100 Million White Tara Mantra Project
For the Long Life of
Garchen Rinpoche & World Peace
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Founder /Spiritual Director:

His Eminence Garchen Rinpoche

Resident Teacher:

Venerable Dorzin Dhondrup Rinpoche


Drigar Thubten Dargye Ling is a Tibetan Buddhist centre of the Drikung Kagyu lineage, established in Singapore by H.E. Garchen Rinpoche in 2007. It is our heartfelt aspiration to support all students in their practice to purify the two obscurations and to cultivate bodhicitta, love and compassion. Our centre warmly welcomes anyone who wishes to study and practice the holy Buddhadharma.

Created on 31 December 2012
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WHITE TARA RETREAT 2013

 

Annual White Tara Retreat is specially organised for World Peace & Prosperity, the Well-being of all Sentient Beings, all glorious gurus and the longevity of His Holiness Chetsang Rinpoche and His Eminence Garchen Rinpoche.


White Tara (Arya Tara) offers abundance qualities such as peace, happiness, wisdom, prosperity, health, longevity as well as the elimination of obstacles and dangers through her enlightened activities. She is depicted with a female body that is the brilliant white of a thousand autumn moons.

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Created on 06 November 2012
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BUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI DESCENT FROM HEAVE AND HIS HOLINESS CHUNGTSANG RINPOCHE’S BIRTHDAY


Lord Buddha went to the Tushita Heaven in order to give teachings to his mother, and this Buddhist holiday celebrates his return to earth. On this auspicious “multiplier” day, the centre practiced the Lama Chopa Tsok Offering together with the offering of khatas, lamps, flowers and incense. On this day, we also honor the birth of H.H Chungtsang Rinpoche, who entered samsara voluntarily to turn the wheel of dharma for our benefit.

 
Created on 31 August 2012
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TEACHING ON THE JEWEL ORNAMENT OF LIBERATION


Ven. Dorzin Dhondrup Rinpoche gave teachings on the seminal text written by Gampopa, covering chapters 13 through 15.  We studied chapters on some of the Six Paramitas, focusing this time on the Perfections of Moral Ethics, Patience, and Perseverance. We had many opportunities to ask questions, and we were honored to have translation from Hana Huan (Chinese) and Ina Bieler (English).

 
Created on 24 August 2012
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SIX BARDO TEACHINGS


Held at Drigar Thubten Dargye Ling on 20, 24, 25 & 26 Aug 2012, HE Garchen Rinpoche’s teachings on the bardo explained the processes of death and rebirth in terms of the six most important stages.     

 

On the evening of the 26th, we had a grand dinner with HE Garchen Rinpoche at the Lotus Restaurant. Rinpoche gave a teaching on love and compassion. Everyone was laughing together on this delightful occasion. Then we took a chartered bus to the airport, where Rinpoche tirelessly received us, and then everyone cried when he got on the plane.

 
Created on 23 August 2012
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DINNER WITH HIS EMINENCE GARCHEN RINPOCHE FOR DTDL MEMBERS

 

This dinner on 23 Aug 2013 expressed appreciation to the members, donors, and other supporters who have contributed to the growth of Drigar Thubten Dargye Ling over the past years.

 
Created on 20 August 2012
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100 DEITIES SHITRO EMPOWERMENT


Refuge Vows Taking which held on 20 Aug 2012 was open to public, followed by 100 Deities Shitro Empowerment which was conducted by HE Garchen Rinpoche.

 
Created on 15 August 2012
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2nd 100 MILLION AMIDEWA RECITATION RETREAT


H.E Garchen Rinpoche has been coming to Singapore to lead a retreat every year, and now the tradition of an annual Amidewa Recitation Retreat has been established.

The event was held at the Taipei Buddhist Centre from 16 to 19 Aug 2012. With approximately 500 participants, we were able to accumulate many mantras to express our wish for world peace and the ultimate happiness of all beings.

 
Created on 23 July 2012
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BUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI FIRST TURNING OF THE WHEEL & HIS HOLINESS CHETSANG RINPOCHE’S BIRTHDAY

 

On this auspicious day, the centre practiced the Lama Chopa Tsok Offering together with the offering of khatas, lamp, flowers and incense.

We offer gifts and practice to remember the kindness of teachers who enter samsara voluntarily to turn the wheel of dharma for our benefit.

 
Created on 15 July 2012
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ONE DAY VAJRAKILAYA RETREAT


H.E Garchen Rinpoche first gave the Vajrakilaya Empowerment in Singapore during his visit in 2010. Drigar Thubten Dargye Ling has hosted a Vajrakilaya retreat to enable group practice start from 2012. The retreat which is restricted to those who have received the Vajrakilaya empowerment, is led by Ven. Dorzin Dhondrup Rinpoche.

 
Created on 14 June 2012
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ANNIVERSARY OF LORD JIGTEN SUMGON’S PARINIRVANA

 

The glorious lineage of Drikung Kagyu was founded over 800 years ago by Lord Kyobpa Jigten Sumgon, who is the embodiment of the Buddhas of the Three Times, and who is a reincarnation of Arya Najarjuna. This was our 4th year to commemorate the anniversary.

The centre held the anniversary prayer session including the Lama Chopa Tsok Offering. Through these  and other practices, we requested blessings from our precious lineage founder.

 

 
Created on 09 June 2012
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SANG SMOKE OFFERING PUJA

 

The annual Sang Smoke Offering Puja was conducted with the purpose of purifying all negativities and obscurations in the six realms of existence and to repay our karmic debts.  The smoke offering puja is offered to the Triple Gems and the Three Roots, as well as to the lamas, yidams, dakinis, dharma protectors, the Buddhas in the ten directions, the Zambuling Lords of the land, the six kinds of beings, finally to those who steal life forces and those who send obstacles, illness, bad omens and masters of malevolent magical projections.

 

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