Dorje Shugden’s Golden Domed Hat

Dorje Shugden’s golden domed hat is a representation of the protection he grants to practitioners and upholders of Madhyamaka, Nagarjuna’s special view of Emptiness as embodied perfectly in Lama Tsongkhapa’s teachings.

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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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How Dorje Shugden Helps

How Dorje Shugden Helps

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Regardless of the unique challenges we each face in our lives, there is no better friend to have by our side than Dorje Shugden, who will come to the aid of all who invoke upon his blessings. So, do you have a specific problem that you need Dorje Shugden’s help with?

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Nagarjuna of the Middle Way Philosophy

Arya Nagarjuna lived after the Buddha’s time and became the founder of the Mahayana Buddhist tradition in ancient India. It was from this great being that the lineage on wisdom, or the teachings on the profound view of Emptiness.

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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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Advice from Dorje Shugden

Advice from Dorje Shugden

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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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His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche

His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche

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Born on 10th March 1901 in one of the most spiritual places of Central Tibet, Tsel Gungtang, His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso was the third incarnation in the line of Trijang Rinpoches.

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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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His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche

His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche

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His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche was an incredible Gelugpa master renowned to be a highly skilled debator and a master of healing and Tantric rituals. Although recognised as a reincarnated Lama, he chose to live an incredibly humble life, completely focused on his studies.

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His Eminence Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche

His Eminence Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche was a renowned Dharma scholar and highly realised meditation master who held his vows very strongly. Under his abbotship, Gaden Shartse Monastery’s mastery of Buddhist studies continued to excel.

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Venerable Lama Jampa Ngodup

Venerable Lama Jampa Ngodup

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The illustrious Lama Jampa Ngodup started out as a teacher in a primary school in the region of Bangdak, Tibet. At a time when religions were frowned upon, he discovered Tibetan Buddhism and secretly took his vows from Yogi Jampa Genga who gave him both Sutra and Tantra teachings.

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