Bodhgaya & Vajrayogini

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(By Tsem Rinpoche, originally published Jan 21, 2013)

My Bodhgaya Vajrayogini (17 inches)

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A close-up on my Bodhgaya Vajrayogini. Click on image to enlarge.

Over a decade and a half ago – Bodhgaya as everybody knows is the place where Lord Buddha chose to become enlightened where he sat under a tree. And his tree or offspring of it is still alive in Bodhgaya which is amazing as it is 2500 years old. And this is where Lord Buddha sat and King Ashoka of India built a stupa to commemorate this holy tree. So the tree is here, and the stupa is really touching it. And you can go inside the stupa and inside the stupa, there is a Buddha statue that is bigger than life size, carved from a black stone and it was made by a disciple of Buddha, a female disciple who has seen him. So after 60 years of Buddha’s death, paranirvana (paranirvana is death) she wanted to create an image of him that looked like him. So she told her sons. She had four sons. The four sons had the statue commissioned and made. That statue was commissioned and made to look exactly like the Buddha. Because the lady came to have a look and said, “Oh his nose is like this, his eyes is like that”, “he is like this, he is like that”. So this statue is said to look exactly like Buddha.

So during the invasion of India from the North, the whole of the Bodhgaya area was covered. It was in the early 1920s that British colonialists dug the place and found the Buddha and they enshrined it again. They did not enshrine it for religious reasons but for cultural reasons. But then the Dalai Lama came and he offered gold on the whole body so it became golden. And so that statue is there and it’s very, very sacred and it is very holy. Tens and tens of thousands of visitors have come over the years to gaze at the statue because it is said that it looks like Buddha. They have also come to circumambulate around the bodhi tree and to make prayers because it is said that whatever prayers you make at Bodhgaya will come true. It is also said that the next Buddha to come will also be enlightened in that area. That exact spot. So Bodhgaya is THE pilgrimage spot for all Buddhist and Buddha also recommended for us to visit that spot.

Tsem Rinpoche's private altar and his blessed Bodhgaya Vajrayogini statue. Click on image to enlarge.

This is my private altar and my blessed Bodhgaya Vajrayogini statue. Click on image to enlarge.

Now, I went there to do retreat. I went and I stayed in a hotel called Burmese Hotel. And it was very cheap, 50 rupees a day. That time it was expensive for me. Every day I would take a rickshaw and it would take me about 10 minutes to get to the stupa because the farther you are the cheaper the hotel is. And it is a nice hotel. I have no complaints. And I had a beautiful room. And I did my practices. And every single day I would pack up my sadhana, pack up my mandala set, pack up my thick cushions and everything and I would go to the tree. And I circumambulate around the tree maybe 100 times per day and then I would sit down under a shady area of the compound and do hours and hours of my sadhanas and prayers which I really love.

A thangka of Vajra Yogini. Click on image to enlarge.

A thangka of Vajrayogini. Click on image to enlarge.

And so on one of these expeditions I met a Malaysian and he was a Tibetan Buddhist and he was very devoted to his teacher. And what happened was we became friends. And he didn’t have a lot of money. I didn’t have a lot of money. He was young. I was young. We became friends and we went to have breakfast together many times. We talked about Dharma. We went to the stupa, circumambulated but when we did our practices, we separated. Because he had his own I had my own and we want our privacy. We would meet up for dinners and all that stuff. And it was beautiful. And what happened was after a month and a half of hanging around with him, he said, “I really like you and I want to give you a gift.” And I said, “Oh!” I was really taken aback because I don’t expect anything. And then he said, “What would you like?”. And I went like, “I would really like a Vajrayogini statue.” He said, “Where?” I said, “In North India they sell them.” He said, “Why didn’t you get one?” and I said, “I really can’t afford it.” And you know at that time although the statue is “cheap”, there is no way I could afford it. Because the statue, plus the gold on the face, the jewels, the mantras, there is no way I could afford it. And anyhow that was what I was dying for. So he said to me, “OK I will get it for you.” And I said, “Really?” So he called up his mother in Malaysia, and he told her about me and she said, “I will send you the money.” And for them, it is a lot of money too because they are just a normal family. So she sent the money. She gave it him and I remember it was around 1300 rupees, which is about 100 to 110 ringgit. And so we went under the tree and he made a prayer and he said, “I don’t have the statue because I can’t go to north India to get it for you but you will be going to north India and you are going to get the statue yourself.” So he says, “I am going to visualise this money as the statue and I am going to give it to you under this Bodhi tree.” And I was like, I mean, can you imagine my emotional response and also the auspiciousness, can you just imagine all that?

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Click on image to enlarge.

Then under the tree I made prayers, he made prayers, he held onto the money and then we went directly under the Bodhi tree, and he offered it to me. He gave it to me and I received it. So for me, I received this statue under the Bodhi tree. Literally under the Bodhi tree. So what happened was, I was just overwhelmed. I was just overwhelmed! And I was so grateful to him and I didn’t have anything to give him because I was very, very poor and I was so grateful. So I had a statue and what I did was this. I took the statue and after Bodhgaya, I had to go to north India and after north India I went to Delhi.

So from Bodhgaya to Delhi it is one night by train, not by bus. And from Delhi to Dharamsala is another one night by train or bus. So what happened was I met this Swiss lady and we became friends and she said, “I like you a lot and I would like to give you something. What would you like?” I said, “Well, if you don’t mind, I would like you to sponsor the offering of the gold and jewels onto the statue.” And she said she would love it because she understood the significance. She understood it was meritorious and she knows it was for Vajrayogini. And I said, “Wow.” So I got my statue in Delhi and I went to Dharamsala with her. We took a taxi and listened to Simply Red all the way up there. We listened to it the whole trip up there. She was into it and she got me into it. So it was me and her in the taxi listening to Simply Red with my Vajrayogini. And when we arrived in Dharamsala, I asked around and I found a wonderful artist. And the artist took about a week. And he painted her and he put jewels on her. So the jewels you see on her, is done by the artist. And when he did it, he had a special drill and he actually carved and drilled into the brass. So he removed a little bit of the brass and he put the jewels in so the jewels fit in perfectly. It is very tedious. Can you imagine? Even for the small ones he would do that.

 

Tsem Rinpoche’s private altar

What happened was I went there to check every single day. You know I am kind of a perfectionist. I went everyday and I said to the artist, “I want it like that… like that.” One day I went there and he said, “I am nearly done.” And I was sad. He said to me, “What is the matter, monk?” And I said to him, “You didn’t do it the way I wanted.” “Why?”, he said. I said, “I want LOTS of ornaments. You put too little.” He laughed and laughed! The artist laughed and said to me, “I know what you want kusho-la.” (‘kusho-la‘ means venerable monk in Tibetan). So I came back a few days later, and my Vajrayogini, she looked like a drag queen. She was all decked out, ornamented and simply beautiful. The artist did such a good job with all the ornaments he put onto her. I loved it. She was just like this, decked out for a party. And I said, “You did what I wanted.” She is so beautiful. She was just so beautiful. And you know, the painting that you see on her now, and the jewels you see on her now is the original. So I haven’t touched up at all. The only thing I did was many years later when I had some extra money, I had gold painted on her whole body. Otherwise it is the original. And then I went to south India and I showed it to my teacher and my teacher had mantras put inside of her and he consecrated her himself. And he is the abbot at the time, he is a scholar, he is a yogi, he is a master, he is really top of the top. He blessed her for me and I brought her down and I put her in my room. And I had a special cabinet section for her. And I put her inside the cabinet with covers and offerings.

A close-up on Bodhgaya Vajra Yogini statue. Click on image to enlarge.

Another close-up on the Bodhgaya Vajrayogini statue. Click on image to enlarge.

Then what happened was a lot of people passed away or they got sick where I lived in South India. And when people pass away the family give you an offering called Ngoden. And what they do is they give you a little Ngoden and they ask you to pray for the deceased. Well, I got quite a sum of money you know… few thousand rupees. Because it’s 10 rupees here, 5 rupees there was collected. So what I did was I converted all that money to jewellery throughout the many years, into pearls, into moonstones and into amber and I made necklaces that I offered on her. So all the necklaces that you see on her are from people who have passed away so I thought what’s the best way to make offerings for them because it’s small amount of 10 rupees, 5 rupees which is a lot to them because they are poor and their families are poor but I wanted to make it last so every single day Vajrayogini wears those pearls, it will benefit the people who passed away. So a lot of the jewellery you see is from that.

Now I kept that near me and I have always offered special offerings to Vajrayogini near me. And when I came to Malaysia, I decided to invite Vajrayogini over, to escort her over. So she is with me now. And this year I wanted to raise funds, and I wanted to… this is a little difficult for me to say… auction her off, to raise funds for our employees and a lot of people were opposed to it and I was quite touched by it because people see the value of who she is and what she represents. I was quite touched by it and so I decided to make replicas of her and make exact replicas of her and that is what the Ladrang is making right now and this is what you see right now, a replica of the same Vajayogini. And some people mentioned that it looks like her but it doesn’t feel like her and I agree. Because when you get a statue, before it is blessed it is just a statue; after it’s blessed you ask the actual Vajrayogini to come reside within and it becomes her. And when you do your Sadhanas, whatever sadhanas you do everyday doesn’t matter. When you do your sadhanas, because you can do Tsongkhapa Sadhanas, Manjushri Sadhanas, Tara Sadhanas, they will come and they will enter her. You think, because she is Vajrayogini how can they enter her? Look, Tara is Manjushri, Manjushri is Vajrayogini, Vajrayogini is Tara, Tara is Buddha Shakyamuni. I mean a Buddha image is a Buddha image. Once they go in it not like, “Oh I am Tara and you are Vajrayogini so I can’t enter you, I can’t bless you.” No! No absolutely not!

Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche's personal Vajra Yogini statue. Click on image to enlarge.

Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche’s personal Vajrayogini statue in Howell, New Jersey. I first saw this statue as a young boy and over two decades later, I was so fortunate to be offered one from the exact same mold by a Malaysian under the bodhi tree in Bodhgaya. Click on image to enlarge.

So whoever has these beautiful replicas, if they keep it on their altars as I kept it, close to my heart, extremely sacred, extremely meaningful, because it is very meaningful, she will come to life also. You know, my statue has never spoken to me or blinked or anything to me but she is alive. And so what happen is, you are no different than me. Your beautiful Vajrayogini will come to life to also if you show devotion, if you practise transforming the heart and you do your best to help people, she will come to life. It is the same. Now my original Vajrayogini that I got from Bodhgaya, I am going to call her the Bodhgaya Vajrayogini. Ok, so BVY.

My BVY is very auspicious for another reason because before I met this Malaysian, this young man, I have never heard of Malaysia. I have never heard! And I have no idea where it is or what it is. I have never even heard the word even once in my life. I mean talk about ignorance. And my point is I got this Vajrayogini from a Malaysian and now I reside in Malaysia. So this statue has a lot of significance and I would like to spread Vajrayogini to many people in this region starting from Malaysia. And I had no idea who Malaysia was or what Malaysia was. And I got this statue from a Malaysian. So somehow Vajrayogini, Malaysia and myself must have some kind of connection. And I also got it in Bodhgaya of all places. Remember, I didn’t ask for it. I didn’t even think I should get it. I saw the statue a long time ago in north India, in Delhi and I said I would like to have it but there was no way I could buy it, no way, no way.

His Eminence Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche. Click on image to enlarge.

His Eminence Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche. Click on image to enlarge.

Now the first time I ever saw this mold, this statue was in my guru’s house in New Jersey. And my guru that time, his holy name is Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche and he has the exact same image on his altar. And I saw it that time. And when our biography group went back to America, to do research on my biography, they saw the statue there too. So when I originally saw the statue I was 13, 14 years old in America and when I came to India I saw her again for sale and I could not afford it, then when I went to Bodhgaya for retreat someone offered it to me under the tree and then in Dharamsala someone else offered jewellery on her for me. I mean everything was kinda like “planned”. And when I came to Malaysia I escorted her here. So my dream is to spread Vajrayogini practice here and in this region because my guru said that she is extremely beneficial to help. And although I don’t know much but I believe my guru. So I would like everybody to have a Bodhgaya Vajaryogini in their hearts and in their lives.

Tsem Rinpoche

I had put Joy in charge together with the Ladrang to duplicate my sacred Bodhgaya Vajrayogini. And it finished last night. Now there are four more exact replicas of my original Vajrayogini. In each of these Vajrayogini statues contain: 110 billion images of Vajrayogini (pendrive). 450 billion Vajrayogini mantras written by H.H. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche (pendrive), pearls, Hayagriva Chakra, HH Dalai Lama’s robe, H.E. Kensur Rinpoche Jampa Yeshe’s robe (inside the Hayagriva Chakra) and the traditional mantras also. Click on image to enlarge.

 


 

Benefits and Importance of Vajrayogini

Each enlightened being within Tibetan Buddhism represents a unique method or path towards enlightenment. During our age known as the Kaliyuga (degenerate times), Buddha Shakyamuni taught the practices of certain deities in tantric form that become more potent over time. Amongst these deities who can lead us to enlightenment, none of them compare to Vajrayogini. For beings of this time, whose predominant energy is that of desire, her practice is the highest in regards to gaining spiritual attainments quickly and effectively.

Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche's personal Vajra Yogini statue. Click on image to enlarge.

Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche’s personal Vajrayogini statue in Howell, New Jersey. I first saw this statue as a young boy and over two decades later, I was so fortunate to be offered one from the exact same mold by a Malaysian under the bodhi tree in Bodhgaya. Click on image to enlarge.

Vajrayogini’s practice belongs to the Mother Tantra classification of Highest Yoga Tantra. The practice is not classified as Mother Tantra because Vajrayogini is female but because her practice focuses on the development of clear light. Father Tantras, on the other hand, focus on the generation of the rainbow body. Nevertheless, both methods can lead to enlightenment.

Amongst the range of Father and Mother Tantras however, Vajrayogini’s practice is special. Many high lamas, including Venerable Lama Yeshe, state that Vajrayogini’s mantra is the King of Mantras. This means her mantra is all-encompassing and if you have received her initiation, you do not need to recite any other mantra. For those who have been initiated into her practice, her mantra alone is enough to rely on in order to gain enlightenment. In fact, you can gain high spiritual attainments through the mere recitation of her mantra without engaging in the accompanying visualisations, as long as your vows and commitments are intact.

It is said that for those who keep her four commitments of unwavering faith in Vajrayogini as a yidam, having clean guru-disciple relationship with your teacher, engaging in her tsok offering twice a month, and reciting a short daily prayer requesting to enter her paradise, they will gain higher attainments and enter Kechara Paradise.

A close-up on Kensur Rinpoche's Vajra Yogini statue. Click on image to enlarge.

A close-up on Kensur Rinpoche’s Vajrayogini statue. Click on image to enlarge.

For students of the lowest scope (scope here referring to merit), they will ascend to Kechara Paradise within 14 lifetimes, where she abides and receive teachings from her directly. For students of the medium scope, they will be met by her in the intermediate state between rebirths (bardo) and be taken to Kechara Paradise. And finally, in the highest scope, they will not leave their body behind but will be taken in their current form to Kechara Paradise. This has been witnessed or experienced by many practitioners of the past.

During this era, Vajrayogini’s practice is extremely potent. It is the direct antidote and counter to desire, attachment and to sexual energy that is not directed correctly. Desire and sexual energy that is misdirected can result in much suffering and problems. Vajrayogini’s practice is a direct counter to these and many other wrong states of mind that create suffering for us. In fact, her practice not only counters these but can lead us to full and complete enlightenment if engaged in correctly and diligently.

 

H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche on Vajrayogini

 

How Lama Tsongkhapa Transforms to Vajrayogini

 

Naro Kacho Vajrayogini

Before the form of Naro Kacho Vajrayogini arose, the main form of Vajrayogini practised was that of Vajravarahi. This was the practice that the Mahasiddha Naropa received from his esteemed teacher, the Mahasiddha Tilopa. Naropa was an eminent scholar from Nalanda Monastery of ancient India. He was known to be a great debater and appointed the ‘northern gatekeeper’ of the monastery. This meant that if someone entered Nalanda from its northern gate to challenge the monastery in debate, it was Naropa’s responsibility to engage in debate with them. At that time, debate was a highly sophisticated art and those who were defeated had to adopt the practices and views of the one that was victorious. Therefore, Naropa’s position was held in the highest regard as he represented the entire monastery.

Though he held such a prized position, Naropa left the monastery in search of Tilopa. He had heard Tilopa’s name and it filled his heart with great faith which led him on his quest to find his teacher. It was 11 years of trials and tribulations before Naropa finally met the one who would become his guru. It is said that during this time, the obstacles that Naropa encountered were necessary to purify karma in order for him to meet his guru. After finding Tilopa, Naropa underwent a further 12 years of purification under his guru, finally culminating in Tilopa initiating him into the practice of Vajravarahi. Naropa was initiated near the Pashupatinath Temple on the banks of the Bagmati River in Nepal. Tilopa drew Vajravarahi’s mandala in the sand and initiated Naropa into the practice this way. Meditating intensely for six months, he gained spiritual attainments and beheld a vision of his deity.

A depiction of the great mahasiddha Naropa perceiving the divine lady Vajrayogini in her Naro Kacho form. Click on image to enlarge.

Instead of her usual dancing posture, Vajrayogini appeared to him in a new form, standing on both legs. Her face and eyes looking upwards is symbolic of her practice leading practitioners to her Kechara Paradise. The form beheld by Naropa in his vision became known as Naro Kechari or Naropa’s Dakini. This is also the form depicted in Tsem Rinpoche’s Bodhgaya Vajrayogini statue.

Naropa later initiated the Nepali Phamthingpa brothers, Vagisvarakirti and Bodhibhadra, into the practice. By engaging in the practice of this form of Vajrayogini, they too became highly realised masters and spread it to their own students. Later, the practice entered Tibet through the efforts of Sherab Tseg and Mal Lotsawa. It was originally adopted into the Sakya lineage and later into the Gelug tradition. At a later time, in the 20th Century, the great lama Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche recommended the practice as the main meditational deity for those who adhere to the Gelug lineage.

 

Mahabodhi Stupa Built by King Ashoka

This large Mahabodhi stupa was built by King Ashoka to mark the very sacred place Buddha attained enlightenment. I used to visit this sacred spot many times to retreat in the past. It is one night’s train journey from Delhi.

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Inside this very sacred stupa houses a Buddha statue that is over 2,500 years old. It was commissioned by a lady disciple of Buddha who actually saw the Buddha Himself. She had the statue carved by her four sons in the likeness of Buddha. So it is very beautiful. Every Buddhist and spiritual seeker who wishes to be blessed should visit Bodhgaya at least once in their lifetime.

The Buddha Himself mentioned that those who are His disciples should visit the place of His Birth (Lumbini), Enlightenment (Bodhgaya), teaching (Varanasi), and parinirvana /death (Kushinagar). These are important pilgrimage places for Buddhists all over the world. We will purify many negative karma by visiting. We will plant powerful seeds of enlightenment when we do our prayers there. And all the Buddhas of the future will also appear in these places such as Maitreya. So it is a good chance to create affinity with Maitreya Buddha. What can be more powerful than to be AT THE EXACT SPOT WHERE LORD BUDDHA MANIFESTED ENLIGHTENMENT AND DO OUR OWN ASPIRATIONAL PRAYERS??? We must visit there… it is important for our spiritual benefits.

Myself many years ago in front of the Mahabodhi Stupa, which was built to mark the spot where Buddha gained enlightenment. Millions of devotees come here every year on pilgrimage and to pay homage to Lord Buddha. Click on image to enlarge.

Myself many years ago in front of the Mahabodhi Stupa, which was built to mark the spot where Buddha gained enlightenment. Millions of devotees come here every year on pilgrimage and to pay homage to Lord Buddha. Click on image to enlarge.

Many years later, I had the great merits to go on pilgrimage to Bodhgaya with my guru H.E. Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche, the abbot emeritus of Gaden Shartse Monastery. Click on image to enlarge.

Many years later, I had the great merits to go on pilgrimage to Bodhgaya with my guru H.E. Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche, the abbot emeritus of Gaden Shartse Monastery. Click on image to enlarge.

Myself with my gurus H.E. Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche (left) and Kyabje Denma Locho Rinpoche (center) in Bodhgaya. I was so fortunate to be in Bodhgaya with these two attained beings. Click on image to enlarge.

Myself with my gurus H.E. Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche (left) and Kyabje Denma Locho Rinpoche (center) in Bodhgaya. I was so fortunate to be in Bodhgaya with these two attained beings. Click on image to enlarge.

In front of the Great Buddha statue at Bodhgaya, which is 25m tall, made of stone and was consecrated in 1989. Click on image to enlarge.

In front of the Great Buddha statue at Bodhgaya, which is 25m tall, made of stone and was consecrated in 1989. Click on image to enlarge.

Making an offering of new robes directly onto the body of the Buddha Shakyamuni which is inside the Mahabodhi Stupa, which was built to mark the spot Buddha gained enlightenment. Click on image to enlarge.

Making an offering of new robes directly onto the body of the Buddha Shakyamuni which is inside the Mahabodhi Stupa, which was built to mark the spot Buddha gained enlightenment. Click on image to enlarge.

Around the Mahabodhi Stupa, many reliefs of Buddhas were carved just like this one of Manjushri. Homage to the Buddha Manjushri. Click on image to enlarge.

Around the Mahabodhi Stupa, many reliefs of Buddhas were carved just like this one of Manjushri. Homage to the Buddha Manjushri. Click on image to enlarge.

Each time I went on pilgrimage to Bodhgaya, I would do my best to distribute as much food as possible to the beggars and homeless people gathered there although I was very poor at the time. It was my great privilege to do so. Click on image to enlarge.

Each time I went on pilgrimage to Bodhgaya, I would do my best to distribute as much food as possible to the beggars and homeless people gathered there although I was very poor at the time. It was my great privilege to do so. Click on image to enlarge.

This is the sacred Bodhi Tree where Lord Buddha sat under and meditated to become a completely Enlightened Being. On the left is the sacred Stupa marking the place of Buddha’s enlightenment. I received the holy Vajrayogini under this sacred tree.

 

Bodhgaya and Its Significance

Many years later, in 2004, I revisited Bodhgaya, going incognito with a group of friends and pilgrims. Click on image to enlarge.

Many years later, in 2004, I revisited Bodhgaya, going incognito with a group of friends and pilgrims. Click on image to enlarge.

Bodhgaya is where the historical Buddha attained complete enlightenment under a Bodhi tree. Bodhgaya is a small bustling town about 10 kilometres south of the city of Gaya in the Indian state of Bihar. Due to its history, Bodhgaya is a sacred pilgrimage destination for Buddhists from around the world seeking to retrace Shakyamuni’s final journey. Today, the exact spot where Buddha attained enlightenment is enshrined under a Bodhi tree that is a descendant of the actual tree Buddha sat under. Adjacent to the tree is the Mahabodhi Stupa, a temple with roots that can be traced back to the ancient temple originally built by King Ashoka.

According to the Indian pandit Ashvagosha, Bodhgaya is the navel of the world. This reflects the Buddhist belief that this sacred ground will be where future Buddhas will also manifest complete enlightenment. Therefore, it is also the site where, in the future, the bodhisattva Maitreya will achieve full enlightenment, becoming the next Buddha. Buddhists seek to connect with the energy and aspiration of the current Buddha Shakyamuni and the future Buddha, Maitreya. This is to generate the affinity and merit to practise the teachings of the Buddha or, at the very least, develop strong affinity to be reborn amongst the closest disciples of the future Buddha Maitreya. Hence, Bodhgaya remains the most important pilgrimage spot for all Buddhists.

 

Bodhgaya Facts

Another angle of the holy tree. The sacred Mahabodhi Stupa built by King Ashoka is right next to the Tree. My Malaysian friend and I stood here and he offered me such a beautiful and powerful gift of Vajra Yogini. This Vajra Yogini is with me always in my room now.

Another angle of the holy tree. The sacred Mahabodhi Stupa built by King Ashoka is right next to the Tree. My Malaysian friend and I stood here and he offered me such a beautiful and powerful gift of Vajrayogini. This Vajrayogini is with me always in my room now.

Location

Bodhgaya is located in India, in the northern state of Bihar, about 10 kilometres south of the city of Gaya. It is situated west of the Phalgu River (also known as Niranjana River), and a tributary of the Ganges River. 
 
Climate

Bodhgaya is considered to be an area with warm and temperate climate, with an average temperature of about 26.5 degrees Celsius with an annual rainfall of about 1017 mm. In the summer months of April to mid-June, temperatures can be as high as 35-40 degrees Celsius.

Monsoon season is from June to September. During the months of October to November and February to March, you can expect pleasant weather conditions and this is probably the best time to visit. These also happen to be the busiest months to visit. The winter months are from December to January is mildly cold with temperatures as low as 5 to 10 °C.

Mahabodhi Stupa at night. Simply holy, stunning and powerful. Everyone must make a pilgrimage. Best to go around late September, October, November, December and early January. That is the best time of the year. Click on image to enlarge.

Visas

Apart from citizens of Bhutan and the Maldives, everyone needs to apply for a visa before arriving in India. Citizens of Nepal also have visa-free entry unless they enter via China, in which case a visa is required.

Over 100 nationalities can obtain a 30-day e-Tourist visa/Visa on Arrival, applying online prior to arrival; this is valid from the day you arrive. For longer trips, you will need to obtain a six-month tourist visa, valid from the date of issue, not the date of arrival in India.

Airport

Gaya Airport, also known as Bodhgaya Airport, is an internationally-served public airport located in Gaya, Bihar, India. This airport is 12 kilometres South-West of Gaya and five kilometres away from the temple city of Bodhgaya which is Gautama Buddha’s place of enlightenment. It is the second busiest airport in Bihar state after Patna. The airport operates permanent pilgrimage flights from Thailand, Myanmar, Bhutan and Sri Lanka, being the gateway to the most sacred Buddhist pilgrimage site in the world.

 

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  1. Pastor Loh Seng Piow on Mar 17, 2019 at 11:39 pm

    Dear friends around the world,

    Many people have asked how to connect with Sacred Diamond Dakini Vajra Yogini without initiation and formal commitments. I have explained how to do so here: https://bit.ly/2JjTTXp

    Any form of Vajra Yogini you worship leads to the same benefit. All her forms are just her wisdom manifesting for different karmic propensities at different time periods.

    Please be blessed with these beautiful pictures of Ucheyma (Severed Head Vajra Yogini) from my personal shrine. Read more on this sacred form.- https://bit.ly/2QghvhS

    May you all be blessed and ascend to Kechara Paradise.

    Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche

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    致世界各地的朋友:

    人们曾无数次问我:如何在没有受灌顶和誓言的情况下,跟殊胜的金刚空行母——金刚瑜伽母结缘。我已经在此文中跟大家解释:https://bit.ly/2JjTTXp

    不管我们供奉以哪种形象示现的金刚瑜伽母,所得的益处是一样的。她以无上智慧,顺应不同时代众生的业力而示现不同形象。

    衷心希望我佛坛上的“乌切玛”(断首金刚瑜伽母)像的这些庄严相片能加持你的心续。更多关于这一殊胜法相的资料,可在此阅读:https://bit.ly/2QghvhS

    祈愿你获得加持,日后能登克切拉净土。

    詹杜固仁波切敬启
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  2. Pastor Loh Seng Piow on Mar 17, 2019 at 11:37 pm

    Dear friends around the world,

    Many people have asked how to connect with Sacred Diamond Dakini Vajra Yogini without initiation and formal commitments. I have explained how to do so here: https://bit.ly/2JjTTXp

    Any form of Vajra Yogini you worship leads to the same benefit. All her forms are just her wisdom manifesting for different karmic propensities at different time periods.

    Please be blessed with these beautiful pictures of Ucheyma (Severed Head Vajra Yogini) from my personal shrine. Read more on this sacred form.- https://bit.ly/2QghvhS

    May you all be blessed and ascend to Kechara Paradise.

    Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche

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    致世界各地的朋友:

    人们曾无数次问我:如何在没有受灌顶和誓言的情况下,跟殊胜的金刚空行母——金刚瑜伽母结缘。我已经在此文中跟大家解释:https://bit.ly/2JjTTXp

    不管我们供奉以哪种形象示现的金刚瑜伽母,所得的益处是一样的。她以无上智慧,顺应不同时代众生的业力而示现不同形象。

    衷心希望我佛坛上的“乌切玛”(断首金刚瑜伽母)像的这些庄严相片能加持你的心续。更多关于这一殊胜法相的资料,可在此阅读:https://bit.ly/2QghvhS

    祈愿你获得加持,日后能登克切拉净土。

    詹杜固仁波切敬启

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  3. Yee Yin on Feb 5, 2019 at 2:53 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us such a beautiful story about the Bodhgaya Vajrayogini. Somehow, Rinpoche is connected to Malaysia. We are very lucky to have Rinpoche here in Malaysia to teach us Dharma and also to build Kechara for us to have a place to collect merits and purify our karma. Not only that, but we are also very lucky to hear the name and see the image of Vajrayogini.

    So far, I have not seen other lama who explains so well and so extensively on Vajrayogini to lay people. People might have seen her image before but they probably don’t know much about the iconography and how precious this practice is. Knowing modern people are busy and have strong desires, Tsem Rinpoche highly recommends Vajrayogini practice as she has the power to turn our desires into energy that can help us to gain realisation and be liberated from suffering.

    Apart from connecting with Vajrayogini through Rinpoche’s social media platforms, we can also connect with her when we visit Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR). Tsem Rinpoche has kindly built a Vajrayogini stupa in KFR for visitors to circumambulate or to do prostration. There are many images of Vajrayogini and other holy items in the stupa, when we circumambulate or do prostration to the stupa, we are able to collect a tremendous amount of merits. We should make an aspiration to be able to receive her practice in the future as she is the most powerful practice in our era to help us gain realisation.

  4. Tsem Rinpoche on Nov 20, 2018 at 2:42 pm

    The Library of Tibetan Works & Archives is in Dharamsala, which is broken into two parts. Upper Dharamsala is where the Dalai Lama’s palace is located with his audience room & main prayer hall. It is also the location of the Dialectics School, Gaden Shartse’s guesthouse, restaurants, tourist hotels & main tourist areas.

    A short ride down takes you to the lower part of Dharamsala where the Tibetan government is located. It is the location of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile, Nechung monastery, the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, the Tibetan arts centre…it’s all in one area. And the reason why it’s split into upper and lower Dharamsala is because the area is mountainous.

    The Library of Tibetan Works and Archives was established by the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan government to preserve all the ancient texts – both secular and spiritual – of Tibet and in the process, translate them into various languages like English. This book, Overview of Buddhist Tantra, by Panchen Sonam Drakpa was one of the books translated into English. What’s very interesting is that the book very clearly says that Panchen Sonam Drakpa’s previous life is Duldzin Drakpa Gyaltsen, one of the five main disciples of Lama Tsongkhapa. It also says that after that, he was Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen.

    So the book is basically saying that Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen, Panchen Sonam Drakpa and Duldzin Drakpa Gyaltsen – the three Drakpas – are of the same mindstream.

    Now that’s very peculiar because if Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen’s previous life is Panchen Sonam Drakpa, the renowned composer of 45 volumes of Dharma texts, the abbot of three monasteries AND the 15th Gaden Tripa, the holder of Lama Tsongkhapa’s throne…if that’s the case, how can Panchen Sonam Drakpa take rebirth as Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen and become an evil spirit and have a negative mind?

    Prior to Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen, he was Panchen Sonam Drakpa and before that, he was Duldzin Drakpa Gyaltsen, a heart disciple of Lama Tsongkhapa. How can a heart disciple of Lama Tsongkhapa reincarnate as the erudite master Panchen Sonam Drakpa, and then die and reincarnate as Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen…and then Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen, due to a bad and negative prayer, become the evil spirit Dorje Shugden? How is that possible? Logically, it’s not.

    What’s incredible is that all of this was printed by the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives under the Dalai Lama’s guidance. They contradict themselves because on one hand, the Tibetan leaders say Dorje Shugden is an evil spirit. On the other hand they’re printing a book saying that Panchen Sonam Drakpa, whose later incarnation became Dorje Shugden, is of this illustrious mindstream.

    So how can the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, which is under the auspices of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan government, print the translation of a book composed by the previous incarnation of a so-called evil spirit? How can they then say in the book that Panchen Sonam Drakpa’s previous life is Duldzin Drakpa Gyaltsen, and his next life was Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen?

    Prior to the Dorje Shugden ban and controversy, everyone in Tibet knew that Dorje Shugden is Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen, that Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen is Panchen Sonam Drakpa, and that Panchen Sonam Drakpa is Duldzin Drakpa Gyaltsen. The three Drakpas, they are one mindstream emanating again and again to benefit other beings.

    And as we all know, Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen became Dorje Shugden so it totally doesn’t make sense to call him an evil spirit, then highlight all of his previous lives as erudite masters, and publish all of this information under their own library. So you can see the contradictions. You can read all of this for yourself in Overview of Buddhist Tantra, which was printed by the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives.

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    OVERVIEW OF BUDDHIST TANTRA

    GENERAL PRESENTATION OF THE CLASSES OF TANTRA,
    CAPTIVATING THE MINDS OF THE FORTUNATE ONES

    rgyud sde spyi’i rnam par bzhag pa
    skal bzang gi yid ‘phrog ces bya ba bzhugs so

    BY
    PANCHEN SONAM DRAGPA
    (Pan-chen bSod-nams grags-pa, 1478-1554)

    O Choje Sonam Dragpa Pel! (Chos-rje bSod-nams grags-pa-dpal!)
    In the vast expanse of Your bodhi-mind,
    The mind that the Buddhas have lauded for as many as
    one hundred times,
    You have developed “merit” shining like the sun.
    Through Your skill in learning, debate and writing,
    As illuminating as one hundred thousand sun rays,
    You have developed in You a complete knowledge of
    the entire sutras and tantras,
    Resembling a garden of flowers in full bloom.
    The power of Your speech is like the sun;
    The fame of your name has reached the three realms of
    this world.
    O Sonam Dragpa, the teacher of teachers!
    I bow down at your feet.

    In the vast garden of Your great teachings,
    The intelligent young people gather for
    The ‘six ultimates’ and the ‘four modes of transmission,’
    Just as they are attracted to
    The one hundred thousand types of nectar
    Dripping from a flower of one hundred petals.
    May I be able to experience
    The taste of the secret tantra!

    Panchen Choje Sonam Dragpa Pel (Panchen Chos-rje bSod-nams grags-pa-dpal), the holder of sutra and Vajrayana teachings, was a master whose outstanding learning and spiritual accomplishments are well known by all the learned ones in Tibet. His first incarnation came in the form of one of the five prestigious disciples of Lord Tsongkhapa (Tsong-kha-pa) and became known as Vinaya Holder (Dulzin) Dragpa Gyaltsen (Gragspa rgyal-mtshan). Then came Panchen Sonam Dragpa Pel (Panchen bSod-nams grags-pa-dpal), the author of the present text. The next was Nagri Tulku Dragpa Gyaltsen (mNga’-ris sPrul-sku Grags-pa rgyal-mtshan). In this way, a line of his incarnations, each with the Dragpa (gragspa) surname, followed successively.

    Panchen Sonam Dragpa Pel (Panchen bSod-nams grags-pa-dpal) was born in the 14th century in Tsetang (rTsed-thang) in the Lhoka (Lho-kha) region of Central Tibet. He entered the great seat of learning, Sera Thekchenling (Se-ra theg-chen-gling) monastic university, where he became the personal disciple of spiritual master Donyo Dangden (Dhon-yod dang-ldan) and His Holiness the Second Dalai Lama Gedun Gyatso (dGe-‘dun rgya-mtsho). Under them, he studied the entire teachings of sutra, tantra and their commentaries, and became known for his outstanding learning. He also received from them the empowerments, reading transmissions, guides and instructions of the entire body of spiritual training. On becoming the fully blessed one, the Dalai Lama appointed him the abbot of the Loseling (Blo-gsalgling) college, one of the four colleges of Drepung (‘Bras-dpung)- the most prestigious monastic university in Tibet before 1959, with over 10,000 monks on its register. He continued to be the abbot of this college for the next six years; and after him the tenure for each of his successors in this position was fixed for a period of six years, a rule that is followed even today.

    He was then appointed the head of the Gelugpa (dGe-lugs-pa) order, the throne holder of Gaden (dGa’-ldan), thus becoming the 15th regent of Lord Tsongkhapa (Tsong-khapa), the second Buddha. In his eulogy to him, Khedrub Gelek Pelsang (mKhas-grub dGe-legs dpal- bzang) says:

    O Lama, the second successor of the Unsubduable One,
    The regent of the Lord of Dharma,
    You are the one who made the virtuous qualities thrive;
    You are the one who ascended to the golden throne uplifted
    by the fearless lions.
    May Your success thrive forever!

    He continued to be the throne holder for the next seven years, during which time he promoted the spread of Lord Tsongkhapa’s (Tsong-kha-pa) precious teachings, the Gelug (dGe-lugs) tradition, across the land in all directions. He also paid special attention to the practice of monastic rules and the learning and meditation of Buddhism in the monasteries such as Sera (Se-ra), Drepung (‘Bras-spungs), Kyomolung (sKyo-mo-lung), Phagmo Chode (Phag-mo chos-sde), Nyeding (Nye-sdings), Ödna (’Od-sna) and Chöde Rinchen (Chos-sde rin-chen) etc. and improved them to a great extent. He taught the Third Dalai Lama Sonam Gyatso (bSod-nams rGya-mtsho) as the latter’s spiritual master. It was from him that the Dalai Lama received the name Sonam (bSod-nams).

    His contributions in the literary field are enormous; and, indeed, they are the most valuable of all his contributions. Tsongkhapa (Tsong-kha-pa) has rightly said:

    Of all one’s deeds,
    The ‘deeds of speech’ are the most valuable.

    Panchen Sonam Dragpa Pel (Panchen bSod-nams grags-pa-dpal) was a person with an extraordinary talent for teaching, debate and writing. In his colophon to Bu mey chi don zab don sel wey dron mey (dBu ma’i spyi don zab don gsal ba’i sgron me), he wrote:

    In the field of teaching, I am [next to none!] Knowing that
    I would outdo them in this field, Arya Asanga and his
    brother transmigrated into another realm.

    In the field of debate, I am [next to none!] Knowing that
    I would find out the areas they had contradicted and
    that I would examine them and put forth my arguments,
    the logician Dignaga (Digh-naga) and Dharmakirti tactfully
    bypassed me.

    In the field of writing, I am [next to none!] [In my eyes,]
    Arya-sura was just good at spreading the works, which
    are like ‘disputes~ between an insect and a field.’

    I am the learned man. Peerless in the field of teaching,
    debate and writing!

    For some this passage might sound utterly nonsensical, but the most learned master of our age, the talented teacher, logician and writer, the late tutor to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Yongdzin Trijang Dorjechang (Yongs-‘dzin Khri-byang rDorje-‘Chang), said: “Now, some people of our time, who consider themselves learned scholars, think that this is utter nonsense; but they are wrong.”

    Panchen Sonam Dragpa Pel (Panchen bSod-nams grags-pa-dpal) wrote over 45 volumes of books dealing with many different subjects, such as the commentaries on the sutras and tantras, the saddhana manuals of the tutelary deities, history, religious history and so forth. Among these, one that is very important for all who wish to learn and meditate on the path-of the practical aspect of Buddhism in general and that of Vajrayana in particular is the Leg shey gyu de chi nam par shagpa kelsang gi yi trod (Legs bshad rgyud sde spyi’i rnam par bzhag pa skal bzang gi yid ‘phrod). In this book, he has explained precisely how the four tantras differ from one another. He has also fully described the stages of the two spontaneous path practices of the Vajrayana tradition, dealing with the ‘six ultimates’ and the ‘four modes of transmission’, thus interpreting without mistake the intention of Adhi-Buddha Vajradhara.

    May the reprint of this text, which the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives is publishing herewith, bring peace and happiness in this world!

    Prof. Nawang Jinpa
    St. Joseph’s College
    Darjeeling
    January 24 1996

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  5. Pastor Niral Patel on Oct 28, 2018 at 1:10 am

    A sacred image of the rare form of Vajrayogini known as Ucheyma, the Buddha that shows us the path to eradicate the ego. For this and many other high-resolution images of the enlightened beings to download for free visit: https://bit.ly/2oxb4qU

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  6. Valentina Suhendra on Oct 26, 2018 at 11:09 am

    Ucheyma (Severed Headed Vajrayogini) (Main figure)

    (Top to bottom): H.H. the 7th Panchen Lama, Ucheyma (Severed Headed Vajrayogini), Vajra Varnani (green assistant), Vajra Vairocani (yellow assistant), Dorje Shugden and Citipati.

    The central deity is known as Chinnamasta or Dorje Neljorma Ucheyma. Both Chinnamasta (Sanskrit) and Ucheyma (Tibetan) literally mean, ‘She Whose Head is Severed’. The meaning behind her form is to show practitioners that they need to completely remove the grasping and self-identification with the “I” or the ego. Generally, the identity of the self is strongly associated with our face more than any other part of our body. We usually recognise a person when we look at a person’s face. Hence, our self-identification or ego is strongly associated with our face. To show us that this self-identification needs to be overcome on the spiritual path to enlightenment, Vajrayogini uses her ritual chopper to decapitate herself. This is symbolic of her practice eradicating the ego.

    The Severed Headed Vajrayogini, as she is also known, removes all afflictive mental constructs by removing the root cause – the identification of the self, the ego. We are either attached to or averse to people and circumstances because we have an ego to please, gratify and protect. But in the grander scheme of things, this self-identification with the ‘I’ is illusory and does not really exist. Therefore, Vajrayogini reveals this ultimate truth through the dramatic decapitation of her head and at the same time is still able to live and function. She is able to live due to her direct perception of emptiness and egolessness.

    Contrary to what some people might think, the eradication of the self does not destroy individualism, our personality or make us into a mindless person. In fact, the eradication of the ego makes us become a vibrant and compassionate person, someone that has greater awareness of the suffering of others. In other words, we become much warmer, kinder, forgiving, tolerant, conscientious, generous, contemplative and we are become a joy to be with. The cutting of the ego or the ‘I’ brings us towards awakening our true self, the Buddha nature within.

    The Severed Headed Vajrayogini has two dakini attendants. From the trunk of her neck, there are three severed blood vessels spurting three jets of blood that flow into the mouths of her own decapitated head that she carries in her left hand and into the mouths of her two attendants. Tsem Rinpoche explained that the three jets of blood represent that her practice purifies the three psychic poisons of ignorance, hatred and desire. In turn, this leads to the attainment of the three bodies of a Buddha – the emanation body, the enjoyment body and the truth body. In other words, the severance of the ego via her tantric path leads to the purification of all delusions and ultimately, the attainment of Buddhahood itself.

    The 7th Panchen Lama, Palden Tenpai Nyima is featured floating above because of his compilation of sadhanas from the ancient Sadhanamala texts. This includes a particular sadhana or collection of prayers, visualisation and mantra focused on Ucheyma. Incidentally, Dorje Shugden in many of his previous lives was a lineage master of the Vajrayogini tantras as well. These previous lives include the likes of the Mahasiddha Naropa and Tsarchen Losel Gyatso. The Lord and Lady of the Charnel Ground, known as Citipati, are one of the main protectors of the Vajrayogini Tantra.

    Last of all, the ascetic meditator engaging in his devotional practices towards Ucheyma in the cemetery represents the ideal environment for tantric practice because such environments invoke deep renunciation towards worldly affairs and attachments. All Buddhist traditions advocate meditating on the bones of the deceased because it reminds us of our mortality and hence, we develop revulsion towards the transient nature of worldly or ordinary existence.

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  7. Joy on Oct 26, 2018 at 12:25 am

    Ucheyma (Severed Headed Vajrayogini) (Main figure)

    (Top to bottom): Maitri Kacho (Flying Vajrayogini), Maitri Kacho (One-Leg Up Vajrayogini), Naro Kacho, Sukhasiddhi, Ucheyma (Severed Headed Vajrayogini), Vajra Varnani (green assistant), Vajra Vairocani (yellow assistant), Citipati, Vajravarahi and Dorje Shugden.

    The central deity is known as Severed Headed Vajrayogini, Chinnamasta or Dorje Neljorma Ucheyma. Both Chinnamasta (Sanskrit) and Ucheyma (Tibetan) literally mean, ‘She Whose Head is Severed’. The meaning behind her form is to show practitioners that they need to completely remove the grasping and self-identification with the “I” or the ego. Generally, the identity of the self is strongly associated with our face more than any other part of our body. We usually recognise a person when we look at a person’s face. Hence, our self-identification or ego is strongly associated with our face. To show us that this self-identification needs to be overcome on the spiritual path to enlightenment, Vajrayogini uses her ritual chopper to decapitate herself. This is symbolic of her practice eradicating the ego.

    The Severed Headed Vajrayogini removes all afflictive mental constructs by removing the root cause – the identification of the self, the ego. We are either attached to or averse to people and circumstances because we have an ego to please, gratify and protect. But in the grander scheme of things, this self-identification with the ‘I’ is illusory and does not really exist. Therefore, Vajrayogini reveals this ultimate truth through the dramatic decapitation of her head and at the same time is still able to live and function. She is able to live due to her direct perception of emptiness and egolessness.

    Contrary to what some people might think, the eradication of the self does not destroy individualism, our personality or make us into a mindless person. In fact, the eradication of the ego makes us become a vibrant and compassionate person, someone that has greater awareness of the suffering of others. In other words, we become much warmer, kinder, forgiving, tolerant, conscientious, generous, contemplative and we are become a joy to be with. The cutting of the ego or the ‘I’ brings us towards awakening our true self, the Buddha nature within.

    The Severed Headed Vajrayogini has two dakini attendants. From the trunk of her neck, there are three severed blood vessels spurting three jets of blood that flow into the mouths of her own decapitated head that she carries in her left hand and into the mouths of her two attendants. Tsem Rinpoche explained that the three jets of blood represent that her practice purifies the three psychic poisons of ignorance, hatred and desire. In turn, this leads to the attainment of the three bodies of a Buddha – the emanation body, the enjoyment body and the truth body. In other words, the severance of the ego via her tantric path leads to the purification of all delusions and ultimately, the attainment of Buddhahood itself.

    Severed Headed Vajrayogini is surrounded by some of her other forms, including Naro Kacho, two forms of Maitri Kacho, Sukhasiddhi and Vajravarahi. These forms of Vajrayogini are more commonly practised compared to Severed Headed Vajrayogini and are prevalent in most Tibetan Buddhist lineages. Though they may look different, all forms are indivisible from her true nature and all her practices can lead practitioners to enlightenment. Naro Kacho arose from a vision beheld by the Mahasiddha Naropa, Maitri Kacho from a vision beheld by Maitripa, and Indra Kacho from a vision beheld by Indrabodhi. The Lord and Lady of the Charnel Ground, known as Citipati, are one of the main protectors of the Vajrayogini Tantra.

    Last of all, Dorje Shugden is a protector with special affinity with Vajrayogini practitioners because he arose from an incarnation lineage that includes Naropa and Tsarchen Losel Gyatso who practised and proliferated her Tantra.

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  8. Pastor Adeline on Oct 26, 2018 at 12:05 am

    Vajrayogini (Main figure)

    (Top to bottom): Naropa, Vajradharma, Hero Vajradharma, Naro Kacho, Maitri Kacho (Flying Vajrayogini), Dorje Shugden and Vajravarahi.

    Vajrayogini is a female tantric Buddha and she has many forms that are derived from various lineages. She mainly embodies the fully enlightened female (shakti) aspect of a Buddha. She belongs to the Mother Tantra classification, which refers to her practice concentrating on the wisdom aspect of the path to Buddhahood. She is also the principal dakini, the compassionate female guides and nurturers of tantric meditation who lead practitioners to enlightenment. In the thangka, the main figure in the middle is Naro Kechari as she arose from the pure vision of the Mahasiddha Naropa.

    In Anuttara (Highest) Yoga Tantra, principal dakinis normally appear in union with a male consort and this can be seen in the cases of deities such as Guhyasamaja, Hevajra, and Kalachakra. In the case of Vajrayogini, she is the principal female Buddha of the Chakrasamvara Tantra and therefore, she is normally in union with Heruka Chakrasamvara. Furthermore, Vajrayogini is also considered a Vajradakini, who are yidams or meditational deities in their own right. Their practices have evolved from the main practices of their consorts, simplifying the otherwise complicated original practice by reducing it to a single-deity meditation without sacrificing the main benefits and features of the original. Hence, Vajradakini practices such as Vajrayogini and Nairatmya are derived from the original Chakrasamvara Tantra and Hevajra Tantra respectively.

    In essence, Vajrayogini is known as “Sarvabuddha-dakini” or the Dakini Who is the Essence of all Buddhas. Her mantra is known as the King of All Mantras as it has the most powerful ability to bless us with spiritual attainments even without any visualisation or meditation. There are 11 Yogas in the generation stage of her practice and a few which have the power of transforming ordinary actions like sleeping, waking and ordinary daily tasks into a collection of merits. Ultimately, her Tantra offers salvation for ordinary practitioners at death with her special promise of guiding practitioners towards Kechara, or the Paradise of the Dakinis, in which we can continue deep practices to become a Buddha without fear, obstacles and interruptions.

    Within Vajrayogini practice, soliciting the blessings of the lama and the lineage master are of paramount importance in order for our practice to bear results. Hence, the lama is visualised as the red Vajradharma with arms crossed at the heart, holding the vajra and bell. The lineage masters are visualised as Hero Vajradharma, holding a damaru and skullcup while cradling a khatvanga. Aside from the main Naro Kechari form, Vajrayogini also appears in the form of Maitri Kechari, who is known as Flying Vajrayogini, and arose from the vision of Maitripa. Another common form is known as Indra Kechari, or Vajravarahi, who arose from the vision of Indrabodhi.

    Last of all, Dorje Shugden is a Dharma protector with a special affinity with Vajrayogini practitioners. This is because he himself arose from an incarnation lineage that includes the likes of Naropa, the progenitor of Naro Kechari practice, and Tsarchen Losel Gyatso who had practised and proliferated her Tantra and is listed as one the lineage masters invoked upon every day by Vajrayogini practitioners.

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  9. Pastor Shin Tan on Oct 4, 2018 at 3:48 pm

    Original illustration and text posted by Eric D Hatchell as a reply to H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s facebook post on Vajrayogini here: http://bit.ly/VYogini0001

    The Dākiṇī with the Essence of all Buddhas, Vajrayoginī

    Her practice includes methods to end the otherwise repetitive states of Bardo and rebirth, by transforming the process into a journey, which may lead to full enlightenment. In preparation for which, Vajrayoginī further offers the omnipresent ability to reconstruct the nature of the most, mundane everyday experiences, such that they may reveal higher destinations, via the spiritual paths she may choose to reveal. [1] Vajrayoginī being defined as, “The Dākiṇī who is the Essence of all Buddhas”, [2] is amplified by scholar Miranda Shaw when she implied that this deity is no less than, the supreme nature of the very Tantric pantheon. No male Buddha, including her divine consort, Heruka-Cakrasaṃvara, further advances her in metaphysical implications. [3]

    Vajrayoginī’s sādhanā originates from India circa 10/12th C, [4] when summoned as Heruka-Cakrasaṃvara’s Yab-Yum consort [5], with later forms including Vajrayoginī as “Solitary Hero”, she may be visualized with the deep red complexion of a 16-year-old female, whose stance is nude amidst a blazing fire of pristine awareness and most exalted wisdom. Her head is adorned with a crown of five skulls and upon her forehead, the third eye of wisdom is set vertically (represented here by an auspicious jewel). She drapes a necklace of fifty dried human skulls and is depicted with her traditional vajra-handled knife in her right hand; with a blood filled kapala in her left, she drinks with upturned head while looking above, toward the pure realm of Khechara. This seemingly gruesome gesture is actually symbolic of her clear light in great joy, known as “mahasukha” (the great bliss), [6] [7] thus the blood she drinks may be offered to us all as if a fine wine.

    Resting on the left shoulder is a Katvanga staff as she stands tall with her two feet, trampling the bodies of red Kalaratri and black Bhairava (with heads bending backward), representing the embodiment of illusion and ego-awareness. The composition, all of which rests above a sun disc and multicolored lotus pedestal, she is rendered here after a thankga of Naropa Tradition (passed down from a special teaching of the Indian Mahasiddha Naropa). Vajrayoginī herself may be classified as the personification of “Wisdom” or “Mother” and her practice originates with the Chakrasamvara Cycle of Tantras, which is one of the five principal tantric practices of the Sakya School, although found in one form or another, she is included in all schools of Tibetan Buddhism. [8]

    Vajrayoginī also appears in versions from the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism, with one popular system having the practitioner visualize themselves as Vajrayoginī, as such, their guru taking the form of Milarepa. [9] Thus depicted above the central deity here we see Milarepa on our right, with his great Guru Marpa left (whose guru was Naropa himself, and other great Indian masters). [10]

    Vajrayoginī is a simplified, single most form of the female Buddha, who is otherwise a collection of alternate forms. From her sādhanās she is visualized in English terms as “Vajra Sow”, “Wrathful Lady”, “Fierce Black One”, and other such similar manifestations of female energy found in numerous iconographic renderings and traditions. Each feature of Vajrayoginī’s visualization conveys important spiritual concept. For example, her three eyes indicate her ability to see all (past, present and future); her red-colored body symbolizes the blazing of her ”inner fire”, and the curved knife she wields, demonstrates the power to sever the delusions and obstacles of her followers and of all living beings. [11]

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    References:

    [1] Gyatso, Kelsang. Guide to Dakini Land: The Highest Yoga Tantra Practice of Buddha Vajrayogini. London: Tharpa, 1996, p.xii.

    [2] “The Berzin Archives.” Bonding Practices for Mother Tantra. Accessed February 18, 2016. http://www.berzinarchives.com/…/bonding_prac_mother_tantra_….

    [3] Shaw, Miranda Eberle. Buddhist Goddesses of India. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006, p. 8.

    [4] English, Elizabeth. Vajrayoginī: Her Visualizations, Rituals & Forms: A Study of the Cult of Vajrayoginī in India. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2002.

    [5] “Vajrasattva (Buddhist Deity) – White (with Consort).” Vajrasattva (Buddhist Deity). Accessed February 18, 2016. http://www.himalayanart.org/items/77598.

    [6] Gyatso, Kelsang. Guide to Dakini Land: The Highest Yoga Tantra Practice of Buddha Vajrayogini. London: Tharpa, 1996 p. 123-127.

    [7] Glenn H. Mullin

    [8] “Item: Vajrayogini (Buddhist Deity) – (Naropa Tradition).” Vajrayogini (Buddhist Deity). Accessed February 18, 2016. http://www.himalayanart.org/items/290.

    [9] English, Elizabeth. Vajrayoginī: Her Visualizations, Rituals & Forms: A Study of the Cult of Vajrayoginī in India. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2002, p. xxiii.

    [10] Drinking the Mountain Stream: Songs of Tibet’s Beloved Saint, Milarepa … by Mi-la-ras-pa, Rinpoche Lama Kunga, Brian Cutillo, p.305.

    [11] Gyatso, Kelsang. Guide to Dakini Land: The Highest Yoga Tantra Practice of Buddha Vajrayogini. London: Tharpa, 1996, p.123-127.

    VY

  10. Meghna on Sep 28, 2018 at 4:05 pm

    “It was meant to be…” Is all I can think after reading this.

    Reading this makes one introspect about just how difficult it must be for those who devote everything to practice and upload Dharma – the challenges they have to face along the way. [samsara is hardly kind] I hope sometime in the future[soon, hopefully], I can do something to help them on their journey somehow, someway.

    Feeling blessed to see the personal altar.

  11. Chris on Sep 8, 2018 at 6:45 pm

    Such an interesting way to help those who are less fortunate to gain merit. I still remember Rinpoche taught us once that the offerings that we offer onto the statue they generate merit every single day and it’s not just one off generation of merit. As long as your offering stays on the statue, you will collect powerful merits every single day. An example will be when we offer gold paint to Vajrayogini’s holy face and body, it will generate merits every single day. How powerful it is to make offerings.

    This is why Rinpoche said all his Vajrayogini statues are heavily ornated and decorated with precious jewels, precious stones, crystals, brocades and pearls. This is to generate enough merit for Kechara organization and whoever that is in Kechara. Rinpoche also said that everyone should have a Vjrayogini statue at least 18inches in height and decorated it so heavily that only the face shows. That is the way for us to collect merit to be able to get her practice and ascent to Kechara paradise. When we keep the statue close to us and we make prayers every day to her, the statue will come alive.

    startingonvy005

  12. Beatrix Ooi on Aug 23, 2018 at 11:15 am

    For more free high resolution images of Vajrayogini, visit: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html?nggpage=9

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  13. Jacinta on Aug 14, 2018 at 11:54 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    I wasn’t very much into Vajrayogini back then although I know Rinpoche has been repeatedly promoting her every now and then, by sharing us the benefits and also the “deal” of getting her initiation and full commentary from Rinpoche in this lifetime (the assurance of enlightenment in 7 lifetimes out of the usual 14 lifetimes ).

    I’m grateful that Rinpoche has taught us step by step. From the first time I’ve heard about her, Rinpoche has shared that we should purchase her “book” and that’s how I somehow connected with VY as I’ve put her “sacred Dharma text” on my shrine since. After that, I didn’t pay much attention to it. Then later, I’ve got Her blessed water and then a pendant. During my days in KFR, Her stupa was my main focal point to circumambulate. Lately, from Rinpoche’s teaching, I’ve learnt to memorise the 4 aspirational prayers (although to be honest, I am not very keen on the 3rd one which is to ascend to Kechara Paradise as I strongly wish that I will remain in samsara even after my passing but it could be a way to get enlightenment faster so that I can become a Buddha that has much more benefits😅 )

    After reading this blog post again, maybe there’s “fate” in everything that we encountered but it doesn’t mean that we should do nothing since it is fated. In fact, we should do more to generate a stronger affinity with Her. It reminds me of Lama Atisha’s advice on the reason why we are still in samsara,

    “You remain in samsara through the power of laziness, therefore ignite the fire of the effort of application.”

    Also, looking at the Holy Body of Vajrayogini that Rinpoche has shared here, I hope that many more will get to know her, practice her sacred teachings and be blessed always. Thank you Rinpoche 🙏

  14. Yee Yin on Aug 1, 2018 at 7:39 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us this very nice story about the Bodhgaya Vajrayogini. Whether we are rich or poor, we should always make nice offerings to our Buddha statue to collect merits. Sometimes when we receive money from the elderly, we can also use the money to buy offerings and offer to the Buddha to help them collect merits.

    Thank you also for explaining to us the significance of making a pilgrimage trip to holy places like Bodhgaya. Once we understand the purpose of going to these places, the trip will become more meaningful and we are able to get the best out of it. If will be a waste of money and time if we are only going there to take some tourist photos.

    If we like to travel, we should make a trip to the holy places once a year. If we cannot go so far, we can visit Kechara Forest Retreat which is also a holy site where there is a Vajrayogini stupa for us to make a connection with her.

  15. Tsa Tsa Ong on Jul 30, 2018 at 10:25 pm

    It is always very nice to hear Rinpoche sharing fond and sweet memories of Rinpoche’s younger days. And specially about this beautiful gold colour Vajrayogini statue offered to Rinpoche from such a kind friend. I love this color Vajrayogini very much as it is very soft and sweet looking. Thank you Rinpoche and blog team for this beautiful write up🙏😍

  16. Pastor Adeline on Jul 28, 2018 at 4:09 am

    Nice short video of a new LED signage reminding us of who we can go to for blessings in case of need: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBwrkaKUoH0

  17. Pastor Niral Patel on Jul 27, 2018 at 8:34 am

    Listening to the chanting of sacred words, melodies, mantras, sutras and prayers has a very powerful healing effect on our outer and inner environments. It clears the chakras, spiritual toxins, the paths where our ‘chi’ travels within our bodies for health as well as for clearing the mind. It is soothing and relaxing but at the same time invigorates us with positive energy. The sacred sounds invite positive beings to inhabit our environment, expels negative beings and brings the sound of growth to the land, animals, water and plants. Sacred chants bless all living beings on our land as well as inanimate objects. Do download and play while in traffic to relax, when you are about to sleep, during meditation, during stress or just anytime. Great to play for animals and children. Share with friends the blessing of a full Dorje Shugden puja performed at Kechara Forest Retreat by our puja department for the benefit of others. Tsem Rinpoche

    Listen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZbzgskLKxT8&t=5821s

  18. Pastor Shin Tan on Jul 25, 2018 at 2:22 am

    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.

    PabongkaRinpocheVY

  19. Pastor Shin Tan on Jul 22, 2018 at 11:47 pm

    Video of Tsem Rinpoche’s shrine taken July 16, 2018. Very beautiful, well done and meticulous.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LPAfpMoN2bA

  20. Pastor Shin Tan on Jul 21, 2018 at 4:55 pm

    Video of Tsem Rinpoche’s shrine taken July 16, 2018.
    Very beautiful, well done and meticulous.

    https://video.tsemtulku.com/chat-videos/chat-1531752637.mp4


  21. Pastor Adeline Woon on Jul 7, 2018 at 2:33 pm

    Vajra Yogini has many different forms and in each of these forms, the positioning of her sacred body, the various implements she holds and the expressions on her face have profound meaning into various aspects of enlightenment. The implements she holds, the expressions on her face, and her body symbolise specific aspects of enlightenment that suit people during a particular time and place according to their karma. So, therefore, Vajra Yogini’s pose, forms and emanations change over time in order to suit different karmically-connected practitioners. It will keep changing because enlightenment is fluid, compassionate and skilful. To gaze upon Vajra Yogini is to look at a complete ‘roadmap’ to enlightenment as every aspect of her body is a manifestation of enlightenment. Therefore to have her form, picture, painting or statue is very blessed. We should make offerings to her daily diligently.

    After the great Mahasiddha Naropa had served his guru the Mahasiddha Tilopa for 12 years, Tilopa conferred the Vajra Varahi (another form of Vajra Yogini) initiation with full instructions unto Naropa. Then, Naropa diligently meditated on Vajra Varahi and had a vision of her, and when she appeared to him directly, she appeared in the form of Vajra Yogini. Normally, when he engaged in the Vajra Yogini (Vajravarahi) practice, she was in the form of facing him directly, holding a skull cup and a curved flaying knife in front of her heart. One leg was up and one leg was down as in a dancing pose. That was the form of Vajra Yogini that he had meditated on to gain the highest attainments.

    After he had meditated on Vajra Varahi and gained visions of her, she appeared to him in a different form, with her face looking up at Kechara Paradise instead of facing him directly. Her left hand holding the skullcup was thrust in the air and her right hand holding the curved flaying knife, also known as a cemetery knife was facing down at sentient beings or samsara to help beings cut their bonds to suffering. Her left leg was bent, and her right extended while standing in a pose of looking towards Kechara Paradise like she is about to take off there. This form signifies she will take you there and out of suffering. That form of Vajra Yogini became special and that was called Naro Kacho or the Vajra Yogini of Naropa. This Naropa’s Vajra Yogini was initiated to the Nepalese Pamtingpa brothers and they meditated diligently and this tradition of Naropa’s Vajra Yogini just became prevalent and took off from there. Naropa started initiating his other disciples as well into this special form of Vajra Yogini and she became known as Naropa’s Vajra Yogini till this day and it is considered a highly blessed lineage. That is the lineage we have now and most prevalent.

    She is looking up because this Naropa’s Vajra Yogini is indicating she will lead her practitioners to her Kechara Paradise within one lifetime if you are diligent in her practice. Realizing enlightenment is harder for people in today’s world and needs more time during Kaliyuga degenerate period, she leads you to her paradise where you can practice undisturbed to Buddha-hood.

    In this brilliant artwork, what you see is the Mahasiddha Naropa having a direct vision of Vajra Yogini. It’s the first time she has appeared to Naropa in this form. This form is associated with Naropa. Prior to Naropa, this form of Vajra Yogini did not exist. She in this vision is initiating him into this form (Naro Kacho) of herself indicating this form will be most efficacious now according to our karmic period. In the background, you will see a cave with a light in it because when Naropa used to meditate in that cave, it is said that from his body would emit a light and people could see it from afar. You can also see animals surrounding Vajra Yogini, they can feel her compassion and her great blessings and they are at peace around her.

    Vajra Yogini brings peace, love, compassion, wisdom and freedom to everyone who practices her incredibly powerful tantra. Therefore, this artwork is a very beautiful representation of the time when Naropa had a vision of Vajra Yogini in this form for the first time and it is now known as Naropa’s Vajra Yogini. This artwork was offered to me as a gift from a very talented artist. I deeply appreciate this piece of visual spirituality very much.

    Tsem Rinpoche

    To download for your shrine, please click here: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=62528

  22. Samfoonheei on Jan 14, 2018 at 12:16 pm

    Beautiful and stunning Vajrayogini statue . We are very fortunate able to see such a beautiful Vajrayogini and knowing the story behind it of how Rinpoche obtained. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing all these beautiful pictures. Merely looking at the stunning Vajrayogini statue may all be blessed.

  23. Stella Cheang on Jan 11, 2018 at 2:35 pm

    It is a blessing to learn about the story from Rinpoche of the beloved Buddha Vajrayogini statue that was a gift from a Malaysian young man under the sacred tree in Bodhgaya, India. Buddha’s miracle works in mysterious way, interweaving events and incidents to bring people together. Thank you for this lovely sharing.

  24. Chan Yau Mun on Jul 9, 2017 at 10:32 pm

    I am very bless to be able to attend Rinpoche teaching on Bodhgaya the place where Lord Buddha choose to become enlighten. Shamed to say I have been a Buddhist of all my life but have zero knowledge on where Lord Buddha enlighten. Bodhgaya is very beautiful, the buddha statue is very beautiful.

    Thank you for sharing Rinpoche journey on how Rinpoche received and bring Bodhgaya Vajrayogini to Malaysia. Is really amazing how everything can just fall in place, is like everything is plan for…

    In time to come I will planned to invite one Vajrayogini back to my home. I do hope that I can create a cause for my family and I for Vajrayogini practices. Bodhgaya will be one of the place that I would want to bring my family there. I know this is just my dream… it will be nice if I can put the 3 robes on the Buddha myself, that will be great!

  25. KarenC on Jul 9, 2017 at 1:22 am

    The few of us were very fortunate to have listened to this story again about how Rinpoche obtained Bodghaya Vajrayogini from a Malaysian right in front of this very precious Vajrayogini statue in Rinpoche’s room.

    KECHARA – the pure land of Vajrayogini, it’s also our organization’s name, and the very first time Rinpoche heard of Malaysia when Rinpoche met the Malaysian young man who gifted this BVY statue to Rinpoche, such good affinity. Spreading Vajrayogini practise has always been Rinpoche’s wish for the Malaysians here. Though without permission we can’t practise it, Rinpoche has made it easier for us to connect to Her and gain merits, hoping one day we could receive Her practise and be enlightened.

    We have a Vajrayogini stupa in Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) here for people to circumambulate. A statue for people to make gold offerings on Her. Recently Tsem Ladrang has initiated a Light offering retreat to Vajrayogini as one of the preliminary practices to prepare us for Tantra. So many meritorious projects in KFR made it easier for everyone to connect to Vajrayogini due to the kindness of Rinpoche.

    Rinpoche also said before if we would like to travel, do travel to holy places like Bodhgaya where they are powerful energy vortexes. When we go to these vortexes, it expedites healing, meditation, brain waves, health and positive thinking. That’s why Rinpoche likes to meditate and does his Sadhana under the holy tree while he was there.

    In Bodhgaya, the stupa of Enlightenment next to the holy tree is where Tsem Rinpoche loves to visit as He could offer robes to the Buddha statue. It’s said that the robes on the Buddha statue is changed everyday, so pilgrims can buy the robes and offer and the monks will change it everyday. The robes come in 3 parts in different sizes so it’s easier to change. The used robes will then be donated to the poor. Wonderful.

    Bodhgaya is definitely a place to visit in this life.

  26. Valentina Suhendra on May 4, 2017 at 8:42 am

    From Tsem Rinpoche: Every person who has Maha-anuttaratantra empowerments (Eg. Heruka, Guhyasamaja, Yamantaka, Vajra Yogini, Chittamani-Tara, Kalacakra, Hevajra, Gyalwa Gyatso Chenresig, etc) should keep a copy of this on their shrine or prayer book. These are all the ritual items tantric practitioner must keep by commitment. If it is in picture form, it is alright also.

    To post

  27. Fong on Mar 27, 2017 at 3:39 pm

    Thank you for a beautiful sharing. In the early days when I first came to know of Kechara and when Wisdom Hall was new, I would always spend some time admiring the replicas of this Vajrayogini in the souvenir shop in Wisdom Hall. It became a habit of mine to go and just look at it.

    So, this story behind it is a reaffirmation of Rinpoche’s connection with Vajrayogini by how she came to Rinpoche. So, we must keep our connection to our Guru and deities close and sacred in our hearts and minds. It is not the geographical distance that is important.

  28. Valentina Suhendra on Jun 17, 2016 at 7:29 pm

    Dear Rinpoche

    When I read this post, I was in awe with the beauty of this precious Vajrayogini. She is also my teacher’s first image of Vajrayogini and his first connection to Malaysia because this statue was sponsored by a Malaysian. For auspicious reason, the sponsor gave Rinpoche the fund to procure the statue under the Bodhi tree in Bodhgaya where the Buddha reach enlightenment. Rinpoche kept this statue in the prominent place in his altar.

    I have heard my teacher mentioned about Vajrayogini a number of time, but only recently I became infatuated with Her and start to understand her a little bit more.

    Valentina

  29. Soon Huat on Mar 5, 2016 at 1:05 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche. I am touched by Your story of getting Your first Vajrayogini statue. I have received two beautiful gifts from Pastor Patsy and Pastor Seng Piow. Pastor Patsy knew I loved to pray to Vajrayogini but I am away in China now. Hence, she gave her such precious Vajrayogini Tsa Tsa to me so that I can bring it to China for praying. The precious Tsa Tsa has been with Pastor Patsy for years, very precious.

    Another precious birthday gift from Pastor Loh Seng Piow. I have exchanged text message with him to clarify my doubt about Vajrayogini practice or praying; whether I should pursue to Kechara or Western Pure Land. As obtaining Vajrayogini initiation is not easy and even obtained the initiation in this life, I might need to go through 14 lifetimes before going to Kechara. I was afraid that I will be degenerating along the way. The conclusion of that discussion is Follow My Guru’s Guidance Without Any Doubt, Just Follow…He knows the best for us. I was hoping to invite a Vajrayogini Statue to build strong bond with Her and I did show Pastor the image of statue I admire. You guessed what… The pre-love sale was held on my birthday, 20th Feb. Pastor Seng Piow spotted the exactly same statue there and He would like to invite the statue as my birthday gift. I am touched.The beautiful statue carved by black stones and I think I should call the statue, KFR Vajrayogini. I am going to KFR 2nd April to invite Her back personally. Thank You Pastor Seng Piow.

    One day, Pastor Shin texted me in Facebook, I asked her about the practice again. She asked me to do tea offering daily to Vajrayogini and she sent me a link of Rinpoche’s teaching from blog. I thought I would like to do it weekly. However, Pastor Han Nee advised me to do it daily to build strong bond with the Queene. In order to pay back the kindness of Rinpoche and all the pastors, I decided to do it daily and I never missed a day so far. I felt lighter after doing tea offering to Vajrayogini and I am looking forward to it everyday..

    Thank You Rinpohe, Pastor Patsy, Pastor Seng Piow, Pastor Shin and Pastor Han Nee for the precious gifts and teaching as well as advice.

  30. Wei Theng on Nov 29, 2013 at 3:15 pm

    Today I see the Bodhgaya Vajrayogini again at Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat. I feel so blessed to have her as it’s her blessings that I can be connected with Rinpoche in Malaysia and learn & do Dharma in Kechara. Thankful and grateful…
    May the blessing of powerful mother yogini spread far & wide to all the beings.
    Thanks Rinpoche.

  31. Wylfred Ng on Oct 2, 2013 at 10:38 pm

    感恩当年那位马来西亚的年轻人。送了仁波切那么珍贵的礼物, 让身在马来西亚的我们可以和殊胜的金刚瑜伽母结缘。 今天的果肯定是当时种下的因。

  32. Shelly tai on Oct 2, 2013 at 5:01 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for posting all these beautiful pictures. The Vajrayogini statue is stunning and she look so real.

  33. Colleen Kincaid Smith on Sep 30, 2013 at 8:03 pm

    This story is so beautiful it has brought tears of joy to my eyes … thank you so much for this wonderful gift, this wonderful lesson, this wonderful teaching.

  34. Choongs on Sep 30, 2013 at 11:25 am

    I love this story from Rinpoche. I love its lessons. I love its meaning. I love its motivation. I love its joy. I love it!

  35. Vinnie Tan on Sep 29, 2013 at 3:36 pm

    It is just so sacred and amazing how the link between Rinpoche, BVY, and Malaysia is. I am so happy that Rinpoche has made replicas of the image for people to invite back home. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this story that is close to Rinpoche’s heart to all of us here.

  36. KYC on Jun 27, 2013 at 10:38 pm

    I think Rinpoche has affinity with Malaysia and is destined to come here to stay. Malaysians are the lucky ones to have Rinpoche here. Because of Rinpoche, many Malaysians are introduced to the holy practices of Lama Tsongkhapa, Lord Setrap and Vajrayogini. These practices have helped people to improve their lives, both temporal and spiritual. Personally, I’m very grateful to Rinpoche for having brought the Gaden tradition and practices to Malaysia.

  37. Chhimi Rinzin on Mar 25, 2013 at 5:40 pm

    I have been a regular visitor to your blog for a very good reason.It is really a blessing that i am touched and inspired by most of your teachings.By birth i am a Buddhist and i belong to a Buddhist country, Bhutan.I do have some collections that i have downloaded from the youtube.I always find time to watch it,and also feels your presence though we are million miles away…Its the happiest moment to know about the story of BVY. The beauty and blessing of Vajra Yogini is really beyond my words to express.It is ever ready to speak…

  38. Darren Kechara on Mar 12, 2013 at 2:56 am

    Thanks to Rinpoche and Malaysian friend and i get to see the Bodhgaya Vajrayogini every time i duty in Kechara Paradise Viva Home outlet. I felt her presence was stunning & powerful every time i see her, anyone who sees her definitely is a greatest blessing. 🙂

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  40. Pastor Chia on Feb 3, 2013 at 6:53 pm

    This Vajrayogini statue bring up a lot of private story regard rinpoche friendship and compassion. Over 20 years, rinpoche wished to help others will never stop and increase even more day by day.

    By making offering to Buddha Vajrayogini,we able to create a good merit at the future we able to received secret practice. Thank you rinpoche sharing we us this Vajrayogini statue story.

  41. Carmen K. on Feb 3, 2013 at 4:40 pm

    Wow, what an amazing story relating Rinpoche, Vajrayogini and Malaysia. Really, what are the odds? How weird how things are connected sometimes, and looking at the result now of Rinpoche teaching here in Malayisa, it could be a result created by the gift of this holy statue by the Malaysian to Rinpoche.

    Anyways, I’m dying to go have an audience with the Supreme lady.. Who will go with me to Kechara Paradise Viva Home?

  42. Felix Kong on Jan 31, 2013 at 12:22 am

    This is very touching story , thank you Rinpoche sharing with us . Buddha Vajrayogini very beautiful ,may i have fortune that can bring together my family and visit this holy place .

  43. Bryan Ho on Jan 29, 2013 at 6:23 pm

    This holy Bodhgaya Vajrayogini statue is very holy, very meaningful and very close to Tsem Rinpoche’s heart, it’s because this is one of the cause that Rinpoche will spread Vajrayogini lineage in Malaysia (SEA) later.

    It means a lot to all Kecharian because it was due the Malaysian who offered the money for Rinpoche to invite this Bodhgaya VY , which I believe it’s one of the direct cause for Tsem Rinpoche to based here at teach.

    Vajrayogini lineage and practice is widely spread worldwide now, and a lot master such as HH Pabongka Rinpoche, HH Trijang Rinpoche, HH Zong Rinpoche and other lama from different lineage have been promoting her practice as one of the most powerful practice in this era, we are very lucky to even just to see her holy face.

    In Kechara we are focusing on 3 deities, Lama Tsongkhapa, Lord Setrap and Vajrayogini practice, there must be a reason why Tsem Rinpoche have choosen this 3 deities for us to focus on among hundred of deity in Tibetan Buddhism.

    Please help us to spread the news and let us to created more cause for Dharma to spread and grow in this region, let’s all do our best to sponsor the holy 3 jewels and maybe we all will receive her holy lineage one day.

    Attached is one of the clip that Tsem Rinpoche inviting Vajrayogini to his personal residence.

    http://youtu.be/jx6FZWvaCq0

    Bryan

  44. Lim Han Nee on Jan 29, 2013 at 12:11 pm

    Thus do the wonderful Buddhas work in tandem. In actual fact they are one in their love and compassion for all beings. So, under the Bodhi tree where Lord Buddha had attained Enlightenment, a young Malaysian man offered Rinpoche the statue of Vajrayogini so deeply loved by Rinpoche.

    With that, the seed was planted for Rinpoche to come to Malaysia to spread the Dharma, that Lord Buddha realized under the Bodhi tree 2500 years. So Rinpoche also brings Vajrayogini to Malaysia to spread Her practice which is so very necessary for this Kaliyurga age,where lust reigns; and Vajrayogini’s red body symbolizes the Path of Practice which takes lust into the Path and transforms it into the pure Dharma of love, giving , peace and compassion.

    How compassionate is Rinpoche for bringing us Lord Buddha’s Dharma as transmitted through the lineage of Je Tsongkhapa(whose teachings, especially on the Correct View of Emptiness,are unexcelled)! How compassionate it is of Rinpoche to bring us Vajrayogini!

  45. Samten Dorje on Jan 29, 2013 at 3:31 am

    Tsem Tulku you are really very cute and I like your style but I wonder why is it you feel the need to advertise on facebook? Are you so desperate for disciples? Or are your disciples so desperate to to gather further groupies? Anyway no diss and all just wondering seems a little desperate or overly commercial. think about it

  46. Paris on Jan 27, 2013 at 5:32 pm

    There’s so much incredible history within this statue, embodying within it the blessings of Bodhgaya, of Rinpoche’s long connection with Malaysia and with Vajrayogini herself, which our organisation has come to be named after.

    On top of what has already been said by many people, I’d like to also add that although the statue that we are currently offering to sponsors is a replica, it is still a very much a part of Rinpoche’s personal collection and has “lived” within Rinpoche’s personal home, receiving the countless blessings and prayers that flow through this mandala daily. As teachers like Rinpoche have only positive and beneficial intentions for the world, every single object they own are “used” or “created” with immense prayers for the benefit and happiness of others. In this way, this replica is, I feel, just as holy and blessed as the original as it has arisen from the very same intention and blessed wishes from Rinpoche.

    Further, this particular statue carries the blessings forwards in an even more powerful way. It is directly connected to the sponsorship of monks – so for every monk who benefits, learns, excels in his spiritual path and brings these blessings onwards to many other generations of practitioners in the future, the sponsor too receives the merit from this. It is like a divine sort of “royalty payment” or like a divine interest.

    Please do consider bringing back this incredible statue, as she steps out of the center of the mandala and comes into your home. The returns are priceless.

    More information available here http://www.buddhas-space.com/post/41186316164

  47. Jace Chong on Jan 24, 2013 at 2:50 pm

    Thanks Rinpoche for the interesting story and must thank Vajra Yogini for “connecting” Rinpoche to Malaysia.

    The story is very interesting like a movie, and I can see that’s why Rinpoche name the organisation after the Vajra Yogini’s paradise, Kechara.

    May all blessed by the diamond lady, Vajra Yogini and gain attainment!

  48. abby f on Jan 24, 2013 at 3:03 am

    Even the replicas are so gorgeous and holy! From the story Rinpoche tells us in this article, the existence of this Bodhgaya Vajrayogini statue is very special, as the person who gave Rinpoche this statue is totally a stranger and this person is from a place in somewhere that Rinpoche didn’t even heard before (which is Malaysia). And after Rinpche got the statue and Rinpoche met a Swiss lady, which was a total stranger as well. And she sponsored the ornaments on the statue! And Rinpoche even knew the artist who painted the statue. This statue finally was brought ‘back’ to Malaysia.

    There is nothing as coincidence. Rinpoche, the VY statue and Malaysia are connected. And thanks to the kind sponsor like the Malaysian man, the swiss lady and the deceased whom their family make offerings to Rinpoche. All the kindness and generous create this beautiful statue and it created a cause for Vajrayogini practice to spread and flourish in this country.

    We are now raising funds for Ganden Monastery in India and one of the replica is available to invite to your own house. Do contact Sharon Saw at Sharon.Saw@kechara.com or tel:012 489 4891.

  49. Henry Ooi on Jan 23, 2013 at 12:35 am

    Bryan and Joy were in Kechara Paradise, Viva Home, today to set up the Vajrayogini statue for everyone to make offerings and pay homage to. They did a wonderful job with VY in an encased lighted glass box and beautiful offerings surrounding her.

    Please go have an audience with The Enlightened Lady.

  50. Sheryl KH (JB) on Jan 22, 2013 at 11:48 pm

    This post on Vajrayogini is very special as well as touching. It is special because of the story on how Rinpoche came to know about this Malaysian friend decade ago, and how he was gifted with this gift, beautified it and many other stories that go with Vajrayogini. It is touching because of the pure friendship that was developed over a short time span of 1 1/2 month.

    I like the friendship that develops out of pure motivation. How nice is it that that Malaysian friend gifted Rinpoche a statue that Rinpoche yearned for but couldnt afford. He had a very pure heart and I hope that he can come around to see this post and be able to meet up with Rinpoche, that will be a very meaningful, touching and memorable moment for all at the scene.

    This Vajrayogini is very beautiful for sure and I like also the motives behind this statue. I couldnt afford this at this moment and wish that whoever have the merits to bring one of this statues home will be continously blessed by Vajrayogini in this present and many lifetimes ahead.

    I trust that all things blessed by Rinpoche are precious.

  51. jennifer on Jan 22, 2013 at 1:02 pm

    Thank you Rinopoche for the beautiful story and pictures of BVY.

    I had the good karma to visit Bodhgaya a few months ago and it was a most amazing trip for me. Until now, at this very moment, when i saw the photos of the Mahabodhi Temple – i’m totally transported there in my mind, re living every precious second that i had spent in this wonderfully sacred place.

    I also had the good karma to be gifted with an absolutely beautiful Vajrayogini statue by Rinpoche last year. I had Vajrayogini bejewelled with crystals and pearls , with millions of mantras placed inside and she now is placed on my altar table , absolutely resplendent and regal!

    Thank you Rinpoche for bestowing upon us such amazing, fantastic experiences and gifts.

  52. Linda Ortolano on Jan 22, 2013 at 7:44 am

    Thank you Your Eminence. I learned alot from this very well written post.

  53. Klara Morakova on Jan 22, 2013 at 4:27 am

    Thank you Rinpoche!

  54. Lim (KH JB) on Jan 22, 2013 at 4:20 am

    Wow, there is a touching story happening in Rinpoche trip…

    The scene for these holy place are so beautiful.

    May all of us can collect enough merits to visit all these holy and beautiful places…

  55. tenzin llhamo on Jan 22, 2013 at 1:26 am

    Wow! Speechless! Vajrayogini is so beautiful! I love the beautiful offerings on Her! And all the Holy items that is in the statue! Imagine making offerings everyday!

    One of the Vajrayogini statue above will be in Kechara Viva Home’s outlet starting tomorrow for invitation! Do come and have a look at this stunning Vajrayogini!

  56. Milly on Jan 22, 2013 at 1:17 am

    BVY is so beautiful. Its just meant to be that eventually leads Rinpoche to Malaysia and the setting up of our centre Kechara which is named after Vajrayogini. Holy BVY looks so “alive”. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing her holy image and its story with us.

  57. Girlie Ooi on Jan 22, 2013 at 12:36 am

    Wow!!! She is so very stunning. And look at all the pearls and precious stones offering. Can’t wait for her to visit the Outlets.

  58. patsy on Jan 22, 2013 at 12:19 am

    Thank you for sharing this beautiful story of BVY. Through Vajrayogini, this was the first connection Rinpoche had with Malaysia and now Rinpoche is in Malaysia and Kechara is named after Her. We are so fortunate to have Her holy images here and may we one day receive Her practice.

  59. Darren Kechara Paradise on Jan 21, 2013 at 11:22 pm

    I see her everyday in Kechara Paradise outlet but this Vajrayogini image was so stunning. I am falling in love on her…. It’s so beautiful!

  60. Wobg Suet Moi on Jan 21, 2013 at 9:43 pm

    I just so lucky that i hv been to bodhgaya. I wish to bring my family to visit the place again in future. Thank you Rinpoche to share with the story. Without the sharing we will not know how meaning the place to us. Thank you that Rinpoche continue give us guidance.
    From suet moi

  61. David Lai on Jan 21, 2013 at 6:45 pm

    This is such a beautiful post to return to after awhile. It reminds us of how strong that Malaysians have with Rinpoche. It is beautiful because it was so auspicious that Rinpoche received this connection in Bodhgaya and right under the Bodhi tree as well. I love Rinpoche’s description of Bodhgaya as well and I just returned from my second pilgrimage to this holy spot.

    It was amazing because I was able to go there and bring my father. Rinpoche had been very kind in allowing me to serve my father on this holy trip. I think that over the years of know Rinpoche, he has always encouraged me to do Dharma work, to think of others, serve my parents and reduce my attachments along the way. Rinpoche had been very intuitive about things and have often given me very good advice and instructions to help me overcome my self-centeredness. That’s the best thing that has happened to me as I would never listen to anybody and I am not exactly the poster boy of altruism.

  62. Joy on Jan 21, 2013 at 6:22 pm

    Very soon we will be raising funds for the monastery to give a very special exciting offerings to the monks there on behalf of Tsem Rinpoche, Kechara and all those who wish to take part in this meritorious opportunity that does not come every day this is your chance. Watch out for it on Kechara’s FB Page http://www.facebook.com/kecharahouse?fref=ts

    This beautiful, precious Vajrayogini is a replica of Rinpoche’s real Vajrayogini from Bodhgaya… it is liked to receiving the real deal because it has been specially blessed and consecrated by Rinpoche invoking on the blessing and energies of Vajrayogini in to this statues.

    In each of these Vajra Yogini statues contain: 110 billion images of Vajra Yogini (pendrive). 450 billion Vajra Yogini mantras written by H.H. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche (pendrive), pearls, Hayagriva Chakra, HH Dalai Lama’s robe, H.E. Kensur Rinpoche Jampa Yeshe’s robe (inside the Hayagriva Chakra) and the traditional mantras also.

    Only one will be released for this special fund raising opportunity. Keep a heaps up! OMG I so want it!!!

  63. Sharon Saw on Jan 19, 2013 at 5:53 pm

    This is a very touching story of the Bodhgaya Vajrayogini. It is a lovely story of Dharmic friendship and the tremendous merits the Malaysian man received to sponsor this beautiful statue for Rinpoche! He probably thought Rinpoche was an ordinary monk and did not know that Rinpoche would literally transform this gift into a living Vajrayogini. It is a fantastic opportunity to sponsor Buddha images for the sangha because whatever prayers they make to the Buddha image, the sponsor receives the merit. We can sponsor anything for the sangha – prayers, meals, books – and it would be of such supreme benefit as the Sangha are the ones who have devoted their lives to the Dharma. I think many people would love to have one of the Vajrayogini statues which represents Rinpoche’s devotion to Vajrayogini and the beginning of Rinpoche’s connection with Malaysia.

  64. john on Jun 24, 2012 at 11:50 pm

    Hey.
    I am John from India. Actually I am a student but my Hobby is Tour Guide work and all management for tourist in Bodh Gaya. My only Hobby is this if u needs any kind of help in Bodh Gaya Bihar or India and u want to hang out with me in India any where. u please mail me at bodhgaya4india@gmail.com and send me message in Face Book. Your Private tour guide in India …….

    Bye and Tack care.
    You’re John

  65. Wangmo Gyeltsen on Mar 24, 2011 at 2:00 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    How could I have one Vajra Yogini replica? Please help me.

    Thank you,

    Wangmo

    • Bryan Ho on Jan 29, 2013 at 5:49 pm

      Dear Wangmo-la,

      This holy Vajra Yogini replica is from Tsem Rinpoche’s private collection due to we are raising for holy sangha in the monastery for 2013 Rinpoche have kindly donated it out.

      All sums of donations are welcome and there is a special token of appreciation for the first major sponsor, read more here:

      http://www.buddhas-space.com/post/41186316164

      Thanks
      Bryan

  66. Grace Leong on Mar 5, 2011 at 12:17 am

    Dear Rinpoche ,
    I was one of the many volunteers helping to duplicate the sacred BVY .Thank you for this very special opportunity. Your story has put much much more meaning in my time spent the last few nights . I started not knowing what was behind all this beading and decorating work .But now knowing the background of the whole “start” to the journey of Vajra Yogini to Malaysia and the thought of how this journey will proceed to bring so much meaning to many many people’s lives – its pretty overwhelming , at least for me it will be !!I feel blessed already! May Vajra Yogini’s teachings and practices flourish and bring many many benefits to all sentient beings ! May all Rinpoche’s Dharma wishes be fulfilled too !!

  67. Zla'od on Mar 4, 2011 at 8:25 am

    I think we stayed in the same hotel! (the Burmese hostel) My biggest impression of Bodhgaya was meeting a Theravadin monk and his lay assistant who were walking across India (yes, on foot!) to all the Buddhist pilgrimage places, and had just gotten robbed of all their money in the desert. (Apparently the same thing happened in ancient times.) They wrote about it in a book called “Rude Awakenings.”

    I especially liked the part about listening to Simply Red! (Heh heh, was that BVJ’s way of saying she didn’t want her face painted?)

    Seriously, this was an interesting article that illuminates an aspect of Kechara’s history that I don’t think has been written about before. Also, a great photo of Zong Rinpoche!

    So, whatever happened to your Malaysian monk friend? (I believe you gave his name as “Rev. Khoon”?)

    • Zla'od on Mar 4, 2011 at 8:27 am

      Whoops–sorry, the photo of Zong Rinpoche was from another post.

    • tsemtulku on Mar 4, 2011 at 9:04 am

      My Malaysian monk friend Rev Khoon has passed away. Rev Khoon was not the Malaysian who gave me the Vajra Yogini. I met Rev Khoon on a later trip to Bodhgaya. Tsem Rinpoche

  68. David Lai on Mar 4, 2011 at 1:50 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for such an amazing and touching tale of friendship, devotion and gratitude. I have heard bits and pieces of this story but never as extensive as this long tale. There is always something magical about the way Rinpoche presents such an amazing story. When I first saw her, I didn’t have much of an impression as I was a little more smitten by the other more elaborate Tantric deities like Yamantaka, Heruaka and Kalachakra.

    However, as I read more and through the amazing teachings that Rinpoche has given, I began to appreciate her more and more. This is not to mention visiting the numerous amazing temples in Nepal dedicated to Vajrayogini did increase her mystic and allure. I will never see Vajrayogini in the light again. I do love these few statues of Vajrayogini!

  69. Patricia Snodgrass on Mar 3, 2011 at 9:37 pm

    My Lama has given me permission to study Vajrayogini. Could you send me the teaching and sadhana when you have time? Thank you 😀

  70. Hank on Mar 3, 2011 at 8:56 pm

    Inspiring story of Rinpoche, very touching and meaning full to us especially all the Malaysian student, thank you.

  71. martin on Mar 3, 2011 at 7:29 pm

    I love all Buddha images and statues. During my first introduction to Kechara, i was shown an image of Vajrayogini. It was also my very first exposure to Tibetan Buddhism. At that time I was a practicing Christian and the image of a naked lady with 3 eyes fangs and holding a weapon didn’t fit into my perception of a Buddha. And yet, there was something about the face and its posture that captivated me and i couldn’t forget it. Which led me to my second exposure to Kechara when I saw Setrap for the first time. More fangs.

    I love all Buddha statues but to have one where there is a history and almost personal relationship involved…thats priceless. And i feel a lump in my throat thinking Rinpoche was willing to part with Her for the students’ welfare.

    I especially appreciate the part where Rinpoche wrote that the more sadhanas we do, the more the statues “come alive”. It is exciting to think how much holy items are within the 4 new Vys. For me, nothing compares to the very first statue that Rinpoche gifted me i.e Manjushri on a Snow Lion. Not only is that statue very much alive, it showed me the way to a new lease of life.

    Nevertheless, absolutely stunning BVy. I am in awe.

  72. susan on Mar 3, 2011 at 5:19 pm

    Dear Rinpoche

    Reading this post overwhelms me with so much emotion… reflecting on the kindness of so many people who have come across Rinpoche’s life. Some are still around, and some not. But Rinpoche has always taught us that if someone has given us something when we had nothing.. though the gift and gesture may be small but it is indeed great because without it, we would not have what we have today. I’m sorry that I’m not putting it as eloquently as how Rinpoche says it…but the meaning is that.

    Now we have these beautiful images, because of Rinpoche’s blessings, tenacity, never giving up in what Rinpoche loves and believes to be beneficial… today we have these holy images to make a connection with that one day, we will be ready to receive her practice.

    Thank you Rinpoche.

    with much gratitude
    susan

  73. Tim Morton on Mar 3, 2011 at 3:43 pm

    Wow, those Vajrayoginis are amazing, incredible, and thank you Rinpoche for those photos of Bodhgaya.

  74. Shirley Maya Tan on Mar 3, 2011 at 3:30 pm

    This is such beautiful post to read for many reasons.

    I am so moved by Rinpoche’s story of how Rinpoche met this young Malaysian man and how the friendship transpired under the Bodhi Tree where Buddha gained Enlightenment. What’s more, this Malaysian young man gave Rinpoche, not any statue, but the Vajrayogini statue that Rinpoche had always wanted since Rinpoche first laid eyes on her in New Jersey. How incredibly beautiful and auspicious! Especially when none of it was even planned. So spontaneous!

    Now, I understand where Rinpoche’s Malaysian connection arose from, and how Vajrayogini’s holy image and name became the essence of Kechara.

    I am always very touched whenever I read anything about Vajrayogini and Rinpoche’s life journeys.

    Not to be mystical or anything, but a lot can be said about “creating the causes” and making sincere heart-felt prayers just from this story alone. Prayers do come true and there are real results when we do make an effort to create the causes for it in the first place.

    Thank you for sharing this story here with us all, Rinpoche. Especially, the exquisite holy image of Bodhgaya Vajrayogini.

    May Vajrayogini truly take root in this entire region, not just Malaysia, for this great Queen of Bliss can truly help and heal so many beings.

    Vajrayogini has helped me so so much. I truly believe in HER completely and whole-heartedly.

    Thank you, Rinpoche.

  75. tsemtulku on Mar 3, 2011 at 3:19 pm

    So each time you prostrate or make offerings to any of these Vajra Yoginis we have duplicated, you are making a connection with 110 Billion Vajra Yoginis!!!! I might want to duplicate more in the future to have them available for ppl…..What do you think? Would you like to invite one?? Tsem Rinpoche

    • Emily Teo on Mar 3, 2011 at 9:18 pm

      It’s a great idea Rinpoche. Please consider smaller version or even pendants. I know Vajrayogini is very close to Rinpoche’s heart.

      • tsemtulku on Mar 3, 2011 at 10:06 pm

        We have plenty of smaller (9inches), large (3ft), medium (16 inches) Vajra Yogini already available at our outlets. We also have many Vajra Yoginis available that Rinpoche himself designed as pendants. We have created this years ago and it’s available online also. Admin

    • L on Mar 3, 2011 at 11:57 pm

      Dear Rinpoche, Yes, that is wonderful and very interesting. For people from overseas, how to achieve this, please? Thank you.

      • missbloggerkhong on Mar 4, 2011 at 5:34 pm

        Dear L,

        Do take a look at http://www.vajrasecrets.com

        Hope this helps.

        Thank you,
        Jean Mei

        • L on Mar 5, 2011 at 4:06 am

          Dear Jean,

          Thank you for this. These are beautiful holy objects.

          Do you also have information on how to set up an altar, please?

          Thank you for your kind help. I don’t know much about Tibetan Buddhism but am interested in learning more so I can help others.

          Best wishes for all your Dharma projects,

          L

    • Wangmo Gyeltsen on Mar 24, 2011 at 2:06 am

      Dear Rinpoche,

      I love Vajra Yogini and would died to invite one. Please help me.
      One day, I will come to Bodhgaya with my VajraYogini (just like you did, you inspired me) and pronounce my secret wish.

      Wangmo

  76. Elsie Toy on Mar 3, 2011 at 12:57 pm

    This is the most beautiful Vajrayogini, I have seen. Very beautiful and very attracted to her. Very interesting trip too. I wish I have the courage and ability to travel to the holy places and meeting interesting people with the same motives. I wish I can visit to Bodhgaya. Hopefully this lifetime if I can, if not then hopefully next life time. What is more important is now, to make my trip to KH for the Setrap retreat.

    Thank you very much Rinpoche for sharing this it gives the opportunity to look at a very beautiful Vajrayogini.

  77. Tenzin Samdrub on Mar 3, 2011 at 11:42 am

    Yes! I accept……

  78. Andrew Chiam on Mar 3, 2011 at 11:40 am

    Thanks Rinpcohe for sharing. It was a touching story of compassion. And BVY was a great and holy sight to behold.

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    In Asia, black magic is not uncommon, it is still practiced by people. People use black magic to take revenge or to get what they want. When people are disturbed by black magic or spirits, they will usually go and seek for a master to help them.

    However, instead of waiting for the unfortunate to happen, we can start a practice that can prevent us from being disturbed. Dorje Shugden practice is very effective for that. Tsem Rinpoche is so kind to compile a very short prayer for us to do daily. Doing prayer is like doing exercise if we do it every day, our protection energy of Dorje Shugden will grow stronger every day.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/a-simple-way-to-protect-yourself-from-spirits
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  • Yee Yin
    Friday, Mar 22. 2019 09:41 PM
    Do you believe there are people who have the ability to call upon some local deities or an enlightened being to enter into their bodies to communicate with us? Growing up in a traditional Chinese Taoist family, I believe that. My grandmother sometimes took me to a trance session. When the mediums (oracles) take trance, they are able to give some kind of prediction or advice. Trance taking is also practiced in other Asian cultures, for examples, Tibet, Korea, Mongolia, etc.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/tibetans-welcome-mountain-spirits-in-faith-ceremony.html
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  • Yee Yin
    Friday, Mar 22. 2019 09:29 PM
    Traditionally, Dorje Shugden is depicted in wrathful form. This particular Dorje Shugden of Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen is depicted in a peaceful form. The peaceful Dorje Shugden looks very gentle and more approachable to most people who are not familiar with Dharma protectors, especially here in Malaysia. Whether it is in wrathful form or peaceful form, the function and efficacy of Dorje Shugden in helping us to remove the obstacles are the same.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/geshe-tsultrim-gyeltsens-special-thangka.html
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  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Mar 22. 2019 11:39 AM
    Thank you Mr Martin Chow for sharing this interesting true life story of how you met Tsem Rinpoche. I have had heard stories of how Rinpoche had changed the lives of many. Truly one great teacher, that have a great wisdom , kindness, humble personality and in many ways everyone or students would love and likable. Rinpoche appeared confident in communication that can also help us feel confidence too, thus aiding and enhancing.
    Thanks again for this interesting sights, stories and your experiences with Rinpoche.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/a-personal-account-of-events-with-my-teacher-perfect-clairvoyance
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Mar 22. 2019 11:37 AM
    Very interesting ……… selection of supernatural closed encounter with unseen beings by famous celebrities ,artists that will seriously freak anyone out . Featuring personal, first-person accounts by notable actors, musicians and models. Unseen beings are every where, they do definitely exists. Some of us could able to see them too. The best is leave them alone as some are harmful and so might not.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/film-tv-music/celebrity-ghost-stories-7.html
  • Chris
    Friday, Mar 22. 2019 08:29 AM
    The Dorje Shugden ban has caused so many suffering to Shugden people as well as the non-Shugden people. There were peace and harmony within the Buddhist community and everything and everyone was fine. All 4 sects of Tibetan Buddhism existed in harmony and everyone just mind their own business and practice the practices that they prefer. There is no fighting, no violence, no harsh speech and most importantly everyone still co-existed in the same community without any problems.

    Then the Tibetan government came out with the Dorje Shugden ban and all hell breaks loose. Shugden people are being accused as demon worshippers and against His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Monks are being beaten up and treated harshly and even chased out of their own monastery. Can you believe it? Peaceful monks are being chased out of their own monastery and all because they choose to practice the practice that their holy guru gave them.

    The ban is totally unnecessary because as a democratic body, claimed by the Tibetan government, they should accept any religion and any faiths as long as they do not break the law. However, the Tibetan government went on persecuting Dorje Shugden people and even forbid them to use public schools and public hospitals. What kind of government will deny the 2 most basic necessity which is education and health care to their own people? This shows the true color of the Tibetan government and they do not care about their own people at all.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/why-is-she-putting-the-dalai-lama-down.html
  • Sofi
    Friday, Mar 22. 2019 07:47 AM
    Tales With My Lama: Why Rinpoche Has To Suffer

    This is something that many have questioned and here is the answer. Why does an attained being like Rinpoche has to suffer so much to bring the Dharma to us? This is how compassion works for a Bodhisattva that he is.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/tales-with-my-lama-why-rinpoche-has-to-suffer
  • Sofi
    Friday, Mar 22. 2019 07:44 AM
    Amazing Trailblazing Green School in Indonesia – You Must Learn About This Incredible Place!

    If you are a parent and have not read this, then you really should. Be amazed at what is the “new” of schooling for your child that will offer a well-rounded curriculum with the love for nature and conservation. This is a great system for making leaders out of your child to his/her best potential.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/amazing-trailblazing-green-school-in-indonesia-you-must-learn-about-this-incredible-place.html
  • Sofi
    Friday, Mar 22. 2019 07:41 AM
    The Incredible Legend of Hoichi the Earless Minstrel

    An interesting Japanese ghost story that has a surprising ending. Love this classic that will forever endure the test of times.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-incredible-legend-of-hoichi-the-earless-minstrel.html
  • Yee Yin
    Friday, Mar 22. 2019 05:30 AM
    Plastic is a very convenient invention, it holds things for us and it is reusable. But we did not think it is no biodegradable and when animals eat it by accident, it will cause them to die. Nowadays, there are many plastic wastes in the oceans, it is one of the causes of death for sea animals. Sea animals eat plastic by accident and they are not able to digest the it. As a result, it affects their digestive system and causes them to die.

    We have finally realised that and there are many awareness campaigns being launched all over the world to stop using plastic bags. In Malaysia, many cities have also banned the usage of plastic bag in the supemarket or they choose to use biodegradable plastic bag. People are encouraged to use their own reusable bags for their shopping. We may not reverse the damage we have done to our environment immediately but it will definitely change the situation slowly. Everyone has the responsibility to save and protect our environment but it has to start from ourselves first.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/plastic-pollution-in-deep-sea-is-alarming.html
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  • Yee Yin
    Friday, Mar 22. 2019 05:05 AM
    In Buddhist belief, high-level meditators and enlightened beings can attain the realisation of Emptiness (the highest wisdom) and Bodhicitta (the ultimate compassionate wish to benefit others) through tremendous effort and practice. Since they have achieved such powerful attainments, they become worthy objects of refuge. That is why they naturally infuse their environments with the blessings of their attainments, especially in the areas where they engaged in their practices.

    Hence, there are many places that are associated with great meditators, enlightened beings and mahasiddhas who have shown miracles. In some of the places where such great beings have practised or appeared, self-arisen images of the deities have manifested. These images appear miraculously in order to benefit sentient beings by becoming objects of worship and veneration through which we are able to connect with the enlightened beings, generate powerful aspirations, and accumulate tremendous amounts of merit.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-self-arising-chenrezig.html
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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
The unknown may be growth and opportunities,
One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
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March 18, 2019-Oser is very photogenic as usual.
5 days ago
March 18, 2019-Oser is very photogenic as usual.
March 18, 2019-Very cute Oser as usual.
5 days ago
March 18, 2019-Very cute Oser as usual.
Drashi Lhamo the terrifying female with the rolled out tongue- https://bit.ly/2J8S27y
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Drashi Lhamo the terrifying female with the rolled out tongue- https://bit.ly/2J8S27y
Special prayer to Dorje Shugden composed by His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama- https://bit.ly/2QdaL4n
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Special prayer to Dorje Shugden composed by His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama- https://bit.ly/2QdaL4n
On January 26, 2019, Venerable Arjia Rinpoche who is a close friend of the Dalai Lama asked the Tibetans to stop discriminating against people who practice Dorje Shugden and regionalism. His speech called for unity for the preservation of Tibet\'s unique culture and religion and all Tibetans should be friendly with each other regardless of religion and regional origins. His speech is powerful and much needed at this time. Very beautiful. Thank you Arjia Rinpoche. Please see here: https://bit.ly/2CdOz1A
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On January 26, 2019, Venerable Arjia Rinpoche who is a close friend of the Dalai Lama asked the Tibetans to stop discriminating against people who practice Dorje Shugden and regionalism. His speech called for unity for the preservation of Tibet's unique culture and religion and all Tibetans should be friendly with each other regardless of religion and regional origins. His speech is powerful and much needed at this time. Very beautiful. Thank you Arjia Rinpoche. Please see here: https://bit.ly/2CdOz1A
Nice picture of Tsem Rinpoche with Lati Rinpoche and Kensur Rinpoche. Click on and enlarge.
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Nice picture of Tsem Rinpoche with Lati Rinpoche and Kensur Rinpoche. Click on and enlarge.
Evolution starts with an inner revolution.~Tsem Rinpoche
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Evolution starts with an inner revolution.~Tsem Rinpoche
Our likes and dislikes are impermanent. Don\'t be stuck.~Tsem Rinpoche
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Our likes and dislikes are impermanent. Don't be stuck.~Tsem Rinpoche
I will always be loyal to my teacher, be with genuine friends, keep my spiritual commitments, share Dorje Shugden with those who need help and just be myself. Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
I will always be loyal to my teacher, be with genuine friends, keep my spiritual commitments, share Dorje Shugden with those who need help and just be myself. Tsem Rinpoche
You can call me whatever you want,
but that won\'t change me.

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You can call me whatever you want, but that won't change me. ~TsemRinpoche.com
I have so many wonderful stories, pictures, accounts & videos on bigfoot/yeti here: 
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I have so many wonderful stories, pictures, accounts & videos on bigfoot/yeti here: https://bit.ly/2LjVZ6T
There is so much to see and read this in this category dedicated to animals. Let’s never harm animals and let’s not eat them anymore and allow them to live in happiness~Tsem Rinpoche- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
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There is so much to see and read this in this category dedicated to animals. Let’s never harm animals and let’s not eat them anymore and allow them to live in happiness~Tsem Rinpoche- https://bit.ly/2Psp8h2
1997 in Kuala Lumpur. Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche.
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1997 in Kuala Lumpur. Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche.
Another one to share..click on picture to view
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Another one to share..click on picture to view
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To share with you....
A special prayer on Tibet\'s Saint Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen to calm the mind daily. This short prayer was compassionately composed by His Holiness the 4th Panchen Lama of the great Tashilunpo Monastery. - 
 https://bit.ly/2ElkBZG
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A special prayer on Tibet's Saint Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen to calm the mind daily. This short prayer was compassionately composed by His Holiness the 4th Panchen Lama of the great Tashilunpo Monastery. - https://bit.ly/2ElkBZG
Kyabje Zong Rinpoche with his two well known disciples. (Left) Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen and (right) Lama Yeshe. Both of them were very devoted to Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, their practice, their commitments and brought benefit to many beings throughout their lives. Very great beings. Read more about them-  https://bit.ly/2H2rylB
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Kyabje Zong Rinpoche with his two well known disciples. (Left) Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen and (right) Lama Yeshe. Both of them were very devoted to Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, their practice, their commitments and brought benefit to many beings throughout their lives. Very great beings. Read more about them- https://bit.ly/2H2rylB
Many years ago, I had this 5ft Four-Armed Avalokitesvara made. It was done in Delhi, escorted to Tsem Ladrang in Gaden Shartse Monastery South India. Then my students and myself offered mantras, relics, jewels and brocades on this beautiful image as per tradition. Special rituals were done to consecrate it. Then I offered this image to the main shrine of Gaden Shartse Monstery for the sangha and visitors to pay homage to. The sangha and abbot were very happy. Till this day this beautiful image of compassion is still there in Gaden Shartse Monastery along with the many other thangkas, statues, repairs and offerings I had the honor to offer to the monastery. May all be blessed by Avalokitesvara, Tsem Rinpoche
4 weeks ago
Many years ago, I had this 5ft Four-Armed Avalokitesvara made. It was done in Delhi, escorted to Tsem Ladrang in Gaden Shartse Monastery South India. Then my students and myself offered mantras, relics, jewels and brocades on this beautiful image as per tradition. Special rituals were done to consecrate it. Then I offered this image to the main shrine of Gaden Shartse Monstery for the sangha and visitors to pay homage to. The sangha and abbot were very happy. Till this day this beautiful image of compassion is still there in Gaden Shartse Monastery along with the many other thangkas, statues, repairs and offerings I had the honor to offer to the monastery. May all be blessed by Avalokitesvara, Tsem Rinpoche
Back in the 90\'s this photo of Tsem Rinpoche was taken in Tsem Ladrang, Gaden Shartse Monastery in South India. Tsem Rinpoche was in his room writing letters for Gaden Shartse Monastery and their sponsors around the world. Tsem Rinpoche had raised much sponsorship for the monks and Gaden Shartse Monastery. Read more- https://bit.ly/2NfHJjQ
4 weeks ago
Back in the 90's this photo of Tsem Rinpoche was taken in Tsem Ladrang, Gaden Shartse Monastery in South India. Tsem Rinpoche was in his room writing letters for Gaden Shartse Monastery and their sponsors around the world. Tsem Rinpoche had raised much sponsorship for the monks and Gaden Shartse Monastery. Read more- https://bit.ly/2NfHJjQ
This is a statue of Lord Buddha Shakyamuni (Jowo Rinpoche) in Lhasa, Tibet. Tsongkapa had offered the crown, \'shirt\' and ornaments on this sacred Buddha. Offering ornaments on Buddha is considered highly meritorious. Many Buddhist countries have this tradition.
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This is a statue of Lord Buddha Shakyamuni (Jowo Rinpoche) in Lhasa, Tibet. Tsongkapa had offered the crown, 'shirt' and ornaments on this sacred Buddha. Offering ornaments on Buddha is considered highly meritorious. Many Buddhist countries have this tradition.
In Myanmar, they also offer crowns,deocrative upper shirts and beautiful thrones to Lord Buddha Shakyamuni. Just like in Tibet. Tsem Rinpoche (photo 2)
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In Myanmar, they also offer crowns,deocrative upper shirts and beautiful thrones to Lord Buddha Shakyamuni. Just like in Tibet. Tsem Rinpoche (photo 2)
In Myanmar, they also offer crowns,deocrative upper shirts and beautiful thrones to Lord Buddha Shakyamuni. Just like in Tibet. Tsem Rinpoche (photo 1)
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In Myanmar, they also offer crowns,deocrative upper shirts and beautiful thrones to Lord Buddha Shakyamuni. Just like in Tibet. Tsem Rinpoche (photo 1)
This was Tsem Rinpoche with Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche in his house in Nepal. Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche was asking Tsem Rinpoche to give teachings in Gangchen Ladrang.
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This was Tsem Rinpoche with Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche in his house in Nepal. Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche was asking Tsem Rinpoche to give teachings in Gangchen Ladrang.
Dorje Shugden\'s mantra is in Hindi, Tamil, Chinese, English and Nepali. We already have them in Tibetan. These mantra stones of various languages are displayed at the Dorje Shugden grotto so that people of all backgrounds who visit will find familiarity in the mantra. They feel a sense of welcome and closeness. Tsem Rinpoche
4 weeks ago
Dorje Shugden's mantra is in Hindi, Tamil, Chinese, English and Nepali. We already have them in Tibetan. These mantra stones of various languages are displayed at the Dorje Shugden grotto so that people of all backgrounds who visit will find familiarity in the mantra. They feel a sense of welcome and closeness. Tsem Rinpoche
Famous Nyitrul Rinpoche &Lama Thubten Phurbu 2019
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Famous Nyitrul Rinpoche &Lama Thubten Phurbu 2019
Beautiful Vajra Yogini
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Beautiful Vajra Yogini
This Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen statue is so stunning. It was a good idea to have a real brocade pandit\'s hat and brocade robes sewn for this image. It makes the image come to life. How nice to have such a Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen statue on our shrine with offerings and we recite the prayer to Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen daily to invoke his sacred blessings. This statue is on Martin\'s shrine. Tsem Rinpoche
4 weeks ago
This Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen statue is so stunning. It was a good idea to have a real brocade pandit's hat and brocade robes sewn for this image. It makes the image come to life. How nice to have such a Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen statue on our shrine with offerings and we recite the prayer to Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen daily to invoke his sacred blessings. This statue is on Martin's shrine. Tsem Rinpoche
With deep devotion to the guru, higher meditational insights will arise. If one does not have deep devotion to the guru, it is a clear sign one does not have higher meditational insights.~Tsem Rinpoche
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With deep devotion to the guru, higher meditational insights will arise. If one does not have deep devotion to the guru, it is a clear sign one does not have higher meditational insights.~Tsem Rinpoche
With deep devotion to the guru, higher meditational insights will arise. Because of not having higher meditational insights, one will not realize the need to have devotion to the guru in order to gain higher insights. They are interdependent.~Tsem Rinpoche
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With deep devotion to the guru, higher meditational insights will arise. Because of not having higher meditational insights, one will not realize the need to have devotion to the guru in order to gain higher insights. They are interdependent.~Tsem Rinpoche
This is a school you MUST see! Amazing! What an opportunity for children. This is exactly what they need. Please read this- https://bit.ly/2tu4sfs
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This is a school you MUST see! Amazing! What an opportunity for children. This is exactly what they need. Please read this- https://bit.ly/2tu4sfs
\"Hoichi the Earless Minstrel\" is a wonderful classic ghost story that is done artistically and very spiritually imbued. One of my favorites. The Amitabha shrine is beautiful. A must watch- https://bit.ly/2NgJUAs
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"Hoichi the Earless Minstrel" is a wonderful classic ghost story that is done artistically and very spiritually imbued. One of my favorites. The Amitabha shrine is beautiful. A must watch- https://bit.ly/2NgJUAs
Amazing huge Amitabha Buddha on the “roof of Vietnam”-Such stunning photos- https://bit.ly/2Ed0s9n
1 month ago
Amazing huge Amitabha Buddha on the “roof of Vietnam”-Such stunning photos- https://bit.ly/2Ed0s9n
Be loyal to your guru. Be close to your guru. Be honest with your guru. Never give your guru excuses but always accomplish your assignments that your guru has given you. Be loving, devoted and sincere with your guru. If you conduct yourself in this way, you will see positive transformations in your mind. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
Be loyal to your guru. Be close to your guru. Be honest with your guru. Never give your guru excuses but always accomplish your assignments that your guru has given you. Be loving, devoted and sincere with your guru. If you conduct yourself in this way, you will see positive transformations in your mind. Tsem Rinpoche
Be loyal to your guru. Be close to your guru. Be honest with your guru. Never give your guru excuses but always accomplish your assignments that your guru has given you. Be loving, devoted and sincere with your guru. If you conduct yourself in this way, you will see positive transformations in your mind. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
Be loyal to your guru. Be close to your guru. Be honest with your guru. Never give your guru excuses but always accomplish your assignments that your guru has given you. Be loving, devoted and sincere with your guru. If you conduct yourself in this way, you will see positive transformations in your mind. Tsem Rinpoche
It is a must read on this incredible master Tagpu Pemavajra who was a great Mahasiddha- https://bit.ly/2Eagu3N
1 month ago
It is a must read on this incredible master Tagpu Pemavajra who was a great Mahasiddha- https://bit.ly/2Eagu3N
Photo-Rare form of Lady Sindongma or Simhamuka practised in the Bodong Sengdong lineage. Please read more on the practice and benefits of Fierce Goddess Singdongma and the protection She offers- https://bit.ly/2JTMc6O
1 month ago
Photo-Rare form of Lady Sindongma or Simhamuka practised in the Bodong Sengdong lineage. Please read more on the practice and benefits of Fierce Goddess Singdongma and the protection She offers- https://bit.ly/2JTMc6O
Would love to live here in the forest and have breakfast here daily
1 month ago
Would love to live here in the forest and have breakfast here daily
My Oser girl loves to sunbathe on the veranda.
1 month ago
My Oser girl loves to sunbathe on the veranda.
An alluring statue of the Goddess Ucheyma (Severed Head Vajra Yogini) has arrived for me. Take a look and be blessed! She is stunning!- https://bit.ly/2HZRhgx
1 month ago
An alluring statue of the Goddess Ucheyma (Severed Head Vajra Yogini) has arrived for me. Take a look and be blessed! She is stunning!- https://bit.ly/2HZRhgx
It says when the Buddha was born, all the gods, demigods and asura came to pay homage. Buddha proclaimed it will be his last rebirth in samsara. Shiva, Brahma and Vishnu all came to make offerings to a Universal Monarch (Buddha) during this most auspicious time. This is one of the depictions of that. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
It says when the Buddha was born, all the gods, demigods and asura came to pay homage. Buddha proclaimed it will be his last rebirth in samsara. Shiva, Brahma and Vishnu all came to make offerings to a Universal Monarch (Buddha) during this most auspicious time. This is one of the depictions of that. Tsem Rinpoche
Sacred Vajra Yogini stupa at Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia
2 months ago
Sacred Vajra Yogini stupa at Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia
Powerful outdoor Dorje Shugden statue at Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia
2 months ago
Powerful outdoor Dorje Shugden statue at Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia
Li Yu is incredibly creative, artistic, imaginative and really can patiently create a beautiful living space and so much art. Amazing-  https://bit.ly/2Ge6k3C
2 months ago
Li Yu is incredibly creative, artistic, imaginative and really can patiently create a beautiful living space and so much art. Amazing- https://bit.ly/2Ge6k3C
Our Medicine Buddha stops rain- https://bit.ly/2TnGFcG
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Our Medicine Buddha stops rain- https://bit.ly/2TnGFcG
满愿护法多杰雄登: https://bit.ly/2G5xiKY
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满愿护法多杰雄登: https://bit.ly/2G5xiKY
A brand new \"Wish-fulfilling Shrine\" just completed. Beautiful! Please see pictures and video-  https://bit.ly/2Sczh6v
2 months ago
A brand new "Wish-fulfilling Shrine" just completed. Beautiful! Please see pictures and video- https://bit.ly/2Sczh6v
The ancient and magnificent gigantic Maitreya Buddha of Xumishan Grottoes- https://bit.ly/2VIjCej
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The ancient and magnificent gigantic Maitreya Buddha of Xumishan Grottoes- https://bit.ly/2VIjCej
Do we really need psychics, fortune tellers and people who can change our luck and destiny? - https://bit.ly/2RPy2uN
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Do we really need psychics, fortune tellers and people who can change our luck and destiny? - https://bit.ly/2RPy2uN
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    Beautiful
    Beautiful sacred Severed Head Vajra Yogini from Tsem Rinpoche's personal shrine.
  • My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
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    My little monster cute babies Dharma and Oser. Take a look and get a cute attack for the day! Tsem Rinpoche
  • Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Plse watch this short video and see how all sentient beings are capable of tenderness and love. We should never hurt animals nor should we eat them. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Cruelty of some people have no limits and it’s heartbreaking. Being kind cost nothing. Tsem Rinpoche
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    SUPER ADORABLE and must see
    Tsem Rinpoche's dog Oser girl enjoying her snack in her play pen.
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    Cute!
    Oser girl loves the balcony so much. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTcoWpKJm2c
  • Uncle Wong
    3 months ago
    Uncle Wong
    We were told by Uncle Wong he is very faithful toward Dorje Shugden. Dorje Shugden has extended help to him on several occasions and now Uncle Wong comes daily to make incense offerings to Dorje Shugden. He is grateful towards the help he was given.
  • Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
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    Tsem Rinpoche’s Schnauzer Dharma boy fights Robot sphere from Arkonide!
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    Cute baby owl found and rescued
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    Dorje Shugden people's lives matter!
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    Enjoy a peaceful morning at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Chirping birds and other forest animals create a joyful melody at the Vajrayogini stupa in Kechara Forest Retreat (Bentong, Malaysia).
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    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche makes offering of khata to Dorje Shugden.
    Trijang Rinpoche never gave up his devotion to Dorje Shugden no matter how much Tibetan government in exile pressured him to give up. He stayed loyal inspiring so many of us.
  • Very rare video of His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche the 10th, the all knowing and compassionate one. I pay deep respects to this attained being who has taken many rebirths since the time of Lord Buddha to be of benefit to sentient beings tirelessly. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Very rare video of His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche the 10th, the all knowing and compassionate one. I pay deep respects to this attained being who has taken many rebirths since the time of Lord Buddha to be of benefit to sentient beings tirelessly. Tsem Rinpoche
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    This bigfoot researcher gives good reasonings on bigfoot. Interesting short video.
  • His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche of Gaden Shartse Monastery was one of the teachers of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Here in this beautiful video is Geshe Kelsang Gyatso showing his centre to Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, then proceeding to sit down to receive teachings. For more information- https://bit.ly/2QNac1u
    3 months ago
    His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche of Gaden Shartse Monastery was one of the teachers of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Here in this beautiful video is Geshe Kelsang Gyatso showing his centre to Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, then proceeding to sit down to receive teachings. For more information- https://bit.ly/2QNac1u
  • Tsem Rinpoche’s dog, Oser girl always sits on Rinpoche’s chair. When Rinpoche’s other dog, Dharma tries to get into the chair, he is chased away. Oser is the boss. She is possessive. Cute.
    4 months ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s dog, Oser girl always sits on Rinpoche’s chair. When Rinpoche’s other dog, Dharma tries to get into the chair, he is chased away. Oser is the boss. She is possessive. Cute.
  • Lama Yeshe talks about how to practice at the beginning and at the end of each day during teachings given in London during the Lamas’ first European teaching tour in 1975. Lama Yeshe was a brilliant teacher and I wanted to share this with everyone so his teachings can reach more people. Tsem Rinpoche
    4 months ago
    Lama Yeshe talks about how to practice at the beginning and at the end of each day during teachings given in London during the Lamas’ first European teaching tour in 1975. Lama Yeshe was a brilliant teacher and I wanted to share this with everyone so his teachings can reach more people. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Our beautiful Dorje Shugden shop in the busiest part of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Many tourists visit our store and this area.
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    Our beautiful Dorje Shugden shop in the busiest part of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Many tourists visit our store and this area.
  • Living off the grid in Australia
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    Living off the grid in Australia
    A Jill Redwood is a jack of all trades, Jill built her own house on her property and lives entirely off the grid with no mains power or town water, mobile reception or television. Living on around $80 a week, Jill has over sixty animals to keep her company and an abundant garden that out serves as an organic supermarket right at her doorstep. Her main expenses are animal feed and the rates on her property. Watch this incredible three minute video and be inspired to live differently.
  • Kyabje Dagom Choktrul Rinpoche offering gold on a 350 year-old Dorje Shugden statue in his chapel in Lhasa. This is how Tibetans show homage and pay respect to a holy image. This chapel and statue of Dorje Shugden in Lhasa dedicated to Dorje Shugden was built by the Great 5th Dalai Lama. Tsem Rinpoche
    4 months ago
    Kyabje Dagom Choktrul Rinpoche offering gold on a 350 year-old Dorje Shugden statue in his chapel in Lhasa. This is how Tibetans show homage and pay respect to a holy image. This chapel and statue of Dorje Shugden in Lhasa dedicated to Dorje Shugden was built by the Great 5th Dalai Lama. Tsem Rinpoche
  • My sweet little Oser girl is so photogenic and adorable. Tsem Rinpoche
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    My sweet little Oser girl is so photogenic and adorable. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Heart Sutra sang by a monk for the modern crowd. Very interesting and beautiful. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Heart Sutra sang by a monk for the modern crowd. Very interesting and beautiful. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Submerging powerful mantra stones in water at Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia.
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    Submerging powerful mantra stones in water at Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia.
  • Wylfred explains in Chinese the benefits of mantra stones at Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia   |  黄明川以华语解释在马来西亚克切拉禅修林的玛尼堆(刻有心咒的石头)的利益
    4 months ago
    Wylfred explains in Chinese the benefits of mantra stones at Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia | 黄明川以华语解释在马来西亚克切拉禅修林的玛尼堆(刻有心咒的石头)的利益
  • My Oser girl and Dharma boy love the verandah where they can see the greens. Tsem Rinpoche
    4 months ago
    My Oser girl and Dharma boy love the verandah where they can see the greens. Tsem Rinpoche
  • If there were more schools like this, then our kids would grow up with more caring awareness and kind emotions towards our environment and the people around them. They would grow up knowing that chasing materialism is not going to bring any happiness. I hope very much more schools like this would materialise. I hope in my future life I can attend a school like this. Tsem Rinpoche
    4 months ago
    If there were more schools like this, then our kids would grow up with more caring awareness and kind emotions towards our environment and the people around them. They would grow up knowing that chasing materialism is not going to bring any happiness. I hope very much more schools like this would materialise. I hope in my future life I can attend a school like this. Tsem Rinpoche
  • My Oser girl and Dharma boy in their cosy little bedroom next to me sleeping away. Cute.
    5 months ago
    My Oser girl and Dharma boy in their cosy little bedroom next to me sleeping away. Cute.
  • It is incredible how smart Oser girl is. She can steal the treat away from Dharma boy and so casually. Wow. She is so smart. Tsem Rinpoche
    5 months ago
    It is incredible how smart Oser girl is. She can steal the treat away from Dharma boy and so casually. Wow. She is so smart. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Kechara Forest Retreat Dogs. Dharma boy is tiny and trying to scare off big boy Johnny. Johnny is so patient and just ignores Dharma. They are both cute and both live in Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia. Tsem Rinpoche
    5 months ago
    Kechara Forest Retreat Dogs. Dharma boy is tiny and trying to scare off big boy Johnny. Johnny is so patient and just ignores Dharma. They are both cute and both live in Kechara Forest Retreat-Malaysia. Tsem Rinpoche
  • BREAKING EYEWITNESS FOOTAGE: Workers violently punched, kicked, cussed out, & left sheep to die on dozens of Scottish farms 💔 Sheep bled after rough shearing & were stitched up without painkillers.–From Peta2
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    BREAKING EYEWITNESS FOOTAGE: Workers violently punched, kicked, cussed out, & left sheep to die on dozens of Scottish farms 💔 Sheep bled after rough shearing & were stitched up without painkillers.–From Peta2
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    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    This video is thought-provoking and very interesting. Watch! Thanks so much to our friends at LIVEKINDLY.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
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    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
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    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
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    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    she received “one last visit from an old friend” 💔💔
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    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
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    1 years ago
    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
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    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
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    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
  • Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    1 years ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
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    1 years ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
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    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    This happens daily in slaughterhouse so you can get your pork and Bak ku teh. Stop eating meat.

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