Gratitude makes us happier

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When we are afraid to express gratitude, we don’t want to reveal what has been done for us and so we don’t have to ‘pay back’ nor remember. Also perhaps we don’t want others to know so we don’t have to ‘pay’ back…..then eventually we become angry and bitter because we are not being honest and true to others and ourselves.. we will not feel good when we just take, take and not give. We need to give and take and take and give then there is a balance. Balance is the key.

Example: A student takes a lot from the teacher eg teachings, love, advice, materials, care, etc and that is in the beginning. Student ‘returns’ or ‘pays’ back the kindness of the teacher by transforming, overcoming fears, helping others and doing less vice and more positive activity for oneself and society. So by a student showing gratitude or anyone showing any gratitude, it is ultimately a training of the mind to overcome self-centricity. Gratitude has that type of effect on our mind. Teacher and student is just one example as it can be applied to many other relationships as well. Gratitude is not meant to remind you negatively how you took something, but a quality in the mind to be developed. To develop the mind to higher thoughts and modes of conduct.

When we express gratitude, then we return it to others and others feel good you remembered. Then others respect you. When they respect you, you feel good about yourself giving little space for anger, hatred and negativity to arise. When you feel good about yourself, little space for negativity to arise and do harm.  You have nothing to hide, avoid or feel bad about when you express gratitude. Owing and gratitude are different. Owing is like a loan to the bank that you responsibly pay back. Gratitude is not being afraid to say you needed help, received it and will show the same to others. It is a positive state of mind to another sentient feeling being.

Showing gratitude is one of the best ways to not feel bad about what you received and to positively put you in a position you ‘have’ to give also.  It makes you give to others due to the mind being cultivated into higher mode of thought and conduct not guilt. When you give, then you feel good because innately we want to help others. When others are benefitted by us, we innately and naturally feel good. Feeling good can escalate into doing even more for others and vice versa. It just continues. Showing gratitude is acknowledging others can do more than you at the moment and you needed love, help and that is it ok to receive this. It counters jealousy and pride. Big enemies that make our minds unhappy.  It also tells us that we are not bad people for needing love and help. Also that when we are ‘better’ we will help others back. It is a good way to live.
 
It is important to show gratitude in a way that trains our minds and it lets other people know they are appreciated. That is important in mind training. To appreciate the care, help and love you have received is a very strong component of happiness.

Training in gratitude is good for those who are in a secular life and especially good for those developing spiritual qualities of higher attainments, compassion, bodhi mind, wisdom. All good things arise from proper and consistent development within the fundamentals of which gratitude is one of them.

Tsem Rinpoche

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  1. Samfoonheei on Nov 9, 2016 at 1:12 pm

    very interesting…….yes i do agree gratitude makes us happier.As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them, Feeling gratitude, and expressing by giving,helping,love, caring to make someone happy.We always give and take and vice versa. It will change our life mightily to be a better person-I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness. To appreciate the care, help and love you have received is a very strong component of happiness which was well said by Rinpoche.
    Thank you Rinpoche for all the teachings.

  2. Pee Bee Chong on Dec 27, 2014 at 10:04 pm

    Sometimes we are grateful of someone but we keep in our heart without expressing. We should express out and being honest and true to others and ourselves.

    It is a way that trains our minds and it lets other people know they are appreciated. Thank you Rinpoche for the sharing

  3. Nancy Loo on Jan 25, 2014 at 9:51 pm

    We were always being taught in school to repay kindness to those who have helped and kind to us but eventually upon stepping our feet to the samsaric world, to most of us this precious value has slowly diminished . In fact, there are few people in my life that I will always show gratitude to and I will take every opportunity to convey my thankfulness to and they will always be remembered. They are really the most respectable persons I have ever met. Once again, thank you Rinpoche for all your care for us and you will always be in my thoughts.

  4. Wylfred Ng on Dec 1, 2013 at 6:47 pm

    Thanks Rinpoche for the sharing.

    I really feel happy that i am able to meet Dharma at my 20’s. I also want to say thannks to Rinpoche that created Kechara in Malaysia, so that i have a place to learn dharma.

    I also would like to say thanks to everyone in Kechara who have help me.

    Thanks everyone.

  5. Ck siah on Oct 16, 2013 at 6:31 pm

    感激之情,那首先我要感激尊贵的仁波切,他创办了克切拉佛教中心,让我们大家有个修佛和开示的机缘。我还要感激我这一世我所接触的每一位人,不管是小人还是贵人,他们都是我生命中的点点滴滴,给我尝尽生活中的酸,甜,苦,辣经历,让我的人生过得多姿多彩。也感激所有的有情众生。还有感激每一天,每一日我们生活在有佛法的世界里。

  6. Andrew James Boon on Sep 29, 2013 at 10:39 am

    I just wanted to add here that, we do not show gratitude as a means to make us happier… meaning the motivation behind the gratitude should be we want to do it not because it makes us feel good. If that is the case, we wont show gratitude if we were in a foul mood or dont feel like it. That is not right either.

    It is good to have the attitude, I feel, that when someone does something for you, a very simple heartfelt is needed. And this is not to want praise that you said thank you nor have some euphoria that you said thank you… it is just because you ARE thankful! If you do not feel that way, then don’t say it as it would just be empty words and I am pretty sure the recipient will feel it!

    Take for example this simple story shared here within this blog…

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/shocking-gratitude.html

    How incredibly touching! This simple illustration will tell us where our mind is… how many of us has actually thanked our parents for our education or do we take it for granted that it is their duty!!! Reflect upon this. It is quite astonishing how many of us DO NOT say a simple thank you even for this!

  7. Patsy on Sep 18, 2013 at 7:04 pm

    Thank you, Rinpoche, for this teaching. Yes we must be appreciative of what others had done for us and we should express our gratitude and be grateful. This is very basic human ethics yet not many are able to develop this qualities because of ego.

    We can express our gratitude by saying Thank You with a genuine smile or help in any way we can to the giver. By showing gratitude, we create the positive energy for us to be happier knowing that the other person will also be happier by our positive actions and thoughts.

  8. Pastor Han Nee on Sep 18, 2013 at 12:19 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for this precious teaching.Gratitude, as Rinpoche, has shown us here, is such a beautiful and powerful virtuous ’emotion’. When we express gratitude ,we are cultivating a positive attitude and state of mind to replace a habituated negative attitude of not caring about people enough to show appreciation for their kindness.

    Gratitude expressed sincerely is a form of giving and opening of our minds up to love and compassion, and of overcoming our self-centeredness in the process.In the example of our Guru who has given us so much, we will have to transform our minds in order to sincerely show our gratitude to him. Transforming our minds is for our benefit, as it puts us on a trajectory towards ultimate peace and happiness.

  9. Carmen Lin @ KMP on Sep 14, 2013 at 9:07 pm

    Gratitude doesn’t just make us happier but make the people who gave us help happier and felt appreciated. It’s important to make people around us feel happy so that things can work much more easier and better. Gratitude by any means can be anything like simple “Thank you.” to the waitress or waiter, to the sweeper or the cleaner in the office. Let us develop the habit of saying “Thank you”, then from there on real gratitude can be shown by giving gifts, help and care to others.

  10. Jim Yeh on Sep 10, 2013 at 2:28 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for this post about gratitude.

    From what I understand, expressing gratitude shows that we acknowledge the amount of effort and care the other person has put into assisting us at the moment. And when we don’t express gratitude it makes us look selfish and careless.

    Gratitude helps cure some of our mental afflictions as well, like depression or just the general feeling of being unlucky at the moment. But if we think about what we have now and be grateful, it definitely puts our lives in perspective and we realize things weren’t so morose as we project them to be. e.g. “I *hate* my job! But hang on…When I think about it, at least I *have* a job and it helps provide my belly with warm food (which keeps me alive). Whereas others are not so fortunate to even have a job.”

    Much like the teaching Rinpoche gave about “Jealousy.” We can definitely counter jealousy and selfishness by rejoicing when others succeed, and by being grateful when someone is in a better position to help us. Certainly it’s what we want others to feel when we’re a little ahead in life.

    From my personal experience, it took a lot of effort for me to show gratitude and rejoice for others at first. It felt “unnatural” and it’s still a work-in-progress.

    Rinpoche’s teachings does help us gain a deeper understanding on “Karma” and why we must express gratitude or be happy for someone.

  11. Wan Wai Meng on Aug 27, 2013 at 11:40 pm

    Not to have gratitude means no one has done anything nice or of benefit to you. Is that the truth?

    How can anyone go through life and not have anyone ever helped us or benefitted in any shape or form. It simply does not make sense. If no one has ever done anything to help and of benefit to you, then I suppose one has the right to be angry and unhappy all the time.

  12. adelinewoon on Aug 12, 2013 at 11:27 pm

    Being grateful is the very basic and important qualities that we should have. Being grateful lead us to see how we are interrelated with each other – animals, humans, planet etc. There is no way we can live by not depending on others. We need the come together of our parents to be born in this world. We need our parents to care and nurture us. We need the teachers to teach us so we can learn. We need the farmers to go to the field for us to have food. We need the tailor to make clothes for us to wear. We need the doctors & nurses to be well-trained so we are save from illnesses. We need our spiritual guide to grow internally. The list can go on and on. The point is without others, we can not live. How can we not be grateful?

  13. Ching on Aug 9, 2013 at 10:44 am

    Good morning, Tsem Rinpoche.

    A BIG THANK YOU! It’s reminds me to feel gratitude of the scarifies of my PARENTS, and to those whom have touch my lives directly & indirectly. 🙂

    Once a again, THANKS for all of these wonderful sharings. <3

  14. Cliff on Aug 8, 2013 at 9:55 pm

    Showing gratitude is a good way to practice buddhism, even if someone hasnt done anything good to you, showing gratitude towards them for just being the person that they are is still a nice practice. Giving or doing something nice to someone could have the effect of them being nice towards someone else and that could spark a chain. I find this teaching very interesting because I have felt sometimes where someone gave or did something for me, i “feel oblige” to having to return the favour even if they didn’t ask. I think that just influences a negative thinking, returning a favour without the sincerity of appreciating what they had really done for me. Where as showing gratitude is showing that we sincerely really want to show how much we appreciate what they have done for us. I really like what Rinpoche said “Gratitude is not meant to remind you negatively how you took something, but a quality in the mind to be developed. To develop the mind to higher thoughts and modes of conduct.”. Thank you for your kind teaching Rinpoche.

  15. So Kin Hoe (Ipoh) on Aug 7, 2013 at 6:58 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for continuously showering us with many valuable teachings. I always feel like i want to repay more kindness for anyone who has helped me before, rather than just say two words ‘Thank you’.

  16. Julien Roth on Aug 6, 2013 at 6:45 pm

    Thank you for sharing this Rinpoche. This message will stay in my mind. I agree with every word Rinpoche has said here. Gratitude is always good and make people happier.

  17. Shelly tai on Aug 6, 2013 at 4:28 pm

    Shelly tai on 6 August 2013 at 418pm
    Gratitude is something need to be develope especially children because I have come across a lot of young people now do not know how to repay kindness to the elder especially their own parent this youngster has developed a very self center attitude they only care about their own need and want they do not care how others feel or how they can help others. This is very sad to see because a lot of the parents nowadays do not pratices dharma so they do not know how to teach their own kids. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing us this teaching.

  18. Datuk May on Aug 6, 2013 at 3:50 pm

    Sorry to say, but the inability to show gratitude is the result of bad upbringing where ”things are taken for granted” as though the world owes you.

    At the same time when some one helps us and we show gratitude it is a form or acknowledging that we need to learn everyday in our lives and from learning we progress.

    It is sheer arrogance not to be able to show gratitude and the best way to hide our incompetence and failure.

    Gratitude is very empowering as we will remember those who had so kindly given us in any manner that we needed at that moment and with gratitude to kindness and generosity by others, we can also practise same.

  19. Lucy Yap on Aug 6, 2013 at 12:52 pm

    Too many times we skimp on the thank you’s because something has happened so often it’s become routine or we figure the person already knows how thankful we are for them.A mind or soul filled with gratitude is an absence of a selfish mind.Gratitude is the sincere love and thanks we can humbly share with others.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this beautiful teaching.

  20. hecelus tan on Aug 5, 2013 at 8:48 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for giving explanation on gratitude this topic. I am trying to pay back Rinpoche’s kindness by being a volunteer at KFR every weekend but I know that won’t enough because what I have received from Rinpoche and kecharian was too much. Rinpoche also talked about payback Guru’s kindness by being a virtuous person and transforming one’s mind into positive. Even though sometimes I will still err but I realized that it is better to make a change instead of being regret on my own mistakes.

  21. henry ooi on Aug 5, 2013 at 8:30 pm

    Just a word yet can profoundly help so many others in return in so many ways.tegion t

  22. beatrix ooi on Aug 4, 2013 at 11:46 pm

    Showing gratitude is one of the best things we can give to the people who have helped us in many different kind of ways. It will make the person think that you actually appreciate him/her for helping you, and eventually become great friends or family. And of course, during the process, we can’t expect others to give us anything in return, we must not do it with a greedy mind or else it would not be showing others gratitude already. When we appreciate someone, that someone must has helped us a lot, so we can’t expect anything more from him/her..
    Thank You for sharing Rinpoche.

  23. fang on Aug 4, 2013 at 10:20 pm

    Gratitude is a great teacher. It teaches me to be humble, to be grateful of everything regardless of size nor importance and most of all, gratitude teaches me to give. Thank you for the teaching on this very important life lesson, Rinpoche.

    much care + respect,
    fang

  24. Sean Wang on Aug 4, 2013 at 7:54 pm

    Gratitude is a key part of peoples lives. If you show gratitude, it shows you do care about what was given to you and you will become happier. If you were given something, don’t ask for more as that is lack of gratitude. Instead of wondering why the glass is hall empty, be grateful you got the glass of water in the first place.

  25. Andrew Boon on Aug 4, 2013 at 3:37 pm

    Very apt teaching. In this day an age, where degeneration is rampant in spirituality as well as society, when one receives, one thinks they deserve it and therefore there is no need say the very fundamental words of gratitude, “thank you!”.

    I recall as a child, I would be sternly reprimanded for not saying those two very short but important words, so much so it was instilled in my mind that, when receiving it is imperative that we have gratitude.

    However, saying those two words alone as mere utterances from habit does not help either. What is important is that we have genuine gratitude when someone goes out of their way, or does something they do not need to do for you. It could be from the smallest gesture of opening a door, to a life saving gesture of CPR and all the varying deeds in between.

  26. KH Ng on Aug 4, 2013 at 1:26 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank for this very important teaching. Gratitude comes hand in hand with Generosity . It is the comrade of generosity in that it is the giving up of our ego of pride and jealousy and make us feel good is a very positive way. It definitely will be reciprocated by others and will feed the positive aspect in us to continue to give and give and be grateful. It provides the basis and reinforces further positive actions and results in secular endeavors and spiritual practice.

  27. Emily Stevenson on Aug 3, 2013 at 12:04 am

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  28. Sean Pang on Aug 2, 2013 at 10:52 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank You for this post on Gratitude.

    It is indeed sad that we have regressed into a society that draws “joy” from only taking and deems giving as painful. Even the basic “Thank you” has been reduced to an automatic lip-service and we seem to have forgotten how to appreciate. Gratitude has precious little space left nowadays.

    For me, facing down fears and killing bloated egos would be an excellent way to start feeling gratitude. Fears can be countered if we accept help from people with real wisdom and compassion but egos block them out. When we have fears, we tend to either run away from them or we mask our fears by putting up a show. I know – I did both. When you run, your fears follow and will catch up with you someday. There’s just no running away from fears inside you. So, if you can’t run, you put on a mask so that the world won’t see your weaknesses. After a while, you will start imposing this mask on everyone until the day comes when you’ve successfully “forgotten” who you really are. Does that change anything though? No, the fears are still there.

    Ronald Reagan once warned terrorists, “You can run but you can’t hide.”. But against the ultimate terrorist – ourselves – You CAN’T run AND you CAN’T hide!

    Rinpoche’s teachings helped me strip down the many layers of masks I’ve put on over the years to escape my past, to hide my fears. I’m beginning to find myself again. Yes, a “student ‘returns’ or ‘pays’ back the kindness of the teacher by transforming, overcoming fears, helping others and doing less vice and more positive activity for oneself and society.”. I’m doing all of the above. I’ve changed and I’m still changing – for the better. Rinpoche teaches not to hear the words “Thank You”. Rinpoche teaches so that we can benefit through our own efforts. For this, I’m deeply grateful to Rinpoche, my Guru.

    To everyone out there: before automatically saying “Thank you” in the future, think of what the other person has said or done for you – no matter how small – and recognise that you have benefitted from it, THEN go ahead and say “Thank you” with a genuine smile.

    With love, respect and folded hands,

    Sean in Shanghai

  29. Sofi on Aug 2, 2013 at 9:00 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche. I will definitely keep this teaching in mind. I really don’t feel that there is any need not to express our gratitude (by speech or actions), especially when we had received. Its just like saying “Thank you” when you receive something. Its a showing of appreciation in receiving and that you value it. Although having said that, we should always give without expecting “gratitude” in return (pure motivation). Sometimes we may not have the opportunity to show our gratitude towards the giver, we can always transfer the kind act to someone else who is in need.

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    – What are pujas about… do take a good read…
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/what-are-pujas-about-do-take-a-good-read.html

    You may also want to read about “Dorje Shugden’s Puja and Its Benefits”, which explains the components of a puja, as well as the benefits.
    http://www.dorjeshugden.org/blog/dorje-shugdens-puja-and-its-benefits

    I hope the above info will help in answering your question.
  • Pastor Shin
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 02:24 PM
    Fully enlightened beings can manifest in whatever form they so choose in order to benefit sentient beings. Buddhas can manifest in the form of a Lama, a spiritual friend and even in the form of sound, which are called mantras. In essence mantras are the holy energies of the Buddhas in the form of sound. Reciting mantras of the Buddhas, meditational deities (Yidams) and Dharma Protectors therefore invokes their blessings to bring about a beneficial impact in our lives.

    http://www.dorjeshugden.org/practice/dorje-shugdens-mantra
  • Samfoonheei
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 01:37 PM
    Very touching……. i do enjoyed watching those videos.
    So courage of John Byrne the homeless man to jump into the ice cold water to safe his pet rabbit.What he did was indeed incredible .His love and compassion for his pet rabbit and dog is an example,inspiration to us .
    Even though he is homeless yet he care and love his pet rabbit and dog so much giving food by begging.
    The man Gary Kearney who threw the pet rabbit was sentenced to four months detention.It show that the law do not tolerate cruelty to animals. A lesson to learn from here is to love.care and compassion to all sentient beings whatever happen to them.Never abused them.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing and i have shared with my friends too.
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/the-rabbit-in-the-river.html
  • Joy Kam
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 02:12 AM
    **The Three Bodies of a Buddha**

    The primary manifestation of a fully enlightened being is called the Dharmakaya. “Dharma” means phenomenon, while “kaya” means body. Therefore, Dharmakaya refers to the primordial or true nature of phenomena which is beyond conceptual and dualistic thought. This manifestation is essentially the mind of a fully enlightened being, beyond appearance and sensory perception. This mind knows no limits or boundaries… more: http://www.dorjeshugden.org/blog/the-three-bodies-of-a-buddha
  • Joy Kam
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 02:10 AM
    ***Yangdup Wealth Puja 2017*** blog post is out.

    Find out why is the Yangdup Puja performed? How does wealth play a role in Buddhism? Isn’t Buddhism about letting go of one’s worldly attachments? Check out the fabulous pictures and videos here >>> http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/yangdup-wealth-puja-2017.html
  • Ben
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 01:56 AM
    For Pastor Shin – Are pujas more effective than prayers?
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  • Pastor Shin
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 01:29 AM
    By understanding Dorje Shugden’s enlightened nature, we realise that relying on him cannot lead us anywhere except for Enlightenment. Reciting any praise of Dorje Shugden on a daily basis reminds us of his attainments, and the type of being we are propitiating. It also serves as a reminder of the qualities we can attain as a result of relying on him, that his practice will help us to attain common and uncommon siddhis.

    http://www.dorjeshugden.org/practice/praise-of-dorje-shugdens-origins
  • Pastor Shin
    Saturday, Feb 25. 2017 01:28 AM
    Incense has been used as a traditional substance for offering since the birth of Buddhism. The first recorded instance of incense being used occurs in the story of Magadha Sangmo, whose impact can be seen across the ancient Buddhist world. The daughter of Suddatta, a layman and the Buddha’s primary patron, she herself was an ardent student of Buddha Shakyamuni. After marrying, she longed to see her Guru, the Buddha and offer dana. Climbing to the roof of her in-law’s house, she offered incense and a verse of invocation. The omniscient Buddha heard her prayers and arrived with his entire entourage, descending from the sky on a lion to fulfil her request.

    http://www.dorjeshugden.org/practice/incense-offering-prayers-to-dorje-shugden

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February 9,2017-My Mumu boy and Oser girl are just relaxing together..super cute
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February 9,2017-My Mumu boy and Oser girl are just relaxing together..super cute
Click on the picture to enlarge and see what Suzy from Hawaii commented on the Dorje Shugden issue after much research. She is very candid and honest. Refreshing. Original is posted here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vl-4lIwxph4
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Click on the picture to enlarge and see what Suzy from Hawaii commented on the Dorje Shugden issue after much research. She is very candid and honest. Refreshing. Original is posted here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vl-4lIwxph4
This is a good one to read
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This is a good one to read
Mumu is silly and cute and funny
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Mumu is silly and cute and funny
Mumu\'s hair is messy and he looks funny
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Mumu's hair is messy and he looks funny
I am in the process of creating beautiful Dorje Shugden and Kechara Forest Retreat watches at this time. So we can take precious protector and Kechara Forest Retreat wherever we go and be blessed everytime we see what time it is. 
I am perfecting the designs with a great team and will update when done but these are just some samples that arrived. 
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I am in the process of creating beautiful Dorje Shugden and Kechara Forest Retreat watches at this time. So we can take precious protector and Kechara Forest Retreat wherever we go and be blessed everytime we see what time it is. I am perfecting the designs with a great team and will update when done but these are just some samples that arrived. Feast your eyes! Tsem Rinpoche
                        Pick the practice, devotion and precepts of Vajra Yogini\'s path over everything and anything in samsara. Samsara has nothing of value and nothing lasting to offer. You are born in suffering, live in suffering, die in suffering and enter bardo and future lives expecting more sufferings. This is not a negative way of looking at things but the truth. If the truth is negative, so it is the truth. Devote oneself to the guru, dharma work, dharma practice and bringing dharma to others compassionately. Choose to practice Vajra Yogini now with the preliminaries. You can start right now: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/starting-on-vajra-yogini-now.html  Much care, Tsem Rinpoche
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Pick the practice, devotion and precepts of Vajra Yogini's path over everything and anything in samsara. Samsara has nothing of value and nothing lasting to offer. You are born in suffering, live in suffering, die in suffering and enter bardo and future lives expecting more sufferings. This is not a negative way of looking at things but the truth. If the truth is negative, so it is the truth. Devote oneself to the guru, dharma work, dharma practice and bringing dharma to others compassionately. Choose to practice Vajra Yogini now with the preliminaries. You can start right now: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/starting-on-vajra-yogini-now.html Much care, Tsem Rinpoche
Message to Tibetans in English
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Message to Tibetans in English
Message to the Tibetans
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Message to the Tibetans
Left to right: Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche, Sharpa Choeje Jetsun Lobsang Nyima, Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche, Kyabje Lati Rinpoche, 101st Gaden Tripa Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal. Great lamas of Gaden Shartse Monastery
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Left to right: Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche, Sharpa Choeje Jetsun Lobsang Nyima, Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche, Kyabje Lati Rinpoche, 101st Gaden Tripa Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal. Great lamas of Gaden Shartse Monastery
A beautiful Indian rendition of Gyenze Dorje Shugden manifesting in wealth form
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A beautiful Indian rendition of Gyenze Dorje Shugden manifesting in wealth form
This is my thoughts and determination to share with you. Please open and read. Thank you for your time. Tsem Rinpoche
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This is my thoughts and determination to share with you. Please open and read. Thank you for your time. Tsem Rinpoche
Nepalese King Birendra receives His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche in Nepal
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Nepalese King Birendra receives His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche in Nepal
Guess what Zava Damdin Rinpoche did in Mongolia recently with 7,800 people??? Very interesting and it is a must read:  http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=116206
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Guess what Zava Damdin Rinpoche did in Mongolia recently with 7,800 people??? Very interesting and it is a must read:  http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=116206
This huge Buddha in Korea is magnificent
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This huge Buddha in Korea is magnificent
The very first oracle of Dorje Shugden in trance statue. I have commissioned this.
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The very first oracle of Dorje Shugden in trance statue. I have commissioned this.
Such a old and ancient thangka painting of Dorje Shugden. He has been around in Tibet practiced for hundreds of years.
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Such a old and ancient thangka painting of Dorje Shugden. He has been around in Tibet practiced for hundreds of years.
One of the "Four Exalted Brothers" Avalokiteshvara statues, Phagpa Wati of Kyirong, which is now with H.H. the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala.
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One of the "Four Exalted Brothers" Avalokiteshvara statues, Phagpa Wati of Kyirong, which is now with H.H. the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala.
Kyabje Zemey, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and Kyabje Pabongka Choktrul Rinpoche
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Kyabje Zemey, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and Kyabje Pabongka Choktrul Rinpoche
My Oser girl and Mumu boy are so adorable
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My Oser girl and Mumu boy are so adorable
Wow this meditator in his cave in front of a painting of Yamantaka draped with a white khata of respect. He sits among bones to remind him of impermanence and our future. The bones inspire him strongly to let go of all attachments in this life and focus on dharma, meditation and liberation and he is doing so. Very beautiful and inspirational. Tsem Rinpoche
3 months ago
Wow this meditator in his cave in front of a painting of Yamantaka draped with a white khata of respect. He sits among bones to remind him of impermanence and our future. The bones inspire him strongly to let go of all attachments in this life and focus on dharma, meditation and liberation and he is doing so. Very beautiful and inspirational. Tsem Rinpoche
Tenzing Norgay found this in Nepal. Guess what it is?
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Tenzing Norgay found this in Nepal. Guess what it is?
Sir Edmund Hillary
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Sir Edmund Hillary
Halloween is my favorite holiday. Wild natural plants and flowers are my favorite offering. Buddha\'s teachings on meditation and Yidam practice bring the ultimate results and happiness. ~Tsem Rinpoche
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Halloween is my favorite holiday. Wild natural plants and flowers are my favorite offering. Buddha's teachings on meditation and Yidam practice bring the ultimate results and happiness. ~Tsem Rinpoche
Previous lives do resemble current lives especially if they are a recognized incarnation. If notice how similar the previous and current Trijang Rinpoche looks. The eyes, bone structure, expression, long neck, thin and overall look. Beautiful. I\'ve seen this phenomena over and over in many Rinpoche incarnations. Especially when you compare them with pictures of previous and current lives at around the same ages. Something powerfully karmic about this. Tsem Rinpoche
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Previous lives do resemble current lives especially if they are a recognized incarnation. If notice how similar the previous and current Trijang Rinpoche looks. The eyes, bone structure, expression, long neck, thin and overall look. Beautiful. I've seen this phenomena over and over in many Rinpoche incarnations. Especially when you compare them with pictures of previous and current lives at around the same ages. Something powerfully karmic about this. Tsem Rinpoche
It\'s nice to have monks visitors and resident monks in Kechara
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It's nice to have monks visitors and resident monks in Kechara
                         Taken in Lake Champlain in Canada. A huge water monster...neat...
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Taken in Lake Champlain in Canada. A huge water monster...neat...
Beautiful! His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang has always been good friends with His Holiness Karmapa. No wonder H.H. Karmapa never spoke against Dorje Shugden. Two reasons perhaps: One is he knows the qualities of Trijang Rinpoche who is a attained being. And Karmapa himself has clairvoyance to perceive the true nature of Dorje Shugden directly. I love to see great beings like this manifesting closeness. When I see, I just want to prostrate to them and thank them for sharing such good examples to someone like me. Praise to the ego-less mind! Tsem Rinpoche
5 months ago
Beautiful! His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang has always been good friends with His Holiness Karmapa. No wonder H.H. Karmapa never spoke against Dorje Shugden. Two reasons perhaps: One is he knows the qualities of Trijang Rinpoche who is a attained being. And Karmapa himself has clairvoyance to perceive the true nature of Dorje Shugden directly. I love to see great beings like this manifesting closeness. When I see, I just want to prostrate to them and thank them for sharing such good examples to someone like me. Praise to the ego-less mind! Tsem Rinpoche
Serkong Dorje Chang on the left and his son Serkong Tsenshab Rinpoche on the right.
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Serkong Dorje Chang on the left and his son Serkong Tsenshab Rinpoche on the right.
High lamas in France September 2016
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High lamas in France September 2016
༧གོང་ས་ཆེན་པོ་སྐུ་འཕྲེང་བཅུ་བཞི་པ་མཆོག་དང་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན། - Interesting relationship between 14th Dalai Lama and Dorje Shugden:   http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=109757
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༧གོང་ས་ཆེན་པོ་སྐུ་འཕྲེང་བཅུ་བཞི་པ་མཆོག་དང་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན། - Interesting relationship between 14th Dalai Lama and Dorje Shugden: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=109757
Dalai Lama Says We Can Practise Dorje Shugden Finally! Read more on this development--- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=109777
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Dalai Lama Says We Can Practise Dorje Shugden Finally! Read more on this development--- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=109777
More time spent in dharma work is more karma collected to be happy and more time spent in non-dharma works is more karma collected to be unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche
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More time spent in dharma work is more karma collected to be happy and more time spent in non-dharma works is more karma collected to be unhappy.~Tsem Rinpoche
All Dorje Shugden prophesizes will come to pass,
 Those who generate refuge and merits will trust, 
 By trusting one will see the good results of his pronouncements,
 By seeing the good results, one\'s path becomes more clear, 
 The path of practice, purification and siddhic results, 
 This would eliminate the samsara within our minds.
 ~Tsem Rinpoche
5 months ago
All Dorje Shugden prophesizes will come to pass, Those who generate refuge and merits will trust, By trusting one will see the good results of his pronouncements, By seeing the good results, one's path becomes more clear, The path of practice, purification and siddhic results, This would eliminate the samsara within our minds. ~Tsem Rinpoche
Large Dorje Shugden statue built by the 5th Dalai Lama and housed in Trode Khangsar. Sock Wand and Mdm Chuah took this picture in Lhasa, Tibet 2016
5 months ago
Large Dorje Shugden statue built by the 5th Dalai Lama and housed in Trode Khangsar. Sock Wand and Mdm Chuah took this picture in Lhasa, Tibet 2016
Our own Kecharian Mdm. Chua with the oracle of Dorje Shugden Gen Tenzin Tsultrim in Lhasa, Tibet 2016
5 months ago
Our own Kecharian Mdm. Chua with the oracle of Dorje Shugden Gen Tenzin Tsultrim in Lhasa, Tibet 2016
Our very own Kecharian Mdm Chua standing in front of holy Trode Khangsar-the Chapel to Dorje Shugden built 400 years ago by the Great 5th Dalai Lama-Tibet 2016
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Our very own Kecharian Mdm Chua standing in front of holy Trode Khangsar-the Chapel to Dorje Shugden built 400 years ago by the Great 5th Dalai Lama-Tibet 2016
Our very own Kecharian Mdm Chua standing in front of holy Gaden Monastery, Tibet 2016
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Our very own Kecharian Mdm Chua standing in front of holy Gaden Monastery, Tibet 2016
                         This is the oracle of Dorje Shugden in Lhasa, Tibet. His name is Gen Tenzin Tsultrim of Sera Monastery in Tibet.
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This is the oracle of Dorje Shugden in Lhasa, Tibet. His name is Gen Tenzin Tsultrim of Sera Monastery in Tibet.
Ms. Sock Wan, Oracle of Dorje Shugden in Tibet Gen Tenzin Tsultrim, Mdm Chuah and Mr. Tashi in Tibet 2016
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Ms. Sock Wan, Oracle of Dorje Shugden in Tibet Gen Tenzin Tsultrim, Mdm Chuah and Mr. Tashi in Tibet 2016
Mahasiddha Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche, H.H. Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Ven. Rabten Choktrul Rinpoche 2016
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Mahasiddha Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche, H.H. Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Ven. Rabten Choktrul Rinpoche 2016
His Eminence Mahasiddha Gangchen Rinpoche and the official oracle of Dorje Shugden Panglung Kuten Choji lah in Italy together September 2016
5 months ago
His Eminence Mahasiddha Gangchen Rinpoche and the official oracle of Dorje Shugden Panglung Kuten Choji lah in Italy together September 2016
My thoughts on Malaysia. Thank you. Tsem Rinpoche
5 months ago
My thoughts on Malaysia. Thank you. Tsem Rinpoche
Beautiful thangka of Vajra Yogini. Look at the details where she appears in visions and also takes people to Kechara.
5 months ago
Beautiful thangka of Vajra Yogini. Look at the details where she appears in visions and also takes people to Kechara.
Left to right:

His Holiness the Gaden Throne holder Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal, His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche (very young) and His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche in Gaden Shartse Prayer Hall during prayers.
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Left to right: His Holiness the Gaden Throne holder Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal, His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche (very young) and His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche in Gaden Shartse Prayer Hall during prayers.
 It\'s nice when families support the spiritual journeys of their children. This is one beautiful family of Pastor Niral of Kechara
5 months ago
It's nice when families support the spiritual journeys of their children. This is one beautiful family of Pastor Niral of Kechara
Jog Falls a power place of Vajra Yogini and Heruka: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=108652
6 months ago
Jog Falls a power place of Vajra Yogini and Heruka: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=108652
Don\'t wait for the perfect group. Don\'t wait for the perfect person. Don\'t wait for the perfect situation. Don\'t expect yourself to be perfect. Don\'t even look for perfection at least in our realm as it does not exist or time will run out. Just get going and keep doing good. It\'s between you and yourself. Tsem Rinpoche
6 months ago
Don't wait for the perfect group. Don't wait for the perfect person. Don't wait for the perfect situation. Don't expect yourself to be perfect. Don't even look for perfection at least in our realm as it does not exist or time will run out. Just get going and keep doing good. It's between you and yourself. Tsem Rinpoche
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Team decorating the stage in conjunction with the 2016 Lantern Festival. Lin Mun KSDS
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Team decorating the stage in conjunction with the 2016 Lantern Festival. Lin Mun KSDS
Great performance by the Peekaboo Creative academy during 2016 Lantern festival. Lin Mun KSDS
yesterday
Great performance by the Peekaboo Creative academy during 2016 Lantern festival. Lin Mun KSDS
KSK and KSDS work together to send food from donation during Halloween  to various homes. Lin Mun KSDS
yesterday
KSK and KSDS work together to send food from donation during Halloween to various homes. Lin Mun KSDS
Gotong royong on Malaysia Day in Jalan Chamang. It's our responsibility to care for the cleanliness & environment. Lin Mun KSDS
yesterday
Gotong royong on Malaysia Day in Jalan Chamang. It's our responsibility to care for the cleanliness & environment. Lin Mun KSDS
Morning exercise, Boxie enjoys swimming in the pool - by Jace Chong
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Morning exercise, Boxie enjoys swimming in the pool - by Jace Chong
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Dorje Shugden visits Bentong!
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Dorje Shugden visits Bentong!
Happy Faces in Bentong!
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Happy Faces in Bentong!
Dorje Shugden in Bentong! A Big Thank You to All the Volunteers!
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Dorje Shugden in Bentong! A Big Thank You to All the Volunteers!
Wealth God Procession in Bentong with World Peace Protector Dorje Shugden!
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Wealth God Procession in Bentong with World Peace Protector Dorje Shugden!
Have fun and be happy is what everyone wants, no one is exception. Stella, KSDS
4 days ago
Have fun and be happy is what everyone wants, no one is exception. Stella, KSDS
Orang Asli community was among the many who came to join us at the Halloween Charity Event, 2016. Stella, KSDS
4 days ago
Orang Asli community was among the many who came to join us at the Halloween Charity Event, 2016. Stella, KSDS
Looks who're in the house! Celebrity hosts! Throwback Halloween Charity Event 2016. Stella, KSDS
4 days ago
Looks who're in the house! Celebrity hosts! Throwback Halloween Charity Event 2016. Stella, KSDS
The Halloween Charity Event 2016 brought together kind volunteers from Bentong town who are always looking for ways to help out! Stella, KSDS
4 days ago
The Halloween Charity Event 2016 brought together kind volunteers from Bentong town who are always looking for ways to help out! Stella, KSDS
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