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CHAT PICTURES

17 hours ago
Beautiful tormas for Drolchok Puja. By Puja House 30 June 15
17 hours ago
Drolchok Puja or 21 Tara Puja is for wishes to Be fulfilled. By Puja House 30 June'15
17 hours ago
A kind Doctor Sponsor a medicine Buddha Puja for the patients she treat . May all her patients protect by Buddha Medicine and get heal. Also she can spot the illness of her patients quicker. By Puja House 30 June '15
18 hours ago
A Sponsor sponsored Menlha Puja for relative who just have surgery. May she heal well. By Puja House 30 June'15
18 hours ago
A new premise is opening, the Sponsor sponsored a Dorje Shugden Puja to bless the business to be successful. By Puja House 30 June 2015
yesterday
Wow..this is funny!! Shared by Rinpoche. Lucy Yap
yesterday
Inspiring thoughts for the day! Shared by H.E.Tsem Rinpoche Lucy Yap
2 days ago
Weekly English Dorje Shugden & Setrap puja was led by Pastor KH Ng and assisted by LT Loo.The Pastor on duty, Pastor Han Nee gave a short Dharma talk from Animal Liberation to Adopting Birds at Kechara Forest Retreat aviary. Lucy Yap
2 days ago
Dzambala suggests an antidote, generosity: Practicing Dzambala helps us to overcome miserliness and to develop a more generous mind. And it is through this generosity (not the greed we are accustomed to) that we can attain real wealth. Tonight's weekly Dzambala puja (Chinese) was led by Poney Sim and assisted by Danny Seah.at Kechara House gompa. Lucy Yap
2 days ago
Today weekly Dzambala Puja led by Poney Sim and assisted by David Lai, Tracy and Danny_PB
2 days ago
Weekly Sunday Dharma Class (Chinese Intermediate) led by Koh Wah Ying_PB
2 days ago
Never listen to one's own egoistic thoughts, but follow what Dorje Shugden advises always. Your ego makes sure you lose but Dorje Shugden makes sure you win!~ Tsem Rinpoche_PB
2 days ago
Puja team performed bereavement Puja this afternoon. By Puja House 29 June'15
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Bereavement Puja did today by Puja Team. The pujas were from Monastery. By Puja House 29 JUne'15
2 days ago
Trakze Puja done in Puja House for Sponsor who face obstacles by negative disturbances. By Puja House 29 JUne'15
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Dorje Shugden Puja conducted by Puja House today for Sponsor to clear his doubt and obstacles. By Puja House, 29 June'15
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Kechara Gompa set up by Puja House team for tonight Dorje Shugden and Setrap Puja. This is weekly Puja which held every Monday and Wednesday. By Puja House 29 JUne'15
2 days ago
Maggie and May of @Q Salon Kota Damansara seen here providing free haircut services to our clients this afternoon. A total of 30 clients walked out from our soup kitchen with a brand new haircut today. Justin@KSK
2 days ago
Welcome and thank you for coming to our soup kitchen today volunteers from Berjaya University College of Hospitality! Good to see youngsters getting invovle in charity to benefit the less fortunates. Justin@KSK
2 days ago
One can never find fault with the Buddha and therefore cannot find fault with His teachings.If one can find fault in Buddha's teachings, it is one's obscuring karma that distorts one's views. Shared by H.E.Tsem Rinpoche. Lucy Yap
2 days ago
Making offerings to any relic of the supreme Buddha purifies many misdeeds and also the seeds of liberation is planted. Shared by H.E.Tsem Rinpoche. Lucy Yap
2 days ago
Pastor Adeline taught the "Dorje Shugden story: "How and Why He Arose" at Chinese staffs Dharma class. Lucy Yap
2 days ago
Today's English staff Dharma class with Pastor Han Nee teaching the topic "Petitioning the Merit Field".She explained the basic Dharma on the basis from which we perform the actions of our body, speech and mind at Kechara House gompa. Lucy Yap
2 days ago
Setrap Puja @ Penang (28/6/15)
3 days ago
Completion dedication by students and teachers to wrap up. Neat. Stella
3 days ago
"Dorje Shugden and The Tradition of Oracles" https://youtu.be/ltOUkhzusII Oracles are intermediaries between the deities and humans, and are the channel through which the deity speaks, gives advice, heals, teaches (in the case of Dorje Shugden) and has communion with lamas and practitioners. Dorje Shugden oracles play an important role in Tibetan Buddhism from recognizing incarnations of highly important lamas to giving advice in critical situations, for instance when helping the present Dalai Lama escape from Tibet in 1959 against very difficult odds. From: June Tang (Khjb)
3 days ago
"The Relationship Between Dorje Shugden and Setrap" https://youtu.be/4WXiOWJe1f4 Dorje Shugden’s close relationship with the Dharma Protector Setrap Chen is historically significant. Not only did Dorje Shugden’s line of previous incarnations, including Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen, propitiate Dharmapala Setrap, it was also one of Dorje Shugden’s past incarnations, Lotsawa Loden Sherab, who brought the practice of Setrap from India into the Tibetan pantheon of deities. The close association between these two enlightened Dharma Protectors can also be seen in the story of how Dorje Shugden arose, as well as within the depiction of Dorje Shugden’s mandala. From: June Tang (Khjb)
3 days ago
"The Mandala of Dorje Shugden" https://youtu.be/hMTiQ4Zuwy0 The thirty-two deities of Guhyasamaja’s mandala are represented in the mandala of Dorje Shugden, and each of these beings is an emanation of Dorje Shugden himself. This introduction to the various deities of Dorje Shugden’s mandala illustrates the many ways in which he can assist us, through the Five Families of Dorje Shugden as well as through his entourage – the Nine Mothers, the Eight Guiding Monks and the Ten Youthful and Wrathful Deities. From: June Tang (Khjb)
3 days ago
"The Iconography of Dorje Shugden" https://youtu.be/BvXpmbNYcvc The iconography of an enlightened being is a roadmap to enlightenment, communicating not only the function of the deity but also serves to invoke a certain awareness in the minds of practitioners. Therefore, every detail of a deity’s form, from their stance and posture to the implements they carry, their mounts, and their mudras are in fact teachings in themselves. Dorje Shugden’s iconography is no different and illustrates well the deity’s enlightened nature and how he helps practitioners overcome their outer, inner and secret obstacles. From: June Tang (Khjb)
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"The Lineage of Dorje Shugden in Kechara" https://youtu.be/Ys3XYO93IyU Kechara’s Dorje Shugden lineage is pure and unadulterated, and can be traced directly through an unbroken line of lineage masters all the way to Duldzin Drakpa Gyaltsen. Thus, the practice of Dorje Shugden within Kechara is ripe with the blessings of the lineage masters including Mahasiddha Tagphu Pemavajra, H.H. Pabongka Rinpoche, H.H. Trijang Rinpoche and H.H. Zong Rinpoche. From: June Tang (Khjb)
3 days ago
"Dorje Shugden's Incarnation Lineage" https://youtu.be/_YuvJPS3HS4 Dorje Shugden’s incarnation lineage is a stellar list of scholar-saints and great Mahasiddhas, which extends all the way back to the Buddha Manjushri. These tales of Dorje Shugden’s previous lives reflect how Manjushri has arisen time and time again, lifetime after lifetime, to help dharma practitioners through his various emanation and capacities. The enlightened mind stream that is Dorje Shugden today is also the same mind stream of these indisputable lamas, pandits and Mahasiddhas. Thus, this incarnation lineage is clear evidence of Dorje Shugden’s enlightened nature of wisdom and compassion. From: June Tang (Khjb)
3 days ago
"How and Why He Arose" https://youtu.be/fTmArmm1q_I An intricate tale of how Dorje Shugden arose as a Dharma Protector to protect Lama Tsongkhapa’s teachings on Emptiness. This historical account,based on the writings of H.H. Trijang Rinpoche, spans hundreds of years of Tibetan history. Starting with a chance encounter between the Dharma Protector Nechung and Lama Tsongkhapa’s main disciple, Duldzin Drakpa Gyaltsen, the tale culminates with a dramatic showdown during the time of the Great Fifth Dalai Lama and the rise of the Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden. From: June Tang (Khjb)
3 days ago
"The Benefits of Dorje Shugden's Practice" https://youtu.be/ozkfjVRhRxQ The Protector Dorje Shugden is in fact the Wisdom Buddha Manjushri, emanating in a worldly form to help dharma practitioners in their practice. Being the most recent Dharma Protector to arise, and also by virtue of his taking on an earthly form, Dorje Shugden is naturally closest to us in karmic terms (strongest karmic affinity). As an emanation of Manjushri, Dorje Shugden’s practice also provides all the benefits related to Manjushri’s practice. Another added advantage of Dorje Shugden’s practice is that he emanates in five forms to specifically meet the various mental dispositions of individual practitioners and to help them with different types of enlightened activities. From: June Tang (Khjb)
3 days ago
"Why We Need Dharma Protectors" https://youtu.be/I6PFq6obkNo Dharma Protector practice is central to Vajrayana Buddhism and is the third of the Three Roots, which is a refuge formulation in Tibetan Buddhism. The other two are The Guru and The Yidam. The role of the Dharma Protector is to help the practitioner clear inner and outer obstacles and also to provide suitable conditions for the practitioner to conduct his practice with minimum distractions. Within Tibetan Buddhism, Dorje Shugden is the most recent Dharma Protector to arise, with the specific purpose of protecting Lama Tsongkhapa’s teaching on Emptiness, and he is regarded as a wrathful emanation of Manjushri. From: June Tang (Khjb)
3 days ago
Children with their parents in Kechara House today attending the Manjushri Examinations Puja - Pastor Jean Ai
3 days ago
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has completed our monthly recycling activities in Ipoh Garden, Perak today. Rejoice and thanks for our visitors and friends who have come to support our meaningful activities today. Kin Hoe (KISG)
3 days ago
Early morning, Puja House staffs prepared for today Manjushri Puja. 108 bowls of water offering did at Gompa today. By Puja House 28 June'15
3 days ago
Manjushri Puja for public is on going this afternoon. The cards are ready to give to participants as blessing. By Puja House 28 June'15
3 days ago
A Wedding ceremony conducted in Kechara Gompa today. Wedding registration is available in Kechara and more people seeking for marriage blessing using authentic Buddhist method. By Puja House 28 June'15
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Dorje Shugden Puja conducted in Puja House this afternoon. By Puja House 28 July'15
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