Download: Dorje Shugden Materials

To help people connect with him, a modern and easy-to-understand set of materials have been produced to make his practice accessible to everyone in six different languages: English, Tibetan (བོད་ཡིག), Chinese (中文), Hindi (हिंदी), Tamil (தமிழ்) and Nepali (नेपाली).

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His Eminence Dagom Chocktrul Rinpoche

Born in 2010 in Lhorong County, Chamdo, His Eminence the 13th Dagom Chocktrul Rinpoche Lobsang Khyenrab Tenpai Wangchuk was recognised by Zonglo Chocktrul Rinpoche Jampa Khedrup and enthroned on 21 November 2016.

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Never Before Seen Footage of Dorje Shugden Oracles

These videos contain rare and never-seen-before footage of oracular monks who mysteriously took spontaneous trance in the presence of Tsem Rinpoche during a pilgrimage to Tibet.

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Gyara Rinpoche Visits Yangting Monastery

Carrying on the tradition of spreading Dorje Shugden’s practice, H.E. Gyara Rinpoche conferred sogtae as well as Lamrim teachings and the Guhyasamaja initiation in Yangting Dechen Ling Monastery.

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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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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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The Importance of Supporting Dharma Institutions

Sponsoring the institutions of the Sangha, namely monasteries and Dharma centres, is not only a generous way to serve others, but a compassionate one too as the sponsor provides the Sangha the means to preserve and spread the Dharma for the benefit of future generations.

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Dorje Shugden Cham Dance in Nyemo Gyelche Monastery

The Dorje Shugden cham dance by and large encompasses the essence of what His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang has written about Dorje Shugden, relating the events leading to his manifestation as a Dharma Protector.

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Lama Tsongkhapa’s Holy Items

Some of the most important holy items which are still kept in Tibet are the sacred relics of Lama Tsongkhapa. According to Buddhist tradition, holy relics can generally be categorised into three types.

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Photo Gallery: Temples

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This photo gallery contains images of various temples, monasteries and Dharma centres around the world where the practice of the World Peace Protector Dorje Shugden is upheld.

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Dorje Shugden Stupas in Tibet

Beautiful stupas of Dorje Shugden (gyalchen tendoe) have been constructed all over Tibet. A symbol of Enlightenment, stupas are a form of spiritual architecture that have existed even before the time of Buddha Shakyamuni.

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Tashi Lhunpo Monastery

Tashi Lhunpo Monastery

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Founded by the 1st Dalai Lama Gyalwa Gendun Drup in 1447, Tashi Lhunpo Monastery is one of the six major monasteries of the Gelugpa lineage. Since the 4th Panchen Lama took over as head of the monastery, Tashi Lhunpo has been the seat of all Panchen Lamas up until this day.

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Dungkar Monastery

Dungkar Monastery

Temples January 11, 2016 7 1,401

Dungkar Monastery was officially founded by the highly revered Lama His Eminence Kyabje Domo Geshe Rinpoche. It was the first Gelug monastery of that area and quickly became the most influential after it was entrusted to Kyabje Domo Geshe Rinpoche in 1901.

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Ganden Sumtseling Monastery

Ganden Sumtseling Monastery

Temples December 17, 2015 10 495

Ganden Sumtseling Monastery, also known as “Little Potala Palace”, is located just outside the city of Zhongdian. It is the largest Buddhist monastery in Yunnan province. The site of this monastery was chosen by His Holiness the 5th Dalai Lama through divination.

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Sampheling Monastery

Sampheling Monastery

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Sampheling Monastery is located in the far eastern region of Tibet known as Kham, and is widely considered to be the personal monastery of His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche. It is also well known for being a stronghold of Dorje Shugden practitioners.

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The Dalai Lama’s Dorje Shugden Chapel in Lhasa

This video shows Trode Khangsar, the famous Dorje Shugden Chapel in Lhasa, Tibet. Built in the 17th Century by His Holiness the 5th Dalai Lama, monks still perform daily pujas to Dorje Shugden in this chapel to this day.

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Trashi Choling Hermitage

Trashi Choling Hermitage

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Trashi Choling literally means “The Place of Auspicious Dharma”. It is located on Tatipu Hill, North of the Jokhang in Chengguan, Lhasa, Tibet and lies facing the Southern direction on the tiered slopes of the mountain, 3km northwest of Sera Monastery.

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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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Chamdo Jampa Ling Monastery

Chamdo Jampa Ling Monastery

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Overlooking the town of Chamdo is the monastery of Chamdo Jampa Ling. It was founded as one of the earliest Gelugpa institutions and has since grown to become the largest Gelug monastery in Kham.

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Dorje Shugden Vajra Dance at Chide Gasong Monastery

The video shows the monks of Chide Gasong Monastery in Yushu County, Qinghai, China performing a Dorje Shugden Vajra Dance. The vajra dance is an ancient Tibetan Buddhist ritual which is traditionally performed to clear obstacles for the growth of the Buddhadharma.

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