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Tagpu Pemavajra and Visions from Gaden Heaven

May 16, 2022
Tagpu Pemavajra and Visions from Gaden Heaven

Dear students and friends, I have always admired great Dharma masters from a young age. I remember seeing a picture of Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche when I was about 16-17 years old. I felt such a strong attraction to that picture of Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche and I still remember it clearly. Although I did not...

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The Courage and Purity of H.H. the 101st Gaden Trisur Rinpoche

Jan 24, 2022
The Courage and Purity of H.H. the 101st Gaden Trisur Rinpoche

How a person accomplishes greatness generally occurs in one of two ways. They can be great by virtue of their position at birth, or they become great by virtue of their deeds. Those who fall in the latter category usually command more respect, having exerted the effort to go above and beyond their circumstances...

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The Vinaya Holder Duldzin Drakpa Gyaltsen

Nov 19, 2018
The Vinaya Holder Duldzin Drakpa Gyaltsen

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...

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A Stunning Chenrezig Thangka

May 27, 2018
The bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, 1800–1900. Tibet. Thangka; colours on cotton. Courtesy of the Asian Art Museum, Gift of the Friends of Richard Davis, 1988.34. Click on image to enlarge.

I wanted to share a nice thangka of Chenrezig with everyone. This thangka is important because through it, one can see the holy forms of not only Chenrezig but also various other important deities...

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Sherab Sengge

Apr 12, 2018
Sherab Sengge

Sherab Sengge was born in 1383 in a place called Gurme in Tsang. It is said that he did not like people coming to his home but that he showed signs of interest in religion...

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Dorje Shugden’s Advice for the New Year 2018 | 多杰雄登护法2018年新春开示 | ཆོས་སྐྱོང་ཆེན་པོ་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན་གྱི་ལོ་གསར་བཀའ་སློབ་ཕྱི་ལོ་༢༠༡༨

Feb 18, 2018
Dorje Shugden’s Advice for the New Year 2018 | 多杰雄登护法2018年新春开示 | ཆོས་སྐྱོང་ཆེན་པོ་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན་གྱི་ལོ་གསར་བཀའ་སློབ་ཕྱི་ལོ་༢༠༡༨

(译文请往下阅读) Dear friends around the world, The advice below was recently given by the Protector Dorje Shugden during the Lunar New Year of 2018. This year, the Tibetan New Year (Losar) and the Chinese New Year fell on the same day, February 16. On that same day, the Protector Dorje Shugden kindly gave the following advice via His Eminence the 7th Panglung Kuten in trance. This is not the first time Dorje Shugden has given advice. Over the years, I have consulted him numerous times and every single time, Dorje Shugden answers patiently, with compa...

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Posted in Buddhas, Dharma & Practice, Current Affairs & News, Inspiration & Worthy Words, བོད་ཡིག, 中文 | 38 Comments »


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Meeting Rinpoche 20 Years Ago

Apr 3, 2017
Meeting Rinpoche 20 Years Ago

Early Life  My name is Chia Song Peng. I was born to a large family of 10 siblings in a small village in Johor called Muar. My family were very simple people. My mother worked hard to keep the family fed, tending to the farm that belonged to my father’s family while my father...

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Coming into Kechara: A Journey to Find My Spiritual Self

Mar 4, 2017
Coming into Kechara: A Journey to Find My Spiritual Self

A Wasteland of Materialism In the years before Kechara, my World was a Wasteland of Materialism and Spiritual Materialism. “All the years before Dharma have been good and successful only in a mundane sense. Nevertheless, they are empty and meaningless.” ~ Tsem Rinpoche Worldly success can take you to a peak, where, for a...

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Buddha’s Life Story Beautifully Painted

Jul 14, 2016
Buddha’s Life Story Beautifully Painted

(By Tsem Rinpoche) Art has played a huge role in our lives and the lives of those who lived long in the past. Archaeologists have uncovered historical evidence that tells us stories of lost civilizations through paintings and carvings in caves. Even today, art continues to play a huge role in revealing the truth...

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Benefits and Miraculous Signs of Lama Tsongkhapa’s statues

Jan 27, 2016
Benefits and Miraculous Signs of Lama Tsongkhapa’s statues

(By Tsem Rinpoche) As a student within the Gelug tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, it is important for us to learn as much as we can about the founder of our lineage, Lama Tsongkhapa. Here are some short stories and facts to share with you to build your knowledge as well as confidence in the...

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An Age of Restoration

Apr 14, 2013

The Yong He Gong Lama Temple, also known as the 'Palace of Peace and Harmony Lama Temple', is a temple and monastery of the Gelug (Yellow Hat) School of Tibetan Buddhism. It is located in the North-Eastern central part of Beijing. Yong He Gong was built in the 33rd year during the reign of...

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Tsongkhapa’s Way of Compassion

Apr 14, 2013
Tsongkhapa’s Way of Compassion

A few months ago on my blog chat, I was online and chatting with two of my students. On the chat, I gave a personal instruction for them to read a book called "Compassion In Tibetan Buddhism". Within the book, there are two titles, "The Way of Compassion" by Lama Tsongkhapa and "Meditation of...

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Nicole Lee’s Creative Drawings

May 20, 2012
Nicole Lee’s Creative Drawings

Nicole Lee is a very bright and cheerful young girl who comes to Kechara House with her parents. She joins the Manjushri Kids Class and although she's only 9 year old, she loves joining Kechara's setrap puja every week with her parents.

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