His Eminence Zasep Tulku Rinpoche

On 1st July 1948 in the Year of the Earth-Ox, Zasep Tulku Rinpoche, the 13th incarnation of Lama Konchog Tenzin of Zuru Monastery, was born as prophesied by Jetrung Rinpoche to a father born in the Tiger year and a mother in the Bird year.

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Karchen-la Celebrates His 101st Birthday

Venerable Karchen Lobsang Chodar was born in Shigatse, central Tibet. At a very young age, he enrolled in Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, one of the largest monastic universities in Tibet.

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Phelgyeling Monastery’s New Abbot

In early May 2016, the Buddhist world lost a dedicated, sincere practitioner when the abbot of Phelgyeling Monastery in Nepal, Venerable Gen Chodrak, entered clear light. He remained in tukdam meditation for almost two days before his current incarnation left us permanently.

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His Eminence Sokpu Rinpoche

His Eminence Sokpu Rinpoche

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The great Mongolian Lama, His Eminence Sokpu Rinpoche is considered by many in the Tibetan and Mongolian community to be the emanation of Gyenze, the ‘increasing’ form of Dorje Shugden. Born in 1908, he was enthroned on the Hutugtu throne at a young age.

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Request for Activities of Protectors

Like all great Gelugpa masters, Kyabje Ling Rinpoche relied on Dorje Shugden throughout his life and even composed prayers to him. At the request of the Gelug assembly at Varanasi University in Sarnath, India, Kyabje Ling Rinpoche composed the prayer below.

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The Blessings of the Guru

Guru devotion and clean samaya with one’s Guru are commonly recognised and emphasised as the foundation of Dharma study and practice in all schools of Tibetan Buddhism. From the legendary Padmasambhava of the Nyingma lineage to the revered mahasiddhas Milarepa and Naropa.

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His Eminence Dagpo Rinpoche

His Eminence Dagpo Rinpoche

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Born in 1932 in the region of Kongpo in south-eastern Tibet, His Eminence Dagpo Rinpoche, also known as Bamchoe Rinpoche was recognised by His Holiness the 13th Dalai Lama as the reincarnation of Dagpo Lama Jampel Lhundrup at the age of two.

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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 Thubten Yeshe

From a very young age, Venerable Lama Thubten Yeshe gravitated towards spirituality to such an extent that even as a child, whenever a monk would visit their home, he would beg to leave with the monk and join the monastery, despite his fondness for his parents.

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Venerable Geshe Khenrab Gajam

Born in 1928 in the province of Kham in eastern Tibet, Geshe Khenrab Gajam of Gaden Jangtse Monastery, a great attained master and stalwart Dorje Shugden practitioner, commenced his monastic life at a very young age with a local monastery, Nyagon Tashi Chöling.

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Venerable Geshe Thubten Trinley

Geshe Thubten Trinley is one of the closest disciples of Venerable Geshe Rabten Rinpoche. He spent his early years in Sera Jey Monastery, studying under prominent and eminent teachers. He is known for his Lamrim retreats, deep practice and excellence in his Dharma studies.

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Venerable Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

Born in 1921 in the town of Yätsak in Kham, Venerable Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey was a great master who dedicated his entire existence to turning the wheel of Dharma consistently and sincerely.

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