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As onLiving Buddhase of the primary characteristics of Tibetan religion, the reincarnation system for the Living Buddhas is based on the theory of the reincarnation of the soul, and was produced to solve the problem of the succession of religious leaders. It is founded by the Gelug Sect (the Yellow Sect) of Tibetan Buddhism. The...
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“You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger”—Quoted by Buddh It was more than 2500 years ago, Buddha was born as prince of King Suddhodana leader of Shakya clan in Kapilavastu kingdom which is current Lumbini in south of Nepal. And his birth was widely celebrated within the...
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Buddhism emergence in Tibet was much paradoxical, but in many reference it said the first official introduction of a Buddhist scripture into Tibet happened during reign of 28th Yarlung king Lhatho Thori Nyantsen,(around 500 CE), however, the book was not translated at the time. Then later the 33rd King of Tibet, Song Tsen Gampo (born...
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Long before, Buddhism came into Tibet, Tibetans followed the Local Bon religion, a type of Shamanism. which brought from Shang-shung kingdom, Present day Ngari Prefecture. About Bon religion see here detail. During reign of 28th king Lha thothori Nyantsen, Few Indian missionary came with sacred Buddhist scripture to his court. which nobody understand meaning inside....
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Founder of Yungdrung Bon-Tonpa Shenrab Miwoche According to the Bön religion, about 18,000 years ago, Lord Shenrab Miwoche (Founder of Bon and Great Man of the Shen Tribe) was born in the land of Olmo Lung Ring Tazik. “Öl” symbolizes unborn, “mo” implies undiminishing, “Lung” denotes the prophetic words of Tonpa Shenrab, “Ring” refer to...
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Bon spirituality  has gone through three distinct phased which includes old Bon, Yungdrung Bon, and New Bon. Yungdrung doctrine, or otherwise known as Eternal Bon, is dedicated to perpetuating the teachings of their founder Tonpa Shenrab Miwoche, who occupies a preeminent position in Bon culture similar to that of Sakyamuni in Buddhism. The teachings and...
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The Bön teachings were by now well established in Zhang-Zhung. Zhang-Zhung was an independent state with its own language, literature, and culture. It was divided into three sections referred to as the “Three Doors”: inner (phugpa), outer(gopa), and middle (barpa). The inner door is Olmo Lung Ring, the middle door is Tazik, and the outer...
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Nyingma sect is Tradition based on old transmission of Buddhism, which mainly based on Berozana’s translation of Indian buddhist text. As system of Esoteric Sect, it is known as Sang Nga Nyingma. Its doctrine was passed down from the 8th century, incorporate local religious practices and local deities and elements of shamanism, which is shared...
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Originating in 1409, the Geluk Sect, the latest sect of Tibetan Buddhism, is formed during the process of the Reformation held by Je Tsongkhapa, a famous reformer in the history of Tibetan Buddhism in the 15th century. He was born in the age when the Jangchup Gyaltsen took the place of the Sagya Sect. At...
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Tibetan Buddhism, In 1073 BC, Tibetan Lama Kongchog Gyalpo built Sakya Monastery and advocated his own Esoteric disciplines and called it “Sakya Sect”. Enclosures around the Sakya monasteries are painted with red, white and black stripes, which respectively symbolize the Wisdom Buddha, the Goddess of Mercy and the Diamond Hand Buddha. Hence, the Sakya sect...
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Je Tsongkhapa was born in Tsongka Kingdom, Amdo, in 1357. He is the fourth of six sons. The day after Tsongkhapa’s birth, Chojey Dondrub Rinchen sent his main disciple to the parents with gifts, a statue, and a letter. A sandalwood tree grew from the spot where his umbilical cord fell to the ground. Each...
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Master Marba Lotsawa founded the Kagyu Sect in the middle of 11th century. Kagyu means Lineage of the (Buddha’s) Word. This is an oral tradition which is very much concerned with the experiential dimension of meditation. Its monasteries are usually painted white, and monks wore white monk robes when practising Buddhism, therefore, it is also...
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