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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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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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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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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Enlightened Street Art

Enlightened Street Art

BlogNews March 20, 2016 27 642

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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Kopan Monastery’s Dorje Shugden Statue

This holy statue of Dorje Shugden was once placed in Kopan Monastery, Nepal. The statue belonged to Venerable Lama Thubten Yeshe, whose main Protector was Dorje Shugden. Lama Yeshe remained a devoted practitioner until he entered clear light in 1984.

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Sacred Sculpture

Sacred Sculpture

BlogNews February 27, 2016 18 339

Shortly before his passing, His Eminence Kyabje Phara Dorje Chang of Gaden Jangtse Monastery fashioned an incredibly realistic Dorje Shugden head sculpture from clay obtained from a jungle near the Buxa refugee camp in North India. The jungle was known to be haunted.

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Claudio Cipullo

Claudio Cipullo

BlogNews February 18, 2016 2 230

Claudio Cipullo has met and received teachings from the greatest Tibetan Lamas of that time, including His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang, Kalu Rinpoche, His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe.

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Auspicious Mongolian Omen

Auspicious Mongolian Omen

BlogNews September 15, 2015 6 152

This is the incredible postcard, with Dorje Shugden’s face peering from the sky, which was sent to H.E. Tsem Rinpoche from Mongolia. It uncannily resembles Kechara Forest Retreat prior to construction.

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Congratulations to Kyabje Zawa Rinpoche

Students of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche were on-hand to witness the opening of Venerable Zawa Rinpoche’s new Buddhist temple known as Centre De Méditation Tsongkhapa (or Tsongkhapa Meditation Centre) located in Ste-Sophie, Quebec, Canada.

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700 Meet A Buddha

700 Meet A Buddha

BlogNews July 31, 2015 0 145

On the day of the trance at Kechara Forest Retreat, the esteemed Venerable Panglung Oracle was escorted into the prayer hall, where 700 people were waiting in anticipation to receive the direct blessings of Dorje Shugden.

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How My Protector Healed Me

The Venerable Panglung Kuten or Choje-la is an excellent oracle of Sera Monastery as was his father. His father was the famous Panglung Oracle whose line of oracles are passed on by heredity, meaning father to son.

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Lama Thubten Phurbu Teaches in the West

Lama Thubten Phurbu, the prominent Gelugpa master from the Yulshu Autonomous Prefecture was recently invited to conduct Dharma discourses in Italy, Switzerland and Nepal where he also received an offering of tenshug or long life puja.

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200,000 Attend Denma Gonsa Rinpoche’s Enthronement

The unmistaken incarnation of His Eminence Denma Gonsa Rinpoche was recognised by four sources which includes the greatest Gelugpa masters of our time. The enthronement of a tulku is the formal recognition of a particular individual.

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Initiations in Serpom Monastery by Venerable Achok Rinpoche

Achok Rinpoche confidently conferred the Yamantaka initiation and commentary on 17 – 18 January 2015 in Serpom Monastery, which he had received from Kyabje Yongyal Rinpoche and Geshe Yeshe Wangchuk.

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