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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The Origins of Dorje Shugden

The Origins of Dorje Shugden

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This is a true account of how Dorje Shugden manifested as a compassionate Lama, martyr and enlightened Buddhist Protector. Understanding the origins and history of any Buddhist practice is highly recommended to cultivate faith, devotion and stability in one’s practice.

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Dorje Shugden’s Entourage

Dorje Shugden’s Entourage

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When we engage in Dorje Shugden’s practice, we also invoke upon his 32-deity entourage. Thus, it is important to understand the different elements that make up Dorje Shugden’s divine mandala and to be able to visualise this clearly in our daily meditations.

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The Previous Existences of Dorje Shugden

Dorje Shugden reincarnated as a Dharma Protector in order to be of benefit to sentient beings. He arose from a long line of incarnations that stem all the way back to the Bodhisattva of Wisdom, Manjushri.

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The Oracles of Dorje Shugden

The Oracles of Dorje Shugden

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Tibet has an ancient and popular tradition of oracles which involves invoking the deity (usually a Dharma Protector) to descend into a human oracle. Dorje Shugden is one such example of this tradition.

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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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This photo gallery contains a selection of images of Dorje Shugden, his entourage and other Enlightened Beings from around the world. Please enjoy and share these beautiful blessed pictures.

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Video: The Relationship Between Dorje Shugden & Setrap

Dorje Shugden’s close relationship with the Protector Setrap is historically significant. Not only did Dorje Shugden’s previous incarnations propitiate Setrap, but also brought the practice of Setrap from India into the Tibetan pantheon of deities.

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Serkym Offering Prayers to Dorje Shugden

The serkym offering is one of the most iconic prayers to the Dharma Protectors. In essence, it is very powerful extended offering to request swift assistance. It can be done as part of the short or condensed sadhana to Dorje Shugden, or as a special exhortation for activities.

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His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche

Prince Iska Minh, later recognised as His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche, was born in Taipei in 1965 to a Mongolian Royal Princess of Xinjiang, Dewa Nimbo, whose family had escaped to Taiwan.

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Ascertaining My Condition

I discovered that my tumour marker for ovarian cancer was high. A year later, things are under control. I know that Dorje Shugden was with me throughout the ordeal.

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Dorje Shugden Gave Me Signs

Dorje Shugden Gave Me Signs

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When I was at a crossroads in my life, Dorje Shugden gave me clear signs of what to do. Since then, the hindrances to my Dharma practice have been alleviated substantially.

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His Eminence Daknak Rinpoche

His Eminence Daknak Rinpoche

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His Eminence Kyabje Daknak Rinpoche is considered by many to be the Nirmanakaya form of Buddha Amitabha and Dharmapala Setrap and is seen as a Living Buddha at both Zetho Monastery and Sera Mey Monastery.

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Don’t Be Afraid of Baddy Ghosties

To me, Dorje Shugden is like a ‘Big Spiritual Father’ in that he gives us Dharma, helps us overcome obstacles and illnesses, and much more. He is indeed compassion in action!

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Compassion in Action

I have been praying for years that my children would be able to attend Dharma classes at Kechara. Within months of practising Dorje Shugden, my wish came true and some of our obstacles were removed.

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Venerable Choyang Duldzin Kuten Lama

In 1917, a boy who would eventually grow up to become the Choyang Duldzin Kuten Lama was born in Khele, Tibet. He was given the name Migmar Tsering and at the age of seven, he joined Ngamring Monastery, affiliated with Tashi Lhunpo.

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