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Jason King
May 10, 2015
Thank you Kechara for these invaluable teachings. It is a means of easy reach to dharma knowledge and will benefit many people. Many people may not understand some of these practices but the explanations offered in these videos, hopefully people …
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Thank you Rinpoche for making the teachings public. You did not need to, but you did. I have received many benefits from attending and doing the Dorje Shugden pujas for just these 2 months. With folded hands I humbly thank …
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  • Ashutosh Ranjan on Hinduism and Buddhism together
    4 months, 2 weeks ago

    Vajrayan Buddhism originated from siddha dharma practitioners Padmashambhav and princess of mandi mandarva devi. Siddha dharma is mother of hindu religion of modern times as well as vajrayan Buddhism. Buddhism is not different religion from hinduism.

  • Carmen on Sutra of Buddha that citing Dorje Shugden
    1 year, 9 months ago

    Hi Jeffry, ".....Accordingly, the name of Dorje Shugden is hidden within the syllables of the 108 Names of Manjushri that were spoken by Lord Buddha, specifically in the name of Manjushri’s form pertaining to such protection..." You may read the full article here: http://www.dorjeshugden.org/blog/the-hidden-name-of-dorje-shugden-in-the-kangyur Thank you Carmen

  • Jeffry William on Sutra of Buddha that citing Dorje Shugden
    1 year, 11 months ago

    Hi all,

    May I know which Sutra or Sutta of Buddha in Mahayana or Tibetan tradition that citing the Protector Dorje Shugden?

    Thank you.

    Kind Regards,
    Jeffry

  • Valentina Suhendra on What is Dharma?
    1 year, 11 months ago

    Dear Beatrix Thank you for your question. The followings are the definition of idle chatter from various sources: Idle chatter is words that are "spoken with no purposeful intent at all" According to Thanissaro Bhikkhu "The Noble Eightfold Path" by Vet. Bhikku Bodhi (P. 48-49) defines idle chatter as "pointless…

  • Valentina Suhendra on Enlightened Dharma Protectors
    1 year, 11 months ago

    Dear Jeffry In general, there are two types of Dharma protectors, enlightened and unenlightened Dharma protectors. Enlightened Dharma protectors are usually the emanation of enlightened Buddha. For example, Dorje Shugden is the emanation of Buddha of Wisdom Manjushri, Palden Lhamo is the emanation of Buddha of knowledge, arts and music,…

  • Valentina Suhendra on Moving to a new appartment
    1 year, 11 months ago

    Dear Beatrix Thank you for your question. First of all, There are many ways how a spirit can attach itself to us, and some of the most common methods are: - Through an object. In some cultures which have a history of believing in spirits, it is an unsaid rule…

  • Jeffry William on Enlightened Dharma Protectors
    1 year, 11 months ago

    There are lot of Dharma Protectors according to Tibetan Buddhism. What is the difference between lower Dharma Protector and higher Dharma Protector? I am not sure whether higher or lower is the correct term to define it but in this case I mean the difference between Palden Lhamo and Dorje…

  • Valentina Suhendra on Dorje Shugden's pilgrimage sites
    1 year, 11 months ago

    Dear Jeffry Thank you for your question. There are many places in the world that are associated with Dorje Shugden. Some of them are listed below: 1. Wu Tai Shan or five peak Mountain in China. It is said that this is one of Dorje Shugden's abodes. 2. Kechara Forest…

  • Jeffry William on Dorje Shugden's pilgrimage sites
    1 year, 11 months ago

    Hi all,

    I am keen to visit Buddhist holy pilgrimage sites in the future especially which related to Dorje Shugden. Is there any site that is still possible to be visited around the world ?

    Thank you.

    Kind Regards,
    Jeffry

  • Beatrix Ariane on Moving to a new appartment
    1 year, 12 months ago

    Hi

    I am moving in to a new appartment. The building itself is new so I am the room's first occupant. However, just to be safe I would like to know how to protect myself from evil spirit.

    Thank you.

  • Beatrix Ariane on What is Dharma?
    1 year, 12 months ago

    Hi Valentina,

    I am interested with this discussion. What is the definition of idle talk?

    Thank you.

  • Valentina Suhendra on What is the difference between wrathful and peaceful emanation of Dorje Shugden?
    1 year, 12 months ago

    Dear Jeffry Thank you for your question. Dorje Shugden appeared in peaceful or wrathful form depending on the need of the practitioners. Sometimes, the practitioners are more receptive to the peaceful form of Dorje Shugden while others are more receptive to the wrathful form of Dorje Shugden. There is no…

  • Valentina Suhendra on Serkym offering to Dorje Shugden
    1 year, 12 months ago

    Dear Jeffry Thank you for your question. When you practice offering the serkym to Dorje Shugden, please visualise the liquid or beverage you offer as divine nectar that continue to expand to fill the entire ocean. The ocean represents everything that is desirable and pleasant to the five senses (sight,…

  • Jeffry William on What is the difference between wrathful and peaceful emanation of Dorje Shugden?
    1 year, 12 months ago

    Hi, I want to ask about is there any difference or circumstances why Dorje Shugden manifest in wrathful expression but in other environment and condition, he appears as peaceful emanation? Is there any difference whether we visualizing wrathful or peaceful DS during our mantra recitation practice? Thank you. Kind Regards,…

  • Jeffry William on Serkym offering to Dorje Shugden
    2 years ago

    Hi,

    I want to ask how to practice Serkym, what need to be visualized during the prayer and what is the substitution of Serkym tools when I'm travelling?

    Thank you.

    Kind Regards,
    Jeffry

  • Valentina Suhendra on Kawang Prayer
    2 years ago

    Dear Fong Thank you for your question. It is best to visualise the offerings as explained in the Kawang teaching videos: http://www.dorjeshugden.org/media/kawang-prayers-to-dorje-shugden If you have difficulties in visualisation, maybe it will be helpful to set up the wrathful offering in front of you. My best wishes for your practice Valentina

  • Jeffry William on Three main tradition in Buddhism
    2 years ago

    Hi,

    Buddhism is widely known as having 3 main tradition in the world comprise of Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana. Thus, I want to ask is there any difference in the term of Enlightenment and the method of achieving that state in between those 3 tradition?

    Thank you.
    Kind Regards,
    Jeffey

  • Valentina Suhendra on What is Dharma?
    2 years ago

    Dear Valencia Thank you for your question. As a new person to the Dharma, you can start by taking refuge in the three jewels (i.e., Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha) and avoiding 10 non-virtues (i.e., killing, stealing, sexual misconduct, lying, divisive talk, harsh talk, Idle talk, Craving/ coveting, Ill-will, wrong views).…

  • Valentina Suhendra on First step toward enlightenment
    2 years ago

    Dear Prashant Thank you for your question. Congratulation!!! I am happy that you plan to embark on the practice and study of Buddhism. First of all you can start reading books on Tibetan Buddhism. You can find a good recommendation on what books to read from this article: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/books-that-are-a-must-read.html At…

  • Valentina Suhendra on Dorje Shugden practice
    2 years ago

    Dear Jeffry Thank you for your question. The followings are some benefits of receiving Dorje Shugden sogtae (Dorje Shugden’s Life Entrustment Initiation): - one receives a lineage transmission filled with blessings stemming from the lineage lamas that can be traced all the way back to the time of Buddha Shakyamuni.…