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  Tibet Buddhism
Kagyupa means "to teach orally" and focus on Tantric cultivation.
One important contribution of Kagyupa was the establishment of tulku (incarnation lama) system, in which an existing lama can provide clues of his incarnation lama.
Kagyupa's principal shrine is Tsurphu Monastery, which is the traditional seat of Karmapa lama.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /china/2006-08/15/content_665445.htm   (681 words)

 Explore Bhutan >>> Yangphel Travel
He was recognized as the reincarnation of the great Drukpa scholar Pema Karpo (1527-1592) - himself the incarnation of Tsangpa Gyare Yeshe Dorje (1161-1211), the founder of the Drukpa Kagyupa branch - and was groomed as a potential successor to the Drukpa throne.
The Shabdrung (and his subsequent incarnations) was recognized as the head of a theocratic Drukpa Kagyupa state.
Under him was founded a dual system of government, known as chosi, where the monk body and associated religious matters were controlled by a chief abbot, the Je Khenpo, and political affairs were directed by a temporal head, the desi.
www.yangphel.com /learn/history/unification.html   (861 words)

 The Four Major Sects of Tibetan Buddhism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
The Kagyupa Sect, or the Order of Oral Transmission, is so called because all instruction is passed on orally from Master to disciple, with the idea that words are transmitted to the ear and the meaning absorbed by the heart.
Kagyupa lays stress on tantric Buddhism and does not consider philosophy of importance.
The founder of the Dhagpo Kagyupa was Khagpolhaje Sonamrinchen.
www.tibetreisen.com /zjwh/ShowArticle.asp?ArticleID=2121   (794 words)

 Drukpa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
The Drukpa is a major sect within the Kagyupa school of Tibetan Buddhism.
Inside Bhutan the sect is led by the Je Khenpo (a title of office, not a tulku lineage), who is the chief abbot of the Central Monk Body.
The Drukpas also revere the Karmapa, the head of the larger Kagyupa school.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Drukpa.html   (377 words)

 International Religious Freedom Report 2003(US Dept. of State) :: Bhootan.org :: Bringing Bhutan Closer To The World
The Drukpa discipline of the Kagyupa school, a branch of Mahayana Buddhism, is the state religion.
NGO representatives living outside of the country reported that Drukpa Kagyupa and Ningmapa Buddhist religious teaching is permitted in schools, but that other religious teaching is not.
It was reflected in official and societal efforts to impose the dress and cultural norms of the Ngalop ethnic group on all citizens.
www.bhootan.org /modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=174&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0&POSTNUKESID=9b5ae2cacae57ee3f72a224987f102ec   (2086 words)

 US State Department Country Religious Freedom Report 2000 :Bhutan
The law provides for religious freedom, and the Government generally respects this right in practice; however, the Drukpa sect of the Kagyupa School, a branch of Mahayana Buddhism, is the state religion, and the law prohibits religious conversions.
In Bhutan, the Drukpa sect of the Kagyupa School, a branch of Mahayana Buddhism, is the state religion, and the law prohibits religious conversions.
Buddhist religious teaching, of both the Drukpa Kagyupa and the Ningmapa sects, is permitted in schools; the teaching of other religious traditions is not, according to dissidents living outside of the country.
www.bhootan.org /usdept/2000religiousfreedom_USreport.htm   (1614 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
Karmapa Orgyen Thinley Dorje’s accession to Rumtek Monastery, the seat of Kagyupa Buddhism is disputed and has thus prevented his visit after he crossed over to India from China.
The present visit is likely to assuage the sentiments of a large section of Kagyupa followers, purportedly unhappy with the Indian government’s stance on the issue.
While a legal suit is currently sub-judice over his accession as head of Rumtek monastery, the seat lying vacant since the death of the 16th Karmapa, many of his followers here felt that by allowing him to visit Darjeeling the Indian government has partially relented to the demands.
www.buddhistnews.tv /current/karmapa-011009.php   (222 words)

 Tibetan Buddhism: Religion in Tibet
Kagyupa means "to teach orally" and its focus is on Tantric teaching.
An important contribution of Kagyupa was the creation of tulku (reincarnating lamas) system, in which an existing lama can show evidence of his prior incarnations.
Kagyupa's principal shrine is the Tsurphu Monastery, the traditional seat of Karmapa lama.
travelchinaguide.com /cityguides/tibet/tibetan-buddhism.htm   (983 words)

 Brief History Of The Drikung Kagyu Order Of Tibetan Buddhism
As the precious teachings of Lord Shakyamuni Buddha were brought into Tibet from the sacred land of India, countless saints and yogis were realized by the perfect understanding and meditation of the precious teachings.
From these, the Dhagpo Kagyupa lineage arose from the great Indian saint Tilopa (988-1069 C.E.) who received a direct transmission of the teachings from Vajradhara (Dorje Chang).
This particular transmission is known as the Kagyupa Lineage.
www.sacred-texts.com /bud/tib/driknghs.htm   (832 words)

 E-sangha, Buddhist Forum and Buddhism Forum -> Searching For The Truth
I am inclined to the Kagyupa sect of Vajrayana lineage as it stresses combination of practice of quasi-qigong and Buddhism satori.
It was really an eye-opener for me. I have been associated with a Kagyupa Tibetan Monastery for a little while, actually close to 4 years now.
I have reached a stage in my life where there is no turning back for me. But I'm not willing to be a disciple to a school of thought where even hatred is bred in me. I have a great deal of respect for both the monastries.
www.lioncity.net /buddhism/index.php?act=findpost&pid=139215   (2825 words)

The Drukpa discipline of the Kagyupa school, a branch of Mahayana Buddhism, is the state religion, although many citizens also practice the Ningmapa branch of Buddhism.
Approximately two-thirds to three-quarters of the declared population practice either Drukpa Kagyupa or Ningmapa Buddhism.
There is a tradition of respect among many citizens for the teachings of an animist and shamanistic faith called Bon, which revolves around the worship of nature, and predates Buddhism.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/irf/2004/35515.htm   (2137 words)

 BBC - Religion & Ethics - Buddhism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
Nyingmapa: Founded by Padmasambhava, this is oldest sect, noted in the West for the teachings of the Tibetan Book of the Dead.
Kagyupa: Founded by Tilopa [988-1069), the Kagyupa tradition is headed by the Karmapa Lama.
Important Kagyupa teachers include Naropa, Marpa, and Milarepa.
www.bbc.co.uk /religion/religions/buddhism/subdivisions/tibetan1.shtml   (289 words)

 kagyupa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
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www.dackom.com /kagyupa.html   (163 words)

 Geo-Cultural Tours & Treks
Bhutan’s state religion, the Drukpa Kagyupa school of Mahayana Buddhism provided the essence of a rich culture, tradition, and environmental conservation ethic and charismatic history.
Although sectarian at first, the country was eventually unified in the early 17th century by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, of Drukpa Kagyupa order of Mahayana Buddhism.
The State religion of Bhutan is Drukpa Kagyupa, a branch of Mahayana Buddhism.
www.geobhutan.com /bhutan/bhutan.htm   (1204 words)

 Przyjaciele Tybetu - Tibetan FAQ (1)
The name means "transmitted word." The Kagyupa order consists of several sub-orders, including Karma Kagyupa, widely practiced in both Tibet and Sikkim, and Dukpa Kagyupa, the dominate faith of Bhutan.
The Karmapa heads the Karma KAGYUPA order and is also known as the Black Hat Lama.
A successor was enthroned at Tsurphu in 1993, although some Karma Kagyupa members still support a rival candidate.
www.ipolska.pl /tybet/faq1.htm   (1831 words)

 Tibetan Sayings - The Gold Scales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
These extracts are based on the vast wisdom-lore handed over to us by great Kagyupa Sages.
Kagyupa (Tibetan: “Transmitted Word” is the third largest Buddhist school in Tibet.
The central meaning of the Great Symbol teachings is that joy comes or rises with one's progress.
oaks.nvg.org /vo1ra4.html   (737 words)

 Cine Treks Pvt. Ltd.
The oldest is the Nyingmapa (the Ancient Order or red hat sect) founded by Padmasambhava in the 8 century.
The next is Sakyapa sect and the third is Kagyupa.
All of these sects are represented in Ladakh, but most common are the Kagyupa and Gelukpa.
www.cinetreks.com.np /india/ladakh.php   (221 words)

 Sikkim and the Himalayas...Experience with Yuksom Tours & Treks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
Located on the hill opposite Gangtok this magnificent monastery and a college of Buddhist learning was built by the late Gyalwa Karmapa, the head of the Kagyupa sect, in the early 1960s as an exact replica of the original Kagyu monastery in Tibet.
The old Ralang monastery was built in 1730 on a site blessed by an earlier incarnation of Karmapa where the grains of rice thrown by him from Tibet had landed.
This is the biggest monastery in Sikkim and its architecture and paintings have been painstakingly undertaken to maintain the authenticity of the Kagyupa monasteries.
www.yuksom-tours.com /buddhism_tour.html   (1124 words)

 A Buddha busts out   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
Beijing had been treating the Karmapa well, allowing his Kagyupa order to lavishly renovate Tsurphu monastery, ruined during the Cultural Revolution.
Yet the Karmapa grew increasingly alarmed by reports that authorities were restricting the religious practices of other lamas.
Newsweek has learned that the Karmapa and his entourage rode a commercial helicopter, chartered by two Kagyupa lamas, to cross a rugged stretch of lower Mustang.
www.rickross.com /reference/cs/cs23.html   (1260 words)

Once this has happened, the master may, in turn, give the disciple permission to transmit the essence of a spiritual practice.
he Gyalwa Karmapa, spiritual leader of the Kagyupa school of Buddhism, gave Lama Gendun Rinpoche the responsibility of transmitting the Dharma to Westerners.
In order to do this, Gendun Rinpoche settled in the Dordogne, France, in 1975 in a place which has now become one of the main Buddhist centres in Europe: Dhagpo Kagyu Ling, "The seat of the Gampopa lineage", also known as the "Oral Transmission Lineage".
www.dhagpo-kagyu.org /anglais/gksh-ang/lamaoccidentaux.htm   (414 words)

 The importance of being the Karmapa
After all the defection by the 17th incarnation of the Gyalwa Karmapa, he ad of the 'red- hatted' Kagyupa sect of Tibetan Buddhism, was the most important one since the Dalai Lama fled to India in 1959.
For one thing the Karmapa cannot formally assume the crown until he comes of age (which is necessary to complete his assumption of the leadership of t he Kagyupa); is another four years away.
According to the Sharmapa the Dalai Lama belongs to the Gelugpa sect and cannot decide on the leadership of the Kagyupa.
www.himalmag.com /feb2000/Feb-00%20The%20imp%20of%20being%20Karmapa.htm   (1233 words)

 The Drukpa is a major sect within the Kagyupa Kagyupa school...
The Drukpa is a major sect within the Kagyupa Kagyupa school...
The "Drukpa" is a major sect within the Kagyupa Kagyupa school of Tibetan Buddhism Tibetan Buddhism.
Inside Bhutan the sect is led by the Je Khenpo Je Khenpo (a title of office, not a tulku tulku lineage), who is the chief abbot of the Central Monk Body.
www.biodatabase.de /Drukpa   (348 words)

 Boy Lama walks 900 miles to freedom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
Accompanied by four attendants he completed the last week of his trek on foot and is now recovering from the ordeal.
On the day he arrived in Dharamsala from his remote monastery home 30 miles north west of the Tibetan capital Lasa, the boy is understood to have met the Dalai Lama, the effective leader of all four sects who fled Tibet in similar circumstances in 1959.
The Kagyupa sect, sometimes nicknamed the Black Hats, was one of the first to win a large number of devotees in the west and has centres in places as far apart as Woodstock in America and Eskdalemuir in Scotland.
www.rickross.com /reference/cs/cs20.html   (450 words)

 The Telegraph - North Bengal & Sikkim
Nineteen-year-old Dorje, who has been recognised both by Dalai Lama and the Chinese government as the reincarnation of the 16th Karmapa, had fled the Tsurphu monastery in Tibet in December 1999 evading Chinese soldiers, to enter India in January 2000.
This is perhaps the first time that the spiritual leader has given a call to his followers to help him enter Sikkim to reach the highest seat of the Kagyupa sect.
He is said to have personally requested the government to grant him permission for the trip.
www.telegraphindia.com /1041006/asp/siliguri/story_3845667.asp   (519 words)

 Rounder Records - Anthology of World Music: Music of Tibetan Buddhism - Album Detail
Prayer - Monks of the Sgang-Ngon Monastery, P'hiyang, Ladak (Kagyupa Sect)
Invitation to (the Deity) Khyabjug (chant) - Monks of the Sgang-Ngon Monastery, P'hiyang, Ladak (Kagyupa Sect)
Invitation to (the Deity) Khyabjug - Monks of the Sgang-Ngon Monastery, P'hiyang, Ladak (Kagyupa Sect)
www.rounder.com /index.php?id=album.php&catalog_id=4030   (632 words)

Le Gyalwa Karmapa est un être éveillé, détenteur de la lignée de la transmission des enseignements, la lignée kagyupa.
La lignée kagyupa prend sa source dans le Bouddha primordial, Dordjé Tchang.
C'est avec le 16ème Gyalwa Karmapa, Rangjoung Rigpei Dordjé, que les enseignements kagyupa ont commencé à se répondre en Occident et de par le monde.
www.dhagpo-kagyu.org /france/gksh-fr/karmapa_general.htm   (798 words)

 The case of the dueling lamas
His followers say that Thaye Dorji is not only the true Karmapa, but that the Dalai Lama should have no say in the matter because the Dalai Lama belongs to the Gelugpa or ''Yellow-Hat'' sect, while the Karmapa Lama is by definition a Kagyupa, or ''Red-Hat'' - the result of an ancient Tibetan schism.
Besides vast material wealth, the lama that finally inherits Rumtek inherits the most sacred object of the Kagyupa sect - a fl hat, said to be woven from the hair of fairies and to have been presented to the fifth Karmapa by a Chinese emperor 600 years ago.
The hat, Kagyupa Buddhists believe, has the magic ability to fly.
www.karmapa.org.nz /articles/2001/globe.html   (673 words)

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