Guru devotion and clean samaya with one’s Guru are commonly recognised and emphasised as the foundation of Dharma study and practice in all schools...
Guru devotion and clean samaya with one’s Guru are commonly recognised and emphasised as the foundation of Dharma study and practice in all schools of Tibetan Buddhism. From the legendary Padmasambhava of the Nyingma lineage to the revered mahasiddhas Milarepa and Naropa of the Kagyu tradition, to the great Pabongka Rinpoche of the Gelugpa lineage of practitioners; Guru devotion is undisputedly the common and fundamental element for any Dharma realisation, attainment and ultimately Enlightenment.
Similar to these great masters, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama rose to become one of the greatest Dharma teachers and icons of wisdom and compassion due to his practice. This is reflected in the photo of the Dalai Lama bowing his head in humility to receive the blessings of his junior tutor, His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang.
H.H. Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche gives an initiation to H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama
Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche was the junior tutor to the 14th Dalai Lama for over 30 years. It was from Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche that the Dalai Lama received countless teachings, commentaries, initiations, oral transmissions, explanations and advice. In fact, many of the teachings the Dalai Lama disseminates today come from Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche. Therefore we can safely say that the Dalai Lama is the great teacher and world leader that he is today due to the kindness of his Guru, who stood by him through the turmoil of Tibet’s fall and the rebuilding of a Tibetan government in exile.
Another factor that is essential to the growth of the Buddha’s teachings is its traceability. However famous or “successful” a Dharma teacher is, he or she always traces the teachings given through successive lineage masters all the way back to Lord Buddha himself.
H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama with his tutors
It is a great blessing for us to witness the manifestation of the precious Guru-disciple relationship between two holy beings in this rare image of the 14th Dalai Lama and Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche. This is an image to share with many friends in the Dharma world because it is a powerful reminder for each of us to practise Guru devotion for our own spiritual growth and development.
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