From Sera Je Monastery, one of the oldest and greatest Tibetan monasteries, exiled in India since the overthrow of Tibet by the Chinese Government in the 1950s...
"To the public, ordained and laity, of Tibetan and Himalayan regions:
I will give brief explanation on the reason why [you] are not allowed to share religious and material relation with Dholgyal or Shugden worshippers.
...With regard to the political advises and important instructions on the worship of Dholgyal since 1970 by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the Bikshu who is the emanation of Avalokiteshvara, all Tibetans outside and inside Tibet who recognize Buddha as undeceivable savior, have recanted worship of Dholgya and taken oath not to worship in future, without frittering their wisdom of distinguishing savior and non-savior. They are worthy of praise because they did great virtuous for this and next life... Yet, without being satisfied to such extend, all the ordained and laity, the followers of our protector [Dalai lama], should initiate campaign widely...
...In 2008, in the compassionate speech given by His Holiness during the inaugural ceremony of Assembly Hall of Drepung Monastery, he instructed not to share religious and material relation with Dholgyal worshippers. As such, all Gelug monasteries including three ‘Great Seats’ complied with his word; and immediately 99% did Samantabatra, picking up the yellow vote-stick. The worshippers of evil spirit Dholgya launched defamation against His Holiness the Dalai Lama. They fed propaganda that this was forced by His Holiness and Tibetan Government in exile. Nevertheless, no result is possible than merely pleasing China Communist Country. The instructions given by His Holiness at date are consistent with democracy and truth. There is no word of order by force...
...In the wake of oath campaign conducted in the respective monasteries, you the unreligious have already expelled from your monastery. Therefore, that the religious monks would not share religious and material relation with you is consistent with Vinaya...
...Whether you are an ordained or laity, regardless of four traditions of Tibetan Buddhism, it is the intention of Tantra that you are not allowed to share religious and material relation with Dholgyal followers who blame, condemn and annoy Vajra Guru. As such, you should aware that Gelugpa is not only one who ought to fulfill this. If you don’t do so, you will face root downfall of Secret Mantra vow, which is “ Relying upon malevolent friends”.
...You, the leaders and followers of Dholgyal, if you examine these texts with respect for few days, you are possible to create imprint in order to release from this non-religious.
... without falling into the trap of deception and finance, and in keeping with freedom and Buddha’s intention, all Tibetans and Himalayans who have respect and faith in His Holiness the Dalai Lama must decide to cut the religious and material relation with them. In this regard you must endeavor since it is a superior source of benefit and happiness.
In the end I request holy beings of all Traditions, Gaden Tri Rinpoche, Shartse Choeje, Jangtse Choeje, abbots of monasteries, Geshes and Tulkus, and administrators, to provide clear instructions to monk community from time to time. I appreciate if you photocopy and distribute.
Geshe Tashi Tsethar
November 18, 2009"
Of course, NKT is outraged. How dare a Tibetan monastery relinquish Shugden again. How dare the traditional Tibetan political framework for hundreds of years not prohibit this. How dare the Indian government for not closing down Sera Je Monastery and the Tibetan Government in Exile. How dare western society not intervene.
However, NKT sees itself the enemy of the Dalai Lama, who sees no one as enemies and views all living beings with kindness and love. This is one reason why the Dalai Lama questions the worship of Shugden (who interestingly has been redefined for westerners by NKT). Although the Dalai Lama has no influence over NKT, NKT continues its meddling in Tibetan religious and political affairs in its futile attempt to be a force, even if a dark one, to be reckoned with by Tibetans and to find purpose for their cult.