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Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyeltsen

Oct 14, 2018
Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyeltsen

(By Tsem Rinpoche and Pastor David Lai) Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyeltsen is commonly referred to by his abbreviated name, ‘Sapan’. He was one of the most famous 13th Century Tibetan spiritual masters and scholars of the Sakya tradition. Sakya Pandita was not his name but a title attributed to him due to his scholarly...

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Potala of the West: Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Oct 14, 2018
Potala of the West: Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

By Pastor Shin Tan and Tsem Rinpoche At one of the highest points on the eastern seaboard, rural fieldstone buildings that resemble a Tibetan mountain monastery sit atop Lighthouse Hill. Founded in 1945, this “Jewel on a Hillside” is home to one of America’s most extensive collections of Himalayan artefacts and was “the only...

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Posted in Art, Architecture & Culture, Explorers, Travel | 2 Comments »

Great Savant of Tibet: Buton Rinchen Drub

Sep 8, 2018
Great Savant of Tibet: Buton Rinchen Drub

(By Pastor David Lai and Tsem Rinpoche) The great Buton Rinchen Drub (1290 – 1364) was one of the most erudite of scholars of Tibet. He was a prolific translator and is credited with having compiled the Kangyur collection that contains the Indian scriptures based on the spoken words of the Buddha, and the Tangyur...

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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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Posted in China, Dorje Shugden, Travel | 12 Comments »

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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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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The Sakya Lineage & Dorje Shugden

Jul 30, 2018
The Sakya Lineage & Dorje Shugden

(By Tsem Rinpoche and Pastor David) Dear friends, It is a well-known fact that Dorje Shugden has a long history of association and practice within the Sakya School of Tibetan Buddhism. In fact, Dorje Shugden was first enthroned and propitiated within the Sakya School before becoming a widespread protector practice within the Gelug tradition....

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Videos Redressing the Misinformation About Dorje Shugden and the Tibetan Situation

Jul 27, 2018
Videos Redressing the Misinformation About Dorje Shugden and the Tibetan Situation

As the Tibetan leadership prepares to celebrate the 58th Anniversary of Tibetan Democracy Day, my students felt that it is an important time to address issues that continue to undermine...

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The Sacred Vajrayogini of Ratsag Monastery

Jul 27, 2018
The Sacred Vajrayogini of Ratsag Monastery

(by Tsem Rinpoche and Pastor David Lai)   The Founding of Ratsag Monastery According to an inscription, Ra Bende Yonten Gyalpo founded Ratsag Monastery in the Yab Valley of Tolung, near Lhasa in the early half of the 11th century. It was built through the generous patronage of the noble Sego family. However, Go...

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Murder in Drepung Monastery: Depa Norbu

Jul 14, 2018
Murder in Drepung Monastery: Depa Norbu

Any story of success always comes with tales of jealousy. In Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen’s story, this is represented in the form of Depa Norbu...

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Duldzin Drakpa Gyeltsen

Jul 13, 2018
Duldzin Drakpa Gyeltsen

Duldzin Drakpa Gyeltsen was born in Drangyul, in U in 1374. A Kadampa monk, he was a main disciple of Tsongkhapa Lobzang Drakpa and Gyeltsab Darma Rinchen...

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Voodoo and the Tibetan Leadership

Jul 7, 2018
Voodoo and the Tibetan Leadership

Voodoo is a misunderstood religion and one that is in fact one of the earliest forms of human religion, stemming from before all forms of recorded history and is still practiced today. The word Voodoo is a term used to cover many religious practices, stemming from West Africa. The original religion still has millions...

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Atisha Dipamkara Shrijñana: The Reviver of Buddhism in Tibet

Jun 17, 2018
Atisha Dipamkara Shrijñana: The Reviver of Buddhism in Tibet

Atisha is considered one of the greatest Indian Buddhist masters of all time but it is his work in reviving pure Buddhism in Tibet that truly sets him apart...

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Drashi Lhamo: The Protectress with the Rolled Out Tongue

Jun 8, 2018
Drashi Lhamo: The Protectress with the Rolled Out Tongue

The wrathful goddess Drashi Lhamo is considered one of the minor forms of Palden Lhamo. She is worshipped mainly at Drashi Gon Temple in Lhasa, Tibet...

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How Authentic is the Tibetan Leadership’s Claim of Democracy?

Jun 8, 2018
How Authentic is the Tibetan Leadership’s Claim of Democracy?

The Modern Diplomacy article below alludes to the CTA being the same old feudalistic government, albeit with a new coat of paint and some labels by which it proceeds to regard itself as a democratic government...

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Posted in Current Affairs & News, Dorje Shugden | 22 Comments »

Sacred Yamdrok Yumtso Lake: The Abode of Goddess Dorje Geg Kyi Tso

Jun 6, 2018
Sacred Yamdrok Yumtso Lake: The Abode of Goddess Dorje Geg Kyi Tso

One of the four largest sacred lakes of Tibet, Yamdrok Yumtso is believed to be the physical manifestation of the goddess known as Dorje Geg Kyi Tso...

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Dalai Lama: Thinking China is an enemy is naive | 达赖尊者:视中国为敌是愚昧的

Jun 1, 2018
Dalai Lama: Thinking China is an enemy is naive | 达赖尊者:视中国为敌是愚昧的

Dear friends around the world, Phayul.com, which is a website that covers Tibetan news and other Tibet-related issues, has just published an article titled “Division based on province, religious sect or political stand harms unity, says Dalai Lama”. I wholeheartedly, excitedly and happily welcome this news of what His Holiness the Dalai Lama has...

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Posted in Current Affairs & News | 36 Comments »

རུའི་ཊར་གསར་འགྱུར་ལས་ཁང་ནས་ངས་ཤར་གླིང་ཨེ་ཤི་ཡ་ཡི་ཆེད་དུ་འགྲིགས་འཇགས་ཀྱི་སྨོན་ལམ་འདེབས་པའི་སྐོར་དེ་དཔར་སྐྲུན་བྱེད་འདུག

May 27, 2018
རུའི་ཊར་གསར་འགྱུར་ལས་ཁང་ནས་ངས་ཤར་གླིང་ཨེ་ཤི་ཡ་ཡི་ཆེད་དུ་འགྲིགས་འཇགས་ཀྱི་སྨོན་ལམ་འདེབས་པའི་སྐོར་དེ་དཔར་སྐྲུན་བྱེད་འདུག

ང་རང་ཚོ་ནང་ཕན་ཚུན་མི་མཐུན་པ་དེ་དག་འགྲིགས་འཇགས་བྱུང་བ་ཡིན་ན། ང་ཚོས་འཛམ་གླིང་འདི་ནང་མཐུན་གཤིབ་ཚད་དང་ལྡན་པ་འཁྱེར་ཐུབ། ང་རང་ཚོའི་དུས་འདིར།

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路透社刊登我对亚洲多国达致和谐关系的祝愿

May 27, 2018
路透社刊登我对亚洲多国达致和谐关系的祝愿

异中求同是为世界带来真正的和谐之道。身处今日这个时代,我们背负过去历史中的种种分歧和问题,也正为这一切寻求解决方案。不管怎样,

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A Tibetan Solution Uncovered in Modern Diplomacy

May 12, 2018
A Tibetan Solution Uncovered in Modern Diplomacy

In his latest article, investigative author Dr Andrea Galli sees an opportunity for a practical solution towards the Dalai Lama returning to his homeland – through de-escalating tensions with China on many fronts...

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