Documentary: Dalai Lama and Dorje Shugden

Dalai Lama and Dorje Shugden

Image above: protest during Dalai Lama visit to California, February 2014 to bring awareness to the ban on Dorje Shugden. Read more about that here

From YouTube:

Unpleasant facts from within the Tibetan community, easily forgotten. A film documentation of historical importance:

For centuries the deity Dorje Shugden has been worshipped by the greatest and most important Buddhist masters, many of whom are among the most respected ones in the whole of Tibetan history. Also by the Dalai Lama’s teacher Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang.
If the Dalai Lama thinks that all the great masters were mistaken, he also denies them their qualification. Then the others would not be great masters.
Question: All the great masters who have worshipped the deity for centuries, were they all wrong?
Dalai Lama: “Wrong! Yes, wrong!”

The Dalai Lamas criticism and defamation of his own Root Guru created the schism of the Gelug order of Tibetan Buddhism and conflicts within the Tibetan community.


Documentation from January 5th, 1998. Click on the play arrow, and then on the little square in lower right corner to see video full screen:

Related:

The Truth about the Dalai Lama

In this video, Stefan Molyneux touches upon the Dorje Shugden ban and its effects. He also covers other topics that have been discussed in the OM teachings with Buddha Maitreya the Christ:

At 12:00 – Stefan discusses the “Tibetan Buddhism’s ‘Catholic problem’ ” – the case of Kalu Rinpoche. For reference, here is his testimonial, and a Guardian article that goes into further detail (click here for the article):

The ban of Dorje Shugden is covered near the end:

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