Facebook question: What are the Commitments After Receiving Vajra Yogini’s Sacred Initiation?

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After recieving Vajra Yogini’s sacred initiation, what are the exact commitments we should uphold daily, monthly and for life? What are the essentials? This is very important after initiation. We must understand so we keep our words of honour we took during initiation.

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16 Responses to Facebook question: What are the Commitments After Receiving Vajra Yogini’s Sacred Initiation?

  1. Steve Tobias on Apr 14, 2011 at 6:36 am

    Rinpoche,

    Thank you for such a detailed explanation.

    You spoke about wanting to scan the tantra implement sheet one is required to keep: I emailed a pdf version to Beng Kooi, I hope it gets there quickly to save you or your assistants time.

  2. Dee Dee Quah on Apr 18, 2011 at 12:52 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for the FB question and also this explanation on Vajra Yogini’s practice. I have much to learn & practice before I am ready. Thank you for introducing this special lady to me. _/\_

  3. Lim Han Nee on Apr 19, 2011 at 11:40 am

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for this very clear and complete teaching and explanation on the sacred Vajra Yogini’s initiation and practice. I shall hold the instructions here close to my heart to create the causes to receive the Sacred Vajra Yogini Initiation and Practice in this lifetime from my precious Spiritual Guide.

    THank you, from the depths of my heart,for your great compassion in giving us this teaching.

  4. Ash Ng on Apr 19, 2011 at 8:16 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, thank you very much for a clear explaination on the commitments, vows holding, requirement of attending tsog and what’s need to be done if not able to and other requirments as well. May all obstacles be completely pacified for those who are ready for Her scared initiation and her yogas.

  5. daniel simons on Apr 21, 2011 at 1:10 am

    Always fighting your mental afflictions means practicing the Dharma. Never giving up your word of trust means keeping your commitments.

  6. David Green on Apr 22, 2011 at 12:06 am

    Thank you for the kind and thorough explanation, Rinpoche.

    I’ve sent you a FB message about this page which I hope you have time to read. Thanks you again. :)

  7. Asr Cordes on Aug 9, 2011 at 5:36 pm

    Rinpoche you are the bomb!!! That was a most potent and beautiful teaching. Thank you a zillion times for sharing your knowledge and insights. I started Vajrayogini practice in November thanks to my kind Lama and your inspiration. I love it and it is truly magnificent!! I’ll succeed or die trying.

  8. Lhanzin on Jan 22, 2012 at 9:25 am

    Dear Revered Rinpoche,

    Thank you so very much, your video answer to the Vajrayogini facebook question was truly helpful for me!Please do put up the photo of the ritual objects (we must carry when traveling) for us to copy and print out.I had no idea we had to do that!

    Tashi delek and ‘Ku-soo Thu-chak’!

  9. Wylfred Ng on Dec 26, 2013 at 10:09 am

    Thanks Rinpoche for the sharing.

    The preliminary practice for higher tantra initiation such as prostration, Vajrasattva, light offering, mandala offering, Guru Yoga are difficult, but the post initiation practice require even more commitment!!

    But of course if we can keep the commitments and hold the vows, we will have the highest achievement which is gain enlightenment.

    Hope that everyone of us would receive the highere tantra initiation in the future.

    Thanks

  10. Sean Wang on Dec 27, 2013 at 11:47 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,
    Thank you very much for sharing this information regarding the commitments after receiving Vajrayogini’s Sacred Initiation. I think that one would be fortunate to have even the oppurtunity to recive the Vajrayogini Initiation from Rinpoche. I hope that one day I may have that honour.

  11. Ck siah on Dec 30, 2013 at 6:59 pm

    谢谢仁波切分享。如果想修习殊胜的金刚瑜伽母身坛城修法,我们本身的承诺和受戒都很重要。修习更高的密续法门,本身的三昧耶要很干净和很自律,所以修持密续我们很强调对上师要十分的依止心,如果这点都做不到,那我们很难修习此法门。

  12. Ck siah on Dec 30, 2013 at 7:01 pm

    谢谢仁波切分享。 如果想修习殊胜的金刚瑜伽母身坛城修法,我们本身的承诺和受戒都很重要。修习更高的密续法门,本身的三昧耶要很干净和很自律, 所以修持密续我们很强调对上师要十分依止心,如果这点都做不到,那我们很难修习此法门。

  13. mitra on Jan 2, 2014 at 6:11 pm

    dear Rinpoche thank you for this very clear and complete teaching and explanation on the sacred Vajra Yogini’s initiation and practice.

  14. CKawa on Jan 10, 2014 at 10:36 am

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for your generosity. It is amazing and humbling to live in a world blessed by teachers like you, and I’m endlessly grateful to my Lamas for guiding me into a reality where I can receive dharma with a keystroke. Please stay.

  15. Wan Wai Meng on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:24 am

    We don’t practice the higher teachings because of pride, for knowledge for fame, to go to the next level and etc we practice something like the tantras in conjunction of bodhicitta. Bodhicitta is the mind that wants to become a Buddha so that they are full enlightened and have all the skills, wisdom and insight to helping and saving sentient beings.

  16. Tara L. on Mar 21, 2014 at 6:24 am

    What I never will understand, may be Tsem you can say something about it:
    I desire the Tantric Praxis of VY and know and see it is possible to attain buddhahood in one life. She is so strong- unbelievable and true. I train to see me as VY in every moment I think about her (I’ve got several initiations) I train to see everything as pure, pure pure and Buddha. And suddenly I shall clean myself with Vajrasattva Mantras? Logical and after all science of self prophesy: if we see us as not pure this thought will never change until we change the thought we are pure. Why shall we train to see us as not pure to make Vajrasattva Mantras? It makes no sense in my eyes.

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    Be the change get creative its up to you
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    I used to get upset and angry when my expectations were not met, but having learned the dharma, I have learned to control my anger and impatience. Anger is not pleasant and due to my selfishness I have hurt others.

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    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/the-14th-dalai-lamas-prayer-to-dorje-shugden.html
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    The Dalai Lama is one of the people who recognized my incarnation line as well as the abbot of Gaden Shartse. If I am a fake Tulku, then Dalai Lama is wrong?…….

    I am not a fanatic , I am very open mind , was in a budist group for a few years , but felt betrayed , because I had a lot of faith and afther years pased by , I realized that the group was more like the lamas bussines than a genuine intention to teach dharma , and he also teached some practices that do not exist in the tibetan tradition and presented them as buddist practice , so it is very sad to be lyed and abused money wise by some one that you had a lot of faith and love.

    Any way , I notice that you use the Dalai Lamas Autority to sustain your
    tulku title ( in that sence he ir write ) , but , he has no Autority over budist practice , sugden in this case.
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    This is special practice of Dorje Shugden to protect you from very negative energy. It is a sacred and once held secret practice which is available now: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=57357
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Beautiful huge Manjushri Chapel in Ganden Sumtseling Monastery in Yunnan.
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His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche Losang Choky Gyeltsen predicted that when after Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen entered into clear light, he took rebirth as Kangxi Emperor of China. Kangxi help to build the great Ganden Sumtseling Monastery and the famous Amarbayasgalant Monastery for Zanabazar Rinpoche, the head lama of Mongolia. He was known to be kind and practiced dharma and benevolent to many other religions. Tsem Rinpoche
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Ganden Sumtseling Monastery in Yunnan is beautiful surrounded by mountains. This monastery is known as 'Little Potala" because it resembles the potala in Lhasa. This place was built by the 5th Dalai Lama and financed by the Chinese Emperor Kangxi. Kangxi would visit often to oversee the construction which is very unusual. Kangxi was one of Dorje Shugden's previous incarnations. This is one of the earliest monasteries to adopt Dorje Shugden's practice. Also the in their chapel is where the famous sword bent by the previous oracle in trance of Shugden is kept. Highly blessed. Tsem Rinpoche (read more. I was sent this picture and link today and it's beautiful: http://www.dorjeshugden.com/places/ganden-sumtseling-monastery/)
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Beautiful old Trakze thangka. TR
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This is so true and applicable. Tsem Rinpoche 
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His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang is the epitome of learning, erudite knowledge, attainments & saintliness. Namo Guru-beh. Tsem Rinpoche
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H.H. the 5th Dalai Lama made a chapel and large statue to Dorje Shugden in Lhasa. This chapel still stands in Lhasa hundreds of years later. This is the magnificent statue inside the shrine. This statue commissioned by 5th Dalai Lama.
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In the great Sera Monastery in Tibet, in their chapel they have a special Dorje Shugden statue available for the monks and public.
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In His Holiness the Panchen Rinpoche's large Tashi-Lhunpo Monastery in Tibet, there is a special large chapel and prayer hall dedicated to Dorje Shugden. Here is the main statue in this chapel. The 9th, 10th and current Panchen Rinpoche all worships Dorje Shugden.
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This is Setrap and Dorje Shugden together in Gaden Monastery built by Tsongkapa in Tibet. They have been worshipped for hundreds of years together in this holy Protector chapel.
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Very rare painting of Yellow Yamantaka. He has Manjushri's head on His own head and holding Manjushri again. Beautiful.
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This thangka is so complete. It has: Gaden Heaven, Yamantaka, Vajra Yogini, Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen, Setrap one level in the mandala above Shugden, Shugden's complete entourage, Kache Marpo below and also below is Namka Barzin. Beautiful.
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Very true!
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We are ready to help you invite DORJE SHUGDEN back home today!! Come up and see me some time!! What a nice group of people. So beautiful! Tsem Rinpoche 
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I will fearlessly carry on the lineage of my root and lineage gurus. Sarva Mangalam. Tsem Rinpoche 
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Yeah, you can say I like Dorje Shugden. LOL. TR
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I am honoured to have my root and lineage gurus with me. I will always follow them till the end. Tsem Rinpoche 
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Long time and dedicated students of Kechara. I wish them the best always. Tsem Rinpoche 
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My good  friend who happens to be a special person is looking fit and healthy. I am sure happy to see this. Tsem Rinpoche 
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Producing hundreds of Dorje Shugden framed pictures to give away. We often travel to different parts of the city and pass out frames to business, shops, individuals and share about Shugden's benefits with people. They love it. Some ask for more. Some thank us  profusely to say later Shugden has helped them. This our way of sharing something good. Many people sponsors frames and printing for this to be done. 
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When we apply spiritual principles to our lives, we find peace within ourselves. We find healing, purpose & calm. It can be achieved.~Tsem Rinpoche
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Does anyone know what is a Nalusa Falaya? Watch this interesting documentary: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=60390
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I find this profound. Just because everyone else likes samsara and it's false trappings, doesn't mean we are right to follow it. Tsem Rinpoche 
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This book and picture of Manjushri is for Anthony. Pastor David will send. TR
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Kechara's Pastor JJ giving a talk on Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen and how he became Dorje Shugden. 
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Why is Patsy profound? See: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=60446
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You want to know a little more on psychic powers? Let me share: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=60390
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We have so much and we can do much more. We must focus out and not in. We must not feel sorry for ourselves and forget our purpose to be born. Reflect on this picture and give your lives meaning beyond bills, eating, entertainment, fears, sleeping and death. Tsem Rinpoche
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We can invoke upon Manjushri for insight, clarity and wisdom. We should  do so daily. Tsem Rinpoche 
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More people are sharing how Dorje Shugden has helped their lives very much. Tsem Rinpoche 
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Take good look at this picture. Your life is fine & you should focus out. You are infinitely better than so many, be grateful, be kind & generous. Tsem Rinpoche
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Wonderful puja being done in Tsem Ladrang today for a special person who is ill. TR
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    I just purchased an empty locket from an art store for around $10 and had a nice picture of His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche inserted in the front and His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche inserted on the others side at home. Attached a str...ing and it's good to wear for blessings. Look how beautiful. I am the type, I devote myself to my practice but I remember it is the sole kindness of the guru's teachings. Without the guru there is no dharma at all as I cannot speak to Buddha directly. Tsem Rinpoche
    5 months ago
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    I was gifted this wonderful blingy shiny new pen by a spiritual friend. I didn't know Swarovski pens write so smoothly. I am going to enjoy writing with this. Thank you Jessica Pimentel. Tsem Rinpoche
    5 months ago
  • Is this the Loch Ness monster?
    Is this the Loch Ness monster?
    Description
    6 months ago
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    In Kechara Forest Retreat we have a large aviary with many rescued birds and tortoises. We just built a nice pool for them to cool down in. Tsem Rinpoche
    6 months ago
  • Rescuing dog in LA river
    Rescuing dog in LA river
    6 months ago
  • This is a very inspiring video by Jim Carrey you must see
    This is a very inspiring video by Jim Carrey you must see
    6 months ago
  • Dalai Lama watching TV
    Dalai Lama watching TV
    6 months ago
  • Dog with a heart of Gold
    Dog with a heart of Gold
    Description
    7 months ago
  • 14th Dalai Lama with Mrs.Indira Gandhi , Delhi INDIA 1966
    14th Dalai Lama with Mrs.Indira Gandhi , Delhi INDIA 1966
    9 months ago
  • The Girl Who Couldn't Cry - Water is Life
    The Girl Who Couldn't Cry - Water is Life
    It's really hard to educate a generation of people born in conditions where they take things for granted. A simple slogan campaign that says, "Save water, It's precious" isn't sticky enough to make inroads. That's exactly where this video steps in: to make people realize how precious water actually is. A brilliant video that follows the heartbreaking story of a young girl that cannot cry. Sounds like fiction? Sadly, it is not.
    10 months ago
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    Dear everyone, All sentient beings deserve to live, be happy and not hurt, including animals. We should never hurt them or eat them. Look how much this chicken welcomes a hug and love. Observe carefully. Don't eat beings who can feel pain because the karma comes back. Tsem Rinpoche
    10 months ago
  • The appreciation shown here is so deep and touching.
    The appreciation shown here is so deep and touching.
    Dear friends, See this incredible video. This chimp was found in captivity for many years. Dr Jane Goodall released him into the wild. Look how he comes back to thank her with deep apprecition. It's amazing. Animals have such strong feelings of pain and happiness just like us. We should never hurt them and share with others to not hurt them. Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
    10 months ago
  • Aki drinking some water in the aviary
    Aki drinking some water in the aviary
    Aki is a rescued bird, he now lives in Kechara Forest Retreat Aviary
    12 months ago
  • Jamyang enjoying some fresh corn
    Jamyang enjoying some fresh corn
    Jamyang is one of our rescue birds that live in Kechara Forest Retreat Aviary
    12 months ago
  • The Cute Mumus Practising Dog Orchestra at Kechara Forest Retreat
    The Cute Mumus Practising Dog Orchestra at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Today the Mumus (dogs) decided to do a dog orchestra rehearsal together with the Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) dogs.
    1 years ago
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    Gongkar is our new bird for Kechara Forest Retreat's aviary. Gongkar never had friends and the original owner could not bring him to his destination. Now he is with us and assimilating in his cage within the aviary for a few weeks then released into aviary. Look at how much he wants attention from the other birds. Cute. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
  • Mumu, Oser and Dharma running and having a good time. I love seeing them playing. Tsem Rinpoche
    Mumu, Oser and Dharma running and having a good time. I love seeing them playing. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
  • Mumus running at Kechara Forest Retreat
    Mumus running at Kechara Forest Retreat
    1 years ago
  • Kechara Forest Retreat panorama, September 2013
    Kechara Forest Retreat panorama, September 2013
    1 years ago
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    Dechog our cockatoo at Kechara Forest Retreat grabbing long beans which he loves. Nice bird. We love him. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago
  • The mumus having outdoor evening stroll!!!
    The mumus having outdoor evening stroll!!!
    2 yearss ago
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    17 May 2013, heavy rain at Kechara Forest Retreat from 7am-8am (1 hour). Water overflowed the existing drain and also opened up a much wider new "route" for itself.
    2 yearss ago

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Happy faces of volunteers and staffs from Fairchild Semiconductor after food distribution in Georgetown, Penang. Patsy
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Medical team giving medical aid to a food recipient. Patsy
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Distribution of food, snacks, drinks, fruits and ang pau at Komtar Bus Terminal. Patsy
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KSK Penang welcomed staffs from Fairchild Semiconductor. Patsy
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Dorje Shugden/ Setrap puja for Chinese New Year at Kechara House gompa tonight was led by KH Ng and assisted by LT Loo. http://www.kechara.com Lucy Yap
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OM VAJRAPANI HUNG! Salute to the Lord of Maras!~Tsem Rinpoche_share by Frederick Law
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We can always avoid something we can't see, but in the end it will get us. ~Tsem Rinpoche_share by Frederick Law
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We should always remember the kindness of our teacher. ~Tsem Rinpoche_share by Frederick Law
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watch this 3-Year-Old Remembers Past Life & Identifies His Murderer: http://youtu.be/ZWyHuN1G1vk ~Tsem Rinpoche_share by Frederick Law
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Frontdesk meeting at Kechara House gompa was led by Teh Guat Hee. Lucy Yap
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English staff dharma class at Kechara House gompa with Anila Choi teaching "Day 1" of Lamrim text. Lucy Yap
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Setrap & Dorje Shugden Puja@Penang(1/3/15)
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Peace is obtained when we have expunged all attachments.~Tsem Rinpoche_share by Frederick Law
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Beauty is within and only within.~Tsem Rinpoche_share by Frederick Law
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I love this type of environment.~Tsem Rinpoche_share by Frederick Law
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I love the clear waters that are blue and crystal like~Tsem Rinpoche_share by Frederick Law
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Wonderful talented people raising awareness for green environment through Kechara Forest Retreat~Tsem Rinpoche_share by Frederick Law
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Planting Dharma seeds by blowing mantras to them ~Kechara Penang Study Group
2 days ago
The sponsors and volunteers were briefed on the purpose of having Animal Liberation Day event~Kechara Penang Study Group
2 days ago
All gathered together reciting mantras that will be blown onto the birds before releasing ~ Kechara Penang Study Group
2 days ago
The sponsors and volunteers were briefed on the purpose of having Animal Liberation Day event~Kechara Penang Study Group
2 days ago
Reciting the Shantideva's Dedication prayer prior to bless the cat fish, which were released into the lake at Gunung Lang, Ipoh during our animals liberation activities today. Kin Hoe.
2 days ago

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