Video: The Iconography of Dorje Shugden

Dorje Shugden’s iconography is a roadmap to Enlightenment and illustrates well the deity’s enlightened nature and how he helps practitioners overcome their outer, inner and secret obstacles.

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Duldzin Dorje Shugden’s Iconography

Duldzin Dorje Shugden is the main and most common form of Dorje Shugden who bestows practitioners with a wide variety of benefits including wisdom, protection and the fulfilment of wishes. This video lists the various iconographic features of Duldzin Dorje Shugden in his ‘main’ form.

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Ratna Shugden’s (Gyenze) Iconography

Gyenze or Ratna Shugden is the emanation of Dorje Shugden who embodies the enlightened activity of increase. This video lists the various iconographic features of Dorje Shugden in this ‘increasing’ form, which if understood correctly, can propel one on the path to Enlightenment.

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Download: The Illusory Play

His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang wrote an extensive autobiography of himself before he entered clear light in 1981. This autobiography was written at the advice of His Holiness Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche and other lamas.

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Vairochana Shugden’s (Shize) Iconography

Shize or Vairochana Shugden is the emanation of Dorje Shugden who embodies the enlightened activity of pacification. This video lists the various iconographic features of Dorje Shugden in this ‘pacifying’ form, which if understood correctly, can propel one on the path to Enlightenment.

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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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H.H. the 4th Tagpu Pemavajra

The 4th Tagpu Pemavajra Jampel Tenpai Ngodrub, most commonly known as Tagpu Dorje Chang, was a highly accomplished yogi whose great achievements and attainments were well-known and acknowledged by innumerable Lamas during his time.

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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 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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The Symbolism of Dorje Shugden

This video provides a brief overview and explanation about the holy form of Dorje Shugden, which represents various aspects of the Buddhist teachings.

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Dorje Shugden’s Iconography

This video explains the iconography of the main form of Dorje Shugden. Every part of his holy form is explained. Understanding the iconography of the Buddhas is important for correct visualisation during practice and also increases our faith.

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Video: The Mandala of Dorje Shugden

This introduction to the various deities of Dorje Shugden’s mandala illustrates the many ways in which he can assist us, through the Five Families of Dorje Shugden as well as through his entourage – the Nine Mothers, the Eight Guiding Monks and the Ten Youthful and Wrathful Deities.

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Sacred Sculpture

Sacred Sculpture

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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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The Chinese Emperor and the Dalai Lama Enthrone Dorje Shugden

Dorje Shugden is closely connected with China in many ways. In Dorje Shugden’s kangso or fulfilment ritual by His Holiness Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche, it is stated that Dorje Shugden resides in Wu Tai Shan (Five-Peak Mountain) of China.

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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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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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Photo Gallery: Events

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This photo gallery contains selected images of teachings, initiations, holy days and festivals happening all around the world in Dorje Shugden monasteries, temples and Dharma centres.

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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 Pabongka Rinpoche

The great master Pabongka Rinpoche was the pivotal lineage holder of the Oral Gaden Tradition in the 20th Century. It was his particular merit to locate and find all these partial transmissions, to learn and realise them, and bring them together once again to pass them.

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