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"Conquer the angry man by love.
Conquer the ill-natured man by goodness.
Conquer the miser with generosity.
Conquer the liar with truth."
The Dhammapada


Third Throne Holder

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The Third Lineage Throne Holder: Padma Dorje


At ten years old, Padma Dorje generated renunciation and bodhicitta, thus entered into the Path. Since young, he diligently practice the Buddhadharma and received One-day lay vows of Eight Precepts to purify karmic obscuration and accumulate merits. Since young, he left home and went to monastery to learn the Dharma, and recalled things that he has learned in previous life times, thus, easily learned the various sutra and tantra. Since young he demonstrated his wisdom, full of compassion, and never commit killing of other beings.He completed all the learning of Lhatse Monastery lineage, and obtained the signs of accomplishments.
His main practice is the Generation Stage of the Unsurpassed Extremely Secret Vajrakilaya, and from which obtain common and uncommon attainments. He has the ability to be able to see the disciples’ visualised image of deity, thus able to correct and perfect the incomplete or imperfect visualisation of disciples.

After the second throne holder Padma Thrinle passed into parinirvana, he became the third lineage throne holder. Just like the fist and second lineage throne holders, he also propagated the Palyul Lhatse lineage wide and far. At that time Lhatse Monastery had more than a thousand monks who learned from Padma Dorje the sadhana series tantra, Guhyagarbha Tantra, and the mind series tantra. His entire life demonstrated his wisdom and pure deeds.

At the age of sixty-eight, the Qing Emperor ordered him to go to Beijing to teach. However, Padma Dorje disliked noisy places, and retreated to the mountain cave of the monastery to practice secretly. At seventy years old, he manifested the Great Perfection Rainbow Body and entered into parinirvana.