His Holiness the 9th Panchen Lama

His Holiness the 9th Panchen Lama Thubten Choekyi Nyima was born in 1883. The name “Panchen” is an abbreviation meaning ‘great scholar’. In fact, the Panchen Lama is second-highest ranking Lama in the Gelugpa school of Tibetan Buddhism, the highest being the Dalai Lama.

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His Eminence Dagom Chocktrul Rinpoche

Born in 2010 in Lhorong County, Chamdo, His Eminence the 13th Dagom Chocktrul Rinpoche Lobsang Khyenrab Tenpai Wangchuk was recognised by Zonglo Chocktrul Rinpoche Jampa Khedrup and enthroned on 21 November 2016.

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Dorje Shugden’s Golden Domed Hat

Dorje Shugden’s golden domed hat is a representation of the protection he grants to practitioners and upholders of Madhyamaka, Nagarjuna’s special view of Emptiness as embodied perfectly in Lama Tsongkhapa’s teachings.

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Mahasiddhas and Marriage

The Mahasiddhas of Buddhism have led very different and controversial lives in times both ancient and modern. They often exhibit what has come to be commonly known as “crazy wisdom”, which is wisdom so unconventional that it borders on the edge of madness.

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Dorje Shugden’s Sword

Manjushri is most often depicted as a male Bodhisattva wielding a flaming sword in his right hand. The sword represents the realisation of transcendent wisdom which cuts down ignorance and duality which binds sentient beings to a cycle of suffering and unhappiness.

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His Eminence Zasep Tulku Rinpoche

On 1st July 1948 in the Year of the Earth-Ox, Zasep Tulku Rinpoche, the 13th incarnation of Lama Konchog Tenzin of Zuru Monastery, was born as prophesied by Jetrung Rinpoche to a father born in the Tiger year and a mother in the Bird year.

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Searching for the Paranormal

While filming a spirit summoning ritual performed by a native tribe in Malaysia, we ended up trapped in the middle of an unfamiliar jungle with no idea how to get out. Our guide, a native of the local clan, told us that there was a possibility that we had unknowingly offended the jungle spirits.

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His Eminence Trehor Kyorpen Rinpoche

His Eminence Trehor Kyorpen Rinpoche was a was a great yogi of both the Tantric generation and completion stages. A learned scholar and erudite master, he obtained his Geshe Lharampa title from Drepung Monastery in Tibet.

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Touching Reunion

Touching Reunion

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About a year ago, I had one of the most stressful days of my life, the day my dog Snoopy went missing. Snoopy is a very obedient dog and I never need to call him more than twice before he comes running to me. However, on that day, something seemed wrong.

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The Advantages of Propitiating Dorje Shugden: Part 2

In general, a Dharma Protector serves to protect the Dharma, its precepts and precious teachings as well as the practitioners. To be specific, it is not the Dharma itself that requires protection but its availability, proper understanding and practice that have to be safeguarded.

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The Advantages of Propitiating Dorje Shugden: Part 1

According to His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche, the Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden is a fully enlightened Buddha who appears in the form of a worldly god so that beings in this era can access his blessings quicker and more powerfully.

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Never Before Seen Footage of Dorje Shugden Oracles

These videos contain rare and never-seen-before footage of oracular monks who mysteriously took spontaneous trance in the presence of Tsem Rinpoche during a pilgrimage to Tibet.

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Karchen-la Celebrates His 101st Birthday

Venerable Karchen Lobsang Chodar was born in Shigatse, central Tibet. At a very young age, he enrolled in Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, one of the largest monastic universities in Tibet.

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Discovering Inner Transformation

I have always been inclined towards Buddhism from a young age, but my knowledge about Buddhism was limited to its founder, Buddha Shakyamuni. Anything beyond that was something that I never knew about, perhaps because in Malaysia, Dharma teachings is not something readily available and the influence of simple lay people practices that involve offering incense and mindless chanting prevailed. Living in an age of information, it is easy for anyone to get information and teachings online, and what little …

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The Powerful Qualities of Dorje Shugden (Tibetan) | དཔེ་རིས་དེར་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན་གྱི་ཁྱད་པར་དུ་འཕགས་པའི་ཁྱད་ཆོས་རྣམས།

ཆོས་སྐྱོང་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན་ནི་རྗེ་བཙུན་འཇམ་དཔལ་དབྱངས་ཀྱི་རྣམ་སྤྲུལ་ཞིག་ཡིན། ས་ཀྱ་དང་དགེ་ལུགས་པའི་རྩ་ཆེན་བླ་མ་དང་མཁས་དབང་རྣམས་ཀྱིས་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན་ནི་ཆོས་སྐྱོང་ཡིན་པ་ལོ་བརྒྱ་འཕྲག་གསུམ་དངོས་གནས་གཏན་ལ་འབེབས།

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Overcoming My Limitations

Overcoming My Limitations

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Ever since I began my daily Protector practice, things started to change for me. My mind became calmer and my anger issues started decreasing. As a result, I became more forgiving, tolerant and could let go of things more easily.

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H.E. the 3rd Domo Chocktrul Rinpoche’s 13th Birthday

On 2nd June 2016, Shar Gaden Monastery along with many disciples across the globe celebrated the 13th birthday of H.E. Domo Chocktrul Rinpoche, the third incarnation in the line of Domo Geshe Rinpoches.

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Dealing with Death

Last year in June, my family and I had to face the inevitable with the sudden passing of my father. We were unprepared. My father wasn’t very old, in fact he was relatively healthy for a man of his age.

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Historic First Kalachakra Initiation by the 11th Panchen Lama

H.H. the 11th Panchen Lama recently bestowed the Kalachakra initiation at his New Palace near Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, the first to be held publicly in Tibet/China in the last 50 years and the historic first Kalachakra initiation presided over by the young Panchen Lama.

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Gyara Rinpoche Visits Yangting Monastery

Carrying on the tradition of spreading Dorje Shugden’s practice, H.E. Gyara Rinpoche conferred sogtae as well as Lamrim teachings and the Guhyasamaja initiation in Yangting Dechen Ling Monastery.

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