is the senior Dorje Shugden oracle of Gaden Monastery, Choyang Dulzin Kuten.
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Tsem Rinpoche with the Abbots of Gaden Jangtse Monastery and Gaden Shartse Monastery escorting a photo of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. This is in the main prayer hall of Gaden Monastery.
Tsem Rinpoche in Gaden Monastery.
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Tsem Rinpoche in Gaden Monastery.
Tsem Rinpoche's father Mr. Lobsang Gyatso and Rinpoche. He came to Gaden Monastery to visit Rinpoche. While he was alive he lived in Taiwan.
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Tsem Rinpoche's father Mr. Lobsang Gyatso and Rinpoche. He came to Gaden Monastery to visit Rinpoche. While he was alive he lived in Taiwan.
Tsem Rinpoche's father with His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The little girl is Rinpoche's brother's daughter. Her name is Tara.
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Tsem Rinpoche's father with His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The little girl is Rinpoche's brother's daughter. Her name is Tara.
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