Dorje Shugden in the Gelugpa Guru Tree

To aid practitioners, His Eminence Kyabje Dagom Rinpoche unveiled an incredible and ‘updated’ Guru Tree of the Gelugpa lineage, which depicts Dorje Shugden for the first time on the same level as other transcendent Dharma Protectors.

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The Chinese Emperor and the Dalai Lama Enthrone Dorje Shugden

Dorje Shugden is closely connected with China in many ways. In Dorje Shugden’s kangso or fulfilment ritual by His Holiness Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche, it is stated that Dorje Shugden resides in Wu Tai Shan (Five-Peak Mountain) of China.

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Advice from Dorje Shugden

Advice from Dorje Shugden

BlogBuddhism February 22, 2016 16 223

During the Losar festivities in 2013, Dorje Shugden gave a teaching on the mind. He spoke extensively on the nature of the mind, especially how our body and speech are nothing but a reflection of the mind.

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The Three Bodies of a Buddha

The Three Bodies of a Buddha

BlogBuddhism February 11, 2016 25 1,023

In the Mahayana Buddhist tradition, fully enlightened beings manifest in three different aspects to benefit sentient beings. These are called “Trikaya” (literally meaning “Three Bodies”) and they are the Dharmakaya, Sambhogakaya and Nirmanakaya.

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Lama Tsongkhapa’s Holy Items

Some of the most important holy items which are still kept in Tibet are the sacred relics of Lama Tsongkhapa. According to Buddhist tradition, holy relics can generally be categorised into three types.

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Dorje Shugden Stupas in Tibet

Beautiful stupas of Dorje Shugden (gyalchen tendoe) have been constructed all over Tibet. A symbol of Enlightenment, stupas are a form of spiritual architecture that have existed even before the time of Buddha Shakyamuni.

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H.H. Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche’s Personal Dorje Shugden Statue

This image of Dorje Shugden is a rare example of a holy statue. It belonged to the previous Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang and is currently housed in the private prayer hall of Trijang Ladrang in Shar Gaden Monastery.

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The Miracles of H.E. Domo Geshe Rinpoche

Many miracles have appeared around Kyabje Domo Geshe Rinpoche and at his seat, Dungkar Monastery. From miraculous conch shells to halos and rainbows, these are just some of the auspicious omens that have been witnessed by others.

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Dorje Shugden’s Puja and Its Benefits

When we consider how comprehensive the benefits of Dorje Shugden’s pujas are, we begin to realise how important this Dharma Protector is for all beings of this time and age.

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Intimate Advice For Us

Intimate Advice For Us

BlogBuddhism January 14, 2016 1 224

In a private trance in Kechara Forest Retreat, Dorje Shugden said clearly that working for Dharma is very good. When we work for Dharma, we will fulfil the needs of others and automatically fulfil our own needs without even thinking about it.

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Vegetarianism in Buddhism

Vegetarianism in Buddhism

BlogBuddhism January 9, 2016 19 1,324

The three main vehicles of Buddhism have seemingly different guidelines for the dietary needs of their practitioners, ordained or otherwise. However upon closer inspection, the seemingly different policies towards meat consumption in the different Buddhist vehicles is actually the same.

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Largest Dorje Shugden in the world

This is the Dorje Shugden chapel in Kechara Forest Retreat, which houses the largest Dorje Shugden statue in the world. This chapel is dedicated to Dorje Shugden’s practice, activities, learning, rituals, prayers and liturgies.

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Who is Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen?

Translated below is Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen’s short biography by the great Mongolian scholar, Losang Tamdin. Prior to arising as a superior Dharma Protector, Dorje Shugden was Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen, a great scholar, teacher and meditation master to tens of thousands.

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Magadha Sangmo

Magadha Sangmo

BlogBuddhism December 17, 2015 2 592

The story of Magadha Zangmo begins with her father, Suddatta, a kind and generous man whom was one of Buddha Shakyamuni’s lay disciple and a primary patron. He was instrumental in building Buddha’s first monastic abode called Jetavana.

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The Farm of Your Mind

The Farm of Your Mind

BlogBuddhism December 16, 2015 1 107

The advice below was recently given to the Kechara Forest Retreat team by the Protector Dorje Shugden. As Dorje Shugden is an enlightened Buddha, all the advice he gives is none other than the perfect Dharma, as can be seen clearly below.

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His Holiness the 101st Gaden Tripa Rinpoche

It is commonly believed that H.H. the Dalai Lama is the spiritual leader of the Tibetans. This is inaccurate. The majority of Tibetan Buddhist practitioners are adherents of the Gelug tradition and the supreme spiritual head of this lineage is known as the Gaden Tripa.

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The Blessings of the Guru

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.

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Dr Dolma

Dr Dolma

BlogBuddhism November 17, 2015 2 1,378

Lady Dr. Dolma took up her ancestral profession of medicine and embarked on her medical mission to help the sick and suffering beings of every class, creed, caste and country with the blessings of Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and his Divine Protector.

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Holy and Profound Pabongka Rinpoche

Over many centuries, Tibet has produced a repertoire of extraordinary Buddhist saints and scholars, but it is rare for a lama’s teachings to become classics within his own lifetime, such as the works of Pabongka Rinpoche.

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Emperor Kangxi

Emperor Kangxi

BlogBuddhism October 20, 2015 10 1,244

Emperor Kangxi is one of China’s most benevolent rulers who is loved by the people until today. Unlike other emperors who are usually painted in military uniform, Kangxi is usually depicted as a scholar with a gentle expression and surrounded by books, or at a desk or holding a pen.

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