About Abbot (Buddhism)

In addition to its use in a Christian context, abbot is a term used in English-speaking countries for a who holds the position of administrator of a or large . In Buddhist nunneries, the nun who holds the equivalent position is known in English as the abbess.

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Honorific Buddhist titles – religious positions & qualifications

Honorific Buddhist titles are covering formal and informal religious relationships. These may take the form of prefixes, suffixes or replacement of a person's name, in certain contexts. It may signify either an official religious position, or a qualification. This is a list of Honorific Buddhist titles given in divers Buddhist schools around the .

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 .
1st Karmapa Dusum Khyenpa Thangka Painting

1st Karmapa Lama – Dusum Kyenpa

Dusum Khyenpa is known as the 1st . Dusum Khyenpa is the founder of the (Kamtsang) branch of the Tradition. Dusum Khyenpa was born in Kham He served as Abbot of after and founded the . He is becoming the seat of the incarnate Karmapa . Dusum Khyenpa was the founder of the school and of its three main monasteries: Kampo Nenang Gon in 1164, Karma Gon .

Deity and Divinities of Nyingma Tradition

Tradition is the old school of is the name given to the followers of those original translations of the of the into . The Nyingma teachings are divided into the Long Transmission (Tib. ring gyü) of the and the Short Transmission (Tib. nyé gyü) of Terma; other teachings were received by directly in Pure Visions (Tib. dak nang) from deities or , in experiences or in dreams. Particular to .

6th Karmapa – Tongwa Donden

The birth of the 6th , Tongwa Donden (1416-1453), at Ngomto Shakyam near Gon in east , was marked by many auspicious signs. One month later, carried by his mother as she went begging, he became highly excited when their path crossed that of Ngompa Chadral, a student of the fifth Karmapa. When Lama Ngompa Chadral asked who he was, the child smiled and replied “I’m the unborn, free from all names, places, and .

All you need to know about Brahmarupa Mahakala

Brahmarupa is the outer form of Chaturmukha Mahakala.  He is the special protector of the Guhyasamaja and the 2nd main protector of the School. Brahmarupa, a benign form of the wrathful deity Mahakala, is shown as a bearded nomadic ascetic, sitting on a corpse, wearing a bone apron, and holding a thighbone trumpet and a skull cup. A protector of the Sakya school of , he is credited with introducing the  .

Explaining Lama Teacher Pagmodrupa Dorje Gyalpo

Pagmodrupa Dorje Gyalpo was born in 1110. Pagmadrupa Dorje Gyalpo was one of the three principal students of . Padmadrupa Dorje Gyalpo was the founder of the Pagdru School. The life of Pagmodrupa Dorje Gyalpo In this portion, we are going to learn about the life of Pagmodrupa Dorje Gyalpo. After that, we will learn the short etymological description of the word Pagmodrupa Dorje Gyalpo. Etymology of Pagmodrupa Dorje Gyalpo Pagmodrupa Dorje Gyalpo is known as Pag .

Depicting Tsangyang Gyatso Thangka

and Tsangyang Gyatso were born in 1683. The Sixth Dalai and Tsangyang Gyatso were perhaps the most popular Dalai Lama. The discovery of Tsangyang Gyatso was kept a secret by the regent until the of the was complete. Tsangyang Gyatso was in no way a model of his predecessor The Great Fifth. Tsangyang Gyatso enjoyed the life of a layman and is best known for his .
Lama Teacher Gotsangpa Gonpo Dorje

Explaining Lama Teacher Gotsangpa Gonpo Dorje

Gotsangpa Gonpo Dorje was known as of the Drukpa school, well known for his and said to have been an emanation of . The Viability of Gotsangpa Gonpo Dorje In this section, we are going to learn about the viability of Gotsangpa Gonpo Dorje. And after that, we will learn about the short etymological description. Etymology of Gotsangpa Gonpo Dorje Gotsangpa Gonpo Dorje is known as Rgod tshang pa mgon po rdo rje .

Explaining Lama Teacher Gampopa

was a teacher in the lineage, as well as a doctor and who founded the school. Lord Gampopa teaches his student Dusum Khyenpa, the 1st . Lord Gampopa is with a portion of the Thousand of this Aeon above and the lineages of and at the bottom. The life of Gampopa In this portion, we are going to learn about the life of Gampopa. .