Is it time to worry?

Is it time to worry?

Oct 1, 2014 | Views: 254

Dear friends close around the world, I must thank you for sharing many of the information I’ve posted on this blog through the years because it really serves to...

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Something simple for the deceased

Something simple for the deceased

Sep 30, 2014 | Views: 595

Dear friends, When a loved one or pet passes, it is a distressing time. We want to do the best for them and their onward journey after they have...

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He says with certainty!

He says with certainty!

Sep 30, 2014 | Views: 170

Dear friends around the world, I’ve lightly followed this physicist and his works over the years. I cannot say I’ve read most of his thinking, but some. I find...

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This can help you!

This can help you!

Sep 30, 2014 | Views: 137

I’ve always liked natural or home ingredients to bring closure to some illness, problematic symptoms or discomfort. This article struck a chord. and I wanted to share with you....

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Does this matter to you?

Does this matter to you?

Sep 30, 2014 | Views: 153

Dear friends, Because I’ve always been tall (6’2″) having more space is VERY important. Also I have a tailbone fracture, so sitting in small tight places without much movement space...

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Take 2 Minutes to see something cool!

Take 2 Minutes to see something cool!

Sep 30, 2014 | Views: 272

Dear friends, I’m trying to share with you that all denizens form and formless, human and non-human have feelings. Everyone wishes to be free, safe and loved. Everyone would like to...

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Work and Play Become One……..

Work and Play Become One……..

Sep 28, 2014 | Views: 1,648

  Whether we are working in a place for the next 1 year, 10 years, 100 years isn’t the issue. The issue is while we are working there, we treat...

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7 Strange Questions That Help You Find Your Life Purpose

7 Strange Questions That Help You Find Your Life Purpose

Sep 24, 2014 | Views: 911

Dear friends, I found this article very applicable to questions we do really need to ask ourselves. Questions that perhaps only we can answer for ourselves. You should really...

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Vajrayana meditation techniques can enhance brain performance

Vajrayana meditation techniques can enhance brain performance

Sep 24, 2014 | Views: 817

Dear friends, I found this to be an interesting article. Many of Buddha’s teachings when examined carefully will be very logical. Using Vajrayana meditations will improve cognitive performance of the brain according...

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Equanimity

Equanimity

Sep 23, 2014 | Views: 344

A while ago I gave a spontaneous teaching in Dukkar Apartments. Dukkar Apartments (DA) is the living quarters of both the Ladrang and Kechara Forest Retreat staff. Many of the...

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Dharma work, attitude & TDL

Dharma work, attitude & TDL

Sep 23, 2014 | Views: 12,983

  Please take a look at this above video I did today for you. I hope it will bring you more light…..       Dear friends, Today I was...

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Monster in China

Monster in China

Sep 21, 2014 | Views: 1,345

  Or view on Chinese TV on the server at: http://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/tianchi1.flv Or view the Italian TV news video on the server at: http://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/tianchi.flv     China news report (2007):...

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Look what happened in Oakland

Look what happened in Oakland

Sep 17, 2014 | Views: 667

Vina Vo (left) and Kieu Do pray at sunrise near a Buddhist shrine at 11th Avenue and East 19th Street in Oakland. Photo: Paul Chinn, The Chronicle   Dear...

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Good Influences

Good Influences

Sep 17, 2014 | Views: 298

Dear Rinpoche, This is a vintage Bionic Woman doll complete with its packaging. Its an offering from me.  Pastor David   Dear Pastor David Lai, Thanks for the...

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Can we just be Spiritual but not Religious?

Can we just be Spiritual but not Religious?

Sep 16, 2014 | Views: 704

Can we be spiritual without being religious? Can we gain attainments by being spiritual but not religious? What are the differences between these two? Do we want to learn...

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Guess who made it to Mars??

Guess who made it to Mars??

Sep 16, 2014 | Views: 103

  NEW DELHI, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) — India on Wednesday made history by becoming the first nation to successfully reach Mars on its first attempt. “India has reached Mars....

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The Miracles of Tsem Rinpoche (True Story 8)

The Miracles of Tsem Rinpoche (True Story 8)

Sep 15, 2014 | Views: 3,844

This section features articles and true stories written by Tsem Rinpoche’s personal attendant Pastor Loh Seng Piow. Being Rinpoche’s personal attendant means that I am able to witness real...

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TRANSCRIPT: How Lama Tsongkhapa transforms to Vajrayogini

TRANSCRIPT: How Lama Tsongkhapa transforms to Vajrayogini

Sep 14, 2014 | Views: 3,594

April 5, 2010  (Transcribed from a teaching given in Tsem Ladrang Kuala Lumpur, June 2010) How Lama Tsongkhapa transforms to Vajrayogini If you condense Buddha’s teachings step by step,...

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TANTRA

TANTRA

Sep 14, 2014 | Views: 569

In this day and age, when our overwhelming distraction is lust which turns into difficulties short and long term…it is so hard to suppress. So in Tantra, it is...

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Debating with Kandarohi

Debating with Kandarohi

Sep 13, 2014 | Views: 1,381

Awhile back, I had this debate session with a student of mine, his name is Kandarohi. I wanted to put this video and transcript up for everyone to read...

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Tsem Rinpoche in an art store…

Tsem Rinpoche in an art store…

Sep 11, 2014 | Views: 332

  (posted by Pastor Seng Piow) One evening Tsem Rinpoche was shopping in an art store and saw an elderly lady who needed help in getting some art papers,...

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Don’t Be Disenchanted -My Sharing (Setrap Retreat)

Don’t Be Disenchanted -My Sharing (Setrap Retreat)

Sep 7, 2014 | Views: 2,251

 August 5, 2012 Kechara House is engaging in another Setrap retreat, this time to clear obstacles for the smooth manifestation of Kechara World Peace Centre or KWPC. They will...

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(Personal Attendant) Tsem Rinpoche parenting

(Personal Attendant) Tsem Rinpoche parenting

Sep 5, 2014 | Views: 1,317

 September 27, 2012 (By Pastor Loh Seng Piow)  His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche may be a monk, but He can handle and nurture kids much better than many parents. Watch...

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Question on Jealousy

Question on Jealousy

Sep 4, 2014 | Views: 2,199

Jealousy makes you unsettled, have no peace, be unhappy and act in ways that make you deteriorate and be alone. How can you be jealous of other people who...

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Ani Ngawang Pema – 45 years solitary retreat

Ani Ngawang Pema – 45 years solitary retreat

Sep 2, 2014 | Views: 2,732

Yesterday, I was sent a short video clip by one of my students, Sharon Saw. The video was on a beautiful nun who lived in a small little hut,...

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Our Neurotic Mind

Our Neurotic Mind

Sep 1, 2014 | Views: 2,465

 July 7, 2012 Above video is a Dharma Talk I gave in Nepal in 2008, it is about Milarepa and “How and Where our NEUROTIC MIND appears, and Why...

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You and Your Imprints…How To Break Bad Habituations

You and Your Imprints…How To Break Bad Habituations

Aug 30, 2014 | Views: 3,378

 July 4th, 2012 Early in June, I decided to do a surprise visit and share some Dharma with the students who took their time away to engage in Lamrim...

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What I Think of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama?

What I Think of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama?

Aug 27, 2014 | Views: 2,158

  Dear friends, Some years back I gave a talk on my feelings about His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. This sharing was recorded and transcribed. The transcript of...

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H.H. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche’s biography

H.H. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche’s biography

Aug 25, 2014 | Views: 1,151

    Zong Rinpoche (1905-1984 AD) was a highly realized Gelug Lama and disciple of Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche, junior tutor of the 14th Dalai Lama. He was famous as a...

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Lineage

Lineage

Aug 25, 2014 | Views: 830

This is something I was just thinking of and I wanted to share. His Holiness Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche was said to be a fully attained great lama. He was...

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BuddhasforDownload

Free downloadable Buddha images (complete)

Aug 25, 2014 | Views: 999

Yes, you can download and print high-resolution images of the Enlightened Beings, Buddhas and High Lamas absolutely free. Why are we doing this? We realise that it can sometimes...

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Some Thoughts on Depression

Some Thoughts on Depression

Aug 25, 2014 | Views: 1,417

  Neuro chemical imbalance arises from the body. The type of body arises from karma. What body and all the problems with it and inherited diseases and imbalances are...

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Easy and effective

Easy and effective

Aug 25, 2014 | Views: 3,399

This is Tsongkapa manifesting as semi-wrathful Mahasiddha on a tiger to his disciple Kedrup Rinpoche in the bottom right corner. This thangka belongs to a series of 5 special...

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Look at what I got!

Look at what I got!

Aug 23, 2014 | Views: 352

  Mr. Nicholas Yu gifted and surprised me with this wonderful 2ft Bigfoot figurine. I was taken aback happily and really like this Bigfoot very much. I wanted a larger figurine...

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What’s on your Altar?

What’s on your Altar?

Aug 23, 2014 | Views: 898

Are we creating an altar, a shrine to the death of millions of animals who were slaughtered mercilessly to get on our dining table? Watch the video below:  ...

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Win a Manjushri?

Win a Manjushri?

Aug 22, 2014 | Views: 4,180

Dear friends, I came across this article and video and it really broke my heart. I wish so much to share this with you. Please don’t say you find it...

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Dr Jiang’s DELICIOUS HEALTHY RECIPES/videos

Dr Jiang’s DELICIOUS HEALTHY RECIPES/videos

Aug 21, 2014 | Views: 3,256

Dr Jiang   Dr Jiang has shared his knowledge of very healthy food that I would like to share with everyone. These recipes can make a radical boost to...

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Celebrity Buddhists

Celebrity Buddhists

Aug 20, 2014 | Views: 17,229

In the past decade, it seems that in the Western World, in particularly, America - Buddhism has really taken off and been embraced by many people. There are Sanghas,...

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Does this match?

Does this match?

Aug 20, 2014 | Views: 946

Dear friends, I do not own this article or make any profits, but I found it very interesting to share this well written article. I have looked back in...

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Bradley Kassian on Kawang and Serkym

Bradley Kassian on Kawang and Serkym

Aug 20, 2014 | Views: 593

What is Serkyem? What is its purpose? Why is it performed?   The Serkyem or Golden Drink offering, is part of Dharma Protector’s practice like that of Setrap Chen’s...

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The Miracles of Tsem Rinpoche (True Story 7)

The Miracles of Tsem Rinpoche (True Story 7)

Aug 19, 2014 | Views: 3,696

This section features articles and true stories written by Tsem Rinpoche’s personal attendant Pastor Loh Seng Piow. Being Rinpoche’s personal attendant means that I am able to witness real...

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You have to see this!

You have to see this!

Aug 19, 2014 | Views: 406

This is something we are not familiar to read or hear about. Perhaps there is nothing we can do for the moment, but at lease be content with your...

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This is wonderful

This is wonderful

Aug 19, 2014 | Views: 269

Pastor Shin during a puja session   Pastor Shin on Sin Chew Newspaper! Just recently, Pastor Shin Tan appeared in a local Chinese newspaper called Sin Chew Daily. I...

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TRANSCRIPT: To Jill Carroll with Care..

TRANSCRIPT: To Jill Carroll with Care..

Aug 19, 2014 | Views: 984

 Apr 28, 2011   Dear Ooi Beng Kooi, I saw your name as a contact person for Tsem Rinpoche and his center. I am an American who believes in...

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The Cowichan People gave him the name “Thumquas”

The Cowichan People gave him the name “Thumquas”

Aug 14, 2014 | Views: 443

 Are they real, or are they myth? A Seven to Nine foot tall man ape has been sighted in North America for centuries. The mysterious ape-like creature; also known...

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From Nepal

From Nepal

Aug 7, 2014 | Views: 567

Mitra Poudel is a friend of mine from Nepal. He gifted me with these two wonderful paintings of Yeti (Himalayan Bigfoot). My other friend Khom Thapa (KB) arranged for...

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After the Monastery

After the Monastery

Aug 7, 2014 | Views: 790

A reconciliation story  Bhikshu Heng Ju (Tim Testu)   Left to right: Bhikshus Heng Yo and Heng Ju in the rain, on their “three steps, one bow” pilgrimage for...

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Buddhist weddings at World Pride Toronto 2014

Buddhist weddings at World Pride Toronto 2014

Jul 31, 2014 | Views: 904

By Yönten, on July 25th, 2014 Reverend Christina Yanko from the Toronto Buddhist Church was one of the officiants at the mass wedding which took place at World Pride...

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  • tsemtulku
    (Wednesday, Oct 1. 2014 01:54 PM)
    Dear friends close around the world,

    I must thank you for sharing many of the information I’ve posted on this blog through the years because it really serves to inform many on different issues. When people have information, then it could be the beginning of something good. Whatever little bit of good things I am doing now, is because of the information I came across or given to me in the past. Same goes for activists, researchers, housewives, businesswomen, professionals, speakers/representatives, donors, field workers, celebrities, leaders and so on. They were given or came across information that started their passion to do something good for the world. So everyone, please keep tirelessly sharing the information here and many thanks from myself. :-)

    It would be worthy, that my blog evolves into a general platform for all types of beneficial information in the future with many contributing writers and works from around the world. For now I bring you three extremely important articles you should be aware of. After reading the articles, you should please ask yourself two questions: Is it time to start worrying and how much will you do consistently to bring awareness to others of the issues your about to read?

    Have a good day,

    Tsem Rinpoche
  • tsemtulku
    (Wednesday, Oct 1. 2014 01:47 PM)
    Is it time to worry? You tell me. See what I’m talking about please: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=53452
  • Pastor Adeline
    (Wednesday, Oct 1. 2014 01:20 AM)
    死亡是人生必經的旅程。當死亡來臨的時候,因為我們生前沒有準備,所以就會不知所措。此時此刻家人可以為我們做的一切是非常重要的。針對此問題,尊貴的詹杜固仁波切分享了一個既實際,又有用的方法,讓我們可以為往生者做最後的善行,引導他們往善趣投生,所以這是一篇必讀的文章哦!注:中文翻譯在文章的下方。

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=53387
    [no sender]
  • tsemtulku
    (Wednesday, Oct 1. 2014 12:55 AM)
    Something we can do from our hearts for a loved one who has passed. It should help them and is also an expression of our concern and love. Many times we don’t know what to do, well here is something we can do: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=53387
  • tsemtulku
    (Tuesday, Sep 30. 2014 04:58 PM)
    Our US team who are with me to help with work are an admirable group. This group includes Pastor Niral, Pastor David, Pastor Moh Mei, Pastor Seng Piow, Pastor Jean Ai, Jean Mei and William. :) They work hard. Problem free. Easygoing. No dramas but only dharma. They are generous and work together to get along and everyone respects each other. Things are so harmonious these days. We are blessed for the harmony and each other. I really like them and respect them so much. I thank them for being here and I thank the generous sponsors who gave them the means to be here. I humbly like to let them know how wonderful they are and I am really enjoying being with them. Tsem Rinpoche
  • tsemtulku
    (Tuesday, Sep 30. 2014 03:58 PM)
    Dear friends,

    I’m trying to share with you that all denizens form and formless, human and non-human have feelings. Everyone wishes to be free, safe and loved. Everyone would like to have their lives not taken away. I always blog about animals, their feelings, their plight, their lives, their difficulties, their fears, their loyalty, their importance, their pain and their gratitude to let you know please do not hurt them, beat them, kill them and eat them. Because they have feelings and fear and love just like humans.

    We shouldn’t rob someone just because someone else robs people. That is all the more reason we should not rob people seeing the pain it gives. We shouldn’t say myself not eating meat won’t make a difference. It does make a difference and in your own heart, you know you are doing the right thing and that is the difference. Stop looking for excuses to eat meat because our bodies do not need it. We really do not need meat of any sort.

    I will continue to blog about animals and include articles from other people in the hopes I can spread the need for kindness towards animals because they can’t speak but they deserve happiness, freedom from fear and our exploitation of them.

    Please join me here and share these posts as it will spread the good word and it’s something you can do from the comfort of your own home. http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/category/animals-vegetarianism

    Much respects to everyone,

    Tsem Rinpoche
  • tsemtulku
    (Tuesday, Sep 30. 2014 02:28 PM)
    Please take a look and share. This will touch you deep inside your being: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/take-2-minutes-to-see-something-cool.html Much Care, Tsem Rinpoche
  • tsemtulku
    (Tuesday, Sep 30. 2014 01:33 PM)
    I just posted four new and interesting posts I found in various places. Do enjoy the learning on http://www.tsemrinpoche.com!

    He says with certainty!
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=53257


    This can help you!
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=53261

    Does this matter to you?
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=53250

    Take 2 Minutes to see something cool!
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=53265
  • tsemtulku
    (Sunday, Sep 28. 2014 02:40 PM)
    Dear friends around the world, this is truly an excellent documentary. You must really be free of distractions while watching. Very interesting on their view of how some tenants in certain religions formed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-MSEsh6jgHE
  • tsemtulku
    (Sunday, Sep 28. 2014 12:24 AM)
    Extremely interesting documentary about our origins: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzRyTNKjfZE
  • Toh Cheng See
    (Saturday, Sep 27. 2014 01:44 PM)
    I experienced the miracle of mantras last evening.
    My son got guppies fish. One died. I chant manjusri mantra then its actually start to swim … and stop. .. then I change n chant migzema and it got up swim and stop again.. then I did medicine Buddha mantra and same thing happens. It didn’t survive but I am amazed … the moment I chant the first character of the mantra it got up n swim for a few seconds.
  • Pastor Adeline
    (Saturday, Sep 27. 2014 01:34 PM)
    Dharma work is NOT WHAT OTHERS CAN GIVE YOU OR WHAT YOU CAN DEMAND, but what you give others quietly and without complaints……dharma work is about giving. Giving from all levels is what really brings love, contenments and respect…what we all want and need… Dharma is about rooting out our selfish mind that brought us all our problems in the first place. Dharma teaches us the truth about ourselves and we should face it and do something about it before it’s too late…When we have so much support and care around us and we ‘cannot’ solve our problems, how to solve it alone and away? But sometimes being away makes us realize what we missed and it could be positive..it’s different for everyone. ~ His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche

    Blog chat article http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=23449 for next Friday (October 3, 2014) on US Pacific Coast time 8PM (Malaysian timing every Saturday 11AM). Come join us and learn together!
  • Pastor Adeline
    (Saturday, Sep 27. 2014 01:31 PM)
    Dear friends around the world, This is so wonderful that all of you are discussing dharma here on my blog chat (www.tsemrinpoche.com). I am so glad to see this every Friday on US Pacific Coast time 8PM (Malaysian timing every Saturday 11AM). For next Friday (October 3, 2014) sharing on blog chat, please read up on DHARMA WORK, ATTITUDE & TDL: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=23449. We will discuss about this beneficial read. You will learn more and more as you read and discuss here. I rejoice when you learn more. It stabilizes the mind to understand our spiritual practice and the benefits. :) Tsem Rinpoche
  • Pastor Adeline
    (Saturday, Sep 27. 2014 01:31 PM)
    Videos On The Go on this blog belongs by His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche has a lot of interesting videos for you! Check it out!
  • Pastor Adeline
    (Saturday, Sep 27. 2014 01:29 PM)
    PHOTOS ON THE GO

    The other day I mentioned to my US team that it would be nice to have a oversized Monoply set to play with everyone for good clean relaxation sometimes. Guess what? Pastor Moh Mei secretly got us a set!! How thoughtful and sweet. Thank you very much. I appreciate it very much. Especially the thought. Tsem Rinpoche

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/guess-who-made-it-to-mars.html?nggpu=http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/wp-content/gallery/photos-on-the-go/photo_140926082000_0.jpg

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The Unknown

The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
The unknown may be growth and opportunities,
One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
But then again, the unknown is sometimes worse than the known. In the end nothing is known unless we endeavour,
So go pursue all the way with the unknown,
because all unknown with familiarity becomes the known.
~Tsem Rinpoche

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Our Kechara's Dato' Ruby is on this month's cover of prestige magazine for her work in our Soup Kitchen. Congratulations to a kind lady and my good friend. Tsem Rinpoche
11 hours ago
Is it time to worry? You tell me. See what I'm talking about please: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=53452
17 hours ago
How nice that Caryl Dumaine Lamont Munson reminds us that although the contest is over, the goal of the contest is still to be achieved. See what he is talking about: Win A Manjushri: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=52496 Thank you so much. Tsem Rinpoche
18 hours ago
Once in a while we step through something magical that gives us hope and we continue on. ~Tsem Rinpoche
2 days ago
New species of herbivores discovered in USA...LOL...Tsem R
3 days ago
Must read this chart and share. TR
3 days ago
This is excellent! Save photo!
3 days ago
These two bright young people arrived in Los Angeles today to visit and help. They are very sincere and caring people. Glad to see them. Tsem Rinpoche 
3 days ago
If you want to read about compassion, strength, wisdom and fortitude, get this special edition of Essence. I did. Wonderful and a lot to learn from this lady of wisdom Ms. Maya Angelou. Tsem Rinpoche
4 days ago
The holy Tsongkapa image when He first arrived to Kechara.  Tsem Rinpoche
4 days ago
The other day I mentioned to my US team that it would be nice to have a oversized Monoply set to play with everyone for good clean relaxation sometimes. Guess what? Pastor Moh Mei secretly got us a set!! How thoughtful and sweet. Thank you very much. I appreciate it very much. Especially the thought. Tsem Rinpoche
6 days ago
His Holiness Kyabje Zong Dorje Chang
7 days ago
His Holiness the current Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche. Who is very learned and spends much time in deep meditational retreats. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche said that Pabongka Rinpoche has merged and became one with Heruka-Chakrasamvara already and those who see fault in Pabongka Rinpoche do not have merits. Tsem Rinpoche 
7 days ago
I gave a special talk on equanimity, I am sure it will help you to understand this subject better: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=42419
1 week ago
Every week we have blog chat, this is Kecharians in E-division preparing for the blog chats. Nice to see this. Tsem Rinpoche 
1 week ago
When I see this, I primarily think of my guru and dharma friends immediately. Tsem Rinpoche 
1 week ago
Beautiful people bring happiness to others. Tsem Rinpoche 
1 week ago
Don't break another person's heart, it's hard to mend. ~Tsem Rinpoche 
1 week ago
I have just finished doing 50+ tweets on mind, Buddhism, spirituality, acceptance, love, entanglements, thoughts and inner battles. Do enjoy reading them and sharing them. It might help someone I humbly hope. I do so every few days to share about wisdom, kechara and our spiritual journey. If it can reach people and benefit them, why not. Our lives and being alive is totally about benefitting others. That is the purpose of breathing and being human... Tsem Rinpoche Do follow me on tweets: http://www.twitter.com/tsemtulku
1 week ago
I would love to live in the Mt. Shasta area of Northern California. It has been recognized by the Native American Indian people to be a spiritually charged area. It has a power vortex under the ground in that area that energizes the place to be very blessed for spiritual practice, meditation and contemplations. Tsem Rinpoche 
1 week ago
Dear Andree Duckworth, Thank you very much for your feedback on our Kechara Pastors. They work very hard, they have great knowledge and very patient. I started the program so people who wish to bring dharma to others can have a lay life as well as a spiritual life recognized by others. Halfway to monk/nun-hood without being ordained. So naming them Pastors and having basic lay vows is good and it helps the public in Malaysia to identify with them easily. It worked out very much. I hope you will let them know you are benefitted by their hardwork. They will appreciate it very much as I do. Tsem R
1 week ago
When all will end and karma catches up, why live as it will be forever? ~Tsem Rinpoche
1 week ago
VERY INTERESTING: Does anyone know what this is? Please investigate here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=16347
1 week ago
What a nice message. All my work/posts on tweet does make a difference in people's lives. Nice to know that. Tsem Rinpoche
2 weeks ago
When we work with integrity and harmoniously with eachother, we can accomplish much. Harmony and integrity are the keys. Tsem Rinpoche 
2 weeks ago
I've asked the same question too. Tsem Rinpoche 
2 weeks ago
To take Manjushri as one's special practice has innumerable benefits. Tsem Rinpoche 
3 weeks ago
This is a special statue of Je Tsongkapa. It was made during Tsongkapa's time by a student and offered to Him. It is said to resemble Tsongkapa very much. And this holy statue is now housed in Tashi Lunpo Monastery, Shigatse Tibet. To see, hear and contemplate Je Tsongkapa is so meaningful and collect one aeons of merits.
3 weeks ago
His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche with his two disciples Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen and Geshe Lhundrup Sopa.
3 weeks ago
When you accuse others of this and that, time will tell who is successful in the end. Because accomplishments speak the loudest. ~Tsem Rinpoche 
3 weeks ago
Don't lounge around and do nothing, accomplish nothing and be nothing. Benefit others and make your life the cause for many lives to find relief, comfort and hope. ~Tsem Rinpoche 
3 weeks ago
Friends and people will come and go, but your determination and goal must be firm. Let nothing deter you to succeed in your goal and later in life, look back and rejoice in all you've done. ~Tsem Rinpoche 
3 weeks ago
Don't listen to rumours and negative talk about someone who has benefitted you. Be loyal and reciprocate the kindness you have received. ~Tsem Rinpoche 
3 weeks ago
When you feel hurt, realize and understand the pain, get up and keep trying until you succeed.~Tsem Rinpoche 
3 weeks ago
Many will accuse us, threaten us and even make up tales about us, but we must be truthful in all our actions always and forgive them. ~Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
Respect everyone, trust few and follow one. Tsem Rinpoche 
3 weeks ago
Back in 1983 this house was Thubten Dhargye Ling Dharma centre in Los Angeles. I lived here for a few years before going to India. This is the house I met H.H. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, received many teachings and served Rinpoche for 6 months. This is a special place for me. Tsem Rinpoche 
3 weeks ago
What a nice message. Tsem Rinpoche 
3 weeks ago
I would like to thank Queck Soon Lee, Elsie Toy, Soh Lee Loon and Lim Kam Koi for the beautiful and blessed images of Tara. It's really wonderful and made from porcelain. I like Tara very much. All of you are wonderful students of Modern Buddhist Fellowship. Please make Modern Buddhist Fellowship a place of practice, learning and benefitting society even more. Put all your efforts to make this place fully blossom more. You have my prayers. Tsem Rinpoche
4 weeks ago
This is so perfect! Really direct wisdom and to the point. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
Interesting deduction. TR
1 month ago
When we need to support, we should not remain quiet or indifferent. Tsem Rinpoche 
1 month ago
This is so true. It's hard but it applies. Tsem Rinpoche 
1 month ago
I get thanks and appreciations very often from people all around the world for my blog (www.tsemrinpoche.com). Majority of the people I do not have the pleasure to know who they are. Yet they write in always. They read and leave comments on the blog also. We get now between 100,000 to 120,000 views per month now on my blog I am told and it is consistent ever month. I am AMAZED, HUMBLED AND HAPPY. I am glad so many around the world learn and benefit from my humble blog. I received two messages today. One from Penang (North Malaysia) and one from Italy thanking me for the blog and how much they learn from my blog and how much they appreciate it. It makes all the hard work worth it. Wonderful. Thank you everyone for the learning and feedback. Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
We spent around 5 hours blogging about H.H. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche's biography. Take a look: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=52782)---- For further interesting posts and pictures on Zong Rinpoche, click here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/.../cate.../kyabje-zong-rinpoche
1 month ago
His Holiness Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche with his two disciples H.H. Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. Perfect triad of blessings. Tsem Rinpoche 
1 month ago
Dear friends, I just posted this on our LINEAGE lamas and how we should cultivate our attitude toward our lamas for successful practice: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=52656 Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
Tsem Rinpoche: The most BEAUTIFUL Dharma wallpaper downloads in both English and Chinese language here for FREE: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=7052 and many free high resolution Buddha picture downloads here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=52713
1 month ago
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    See this video and do share with friends. See what happens at 1:10........Om Mani Peme Hung Watch it for the sake of the beings within in enduring what they have to endure. Don't think about how you feel because you are not there, but how they feel. Tsem Rinpoche
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    I just purchased an empty locket from an art store for around $10 and had a nice picture of His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche inserted in the front and His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche inserted on the others side at home. Attached a str...ing and it's good to wear for blessings. Look how beautiful. I am the type, I devote myself to my practice but I remember it is the sole kindness of the guru's teachings. Without the guru there is no dharma at all as I cannot speak to Buddha directly. Tsem Rinpoche
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    I was gifted this wonderful blingy shiny new pen by a spiritual friend. I didn't know Swarovski pens write so smoothly. I am going to enjoy writing with this. Thank you Jessica Pimentel. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Is this the Loch Ness monster?
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    In Kechara Forest Retreat we have a large aviary with many rescued birds and tortoises. We just built a nice pool for them to cool down in. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Rescuing dog in LA river
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  • This is a very inspiring video by Jim Carrey you must see
    This is a very inspiring video by Jim Carrey you must see
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    Dalai Lama watching TV
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    Dog with a heart of Gold
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  • 14th Dalai Lama with Mrs.Indira Gandhi , Delhi INDIA 1966
    14th Dalai Lama with Mrs.Indira Gandhi , Delhi INDIA 1966
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  • The Girl Who Couldn't Cry - Water is Life
    The Girl Who Couldn't Cry - Water is Life
    It's really hard to educate a generation of people born in conditions where they take things for granted. A simple slogan campaign that says, "Save water, It's precious" isn't sticky enough to make inroads. That's exactly where this video steps in: to make people realize how precious water actually is. A brilliant video that follows the heartbreaking story of a young girl that cannot cry. Sounds like fiction? Sadly, it is not.
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    5 months ago
  • The appreciation shown here is so deep and touching.
    The appreciation shown here is so deep and touching.
    Dear friends, See this incredible video. This chimp was found in captivity for many years. Dr Jane Goodall released him into the wild. Look how he comes back to thank her with deep apprecition. It's amazing. Animals have such strong feelings of pain and happiness just like us. We should never hurt them and share with others to not hurt them. Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
    5 months ago
  • Aki drinking some water in the aviary
    Aki drinking some water in the aviary
    Aki is a rescued bird, he now lives in Kechara Forest Retreat Aviary
    7 months ago
  • Jamyang enjoying some fresh corn
    Jamyang enjoying some fresh corn
    Jamyang is one of our rescue birds that live in Kechara Forest Retreat Aviary
    7 months ago
  • The Cute Mumus Practising Dog Orchestra at Kechara Forest Retreat
    The Cute Mumus Practising Dog Orchestra at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Today the Mumus (dogs) decided to do a dog orchestra rehearsal together with the Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) dogs.
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    11 months ago
  • Mumu, Oser and Dharma running and having a good time. I love seeing them playing. Tsem Rinpoche
    Mumu, Oser and Dharma running and having a good time. I love seeing them playing. Tsem Rinpoche
    11 months ago
  • Mumus running at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Mumus running at Kechara Forest Retreat
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    Kechara Forest Retreat panorama, September 2013
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    Dechog our cockatoo at Kechara Forest Retreat grabbing long beans which he loves. Nice bird. We love him. Tsem Rinpoche
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    The mumus having outdoor evening stroll!!!
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    17 May 2013, heavy rain at Kechara Forest Retreat from 7am-8am (1 hour). Water overflowed the existing drain and also opened up a much wider new "route" for itself.
    1 years ago
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    Must see video from Rajendra on our disciplined dogs
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    Dato' Ruby won the Bella Awards!
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    This is a wonderful video for Moh Mei because she is sleeping in the KECHARA FOREST RETREAT CONTAINERS all alone...ehehehhehe...this is a new friend to keep her company....tsem rinpoche
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    The 2 tortoises in Tsem Ladrang, Kadro and Menlha are enjoying their fresh veggie meal.
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    2 yearss ago

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