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Why We Organised

western shugden society

The Western Shugden Society (WSS) is a coalition of international Buddhist practitioners who rely upon the enlightened deity Dorje Shugden as their dharma protector

We organized officially in 2008 in response to the covert illegal and unethical actions undertaken by the Dalai Lama to ban this centuries-old mainstream prayer practice in order to accomplish his political agenda. The WSS is committed to securing religious freedom for any Buddhist who wishes to engage in Dorje Shugden practice, and to restoring harmony, respect and cooperation between Shugden and non-Shugden practitioners around the world. 

Additionally, WSS members endeavor to preserve the purity of the Buddhist religion by protecting it from further pollution by politics.