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  Ganden Tripa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ganden Tripa (Holder of the Ganden Throne; Wylie: Dga'-ldan Khri-pa) is the title of the spiritual leader of the Gelug (Dge-lugs) school of Tibetan Buddhism, the school which controlled central Tibet from the mid-1600s until 1950.
In January 2003, the Government of Tibet in Exile announced the nomination of the 101st Ganden Tripa.
“The 101st Ganden Tripa, the Venerable Khensur Lungri Namgyel rinpoche was born in 1927 in Kham (eastern Tibet).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ganden_Tripa   (336 words)

  
 Ganden Tripa - TheBestLinks.com - Dalai Lama, France, Italy, John Paul II, ...
The Ganden Tripa (Holder of the Golden Throne) is the title of the spiritual leader of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism, the school which controlled Tibet starting in the mid-1600s.
The Ganden Tripa is the spiritual head of the school and carries the additional title as Supreme Spiritual Head of the Gelugpa.
In January 2003, the Tibetan Administration in exile announced the nomination of the 101st Ganden Tripa.
www.thebestlinks.com /Ganden_Tripa.html   (361 words)

  
 Singapore DharmaNet Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ganden Tripa is literally translated as "The Throne-Holder of the Ganden or Gelugpa Tradition".
Ganden Tripas are sometimes the Teachers of both the Dalai and Panchen Lamas.
In the absence of or during the minority of a Dalai Lama, Ganden Tripas are sometimes requested to act as Regents of Tibet, fulfilling both the spiritual and political role of a King of Dharma.
www.buddha.sg /htm/people/ganden.htm   (361 words)

  
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Ganden monastery, albeit impressive (and painstakingly restored in recent years) is by no means the only reason to cycle in the region.
Ganden is situated on the south-facing ridge of Gokpori.
Prior to 1959, the Ganden abbot (Ganden Tripa) was responsible for the tutorship of the 14th Dalai Lama (jointly with leaders from Drepung and Sera).
www.xsgb.com /images/Trailblazers/excerptfrombooks/excerpt6410.htm   (1948 words)

  
 Ganden Monastery - The First Gelug Monastery
Ganden Monastery was founded near Lhasa in Tibet by Tsongkhapa in 1409 as the first and main Gelug monastery.
Tsongkhapa, as the first abbot of Ganden Monastery, was the appointed head of the Gelug sect.
As a result, the Ganden Tripa has traditionally been a strong candidate for the position of Regent within the Tibetan government at such times when the Dalai Lama was in his minority, absent or, as on occasion, deceased.
www.imperialtours.net /ganden.htm   (450 words)

  
 Karmapa website - Buddhism - The Gelug School of Tibetan Buddhism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Tsongkhapa is the founder of Drok Riwo Ganden, widely renowned as the Ganden Monastery, established in 1409 C.E. outside Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, which became the main seat of the Geluk tradition.
The tradition of the Geluk or the Ganden lineage is an offspring of the root Kadhampa tradition of the Lord Atisha.
The main seat of the Gelukpa School is the Ganden Monastery in central Tibet, which is headed by the Venerable Ganden Tripa, the throne-holder of Ganden.
www.kagyuoffice.org /buddhism.geluk.html   (1323 words)

  
 Tibet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Ganden Monastery was the first monastery of the Gelugpa Sect of Tibetan Buddhism (also known as the Yellow Hat Sect) and remains the power center of this sect today.
It was founded in 1417 and the successive leaders of this sect have come to be known as the Ganden Tripa, a post earned through scholastic achievement.
The word "Ganden" means "joy" in Tibetan and is also the name for the "western heavens" where the Maitreya Buddha (the Future Buddha) resides.
www.991cn.com /english/distination/southwest/tibet/lhasa_Ganden.asp   (354 words)

  
 Ganden Monastery in Tibet
Ganden Monastery is 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Lhasa and is situated on Wangbur Mountain at an altitude of 3,800 meters (12,467 ft).
Tsong Kapa became the head of the Ganden Monastery (known as Ganden Tripa in Tibetan) until his death in 1419.
The Coqen Hall is the main building of Ganden Monastery and it is situated in the north of the complex.
www.warriortours.com /cityguides/tibet/lhasa/ganden.htm   (428 words)

  
 HH the 100th Ganden Tri Rinpoche's first visit to Singapore (LZ)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
All the Ganden Tripas hold their post for a full 7 years.
Tripa is a so-called "living Buddha" or "tulku" in Tibetan.
The Ganden Tripa is in Singapore from 15 August 2000 to 30 September
www.tibet.ca /en/wtnarchive/2000/9/8_2.html   (1611 words)

  
 Tibet Initiative Deutschland - Newsletter Tibet Bureau Genf
Although a Ganden Tripa need not necessarily be a tulku or the reincarnation of a high lama, a Ganden Tripa is accorded protocol only privileged to that for a Dalai Lama or a Panchen Lama: the "royal" parasol, the eight auspiscious symbols above which He walks over, the precious incense vases and the like.
Hence, the "Ganden Tripa" means "The Throne-holder of the Gelugpa Tradition" which in effect means the Official Head and supreme spiritual leader of the Gelugpa Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.
The Ganden Tripa is in Singapore from 15 August 2000 to 30 September 2000.
www.users.odn.de /~ia/news.htm   (11027 words)

  
 Purple Lotus Society of the USA
H.H. Ganden Tripa Rinpoche is the one hundredth successor to the seat of Tsongkhapa, founder of the Gelugpa school of Tibetan Buddhism.
H.H. Ganden Tripa Rinpoche also said that Living Buddha Lian-sheng is a master of supreme wisdom, and that the students should cherish this opportunity and work hard on their practice.
H.H. Living Buddha also reported that H.H. Ganden Tripa Rinpoche was amazed at the spiritual presence of the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas at the altars of the True Buddha School.
www.purplelotus.org /temple/en/plpub/Journal/vol05/bardo96.html   (1047 words)

  
 Nature Trail : Ganden Samye Trekking, Tibet, Lhasa, Samye Valley, Samye Monastery, Ganden Monastery, Lhasa Ganden Trek, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ganden situated 45 km East of Lhasa on the Highway that follows the south bank of the Kyi Chu to Medro Gongkar.
Ganden (4500m) is the seat of the head of the Gelukpa order, the Ganden Tripa.
From the high point of the Ganden kora continue to ascend towards the top of the ridge, marked by a cairn.
www.allnepal.com /tibet_trekking_ganden_11days.php   (900 words)

  
 Ganden - Travel Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The appointment is not based on reincarnation but on particular academic qualifications and Ganden is the main seat of the order.
Ganden has always been particularly targeted by the Chinese, possibly as the main seat of the Dalai Lama's order, and what you see today is all reconstruction.
While it is possible, as always, to follow the pilgrims through the various buildings on their circuit, the highlight is the imposing Serdung Lhakhang, on the left side as you follow the main path north from the car park.
travel-guide.traveliseek.com /ganden_avl_fi55184.html   (428 words)

  
 Nomination of the 101th Ganden Tripa, supreme head of the Gelugpa lineage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
On January 20th 2003 His Holiness the Dalai-lama announced in BodhGaya at the conclusion of the Kalachakra empowerment the appointment of Khensur Lungri Namgyel rinpoche as the 101th Ganden Tripa.
The Ganden Tripa position is the highest of the Gelug lineage: its recipient is the supreme spiritual head of the Gelug school founded in Tibet in the 15th century by the great yogi-scholar and saint Dje Tsong Khapa.
The 101th Ganden Tripa, the Venerable Khensur Lungri Namgyel rinpoche was born in 1927 in Kham (eastern Tibet).
www.tibet.ca /en/wtnarchive/2003/1/22-2_4.html   (377 words)

  
 Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Many of the teachings, initiations, and retreats were conducted in the house of singer Leonard Cohen which was located on St-Dominique street, in the Plateau area of downtown Montreal.
At the advice and request of Gaden Tripa, Jamphel Shenpen who visited the temple several times over the course of a few years, Geshe-la's students were told that they must find and relocate to a larger space.
Among these were Ganden Tripa, Venerable Lati Rinpoche, the reincarnation of Song Rinpoche, Kyabje Dagom Rinpoche, Zasep Tulku Rinpoche (who visited the temple many times) and others.
www.khenrab.org /khenrab.htm   (1141 words)

  
 Ganden Tripa: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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www.absoluteastronomy.com /ref/ganden_tripa   (1106 words)

  
 Life in Sera Jhe Monastery
Then there are also some Geshes who do short or long retreats (such as the 3 year retreat or even for the rest of their life) in the Monastery or in the mountains.
To become the Ganden Tripa, one needs to have obtained the highest Lharampa Geshe degree, then one must enter into one of the 2 Tantric Colleges.
There is a saying in the monasteries, " If a mother's child has the knowledge/wisdom, then there is no ownership to the Ganden's throne" which means that any ordinary monk who has the intelligence and makes the effort could eventually become the Ganden Tripa.
www.fpmt.org /projects/seraje/life.asp   (2875 words)

  
 Ganden - Samye Trek - Royal Mt. Travel Nepal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
From the ruins of the great monastery of Ganden head for the high valleys.
Day 7: Ganden (4500m) is the seat of the head of the Gelukpa order, the Ganden Tripa.
Day 8: From the high point of the Ganden kora continue to ascend towards the top of the ridge, marked by a cairn.
www.royal-mt-trek.com /tibet/trek_ganden.php   (1216 words)

  
 Purple Lotus Society of the USA
H.H. Ganden Tripa had heard of my name for a long time, and he had also enshrined a picture of Living Buddha Lian-sheng Sheng- yen Lu in his own monastery, the Shavagon Monastery.
While debating internally what he should do, Ganden Tripa went into meditation and this was what he saw: a great sun appeared and inside the great sun was no other person but Living Buddha Lian-sheng Sheng-yen Lu.
What Ganden Tripa saw in his meditation was exactly the same scene that Kong Tang Dain bel Wang Chug Rinpoche had seen in meditation.
www.purplelotus.org /temple/en/plpub/Journal/vol11/MysticalHappenings.html   (4313 words)

  
 Denominations
He is not the head of the order; the abbot of Ganden occupies that position.
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, whose view on an essential matter contradicts that of both the Ganden Tripa, who is the actual traditional head of the denomination, and the Dalai Lama, who is the most famous and beloved, has established a New Kadampa sect but it cannot be called a tradition.
Tripa: The current Ganden abbot or Tripa is 100th in the line of the supreme spiritual authorities of the Gelugpas.
www.khandro.net /TibBud_denominations.htm   (1067 words)

  
 The Ganden monastery tibet, Introduction to Lhasa, Lhasa tour
Ganden, " the Pure Land of Tushita," where Maitreya the Future Buddha resides, was founded by the great 14th-century reformer Tsongkhapa (or Je Rinpoche), who is generally depicted wearing monk's robes and a yellow hat.
The main hall of the monastery was not consecrated until 1417, and its founder died here also the head of the Gelukpa order.
The next building, Tri Thok Khang, is the residence of the Ganden tripa.
www.manang.com /tibet/introduction_lhasa/the_ganden_monastery.php   (561 words)

  
 A Brief History of Gyumay and Gyuto, Lower and Upper Tantric Colleges   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Both styles are with an extremely base voice, with the former being a flat monotone and the later undulating and producing overtones.
The Jangtsey and Sharpa Chojeys alternate in becoming the Ganden Tripa (dGa’-ldan Khri-pa, Ganden Throne-holder), the head of the Gelug Tradition.
A further reform of the Thirteenth Dalai Lama is that to be Abbot of one of the three great Gelug Monasteries, or one of its colleges, or to be a Tsenzhab (mTshan-zhabs, Tsenshap), a Master Debate Partner of a Dalai Lama, a monk must be a Geshe Ngagrampa.
www.berzinarchives.com /history_buddhism/brief_history_gyumay_gyuto_tantric_college.html   (1395 words)

  
 TibetanLama Virtual Library: life_history_of_head_lamas_5_sect.htm
On these grounds, the Venerable Loungri Namgyel Rinpotche was sent by His Holiness The Dalai-Lama as envoy representing Buddhism at the oecumenical Assisi meetings convened on the initiative of HH the Pope John-Paul II in 1986 in Italy.
In early 2003 His Holiness the Dalai Lama elevated him at the highest position in the Gelugpa school, that of Ganden Tripa (litteraly the Holder of the Throne of Tushita).
The Gelug lineage is the most widespread in Tibet ; the major monasteries of Ganden, Drepung and Sera as well as the famed Tantric Colleges of Gyutö and Gyumed all belong to that school.
www.tibetanlama.com /htmls/library/library_detail.asp?teachingfile=life_history_of_head_lamas_5_sect.htm   (4774 words)

  
 Attraction and Sightseeing In Lhasa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Before entering the Jokhang Monastery, it is well worth strolling around the old streets and alleyways nearby, to get a taste of the old Tibetan atmosphere about town.
In 1530, the second Dalai Lama built his palace here, known as the Ganden Palace, which was used until the fifth Dalai Lama built the Potala.
Besides the Ganden Palace, the Drepung Monastery buildings also include the tsogchen (the main hall).
www.ineedhotel.com /lhasa/tour/sight/sight.html   (1236 words)

  
 Faculty, Administration and Staff
Ganden Tripa, a position accorded to the head of the Gelukpa sect.
Subsequently he has traveled as a member of the entourage of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in India.
Gephel has received numerous initiations and teachings from great teachers such as His Holiness the Dalai Lama, H.H. Dilgo Khentse Rinpoche, H.H. Ganden Tripa Lobsang Nyima, Ven.
www.namgyal.org /AboutNamgyal/faculty.htm   (1154 words)

  
 'KARMA PA - THE GREAT ESCAPE' Vijay Kranti
The mantle of Guru kept on shifting between the two as the surviving one would work as the teacher of the child incarnate of the other.
Interestingly, the head of Gelug sect is Ganden Tripa who had his headquarters in the famous Ganden monastery of Tibet.
By tradition the successor of Ganden Tripa is appointed on the basis of scholarly merits of the person.
www.karmapa.org.nz /articles/2001/kranti-3.html   (847 words)

  
 Ganden Samye Trek, Samye Valley Trek, Zhangmu Border, Drive to Tibet Lhasa, Tibet Potala Palace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ganden Samye Trek, Samye Valley Trek, Zhangmu Border, Drive to Tibet Lhasa, Tibet Potala Palace
Day 7 : Ganden (4500m) is the seat of the head of the Gelukpa order, the Ganden Tripa.
Day 8 : From the high point of the Ganden kora continue to ascend towards the top of the ridge, marked by a cairn.
www.royaltibet.com /tibet/ganden_samye.php   (1235 words)

  
 Lama Gyaltsab Je (1361-1431 / 1364- 1432)
Subsequently he became the favorite disciple of Tsong Khapa and transmitter of his teachings.
After the demise of Tsong Khapa in 1419, he became the first Ganden Tripa, the throne holder of Tsong Khapa at Ganden monastery.
Ganden Tripa is much revered in Tibet and is often considered a substitute of Tsong Khapa.
www.hindupaintings.com /product/ZH44   (158 words)

  
 E-sangha, Buddhist Forum and Buddhism Forum -> News From Geshe Choesang Of Namgyal Monastery
About 7 days ago, the HH the 100th Ganden Trisur - the retired Official Head of the Gelugpa Tradition - completed construction and consecration of a holy Stupa, unique to the Heads of the Gelugpa Tradition -
Je Tzongkhapa, the Founder of the Gelugpa Tradition, who is also the first Ganden Tripa, constructed a stupa..........
HH the 100th Ganden Trisur is one of the very rare Ganden Tripas in the entire history of the Gelugpa Tradition to have fully completed His 7 year's term as the official head of the Gelugpa, the tradition of the Dalai Lamas -
www.lioncity.net /buddhism/index.php?showtopic=3306   (1062 words)

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