走在甘丹寺的天路上

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西藏甘丹寺于1409年由宗喀巴大师所创建

2007年10月31日,我一个人背着行囊带着兴奋的心情到了西藏展开了为期10天的朝圣之旅。对西藏憧憬已久的我,终于在这一刻踏上了这片土地,兴奋的心情难以形容。收集了已久的照片,现在终于有机会和大家分享。

开始旅程的前四天,除了休息时间以外,我都呆在拉萨。一直到了2007年11月3日那天,我们一大早的6点钟从拉萨出发要到甘丹寺朝拜。天还未亮,屋外正吹着寒风,温度大约在0摄氏度左右。畏寒的我身上早已穿上多件衣服抵抗那寒冷的天气。车开了大约一小时半就隐约看到山顶上的宏伟建筑物,处于海拔3800米高 (12,467尺)的我们,脑袋还是有点晕眩的。

我在马来西亚家里的佛龛上挂着一幅甘丹寺的老照片,那是前阵子尊贵的詹杜固仁波切赠送的。过去一年多的日子每天在做水供的时候,我都会凝视着这幅画,我也常发梦想到那里朝圣。 现在映入我眼帘的是实实在在的甘丹寺,这画面真的好震撼。

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从拉萨出发到甘丹寺大约需1小时30分钟的车程

甘丹寺1409年由宗喀巴大师所创建,宗喀巴大师也是藏传佛教格鲁派的创派祖师。藏族相信宗喀巴大师是文殊菩萨,观世音菩萨,金刚手菩萨的化身。继释迦牟尼佛后,宗喀巴大师被藏族誉为人间第二佛。 当宗喀巴的母亲还怀着他的时候,双亲曾有许多吉祥的梦。出世后宗喀巴的胎盘埋藏处长出了一颗白旃檀树,长出来的每片叶子都显现十万尊狮子吼。后来信徒在这里盖了佛塔寺院,被称为塔尔寺(Kumbum Monastery),意味十万狮子吼佛像的圣地。

早晨的寒风把我的双手冻得好冰,抵达后蒋扬法师(Gen Jamyang) 很窝心的马上把我带到寺院的饭堂喝些热饮。端上来的是久闻的酥油茶。满是奶油兼带咸味的茶我喝来不习惯,但这杯茶还是很管用,起了驱寒的作用,整个人马上暖和起来。这一趟的西藏朝圣旅途真亏有蒋扬法师带路,比起一般的旅客,我有更深一层的了解。

甘丹寺的小饭堂

甘丹寺的小饭堂

终于喝上了原汁原味的酥油茶

蒋扬法师(Gen Jamyang)与他的父亲和侄女

蒋扬法师是刚坚仁波切的得力助手,为人谦卑,慷慨又热心。他刚好从尼泊尔拉章回到西藏家乡探望家人,我趁此机会随他到西藏朝圣。这一趟西藏的行程,主要感激的人还是上师尊贵的詹杜固仁波切。仁波切主动联系了蒋扬法师,托付他照顾我和当我的向导。这一旅程的费用,也全都由仁波切资助的。西藏的回忆是完美的。这趟的旅途也让我有不少的领悟。 

窗外的景色,让人有种时空交错的感觉。

顺着甘丹寺周围的小山路,顺时钟绕着整个甘丹寺走了一圈

蒋扬法师说在我们还未进入甘丹寺前,首先得去绕寺(Gaden Monastery’s Kora),那就是顺着甘丹寺周围的小山路,顺时钟绕着整个甘丹寺走一圈,才进入大殿朝拜。小山路上有好多藏人和喇嘛,每个人的脸上都有说不出的安详和愉快。这时天空正飘着五色旗旛,我仿佛踏入了另外一个世界。走在甘丹寺的小山路上,这时的感觉和天离得特别近,这就是甘丹寺的天路。

我曾读过一本经书,书中有一段文字描述一只苍蝇无意中飞过佛塔,然后在佛塔绕了一圈。这因缘无形中替这只苍蝇增添了福报,让它来世没有堕落下三道,而投胎为人。生病的朋友也能通过绕塔绕寺来累积福报,这资粮福报帮我们创造内在与外在对身体康复有利的条件。简单来说,绕塔绕寺能帮助我们净化业障和累积资粮福报。

只有这样雄峻的高山与河川,才能孕育出伟大的成就者

踏着石头路绕寺,身旁还有连绵不断的群山相伴

放眼看去,远方是无尽的高山河川,此刻心情是辽阔无比的。这趟绕寺令我满怀欢喜,真是不枉此行。旅程中所有的辛苦,似乎有了满满的回报。

蜿蜒而上的山路  

一路上都有藏人用松枝艾草作烟供

五色旗番飘扬在玛尼石上

当我们走到半途,见到了当年黄教格鲁派创始人宗喀巴大师闭关的修行山洞。宗喀巴大师凭着祂超乎凡人的坚定意念,在这里进行了无数次的闭关修行,后来证悟成佛。

2 day-4 self arising tsongkhapa chapel, driving up hil to gaden

宗喀巴大师闭关的修行山洞

山洞外盛开的花朵,似乎在迎接路人进入大师的闭关山洞

 

宗喀巴闭关的修行室前,身穿传统服装带着笑脸的俊俏藏族男孩

山洞墙壁上有一幅自然天成的宗喀巴大师浮像。

当年宗喀巴大师在洞里进行了无数次的闭关。这佛像的线条就是在当时宗喀巴大师闭关时,自然浮现出来的,颜色之后再由信徒彩绘上去。

P1020896 day-4 gaden monastery, big kora, self arising tsongkhapa

前来朝拜的信徒供养哈达与酥油灯

甘丹寺大殿的前门

上完早课的僧侣。阳光由外照射进入,给大殿平添一份安详感

宗喀巴大师真身舍利塔

蒋扬法师说,这舍利塔是由中国政府所捐赠,全塔由真金宝石打造而成。舍利塔前方供养着宗喀巴大师与两位心弟的佛像。这趟西藏朝圣之途,到处可见宗喀巴大师与两位心子的佛像和画像;显示藏人们心灵上对宗喀巴大师的信仰和敬重。

宗喀巴大师的舍利塔,由真金宝石打造而成  

宗喀巴大师的舍利塔

甘丹寺大殿里面的宗喀巴大师佛像。 据说,这一尊佛像是与宗喀巴大师本人最相似的。  

甘丹寺大殿里面的宗喀巴大师佛像。  

巨型宗喀巴大师唐卡高挂在大殿上

甘丹寺护法殿

两位师父正在诵经

在大殿敬完礼后,我们来到了甘丹寺的护法殿,里面正好有两位师父在诵经。护法是佛菩萨的忿怒像化身。因为忿怒像的护法有巨大的法力,祂能有效迅速地帮助我们消除内在和外在的障碍 。护法犹如我们的父母,对众生有着无限的慈悲心。祂对我们严加看管,爱护有加。护法协助我们化解障碍,帮助我们累积资粮福报,协助我们的修行能达成正果。当我趋近佛龛里探看的时候,见到了多杰雄登护法。我在马来西亚的家里也同样供奉了这尊护法。 

甘丹寺护法殿内部

护法殿供养着众多的护法

(右)多杰雄登护法是文殊菩萨的忿怒化身(左)金甲衣护法是阿弥陀佛的忿怒化身

在护法殿内,蒋扬法师告诉了我这么一段历史:

在最早期把佛教从印度传入西藏的重要人物是寂护大师(Santaraksita)(725-788)又被译为静命、禅怛罗乞答。藏族人称之为希瓦措(https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/寂护)。祂是那烂陀学者,西藏佛教人士。就在寂护刚到西藏传法的时候,祂的一举一动使到西藏旧有贵族与苯教支持者的不满。那时的西藏妖魔鬼怪的首领——乃琼(Nechung)引发了严重的干扰。每当寂护在给于开示的时候都会出现下冰雹、瘟疫、雷击、火患和地震等灾害。

当时的寂护大师已束手无策,祂要求西藏国王派人到印度请求密宗大师莲花生到西藏降魔伏妖。当莲花生大师展现极大的神通力量,成功收服收服这些鬼怪的时候,乃琼化身为一男童跪拜在大师的前面要求饶恕,发誓永远护卫西藏佛教成为护法。降魔后, 桑耶寺(Samye Monastery)也顺利的建成了。乃琼也因此被封为桑耶寺的大护法。

几百年后,有一次当宗喀巴大师在甘丹寺开示完毕后,乃琼现身宗喀巴大师面前,要求持律主扎巴坚赞(Duldzin Drakpa Gyaltsen ,1374-1434) 发大誓愿护持宗喀巴大师所授的龙树菩萨珍贵的教义《中观论》。扎巴坚赞是宗喀巴大师的杰出门徒,同时祂也是一位德高望重的戒律持有者。 扎巴坚赞当然马上答应了这要求。

再过了两百多年,当时机成熟,因缘俱足的时候,乃琼找上了持律主的转世杜固扎巴坚赞(Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen ,1619 – 1656),提醒了他所答应过这事。经过乃琼几百多年的精心策划,杜固扎巴坚赞内心升起一股愤怒,往生之后顺利成为忿怒护法。多杰雄登是智慧佛文殊菩萨的化身,肩负维护第二能仁宗喀巴大师的珍贵教诲造福众生的重任。在这末法时代,多杰雄登是最能帮助我们的护法,因為祂是如此的迅速、具备无比的力量和慈悲心。

我很感恩能在西藏的甘丹寺与这位护法再次结缘,多杰雄登是宗喀巴大师的大护法,在甘丹寺供奉这位护法是理所当然的。外传的谣言已不攻自破,说什么修这护法会促使十四世达赖喇嘛折寿,我心里想:十四世达赖喇嘛是观世音菩萨的转世,怎能会有任何邪魔能伤害祂半分?再说多杰雄登是文殊菩萨的化身,又是萨迦派的传承护法,祂是一位已证悟的护法,主要功能是保护我们的佛法修行;一位证悟的佛怎么可能伤害他人?其他著名的证悟护法有吉祥天母(度母的化身)、六臂大黑天(观世音菩萨)、四臂大黑天、阎魔法王和金甲衣护法(阿弥陀佛的化身)。在修行的道路上,我很庆幸詹杜固仁波切把这护法的法门带给我们;因为不管发生什么事,多杰雄登都会不离不弃的守候我们,一路扶持,直到我们脱离这娑婆世界为止。

回去拉萨的路上,我的内心是安祥的。我心想:未来的日子,还有机会旧地重游吗?

从甘丹寺回去拉萨的路上景色

 

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  1. jerry_sito on Jan 14, 2018 at 3:48 pm

    谢谢叶师杰师兄的分享

    让我们能够看到那么多如此殊胜的照片,祈愿所有的众生,都能够前往西藏甘丹寺朝圣。
    很感激看到了多杰雄登护法以及金甲衣护法以及其他护法的殊胜佛像完整的被保留了下来,祈愿伟大的甘丹寺,能够继续发光发热,把佛法如随风飘扬的旗幡一样,让佛法弘扬十方。

    感恩
    Jerry

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  2. Stella Cheang on Jan 10, 2018 at 10:25 am

    Thank you for this sharing, Paul, of your trip to Gaden Monastery in Lhasa. It is refreshing to read a down to earth travelog as it is packed with ingredients to can us see the journey through your eyes. I hope all aspirants will be able to make it to Gaden Monastery in Lhasa one day too.

  3. Samfoonheei on Jan 9, 2018 at 11:49 am

    Ganden Monastery is one of the earliest and largest Buddhist monasteries in Tibet, It was constructed in 1409 near Lhasa by the founder of the Gelug order, Je Tsongkhapa Lozang-dragpa. Paul is indeed very fortunate able to visit it and saw most of the important monasteries. This trip has given Paul the opportunity to have a lot of insight details too. That’s really wonderful for a first timer visiting Tibet and got the chance to see Buddha Tsangkhapa inside the Gandan Monastery Basilica and also Tsongkhapa’s stupa which is made of real precious stones. It would be wonderful to visit it some day. Thank you Paul for sharing this beautiful memories trip of a life time.

  4. Alice Tay on Jan 5, 2018 at 1:49 pm

    由真金宝石打造而成的舍利塔真的令人震撼,并让我大开眼界。由此可见,如果一间佛寺没有保持纯正的传承和真正履行责任传扬佛法利益众生,相信中国政府并不会作出任何捐赠,并让此寺院长久地延续下去。

    感谢Paul 的无私与大家分享此次的朝圣心得,尤其是那些珍贵照片。

  5. Julia Tan on Jan 3, 2018 at 12:20 am

    谢谢师兄的分享!甘丹寺里的多杰雄登护法佛像证明了多杰雄登护法除了是甘丹寺几百年以来所有格鲁的信徒都在修的护法、而且还是世世代代所有德高望重的高僧喇嘛们所修的护法。这几百年来多杰雄登不但护持着甘丹寺和所有修持者、当年祂还护持尊贵的达赖尊者和上千的高僧大德和家人逃离西藏平安来到印度。因此多杰雄登的修行也从印度延续到国外去。

    所以多杰雄登禁令是不合逻辑的,因为如果是真的,多杰雄登早就被毁了,难道还有机会被供养在甘丹寺的护法殿吗?为什么几百年前不禁,偏偏要等到20年前才禁呢?达赖尊者非要在20年前才开始多杰雄登的禁令,到底用意在哪里呢?

    因为达赖尊者在世界上的名望和地位,加上西藏流亡政府的压迫,很多人会选择放弃多杰雄登,可是也有很多人是选择永不放弃的。身为佛教徒不应该轻易放弃自己的根本上师所传授于我们的任何一项修行,这包括护法。如果我们可以轻易就放弃一位无时无刻保护着你的人,那和抛弃自己的父母没什么两样,那我们根本就没有资格把自己称为佛教徒,这是我做人的看法。

    今天能够看到多杰雄登护法屹立在甘丹寺的护法殿里感到非常的安慰和随喜。

  6. Jason on Jan 1, 2018 at 3:59 am

    去年九月份我有幸和一班同学去西藏。如果我没记错的话, 拉萨市去甘丹寺需要一个小时左右的车程。由于甘丹寺不是在我们的行程中,加上在西藏外宾不能单独离群(这是西藏导游说的)所以我打消了去甘丹寺这个念头。
    在那时候,我真的有点失落因为难得有机会去到拉萨但是去不到甘丹寺(格鲁派的母寺)。
    Paul Yap 的甘丹寺详细介绍和解释令我更加了解多杰雄登护法和在网络上的谣言不攻自破。如果多杰雄登是西藏中央政府所说的魔,那么为什么祂会出现在甘丹寺的护法殿里。
    感恩Paul Yap 和 詹杜固仁波切的分享。这篇报道让我更加了解甘丹寺和多杰雄登护法的传承。有机会一定要去甘丹寺朝圣。
    谢谢。

    Jason

  7. Wylfred Ng on Dec 31, 2017 at 12:47 pm

    谢谢叶师杰师兄的分享。

    西藏甘丹寺是多么的美丽、 庄严、吉祥。 又宗喀巴大师所建, 也是现在弘扬全世界甘丹发教的发源地。 感谢叶师杰把那么多宗喀巴大师像, 多杰雄登像的照片分享给大家, 让大家有机会一览甘丹寺内的佛龛。
    也感恩仁波切把宗喀巴大师和多杰雄登法门带给身在马来西亚的我们。 让我们有机会在这里供奉着和甘丹寺一样的佛和护法。

    甘丹寺内供奉多杰雄登, 代表那么多年来多杰雄登都是在格鲁传承里其中一位证悟的护法, 也证明藏人行政中央所说的多杰雄登是一位邪灵的说法是完全不可取的。

    谢谢

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  • S.Prathap
    Monday, Feb 24. 2020 04:36 PM
    In Dharma, we learned that everything is impermanent, good thing will never last forever, that’s why we should not be attached to it as when it was gone, we will suffer tremendously, and a good news is, bad things never lasts.
    Life is a journey filled with opportunities, hardships, heartaches and its test for our courage. There is always a reason of our existence in this life.Thank you very much for this good article.

    https://bit.ly/37PSlv3
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Feb 24. 2020 04:05 PM
    Life is too short to wake up with regrets. I believe that everything happens for a reason ,and there is a reason behind everything. That’s why Rinpoche asked to think carefully and consider certain things. Due to Rinpoche’s clairvoyance, Rinpoche knew the consequent. Rinpoche wanted us to learn to be responsible for our decisions that is beneficial to all and not jumping into anything blindly. And that is how I pray to what I want to come to be published.
    Glad to know some knowledge of Mount Shasta which I have not heard before being one of the world’s preeminent sacred mountains.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Jean Ai for this wonderful sharing with important explanations, some knowledge to learn and guidelines for us.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/behind-the-scenes/growing-up-with-rinpoche-mount-shasta-and-our-first-dorje-shugden-post.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Feb 24. 2020 04:05 PM
    It won’t be supress Rinpoche felt more Indian as Rinpoche have been staying in India long enough. His early life spent in the monastery in India, serving his teachers and the monastic community, has taught Rinpoche cooking more Indian foods than western foods. Even all these years in Malaysia, Rinpoche preferred Indian cuisine which is rich in spices and masala such as dhal, paneer tikka, aloo mattar and paneer butter masala. Rinpoche will go all the way his students to serve Indian food to visiting Sangha so they would get a taste of home. Glad to know more of Rinpoche through this article. With Rinpoche explanation of how he felt and inherent in the Indian tradition culture, traditional spiritual practice and devotion to a spiritual teacher. All these points that Rinpoche was more Indian as what Rinpoche felt and having a strong connection with it.
    Thank you Pastor David for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/tales-with-my-lama-rinpoche-felt-he-was-more-indian
  • Lin Mun
    Sunday, Feb 23. 2020 09:17 PM
    So brave of Raden to risk his life to save the dog. How many of us would dare to take this step? It is an inspiring story that we all should care and love all living beings. They deserve to live freely too. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this heart warming story.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/aussie-model-saves-dog-read.html
  • Lin Mun
    Sunday, Feb 23. 2020 09:00 PM
    It is ridiculous to think that a rabbinical court would sentence a dog just because they believe he was the reincarnation of a lawyer who offended the judge before. How would the judge know and can confirm that the dog is the reincarnation of the lawyer? Isn’t it abusing of power to make baseless allegation? This is us human trying to be more superior than animals and make decision based on own interest. Horrible act.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/a-lawyer-dog.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Feb 22. 2020 07:42 PM
    Beautiful artwork done on these two Vajra Yogini statues by KSA team . Just from a simple statues to a colorful blinking beautiful realistic images of Vajra Yogini. Well done to KSA. Merely looking at it is a blessing.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these stunning pictures of Vajra Yogini.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/thupten-la-and-vajra-yogini.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Feb 22. 2020 07:38 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for this wonderful post explaining each and every steps the importance of starting our Dharma practice on Tsongkhapa and Vajrayogini being one. Besides our daily sadhana we should engage in Vajrayogini’s practice without delay. Life is short, not to waste our time . Start now learning from stretch, as Rinpoche has create the beautiful pure land for us to practice Dharma. For me,I still have plenty to learn and improve myself . I am one of those lucky one to have meet Rinpoche in this life and to become part of Kechara. Reading this post gave us a better understanding of how to prepare ourselves before receiving the practice of Vajrayogini . We are indeed fortunate to have Rinpoche sharing this post , once again thank you Rinpoche with folded hands.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/starting-on-vajra-yogini-now.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Feb 22. 2020 07:35 PM
    nformative article on Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen which more and more people should read and understand better . The truth is the truth and how Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen rose as a Dharma Protector as promise. The closeness of 5th Dalai Lama and Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen, has cause jealousy among the officials that led to the murdered of Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen more than 400 years ago by the government of the 5th Dalai Lama. The 5th Dalai Lama realised the mistakes of his officers , then built a Dorje Shugden chapel and composed a prayer texts . The Chapel still exists at Lhasa known as Trode Khangsar.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting write up

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/who-is-tulku-drakpa-gyeltsen.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Feb 21. 2020 06:33 PM
    Well good and very informative article reflexology. After reading it , I learn some knowledge from there. Reflexology may be beneficial in restoring balance and harmony in the body and releasing tension. Practitioners believe that it helps facilitate a deep state of relaxation, calm the emotions, and produce a peaceful mind. Researchers have been doing a research on it , found that there’s many benefits to support it. When an application of pressure to our feet, hands, or ears , it sends a calming message to the central nervous system, which in turn signals the body to adjust the tension level. That’s fantastic.
    Interesting read of how the spread of reflexology was introduced to Europe can be traced to the 14th Century. And then to USA , by William H. Fitzgerald, an American doctor known as the father of reflexology. And how he developed the Zone Theory.
    Thank you Pastor Antoinette Kass for sharing this post.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/the-healing-power-of-reflexology.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Feb 21. 2020 06:32 PM
    Dorje Shugden’s practice was first established within the Sakya school of Tibetan Buddhism. They regarded Dorje Shugen as an enlightened being, as such together with Setrab and Tsiu Marpo formed the triune of Sakya Protectors known as Gyalpo Sum. It was practiced first by the Sakyas and was later transmitted to the Gelug school where it was practiced by the majority of the Gelugpas. Many high Lamas has since been relying on Dorje Shugden as their dharma protector as they its a beneficial practice and has continued to thrive due to the courage and commitment of high lamas.
    The 39th Sakya Trizin Dragshul Trinley Rinchen being as a reincarnation of his own grandfather, the 35th Sakya Trizin Tashi Rinchen. Interesting stories told as how he was born and the special link with the Sakya Trizins. Dragshul Trinley Rinchen was more of a hermit lama, and incredibly having visions of both Tara and Vajrayogini.
    Recording to the Sakya throne holders the Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden indeed definitively is Avalokiteshvara. Six of them are confirmed to have practiced Dorje Shugden. And even composed prayers, pujas , propagated and promoted Dorje Shugden within the sacred Sakya lineage. Chapels been built too as such they cannot be wrong in their practice and a very research evidence had also confirmed it too. Interesting read …biography of a Great Lama.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor David for this interesting sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/39th-sakya-trizin-dragshul-trinley-rinchen.html
  • sarassitham
    Thursday, Feb 20. 2020 05:13 PM
    Thank you for you thoughtful sharing of providing natural relief of those who are suffering from migraine. To my experience migraine is a chronic illness because I have suffered from them. Most people assume that the migraine was triggered by one single item but
    to me it’s due to a combination of factors.

    I think this article will be so much helpful for many who is looking for solution to prevent and cure this chronic illness.

    Hope this natural remedies will benefits many to explore a new treatment and prevent them from taking magic pills for fast relief.
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Feb 20. 2020 04:19 PM
    Thank you Pastor David for sharing this well research article on Sakya lineage connection with Dorje Shugden . The Sakya Lineage and Dorje Shugden has a long related history over hundred years ago. Wow……six out of the 42 supreme Sakya throne holders, six of the throne holders had indeed practiced Dorje Shugden. And even the 31st and 37th Sakya Trizin, two of the throne were recognised to be the incarnations of Dorje Shugden. They even built chapels and composed prayer texts to Dorje Shugden. It has proven that not only Gelug lineage did propitiate Dorje Shugden but also Sakya lineage. Sakya Lamas had practiced Dorje Shugden even long before the Gelug lamas. Dorje Shugden had been practiced by so many masters and lamas from various schools of Buddhism . Dorje Shugden was enthroned first as a Dharma protector in Tibet over 400 years ago by the highest Sakya throneholders and masters. Hence these practice is not a minor practice after all. It has again proven that Dorje Shugden is a beneficial practice and not the evil practice as claimed by CTA.
    Interesting read.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-sakya-lineage-dorje-shugden.html
  • S.Prathap
    Wednesday, Feb 19. 2020 02:40 PM
    Very interesting and inspiring article. It is very true our human perception toward a point of view like what is right or wrong there is always a mistake or I should said in most time is wrong or is not bringing any benefits to us.
    All our problems arise from the mind. So to solve them, we need to work on the mind. Hence, no martial arts can be greater than spirituality. Thank you very much for sharing this profound story with us.

    https://bit.ly/2V1RuEU
  • sarassitham
    Wednesday, Feb 19. 2020 02:22 PM
    I feel so blessed for learning something from this article. Thank you so much for your thoughtful sharing. I truly understand the possess power to change our lives during our falls was actually a good sign. I gained some positive energy and felt was extremely incredible!

    There are highs and lows in any journey, however if life is more down than up, then it’s time to question why, I had a great teaching from this sharing.

    I totally agree that the lows should be appreciated and enjoyed, because its from the lows that experience the highs. Living our life with positivity so that we can continue to improve and achieve what we desire.
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Feb 18. 2020 04:32 PM
    Amazing architecture of a small village Toyuq, located 50 km east of Turpan in the Flaming Mountains. Amazing ancient Buddhist caves dug into the hillside dated as far back as 3rd century AD. Well….they are the oldest in Xinjiang. With an interesting history behind this village. Buddhism spread here from India along the ancient Silk Road but declined after the Turkic Muslim conquests in the late 13th century. Many then converted to Muslim and a number of caves of ancient painting were destroyed. Amazing pictures of ceiling panels with standing Buddhas, and Thousand-Buddha motifs in the post . Its indeed a treasure trove of stone carvings and mural paintings .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/toyuq-village.html

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Find one of the most beautiful temples in the world in Nara, Japan. It is the 1,267 year old Todai-ji temple that houses a 15 meter Buddha Vairocana statue who is a cosmic and timeless Buddha. Emperor Shomu who sponsored this beautiful temple eventually abdicated and ordained as a Buddhist monk. Very interesting history and story. One of the places everyone should visit- https://bit.ly/2VgsHhK
Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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Manjusri Kumara (bodhisattva of wisdom), India, Pala dynesty, 9th century, stone, Honolulu Academy of Arts
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For those who did not manage to join in for our Loma Gyonma mantra recitation, here's the prayer that you can do daily at home as a preventive measure to ward off unwanted infections and illnesses, especially contagious diseases such as Coronavirus & H1N1. - shared by Pastor Antoinette
Special prayer session in Kechara Forest Retreat where we will be collectively accumulating a minimum of 25,000 Loma Gyonma mantras, combined with circumambulations and 108 candle offerings each to Loma Gyonma and Dorje Shugden. To receive the blessings of Loma Gyonma, the Goddess of Healing and Epidemic Diseases, and to pray for all who are at risk from the novel coronavirus to be healed and protected. -photo credit Cynthia Ng - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Special prayer session in Kechara Forest Retreat where we will be collectively accumulating a minimum of 25,000 Loma Gyonma mantras, combined with circumambulations and 108 candle offerings each to Loma Gyonma and Dorje Shugden. To receive the blessings of Loma Gyonma, the Goddess of Healing and Epidemic Diseases, and to pray for all who are at risk from the novel coronavirus to be healed and protected. -photo credit Cynthia Ng - shared by Pastor Antoinette
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Children learning the method to make water offering to Buddha. Lin Mun KSDS
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Monthly animal liberation in Kechara House. KSDS have opportunity to participate in the meritorious activity every mth. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback Kids camp 2019 - Wonderful volunteers. Lin Mun KSDS
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Throwback Kids camp 2019 - The nature of KFR is expressed on this drawing. Lin Mun KSDS
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Special thanks to Hue, one of our dedicated members in Kechara Penang Study Group. Thanks for helping out during our bird liberation. ~Jacinta
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