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18 May 19, 12:17 PM
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18 May 19, 12:17 PM
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18 May 19, 12:16 PM
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18 May 19, 12:14 PM
Valentina_moderator: 6. How did the 6th Panchen Lama become known as a peacemaker and his diplomatic endeavors?

ANS: The 6th Panchen Lama became known as a peacemaker and diplomatic endeavors after helping to mediate the conflict between the kingdom of Bhutan with the British Empire. In 1774, the British East India Company, which represented the interest of Britain in the Indian Ocean region, was engaged in a military conflict with the Kingdom of Bhutan. The king of Bhutan (Druk Desi) at the time, Kunga Rinchen, requested the 6th Panchen Lama’s help to mediate the conflict and negotiate peace with the British envoys. Druk Desi was the secular leader of Bhutan, while Je Khenpo, the religious leader, held spiritual leadership in Bhutan.

Sensing the opportunity to widen the influence of the British Empire, Warren Hastings, the Governor General of India, sent George Bogle, a Scottish diplomat, to meet the 6th Panchen Lama at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery to establish free trade between China, Tibet, and Britain. The 6th Panchen Lama explained to Bogle in an Indian language that Bhutan was China’s Vassal State, and Tibet was part of China. Therefore, a decision that involved a foreign force such as Britain was the privilege of the Emperor Qianlong.

After this conversation, Bogle was forced to abandon his plan to set up a representative office in Lhasa, and instead set out to meet with a Chinese Amban or high official. Druk Desi then proceeded to sign a peace treaty with Britain, which required Bhutan to return to its pre-1730 boundaries, and allowed the British to harvest timber in Bhutan. The Bhutanese were also requested to offer 5 horses as a symbolic tribute to Britain. Although the negotiation did not end well for Bogle, it is said that he continued to be courteous to the 6th Panchen and their relationship was amicable.
18 May 19, 12:11 PM
Valentina_moderator: Thank you Pastor Shin
18 May 19, 12:11 PM
Pastor Shin: A6. The 6th Panchen Lama was also known as a peacemaker, especially in regional conflicts; for playing an important role in maintaining Tibet’s safety; and for his influence in the Qing Court.

In 1774, the British East India Company was engaged in a military conflict with the Kingdom of Bhutan. The King of Bhutan (Druk Desi) at the time, Kunga Rinchen, requested the 6th Panchen Lama’s help to mediate the conflict and negotiate peace with the British envoys.

Sensing the opportunity to widen the influence of the British Empire, Warren Hastings, the Governor General of India, sent George Bogle, a Scottish diplomat, to meet the 6th Panchen Lama at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery to establish free trade between China, Tibet, and Britain. The 6th Panchen Lama explained to Bogle in an Indian language that Bhutan was China’s Vassal State, and Tibet was part of China. Therefore, a decision that involved a foreign force such as Britain was the privilege of the Emperor Qianlong.

After this conversation, Bogle was forced to abandon his plan to set up a representative office in Lhasa, and instead set out to meet with a Chinese Amban or high official. Druk Desi then proceeded to sign a peace treaty with Britain, which required Bhutan to return to its pre-1730 boundaries, and allowed the British to harvest timber in Bhutan. The Bhutanese were also requested to offer 5 horses as a symbolic tribute to Britain. Although the negotiation did not end well for Bogle, it is said that he continued to be courteous to the 6th Panchen and their relationship was amicable.
18 May 19, 12:10 PM
Valentina_moderator: Thank you Joy and Yee Yin
18 May 19, 12:10 PM
Joy: 6. How did the 6th Panchen Lama become known as a peacemaker and his diplomatic endeavors?

The 6th Panchen Lama was known for his progressive thinking, his writings, and his diplomatic roles and interests. He was also known as a peacemaker, especially in regional conflicts; for playing an important role in maintaining Tibet’s safety; and for his influence in the Qing Court.

In 1774, the British East India Company, which represented the interest of Britain in the Indian Ocean region, was engaged in a military conflict with the Kingdom of Bhutan. The king of Bhutan (Druk Desi) at the time, Kunga Rinchen, requested the 6th Panchen Lama’s help to mediate the conflict and negotiate peace with the British envoys. Druk Desi was the secular leader of Bhutan, while Je Khenpo, the religious leader, held spiritual leadership in Bhutan.

Sensing the opportunity to widen the influence of the British Empire, Warren Hastings, the Governor General of India, sent George Bogle, a Scottish diplomat, to meet the 6th Panchen Lama at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery to establish free trade between China, Tibet, and Britain. The 6th Panchen Lama explained to Bogle in an Indian language that Bhutan was China’s Vassal State, and Tibet was part of China. Therefore, a decision that involved a foreign force such as Britain was the privilege of the Emperor Qianlong.

After this conversation, Bogle was forced to abandon his plan to set up a representative office in Lhasa, and instead set out to meet with a Chinese Amban or high official. Druk Desi then proceeded to sign a peace treaty with Britain, which required Bhutan to return to its pre-1730 boundaries, and allowed the British to harvest timber in Bhutan. The Bhutanese were also requested to offer 5 horses as a symbolic tribute to Britain. Although the negotiation did not end well for Bogle, it is said that he continued to be courteous to the 6th Panchen and their relationship was amicable.
18 May 19, 12:09 PM
Yee Yin: 6. How did the 6th Panchen Lama become known as a peacemaker and his diplomatic endeavors?
Ans: The 6th Panchen Lama was known for his progressive thinking, his writings, and his diplomatic roles and interests. He was also known as a peacemaker, especially in regional conflicts; for playing an important role in maintaining Tibet’s safety; and for his influence in the Qing Court.

In 1774, the British East India Company, which represented the interest of Britain in the Indian Ocean region, was engaged in a military conflict with the Kingdom of Bhutan. The king of Bhutan (Druk Desi) at the time, Kunga Rinchen, requested the 6th Panchen Lama’s help to mediate the conflict and negotiate peace with the British envoys. Druk Desi was the secular leader of Bhutan, while Je Khenpo, the religious leader, held spiritual leadership in Bhutan.

Sensing the opportunity to widen the influence of the British Empire, Warren Hastings, the Governor General of India, sent George Bogle, a Scottish diplomat, to meet the 6th Panchen Lama at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery to establish free trade between China, Tibet, and Britain. The 6th Panchen Lama explained to Bogle in an Indian language that Bhutan was China’s Vassal State, and Tibet was part of China. Therefore, a decision that involved a foreign force such as Britain was the privilege of the Emperor Qianlong.
18 May 19, 12:08 PM
Joy: 6. How did the 6th Panchen Lama become known as a peacemaker and his diplomatic endeavors?

The 6th Panchen Lama was known for his progressive thinking, his writings, and his diplomatic roles and interests. He was also known as a peacemaker, especially in regional conflicts; for playing an important role in maintaining Tibet’s safety; and for his influence in the Qing Court.

In 1774, the British East India Company, which represented the interest of Britain in the Indian Ocean region, was engaged in a military conflict with the Kingdom of Bhutan. The king of Bhutan (Druk Desi) at the time, Kunga Rinchen, requested the 6th Panchen Lama’s help to mediate the conflict and negotiate peace with the British envoys. Druk Desi was the secular leader of Bhutan, while Je Khenpo, the religious leader, held spiritual leadership in Bhutan.
18 May 19, 12:06 PM
Valentina_moderator: Thank you Pastor Antoinette :)
18 May 19, 12:04 PM
Pastor Antoinette: 6. How did the 6th Panchen Lama become known as a peacemaker and his diplomatic endeavors?

The 6th Panchen Lama was known for his progressive thinking, his writings, and his diplomatic roles and interests. He was also known as a peacemaker, especially in regional conflicts; for playing an important role in maintaining Tibet’s safety; and for his influence in the Qing Court.

In 1774, the British East India Company, which represented the interest of Britain in the Indian Ocean region, was engaged in a military conflict with the Kingdom of Bhutan. The king of Bhutan (Druk Desi) at the time, Kunga Rinchen, requested the 6th Panchen Lama’s help to mediate the conflict and negotiate peace with the British envoys. Druk Desi was the secular leader of Bhutan, while Je Khenpo, the religious leader, held spiritual leadership in Bhutan.
Sensing the opportunity to widen the influence of the British Empire, Warren Hastings, the Governor General of India, sent George Bogle, a Scottish diplomat, to meet the 6th Panchen Lama at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery to establish free trade between China, Tibet, and Britain. The 6th Panchen Lama explained to Bogle in an Indian language that Bhutan was China’s Vassal State, and Tibet was part of China. Therefore, a decision that involved a foreign force such as Britain was the privilege of the Emperor Qianlong.
After this conversation, Bogle was forced to abandon his plan to set up a representative office in Lhasa, and instead set out to meet with a Chinese Amban or high official. Druk Desi then proceeded to sign a peace treaty with Britain, which required Bhutan to return to its pre-1730 boundaries, and allowed the British to harvest timber in Bhutan. The Bhutanese were also requested to offer 5 horses as a symbolic tribute to Britain. Although the negotiation did not end well for Bogle, it is said that he continued to be courteous to the 6th Panchen and their relationship was amicable.
18 May 19, 12:02 PM
Chris: Answer 5: The Panchen Lama’s line of incarnations are believed to be the emanations of the Buddha Amitabha and at the same time they are considered to be emanations of King Manjushri Yashas.
18 May 19, 12:02 PM
Valentina_moderator: Thank you Pastor Antoinette and Sofi for your answers
18 May 19, 12:01 PM
Sofi: A6 (Part2): After this conversation, Bogle was forced to abandon his plan to set up a representative office in Lhasa, and instead set out to meet with a Chinese Amban or high official. Druk Desi then proceeded to sign a peace treaty with Britain, which required Bhutan to return to its pre-1730 boundaries, and allowed the British to harvest timber in Bhutan. The Bhutanese were also requested to offer 5 horses as a symbolic tribute to Britain. Although the negotiation did not end well for Bogle, it is said that he continued to be courteous to the 6th Panchen and their relationship was amicable.
18 May 19, 12:00 PM
Sofi: A6: The 6th Panchen Lama was known for his progressive thinking, his writings, and his diplomatic roles and interests. He was also known as a peacemaker, especially in regional conflicts; for playing an important role in maintaining Tibet’s safety; and for his influence in the Qing Court.

In 1774, the British East India Company, which represented the interest of Britain in the Indian Ocean region, was engaged in a military conflict with the Kingdom of Bhutan. The king of Bhutan (Druk Desi) at the time, Kunga Rinchen, requested the 6th Panchen Lama’s help to mediate the conflict and negotiate peace with the British envoys. Druk Desi was the secular leader of Bhutan, while Je Khenpo, the religious leader, held spiritual leadership in Bhutan.

Sensing the opportunity to widen the influence of the British Empire, Warren Hastings, the Governor General of India, sent George Bogle, a Scottish diplomat, to meet the 6th Panchen Lama at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery to establish free trade between China, Tibet, and Britain. The 6th Panchen Lama explained to Bogle in an Indian language that Bhutan was China’s Vassal State, and Tibet was part of China. Therefore, a decision that involved a foreign force such as Britain was the privilege of the Emperor Qianlong.
18 May 19, 11:58 AM
Valentina_moderator: Thank you Pastor Adeline - but what is the outcome of the discussion between Panchen Lama and the British. That what earned him the reputation
18 May 19, 11:58 AM
Pastor Antoinette: 5. How is Panchen Lama's line of incarnations are related to Shambhala?

The Panchen Lama’s line of incarnations are believed to be the emanations of the Buddha Amitabha and at the same time they are considered to be emanations of King Manjushri Yashas. The Panchen Lamas are also considered to be one of the most important tulkus (reincarnated masters) within the Gelug lineage.

His Holiness Lobsang Palden Yeshe (1738 – 1780 CE), the 6th Panchen Lama, was the author of “The Journey to Śambhala”.
The Kalachakra Tantra is also practised strongly at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, the official seat of the Panchen Lama in Shigatse, Tibet.

In his book, “Shambhala: In search of the New Era”, Nicholas Roerich wrote:

“We know which Tashi Lama (Panchen Lama) visited Shambhala. … We know how some high lamas went to Shambhala, how along their way they saw the customary physical things. We know the stories of the Buryat lama, of how he was accompanied through a very narrow secret passage. We know how another visitor saw a caravan of hill-people with salt from the lakes, on the very borders of Shambhala.”

Source: Roerich, Nicholas, “Shambhala: In Search of the New Era”, Vermont, Inner Traditions, 1990, p. 2
18 May 19, 11:57 AM
Valentina_moderator: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/wp-content/gallery/chat-pictures/chat-9r1rmu1qv2970.jpg - Artist impression of the beautiful Shambhala
18 May 19, 11:56 AM
Pastor Adeline: A6. In 1774, the British East India Company, which represented the interest of Britain in the Indian Ocean region, was engaged in a military conflict with the Kingdom of Bhutan. The king of Bhutan (Druk Desi) at the time, Kunga Rinchen, requested the 6th Panchen Lama’s help to mediate the conflict and negotiate peace with the British envoys. Druk Desi was the secular leader of Bhutan, while Je Khenpo, the religious leader, held spiritual leadership in Bhutan.

Sensing the opportunity to widen the influence of the British Empire, Warren Hastings, the Governor General of India, sent George Bogle, a Scottish diplomat, to meet the 6th Panchen Lama at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery to establish free trade between China, Tibet, and Britain. The 6th Panchen Lama explained to Bogle in an Indian language that Bhutan was China’s Vassal State, and Tibet was part of China. Therefore, a decision that involved a foreign force such as Britain was the privilege of the Emperor Qianlong.
18 May 19, 11:54 AM
Pastor Niral: @Yee Yin, you gave a very good definition of what astral travel is. In the case of ordinary practitioners who can astral travel there is a real danger of the two things i mentioned earlier, which is a) not finding your body again and b) something entering your body while your consciousness is away. In both cases, from a Buddhist point of view, it is good to have developed a strong connection with a Dharma protector. When we have a strong connection, this protector such as Dorje Shugden will protect assist us to protect our body from negative influences and help guide our consciousness back to our body. For higher level practitioners who have the spiritual ability to do so, they can protect their own bodies, and this is achieved through the generation of Bodhicitta. Because Bodhicitta or compassion is the strongest force, through which nothing negative can penetrate.
18 May 19, 11:54 AM
Pastor Shin: A5. The Panchen Lama’s line of incarnations are considered to be the emanations Amitabha and also King Manjushri Yashas. They are some of the greatest holders of the Kalachakra Tantra. Until today, there is a custom in Tibet for the Panchen Lama to give public Kalachakra initiations. Though Tantra is usually practised in private, the Panchen Lama incarnations bestow the initiation to huge crowds, and it is considered a very rare and special blessing to receive the initiation from the Panchen Lama. The Kalachakra Tantra is also practised strongly at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, the official seat of the Panchen Lama in Shigatse, Tibet.
18 May 19, 11:54 AM
Pastor Antoinette: 4. How can one travel to Shambhala?

Those who wish to travel to Shambhala can reach their destination by three methods:

By birth
By physically finding the place
By astral travel
18 May 19, 11:53 AM
Pastor Antoinette: 3. Who is King Raudra Chakrin? Please describe the prophecy on Shambhala as stated in the Kalachakra Tantra.

Raudra Chakrin, Forceful Wheel Holder – a manifestation of Manjushri
Raudra Chakrin is believed to be the future and final king of Shambhala. According to a prediction within the Kalachakra Tantra, Raudra Chakrin will defeat the degenerated rulers of the future and usher in the last Golden Age. Following that Golden Age, the Dharma will degenerate and completely disappear from the world. After hundreds of thousands of years without the Dharma, the next Buddha of our time, Maitreya, will take birth once again to turn the wheel of Dharma.
18 May 19, 11:53 AM
Pastor Adeline: A5. The Panchen Lama’s line of incarnations are believed to be the emanations of the Buddha Amitabha. They are considered to be emanations of King Manjushri Yashas and also one of the most important tulkus (reincarnated masters) within the Gelug lineage. The word “Panchen” is an abbreviation of the Sanskrit word “Pandita” (Scholar) and "Chenpo" (Tibetan: “Great”). Therefore, “Panchen Lama” means “Great Scholar-Teacher”.
18 May 19, 11:52 AM
Valentina_moderator: 6. How did the 6th Panchen Lama become known as a peacemaker and his diplomatic endeavors?

18 May 19, 11:52 AM
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18 May 19, 11:51 AM
Valentina_moderator: 5. How is Panchen Lama's line of incarnations are related to Shambhala?


ANS:

The Panchen Lama’s line of incarnations is believed to be the emanations of the Buddha Amitabha and at the same time they are considered to be emanations of King Manjushri Yashas. They are some of the greatest holders of the Kalachakra Tantra.

Until today, there is a custom in Tibet for the Panchen Lama to give public Kalachakra initiations. Though Tantra is usually practised in private, the Panchen Lama incarnations bestow the initiation to huge crowds, and it is considered a very rare and special blessing to receive the initiation from the Panchen Lama. The Kalachakra Tantra is also practised strongly at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, the official seat of the Panchen Lama in Shigatse, Tibet.
18 May 19, 11:51 AM
Valentina_moderator: Thank you Pastor Adeline, Yee Yin, and Pastor Antoinette
18 May 19, 11:51 AM
Pastor Antoinette: 2. How did Shambhala become associated with the Kalachakra practice?

According to the Kalachakra Tantra scriptures, the first king of Shambhala, King Suchandra, requested Buddha Shakyamuni to bestow upon him a practice that would not require the renunciation of his secular responsibilities to govern over his kingdom and people. Upon receiving this request, Lord Buddha bestowed the complete initiation into the Kalachakra practice to the king, and also expounded the Kalachakra Root Tantra to the monarch and his entourage of 96 minor kings and officials at the site of Dhanyakataka, located in the present-day Andhra Pradesh in south-eastern India.


18 May 19, 11:50 AM
Yee Yin: 5. How is Panchen Lama's line of incarnations are related to Shambhala?
Ans: The Panchen Lama’s line of incarnations are believed to be the emanations of the Buddha Amitabha and at the same time they are considered to be emanations of King Manjushri Yashas. The 6th Panchen Lama wrote the text about how to get to Shambala, the text is called “The Journey to Śambhala” (Sambalai Lam Yig).
18 May 19, 11:50 AM
Pastor Adeline: A4. Three methods:

By birth
By physically finding the place
By astral travel
Yogis who are advanced in their meditation have claimed to visit Shambhala by astral travel. They have described the size, location, and appearance of the place, along with instructions on how to reach it. Other practitioners have also travelled physically to Shambhala.
18 May 19, 11:50 AM
Valentina_moderator: Thank you joy and Pastor Antoinette - Your answers are correct
18 May 19, 11:49 AM
Pastor Antoinette: 1. What is a pure land? What is unique about Shambhala pure land?

Shambhala in Sanskrit means ‘a place of peace/tranquility/happiness’ or ‘place of silence’. It is considered a pure land within the Human Realm. Pure lands are places where one’s physical needs are easy and worry free, and because of that one can concentrate on spiritual practice to achieve higher states of consciousness. In essence, pure lands provide practitioners with the most effective circumstances to progress on their spiritual path.

Most pure lands exist in higher realms of existence such as the God Realm. Shambhala is unique because it exists in our very own Human Realm.
18 May 19, 11:49 AM
Joy Kam: 5. How is Panchen Lama's line of incarnations are related to Shambhala?

In our world, the Panchen Lama’s line of incarnations are considered to be the emanations of one of the kings of Shambhala, King Manjushri Yashas, and are some of the greatest holders of the Kalachakra Tantra. Until today, there is a custom in Tibet for the Panchen Lama to give public Kalachakra initiations. Though Tantra is usually practised in private, the Panchen Lama incarnations bestow the initiation to huge crowds, and it is considered a very rare and special blessing to receive the initiation from the Panchen Lama. The Kalachakra Tantra is also practised strongly at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, the official seat of the Panchen Lama in Shigatse, Tibet.
18 May 19, 11:48 AM
Valentina_moderator: Thank you Yee yin, Pastor Lanse, and Sofi Good morning Pastor Antoinette
18 May 19, 11:48 AM
Sofi: A5: The Panchen Lama’s line of incarnations are believed to be the emanations of the Buddha Amitabha and at the same time they are considered to be emanations of King Manjushri Yashas. The Panchen Lamas are also considered to be one of the most important tulkus (reincarnated masters) within the Gelug lineage. The word “Panchen” is an abbreviation of the Sanskrit word “Pandita”, which means “Scholar”, and “Chenpo”, a Tibetan word which means “Great”. Therefore, “Panchen Lama” means “Great Scholar-Teacher”.
18 May 19, 11:47 AM
P Lanse: Answer 5: The Panchen Lamas are considered to be emanations of King Manjushri Yashas, whereas Manjushri Yashas is the First Kalki King of Shambala.
18 May 19, 11:46 AM
Yee Yin: @Pastor Niral Thank you for the clarification, so I should say 'when one's consciousness is made intentionally to leave the body temporarily to travel to another place through meditation?' I am not very sure how our body will be protected when our consciousness leave the body when astral travel but I would think it is also through meditation that we create a protection shield and connection between our physical body and consciousness.
18 May 19, 11:45 AM
Pastor Antoinette: Good morning Rinpoche, good morning Valentina and everyone
18 May 19, 11:42 AM
Valentina_moderator: 5. How is Panchen Lama's line of incarnations are related to Shambhala?

18 May 19, 11:42 AM
Valentina_moderator: Next question...
18 May 19, 11:41 AM
Valentina_moderator: 4. How can one travel to Shambhala?


Those who wish to travel to Shambhala can reach their destination by three methods:

• By birth
• By physically finding the place
• By astral travel

There are many accounts of yogis who, being advanced in their meditation, have visited Shambhala by astral travel, and have described the size, location, and appearance of the place, along with instructions on how to reach it. Other practitioners have also travelled physically to Shambhala.
18 May 19, 11:41 AM
Pastor Niral: @Yee Yin, you are almost right. But if your consciousness leaves your body, how does it stay connected to the body. And what if you leave your body, but can't find it again or something else enters your body when you are away? What happens to you then?
18 May 19, 11:40 AM
P Lanse: Answer 4:Those who wish to travel to Shambhala can reach their destination by three methods:

By birth
By physically finding the place
By astral travel
18 May 19, 11:40 AM
Pastor Niral: @Yee Yin, almost there. But when it is said "eject consciousness", it actually refers to leaving your body to take a better rebirth or in a pure land.
18 May 19, 11:39 AM
Pastor Shin: A4. There are 3 methods one can travel to Shambhala:
1. By birth
2. By physically finding the place
3. By astral travel
18 May 19, 11:38 AM
Pastor Shin: A3. Raudra Chakrin is believed to be the future and final king of Shambhala. According to a prediction within the Kalachakra Tantra, Raudra Chakrin will defeat the degenerated rulers of the future and usher in the last Golden Age. Following that Golden Age, the Dharma will degenerate and completely disappear from the world. After hundreds of thousands of years without the Dharma, the next Buddha of our time, Maitreya, will take birth once again to turn the wheel of Dharma.
18 May 19, 11:37 AM
Valentina_moderator: Dear blog chat participants, please answer Pastor Niral's question :D -
Pastor Niral: We all know what by "birth" and "physically finding" mean, but can someone tell me what "astral travel" means?
18 May 19, 11:37 AM
Yee Yin: @Pastor Niral Astral Travel is when someone eject his/her conscious mind and travel to another place. Is that correct?
18 May 19, 11:37 AM
Chris: Answer 4: One can travel to Shambahal by

1. By Birth
2. By Astral Travel
3. By physically finding the place
18 May 19, 11:37 AM
Valentina_moderator: Thank you Pastor Adeline, Sofi, Chris, Pastor Niral, Joy, and Yee Yin. Your answers are correct :)
18 May 19, 11:36 AM
Pastor Niral: We all know what by "birth" and "physically finding" mean, but can someone tell me what "astral travel" means?
18 May 19, 11:35 AM
Pastor Niral: 4. How can one travel to Shambhala? There are three main ways to travel to Shambhala: By birth By physically finding the place By astral travel
18 May 19, 11:34 AM
Yee Yin: 4. How can one travel to Shambhala?
Ans: There are 3 methods one can travel to Shambhala:
1. By birth
2. By physically finding the place
3. By astral travel
There are many accounts of yogis who, being advanced in their meditation, have visited Shambhala by astral travel, and have described the size, location, and appearance of the place, along with instructions on how to reach it. Other practitioners have also travelled physically to Shambhala.
18 May 19, 11:34 AM
Joy Kam: 4. How can one travel to Shambhala?

Those who wish to travel to Shambhala can reach their destination by three methods:

By birth
By physically finding the place
By astral travel
There are many accounts of yogis who, being advanced in their meditation, have visited Shambhala by astral travel, and have described the size, location, and appearance of the place, along with instructions on how to reach it. Other practitioners have also travelled physically to Shambhala.
18 May 19, 11:34 AM
Pastor Niral: 3. Who is King Raudra Chakrin? Please describe the prophecy on Shambhala as stated in the Kalachakra Tantra.

King Raudra Chakrin in the 25 Kalki King of Shambhala. He is am emanation of Manjushri. According to the Kalachakra Tantra, at the peak of degeneration during our era, world leaders will come to know of the existance of Shambhala and try to invade it. At that time Raudra Chakrin will emanate in a wrathful form with a large army and ride out of Shambhala to subdue these negative forces. After this he will usher in a new golden age of teachings and spirituality. But that too will fade, and the Dharma will disappear until Buddha Maitreya descends to teach the Dharma once again.
18 May 19, 11:34 AM
Chris: Answer 3 : Raudra Chakrin is believed to be the future and final king of Shambhala. According to a prediction within the Kalachakra Tantra, Raudra Chakrin will defeat the degenerated rulers of the future and usher in the last Golden Age. Following that Golden Age, the Dharma will degenerate and completely disappear from the world. After hundreds of thousands of years without the Dharma, the next Buddha of our time, Maitreya, will take birth once again to turn the wheel of Dharma.
18 May 19, 11:33 AM
Sofi: A4: Those who wish to travel to Shambhala can reach their destination by three methods:

By birth
By physically finding the place
By astral travel
There are many accounts of yogis who, being advanced in their meditation, have visited Shambhala by astral travel, and have described the size, location, and appearance of the place, along with instructions on how to reach it. Other practitioners have also travelled physically to Shambhala.
18 May 19, 11:32 AM
Sofi: A3: Raudra Chakrin is believed to be the future and final king of Shambhala. According to a prediction within the Kalachakra Tantra, Raudra Chakrin will defeat the degenerated rulers of the future and usher in the last Golden Age. Following that Golden Age, the Dharma will degenerate and completely disappear from the world. After hundreds of thousands of years without the Dharma, the next Buddha of our time, Maitreya, will take birth once again to turn the wheel of Dharma.
18 May 19, 11:31 AM
Pastor Adeline: A3. The 25th Kalki King Raudra Chakrin, a manifestation of Manjushri, is believed to be the future and final king of Shambhala. According to a prediction within the Kalachakra Tantra, Raudra Chakrin will defeat the degenerated rulers of the future and usher in the last Golden Age. Following that Golden Age, the Dharma will degenerate and completely disappear from the world. After hundreds of thousands of years without the Dharma, Maitreya the next Buddha of our time, will take birth once again to turn the wheel of Dharma.
18 May 19, 11:31 AM
Valentina_moderator: 4. How can one travel to Shambhala?

18 May 19, 11:31 AM
Valentina_moderator: Next question...
18 May 19, 11:31 AM
Valentina_moderator: 3. Who is King Raudra Chakrin? Please describe the prophecy on Shambhala as stated in the Kalachakra Tantra.

ANS: King Raudra Chakrin is believed to be the future and final king of Shambhala. The Kalachakra Tantra predicts that the world we live in will degenerate into war and greed as materialism and self-indulgence spreads, and those who follow the ideology of materialism will be known as barbarians (mleccha). In the future, when the barbarians and the evil kings who rule them, believe that there is nothing else for them to conquer, the mist that keeps Shambhala hidden will disappear, and the physical location of this paradise will become known to the barbarians. The barbarians and their kings will attempt to invade Shambhala with their huge armies and their dreadful and powerful weapons. In response to this attack, the 25th Kalki King of Shambhala, Raudra Chakrin, will lead a vast army to eliminate the dark forces and usher in a Golden Age to our world.
18 May 19, 11:27 AM
Valentina_moderator: Thank you Joy and Pastor Lanse :)
18 May 19, 11:26 AM
Joy Kam: 3. Who is King Raudra Chakrin? Please describe the prophecy on Shambhala as stated in the Kalachakra Tantra.
Raudra Chakrin is believed to be the future and final king of Shambhala. According to a prediction within the Kalachakra Tantra, Raudra Chakrin will defeat the degenerated rulers of the future and usher in the last Golden Age. Following that Golden Age, the Dharma will degenerate and completely disappear from the world. After hundreds of thousands of years without the Dharma, the next Buddha of our time, Maitreya, will take birth once again to turn the wheel of Dharma.
18 May 19, 11:26 AM
P Lanse: Answer 3:
Raudra Chakrin, is the 25th Kalki Kings, also a manifestation of Manjushri.

Raudra Chakrin is believed to be the future and final king of Shambhala. According to a prediction within the Kalachakra Tantra, Raudra Chakrin will defeat the degenerated rulers of the future and usher in the last Golden Age. Following that Golden Age, the Dharma will degenerate and completely disappear from the world. After hundreds of thousands of years without the Dharma, the next Buddha of our time, Maitreya, will take birth once again to turn the wheel of Dharma.
18 May 19, 11:26 AM
Valentina_moderator: Thank you Yee Yin, Nicholas, and Pastor Lanse
18 May 19, 11:26 AM
Yee Yin: 3. Who is King Raudra Chakrin? Please describe the prophecy on Shambhala as stated in the Kalachakra Tantra.
Ans: King Raudra Chakrin is believed to be the future and final king of Shambhala. According to a prediction within the Kalachakra Tantra, King Raudra Chakrin will defeat the degenerated rulers of the future and usher in the last Golden Age. Following that Golden Age, the Dharma will degenerate and completely disappear from the world. After hundreds of thousands of years without the Dharma, the next Buddha of our time, Maitreya, will take birth once again to turn the wheel of Dharma.
18 May 19, 11:24 AM
nicholas: 3. Who is King Raudra Chakrin? Please describe the prophecy on Shambhala as stated in the Kalachakra Tantra.
Ans3: Raudra Chakrin, Forceful Wheel Holder believe to be the manifestation of Manjushri
Raudra Chakrin is believed to be the future and final king of Shambhala. According to a prediction within the Kalachakra Tantra, Raudra Chakrin will defeat the degenerated rulers of the future and usher in the last Golden Age. Following that Golden Age, the Dharma will degenerate and completely disappear from the world. After hundreds of thousands of years without the Dharma, the next Buddha of our time, Maitreya, will take birth once again to turn the wheel of Dharma.
18 May 19, 11:22 AM
P Lanse: Answer 2: According to the Kalachakra Tantra scriptures, the first king of Shambhala, King Suchandra, requested Buddha Shakyamuni to bestow upon him a practice that would not require the renunciation of his secular responsibilities to govern over his kingdom and people. Upon receiving this request, Lord Buddha bestowed the complete initiation into the Kalachakra practice to the king, and also expounded the Kalachakra Root Tantra to the monarch and his entourage of 96 minor kings and officials at the site of Dhanyakataka.

The king and his entourage returned to Shambhala, and King Suchandra practised the Kalachakra Tantra diligently and gained many spiritual attainments. Then, he spread the Kalachakra teachings amongst his subjects and to the next king. Since then, all the subsequent kings of Shambhala became the lineage holders of the Kalachakra Tantra, and Shambhala produced many powerful Kalachakra practitioners.
18 May 19, 11:21 AM
Valentina_moderator: 3. Who is King Raudra Chakrin? Please describe the prophecy on Shambhala as stated in the Kalachakra Tantra.

18 May 19, 11:21 AM
Valentina_moderator: Next question ...
18 May 19, 11:21 AM
Valentina_moderator: 2. How did Shambhala become associated with the Kalachakra practice?


ANS:

According to the Kalachakra Tantra scriptures, the first king of Shambhala, King Suchandra, requested Buddha Shakyamuni to bestow upon him a practice that would not require the renunciation of his secular responsibilities to govern over his kingdom and people. Upon receiving this request, Lord Buddha bestowed the complete initiation into the Kalachakra practice to the king, and also expounded the Kalachakra Root Tantra to the monarch and his entourage of 96 minor kings and officials at the site of Dhanyakataka, located in the present-day Andhra Pradesh in south-eastern India.

The king and his entourage returned to Shambhala, and King Suchandra practised the Kalachakra Tantra diligently and gained many spiritual attainments. Then, he spread the Kalachakra teachings amongst his subjects and to the next king. That is how Shambhala become associated with the Kalachakra practice.
18 May 19, 11:20 AM
Joy Kam: 2. How did Shambhala become associated with the Kalachakra practice?
According to the Kalachakra Tantra scriptures, the first king of Shambhala, King Suchandra, requested Buddha Shakyamuni to bestow upon him a practice that would not require the renunciation of his secular responsibilities to govern over his kingdom and people. Upon receiving this request, Lord Buddha bestowed the complete initiation into the Kalachakra practice to the king, and also expounded the Kalachakra Root Tantra to the monarch and his entourage of 96 minor kings and officials at the site of Dhanyakataka, located in the present-day Andhra Pradesh in south-eastern India.
18 May 19, 11:20 AM
Valentina_moderator: Thank you Yee Yin. Your answer is correct
18 May 19, 11:20 AM
Pastor Shin: A2. According to the Kalachakra Tantra scriptures, the first king of Shambhala, King Suchandra, requested Buddha Shakyamuni to bestow upon him a practice that would not require the renunciation of his secular responsibilities to govern over his kingdom and people. Upon receiving this request, Lord Buddha bestowed the complete initiation into the Kalachakra practice to the king, and also expounded the Kalachakra Root Tantra to the monarch and his entourage of 96 minor kings and officials at the site of Dhanyakataka, located in the present-day Andhra Pradesh in south-eastern India.
18 May 19, 11:20 AM
Valentina_moderator: Valentina_moderator: Thank you Yee Yin. But just because one generation receive the practice of Kalachakra Tantra, it does not make the Shambhala synonimous with the practice of Kalachakra. what happened in between?
18 May 19, 11:20 AM
Valentina_moderator: Thank you Pastor Adeline and Yee Yin and Chris - Please answer this part as well:
18 May 19, 11:20 AM
Yee Yin: @Valentina, after the king and his entourage returned to Shambhala, King Suchandra practised the Kalachakra Tantra diligently and gained many spiritual attainments. Then, he spread the Kalachakra teachings amongst his subjects and to the next king. Since then, all the subsequent kings of Shambhala became the lineage holders of the Kalachakra Tantra, and Shambhala produced many powerful Kalachakra practitioners. Two of the Shambhala’s kings, Manjushri Yashas and Pundarika, composed a condensed form of the Kalachakra Tantra called the “Shri Kalachakra Laghutantra”, and its commentary, the “Vimalaprabha”, that have become the heart of contemporary Kalachakra practice today.
18 May 19, 11:19 AM
Pastor Adeline: A2. According to the Kalachakra Tantra scriptures, King Suchandra the first king of Shambhala requested Buddha Shakyamuni to bestow upon him a practice that would not require the renunciation of his secular responsibilities to govern over his kingdom and people. Upon receiving this request, Lord Buddha bestowed the complete initiation into the Kalachakra practice to the king, and also expounded the Kalachakra Root Tantra to the monarch and his entourage of 96 minor kings and officials at the site of Dhanyakataka, located in the present-day Andhra Pradesh in south-eastern India.
18 May 19, 11:18 AM
Chris: Answer 2: According to the Kalachakra Tantra scriptures, the first king of Shambhala, King Suchandra, requested Buddha Shakyamuni to bestow upon him a practice that would not require the renunciation of his secular responsibilities to govern over his kingdom and people. Upon receiving this request, Lord Buddha bestowed the complete initiation into the Kalachakra practice to the king, and also expounded the Kalachakra Root Tantra to the monarch and his entourage of 96 minor kings and officials at the site of Dhanyakataka, located in the present-day Andhra Pradesh in south-eastern India.
18 May 19, 11:18 AM
Valentina_moderator: Thank you Yee Yin. But just because one generation receive the practice of Kalachakra Tantra, it does not make the Shambhala synonimous with the practice of Kalachakra. what happened in between?
18 May 19, 11:15 AM
Yee Yin: 2. How did Shambhala become associated with the Kalachakra practice?

Ans: The existence of Shambhala is mentioned extensively in the Kalachakra Tantra. According to the Kalachakra Tantra scriptures, the first king of Shambhala, King Suchandra, requested Buddha Shakyamuni to bestow upon him a practice that would not require the renunciation of his secular responsibilities to govern over his kingdom and people. Upon receiving this request, Lord Buddha bestowed the complete initiation into the Kalachakra practice to the king, and also expounded the Kalachakra Root Tantra to the monarch and his entourage of 96 minor kings and officials at the site of Dhanyakataka, located in the present-day Andhra Pradesh in south-eastern India.
18 May 19, 11:14 AM
Pastor Adeline: A1. A place where one's physical needs can be fulfilled easily is a pure land so people can live without worry and can concentrate on spiritual practice to achieve higher state of consciousness. In essence, pure lands provide practitioners with the most effective circumstances to progress on their spiritual path.

Shambhala is unique because it exists in our very own Human Realm while most other pure lands exist in the higher realms of existence such as the God Realm. The existence of this specific mystical paradise is mentioned extensively in the Kalachakra Tantra.
18 May 19, 11:13 AM
Valentina_moderator: Thank you Pastor Shin and Sofi
18 May 19, 11:11 AM
Sofi: A2: According to the Kalachakra Tantra scriptures, the first king of Shambhala, King Suchandra, requested Buddha Shakyamuni to bestow upon him a practice that would not require the renunciation of his secular responsibilities to govern over his kingdom and people. Upon receiving this request, Lord Buddha bestowed the complete initiation into the Kalachakra practice to the king, and also expounded the Kalachakra Root Tantra to the monarch and his entourage of 96 minor kings and officials at the site of Dhanyakataka, located in the present-day Andhra Pradesh in south-eastern India.
18 May 19, 11:11 AM
Pastor Shin: A1. Pure lands are places where one’s physical needs are easy and worry free, and because of that one can concentrate on spiritual practice to achieve higher states of consciousness. In essence, pure lands provide practitioners with the most effective circumstances to progress on their spiritual path. Whereas most pure lands exist in higher realms of existence such as the God Realm, Shambhala is unique. It exists in our very own Human Realm. The existence of this specific mystical paradise is mentioned extensively in the Kalachakra Tantra.
18 May 19, 11:11 AM
Valentina_moderator: 2. How did Shambhala become associated with the Kalachakra practice?

18 May 19, 11:11 AM
Valentina_moderator: Next question...
18 May 19, 11:10 AM
Valentina_moderator: 1. What is a pure land? What is unique about Shambhala pure land?


A pure land is a place where one's physical needs can be fulfilled easily. Therefore, people can live without worry and can concentrate on spiritual practice to achieve higher state of consciousness. In essence, pure lands provide practitioners with the most effective circumstances to progress on their spiritual path.

Shambhala is unique because it exists in our very own Human Realm while most other pure lands exist in the higher realms of existence such as the God Realm. The existence of this specific mystical paradise is mentioned extensively in the Kalachakra Tantra.
18 May 19, 11:09 AM
Valentina_moderator: Thank you Sofi. your answer and Joy's answer are correct
18 May 19, 11:08 AM
Sofi: A1: Pure lands are places where one’s physical needs are easy and worry free, and because of that one can concentrate on spiritual practice to achieve higher states of consciousness. In essence, pure lands provide practitioners with the most effective circumstances to progress on their spiritual path. Whereas most pure lands exist in higher realms of existence such as the God Realm, Shambhala is unique. It exists in our very own Human Realm. The existence of this specific mystical paradise is mentioned extensively in the Kalachakra Tantra.
18 May 19, 11:07 AM
Valentina_moderator: Thank you Joy
18 May 19, 11:07 AM
Joy Kam: 1. What is a pure land? What is unique about Shambhala pure land? 
Pure lands are places where one’s physical needs are easy and worry free, and because of that one can concentrate on spiritual practice to achieve higher states of consciousness. In essence, pure lands provide practitioners with the most effective circumstances to progress on their spiritual path. Whereas most pure lands exist in higher realms of existence such as the God Realm, Shambhala is unique. It exists in our very own Human Realm. The existence of this specific mystical paradise is mentioned extensively in the Kalachakra Tantra.
18 May 19, 11:06 AM
Valentina_moderator: Thank you Yee Yin and Chris. Your answers are correct
18 May 19, 11:06 AM
Chris: Additional answer 1: Shambhala is unique because it exists in our very own Human Realm.
18 May 19, 11:05 AM
Valentina_moderator: 1. What is a pure land? What is unique about Shambhala pure land?

18 May 19, 11:05 AM
Yee Yin: 1. What is a pure land? What is unique about Shambhala pure land?
Ans: Pure lands are places where one’s physical needs are easy and worry free, and because of that one can concentrate on spiritual practice to achieve higher states of consciousness. In essence, pure lands provide practitioners with the most effective circumstances to progress on their spiritual path. Whereas most pure lands exist in higher realms of existence such as the God Realm, Shambhala is unique. It exists in our very own Human Realm. The existence of this specific mystical paradise is mentioned extensively in the Kalachakra Tantra.
18 May 19, 11:05 AM
Chris: Answer 1: Pure lands are places where one’s physical needs are easy and worry free, and because of that one can concentrate on spiritual practice to achieve higher states of consciousness. In essence, pure lands provide practitioners with the most effective circumstances to progress on their spiritual path.
18 May 19, 11:05 AM
Valentina_moderator: Good morning Yee Yin. Thank you for joining our blog chat session
18 May 19, 11:03 AM
Valentina_moderator: Good morning Joy
18 May 19, 11:03 AM
Yee Yin: Good morning!
18 May 19, 11:03 AM
Joy Kam: Good morning all
18 May 19, 11:02 AM
Valentina_moderator: 1. What is a pure land? What is unique about Shambhala pure land?

18 May 19, 11:02 AM
Valentina_moderator: First question...
18 May 19, 11:02 AM
Valentina_moderator: Good morning chris
18 May 19, 11:00 AM
Chris: Good Morning Rinpoche, Moderator and everyone.
18 May 19, 10:34 AM
Valentina_moderator: Looking forward to chatting with you…

Today’s blog chat topic is

The Mystical Land of Shambhala Part 1

See you!!

https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/the-mythical-land-of-shambhala.html



18 May 19, 03:12 AM
mak: sir, i like to be a demon fighter. is there any teacher u recommend?
17 May 19, 04:23 PM
Tsem Rinpoche: Beautiful billboard just came up in our hometown of Bentong where Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) in Malaysia is located. All of us in Bentong are warm, simple and very friendly people. Our beautiful billboard depicts Dorje Shugden statue in KFR and Dorje Shugden is a hero (pahlawan) and a powerful being from Tibet. He is highly respected for giving great inspirations and blessings from his life story.~Tsem Rinpoche- See more beautiful pictures- https://bit.ly/2UltNE4

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17 May 19, 01:43 AM
Valentina: This Saturday’s blog chat topic is

The Mystical Land of Shambhala Part 1

https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/the-mythical-land-of-shambhala.html



See you on Saturday
16 May 19, 11:07 PM
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16 May 19, 11:06 PM
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16 May 19, 11:06 PM
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16 May 19, 11:06 PM
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16 May 19, 11:06 PM
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16 May 19, 11:06 PM
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16 May 19, 11:05 PM
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16 May 19, 11:05 PM
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16 May 19, 11:05 PM
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16 May 19, 11:05 PM
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16 May 19, 11:05 PM
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16 May 19, 11:05 PM
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16 May 19, 11:04 PM
Jacinta: Q17. Because of this xenophobia with regards to the Chinese, what did Trisong Detsen have to do? Who did he invite to Tibet?Ans: He sent envoys to Nepal and to India later and heard about Shantarak****a. Eventually Shantarak****a was invited for assistance.
16 May 19, 11:04 PM
Choong_Moderator: Thank you everyone. We will continue next week...
16 May 19, 11:04 PM
So Kin Hoe(KISG): Sorry as i need to leave the chat room for now. Thank you Rinpoche, Choong, Pastor Han Nee and all in chat room. Have a blessed weekend ahead.
16 May 19, 11:03 PM
Lum Kok Luen: A17: Because of the xenophobia, Trisong invited Shantarak****a to Tibet to teach
16 May 19, 11:03 PM
Yee Mun (KISG): A17 : The xenophobia that existed at the time in the royal court forced Trisong Detsen to send more envoys to Nepal and India to learn Buddhism and to obtain more Buddhist texts. It was in Nepal that one of his envoys first heard of and met Shantarak****a, a famous Indian pandit and master of Buddhist scriptures. On his recommendation, Trisong Detsen decided to invite Shantarak****a to teach in Tibet.
16 May 19, 11:03 PM
So Kin Hoe(KISG): A17: King Trisong Detsen's envoy first heard and met Shantaraksh i t a , who was a famous Indian pandit and master of Buddhist scriptures. On the envoy's recommendation, King Trisong Detsen decided to invite Shantarak s hi ta to teach in Tibet.
16 May 19, 11:02 PM
Pastor Han Nee: A17This xenophobia forced Trisong Detsen to turn to Nepal anf India. In Nepal ,one of his envoys heard of and met Shantarak****a,a famous Indian pandit and master of Buddhist scriptures. On his recommendation, Trisong Detsen decided to invite Shantarak****a to teach in Tibet.
16 May 19, 11:02 PM
Soon Huat1: A17. However, the xenophobia that existed at the time in the royal court forced Trisong Detsen to send more envoys to Nepal and India to learn Buddhism and to obtain more Buddhist texts. It was in Nepal that one of his envoys first heard of and met Shantarak****a, a famous Indian pandit and master of Buddhist scriptures. On his recommendation, Trisong Detsen decided to invite Shantarak****a to teach in Tibet
16 May 19, 11:02 PM
Tsa Tsa Ong (KISG): A17.The xenophobia that existed at the time in the royal court forced Trisong Detsen to send more envoys to Nepal and India to learn Buddhism and to obtain more Buddhist texts. It was in Nepal that one of his envoys first heard of and met Shantarak****a, a famous Indian pandit and master of Buddhist scriptures. On his recommendation, Trisong Detsen decided to invite Shantarak****a to teach in Tibet.
16 May 19, 11:02 PM
Callista: A17:It was in Nepal that one of his envoys first heard of and met Shantarak****a, a famous Indian pandit and master of Buddhist scriptures. On his recommendation, Trisong Detsen decided to invite Shantarak****a to teach in Tibet.
16 May 19, 11:02 PM
Jacinta: 😅@ Choong_Moderator: Aiyah, this Tibetans sooo d=xenophobic
16 May 19, 11:01 PM
Grace Leu (KHJB): A17 :It was in Nepal that one of his envoys first heard of and met Shantarak****a, a famous Indian pandit and master of Buddhist scriptures. On his recommendation, Trisong Detsen decided to invite Shantarak****a to teach in Tibet.
16 May 19, 11:01 PM
shelly tai: Thank you Rinpoche and everyone in the chat room
16 May 19, 11:01 PM
Grace Leu (KHJB): A16:Trisong Detsen sent a delegation to China that returned with a thousand classic Buddhist scriptures. However, the xenophobia that existed at the time in the royal court forced Trisong Detsen to send more envoys to Nepal and India to learn Buddhism and to obtain more Buddhist text
16 May 19, 11:00 PM
Elaine: A17. Shantarak****a, a famous Indian pandit and master of Buddhist scriptures.
16 May 19, 11:00 PM
Choong_Moderator: Q17. Because of this xenophobia with regards to the Chinese, what did Trisong Detsen have to do? Who did he invite to Tibet?
16 May 19, 10:59 PM
So Kin Hoe(KISG): A16: At the age of 20, King Trisong Detsen aspired to spread the Dharma and to build a temple that would become a seat for the teaching of Buddha's doctrine and the site for the growth and training of Tibetan. King Trisong Detsen sent a delegation to China that returned with a thousand classic Buddhist scriptures. However, the xenophobia that existed at the time in the royal court forced King Trisong Detsen to send more envoys to Nepal and India to learn Buddhism and to obtain more Buddhist texts.
16 May 19, 10:59 PM
Choong_Moderator: Aiyah, this Tibetans sooo d=xenophobic
16 May 19, 10:58 PM
CarynW: A16: The xenophobia that existed at the time in the royal court prevented the Buddhist teachings obtained from China to catch on in Tibet. That forced Trisong Detsen to send more envoys to Nepal and India to learn Buddhism and to obtain more Buddhist texts.
16 May 19, 10:58 PM
Choong_Moderator: Duldzin built Ganden Monastery, King Trisong Detsen built Samye Monastery.
16 May 19, 10:57 PM
Choong_Moderator: @Tsa Tsa Ong, yes Duldzin too carried out similar deeds
16 May 19, 10:57 PM
Pastor Han Nee: A16. Despite Trisong Detsen's effort to bring Chinese Buddhist scriptures and introduce Chinese Buddhism to Tibet, the that xenophobia that existed at the time in the royal court forced Trisong Detsen to send more envoys to Nepal and India to learn Buddhism and to obtain more Buddhist texts from there.
16 May 19, 10:56 PM
Tsa Tsa Ong (KISG): @Choong : Dulzin Drakpa Gyeltsen
16 May 19, 10:56 PM
Lum Kok Luen: A16: It is the xenophobic members of the royal court that prevented Tibet from embracing Chinese Buddhism.
16 May 19, 10:56 PM
Yee Mun (KISG): A16 : Trisong Detsen sent a delegation to China that returned with a thousand classic Buddhist scriptures. However, the xenophobia that existed at the time in the royal court forced Trisong Detsen to send more envoys to Nepal and India to learn Buddhism and to obtain more Buddhist texts.
16 May 19, 10:55 PM
Callista: A16: The xenophobia that existed at the time in the royal court forced Trisong Detsen to send more envoys to Nepal and India to learn Buddhism and to obtain more Buddhist texts
16 May 19, 10:55 PM
Tsa Tsa Ong (KISG): A16. King Trisong Detsen sent a delegation to China that returned with a thousand classic Buddhist scriptures. However, the xenophobia that existed at the time in the royal court forced Trisong Detsen to send more envoys to Nepal and India to learn Buddhism and to obtain more Buddhist texts.
16 May 19, 10:55 PM
Choong_Moderator: @Jacinta, yup that's one very similar incarnation
16 May 19, 10:55 PM
Soon Huat1: A16. Trisong Detsen sent a delegation to China that returned with a thousand classic Buddhist scriptures. However, the xenophobia that existed at the time in the royal court forced Trisong Detsen to send more envoys to Nepal and India to learn Buddhism and to obtain more Buddhist texts.
16 May 19, 10:54 PM
Jacinta: Emperor Kangxi
16 May 19, 10:54 PM
Jacinta: Q16. What prevented the Buddhist teachings which Trisong Detsen obtained from China to catch on in Tibet?Ans: King Trisong Detsen sent a delegation to China that returned with a thousand classic Buddhist scriptures. However, the xenophobia that existed at the time in the royal court forced Trisong Detsen to send more envoys to Nepal and India to learn Buddhism and to obtain more Buddhist texts.
16 May 19, 10:53 PM
Elaine: A16. Trisong Detsen brought back a thousand classic Buddhist scriptures from China but xenophobia that existed at the time in the royal court was a hindering factor. So he was forced to send more envoys to Nepal and India to learn Buddhism and to obtain more Buddhist texts from there.
16 May 19, 10:53 PM
Choong_Moderator: @Tsa Tsa Ong, which of Rinpoche's incarnations would repeat such great deeds for the Dharma?

Anyone?
16 May 19, 10:53 PM
Choong_Moderator: Q16. What prevented the Buddhist teachings which Trisong Detsen obtained from China to catch on in Tibet?
16 May 19, 10:52 PM
shelly tai: A15: When King Trisong Detsen was twenty, he aspired to spread the Dharma and to build a temple that would become the seat for the teaching of the Buddha’s doctrine and the site for the growth and training of Tibetan Sangha. Trisong Detsen sent a delegation to China that returned with a thousand classic Buddhist scriptures. However, the xenophobia that existed at the time in the royal court forced Trisong Detsen to send more envoys to Nepal and India to learn Buddhism and to obtain more Buddhist texts. It was in Nepal that one of his envoys first heard of and met Shantarak****a, a famous Indian pandit and master of Buddhist scriptures. On his recommendation, Trisong Detsen decided to invite Shantarak****a to teach in Tibet.
16 May 19, 10:51 PM
Choong_Moderator: It looks like King Trisong Detsen continued the work of Thonmi Sambotha in terms of the translation of the Buddhist Canon into Tibetan, the former who was the one who invented the Tibetan script.
16 May 19, 10:50 PM
Lum Kok Luen: A15: He presided over the administration of the Sangha, regulated the Tibetan Buddhist Canon by laying down rules regarding the translation of scriptural texts from a foreign language into Tibetan as well as the types of works that could be translated. He built the first Buddhist monastery in Tibet and the Indian Buddhist tradition became the country’s orthodox faith.
16 May 19, 10:49 PM
So Kin Hoe(KISG): A15: During the reign of King Trisong Detsen, King Trisong Detsen presided over the administration of the Sangha, regulated the Tibetan Buddhist Canon by laying down rules regarding to the translation of scriptural texts from a foreign language to his reign that the First Buddhist momnastery was built in Tibet.
16 May 19, 10:48 PM
Jacinta: Q15. What were some of the most important things which Trisong Detsen did to (re)establish the Buddhist religion in Tibet? Ans: During his reign, Trisong Detsen presided over the administration of the Sangha. He also regulated the Tibetan Buddhist Canon by laying down rules regarding the translation of scriptural texts from a foreign language into Tibetan as well as the types of works that could be translated. It was also during his reign that the first Buddhist monastery was built in Tibet and the Indian Buddhist tradition became the country’s orthodox faith.
16 May 19, 10:48 PM
Grace Leu (KHJB): A15:During his reign, Trisong Detsen presided over the administration of the Sangha. He also regulated the Tibetan Buddhist Canon by laying down rules regarding the translation of scriptural texts from a foreign language into Tibetan as well as the types of works that could be translated. It was also during his reign that the first Buddhist monastery was built in Tibet and the Indian Buddhist tradition became the country’s orthodox faith.
16 May 19, 10:48 PM
Grace Leu (KHJB): A14:Trisong Detsen proceeded to curb the growing anti-Buddhist movement by removing xenophobic ministers who preferred the Bön religion during and after his father’s assassination
16 May 19, 10:47 PM
Soon Huat1: A15) During his reign, Trisong Detsen presided over the administration of the Sangha. He also regulated the Tibetan Buddhist Canon by laying down rules regarding the translation of scriptural texts from a foreign language into Tibetan as well as the types of works that could be translated. It was also during his reign that the first Buddhist monastery was built in Tibet and the Indian Buddhist tradition became the country’s orthodox faith.
16 May 19, 10:47 PM
Choong_Moderator: @Tsa Tsa Ong, which of Rinpoche's incarnations would repeat such great deeds for the Dharma?
16 May 19, 10:47 PM
Callista: A15:During his reign, Trisong Detsen presided over the administration of the Sangha. He also regulated the Tibetan Buddhist Canon by laying down rules regarding the translation of scriptural texts from a foreign language into Tibetan as well as the types of works that could be translated. It was also during his reign that the first Buddhist monastery was built in Tibet and the Indian Buddhist tradition became the country’s orthodox faith.
16 May 19, 10:47 PM
Yee Mun (KISG): A15 : During his reign, Trisong Detsen presided over the administration of the Sangha. He also regulated the Tibetan Buddhist Canon by laying down rules regarding the translation of scriptural texts from a foreign language into Tibetan as well as the types of works that could be translated. It was also during his reign that the first Buddhist monastery was built in Tibet and the Indian Buddhist tradition became the country’s orthodox faith.
16 May 19, 10:46 PM
Soon Huat1: Q15. What were some of the most important things which Trisong Detsen did to (re)establish the Buddhist religion in Tibet?
Answer:
a) Trisong Detsen’s military successes were a key factor in his overcoming the opposition from the pro-Bön faction in his court.
b) the help of the powerful tantric master Padmasambhava
c) Invited Shantarak****a to Tibet
16 May 19, 10:46 PM
Pastor Han Nee: A15.During his reign, Trisong Detsen presided over the administration of the Sangha. He also regulated the Tibetan Buddhist Canon by laying down rules regarding the translation of scriptural texts from a foreign language into Tibetan as well as the types of works that could be translated. also during his reign , the first Buddhist monastery was built in Tibet and the Indian Buddhist tradition became the country’s orthodox faith.
16 May 19, 10:46 PM
CarynW: A15: Trisong Detsen presided over the administration of the Sangha. He also regulated the Tibetan Buddhist Canon by laying down rules regarding the translation of scriptural texts from a foreign language into Tibetan as well as the types of works that could be translated. It was also during his reign that the first Buddhist monastery was built in Tibet and the Indian Buddhist tradition became the country’s orthodox faith.
16 May 19, 10:45 PM
Tsa Tsa Ong (KISG): A15. During his reign, Trisong Detsen presided over the administration of the Sangha. He also regulated the Tibetan Buddhist Canon by laying down rules regarding the translation of scriptural texts from a foreign language into Tibetan as well as the types of works that could be translated. It was also during his reign that the first Buddhist monastery was built in Tibet and the Indian Buddhist tradition became the country’s orthodox faith.
16 May 19, 10:45 PM
Elaine: A15. Trisong Detsen presided over the administration of the Sangha, regulated the Tibetan Buddhist Canon by laying down rules regarding the translation of scriptural texts from a foreign language into Tibetan as well as the types of works that could be translated. During his time, the first Buddhist monastery was built in Tibet and the Indian Buddhist tradition became the country’s orthodox faith.
16 May 19, 10:44 PM
Choong_Moderator: Q15. What were some of the most important things which Trisong Detsen did to (re)establish the Buddhist religion in Tibet?
16 May 19, 10:44 PM
Pastor Han Nee: Hello Caroline.
16 May 19, 10:43 PM
Lum Kok Luen: Seems like it Choong
16 May 19, 10:43 PM
Cc: Good evening Rinpoche and everyone
16 May 19, 10:43 PM
Callista: Thanks choong
16 May 19, 10:43 PM
Choong_Moderator: @Lum, so King Trisong Detsen adopted a "Look South (India)" policy :)
16 May 19, 10:43 PM
So Kin Hoe(KISG): A14: King Trisong Detsen curb the growing anti-Buddhist movement by removing xenophobic ministers who preferred Bon religion during and after his father's assassination.
16 May 19, 10:42 PM
CarynW: A15: Trisong Detsen presided over the administration of the Sangha. He also regulated the Tibetan Buddhist Canon by laying down rules regarding the translation of scriptural texts from a foreign language into Tibetan as well as the types of works that could be translated. It was also during his reign that the first Buddhist monastery was built in Tibet and the Indian Buddhist tradition became the country’s orthodox faith.
16 May 19, 10:42 PM
Callista: A14:Trisong Detsen proceeded to curb the growing anti-Buddhist movement by removing xenophobic ministers who preferred the Bön religion during and after his father’s assassination.
16 May 19, 10:42 PM
Lum Kok Luen: Thanks Choong for the definition of xenophobic
16 May 19, 10:41 PM
Lum Kok Luen: A14: He curbed the spread of anti-Buddhism through removing xenophobic ministers who supported the Bön religion during and after Trisong's father’s assassination.
16 May 19, 10:41 PM
CarynW: A14: Trisong Detsen removed xenophobic ministers who preferred the Bön religion during and after his father’s assassination.
16 May 19, 10:41 PM
Choong_Moderator: xenophobic
adjective
having or showing a dislike of or prejudice against people from other countries.
16 May 19, 10:40 PM
Soon Huat1: A14. Trisong Detsen proceeded to curb the growing anti-Buddhist movement by removing xenophobic ministers who preferred the Bön religion during and after his father’s assassination.
16 May 19, 10:40 PM
Pastor Han Nee: A14.Trisong Detsen curbed the growing anti-Buddhist movement by removing those ministers, who were against Buddhism and who preferred the Bön religion, during and after his father’s assassination.
16 May 19, 10:40 PM
Yee Mun (KISG): A14 : Trisong Detsen proceeded to curb the growing anti-Buddhist movement by removing xenophobic ministers who preferred the Bön religion during and after his father’s assassination.
16 May 19, 10:40 PM
Jacinta: Q14. How did Trisong Detsen curb the growing anti-Buddhist movement following his father’s assassination? Ans: By removing xenophobic ministers who preferred the Bön religion during and after his father’s assassination.
16 May 19, 10:39 PM
Tsa Tsa Ong (KISG): A14. Trisong Detsen proceeded to curb the growing anti-Buddhist movement by removing xenophobic ministers who preferred the Bön religion during and after his father’s assassination. The fact that the king himself had adopted the new faith had tremendous impact on the religious, cultural and political future of the country.
16 May 19, 10:39 PM
Elaine: A14. Trisong Detsen curbed the growing anti-Buddhist movement by removing xenophobic ministers who preferred the Bön religion after his father’s assassination.
16 May 19, 10:38 PM
Choong_Moderator: Q14. How did Trisong Detsen curb the growing anti-Buddhist movement following his father’s assassination?
16 May 19, 10:38 PM
Choong_Moderator: So Shantarak****a returned to Tibet after Padmasambhava...
16 May 19, 10:38 PM
So Kin Hoe(KISG): A13: King Trisong Detsen made Buddhism flourish in Tibet by overcoming the opposition from the pro-Bon faction in his court. Besides, through the help of the powerful tantric master Padmasambhava who had arrived at Tibet, the local deities who opposed against the introduction of Buddhism and King Trisong Detsen invited Shantarak****a to Tibet around 761 CE marked the beginning of an era when
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