Could you do this???

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Dear students and friends,

It is important to be aware of all the things that happen around us especially those that concern animals who are harmed. It’s important to see this video. It is time you watched this video no matter how horrible please.

One of my students, Sarah, shared with me a very disturbing video… through an undercover, this video reveals pet dogs being given away by their owners to be slaughtered for meat in Korea. Please understand that there are many countries where dog meat is served as a culinary dish… for example China, Vietnam and many others, I am only mentioning Korea here because this featured video is based on the situation of the dog meat trade in Korea.

In Korea, the sale of dog meat in markets and restaurants is legal. There are many dog farms around the country that breed dog for meat… just like how cows, chickens, pigs etc are bred as livestock. It is ‘illegal’ to sell former pet dogs as meat due to fear that such practice would lead to an uproar of protesters. However, selling former pets is still silently done in the markets and dog meat farms. Pet dogs are treated much better than farmed dogs… they get better food, more room for exercise, etc etc… so they fetch a higher price…

How does someone go from a friend to a piece of meat to fill your stomach? It is unimaginable to me…

Please do watch the videos and tell me what you think. What can we do to create more awareness of this horrible practice? Please share this with all your friends… create the awareness. Don’t say that nothing will come out of just sharing because when there are more people against the dog meat trade, these countries will be forced to change due to social pressure.

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

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  1. chris chong on Jun 14, 2016 at 12:40 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    The videos is very appalling. I see disgust, betrayal, greed and ignorance from those dog owners that sold their pets to be slaughtered.

    I believed the dogs had used there whole life to entertain and be there for the owners. What made me sad that the owners repay them by sending them off to be killed. Has humanity had reached this low to betray even our closest furry friends?

    I had also read about a dog eating festival that is around June in China. Thousands of dogs are being slaughtered during this festival and eaten. I cannot imagine that people are gathered to celebrate the massacre of another animal. Because of our attachment and selfishness to food, we had created tremendous negative karma and it will surely come back to us, it is just the matter of time.

    Humbly,
    Chris

  2. jerry_sito on Dec 1, 2013 at 3:17 pm

    感恩仁波切的开示与教诲

    一切众生具有情,我们又怎么能忍心的伤害与残杀可爱的它们呢?

    佛法相信一切的因果,与轮回,我们学习佛法,就是为了能累积更多的善业,能摆脱轮回之苦

    它们这辈子不幸的轮为畜生道,就是因为恶业的使然才会这样,倘若我们这辈子因为善因而难得地得着人身,能听闻佛法,修行佛法,然而我们却没有好好地利用我们的善因,却不断地杀生造业,那么我们下辈子又会因为我们造下的业力而轮回到哪里呢?

    祈愿一切有情众生都能离苦得乐,在轮回的圈里,能投生人身,并投生在有佛法的地方,修习佛法,并迈向证悟

    感恩仁波切,祈愿您长驻在世,常转法论

  3. Vinnie Tan on Dec 1, 2013 at 1:28 am

    This is just purely disgusting. How is it possible to just kill these animals that are so cute and loveable?

    They are our friends that are always loyal to us. How can we even do that? If that is normal and humane, it would mean that we can even kill our own family for their meat just to satisfy that craving in us that would never be satisfied.

  4. Lucas Roth on Oct 20, 2013 at 11:28 pm

    this is so horrible! i keep telling people “eating meat is like eating your own dog, that is horrible.” but now they are literally eating their own pets! i am happy i am a vegetarian, plus animals and pets are meant to be loved and cared for. people make me sick nowadays.

  5. Wylfred on Sep 15, 2013 at 5:29 pm

    以前就会因为想补充多点蛋白质而吃很多肉类。没想到我们的一口之欲是造成很多动物就此丧命。 我现在已经开始吃素, 希望不久的将来可以守素食戒。

  6. Wylfred Ng on Sep 15, 2013 at 5:08 pm

    以前就会因为想补充多点蛋白质而吃很多肉类, 没想到我们的一口之欲是造成很多动物就此丧命。 我现在已经开始练习吃素, 希望不久的将来可以守素食戒。

  7. VInnie Tan on Sep 15, 2013 at 4:04 pm

    This is just horrible! How could people just capture stays like this and treat them like that? All animals have the right to live, we should never encourage markets like this. It is just horrible!

    A pet is a life time commitment, we should never abandon our pets even though it may be a burden to us. If they are a burden, we should have never gotten them in the first place!

  8. beatrix ooi on Jun 17, 2013 at 11:44 pm

    This is kinda gross. No matter where these incidents happen, they are still very wrong. Pet dogs are meant to be kept at home, they are meant to be loved and taken care of. How can people be so mean and cruel to sell away their beloved pets? Money is important, but if this is how they earn their money then I realky do not think that it’s right.
    Thank You for sharing Rinpoche.

  9. Felix Kong on May 17, 2013 at 12:30 am

    Crazy , why they can be so cruel to their pets. Dog is very honest to their owner and no harm to owner , why wanna eat them ? Must share to my friends. Pray for this dogs , Om Mani Padme Hum , may they have a good reborn and free from this suffering .

  10. Jessica Yap on May 16, 2013 at 12:05 am

    This is so sickening. I cannot stomach the fact that people has no qualms about eating their pet or In this case, men’s best friend. Eating meat is already bad enough, now we resort to eating our pets? Have we really ran out of livestock to eat? So what next? Our pet cats? Or humans? Us humans are really something.. We eat ANY living thing that we can find. Sad isn’t it? We are no different than the animals.

    I really hope that us humans will realize that this is not right.. Eating our pets or just eating meat just isn’t right.. Numerous extensive scientific research has been done on how humans can love without eating meat.

    So please, we should stop eating our friends..

    Thank you for sharing,Rinpoche!

  11. Jutika Lam on Feb 17, 2013 at 1:23 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Oh My Buddha!!! I just couldn’t bring myself to watch the other videos after watching the first video!

    I mean no offence to to Korea because I do have a few Korean Friends around my Neighborhood but really I just can’t believe that there would be people who would want to sell their dogs just for some money.

    To me only someone with a very stone cold heart would do such a thing to thousands and thousands of Innocent dogs. Why would anyone in the world want to kill cute, innocent, lovely and companions for life doggies just to eat them???

    It is hard to believe that everyday lots and lots of dogs and other animals are being tortured and killed just for their meat and sometimes fur. 🙁

    May the world become vegetarian so that all animals will have the freedom to live their lives to the fullest.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this gruesome but true news to me.

    Love
    Jutika

  12. patsy on Jan 2, 2013 at 12:29 pm

    This is so disgusting!!! How can anyone give their pets away to be killed for human consumption? These dogs are not the only ones who suffered. Pigs, cows, chicken and other animals also suffered this fate. Stop eating meat so that we can stop this butchery.

    See how animals are abused and killed for our eating pleasure: http://blog.tsemtulku.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/secret-abattoirs-in-the-uk.html

  13. Darren Kechara Paradise on Jan 2, 2013 at 4:56 am

    Couldn’t imagine how could man best friend end up on their plates….

  14. beatrix ooi on Oct 23, 2012 at 6:33 pm

    So sick! How can the people do this to the dogs? It is so undeserved. Every being deserves a chance to live, how can the people just take their lives away just for the sake of eating. It is so so wrong. OM MANI PADME HUNG.

  15. Julien Roth on Oct 21, 2012 at 5:23 pm

    I couldnt bare to watch this videos. Its just terrible what people in Korea do to do these dogs. Not trying to offend any Koreans, i have many Korean friends.

    I hate how they treat the dogs. They put them in cages, they show no compassion, its as though they like to see these animals get hurt. This has to stop. No body should be buying food like this. In fact, nobody should be buying meat. Please try to be vegetarian. At least a few days a week.

    Thank you for sharing Rinpoche. I will try to get more friends to be vegetarian.

  16. EricLee KHJB on Sep 10, 2012 at 6:41 pm

    以前无肉不欢的我,没有意识到吃肉会有什么不好,可是在机缘巧合的情况底下,认识了仁波切,有幸在他的指导下,可以透过EARTH LINK的这一部记录片,看到动物被宰杀的情形,让我萌起吃素的念头,试想想,如果换成你是那个被杀的动物,你会有什么感受。所以,如果你真的有感觉的话,就响应仁波切的呼吁,成为一个素食者吧,你会有意想不到的收获。

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  18. Grace Leong on Sep 4, 2012 at 3:28 pm

    Selling their Beagles , terriers , Maltese and other pet dogs to slaughter houses !! What sort of pet owners are they ??? It’s common to hear that some pet owners buy puppies cause they are cute and when the puppies grow to bigger dogs and seem to look less “cute” they are abandoned or given away . But this is the first time I read of dog owners who sell their dogs to be slaughtered for cuisine !! I agree with Henry that other animals like chicken , eels, frogs etc being slaughter in the wet markets are no different . The cruel methods used are the same . Only when there is no demand for such food , then there will be less sufferings for all the animals . Meat free diet is the way to go !!

  19. Fiona Dean on Sep 4, 2012 at 12:53 am

    I can not believe the cruelty these dogs suffer at the hands of these butchers. Even animals in a slaughterhouse are treated with some respect. Dogs are man’s best friend. To the people who sold their pets to the butchers ‘God has seen’ and to the butchers ‘God has seen’. No respect for life is very evident in these awful videos.

  20. June Tang (KHJB) on Sep 3, 2012 at 6:40 pm

    This are not an easy video to watch,I really cannot finish watching all the video! Those killers absolutely cruel..…speechless beyond words!” The suffering endured by the animals ends up pleasuring the human’s taste buds. This video will help create a lot of awareness and will definitely encourage more people to become vegetarian . Please don’t hurt animals,be kind to them,please go for vegetarian!! Remember,the situation will changing by ur own karma !!!

  21. Uncle Eddie on Sep 1, 2012 at 11:53 am

    As the centuries old popularized-saying goes – “THE ONE ABSOLUTELY UNSELFISH FRIEND THAT MAN CAN HAVE IN THIS SELFISH WORLD, THE ONE THAT NEVER DESERTS AND NEVER BEEN PROVEN UNGRATEFUL OR TREACHEROUS IS THE FAITHFUL “DOG”. Always being used as such iconic figure and classic example is “hachiko” a truly faithful and loyal pet dog of a Japanese university professor in Shibuya, Japan, who is always found waiting at the same spot of Shibuya train station everyday for his dead master, for 10 years, without knowing that the professor had suddenly died of a heart attack! Many other true instances had also been given of dogs behaviour in terms of loyalty, integrity and love at times of danger, and many have said to hve even sacrificed their lives at scenes of crime, protecting their owners and families. In view of the facts of comments given in this blog, how could anyone do this, as asked in the blog. In our practice, it’ll be more like eating and enjoying our own mothers,fathers, brothers, sisters or even our own children’s flesh for that matter! How dracularistic and animalistic such behaviour will seem – a mindless and devilish being amongst living humans.

  22. Wah Ying on Sep 1, 2012 at 1:57 am

    If we take our pet as one of our family members, how could we sell our family members to eaten?

    I just came across a news in Taiwan on animal shelters,you just can’t imagine a shelter supposed to take care of the animals that harm and kill them:

    “More than 1.25 million stray animals have been caught and put into public animal shelters during the past 13 years, but as much as 82 percent of them have been put to death or died in the shelters because of insufficient regulations, animal rights activists said at a demonstration in Taipei yesterday…”

    To read more: http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2012/09/01/2003541701

  23. tenzin llhamo on Aug 30, 2012 at 1:13 pm

    Its really really sad to watch animals being tortured and treated like that. How cruel! Please don’t be irresponsible. I dare not adopt animals because I can’t take care of them well and I don’t want them suffer but if people say they love and accept them as pets, the should take full responsibilities. I hate it when people treat their ‘pet’ like a watch dog! Chained 24 hours a day! How would you like to be chained the same way?

  24. Wendy Loh on Aug 29, 2012 at 4:04 pm

    🙁 I cannot comprehend why some humans can be so cruel. I can’t complete the entire video… It makes me sick. I don’t think we need any philosophical debates over this. It is pure cruelty. It has got to stop.

  25. Lim Han Nee on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:47 pm

    Most horrendous! I can’t make myself watch this though I can well imagine what’s going on.Louise, I agree with you.Just imagine, one day, the animals rise against us and decide to put us in cages and eat our succulent flesh as food! In George Orwell’s Animal Farm, the pigs in a farm overthrew the farmer and his farm hands and kicked them out of the farm!

    In any case, if we believe in Karma and in what’s told us in The Wheel of Sharp Weapons, those of us who kill animals, like our own(arggh!) pets and eat them, will be reborn as the animals and will suffer the torment of being as brutally killed for food!

  26. abby f on Aug 28, 2012 at 2:34 pm

    It is sad to see the dogs are in suffering, so do the people who are doing this. They will have to face their karma one day, they will get the same thing back one day, and there will be people to do the same thing to them. This is a non-stop cycle, if all of us don’t realise how scary this cycle is!

    Stop harming and eating animals! Don’t lie to yourself that animals don’t have feelings and they don’t feel pain. If they don’t have any feeling they don’t feel pain, then why your pet has to go to vet or take medicine?

    We can do something to stop the cycle! Buddha taught this 2500 years ago.

  27. Lim (KH JB) on Aug 28, 2012 at 9:54 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thanks for sharing this article with us. Every sentient being got the right so live. We truly hope that may our prayer can clear all our ignorance and bless all the sentient beings to take a good rebirth that can able to meet Dharma at their next life… Om Mani Peme Hum…

  28. Milly on Aug 28, 2012 at 3:10 am

    I braved myself to watch the 1st two parts of the video. Feel deep pain to watch these poor dogs being killed so mercilessly. Who is to be blamed? The pet owners, the customers or the traders? Everyone. The former pet owners who could so coldly give away their pets knowing pretty well the fate they will face. Also the customers cos if there is no demand for such meat then they will be no need for these killings. The butchers who are so cold-hearted. As I write this, there could be hundreds of dogs being slaughtered right now to be ready for sale tomorrow morning. I pray that the government will impose severe penalty and punishment to these culprits. May all these poor dogs quickly get a good rebirth and meet the holy Dharma.

  29. lucy yap on Aug 27, 2012 at 10:46 pm

    Such inhumane and abusive treatment of dogs,once a pet to someone.
    It’s so difficult for me to watch this video as I love dogs and I’m a lifelong pet owner.To actually watch their pain and suffering is unsettling and disturbing.Take care and love your pets till their last breath please!

  30. YenC on Aug 27, 2012 at 11:17 am

    Dear Rinpoche

    I could not bring myself to play the video, but that doesn’t mean I havent heard of such brutality. I can imagine their yelping. It is most unfortunate that such inhumane traits exist, where one chooses to abandon/dispose their pets in this manner out of SHEER CONVENIENCE. Sadly, the attitude of doing now, think later and not assuming any accountablity of one’s actions permeate in other areas of life too. And as long as one gets away with it, one feels “empowered” to continue the motion.

    It will take years of education to stop dog meat consumption. It is only when demand stops, then supplies cease.

  31. KH Ng on Aug 27, 2012 at 11:08 am

    This is real cruel, crazy and irresponsible. Does this people know what is compassion?

  32. Li Kim on Aug 27, 2012 at 1:13 am

    I cannot finish the videos, it is very sick. Why bring pets home when you will end up doing this? It is cruelty beyond believe. I can’t help to think of these people’s karma. They will return as dogs or burn in hell.

  33. Henry Ooi on Aug 27, 2012 at 12:31 am

    We flinch when we watch these videos but think nothing of it when we go to the wet market and walk pass, as if nothing happens, when chickens, frogs, eels, etc are being slaughtered before our eyes. There is no difference.

  34. Martin on Aug 26, 2012 at 11:19 pm

    It was very difficult to watch all the videos and I had to pause a few times especially scenes where dogs are dragged and then hung alive as they squeal for their lives. For me it was hard to watch because I know dogs. I know how sensitive they are, how friendly and warm they are and how loyal they are and what good friends they make. Dogs like some other pet animals make their presence felt in your life and they very quickly become part of your life. You immediately discover that a pet dog has no agenda other than to love you and be loved. I cannot imagine wanting to hurt one let alone giving away one to be slaughtered.

    One the one hand, killing dogs for meat is neither better or worse than killing other animals for food. Its just as bad to kill farm animals and wild animals for sports and food. But dogs to me are closer to being family than just mere animals.

    We live in what is supposed to be a civilized society and there’s so much free information about so many different subjects now. How people can still subscribe to old stories such as eating dog meat can be good for health is beyond me. Even if there is some half truths in those stories, are there not enough alternative supplements that one can walk into a shop to purchase without having to cause the torture and slaughter of a docile and gentle animals?

    There really is a lot of suffering in the world and so much ignorance.

  35. adrian chow on Aug 26, 2012 at 5:29 pm

    Why would a person with a right frame of mind will do this to their own pets which they cared and spent some time with. I think it is a sick concept. We must all circulate this news online in order to create a certain level of awareness to the public. Hopefully, thru this effort we could help stopped this sick behavior from human kind – Om Mani Padme Hum…

  36. PhillisChin on Aug 26, 2012 at 4:16 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, i understand Rinpoche why ask us to watch all the animal abuse, slaughter no matter how disturbing it is. Beside Rinpoche wants us to be aware all these thing happen beside us, also wanted us to see, what and how the animal been through all these, and from there, we can understand more and will love, care animal more, or even be a vegetarian.
    I totally agree this, “Don’t say that nothing will come out of just sharing because when there are more people against the dog meat trade, these countries will be forced to change due to social pressure. ” I agree because of my personal experience. In last year i have saw a similar disturbing news, and it happens in our country. I share out to the public, or even to those animal welfare. Surprising there is result, the public share out the news, and few of the animal welfare went to check and guess what, the news were show in newspaper & tv news. So,these people will be forced to change due to social pressure, it is true. and we’re the one who have the responsibility, as we, human create all these.

    Thank You Rinpoche.

  37. Jasline Tay (MBF) on Aug 26, 2012 at 10:04 am

    I just had an argument with a friend on why I became a vegan.
    As her logic is tat chicken, cow, sheep & pig etc… are meant to be reared for human to be eaten
    She’s a dog lover…
    This video is good as tis will show tat no animals are meant to b reared for food!

  38. DR on Aug 26, 2012 at 9:46 am

    Disgusting! There is so much food on this planet to feed everyone why do we need to kill to survive?

    This dog meat eating is also common in Bali. One of my friends who is a dog rescuer told me that each time when she puts up dogs for adoption, she has to personally visit the home of the prospective adopter to make sure that their intention is truly to adopt and care for the dog and not for other cruel intentions.

  39. Jamie Puon on Aug 26, 2012 at 9:43 am

    Will they change their job?

  40. judy lam on Aug 26, 2012 at 3:14 am

    It is horrifying to know that such cruelty is acceptable in Korea. What is worse is that some of the dogs are former pets. It is good that the TV station who recorded this put it out in the open, and hope that it has raised awareness on animal cruelty in the modern world today. I am more people will continue to promote such awareness especially in countries such as Korea, Vietnamese or China so that less animals will be killed for food.

  41. ysun on Aug 25, 2012 at 10:54 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,
    i can’t brave myself to hit the play button. i can image it is so cruel 🙁

  42. MayOng on Aug 25, 2012 at 8:24 pm

    When we are in China or Vietnam, it is a common sight to see dog meat hung up on roadside stalls to be stewed. It is definitely not part of the Chinese culture that had been taught to children of this generation. Many people have pet dogs, like myself but we don’t give them away to be eaten as food. Dogs are loyal friends. How can we eat them. Disgusting!

  43. cindy on Aug 25, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    I remember when i was very young, i did see people eating dogs meats, i was thinking how can they do this to dogs, Dogs look after the house for us & they even take care of disable people.

  44. Tashi Dorji on Aug 25, 2012 at 2:26 pm

    Honorable Rinpoche,
    I feel your sadness in what you see but we are but humble people so please guide us as to what we can do to stop such things.

    Yours Sincerely,

    Tashi

  45. Louise Lee on Aug 25, 2012 at 2:25 pm

    Today we take dog meat ! May be one day we’ll take some others meat !

    nothing can make us to feel enough !

    if you can be vegetarian today , it to be good!

    If you cant , then dont try to do something funny !!

    May be one day you’ll hear that human meat is Sweet , Fresh & full of Vitamin !!

    Will you take it too ? If we dont stop ourself , next time we’ll in the cage ! Waiting someone to kill us !

  46. Irene Lim on Aug 25, 2012 at 12:18 pm

    Oh my goodness, it is so disgusting! OM MANI PADME HUM….

  47. HelenaC on Aug 25, 2012 at 11:36 am

    Dear Rinpoche, sorry i can’t watch these video but i know exactly what happen as i read alot of these news. I really could not understand how can these people do that, but i am bless i can’t understand so that i won’t be one of them! Human greeds and selfishness harm so many other beings, i really hate that! For a dog lover i find that is really really cruel and unkind because they have feelings too. They have mom and family too. This act is totally not acceptable. I hope more people aware of this and stop all these cruel act. Eating a dog it will not make us any stronger and it won’t benefit our health or what so ever but it brings pain to others!!
    Thank you for sharing Rinpoche.

  48. Nico on Aug 25, 2012 at 11:29 am

    For caring pet owners, it’ll be like “giving” the children they’ve raised to be slaughtered. To any humane people amongst us, it’s no different from betrayal of a friend or even an acquaintance who’s totally helpless and dependent on us for mere survival. Where’s their (betrayers’) morality and conscience?!! Perhaps they feel they’re just raising another ‘broiler’ animals in their backyards 🙁

  49. mitra on Aug 25, 2012 at 10:01 am

    so sad poor animal.we can stop to eat animal ? i have realy no idea.i prayer for them.

  50. Sonam Yangden on Aug 25, 2012 at 8:06 am

    Dear Rinpoche la,

    I just couldn’t watch the videos because this line gave me goose-bums “pet dogs being given away by their owners to be slaughtered for meat in Korea” I felt it was like giving away your OWN CHILD to be slaughter for meat! :'(

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  • Lin Mun
    Tuesday, Jul 25. 2017 09:06 PM
    Wow Shikoku islands are amazingly beautiful! Not only the island offers scenic landscape but also a great pilgrimage destination where there are 88 temples around the island and an artistic town too. If given the opportunity I would love to join the pilgrimage trip, a trip to have a break from the rush in work and living in the city. I would like to visit Iya Village and Oboke and Koboke Gorge. I’m sure the hike at this place would be lovely. So nice to be near the nature and breathing clean air.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/travel/wonderful-japan-shikoku.html
  • Lin Mun
    Tuesday, Jul 25. 2017 08:38 PM
    Amazed with Jacob’s intelligence and great knowledge at a young age, he is definitely a genius. But the question is where does he obtain the intelligence from? He couldn’t have learned it at that young age. From Buddhism angle, I believe this is from his past life imprints. He must have this great skill and intelligence and that his mind bring along to this life.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/another-proof-of-reincarnation.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 25. 2017 12:15 AM
    Ekai Kawaguchi was a Japanese Buddhist monk, famed for his incredible journeys to Nepal and Tibet, being the first Japanese traveling to either country. Ekai Kawaguchi who’s dedication and determination in learning Buddhism was indeed a inspiration to all.He took four years to reach Tibet was not easy afterall. Travelling to remote areas in Nepal and Tibet at that time was tough .As a foreigner who could not speak the languages was another hurdle moreover to translate it to Japanese was challenging for him. He has devoted his time in Tibet to Buddhist pilgrimage and study.Incredible he even translated difficult classical Chinese texts to Japanese. He brought back to Japan a large collection of Tibetan scriptures to be translated too.He was a pioneer of Tibetan studies in Japan, and well respected by the people of Tibat,Nepal and Japan. A statue honouring the traveling monk Ekai Kawaguchi was built at Shichidou-station, Osaka in Japan.Memorial Museum was also named after him in Marpha, Nepal to commemorate him.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Antoinette Kass and Pastor Niral Patel
    for sharing this inspiring article which i do enjoyed reading.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/people/ekai-kawaguchi-three-years-in-tibet.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 25. 2017 12:14 AM
    In such extreme cold weather the fishermen risked their lives to save a doggie on ice bed, Wonderful to watch the video It shown us that a doggie is also human. They deserved to live too Everything got the right to live. It was such a happy ending. To serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others no matter in what circumstances.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/russias-soft-spot.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 25. 2017 12:13 AM
    A Guru teaches, guilding along and show us as we learn ,pracitce to be a better person and will help us to cross the ocean of samsara. When we practice spiritually with the guidance of a Guru, we will certainly progress,allows us to actualize successfully all the steps of the path to enlightenment.We are to walk the path no matter what happens and always devoted to our Guru. Without a Guru and proper guidance will lead us to no where and no Dharma.
    Well said by Li Kheng….Spiritual awakening is not about changing but expanding yourself.
    Thank you Li Kheng for sharing this article.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/guru-serum-not-guru-syndrome.html#comment-747848
  • Stella Cheang
    Monday, Jul 24. 2017 09:33 PM
    How fortunate for us to have Dorje Shugden prayer text and images, of correct iconography in multiple languages. This goes to show that Dorje Shugden is popular among the people from so many places. Rejoice to all the recipients of Dorje Shugden prayer material, may they always be guided and protected by this World Peace Protector.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/bring-dorje-shugden-everywhere.html#comments
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 24. 2017 12:24 PM
    Beautiful story of Kukkuripa choosing a dog over a havevenly feast. Kukkuripa shared everything from food, water to bedding with his dog in the caves for years while he meditates. So much so he was known as Kukkuripa the dog lover.The dog to him is more a friend. Kukkuripa had given up all attachments to be with dog as he could bear the sufferings of the dog being alone and without foods.
    Later only he realised the dog was actually Vajra Yogini and was attained full enlightenment and blessed by Vajra Yogini.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this beautiful and inspiriing teachings for us .To let go all attachments and always be compassion,caring,be kind and loving to all sentient beings.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/heavenly-feast-or-a-dog.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 24. 2017 12:23 PM
    Wow …interesting ,unique a Tibetan lama also known as Iron arrow of Golok looks more native American Indian than a Lama.Chagthag Rinpoche was well respected living in Sikkim.Through his miraculous powers gained from meditation,he could even fly.He used to wear heavy iron chains on his body and neck to pull him down from flying. He would fly from mountaintop to mountaintop to meditate Thats amazing.
    We are fortunate able to view this Very rare and powerful picture of Chagdar Rinpoche with the traditonal outfit of a wisdom mirror at his chest and wears a leopard skin skirt,carring weapons.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these interesting post with a short explanation of the outfit for us to understand better.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/iron-arrow-of-golok.html
  • Joy Kam
    Monday, Jul 24. 2017 09:24 AM
    Dear Friends from around the world,

    Do you know there is a new feature right at the bottom of this blog?

    It is ***MESSAGES FROM RINPOCHE***

    H.E. Tsem Rinpoche that is. So do check it out to see the latest messages from Rinpoche, what’s on Rinpoche’s mind at the moment and the things Rinpoche likes.

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  • Stella Cheang
    Sunday, Jul 23. 2017 09:11 PM
    Deepavali is a flavourful festival where rich colours are used to decorate the premises and lights will be lit everywhere. It is rarely known to the multi-racial community of beautiful Malaysia that the festival actually marks the victory over Demon King Ravana and rescuing the abducted Goddess Sita from Demon King Ravana. Today, the celebration of Deepavali signifies victory of good over evil, truth over ignorance, and light over darkness. Therefore, may we all be joyous to look forward to the beautiful celebration of Deepavali and be reminded to battle our inner demon, ignorance and darkness. Thank you for this sharing.
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Jul 23. 2017 10:46 AM
    Leshan Giant Buddha is the world’s largest stone-carved Buddha.It is a 71m stone Buddha carved out of cliff which is situated in southern Sichuan province of China and not far from Mt. Emei.Leshan Giant Buddha is a statue of Maitreya in sitting posture facing Mt Emei.From what i saw from the post the Giant Buddha statue looks stunning. It was listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996.Leshan Giant Buddha is the tallest Buddha sculpture in the world craved during the 8th century AD.
    Its such a beautiful place to combine travelling and holidays with spirituality to collect merit, plant Dharma seeds and be blessed, as advice by Rinpoche.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing .

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/external-article/leshan-giant-buddha
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Jul 23. 2017 10:08 AM
    Interesting article…..It is the home of a spiritual lineage of female practitioners, a unique nunnery of about 400 nuns and the heart of a renowned practice tradition. Their practices come from the Kagyu and Nyingma schools within the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.spiritual practitioners at Gebchak Gonpa.It is the largest nunneries in Tibet and heart of a renowned meditation tradition unique and outstanding to women.Its nuns are famed for their accomplishments in profound meditation, while their compassion and dedication to the Dharma is remarkable.Reading of each unique nun’s stories their interviews and their backgrounds and so forth were interesting and inspiring.They hold on their Guru Devotion firmly from the moment they entered the nunery till the end of their lives.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these interesting article .

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/gebchak-gonpa.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Jul 23. 2017 10:07 AM
    Mt. Emei seem to be towering, beautiful, old and mysterious.It is like a huge green screen standing in the southwest of the Chengdu Plain.Mt. Emei was enlisted in the world natural and cultural heritage by the UNESCO. Mt Emei is the highest of the sacred mountains which is at 3,099m having a long rich history,people in remote ancient times have lived in this place as early as 5,000 years ago.Amazing discoveries by the archaeologist.The first monastery was built 1,900 years ago, thats where the birthplace of Buddhism in Yangtze Valley begin.
    The Buddhist architecture, music, grottos and paintings in the mountain all reflect rich religious flavor and culture.Its famous for the beauty of the mountains and there are many ancient temples which attracted thousands of tourist yearly.
    Thank you rinpoche for sharing these post which i do hope i can visit one day.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/emei-shan.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Jul 23. 2017 10:06 AM
    Chinese folklore features a rich variety of ghosts, monsters, and other supernatural creatures. According to traditional beliefs a ghost is the spirit form of a person .There are many folk beliefs and taboos surrounding during the 7th month of the Chinese calendar.Thats where the hell gate open recording to their beliefs.Traditional Chinese culture attached great importance to Ancestral Ghosts and the need to have descendants who would continue to honour them.
    Each faith have their own views of it.Ghosts have played a very important role in Chinese beliefs for many thousands of years, and for many Chinese they still do.
    I always believe when we do not disturb them,they do no harm to us and we are protected by each individual beliefs.As long as we are mindful of customs and beliefs.
    what we can do to help those wandering spirits is by each doing own customs of compassionate way.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these comprehensive explanation,insight post which helps us to understand better.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/the-world-of-chinese-ghosts.html
  • Jason
    Sunday, Jul 23. 2017 01:13 AM
    It take some time for me to read this article but it really worth to read. This article really give very details on Kyushu especially on tourist places and the way to get to tourist places and accommodations as well. I like Kamado Jigoku hot spring because it look like demon being cook by the hot spring. This very good educational source to people to become good person. Besides that, temples are always in my travel itinerary, so I would to visit Fukiji and Makiodo temple where a huge Amitabha statue was located inside.
    I will recommend this article my friend because it really informative and sure will help in Kyushu travel itinerary.
    Thanks Reinpoche and others to gather so much information on Kyushu to open our eye on Kyushu.

    Jason

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/wonderful-japan-kyushu.html

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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
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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,
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A beautiful photograph of a path walking down from Manjushri Hill in Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia.
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A beautiful photograph of a path walking down from Manjushri Hill in Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia.
This picture is of KB lovingly holding Mumu while he tries to stand up. I was in the room with them and someone else took this picture. It is a very sad and poignant picture because just a short while after this picture was taken, Mumu passed away with all of us present. This was the last picture of my little Mumu alive. We immediately did puja for Mumu and he is sorely missed by many as he touched our lives deeply. Tsem Rinpoche
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This picture is of KB lovingly holding Mumu while he tries to stand up. I was in the room with them and someone else took this picture. It is a very sad and poignant picture because just a short while after this picture was taken, Mumu passed away with all of us present. This was the last picture of my little Mumu alive. We immediately did puja for Mumu and he is sorely missed by many as he touched our lives deeply. Tsem Rinpoche
For years I have been doing this everywhere I go, no matter where or what country I am in. Always be kind to animals.
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For years I have been doing this everywhere I go, no matter where or what country I am in. Always be kind to animals.
Practising makes you better at something. If you keep practising in laziness, that is what you will become good in. If you keep practising generosity, that is what you will develop. Keep practising in what you want to become good at.
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Practising makes you better at something. If you keep practising in laziness, that is what you will become good in. If you keep practising generosity, that is what you will develop. Keep practising in what you want to become good at.
Real spirituality is kindness.
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Real spirituality is kindness.
Our time on this earth in this lifetime is short. It\'s our choice what will look back on when we are in our final moments.
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Our time on this earth in this lifetime is short. It's our choice what will look back on when we are in our final moments.
Materialism, desire and greed never result in happiness.
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Materialism, desire and greed never result in happiness.
Never ever eat our friends. Go vegetarian.
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Never ever eat our friends. Go vegetarian.
It is a privilege to serve the Dharma and to serve others. Real freedom comes in serving others.
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It is a privilege to serve the Dharma and to serve others. Real freedom comes in serving others.
Compared to humans and all other sentient beings, animals have just as much right to happiness and freedom.
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Compared to humans and all other sentient beings, animals have just as much right to happiness and freedom.
Dharma is not something I engage in as something separate from me. Dharma has been me since young.
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Dharma is not something I engage in as something separate from me. Dharma has been me since young.
How much we are willing to suffer is how compassionate we are.
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How much we are willing to suffer is how compassionate we are.
Dharma is the medicine of the mind prescribed by the Buddha.
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Dharma is the medicine of the mind prescribed by the Buddha.
How much effort we are willing to put into our practice, is how much results we will get.
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How much effort we are willing to put into our practice, is how much results we will get.
What do you worship on your altar, meat or compassion? One develops coldness and encourages lack of empathy, and one choice encourages attainments.
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What do you worship on your altar, meat or compassion? One develops coldness and encourages lack of empathy, and one choice encourages attainments.
Where does patience come from? Think about it closely
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Where does patience come from? Think about it closely
Indian sadhus and mendicants also very happy to receive Bhagwan Dorje Shugden
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Indian sadhus and mendicants also very happy to receive Bhagwan Dorje Shugden
Tsem Rinpoche with the great Geshe Namgyal Wangchen of Drepung Loseling Monastery. Read more: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=132495
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Tsem Rinpoche with the great Geshe Namgyal Wangchen of Drepung Loseling Monastery. Read more: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=132495
Some of my favorite people
(1st row) Alexandra David-Neel, Nicholas Roerich, Helena Roerich, Anagarika Govinda
(2nd row) Walter Evans-Wentz, John Blofeld, Bill Porter (Red Pine), Ekai Kawaguchi
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Some of my favorite people (1st row) Alexandra David-Neel, Nicholas Roerich, Helena Roerich, Anagarika Govinda (2nd row) Walter Evans-Wentz, John Blofeld, Bill Porter (Red Pine), Ekai Kawaguchi
Do share this message and create more awareness. Thank you
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Do share this message and create more awareness. Thank you
All that we want in samsara is just fleeting and illusionary and we are tired of chasing something that is so short lived, Lady Buddha Dakini Vajra Yogini, please embrace me as you did Naropa with great affection and lift me to your Kechara Paradise in my rainbow body. ~Tsem Rinpoche
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All that we want in samsara is just fleeting and illusionary and we are tired of chasing something that is so short lived, Lady Buddha Dakini Vajra Yogini, please embrace me as you did Naropa with great affection and lift me to your Kechara Paradise in my rainbow body. ~Tsem Rinpoche
Lady Buddha Diamond Dakini Vajra Yogini, you appear in so many forms, guises and methods out of great compasion to bring me to your paradise of Kechara heaven. Bless me to waste no more time and engage in my spirituality thoroughly and may I see your coral visage soon. Bless me that I surrender all my games, attachments, projections and endless chasing of all that is futile in samsara now.... Tsem Rinpoche
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Lady Buddha Diamond Dakini Vajra Yogini, you appear in so many forms, guises and methods out of great compasion to bring me to your paradise of Kechara heaven. Bless me to waste no more time and engage in my spirituality thoroughly and may I see your coral visage soon. Bless me that I surrender all my games, attachments, projections and endless chasing of all that is futile in samsara now.... Tsem Rinpoche
Sri Lanka is one of the most beautiful places I have visited. There is so much to explore. I have compiled 20 MUST VISIT places for you to see in Sri Lanka. Enjoy the post and the great pictures! Enjoy: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=127234
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Sri Lanka is one of the most beautiful places I have visited. There is so much to explore. I have compiled 20 MUST VISIT places for you to see in Sri Lanka. Enjoy the post and the great pictures! Enjoy: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=127234
 http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/wp-content/gallery/chat-pictures/chat-8yzmaqog68754.jpg Sacred and holy Lady Buddha Vajra Yogini being escorted from the Vajra Yogini temple on the streets on festival day to bless the masses. Tsem Rinpoche
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http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/wp-content/gallery/chat-pictures/chat-8yzmaqog68754.jpg Sacred and holy Lady Buddha Vajra Yogini being escorted from the Vajra Yogini temple on the streets on festival day to bless the masses. Tsem Rinpoche
 Spanish painting called \'Buddha`s temptations\' and painted in 1921 by Eduardo Chicharro Aguera (1873-1949).
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Spanish painting called 'Buddha`s temptations' and painted in 1921 by Eduardo Chicharro Aguera (1873-1949).
This is a 2nd-3rd Century Pakistan-Gandhara period Shakyamuni carving. It is exquisite. It conveys the serenity of Lord Buddha\'s enlightenment so perfectly. Tsem Rinpoche
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This is a 2nd-3rd Century Pakistan-Gandhara period Shakyamuni carving. It is exquisite. It conveys the serenity of Lord Buddha's enlightenment so perfectly. Tsem Rinpoche
Where there is Avalokitesvara there is Bodhicitta, where there is Bodhicitta there is compassion and where this is compassion there is love, hope and acceptance.-Tsem Rinpoche
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Where there is Avalokitesvara there is Bodhicitta, where there is Bodhicitta there is compassion and where this is compassion there is love, hope and acceptance.-Tsem Rinpoche
Avalokiteshvara with vase. Also from Kelaniya Temple, Sri Lanka.
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Avalokiteshvara with vase. Also from Kelaniya Temple, Sri Lanka.
Beautiful Avalokitesvara image in the Kelaniya Temple grounds in Sri Lanka. A place to visit!
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Beautiful Avalokitesvara image in the Kelaniya Temple grounds in Sri Lanka. A place to visit!
Closeup- Very rare statue of Vajra Yogini with her hands crossed at the heart and facing us. Beautiful.
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Closeup- Very rare statue of Vajra Yogini with her hands crossed at the heart and facing us. Beautiful.
Closeup- Very rare statue of Vajra Yogini with her hands crossed at the heart
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Closeup- Very rare statue of Vajra Yogini with her hands crossed at the heart
Wesak is the biggest Buddhist international holiday of the year. It is the day Buddha became enlightened. It is the same day Buddha was born and passed into parinirvana. Nice to see this message from the president of the USA wishing Buddhists well. Good leadership respects all religions, cultures and races. This is heartwarming to see.
2 months ago
Wesak is the biggest Buddhist international holiday of the year. It is the day Buddha became enlightened. It is the same day Buddha was born and passed into parinirvana. Nice to see this message from the president of the USA wishing Buddhists well. Good leadership respects all religions, cultures and races. This is heartwarming to see.
Beng Kooi and Su Ming have been long time friends and very hard working in many of the projects that benefit others. They have very kind hearts and very generous souls. They are excellent friends to always have.
2 months ago
Beng Kooi and Su Ming have been long time friends and very hard working in many of the projects that benefit others. They have very kind hearts and very generous souls. They are excellent friends to always have.
Su Ming really loves Mumu boy. We all love him so much.
2 months ago
Su Ming really loves Mumu boy. We all love him so much.
Please click on the picture and I can share my message with you.
2 months ago
Please click on the picture and I can share my message with you.
When the ban first came into place, the monks protested against the ban in Gaden Monastery. Samdong Rinpoche was there and saw the protests which later he and Tibetan leadership took fierce and quick actions to cut all protests and expel all monks who protested. There is no democracy. Dorje Shugden has been practiced by individual and khamtsen group monks in Sera, Drepung and Gaden for four hundred years and suddenly it is not allowed. No religious freedom. What the Tibetan leadership wants, they will impose their will. If you disobey, protest or not agree, you will be banished or silenced.
3 months ago
When the ban first came into place, the monks protested against the ban in Gaden Monastery. Samdong Rinpoche was there and saw the protests which later he and Tibetan leadership took fierce and quick actions to cut all protests and expel all monks who protested. There is no democracy. Dorje Shugden has been practiced by individual and khamtsen group monks in Sera, Drepung and Gaden for four hundred years and suddenly it is not allowed. No religious freedom. What the Tibetan leadership wants, they will impose their will. If you disobey, protest or not agree, you will be banished or silenced.
I like this painting very much. It is Lord Buddha as a small child sitting on his aunt\'s lap. Very nice style of painting.
3 months ago
I like this painting very much. It is Lord Buddha as a small child sitting on his aunt's lap. Very nice style of painting.
My Mumu boy\'s first haircut after I brought him home as part of my family.
3 months ago
My Mumu boy's first haircut after I brought him home as part of my family.
Every person who has Maha-annutartantra empowerments (Eg. Heruka, Guhyasamaja, Yamantaka, Vajra Yogimi, Chittamani-Tara, Kalacakra, Hevajra, Gyalwa Gyatso Chenresig, etc) should keep a copy of this on their shrine or prayer book. These are all the ritual items tantric practitioner must keep by commitment. If it is in picture form, it is alright also.
3 months ago
Every person who has Maha-annutartantra empowerments (Eg. Heruka, Guhyasamaja, Yamantaka, Vajra Yogimi, Chittamani-Tara, Kalacakra, Hevajra, Gyalwa Gyatso Chenresig, etc) should keep a copy of this on their shrine or prayer book. These are all the ritual items tantric practitioner must keep by commitment. If it is in picture form, it is alright also.
A message to share with you on this meme.
3 months ago
A message to share with you on this meme.
A message to share with you.
3 months ago
A message to share with you.
Holy Lady Buddha Vajra Yogini\'s blessing can be found when we decide to focus out to others instead of in to only ourselves.
~ Tsem Tulku Rinpoche
3 months ago
Holy Lady Buddha Vajra Yogini's blessing can be found when we decide to focus out to others instead of in to only ourselves. ~ Tsem Tulku Rinpoche
His Holiness Vajradhara Kyabje Zong Rinpoche of Gaden Monastery who is the refuge of countless, gives a clear explanation of Dorje Shugden. One is able to hear his holy voice and translation by Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen! Please see here and share: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=122352
3 months ago
His Holiness Vajradhara Kyabje Zong Rinpoche of Gaden Monastery who is the refuge of countless, gives a clear explanation of Dorje Shugden. One is able to hear his holy voice and translation by Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen! Please see here and share: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=122352
: This picture says it all. Click on it to enlarge and read and please share.
3 months ago
: This picture says it all. Click on it to enlarge and read and please share.
This is a simple chart showing the three main psychic channels used in tantric meditations to control the winds, raise tummo (fire energy), gain higher consciousness and insight and also for gaining siddhis. These channels are used in meditations for controlling the mind, when the mind ejects from the body (phowa) and one\'s death. These three channels are very important. Tsem Rinpoche
3 months ago
This is a simple chart showing the three main psychic channels used in tantric meditations to control the winds, raise tummo (fire energy), gain higher consciousness and insight and also for gaining siddhis. These channels are used in meditations for controlling the mind, when the mind ejects from the body (phowa) and one's death. These three channels are very important. Tsem Rinpoche
I think my cute doggie Oser is actually Tintin\'s dog Snowy!
4 months ago
I think my cute doggie Oser is actually Tintin's dog Snowy!
Great Masters of Gaden Shartse Monastery. From left to right: His Eminence Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche, His Holiness Sharpa Choeje Jetsun Lobsang Nyima, H.E. Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche, H.E. Kyabje Lati Rinpoche, His Holiness 101st Gaden Tripa throne holder Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal.
4 months ago
Great Masters of Gaden Shartse Monastery. From left to right: His Eminence Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche, His Holiness Sharpa Choeje Jetsun Lobsang Nyima, H.E. Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche, H.E. Kyabje Lati Rinpoche, His Holiness 101st Gaden Tripa throne holder Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal.
 Left to right: Dharma boy, Mumu boy and Oser girl. The three of them are my beautiful and loved Schnauzer dogs. They loved looking through the window to see traffic, people and movement. They loved the smells that drifted through their little noses. I love seeing the three of them together like this. I love them. Tsem Rinpoche
4 months ago
Left to right: Dharma boy, Mumu boy and Oser girl. The three of them are my beautiful and loved Schnauzer dogs. They loved looking through the window to see traffic, people and movement. They loved the smells that drifted through their little noses. I love seeing the three of them together like this. I love them. Tsem Rinpoche
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The camera person behind the scene was focusing on taking a good shot. Stella Cheang
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The camera person behind the scene was focusing on taking a good shot. Stella Cheang
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Teacher Sock Wan conducted a Q&A section with students from standard 4 to 6. Stella Cheang
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Teacher Alice was explaining the games rule to the students. Stella Cheang
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Teacher Li Kheng and one of the winners of Q&A for the meditation section. Stella Cheang
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Teacher Abby patiently explained to students of standard 1 to 3 the joy of learning. Stella Cheang
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At Kechara House Kuala Lumpur, adults and kids Dharma classes and creative Dharma art classes were in full swing every Sunday. Pastor Han Nee
Teachers and students of Kechara Sunday Dharma School were doing prostration together in front of Rinpoche's throne and the Buddha statues in Kechara House. Stella Cheang
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Teachers and students of Kechara Sunday Dharma School were doing prostration together in front of Rinpoche's throne and the Buddha statues in Kechara House. Stella Cheang
In Kechara Sunday Dharma School, we want children to be equipped with good & positive values as they are growing up. Stella Cheang
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In Kechara Sunday Dharma School, we want children to be equipped with good & positive values as they are growing up. Stella Cheang
Students of 11 to 12 years old are trying their hands on Pastel Nagomi Art today at Kechara Sunday Dharma School. Stella Cheang
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Students of 11 to 12 years old are trying their hands on Pastel Nagomi Art today at Kechara Sunday Dharma School. Stella Cheang
Teacher Julie was teaching Pastel Nagomi Art today at Kechara Sunday Dharma School. Stella Cheang
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Teacher Julie was teaching Pastel Nagomi Art today at Kechara Sunday Dharma School. Stella Cheang
Teacher Kien was sharing a story of Right Actions at Kechara Sunday Dharma School today. Stella Cheang
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Teacher Kien was sharing a story of Right Actions at Kechara Sunday Dharma School today. Stella Cheang
Everyone is giving chance to do an experiment and use a few ingredients to represent suffering, challenges, dharma understanding, compassion, right action & right mindset. Alice Tay, KSDS
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Everyone is giving chance to do an experiment and use a few ingredients to represent suffering, challenges, dharma understanding, compassion, right action & right mindset. Alice Tay, KSDS
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KSDS younger students are very excited to practice punching during Self-defense session. Alice Tay, KSDS
KSDS's Day Care students focused on watching The Buddha Story. Alice Tay, KSDS
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KSDS's Day Care students focused on watching The Buddha Story. Alice Tay, KSDS
KSDS students participated animal liberation in front of Kechara House, SunwayMas. Alice Tay, KSDS
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KSDS students participated animal liberation in front of Kechara House, SunwayMas. Alice Tay, KSDS
Most of the KSDS younger students like to draw & coloring. Alice Tay, KSDS
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Most of the KSDS younger students like to draw & coloring. Alice Tay, KSDS
Teacher Yeo and Teacher Daphne teaching children of age 2-4 years old about Respect value. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Yeo and Teacher Daphne teaching children of age 2-4 years old about Respect value. Lin Mun KSDS
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Students were so excited to learn to do a natural & healthy breakfast. Lin Mun KSDS
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So glad to have children start learning dharma from a young age. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Alice and Teacher Laura sharing the topic of "I am Loyal" to students of 5-6 years old. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Alice and Teacher Laura sharing the topic of "I am Loyal" to students of 5-6 years old. Lin Mun KSDS
KSDS students joined the monthly animal liberation in front of KH. Lin mun KSDS
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KSDS students joined the monthly animal liberation in front of KH. Lin mun KSDS
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Thank you Master Sim for your time to share some self defense technics to students. Lin Mun KSDS
This Hindu family made flower offerings everyday to Buddha Shakyamuni at Bentong Puja House. Lucy Yap
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This Hindu family made flower offerings everyday to Buddha Shakyamuni at Bentong Puja House. Lucy Yap
Teacher Julia joyfully & patiently demostrated the skill behind a beautiful Nagomi Art during Kechara Sunday Dharma School. Stella Cheang
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Teacher Julia joyfully & patiently demostrated the skill behind a beautiful Nagomi Art during Kechara Sunday Dharma School. Stella Cheang
Kechara Sunday Dharma School starts 9am every Sunday. Students learn Buddhism values and many other exciting activities like self defense and art. Stella Cheang
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Kechara Sunday Dharma School starts 9am every Sunday. Students learn Buddhism values and many other exciting activities like self defense and art. Stella Cheang
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