Incredible Lama Thubten Phurbu and His Activities

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Dear friends around the world,

I am delighted to present you with this precious text compiled by one of the great Buddhist masters of our time. It is the long Dorje Shugden kangsol (fulfilment ritual) compiled by Lama Thubten Phurbu of Kham, Tibet for the sogtae ceremony (life-entrustment initiation) conducted by Ngawang Lobsang Thubten Pelzangpo.

Lama Thubten Phurbu is a well-known and learned Gelug lama and an outspoken Dorje Shugden practitioner who has many beneficial projects in Tibet and China. He travels occasionally to the West, India and Nepal to give teachings on Lama Tsongkhapa’s precious lineage as well as Dorje Shugden’s practice.

Lama Thubten Phurbu is also associated with the North America Gelug Buddhist Association (NAGBA) and has worked with them to preserve and disseminate the Gelug tradition in America and around the world.

The Dorje Shugden prayers that Lama Thubten Phurbu has compiled are complete and include the following sections:

  1. Long Kangsol
  2. Invocation and Request for Activities to Trakze (Wrathful)
  3. Dedication by Lama Thubten Phurbu
  4. Medium Kangsol
  5. Sang Offering to Dorje Shugden and Retinue
  6. Tsog Offering to Dorje Shugden and Retinue
  7. Request to Gyenze and Retinue (Increasing)
  8. Prayers and Offerings to Kache Marpo
  9. Condensed Prayer for Confession, Fulfilment Offering and Tsog Offering to Dorje Shugden and Retinue
  10. Tea Offering Prayer
  11. Sending Off Torma Prayer
  12. Short Sang Offering Prayer
  13. Complete Dedication

I wanted very much to share this magnificent text with all of you and to introduce you to this pure lama. You can print out the text, keep it on your altar, or even present it as an auspicious offering to your spiritual teacher, family or friends.

May all beings come under the care, protection and blessings of Dorje Shugden in this life and future lives. May you all be blessed by this monumental work propitiating the World Peace Protector Dorje Shugden.

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

Venerable Lama Thubten Phurbu

Ven. Lama Thubten Phurbu receives a mandala offering

Ven. Lama Thubten Phurbu receives a mandala offering

Lama Thubten Phurbu, also known as Tsangyang Leshe Gyatso (仓央莱喜加措), was born in 1973 in the village of Geju (格俱村) which lies in Shanglaxiuxiang (上拉秀乡) in Yushu (玉树), Qinghai Province (青海) of the People’s Republic of China. In Tibetan, Qinghai is also known as Amdo.

Born into a nomadic family, the young child showed extraordinary intelligence. He studied various subjects at school including Chinese and Tibetan, and the elders in his community noticed that he was different from the other children.

From a young age, Tsangyang Leshe Gyatso had a marked lack of interest in mundane activities, and viewed them as a waste of time. His siblings left home one after another to pursue their respective careers, leaving him to care for the rest of the family and his ageing parents. However, the young Tsangyang Leshe Gyatso showed no fear and was able to focus on his studies by leading a very simple life.

He received his novice ordination vows from His Eminence Nianzhi Rinpoche and was given the ordination name Thubten Phurbu. He went on to become a member of Pancavidya Lianxi College at Longxi Monastery, where he studied the Five Buddhist Sciences (language, logic, medicine, arts and crafts, and the mind). He became adept in the Tibetan language, mastered the script, and acquired the skill of composition in both verse and prose. It was not only the Tibetan language that he mastered; he excelled in all subjects that he put his mind to.

Ven. Lama Thubten Phurbu (left) and H.E. Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche (right)

Ven. Lama Thubten Phurbu (left) and H.E. Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche (right)

Lama Thubten Phurbu then advanced to the monastery’s Tantric College and continued his studies in Tantra and Tantric practices, rituals and ritual instruments, vajra dances, the making of tormas, the drawing of sand mandalas and so forth. He also received various Tantric empowerments from Nianzhi Rinpoche such as those of Yamantaka, Guhyasamaja and Heruka Chakrasamvara, as well as various oral transmissions of the Gaden tradition.

Through his hard work and consistency, Lama Thubten Phurbu was later appointed to be the chant master (umze) of the Tantric College and the monastery’s caretaker (kunyer). He was also one of the Vajra Masters who could grant empowerments. Both Lama Thubten Phurbu and Nianzhi Rinpoche transmitted various empowerments to the public during the four years he spent there.

Lama Thubten Phurbu then embarked on a pilgrimage to U-Tsang for the first time with the help of his friends and relatives. He visited the three great Gelug monasteries — Gaden, Sera and Drepung — and also made offerings and prayers at the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa.

Later, Lama Thubten Phurbu received his full ordination or bhikshu vows from Lirang Ren Rinpoche Ngawang Phuntsok (礼郎仁仁波切·昂旺鹏措) and was given the name Ngawang Wangso (昂旺嗡叟). He entered the Lamrim College where he studied texts such as the Lamrim Chenmo, the Bodhisattvacharyavatara, Yamantaka Nispannakrama (Completion Stage), and the long Dorje Shugden kangsol (fulfilment ritual). As before, he also received oral transmissions for many other teachings.

In 1995, Lama Thubten Phurbu enrolled in the Debate College and continued his study of the Great Treaties with various masters including Lobsang Sidrub (罗松喜珠), Sonam Bajo (索囊巴骄) and Ngawang Dondrub (昂旺准殊). During this period, he made a trip to Kirti Monastery in Sichuan, Aba Province, also known as the Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture. It was here that he studied Pramana (Valid Cognition) and other subjects under Lobsang Dondrub (罗松准珠) and Ngagek Lungrik (阿克龙热).

From left: H.E. Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche, Ven. Lama Thubten Phurbu and H.E. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende at Albagnano Healing and Meditation Centre in Italy

From left: H.E. Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche, Ven. Lama Thubten Phurbu and H.E. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende at Albagnano Healing and Meditation Centre in Italy

The study schedule at Kirti Monastery was punishing. Early each morning, as soon as he had freshened up and completed his prostrations, he would read and memorise the texts. On a daily basis, he would also recite out loud the texts which he had committed to memory to his teacher at dawn. He would then proceed to the main prayer hall for morning service without having breakfast.

Thereafter, Lama Thubten Phurbu would continue his day by debating with his classmates on the pavement or by the road just outside the monastery. As he lacked sponsorship and resources, he used a study table made from carton boxes and slept on a bed of stuffed old gunnysacks.

For four years, he studied intensely with very little sleep and would often skip meals and rest periods, prioritising his studies over his comfort. By the time he returned to Longxi Monastery, Lama Thubten Phurbu had become one of the best debaters among his peers, especially on the topic of Abhisamayalamkara (Ornament of Clear Realisation).

At the Mother Temple of the Graduated Path to Enlightenment in Lumbini, Nepal

At the Mother Temple of the Graduated Path to Enlightenment in Lumbini, Nepal

Since his ordination, Lama Thubten Phurbu has studied under 14 great masters and is skilled in both the Sutras and Tantras. He has received a series of teachings and oral transmissions from His Holiness Kangurwa Shangba Thubten Gelek Leshe Gyatso Chokyi Rinpoche (甘珠瓦桑巴土登格莱嘉措秋吉仁波切) including the Collected Works of Lama Tsongkhapa and His Two Spiritual Sons, the Collected Works of His Holiness Pabongka Rinpoche and the empowerments of Yamantaka, Cakrasamvara, and Vajrayogini.

He has also received various teachings, oral transmissions, initiations and empowerments from Khenpo Denma Lodro (堪布登玛罗曲), Namkha Gyachen Rinpoche (囊卡嘉衬仁波切), Sakya Riten Khenpo (萨嘉派乐登堪布) and Sonam Gyatso.

Lama Thubten Phurbu has also founded various Buddhist associations in different provinces. In 2003, he established the Manjushri Whispered Lineage Books Distribution Society (文殊耳传庄严印经会), which aims to preserve the many Sutras and commentaries that are no longer in print. In 2006, he also built the Liberation Bodhi Stupa (见解脱菩提宝塔).

These days, Lama Thubten Phurbu returns to his village every summer where he makes thousands of tsa tsas in the image of Lama Tsongkhapa, the Three Long Life Deities (Amitayus, White Tara, and Ushnishavijaya), Vajrasattva, and so on. These tsa tsas are made from clay that has been infused with traditional Tibetan medicines. When completed, they are then placed inside the local village shrine to bless the area and its residents.

During the winter months, he engages in various retreats such as those concentrating on the Vajrasattva practice, as well as fire pujas.

Although Lama Thubten Phurbu leads a simple life, he gathered his family and friends to fundraise for a 20-foot-tall thangka of His Eminence Nianzhi Rinpoche. After it was painted, the thangka was then blessed and offered to his guru.

In 2015, at the request of his students, Lama Thubten Phurbu began visiting various provinces in China and Tibet to spread Lama Tsongkhapa’s teachings, to teach the Lam Rim as well as the Mind Transformation teachings, and to promote the lineage of Dorje Shugden. Some of the places where he spreads Dorje Shugden’s practice is at Xia Feng Temple in the Yu Zhu District of Youyang Tujia and Miao Autonomous County, and in ChongQing City (重庆市酉阳县玉柱社区霞峰寺), China.

Lama Thubten Phurbu spends most of his time and funds on building stupas, making statues, printing Dharma books, supporting the poor and needy, as well as other virtuous and beneficial works. As China begins to allow the propagation of Buddhist teachings, especially the tradition of Lama Tsongkhapa and Dorje Shugden, Lama Thubten Phurbu has increasingly greater opportunities to continue disseminating these authentic and holy practices in China and Tibet, backed by growing interest and support from the government.

 

The Outspoken Lama

Lama Thubten Phurbu is highly respected and well-known for bringing Dorje Shugden’s practice to many people and for being outspoken about the benefits of this practice. He has spoken against the Central Tibetan Administration’s (CTA) ban on Dorje Shugden in Tibet and the harm instigated against Dorje Shugden practitioners.

Lama Thubten Phurbu has opposed the CTA’s claim that there is no religious freedom in Tibet, and has given many examples to the contrary, such as how one has full freedom to become ordained, to study Buddhism and to make donations to temples and monasteries without interference from the Chinese authorities.

He also explains how the Chinese government protects all five major lineages of Tibetan Buddhism without bias, and that in recent years, they have provided healthcare services to tens of thousands of monks who gathered for the Gaden Monlam Chenmo Festival. The same also happens at the Nyingma Monlam, Kagyu Monlam and Bönpo Monlam festivals as well. In addition, the government supports the monks with monthly stipends and retirement plans so that they can concentrate on their studies.

At Rabten Choeling, a centre for higher Tibetan studies in Mont Pelerin, Switzerland

At Rabten Choeling, a centre for higher Tibetan studies in Mont Pelerin, Switzerland

Lama Thubten Phurbu has also been invited to consecrate Dorje Shugden tenkhangs (Protector chapels), perform Dorje Shugden pujas, and give talks about Dorje Shugden in monasteries throughout Tibet. All this, along with his other beneficial works to preserve and spread the Dharma so that people can see a real transformation in their lives and progress on their spiritual paths, has pleased Dorje Shugden very much.

Dorje Shugden’s pleasure was demonstrated through an oracle, who spontaneously took trance during one of Lama Thubten Phurbu’s Dharma talks. He was one of three Dorje Shugden oracles currently living in Lhasa. Such occurrences are accepted throughout the Tibetan Buddhist tradition as a sign of the Dharma Protector being pleased with the works of the lineage holders and masters.

 

Travelling to the West

An influential Gelug Lama, Lama Thubten Phurbu is also invited to give teachings all over the world. He has been invited to teach in Italy, Switzerland and Nepal as more and more western Dharma practitioners recognise and support the growth of pure Dharma.

While he was in Italy, a group of devotees had the rare opportunity to offer a long life puja (tenshug) to both His Eminence Gangchen Rinpoche and Lama Thubten Phurbu, in order to request them to live long and continue their beneficial activities of spreading the Dharma. A wild boar greeted Gangchen Rinpoche immediately after the puja and this is believed to be an auspicious omen from the female Buddha Marici, also known as Oserchenma in Tibet.

Lama Thubten Phurbu has also given a series of Lam Rim teachings at Rabten Choeling in Switzerland. During this time, the members of the centre also had the opportunity to offer a long life puja to Lama Thubten Phurbu.

 

Visiting Monasteries in India

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Lama Thubten Phurbu has also visited Shar Gaden Monastery in Mundgod, India. This monastery was established in 2008 as a result of the ban on the practice of Dorje Shugden. It is one of two monasteries in South India that are beacons of hope for Dorje Shugden practitioners amidst the segregation and suffering created by the ban.

The visit to Shar Gaden was an opportunity for Lama Thubten Phurbu to collaborate with fellow Shugden practitioners to improve the general welfare of the Tibetan refugee community and enhance their spiritual practice. The visit also highlights the strong connections that have been forged between Dorje Shugden practitioners all over the world.

Due to the perceived security risks arising from the unresolved Sino-Tibetan conflict, strict travel restrictions are usually imposed on Tibetans travelling from the Tibet Autonomous Region to India, and vice versa. However, Lama Thubten Phurbu has been able to travel freely without restrictions, which is a clear indication of the Chinese government’s confidence in him and his good standing with them.

While others have left for the exile community in Dharamsala for a supposedly better life, Lama Thubten Phurbu has proven his loyalty to Tibet by remaining in the region despite strenuous conditions. He continues to work hard for the benefit of the locals and has really achieved a lot for both the Dharma and the Tibetan people.

From left: Ven. Lama Thubten Phurbu, H.E. Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche and Lama Michel Rinpoche

From left: Ven. Lama Thubten Phurbu, H.E. Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche and Lama Michel Rinpoche

Unfortunately, with measures such as the Dorje Shugden ban still in effect, the Tibetans-in-exile cannot benefit from this ready bridge to overcome the Sino-Tibetan stand-off, even though individuals such as Lama Thubten Phurbu have been cultivating relationships with the Chinese government for decades.

In truth, while the CTA continues to segregate the Tibetans and does nothing to open meaningful dialogue with the Chinese authorities, Lama Thubten Phurbu and other Dorje Shugden lamas work to repair the damage. In fact, it is people like Lama Thubten Phurbu who strive to foster harmony amongst the Tibetans in the hope of spreading and preserving the sacred teachings of the Buddha, Lama Tsongkhapa, and the holy lineage of Dorje Shugden to benefit others.

 

Long (rgyas pa) Kangsol (sger bskang)

Compiled by Lama Thubten Phurbu

 

Table of Contents

  • Page 1-75: Long Kangsol
  • Page 76-82: Invocation and Request for Activities to Trakze (Wrathful)
  • Page 83-84: Dedication by Lama Thubten Phurbu
  • Page 85-113: Medium Kangsol
  • Page 114-126: Sang Offering to Dorje Shugden and Retinue
  • Page 127-138: Tsog Offering to Dorje Shugden and Retinue
  • Page 139-141: Request to Gyenze and Retinue (Increasing)
  • Page 142-148: Prayer and Offering to Kache Marpo
  • Page 149-150: Condensed Prayer for Confession, Fulfilment Offering and Tsog Offering to Dorje Shugden and Retinue
  • Page 151-152: Tea Offering Prayer
  • Page 153-157: Sending Off torma Prayer
  • Page 158-160: Short Sang Offering Prayer
  • Page 161-163: Complete Dedication
  • Page 164: Prayers Compiled by Lama Thubten Phurbu for the Sogtae Ceremony by Ngawang Lobsang Thubten Pelzangpo

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  1. Valentina Suhendra on Oct 6, 2018 at 5:49 pm

    A Daily Request for Wealth, Peace and Protection

    Composed by H.E. Tsem Rinpoche

    In the heavens there are myriad manifestations of the divine. All those manifestations specifically show us different aspects of divinity in order to be of benefit to all living beings. All the rupakaya forms of the divine have compassion, skillful means and wisdom. We invoke upon them whether we are happy, sad, down, lost, fulfilled, confused, empty, and during the whole range of emotions we constantly experience due to an untrained mind.

    Understanding our nature, Great Wisdom Being Dorje Shugden, therefore all the more so, please hold us close to your bosom as an only child to a parent.

    Though the manifestations of the divine need no offerings and gifts from us, we offer you supreme Manjushri Dorje Shugden a libation of tea, incense and mantras, in order to ask you to bless us, to be a part of our lives, to abide in our dwellings and to give us signs, omens and portents of both good and bad. When the negative arises, quell them immediately. Please increase the positive for my weary and worn mind as I lay my hopes in you.

    When difficulties, problems and confusion arise, we ask you, who is but the culmination of all that is powerful, holy and omniscient to bless myself, family, loved ones, environment and even my pets. May I see wisdom, find hope, and be at peace.

    I request you, O Divine Bhagavān Dorje Shugden, who wears a round dome hat and the three robes of a saffroned bhikshu, who wields a sword of liberty, justice and wisdom and clutches a wish-fulfilling jewel, who rides on a supreme lion of subjugation of all that is negative, to fulfill my wishes. I understand my wishes may not be the best, so I surrender to your wisdom for the outcome though it may not be what I have in mind. Please bless myself and everyone that we may enter into the supreme city of liberation.

    Great Bhagavān Dorje Shugden, I request you sincerely from my heart to be a part of my life, bless my home, and grant me wisdom, solace and comfort, that I might be of service to others without agenda, and that I may focus out onto others and not be fixated on myself, creating more problems for all that I hold dear.

    Bless me to become kinder, wiser, more compassionate, tolerant and very forgiving to all those who hurt and love me. In order to become close to you, Dorje Shugden, we must surrender the banal. We must abandon fixed views, projections and rigidity. Lastly, in my final moment when I leave this plane of existence, only the positive actions I have done will matter as everything and everyone will be left behind. Let me realise this and act upon this now! At this crucial moment, please may I have a vision of yourself, the powerful and merciful Dorje Shugden, to take me to where I may course in the sky to continue my journey of spiritual waxing.

    I offer you saffron-coloured tea and my faith to fulfill my prayers and gain siddhis. By reciting your mantra, may healing, peace, love, long life, protection and perfect view of sunyata arise.

    Mantra of fulfillment, peace and wisdom:

    OM BENZA WIKI BITANA SOHA

    (It is good to recite this mantra daily as much as you like or your timing allows.)

    I dedicate this supreme heartfelt prayer to the all-knowing Celestial and Supreme Protector Dorje Shugden, that I may quickly become a being of light, compassion, love and enlightenment.

    Please play the audio included here to follow along with the prayer.

    OR

    Follow on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-OSudd323A

    For more information, go to: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=61394

    https://video.tsemtulku.com/chat-videos/chat-1538813324.mp4


  2. Pastor Adeline Woon on Sep 22, 2018 at 1:07 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

  3. Beatrix Ooi on Aug 10, 2018 at 6:54 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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  4. Valentina Suhendra on Aug 7, 2018 at 8:53 pm

    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

  5. Pastor Shin Tan on Aug 1, 2018 at 11:55 pm

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

  6. Made in Japan on Jul 31, 2018 at 5:22 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

  7. Pastor Adeline Woon on Jul 29, 2018 at 6:21 pm

    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

  8. Pastor Adeline Woon on Jul 25, 2018 at 2:07 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

  9. Joy Kam on Jul 25, 2018 at 1:58 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

  10. Joy Kam on Jul 21, 2018 at 1:26 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.

  11. Joy Kam on Mar 2, 2018 at 5:39 am

    Isn’t this just lovely?! Look at these cute Tibetan kids singing praises to Dorje Shugden during Losar celebration in Tibet! Great blessings to all – Click to watch! 😍🌈🌟

    https://video.tsemtulku.com/chat-videos/chat-1519938132.mp4


  12. Pastor Adeline Woon on Mar 2, 2018 at 5:03 am

    Will the CTA (Tibetan govt in exile) and their supporters in East and West say voodoo is evil and cannot be practiced too? Will they advise against Voodoo and say its a demon’s practice and people who practice are bad too? Truth be told, no one has the right to say anything about anyone’s religion. Listen to what this man says in the short snagged clip because he speaks well and with the truth.

    https://video.tsemtulku.com/videouploads/comment-1519934791.mp4


  13. Pastor Han Nee on Feb 10, 2018 at 2:27 pm

    Lama Thubten Phurbu of Kham, Tibet, who compiled the long Kangsol of Dorje Shugden, is truly an amazing Lama with incredible achievements and accomplishments.He had mastered the five sciences and continued his studies in Tantra and Tantric practices, rituals and ritual instruments. He rose to become the chant master (umze) of the Longxi Monastery’s Tantric College and the monastery’s caretaker and a great Vajra Master. He became adept in the Tibetan language and mastered the script and the skill of composition in both verse and prose.

    A great lineage master of the Gelug and Tsongkhapa Lineage, he had entered the Lamrim College where he had studied texts such as the Lamrim Chenmo, the Bodhisattvacharyavatara, and the long Dorje Shugden kangsol (fulfilment ritual). He had also gone on a pilgrimage to the three great Tsongkhapa monasteries. After a four year intensive study and debate course at the Kirti Monastery , he became one of the greatest debaters among his peers.

    Then in 2015,at the request of his students, Lama Thubten Phurbu began visiting various provinces in China and Tibet to spread Lama Tsongkhapa’s teachings, to teach the Lam Rim as well as the Mind Transformation teachings, and to promote the lineage of Dorje Shugden.

    Today, he is renowned as a great teacher and respected greatly for spreading the practice of Dorje Shugden and especially for his courage in speaking up about the benefits of the practice.He is fearless in speaking up and refuting , with very strong evidence, the claims of CTA that there is no religious freedom in Tibet, China. He fiercely works to preserve and promote the Gelug Lineag and Je Tsongkhapa’s teachings too.

    It was Venerable Lama Thubten Phurbu Rinpoche who, together with Venerable Geshe Tenzin Paljor, planned the recent Milestone International Dorje Shugden Conference in Nepal. Together, they passionately guided and faciltated the talks and discussions with a view towards greater unity and harmony within the international Shugden community.

  14. Pastor Shin Tan on Jan 30, 2018 at 12:50 am

    This excerpt of the Swiss Television documentary presented in 1988 is a painful reminder of the hypocrisy and the sad reality of the oppression, discrimination, and ostracisation of Dorje Shugden practitioners. For 20 years, Dorje Shugden practitioners have endured this and no one supported their fight as the Tibetan leadership in exile continues to undermine their effort by denying the existence of this ban, and silencing their voice by peer pressure, flooding the media and fooling the general public with accusations that Shugden practitioners are political tools supported by the Chinese government to create discord within the Tibetan community. Please listen to their plea and please share this video far and wide to end this injustice.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gis2vaURT40

  15. Wai Meng Wan on Jan 3, 2018 at 3:26 am

    I read many good things about Lama Thubten Phurbu. Something of significant about this article is that Lam Thubten Phurbu has much freedoms to go around the world. The Chinese government is very sensitive to lamas and gurus who wish to bring buddhism to all over the world. Yet the degree of trust shown to Lama Thubten Phurbu, shows great trust by the Chinese government to Lama Thubten Phurbu and also he benefits people and the public.

  16. Sofi on Dec 14, 2017 at 1:25 am

    Lama Thubten Phurbu is indeed incredible to have achieved so much since young. After so much of CTA’s propaganda accusing China of religious and cultural suppression, Lama Thubten Purbu certainly cleared the false accusations. Clearly the trust that China government has for Lama Thubten Phurbu shows his propitiation Dharma and religious activities to be without political agenda. Contrary to CTA’s claims, China do support religious growth, what more even to the extent of setting up funds for the monks’ retirement funds. It is also very clear that CTA is creating fear in their people to delay negotiations with China and to remain as refugee status for easy sponsorship monies.
    As Lama Thubten Phurbu’s religious activities grows and spread, all the more red faced CTA would be to be proven wrong in their propaganda accusation. The Dalai Lama’s wish to return to Tibet could have been achieved if CTA were to stop their negative activities, reunite their people (by lifting the Dorje Shugden ban) and reach out to China through trusted and respected Masters like Lama Thubten Phurbu. Upon examination, Lama Thubten Phurbu as many Shugden Lamas are non-political nor sectarian as they propounded the Dharma as according to the lineage practices they received from their Gurus.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us the special Lama Thubten Phurbu and his incredible dharma activities and how practicing Protector Dorje Shugden is non-sectarian and can only help the Dharma to spread in benefit.

  17. Fong on Dec 9, 2017 at 9:16 am

    It is wonderful that the Chinese government has started to do much for the propagation of Buddhism inTibet. As lama Thubten Phurbu explained: –

    “how the Chinese government protects all five major lineages of Tibetan Buddhism without bias, and that in recent years, they have provided healthcare services to tens of thousands of monks who gathered for the Gaden Monlam Chenmo Festival. The same also happens at the Nyingma Monlam, Kagyu Monlam and Bönpo Monlam festivals as well. In addition, the government supports the monks with monthly stipends and retirement plans so that they can concentrate on their studies.”

    This is a bold and new move by a government that recognizes that people need a spiritual practice to be better people, which in turn will help the country advance. A country needs to invest in their citizens, positively.

    Through these, lamas like Lama Thubten Purbu are better able to bring the teachings of Lama Tsongkhapa to benefit more people.

    May Lama Thubten Phurbu have stable health and long life to continue his work to benefit sentient beings.

  18. Sock Wan on Dec 6, 2017 at 8:41 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us the work of other great DS Lamas. If it was not because of the ban, he would have been to even more places to spread Dharma. It is very clear to see DS Lamas do not mix religion with politic. All they do is to give Dharma teachings, nothing else. May DS ban be lifted very soon so many people can learn pure Dharma from very qualified teachers.

  19. Uncle Eddie on Dec 6, 2017 at 11:01 am

    As a matter of fact, it is said that people like Lama Thubten Phurbu who is striving hard to foster harmony among the Tibetans in the hope of spreading and preserving the sacred teachings of the Buddha, Lama Tsongkhapa and the holy lineage of Dorje Shugden to benefit others. Since his ordination, Thubten Phurbu, also known as Tsangyang Gyatso was said to have studied under 14 great masters and is skilled in both the Sutras and Tantras. He is a well-known and learned gelug Lama, who has many beneficial projects in Tibet and China, but occassionally travels to the West India and Nepal to give teachings on Lama Tsongkhapa’s precious lineage as well as Dorje Shugden’s practice too! At the request of his students, Lama Thubten Phurba began visiting various provinces in China and Tibet to spread Lama Tsongkhapa’s teachings and to promote the lineage of Dorje Shugden there. It is said that Lama Thubten Phurbu spends most of his time and funds on building Stupas, making statues, printing dharma books, supporting the poor and needy as well as other virtuous and harmonious works. Such philantrophic and meaningful actions of Lama Thubten has greatly attracted and enhanced China”s respect and appreciation of Lama Thubten Phurbu’s good work and sincerity , which will be of a great benefit for all Tibetans as well as for the Dharma! As an influential gelug Lama, Lama Thubten Phurbu has also been invited to give teachings all over the World, such as Italy, Switzerland and Nepal, as more and more western Dharma practitioners recognize and support the growth of Dharma! Truly an incredible, highly respectful, influential, outspoken and sacrficing high Lama, Thubten Phurbu really is!

  20. yin ping on Dec 5, 2017 at 12:02 am

    Lama Thubten Phurbu is a well-known and learned Gelug Lama from Kham, Tibet. He is a Dorje Shugden practitioner who travels occasionally to the West, India and Nepal to spread Tsongkhapa’s lineage and Dorje Shugden practice. He is also associated with the North America Gelug Buddhist Association to preserve the Gelug tradition in America as well as around the world.

    Lama Thubten Phurbu has great opportunities to spread Lama Tsongkhapa and Dorje Shugden practice in China and Tibet because China has freedom of religious. He has been promoting the benefits of Dorje Shugden’s practice and he spoke against the CTA ban on Dorje Shugden in Tibet. Besides, Chinese government has been giving much support on Tibetan Buddhism by giving protections to five major lineages of the Tibetan Buddhism without bias. For example, the Chinese government provides healthcare to monks who gathered for the Gaden Monlam Chenmo Festival and other School and also monthly stipends and retirement plans for monks.

    Despite CTA ban on Dorje Shugden, Lama Thubten Phurbu visits to Shar Gaden Monastery has bring hopes and courage to fellow Dorje Shugden practitioners. They work together to improve general welfare of the Tibetan refugee community and their spiritual practice. Lama Thubten Phurbu hardwork in spreading the holy teachings of Lama Tsongkhapa and Dorje Shugden signifying to bring peace and harmony to the Tibetan refugees in India.

  21. Samfoonheei on Dec 3, 2017 at 12:09 pm

    It is so heart warming to read these article of Lama Thubten Phurbu who is well known , respected Lama . It is also interesting to note that Lama Thubten Phurbu has done so much speaking up on the ban on Dorje Shugden and has contributed many beneficial projects in Tibet and China. He travels occasionally to the West, India and Nepal to give teachings. The Chinese has high regard and trust of Lama Thubten Phurbu to enable him to travel to and forth India which is a restricted zone for Tibetans. As he travelled to spread Lama Tsongkhapa’s teachings, to teach the Lam Rim as well as the Mind Transformation teachings, and to promote the lineage of Dorje Shugden. Wonderful and respected Lama Thubten Phurbu has even compiled many prayers ,,,,,,Long (rgyas pa) Kangsol (sger bskang).
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing

  22. Anne Ong on Nov 28, 2017 at 9:29 pm

    Really an inspiring write up about Lama Thubten Phurbu who made so much sacrifices for his studies and practice to benefit others. I respect Lama Thubten Phurbu for his outspokeness to make things possible for Dorje Shugden practitioners to have religious freedom . Reminds me of my wonderful and caring guru,Tsem Rinpoche who is always making sacrifices to benefit people whom he doesn’t even know. Hope there would be more people who are always able to make sacrifices to benefit others. Thank you very much Rinpoche and blog team for sharing this very good article and blessed precious text of Lama Thubten Phurbu 🙏😘

  23. Wong Suet Moi on Nov 28, 2017 at 11:30 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for the sharing. The sharing can benefit more people especially those people know how to read Tibetan languages. All these prayers are proper preserve and now can share to public to benefit all in their spiritual path. People in this modern era can have the opportunity to know more about this encient sacred and powerful practice. And all this practice will be keeping here life after life. May more people can be connnected to Gelug lineage.

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  • Yee Yin
    Saturday, Nov 17. 2018 06:12 PM
    Mount Wu Tai is the sacred abode of Buddha Manjushri. Many people and great Buddhist masters will make pilgrimage trips to Mount Wu Tai to collect merits and to connect with Buddha Manjushri. If we have the opportunity, we should make at least one pilgrimage trip to Mount Wu Tai.

    Read this article to find out what to visit when you are in Mount Wu Tai:
    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/wonderful-wu-tai-shan-manjushri-holy-place.html
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  • Yee Yin
    Saturday, Nov 17. 2018 05:59 PM
    Dorje Shugden has 5 emanations, each emanation has different functions to address different problems. Shize is the pacify form of Dorje Shugden, he looks very peaceful and he rides on an elephant. His practice is for healing and longevity.

    Learn how to engage his practice:
    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/shize-a-practice-for-healing-and-long-life.html
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  • Yee Yin
    Saturday, Nov 17. 2018 05:50 PM
    Are you a lover of Indian vegetarian meals? If you are not, then you have to try these Indian food recipes. They are very flavourful and tasty, and best of all they are cruelty-free meals!

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/food-recipes/delicious-indian-food-recipes.html
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  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Nov 17. 2018 02:00 PM
    In many parts of the world , women do not enjoy equal opportunities to earn, participate in politics or get an education. They can face gender-based violence and discrimination. Women through history have not always had that choice. Now its natural to see female politicians, doctors, business leaders, and writers. Inspiring …… many courtesans who lived in ancient and medieval India were women who managed to make a mark in the male dominated society of those times. These courtesans were trained in many arts of poetry, music, dance and philosophy. They knew their talents, were confident of their abilities and choosing the path of philosophy along with their profession.
    In Buddhism there is no discrimination toward women , gender is just another label. Men and women are equal both in enlightenment and in practice. It has proven that many female Mahasiddhas and Yoginis have gained full enlightenment in a female body.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing….Truly agree that everyone deserves equal respect.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/courtesans-of-ancient-india.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Nov 17. 2018 01:59 PM
    India has a long tradition of peace and amity. The reported remarks of the Dalai Lama, Tibetan spiritual leader, about the result of the recent elections in Bihar state has been misquoted by some. The results of the Bihar polls show that forces of tolerance are not only active but are in majority. Dalai Lama’s comments on intolerance should not be misinterpreted as criticism of the government. A majority of Hindus preferred harmony received the support of the Janata Dal while the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) played down the statement. Referring the Dalai Lama’s remarks as an attack on ‘extremist elements’, and the Tibetan spiritual leader has been in India for long and is aware of Indian culture. The BJP tried to maintain communal harmony in the state at all costs.
    As HH Dalai Lama is an icon of peace and harmony , should then look into the welfare of those Tibetans in exile, they have been sufferings, discriminated since the ban on Dorje Shugden over a period of time. May HH Dalai Lama please lift the ban for the sake of unity , peace and harmony .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.


    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/india-downplays-dalai-lama-remarks-on-intolerance.html
  • Sofi
    Saturday, Nov 17. 2018 01:21 AM
    Talk on Reincarnation by H.H. Dalai Lama

    Hmm, tihs should be interesting since the Dalai Lama advocated DS practitioners will go to hell and the DS high Lamas just kept coming back in compassion which proves his theory wrong.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/talk-on-reincarnation-by-h-h-dalai-lama.html
  • Sofi
    Saturday, Nov 17. 2018 12:38 AM
    Making Water Offerings to the Buddhas

    Making water offerings to the Buddha generates great blessings and counters your miserliness. making water offerings is a direct method for creating wealth and purifying poverty. Easy to do yet offerings of water gives us tremendous benefits for our spiritual practice.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/making-water-offerings-to-the-buddhas.html
  • Sofi
    Saturday, Nov 17. 2018 12:25 AM
    The Buddha didn’t just believe in rebirth, he argued for it

    How interesting! Certainly warrant looking into further. How did Buddha argue and did he win the argument?

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-buddha-didnt-just-believe-in-rebirth-he-argued-for-it.html
  • Yee Yin
    Friday, Nov 16. 2018 05:56 PM
    Dorje Shugden has 5 different emanations. Each emanation has different functions to solve different problems. Trakze is the most wrathful of all 5 forms, he rides on a Garuda with a snake in his mouth. Trakze is very effective to dispel black magic or serious negative energy disturbances.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/trakze-to-dispel-black-magic-spirits.html
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  • Yee Yin
    Friday, Nov 16. 2018 05:53 PM
    Why not consider going on a vegetarian diet? It is scientifically proven that the vegetarian diet can improve our health. We will feel lighter as our body does not have to spend so much energy to digest the food. In addition, the risk of getting heart diseases and cancer is also reduced. Here are some very delicious vegetarian food recipes for you to try at home.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/dr-jiangs-delicious-healthy-recipesvideos.html
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  • Yee Yin
    Friday, Nov 16. 2018 05:49 PM
    What is your goal in your life? Getting a good job, earning good money, getting a big house, a big car and have a family? This is what most people pursue in their lives. But Nick Keomahavong has realised something higher, he realised that even if he has achieved all of the above, he is still not happy. However, he found his answer in spirituality. He decided to give up all the material things he has and became an ordained monk.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/why-i-left-everything-to-become-a-buddhist-monk.html
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  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Nov 16. 2018 11:10 AM
    Beautiful story of how Rinpoche got his first mala. Rinpoche just found one which came from nowhere on the road. As Rinpoche needed the mala for dharma practice at those difficult times in Howell, New Jersey and Rinpoche literally found one. Good things will come when we do good and have good thoughts.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/autobiography/the-mala.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Nov 16. 2018 11:09 AM
    Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. Buddhism was close to Einstein’s heart and part of him from the many quotes he wrote . ( Buddhism has the characteristics of what would be expected in a cosmic religion for the future ) He did not consider himself a Buddhist but it appears from his actual writings that he did have a favourable view of the Buddha and Buddhism. Interesting post which I do enjoyed.
    Thank you Rinpoche.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/einstein-on-buddhism.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Nov 15. 2018 12:40 PM
    Its great sharing …… Rinpoche’s biography “The Promise” in Mongolian for those Mongolian friends .May more and more people do read it to understand better about Rinpoche and the Dorje Shugden controversy. May Rinpoche’s teachings spread to every corners of the world. Thank you Rinpoche and writers team for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/%D1%82%D0%BE%D0%B2%D1%87-%D0%BD%D0%B0%D0%BC%D1%82%D0%B0%D1%80-tsem-rinpoches-short-biography-in-mongolian.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Nov 15. 2018 12:39 PM
    Interesting biography of a great and influential Gelug religious lady……the Lady Lhalu Lhacham Yangdzom Tsering, who was one of the most popular and also an important aristocratic students of Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche. She was one of the influential Gelug religious figures in the Lhasa at that time. The Lhacham’s devotion to the controversial protector deity Dorje Shugden whose practice she received from Kyabje Phabongkha Rinpoche is beautifully reflected in her deep spiritual conviction in the very deities and practices. Interesting read of a GREAT spiritual lady of how she struggles in life and never gave up her commitments to her guru Kyabje Pabongka Dorjechang. Her dertermination, motivation and inspiration are indeed incredible .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing of Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche and his yogini student, the Lady Lhalu.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/pabongka-rinpoche-and-his-yogini-student-the-lady-lhalu.html

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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
The unknown may be growth and opportunities,
One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
But then again, the unknown is sometimes worse than the known. In the end nothing is known unless we endeavour,
So go pursue all the way with the unknown,
because all unknown with familiarity becomes the known.
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I was given this beautiful gift today from Karen Chong. It is an enormous gift. I really treasure this. I love anything to do with invoking Manjushri or connecting with Him. Thank you so much. Tsem Rinpoche
3 days ago
I was given this beautiful gift today from Karen Chong. It is an enormous gift. I really treasure this. I love anything to do with invoking Manjushri or connecting with Him. Thank you so much. Tsem Rinpoche
I requesed His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche to write out the mantra of Vajra Yogini. He immediately compassionately obliged me. This is the mantra as written by His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. I\'ve had this in a safe plastic wrap and wore it around my neck in a small yellow cloth \'bag\' for many years. Tsem Rinpoche
5 days ago
I requesed His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche to write out the mantra of Vajra Yogini. He immediately compassionately obliged me. This is the mantra as written by His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. I've had this in a safe plastic wrap and wore it around my neck in a small yellow cloth 'bag' for many years. Tsem Rinpoche
If there were just 10 persons you should know about in your lifetime, one of them is this incredible Dr. Ambedkar. Enrich your life and don\'t miss this: https://bit.ly/2Dub7xu
1 week ago
If there were just 10 persons you should know about in your lifetime, one of them is this incredible Dr. Ambedkar. Enrich your life and don't miss this: https://bit.ly/2Dub7xu
Dear friends, watch this short 11mins video. It is so nice. My dream idea of living. I love the fresh things they grow for their own food. I wish our culture here was more geared toward this type of living. Watch plse. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=do1O5Avw_SQ&feature=share
1 week ago
Dear friends, watch this short 11mins video. It is so nice. My dream idea of living. I love the fresh things they grow for their own food. I wish our culture here was more geared toward this type of living. Watch plse. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=do1O5Avw_SQ&feature=share
No one stays around, do not depend on anyone. Let go of them before they let go of you...it is inevitable. Tsem Rinpoche
1 week ago
No one stays around, do not depend on anyone. Let go of them before they let go of you...it is inevitable. Tsem Rinpoche
Outdoor stunning Tara at Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia.
2 weeks ago
Outdoor stunning Tara at Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia.
The Promise - https://bit.ly/2NfHJjQ
2 weeks ago
Hunting is a horrible \'sport\' because it is not necessary and unfair. Killing animals is vicious and inhuman. Hurting animals does not help us, our karma, our mind and it does not help the animals. Killing animals serves no benefit and it stunts our spiritual growth. Tsem Rinpoche
2 weeks ago
Hunting is a horrible 'sport' because it is not necessary and unfair. Killing animals is vicious and inhuman. Hurting animals does not help us, our karma, our mind and it does not help the animals. Killing animals serves no benefit and it stunts our spiritual growth. Tsem Rinpoche
This is a beautiful Yamantaka
3 weeks ago
This is a beautiful Yamantaka
This is so powerful. This is so true. This is something we must remember about our self worth. We must value ourselves without arrogance.
3 weeks ago
This is so powerful. This is so true. This is something we must remember about our self worth. We must value ourselves without arrogance.
Nothing is for free for sure.
3 weeks ago
Nothing is for free for sure.
Beautiful Dorje Yudroma protector. A gentle Goddess I\'ve had the pleasure to meet via her oracle.
3 weeks ago
Beautiful Dorje Yudroma protector. A gentle Goddess I've had the pleasure to meet via her oracle.
Beautiful Kalachakra painting
3 weeks ago
Beautiful Kalachakra painting
I like this picture of my teacher behind me.
3 weeks ago
I like this picture of my teacher behind me.
This magnificent Dorje Shugden statue is enshrined at Choijin Lama Museum in Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia. The museum was the home of the Choijin Lama, the State Oracle of Mongolia. Choijin Lama was an oracle of the Nechung deity and the brother of the 8th Bogd Khaan Jebzundamba (1869-1924), the de facto leader of Outer Mongolia. - https://palyulmedia.smugmug.com/Worldwide-Palyul/MongoliaConnections/Mongolia-Choijin-Lama-Museum/i-TQ8CmHM
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This magnificent Dorje Shugden statue is enshrined at Choijin Lama Museum in Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia. The museum was the home of the Choijin Lama, the State Oracle of Mongolia. Choijin Lama was an oracle of the Nechung deity and the brother of the 8th Bogd Khaan Jebzundamba (1869-1924), the de facto leader of Outer Mongolia. - https://palyulmedia.smugmug.com/Worldwide-Palyul/MongoliaConnections/Mongolia-Choijin-Lama-Museum/i-TQ8CmHM
Please download this and share this meme with others. Thanks.
3 weeks ago
Please download this and share this meme with others. Thanks.
Beautiful Tibetan art for FREE download: https://bit.ly/2oxb4qU
3 weeks ago
Beautiful Tibetan art for FREE download: https://bit.ly/2oxb4qU
Sacred Protector Dorje Shugden can help you, if you invoke Him sincerely..
4 weeks ago
Sacred Protector Dorje Shugden can help you, if you invoke Him sincerely..
Now there is a Tsem Rinpoche blog  site in Nepalese language! Check it out:  https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/l/np/
4 weeks ago
Now there is a Tsem Rinpoche blog site in Nepalese language! Check it out: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/l/np/
The Reasons Why People Who Practice Dorje Shugden Do Not Go To the Three Lower Realms- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSBbFiexCCE
1 month ago
The Reasons Why People Who Practice Dorje Shugden Do Not Go To the Three Lower Realms- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSBbFiexCCE
Very interesting blog post that goes along with this depiction of the Yeti. - https://bit.ly/2E43COF
1 month ago
Very interesting blog post that goes along with this depiction of the Yeti. - https://bit.ly/2E43COF
His Holiness Sharpa Choje Rinpoche Jetsun Lobsang Nyima of Gaden Shartse Monastery. He was a supreme master of both Sutra and Tantra. He served as abbot of both Gaden Shartse Monastery as well as Gyuto Tantric college. After serving as abbot of Gyuto Tantric college he entered into a few long term (3 year, 3 month and 3 day) Vajra Yogini retreats in the forest. He completed that long retreat twice and was going to enter it again till he was asked to be abbot of Gaden Shartse Monastery by H.H. the Dalai Lama. He was a great practitioner of Vajra Yogini\'s tantra as well as Dorje Shugden. He was a scholar of the highest renown and he was highly sought after for teachings. He was very devoted to Dorje Shugden throughout his whole life as a pure monk. I was fortunate enough to have him as one of my teachers. Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche

To read more- https://bit.ly/2zW2Grz
1 month ago
His Holiness Sharpa Choje Rinpoche Jetsun Lobsang Nyima of Gaden Shartse Monastery. He was a supreme master of both Sutra and Tantra. He served as abbot of both Gaden Shartse Monastery as well as Gyuto Tantric college. After serving as abbot of Gyuto Tantric college he entered into a few long term (3 year, 3 month and 3 day) Vajra Yogini retreats in the forest. He completed that long retreat twice and was going to enter it again till he was asked to be abbot of Gaden Shartse Monastery by H.H. the Dalai Lama. He was a great practitioner of Vajra Yogini's tantra as well as Dorje Shugden. He was a scholar of the highest renown and he was highly sought after for teachings. He was very devoted to Dorje Shugden throughout his whole life as a pure monk. I was fortunate enough to have him as one of my teachers. Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche To read more- https://bit.ly/2zW2Grz
Beautiful thangka painting of Lord Yamantaka the slayer of ignorance and who bestows supreme wisdom that eradicates all projections.
1 month ago
Beautiful thangka painting of Lord Yamantaka the slayer of ignorance and who bestows supreme wisdom that eradicates all projections.
Kadroma Metsik Nakmo or Dakini Ucchusma who purifies and heals the body.
1 month ago
Kadroma Metsik Nakmo or Dakini Ucchusma who purifies and heals the body.
I am reciting a daily prayer to Dorje Shugden. Here is the youtube link to the audio- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-OSudd323A
1 month ago
I am reciting a daily prayer to Dorje Shugden. Here is the youtube link to the audio- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-OSudd323A
It\'s hard to not fall in love with little cute Pema baby girl. She is so light, happy and wags her tail super fast when she sees us or anyone. Super friendly. She is a heart breaker for sure. Teehee...She is our Kechara Forest Retreat doggie and runs free throughout our sacred land. Her name Pema means lotus. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
It's hard to not fall in love with little cute Pema baby girl. She is so light, happy and wags her tail super fast when she sees us or anyone. Super friendly. She is a heart breaker for sure. Teehee...She is our Kechara Forest Retreat doggie and runs free throughout our sacred land. Her name Pema means lotus. Tsem Rinpoche
My Nepalese boys work hard and I appreciate them. Today we have purchased special foods for them to snack on and also to cook with so they won\'t be so homesick. These foods are all imported from their country. There\'s a street in downtown K.L. that sell all this. So happy to get this for them. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
My Nepalese boys work hard and I appreciate them. Today we have purchased special foods for them to snack on and also to cook with so they won't be so homesick. These foods are all imported from their country. There's a street in downtown K.L. that sell all this. So happy to get this for them. Tsem Rinpoche
I come out of the bathroom to be greeted by the mess the two monsters made...Some more they want snacks! Monster Oser girl and Monster Dharma boy.
2 months ago
I come out of the bathroom to be greeted by the mess the two monsters made...Some more they want snacks! Monster Oser girl and Monster Dharma boy.
This blog post has had amazing response. Since published on July 27, 2018, there has been 114,788 views and still increasing. I am happy to see how this post has made things clearer. Do visit this post here-  https://bit.ly/2MATbGe
2 months ago
This blog post has had amazing response. Since published on July 27, 2018, there has been 114,788 views and still increasing. I am happy to see how this post has made things clearer. Do visit this post here- https://bit.ly/2MATbGe
His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche with his disciple Kyabje Dagom Rinpoche. Beautiful picture.
2 months ago
His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche with his disciple Kyabje Dagom Rinpoche. Beautiful picture.
This monk takes trance of Dorje Shugden and he was happy to receive THE PROMISE book in Tibet
2 months ago
This monk takes trance of Dorje Shugden and he was happy to receive THE PROMISE book in Tibet
Find out about the blessed healing water for health and healing at Kechara Forest Retreat- https://bit.ly/2CtVQNk
2 months ago
Find out about the blessed healing water for health and healing at Kechara Forest Retreat- https://bit.ly/2CtVQNk
This is my ultimate home!!! Blue waters, trees, skies, mountains, house that is open, retreat, meditation, Buddha images and purple flowers. Wow. Such a perfect place for me. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
This is my ultimate home!!! Blue waters, trees, skies, mountains, house that is open, retreat, meditation, Buddha images and purple flowers. Wow. Such a perfect place for me. Tsem Rinpoche
To see other beautiful portrayals of Dorje Shugden, click here: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
2 months ago
To see other beautiful portrayals of Dorje Shugden, click here: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Severed head Vajra Yogini has a brilliant orange body, orange darting eyes, wearing a necklace of freshly cut human heads firmly standing within a wisdom fire emanating from her sacred body reminding us to cut off our self damaging ego. Without the ego, our sufferings cannot survive and our happiness will arise. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Severed head Vajra Yogini has a brilliant orange body, orange darting eyes, wearing a necklace of freshly cut human heads firmly standing within a wisdom fire emanating from her sacred body reminding us to cut off our self damaging ego. Without the ego, our sufferings cannot survive and our happiness will arise. Tsem Rinpoche
A thought on how to repay the kindness of the guru
2 months ago
A thought on how to repay the kindness of the guru
Very nice old artwork on the Bodha Stupa in Nepal.
2 months ago
Very nice old artwork on the Bodha Stupa in Nepal.
This is quite interesting....
2 months ago
This is quite interesting....
Wonderful statement by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Although Dorje Shugden is not negative, lets hope His Holiness can apply this to the Shugden issue. Then there will be peace.
2 months ago
Wonderful statement by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Although Dorje Shugden is not negative, lets hope His Holiness can apply this to the Shugden issue. Then there will be peace.
Left to right: Tritul Rinpoche, Gaden Tripa Rinpoche, Zong Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche in Gaden Shartse Monastic prayer hall during puja.
2 months ago
Left to right: Tritul Rinpoche, Gaden Tripa Rinpoche, Zong Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche in Gaden Shartse Monastic prayer hall during puja.
The oracle of Dorje Shugden Choyang Dulzin Kuten of Gaden making offerings to Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche during a teaching in Gaden Shartse Monastery.
2 months ago
The oracle of Dorje Shugden Choyang Dulzin Kuten of Gaden making offerings to Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche during a teaching in Gaden Shartse Monastery.
Their Holinesses Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Kyabje Zong Rinpoche
2 months ago
Their Holinesses Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Kyabje Zong Rinpoche
Please click on this picture and see how tragic this is.
2 months ago
Please click on this picture and see how tragic this is.
Advice by His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche- https://bit.ly/2NiryBg
2 months ago
Advice by His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche- https://bit.ly/2NiryBg
Zong Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche in 1987 Los Angeles.
2 months ago
Zong Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche in 1987 Los Angeles.
Beautiful Yamantaka print
2 months ago
Beautiful Yamantaka print
Beautiful and sacred Vajra Yogini painting for you to download free in high file to print out, frame and place on your shrine or share with friends. May you be blessed. Download here: 
 https://bit.ly/2N5zI02
3 months ago
Beautiful and sacred Vajra Yogini painting for you to download free in high file to print out, frame and place on your shrine or share with friends. May you be blessed. Download here: https://bit.ly/2N5zI02
The Fifth Dalai Lama & Dorje Shugden | ༧གོང་ས་ལྔ་པ་ཆེན་པོ་དང་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན། | 第五世达赖尊者与多杰雄登---read more--- https://bit.ly/2C65Iwr
3 months ago
The Fifth Dalai Lama & Dorje Shugden | ༧གོང་ས་ལྔ་པ་ཆེན་པོ་དང་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན། | 第五世达赖尊者与多杰雄登---read more--- https://bit.ly/2C65Iwr
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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
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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.
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    My Oser girl and Dharma boy in their cosy little bedroom next to me sleeping away. Cute.
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    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
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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
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    Super cute seal and so gentle. Must watch this video and realize we are all one. Tsem Rinpoche
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    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
    1 month 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
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    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.
    2 months ago
    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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    Huge Chenresig statue being built. Very beautiful.
  • Sacred Kache Marpo in trance of oracle makes offerings to Tsem Rinpoche and blesses the temple in Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia. Kache Marpo in ancient times was known as Tsiu Marpo the great protector of Samye Monastery which is the first monastery of Tibet.
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    Light offerings to the outdoor Buddha Tara shrine in Kechara Forest Retreat, Malaysia at night. Beautiful.
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  • Dharma boy is always mooching for a free snack! As shown in the video, Dharma gave up real fast and is waiting anxiously for a free snack!
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    Dharma boy is always mooching for a free snack! As shown in the video, Dharma gave up real fast and is waiting anxiously for a free snack!
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    Oser girl is very determined to get the snacks out! Look at how her cute little hands hold onto the ball.
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    Yudroma takes trance at Gyuto
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    This is the shrine next to my working table where I sit daily. Tsem Rinpoche
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