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Tibetan Leadership’s New Anti-Shugden Video

Oct 7, 2019
Tibetan Leadership’s New Anti-Shugden Video

Dear friends around the world, Although the Central Tibetan Administration (or CTA) claims there is no ban against the worship of Dorje Shugden, it has not stopped them from releasing books, videos and other publications over the last 20 years to campaign against the worship of Dorje Shugden. Peddling their own form of propaganda, they...

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Mount Wutai – The Earthly Abode of Lord Manjushri

Aug 26, 2019
Mount Wutai – The Earthly Abode of Lord Manjushri

Mount Wutai is believed to be the earthly abode of Manjushri, the Buddha of Wisdom. Its connection to Manjushri is mentioned in a passage of Avatamsaka Sutra (the Flower Garland Sutra)...

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中国大佛

Jul 16, 2019
中国大佛

亲爱的博友: 请你看看这些遍布中国各地的大佛像。这一尊尊的大佛像使我叹为观止。我真希望将来有一日能在这些佛像跟前礼佛。千百年来,中国与佛教结缘,并且促进佛教在中国丰富、多元的文化中生根。

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Ku Shulan, Goddess of Paper Cut

May 20, 2019
Ku Shulan, Goddess of Paper Cut

  Ku Shulan was born in 1920 to a poor peasant family in a small Chinese village called Wang in Xunyi County, Shaanxi province. At the age of 9, her feet were bound by her mother and after leaving school at 15, she began to learn embroidery and jianzhi (papercutting) as part of her...

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乔金喇嘛:蒙古国家神谕

May 14, 2019
乔金喇嘛:蒙古国家神谕

根据伟大的蒙古学者洛桑谭丁所著的《Origins of Dharma in the Hor Regions》(中译名:霍尔地区的佛法起源),佛教分别以三波的方式进入霍尔地区(西藏康区北部)。

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Longkou Nanshan Giant Buddha | 龙口南山大佛

May 6, 2019
Longkou Nanshan Giant Buddha | 龙口南山大佛

(By Tsem Rinpoche)   Yantai City Yantai City, also known as the “Most Charming City”, is located in the northeast of Shandong Province, China. Unlike the metropolitan cities like Beijing or Shanghai, Yantai offers charming, picturesque sceneries that made it one of the most habitable places in the world. Yantai in Chinese means “smoke...

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Power Struggle at Dalai Lama’s Potala Palace – Tibet

May 2, 2019
Power Struggle at Dalai Lama’s Potala Palace – Tibet

(By Tsem Rinpoche) His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama is known for being the spiritual and temporal leader of the Tibetans. However, among Tibetan Buddhists, he is much more than that. His Holiness is treasured for being an emanation of Avalokiteshvara, the Buddha of Compassion and has been in an unbroken lineage of almost...

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Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%!

May 1, 2019
Global Superpower China Will Cut Meat Consumption by 50%!

China is planning to take a significant step towards the reduction of meat consumption within its borders. I was really excited to learn about this as China is one of the most populous countries in the world...

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Paul Robeson: The Beacon of Hope for the Oppressed

Apr 6, 2019
Paul Robeson: The Beacon of Hope for the Oppressed

Paul Leroy Robeson (1898–1976) was a famous Hollywood actor, bass-baritone singer and stage performer who not only contributed to the entertainment industry, but also, as a political activist to the Civil Rights Movement and sociocultural movements around the world. Robeson was a well-educated man. He earned an athletic scholarship at Rutgers University and continued...

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历史悠久的尊木采寺——供奉持律主札巴坚赞灵塔的圣地

Mar 30, 2019
历史悠久的尊木采寺——供奉持律主札巴坚赞灵塔的圣地

尊木采寺位于尊木采村,那是一个跟好一些西藏最重要的历史人物有着密切关系的地方。该地区位于西藏拉萨的达孜(སྟག་རྩེ་ཆུས་)县。藏语中“尊木”意为“公主”,而“采”则意为“寻找”。所以在藏语中,“尊木采”意味着公主找到的地方。

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10 Significant Chinese Buddhist Scholars

Feb 10, 2019
10 Significant Chinese Buddhist Scholars

(By Tsem Rinpoche and Pastor Shin Tan) Since the introduction of Buddhism to China by Emperor Ming of Han (28–75 CE), the religion has shaped Chinese culture in a variety of areas, such as art, politics, literature and philosophy. The availability of large quantities of Buddhist scriptures in the Chinese language and the introduction of translations over the centuries made China an important proponent of Buddhism in the world, having disseminated Buddhism to Korea, Japan, Vietnam and other places. Below are 10 contemporary Chinese Buddhist scho...

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Zanabazar: The First High Saint of Mongolia

Feb 9, 2019
Zanabazar: The First High Saint of Mongolia

(By Tsem Rinpoche) Zanabazar (1635-1723) was the first high saint (Ondor Gegeen) of Mongolia. Although he was born to an aristocratic Khalkha Mongol family, Zanabazar is remembered today not for his privileged background, but for using his immense talent and charisma to propagate Buddhism and benefit his fellow countrymen. Widely regarded as the “Michelangelo...

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The White Old Man (Tsagan Evgen)

Jan 15, 2019
The White Old Man (Tsagan Evgen)

(By Tsem Rinpoche) Since the pre-Buddhist Shamanistic era, Tsagan Evgen, also known as the White Old Man, is one of the most popular deities among the Mongolians. He is regarded as the master of heaven, land, rivers, and animals. The White Old Man is also believed to be the god who bestows fertility, and...

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Tengboche Monastery – Nepal

Jan 14, 2019
Tengboche Monastery – Nepal

(By Tsem Rinpoche) At 3,867 metres amidst the Sagarmatha National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site of “outstanding universal value”) on the Himalayan Mountains of Eastern Nepal, Tengboche Monastery, also known as Thyanboche Monastery or Dawa Choling Gompa, has a spectacular view of the Himalayan peaks of Tawache, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and...

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Nechung – The Retiring Devil of Tibet

Dec 3, 2018
Nechung – The Retiring Devil of Tibet

(By Tsem Rinpoche and Pastor Adeline) Dear friends around the world, I am honoured to have been given the privilege of presenting my research on Nechung with all of you, here on His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche’s blog. Nechung has been a Tibetan Buddhist Dharma protector for the past 1,300 years, keeping his...

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Dorje Shugden Cham Dance in Nyemo Gyelche Monastery, Tibet

Sep 8, 2018
Dorje Shugden Cham Dance in Nyemo Gyelche Monastery, Tibet

There are several variations and interpretations of the history and lineage of Dorje Shugden. However, the source most referred to and heavily relied on by contemporary Gelugpas is the Collected Works (or Sungbum) on Dorje Shugden written by His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang. This is also considered the most accurate account of the manifestation...

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House of Shambhala

Sep 8, 2018
House of Shambhala

In Tibetan lore, Shambhala is a magical, beautiful and mythical kingdom, although many Buddhists believe that it really exists because it is described within the Kalachakra Tantra as elucidated by His Holiness the great Panchen Rinpoche in the book he composed called Shambhala Lam Yig. In it, His Holiness the Panchen Rinpoche describes clearly how to...

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Hermit – A Profound Documentary by Bill Porter

Aug 21, 2018
Hermit – A Profound Documentary by Bill Porter

  Introduction The pursuit of spiritual perfection has fascinated mankind since the beginning of religious practice in the world. Over time, there have arisen many religions, philosophies and ways of life dedicated to finding the meaning of life and the nature of reality. Buddhism is one such religion that emphasises this pursuit. Within the...

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Postcard from Raymond: “Monk’s Posture”

Aug 21, 2018
Postcard from Raymond: “Monk’s Posture”

This photograph won the first prize in the China category of National Geographic’s 2017 photography contest. Though, it may just look like a photo of people sleeping on a fast moving train in China, it has deep significance...

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Pusa-Ding of Mount Wutai

Aug 5, 2018
Pusa-Ding of Mount Wutai

Dear Rinpoche, I came across this article today which features The Summit of Bodhisattva, Pusa-Ding Monastery – Wutaishan. According to the article, Emperor Kangxi visited this monastery...

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