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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Sakya   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Sakya is one of four major schools (Nyingma, Sakya, Kagyu and Gelug) in Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana).
Sakya Dagtri Rinpochey, the present incumbent is the 4lst occupant of the Sakya Throne.
Amongst the principal holders of the Sakya tradition, Sachen Kunga Nyingpo (1092-1158), Sonam Tsemo (1142-1182), Dakpa Gyeltsen (1147-1216), Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyeltsen (1182-1251) and Drogön Chögyal Phagpa (1235-1280) are known as the Five Patriarchs of the Sakya tradition.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Sakya   (340 words)

  Sakya - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The head of the Sakya school, known as Sakya Trizin ("holder of the Sakya throne"), is always drawn from the male line of the Khön family.
The present Sakya Trizin, Ngawang Kunga Tegchen Palbar Samphel Wanggi Gyalpo, born in Tsedong in 1945, is the forty-first to hold that office.
During the 19th century the great Sakya master and terton Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo, the famous Kagyu master Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Thaye and the important Nyingma terton Orgyen Chokgyur Lingpa founded the Rime movement, an ecumenical attempt to incorporate all teachings of all schools, to overcome the separation of Buddhist transmission in different traditions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sakya   (721 words)

 Karmapa website - Buddhism - The Sakya School of Tibetan Buddhism
The tradition of the Sakya lineage is closely bound with the Khön family lineage, which originated from celestial beings, according to Sakya history.
The Sakya School of the Khön lineage is the main trunk of the tree of Sakya lineage, from which, the Ngorpa and Tsarpa schools developed as branches.
The head of Sakya School is called "Sakya Trizin" ("the holder of the Sakya throne"), who is always drawn from the male line of the Khön family.
www.kagyuoffice.org /buddhism.sakya.html   (1694 words)

 Sakya Trizin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Sakya Monastery was named after the pale color of the earth in that region.
Sakya Pandita's nephew Chogyal Phakpa, member of the Khön lineage and outstanding figure in the Lam Dre lineage, in turn became chaplain to the court of Kublai Khan, Godan's successor.
The present Sakya Trizin was born into Drolma Phodrang on the 1st day of the 8th month of the Wood Bird year (September 7, 1945).
www.mvmeditation.org /SakyaTrizinBiography.aspx   (1717 words)

 Sakya Dechen Ling - Tibetan Buddhist Center
Luding, Lama Chime, Jetsun Kushok, Chime Osel Rikdzin Bhutri Thrinley Wangmo, Sakya Jetsunma, Chime Luding or just plain Chime-La. She is often mentioned in conjunction with her family: sister of His Holiness Sakya Trizin, the sister-in-law of His Eminence Luding Khen Rinpoche, or the mother of Luding Shabdrung Rinpoche.
In 1938, the year of the earth Tiger, this Sakya Jetsunma was born as the first child of her parents.
Since the Luding succession is a blood lineage, and the Luding family was an offshoot of the Sakya Khon family, her aunt and several older family attendants conceived of the plan that she should marry Sey Kushok.
www.sakyadechenling.org /jetsun.html   (2057 words)

 A Brief History of Sakya Monastery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Sakya Pandita brought Tibetan Buddhism to Mongolia at the request of Godan Khan.
The Sakya Monastery was little damaged during the Chinese Cultural Revolution and its enormous library is one of the rare few that survived the destruction.
This was founded by the present, Forty-first Abbot of Sakya Monastery and Holder of the Sakya Throne, Sakya Tridzin, Ngawang-kunga-tegchen-pelbar-trinley-sampel-wanggi-gyelpo (Sa-skya Khri-‘dzin Ngag-dbang kun-dga’ theg-chen dpal-‘bar ‘phrin-las bsam-phel dbang-gi rgyal-po) (b.
berzinarchives.com /history_buddhism/brief_history_sakya_monastery.html   (688 words)

 Sakya Monastery
His Holiness Jigdal Dagchen Sakya Rinpoche (the founder and Principal Guru of Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism in Seattle, WA) was born into the Phuntsok branch of the Khön lineage in 1929 in southwestern Tibet.
In 1959 Dagchen Rinpoche, his wife H.E. Dagmo Kusho Sakya, and their family were forced to flee to India, where Dagchen Rinpoche became the Sakya representative to the Tibetan Religious Office in Exile, which was instrumental in arranging for the resettlement of Tibetan refugees.
She was introduced to the politics of the Sakya ecclesiastical hierarchy, and she was eagerly courted by a young religious nobleman of the Phuntsok Palace who was being prepared to become the Head Lama of the Sakya Order, H. Jigdal Dagchen Sakya.
www.sakya.org /Lamas.htm   (2414 words)

 Sakya Monastery, Shigatse Attractions, Tibet Travel
Sakya, meaning "Grey Soil" in Tibetan since the soil surrounding it is gray; it is the central monastery of Sakyapa sect of Tibetan Buddhism.
The fifth Sakya Throne Holder, Drogon Chogyal Phakpa, known as Phakpa, built the Southern Monastery in 1268.
Sakya's collection of treasures also contains 3,000 pieces of pattra sutras written in Tibetan, Chinese, Mongolian and Sanskrit which cover a wide range of knowledge; other artifacts such as seals, crowns, robes, Buddhist vessels and statues bestowed by emperors of the Yuan Dynasty are also on display there.
www.travelchinaguide.com /attraction/tibet/shigatse/shigatse/sakya_monastery.htm   (649 words)

 Sakya Drogön Ling - Welcome to the Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies.
Sakya Jetsun Chimey Luding has traveled the world bringing both students and interested individuals the words of the Buddha, while embodying the very meaning of those words in her practice and daily life.
Since the Luding succession is a blood lineage, and the Luding family was an offshoot of the Sakya Khön family, her aunt and several older family attendants conceived of the plan that she should marry Sey Kushok.
Sakya Drogön Ling is written under the Registro de Entidades Religiosas del Ministerio de Justicia e Interior with number ID 423-SG.
www.sakyadrogonling.com /jetsun2.htm   (2212 words)

 The Sakya tradition of Tibetan Buddhism headed by H.H. Sakya Trizin
The Sakya tradition of Tibetan Buddhism takes its name from the monastery founded at Sakya in south-western Tibet in 1073 by Könchok Gyalpo of the Khön clan, an influential family that had previously been affiliated to the Nyingma tradition.
The most important of the 'new tantra' transmissions that the Sakya school subsequently preserved was the Hevajra Tantra with its associated instructions known as the Path and its Fruit (Lam Drey), which had been developed by the 9th century Indian yogin, Virupa.
The Sakya sect was given its definite shape by the works of the 'five venerable masters', Sachen Kunga Nyingpo (1092 - 1158); Sonam Tsemo (1142 - 1182); Drakpa Gyaltsen (1147 - 1216); Sakya Pandita (1182 - 1251) and Chogyal Phakpa (1235 - 1280).
www.dechen.org /traditions/sakya.html   (371 words)

 Sakya Tsechen Thubten Ling: Teachers - Her Eminence Jetsun Kushok Chimey Luding, Vancouver Buddhist Center, Buddhist ...
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My father never became head of the Sakya Lineage; he passed away in the year of the Tiger (1950), at the age of 49.
Sakya Trizin and I had an old friend, a woman who was half French, half German.
sakya.thinkbig.ca /lama-chimey-interview.html   (4717 words)

 Sakya Centre - Buddhist monastery in India
Sakya is one of the four different sects of the Tibetan Buddhism.
The Sakyapa tradition takes its name from the monastery founded in 1073 at Sakya (‘the place of grey earth’) in south-western Tibet by Konchog Gyalpo, a member of the Khon clan.
In Sakya monasteries there are many rituals, pujas and ceremonies, and the Vajrakilaya ritual is the most elaborate and longest one.
www.paldensakya.org.in /index.asp   (85 words)

 Don Croner's World Wide Wanders: Mongolia | Tibetan Buddhism | Sakya Pandita
At some point he sent a general (“Dorta the Black”) with the invitation to Sakya Pandita, who was at the time ensconced at Sakya Monastery, the headquarters of the Sakya sect, about 90 miles southwest of Shigatse.
The journey was arduous, and there were many followers of the Sakya sect to meet with along the way, but Sakya Pandita finally arrived at Langzhou in 1446 and on a day determined by astrologers was eventually presented, along with his nephews, to Köten in 1447.
Other observers have averred the that Tibetan Buddhism was still at that time greatly influenced by the ancient shamanism and animism of Tibet, and thus may have been more compatible with the belief systems of the Mongols, many of whom remained faithful to the shamanism and nature worship of their own ancestors.
www.doncroner.com /2005/02/mongolia-tibetan-buddhism-sakya.html   (1519 words)

 The little Sakya prince | www.azstarnet.com ®
The Sakyas fled their Tibetan palace shortly before a Chinese Communist crackdown in 1959, becoming what's believed to be the first Tibetan family in America.
He was in training to become the temporal leader of the province of Sakya, population about 12,000, and the spiritual leader of the more widely scattered practitioners of Sakya Buddhism.
The Sakyas came to Seattle in 1960, under a grant to the University of Washington to study Tibetan culture and history.
www.azstarnet.com /dailystar/news/63211.php   (1429 words)

 Sakya Tharpa Ling — H.H. Sakya Trizin 2003 Visit
Sakya Tharpa Ling President and National Visit Chairman Jack Heath formally thanked His Holiness on behalf of all who had benefited from His Holiness' great generosity in completing such an exhaustive programme.
In response, His Holiness said he was very pleased with the tour and commented he had received a lot of very positive feedback both on the way the tour was organised and the way people had conducted themselves.
We pray for the long life of His Holiness Sakya Trizin and His Eminence Ratna Vajra Rinpoche and resolve to continue to draw inspiration from their great kindness, compassion and wisdom so that we continue the spread of the precious Buddha Dharma and the flourishing of the great Sakya tradition.
www.sakya.org.au /hhst   (1267 words)

With the encouragement and blessings of the late Most Venerable Deshung Rinpoche, the Sakya Retreat Center was purchased in 1984.
In 1989 H.H. Sakya Trizin appointed Acharya Lama Migmar Tseten as the head of the Sakya Retreat Center.
Sakya students perform graduated retreats starting with Common Foundations Retreat (meditating on the faults of samsara; the preciousness of human life; impermanence and dealth; and the karma of cause and effect); Vajrapani Retreat; the Uncommon Foundations Retreat (100,000 refuge, prostrations, bodhicitta, Vajrasattva, mandala offerings, and guru yogas); and Yidam Retreats.
home.earthlink.net /~sakyacenter/index_files/page0005.htm   (541 words)

 Simhanada---The Sakya Lineage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Amongst the principal holders of the Sakya tradition, Sachen Kunga Nyingpo, Sonam Tsemo, Dakpa Gyaltsen, Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyaltsen and Drogon Chogyal Phagpa are known as the Five Superiors of the Sakya tradition, Jetsun Gongma Nga.
The heart of the Sakya Tradition is Lamdre, the Path and Its Result, one of the most comprehensive and systematically organized meditative systems of Tantric Buddhism.
Within Sakya, of the hundreds of Indian Buddhist teachings assimilated into the religious life of Tibet through the efforts of the Five Founding Teachers the most famous were the Hevajra transmission originating with Virupa, the Vajrakila of Padmasambhava, the Vajrayogini of Naropa, the Mahakala of Vararuci and the Guhyasamaja of Nagarjuna.
www.simhas.org /sakya.html   (2133 words)

 Sakya : Introduction | Frommers.com
At this point, theocratic rule in Tibet was born, and the concept of "priest and patron," used to this day to justify Chinese rule in Tibet, was developed.
Marco Polo noted that the magical powers of the Sakya lamas were highly regarded, and it is said they won over Kublai Khan when they triumphed in a battle of supernatural powers with Daoists and Nestorian Christians.
While the influence of Sakya faded with the Mongols, they produced stunning religious paintings during the 15th and 16th centuries, and the monastery houses some remarkable statuary.
www.frommers.com /destinations/sakya/3430010001.html   (300 words)

 Sakya Drogön Ling - Welcome to the Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies.
Sakya Drogön Ling is a center of the Sakyapa lineage of Vajrayana Tibetan Buddhism.
In the year 1987 H.H. Sakya Trizin, after being requested blessings to open a Sakya center, He predicted that in Spain there would be the largest Sakya center in Europe..
In October1996, His Holiness Sakya Trizin came to Spain for the first time and gave His blessings to the project of Sakya Drogön Ling, and accepted our petition to become the spiritual guide of the center.
www.sakyadrogonling.com /centro2.htm   (418 words)

 Sakya Tharpa Ling: Tibetan Buddhist Centre in Sydney, Australia
The precious Lam Dre is the main teaching in the Sakya tradition and has been handed down in an unbroken lineage from the great Mahasiddha Virupa.
His Eminence is one of the most important young lineage holders of the Sakya Order and is the 78th throneholder of the Ngor lineage.
His Eminence bestowed the White Mahakala initiation during Sakya Tharpa Ling's Annual Shamatha Retreat at the Drogmi Retreat Centre, and the Chenrezig Mahamudra empowerment at Sakya Tharpa Ling in Sydney.
www.sakya.org.au   (767 words)

As the Shakyamuni Buddha prophesized in the Manjushri Mula Tantra that Sakya Monastery would cause the dharma to flower, the Sakya Order was founded in 1073 by Khon Konchog Gyalpo (1034-1102) when he established a monastery upon auspicious gray earth on the slopes of Mount Ponpo in Tibet.
The present lineage holder is His Holiness Sakya Trizin, the forth-first patriarch of Sakya.
His Holiness Sakya Trizin established seats in exile in Puruwala and Rajpur, India, and has founded numerous monasteries throughout India and eastern Asia.
home.earthlink.net /~sakyacenter/index_files/page0003.htm   (468 words)

 International Campaign for Tibet: Tibet News: Head of Sakya Order of Tibetan Buddhism Visiting Washington, D.C.
The Sakya Trizin, an eminent Tibetan Buddhist master and head of the Sakya Order of Tibetan Buddhism, is visiting Washington, D.C. from July 29 to 30, 2003 to give a series of Buddhist teachings.
The Sakya Trizin was born on September 7, 1945 in Tibet.
In 1974, the Sakya Trizin married Dagmo Kusho Tashi Lhakee and their first son, Ratna Vajra, was born the same year.
www.savetibet.org /news/newsitem.php?id=467   (542 words)

 His Holiness Sakya Trizin
His Holiness, Sakya Trizin, is the one of the world's preeminent masters of Tibetan Buddhism, and is the supreme head of the Khon Sakya lineage.
Born in Tibet in 1945, His Holiness ascended to the throne of Sakya at the young age of seven, when he was recognized by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
His Holiness the Sakya Trizin has established important centers of learning and monastic practice in India and Nepal where the highly developed Sakya traditions of scholarship, philosophy, and practice continue in exile.
www.fpmt.org /teachers/sakyatrizin.asp   (153 words)

Sakya Institute for Buddhist Studies was founded in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1990 by Acharya Lama Migmar Tseten with the patronage of His Holiness Sakya Trizin.
Other affiliated centers include the Sakya Retreat Center in Barre, MA, where students have completed solitary retreats up to three and a half years in length, and the Sakya Manjushri Temple in Shrewsbury, where an ongoing program of monthly ritual services are held.
The practice taught at Sakya Institute for Buddhist Studies is based on the classic gradual approach, beginning with Mind-Training and concluding with advanced Vajrayana deity practice.
www.sakya.net   (185 words)

 Sakya Pandita (1182-1251)
Sakya Pandita is one of Tibet's most revered lamas.
He is believed to be an incarnation of the Bodhisattva Manjushri, the embodiment of the wisdom of all Buddhas.
Sakya Pandita had a positive effect on Godan Khan, persuading him to stop casting the Chinese into the Yellow River and not to destroy any more Buddhist countries.
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