Gurus for Hire (Give Away!!!)

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Dear Tsem Rinpoche’s Blog friends,

Here is a special offer from Kechara (Tsem Ladrang Dept)!!!

Due to a lot of very positive feedbacks on how beneficial this book is, we decided to have a free 62 book giveaway!! First come, first serve please. You may donate the book you win to your dharma centre, any centre or a friend. It is a must read according to much feedback we have received.

Rinpoche gives a clear and easy explanation of our roles in Dharma centres, the guru, the disciple, sponsors, how do you you know which centre is good for you and many other subjects that a modern day practitioner must know.

All you have to do is answer the following 8 simple questions correctly. Please note that all answers can be found within this blog, and the first 62 persons will receive the book for their centre. *It will be shipped to you free of charge.

Please post your answers in the comments section of this post below. Our wonderful Kechara people will keep track and then announce the winners.

Thank you.

On behalf of Kechara (Tsem Ladrang), we wish everybody luck,
Loh Seng Piow

 

Here are the Eight Questions:

  1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?
  2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?
  3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?
  4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)
  5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
  6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
  7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
  8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?

* All books will be packed and send via normal mail.

** This offer excludes Kecharians.

*** One book per person.

**** Please email your mailing address/ email to James: james.long@kechara.com.

***** Remember, it might be easy to read another’s answers, but are you sure it’s correct? Do your own research and make sure it’s right. More fun!

 


 

The Winners of the Gurus For Hire Away Are…

Congratulations to the winners from all around the world who have won a book. James Long from the Ladrang Gift Department is busy packing and sending off your books and they will be arriving soon.

  1. Yeong S.H
  2. Alejandra Hernandez
  3. Rene Maya
  4. Ws
  5. Rafael Ruiz
  6. Ted Knecht
  7. Raluca
  8. Sabina Giorgini
  9. Chandra Golay
  10. Mutsue Usui
  11. Francis Docherty
  12. Nia
  13. Matt
  14. Roy Martinez
  15. Ana Elisa
  16. Rodrigo Zuñiga
  17. Adeline Woon
  18. Springflower
  19. Shereen Siow
  20. Shahriar Nouri
  21. Victoria Rainone
  22. Daniel Brett
  23. Hoai-Linh Dover
  24. Kwan Yee
  25. Jim Riches
  26. Jamyang Sangpo
  27. Cheah
  28. Jeffrey Yee
  29. Andrew Chiam
  30. Ferry
  31. Sean
  32. SW
  33. Joanne Lee
  34. Eric KLJC
  35. Larry
  36. Ee Lynn
  37. Cheril
  38. Chin San
  39. Joyce Hobby
  40. Ester Lye
  41. Ryan
  42. Anne Wong
  43. Hui Ming
  44. SL
  45. Bruce W
  46. Lai May Ling
  47. Lye Kam Weng
  48. Helena Chin
  49. Joyee
  50. Jorden Giggey
  51. Karl Jacob
  52. Olive Tam
  53. JamZo
  54. Lawrence Gan
  55. Mercedes Corraliza
  56. Jeanie
  57. Lafayette
  58. Claire Briard
  59. Hanni
  60. Wong Chee Wei
  61. Linda Ortolano
  62. Liang Wen Yaw

 

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  1. Ted Knecht on Aug 9, 2011 at 8:58 am

    Dear Tsem Rinpoche,

    I just received your book in the mail and wanted to thank you for sending it to us. I know the wisdom in the book will help my wife and me tremendously in our practice. I truly appreciated everything you are doing to propagate Buddhism throughout the world!

    Thank you again!

    Ted

  2. Chin San on Jul 4, 2011 at 5:04 pm

    so happy I’ve won one.^^ thx for this opportunity..

  3. Raluca Anghel on Jul 4, 2011 at 4:19 am

    So happy I won one of them! Thank you for giving all of us this opportunity!

  4. James Long on Jun 30, 2011 at 10:05 pm

    CONGRATULATION!!! WE HAVE ALL 62 WINNERS NOW!! Please stay tune, we will announce the 62 winners very soon.

    So happy for them!

  5. Liang Wen Yaw on Jun 27, 2011 at 1:11 pm

    1. Zong Ladrang.
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang.
    3. Year 1972, when Rinpoche was 7 yrs old.
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche.
    5. Mongolian Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo.
    6. Genghis Khan.
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in 1987 December.
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen.

  6. Wong Chee Wei on Jun 24, 2011 at 11:23 pm

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. year 1972
    4. the great Sera Mey Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Mongolian Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. Royal lineage of Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. The Queen, Dechen Minh of Xianjiang

  7. Linda Ortolano on Jun 18, 2011 at 11:21 pm

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kyabe Zong Rinpoche
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. Direct descendants from Genkhis Khan
    7. H.H. 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Deehen

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    • Wong Chee Wei on Jun 24, 2011 at 11:10 pm

      Ans 1.) Zong Ladrang
      Ans 2.) Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang(Tibet)
      Ans 3.) In the year 1972
      Ans 4.) Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
      Ans 5.) Princess Dewa from Xinjiang
      Ans 6.) Genghis Khan
      Ans 7.) H.H. 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
      Ans 8.) Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang

  9. Ferry on Jun 14, 2011 at 2:21 pm

    Corrections to my previous answers as I realize I made some mistakes, hope I get these right this time:

    1. Zong Ladrang, in a room adjoined to where the buffaloes and cows stayed.
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. the great Sera Mey Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Royal lineage of Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8.The Queen, Dechen Minh of Xianjiang

  10. Hanni on Jun 14, 2011 at 1:07 pm

    Qn 1: Zong Ladrang
    Qn 2: Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    Qn 3: 1972
    Qn 4: Abbot Emeritus of Sera Mey Monastery, Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    Qn 5: Mongolian Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    Qn 6: From Genghis Khan
    Qn 7: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, December 1987
    Qn 8: Torgut Queen Dechen

  11. briard Claire on Jun 14, 2011 at 2:06 am

    1. Zong Ladrang- 2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang-3. 1972-4.Kensur Lobsang Tarchin Rinpoché-5.Mongolian princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo of Xinjiang-6.Genghis Khan 7. H.H. THE 14 th DALAI-LAMA in 1987-8. the sweet Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang. 🙂

  12. James Long on Jun 12, 2011 at 3:44 pm

    Guess What??? We only have 9 copies to give away! Each 53 winners are going to take a copy home!! Exciting!

    A must have book for everyone! Just answer 8 simple questions correctly on the post, email your address and…..Good Luck!

  13. Cathy Prem on Jun 11, 2011 at 10:24 pm

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. year 1972
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Tibetan great leader Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Genghis Khan

  14. Liang Wen Yaw on Jun 9, 2011 at 7:51 pm

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. year 1972
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Tibetan great leader Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Genghis Khan

  15. Mercedes on Jun 9, 2011 at 3:03 am

    OK James here it goes,my eyes are hurting from reading hehehehe just kidding :))

    1- Zong Ladrang

    2- Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang

    3- 1972

    4- Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche

    5- Mongolian Princess Torgut Noyen,Dewa Nimbo of Xianjiang

    6- Genghis Khan

    7- His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama in 1987

    8- Queen,Dechen Mihn of Xianjiang

  16. Lawrence on Jun 8, 2011 at 10:34 pm

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. year 1972
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. lineage of Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

    • Jeanie on Jun 10, 2011 at 10:53 am

      1. Zong Ladrang
      2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
      3. year 1972
      4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
      5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
      6. lineage of Genghis Khan
      7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
      8. Torgut Queen Dechen

    • Lafayette on Jun 12, 2011 at 12:13 am

      1. Zong Ladrang
      2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
      3. year 1972
      4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
      5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
      6. lineage of Genghis Khan
      7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
      8. Torgut Queen Dechen
      Your Holiness here again Lafayette from Brazil,
      erased from Facebook without warning last december, said because of the nick ‘Beto Moreira’, now my actual registered name (born 12/12/1959) is Lafayette Coutinho Moreira ! What was I doing wrong? or so it seems, very wrong?
      Anyway, again and again as I learned from the endless repetition of Tibetan spiritual exercises , back I am under your feet asking for blessings ! In twitter as @fogodoeon,
      yours dearly Lafayette.

    • Lafayette on Jun 12, 2011 at 12:18 am

      Just in case, I will adore getting the Book, my mail adress:
      Lafayette Coutinho Moreira, ‘Fazenda Meu Sossego’,
      Canavieiras, 45860.000 Estado da Bahia, Brazil.

    • Lafayette on Jun 12, 2011 at 12:30 am

      If you please excuse me from some error, still hiring time in public cybercafes, hard to do research ‘all of a sudden’…!

  17. Karl Jacob on Jun 8, 2011 at 9:32 pm

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan
    7. H.H. 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  18. may chong on Jun 8, 2011 at 2:54 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    I would like to get a copy of this book badly.

    • James Long on Jun 12, 2011 at 3:26 pm

      Hi May,

      Then you should do the survey and answered all the questions fast!! Not many books left..do it now!

      Cheers

  19. Liang Wen Yaw on Jun 8, 2011 at 11:02 am

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. year 1972
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Tibetan great leader Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  20. Olive Tam on Jun 8, 2011 at 9:48 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Here my answers:

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
    3. Year 1972
    4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan
    7. H.H. 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang

    Looking forward to have the book…

    From,
    Olive Tam

  21. JamZo on Jun 8, 2011 at 4:23 am

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?
    A small room in a cowshed in Zong Ladrang

    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?
    Khensur Gedun Nyedrak who was the 72nd Abbot of Gaden Shartse Monastery and also Kentrul Thubten Lamsang. He also has been recognized as a Mahasattva, indicating that his lineage goes back further than Khensur Gedun Nyedrak.

    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?
    In 1972

    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)
    Sera Mey Khensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche

    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
    Mongolian Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo of Xianjiang

    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
    Genghis Khan

    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
    HH the 14th Dalai Lama ordained Tsem Rinpoche in December 1987

    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
    Queen Dechen Minh of Xianjiang

  22. Bruce Woodward on Jun 8, 2011 at 2:32 am

    Chin San on Jun 3, 2011 at 10:54 am
    1) Cowshed In Zong Ladrang
    2) Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
    3) In the year 1972
    4) Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5) Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo Of Xinjiang
    6) Genghis Khan
    7) His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
    8) Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang.

  23. Jordan Giggey on Jun 7, 2011 at 11:42 pm

    1)Zong Ladrang
    2)Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3)1972
    4)Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5)Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6)Direct line from Genghis Khan
    7)His Holiness The Dalai Lama, in December 1987
    8)Queen, Dechen Minh of Xianjiang

  24. joyee on Jun 7, 2011 at 11:34 pm

    Answer:
    1. Tsem Rinpoche lived in a cow shed in Zong Ladrang when he first
    moved to Gaden.
    2. Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation was Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang.
    3. Tsem Rinpoche arrived in the United Stetes in the year 1972.
    4. Tsem Rinpoche’s first guru is Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin.
    5. Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name was Princess Torgut Noyen.
    6. Tsem Rinpoche’s royal lineage is from Genghiz Khan
    7. His Holiness the Dalai Lama ordained Tsem Rinpoche in December 1987
    8. The royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche was Queen Dechen Minh of Xinjiang.

  25. joyee on Jun 7, 2011 at 11:22 pm

    Answer:
    1)Zong Ladlang.
    2)Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thunten Lamsang.
    3)In year 1972.
    4)Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5)Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo of Xinjiang.
    6)Genghis Khen
    7)His holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987.
    8)Queen Dechen Minh of Xinjiang.

  26. Aaron Tan on Jun 7, 2011 at 5:24 pm

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?
    Zong Ladrang

    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?
    Kentrul Thubten Lamsang, a great Buddhist scholar and teacher.

    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?
    1972

    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)
    H.E. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin

    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
    Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo

    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
    Genghis Khan

    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
    H.H. The 14th Dalai Lama

    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
    Queen Dechen Minh

    • James Long on Jun 9, 2011 at 1:56 pm

      No.7 and what YEAR?

  27. Helena Chin on Jun 7, 2011 at 5:23 pm

    Dear Tsem Rinpoche, My answers as below :
    1. Zong Ladrang.
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang.
    3. Year 1972, when Rinpoche was 7 yrs old.
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche.
    5. Mongolian Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo.
    6. Genghis Khan.
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in 1987 December.
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen.

    Wish Tsem Rinpoche be well always..
    Much love, Helena

  28. lye Kam Weng on Jun 7, 2011 at 9:47 am

    My answers to the 8 questions are as below. Could you please advise if they come in Chinese Version? Preference would be Chinese Version otherwise in English. Thank you.

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. Royal Mongolian lineage,directly from Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  29. Lai May Ling on Jun 7, 2011 at 9:44 am

    Answers are:

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. Royal Mongolian lineage,directly from Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  30. Ester Lye on Jun 7, 2011 at 9:42 am

    Hi James

    Answers to the 8 questions are as follows and would like to receive a free copy of “Gurus for Hire”.

    Thanks…ester

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. Royal Mongolian lineage,directly from Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  31. Bruce W on Jun 7, 2011 at 8:14 am

    1) Cowshed In Zong Ladrang
    2) Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
    3) In the year 1972
    4) Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5) Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo Of Xinjiang
    6) Genghis Khan
    7) His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
    8)Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang.

    • James Long on Jun 7, 2011 at 1:26 pm

      Thanks Bruce, I received your mailing details, finger crossed!

  32. James Long on Jun 7, 2011 at 2:55 am

    Great! We have 42 winners now! It means only 20 copies left, but I cannot announce the winners until all 62 winners are confirmed….

    For those who did not email me your mailing address and contact, please do so now regardless you are the winner or not. We cannot send the book to you even though you are the winner and we might give the book to others who provide their address…

    I’m very fortunate to attend the 3days teaching by Rinpoche. We are so scared to be slave of our Guru, in fact, Rinpoche helped me to realise that a Guru teaches us how to be independent, not to be his/hers slave.

    Read it and you will find more treasures there. if you do not have a copy, answer at the comment section now.

    Exciting! Good Luck!

  33. James Long on Jun 7, 2011 at 2:42 am

    Great! We have 42 winners now, but I cannot announce now until all 62 winners are confirmed!! Those who have not email me your mailing address and contact no, please do so now!

    I am very fortunate to attend the 3days teaching of this book, Rinpoche helped me to realise that a Guru teaches us how to be independent, not to be a slave of him/her. Read it and you will find more treasure inside.

    if you do not have a copy, answer at the comment section now!

  34. Aaron Tan on Jun 7, 2011 at 12:20 am

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?
    Zong Ladrang

    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?
    Kentrul Thubten Lamsang, a great Buddhist scholar and teacher.

    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?
    1972

    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)
    H.E. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin

    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
    Princess Torgut Noyen

    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
    Genghis Khan

    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
    H.H. The 14th Dalai Lama

    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
    Queen Dechen Minh

  35. Chin San on Jun 5, 2011 at 11:46 am

    Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?
    – Cowshed In Zong Ladrang

    Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?
    – Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang

    What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?
    – 1972

    Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)
    – Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin

    What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
    – Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo Of Xinjiang

    What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
    – Genghis Khan

    Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
    – His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in 1987

    Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
    – Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang.

  36. Chin San on Jun 3, 2011 at 10:54 am

    1) Cowshed In Zong Ladrang
    2) Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
    3) In the year 1972
    4) Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5) Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo Of Xinjiang
    6) Genghis Khan
    7) His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
    8) Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang.

  37. HuiMing on Jun 2, 2011 at 8:12 am

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang

  38. Anne Wong on Jun 1, 2011 at 4:21 pm

    1) Zong Ladrang
    2) Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3) 1972
    4) Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5) Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6) Xianjiang (direct line from Genghis Khan)
    7) HH the 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
    8) Torgut Queen Dechen

    • Chin San on Jun 5, 2011 at 11:45 am

      1.Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?
      – Cowshed In Zong Ladrang

      2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?
      – Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang

      3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?
      – 1972

      4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)
      – Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin

      5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
      – Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo Of Xinjiang

      6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
      – Genghis Khan

      7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
      – His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in 1987

      8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
      – Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang.

      • Chin San on Jun 5, 2011 at 11:47 am

        sorry wrong posting.^^ Thx

  39. terry stone on May 31, 2011 at 8:06 pm

    The answers are:
    1.) Zong Ladrang
    2.) Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
    3.) 1972
    4.) Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5.) Princess Dewa Nimbo Of Xinjiang
    6.) Genghis Khan
    7.) His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama
    8.) Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang.

  40. Daniel Brett on May 31, 2011 at 4:54 pm

    1. Tsem Rinpoche lived in a cow shed in Zong Ladrang when he first
    moved to Gaden.
    2. Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation was Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang.
    3. Tsem Rinpoche arrived in the US in 1972
    4. Tsem Rinpoche’s first guru is Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche, the
    Abbot Emeritus of Sera Mey Monastery
    5. Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name was Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Tsem Rinpoche’s royal lineage is from Genghiz Khan
    7. His Holiness the Dalai Lama ordained Tsem Rinpoche in December 1987
    8. The royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche was Torgut Queen Dechen.

    • Daniel Brett on May 31, 2011 at 6:48 pm

      If I receive the book, once I finish reading it I will pass it on to a library, if that’s OK.

      • James Long on Jun 7, 2011 at 2:07 am

        Yes it is ok. Encourage your friend to participate in this contest, easy, fun and meaningful. we have more winners now…stay tune!!

        Wish you all the best and i’m glad you resubmit your answers here!

  41. Ryan on May 31, 2011 at 4:20 pm

    Thanks Rinpoche for the generous giftaway. Here is my answer:

    1. In a cowshed in Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Sera Mey Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan Torgot lineage
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  42. Ee Lynn on May 31, 2011 at 2:22 pm

    1) Zong Ladrang
    2)Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3)1972
    4)Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5)Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa nimbo
    6)Genghis Khan Lineage
    7)1987 by His Holiness Dalai Lama
    8)Torgut Queen Dechen

  43. SgCawaii on May 31, 2011 at 1:22 pm

    Dear Tsem Rinpoche!!! and KeChaRa
    Here are my Answers:
    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?
    Zong Ladrang (house) in Gaden Shartse Monastery of Mundgod (North Karnana) Karnataka State, South India.
    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?
    Tsem Rinpoche’s previous reincarnation is Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang.
    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?
    Tsem Rinpoche arrived United States in 1972.
    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)
    Tsem Rinpoche’s first Guru is the Abbot Emeritus of Sera Mey Monastery.
    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
    Mongolian Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo.
    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
    Mongolian(direct line from Genghis Khan) ,“Old Torgut’” Royalty(Mongol Ruling family) in Xinjiang.
    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
    His Holiness the Dalai Lama. and December 1987.
    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
    His grandmother Torgut Queen Dechen.

  44. skywalker on May 31, 2011 at 10:45 am

    hi, i wish to have a copy of the book and here are the answers to the 8 questions :-

    1. Zong Ladrang.
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. Royal Mongolian lineage,directly from Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

    cheers n peace.

  45. Joyce Hobby on May 31, 2011 at 9:58 am

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?

    In Zong Ladrang, the home of his root guru, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. It was a a small room connected to a cowshed, next to another monk’s room.

    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?

    Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang

    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?

    1972

    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU?
    Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche

    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
    Xinjiang Princess Dewa Nimbo

    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
    Genghis Khan

    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
    H.H. the Dalai Lama, 1987

    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
    the Queen, Dechen Minh of Xianjiang

  46. Jovan on May 30, 2011 at 10:36 am

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. year 1972
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Tibetan great leader Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

    • James Long on May 31, 2011 at 10:04 am

      Dear Jovan,

      Greeting from Nepal! Myself and group of Kecharian are now in Nepal for pilgrimage, visiting all the holy sites which Tsem Rinpoche has personally brought us here and explained to us the significant of it in year 2008, also our Beautiful KECHARA Lounge which facing the holy Boudha Stupa.

      Thanks for posting on the comment section! hmm..Hope you can get a copy of the book!!

      Good Luck,
      James

  47. Joyce Hobby on May 29, 2011 at 3:57 am

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?

    In Zong Ladrang, the home of his root guru, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. It was a a small room connected to a cowshed, next to another monk’s room.

    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?

    Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang

    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?

    1972

    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)

    Kensur Rinpoche

    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
    Xinjiang Princess Dewa Nimbo

    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
    Genghis Khan

    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
    H.H. the Dalai Lama, 1987

    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
    the Queen, Dechen Minh of Xianjiang

  48. Cheril on May 28, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    Tsem Rinpoche!!! and KeChaRa Here are my Answers:

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?
    Zong Ladrang (house) in Gaden Shartse Monastery of Mundgod (North Karnana) Karnataka State, South India.

    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?
    Tsem Rinpoche’s previous reincarnation is the abbot of Gaden Shartse Monastery.

    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?
    Tsem Rinpoche arrived United States in 1971.

    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)
    Tsem Rinpoche’s first Guru is the Abbot Emeritus of Sera Mey Monastery.

    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
    Mongolian Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo.

    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
    Mongolian(direct line from Genghis Khan) ,“Old Torgut’” Royalty(Mongol Ruling family) in Xinjiang.

    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
    His Holiness the Dalai Lama. and December 1987.

    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
    His grandmother Torgut Queen Dechen.

  49. Ee Lynn on May 28, 2011 at 9:11 pm

    1) Zong Ladrang
    2) Tsem kentrul Thubten Ladrang
    3) 1972
    4) Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5) Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo
    6)Genghis Khan Lineage
    7)1972 by His Holliness The Dalai Lama
    8) Torgut Queen Dechen

  50. Todd Lim Lee on May 28, 2011 at 6:26 pm

    I just want to say this is very nice gift to give. Most answers I know without cheating.
    I feel that the book will benefit someone else more then me, so I bow out of answering.
    Thank you Rinpoche for helping so many…I had many compliments at the hospital the other day concerning the
    Mala that was sent…they really say it is so beautiful…which it is..Thank you and keep up the excellent effort to spread the Dharma. Take care…Todd 🙂

  51. Laurentiu on May 28, 2011 at 2:44 pm

    An excellent book. I already have it, An excellent blog also.
    I’m looking for a RSS feed icon on this blog. Do you have it?

    • bengkooi on May 28, 2011 at 5:57 pm

      Hi laurentiu,

      There is already a feed available on rinpoche’s blog, the feed address is http://blog.tsemtulku.com/feed.
      You can add this to your feedreader, let me know if it works.

      Kind regards
      Beng

      • Laurentiu on May 28, 2011 at 9:43 pm

        Thank you very much, it works on my htc with android.

  52. Larry on May 28, 2011 at 5:11 am

    If I am lucky to get this book it will be shared with five others.

    Here are the eight questions and the answers:

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?

    A small room in the cow shed in Zong Ladrang at the Ganden Shartse Monastery.

    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?

    Gedun Nyedrak, the 72nd Abbot of Gaden Shartse Monastery and Kentrul Thubten Lamsang

    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?

    In the year 1972

    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)

    Sermey Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche

    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?

    Princess Dewa Nimbo of Xinjiang

    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?

    The royal lineage of Genghis Khan

    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?

    His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987

    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?

    Torgut Queen Dechen Minh of Xinjiang

    • tsemtulku on May 28, 2011 at 5:13 am

      Larry, I like the fact you state you will share the book with five others..that is very nice and what I am looking for …to share knowledge. Good Luck. TR

  53. Shahriar Nouri on May 28, 2011 at 4:16 am

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5.Dewa Nimbo
    6. Gengis Khan
    7. HH Dalai Lama, december 1987
    8. Her Majesty Dechen Minh of Xianjiang

  54. James Long on May 28, 2011 at 4:01 am

    Great news! 29 people have won the contest! I’m so happy for them and rejoice for their effort. 33 more copies to go…

    p/s : For those who did not submit your mailing details including address and contact number to me, Do so NOW!

  55. Linh on May 28, 2011 at 2:03 am

    Dearest Rinpoche,

    Please find as per below my answers. Thanks!!

    1) Zong Rinpoche’s Ladrang – In the cowshed next to the cows “house”.

    2) Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang

    3) 1972

    4) Sera Mey Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin

    5) Dewa Nimbo – Mongolian Princess Torgut Noyen

    6) Genghis Kahn – Rinpoche’s father was the ruler of Xinjiang

    7) H.H. 14th Dalai Lama in 1987

    8) Queen Dechen Minh of Xianjiang

    • tsemtulku on May 28, 2011 at 2:10 am

      Remember everyone, this is for only non Kechara involved people…thanks

  56. kwan yee on May 28, 2011 at 1:44 am

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden? Zong Ladrang
    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation? Gedun Nyedrak, the 72nd Abbot of Gaden Shartse Monastery and Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States? 1971
    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name? Princess Dewa
    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from? Genghis Khan
    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year? ordained by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche? Dechen Minh

    • kwan yee on May 28, 2011 at 10:36 am

      1. Zong Ladrang
      2. Gedun Nyedrak, the 72nd Abbot of Gaden Shartse Monastery and Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
      3. 1972
      4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
      5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
      6. Genghis Khan
      7. ordained by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
      8. Queen Dechen Minh

      Thanks !!

  57. Joanne Lee on May 28, 2011 at 12:49 am

    1. The cowshed in Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Mongolian Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Queen Dechen Minh

  58. Chin San on May 28, 2011 at 12:19 am

    1.) Zong Ladrang
    2.) Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
    3.) In the year 1983
    4.) Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5.) Princess Dewa Of Xinjiang
    6.) Genghis Khan
    7.) HH 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
    8.) Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang.

  59. SW on May 28, 2011 at 12:10 am

    Thanks Rinpoche for your kindness.

    1. A small leaky room connected to the cowshed in Zong Ladrang
    2. Kensur Gedun Nyedrak/Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. The legendary king Genghis Khan
    7. HH the 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Queen Dechen Minh

  60. Jamyang on May 27, 2011 at 11:56 pm

    Thank you so much for this opportunity!
    Tsem Tulku Rinpoche may you please live long!

    Here are my answers:
    1. A small room in the cow shed in Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Sermey Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo of Xinjiang
    6. The royal lineage of Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen Minh of Xinjiang

  61. Chin San on May 27, 2011 at 11:51 pm

    Ans 1.) Zong Ladrang
    Ans 2.) Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
    Ans 3.) In the year 1983
    Ans 4.) Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    Ans 5.) Princess Dewa Of Xinjiang
    Ans 6.) Genghis Khan
    Ans 7.) HH 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
    Ans 8.) Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang.

    • Chin San on May 28, 2011 at 2:20 pm

      Ans 1.) Zong Ladrang
      Ans 2.) Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
      Ans 3.) In the year 1972
      Ans 4.) Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
      Ans 5.) Princess Dewa Nimbo Of Xinjiang
      Ans 6.) Genghis Khan
      Ans 7.) His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
      Ans 8.) Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang.

      • Chin San on May 28, 2011 at 2:22 pm

        Ans 1.) Zong Ladrang
        Ans 2.) Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
        Ans 3.) In the year 1972
        Ans 4.) Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
        Ans 5.) Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo Of Xinjiang
        Ans 6.) Genghis Khan
        Ans 7.) His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
        Ans 8.) Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang.

        • Chin San on May 29, 2011 at 12:39 pm

          Ans 1.) Cowshed In Zong Ladrang
          Ans 2.) Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
          Ans 3.) In the year 1972
          Ans 4.) Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
          Ans 5.) Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo Of Xinjiang
          Ans 6.) Genghis Khan
          Ans 7.) His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in 1987
          Ans 8.) Queen Dechen Minh Of Xinjiang.

          • Chin San on May 29, 2011 at 3:27 pm

            I would like to have a copy of your book.^^ Thx.

          • James Long on Jun 6, 2011 at 2:08 am

            I wish you good luck in getting the BOOK! Be patient, we will wait till all 62 winners are confirmed then announce the Winners!! Keep an eye on this Blog!! 🙂
            James

          • Chin San on Jun 6, 2011 at 9:55 am

            sure, Thx.^^

          • Chin San on Jun 8, 2011 at 8:01 pm

            I’m sending my mailing address once more.Here’s my address: Jalan Mandala Barat no. 5, Tomang West Jakarta 11440.^^

  62. Jamyang on May 27, 2011 at 11:13 pm

    Thank you so much for this opportunity, thank you so much!
    Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, may you please live long!

    My answers:
    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. H.E. Sermey Khensur Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo from Xinjiang
    6. The royal lineage of Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen Minh of Xinjiang

  63. Jim RIches on May 27, 2011 at 11:11 pm

    My answers are:

    1. Zong RInpoche Ladrang at Ganden Shartse Monastery
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. Rinpoche was sent to Usa in 1972
    4. Rinpoche first guru was: Khensur Lobsang Tarchin
    5. Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan
    7. 1987 received monastic vows from the Dalai Lama
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

    I would love a copy of your book.

    Best Wishes

    Jim

  64. Victoria Rainone on May 27, 2011 at 11:06 pm

    1. Little room connected to the cowshed in Zong Ladrang

    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang

    3. 1972

    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche

    5. Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo

    6. Royal Mongolian lineage Torgut Genghis Khan

    7. H.H. Dalai Lama, December 1987 (I saw the video of Rinpoche asking)

    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  65. James Long on May 27, 2011 at 11:04 pm

    Wow 19 books are ready to be given to the winners!! If you have not post your answers HERE, DO IT NOW! Do not lose this chance!

  66. ERIC LEE KSJC on May 27, 2011 at 9:10 pm

    sorry, didn’t notice that Kecharian r excluded.

  67. Paris on May 27, 2011 at 8:46 pm

    Hey everyone, great job so far! It’s great to see everyone participating!!! Keep going… still lots of books to giveaway.

    This books is really magic – everything you need to know about everything. Some good feedback – a facebook friend of mine, Janet Bulakowski Varan, was so inspired by this giveaway that she has actually gone to vajrasecrets to buy the book. She wanted to give others a chance to win the book so she has personally brought it. How kind! It’s wonderful to hear about this book going out to people. I think everyone on a spiritual journey should have this.

    Love, Paris

  68. ERIC LEE KSJC on May 27, 2011 at 8:24 pm

    I wish that i can have the book that offer by Rinpoche, my answer was at below:-

    1.) Zong Ladrang

    2.) Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang

    3.) 1972

    4.) Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche

    5.) Princess Dewa Nimbo

    6.) Gendis Khan (Tibetan)

    7.) 14th Dalai Lama, Year 1987

    8.) Torgut Queen Dechen

    TQ.

  69. sean on May 27, 2011 at 5:30 pm

    Would love to own this book.. Hope is all correct >

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?
    Cowshed in Zong Ladrang

    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?
    Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang

    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?
    1972

    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)
    H.E. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche

    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
    Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo

    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
    Royal Mongolian lineage (descended directly from Genghis Khan)

    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
    His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1987

    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
    The Queen, Dechen Minh of Xianjiang

  70. Ferry on May 27, 2011 at 5:20 pm

    1. Zong Ladrang, in a room adjoined to where the buffaloes and cows stayed.
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. the great Sera Mey Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Tibetan great leader Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  71. andrew chiam on May 27, 2011 at 3:48 pm

    Tnanks Rinpoche for your kind offer.

    1. Small rooms that were connected to the cowshed in Zong Ladrang.
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  72. Jeffrey Yee on May 27, 2011 at 3:19 pm

    Fingers crossed!

    (1) When Tsem Rinpoche first arrived in Gaden, he lived in onoe of the rooms that were connected to the Cowshed in Zong Ladrang.

    (2) ‘Tsem Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang’ is the name of Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation

    (3) Tsem Rinpoche arrived in the United States in 1972

    (4) Tsem Rinpoche’s first guru is the great ‘Sera Mey Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin’ in New Jersey, US

    (5) The name of Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother is ‘Dewa Nimbo’

    (6) Tsem Rinpoche hails from the Royal Mongolian lineage tracing back to the legendary Genghis Khan

    (7) Tsem Rinpoche was ordained by His Holiness the 14th Dalailama in 1987

    (8) Tsem Rinpoche’s royal grandmother is The Queen of Xinjiang, Dechen Minh

  73. cheah on May 27, 2011 at 2:15 pm

    1. In a cowshed in Zong Ladrang
    2. The main incarnation of Gedun Nyedrak, the 72nd Abbot of
    Gaden Shartse Monastery and Kentrul Thubten Lamsang, a great Buddhist scholar and teacher.
    3. 1972
    4. Sera Mey Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan Torgot lineage
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  74. cheah on May 27, 2011 at 2:14 pm

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?
    In a cowshed in Zong Ladrang
    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?
    The main incarnation of Gedun Nyedrak, the 72nd Abbot of Gaden Shartse Monastery and Kentrul Thubten Lamsang, a great Buddhist scholar and teacher.
    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?
    1972
    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU?
    Sera Mey Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
    Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
    Genghis Khan Torgot lineage
    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
    His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
    Torgut Queen Dechen

  75. Yeong SH on May 27, 2011 at 1:10 pm

    i’m very pleased on Rinpoche offer and here are my answers:-

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. year 1972
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Tibetan great leader Genghis Khan
    7. His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama in year 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  76. ngeowchin on May 27, 2011 at 12:34 pm

    I am also one of the fortunate ones invited to attend the 3 day historical teachings.
    To sum up, everything which we NEED to know about relational and practical Buddhism , making a connection with a Lama/Guru , having correct views and attitudes about one’s centre / being in one or even starting a centre with correct motivation and purpose – it is all there in Gurus for Hire.
    For those who have taken Refuge , this book will stabilise and
    increase one’s faith in the Guru as embodiment of the 3 jewels.
    For those who are on the path, this book will ensure we are practicing correctly. Only a real Guru can lead us to real or true paths. Don’t just buy one, after reading I am sure like me, you will want to buy dozens to give to others for any occasion.

  77. Jace Chong on May 27, 2011 at 12:06 pm

    I read the Chinese translated version of Guru for Hire, which is 《遇见上师之后》 in Chinese. It’s a very very nice book explaining in details everything about Guru-disciple relationship, how does a Guru help so you can transform more within a short period etc. It’s a very precious teaching. I like the the Q&A part especially.

    If you would like to share the book with Chinese speaking friends, please grab it! It’s available at all Kechara Paradise outlets!!

  78. Shereen Siow on May 27, 2011 at 11:40 am

    Hi, here’s me trying to answer the questions above 🙂

    1. Tsem Rinpoche’s lived in a cowshed in Zong Ladrang when he first arrived in Gaden.

    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang.

    3. Tsem Rinpoche’s left for USA in 1972.

    4. Tsem Rinpoche’s FIRST GURU is the Abbot Emeritus of Sera Mey Monastery.

    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo of Xianjiang.

    6. Genghis Khan.

    7. Tsem Rinpoche was ordained by HH the 14th Dalai Lama in December 1987.

    8. Queen Dechen Minh of Xianjiang is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche.

  79. Springflower on May 27, 2011 at 11:33 am

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. 72nd Abbot of Gaden Shartse
    3. 1972
    4. Sera Mey Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan
    7. HH the 14th Dalai Lama; 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

    Hope I got all correct.

  80. Adeline Woon on May 27, 2011 at 9:05 am

    1. A small room with leaky tiled roofs connected to the cowshed in Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin
    5. Dewa Nimbo
    6. Torgut Noyen
    7. December 1987, by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
    8. Queen Dechen Minh

  81. Daniel on May 27, 2011 at 7:32 am

    See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Long_(Anglican_priest)
    I know he was Christian, but he always sought to bring people together and fought for justice for Indians of all religions in a spirit of loving kindness.

  82. Daniel on May 27, 2011 at 7:27 am

    Thanks for this opportunity. I have sent my answers, finding out the information myself without looking at the answers in the comments!

    Incidentally, James Long was a very famous missionary in Calcutta, India who did a lot for the poor of Bengal. When I lived in Calcutta there was a major road near my house called James Long Sarani. So, I’m pleased to be writing to a living James Long!

  83. Rodrigo Zuñiga on May 27, 2011 at 7:10 am

    1. He stayed in Zong Ladrang in a small room with a leaky roof.
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang – Tibet
    3. In 1972, H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche left Taiwan for the United States at the tender age of seven.
    4. The highly realised Master of Vajrayogini practice and Abbot Emeritus of Sera Monastery, H.E. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin.
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s royal maternal lineage can be traced all the way back to the legendary king Genghis Khan.
    7. By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Queen Torgut Dechen Minh

  84. Ana Elisa on May 27, 2011 at 4:14 am

    Ok… so my answers:
    1. In a cowshed in Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang (Gedun Nyedrak, 72nd abbot of Ganden Shartse)
    3. In 1972
    4. The first guru was Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Her name was Dewa Nimbo.
    6. The lineage is that of the legendary leader Genghis Khan
    7. HH the Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Queen Dechen Minh

    =))
    So… should we just send now the e-mail to Josh?

  85. Roy Martinez on May 27, 2011 at 3:52 am

    Too Easy haha… I’m quite familiar with his lifestory so here are the answers:

    1) a leaky, small room in Zong ladrang
    2) Kensur Gedun Nyedrak the 72nd abbot of Gaden
    3) 1972
    4) H.E. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin
    5) Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6) the royal Genghis Khan
    7) 1987 from the H.H. The Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso
    8) Queen Dechen Minh

  86. joy kam on May 27, 2011 at 3:19 am

    This teaching was given for 3 days and 3 nights. All those attended did not know what to expect. It was only by invitation and we were all squeezed in to a the living area of double story house. When I think back now, I cannot believe we did it! We slept very little, up the next day to continue the marathon! Although tired, when Rinpoche was teaching we paid full attention and there was no hiccups. It was like a real retreat.

    All our questions, thoughts, doubts we ever had about a “Guru”, a Buddhist centre, the students, the people, the politics, what to do, what not to do…all was being addressed by Rinpoche directly out in the open. Rinpoche’s teaching was not only direct but like always Rinpoche makes it funny while stating the obvious using logic.

    This book/teaching is priceless because it is ever green, a very important book for not just beginners on the path but everyone, even senior students. Whether you are wondering about a spiritual path or is already in Dharma, this teaching can be applied to all, at all levels. The best part is you can even use this book as a basis or a guideline for you to start your own centre/group if you have that in mind.

    Thank you Rinpoche for this precious teaching that gave conviction to so many in the Dharma and will continue to do so now and in to the future.

    And here is also a chance to go back in time, like you were present with us there during this teaching by getting the DVD here http://vajrasecrets.com/gurus-for-hire-enlightenment-for-sale.html

  87. Matt on May 27, 2011 at 2:56 am

    Thank you for this offer.

    1. In a room connected to the cowshed in Zong Ladrang,(Zong Rinpoche’s residence at the monastery)
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang, previous Abbot, passed away in southern Tibet in 1964. Lineage is given the name “Tsem” in honor of a moastery in Kham which housed a relic of Tsongkhapa’s tooth.
    3. He moved to America in 1972
    4. His first teacher was Sera-Mey Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche, New Jersey Temple
    5. His mother was Mongolian, Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. The Mongolian Lineage extends from Genghiz Khan, Royal Mongolian lineage Torgut East Turkistan
    7. Ordination Master was H.H. Dalai Lama, December 1987
    8. Grandmother was Torgut Queen Dechen

  88. Matt on May 27, 2011 at 2:52 am

    1. In a small room connected to the cowshed in Zong Ladrang,(Zong Rinpoche’s residence at the monastery)

    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang, previous Abbot, passed away in southern Tibet in 1964

    3. 1972

    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche, New Jersey Temple

    5. Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo

    6. Royal Mongolian lineage Torgut / East Turkistan

    7. H.H. Dalai Lama, December 1987

    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  89. nia on May 27, 2011 at 2:35 am

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. H.E. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan lineage
    7. In 1987 by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  90. Francis Docherty on May 27, 2011 at 2:35 am

    1. A cowshed in Zong Ladrang House.
    2. Kensur Gedun Nyedrak.
    3. 1972.
    4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin.
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo.
    6. Gengis Khan Torgut lineage.
    7. HH the Dalai Lama 1987.
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen.

  91. Justin Ripley on May 27, 2011 at 1:56 am

    This teaching was the first marathon teaching I had ever attended and even today it’s still giving soo much benefit to everyone worldwide.

    Its for ALL Buddhists everywhere, whatever sect, whatever you go through you will go through what Rinpoche teaches in this book.

    Perhaps you were in Dharma but something or someone came along that affected you to give up. This will ground you in what it really means to be in Dharma, to practice Dharma, to be in a Dharma center, to have a Guru, to take refuge.

    Take a read, it covers all the things a Dharma Book shouldn’t talk about openly but Rinpoche likes to tell it like it is if you haven’t noticed yet.

    Those who can’t read or prefer the real thing the DVD set is just as good!

    Good luck people, I think there are a few winners already judging by the response.

    Justin

  92. Mutsue Usui on May 27, 2011 at 1:43 am

    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan lineage
    7. His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

    =)

  93. Sabina Giorgini on May 27, 2011 at 1:07 am

    1. A small leaking room in Zong Ladrang
    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan lineage
    7. His Holiness the Dalai Lama ordained Tsem Tulku Rinpoche in 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  94. Chandra Golay on May 27, 2011 at 12:41 am

    Here goes my answers,

    1. Zong Ladrang in Gaden

    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang

    3. 1972

    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche

    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo of Xianjang

    6. Mongolian Royal lineage of Xianjang

    7. His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in December 1987.

    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

    Cheers.

  95. Su Ming on May 27, 2011 at 12:33 am

    Rinpoche gave this teaching over 3 straight days in Dec 2006.

    This book highlights and give a thorough explanation of the guru and disciple relationship in a modern context. We have been getting a lot of feedback from dharma practitioner from all over that this book has made them understand more about this topic which is pivotal in our spiritual journey.

    Rinpoche gave this teaching over 3 days in 2006. The 16 videos which comprised of the whole teaching are all on You Tube. The first video link is as below

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHLkcamyPxc

  96. Sonam yangden on May 27, 2011 at 12:30 am

    oohhh nooo..i rechecked the answer n found out that my answer to question #4 is wrong..m so not getting the book now! 🙁

    • Bryan Ho on Jun 8, 2011 at 4:43 pm

      Dear Sonam,

      You can always leave another comments with the correct answers, and you will get the book too…

      • James Long on Jun 9, 2011 at 1:43 pm

        Yup, Do so Now!!

  97. Margaretlee on May 27, 2011 at 12:11 am

    In December 2006, I was one of the fortunate students, among many others, attended the 3 days marathon teachings which later was transcribed and edited into this wonderful book “Guru for Hire, Enlightenment for Sale” by Kechara Media & Publications.

    This is a must read book that give all spiritual seekers a clear and concise insight into relationship between spiritual teachers, students and centers.

    It has always been Rinpoche’s wishes to promote inter-center harmony and dharma understanding. Thank you Rinpoche and Tsem ladrang for coming up with such a wonderful and exciting idea of winning a book that will answer many of your “never dare to ask” questions!

    So hurry burry and answer those 8 questions above and WIN this book for you or your center. Like jamie said, this book is pure magic…..I agree.

    Should get the CD too (have to buy this, hee hee). There are so many hilarous, heartbreaking and unforgettable moments.

    So hurry hurry…..non Kecharians!!!

  98. Raluca on May 27, 2011 at 12:10 am

    My answers:

    1.When first arrived in Ganden, H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche lived in a small room conntected to the cowshed in Zong Ladrang.
    2.Rinpoche’s previous incarnation was Kentrul Thubten Lamsang.
    3.Rinpoche arrived in the US in 1972.
    4. H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s very first guru was Kensur Lobsang Tharcin Rinpoche.
    5.The name of HE Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s birth mother was Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo of Xiangjang.
    6.H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche hails from the royal lineage of Genghis Han.
    7.H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche was ordained by H.H. Dalai Lama, in December 1987.
    8.The royal grandmother of HE Tsem Tulku Rinpoche was Queen Torgut Dechen Minh of Xianjaing.

  99. Sonam yangden on May 27, 2011 at 12:06 am

    havent read the book..but really wanna read it..hope I got all my answers correct!
    1. Zong Ladrang
    2. Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang
    3. 1972
    4. Kentrul Thubten Lamsang
    5. Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo
    6. Genghis Khan
    7. HH Dalai LamaDecember 1987
    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  100. Ted Knecht on May 26, 2011 at 11:57 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Here are the answers to your questions:

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden? Cowshed.

    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation? Kensur Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang

    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States? 1972

    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully) Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin

    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name? Dewa Nimbo

    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from? Genghis Khan

    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year? His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1987

    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche? Queen Dechen
    Minh

    All the best,

    Ted

    • Ted Knecht on May 27, 2011 at 7:58 pm

      To be more specific about answer No. 1: Rinpoche lived in a small room that was connected to the cowshed in Zong Ladrang at Gaden Monastery. It was a small room with leaky tiled roof.

  101. Rafael Ruiz on May 26, 2011 at 11:47 pm

    1. Gaden Shartse Monastery.
    2. 72nd Abbot of Gaden Shartse, Gedun Nyedrak
    3. 1972
    4. H.E. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche
    5. Princess Dewa Nimbo
    6. Rinpoche’s royal lineage can be traced all the way back to the legendary king Genghis Khan.
    7. 1987 received monastic vows from the Dalai Lama.
    8. Queen Dechen Minh

    • Rafael Ruiz on May 27, 2011 at 12:25 am

      I guess I have to fix my first answer. Rinpoche stayed at Zong Ladrang at Gaden Shartse Monastery.

  102. ws on May 26, 2011 at 11:41 pm

    Hi,
    my answers to the 8 questions, hope they are correct

    1. Where did Tsem Rinpoche live when he first arrived in Gaden?
    Zong Ladrang

    2. Who was Tsem Rinpoche’s previous incarnation?
    Tsem Kentrul Thubten lamsang

    3. What year did Tsem Rinpoche arrive in the United States?
    1972

    4. Who was Tsem Rinpoche very FIRST GURU? (Check carefully)
    the great Sera Mey Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin

    5. What was Tsem Rinpoche’s birth mother’s name?
    Mongolian Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo

    6. What Royal Lineage does Tsem Rinpoche hail from?
    Genghis Khan lineage

    7. Who ordained Tsem Rinpoche and what year?
    HH Dalai Lama in 1987

    8. Who is the royal grandmother of Tsem Rinpoche?
    Torgut Queen Dechen

    thanks!
    ws

  103. Rene Maya on May 26, 2011 at 11:40 pm

    1. In a small room connected to the cowshed in Zong Ladrang

    2. Tsem Kentrul Thubten Lamsang

    3. 1972

    4. Kensur Lobsang Tharchin Rinpoche

    5. Princess Torgut Noyen, Dewa Nimbo

    6. Royal Mongolian lineage Torgut

    7. H.H. Dalai Lama, December 1987

    8. Torgut Queen Dechen

  104. Andy on May 26, 2011 at 11:39 pm

    Rinpoche always give out dharmma gifts for others to learn dharmma and this way of giving a quiz and you get something in return is very seldom. Anyway Question 4 is very intresting, Rinpoche have a few gurus who will it be? Very easy but hard to answer question good luck….

  105. Philip Yong on May 26, 2011 at 11:29 pm

    ”Gurus For Hire, Enlightenment For Sale’ is a really good book by Tsem Tulku Rinpoche. Everything you need to know about GURU DEVOTION is in there. The book will definitely benefit you and everyone else around you.

    Personally, I have read this blog a couple of times and each time I read it I gain more and more knowledge. Reading this book not only improves our relationship with our Guru but also with everyone else around us. For the very basic, when we respect our Guru, we will automatically respect the people around us as well.

    • Philip Yong on May 26, 2011 at 11:31 pm

      Sorry guys, I meant ‘BOOK’ not ‘blog’ in the second paragraph

  106. Paris on May 26, 2011 at 11:28 pm

    omg this is so exciting! I love it. How great that 62 of these incredible teachings will be going out 62 lucky people.

    ANSWER ANSWER THE QUESTIONS! Quick quick!!!! This book is pure magic <3

    • Alejandra Hernandez on May 27, 2011 at 2:11 am

      1. In a cowshed in Zong Ladrang House 2. Ganden Shratse´s 72nd Abbot Kensur Gedun NyedraK
      3. 1972
      4. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tharchin
      5. Princess Torgut Noyen Dewa Nimbo
      6. Gengis Khan Torgut lineage
      7. HH the Dalain Lama 1987
      8. Torgut Queen Dechen

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  • Jason
    Wednesday, Sep 27. 2017 01:19 AM
    This Fauvistic Dorje Shugden photo is very nice. It’s look very real. I like Rinpoche said that Dorje Shugden willing to assist anyone regardless race, gender and religion.
    The above is a very clear explanation on Dorje Shugden.
    I wish every sentient will get connected with Dorje Shugden and gain attainment soon.
    Thanks Rinpoche for this precious teachings.

    Jason
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/fauvistic-dorje-shugden.html
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  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Sep 26. 2017 07:24 AM
    Beautiful Tsa-Tsas of different forms of Dorje Shugden . Now i know how it was made , and the history after reading this post. So they made .based on the tradition in Tibet and
    everyone could invite home and for travelling as well as the beautiful Tsa-tsa is small and convenience. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us and thanks to the tireless team who made it possible .

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/tsa-tsas-are-nice.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Sep 26. 2017 07:07 AM
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these touching story of such compassionate, kind, caring lady Ms Elaine Gerbrick .She was Rinpoche childhood teacher who has make a huge difference in Rinpoche’s life. It would be wonderful if teachers take the time to care, ,listen, talk and reaching out to their students as all these have a huge impact on them. Ms Elaine Gerbrick was truly one such teacher who cares and understands for her students like Rinpoche ,and she was an example to all teachers.
    Due to her kindness , sensitivity and perception Rinpoche had a amazing experience with her in school which Rinpoche treasured so much. She was sympathetic and gentle with her students and considerate of their feelings and courteous .

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/ms-elaine-gerbrick-was-my-favourite-teacher.html
  • Lin Mun
    Monday, Sep 25. 2017 11:08 PM
    It is very sad watching this video and while watching I’m asking myself how can human be so cruel in handling other beings. We practically don’t care if the animals are in pain or not. No living beings deserved to be treated in such a way. We should not have the understanding that animals exist to serve human. We should respect all living beings and not have any discrimination. It is by having this right mindset that we will create a peaceful and harmonious world.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/earthlings.html
  • Alice Tay
    Monday, Sep 25. 2017 10:29 PM
    Watch this video again together with a few KSDS teachers and this time reminds me about our daily necessities, skincare products and cosmetics may involved in the animal tested which is also one of the causes of animal cruelty.
    Wish to share here some of the brands that we might need to take note and not to buy or support for the animal cruelty. Thank you.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/earthlings.html
  • Stella Cheang
    Monday, Sep 25. 2017 03:34 PM
    Thank you, Rinpoche, for this sharing. After participating in the Tsa Tsa making exercise in KFR, I realized that the process of hand-making Tsa Tsa is intricate, to say the least. Making a holy item like Tsa Tsa is a practice by its own as it involves patience and a single-minded effort which require us to tame our thoughts and be in the present, work on the material in hand and perfect each step. It is very amazing, in the sense that the outcome of the Tsa Tsa differs each time. It trains us to be more mindful in the details to maintain the consistency.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/tsa-tsas-are-nice.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Sep 25. 2017 01:48 PM
    Beautiful cartoon sketches by Rinpoche cute and inspiring cartoon .a creative way to spread Dharma..For someone who has not draw along time but still can draw such beautiful sketches cartoon show that person is special and talented. Nicely done in few minutes and using a combinations of crayons, color pencils and markers.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/tsem-rinpoche-draws-cartoons.html
  • Tsem Rinpoche
    Monday, Sep 25. 2017 01:00 PM
    In this video, Tsem Rinpoche on Facebook shared a live video and explained many interesting facts and information. He shares where he received the Dorje Shugden practice, why he does not give up on it in the face of so much pressure, his thoughts on His Holiness the Dalai Lama, his feelings on the Tibetan exiled government, the effects of the ban on Shugden and his recommendation on how we can overcome this. Tsem Rinpoche speaks honestly and from his heart. It is very insightful. The talk has been transferred onto youtube and you can learn so much from his sharing here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6ri1HSbhOc&feature=youtu.be
  • Tsem Rinpoche
    Monday, Sep 25. 2017 12:45 PM
    This is really a fantastic short video on Kechara Forest Retreat. It is a must see!! See here please: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GB5GmFfNSxg&feature=youtu.be
  • Pastor Adeline Woon
    Monday, Sep 25. 2017 09:24 AM
    Human were brought up to exercise speciesism rather naturally because their contact with animals are narrowed down to food, company, entertainment, clothing and cosmetic. Generally speaking, unless they are told otherwise, human beings continue to live their lives exploiting animals.

    In the Buddhist teachings, animals are seen as another form of existence which anyone can take rebirth in. They are not god’s given food but a living life we respect. To take advantage of their lower form of existence is not encouraged but to treat them equally without prejudice is. Just like what was explained in the video, animals are a different nation, they have every rights to live on earth without harm just like all living beings on earth.

    The mistreatment that the animals are receiving is a clear sign of human selfishness and their silly ideas of superiority that arise from insecurity and fear – to harm others in order to feel a sense of control and power. This insecurity and fear cannot be pacified through harming others but through benefiting others. A sense of fulfilment and joy will slowly fill our mind through good starting from focusing on others’ needs and suffering instead of our hungry stomach and taste buds.

    The only way to end this brutal treatment to animals is to relook the way we consume our meals and the things we use. As a consumer, we have the power to change how animals are being treated and to stop the giant players from manipulating us. We are in control and we need to be in control in order to live a life that is filled with sense of achievement, love and care.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/earthlings.html
  • Lin Mun
    Sunday, Sep 24. 2017 09:47 PM
    I like seeing Dorje Shugden painting in fauvistic style. The colors are so strong and outstanding. Very nice. Appreacite Rinpoche for sharing Dorje Shugden paintings of various styles. No matter what the form is, it will bring lots of blessing to those who sees the painting.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/fauvistic-dorje-shugden.html
  • Alice Tay
    Sunday, Sep 24. 2017 06:34 PM
    Ms Gerbrick was very patient and compassionate by spending her time to listen to Rinpoche said to her. Ms Gerbrick never criticized about Rinpoche’s parents and avoid to give negative effect to Rinpoche. Instead, Ms Gerbrick advised Rinpoche that when people say negative things to him, it is not about him, but it’s about them. This message implied that Ms Gerbrick knew to be sympathic and considerate to others.

    I personally think that in order to be a responsible teacher, one must selflessly devote oneself and always think of how to benefit the students and constantly seek solutions to remove barriers that children face. Ms Gerbrick was one of them as mentioned.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this wonderful story of Ms Gerbrick. May she has a good rebirth and return in perfect human form to learn dharma at a young age. &#55357;&#56911;

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/ms-elaine-gerbrick-was-my-favourite-teacher.html
  • Stella Cheang
    Sunday, Sep 24. 2017 12:50 PM
    Many human beings, including ourselves, are selfish and only care for ourselves. Especially when it comes to situations that are challenging or pose a threat to our comfort zone. In situations like this, something/someone will have to make way, the one with the least priority is in the inevitable receiving end, most of the time. In this case, the poor pets took the blunt. In some other cases, it could be the ailing parents/old folks/someone.

    It is our selfish mind that causes the selfish act and results in harm, pain and suffering on others. When we learn and practice Dharma, we can follow Guru’s teaching to help us tame this selfishness by always thinking for others, put ourselves in the shoes of others. In this way, no way will be left behind, ever.

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for this sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/dont-leave-them-behind.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Sep 24. 2017 08:01 AM
    Walter Evans-Wentz was an American anthropologist and writer who was a pioneer in the study of Tibetan Buddhism,He has since introduction and translated a number of Tibetan Buddhism to the Western world. Evans-Wentz is best known for four texts translated from the Tibetan, Amazingly he travelled across India and Sri Lanka covering important religious sites to study the history, customs and religious traditions of the country, and also collected a large number of important Pali manuscripts. It was then later donated to Stanford University. He has even worked as a translator with Alexandra David-Néel and so forth producing ,forewording a few interesting books before his passing.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor David Lai for sharing these interesting article which i do enjoyed reading.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/walter-evans-wentz-american-pioneer-scholar-on-tibetan-buddhism.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Sep 24. 2017 08:00 AM
    Very interesting article……gave me a clear defination and understanding of God and religion.I agree with Bishop John Spong….if we all have qualities of love, compassion. caring ,tolerance, generosity, kindness and a sense of empathy to benefits others, God or Buddha will be within us. I can understand much better of the insight.
    I admired Bishop John Spong for his courage to speak up and explained to others about what he thought .Do hope more people will open their minds and judge for themselves the truth of it based on logic thinking and teachings. I am glad ,i am on the right path.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these interesting post.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/bishop-john-spong-on-religion-and-god-very-interesting.html#

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Ms Gerbrick was a very special person in my childhood. When I finally found her again, I had lost her - http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=144296
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Ms Gerbrick was a very special person in my childhood. When I finally found her again, I had lost her - http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=144296
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I just did another one. See how it's done- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=144259
I like this sketch I just did. Tsem Rinpoche
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I like this sketch I just did. Tsem Rinpoche
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One of my sketches just finished. Tsem Rinpoche
More of my drawings.  Tsem Rinpoche
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More of my drawings. Tsem Rinpoche
See what Linus has to say to Charlie Brown: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/category/dorje-shugden
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Plse click on this and read and share. Important thoughts regarding our teacher. Tsem Rinpoche
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Plse click on this and read and share. Important thoughts regarding our teacher. Tsem Rinpoche
The stupa dedicated to the great Changkya Rolpai Dorje in 5 peaks of Manjushri - China. Changkya Rolpai Dorje was one of the previous life of His Holiness Pabongka Rinpoche. In that life, he was the imperial tutor to the Emperor of China.  Photo from Karen Chong
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The stupa dedicated to the great Changkya Rolpai Dorje in 5 peaks of Manjushri - China. Changkya Rolpai Dorje was one of the previous life of His Holiness Pabongka Rinpoche. In that life, he was the imperial tutor to the Emperor of China. Photo from Karen Chong
Please click on this picture and see what the adorable boy is doing.
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Please click on this picture and see what the adorable boy is doing.
Learn a new word and see what Fauvism means here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=143633
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Learn a new word and see what Fauvism means here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=143633
Please click on this picture to enlarge and read. It is important and share with others. Thank you. Tsem Rinpoche
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Please click on this picture to enlarge and read. It is important and share with others. Thank you. Tsem Rinpoche
The handprint of His Holiness Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche Jetsun Dechen Nyingpo
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The handprint of His Holiness Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche Jetsun Dechen Nyingpo
Dear friends, For the first time in art history you will see a Tibetan divinity in Byzantine art form. Just published! Please be amazed and see the whole artwork here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=143348
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Dear friends, For the first time in art history you will see a Tibetan divinity in Byzantine art form. Just published! Please be amazed and see the whole artwork here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=143348
我这里有一副最庄严印度风格法力强大护法的画作。点击这里观赏与下载: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=142950
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我这里有一副最庄严印度风格法力强大护法的画作。点击这里观赏与下载: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=142950
A separate Tibetan state? 

Should this group of Tibetans have their own autonomous state?
In a world full of trials and tribulations, this group of Tibetans continues to defy all odds against a difficult leadership. Should they have their own state, their own country to live free and in harmony? Read and decide-Part 1: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=142741 and Part 2: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=142868
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A separate Tibetan state? Should this group of Tibetans have their own autonomous state? In a world full of trials and tribulations, this group of Tibetans continues to defy all odds against a difficult leadership. Should they have their own state, their own country to live free and in harmony? Read and decide-Part 1: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=142741 and Part 2: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=142868
When I first arrived in Gaden Monastery in January 1988, I lived in this small room: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=100092
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When I first arrived in Gaden Monastery in January 1988, I lived in this small room: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=100092
This is Mahakala of the Tent (Gonpo Kur) and this particular sacred and very alive image is in Sakya temple in Tibet. It is so beautiful, ferocious and at the same time frightening. He frightens our self absorbed ego into submission to dharma.-Tsem Rinpoche
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This is Mahakala of the Tent (Gonpo Kur) and this particular sacred and very alive image is in Sakya temple in Tibet. It is so beautiful, ferocious and at the same time frightening. He frightens our self absorbed ego into submission to dharma.-Tsem Rinpoche
Please find out more who is Shamgo Dorje Putri and her two sisters. They wear a particularly distinctive single large flower in their hair and very powerful. This promises to be a very interesting read: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=94304
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Please find out more who is Shamgo Dorje Putri and her two sisters. They wear a particularly distinctive single large flower in their hair and very powerful. This promises to be a very interesting read: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=94304
He was known by one of his names which was Guru Deva Rinpoche and I had the blessings to meet him quite a few times. He was guru of both my mother and father. Guru Deva Rinpoche was a high Mongolian lama and lived over 100 years old. He was one of the kindest persons I have ever met and he was very well known to be an emanation of Gyenze. He joked alot and was extremely devoted to his teacher. We had many private conversations with him and he made an indelible mark in my mind and in my heart. I think of him often. Tsem Rinpoche
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He was known by one of his names which was Guru Deva Rinpoche and I had the blessings to meet him quite a few times. He was guru of both my mother and father. Guru Deva Rinpoche was a high Mongolian lama and lived over 100 years old. He was one of the kindest persons I have ever met and he was very well known to be an emanation of Gyenze. He joked alot and was extremely devoted to his teacher. We had many private conversations with him and he made an indelible mark in my mind and in my heart. I think of him often. Tsem Rinpoche
I pity men who occupy themselves exclusively with the transitory in things and lose themselves in the study of what is perishable, since we are here for this very end- that we may make the perishable imperishable, which we can do only after we have learned how to approach both.~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

(This quote is very powerful from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. He seems to be a powerful thinker and can think beyond daily and ordinary thoughts. Like I shared, only the study of dharma is going to lead to the imperishable. Any other studies of this world only are temporarily beneficial which is perishable. Of course he is not referring to dharma, but he realized ordinary pursuits leads to perishability. If he knew dharma, he would see the vastness of Buddha\'s omniscience.  Tsem Rinpoche)
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I pity men who occupy themselves exclusively with the transitory in things and lose themselves in the study of what is perishable, since we are here for this very end- that we may make the perishable imperishable, which we can do only after we have learned how to approach both.~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (This quote is very powerful from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. He seems to be a powerful thinker and can think beyond daily and ordinary thoughts. Like I shared, only the study of dharma is going to lead to the imperishable. Any other studies of this world only are temporarily beneficial which is perishable. Of course he is not referring to dharma, but he realized ordinary pursuits leads to perishability. If he knew dharma, he would see the vastness of Buddha's omniscience. Tsem Rinpoche)
One of the nicest Taras I\'ve seen. I like her shade of green and the lotus on the left which is lower as her hand is lower so it\'s very balanced looking. Her face looks young, motherly, kind and yet regal.
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One of the nicest Taras I've seen. I like her shade of green and the lotus on the left which is lower as her hand is lower so it's very balanced looking. Her face looks young, motherly, kind and yet regal.
(1st photo) Kyabje Lati Rinpoche in the centre and Ven Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende on the extreme right. After the unfair ban against Dorje Shugden practitioners was forcibly instituted by Tibetan leadership onto the people and monasteries, the monasteries split. Over 600 monks from Gaden Shartse Monastery left and set up Shar Gaden Monastery. The Tibetan leadership did their best to get the authorities to close Shar Gaden Monastery but Shar Gaden had registered so there was nothing Tibetan leadership can do. It was very sad. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende left Gaden Shartse Monastery to be the abbot of the newly formed Shar Gaden Monastery in South India where they can continue Dorje Shugden practice. Prior to the ban Lati Rinpoche and Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende can meet up, share and be close as they all had been very close. After the ban this was not allowed anymore. Dorje Shugden and non-Dorje Shugden people had to be segregated. They cannot mix. The previous prime minister of the Tibetan exiled government said that Dorje Shugden people and non Dorje Shugden people are like the mustache and the mouth and it has to be separated. Tsem Rinpoche
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(1st photo) Kyabje Lati Rinpoche in the centre and Ven Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende on the extreme right. After the unfair ban against Dorje Shugden practitioners was forcibly instituted by Tibetan leadership onto the people and monasteries, the monasteries split. Over 600 monks from Gaden Shartse Monastery left and set up Shar Gaden Monastery. The Tibetan leadership did their best to get the authorities to close Shar Gaden Monastery but Shar Gaden had registered so there was nothing Tibetan leadership can do. It was very sad. Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende left Gaden Shartse Monastery to be the abbot of the newly formed Shar Gaden Monastery in South India where they can continue Dorje Shugden practice. Prior to the ban Lati Rinpoche and Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende can meet up, share and be close as they all had been very close. After the ban this was not allowed anymore. Dorje Shugden and non-Dorje Shugden people had to be segregated. They cannot mix. The previous prime minister of the Tibetan exiled government said that Dorje Shugden people and non Dorje Shugden people are like the mustache and the mouth and it has to be separated. Tsem Rinpoche
You can see in this 2nd photo, Kyabje Lati Rinpoche blessing a child and Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende standing next to the child. The monasteries were happy, united and had good samaya with each other prior to the ban. The ban destroyed everything and unity and harmony. It is very sad to see this. These pictures are from Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende\'s collection. Tsem Rinpoche
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You can see in this 2nd photo, Kyabje Lati Rinpoche blessing a child and Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende standing next to the child. The monasteries were happy, united and had good samaya with each other prior to the ban. The ban destroyed everything and unity and harmony. It is very sad to see this. These pictures are from Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende's collection. Tsem Rinpoche
His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche on the throne, His Eminence Lati Rinpoche (next to Zong Rinpoche) and below Lati Rinpoche is Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche (sitting below Lati Rinpoche). This is a puja in Gaden Shartse Monastery. A rare and blessed photo and nice to save. Tsem Rinpoche
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His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche on the throne, His Eminence Lati Rinpoche (next to Zong Rinpoche) and below Lati Rinpoche is Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche (sitting below Lati Rinpoche). This is a puja in Gaden Shartse Monastery. A rare and blessed photo and nice to save. Tsem Rinpoche
ou can save this rare thangka of 1,000 armed Heruka. I\'ve never seen this thangka or any of this form before and it\'s the first time. You can print out or keep or use. I found this online and it\'s beautiful. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche mentioned this Heruka 30 years ago to us and since then I have never seen this in painting or statue at all till now. He has many legs and many faces too. Very special and unique. Seeing Heruka or thinking of Heruka plants the seeds of enlightenment in our mindstream. Tsem Rinpoche
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ou can save this rare thangka of 1,000 armed Heruka. I've never seen this thangka or any of this form before and it's the first time. You can print out or keep or use. I found this online and it's beautiful. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche mentioned this Heruka 30 years ago to us and since then I have never seen this in painting or statue at all till now. He has many legs and many faces too. Very special and unique. Seeing Heruka or thinking of Heruka plants the seeds of enlightenment in our mindstream. Tsem Rinpoche
This is Venerable Lhakpa Tsering from Tibet. He has passed away a few years back of natural causes and as he was older. He was one of the high ranking and official oracle of Dorje Shugden, Namka Barzin, Kache Marpo and several other high protectors. He was famous in Tibet for his correct trance of Dorje Shugden and extremely powerful clairvoyance advice of Dorje Shguden. He has been taking trance since Tibet. In 1959 he left Tibet for India and settled in Kalimpong. He continued to take trance in Kalimpong of Dorje Shugden for government officials, local persons, high lamas, monasteries, nuns, monks and even foreigners. For over 40 years his wonderful oracular ability to take trance and give advice and prophecies has benefited so many people. He was trained and blessed as an oracle by the previous Dromo Geshe Rinpoche of Sera Jey Monastery. I\'ve had a chance to stay at his house, meet him and see him in trance. It was a great blessing and amazing experience. Tsem Rinpoche
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This is Venerable Lhakpa Tsering from Tibet. He has passed away a few years back of natural causes and as he was older. He was one of the high ranking and official oracle of Dorje Shugden, Namka Barzin, Kache Marpo and several other high protectors. He was famous in Tibet for his correct trance of Dorje Shugden and extremely powerful clairvoyance advice of Dorje Shguden. He has been taking trance since Tibet. In 1959 he left Tibet for India and settled in Kalimpong. He continued to take trance in Kalimpong of Dorje Shugden for government officials, local persons, high lamas, monasteries, nuns, monks and even foreigners. For over 40 years his wonderful oracular ability to take trance and give advice and prophecies has benefited so many people. He was trained and blessed as an oracle by the previous Dromo Geshe Rinpoche of Sera Jey Monastery. I've had a chance to stay at his house, meet him and see him in trance. It was a great blessing and amazing experience. Tsem Rinpoche
Why seek anything else when you have the illustrious practice of Vajra Yogini from the lineage of the Crazy Wisdom Mahasiddha Naropa? Nothing in samsara created by ordinary men can surpass the practice of Vajra Yogini elucidated to us by the Buddha. Nothing in samsara’s knowledge no matter how incredible can surpass the knowledge embodied in the dharma by the Buddha. Samsara knowledge is limited. When we study Buddha’s knowledge (Dharma) it guarantees our future with no limitations. Spend more time studying dharma than samsaric knowledge. Why even compare? Surrender samsara as death and loss are it’s only results and engage in Dharma practice all the way. Vajra Yogini is dharma and dharma is Vajra Yogini. Give everything for Vajra Yogini’s practice. Start now as a preliminary practice even without initiation (blog article: Starting on Vajra Yogini Now- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=4395). Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche
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Why seek anything else when you have the illustrious practice of Vajra Yogini from the lineage of the Crazy Wisdom Mahasiddha Naropa? Nothing in samsara created by ordinary men can surpass the practice of Vajra Yogini elucidated to us by the Buddha. Nothing in samsara’s knowledge no matter how incredible can surpass the knowledge embodied in the dharma by the Buddha. Samsara knowledge is limited. When we study Buddha’s knowledge (Dharma) it guarantees our future with no limitations. Spend more time studying dharma than samsaric knowledge. Why even compare? Surrender samsara as death and loss are it’s only results and engage in Dharma practice all the way. Vajra Yogini is dharma and dharma is Vajra Yogini. Give everything for Vajra Yogini’s practice. Start now as a preliminary practice even without initiation (blog article: Starting on Vajra Yogini Now- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=4395). Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche
The young Tsem Rinpoche with his cousin Sada Andreyev. She visited him in Los Angeles. Taken in Tsem Rinpoche\'s room in Thubten Dhargye Ling Dharma centre.
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The young Tsem Rinpoche with his cousin Sada Andreyev. She visited him in Los Angeles. Taken in Tsem Rinpoche's room in Thubten Dhargye Ling Dharma centre.
Young Tsem Rinpoche with his cousin Sonia Waskin. She visited him in Los Angeles, California.
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Young Tsem Rinpoche with his cousin Sonia Waskin. She visited him in Los Angeles, California.
Pictures of the teenage Tsem Rinpoche with his two cousins Sonia and Sada. Taken outside of Thubten Dhargye Ling Buddhist Centre where Tsem Rinpoche was living. Los Angeles, California, USA
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Pictures of the teenage Tsem Rinpoche with his two cousins Sonia and Sada. Taken outside of Thubten Dhargye Ling Buddhist Centre where Tsem Rinpoche was living. Los Angeles, California, USA
Pictures of the teenage Tsem Rinpoche with his two cousins Sonia and Sada. Los Angeles, California, USA
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Pictures of the teenage Tsem Rinpoche with his two cousins Sonia and Sada. Los Angeles, California, USA
The young Tsem Rinpoche with his parents Boris and Dana Bugayeff. And on the extreme right is Tsem Rinpoche\'s cousin Toktun Gugajew. This was in Howell, New Jersey, USA
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The young Tsem Rinpoche with his parents Boris and Dana Bugayeff. And on the extreme right is Tsem Rinpoche's cousin Toktun Gugajew. This was in Howell, New Jersey, USA
Tsem Rinpoche attending the wedding of Carmen Kichikov\'s brother. Tsem Rinpoche is 2nd from the right and in his adolescence. Howell, New Jersey, USA
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Tsem Rinpoche attending the wedding of Carmen Kichikov's brother. Tsem Rinpoche is 2nd from the right and in his adolescence. Howell, New Jersey, USA
When my adorable Dharma boy came home to me. I love you Dharma boy. Tsem Rinpoche
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When my adorable Dharma boy came home to me. I love you Dharma boy. Tsem Rinpoche
Tsem Rinpoche in Taiwan as a baby where he was born
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Tsem Rinpoche in Taiwan as a baby where he was born
Tsem Rinpoche as a baby holding an umbrella
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Tsem Rinpoche as a baby holding an umbrella
Think about this...
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Think about this...
Our frustrations have meaning when it\'s for others and a greater cause.
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Our frustrations have meaning when it's for others and a greater cause.
It is much better to be doing good things for others than just for ourselves.
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It is much better to be doing good things for others than just for ourselves.
Contemplate this please...
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Contemplate this please...
Is there life beyond the grave? If the soul exists, does it survive death? If so, when did the belief first arise that the soul may reincarnate, to be born anew in another physical body? Before we unlock the future we must find the keys to the past. I’m Leonard Nimoy. Join me and open the door to ancient mysteries beginning now, here on A&E. Continue reading here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=37831
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Is there life beyond the grave? If the soul exists, does it survive death? If so, when did the belief first arise that the soul may reincarnate, to be born anew in another physical body? Before we unlock the future we must find the keys to the past. I’m Leonard Nimoy. Join me and open the door to ancient mysteries beginning now, here on A&E. Continue reading here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=37831
It was a great honour for myself and Kechara to have His Eminence Kensur Rinpoche Jetsun Lobsang Phende visiting us. He is a courageous and extremely brave abbot emeritus of the monastery during it\'s most difficult time.~Tsem Rinpoche - Please read more here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=132602
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It was a great honour for myself and Kechara to have His Eminence Kensur Rinpoche Jetsun Lobsang Phende visiting us. He is a courageous and extremely brave abbot emeritus of the monastery during it's most difficult time.~Tsem Rinpoche - Please read more here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=132602
This is a powerful picture of Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, Kensur Kyabje Lati Rinpoche and the current incarnation of Trijang Rinpoche meeting together in the year 2000 when Trijang Rinpoche was 18. All three lamas are Dorje Shugden practitioners. In fact Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen was the one that first encouraged my practice of Dorje Shugden when I was 16 years old when I joined his beautiful Thubten Dhargye Ling centre in Los Angeles. I lived with Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen for 8 years before proceeding to Gaden Monastery in South India. Later Kyabje Zong Rinpoche came to our Los Angeles centre and granted sogtae (permission ceremony) to practice Dorje Shugden for life as requested by Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen. Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen had tremendous faith in Trijang Rinpoche. 

Kyabje Lati Rinpoche was innovative, dedicated and very much focused on bringing dharma to many. He had tremendous faith in Dorje Shugden as I had the honour to meet him many times. He would seek advice from Dorje Shugden many times via the oracle of Gaden Monastery. Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen and Kensur Kyabje Lati Rinpoche have since passed away while the current Trijang Rinpoche is a perfect lineage holder and practitioner of Dharma while he keeps Dorje Shugden as his personal protector as he has done so for many lifetimes. 

This is a powerful and beautiful picture of three great lamas of Buddha’s lineage and also of Gaden Monastery. ~Tsem Rinpoche
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This is a powerful picture of Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen, Kensur Kyabje Lati Rinpoche and the current incarnation of Trijang Rinpoche meeting together in the year 2000 when Trijang Rinpoche was 18. All three lamas are Dorje Shugden practitioners. In fact Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen was the one that first encouraged my practice of Dorje Shugden when I was 16 years old when I joined his beautiful Thubten Dhargye Ling centre in Los Angeles. I lived with Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen for 8 years before proceeding to Gaden Monastery in South India. Later Kyabje Zong Rinpoche came to our Los Angeles centre and granted sogtae (permission ceremony) to practice Dorje Shugden for life as requested by Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen. Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen had tremendous faith in Trijang Rinpoche. Kyabje Lati Rinpoche was innovative, dedicated and very much focused on bringing dharma to many. He had tremendous faith in Dorje Shugden as I had the honour to meet him many times. He would seek advice from Dorje Shugden many times via the oracle of Gaden Monastery. Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen and Kensur Kyabje Lati Rinpoche have since passed away while the current Trijang Rinpoche is a perfect lineage holder and practitioner of Dharma while he keeps Dorje Shugden as his personal protector as he has done so for many lifetimes. This is a powerful and beautiful picture of three great lamas of Buddha’s lineage and also of Gaden Monastery. ~Tsem Rinpoche
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.
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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.
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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.
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Naropa's cave in Wisdom Hall, Kechara Forest Retreat is a must-visit!
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Nice Jelly Cakes sponsored by KSDS student's parent, Alice Wong and friend, Datin Nicol. Alice Tay, KSDS
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All the volunteer are ready & waited for the guests arrival. Alice Tay, KSDS
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Photographer team of the event. Alice Tay, KSDS
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Group performance by Kechara Sunday Dharma School students during the Mid Autumn Charity Event. Stella Cheang
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KSDS students spent almost a day to set up the decoration & various arrangement for the Mid Autumn charity dinner. Lin Mun KSDS
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The senior citizens enjoyed themselves during the Mid Autumn dinner in Kechara Oasis. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Jayce and Asyley setting up the slides show for the Mid Autumn event. Lin Mun KSDS
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Benjamin and Ivan helping to set the stage for the Mid Autumn Festival event in Kechara Oasis. Lin Mun KSDS
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The design team is busy decorating the stage for the KSDS Mid Autumn Festival Charity Dinner. Lin Mun KSDS
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Beautiful jelly cake prepared by Alice Wong and Datin Nicol Chu for the Mid Autumn Festival Charity Dinner. Lin Mun KSDS
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