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Tsongkhapa Prayers

1. Gaden Lhagyama Je Tsongkhapa embodies the Bodhisattvas of Compassion (Avalokiteshvara or Kuan Yin), Wisdom (Manjushri) and Power (Vajrapani). Connecting with Je Tsongkhapa by thinking of him with faith, reciting his holy mantra, meditating on his omnipresence and practising his Guru Yoga blesses us with a deep sense of peace and clarity of mind we […]

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Last Day of Chinese New Year

MBF conducted the Chinese New Year Setrap Puja and hope everyone will have a smooth Snake Year ahead of them. The event involved black tea offering during the puja to help clear obstacles whether Dharmic or secular. We thank all the sponsors of the event and hope to see you again! Below are some of the […]

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Ushering the Snake Year 2013!

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Types of Thangkas

Pigment Thangkas (Tib.) tson-tang  These range of thangkas are the most commonly seen and created for meditational use in its religious practices. The colors are prepared by grinding valuable and precious stones into small particles or powder and then mixed with animal gluten and water before it was applied to the surface of the canvas. […]

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Thangkas

Thangkas are similar to chinese scroll paintings, they are widely painted on cotton cloth or paper and brocaded into rollable pieces. Traditionally, Thangkas are sent to monastery for qualified monks for consecration after they were brocaded.  The making of thangka involves many complicated processes and there are certain prerequisites and stringent requirements to adhere to as […]

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Wallpapers of Love

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Ten Thousand Tsatsas Project

As part of the preparations for our annual Lama Tsongkhapa Day celebrations, MBF is launching our 10,000 Lama Tsongkhapa herbal tsatsa making project. This project was initiated last year before MBF was established by a group of Tsongkhapa enthusiasts and we have made 11,000 pieces. In bringing awareness of Lama Tsongkhapa to the world and […]

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4 Great Deeds

Maitreya Statue at Dzingji Throughout his life, Lama Tsongkhapa made extensive offerings to the Three Jewels. The first of his Great Deeds was the restoration of the ruins of the Maitreya Statue in Dzingji Temple to a resplendent state. As advised by Manjushri, Tsongkhapa went to the temple and wept when he saw the dilapidated […]

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Lama Tsongkhapa

Lama Tsongkhapa

The history of Buddhism in Tibet has been turbulent, going through periods of revival and decline. Lama Tsongkhapa (1357 – 1419) was Buddhist scholar and saint who lived in Tibet during a time when Buddhist teachings had degenerated. Through deep study, profound practice and high attainments, Lama Tsongkhapa led a renaissance of pure Buddhist teachings […]

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Master Nenghai giving teachings in Wu Tai Shan

Master Nenghai

Nenghai (1886-1967) was born in Mianzhu district, Sichuan province. An orphan, he was raised by his elder sister and worked as an apprentice in a workshop in Chengdu until he entered the army in 1905. About ten years later, he began to study Buddhism with Zhang Kecheng, professor Buddhist literature and philosophy at Beijing University. […]

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