Kyabje Zopa Rinpoche Relics Collection

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Kyabje Zopa Rinpoche Relics Collection

Postby phantom59 » Sat Jun 09, 2012 5:20 pm

All of his life, Lama Zopa Rinpoche has been collecting sacred relics offered by Buddhist masters around the world. His Holiness the Dalai Lama has offered eight relics of Shakyamuni Buddha to the collection. Eventually the entire collection will be enshrined at the heart of the Maitreya Buddha statue being built in India.

From time to time, visitors at Relic Tour events offer to the collection, relics with which they themselves have been entrusted. Their intention is that many others may benefit.

This incredible generosity and kindness means that the collection is becoming larger and more varied, and now includes masters from many different Buddhist traditions. This reflects the Relic Tour's non-sectarian approach and universal message.

Thus, as the Tour travels around the globe, the Maitreya Project Heart Shrine Relic Tour collection is constantly evolving and growing.

There follows below, more information about some of the relics presently in the collection:

Kasyapa Buddha
Shakyamuni, the Historical Buddha
Shakyamuni Buddha's Heart Disciples: Venerables Shariputra, Maudgalyayana, Ananda, Kondanna, Rahula
Nagarjuna
Bodhisattva Chophak
Yeshe Tsogyel
Lama Atisha
Milarepa
Geshe Chekawa
Lama Tsongkhapa
Gyalwa Ensapa
His Holiness the First Karmapa
Pabongka Rinpoche
Lama Thubten Yeshe
His Holiness the 15th Karmapa
Gwang-Chin Master
His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche
Kalu Rinpoche
Geshe Yeshe Tobden
Jigme Phuntsok Rinpoche
His Holiness the Sixteenth Karmapa
Ribur Rinpoche
Kirti Tsenshab Rinpoche
Geshe Lama Konchog
Bokar Rinpoche
Terma Relics
Vajrasattva Sky Relic
Relics from 500 Arhats
Longchenpa
Marpa the Translator
Jamyang Chokyi Lödro
Rigdzin Trinley
Chokgyur Lingpa (Chöling) Tertön
Master Seong-cheol Sunim

http://www.maitreyaproject.org/en/relic/gallery.html
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