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The Anti-Dalai Lama Protests: Separating Fact From Fiction

by Linda Ciardiello

For about the last 18 months the Dalai Lama has been under sustained public attack from a group of mostly white westerners calling themselves the International Shugden Community (ISC), for alleged human rights abuses, supression of religious freedom and for causing a schism in the Tibetan Buddhist community. 2,459 more words

New Kadampa Tradition

What motivates someone to become a Dorje Shugden supporter?

Craig Tweeted, “Unfollows anyone with Kelsang in their name.”

He had been trolling some Dorje Shugden accounts on Twitter for some reason.

I asked him, “How would you characterize what their thing is? 195 more words

Tibetan Buddhism

How are newcomers introduced to the Dorje Shugden issues in the New Kadampa Tradition?

Question: Is there any NKT documentation that talks about when to introduce the Dorje Shugden issues to new students? Is there a deliberate policy of concealment and delay in introducing this until people are ‘too far in to get out’? 1,663 more words


Tashi Delek! Losar Dance 2142

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 is the Tibetan New Year, 1st day of the 1st moon, Sheep Year 2142

The U.S. is Blessed by His Holiness Trijang Chocktrul Rinpoche in Vermont's Trijang Buddhist Institute

A Rinpoche is a previously enlightened being who has chosen, out of Great Compassion to return to this earthly realm of suffering . . . though he or she does not have to re-enter the cycle of life and death and life and death . 70 more words

Tibetan Buddhism