George Roerich – Light of the Morning Star

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(By Tsem Rinpoche, Pastor Niral and Pastor Shin)

George Roerich, born Yuri Nikolayevich Roerich in 1902, is known as one of the world’s greatest Tibetologists and linguists. Yuri is the Russian version of the name George. It is said that he could speak over 30 languages and dialects from Europe and Asia. He was a brilliant scholar, explorer and expert in Eastern religion, philosophy and culture. His story and works have left a long and lasting impact in Tibetan studies.

George Roerich (left) with his famous father Nicholas Roerich (center) and brother Svetoslav Roerich (right)

George Roerich (left) with his famous father Nicholas Roerich (center) and brother Svetoslav Roerich (right)

 

Early life and education

George was born the son of Nicholas Roerich, a Russian painter, writer, spiritualist, philosopher and Tibet enthusiast; and his wife Helena Roerich. He was born in the town of Okoulovka of the Novgorod Province of St. Petersburg, Russia, on August 16, 1902. He spent much of his childhood and early adult years in St. Petersburg, and had an extremely keen interest in strategy, which came across through a fascination with military science and history. It was in a letter that his mother once wrote:

“The elder son showed love for history and tin soldiers. He had thousands of them. His passion for the art of war has survivied until now. Strategy is his pet subject. By the way, this talent is inborn, and he is very proud of his ancestor – field-marshal Mikhail Golenischev-Kutuzov, the hero of the war of 1812”

– Letter written by Helena Roerich, February 25, 1953.

In fact it was at the tender age of only 15 years that George Roerich began studying the ancient history of the Egyptians with the famous scientist and Egyptologist Boris Turayev. It was also around this time that George started to study the first of many languages he would later master – Mongolian – with Andrei Dmeitryevich Roudnev.

George Roerich was talented, motivated and driven from a young age. He had a keen interest in strategy and cultural history.

George Roerich was talented, motivated and driven from a young age. He had a keen interest in strategy and cultural history.

At school, his work and paintings showcased his broad interests, artistic ability and talents. Once graduating from the Karl May School in St. Petersburg, he enrolled to study Indian and Iranian languages at the London University School for Oriental Languages, currently known as the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. It was there that he excelled in all fields, especially in languages and linguistics. He studied Sanskrit and Pali under Professor Edward Denison Ross, a famous Indologist. He was even once introduced as “the best Sanskrit student” to the Secretary of State for Indian Affairs, who had gone to the University for a visit.

Following this he entered Harvard University in Massachusetts, after he had left for the USA with his parents in 1920. Studying under Professor Charles Rockwell Lanman, he mastered Sanskrit. There his love for languages increased, and he began to study Pali and Chinese languages, all the while keeping up his studies at the Indian Philology Department. Philology is the study of the structure, historical development and relationships of languages. He was only 18 years old at the time, showcasing his brilliance and striking ability. It was at Harvard University that he graduated with both Bachelor and Master degrees. But his thirst for learning was not quenched, so he enrolled at the School for Oriental Languages at the University of Paris. It was in 1923 that he graduated with a Master degree in Indian Philology, while also having studied at the Military Department and Department of Law and Economy. He also worked at the Central-Asian, Mongolian and Tibetan Departments of the School when he was studying there.

 

Travel to Asia

Aged 21, George’s personal quest for knowledge had led him to begin independent scientific research, when he moved to India with his family in 1923. His father, Nicholas Roerich, led the family in long distance traveling around India in 1924. His father even took them for small expeditions around Sikkim, and the kingdom of Bhutan.

George Roerich with his mother Helena Roerich during their Central Asian expedition

George Roerich with his mother Helena Roerich during their Central Asian expedition

It was during these trips that George composed what would later turn into his brilliant book called “Tibetan Paintings” first published in 1925 in Paris. He was only 23 years old at the time, but no other work since then compares to his work in regards to scientific research and his clear presentation. The information compiled in this book was gathered from the Buddhist scholar-lama L. M. Dorje, who was originally tasked with improving George’s spoken Tibetan language, but turned out to be an invaluable asset in the study of Tibetan religious art.

George was then given one of the major roles in the Central Asian expedition, that of the safety of everyone who was on the journey. It was here that his childhood fascination with military science, which he was still interested in, came to be more than useful. His knowledge, skills, abilities and bravery saved the expedition members on a number of occasions. He also acted as the expedition’s translator, as he could speak fluent Mongolian, Tibetan and a host of other Central Asian languages. In doing so he was able to engage research and gather information about the countries they visited, without which the expedition would have been lost. His achievements during the expedition were written down and published as his work “Along the Paths of Central Asia” in 1931. This was the work that brought him to the forefront of the field of scientific research and explorers of Asia.

 

Achievements – Published works

George visited and studied with Tibetan Buddhist lamas on his expeditions

George visited and studied with Tibetan Buddhist lamas on his expeditions

George Roerich is mostly remembered for his significant contributions to the fields of art, history and culture. In fact his work “The Animal Style Among the Nomads of Northern Tibet”, published in 1930, became significant in the field of scientific research, after his discovery of menhirs (tall upright stones erected for a specific purpose), cromlechs (altar-tombs of large flat stones laid on top of upright stones) and stone graves during the Central Asian expedition.

His works as a great social scientist did not go unnoticed by those of his time. He was elected a member of the Royal Asiatic Society in London, the Asiatic society in Bengal, the Paris Geographic Society, the American Archeological and Ethnographic societies, as well as many others.

 

Achievements – Urusvati Himalayan Research Institute

Urusvati Himalayan Research Institute, founded by George Roerich, currently located in Naggar, Kulu Valley, India

Urusvati Himalayan Research Institute, founded by George Roerich, currently located in Naggar, Kulu Valley, India

One of George Roerich’s major achievements was the founding of the Urusvati Himalayan Research Institute in July 1928, Naggar, Kulu Valley. This was where the scientific research material collected by the Central Asian expedition was housed. After its founding George remained the Institute’s Director for 10 years. In regards to Urusvati’s goals, he stated:

“Comprehension of the main ways of mankind’s development is a step to understanding one’s own personality. Turning back to the past, we reveal the present for ourselves… A forgotten civilization is concealed in the mountains; it keeps ancient wisdom and culture. It is here that the science which has found itself in a deadlock can find its renovation. Ancient wisdom is the key with which archeologist and naturalist open secrets of the Oriental culture… Again a time is coming when the Oriental knowledge penetrates into our life and subordinates to itself science”

– George Roerich. Tibet and Central Asia, 1999

In regards to the Institute, George’s father, Nicholas Roerich once wrote:

The “Urusvati” place of research, place of science, must be built in the Himalayas, within the borders of ancient Aryavarta. Again the human spirit, purified by the continuous currents of the Himalayas, will search in tireless labor. Medicinal herbs, medical research, wonderful magnetic and electric currents, the unique conditions of the heights, the unique luminescence of the planetary bodies and their astrochemical rays, radioactivity, and inexpressible treasures are preserved only in the Himalayas… In these places where the great wisdom of the Rig-Vedas was crystallized, where Mahatmas themselves passed, here, in the caves and on the mountain tops, the power of human thought accumulated!

– Nicholas Roerich

George Roerich standing at the front entrance of the institute

George Roerich standing at the front entrance of the institute

Built on a narrow slope across the road from the Roerich house, the institute occupies two buildings among shady trees. The institute’s name “Urusvati” means the “light of the morning star” in Sanskrit. Today the institute houses a memorial research library and some of the Roerich’s collections from their Central Asian expedition. In its heyday the institute was ahead of its time, blending both scientific discoveries with the ancient knowledge of the east. It was place of great learning and included an Archaeology Department, departments dedicated to the natural sciences, Tibetan medicine, the cultural history of various Asian peoples, philology, astronomy, astrophysics, biology and chemistry. It was here that the idea of interlacing scientific and spiritual ways of comprehension, as well as empirical science and metaphysical science took birth.

“The Station must develop into a City of Knowledge…. We wish to give a synthesis of all achievements in this City. That is why subsequently all fields of science should be represented in it. And since knowledge has the whole Cosmos as its source, the fellows of this scientific station must belong to the whole world, that is, to all nations…”

– Helena Roerich

The institute became on the most distinguished learning centers of its time due to the high level of study carried out there. The institute was well known for carrying out expeditions into the Himalayan region, in effort to study flora and fauna, adding considerably to the biological, geographical and even archaeological collections during that time.

Svetoslav Roerich, brother of George Roerich

Svetoslav Roerich, brother of George Roerich

Unfortunately, due to the financial crisis and World War II looming ever closer, activities at the institute ceased. Scientific equipment was dismantled, and collections packed into wooden boxes and stored in special cupboards in the institute’s administrative building. During his lifetime, George’s brother, Svetoslav had approached both Soviet and Russian scholars and scientists to aid in the institute’s revival to no avail. At present, scholars at both the International Roerich Memorial Trust and the International Centre of the Roerichs are developing the concept of once again reviving Urusvati to its former glory, based on the Roerich’s ideals. As Helena Roerich was noted as saying:

“Let us not forget that the Kullu valley that has accumulated in itself all the great names of humanity starting from Manu, Buddha, Arjuna to all the Pandava heroes, Vyasa, Gesser Khan, is an exceptional area whose scientific value is only beginning to be revealed, but even at this stage it strikes with its plentiful research material… The most fruitful work, and it is clear already now, will be done by the Institute in the fields of history, archaeology, linguistics, botany, geology and physics.”

– Helena Roerich

 

Further Travels

Between 1934 and 1935, George travelled with his father Nicholas Roerich to what was then known as Manchuria, and Inner Mongolia. The purpose of the expedition was to collect seeds that belong to drought resistant plants that prevent the erosion of soil and the spreading of pests. On top of this, the expedition was focused on the creation of agricultural cooperatives, based on public collaboration. The expedition was initiated and originally organised by the US Department of Agriculture.

 

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)

Even though George had spent most of his adult life away from his motherland, he still remained Russian at heart, and had never changed citizenship despite his travels and long periods of time in India. When Germany had attacked the Soviet Union, he had wanted to join the Red Army as a volunteer, but his request was refused.

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It was only in 1957 with the help of Nikita Khrushchev, a shrewd politician who became the leader of the country, and someone that George had met during an official trip to India that Krushchev had made, was his Soviet citizenship granted. Living in Moscow, he became the head of the Section of Indian Philosophy and History of Religions, at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the USSR. In Russia he was able to establish the Russian school of Tibetan Studies, and was even able to get Sanskrit taught in the USSR for the first time. Thereby he single-handedly revived Oriental Studies in the country, with work resuming on the translation and publications of texts on the ancient philosophy of the East.

Some of his most notable works surrounded the philosophical systems of Buddhism. He re-established the series of publications entitled “Biblioteca Buddhica” which was originally founded by Sergey Oldenburg of Leningrad in 1897. Sergey Oldenburg was a pioneering Orientalist in Russia, and the series he founded discussed Buddhist philosophy, religion and art. While in Russia, George also edited two texts that became important in the study of Buddhism and Indian philosophy in the USSR – “Tibetan Historical Literature” by Vostrikov, and the “Dhammapada” which was a collection of Buddha’s spoken teachings.

George Roerich in Russia

George Roerich in Russia

The USSR authorities had, up until that point in time, been spreading a negative impression of the Roerich family, due to their involvement with institutions from other countries. However it was George that returned the good name of the family and in particular of his parents back to Russia. Unfortunately both Nicholas and Helena Roerich never returned to Russia, even though it had been their dream, as they had both passed away in India. Nicholas Roerich had passed away in Naggar, Himachal Pradesh, while Helena Roerich passed away in Kalimpong, West Bengal. As testament to his parents, George had brought to the USSR more than 500 paintings by his father, an extensive library, and many priceless items.

George’s efforts led to the distorted impression, lies and slander against his parents and family being torn apart. In fact it was on his advocacy and work that academics and the general population came to love the Roerich family instead. It was due to his support that the first exhibitions of Nicholas Roerich’s works were organised. The first was held in Moscow in April 1958, followed by many others in Leningrad, Riga, Kiev, Tbolisi, and many other major cities.

George exposed people in the USSR to eastern philosophy. This major shift led to the creation of a cultural movement surrounding the Roerich family and the eastern philosophies that they brought to the people of the USSR.

 

Manuscripts

One of George Roerich’s works that was not published during his lifetime was “The History of Middle Asia”. This work discussed the cultural history spanning from the Caucasus to Greater Khingan in northeast China, and from the Himalayan region to the Altai Mountain ranges (which lies between Russia, China, Mongolia and Kazakhstan). It details cultural formation in this vast territory of Eurasia. It had remained in handwritten form, which he had worked on for many years, and even though he had planned to complete the work, he never did manage to. Luckily, the International Center for the Roerichs, an institution dedicated to the lives and works of the pioneering and important Roerich family, have published the 1st volume of this fascinating study.

 

Legacy

A bust of George Roerich, testament to his importance in history.

A bust of George Roerich, testament to his importance in history.

George Roerich had petitioned the government to create a Nicholas Roerich Museum to house the various works he had brought with him. He gifted the Russian Museum 350 and the Novosibirsk Art Gallery 60 of his father’s paintings on the condition that they be permanently displayed. However the Russian Museum did not set up a permanent display of the work during George’s lifetime. To this day most of these paintings have never been on display for the public to view and remain in the dark and cold depths of its storage rooms.

Despite this, George Roerich’s achievements in various scholarly fields are outstanding, but more importantly his indomitable spirit and shining personality are what he is remembered for. Just like the name “Urusvati”, George was the light of the morning star in terms of personality, tenacity and drive that sought to merge scientific discoveries with the ancient wisdom of the East. As his brother, Svetoslav Roerich mentions:

“Yuri Roerich is the image of a true, inspired scientist and thinker, a man of the highest spiritual harmony. He was well aware that the highest achievement of man is the self-improvement of his personality, and that only due to constant work on himself and development of his qualities a man, striving for a more perfect life, could comprehensively enrich his occupation and raise it above the level of routine”

– Svetoslav Roerich, Recollections About Yuri Roerich

George Roerich passed away on May 21, 1960, when he was 58 years old. His remains were cremated and then buried at the New Maiden Cemetery in Moscow.

 

Professor Bira on George Roerich and his family

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George Roerich had a great impact on the lives of academics, explorers, and historians for generations to come. Here we see the Mongolian academic Professor Bira talk about the Roerichs and his encounters with them. In fact George Roerich was one of his teachers. The above interview is a part of a larger series of interviews with Professor Bira, which you can watch by clicking the link below:

http://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/BiraInterview.mp4

 

Pictures of George Roerich

Nicholas Roerich, with Svetoslav Roerich (left) and George Roerich (right).

Nicholas Roerich, with Svetoslav Roerich (left) and George Roerich (right).

George started drawing at a young age.

George started drawing at a young age.

George had a keen interest in strategy and the military

George had a keen interest in strategy and the military

The Roerich family: Nicholas Roerich, Helena Roerich, George Roerich & Svetoslav Roerich at Kulu in the 1940s.

The Roerich family: Nicholas Roerich, Helena Roerich, George Roerich & Svetoslav Roerich at Kulu in the 1940s.

Returning after four years in Central Asia, Nicholas Roerich and George Roerich are shown as they arrived in New York City on the S.S. Majestic

Returning after four years in Central Asia, Nicholas Roerich and George Roerich are shown as they arrived in New York City on the S.S. Majestic

George Roerich was known for his learning and scholarly ability

George Roerich was known for his learning and scholarly ability

Svetoslav Roerich (left) and George Roerich (right), Kalimpong, India in the 1950s.

Svetoslav Roerich (left) and George Roerich (right), Kalimpong, India in the 1950s.

Svetoslav Roerich (left) and George Roerich (right), at the location where Helena Roerich’s body was cremated in Kalimpong, India. Picture taken in October 1955.

Svetoslav Roerich (left) and George Roerich (right), at the location where Helena Roerich’s body was cremated in Kalimpong, India. Picture taken in October 1955.

George Roerich at the opening of Nicholas Roerich’s painting exhibition in the Museum of Fine Arts. May 1960

George Roerich at the opening of Nicholas Roerich’s painting exhibition in the Museum of Fine Arts. May 1960

 

Books

George Roerich was a prolific author with many of his titles published. Here are just some of his major works.

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The Blue Annals
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Trails To Inmost Asia
(download PDF)

The texts above were sourced from a legitimate book-hosting service offering these texts for free download. It is made available here for purely educational, non-commercial purposes.

 
Other works include:

  • de Roerich, George (1925). Tibetan Paintings. Paris: Paul Geuthner.
  • de Roerich, George (1930). The Animal Style Among the Nomads of Northern Tibet. Prague: Seminarium Kondakovianum.
  • de Roerich, George (1931). “Modern Tibetan Phonetics: With special reference to the Dialect of Central Tibet.” Journal and Proceedings of the Asiatic Society of Bengal 27.1: 285-312.
  • de Roerich, George (1932). Review of Jäschke 1881. Journal of Urusvati 2: 165-169.
  • de Roerich, George (1933). Dialects of Tibet: The Tibetan Dialect of Lahul. (Tibetica 1) New York: Urusvati Himalayan Research Institute of Roerich Museum.
  • de Roerich, George (1958). Le Parler de l’Amdo: Étude d’un Dialecte Archaïque du Tibet. (Serie Orientale Roma 18). Rome: Istituto Italiano per il Medio ed Estremo Oriente.
  • de Roerich, George Nicolas ( 11 vols., 1983–1993 ). Tibetsko-russko-angliiskii slovar: s sanskritskimi paralleliami. Tibetan-Russian-English dictionary with Sanskrit parallels. Y. Parfionovich and V. Dylykova, eds. Moscow: Izd-vo “Nauka,” Glav. red. vostochnoi lit-ry / Central Department of Oriental Literature.
  • de Roerich, George N. and Tse-Trung Lopsang Phuntshok (1957). Textbook of colloquial Tibetian: dialect of central Tibet. Calcutta: Govt. of West Bengal, Education Dept., Education Bureau.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_de_Roerich#Works

 

Tibetan Paintings

One of his most influential works is “Tibetan Paintings” which he authored at the tender age of only 23. In the work, presented below, he charts the historical origins and development of Tibetan religious art, and a critical analysis of these works of sacred art.

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Tibetan Paintings
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Tibetan Paintings was ground breaking as it not only gave detailed descriptions of various Buddhas and deities but also because it included rare photographs of Tibetan Buddhist thangkas and paintings.

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Ushnisha Sitatapatra. Click to enlarge. Buddha and the sixteen great Arhats. Click to enlarge. Arhats. Click to enlarge.
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Arhats. Click to enlarge. Arhats. Click to enlarge. Buddha and his two great disciples. Click to enlarge.
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Vajrakila. Click to enlarge. Samvara. Click to enlarge. 6-armed Mahakala. Click to enlarge.
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Maitreya. Click to enlarge. Maitreya of Tashi Lhunpo. Click to enlarge. Avalokiteshvara. Click to enlarge.
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Avalokiteshvara. Click to enlarge. Simhananda Lokeshvara. Click to enlarge. Mandala of Amoghapasha. Click to enlarge.
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Padmasambhava. Click to enlarge. Copper Mountain Pure Land. Click to enlarge. Gyalwa Tsongkhapa. Click to enlarge.

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  1. Tsem Rinpoche on Jul 30, 2017 at 9:38 pm

    When I was very young, down the street from where I lived in Howell, New Jersey was a Kalmuck lady who was very spiritual. She was my friend at the time. She was in her 30’s and had a large collection of spiritual books of which many were on Buddhism. I would borrow books from her quite often and read. She would have read them and give me her thoughts on the books and highly recommend this one or that one. I would then read the books she recommended and we would often discuss about them. It was a very enjoyable time in my life. I miss this friend very much. Some of the books she had were from Professor Garma C.C. Chang, Govinda, Alexander David-Neel, Evans-Wentz, John Blofeld, etc.. and I read some of them. Those books inspired me so much. My conversations with this friend inspired me so much and I enjoyed her spiritual company tremendously. That was one part of my childhood that was good.

    I have all these books by these great authors such as Roerich and Bill Porter also in my library now and still read them. I have made them available from Kechara for invite and also will have them in the future Kechara library coming up.

  2. Anne Ong on Jul 4, 2017 at 9:50 pm

    What I learn from this article is, the strength of one person’s incline and passion to achievement are uncontrollable and unlimited. George is one genuis. The fact that he can speak 30 languages is solid proof. His legacy truly benefited many also. I like his works on the Tibetan Painting which help us to understand the Buddhist painting is important element of spiritual practice. Thank you Rinpoche,Pastor Shin and Pastor Niral for sharing the amazing works of George Roerich with the us._/\_

  3. Justin Cheah on Jun 16, 2017 at 12:47 am

    George is one genuis. The fact that he can speak 30 languages is solid proof. His tenacity is also for all to see. Despite all the challenges and struggles he faces during the time where information and technology is not advanced like these days, he kept doing what he did and never stopped working to improve his knowledge and contribute to the society for his research. He is a legend and example for many to follow.

  4. Raj Kumar on Jun 15, 2017 at 6:30 pm

    Hello, Dear Rinpoche 🙏
    And Hello Dear all 🙏

    The work of George Roerich is amazing, He had a deep interest, He is the genius men.

    What I learn from this article is, the strength of one person’s incline and passion to achievement are uncontrollable and unlimited. Thank you Rinpoche and pastor’s for sharing this article.

    Thank you
    Raj Kumar.

  5. Pastor Albert on Jun 15, 2017 at 9:03 am

    30 types of language, his learning ability is really superb,and of course, his passion of learning is amazing. George is really an amazing person.

    Despite with the limited info he can get during the technology at that time, but due to his effort and hard work, he has accomplished so much and done so much research for hiswork.

    His Tibetan painting is really great, I like especially the Buddha pictures. But sadly the painting he gave to Russia is still kept in the storeroom and not displaying in the museum.

  6. Pastor Antoinette on Jun 15, 2017 at 8:50 am

    The work of George Roerich is amazing. He had a deep interest and was in encouraging environment through his parents. Quote: [Some of his most notable works surrounded the philosophical systems of Buddhism. He re-established the series of publications entitled “Biblioteca Buddhica” which was originally founded by Sergey Oldenburg of Leningrad in 1897.] It is interesting to see his amazing works not only for philsophical works but also through his Urusvati Himalayan Research Institute, so many different sciences were promoted such as archaeology, natural sciences, Tibetan medicine, cultural history of various Asian peoples, philology, astronomy, astrophysics, biology and chemistry. The word “Urusvati” means the “light of the morning star” in Sanskrit language.

    Thank you Pastor Shin and Pastor Niral for sharing the amazing works of George Roerich with the us.

  7. June Kang on Jun 15, 2017 at 8:22 am

    George Roerich who never stopped at learning new things is truly inspiring. His works not only have huge impact but his wisdom of he saw no boundaries between ancient and modern or east and west . His legacy truly benefited many also. I like his works on the Tibetan Painting which help us to understand the Buddhist painting is important element of spiritual practice. Thank you for sharing this article.

  8. Pastor Chia on Jun 15, 2017 at 7:52 am

    George Reorich passion of learning and enthusiasm is remarkable. His ability of languages is incralible ,master 30 type of language. His and his father has contributed tibetan buddhism wise study until today. Nicholas Reorich painting has show us how much interest of their hard work of learning between different culture and bring closer people from western culture and eastern culture. George Reorich legancy will not be forgoten and inspire many of us until now about his strenge of study of knowleage with his passion.

  9. Mingwen on Jun 15, 2017 at 7:27 am

    Amazing! Another super human being!

    “George Roerich had petitioned the government to create a Nicholas Roerich Museum to house the various works he had brought with him. He gifted the Russian Museum 350 and the Novosibirsk Art Gallery 60 of his father’s paintings on the condition that they be permanently displayed. However the Russian Museum did not set up a permanent display of the work during George’s lifetime. To this day most of these paintings have never been on display for the public to view and remain in the dark and cold depths of its storage rooms.”

    But I wonder why the Russian do not appreciate his works..

  10. Andrea Lai on Jun 15, 2017 at 12:49 am

    George Reorich is brilliant. What really impressed was his capability in speaking 30 languages and dialects, which is rare talent in this century. Due to influence and strong support from his family, that lead him to great success and his works indeed inspired and benefit many.

    What I learn from this article is, the strength of one person’s desire and passion to achievement are uncontrollable and unlimited. Thank you Rinpoche and pastors for sharing this article.

  11. nicholas on Jun 14, 2017 at 11:55 pm

    George Roerich is truely inspiring. Ability to learn 30 languages and dialects is not easy but his enthusiasm and passion is remarkable.

    He learned everywhere he goes and his work gave an impact by exposing people in the USSR to eastern philosophy. It’s also quite touching to see how George returned the good name of the family and in particular of his parents back to Russia.

    A great thank you to this brilliant scholar, explorer and expert in Eastern religion, philosophy and culture whichhave left a long and lasting impact in Tibetan studies.

  12. pammie yap on Jun 14, 2017 at 11:04 pm

    He was indeed a smart person! In the beginning when I read that he could speak over 30 languages, I was already in awe. Before I continued reading, I could somehow feel that he did a lot when he was alive. And indeed, he did so much that lasted and impacted many. His family influenced him a lot I am sure, for all the wonderful deeds he did.

    I really like the paintings! The colors and type of drawings are very interesting and something I’d hang in my home. Especially the father’s paintings. But such a waste that it is not appreciated. I am sure it’s worth a lot now.

    Thank you Pastors, for the inspirational post. I enjoyed it very much!

  13. Pastor Henry Ooi on Jun 8, 2017 at 6:12 pm

    What an extraordinary person George Roerich was, pursuing what he loved with so much passion. For some people who can speak a few languages is considered a good linguist but George was about to speak 30 languages and dialects! This is incredible. He is a master linguist. Not only that, he was a brilliant scholar, explorer and expert in Eastern religion, philosophy, and culture. And he lived in the early 1900s, when there was much less access to gathering information for his researches. Amazing man.

  14. JOSE DARIO OCHOA on Jun 7, 2017 at 1:40 am

    I have read throughly this important and extenst history of this important high quality human personality as it was George Roerich, no doubt that he was very important human being during his lovely life.

  15. Lim Han Nee on May 20, 2017 at 7:24 pm

    Thank you for this beautiful article on George Roerich, Pastor Niral and Pastor Shin. This Light of the Morning Star – as he is so aptly called for his indomitable spirit, tenacity and drive to “merge scientific discoveries with the ancient wisdom of the East” – has packed into a lifetime so many achievements. He started mastering languages and studying the ancient history of countries like Egypt at the young age of 15 to become one of the world’s greatest Tibetologists and linguists. He has been credited with the mastery of over 30 languages!

    A man of many scholarly and artistic achievements as well as achievements of research and study, his crowning achievement must surely be the founding of the Urusvasti Himalaya Research Institute in Naggar, Kulu Valley. In terms of the Himalayas , George Roerich had said: “A forgotten civilization is concealed in the mountains; it keeps ancient wisdom and culture. It is here that the science which has found itself in a deadlock can find its renovation…”

    Nicholas , his father , had also dreamed of the setting up of the Uruswati in the Himalayas , stating that :”In these places where the great wisdom of the Rig-Vedas was crystallized, where Mahatmas themselves passed, here, in the caves and on the mountain tops, the power of human thought accumulated!”

    At the height of its fame, the institute had become one of the most distinguished learning centers of its time, with a high level of research and study and activities like expeditions into the Himalayas.In its heyday the institute was ahead of its time, blending both scientific discoveries with the ancient knowledge of the east. Unfortunately, owing to the looming financial crisis and World War II, the institute ceased operations.

    George Roerich’s legacy includes many great works.One of the greatest is his composition of “Tibetan Paintings”. In this work, which he authored when he was only 23, he charted the historical origins and development of Tibetan religious art.This work contains detailed descriptions of Buddha deities and rare photos of Tibetan thangkas and paintings.

    George Roerich was also instrumental in getting his parents’ and his family’s name cleared with the Russian authorities. “It was on his advocacy and work that academics and the general population came to love the Roerich family”. It was also due to his efforts that the first exhibitions of Nicholas Roerich’s works were organised in Moscow and other major cities in Russia.

    George Roerich was a star that shone so very brightly in the firmament in his time.

  16. Pastor David Lai on May 17, 2017 at 11:55 pm

    George must have been an unusual intellect who was somewhat brought to his potential from an equally unusual family in their passion for the east. I love their pioneering artwork, field work into the mysterious Tibet and I am glad that much of what they painted and wrote about are still available for us to read.

    I have always loved Nicholas Roerich’s warm, colorful and somewhat abstract paintings. I think George himself was instrumental particularly in sparking the Western interest and initial understanding of the Tibetan culture sphere especially from within the Russian perspective. It’s incredible how the work of one person can have such huge impact. From his amazing works and anecdotes, we can already catch a glimpse of an incredibly intelligent man and had received much of his life’s work was very much what his father had done. It’s good that the body of artwork and writings are being protected for posterity.

  17. wan wai meng on May 17, 2017 at 12:15 am

    The Roerich family contributed to Tibetan buddhism being still widely studied today. It was very courageous of George to go back to Russia, at a time when the Cold War was at a peak, and spirituality eastern or western type are not exactly widely sought after in the Soviet Union then. Still during the short years he was in Russia, he created many scholars who were interested in Tibetology and indology.

  18. May Ong on May 12, 2017 at 2:47 pm

    Dear Pastor Shin – this article is well researched, well written and was able to portray the kind of quality George Roerich possessed in his days of a prolific researcher, historian, preserver of history and ancient wisdom. If he hadn’t done and donated generously his works to us today, we wouldn’t have such opportunity to read about his great deeds now. An enlightening article indeed and enjoyed reading it.

    • Pastor Shin on May 13, 2017 at 10:39 am

      Hi May,
      I’m glad you enjoyed the article. Pastor Niral and I enjoyed working on and getting to know this Tibetologist, explorer and author. Thanks to Pastor Niral who read through much about and presented George Roerich’s amazing life in a succinct style. Pastor Niral is currently working on another explorer, I look forward to read that article soon. In the meantime, scroll up to the “For more interesting information:” section above to read about more adventurers like: Alexandra David-Néel and Ekai Kawaguchi.

  19. Samfoonheei on May 12, 2017 at 1:51 pm

    George Roerich was indeed a man with strong will power Being unique, different and special …..Interesting biography of such a man doing more being from a country like Russia to benefits many in a Buddhism in Tibet and so forth. George Roerich was known for his learning ,scholarly ability ,Tibatan paintings and writing of books.He was an inspired scientist and thinker doing research of Tibetan Buddhism.He even has a collection of rare Tibetan paintings and Thangkas with detailed descriptions of various Buddhas and deities.
    His work had a great impact on the lives of many and for generations to come.
    “We must do that which we think we cannot.”
    …. Eleanor Roosevelt
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Shin Tan for sharing this interesting biography which i do enjoyed reading.

  20. Stella Cheang on May 11, 2017 at 9:20 pm

    Thank you, Pastor Shin, for this article. It is inspiring to read the biography of a strong character who keeps working on what he/she believes in against all the odds. George Roerich is one such character in my opinion. He was born to the famous Nicholas Roerich, yet George is a legacy on his own rights. He exposed people in the Soviet Union to Eastern philosophy and more importantly Buddhism.

    Despite at a very striving time where the good name of his family was misconstrued due to their involvement in the institutions of other countries. George Roerich as patriotic. He meant to bring his parents back to the Soviet Unions and put his father’s work on permanent display in state-own museums. Unfortunately, these wishes did not materialize. I will certainly look forward to reading one of his books.

  21. Paul Yap on May 10, 2017 at 7:44 pm

    George Roerich and family are indeed very unusual outstanding family. I found that their talents are somehow gifted. For someone who grew up in Russia, with different culture, languages and belief, their family have ended up in the Himalayan doing much research of the culture and religion, in particular Tibetan Buddhism. I felt like this family has a very deep affinity in their past life, and their mission is to promote Buddhism to the world for greater benefits.

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  • Stella Cheang
    Sunday, Jan 21. 2018 12:13 PM
    It is very interesting that the haunting at The New Inn is quite serious that people who were present at the moment witnessed paranormal sights. Unseen beings are part of almost every culture known on earth, being more feared in some than others. Therefore, it is amazing to see that people in the UK are not that fearsome of the unseen, as most of the people in the eastern culture don’t view the unseen beings as amusing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/ghosts-in-the-pub.html#comment-771016
  • Stella Cheang
    Sunday, Jan 21. 2018 11:54 AM
    Thank you for this wonderful sharing of vegetarian steamboat. Coupled with spicy soup or herbal soup and be enhanced by the varieties of sauces, steamboat is a mouthwatering experience and a favourite meal choice to many food connoisseurs.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/what-is-a-steamboat.html#comment-771018
  • Stella Cheang
    Sunday, Jan 21. 2018 11:34 AM
    The burning times showed a single-minded and uncompromising campaign against a group of people labelled as witches, who are classified as having unacceptable views or behaviour, possess the ability of witchcraft. The “witches” or anyone found or believed to be witches will be subjected to unfair or malicious persecution. It is proof that humans are truly capable of such injustice and blasphemous judgement, playing God all the time.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/the-burning-times.html#comment-770973
  • Stella Cheang
    Sunday, Jan 21. 2018 11:09 AM
    Master Xuyun’s life story is inspiring for he dedicate his whole life for Dharma, through “preaching the Dharma and Buddhist code of conduct, restoring monasteries and temples and holy sites, he had successfully revitalised the Chinese Buddhist teachings, especially the Chan teachings.” Thank you for this article.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/empty-cloud.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Jan 21. 2018 10:45 AM
    Steamboat or hot pot is a Chinese soup containing a variety of Asian foodstuffs and ingredients of mixed vegetables which we could choose . While the hot pot is kept simmering, ingredients are placed into the pot and are cooked at the table. Hot pot is my favourite as it’s a healthy cooking of mixed vegetables of our choice , and a varieties of other food stuffs like deep fried bean curd skin or fu chok, fresh mushrooms and so forth depending whether one is a vegetarian or non vegetarian. There are plenty of soup choices which we can choose and will make every steamboat meal different that suits one tastes. Having hot pot with family and friends is a good way to foster relationship

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/what-is-a-steamboat.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Jan 21. 2018 10:44 AM
    Lin Dai was a well-known Mandarin star actress of the Shaw Brothers Studio who was one of my favourites many years ago .She has acted more than 40 movies. I do enjoyed watching her movies that was only black and white those days . Amazing she could play a heroine role in classical Chinese beauty and the modern career woman. The film Shaw Brothers world lost a talented actress when Lin Dai committed suicide in 1964. Lin Dai won a number of awards been the Best Actress at the Asia Pacific Film Festival.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/film-tv-music/superstar-linda-lin-dai.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Jan 21. 2018 10:43 AM
    Cultures all around the world believe in spirits that survive death to live in another realm. Ghosts are among the most widely believed of paranormal phenomenon. I do believe they do exist . Paranormal investigators has provided scientific proof that ghosts really exist in a number of cases. Interesting…….they has collected a great deal of evidence over the past decade. Through recorded CCTV as well as the eye witness accounts which are very convincing to be true.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing all the interesting videos.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/ghosts-in-the-pub.html
  • Lin Mun
    Saturday, Jan 20. 2018 04:16 PM


    It is indeed rare to see fish giving so much reaction and connect to human. I have the opportunity to visit the pond in Kechara Forest Retreat late last year and there were many Koi fishes . I understand that some of the fishes were rescued from fish store. The fishes swam freely and rejoice that they are always able to circumabulate Dream Manjushri statue in the middle of the pond. Thank you Rinpoche for showing us that we must always be kind and care for animals not only in this life but also for their future life.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/dorje.html
  • Lin Mun
    Saturday, Jan 20. 2018 04:04 PM
    It is an interesting article about Jesus being a vegetarian and so many evidence to support this findings. No matter what religion we are, if we want to promote love, care, compassion and equality, we should support vegetarianism. How can eating meat promote all the good values mentioned since we are already discriminating animals who are to serve human. And needless to say all killings create pains and suffering to all beings. Hope more people realise that vegetarianism is the best method to practise compassion and love.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/a-vegetarian-jesus.html
  • Lin Mun
    Saturday, Jan 20. 2018 03:39 PM
    How generous and compassion of this lady. No matter how little we have we can still share. Thank you Wendy for sharing this picture and it reminds me to give and love all beings.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/amazing-giving.html
  • Pastor Adeline
    Saturday, Jan 20. 2018 12:40 PM
    Religion is the results of our practise. We choose a religion due to the blessings that led us on to the right path. The path is filled with Dharma that we apply in order for a complete turnabout of our attitude and the way we see things to happen. This would mean whatever that irks us, will no longer have an effect on us. The beauty of applying the Dharma and treating the Dharma as personal advice for us, help us to clear the irk worms that have been bred out of control before we meet the Dharma. These worms are vicious, vindictive, harmful, envious, arrogant, greedy, furious, ignorant, doubtful, and etc. that are bred by the negative thoughts, experiences and perceptions we had for as long as we live. The mind is so used to them to the point to believe that the (our) reality is pure negative.

    When we come to the Dharma, having given the knowledge and guidance by our compassionate and kind Guru who finds ways to help us with our transformation, to constantly give love and care while exposing our irk worms skilfully and creatively, we should be grateful and appreciative the kindness by transforming our mind. We might not like the methods the Guru use, but we can be assured that the motivation behind is of the purest and highest for our ultimate enlightenment. The Guru’s ‘job’ is to help us to liberate us from ourselves – the self that never existed but overwhelmingly coated with irk worms.

    When we have the blessings to meet the Dharma that is skillfully presented to us by our Guru, the moment we step into the Guru’s mandala, he or she is already paving the path for irk worms’ exposition in order for us to heal from our delusional mind. It is, therefore, our matter to deal with when we are irked. Instead of spending all energies into defending and justifying, we internalized the Dharma and cooperate with our Guru to cleanse the irk worms from our mind permanently.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/do-i-irk-you.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 20. 2018 11:14 AM
    Unbelievable facts ……..which I did not know till I read this post except every time you sneeze your heart stops a second and all babies are colour-blind when they are born. I read it from medical journal. Many of those facts are new and first time learning…..to name a few….. the lighter was invented before the match, in space, astronauts cannot cry because there is no gravity and hummingbirds are the only creatures that can fly backwards. Sound unbelievable and amazing.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/20-unbelievable-general-facts.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 20. 2018 11:12 AM
    Interesting…….any thing related to unseen being stories , historical sites and discoveries I always enjoyed reading and to know. Came across this post and I do enjoyed reading. The sea can be a haunted place, too. There have been dozens of ghost ships spotted floating around the sea could not imagined that. Vessel with no living crew aboard with things intact, and it may be a ghostly vessel and scary. Stories about ghost ships, vanishing into thin air or mysterious vessels found sailing the oceans with no one aboard.
    The mystery of the Arctic ghost ship Baychimo which abandoned 1914 cargo vessel and drifted for decades found after about 40 years ….really buffed me. All these mysterious ships are fantasized and fearsome . Some of these haunted ships continue to provoke speculation and fearful anticipation even till now.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these interesting post.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/10-ghost-ships.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Jan 20. 2018 11:07 AM
    Wow ……beautiful poem by Maching Labdron.
    She was believed to be an Mind Stream emanation (tulku) of Yeshe Tsogyal, as well as “an emanation of the ‘Great Mother of Wisdom. She was well thought of as a Tibetan tantric Buddhist practitioner, teacher and yogini. Machig had been an Indian yogi in her previous life. Very inspiring and beautiful filled with wisdom, worthy words to remind us all.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/wisdom-from-an-old-lady.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jan 19. 2018 12:45 PM
    Poor Angel dog chained to the wall ………so inhuman and cruel to let the suffering dog to die in such a manner. Not only that Angie was abandoned in the first place and she was starve to death. Why can’ nt the former owner just leave Angie alone. Sad to see Angie condition, skinny and suffering in pain before dying.
    The authority concerned must stop this cruelty from happening and put a heavy fine if caught the culprit who did it. Do not hurt them , care and love them or at least put them in a home. Do hope more will people speak up against animal cruelty and bring awareness around.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/will-you-allow-this-to-happen.html

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Courage is doing something you know the majority will not agree with and perhaps even some will scorn you for it, but you do it anyway because you know it's right and you are true to yourself.
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At times I have to be a trendsetter in spirituality as opposed to just being a follower and that is why I take chances and try. I may not be liked always for it, but I have to do it. In this way I have been introducing Dorje Shugden to the world. I know Shugden is good and will help so many and that is why I do it.
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Courage is doing something you know the majority will not agree with and perhaps even some will scorn you for it, but you do it anyway because you know it's right and you are true to yourself.
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Dear friends, The Dorje Shugden oracle of Gaden Shartse Monastery was authorized and blessed by both Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. He was a favorite among high lamas for his smooth trances and clear prophecies. This video is a one-of-a-kind where you see the Choyang Dulzin Kuten oracle take trance of the peaceful form of Dorje Shugden wearing the robes of a high lama giving teachings, blessings and transmissions. Very sacred and rare video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pawS1TMOe8k
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Dear friends, The Dorje Shugden oracle of Gaden Shartse Monastery was authorized and blessed by both Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. He was a favorite among high lamas for his smooth trances and clear prophecies. This video is a one-of-a-kind where you see the Choyang Dulzin Kuten oracle take trance of the peaceful form of Dorje Shugden wearing the robes of a high lama giving teachings, blessings and transmissions. Very sacred and rare video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pawS1TMOe8k
Beautiful contemporary art piece of Dorje Shugden for free high res download here:  http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html
2 months ago
Beautiful contemporary art piece of Dorje Shugden for free high res download here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html
The Huffington Post extensively covers the Dorje Shugden issue. I had no idea that this article was being written. I was not contacted, not asked for an interview or asked for any comments, and then it was published and my students alerted me to it. So it was a very, very pleasant and encouraging surprise to read such balanced coverage from such a reputable news website. You can read it here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=149806
2 months ago
The Huffington Post extensively covers the Dorje Shugden issue. I had no idea that this article was being written. I was not contacted, not asked for an interview or asked for any comments, and then it was published and my students alerted me to it. So it was a very, very pleasant and encouraging surprise to read such balanced coverage from such a reputable news website. You can read it here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=149806
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2 months ago
བོད་པའི་དབུ་ཁྲིད་ཚོའི་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན་བསྟེན་མཁན་ཚོར་མ་ཉེས་ཁ་ཡོག་གི་བརྙན་ཕྲིན་གསར་པ། http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/tibetan-leaderships-new-anti-shugden-video-tibetan.html
(Drepung) Dear friends, In the effort to be creative about something as holy and beneficial as Dorje Shugden, we\'ve come out with these new and realistic depictions. One is Dorje Shugden visiting the Potala Palace and the other is Dorje Shugden arising from Drepung Monastery where he lived in Zimkhang Gangma Ladrang as a high lama. Please enjoy and be blessed. Sincerely, Tsem Rinpoche (High resolution downloads: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html )
2 months ago
(Drepung) Dear friends, In the effort to be creative about something as holy and beneficial as Dorje Shugden, we've come out with these new and realistic depictions. One is Dorje Shugden visiting the Potala Palace and the other is Dorje Shugden arising from Drepung Monastery where he lived in Zimkhang Gangma Ladrang as a high lama. Please enjoy and be blessed. Sincerely, Tsem Rinpoche (High resolution downloads: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html )
Dear friends, In the effort to be creative about something as holy and beneficial as Dorje Shugden, we\'ve come out with these new and realistic depictions. One is Dorje Shugden visiting the Potala Palace and the other is Dorje Shugden arising from Drepung Monastery where he lived in Zimkhang Gangma Ladrang as a high lama. Please enjoy and be blessed. Sincerely, Tsem Rinpoche (High resolution downloads: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html )
2 months ago
Dear friends, In the effort to be creative about something as holy and beneficial as Dorje Shugden, we've come out with these new and realistic depictions. One is Dorje Shugden visiting the Potala Palace and the other is Dorje Shugden arising from Drepung Monastery where he lived in Zimkhang Gangma Ladrang as a high lama. Please enjoy and be blessed. Sincerely, Tsem Rinpoche (High resolution downloads: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html )
I had this painting commissioned. Please read more here on this great master-
 http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=146195
3 months ago
I had this painting commissioned. Please read more here on this great master- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=146195
How can all the high lamas of Tibet and all the protectors not be able to defeat Dorje Shugden? This is food for thought: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Bj0254UG-Y
3 months ago
How can all the high lamas of Tibet and all the protectors not be able to defeat Dorje Shugden? This is food for thought: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Bj0254UG-Y
致全世界的华人:这是我一份小小的心意:一幅富有古中国传统艺术的作品。希望你们会喜欢! http://bit.ly/2zLOjnK
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致全世界的华人:这是我一份小小的心意:一幅富有古中国传统艺术的作品。希望你们会喜欢! http://bit.ly/2zLOjnK
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~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
3 months ago
“One has not only a legal but a moral responsibility to obey just laws. Conversely, one has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download for free this high res photo of Lord Shugden: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html
3 months ago
Download for free this high res photo of Lord Shugden: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html
Whatever we can do to spread the teachings of our Guru, we should do so.
3 months ago
Whatever we can do to spread the teachings of our Guru, we should do so.
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3 months ago
These three (Dharma, Oser and Mumu) are super adorable.
Beautiful Vajra Yogini print.
3 months ago
Beautiful Vajra Yogini print.
Beautiful and holy new statues arrived to Kechara Forest Retreat. Please enjoy the pictures: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=146950
3 months ago
Beautiful and holy new statues arrived to Kechara Forest Retreat. Please enjoy the pictures: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=146950
Beautiful old thangka of Buddha Nageshvaraja
3 months ago
Beautiful old thangka of Buddha Nageshvaraja
Dear friends, This meme is powerful. Who you hang around with and the types of attitude they have is who you will be influenced by many times and who you will become in the future. Look at your friends and the people that always surround you to know who you will become. Tsem Rinpoche
3 months ago
Dear friends, This meme is powerful. Who you hang around with and the types of attitude they have is who you will be influenced by many times and who you will become in the future. Look at your friends and the people that always surround you to know who you will become. Tsem Rinpoche
October 2017, His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal graciously reading our Kechara album and updates as presented by Beng Kooi and Martin. He was very pleased with our progress and offers his blessings. Tsem Rinpoche
3 months ago
October 2017, His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal graciously reading our Kechara album and updates as presented by Beng Kooi and Martin. He was very pleased with our progress and offers his blessings. Tsem Rinpoche
His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche grants audience to Beng Kooi and Martin in France.  Read more on His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche: http://bit.ly/1PlaNNS
3 months ago
His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche grants audience to Beng Kooi and Martin in France. Read more on His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche: http://bit.ly/1PlaNNS
Recently Beng Kooi and Martin on behalf of myself and Kechara was lucky to have audience with His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal of Gaden Shartse Monastery. He lives in around Paris, France. His Holiness is 91 years old and very healthy and alert. He was the 101st throne holder for Tsongkapa and was the head of the Gelugpa school of Buddhism and was very successful during his tenure. He is a strong practitioner of both Sutra and Tantra of Je Tsongkapa\'s tradition and a master of all Buddhist knowledge. He holds steadfast to his protector Dorje Shugden very strongly. So we can see even the highest throneholders who are masters of Sutra and Tantra also practices Dorje Shugden knowing the benefits.

Beng Kooi and Martin brought photo albums of Kechara Forest Retreat/Kechara and updates on Kechara and our works. His Holiness was very pleased to listen and offered some gifts back. 

This is a beautiful picture and the great blessings bestowed on us from His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal.

Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche 
Read more on His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche: http://bit.ly/1PlaNNS
3 months ago
Recently Beng Kooi and Martin on behalf of myself and Kechara was lucky to have audience with His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal of Gaden Shartse Monastery. He lives in around Paris, France. His Holiness is 91 years old and very healthy and alert. He was the 101st throne holder for Tsongkapa and was the head of the Gelugpa school of Buddhism and was very successful during his tenure. He is a strong practitioner of both Sutra and Tantra of Je Tsongkapa's tradition and a master of all Buddhist knowledge. He holds steadfast to his protector Dorje Shugden very strongly. So we can see even the highest throneholders who are masters of Sutra and Tantra also practices Dorje Shugden knowing the benefits. Beng Kooi and Martin brought photo albums of Kechara Forest Retreat/Kechara and updates on Kechara and our works. His Holiness was very pleased to listen and offered some gifts back. This is a beautiful picture and the great blessings bestowed on us from His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal. Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche Read more on His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche: http://bit.ly/1PlaNNS
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3 months ago
This is so powerful. It is a must read and must share.
Beng Kooi meeting with the scholar and teacher Geshe Konchok Gyeltsen lak. Geshe Konchok Gyeltsen has been very active and you can see his youtubes in Tibetan speaking about the benefits of Dorje Shugden practice. He is a direct student of Trijang Rinpoche and Zong Rinpoche.
3 months ago
Beng Kooi meeting with the scholar and teacher Geshe Konchok Gyeltsen lak. Geshe Konchok Gyeltsen has been very active and you can see his youtubes in Tibetan speaking about the benefits of Dorje Shugden practice. He is a direct student of Trijang Rinpoche and Zong Rinpoche.
Martin meeting with Gen Tashi. Gen Tashi is a very devoted and committed activist of Dorje Shugden\'s cause. He is tireless in speaking for the truth. They enjoyed sharing some time together.
3 months ago
Martin meeting with Gen Tashi. Gen Tashi is a very devoted and committed activist of Dorje Shugden's cause. He is tireless in speaking for the truth. They enjoyed sharing some time together.
Martin meeting with the well known strong and devoted Dorje Shugden activist and scholar Geshe Konchok Gyeltsen lak. Geshe lak was very happy to meet Martin and shared so much wonderful information. Beautiful meeting.
3 months ago
Martin meeting with the well known strong and devoted Dorje Shugden activist and scholar Geshe Konchok Gyeltsen lak. Geshe lak was very happy to meet Martin and shared so much wonderful information. Beautiful meeting.
Beng Kooi meeting with friend and strong and devoted Dorje Shugden activist Gen Tashi
3 months ago
Beng Kooi meeting with friend and strong and devoted Dorje Shugden activist Gen Tashi
Another stunning digital print art of Dorje Shugden from an artist in Peru. Tsem Rinpoche
3 months ago
Another stunning digital print art of Dorje Shugden from an artist in Peru. Tsem Rinpoche
This beautiful Dorje Shugden is from an artist in the Ukraine. Tsem Rinpoche
3 months ago
This beautiful Dorje Shugden is from an artist in the Ukraine. Tsem Rinpoche
Please never get tired of speaking for those who do not have a voice. If we can alleviate their pain or try our best, why not? Thank you all so much. Tsem Rinpoche
3 months ago
Please never get tired of speaking for those who do not have a voice. If we can alleviate their pain or try our best, why not? Thank you all so much. Tsem Rinpoche
Pastor Antoinette of Kechara arranged a Malaysian artist to paint this special Dorje Shugden painting conceptualized by myself. She oversaw the process and completed it. Wonderful beautiful Dorje Shugden Malaysian style by Malaysian artist. Tsem Rinpoche
3 months ago
Pastor Antoinette of Kechara arranged a Malaysian artist to paint this special Dorje Shugden painting conceptualized by myself. She oversaw the process and completed it. Wonderful beautiful Dorje Shugden Malaysian style by Malaysian artist. Tsem Rinpoche
Sometimes after my prayers, reading on sasquatch is relaxing. Tsem Rinpoche
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Sometimes after my prayers, reading on sasquatch is relaxing. Tsem Rinpoche
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Boy, the cockatoo who loves toys. This is the playground we hang toys for him to play and bite, to keep him busy and happy. Parrots are in intelligent animals. Boy likes to try everything out and we make it fun for him in our aviary. retreat.kechara.com/aviary (Jace Chong) shared by Pastor Antoinette
Start the Year of the Dog with an Abundance of Blessings and Good Energy!
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Start the Year of the Dog with an Abundance of Blessings and Good Energy!
Parents and students group discussion on bully. Interesting to hear the opinion from various party. Lin Mun KSDS
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Parents and students group discussion on bully. Interesting to hear the opinion from various party. Lin Mun KSDS
Group prayers before the start of Sunday class. It’s important set the right motivation. Lin Mun KSDS
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Group prayers before the start of Sunday class. It’s important set the right motivation. Lin Mun KSDS
Robey & Wen Yue errr preparing the emcee script for Graduation/ Halloween 2017 event. Lin Mun KSDS
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Robey & Wen Yue errr preparing the emcee script for Graduation/ Halloween 2017 event. Lin Mun KSDS
Kar leng and Kwai Yee is preparing the materials for art & calligraphy session for the children. So excited with the activities during Sunday dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
yesterday
Kar leng and Kwai Yee is preparing the materials for art & calligraphy session for the children. So excited with the activities during Sunday dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
Look we did this together. The elder student will write the calligraphy on it later. Lin Mun KSDS
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Look we did this together. The elder student will write the calligraphy on it later. Lin Mun KSDS
Klang visitors in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat and making a connection with Buddha and Protector Dorje Shugden, January 2018.
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Klang visitors in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat and making a connection with Buddha and Protector Dorje Shugden, January 2018.
Thank you Klang visitors, for coming to visit Kechara Forest Retreat and make a connection with Dorje Shugden, January 2018. Picture while getting ready to pay homage to H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche's throne.
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Thank you Klang visitors, for coming to visit Kechara Forest Retreat and make a connection with Dorje Shugden, January 2018. Picture while getting ready to pay homage to H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche's throne.
Thank you Kar Leng leading the "Hui Chun" in last Sunday class. By Asyley Chia KSDS
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Thank you Kar Leng leading the "Hui Chun" in last Sunday class. By Asyley Chia KSDS
Thank you Teacher Kwai Lee leading the "Hui Chun"on last Sunday class. By Asyley Chia,KSDS
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Thank you Teacher Kwai Lee leading the "Hui Chun"on last Sunday class. By Asyley Chia,KSDS
挥春是把贺年的吉利字词用漂亮的书法写在红色的纸上,华人过新年的传统文化之一,上星期日周日佛法班的小朋友们一起挥春准备迎接即将来临的农历新年。Asyley Chia,KSDS
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挥春是把贺年的吉利字词用漂亮的书法写在红色的纸上,华人过新年的传统文化之一,上星期日周日佛法班的小朋友们一起挥春准备迎接即将来临的农历新年。Asyley Chia,KSDS
挥春是把贺年的吉利字词用漂亮的书法写在红色的纸上,华人过新年的传统文化之一,上星期日周日佛法班的小朋友们一起挥春准备迎接即将来临的农历新年。Asyley Chia,KSDS
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挥春是把贺年的吉利字词用漂亮的书法写在红色的纸上,华人过新年的传统文化之一,上星期日周日佛法班的小朋友们一起挥春准备迎接即将来临的农历新年。Asyley Chia,KSDS
挥春是把贺年的吉利字词用漂亮的书法写在红色的纸上,华人过新年的传统文化之一,上星期日周日佛法班的小朋友们一起挥春准备迎接即将来临的农历新年。Asyley Chia,KSDS
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挥春是把贺年的吉利字词用漂亮的书法写在红色的纸上,华人过新年的传统文化之一,上星期日周日佛法班的小朋友们一起挥春准备迎接即将来临的农历新年。Asyley Chia,KSDS
挥春是把贺年的吉利字词用漂亮的书法写在红色的纸上,华人过新年的传统文化之一,上星期日周日佛法班的小朋友们一起挥春准备迎接即将来临的农历新年。Asyley Chia,KSDS
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挥春是把贺年的吉利字词用漂亮的书法写在红色的纸上,华人过新年的传统文化之一,上星期日周日佛法班的小朋友们一起挥春准备迎接即将来临的农历新年。Asyley Chia,KSDS
挥春是把贺年的吉利字词用漂亮的书法写在红色的纸上,华人过新年的传统文化之一,上星期日周日佛法班的小朋友们一起挥春准备迎接即将来临的农历新年。Asyley Chia,KSDS
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挥春是把贺年的吉利字词用漂亮的书法写在红色的纸上,华人过新年的传统文化之一,上星期日周日佛法班的小朋友们一起挥春准备迎接即将来临的农历新年。Asyley Chia,KSDS
挥春是把贺年的吉利字词用漂亮的书法写在红色的纸上,华人过新年的传统文化之一,上星期日周日佛法班的小朋友们一起挥春准备迎接即将来临的农历新年。Asyley Chia,KSDS
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挥春是把贺年的吉利字词用漂亮的书法写在红色的纸上,华人过新年的传统文化之一,上星期日周日佛法班的小朋友们一起挥春准备迎接即将来临的农历新年。Asyley Chia,KSDS
挥春是把贺年的吉利字词用漂亮的书法写在红色的纸上,华人过新年的传统文化之一,上星期日周日佛法班的小朋友们一起挥春准备迎接即将来临的农历新年。by Asyley Chia,KSDS
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挥春是把贺年的吉利字词用漂亮的书法写在红色的纸上,华人过新年的传统文化之一,上星期日周日佛法班的小朋友们一起挥春准备迎接即将来临的农历新年。by Asyley Chia,KSDS
Paying hommage to Loma Gyoma in Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong. "As the emanation of Tara, Loma Gyonma is regarded as Lhamo Rithrodma, the 20th Tara as mentioned in the “Praise to the Twenty One Taras”. The praise to Lhamo Rithrodma states that her right eye emits blazing rays of light that burns away all the lords of diseases and epidemics." P. Antoinette - From the article Nageshvaraja and Loma Gyoma arrives to KFR! http://bit.ly/2FJyp0g
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Paying hommage to Loma Gyoma in Kechara Forest Retreat, Bentong. "As the emanation of Tara, Loma Gyonma is regarded as Lhamo Rithrodma, the 20th Tara as mentioned in the “Praise to the Twenty One Taras”. The praise to Lhamo Rithrodma states that her right eye emits blazing rays of light that burns away all the lords of diseases and epidemics." P. Antoinette - From the article Nageshvaraja and Loma Gyoma arrives to KFR! http://bit.ly/2FJyp0g
KSDS WOAH CAMP 2017 - By Jayce Goh,KSDS
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KSDS WOAH CAMP 2017 - By Jayce Goh,KSDS
Kechara Sunday Dharma School start with prostration and prayers. By Jayce Goh,KSDS
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Kechara Sunday Dharma School start with prostration and prayers. By Jayce Goh,KSDS
Teacher Asyley in KSDS class age 2-4 - Jayce Goh,KSDS
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Teacher Asyley in KSDS class age 2-4 - Jayce Goh,KSDS
Student and teacher friendship, Teacher Grace and student Aaron , the 1st day KSDS orientation - Jayce Goh,KSDS
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Student and teacher friendship, Teacher Grace and student Aaron , the 1st day KSDS orientation - Jayce Goh,KSDS
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