Special Day!!

Special Day!!

May 8, 2012 | Views: 2,096

Yesterday was Wesak Day. In celebration of the day when Buddha was born, gained enlightenment and entered clear light; many countries declared Wesak as a public holiday, and beautiful...

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Manjushri for Justin

Manjushri for Justin

May 8, 2012 | Views: 1,203

Dear friends, This is wonderful and auspicious news for our beloved Justin Ripley. 1. As you know I have requested a beautiful Manjushri statue to be ordered, painted and...

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Something incredible about Jane Goodall!

Something incredible about Jane Goodall!

May 5, 2012 | Views: 1,741

Or view the video on the server at: http://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/JanesJourney_FullMoviePart1.flv     Or view the video on the server at: http://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/JanesJourney_FullMoviePart2.flv   Dear dear dear friends, I recommend everyone to...

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Strong previous life imprint?

Strong previous life imprint?

May 5, 2012 | Views: 1,003

Or view the video on the server at: http://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/Pianista.flv   Dear blog friends, you deserve this major CUTE ATTACK… take a look at this adorable pooch!! Must be very...

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Baking to enlightenment!!!

Baking to enlightenment!!!

May 5, 2012 | Views: 557

While she was at it, a group of my younger students decided to help her out...did they really help her out or mess things out? hehe watch the video...

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10 Articles on Stupas (contest)

10 Articles on Stupas (contest)

May 5, 2012 | Views: 5,862

Dear friends,  I was on blog chat the other day. I starting talking about stupas and Lord Atisha. Everyone was very interested.  Our chat became very busy, many inputs...

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50 verses of Guru Devotion -by Joy

50 verses of Guru Devotion -by Joy

May 5, 2012 | Views: 679

        Dear friends, I have spoken on this subject many times and I think it is time students talk, contemplate and share with others. Here we...

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All about Vajra Yogini (5th Chat Quiz)

All about Vajra Yogini (5th Chat Quiz)

May 5, 2012 | Views: 314

Below are the questions and answers for the 5th blog chat quiz. Joey Wong really did a good job answering 3 out of 7 questions correctly hence winning the...

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You have to read this!!!

You have to read this!!!

May 4, 2012 | Views: 1,333

Along with this card came a beautiful Medicine Buddha statue which I appreciated so much. This sincere card came from Ms Jace Chong of Kechara InMotion dept. This is the...

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Kwok Wai & Bonita

Kwok Wai & Bonita

May 4, 2012 | Views: 593

Dear friends, I had Kwok Wai and Bonita give a talk last night May 3, 2012 on the ”This Is Important To Know” post. I have been given giving teachings...

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Milwaukee – Restaurant Review

Milwaukee – Restaurant Review

May 3, 2012 | Views: 697

Located in Cheras, Milwaukee started out as a small stall in Cheras 10 years ago and later became a full fledged restaurant by their founder Mr Choo Kai Mun,...

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Mr. Stomach talks to David

Mr. Stomach talks to David

Apr 30, 2012 | Views: 2,339

  This is the latest ‘interesting’ video from our superstar Court Jester aka David Lai…Get ready to laugh until you collapse… A few of us and David were sitting around...

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Do you approve of this hole?

Do you approve of this hole?

Apr 29, 2012 | Views: 4,269

How would you feel having a hole in your stomach? Ever since cows were fistulated, this issue has caused an uproar to many groups that are against animal cruelty...

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15 year old does Manjushri retreat

15 year old does Manjushri retreat

Apr 29, 2012 | Views: 876

Hecelus wrote me a beautiful card stating that he wishes to do more for his next Retreat!

Haven’s Mini Organic Vege Garden

Haven’s Mini Organic Vege Garden

Apr 27, 2012 | Views: 645

I have never viewed animals as food, but as other beings living on our planet. For a long time now, I have been encouraging my students to take vegetarian...

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You want to see something super funny??

You want to see something super funny??

Apr 24, 2012 | Views: 1,279

Ok, who is ready to see something super duper funny??? Yes, it is my personal Court Jester (宫廷小丑). He himself found the hat and brought it over… so now...

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Chasing?

Chasing?

Apr 23, 2012 | Views: 1,247

  In our short lives we have trusted in so much that turned out to be short term results, no results, sad results or results that are disappointing. Top...

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Sodexo and KSK served 1000 hungry stomachs

Sodexo and KSK served 1000 hungry stomachs

Apr 23, 2012 | Views: 992

Dato' Ruby, my close student and President of Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) sent me interesting updates earlier today regarding an event organised by Sodexo along with KSK . ...

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This is important to know

This is important to know

Apr 22, 2012 | Views: 2,400

This is very important for our well being of mind, body, relationships, emotions, work, family and spiritual… please read and contemplate deeply… I wrote it from experience, thoughts and talking...

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Tell me what you think??

Tell me what you think??

Apr 22, 2012 | Views: 1,582

    Watch this 9 minute short video and please let me know what you think?   I found this very interesting. So I posted it here. Watch this...

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You wanna be scared?

You wanna be scared?

Apr 22, 2012 | Views: 5,157

I love the unknown, things that make you think, strange phenomenas, mysteries, mysterious creatures… and the likes. There is a category of animals known as cryptids, or “hidden” animals whose...

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Sunway Pyramid Wesak Fair 2012

Sunway Pyramid Wesak Fair 2012

Apr 21, 2012 | Views: 2,812

I have just received an mms update from Beng Kooi regarding Kechara's Sunway Pyramid Wesak Fair and thought it would be great to share this wonderful event with all...

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Can someone help me on this PDF issue?

Can someone help me on this PDF issue?

Apr 21, 2012 | Views: 642

Ever since I was a child, I have been doing my daily prayers. I have compiled a book of prayers over the years that now makes up my daily...

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Two powerful items for Kechara Forest Retreat

Two powerful items for Kechara Forest Retreat

Apr 20, 2012 | Views: 1,178

The larger vase contains special items and this will be buried into the entrance wall of our huge Chapel coming up in Kechara Forest Retreat. This vase has two...

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What do I do with these?

What do I do with these?

Apr 20, 2012 | Views: 312

I have always loved to make offerings of the most beautiful and extensive kind. I get offerings from people also and I want everyone to get the most out...

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Organic Recipe Restaurant Review

Organic Recipe Restaurant Review

Apr 20, 2012 | Views: 1,481

Located in Bandar Utama, Organic Recipe is one of the most famous restaurant among vegetarians, vegans and just about anyone that loves a healthy living lifestyle.

Why do I have this fortune?

Why do I have this fortune?

Apr 19, 2012 | Views: 1,022

When we have been so fortunate to meet Buddha's teachings we should think what did I do to deserve this?...

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to make first foreign trip since 1988

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to make first foreign trip since 1988

Apr 18, 2012 | Views: 644

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to make first foreign trip since 1988   After years of house arrest, Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi plans to make a first trip...

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The Search Is On For China’s Own Bigfoot

The Search Is On For China’s Own Bigfoot

Apr 16, 2012 | Views: 83

October 10, 2010   Image Caption: Inscription in cliff face next to the entrance of the “Yeren Cave” in Western Hubei Province, China. The inscription reads “Ye Ren Dong”...

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Is it right?

Is it right?

Apr 16, 2012 | Views: 769

  If you think killing animals against their will, skinning them, gutting them, chopping them up, cooking them up just to please your taste buds helps your spirituality in...

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See what Kechara is doing in Shanghai!

See what Kechara is doing in Shanghai!

Apr 12, 2012 | Views: 1,417

Please see what our Kechara group in Shanghai are doing. You will be so touched by the stories of the people they come across. You will be amazed. I...

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Kechara Presents: The Cranberries

Kechara Presents: The Cranberries

Apr 12, 2012 | Views: 1,665

One of my close students and liaisons, JP Thong, had been exploring the possibility of organizing concerts to raise funds for our charitable organization, Kechara. After much research and...

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Jean Ai

Jean Ai

Apr 12, 2012 | Views: 1,110

Thailand is known for their terrifying horror movies and you know what people say...where there is smoke, there is fire so when Jean Ai went to Bangkok to work...

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Malaysia enthrones new king in lavish ceremony

Malaysia enthrones new king in lavish ceremony

Apr 11, 2012 | Views: 636

Malaysia’s new king called for equality for all in the multi-ethnic Asian nation as he was enthroned Wednesday in a lavish ceremony steeped in centuries-old royal traditions. Sultan Abdul...

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A very good omen again!

A very good omen again!

Apr 5, 2012 | Views: 1,663

  Dear Everyone, Something to share… KB first saw this… It is growing right outside my bedroom in the hall! On April 2nd, 2012 it started to sprout, then on...

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Wherever I stay this is what happens..

Wherever I stay this is what happens..

Apr 5, 2012 | Views: 1,338

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia As the symbol for compassion and enlightenment, Bodhi trees can be found in almost every Buddhist monastery. This is hardly a surprise given the energy generated...

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Setrap Gives Another Sign

Setrap Gives Another Sign

Apr 5, 2012 | Views: 1,436

April 1, 2010   Last night while in the car going to Kechara House for a dharma talk, I openly requested Dharmaphala Setrap to give me the blessings so...

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Small Plant Growing on Zong Rinpoche’s Statue

Small Plant Growing on Zong Rinpoche’s Statue

Apr 5, 2012 | Views: 1,470

March 13, 2010 Dear everyone, A few days ago in my audience room in Kechara House 1, there was a leakage on the ceiling, and water fell directly onto...

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It’s been hard….

It’s been hard….

Apr 2, 2012 | Views: 843

  To Your Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche,  The work, practices and assignments you have given me are REALLY  HARD AND NEAR IMPOSSIBLE TO DO. I decided to let go...

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Al Gore writes to Kechara

Al Gore writes to Kechara

Apr 2, 2012 | Views: 706

Recently, KMP mailed my pictorial biography, The Promise to Mr Al Gore. Once again, he wrote a letter to the head of KMP, Ms Phng Li Kim to thank...

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Appreciation Letter from the Princess of Thailand!!!

Appreciation Letter from the Princess of Thailand!!!

Apr 2, 2012 | Views: 2,151

By end of last year, we received a thank you note from the office of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand for the book.

100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People in 2012

100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People in 2012

Apr 2, 2012 | Views: 3,370

Early in March, the Watkins Mind Body Spirit magazine published their list for the 100 most spiritually influential people in the world in 2012. The Watkins Mind Body Spirit...

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Update on Kuantan Study Group

Update on Kuantan Study Group

Apr 2, 2012 | Views: 758

Last Sunday I visited Kuantan Study group at afternoon. I brought Frederick Law with me in this trip. We arrived at Kuantan around 1230pm...

From Cusco, Peru

From Cusco, Peru

Apr 2, 2012 | Views: 511

On the 29th December 2011, I received a very nice letter along with a beautiful card and unique gifts from Ms Veronika Tupayachi, via my liaison Beng Kooi...

Prevent snakes in your backyard

Prevent snakes in your backyard

Apr 2, 2012 | Views: 87,315

I have always loved going to the forest, places that is plentiful of nature. I enjoy doing meditations, pujas and giving Dharma talks to my students in these natural...

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Go bye bye!

Go bye bye!

Apr 2, 2012 | Views: 577

April 1, 2012 I have three super cute doggies. They are Mumu, Oser and Dharma. Zamkar is Paul’s dog and he is dropped off here in the morning and...

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Thank you Soror Lourdes!!

Thank you Soror Lourdes!!

Apr 1, 2012 | Views: 424

      In the footsteps of HE Tsem Rinpoche, just as he does I’m keeping bags of cat and dog food in my car so that whenever I...

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  • Pastor Yek Yee
    (Saturday, Nov 1. 2014 02:32 AM)
    Kechara Animal Liberation Day will be on this coming Sunday! You can join us at Kuantan, Johor, Ipoh and Penang. Don’t miss!
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  • Pastor Adeline
    (Tuesday, Oct 28. 2014 04:19 PM)
    A kind reminder to all that this coming Friday/Saturday and the next one on Blog Chat we will be discussing and sharing on “Mantras-Holy Words of Power” post and video on http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=28029.

    Looking forward to seeing you this Friday on US Pacific Coast time 8PM or Malaysian timing on Saturday 11AM!
  • Pastor Adeline
    (Monday, Oct 27. 2014 12:19 PM)
    We have a new pastor on board http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/students-friends/congratulations-are-in-order.html! We need more and more people like Gim Lee to dedicate her life in serving others without agenda and tiredlessly! Thank you!
  • Pastor Adeline
    (Monday, Oct 27. 2014 12:15 PM)
    Watch what Jason Clare said in parliament http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4U9gqAxdZgA. ~ His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche

    His Eminence shared on “Videos On The Go” section of this blog.
  • Pastor Adeline
    (Monday, Oct 27. 2014 12:12 PM)
    In a country like Thailand where the public respects royalty very much, it’s nice to see Royalty in this case the Queen show so much respects to the sangha- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZHKJDybu0g. ~ His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche

    His Eminence shared on “What I am writing now” section of this blog.
  • Frederick Law
    (Sunday, Oct 26. 2014 11:51 PM)
    The Buddha teaches that every sentient being has the same potential to attain Buddhahood that he had. Before attaining enlightenment, the Buddha had many, many lives: sometimes he was a human, sometimes an animal, sometimes an insect, and so on.
    All those who have become Buddha’s started out just like us. They were not Buddhas from the beginning. They obtained a special human life, came in contact with the teachings, and seriously practiced them over a long period of time. Slowly their mental affliction and ignorance decreased and their spiritual qualities increased.
    With a great deal of effort and courage they attained enlightenment. Because all living creatures have the same potential, all of them can attain enlightenment if they meet with a proper method, have enough courage, and exert enough effort.
    Right now flies and insect have an inferior physical body and mind, so for the present they cannot produce these qualities, but they have the potential to do so someday. Shantideva advises us to ask ourselves, “since even animal can attain Buddhahood, why can’t I do it?”

    Unlike animals or other unfortunate beings, we have a wonderful opportunity to accomplish enormous things; it is easy to see this by comparing spiritual development to an arduous physical task. Our ability to complete the task is severely compromised if we have to do every part of it by hand. If we have the right machines, the work will be accomplished easily. Similarly, in samsara the human life we now have is best equipped for accomplishing our ultimate goals. Human have the intelligence to understand the benefits and disadvantages of virtue and non-virtue, to deduce from present circumstances what type of causes we created in the past, and infer from our present actions what will happen in the future. With this kind of mental aptitude, of course we can attain enlightenment if we persevere with courage. We should encourage ourselves with this type of praise. Shantideva summarizes this reasoning as follows:

    I should not be indolent,
    Saying, “How can I attain Buddhahood?”
    Because the Buddha who says what is true
    Has spoken this truth:

    “even flies, bees, mosquitoes,
    And other types of insects
    Can attain the highest enlightenment so difficult to attain
    If they exert powerful effort.”

    Someone like me, born as a human,
    Is able to distinguish benefit from harm.
    Why couldn’t I attain enlightenment
    If I don’t give up the Bodhisatva practice?

    Extracted from: Steps on the Path to Enlightenment: A Commentary on Tsongkhapa’s Lamrim Chenmo, Volume 3: The Way of the Boddhisatva, Page 439
  • tsemtulku
    (Sunday, Oct 26. 2014 12:33 AM)
    This is one of the funniest things I’ve seen in a long time! I laughed till I teared..please watch: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=53930
  • tsemtulku
    (Saturday, Oct 25. 2014 10:15 PM)
    Wait till you see the pictures this photographer caught in portraits in order to evoke some feelings in us: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=53879
  • tsemtulku
    (Saturday, Oct 25. 2014 08:10 PM)
    Tsem Rinpoche: Guess what we did on Mt Rinjani? See: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=53342
  • tsemtulku
    (Saturday, Oct 25. 2014 12:31 PM)
    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 two Fridays (October 31 & November 7, 2014) we have something very interesting for sharing on blog chat, please learn up on “Mantras-Holy Words of Power” post and video: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=28029. This is a long post so we do for the next two Fridays please. How much we can learn is a plus. We can never overlearn the dharma.

    We will discuss about this beneficial read. You will learn more as you read the post and discuss here with friends. I rejoice when you learn more. It stabilizes the mind to understand our spiritual practice and the benefits. :) Tsem Rinpoche
  • Pastor David Lai
    (Saturday, Oct 25. 2014 12:27 PM)
    Meat to Meatless… When I was 5, I hated eating vegetables. My mum used to tell me to eat my carrots as they gave me good eyesight. But I told her that was not a rabbit. I was no Bugs Bunny. Back then, I was this nasty little carnivore. Follow my little journey from Meat to meatless here – http://www.davidlai.me/2014/09/28/meattomeatless/
  • tsemtulku
    (Friday, Oct 24. 2014 12:13 PM)
    If your angersome, it means you are spoiled.
    If you want things to be given to you, then you want others to do your work.
    If you complain without doing, it means you want an easy way out.
    If you have no integrity, it means you have never earned respect.
    If you are always late with your promises, it means you take things for granted.
    If you always argue to win, it’s because you allowed yourself to lose in life.
    If you are not concerned about others, then you have been overly self absorbed.
    If you don’t wish to change your situation, it’s because you don’t consider others and their despair for you.
    If you are arrogant, it’s because others are to be used by you.
    If you are intolerant, it’s because you want things only your way.
    If you are full of hatred, it’s because you only wish to benefit yourself.
    If you always lie, then you innately think others dumb and unworthy.
    ~Tsem Rinpoche
  • tsemtulku
    (Thursday, Oct 23. 2014 11:46 PM)
    Guess what happened to Justin Cheah? Read here and don’t wait another minute:
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=53437
  • tsemtulku
    (Wednesday, Oct 22. 2014 09:43 PM)
    The highest achievements are usually done alone.~Tsem Rinpoche (Sometimes the further you move up and achieve, the less people will be around or unable to keep up. Some cannot understand, accept or wish to do more and they can drop off. Some may wish you well but cannot keep up anyways. The higher your goals, the less most are able to understand or envision. Some may be even against you. But what is important is you stay focused and consistent. After all big achievements are done by only a few and not the majority. Highest achievements are usually done alone or with a very few. Stamina, vision, consistency, focus, care, responsibility and sometimes even a sense of compassion is necessary to achieve anything big. Giving up gets us nowhere, so continuing is a good option. When you make it, some will come back, many will join and the naysayers regret and wished they had stayed. Tsem Rinpoche)
  • Pastor Adeline
    (Wednesday, Oct 22. 2014 12:07 PM)
    Halloween is my favorite holiday. Everything about it brings good memories. Tsem Rinpoche

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?nggpu=http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/wp-content/gallery/photos-on-the-go/moby-to-97yzp4.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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4 days ago
This is one of the funniest things I've seen in a long time! I laughed till I teared..please watch: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=53930
7 days ago
Wait till you see the pictures this photographer caught in portraits in order to evoke some feelings in us: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=53879
7 days ago
Guess what we did on Mt Rinjani? See: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=53342
1 week ago
Modern Buddhist Fellowship members joining in celebrations in Kechara.  October 24, 2014
1 week ago
This is a Cockatoo named Boy. He was in a small cage alone most of the time for 22 years. The owner finally relented and let us rescue Boy and be put in a large huge outdoor aviary with friends and fresh air. He came to us on October 24, 2014. 
1 week ago
October 24, 2014-Pastor Shin giving a talk in Kechara House. 
1 week ago
October 24, 2014-Was presented with lots of flowers today. How kind. Tsem Rinpoche 
1 week ago
Mark Twain once said, “Of all the creatures ever made Man is the most detestable. He’s the only creature that inflicts pain for sport, knowing it to be pain.” ~ From Earthlings, http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/earthlings.html
1 week ago
The highest achievements are usually done alone.~Tsem Rinpoche (Sometimes the further you move up and achieve, the less people will be around or unable to keep up. Some cannot understand, accept or wish to do more and they can drop off. Some may wish you well but cannot keep up anyways. The higher your goals, the less most are able to understand or envision. Some may be even against you. But what is important is you stay focused and consistent. After all big achievements are done by only a few and not the majority. Highest achievements are usually done alone or with a very few. Stamina, vision, consistency, focus, care, responsibility and sometimes even a sense of compassion is necessary to achieve anything big. Giving up gets us nowhere, so continuing is a good option. When you make it, some will come back, many will join and the naysayers regret and wished they had stayed. Tsem Rinpoche)
1 week ago
Since I was a young boy I wished to live in this type of environment. Tsem Rinpoche 
2 weeks ago
Halloween is my favorite holiday. Everything about it brings good memories. Tsem Rinpoche 
2 weeks ago
This is my dream home, dream location and a place where I would spiritually grow. Tsem Rinpoche 
2 weeks ago
"I like doing things that are going to last longer than a minute in the world."~ Christy Turlington
2 weeks ago
Click on this picture to enlarge and tell me what they are doing? Tsem Rinpoche 
2 weeks ago
"One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous or honest." ~ Maya Angelou
4 weeks ago
Mother gorilla's heart- A child fell into the gorilla cage. She broke her arms and legs and she was unconcious. A male gorilla came and tried to hurt her. Luckily, a female gorilla rescued her by chasing other gorillas away not to hurt her. This is an instinct of mother animals that take care of their babies. The mother gorilla climbed the 57 ft wall and took the girl to the zoo officer. The girl was sent to hospital and the doctor cured her. Thanks to mother gorilla's kind heart. -From FB (Please always be kind to animal. Never hurt them, kill them or eat them. Tsem Rinpoche)
4 weeks ago
October 3, 2014-Karen said there were even people in the Gifts Department of Kechara participating in Blog Chat today. Wonderful to learn. Tsem Rinpoche
4 weeks ago
October 3, 2014-William, Pastor David, Pastor Jean Ai and Jean Mei preparing for blog chat. Nice people here!
4 weeks ago
October 3, 2014-In Kechara Forest Retreat, the room is filled with Kecharians on the blog chat right now. According to Pastor Adeline who sent the photo, the whole room is buzzing with blurping sounds from blog chat!! LOL. I like this when people learn the dharma. Tsem Rinpoche
4 weeks ago
I've been friends with Dato' Ruby for nearly 20 years. When I asked her to head the Kechara Soup Kitchen she immediately agreed and put all her energy into making it successful. Many are benefitted by this. Kechara is committed to continuing to benefit others. Thank you. Tsem Rinpoche
4 weeks ago
Our likes and dislikes are impermanent, so don't be stuck.~Tsem Rinpoche 
4 weeks ago
LOL. This guy is cute!
4 weeks ago
Please sign this petition. It will take five minutes to make a difference. Tsem Rinpoche https://action.hsi.org/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=104&ea.campaign.id=31967&ea.tracking.id=facebook
4 weeks ago
When this female named Dorothy died of heart failure, all the chimpanzee family came out of the forest to say good bye..... the most stunning reaction was a recurring, almost tangible silence, reported staff at Cameroon’s Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Centre. If you know chimpanzees, then you know that they are not usually silent beings. I think it’s beautiful how many of the chimps are touching each others’ shoulders.~from Butterbin
4 weeks ago
Praise to the Lady Buddha who eliminates all source of suffering. Tsem Rinpoche 
4 weeks ago
This is a cool snapshot! I love the paranormal mysteries. Tsem Rinpoche 
4 weeks ago
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
1 month ago
Is it time to worry? You tell me. See what I'm talking about please: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=53452
1 month 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
1 month ago
Once in a while we step through something magical that gives us hope and we continue on. ~Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
New species of herbivores discovered in USA...LOL...Tsem R
1 month ago
Must read this chart and share. TR
1 month ago
This is excellent! Save photo!
1 month 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 
1 month 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
1 month ago
The holy Tsongkapa image when He first arrived to Kechara.  Tsem Rinpoche
1 month 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
1 month ago
His Holiness Kyabje Zong Dorje Chang
1 month 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 
1 month 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 month 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 month ago
When I see this, I primarily think of my guru and dharma friends immediately. Tsem Rinpoche 
1 month ago
Beautiful people bring happiness to others. Tsem Rinpoche 
1 month ago
Don't break another person's heart, it's hard to mend. ~Tsem Rinpoche 
1 month 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 month 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 month 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 month ago
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    Super cute attack. Have to watch!!
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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
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    Dalai Lama watching TV
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    14th Dalai Lama with Mrs.Indira Gandhi , Delhi INDIA 1966
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    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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    6 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
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    Aki drinking some water in the aviary
    Aki is a rescued bird, he now lives in Kechara Forest Retreat Aviary
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    Jamyang enjoying some fresh corn
    Jamyang is one of our rescue birds that live in Kechara Forest Retreat Aviary
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  • 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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    1 years ago
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    Mumu, Oser and Dharma running and having a good time. I love seeing them playing. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Mumus running at Kechara Forest Retreat
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    Kechara Forest Retreat panorama, September 2013
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    The mumus having outdoor evening stroll!!!
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    Must see video from Rajendra on our disciplined dogs
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