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Tuesday, 16 November 2010

Buddhist Activities on Nov. 2010

The 14th Thegchen(Tiktsa) Rinpoche will be bestowing the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara(4 arm Cherenzig or Guan yin) empowerment on 20-11-2010(Saturday) and Yellow Jambala (The Deity of Wealth) empowerment on 21-11-2010(Sunday) respectively, 8pm at Golden Landmark Towers, #09-04.

Contact person: Ah Mu. tel: 67342585.

"Empowerment" session in Vajrayana(Tibetan) Buddhism can only be conducted by a qualified Guru. When you have received the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara(Guan Yin) empowerment for example, you are given the permission to practice, the Guru during the session will introduce you to a more profound way of practicing, introducing you to the Deity, thus, you will be more closer to the Deity and likewise, the Deity will also be closer to you. When you recite the mantra "Om Mani Padme Hum", the blessings will be more effective from then on as compare to a person who never received the empowerment.

Yellow Jambala

Yellow Jambala is an arhat during the Buddha's time, as he was protecting the Buddha by using his own body, his head was injured and the Buddha promised whoever offers water offering to Jambala to relieve his head injury. Jambala will grant the blessing of wealth. If anyone has trouble with finance or anything, one can chant his mantra and he will come and help. But one must have a bodhi mind and practice Buddhism properly to attain his blessings. One can also gain wealth, wisdom, intelligence and at last! Attain Buddha hood!. Yellow Jambhala sits on a lotus, sun and moon disk. He holds a mongoose in his left hand and from its mouth spews forth precious jewels.

A Brief Introduction of the reincarnated Thegchen (Tiktsa) Rinpoche,

the Precious 14th Thegchen YangSi, Ngawang Thegchen Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche

At Tibet and in the Langchen region of Kangsi is the Tsunda Monastery ( Ngongar Dechen Ling ). This old monastery’s Abbot is the Venerable Thegchen Tulku, the 14th Reincarnated Tulku, Ngawang Thegchen Chokyi Nyima. Rinpoche is known to be reincarnation of the Indian Mahasiddha, Krishnapa or The Black One (Tibetan: Nagpopa), which is one of the 84 Mahasiddhas.

Nagpopa's lst reincarnation was Kunga Panji, he took birth into Khampa Langse family which is well known dedicating his whole life practicing the Buddha Dharma. During that time though there were large monastery but at Kangchen Lhase and Jinla region there were numerous nomad tentage and Rinpoche has blessed them in their mindstream with essence nectar of Buddha Dharma. Afterwhich, Rinpoche procceded to the Weizhang region to pay great devotion to the Chenrezig incarnation - Venerable Kunga Nyingpo and follows his practice including receiving several empowerment and innumerable lineage transmission.

Upon returning to Langchen, Thegchen Rinpoche concentrate on benefiting the Buddha Dharma on all the sentient beings through the various Buddha’s activities. Since that period until, already they have 14th such reincarnation ( those records showed only there are fourteen reincarnation, however those loss count or not recorded reincarnated lineage holder may accounted to additional 20 of them ). The line of reincarnated tulkus all greatly contributed to the various profound Buddha Dharma activities. The 8th Reincarnation Thegchen Tulku is well known to have longevity lifespan of 125 years old including with black hair and white beard.

Tiksa Tulku is Imperial Teacher to the NangQian Ruler and was bestowed with a high “dharma throne”. During the Yuan Dynasty, Drogon Chogyal Phakpa bestowed upon Tiksa Tulku with a “Dharma Hat”, crown ornaments, throne’s embroidery and other dharma items. Embroidery Imperial Decrees entrustment for safe travel passage for Tiksa Tulku and all authority and local to provide all needs and not allow to cause any difficulties to him. The authoritative of the decrees was indeed beyond our normal expression.

The 13th Thegchen, Jamyang Chenker after passing in nirvana and took reincarnation as the 14th Thegchen, Ngawang Thegchen Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, born in 1956 at Khampa region amongst the Dege region. Father is Dorjee Wangyal, mother is Chewang Dolma.

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Due to this merits,
May I soon,
Attain the enlightened state of Guru Buddha,
That I may be able to librate all sentient beings from their suffering.

May the precious bodhi mind, Not yet been born in me, will arise and grow.
May the birth have no decline, and will increase forever more.

Namu Myo Ho Renge Kyo
Namo Buddhaya
Namo Dharmaya
Namo Sanghaya