Download: Dorje Shugden Materials

To help people connect with him, a modern and easy-to-understand set of materials have been produced to make his practice accessible to everyone in six different languages: English, Tibetan (བོད་ཡིག), Chinese (中文), Hindi (हिंदी), Tamil (தமிழ்) and Nepali (नेपाली).

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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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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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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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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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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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Diamond Path: A Daily Sadhana of Dorje Shugden

The Diamond Path sadhana invokes upon two forms of Manjushri – Lama Tsongkhapa and Dorje Shugden. Using traditional sources, this sadhana has been compiled by H.E. the 25th Tsem Rinpoche for those without initiation who wish to create a closer connection with Manjushri.

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How to Rely upon Dorje Shugden

Relying on a Dharma Protector is an essential and beneficial practice within Vajrayana Buddhism. There are two ways to rely upon Dorje Shugden: in thought and in deed.

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The Importance of Supporting Dharma Institutions

Sponsoring the institutions of the Sangha, namely monasteries and Dharma centres, is not only a generous way to serve others, but a compassionate one too as the sponsor provides the Sangha the means to preserve and spread the Dharma for the benefit of future generations.

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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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Dorje Shugden Cham Dance in Nyemo Gyelche Monastery

The Dorje Shugden cham dance by and large encompasses the essence of what His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang has written about Dorje Shugden, relating the events leading to his manifestation as a Dharma Protector.

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Kechara Forest Retreat

Kechara Forest Retreat

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Situated on a 35-acre plot of land in Bentong, Malaysia, Kechara Forest Retreat is a holistic retreat centre which offers spiritual seekers an opportunity to develop a perfect balance of total wellness through spiritual retreats, learning and conscious living, all within a natural forest enclave.

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Dorje Shugden Trakze to Dispel Black Magic & Spirits

Trakze’s practice is especially effective for overcoming powerful delusions and very negative, harmful energies. It will eliminate spirits, unnatural disasters, problems and difficulties. It is also suitable for protection for long journeys, negative speech, accidents and spells.

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Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre

Standing majestically on a 70-acre plot of land in Ulverston, Cumbria, Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre serves not only as a contemporary temple and an internationally renowned centre for meditation but also as the headquarters of the New Kadampa Tradition (NKT).

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The Collected Mantras of Dorje Shugden

Here are a collection of mantras related to Dorje Shugden, his entourage and his lineage which can be recited anytime and anywhere, as a standalone practice or in combination with one’s daily prayers. Initiations are not necessary for the mantras listed here.

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Trijang Buddhist Institute

Trijang Buddhist Institute

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Trijang Buddhist Institute is an important institution within the Gelug lineage, empowered with full authority by the 101st Gaden Tripa Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal to preserve, represent and disseminate the Buddha’s teachings, specifically the Gelug tradition.

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The 5th Dalai Lama’s Prayer to Dorje Shugden

This prayer to Dorje Shugden was composed by His Holiness the Great Fifth Dalai Lama after he realised that Dorje Shugden was not an ordinary being but an enlightened Dharma Protector who had arisen after the death of Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen.

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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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Incense Offering Prayers to Dorje Shugden

A traditional substance for offering since the birth of Buddhism, fragrant incense is said to remind us to hold any vows we have taken strongly. It is traditionally offered on the altar, used to purify other offerings and even offered outdoors during festive occasions and auspicious days.

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