Friday, November 9, 2012

The Sights, Sounds and Souls of Shingkhar

Wish Fulfilling Statue of Buddha in Shingkhar.
Also known as Yeedam for locals
and the Choeku for general Buddhists.
Three such statues were build by Trulku Chokden Gembo,
who was the reincarnation of Terton Dorji Lingpa.
The statue of Longku is housed in Sumthrang Monastery.
and the statue of Trulku is housed in Ura Lhankhang.
Statue of Guru Rimpoche.
 According to Late Daba Rimpoche,
there are not many Statues of Guru  like this in the world 
Wish fulfilling Statue of Guru Rimpoche in Shingkhar 
(Guru Nangsey Zilnon)
Most unique statue of
Kuenkhen Longchen  Rabjam in the wold,
The Founding Father of Shingkhar
and the most revered Nyinmapa master
speaking statue of Jigme Lingpa in Shingkhar,
The foremost desciple of Kuenkhen
Goenpo Mani Nakpo,
The male Guardian of Shingkhar 
Zaa, also known as Meme Ragula,
One of the main  protector of Shingkhar
and Dharma
Lhamo, The female Guardian of  Shingkhar
Yakcham, Also Known as Chooejong.
The horns are believed to be the treasures discovered
By Longchenpa himslef.
Tsendhar, that represents all the protective
 god and goddess of Shingkhar
The current Shingkahr Lam performing Tordhok
Renovated Shingkhar Lhakhang
The monks (gomchens) of Shingkhar dratsang.

6 comments:

  1. Wow ! what a collection. Nice and professional pictures. I love them all!!! Timeless identity of shingkhar keep going strong bro...!!! but i have already stolen them anyway...only for myself not for any business!

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  2. Thanks for sharing Kuenzang , Amazing pictures...Unfortunate people like me can see them only in pictures :(.

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  3. Thanks for sharing brother.

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  4. Great pic of great minds. They are all my favorite. Now I have to pay a visit to Shinkhar Lhakhang. Have read a little about Longchen Rabjam and Jigme Linpa. It is great to see the pic of their statues.
    Thanks a lot!

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  5. Sure sir, i think you have should go and get blessed. If you have read my earlier articles on Shingkhar, then who knows you might someday become second person from Haa(after Legandry Agay Haap)to realise your dreams.....

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