The Third Trijang, Lobzang Yeshe Tendzin Gyatso

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H.H. Kyabje 3rd Trijang Rinpoche, Lobzang Yeshe Tendzin Gyatso. Click on image to enlarge.

H.H. the 3rd Trijang Rinpoche, Lobzang Yeshe Tendzin Gyatso. Click on image to enlarge.

b.1901 – d.1981

Incarnations: Trijang ཁྲི་བྱང།
Tradition: Geluk དགེ་ལུགས།
Geography: Nepal
Historical Period: 20th Century ༢༠ དུས་རབས།
Institution: Ganden Shartse College དགའ་ལྡན་ཤར་རྩེ་གྲྭ་ཚང།; Trijang Labrang ཁྲི་བྱང་བླ་བྲང།
Name Variants: Lobzang Yeshe Tendzin Gyatso བློ་བཟང་ཡེ་ཤེས་བསྟན་འཛིན་རྒྱ་མཚོ།; Pema Garwang པདྨ་གར་དབང།; Trijang 03 Lobzang Yeshe Tendzin Gyatso ཁྲི་བྱང ༠༣ བློ་བཟང་ཡེ་ཤེས་བསྟན་འཛིན་རྒྱ་མཚོ།; Yongdzin Trijang Dorje Chang ཡོངས་འཛིན་ཁྲི་བྱང་རྡོ་རྗེ་འཆང།

The Third Trijang, Lobzang Yeshe Tendzin Gyatso (khri byang 03 blo bzang ye shes bstan ‘dzin rgya mtsho) was born on March 10, 1901, in Gungtang (gung thang). His mother was Tsering Dolma (tshe ring sgrol ma, d.1956); his father, Tsering Dondrub (tshe ring don sgrub, d.u.), was a descendent of an uncle of the Seventh Dalai Lama, Kelzang Gyatso (bskal bzang rgya mtsho, 1708-1759). Tsering Dondrub had previously been Tsering Dolma’s father-in-law, until they married after the death of his son, Tsering Dolma’s husband. Altogether Tsering Dondrub fathered children with three women, and in each case at least one male child was recognized as a tulku.

As a child he was recognized as the reincarnation of the Second Trijang, Lobzang Tsultrim Pelden (khri byang 02 blo bzang tshul khrims dpal ldan, 1939-1901), who served as the Eighty-fifth Ganden Trichen (dga’ ldan khri pa 85) from 1896 to c. 1899.

After his recognition he was moved to Lhasa in 1904, first to Trijang Labrang (khri byang bla rang) and then to the Chubzang Ritro (chu bzang ri khrod) hermitage of the First Trijang, the sixty-ninth Ganden Tripa, Trichen Jangchub Chopel (dga’ ldan khri pa khri chen byang chub chos ‘phel, 1756-1838). Although the young tulku had been recognized by both the Nechung (gnas chung) and Gadong (dga’ gdong) state mediums, the title was contested by a rival candidate for some time.

H.H. Kyabje Pabongkha Rinpoche. Click on image to enlarge.

H.H. Kyabje Pabongkha Rinpoche. Click on image to enlarge.

It was during these early years that Tendzin Gyatso first met his root guru Pabongkha Dechen Nyingpo (pha bong kha bde chen snying po, 1878-1941). Pabongkha spent a number of years at the hermitage and spent time playing and eating with his young student. He also received teachings from Pabongkha, such as the jenang (rjes gnang) empowerment related to Manjusri, including Dharmaraja, and instructions on how to draw the hearth mandalas for fire rituals.

Tendzin Gyatso also studied with other teachers in his early youth. When he was eight he received the Kalacakra initiation from the famed yogi Serkong Dorjechang, Ngawang Tsultrim Donden (gser kong rdo rje ‘chang ngag dbang tshul khrims don ldan, 1856-1918). In 1907 he received novice ordination from the fourth Reting Rinpoche, Ngawang Lobzang Yeshe Tenpai Gyeltsen (rwa sgreng rin po che ngag dbang blo bzang ye shes bstan pa’i rgyal mtshan, d.u.).

His life was not without difficulties. When Tendzin Gyatso was five years old, his father took monastic vows, which eventually caused considerable difficulties for the family. His mother and her two other children were evicted from their house by the relatives who had been left to care for her, in a situation which Trijang Rinpoche compares in his autobiography to what happened to Milarepa’s (mi la ras pa, 1040-1123) mother. Tendzin Gyatso himself also often lived on the edges of poverty, at times going without sufficient food. To make things worse, during the brief Chinese occupation of Lhasa, which began in 1910, he contracted a severe case of smallpox. His brother, who also contracted smallpox during this epidemic, died.

When he was fourteen Tendzin Gyatso received numerous empowerments and teachings from Drepung Gomang’s Buldud Tulku Lobzang Yeshe Tenpai Gyeltsen (‘bul sdud sprul sku blo bzang ye shes bstan pa’i rgyal mtshan, d.u.), including those of Vajrabhairava (both Ekavira and Thirteen-Deity), Guhyasamaja Aksobhyavajra, Luipa’s Sixty-two Deity Heruka Cakrasamvara, Ghantapa’ Five-Deity Heruka and the initiation of The Great Compassionate One, Avalokitesvara according to the lineage of Bhiksuni Sri Laksmi (alternatively Srimati, 8th. century).

 H.H. the Great Thirteenth Dalai Lama Thubten Gyatso.


H.H. the 13th Dalai Lama, Thubten Gyatso. Click on image to enlarge.

Most of Tendzin Gyatso’s youth was spent studying. He joined the Dokhang Khamtsen of Ganden Shartse Monastery (dga’ ldan shar rtse rdo khang khams tshan) and was tutored by Geshe Lobzang Tsultrim (dge bshes blo bzang tshul khrims, d. 1936). After concluding his study of the five topics of Pramana, Madhyamaka, Prajnaparamita, Vinaya and Abhidharma, in 1919 he received the Geshe Lharampa (dge shes lha rams pa) degree as well as full bhiksu ordination from the Thirteenth Dalai Lama Tubten Gyatso (tA la’i bla ma 13 thub bstan rgya mtsho, 1876-1933). After this he entered Gyuto Monastery to engage in a detailed study of the tantras. When he turned twenty-one, at Chubzang, he received from Pabongkha the jenang of the Manjusri cycle again, as well as the Thirteen Golden Dharmas of the Sakyapas. He also received the four initiations into the sindhura mandala of Vajrayogini Naro Kechari, together with commentaries on the generation and completion stages, as well as the Thirteen Pure Visions of Takpu (stag phu’i dag snang bchu gsum), including Cittamani Tara. Furthermore he received other teachings associated with the Ganden Nyengyu (dga’ ldan snyan rgyud), such as the Geluk Mahamudra and the Fourth Panchen Lama Lobzang Chokyi Gyeltsen’s (paN chen bla ma 04 blo bzang chos kyi rgyal mtshan, 1570-1662) Guru Puja (bla ma mchod pa).

Tendzin Gyatso was Pabongkha’s closest student, the one to whom he passed all of his lineages. In his autobiography Trijang Rinpoche notes that during his time at Gyuto he would often travel to wherever Pabongkha was teaching to receive instruction and that he would spend his free time meditating on the Lamrim and completing the retreats of deities such as Vajrayogini, Vajrabhairava Ekavira, Ghantapa’s Five-Deity Heruka, Secret Hayagriva and Bhiksuni Sri Laksmi’s Avalokitesvara cycle. Each of these deities features prominently in Trijang Rinpoche’s writings. He also received the lineage of the Kadam Lekbam (bka’ gdams glegs bam) from Pabongkha.

Trijang-Rinpoche

From Pabongkha Tendzin Gyatso also received teachings and transmission for the deity Dorje Shugden (rdo rje shugs ldan) which was the main protector practice emphasized by Pabongkha. Trijang Rinpoche never spoke out publicly on the controversy that erupted over the worship of Dorje Shugden in the later half of the 1970s due to the Dalai Lama’s disapproval of the practice; instead he instructed his students to keep faith in both the Dalai Lama and Dorje Shugden.

After completing his education Tendzin Gyatso travelled throughout Tibet, including a visit to Kham. By this time he was already giving teachings, oral transmissions and empowerments, including those of Heruka, Vajrayogini and Guhyasamaja. One of his earliest teachings took place when he was twenty-four. At the request of Geshe Yonten (dge shes yon tan, d.u.) of Ganden Shartse’s Dokhang Khamtsen, he gave the oral transmission of the collected works of Tsongkhapa and his main two students (rje yab sras gsum gyi gsung ‘bum) to about two hundred monks.

Tendzin Gyatso visited India and Nepal in 1939, passing through Dungkar Monastery in the Chumbi Valley (gro mo lung), where he bestowed the empowerments of Guhyasamaja, Heruka Cakrasamvara, Vajrabhairava and others. Although the majority of his teaching activities were associated to the Geluk tradition, there are exceptions. When he was twenty-eight years old, for example, during a stay in Chatreng (cha phreng), Kham, he gave the jenang for the peaceful and wrathful forms of Padmasambhava and other Nyingma empowerments. Interestingly, later on in India, in 1965, he also gave the Fourteenth Dalai Lama the oral transmissions for two treasures of the Nyingma terton (gter ston) Chokgyur Lingpa (mchog gyur gling pa, 1829-1870), the Barche Lamsel (bar chad lam sel) and Sampa Lhundrub (bsam pa lhun ‘grub).

After the passing of the Thirteenth Dalai Lama in 1933, Tendzin Gyatso played an important role in the construction and enshrining of the Dalai Lama’s remains inside a golden stupa in the Potala Palace. In his autobiography he recounts how he visited the Potala every day for a year in order to perform the necessary offerings and rituals.

Following the discovery and selection of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, Tendzin Gyatso (tA la’i bla ma 14 bstan ‘dzin rgya mtsho, b.1935), in 1941 Trijang Rinpoche was appointed as his assistant tutor, and, in 1953, as his junior tutor, or yongdzin (yongs ‘dzin), teaching him grammar and spelling. It was also in 1941 that Pabongkha Dechen Nyingpo passed away.

H.H the 14th Dalai Lama. Click on image to enlarge.

H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama. Click on image to enlarge.

Trijang Rinpoche’s Collected Works (yongs ‘dzin khri byang rin po che’i gsung ‘bum) comprise eight volumes. Famous examples of his work include a condensed sadhana of the Heruka Body Mandala, a ganacakra offering text of Heruka and a sadhana of Cintacakra White Tara. A comprehensive collection of ritual and other texts associated with Dorje Shugden which Pabongkha asked Trijang to complete, including the well-known “Music Delighting an Ocean of Oath-Bound Protectors” (dam can rgya mtsho dges pa’i rol mo), comprises a whole volume of his Collected Works (volume five, ca). The second volume (kha), further includes a number of essential ritual texts associated with the cycle of Cittamani Tara such as a four maṇḍala offering text, a ganacakra ritual, and a pacifying fire ritual text. Another important example of his writing includes the lyrics of the Tibetan National Anthem (bod rgyal khab chen po’i rgyal glu).

Trijang Rinpoche’s most famous work is undoubtedly Liberation in the Palm of the Hand (rnam grol lag bcangs) a Lamrim text based on notes taken over twenty-four days during Pabongkha’s 1921 Lamrim teachings at Chubzang, which intertwined the Swift Path (myur lam) and Manjusri‘s Own Speech (jam dpal zhal lung) Lamrim systems along with the instructions on the Seven-Point Mind Training (blo sbyong don bdun ma).

During the turbulent years following the Communist Chinese takeover of Tibet in 1949, Trijang Rinpoche stayed close to the Dalai Lama. In 1954, he accompanied the Dalai Lama to Beijing on the ill-fated meeting with Mao Tsedong, and, in 1959, he went into exile with him to India.

H.H. Kyabje Ling Rinpoche. Click on image to enlarge.

H.H. Kyabje Ling Rinpoche. Click on image to enlarge.

In India Trijang Rinpoche continued teaching and travelling throughout the Tibetan communities such as Buxa, Dalhousie and later in the Karnataka settlements. Ganden Monastery was re-established in Lama Camp no.1 in Mundgod, and a residence, Trijang Labrang was established there for his use. Apart from teaching to the assemblies of Ganden, Sera and Drepung, Trijang Rinpoche also regularly taught in Bodh Gaya and Dharamsala. During the late 1960s and early 1970s he frequently met with Ling Rinpoche Tubten Lungtok Tendzin Trinle (gling rin po che thub bstan lung rtogs bstan ‘dzin ‘phrin las, 1903-1983), the Dalai Lama’s senior tutor, in order to exchange teachings and empowerments.

He travelled widely internationally, teaching and giving empowerments in countries such as the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Switzerland, amongst others. In 1966 Trijang Rinpoche performed the site blessing ritual (sa chog) for the Tibet-Institut in Rikon. Later, in 1968, he consecrated the building together with Ling Rinpoche. During this 1966 trip to Europe, a delegation which included Trijang Rinpoche also met with Pope Paul VI (1897-1978, r. 1963-1978) in the Vatican, following the instructions of the Dalai Lama.

Trijang Rinpoche’s most famous students and lineage holders include figures such as the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, Tendzin Gyatso; Zong Lobzang Tsondru Tubten Gyeltsen (zong blo bzang brtson ‘grus thub bstan rgyal mtshan, 1905-1984); the Fourth Zeme, Lobzang Pelden Tendzin Dargye (dze smad 04 blo bzang dpal ldan bstan ‘dzin dar rgyas, 1927-1996); Loden Sherab Dagyab (blo ldan shes rab brag gyab, b.1940); Dakpo Lama Jampa Gyatso (dwags po bla ma byams pa rgya mtsho, b.1932); Denma Locho (ldan ma blo chos, b.1927); Gelek Rinpoche (dge legs rin po che, b.1939); Geshe Rabten (dge bshes rab brtan, 1920-1986); Geshe Kelsang Gyatso (dge bshes skal bzang rgya mtsho, b. 1931); and Lama Yeshe (bla ma ye shes, 1935–1984), all of whom were instrumental in diffusing the Geluk teachings internationally and have stated that they hold lineages from Trijang Rinpoche.

Trijang Rinpoche passed away on November 9, 1981.

 

ཁྲི་བྱང ༠༣ བློ་བཟང་ཡེ་ཤེས་བསྟན་འཛིན་རྒྱ་མཚོ།

ཁྲི་བྱང་སྐུ་ཕྲེང་གསུམ་པ་བློ་བཟང་ཡེ་ཤེས་བསྟན་འཛིན་རྒྱ་མཚོ་ནི་དུས་རབས་ཉི་ཤུ་པའི་ཆེས་སྙན་གྲགས་ཅན་གྱི་དགེ་ལུགས་པའི་སློབ་དཔོན་ཞིག་ཡིན་ལ། ཁོང་ནི་ཕ་བོང་ཁ་ཡི་བུ་སློབ་ཅིག་ཡིན་ཞིང་། དེ་ཉིད་ལས་དགའ་ལྡན་སྙན་བརྒྱུད་དང་གཞན་ཡང་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན་གྱི་བསྙེན་སྒྲུབ་སོགས་ཆོས་སྐོར་དུ་མ་བསླབས། དོན་དམ་པར་དེང་གི་དགེ་ལུགས་པའི་བླ་མ་ཡོངས་ཀྱིས་ཁོང་ཉིད་དམ་ཁོང་གི་དངོས་སློབ་གང་རུང་ལས་དབང་ལུང་མན་ངག་སོགས་ཐོས་བསམ་མཛད་གནང་ཡོད་པ་རེད།

 

Teachers

  • blo bzang ye shes bstan pa’i rgyal mtshan བློ་བཟང་ཡེ་ཤེས་བསྟན་པའི་རྒྱལ་མཚན།
  • The Second Pabongkha, Dechen Nyingpo ཕ་བོང་ཁ ༠༢ བདེ་ཆེན་སྙིང་པོ། b.1878 – d.1941
  • ngag dbang gsung rab mthu stobs ངག་དབང་གསུང་རབ་མཐུ་སྟོབས། b.1874 – d.1952
  • Sherab Gyatso ཤེས་རབ་རྒྱ་མཚོ། b.1884 – d.1968

 

Students

  • blo bzang dpal ldan bstan ‘dzin yar rgyas བློ་བཟང་དཔལ་ལྡན་བསྟན་འཛིན་ཡར་རྒྱས། b.1927 – d.1996
  • grags pa mtha’ yas གྲགས་པ་མཐའ་ཡས། b.1903 – d.1950
  • thub bstan ye shes ཐུབ་བསྟན་ཡེ་ཤེས། b.1935 – d.1984
  • Zong Lobzang Tsondru Tubten Gyeltsen ཟོང་བློ་བཟང་བརྩོན་འགྲུས་ཐུབ་བསྟན་རྒྱལ་མཚན། b.1904 – d.1984
  • The Seventh Zhiwa Lha, Ngawang Trinle Tendzin Khenrab ཞི་བ་ལྷ ༠༧ ངག་དབང་འཕྲིན་ལས་བསྟན་འཛིན་མཁྱེན་རབ། b.1925
  • thub bstan chos dar ཐུབ་བསྟན་ཆོས་དར། b.1925
  • The Sixth Ling Rinpoche, thub bstan lung rtogs bstan ‘dzin ‘phrin las གླིང་རིན་པོ་ཆེ ༠༦ ཐུབ་བསྟན་ལུང་རྟོགས་བསྟན་འཛིན་འཕྲིན་ལས། b.1903 – d.1983
  • ngag dbang nyi ma ངག་དབང་ཉི་མ། b.1907 – d.1990
  • bstan pa bstan ‘dzin བསྟན་པ་བསྟན་འཛིན།
  • The Tenth Chakra Tulku, Jampel Kelzang Jigme Chokyi Gyeltsen ལྕགས་ར་སྤྲུལ་སྐུ ༡༠ འཇམ་དཔལ་བསྐལ་བཟང་འཇིགས་མེད་ཆོས་ཀྱི་རྒྱལ་མཚན། b.1934 – d.1948
  • The Fourteenth Dalai Lama, Tendzin Gyatso ཏ་ལའི་བླ་མ ༡༤ བསྟན་འཛིན་རྒྱ་མཚོ། b.1935

 

Previous Incarnations

  • The Second Trijang, Lobzang Tsultrim Pelden ཁྲི་བྱང ༠༢ བློ་བཟང་ཚུལ་ཁྲིམས་དཔལ་ལྡན། b.1839?/1836 – d.1900

 

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Source: Joona Repo, “The Third Trijang, Lobzang Yeshe Tendzin Gyatso,” Treasury of Lives, accessed July 23, 2018, http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Trijang-03-Lobzang-Yeshe-Tendzin-Gyatso/4309.

 


 

Joona Repo is currently a researcher at the Department of World Cultures, University of Helsinki.

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  1. Tsa Tsa Ong on Nov 4, 2018 at 4:16 pm

    The Third Trijang, Lobzang Yeshe Tendzin Gyatso was born on March 10, 1901, in Gungtang . As a child he was recognized as the reincarnation of the Second Trijang, Lobzang Tsultrim Pelden , who served as the Eighty-fifth Ganden Trichen. When he was fourteen Tendzin Gyatso received numerous empowerments and teachings from Drepung Gomang’s Buldud Tulku Lobzang Yeshe Tenpai Gyeltsen, including those of Vajrabhairava (both Ekavira and Thirteen-Deity), Guhyasamaja Aksobhyavajra, Luipa’s Sixty-two Deity Heruka Cakrasamvara, Ghantapa’ Five-Deity Heruka and the initiation of The Great Compassionate One, Avalokitesvara according to the lineage of Bhiksuni Sri Laksmi (alternatively Srimati, 8th. century).

    Trijang Rinpoche’s Collected Works comprise eight volumes. Famous examples of his work include a condensed sadhana of the Heruka Body Mandala, a ganacakra offering text of Heruka and a sadhana of Cintacakra White Tara. A comprehensive collection of ritual and other texts associated with Dorje Shugden which Pabongkha asked Trijang to complete, including the well-known “Music Delighting an Ocean of Oath-Bound Protectors” , comprises a whole volume of his Collected Works.

    Trijang Rinpoche’s most famous work is undoubtedly Liberation in the Palm of the Hand a Lamrim text based on notes taken over twenty-four days during Pabongkha’s 1921 Lamrim teachings at Chubzang, which intertwined the Swift Path (myur lam) and Manjusri‘s Own Speech Lamrim systems along with the instructions on the Seven-Point Mind Training.
    Thank you Rinpoche and blog team for this enlightening history about The Third Trijang, Lobzang Yeshe Tendzin Gyatso 🙏🌈

  2. Samfoonheei on Sep 15, 2018 at 10:41 am

    Interesting biography ……..The Third Trijang Rinpoche, Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso was a Gelug Lama and a disciple of Pabongkhapa Déchen Nyingpo. An auspicious sign occurred during his birth. Amazingly , before he could walk he showed great interest in religious paintings, statues, and Tantric ritual implements. He was soon recognised as the reincarnation of the Second Trijang, Lobzang Tsultrim Pelden . He was moved to Lhasa and that’s where he met his root guru Pabongka Dechen Nyingpo. In his early youth he studied under many great teachers, studying classical texts, collected works of Je Tsongkhapa, the 1st Dalai Lama, the Panchen Lama Chokyi Gyaltsen and received numerous empowerments and teachings .
    He also composed chants for spiritual practices and ceremonies . He travelled and taught extensively at many Gelugpa places of learning all over Tibet giving teachings, oral transmissions and empowerments. His most famous work is the classic Liberation in the Palm of the Hand text by his root Guru, Pabongka Rinpoche, which is widely use till today.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting sharing.

  3. Pastor Adeline Woon on Jul 28, 2018 at 6:50 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

  4. Joy Kam on Jul 26, 2018 at 3:52 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

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  • S.Prathap
    Thursday, Sep 19. 2019 05:31 PM
    Amazing information and knowledge to show that the Vajrayogini practice had it beginning in China.The Buddha are always kind to manifest in ways and forms that will make it easy for us to accept and practice the Dharma

    Thank you very much for sharing this wonderful and good article about Vajrayogini in China.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/2kHYHdH
  • Yee Yin
    Thursday, Sep 19. 2019 03:30 PM
    If we truly practise Dharma, there will be no problem in making things a success. Dharma is about the attitude. The right attitude is to be mindful, consistent and persistent. When we do something, whether big or small, it will affect someone in some extent. Always strive to do things perfectly and make it convenient for others.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/do-you-want-to-know-why-you-make-mistakes.html
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Sep 19. 2019 03:02 PM
    GREAT NEWS FOR ALL ANIMAL LOVERS! The ban on animal testing has reached another milestone!

    Now in the European Union (EU), all cosmetic products that are tested on animals are banned! It hasn’t taken full effect, but it has been implemented. The previous ban that was implemented in 2009 to stop animal testing, was also re-enforced so that no animals are allowed to be used even if it is to test on complex health effects such as cancer.

    Read more about this good news at http://bit.ly/2lWM5PY
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Sep 19. 2019 02:53 PM
    Animal cruelty is widespread across the globe. Fortunately, awareness about animal cruelty is also growing. We now see many famous celebrities speaking up against animal cruelty, and I find that very touching and a good use of the fame that they have. However, their efforts are not quite enough as many more animals still go through much sufferings, sometimes they go unnoticed!

    Is there any form of animal cruelty happening in your own or neighbours backyard?

    http://bit.ly/2kmV3FG
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Sep 19. 2019 02:44 PM
    Freedom and Jeff Freedom and I have been together 11 years this summer. She came in as a baby in 1998 with two broken wings. Her left wing doesn’t open all the way even after surgery, it was broken in 4 places. She’s my baby.

    When Freedom came in she could not stand and both wings were broken. She was emaciated and covered in lice. We made the decision to give her a chance at life, so I took her to the vet’s office. From then on, I was always around her. We had her in a huge dog carrier with the top off, and it was loaded up with shredded newspaper for her to lay in. I used to sit and talk to her, urging her to live, to fight; and she would lay there looking at me with those big brown eyes. We also had to tube feed her for weeks.

    Read more at http://bit.ly/2konlj5
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Sep 19. 2019 02:43 PM
    Say NO to Elephant-RIDING, say NO to using elephants for human entertainment in Circuises or Tourisms . . .

    Elephants that ”work” in Thailand and other tourist destinations have to go through a ritual called phajaan, or “crush”. It begins with the baby elephants (usually three to four years old) being taken from their mothers and placed in a small, wooden pen. To get them securely in the pen, these babies are beaten with bamboo, sticks with nails attached to the tip and bull hooks. Once in place, the crush lasts for roughly a week. During this time, they are beaten, bludgeoned, have hooks attached to their sensitive ears, and are deprived of food and water as well as sleep, all in the name of breaking ties with their mothers and becoming domesticated. While in the crush, through the infliction of pain, they learn how to accept riders, do circus tricks and paint. This is designed to break the animal’s spirit which it certainly achieves, often taking its sanity too.

    Read more about this cruelty behaviour at http://bit.ly/2koZNdX
  • nicholas
    Thursday, Sep 19. 2019 02:28 PM
    For all nature lovers out there, if you are looking for a great place to explore the wonders and awes of Mother Nature and her creations, Malaysia can be one of the best places in the world that you should consider. Here are some trivial facts that will tell you why.

    – Malaysia is located near the equator, with a hot and humid climate rich in tropical wildlife
    – Malaysia is internationally recognized by Conservation International as one of the world’s 17 megadiverse countries
    – Approximately two-thirds of Malaysian territory is covered by tropical rainforests and mangroves, with some believed to be 130 million years old
    – Malaysia is home to an estimated 20% of the world’s animal species.
    – Malaysia’s waters are amongst the world’s most biodiverse, with an estimated 600 coral species, 1200 fish species and several other species of sea turtles, sea snakes and other marine life
    – An estimated 15,500 flowering plant and tree species, as well as nearly 4000 fungi species, exist throughout Malaysia

    Malaysia is very rich in wildlife, and this includes numerous rare species of flora and fauna perhaps not found in any other parts of the world. The list above of ten of the most well-known rare species found in Malaysia that you should not miss during your outdoor expeditions into Mother Nature’s vast realms.

    Check out the 20 unique creatures in Malaysia at http://bit.ly/2ks74tC
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Sep 19. 2019 01:03 PM
    Yes I do wonder why some people are born rich and in the other some are born poor. To me it’s the reincarnation , whatever we are born and the suffering are cause by our previous actions. Reincarnation is the religious concept that the soul or spirit, after biological death, can begin a new life in a new body. Interest video to watch regarding a short sharing of reincarnation. I do definitely believe from what I see and read . The actions of a person lead to a new existence after death, in endless cycles called saṃsara. I did read in books how most children start talking about a previous life around the time they begin to talk . By the time they’re a teenager, they might deny ever having remembered a past life. As for me I don’nt remember my past life at all.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/reincarnation-video-made-by-kechara.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Sep 19. 2019 01:03 PM
    Truly stunning Chenrezig Thangka and a rare thangka . Merely looking at it tells all.
    Interesting read
    Thank you Rinpoche and Beatrix Ooi for this wonderful sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/a-chenrezig-thangka.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Sep 19. 2019 01:02 PM
    True enough life is short, we will all die somedays. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will benefits others and lives meaningfully. That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet. Live our life, learning Dharma , practice Dharma, is the best choice. Change our thoughts , transform our mind and we change our world. Those who realize their folly are not true fools. Life is too important to be taken seriously. Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards. It always seems impossible until it’s done. Death is more universal than life, everyone dies . The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wisdom sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/the-beginning.html
  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Sep 18. 2019 04:31 PM
    Thank you for this article detailed information about the places of Wu Tai Shan. Really a good and wonderful place to visit for pilgrimage.This place should be one of the most interesting holy place to visit.
    Wu Tai Shan is believed to be the earthly abode of Manjushri the Buddha of wisdom.The pictures of the temple which shared in this article are magnificent and the scenic view is stunning too.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/2Wpz1UJ
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Sep 18. 2019 03:18 PM
    The act of making offerings to the Sangha is a fantastic way for us to collect merits and a great way to practice generosity, as taught by the Lord Buddha himself. On a personal level, I intend to practice the art of giving until my last breath; I also wish very much to live the life of a simple monk, meditating in a cave in the forest, with as few possessions as possible. Thus, I try to give most of what I receive away, and keep as little as possible for myself.

    So… when my students visited the monasteries in India at the end of 2014, I grabbed the opportunity to make some offerings to the monks there; some of them were friends that I’ve known for a long time but have not met for decades. I miss all of them very much and I am so happy that my students arranged to meet them and make the offerings on my behalf.

    Read more about making offerings at http://bit.ly/2lV3Cbe
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Sep 18. 2019 03:00 PM
    All that being said, I am very, very happy to be able to bring you these images of Dorje Shugden from all the different traditions. If the Gelug, Nyingma, Sakya and Kagyu great masters and practitioners of the past saw huge benefits in relying on Dorje Shugden, so much so that they included him in such a wide range of paintings and images, it stands to reason that practitioners of today will also benefit from relying on Dorje Shugden too. Because it is not one, two or even five paintings that we are looking at, but over 40! And my guess is, there are many, many more that exist out there in the world that we just don’t know about yet.

    In reality, whatever we want to pray to or rely on is entirely our personal choice and a private matter, and no one should be able to tell us what we can and cannot pray to. Certainly no one has the right to impose sanctions upon us for the spiritual choices that we make. So putting current politics and issues aside, I hope that you will also be able to appreciate the artistic merit and talent that stands behind Tibetan art which is spiritual, ancient and beautiful, and done with purpose and meaning. Please download these beautiful ancient paintings for your shrine or to share with others.

    Tsem Rinpoche

    Read more at http://bit.ly/2kFI7es
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Sep 18. 2019 02:43 PM
    Duldzin Drakpa Gyaltsen is perhaps one of the more notable previous lives of Dorje Shugden. In this incarnation, he is said to have made the promise to arise as a Dharma Protector to protect the precious teachings of his teacher Lama Tsongkhapa, thus laying the foundation for Dorje Shugden to manifest later, in another incarnation.

    Duldzin, which is an abbreviation of Dulwa Zinpa, literally means “Vinaya Holder” in Tibetan. This is actually a title bestowed upon him in recognition of his pure monkhood and incredible knowledge and understanding of the Vinaya texts — scriptures that contain teachings by Lord Buddha on monastic discipline.

    Read more about Duldzin Drakpa Gyaltsen at http://bit.ly/2lUdNwQ
  • nicholas
    Wednesday, Sep 18. 2019 02:36 PM
    Prayer wheels, a common part of Tibetan Buddhist paraphernalia, are often underrated by those new to Buddhism. Tibetans, however, believe that spinning prayer wheels (the bigger the better) is a powerful way of generating tremendous amounts of merit necessary for spiritual awakening and that installing prayer wheels in a place is an immensely effective way to transform the environment.

    Read more about prayer wheel at http://bit.ly/2kFxw3b

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The reason-Very interesting thought- https://bit.ly/2V7VT5r
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NEW Bigfoot cafe in Malaysia! Food is delicious!- https://bit.ly/2VxdGau
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You can download this beautiful Egyptian style Dorje Shugden Free- https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
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Beautiful high file for print of Lord Manjushri. May you be blessed- https://bit.ly/2V8mwZe
Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
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Mongolian (Oymiakon) Shaman in Siberia, Russia. That is his real outfit he wears. Very unique. TR
Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
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Silver Manjusri figure from Ngemplak Semongan (Indonesia). Apparently during the Shailendra Dynasty, Mahayana Buddhism was very strong in Indonesia. This Dynasty promoted Mahayana Buddhism and Manjushri was a principal Buddha of worship.
In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
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In Buddhism: The Importance of Having a Clean Room- https://bit.ly/2ZgrbKS
There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
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There is an area near Lumbini, Nepal, they have sightings of Yeti for hundreds of years. So they have signages in the area with Yeti artwork to highlight this. Interesting. TR
Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
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Photos of footprints (Yeti) are from a high altitude pass (Darwa Pass) connecting Gangotri valley to Yamunotri valley through old pilgrim route.
Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
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Beautiful picture. Rare. Three holy beings.
May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden\'s grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
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May 1, 2019-I really enjoy this picture of these visitors visiting Dorje Shugden's grotto in Kechara Forest Retreat today. They look happy, light and blessed after doing their prayers to Dorje Shugden. I wanted to share this picture.- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4
A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
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A postcard of my great grand aunt Princess Nirgidma of Torghut-Tsem Rinpoche
Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
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Rei Kawakubo – Grand Dame of ‘Hiroshima Chic’- https://bit.ly/2Vz4N06
Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
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Just now, this beautiful grape and orange infused water drink with a blue glass was brought in for me. I was amazed at the colors. Tsem Rinpoche
We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche 

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We have to look in and change from within to find the way out of all that makes us unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
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Currently the youngest student in dharma class :) Lin Mun KSDS
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Currently the youngest student in dharma class :) Lin Mun KSDS
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Nice lotus sit done by the youngest class students. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Jayce is teaching dharma to student of age 11-12 years old . Lin Mun MSDS
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Some simple exercise before we finish our dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Grace giving some ideas on activities to Wen Yue. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children will do prostration and recite Manjushri mantra before start of dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Jayce explained the good value from Rinpoche’s teachings. Alice, KSDS
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Chern Chern learnt dharma and show the good attitudes to others. Alice, KSDS
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Teacher Grace taught the participants for the DIY candles. Alice , KSDS
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Wen Yue led students to do key chain as part of art and craft activity. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Kien shared some photos of sangha members. Lin Mun KSDS
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