Read about the latest happenings in the Dorje Shugden world, gathered firsthand from the very people who experience them, organise them and participate in them.

Mahasiddhas and Marriage

Mahasiddhas and Marriage Hot

BlogBuddhism April 14, 2017 8 180

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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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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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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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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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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Dorje Shugden in the Sakya Tradition

Before Dorje Shugden was widely practised in the Gelugpa tradition, he was enthroned as a Protector of the Sakya school of Tibetan Buddhism. The Sakya reliance on Dorje Shugden began with the supreme Sakya throneholder, the 30th Sakya Trizin Sonam Rinchen.

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Commentary: A Sakya Praise to Dorje Shugden

This is a commentary by His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche on the Praise to Dorje Shugden called duelzin choe ki gyalpo choepai choka phuentsog doe gu yong khil she jawa, composed by the 31st Sakya Trizin Kunkhyen Ngawang Kunga Lodro.

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H.H. Gaden Trisur Lungrik Namgyal’s 90th Birthday Celebrations

22 May 2016 marked the 90th birthday celebrations of the 101st Gaden Tripa, His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche Lungrik Namgyal. This event was organised by the people of Dhapa, Nepal and the members of Thar Deu Ling Buddhist Centre, Paris.

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Geshe Thubten Trinley Teaches Lamrim in Shar Gaden

From March to April 2016, Shar Gaden Monastery hosted the turning of the wheel of Dharma with the visit of Ven. Geshe Thubten Trinley, who gave an extended series of teachings on the Bodhisattva Vows and the Middling Lamrim with H.H. Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche’s commentary.

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Phelgyeling Monastery’s New Abbot

In early May 2016, the Buddhist world lost a dedicated, sincere practitioner when the abbot of Phelgyeling Monastery in Nepal, Venerable Gen Chodrak, entered clear light. He remained in tukdam meditation for almost two days before his current incarnation left us permanently.

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Saga Dawa Celebrations in Tsongkhapa Meditation Centre, Canada

On 21 May 2016, Tsongkhapa Meditation Centre celebrated the Saga Dawa Festival as well as their 30th anniversary with a peaceful Yamantaka fire puja as well as a land blessing ceremony on the temple grounds.

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The Hidden Name of Dorje Shugden in the Kangyur

Recently, exciting information has come to light of Dorje Shugden’s name written in the Kangyur, hidden in a passage about the names of Manjushri, as discovered by Dragyab Chocktrul Ngawang Losang Chokyi Gyaltsen.

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His Eminence Kyabje Dagom Rinpoche’s 10th Parinirvana Anniversary

Recently, on 5-6 April 2016, a group of devoted practitioners from across the globe gathered in Thailand to commemorate His Eminence Kyabje Dagom Rinpoche’s Parinirvana Day.

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Dorje Shugden’s Life Entrustment Initiation

Serious practitioners who wish to establish a deeper connection with Dorje Shugden can receive the life entrustment initiation, also known as sogtae. It greatly supports our spiritual progress as Dorje Shugden guides us not only in this lifetime, but in all future lives.

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Enlightened Street Art

Enlightened Street Art

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Italian artist never2501 has used his talents to plant enlightened seeds through the strokes of his brush. One of his masterpieces is a four-storey high contemporary image of the Protector Dorje Shugden, towering over the local community in Virginia, USA.

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