EXTREME ABUSE

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A few days ago, a video surfaced of a dog being abused by a man in a small room. The video very quickly circulated on the Internet, especially on Facebook, where a very active online group was started just to identify the abuser. Apparently they have located both the man and the woman (who was filming)… and it has been said (on the online group) that the poodle has passed away for almost three years now..but the death is not confirmed.

It’s a bit unclear what the man wants the poor dog to do in the video… To stand on two legs or to be part of a boxing match? The poor dog gets so beaten up that, in the middle of the video, he’s so tired standing on his two hind legs that he just falls off from exhaustion.

Unlike beating up a man, where you can see the cuts… the bruises… the swollen eyes… because this poodle is furry and naturally looks very cute, it makes it even more heart-wrenching that you can’t see how much the dog is really suffering. He doesn’t whimper or cry…as perhaps it goes unheard and the dog just went silent…

According to those trying to locate the abusers, this video was shot in Malaysia. Most of them are outraged as, even if these people were to be prosecuted, the Malaysian law regarding animal abuse in Section 44 of the Animal Act 1953 (2006 Amendment) states that anyone guilty of an offence of cruelty to animals shall be liable to a fine of RM200 and/or six months imprisonment.

Compare this to our neighbouring country, Singapore, which has a penalty of RM23,000 and/or one-year imprisonment; or Thailand, which has a sentence of 6 months to 5 years and/or RM1,000 to RM10,000.

Watch this video below… what do you think we can do to stop things like this from happening again?? Help create awareness for animals all over the world. Social online mediums can be used for much much much more…Let’s help stop the pain. Help animals please.

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see here: http://malaysiandogsdeservebetter.blogspot.com/

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Malaysian-Dogs-Deserve-Better/64173243307?v=wall#!/photo.php?pid=6512602&o=all&op=1&view=all&subj=64173243307&aid=-1&id=711771572&oid=64173243307

 

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Malaysian-Dogs-Deserve-Better/64173243307?v=wall

 

 

Also do a facebook search on the works SPCA in Singapore is doing.

 

Sushi has dried tears below the eye…forced to sit like this or beaten to death…..How can someone be this cruel and treat animals in this manner?

Some ppl say Sushi is dead. Some say alive…..

 

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SPCA Singapore APPEAL FOR INFORMATION – dog abuse video

 

On the net (Facebook) this is posted..it is also their dog and it seems to be forced to train to do the same thing…what a horrible cycle of abuse from one dog to another..

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The news of the man and woman abusing the poodle has gone international now, below is the news from Taiwan (in Chinese):

Or view the video on the server at: http://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/Taiwan_News_Sushi.flv


This also came out on 2 news channels in Singapore, in Chinese:

Or view the video on the server at: http://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/News_in_Singapore_Sushi.flv


…and in English:

Or view the video on the server at: http://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/Malaysia_Dog_named_Sushi_Abusers_Found_26Jan2011.flv



 

A case of horrific dog abuse has just surfaced on Facebook. The video can be viewed at http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=1688604428314&comments&ref=mf

It is not clear at this time where the abuse occurred although the person who uploaded the video says she found it in a “pendrive” in Kuala Lumpur. We have alerted our contacts in Malaysia and we understand that they are trying to identify the abuser.

The SPCA is appealing for information on the man in the video (see pictures). Please call 6287 5355 ext 9 if you have any information.

Please share this post to pass the message.

We would like to thank concerned members of the public who brought this case to our attention. We hope that the persons involved will be identified soon so that firm action can be taken and justice served.

From: http://www.facebook.com/#!/spcasingapore


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  1. Beatrix Ooi on Jun 1, 2014 at 12:57 pm

    You can’t force a horse to drink the water if it doesn’t want to, just like you can’t force a dog to perform tricks if you’re using the wrong way to force it. I feel so sorry for the dogs, they do not deserve this, sometimes we just get too overboard over some things, and I think most of them are attachments.

  2. Beatrix Ooi on Feb 10, 2014 at 12:13 am

    This is way beyond training, how could that man treat his dog like that? It’s not wrong to train your dogs, but you have to make sure the ways/trainings are not harsh, dogs are small animals, they are very vulnerable especially when it comes to this poor poodle, and this video is a very very bad example of how you should train your dogs. There are better and more humane ways of training your pets other than this. You can’t force your pets to do something out of their ability, just do not let your expectations lead to this.

  3. Sean Wang on Aug 26, 2013 at 8:33 pm

    I think this form of abuse, like all animal abuse, is highly inhumane and unnecessary. The abuser in this case is not even attempting to train the dog but rather find a reason to harm the dog. In Sushi’s case, I rejoice that she passed away as she wouldn’t have to continuously have to endure the constant beatings. I hope she has a good rebirth.

  4. Sean Wang on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:01 am

    This is horrible. The fact that it was shot in Malaysia makes me feel ashamed to be a Malaysian. Why weren’t the people caught for their deeds? Even if they were not caught, they would face extremely unfortunate circumstances in the future due to the law of Karma. They have just dug their own grave. How sad! Not only for the abused but for the abuser too.

  5. Julien Roth on Feb 12, 2013 at 12:46 am

    I remember seeing this video a while back, it was so horrible. I actually couldn’t watch till the end of the video and i cried. Its so sad what this person does to this poor dog. So sad. I wish that i could give that person a good punch to the face but i know that wouldn’t be the right thing to do.

    I just don’t understand why a person would do this to such a nice and cute puppy. Such bad karma to do something like this. I can’t stand seeing animals in pain, it makes me feel like i need to do something to stop it. And i wish i could do more.

  6. Edward Ooi on Jan 20, 2013 at 12:07 am

    It’s so sad watching animals being abused so badly and I can’t do anything about it. Making it to standing its two feet is like making a human to stand by using their hands and besides he is making the dog to stand for two minutes. How can a human create such suffering to an animals without feeling bad about himself. After abusing the poor dog, he still proudly said that he is a cold blooded killer on facebok. I wish that one day humans and animals will live in peace together forever. Thank you for reading

  7. beatrix ooi on Dec 21, 2012 at 1:10 am

    This is so terrible! How can the owner do this to the helpless little dog? How can you force someone to do things he can’t do? Its like forcing someone to fly. To train a dog is good, but this is too extreme! Animals have feelings too! Plus how can you be so proud to upload the video after what you have done to the poor dog? I feel so sad for the poor dog..if the poor dog has passed on, may he gets a good rebirth. If its still alive, may he live a happy life.
    Thank You fo sharing Rinpoche.
    Love, beatrix.

  8. Darren Kechara Paradise on Dec 20, 2012 at 2:36 am

    Oh my… i don’t understand why this guy wants the dog to stand or sit with both paws up. There is many proper way to train them, not necessary using physical abuse on them… Om Mani Pedme Hum to Sushi…

  9. Sheryl KH (JB) on Jul 23, 2012 at 5:35 pm

    This is a case of animal abuse that had gone viral especially through social media like FB. Tks to social media because in cases like this, awareness is built up and some abuses may stop.

    Humans are very good in taking advantage of the weaknesses of others, those whom they see as inferior, those who cannot protect themselves.

    Dogs have unending love and loyalty towards their masters. There have been so many cases already of dogs which lost their lives when they knew that their owners’ lives are at risk.

    For us, these animals are a small part of our lives, but for them, we are their world.

    Actually, they don’t need a lot, only love and foods.

    I believe strict legislations are important in the effort to stop animal abuse. The fines and penalty will have to be very strong so that those potential abusers will think twice before they do harms on animals. Monetary penalty of RM 200 is too little, most people can squeeze that money out of their pockets. And this amount is so small when compared with the physical and emotional harms that are brought onto those animals.

    A loving society will help as well, we cannot depend on rules and regulations for everything.

    Love animals, because they will never bring harms to us, unless we attack them.

  10. XuanXuan Chen on Jan 9, 2012 at 4:30 pm

    Oh my god! How could he did this to a dog?! He’s not fit to be a human! I’ll let him try this if he was a dog! Fucking man and woman! The poodle is so cute… … It does not do anything wrong and was being abused so baddly… …

  11. tfreon on Dec 14, 2011 at 9:58 pm

    Come across this video after 11 months, almost a year. I wonder what happened to the person that everyone out of anger shout out to look for him.. did they found him? To me, as long as people don’t realise that they are abusing a living creature, they will still do it. This is one of the very small case of tip of the iceberg. People will be angry and excited to look for the abuser when the emotion are stirred, after that, what happened? Nothing, still the animals or pets are being abused. Don’t talk about pets being abused, to me, eating meats is also means abusing the animals. Have you ever gone to a chicken farm to see how the chickens are before being made as food? Worst, they are being slaughtered and made as “food” to satisfy our desire. As meat eaters, we forget, or we tend to ignore that we are part of the abuser and killer too. Ignorance and not being mindful will really bury our compassion and suppress our intellectual. capacity.

  12. fuck u on Dec 13, 2011 at 11:54 am

    im just gonna keep this straight forward. IF i was there with u, I would rip the small asian dick that is barely visible and stick it up ur ass so far that u would spit ur own cum. what ur doing is not human.

  13. Anila on Jan 29, 2011 at 7:35 pm

    The puppy abusers the man and the woman must have been a sadist in their past lives. What are they trying to prove with the poodles. The poodle looks like it is a human baby that cannot protect themselves being manhandled by a mentally deranged adult. Is the man trying to prove something scientifically to make a world record that he can make an animal stand on two feet in periods without its hind legs as extra support. Or if Karma is involved this poodle may have tortured him in one of the past lives. When we see such happenings in our country we should do something. Either report to SPCA or any organisations who are more experienced in dealing with these type of cases.

  14. Uncle Eddie on Jan 28, 2011 at 1:55 pm

    Comparing the scene of phenomena between the blogs of “Extreme abuse” and the “Panist Dog” one could really see a world of karmic differences between the 2 dogs. As descibed by Rinpoche, the daily piano playing video scenes of the dog, “little Tucker” provide very cute and interesting entertainment of happiness,fun,and joy. With impressive acting talents in little Tucker,it was said that it could have been a musician in his previous life! Whereas, suffering “Sushi” the extreme abused dog, looked pathetic, sad, barbarically tortured and serevely depressed to no limit. Such scenes would without doubt induced any normal human being to feel sick to their stomachs!! I fully support what Martin has said in his comments, though not as a politician, but one who has good wisdom, realisation and a heart of compassion for all beings irrespective! So let us all join hands to tell the authorities and the World to save our society from further deterioration before it is too late!

  15. [...] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, Elison Phang. Elison Phang said: a human acting far worse than any animal in the world. it's just sad. RT @Ethan_Cares: is this what we are good for? http://bit.ly/h8rCBK [...]

  16. benji on Jan 28, 2011 at 6:32 am

    Om Mani Padme Hung! i am so sad to see the happening – the poor doggy and the abusive people; one (probably) suffering its karmic retribution; the other one planting his evil karmic. seed. Om Mani Padme Hung – may it all end! On the other hand, we could do something!!! I am glad people are rallying around the case – yes, spread it! Thank you very much, Rinpochela, for posting it on your blog! i am going to highlight it with my pupils in school afterwards. i am going plant the little seed of kindness in their innocent minds. May it grow in them – this little seed; into a big tree with deep roots – may they grow into kind and compassionate adults! Rinpochela, please bestow your blessings, that i may carry this task well, not only afterwards, but throughout my carreer. Thank you again Rinpochela.

  17. Sandy Clarke on Jan 27, 2011 at 11:18 pm

    Hi Everyone,

    There is an open online petition calling for the Malaysian National Animal Welfare Foundation to garner support in order to change animal rights legislation and bring tougher penalties to those guilty of animal abuse.
    You can view and sign the petition here:

    http://www.petitiononline.com/SOSSushi/petition.html

    It is an open petition – you are not required to be a resident of Malaysia to sign it, so please pass it around your family, friends, colleagues and anyone else you can think of. It takes under a minute to sign the petition and the more signatures that are acquired, the more chance we have of affecting change.
    Even the slightest action can be a positive step in the direction of the ultimate goal. A jug fills, drop by drop…

    Kind regards and best wishes,
    Sandy

  18. Zla'od on Jan 27, 2011 at 6:47 pm

    There is a new book out about animal ethics by Hal Herzog called “Some we love, some we hate, some we eat.” While he avoids giving his own view of animal rights, he does note that almost all human societies accept the principle that human rights are more important (for example, if one must choose between saving the life of a human and a dog, or ten dogs). Another observation is that we favor “cute” animals such as dogs, over others such as rats (“animal lookism”).

  19. Mei Ling on Jan 27, 2011 at 1:19 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Tashi Delek! Hope you’ve been keeping well.

    I’m a dog lover and former dog owner. I couldn’t bring myself to finish watching this video. Just can’t understand how could anyone bring themselves to slap or torture a hapless puppy in that manner. Personally, I feel torn.

    On one hand, one could argue that it’s the puppy’s karma to have to undergo such pain & suffering. And I really had the urge to give the perpetrator two tights slaps and a few kicks (since I’m already at that) myself. But then one stops to think if the perpertrator could have undergone or be suffering from pain & suffering at the moment, hence he couldn’t control his urge and took it out on the puppy? If I keep lambasting this man, am I not showing compassion and equanamity towards him?

    Guess, I don’t really have any answers. Can only pray for everyone always have happiness and its causes and be free from suffering and its causes immediately. Only when we have true peace & equanamity within, we can then be of benefit to those (human, animals & all sentient beings) around us. It really does start with ourselves.

    Oh, and if that man is so keen for his puppy to stand on twos, he should have gotten himself a bear cub in the first place

  20. martin on Jan 27, 2011 at 10:42 am

    I forced myself to watch the entire video and it was very difficult. This is not an act of a human being and yet it happens, not only to a poodle in this occassion, but also to animals in general as well as human children.

    We know of people who put out cigarette butts on little kids’ body, we have seen videos of people burning cats alive and now this.

    I don’t think this is an isolated and random act but it would appear that under the pretty surface of Progress, our society has deteriorated beyond recognition. If i had to give a single reason why these abuses have been able to take place for so long without efforts to curb it, I would say that we, the people did not do enough to stop the abuse. We are outraged for an hour a day or a week and then we forget.

    We let it happen and this is the most saddening part…that although we did not doe the punching, we did not use our vote to tell the authorities. We are part part of the problem. Our inertess. Take a look at the petition….tens of thousands, even hundreds of thousands of people around the world would have seen it. And yet, look at the number of people who actually signed the petition. Why?

    Some politician should make this an issue. Some politician should campaign against the authorities sculling strays in their district.

    Animals have had no champion to defend them ADEQUATELY.

    In the meantime, we should always remember how much rot has set into our lives and our society. Life is now cheaper than before. Nowhere in schools do they teach the preciousness of ALL lives.

    We are fortunate that we have Kechara to highlight and place these issues before us and tell us to make a stance.

  21. Sandy Clarke on Jan 27, 2011 at 9:26 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    On seeing this video, I felt extremely heart-broken, for two reasons. Firstly, as someone who has had dogs all my life, I felt emormous sadness for the poor dog in the video; so helpless and defenceless – the poor dog’s only desire in its life will have been to give its owner so much unconditional love and yet in turn, it suffers the most horrendous abuse.
    Secondly, I felt despair at the fact that such cold-heartedness can exist inside a human being. Most of us have had our moments of unskillful action and have said and done things we regret, but this kind of barbaric action is, for me, way beyond any kind of understanding.
    My initial reaction towards the abuser – like many who have commented in press articles – was of hatred and thoughts of wishing extreme harm upon the abuser. But then I thought, “Here is one being inflicting immense suffering on another. By wishing harm on this being myself, how am I any better than the abuser? Surely I’m lowering myself to the same level?” So I tried to sit and subdue these thoughts – what result will come of feeling so angry and hostile?

    As far as changing things go, I would say the same thing as I’ve said in the past about making any social/political change: awareness is not enough. It’s the first step, yes, but so many stop at awareness. They complain and feel despair about so many things and yet do nothing beyond a mouse-click or two. There has to be a proactive, concentrated and continual effort in order to affect change. Keep posting the video, yes, but you can also write to members of parliament, to local newspapers, get involved with local animal shelters, find out information on how you can help and if anyone reckons they’re “just one person” and can’t affect change, they’d do well to Google information on people such as Gandhi and Martin Luther King who affected huge social change because they simply refused to stand by and leave taking action to “someone else”. They made sure that “someone else” was themselves.

    The only way change can be made is if we ourselves change. This barbaric act of animal abuse will no doubt have us all sick to our stomachs, but unless we make the conscious effort to use this feeling as a driving force to push awareness, write to people, get involved and make the change happen, then we’ll simply forget about this poor dog in a day or so. It will become just another story as another one similar to it becomes its replacement. At the moment, this is the way of things for most people, but the way of things is only so because we allow it to be so.

    So please repost this video, this blog post and write to whoever you think has an influence to help your voice be heard (prominent journalists, politicians, local figures and so on). Don’t let the issue fade away. There will be more stories like this one. We have the opportunity to reduce the number of similar cases and everyone of us has our part to play if we so choose.

    With warmest regards,
    Sandy

  22. Adeline Woon on Jan 27, 2011 at 9:23 am

    Looking at the messy environment these two abusers are living in, it is not hard to understand why they forced a four-legged being to stand like two. They have nothing better else to do than to mess with the poor little poodle.

    I heard the male kept ordering the dog to stand properly and at the same time asking why is the dog restless?! Duh, who will still have strength after being hit like a sandbag, thrown onto the floor and kicked to the wall continuously?

    The poodle definitely needs help urgently, if it is still alive, and so do the abusers!!!

  23. Andy Lee on Jan 27, 2011 at 2:30 am

    I felt sorry for the little harmless dog, but yet felt release that according to a source, this little harmless dog had passaway 3 years ago at least I know the little dog is not being torture at this moment. We won’t even know this happen if it wasn’t someone posted this video up. Imagine this might not be one and the only one, I believe that many others dog are still suffering from human torture and left alone…. I pray that Rinpoche Vision for “Kechara Animal Santuary” will manifest asap.

  24. andrew paisley on Jan 27, 2011 at 2:12 am

    oh its so awful..poor little things./.i wish all this terrible things would stop..i dont understand??? why??

  25. Helena Chin on Jan 27, 2011 at 1:50 am

    Dear Rinpoche, It is sad to know the innocent being treated like this,as human have no rights to treat any of the animals as such!! After seeing the video i felt very sad, heart is aching and very angry. The anger and the sadness put me into sleepless night. I really dont understand human sometime how can they do that and what are they thinking!!
    We all must pass the message to creates awareness to stop all these inhuman acts. We have to protect the animals.

  26. lily on Jan 27, 2011 at 1:27 am

    I could not endure watching all 15 minutes of the vt. This makes me sick to the core.There are too many unprintable expletives from me to be written here! Why! Why! Why! How can a “human being” treat a sweet innocent dog like that?

  27. Sarah on Jan 27, 2011 at 12:34 am

    TERRIBLE dont even sum up 1% of what i feel after watching the video… I didn’t know much about Sushi’s case when I signed the online petition, but somehow i managed to find his owner’s fb page (Doreen Loo)

    The way they abuse the dog… if i have to compare, i’d say it’s at par with the snuff film i saw a few months back (A girl sits on a baby rabbit until it died)

    As much as I pity Sushi… i also pity the owners (yeah, i’m going to get some serious bashing from some ppl due to this comment) Coz frankly speaking, i don’t think they’re ‘sane’. No sane person would ill treat anyone/being for no reason and their living quarters is in a mess! seriously… there’s something wrong with both Doreen and her abusive bf

    I sincerely hope that Sushi is alright if he’s still alive…

    Addition to that, to all Backyard breeders… This is what you’re encouraging when you don’t check out the ppl u sell those pups to…

    • martin on Jan 27, 2011 at 11:17 am

      Sarah,

      I agree with you. The most pitiful is the man hitting and punching a little defenceless animal. And the person shooting the video. What karma awaits them…there is no need to wait for these people to take rebirth in conditions worst than Sushi’s to pity them.

      We pity poor Sushi, but I also asked myself, is there anything I have done in this life that could cause me to experience Sushi’s life in my next rebirth?

  28. ck liew on Jan 26, 2011 at 10:54 pm

    Sorry to say this. I seriously felt this man and woman deserved the worst bad karma they can be bestow upon them. This is not an act of a human being but of something worst than animal. Their disregard towards such a defenseless little being is a very very sad sight. We ought to do something to raise the awareness that even the smallest creature deserve to be protected.

    WWF MALAYSIA held a very unique awareness activities to stop tiger parts trading.

    Check this out http://wwf.org.my/media_and_information/newsroom_main/?11260/Malaysians-Unite-to-Freeze-Tiger-Trade

  29. tsemtulku on Jan 26, 2011 at 10:33 pm

    Do you have any feelings on this? What do you have to say on the video you have just watched? What are your opinions? Please speak up and write it here. Let everyone know how you feel….

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    Tuesday, May 26. 2015 02:32 PM
    When our bodies break down or become sick, we know it is teaching us that it does not belong to us truly and it will degenerate further and it is something borrowed. So while we have it, how much we take care of it, in the end it will have to be abandoned. It’s like putting all our investments into a hotel room we have to vacate soon. Why invest in a room we don’t own? With this temporary body, we should use it to have spiritual developments. The body is a method and not an end in itself. This is most important. Without those developments we are always going to be not ready for the inevitable loss of our body in the end. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Pastor Adeline
    Monday, May 25. 2015 01:43 PM
    This Saturday’s Blog Chat topic is “Who is Kache Marpo” on http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/who-is-kache-marpo.html.

    DATE and TIME:
    Saturday 30th May, 11am-12pm (GMT+8)
    USA Friday 29th May, 8pm (PST)

    Looking forward to seeing you again!
  • Pastor Adeline
    Monday, May 25. 2015 01:40 PM
    24 May 15, 10:02 AM
    Tsem Rinpoche: May everyone help me to achieve our dream for Kechara Forest Retreat. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Pastor Adeline
    Monday, May 25. 2015 01:38 PM
    Kechara Sunday Dharma School (KSDS) is hosting an Art Exhibition to highlight original and unique art works created by children aged 2 to 10! Each exhibit embodies an aspect of Buddhist practice taught during class, its importance to our youth and features a wide range of expressive materials that will inspire fun and excitement!

    Event details as follows:

    Venue: Kechara Care Lounge
    Date: 31 May (Sunday)
    Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

    We hope to see you there!

    http://www.kechara.com/kechara-house/news/ksds-art-exhibition/
  • tsemtulku
    Sunday, May 24. 2015 02:08 PM
    I am lucky to have clean running hot and cold water, medications when I get sick, clothes, comfortable room to stay in, food, dry bed, some trees, beautiful altar to make offerings, electricity and clean environment. I have the Buddha and my practice and met my guru. I am grateful for all this. Tsem Rinpoche
  • tsemtulku
    Sunday, May 24. 2015 01:04 PM
    May Lord Manjushri bless us in all his secret, transformative, wrathful, peaceful, mystical, male and female forms to accomplish this for KFR. May KFR become a world class well known centre of learning, practice, tantra and benefit. May we never be separated from this divine Manjushri in lifetime after lifetime and be close to his bosom…. Tsem Rinpoche
  • tsemtulku
    Sunday, May 24. 2015 12:22 PM
    Every morning it would be wonderful to start the day by reciting Tsongkapa’s holy and sacred Migtseyma mantra at least 21 times minimum. This will bless our day. Take refuge in Lord Tsongkapa who became fully enlightened and was predicted by Lord Buddha Shakyamuni Himself. While reciting think of how we can let go of anger and be kind to all that day. To see, hear and contemplate on Lord Tsongkapa a Tri-Cosmic Buddha earns one great waves of merit propelling the practitioner closer to their final goal of liberation. Homage to Tsongkapa whose body, speech and mind are worthy of respect and refuge. Tsem Rinpoche
  • xuliang
    Sunday, May 24. 2015 10:25 AM
    “There have been too many worthy attempts at pursuing the Dharma that have become bogged down in dogma, and so the vitality of it is lost. We can’t live life without structure. But being bound by it is also not living., nor can it truly be practice.”
  • xuliang
    Sunday, May 24. 2015 10:14 AM
    If we suspended belief and disbelief for a moment, where would we be? If there is violence here at all, it is the violence we perpetrate on ourselves, by denying ourselves the love of humanity.
  • tsemtulku
    Sunday, May 24. 2015 10:01 AM
    I guess my one wish now is to establish Kechara Forest Retreat to be a dharma learning centre. Where we have learned sangha who will teach philosophy, rituals, pujas, special rites to live there. I wish to produce among my friends and students dharma meditation teachers, people engaged in retreats and practice intense. I wish to have many local sangha there doing dharma work, learning and benefitting the public. I wish this place to have special emphasis on Panchen Sonam Drakpa’s texts, Vajra Yogini’s tantra, Nagarjuna’s texts, Manjushri, Tsongkapa and Dorje Shugden. To be a premiere place of learning of these subjects and practice. This is my goal. So it produces teachers and practitioners to benefit others. I wish to achieve this once phase two of the building is complete. Tsem Rinpoche
  • tsemtulku
    Sunday, May 24. 2015 10:01 AM
    One of the favorite places I liked to visit was Kathmandu last time. I liked the four holy Vajra Yogini temples in the vicinity. Many of these holy places are not far from Kathmandu. I’ve always had wishes to live in the mountains surrounding Kathmandu. Offering items, spiritual wares, incense, juniper, ghee and whatever is necessary is so easy to obtain. I love making butterlamp offerings daily. Everywhere you look are stupas and reminders of the enlightened mind with temples, statues and holy places. I would have loved to live in the mountains there. When I consulted with my protector via the oracle, he told me not to stay there. I guess I can see why now. But I still long for those mountains very much. Tsem Rinpoche
  • tsemtulku
    Sunday, May 24. 2015 10:01 AM
    “With wide eyes perceiving all things, And compassionately achieving the good of all beings; Having power performing acts beyond thought. Guru Manjunata, to your feet I bow my head.” (Written by Sakya Pandita). Om Ah Ra Baza Na Dhi
  • tsemtulku
    Sunday, May 24. 2015 10:00 AM
    When we do our sadhanas and meditations on our Yidams daily and consistently, we collect much merit to overcome life’s vicissitudes. We also sharpen our mind and keep our minds focused. It is very important to do our sadhanas to our Yidams daily without a miss. This should be our daily priority. More than anything else as this prepares for today, tomorrow and the hereafter. Tsem Rinpoche

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I must thank my dharma blog team who are great assets to me, Kechara and growth of dharma in this wonderful region. I am honoured and thrilled to work with them. I really am. Maybe I don't say it enough to them, but I am saying it now. I APPRECIATE THESE GUYS VERY MUCH!

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What Am I Writing Now


 

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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7 hours ago
This one single post The Chinese Zodiac on http://www.tsemrinpoche.com has over 115.000 views!!! It's still growing daily.
2 days ago
Please see these nice comments left on my video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxC6uKHM3dY
5 days ago
I like this one from Socrates
6 days ago
Lord Manjushri in Kechara Forest Retreat!
6 days ago
May Lord Manjushri bless us in all his secret, transformative, wrathful, peaceful, mystical, male and female forms to accomplish this for KFR. May KFR become a world class well known centre of learning, practice, tantra and benefit. May we never be separated from this divine Manjushri in lifetime after lifetime and be close to his bosom.... Tsem Rinpoche
6 days ago
Read this about News for profit these days?
6 days ago
Kechara Forest Retreat before/after
6 days ago
Four-Faced Mahakala. Beautiful thangka.
6 days ago
"With wide eyes perceiving all things, And compassionately achieving the good of all beings; Having power performing acts beyond thought. Guru Manjunata, to your feet I bow my head." (Written by Sakya Pandita). Om Ah Ra Baza Na Dhi
7 days ago
This is powerful to remember and contemplate daily. I like this alot. Tsem Rinpoche 
1 week ago
Dear friends, I realize there are just some who karmically cannot shift their minds to higher thoughts of enlightenment embarking on it through cultivation of the 8 Verses, 50 Stanzas, Wheel of Sharp Weapons, Bodhicitta or be inspired by the saints. They just think on the level they think. Please continue reading here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=67631
1 week ago
Click on this picture carefully and read what it says. Tsem Rinpoche 
2 weeks ago
Our Vajra Yogini stupa in Kechara-Malaysia
2 weeks ago
Incredible!!!
2 weeks ago
Wonder if this technology is available in Malaysia?
2 weeks ago
Good to remember
2 weeks ago
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2 weeks ago
LOL
2 weeks ago
Click on this picture to enlarge and READ---Funny!!
2 weeks ago
Powerful. Tsem Rinpoche
2 weeks ago
The Sera Mey Monastery's famous Panglung oracle in full trance of Dorje Shugden. There are a few recognized oracles of Dorje Shugden.Tsem Rinpoche 
2 weeks ago
The Gaden Shartse Monastery's Dorje Shugden oracle in full trance of Dorje Shugden. Tsem Rinpoche 
2 weeks ago
9pm, Tsem Ladrang (private residence of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche) is always busy with different people doing different things simultaneously, such a great team. 晚上9点,詹拉章(尊贵的詹杜固仁波切的私人住所)各人员在忙着个别事务,经常很多活动同时进行着,好棒的一个团队。
2 weeks ago
Four Armed White Sarswati: OM VAJRA DEWI PICU PICU PRAJNA-WARDHA HRIM HUM
2 weeks ago
Mantra of Nageshvaraja Buddha: TAD-YATHA TATHAGATE BHAGAWAN-NAGA-RAJESWARA ADHISTHANA ADISTHITE SWAHA
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Long Manjushri Mantra: NAMO MANJUSRIYE KUMARA BHUTAYA BODHISATTVAYA MAHASATTVAYA MAHAKARUNIKAYA TADYATHA OM ARADZE BIRADZE SHUDDHE BISHUDDHE SHODHAYA BISHODHAYE AMALE BIMALE NIRMALE DZAYAVARE RURUTSALE HUM HUM HUM PHAT PHAT PHAT SVAHA
2 weeks ago
Manjusri Naga-Raksasa Short mantra: Om Phe Lam Hum Long mantra: Nagpo Tipaca Naga-raksa Om Phe Lam Hum
2 weeks ago
Kechara Forest Retreat before and after. What a huge difference. Tsem Rinpoche 
2 weeks ago
This beautiful Tibetan 'bak' (mask) gift arrived for me yesterday. I love it. It is beautiful. I really appreciate it. Tsem Rinpoche 
3 weeks ago
Poverty of the spirit
3 weeks ago
Important to change
3 weeks ago
Good to remember.
3 weeks ago
Viewer discretion advised on this post: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=66575
3 weeks ago
This is powerful. Tsem Rinpoche 
3 weeks ago
This is super cute video. Must see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RX5ESo4yGo
3 weeks ago
We should never stay stagnant but keep learning and improving. Then we live full lives. Tsem Rinpoche 
3 weeks ago
Don't always say we don't know this or that. We can ask others. We can do searches on internet. We can learn and excel if we want to. This is the age of information and ignorance is a choice for most. Tsem Rinpoche 
3 weeks ago
Walking around with my trusted Beng Kooi and Pastor Seng Piow awhile back.
3 weeks ago
This is from my blog post-DORJE SHUGDEN: MY SIDE OF THE STORY. How rewarding to see this. More and more Tibetans are saying this video/contents is helpful to them. I am so happy about this. See: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=65988
3 weeks ago
Mumu has the cutest face ever. I love you Mumu. Tsem Rinpoche 
3 weeks ago
We have a duty to keep our words of honour to our gurus. Keeping these words of honour builds integrity as well as create causes for higher attainments in our mind. Tsem Rinpoche 
3 weeks ago
Lew's card with the bigfoot gift.
3 weeks ago
Look at this thoughtful gift presented to me today by a very kind person who I respect a lot. Lew is hardworking and thoughtful in his own quiet way. When people present a gift, it's not always something they pick up at the store, but something they thought out just for you is always touching. They thought it out, planned it and had you in mind when they made it. Thank you Lew. I really like everything about bigfoot and I will add to my collection. Tsem Rinpoche More: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/…/catego…/yeti-bigfoot-sasquatch
3 weeks ago
Candles offered to Lord Tsongkapa in Kechara. Beautiful. Tsem Rinpoche 
3 weeks ago
I've decided to speak about how I first became connected with Dorje Shugden, why I practice and continue to do so, the monasteries, the CTA (previously known as Exiled Tibetan Government), China, relations between China and Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, our lineage lamas, my teacher, H.H. Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche, the protests and how we can resolve this ban issue. Please continue here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=65988
3 weeks ago
Very nice letter...must read.
3 weeks ago
Was gifted 55 beautiful Dorje Shugden tsatsas tody. Thank you.
3 weeks ago
Our aviary for rescued birds in Kechara is 4,000 square feet. Plenty of space to fly and stretch wings. :)
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    Bigfoot arrives!!!
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    1 week ago
    For H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, a blog post is not just a blog post but Dharma work that generates merits which should be dedicated. Click here to find out what blog post Rinpoche was dedicating the merits for when he recited this prayer: http://bit.ly/1KiXWf9 ~Ani Lobsang Pema
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    Panchen Lama in Beijing on CCTV - China's official news. The respect and position they give His Holiness Panchen Lama is great.
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    Magical fish tank with Buddha statue
  • His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang chants the prayer of Dorje Shugden
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    His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang chants the prayer of Dorje Shugden
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    3 weeks ago
    Gongkar the bird at Kechara Forest Retreat
    For much more information, pictures and videos about the rescued birds at the aviary of Kechara Forest Retreat, click here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/aviary-kfr.html
  • Watch Dorje Shugden: My Side Of The Story. Full video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxC6uKHM3dY
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    Watch Dorje Shugden: My Side Of The Story. Full video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxC6uKHM3dY
  • A step by step explanation of Dorje Shugden's iconography in 3D!
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    A step by step explanation of Dorje Shugden's iconography in 3D!
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    Another Dharma Talk by Tenzin Palmo
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    A Dharma Talk by Tenzin Palmo
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    Tenzin Palmo talk - Part 2
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    Tenzin Palmo talk - Part 1
  • Tenzin Palmo talk - Part 3
    3 months ago
    Tenzin Palmo talk - Part 3
  • Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche & Kyabje Ling Rinpoche doing Lama Chöpa in Bodhgaya in the 60s
    4 months ago
    Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche & Kyabje Ling Rinpoche doing Lama Chöpa in Bodhgaya in the 60s
    In the 1960s, H.H. Yongzin Kyabje Ling Rinpoche would always organize Lama Chöpa (Guru puja-composed by Panchen Rinpoche) with 1000 offerings in Bodhgaya and would often be joined in by H.H. Yongzin Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche, and sometimes the 16th Karmapa would even join in. Wonderful. Watch this blessed and old footage of the two Yongzins doing Lama Chöpa in Bodhgaya. Yongzin is the special title to those who were the root and close teachers of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. There were two official Yongzins. Trijang Rinpoche and Ling Rinpoche were the Yongzins of the current Dalai Lama for over 40 years living nearby to Dalai Lama and passing him all the teachings necessary. They were extremely kind and giving all necessary teachings, empowerments and oral transmissions that Dalai Lama is disseminating to the world today to millions. Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com

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3 hours ago
Day 3: Delightful breakfast and lunch prepared by Kechara Oasis for 2015 Koliska Conference.Malaysia. Breakfast: Nasi lemak with organic tempeh & condiments, vegetarian dried curry chicken. Lunch: Thai-style fried noodle with organic seaweed beancurd and steamed sweet corn. https://www.facebook.com/kecharaoasis. Lucy Yap
4 hours ago
The topic for today's blog chat is "Who is Karhe Marpo?"_PB
4 hours ago
Puja House staff and volunteers participate in the blog chat every Saturday_ PB
4 hours ago
Puja House joining in blog chat sharing session. Today blog chat learning is about Who is Kache Marpo. By Puja House 30 May'15
6 hours ago
Yes Chef! Great team work! This is the second time Sodexo is partnering Kechara Soup Kitchen in their CSR called Servathon to serve 700 hungry stomachs. DR.
6 hours ago
700 homeless, urban poor and orphans will be served specially prepared meals by Sodexo this morning. Each of them will also receive a goody bag containing items specially picked to serve their need. DR.
7 hours ago
Chefs and staffs of Sodexo preparing to serve 700 of Kechara Soup Kitchen's homeless clients in conjunction with World Hunger Day. DR.
18 hours ago
Love, care and delication all in one. You'll see it here at KSDS Art Exhibition, 31/5/15, Sunday, 9am - 12pm. Stella
18 hours ago
Superheroes gathering at KC Lounge tonight. Cool... Stella
19 hours ago
Everyday we have Dorje Shugden Puja to do for sponsors. By Puja House 29 May'15
19 hours ago
Sheningdundok Puja did at Puja House this afternoon to clear Sponsor obstacles. Sheningdundok Puja also known as Heart Sutra Puja. By Puja House 29 May 15
19 hours ago
Beautiful torma offer during Drolchok Puja today. By Puja House 29 May'15
19 hours ago
FATHER A real man loves his wife, And places his family as The most important thing in life. Let celebrate Father's Day on 21 June 2015 Please call for reservation now at Kechara Oasis. Guat Hee
22 hours ago
Jailin was being sent to Hospital Sg Buloh to cure his serious Tuberculosis today. He was admitted thorough checks performed by the doctors. He will be staying in the hospital for the next six months to begin his recovery programme. May he recover from this serious illness soon. Justin@KSK
23 hours ago
Pastor Lanse and Pastor Seng Piow's relatives paid a visit to Kechara House. They were given a tour to our various departments by Pastor Adeline . Lucy Yap
yesterday
Today is Mimi's birthday and she has kindly bought cup cakes and red hard boiled eggs for our walk in clients. Two popular items in our menu. This has not only put a smile on our clients' faces but it is nice to see everyone wishing Mimi a very happy birthday upon collecting their food. In the end of the day, everyone feeling fulfilled serving in the kitchen. Mimi is one of our full time staff and works as an administrator in the office. StanChart team were fabulous today too. Justin@KSK
yesterday
Latest update on the progress of the Children Arts Exhibition on Sunday 31st May 2015 at Kechara Lounge 9am - 12pm. Paul Yap
yesterday
Adorable, cute children from Kechara Kids Dharma School (KSDS) making Buddha & monks figurines for Buddha garden .Look out for these lovely creations during the Children Arts Exhibition on Sunday 31st May 2015 at 9am - 12 pm. Lucy Yap.
yesterday
Day 2: yummy breakfast bento prepared by Kechara Oasis for Kolisko Conference.Malaysia. Lucy Yap
yesterday
My angelic dharma sister is going to make contribution towards Aviary to plant a seed, so that our small effort in spreading the news will bring in more kind sponsorships in the future. Thank you sister. Stella
yesterday
Anna and Seven put in a whole night for the chicken farm backdrop. Before that, Anna single handedly built the chicken pen...You will get to see it this Sunday at KSDS Art Exhibition. Stella
2 days ago
For extra deliciousness meal, head to everyone's favorite vegetarian restaurant Kechara Oasis. https://www.facebook.com/kecharaoasis. Lucy Yap
2 days ago
Part II of the "shark shape" watermelon.The children in KSDS are enjoyed the fruits which were prepared by the caring dharma teachers.-Alice Tay-
2 days ago
This watermelon in Shark shape is created by one of the dharma teacher of Kechara Sunday Dharma School (KSDS).You are cordially invited to the first KSDS Children Art Exhibition on 31/5/2015 (Sun) from 9am - 12pm to see the creativity of the art works have been done.-Alice Tay-
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