About Ordination

Ordination is the process by which individuals are consecrated, that is, set apart and elevated from the laity class to the clergy, who are thus then authorized to perform various religious rites and ceremonies. The process and ceremonies of ordination vary by religion and denomination. One who is in preparation for, or who is undergoing the process of ordination is sometimes called an ordinand. The liturgy used at an ordination is sometimes referred to as an ordination.

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Monks outside the temple at the Tibetan Buddhist monastery, Rato Dratsang

The forms of organized Buddhist monasticism

is one of the earliest surviving forms of organized monasticism and one of the fundamental institutions of Buddhism. and nuns, called and bhikkhuni, are responsible for the preservation and dissemination of the Buddha's teaching and the guidance of Buddhist lay people. Three surviving traditions of monastic discipline (), govern modern monastic life in different regional traditions: - the Theravada in Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka - the Dharmaguptaka in East Asia - .

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 .
angaja arhat

Interpreting Buddhist Arhat Angaja

Angaja is the elder of 16 . He is known as Angiraja. In , he is called as Angaja, or Angiraja. ཡན་ལག་འབྱུང་, Yenlak Jung or Yenlak Kyé; Wyl. yan lag ‘byung, or yan lag skyes in . He is one of the arhats among the . The Life of Angaja In this segment, we are going to learn about the life of Angaja. As a householder, Angiraja was immensely wealthy and gave away all his seven , but he realized .

Interpreting Buddhist Elder Kanakabharadvaja Thangka

is the Elder of 8th from the set of 16 great arhats. Kanakabharadhvaja is known as Bha ra dhva JA ser Chen Chong in . The meaning of Kanakabharadhvaja is Sthavira Kanaka Bharadhvaja in . The life of Kanakabharadhvaja Kanakabharadhvaja was born in 1600 to a wealthy householder. He grew up generous and compassionate, supporting the poor and giving alms to persons. Elder Kanakabharadvaja was dead in 1699. changed Kanaka Bharadhvaja .

Interpreting Indian Adept Avadhutipa – Maitripa

Avadhutipa is also known as Maitripa who is an important figure both in and . It is through him that and ’s crucial on nature, the Uttara , became widely followed in . He also transmitted the esoteric aspect of buddha nature, embodied in the , which treat the topic of in great detail and provide a wide range of progressive, highly-refined . The life of the Indian .

Interpreting Buddhist Elder Bakula

Bakula is also known as the Elder from the set of 16 great . Bakula is typical of the group of arhats and advance in age. The Life of the Bakula In this section, we are going to learn about the life of the Bakula. And we will learn about the short etymological description of the word Bakula itself. Etymology of Bakula Bakula is known as  Sthavira Bakula in . Earlier, we learn about the life of the Bakula. .

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 Tashi Paltseg

Tashi Paltseg was born in 1359-1424. Tashi Paltseg was born in 9th-century at Holder of Taglung. The life of Tasi Paltseg In this portion, we are going to learn about the life of Tashi Platseg, after te short etymological description of the word Tashi Platseg itself. Etymology of Tashi Patseg Tashi Platseg  appointed Taglung Shamar Jangchub Gyatso to the abbacy of Taglung Earlier, we learn about the life of Tashi Platseg. Now, we are going to learn about .