Dharma Protectors of Tibetan Buddhism

A common question that is often asked by those who are not familiar with Tibetan Buddhism relates to the practice of Dharmapalas or Dharma Protectors. These are actually beings who support our practice through a number of methods. Primarily they are propitiated in order to remove obstacles and difficulties that block spiritual progress.

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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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Download: Dorje Shugden Kangso Composed by the 31st Sakya Trizin

The 31st Sakya Trizin Kunga Lodro composed the following Tibetan-style Dorje Shugden kangso manuscript, which contains the propitiation rites to invoke the blessings and protection of Dorje Shugden according to the Sakya tradition.

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Request for Activities of Dorje Shugden

Calling upon the power and omniscience of Dorje Shugden, this short but potent prayer to Dorje Shugden requests for his swift, enlightened assistance in fulfilling our Dharma wishes and can be recited daily on its own or incorporated into your daily sadhana.

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Starting on Dorje Shugden’s Practice

Relying on Dorje Shugden could not be easier. In a place which is comfortable and calming, sit before an image of the World Peace Protector Dorje Shugden. Have some simple offerings laid out before you. Take a moment to centre yourself then focus strongly on Dorje Shugden’s illustrious form.

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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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Download: Dorje Shugden Audio Recordings

Receive Dorje Shugden’s blessings in the form of sound by listening to these professionally recorded prayers of Dorje Shugden performed by one of the greatest Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in India.

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Dorje Shugden Gyenze to Increase Life, Merits and Wealth

Gyenze is Dorje Shugden in a wealth form specifically to help us gain resources through correct means. Gyenze’s practice can increase our life span and healing. Propitiating Gyenze also increases our inner wealth.

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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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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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Dorje Shugden Wangze for Power and Influence

Dorje Shugden as Wangze is the most powerful deity to propitiate in order to develop control or exert a positive influence on ourselves and others. This commentary on Wangze’s practice was compiled from traditional sources by His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche.

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Video: How To Begin Dorje Shugden’s Practice

Reap the benefits of Dorje Shugden’s practice with this short and easy daily prayer. In this video, you will learn how to begin the combined practice of Lama Tsongkhapa and Dorje Shugden, according to the short sadhana compiled from traditional sources by H.E. Tsem Rinpoche.

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His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche’s Advice on Dorje Shugden Practice

In the 1980s, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche bestowed the initiation of Dorje Shugden on Geshe Tsultim Gyeltsen’s students at Thubten Dargye Ling centre in Los Angeles. Geshe-la had formally requested this initiation for his students.

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Dorje Shugden’s Mantra

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In essence, mantras are the holy energies of the Buddhas in the form of sound. Reciting mantras of the Buddhas, meditational deities and Dharma Protectors therefore invokes their blessings to bring about a beneficial impact in our lives.

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Video: Incense Offering to Dorje Shugden

This video covers the history, significance and method of performing the Dorje Shugden incense offering ritual known as ‘Sangsol’ as well as the incense offering prayer composed by Serkong Dorje Chang.

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Video: Serkym Offering to Dorje Shugden

Serkym or ‘golden drink’ is part of the Dharma Protector practice and is a powerful ritual to propitiate Dorje Shugden. This video is a step-by-step guide to Dorje Shugden’s serkym offering prayer, and includes extensive explanations of the verses, rituals and benefits of this powerful practice.

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H.H. Trijang Chocktrul Rinpoche Offers Serkym to Dorje Shugden

This video shows H.H. Kyabje Trijang Chocktrul Rinpoche making serkym offerings to the Protector Dorje Shugden. The old Dorje Shugden statue shown in the video originates from the 8th Khalkha Jetsun Dhampa, the highest among the reincarnated Lamas of Mongolia.

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Melody of the Unceasing Vajra

At the request of Dorje Shugden himself through the renowned Dungkar oracle, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama composed this prayer to Dorje Shugden.

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Video: Kawang Prayers to Dorje Shugden

This video demonstrates how to perform the kawang prayer correctly, along with the proper visualisations. When done consistently and sincerely, kawang will remove obstacles that threaten our Dharma practice and stand in the way of spiritual progress.

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Video: The Mantras of Dorje Shugden

This video explains the various holy mantras of Dorje Shugden’s five forms, and their benefits including the activities of pacification, increase, control and wrath.

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