Tagpu Pemavajra and Visions from Gaden Heaven

Tagpu Pemavajra was a highly attained lama who had many authentic visions of the Buddhas and even received direct teachings from them. Upon Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche’s request, Tagpu Pemavajra travelled to Tushita, the heavenly abode of Lama Tsongkhapa where he received the complete cycle of teachings on Dorje Shugden.

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Largest Dorje Shugden in the world

This is the Dorje Shugden chapel in Kechara Forest Retreat, which houses the largest Dorje Shugden statue in the world. This chapel is dedicated to Dorje Shugden’s practice, activities, learning, rituals, prayers and liturgies.

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Who is Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen?

Translated below is Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen’s short biography by the great Mongolian scholar, Losang Tamdin. Prior to arising as a superior Dharma Protector, Dorje Shugden was Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen, a great scholar, teacher and meditation master to tens of thousands.

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The Farm of Your Mind

The Farm of Your Mind

BlogBuddhism December 16, 2015 1 140

The advice below was recently given to the Kechara Forest Retreat team by the Protector Dorje Shugden. As Dorje Shugden is an enlightened Buddha, all the advice he gives is none other than the perfect Dharma, as can be seen clearly below.

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A good friend to have

A good friend to have

BlogBuddhism October 14, 2015 14 267

Take the hands of this holy protector and you will never be alone again. You will have a powerful ally, a friend and a real Protector who himself follows the teachings of Buddha and who operates from compassion as he is fully enlightened.

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Main Assistants of the Dharma King

Inspired by the Protector chapel at the holy Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, Kechara Forest Retreat’s Dorje Shugden chapel also has likenesses of the entourage and retinue of Dorje Shugden’s mandala.

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Auspicious Mongolian Omen

Auspicious Mongolian Omen

BlogNews September 15, 2015 6 214

This is the incredible postcard, with Dorje Shugden’s face peering from the sky, which was sent to H.E. Tsem Rinpoche from Mongolia. It uncannily resembles Kechara Forest Retreat prior to construction.

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Congratulations to Kyabje Zawa Rinpoche

Students of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche were on-hand to witness the opening of Venerable Zawa Rinpoche’s new Buddhist temple known as Centre De Méditation Tsongkhapa (or Tsongkhapa Meditation Centre) located in Ste-Sophie, Quebec, Canada.

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Namkar Barzin

Namkar Barzin

BlogBuddhism August 13, 2015 2 313

Namkar Barzin’s story began during the Monlam Festival in the 1920s. On his way back to Mongolia after the festivities, a Mongolian geshe passed through Phari, an area where many of His Eminence Domo Geshe Rinpoche’s monasteries were located.

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See my beautiful shrine!

A short video of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s various Buddhist shrines and the sacred images on them. They all feature many offering items to create karma to have the resources in this and future lives to benefit more beings.

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700 Meet A Buddha

700 Meet A Buddha

BlogNews July 31, 2015 0 188

On the day of the trance at Kechara Forest Retreat, the esteemed Venerable Panglung Oracle was escorted into the prayer hall, where 700 people were waiting in anticipation to receive the direct blessings of Dorje Shugden.

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Dorje Shugden Retreat

Dorje Shugden Retreat

Practice July 31, 2015 7 1,236

Compiled from H.E. Tsem Rinpoche’s teachings and commentaries on Dorje Shugden’s practice, these easy-to-follow retreat instructions and downloadable materials will equip you with the knowledge to engage in an incredibly beneficial Protector retreat.

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On June 21, 2015, Kechara had the privilege and great merits to host an auspicious Dorje Shugden trance in Kechara Forest Retreat. The images of the trance are available for everyone to view and download.

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Tsa-Tsas are nice!

Tsa-Tsas are nice!

BlogBuddhism June 28, 2015 2 546

Tsa tsas are 2D images of Buddhas, Bodhisattvas, Arhats, saints, great masters, yogis, Mahasiddhas and Dharma protectors. The tsa tsas are usually made of a certain type of clay that has been removed of stones and other impurities.

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Who is Kache Marpo

Who is Kache Marpo

BlogBuddhism June 23, 2015 14 676

Kache Marpo is an ancient Buddhist deity who was installed as one of the Dharma Protectors in Samye Monastery by Guru Rinpoche, as one of the protective divinities to help increase the growth of Dharma in the country of Tibet.

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How My Protector Healed Me

The Venerable Panglung Kuten or Choje-la is an excellent oracle of Sera Monastery as was his father. His father was the famous Panglung Oracle whose line of oracles are passed on by heredity, meaning father to son.

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Making Offerings Shar Gaden Monastery

Making offerings to the monastery and Sangha is well practised in all traditions of Buddhism. It is something that we should do either on a daily basis such as simple food offering to the Sangha, or on a larger scale.

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Visiting His Holiness Trijang Chocktrul Rinpoche in Vermont

In November 2014, representatives and students of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche traveled to Vermont, USA for an audience with His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Chocktrul Rinpoche and to make offerings on Tsem Rinpoche’s behalf.

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