Tibetan protection amulet of Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok solid silver 925, 18k gold plated, garnets, kalachakra tantra engraved on the back.

Tibetan protection amulet of Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok solid silver 925, 18k gold plated, garnets, kalachakra tantra engraved on the back.

$368.11

Shipping to United States: Free

Tibetan protection amulet of Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok in solid silver 925, 18k gold plated, garnets, kalachakra tantra engraved on the back.

Dimensions: 45/35 mm
Total weight of 45 grams

A mala made of coconut pearl, copper and rock crystal is offered with the pendant

To discover our entire collection "Buddhist protections", please click on this link
https://www.etsy.com/fr/shop/DongmeietJeremyZG?ref=seller-platform-mcnav§ion_id=23827698

Our entire shop, via this link
https://www.etsy.com/fr/shop/DongmeietJeremyZG?


Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok (1933-2004) was a Nyingmapa lama from the southeastern region of Tibet, Kham (currently incorporated into The Chinese province of Sichuan), reincarnation of Tertön Sogyal.

Born on February 27, 1933, he comes from a nomadic family. At the age of two, he was identified as the reincarnation of Tertön Sogyal, Lerab Lingpa (1852–1926). He studied Dzogchen at Nubzor Monastery. He received ordination as a novice monk at the age of 14 and full ordination in 1955, at the age of 22.

During the Tibetan uprising of 1959, he made the crucial decision to remain in Kham rather than go into exile in India. Between 1960 and 1980, he lived as a nomad in hermitages escaping the Cultural Revolution, teaching, ordering monks and nuns despite the prohibitions. In 1980, he was inducted, taught wherever he could including beijing3 and founded the Larung Gar Buddhist Institute (also called Serthar Buddhist Institute), near the city of Serthar (in Chinese Seda), apparently without permission from the Chinese authorities who seem to have turned a blind eye to his activities, as long as they were not political. The popularity of the institute is growing to attract 8,500 students including about 1,000 Chinese from mainland China, but also students from Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. Among them are a large number of nuns.

In 1987, Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok met the 10th Panchen Lama Choekyi Gyaltsen, with whom he became friends.

In 1989, he went to India at the invitation of Penor Rinpoche1. In 1990, in Dharamsala, he met the 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso and the monks of Nechung Monastery, to whom he gave teachings3. After returning to Tibet, he later refused to denounce the Dalai Lama, as demanded by the Chinese authorities. The Chinese government will therefore refuse to grant him any permission to travel, including for health reasons.

In 1999, the "Sichuan Labour United Front" pressured him over the issue of his support for the Dalai Lama and demanded that he reduce the number of students at the institute (to 150 or 1,400, according to reports). Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok refuses. In the summer of 2001, several thousand members of the Chinese armed police raided the institute, razing its structures and dispersing its students3. The more than 8,000 students were evicted and about 2,000 homes destroyed under the supervision of armed military and police teams. As a result of these demolitions and because of the trauma inflicted on the nuns, some of them commit suicide.

We had no news of Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok and his niece Jetsunma Muntso for a long time. He was reportedly taken away by the authorities, imprisoned and placed under house arrest3 in Chengdu. He died on 7 January 2004 at the age of 70 in Tibet, following a heart disease for which he was to be operated on in a military hospital.

All our info, exhibitions, contact on our pro facebook page.

https://www.facebook.com/dongmeietjeremyzhangguelle/

Shipping from France

Processing time

5-7 business days

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns

Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery

I don't accept exchanges or cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Legal imprint