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  Guru Rinpoche | Masters of the Longchen Nyingtik | Nyingma Lineage | Amnyi Trulchung Rinpoche
Guru Rinpoche appeared miraculously in the blossom of a lotus in Lake Danakosha, the "Ocean of Milk" in South West Oddiyana.
Guru Rinpoche returned to Oddiyana disguised as a beggar but many people recognised him and he was sent to be burned alive in a sandalwood fire.
Guru Rinpoche miraculously walked upon the entire land of Tibet and blessed all the mountains, lakes and caves as places for accomplishment.
www.amnyitrulchung.org /lineage/masters/guru_rinpoche   (805 words)

 TsokNyi Rinpoche   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Tsoknyi Rinpoche III was recognized by His Holiness the 16th Gyalwang Karmapa as the reincarnation of Drubwang Tsoknyi Rinpoche I. He is a renowned master of the Drukpa Kagyu and Nyingma traditions and the lineage holder of the Ratna Lingpa Lineage and the Tsoknyi Lineage.
Rinpoche is the abbot of Ngesdon Osel Ling Monastery in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal.
Rinpoche is the abbot of two nunneries in Nepal, as well as the abbot of 55 nunneries and monasteries in Tibet, where more than 3,000 nuns practice in life retreat under his guidance.
www.pundarika.org /tsoknyi_rinpoche.htm   (1124 words)

 Palyul Featured Teachings: Guru Yoga
The accounts of Guru Rinpoche's miraculous birth in India and his journey to Tibet to bring the teachings there are simply one small aspect of the blessing and activity that is the totality of Guru Rinpoche.
When Guru Rinpoche came to the Land of Snows and the king of Tibet prostrated to him, the king bowed and touched his head to what he thought was the knee of Guru Rinpoche seated in front of him.
The inexhaustable adornment of Guru Rinpoche's form is the essence of the sangha principle; that of his speech, the dharma principle; that of his mind, the principle of buddha as a source of refuge.
www.palyul.org /eng_teachings-guruyoga.htm   (6437 words)

 Guru Zhichen Ontrul - The Gyalwang Drukpa's website
As prophesized by Dzogchen Thubten Chokyi Dorje, Zhichen Ontrul Rinpoche was born in Amdo of Eastern Tibet.
He had no fear because he was confident of his guru's guidance, but he felt sorry that lives were sacrificed easily, for example wild animals were killed to feed the hungry people, and people were killed by the harsh weather and the aggressive military activities.
At the same time, Ontrul Rinpoche was able to differentiate among his group of escapers, practitioners who were calm and compassionate in such a tragic situation and non-practitioners who simply panicked and distressed over the pain and loss of their possessions and loved ones, among these people, many were great masters in his time.
www.drukpa.org /eng/gurus/ontrul.htm   (1050 words)

 Guru Kyabje Thuksey - The Gyalwang Drukpa's website
My first guru, Thuksey Rinpoche, Ngawang Gyurmed Pelsang, was born in 1916, as the son of the 10th Gyalwang Drukpa and the grandson of Mahasiddha Shakya Shri.
Thuksey Rinpoche in Tibetan language actually means 'The Precious Heart Son,' in that 'Son' not only postulates the biological essence of great enlightenment but also the wisdom of its own nature.
Thereafter, my guru was entrusted with the duty of resettling the Drukpa order as refugees in the middle of nowhere, and of looking for the reincarnation of the 11th Drukpa.
www.drukpa.org /eng/gurus/thuksey.htm   (1678 words)

 Guru Rinpoche   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Guru Rinpoché is the very spirit of Buddhism as it comes to one country after another, one person after another.
Thus, stories of Guru Rinpoché 'subduing' local demons and negative forces can be viewed reasonably as ways of explaining the way in which local superstitions, fears and primitive beliefs dissolve with the arrival of enlightened intelligence and ethics.
The dialogue between disciple and guru is really the age-old interplay of illusion and truth, darkness and light, the relative and the ultimate.
www.samyeling.org /Teachers/KenHolmes/guru-rinpoche-kh.htm   (933 words)

 Guru Yoga
Guru Yoga is quite simply a vehicle to tie one's heart and path to Guru Rinpoche a.k.a.
The essence of Guru Yoga is simply to remember the guru at all times: when you are happy, think of the guru; when you are sad, think of the guru; when you meet favorable circumstances, be grateful to the guru; and when you meet obstacles, pray to the guru, and rely on him alone.
At night, when you are about to fall asleep, visualize Guru Rinpoche in your heart center, the size of the first joint of your thumb, sitting on a four-petalled red lotus.
www.reversespins.com /guruyoga.html   (672 words)

 Snow Lion Publications: Book Feature- GURU RINPOCHE: His Life and Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
To Tibetan Buddhists Guru Rinpoché is a Buddha.
Guru Rinpoché is for most Himalayan Buddhists the second Buddha, the Buddha of every form and teaching of enlightenment, with an accent on the tantras.
This Guru Rinpoché, while timeless, is introduced to us thanks to a lineage of masters who have passed on their wisdom in an uninterrupted stream to the present.
www.snowlionpub.com /pages/N58_13.php   (1686 words)

 Guru Devotion by Shangpa Rinpoche
The Guru is loaded with these because of his life-time’s practice and development which gradually lead to his accumulation of such large qualities of knowledge and other qualities, such that an ordinary person cannot be compared to him.
For that, the Guru is very important, because he is the one who shows you the path; he’s the one who leads you on the path; and eventually, he is the one who gives you that eye to see the truth.
Rinpoche: If the initiations are not received accidentally but done with deliberate purpose and during the initiation, you feel that you are completely in that mandala of the initiation and you keep the samaya bond, the Guru-disciple relation is already established regardless of whether you have started or finished the four foundation practices.
www.kagyu-asia.com /t_guru_devotion.html   (10423 words)

 Adeu Rinpoche's Website - About Guru Adeu Rinpoche
Adeu Rinpoche is also known as Trulshik Rinpoche, currently holding the various positions in the prominent local associations, such as Committee Member of Qinghai Buddhist Society, Chairman of the Yushu Buddhist Society and the Deputy Chairman of the Yushu State Governmental Association.
As the sixteenth Karmapa and the eighth Choegon Rinpoche recognized the child as the authentic reincarnation of the seventh Adeu Rinpoche, he was taken to Tshechu Monastery for enthronement at the age of seven.
Adeu Rinpoche later wrote a precise commentary on the three groups of precepts, the root of heart-essence of Nyingmapa lineage, and on the various mandala deities.
www.drukpaadeu.org /english/english_guru.htm   (1001 words)

 Guru Rinpoche Thangka - Riwoche Tibetan Buddhist Temple   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Venerable Khenpo Sonam Tobgyal Rinpoche and his students in Thailand and Canada are pleased to introduce a unique work of art that has been created as a fundraising initiative for Tibetan Buddhist dharma projects.
Guru Rinpoche appears in the brocade in the form known as "Guru Nangsid Zilnon" — translated as "The one who subdues all appearances with splendor".
Guru Rinpoche seems truly present, about to emerge from the brocade to float before the viewer.
www.interlog.com /~pema/guru_rinpoche_thangka.html   (460 words)

 Palyul: About Guru Rinpoche
Although that is the definitive biography of Guru Padmasambhava, the historical figure Guru Padmasambhava's life-story as known to the common disciples is as follows.
Guru Padmasambhava is said to have lived for three thousand and six hundred years in India upholding the Buddha's teachings and benefitting sentient beings.
Despite these differences, according to Guru Padmasambhava's own kama teachings, he actually stayed for fifty years and three months, directly manifesting the meaning of the teachings by benefitting countless sentient beings in incredible myriad ways according to their desires and propensities, which is a reliable and trustworthy fact.
www.palyul.org /eng_about_gururinpoche.htm   (1994 words)

 The Dzogchen Lineage of Nyoshul Khenpo
Nyoshul Lungtok Tenpai Nyima was the foremost disciple of Patrul Rinpoche.
Khen Rinpoche was a long-time disciple of H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, and Kangyur Rinpoche, and a close vajra brother of Jatral Rinpoche Sangye Dorje.
Khenpo Rinpoche said that there are extant biographies of almost all the lineage masters, written either by the masters themselves or close disciples, with the notable exception of three: Orgyan Rabjam Chodrak, Orgyan Rabjam Palgon (Sri Natha, Jigme Lingpa's Nyingthig guru and a disciple of Orgyan Rabjam Chodrak), and Nyoshul Lungtok Tenpai Nyima.
www.dzogchen.org /library/bios/dzogchen-lineage.htm   (10043 words)

 Guru rinpoche ( pema jungne ) · By WeBmAsTeR Edward Lau
Shantarakshita advised the king to bring Guru Rinpoche back to this country, as he seemed to be the only one in the position to be able to deal with these overwhelming negative forces and to spread Buddhism among the inhabitants of the Himalayas, who were hard to convince by philosophical and moral arguments alone.
She also captured the teachings of the Guru in writing and is the author of his most well-known biography.
In one of his earlier lives, Guru Rinpoche was born as one of the three sons of a female livestock breeder.
www.freewebs.com /buddhaworld/index.htm   (2938 words)

 Padmasambhava - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Tibet he founded the first monastery in the country Samye Gompa, initiated the first monks, and introduced the people to the practice of Tantric Buddhism.
Guru Rinpoche, the patron saint of Sikkim The 118 foot statue in Namchi, South Sikkim; is the tallest statue of the saint in the world.
Composed by Yeshe Tsogyal, revealed by Nyang Ral Nyima Öser, foreword' by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, clarification by Tsele Natsok Rangdröl.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Guru_Rinpoche   (675 words)

 Thrangu Dharma Society, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.
Guru Rinpoche's hand print on top of cave wall before entering the tunnel.
That moment when we were there Rinpoche and the rest of the monks were performing a grand puja.
Tenga Rinpoche also had another monestry around Swayambhunath Stupa but this is the grandest of the all.
www.geocities.com /tdspj/pics/phauphing/guru.html   (887 words)

 Guru Rinpoche
With unshakable faith, visualize Guru Rinpoche, the embodiment of all refuges, on the crown of one's head.
By the nectar pouring down from the body of the Guru, all the illness, bad karma, and sufferings of one's body, speech, and mind are washed away in the form of pus, blood, insects, soot, and offal.
The post meditative period should be treated as follows: all appearances viewed as a pure land and as divinities, food and drink as offerings, and the activities of sitting and walking as prostration and circumambulation.
pages.britishlibrary.net /lobster/buddha/rinpoche.htm   (381 words)

 On Guru Rinpoche's Supplication
Guru Rinpoche composed seven chapters of supplications for students to recite to him, and this one comes from a chapter that he taught to the monk whose name was Namkha'i Nyingpo.
Guru Rinpoche instructs: "Let them rest in the realm of sound and emptiness/Past all thought, beyond imagination." This is an instruction to rest free of clinging to sounds as being truly existent, free of clinging to them as being real.
We supplicate Guru Rinpoche at the end of the verse, because even though we know that sounds are sound and emptiness, we are obscured from realizing that directly by our thoughts that cling to sounds as being truly existent.
www.ktgrinpoche.org /guru_rinpoche.html   (3293 words)

 Ven. Drikung Ontul Rinpoche, Vermont, October 2003
In this practice, one is empowered by the Guru Rinpoche manifestations of the ten directions, and then engages in the healing, increasing, and wrathful activities of the Guru Rinpoche.
The 5th Drikung Kyabgon H. Chetsang Rinpoche recognized Ontul Rinpoche to be the emanation of Drog Ban Khiu Chung Lotsawa, one of the twenty-five main disciples of Guru Padmasambhava.
In 1959 Rinpoche fled the Chinese Communist occupation of Tibet to India.
www.tibetanliberation.org /2003ontulrinpoche.html   (2084 words)

 Eight Manifestations of Guru Rinpoche   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In Tibet the Great Guru concealed thousands of Dharma treasures in eighteen forms, to be recovered at an appropriate time by reincarnations of himself or his disciples.
Thus, in most biographies of the Great Guru, episodes are couched in metaphorical language and may seem ambiguous; this style of expression reflects the true nature of Padmasambhava, for essential meanings are always revealed in silence, beneath the level of specific words and concepts.
The Guru’s teaching will last to the coming of the future Buddha Maitreya, for it expresses the wholeness of enlightenment, and is never separate from human awareness.
www.thab.us /_images/_gallery/padmasambhava.htm   (2579 words)

 Simhanada---His Eminence Nenang Pawo Rinpoche   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The 10th Pawo Rinpoche Mawey Wangchug was born in 1912 in Tibet.
He accompanied Situ Rinpoche at the enthronement of the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa, and was also summoned to teach the Gyalwa Karmapa.
At the request of the Dalai Lama, Pawo Rinpoche served as a scholar at the Sanskrit University in Benares.
www.simhas.org /pawo.html   (346 words)

 His Holiness Celebrates Guru Rinpoche's Birthday with 50,000 Buddhist Pilgrims - www.phayul.com
Today is the auspicious 10th day of the 1st month of the Tibetan lunar calendar and it is celebrated as the birthday of Guru Padma Sambava ("The Lotus Born" Guru) who was supposedly born in the monkey year which falls this year.
Guru Rinpoche, Padma Sambhava, was an Indian Tantric sage who brought Buddhism from India to Tibet in the 8th Century AD.
It is believed that Guru Rinpoche meditated in the caves around Rewalsar Lake and his blessings flourish in the area and especially on the floating reeds on Rewalsar Lake.
www.phayul.com /news/article.aspx?id=6196   (594 words)

It is not as though the guru is in any way separate from the Three Jewels, but because of the crucial nature of our relationship with the guru in such practice and teachings, the guru is considered of great importance.
If a master is authentic, he or she will be either a member of the sangha that requires no more training, or at least the sangha that still requires training but is at an advanced level of realization.
Even in the case of an authentic guru, it is crucial for the student to examine the guru's behaviour and teachings.
uk.msnusers.com /Dzogchen/guruyoga.msnw   (609 words)

 Dharma Chakra Centre--Guru Rinpoche Abhisheka--   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The public Dhungdrub puja of Guru Rinpoche and the recitation of ten crore (one hundred million) Guru Rinpoche mantras began on 14 June and is continuing at Rumtek Dharma Chakra Centre for the benefit of all sentient beings and for world peace.
This fifteenth day of the fifth Tibetan month commemorates the occasion of Guru Rinpoche subduing obstructing demons and founding Samye, Tibet's first Buddhist monastery, in the eighth century.
This abhisheka is considered the most sacred from among a collection of termas (hidden treasure texts) of Guru Rinpoche which were revealed by the thirteenth century terton, Guru Chokyi Wangchuk.
www.rumtek.org /mn/gururinpoche03.html   (172 words)

 Guru Chowang, a brief biography (gu ru chos dbang)
He is regarded as a reincarnation of Trisong Deutsen (khri srong de'u btsan) (790-844), the second great Dharma king of Tibet who invited Guru Rinpoche, Shantarakshita, Vimalamitra, and many other Buddhist teachers including Jinamitra and Danashila.
It focuses on the guru principle as Padmasambhava's sambhogakaya form of the fivefold mandala of Totreng Tsal.
Guru Chowang is counted among the former lives of Tulku Urgyen Ringpoche.
rangjung.com /authors/guru_chowang.htm   (382 words)

 Brief Biography - Acharya Dawa Chhodak Rinpoche
Acharya Dawa Chhodak Rinpoche was born into the Jova family, a lineage of yogis (ngakpas) which traces back to the time of Milarepa.
Dawa Chhodak Rinpoche was raised in his father's monastery in Dolpo, a remote region on the border of Tibet and Nepal.
In 1985, upon the successful completion of the Tummo practices, Rinpoche bestowed the most sacred Me Wang (Fire empowerment) of Vajravarahi on Dawa Chhodak Rinpoche and passed on all the instruments of the Tsa Lung Master, thus bestowing the authority of the lineage holder.
www.saraswatibhawan.org /bio.htm   (541 words)

 The life story of Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche), part 1 -
Below you can find the full story of Guru Padmasambhava as translated from Tibetan and published in the "Oasis of Liberation" © 1999 Ngagyur Nyingma Institute, India, published in honor of the new temple opening ceremonies of Namdroling Monastery.
Prior to Guru Padmasambhava’s birth, in the centre of the lake a large, fully mature, beautiful, red lotus grew, and from the heart of Buddha Amitabha in space, a red syllable HRI fell about eight cubits above the collora of the lotus.
The syllable dissolved into light and instantly, without depending on the causes and conditions of father and mother, there arose an eight-year-old child perfectly adorned with the characteristic major and minor marks.
www.muktinath.org /buddhism/padmasambhava1.htm   (1301 words)

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