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Beautiful ancient Tibetan art to share with you

Aug 11, 2018
Beautiful ancient Tibetan art to share with you

Recently I was going through the Himalayan Art Resources website when I stumbled across their Dorje Shugden section featuring art from all traditions and schools of Buddhism...

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This so-called ‘Rinpoche’ wants to send Tsem Rinpoche to hell

Jul 25, 2018
This so-called ‘Rinpoche’ wants to send Tsem Rinpoche to hell

(By Pastor Niral Patel and Beatrix Ooi) For over 400 years, the practice of Dorje Shugden has been propagated within all four major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. Originating in the Sakya tradition, it was eventually adopted by the Gelugpas but has also been practised within the Nyingma and Kagyu traditions. This all changed when...

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H.H. Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche’s Sacred Vajra Yogini

Jul 24, 2018
The current form of Naro Kacho Vajra Yogini appeared to the Indian Mahasiddha Naropa after he meditated intensely on her practice inside a cave. He beheld her glorious form in a vision. This unique form became known as Naropa’s Vajra Yogini or Naro Kacho, as it had never existed before. Later, in Tibet, His Holiness Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche also had visions of Vajra Yogini. His vision differed slightly from the vision of her that Naropa beheld. In the original Naro Kacho form, Vajra Yogini looks towards her pure land named Kechara. However in Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche’s vision, she looked straight at him, symbolic of the deity empowering him to bestow her practice to many people in order to benefit them. The practice of Vajra Yogini belongs to the Highest Yoga Tantra classification that leads to tremendous inner transformation and can even grant enlightenment within just one lifetime. Click on image to enlarge.

The current form of Naro Kachö Vajra Yogini appeared to the Mahasiddha Naropa after he meditated in a cave and focused on her sadhana, her rituals and her special generation and completion stage practices. After Naropa had accomplished Vajra Yogini’s path, which means that he had gained the attainments of her practice, she appeared...

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A Gorgeous Amitayus Thangka

Jun 30, 2018
A Gorgeous Amitayus Thangka

Interpretation / Description Amitayus Buddha, White Tara and Ushnishavijaya. Collectively they are known as the Three Long Life Deities. The painting depicts at the top right and left the two 20th century teachers Pabongkha Dechen Nyingpo (1878-1941) and the 14th Dalai Lama (b.1935). The two images appear as if they were created using well...

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Professor Lokesh Chandra: India’s Great Scholar

Feb 9, 2018
Professor Lokesh Chandra: India’s Great Scholar

(By Tsem Rinpoche and Joy Kam) The Birth of One of India’s Great Scholars A renowned scholar of the Vedas, Buddhism and the Indian arts, a philosopher, and one of India’s great thinkers, Professor Lokesh Chandra was born to an illustrious family of educationists in Ambala, Haryana State, in 1927. He is currently the...

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Shimmering Vajrayogini from Ms. Wahyu

Feb 20, 2017
Shimmering Vajrayogini from Ms. Wahyu

(By Tsem Rinpoche) Dear friends around the world, Today, I was surprised with a very precious and beautiful gift. I’ve had other people personally paint up Vajrayogini images, and they have offered them to me as a gifts, which is a great honour. However, this particular Vajrayogini is extremely beautiful because it has been...

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All about Vajra Yogini (5th Chat Quiz)

May 5, 2012
All about Vajra Yogini (5th Chat Quiz)

Below are the questions and answers for the 5th blog chat quiz. Joey Wong really did a good job answering 3 out of 7 questions correctly hence winning the quiz!! It is very exciting to see more and more people participating in the chat quizzes. For the 5th chat quiz, 27 people participated!...

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8 Taras Who Protect from the 8 Dangers

Apr 20, 2011
8 Taras Who Protect from the 8 Dangers

Arya Tara (or Jetsun Dolma) means ‘rescuer’. She is aptly called Tara as she rescues us from the 8 personal obstacles that binds us to samsara: pride, ignorance, anger, jealousy, wrong views, attachment, miserliness and deluded doubts. The 8 corresponding worldly fears are: the fears of lions, elephants, fire, snakes, thieves, water, bondage, and...

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