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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H.H. the 101st Gaden Trisur Rinpoche’s Vajrayogini Teachings and Text

From 31st May to 2nd June 2018, H.H. the 101st Gaden Trisur Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal Rinpoche gave a three-day teaching on the sacred Highest Anuttarayoga Tantra practice of Vajrayogini to a group of approximately 50 Sangha members at his Dharma centre in France…

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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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Historic First Kalachakra Initiation by the 11th Panchen Lama

H.H. the 11th Panchen Lama recently bestowed the Kalachakra initiation at his New Palace near Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, the first to be held publicly in Tibet/China in the last 50 years and the historic first Kalachakra initiation presided over by the young Panchen Lama.

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Commentary: A Sakya Praise to Dorje Shugden

This is a commentary by His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche on the Praise to Dorje Shugden called duelzin choe ki gyalpo choepai choka phuentsog doe gu yong khil she jawa, composed by the 31st Sakya Trizin Kunkhyen Ngawang Kunga Lodro.

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Vajrayogini Retreat

Vajrayogini Retreat

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A Highest Yoga Tantra Retreat of Vajrayogini led by Zasep Tulku Rinpoche at the newly completed Temple of Gaden Tashi Choling Retreat.

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Setting Up A Tibetan Buddhist Altar

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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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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Chöd in the Gaden Nyengyu Tradition

Chöd refers to cutting through the self-grasping mind that is at the very root of samsara. The lineage of Chöd was established by a female Tibetan master, Machig Labdrön, who received these teachings from her teacher Padampa Sangye.

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Dorje Shugden’s Mantra

Dorje Shugden’s Mantra Hot

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In essence, mantras are the holy energies of the Buddhas in the form of sound. Reciting mantras of the Buddhas, meditational deities and Dharma Protectors therefore invokes their blessings to bring about a beneficial impact in our lives.

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His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche

His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche

Lamas January 22, 2016 4 1,303

His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche was an incredible Gelugpa master renowned to be a highly skilled debator and a master of healing and Tantric rituals. Although recognised as a reincarnated Lama, he chose to live an incredibly humble life, completely focused on his studies.

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H.E. Denma Gonsa Rinpoche Leading Prayers

This video shows the young incarnation of Denma Gonsa Rinpoche leading devotees through prayers. Even at such a young age, His Eminence Denma Gonsa Rinpoche has already manifested excellent memory in recollecting the prayers.

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Torma Offering Prayers to Dorje Shugden

Tormas are food offerings in the form of ritual cakes. The offering of tormas generates the merits to not only receive the resources we need for successful spiritual practice but also to gain higher attainments, especially those related to Tantra.

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His Eminence Denma Gonsa Rinpoche

His Eminence Denma Gonsa Rinpoche

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In 1930, Denma Choje Jampa Thubten Gelek Gyatso was born in Namkha Zong, Tibet. At the age of three, he was recognised by H.H. the 13th Dalai Lama as the incarnation of the 18th Denma Choje and was presented the seal of office and official documentations of his recognition.

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His Eminence Serkong Dorje Chang

His Eminence Serkong Dorje Chang

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H.E. the 2nd Serkong Dorje Chang was a prominent Lama during the time of H.H. the 13th Dalai Lama. Formerly a monk of Gaden Monastery, Serkong Dorje Chang is the only Lama in Gelug history whom the Dalai Lama has advised to return his ordination vows and take on a consort.

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His Eminence Zawa Tulku Rinpoche

Born in 1978 in Dharamsala, India, Zawa Tulku Rinpoche entered Gaden Shartse Monastery in 1982 as instructed by His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche. He received his ordination vows from the illustrious Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche.

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Removing a 10-year Obstruction

Dorje Shugden does not only use our karma to help our Dharma practice but the karma of others to help us as well. That happened to me and I have been re-engaged fully into Dharma more sincerely than ever.

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Segyu Monastery

Segyu Monastery

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Established in the mid 15th Century, Segyu Monastery is recognised as the pioneer of the Gaden lineage’s great Tantric monasteries. Many of the Tantric teachings of Lama Tsongkhapa including Guhyasamaja, Heruka and Yamantaka were actually developed here.

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Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

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His Eminence Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche is an internationally renowned Buddhist monk, meditation teacher, scholar and author. He is the founder of the New Kadampa Tradition, an entirely independent Modern Buddhist order based primarily on the teachings of the Gelugpa tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Venerable Lama Thubten Phurbu

Lama Thubten Phurbu was born in 1973 in a village in Shanglaxiuxiang, Qinghai (Amdo). He showed extraordinary intelligence as a young child, studying various subjects in Tibetan and Chinese, and elders in the community noticed that he was clearly different from the other children.

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