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Dalai Lama, China & Dorje Shugden | 达赖尊者、中国和多杰雄登

Jan 20, 2020
Dalai Lama, China & Dorje Shugden | 达赖尊者、中国和多杰雄登

(译文请往下阅读) Every single day now I look forward very much to the day coming soon where the disappointing ban against the World Peace Buddha Protector Dorje Shugden will be over. It will be soon as I have been told by many extraordinary people I’ve met recently. Everything the Tibetan leadership has said against the Dorje Shugden practice has not made any sense. At first it sounded good, but as time goes on, educated people are examining their claims and coming to the conclusion it does not make sense. More are speaking out. Any government or lead...

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The Shailendra Dynasty: Progenitor of Mahayana Buddhism in Indonesia

Jan 13, 2020
The Shailendra Dynasty: Progenitor of Mahayana Buddhism in Indonesia

Shailendra (also spelled Sailendra, Syailendra or Selendra) is a derivative of the combined Sanskrit words of ‘Śaila’ and ‘Indra’ meaning “King of the Mountain”. The Shailendra Dynasty, which arose in Java (Indonesia) during the 8th Century, was strongly influenced by Indian culture and played a significant role in the cultural revival of the region....

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Pearl S. Buck: The First American Female Nobel Laureate in Literature

Nov 29, 2019
Pearl S. Buck: The First American Female Nobel Laureate in Literature

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck (1892-1973) was a legendary award-winning American novelist and a humanitarian. She spent her early years in China accompanying her parents who were Christian missionaries. Her knowledge and deep appreciation of the Chinese culture was reflected in her writings, and much loved by her readers. In 1938, she became the first American...

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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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Posted in China, China 中国, Dorje Shugden, Guest Contributors, Inspiration & Worthy Words, Travel | 33 Comments »

Pilgrimage Through India & Nepal

Aug 19, 2019
Pilgrimage Through India & Nepal

Since my mother had passed away earlier this year, H.E. Tsem Rinpoche advised me to take my dad on a holiday. He suggested several countries like India, Nepal, Burma, Thailand and so forth. Rinpoche said that we should go to these places to make our holiday a meaningful one because these countries are full...

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Posted in Art, Architecture & Culture, Asia, Buddhas, Dharma & Practice, Dorje Shugden, Guest Contributors, Travel, Vajra Yogini | 69 Comments »

Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns

Jun 5, 2019
Thailand’s ‘Renegade’ Yet Powerful Buddhist Nuns

Buddhist nuns, otherwise known as bhikkhuni (Pali) or bhiksuni (Sanskrit) are fully ordained female Buddhist monastics. In Thailand, these nuns endure a lot of hardships. From arson and threats to the huge resistance in a male-dominated culture, they have to work very hard to be accepted and to emerge as religious leaders in their...

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The Mystical Land of Shambhala

May 10, 2019
The Mystical Land of Shambhala

(By Tsem Rinpoche) For thousands of years, stories have been told of a mystical paradise called Shambhala. Hidden within the Himalayan Mountains, it has come to be known by many other names: Shangri-La, the Land of White Waters, the Forbidden Land, the Land of the Living Gods, the Land of Radiant Spirits, and the...

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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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Comparisons of the Dorje Shugden Ban With Historic Persecutions

Apr 22, 2019
Comparisons of the Dorje Shugden Ban With Historic Persecutions

(By Tsem Rinpoche) We respect and admire His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso for his constant effort to spread the Dharma and benefit millions of people. However, in 1996, the Dalai Lama made a controversial statement about Dorje Shugden that essentially degrades an enlightened deity as a mere worldly spirit and a...

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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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Posted in Art, Architecture & Culture, Buddhas, Dharma & Practice, Great Lamas & Masters, 中文 | 2 Comments »

Creepy Tunnels

Mar 24, 2019
Creepy Tunnels

(By Tsem Rinpoche) A tunnel is a passage, usually through the mountains or somewhere underground, with access from one end to the other. Some tunnels created by nature just lead to nowhere or end in caves. Many people understandably find tunnels to be inherently unsettling and claustrophobic. After all, a long, dark passage with...

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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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Nagaloka Centre: Buddhist Training and International Conference Centre

Feb 4, 2019
Nagaloka Centre: Buddhist Training and International Conference Centre

(By Tsem Rinpoche)   “The essence of Buddhism is timeless and universal, but the forms it takes always adapt according to context. The Triratna Bauddha Mahasangha is dedicated to communicating Buddhist truths in ways appropriate to the modern world.” ~Triratna Bauddha Mahasangha   India is a beautiful country, and it is also the birthplace...

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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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China’s official stance on Dorje Shugden

Jan 29, 2018
China’s official stance on Dorje Shugden

Dear friends around the world, The world is scrambling to get on the good side of superpower China in order to broker more economic deals to benefit their individual countries. China being the biggest economy in the world has vast economic benefits for many depressed economies around the world. World leaders, dignitaries and royalty...

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China officially supports Dorje Shugden

Jan 8, 2018
China officially supports Dorje Shugden

TEXT – Chinese government response: The Dalai Lama’s ‘religious tyranny’ Source: Reuters – Mon, 21 Dec 2015 15:26 GMT Author: Reuters (This is the text of the full Chinese government response to the Reuters Special Report: China co-opts Buddhist sect in drive to discredit Dalai Lama) BEIJING, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Editor’s note: The...

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Amazing Xuanzang and His Journey to the West

Dec 30, 2017
Amazing Xuanzang and His Journey to the West

During the 7th century Tang Dynasty of China (618 – 907 CE), there arose a great Buddhist master named Xuanzang (602 – 664 CE), who became a famed monk, explorer, scholar, writer, and translator. He is particularly famous for his journey to India, which took nearly two decades to complete, from 627 – 645...

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नरोपाको गुफामा पुजा, काठमाडौँ, नेपाल

Dec 17, 2017
नरोपाको गुफामा पुजा, काठमाडौँ, नेपाल

(Puja at Naropa's Cave, Kathmandu, Nepal) यी तस्वीर सन् २००८ मा नेपालमा लिइएका हुन्, यो एक नदी निरको ठाउँ हो र म सँगैको त्यस नदी छेउमा महान् महासिद्धि नरोपा र उहाँको गुरूको गुफा छ । करिब साठ्ठी तिर्थ यात्रीका साथ म त्यहाँ भ्रमण गर्न गएको थिएँ र हामी सबैले त्यस गुफा घुम्यौं ;

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Important Sites of Buddhist Pilgrimage – Kushinagar, India

Oct 4, 2017
Important Sites of Buddhist Pilgrimage – Kushinagar, India

(By Tsem Rinpoche) Why Go on Pilgrimage? One foot in front of the other, time after time, over hours, over days, over weeks. From the narrow glacial passes of the mighty Himalayas to the arid lands of Saudi Arabia and Israel, and from the foothills of France to towering peaks in China, the pilgrim...

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