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Buli Tulku Biography

A brief Biography of Buli Tulku: the Linage of 
Terton Dorji Lingpa... Taken from Kinga 
Jigdrel Singye Chholling Monastery
page .

From the time of the historical Buddha to the present day, unbroken succession of great beings have achieved enlightenment and have dedicated themselves to teaching others the path that leads to awakening. Buddhism was brought from India to Tibet over several generations, starting with King Songtsen Gampo in the 6th century, and was finally established as the state religion under the King Trisong Detsen in the 8th century. In Tibetan Buddhism, there is a widespread tradition of recognizing the reincarnations of highly realized teachers. Such incarnations are known as Tulkus. They take rebirth out of compassion, and to carry on the responsibilities of their previous incarnations. Thus, Buli Tulku is one of such reincarnated Tulkus and had passed several lineages. 

1. Phagpa Magapa: Buli Tulku, Lama Sonam Loday was born as a Legdrup at Tsang Nenmo in Kham, China …

"The Perfect Boss"

There were about 70 scientists working on a very hectic project. All of them were really frustrated due to the pressure of work and the demands of their boss but everyone was loyal to him and did not think of quitting their job.
One day, one scientist came to his boss and told him, "Sir, I have promised my children that I will take them to the exhibition going on in our township so I want to leave the office at 5:30 pm."

His boss replied, "OK, You're permitted to leave the office early today."

The Scientist started working. He continued his work after lunch. As usual, he got involved to such an extent that he looked at his watch only when he felt he was close to completion. The time was 8.30 PM.

Suddenly he remembered the promise he had made to his children.

He looked for his boss but he was not there. Having told him in the morning himself, he closed everything and left for home. Deep within himself, he was feeling guilty for having disappointed his children. …

Pebbles and Sand

A philosophy professor stood before his class and had some items in front of him. When class began, wordlessly he picked up a large empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with rocks right to the top, rocks about 2" diameter.

He then asked the students if the jar was full. They agreed that it was.

So the professor then picked up a box of pebbles and poured them into the jar. He shook the jar lightly. The pebbles, of course, rolled into the open areas between the rocks. The students laughed.

He asked his students again if the jar was full. They agreed that yes, it was.

The professor then picked up a box of sand and poured it into the jar. Of course, the sand filled up everything else.

"Now," said the professor, "I want you to recognize that this is your life. The rocks are the important things - your family, your partner, your health, and your children - anything that is so important to you that if it were lost, you would be nearly destroyed.

The pebbles are t…

What Makes You a Buddhist?

Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse 


It’s not the clothes you wear, the ceremonies you perform, or the  meditation you do, says Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse. It’s not what you eat, how much you drink, or who you have sex with. It’s whether you agree with the four fundamental discoveries the Buddha made under the Bodhi tree, and if you do, you can call yourself a Buddhist.







Once, I was seated on a plane in the middle seat of the middle row on a trans-Atlantic flight, and the sympathetic man sitting next to me made an attempt to be friendly. Seeing my shaved head and maroon skirt, he gathered that I was a Buddhist. When the meal was served, the man considerately offered to order a vegetarian meal for me. Having correctly assumed that I was a Buddhist, he also assumed that I don’t eat meat. That was the beginning of our chat. The flight was long, so to kill our boredom, we discussed Buddhism.  Over time I have come to realize that people often associate Buddhism and Buddhists with peace, meditation, and…

what is buddhism?

Buddhism is a path of practice and spiritual development leading to Insight into the true nature of reality. Buddhist practices like meditation are means of changing yourself in order to develop the qualities of awareness, kindness, and wisdom. The experience developed within the Buddhist tradition over thousands of years has created an incomparable resource for all those who wish to follow a path — a path which ultimately culminates in Enlightenment or Buddhahood. An enlightened being sees the nature of reality absolutely clearly, just as it is, and lives fully and naturally in accordance with that vision. This is the goal of the Buddhist spiritual life, representing the end of suffering for anyone who attains it.
Because Buddhism does not include the idea of worshipping a creator god, some people do not see it as a religion in the normal, Western sense. The basic tenets of Buddhist teaching are straightforward and practical: nothing is fixed or permanent; actions have consequences; …

Don’t Change the World

Once upon a time, there was a king who ruled a prosperous country. One day, he went for a trip to some distant areas of his country.

When he was back to his palace, he complained that his feet were very painful, because it was the first time that he went for such a long trip, and the road that he went through was very rough and stony. He then ordered his people to cover every road of the entire country with leather. Definitely, this would need thousands of animals’ skin, and would cost a huge amount of money.

Then one of his wise servants dared himself to tell the king, “Why do you have to spend that unnecessary amount of money? Why don’t you just cut a little piece of leather to cover your feet?”

The king was surprised, but he later agreed to his suggestion, to make a “shoe” for himself.

There is actually a valuable lesson of life in this story: “To make this world a happy place to live, you better change yourself - your heart; and not the world.”

Be There For Friends

Be There For Friends



There were two childhood buddies who went through school and college and even joined the army together.
War broke out and they were fighting in the same unit. One night they were ambushed. Bullets were flying all over and out of the darkness came a voice, "Harry, please come and help me."
Harry immediately recognized the voice of his childhood buddy, Bill. He asked the captain if he could go. The captain said, "No, I can't let you go, I am already short-handed and I cannot afford to lose one more person. Besides, the way Bill sounds he is not going to make it." Harry kept quiet.
Again the voice came, "Harry, please come and help me." Harry sat quietly because the captain had refused earlier. Again and again the voice came. Harry couldn't contain himself any longer and told the captain, "Captain, this is my childhood buddy. I have to go and help." The captain reluctantly let him go. Harry crawled through the darkness a…

འབྲུག་རྒྱལ་གསུམ་པའི་འཁྲུངས་སྐར་དུས་སྟོན།

སྤྱི་ཟླ་༥པའི་ཚེས་༢ཀྱི་ཉིནམ་འདི་འབྲུག་རྒྱལ་གསུམ་པའི་
འཁྲུངས་སྐར་གྱི་ཉིནམ་ཕོགཔ་ཨིན། དེ་ཡང་ང་བཅས་རའི་
དཔལ་ལྡན་འབྲུག་པའི་རྒྱལ་ཁབ་འདིའི་བརྒྱུད་འཛིན་གྱི་
རྒྱལཔོ་གསུམ་པ་སྤྱི་ནོར་དམ་པ་མི་དབང་མངའ་བདག་
རིན་པོ་ཆེ་འཇིགས་མེད་རྡོ་རྗེ་དབང་ཕྱུག་མཆོག་ཡབ་
འབྲུག་རྒྱལ་གཉིས་པ་འཇིགས་མེད་དབང་ཕྱུག་དང་
ཡུམ་ཕུན་ཚོགས་ཆོས་སྒྲོན་ཟུང་གི་སྲས་ལུ་གནས་ཕུན་སུམ་
ཚོགས་པ་ཆོས་འཁོར་རབ་བརྟན་རྩེའི་ཁྲུས་སྤང་གི་གཟིམ་ཅུང་
ནང་ལུ་དུས་ཕུན་སུམ་ཚོགས་པ་རབ་བྱུང་བཅུ་དྲུག་པའི་
ས་འབྲུག་ཟླ་བ་གསུམ་པའི་ཚེས་༡༣སྤྱི་ལོ་༡༩༢༨ཟླ་༥པའི་
ཚེས་༢ལུ་འབྲུག་རྒྱལ་ཁབ་འདིའི་བསོད་ནམས་ཀྱི་བགོ་སྐལ་
ལུ་སྐུ་འཁྲུངས་ནུག།
དགུང་ལོ་ཆུང་ཀུའི་བསྒང་ལས་ཡབ་རྗེ་དམ་པ་འབྲུག་རྒྱལ་གཉིས་པའི་ཕྱག་ཞུ་སྟེ་དཔལ་ལྡན་འབྲུག་པའི་
སྒྲིག་ལམ་ཆོས་གསུམ་ལུ་ཉམས་བཞེས་གནང་སྟེ་དགུང་ལོ་༡༧ལུ་ཀྲོང་གསར་མགྲོན་གཉེར་གྱི་གོ་གནས་
དང་དགུང་ལོ་༢༢ལུ་སྤ་རོ་དཔོན་སློབ་ཀྱི་གོ་གནས་བཞེས་ནུག།དགུང་ལོ་༢༣སྤྱི་ལོ་༡༩༥༡་ལུ་ཨ་ཞེ་
སྐལ་བཟང་ཆོས་སྒྲོན་རྒྱལ་ལྕམ་ལུ་བཀྲིས་མངའ་གསོལ་ཞུ་ཞིན་ན་ལས་སྤྱི་ལོ་༡༩༥༢ལུ་འབྲུག་བརྒྱུད་འཛིན་
གྱི་རྒྱལ་རབས་༣པའི་གསེར་ཁྲི་ཁར་བྱོན་གནང་ཡི། 
རྒྱལ་རབས་གསུམ་པ་མངའ་བདག་འཇིགས་མེད་རྡོ་རྗེ་དབང་ཕྱུག་གསེར་ཁྲི་ཁར་