About 5th Dalai Lama

Ngawang Lobsang Gyatso was the Fifth Dalai Lama, and the first Dalai Lama to wield effective temporal and spiritual power over all Tibet. He is often referred to simply as the Great Fifth, being a key religious and temporal leader of Tibetan Buddhism and Tibet. Gyatso is credited with unifying all Tibet after a Mongol military intervention which ended a protracted era of civil wars. As an independent head of state, he established diplomatic relations with China and other regional countries and also met early European explorers. Gyatso also wrote 24 volumes' worth of scholarly and religious works on a wide range of subjects.

Dalai Lamas – Ecumenical figure of the Geluk tradition

is a title given by the Tibetan people to the foremost spiritual leader of the Gelug or "Yellow Hat" school of Tibetan Buddhism, the newest and most dominant of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. The 14th and current Dalai Lama is Tenzin Gyatso, who lives as a refugee in India. The Dalai Lama is also considered to be the successor in a line of tulkus who are believed to be incarnations .

The Dalai Lama Lineage through the Himalayan Arts

is the most recent in the huge line of lraders of branch of . He is considered to be an exemplification of or , of , and thus the defender of . are realized beings inspired by a wish to realize for the advantage of all sentient beings, who have vowed to be reborn within the planet to help humanity. In 1578 the Mongol ruler Altan .

Worldly Protector Tsangpa Karpo

Karpo is a wrathful of . Tsangpa Karpo was a dynasty that dominated large parts of Tibet from 1565 to 1642. It was the last royal dynasty to rule in its own name. The regime of Tsangpa Karpo was founded by , a low-born retainer of the prince of the Dynasty and governor of Shigatse in Tsang (West-Central Tibet) since 1548. Tsangpa is known as gTsang pa in Tibet. of .

Worldly Protector – Pehar Gyalpo

is known as the and the Daemon Pehar. Pehar Gyalpo is a non- protector who is invited to by and bound by an oath to protect all the centers. Pehar Gyalpo is a belonging to the Gyalpo class. Life of Pehar Gyalpo Pehar Gyalpo is the leader of a band of five and would later become the protector deity of in the .

Explaining Siddha Virupa – The Lord of Yoga

Virupa is also known as Yogeshvara. Virupa is surrounded by students and lineage teachers. Siddha Virupa is especially known as the source of the system held by the school and is thus seen as the Indian founder of their lineage.  The life of Siddha Virupa In this section, we are going to learn about the life of Siddha Virupa, after te short etymological description of the word Siddha Virupa itself. Etymology of Siddha Virupa Virupa is known .

Characteristics of Tibetan Art – a psychological and meditational practice

started from the rock in and its subjects ranged from animal images of deer, ox, sheep, horse, etc to hunting scenes. have flourished very well during the period of the Tubo Kingdom. Especially after the installation of in , made a more progress. Introduction to Tibetan Art The heritage of conventional and the fusion of , and Han People’s art make Tibetan .

The Journey of Buddhism from Mongolia to the Himalayas

in started in the sixth century. It was transmitted by the great teacher of for the next eight years. begins with . The Bon of Tibet was animistic and shamanistic, and of it live on today, to one degree or another, in Buddhism. Introduction of Buddhism In Tibet When Buddhism was introduced into Tibet in the seventh century under , it was apparently centered in the .

The Classification Of Thangka

can be made in a wide variety of techniques: tapestry with cut designs, color printing, embroidery, brocade, applique, and pearl inlay. Therefore, there are various styles. The common size of thangkas, with a scroll at the bottom, is usually 75 centimeters long and 50 centimeters wide. Besides, there is the style, measuring is 1.1 meters long and about 3.5 meters wide. According to the material, thangkas can be divided into two types: gos-thang, .
Nyingma Tree Lineage Thangka with Guru Rinpoche and Yeshe Tsogyal in center

Termas & Tertöns – Padmasambhava & Yeshe Tsogyal’s succession

is a term within Tibetan Buddhism meaning a person who is a discoverer of ancient hidden texts or terma. Origin of the Tertöns Many tertöns are considered to be incarnations of the twenty five main disciples of Padmasambhava (Guru ), who foresaw a dark time in Tibet. Padmasambhava and his consort Yeshe Tsogyal hid teachings to be found in the future to benefit beings. According to generally accepted history, the rediscovering of terma began with the first .

Explaining Kalachakra

Shri is also known as a of the Non-dual classification. Kalacakra is the name of the foundational treatise of this tradition, composed in and later translated into . The life of the Kalachakra In this portion, we will learn about the life f the Kalachakra. And after that, we'll learn about the short etymological description of the word Kalachakraitself. Etymology of the Kalachakra Kalachakra is known as Dus Kyi Khor lo in . .