Dorje Shugden’s Entourage

Dorje Shugden’s Entourage

Overview March 21, 2016 29 14,892

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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Setting Up A Tibetan Buddhist Altar

Setting Up A Tibetan Buddhist Altar Hot

Practice March 20, 2016 27 11,865

For Buddhists, the altar forms the focal point of their practice. A Buddhist altar is used by the practitioner to purify negative karma, and to generate merits which will create the causes for us to have conducive conditions in order to further our spiritual practice.

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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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Invocation Prayer of Dorje Shugden

The practice of invocation is an integral part of Buddhist liturgy, especially in specific deity practices. As such, during rituals, prayers or even our daily practice of Dorje Shugden, we invoke upon his divine form and energies to descend when invited.

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His Eminence Geshe Tsultim Gyeltsen

Described as “one of the last living Tibetan Buddhist masters to have been trained in Tibet” before the Tibetan Uprising on 10 March 1959, Venerable Geshe Tsultim Gyeltsen was born in 1924 in the Kham province of eastern Tibet.

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