Visiting the Huge Kuan Yin in Pinang

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Myself with JJ who assisted me to Pinang.

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Monlam, myself and long time student Chia.

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Keloksi Temple is the Largest Chinese Buddhist Monastery in Malaysia as far as I know. It is in the Northern State of Pinang which is five hours drive from Kuala Lumpur.

The Temple complex is huge. Here we are visiting the outdoor Kuan Yin (Avalokitesvara) image at Keloksi. Fantastic structure. The cover for Kuan Yin is nearly done. I rejoice and feel very happy to see this sacred image of Kuan Yin so awe inspiring. May Kuan Yin bless us all to full enlightenment.

I went to Pinang with JJ, Chia and Monlam. We had a nice overnight trip in which I visited our Kechara Paradise Outlet in Pinang for the first time also.

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  1. ben on Feb 7, 2015 at 11:10 pm

    I did visit this temple many years ago. We donated money to the temple and wrote our names on a roof tile so it could be in the temple for ever so nice to see it is almost finished

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  9. Wan Wai Meng on Sep 16, 2011 at 6:53 pm

    I thank the Malaysian government for truly practising religious freedom for all its citizens. Monuments like this is not easy to built, people had the raise funds for it, plan for it, execute and implement the construction and hence forth. Monuments like this if done beautifully is not only a religious icon it can also attract tourists as well. It will add another dimension to attracting tourists to Malaysia.

  10. lewkwanleng on Sep 16, 2011 at 12:34 pm

    If you are in Malaysia and have not been to Kok Lok Si Temple, you must go and visit this temple. It is HUGE, and has a outdoor Kuan Yin. It is situated on top of a mountain, and you can choose to walk up, or take electric transporter to go up. It is very convenient.

    The Kuan Yin image can be seen even from far, and I sincerely wish she will bless us to achieve enlightenment.

  11. Anila on Aug 15, 2010 at 12:38 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    The Big Statue at Kek Lok Si Temple you visited with Chia, Monlam and JJ bring back memories of my trip to Penang with you to raise funds for Gaden Monastery. We could not really visit it as it was only half completed due to non approval by the Penang Government. The Statue when completed would stand higher then the mosque. But at least we still have the freedom to practice religion.

    Another important memory is that the Kuan Yin statue reminded me of how Kuan Yin saved and healed me when I was a baby. According to my mother. I was streaken with high fever which paralized half of my body and also affected my speech. My mother tried all ways to heal me and get me a cure. Nothing seems to be successful. And the last resort she went to a Kuan Yin temple in Jalan Ampang prayed and offered me up to Kuan Yin and made a promise that if I am healed I would serve Dharma. And now I am healed and serving Dharma as a Nun. OM MANI PADME HUM. Anila.

  12. Uncle Eddie on Aug 14, 2010 at 11:46 pm

    The huge Keloksi Temple, the largest Chinese Buddhist Monastery in Malaysia also reminded me of a teaching i have heard man years ago, delivered to a group of Malaysian Chinese practitioners who were in pursuance of the Kuan Yin Path (Avalokitesyara). It was about the doctrine of the famous Kuan Yin Pu Sa six syllables Mani mantra – “Om Mani Padme Hum”.

    In accordance to the teaching, it was said that the mantra is a mantra for self development, achievable if one deepens his roots of virtues, and uproot his propensities and habits that are harmful to human relationships. The wondrous sound of the mantra awaken the heart of kindness and compassion in wholeness and purity of the good hearted to transform himself or others to benefit all beings.

    Quotable quotes:
    ” Don’t change of the World for unless you change yourself,
    the World will not change for you.
    Life can be a rocky road,
    the challenge is not to let it grind you into dust,
    but polish you into a brilliant gem.”

  13. keng tan on Jul 26, 2010 at 6:19 am

    om mani padme hum, ओं मणिपद्मे हूं, 唵嘛呢叭咪吽
    I love this mantra – it is so soothing and calming. It is also one of the easiest mantra to recite, when walking, driving and even just before going to sleep.

  14. Koh Hee Peng on Jul 25, 2010 at 11:44 pm

    If I’m not mistaken I’m “made” in Penang and born in Melaka :). Hence every few years, especially after I have started working my parents and I would travel to Penang for holiday, to visit the place of my origin :).
    I too was very mesmerised by the large Kuan Yin statue when I first saw it. By having Kuan Yin statue in Penang state, the people in Penang would collect the merits whenever they see the Kuan Yin statue by planting the seeds of compassion in them. Due to the immense size of the statue, more people in Penang would have the opportunities to see the statue from far and more merits would be collected by the Ke Lok Si temple and people who contribute to the construction of the Kuan Yin statue.

  15. weeliang on Jul 10, 2010 at 5:49 am

    These are very beautiful pictures of the Kuan Yin statue at Keloksi, Penang. I have heard of many people visiting Keloksi for blessing during auspicious occasions. In fact a friend of mine dedicated some blessings to me during wesak day when visited Keloksi. Perhaps one day I’ll pay a visit to Penang and see this beautiful statue. I hope that KWPC would come up quickly and the largest Lama Tsongkapa statue in it will also attract many people from all over the planet. I think the people who has contributed to building the Kuan Yin statue ay Keloksi must be very happy for having built the statue and benefiting so many people.

  16. May Ong on Jul 10, 2010 at 2:11 am

    The Kuan Yin statue in Kek Lo Si, Penang looked impressive. It is being built by loving devotees to her as she represents compassion. She is Malaysian’s favorite deity and her statue is a must have for Buddhist in their home. My family used to visit the place during school holidays.
    Where large Buddha statues have been erected, the temple would draw many visitors from afar and become a tourist destination. We hope to have such huge statues at KWPC in the future for devotees in Asia. Her mantra Om Mani Padme Hum is easy to recite although I did not understand the meaning of it then. It is nice to see Tsem Rinpoche taking a short break from KL to spend time out of KL.

  17. Nicholas Yu on Jul 9, 2010 at 11:11 pm

    This should be a very good sign of our government supporting their multi religious community practice their own religious. No doubt the permit approval for the build was taken quite long but whatever the caused the Kwan Yin Statue is there now and it’s going to bless a lot of people.
    Seeing this large Kwan Yin Statue just imagine how many people will be benefited (from the start of the build until the people who going to maintain & visit).
    I just can’t wait to see KWPC up at Genting foot leg. This is going to be a remarkable and a huge Buddhist Institution for anyone that would like to learn Buddhism/dharma.

  18. Mimi Chua on Jul 9, 2010 at 10:33 pm

    That is a geogeous photo shot of Rinpoche & team. Thanks for sharing. Not forgetting the camera man must be equally good to capture the best view of Kuan Yin & everyone in the picture.

  19. henry ooi on Jul 9, 2010 at 5:52 pm

    Hahaha! Monlam looks so funny! Like he is being half bear hugged.
    Yes, the gigantic statue of Kuan Yin at Kek Lok Si Temple is really awesome! Years of fund raising, planning and executing culminated into this spectacle that will benefit Penangites and all Malaysians alike.
    Having grown up in Penang I have visited this temple numerous times and I still do when I return to this lovely island. Penang also boasts of many old temples on the island and tourists throng them.
    KWPC when completed will also draw many tourists, local and afar to visit and see architectural buildings inspired by countries from Tibet, Nepal, China and India. KWPC with its natural surroundings of lush greens will attract many nature lovers to trek, bird watch, etc.

  20. mayy on Jul 9, 2010 at 5:47 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these pictures with us. Penang Island is simply beautiful. I will take every opportunity and make every excuse to visit the Island for the rest, recreation and food. Hehehe…. Without exception every trip would include a visit to the Kek Lok Si Temple and a visit to the liberation pond to visit the tortoise. Now with the completion of the super Kuan Yin Statue, there is no excuse not to visit.
    Kuan Yin always exudes serenity, love and compassion. The structure is truly awe inspiring erected on a temple complex on a hill with beautiful view of the surrounding areas.
    Penang has many other beautiful temples, one of them is a very old Kuan Yin temple right in the middle of town just off the ferry terminal. Thousands of devotees will congregate annually to make offerings and to celebrate Kuan Yin’s birthday. More than twenty years ago a tragedy happened during Kuan Yin’s birthday when the overhead bridge leading to the ferries collapsed killing many devotees. The numbers were overwhelming and the structure of the bridge could not take the weight. It was a very sad day.
    There is also the Buddhist temple from Burma and the Buddhist temple from Sri Lanka situated opposite each other across the road.
    Penang indeed is a lovely place to visit.

  21. patsygooi on Jul 9, 2010 at 5:05 pm

    Hi Mei, Kek Lok Si brought back many old and fond memories for me too. When I was young an outing to Kek Lok Si was a very happy family outing. My grandparents would take me there. I looked forward to walking up the long, steeped, narrow roads and touching the souvenirs as I walked up. And I loved the shops that sell nutmeg. Now it has expanded and grew so big. Even the tortoise pond has become bigger. The tradition of buying “kangkung”to feed the tortoise is still being carried out to this day.
    When my guests come to Penang, Kek Lok Si is the place to visit and not to be missed. I enjoyed taking them there even though I have been there countless of times I will not get bored with this beautiful temple. My recent visit was when Monlam, Jamie, Louise and Evvone came about 2-3weeks ago and I took them there.

  22. thierryfornow on Jul 9, 2010 at 1:51 pm

    Just to look at a Buddha is a rare opportunity, so when the symbolic representation of the enlightened body of a buddha is very big and many people can see it from far away, even at night (because it is true that this statue is beautifully lit at night), it benefits many more people. Upon, even the glimpse at a buddha, it is said that we benefit greatly for a seed is planted for us to meet with the Buddhadharma in the future, and for the more fortunate ones that have already engaged in Dharma practice in the past (this life or/and previous lives) it may trigger for Dharma to sprout again in our mindstream.

  23. Bonita Khoo on Jul 9, 2010 at 6:08 am

    WoW! Kek Lok Si Temple has really improved so much since I last went there years ago! The latest Kuan Yin statue with its pavilion is so grand and majestic. I have seen the night picture of Her during the night, She looks like She is floating in the air watching over Penangite wherever they are! She is so so lovely!
    I really can’t wait for our huge Je Tze Zin Ma in Kechara World Peace Centre to manifest, providing a serene, calm and peaceful environment for those seeking inner peace.
    Not forgetting our outdoor Dzambala giving material and spiritual wealth and our Tara walk. A place where one can enjoy the beauty of nature and the calmness of mind and soul!!!

  24. chia on Jul 9, 2010 at 3:08 am

    Is such the present trip travel with rinpoche, molam and JJ together to visit Kelosi outdoor big Kuan Yin statue at Penang. Rinpoche grab our hand together make prayer to Kuan Yin to wish for blessing and able to build Lama Tsongkhapa statue at KWPC land at the future. We took some picture together as the memory.
    Wherever rinpoche travel, he always spent his time at to the temple making prayer in front the statue for Kechara organization to grown. Inspiration prayer is necessary to plant seed for us what to achieve for any dharma project. At the same time, we also should pray for dharma growing everywhere and stable in this country.
    Chia

  25. Susan Lim on Jul 8, 2010 at 10:45 pm

    I love the photos in this blog. Makes me happy to see photos of Rinpoche with students, so happy and close! We are so fortunate to have a guru like Rinpoche.
    I like going to Kek Lok Si when i was young…but what i could never get is i always get sick after each visit. Actually, any temples would trigge it off! My fever would get so high that i’d be hospitalized! That didn’t deter my attraction and fondness of these temples though.. I think I’m abit off now due to the high fever. Well, thank buddha i do not get headaches or sick anymore now…oddly, when i do more dharma work, i get less ill.

  26. Judy on Jul 8, 2010 at 9:20 pm

    I agreed with Paris. We are very fortunate to be in beautiful Malaysia where we are free to practice any religion. We should also be grateful in that we do not have much natural disasters, war and famine, just to name a few.
    My family and I was in Penang in mid December last year, and it was the same day I arrived Penang when I received news that my mum was hospitalized. Her breast cancer has metastasized to her liver, and she has developed jaundice. Our family knew it is time for her as Doctors has already prepared us with the worst. I was hasty to return to KL but I told myself I must make a stop to Kek Lok Si and do something for my mum, as she always has been close to Kuan Yin. As the Kuan Yin statue stood majestically before me, I seek her blessings for my mum in that if she has to leave us, may she go peacefully and may she be in a better place with no suffering. Somehow, I felt better after that. Mum did not show any pain for the next few days and she passed away peacefully. I must also not forget my colleagues in KMP who also prayed for my mum, for that, I am forever grateful.
    I imagine our statues in KWPC would offer so much of comfort and hope to the public who go there to seek blessings. Wouldn’t that be wonderful?

  27. Yokefui on Jul 8, 2010 at 5:46 pm

    The Godess of Mercy , Kuan Yin, has very close link with Chinese. In India and Tibet the Boddha of Compassion manifests as a male but in China the quality of compassion is symbolized by Kuan Yin , a female.
    My first exposure to Buddhism is praying to Kuan Yin at temples. After which whenever I think of Buddhism, Kuan Yin naturally comes to my mind. Before I heard of the 3 jewels, I had been told to take refuge in Kuan Yin by my Mother. This is so strongly ingrained in me that despite 12 years of studying in a missionary school, there was never a single moment I entertained the thought of seeking refuge elsewhere other than Kuan Yin.

  28. margaretlee on Jul 8, 2010 at 3:37 pm

    It is great to hear from everyone of the many fond memories they have had at Keloksi temple and the Kuan Tin statue. It shows that temples , retreat places with huge statues will definiately draw a crowd there and will be some kind of topics for discussion especially when their children have grown up. I also have visited Keloksi temple back in December 2008. At that time, it was still under construction. I was just in sheer awe when I stood in front of the statue. Penang is very fortunate to have such a holy statue of Kuan Yin overlooking the island from the hilltop and blessing every single soul.
    With this note, I am just visualising in Kechara World Peace Cneter (KWPC) , the big Tsongkhapa statue that will be in our prayer hall, the 21 Tara Statues along Tara walk , the outdoor Dzambala statue with waterfall, I can imagine people from around the world visiting KWPC, attending yoga classes, painting classes, doing retreats etc. It will be a legacy for generations to come. And may be at that time, Jean Mei’s daughter will be commenting on KWPC blog site on how her mother take her to see the largest Tsongkhapa statue in the wrold! That day will come.

  29. ruby on Jul 8, 2010 at 12:15 am

    You are absolutely right Mei. Kek Lok Si holds alot of good memories for you and your siblings as your granparents have taken you all there many times. It does have the same fond memories for me too as my grandparents used to bring me there. In fact, an outing to Kek Lok Si is like a treat to me. There is a huge tortoise pond which i would save up on my pocket money so that when i go there, i can buy watercress (kang kung) to feed the tortoises. On a funnier note, do you remember the incident when Clifford was about 3 years old, grandparents brought him there and grandma was shoping on some batik wear and when she turned around, he was gone!!! They searched high and low for him and finally found him near the tortoise pond! Imagine this scenario; if he was not found at that time, today when you visit Kek Lok Si again, your long lost brother could have become the tortoise pond gate keeper!!!

  30. Sean on Jul 7, 2010 at 7:45 pm

    I have visited Keloksi before. I even had the honour to write my name on one of the roof tiles before the kuan yin statue was built. That was their way of fundraising. I figured out in the end that where I written my name would be faced outwards and the rain will wash it away but never mind, donating to a temple is good enough. In Keloksi, there is a lovely pagoda filled with over 1000 buddha images. Have you visited that part, Rinpoche? I also heard that there was a train ride around the statue. I did not get a chance to go during the last time. Kuan Yin is similiar to Chenrizig. I bet most people who visit the Kuan Yin statue in Keloksi, Penang will become less evil and more compassionate.
    OM MANI PADME HUM!

  31. Peter on Jul 7, 2010 at 7:24 pm

    Terima Kasih Rinpoche!
    Ah! Guan Yin Pu Sa and the familiar sight of her new statue and pavilion arch over it in Penang.
    This Bodhisattva, also known as ‘Samyak Vidya Dharma Tathagata’ (True Brightness/Right Knowledge of Dharma Tathagata) in one Sutra is my main Patron (as He is regarded as Penang’s Patroness) and Who have been instrumental in leading me out from my previous religious background into the radiance of Dharma!
    ‘A thousand hands to help, A thousand eyes to observe/contemplate’
    And now, perhaps my Patron has led me to Rinpoche…to Kechara…
    Om Mani Padme Hum! Namo Guan Shi Yin Pu Sa!

  32. David Lai on Jul 7, 2010 at 3:24 am

    Wow! I don’t particularly like the way they made the pavillion that covers Kuan Yin but I am still amazed at the sheer immensity of the structure. Penang is truly a Buddhist island and I am sure the population of Buddhists on the island must be rather substantial with all the temple complexes etc. I also noticed that a lot of my fellow Kecharians are from Penang for some strange karmic reason.
    Anyway, I can’t wait to see our own KWPC’s statues, Lama Tsongkhapa with Tara and Dzambala. These are not very Chinese-looking statues like Kuan Yin but being Buddha’s, they will cast their blessings all over Malaysia. What’s even more interesting is how KWPC is not going to be just an empty temple but it is already being planned to be a thriving learning institution for all manner of arts and spiritual disciplines but primarily to disseminate the Dharma. I can forsee that it is going to monumental and will leave a tremendous impact in this region for Buddhism.

  33. Jace Chong on Jul 6, 2010 at 2:09 pm

    I feel very happy reading this article over and over again!!
    Because I always think Kuan Yin brought me to Rinpoche. I started chanting “Om Ma Ni Pad Me Hum” in 2007 after my friends passed away. I chanted everyday and I always feel love by looking at Kuan Yin statue. I didn’t understand Buddhism but I felt good by chanting, that time I wished I could understand more, and now I did improve and gain knowledge about Buddhism.
    I remember I went Kek Lok Si around 2004, and that time the Kuan Yin statue was there without the roof. I feel the statue very pity coz it was raining that day and the statue was wet. Grateful that they are building a very nice roof for Kuan Yin. May all the people who view Kuan Yin image gain happiness!!

  34. Jay Jae Chong on Jul 6, 2010 at 6:40 am

    Just from these comments to Rinpoche’s post, we can see how an image of a Budddha in a common town would be able to affect us in many ways from one to the next without knowing how it actually started? In the world today when our emotions play a huge role in our life, the Buddhas work in their skillful means to rope our minds constantly towards the Dharma. Even a little thougbht/memory will help bring us from distraction to a calm abiding mind.
    The construction of this sacred Kuan Yin Statue was faced with many obstacles over the years since its conceptualization. It is through these obstacles being purified that it is able to give hope, peace and fulfill the wishes of the many people who make prayers to Kuan Yin’s holy countenance.
    Rinpoche made a sincere wish at this statue that KWPC will come up to benefit many. He further prayed for the long life of all the holy masters of our time that they may have a long, healthy and stable life and also for students seeking the path may come to awakening of their inner Buddha in them.
    May this Kuan Yin statue be an inspiration for more huge outdoor statues to manifest in this region.
    love,
    JJ

  35. Irene Lim on Jul 5, 2010 at 10:07 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, when I saw these pictures, it reminds me of our trip to Penang with 4 other monks from Gaden Monastery in 1996 to assist you. We all stayed at Patsy’s apartment and my 3 kids were with us. We went to Penang from Grik after you gave teaching to the people of Grik. We we stayed in Grik for a few days. When in Penang, we visited Kek Lok Si, the Siamese and Burmese temple. From Penang we went to Ipoh and stayed in one centre in Ipoh where you gave teaching. I enjoyed the trip with you so much. How time flies, it is over 14 years now. I really relish those time.

  36. Justin Cheah on Jul 5, 2010 at 7:53 pm

    We are very fortunate to have the freedom to practise what we believe in here in Malaysia. It was two years ago since i last visited the place and it is slowly taking up in place. This is very inspiring that we Malaysian can build this.
    After looking at the photos, i just can’t wait when we wave Kechara World Peace Centre up soon where we can do meditation, retreat and learn Dharma from local teachers. The giant statues that we will be building will bless and purify the whole area and makes KWPC the most visited place in Malaysia Tourism hotspot!

  37. Ooi Pe on Jul 5, 2010 at 12:21 am

    Hi Jean Mei – From one Penangite to another – no one goes to our beautiful island without stopping by Kek Lok Si temple. My fondest memory of this place is the walk up the steep steps lined on both sides by stalls selling all kinds of souveniers. It has since been outdone by a road leading right up to almost the base of the pagoda. Another winding steep curve leads to this beautful Kuan Yin statue. No matter how many visitors there are and no matter how many times I visit the place, I find it almost always serene and soothing to the soul, not to mention that the walking around did some good for my body. It took many years for them to construct this structure, thanks to the many generous & kind sponsors and to the many many people directly and indirectly involved. Kuan Yin stands majestically on the hill top behind the temple, overlooking the island – blessing the people of the place with just its very presence.

  38. Jean Mei on Jul 4, 2010 at 5:09 am

    Hahahaha, I just read Paris’s comment and it’s true! A lot of Malaysians go on and on about how Malaysia is “too muslim” and that the other religions are “surpressed” or “disadvantaged” because it is a Muslim country.
    Malaysians are free to express our religious beliefs and I’m thankful for that. We don’t have to hide what we believe in.
    Kek Lok Si was a place that I have visited MANY, MANY times growing up. Having been born in Penang (Pinang) I used to go back during my school vacations where my grandparents would take my siblings and I to pray and to run around (the place is HUGE). I feel that regularly visiting Kek Lok Si and the other beautiful temples Penang have played a huge role in my attraction towards the Dharma today. The sense of peace, discipline and respect that you feel when stepping into a temple stems from the reputation we have of Buddhism. Noone walks into a temple smoking, walking around with shoes and laughing loudly and almost animal-like. We, even as kids, would go into a temple feeling humbled, stepping into one with our bare-feet. Having places like Kek Lok Si present in Malaysia is essential in the spread of Dharma.
    I’m happy and very proud of Kek Lok Si to have built such a magnificent Kuan Yin statue. It means that those who were part of the temple had enough merits to build such a HUGE Kuan Yin. May that temple grow and benefit more people 🙂

  39. Wan Wai Meng on Jul 4, 2010 at 1:08 am

    Malaysia is truly a multi religious and multi cultural country . I’m grateful to the government of Malaysia that we can practice our own individual faiths.
    Its been a while since I went up to Penang, that time the large Kuan Yin has not been around yet.
    Kuan Yin the Goddess of Mercy was probably the first Bodhisattva I knew of and was exposed to as a kid. “OM MANI PADME HUM” was the first mantra I was introduced to. I was 15 years old when my best friend introduced the mantra to me.
    KUAN YIN is known as Chenrezig in Tibet and its in a male form. Chenrezig is the most famous deity in Tibet. Check out this link to the 4 armed Chenrezig
    http://tsemtulku.com/resources/buddhas/4-arm-chenrezig/

  40. Paris on Jul 3, 2010 at 10:44 pm

    PS really nice to see JJ, Chia and Monlam with Rinpoche too – these three guys have really put in a lot to serve Rinpoche through the years (well, especially Chia who’s been around for more than 10 years). I respect them very much for being able to devote their whole lives to serving the Dharma via their assistance to Rinpoche.

  41. Paris on Jul 3, 2010 at 10:32 pm

    Wait til we have our own very large statues in KWPC!! It’s inspiring for us to see enormous statues like this Kuan Yin in Penang, and I believe there are other really huge structures even in eastern Malaysian states, where Buddhist community is very much a minority. Sure shows us what can be achieved if we just put our mind to it…
    And you know what, I don’t care about all the nonsense that people say about living in Malaysia, blah blah blah. The fact is that although this is a Muslim country, there are still plenty of really beautiful and amazingly large Buddhist images like this all around the country. They don’t create problems for us not in the way that many, many other countries experience. So aiyo all those people who yarn on and on and on about the political situation: you know what, put a lid on it, go spend a nice peaceful afternoon with Kuan Yin at Kek Lok Si and think about the many, many other people in the world who cannot even openly practise their religion.

  42. Ethan Chu on Jul 3, 2010 at 7:33 pm

    I remembered I went there as a kid. Since young, I love Kuan Yin. Whenever I was sad or had problems, I would talk to her… With her blessings, I am able to get in touch with Dharma and meeting Rinpoche and many many super loveable Dharma brothers and sisters… I am glad to see Kechara has grown rapidly. This only means, many people are loving Dharma!
    Thankyou Rinpoche!

  43. mima on Jun 27, 2010 at 11:22 am

    Thank you for this great blog and photos!

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  • 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
  • Lin Mun
    Friday, Feb 24. 2017 09:37 PM
    John is so brave and compassionate. He risk his life to save the rabbit and that shows he appreciate live very much despite it is an animal. Eventhough he lives in the street to beg for food but he never forgets his 2 pets a dog and a rabbit. He takes care of his pets with whatever he begs. Inspiring to all of us to never take things for granted and not abuse animals.

    I am also proud with the Ireland government in taking action to punish the 18 year old man who abuse and tried to kill the rabbit. This will create the awareness to all that this is a cruel action and that laws will be imposed against these people.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/the-rabbit-in-the-river.html
  • Pastor Shin
    Thursday, Feb 23. 2017 11:29 PM
    What did they do to Geshe Thupten Lama?

    Geshe Thupten Lama was one of the pioneers who founded Tibetan schools in exile and served as a school teacher from 1963 to 1994 for which he received high commendations from the Tibetan exile government. Shocking what they did to this old erudite master Geshe Thupten Lama after serving them for years.

    Read more: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=119404
  • Joy Kam
    Thursday, Feb 23. 2017 10:41 PM
    >>>Who is Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen?<<<
    Dear sincere dharma students around the world and friends, After the great master, meditator, teacher, logician, yogi, siddha and erudite scholar Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen was ‘eliminated’ by the government of the 5th Dalai Lama over three hundred years ago in Tibet, his reincarnation line was banned. That does not mean he stopped reincarnating as he continued in a string of high and beneficial lamas until present day, although he was not allowed to use his title and name. He has his main mind incarnation and many of his body, speech and activity incarnations also. His reincarnations certainly continued as confirmed by great beings such as Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche, Trijang Rinpoche, Panchen Rinpoche, Scholar Lobsang Tamdin, etc. Read more… http://www.dorjeshugden.org/blog/who-is-tulku-drakpa-gyeltsen
  • Alice Tay
    Thursday, Feb 23. 2017 09:38 PM
    After been rejected for so many years, many scientists like Seoul National University finally confirmed the existence of meridians. It’s a piece of glad news which may help the people especially the treatments like acupuncture is based on meridians and energy channels.

    Life is full of challenges and commitments. This is not easy for everyone has immediate lifestyle changes to maintain a healthy balance for eating and living. Therefore, this wonderful news is really bring benefits to others especially those are really need for acupuncture or similar treatments which are caused by nadis blockages and etc.

    Thank you Rinpoche for this nice sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/science-finally-proves-meridians-exist.html
  • Lin Mun
    Thursday, Feb 23. 2017 09:21 PM
    Thank you Pastor Seng Piow for sharing another miracle story of Rinpoche and Dorje Shugden. As long as we have full trust in Dorje Shugden, he will assist us to clear our obstacles and challenges.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/personal-attendant/mother-and-son-saved-by-tsem-rinpoche-and-dorje-shugden.html
  • Yeo Kwai Gin
    Thursday, Feb 23. 2017 09:02 PM
    感恩仁波切的分享这殊胜的一天的文章 !

    我是多么的幸运, 拥有此机缘和福份, 参与这殊胜的一天。很感恩郭月谊讲法师和一班佛友, 日夜的筹备,让当晚的活动顺利和圆满的完成 !

    在这殊胜的法会,大家有幸的得到各种加持, 如触摸加持的金泽八吉祥,迎请加持的正能量,增长好的因素如内在和外在的财富,寿命等等。大家还有幸的可以品尝已加持特制的坚果饭, 乳酪和奶茶。那是多么的有福气啊!希望将来的每一年,大家可以再次的参与,还有携带家人和亲戚朋友到来, 也让他们得到金泽的加持 !

    愿上师詹仁波切健康,长寿,吉祥如意, 克切拉禅修林的工程尽快完成, 佛法传播到世界每一个角落 !

    感恩合十
    YEO KWAI GIN

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/yangdup-wealth-puja-2017.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Feb 23. 2017 07:14 PM
    Beautiful image of Vajrayogini indeed with shimmering jewels offered to her. Its so nice of this lady Ms Wahyu of her painting of Vajrayogini to our previous Rinpoche whom she have not met before.Vajrayogini’s practice is very powerful to start now making offerings and to be connected .we will then gain a great amount of merits.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this beautiful painting of Vajrayogini.
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/students-friends/shimmering-vajrayogini-from-ms-wahyu.html#comment-736083
  • Lin Mun
    Wednesday, Feb 22. 2017 10:18 PM
    Mwalua is truly a very compassionate person. Not many would want to trouble themselves or even risk their live to bring water to these animals. He has such a big heart towards living beings and the importance of life.

    Angie Brown, Cher Callaway and Tami Calliope are also very generous and kind person. They help him to raise fund so he can continue with his action to save the animals.

    I hope Mwalua will receive continuous help from all kind donors so animals don’t have to suffer.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/he-is-super-compassionate.html
  • Alice Tay
    Wednesday, Feb 22. 2017 10:05 PM
    Heartwarming message from Mwalua, who is so compassionate and empathetic:
    “There is completely no water, so the animals are depending on humans,” Mwalua tells The Dodo. “If we don’t help them, they will die.”

    Mwalua fully aware that the wildlife will definitely die without the water. Furthermore, only humans can help the animals. He is able to let go of his stress and laziness just to deliver the water patiently and passionately. Many wildlife have been saved due to his kind actions. Furthermore, he visited local schools and hope to bring awareness to the children so that when they grow up they can protect the wildlife as one of their legacies.

    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing. This is a good example of loving kindness and compassion to inspire us to greater loving kindness and compassion.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/he-is-super-compassionate.html
  • Stella Cheang
    Wednesday, Feb 22. 2017 05:02 PM
    By being a good example ourselves, we can be a more effective campaigner for the helpless animals. I believe that when we want to stand for something, the most powerful words that speak for us is our action. It is inconsistent when one campaigns for the rescued or stray dogs and ask for donations to feed them but consume chicken and seafood and pork and beef. There is no difference between these animals, they all have feelings and fear for pain. So, here’s a picture of the dogs all trapped in a cramped cage where chicken, sea animals, pigs, and cows are in same or worse conditions waiting to be slaughtered. If you feel for these poor dogs, please spare a thought for the other meat on your plate too. Thank you, Rinpoche for this sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/blog-it-tweet-it-facebook-it-again-and-again-pleeeeeeease.html

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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
The unknown may be growth and opportunities,
One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
But then again, the unknown is sometimes worse than the known. In the end nothing is known unless we endeavour,
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February 9,2017-My Mumu boy and Oser girl are just relaxing together..super cute
2 weeks ago
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
2 weeks ago
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
4 weeks ago
This is a good one to read
Mumu is silly and cute and funny
4 weeks ago
Mumu is silly and cute and funny
Mumu\'s hair is messy and he looks funny
4 weeks ago
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. 
Feast your eyes! 

Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
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
2 months ago
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
2 months ago
Message to Tibetans in English
Message to the Tibetans
2 months ago
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
2 months ago
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
2 months ago
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
2 months ago
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
2 months ago
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
2 months ago
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
3 months ago
This huge Buddha in Korea is magnificent
The very first oracle of Dorje Shugden in trance statue. I have commissioned this.
3 months ago
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.
3 months ago
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.
3 months ago
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
3 months ago
Kyabje Zemey, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and Kyabje Pabongka Choktrul Rinpoche
My Oser girl and Mumu boy are so adorable
3 months ago
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?
4 months ago
Tenzing Norgay found this in Nepal. Guess what it is?
Sir Edmund Hillary
4 months ago
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
4 months ago
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
5 months ago
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
5 months ago
It's nice to have monks visitors and resident monks in Kechara
                         Taken in Lake Champlain in Canada. A huge water monster...neat...
5 months ago
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.
5 months ago
Serkong Dorje Chang on the left and his son Serkong Tsenshab Rinpoche on the right.
High lamas in France September 2016
5 months ago
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
5 months ago
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
5 months ago
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
5 months ago
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
5 months ago
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
5 months ago
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.
5 months ago
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
5 months ago
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
5 months ago
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.
5 months ago
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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    ཁྱེད་ཀྱི་བཀའ་སློབ་དོན་སྙིང་དེ།།གང་གི་རྣ་བར་བདུད་རྩི་མོད།།འོན་ཀྱང་འགའ་ཡི་རྣ་ལམ་དུ།། བྲག་ཆ་བཞིན་དུ་འགྱུར་སྲིད་མོད།། ཚང་མས་ཚར་རེ་གཟིགས་རོགས།། Kyabje Denma Gonsa Rinpoche telling people that it is important to have guru samaya. It use to be that way in the great monasteries. We should not create problems and schisms. If we want to practice a protector, then do so, if not it's okay, but don't make trouble. One should just practice the Buddha Dharma well. To do good practice. If you have faith in Dorje Shugden and trust all the way, he will definitely help you. But most important is to practice the dharma. This is his advice in short here. It's good to let more Tibetans hear this holy speech and appeal by this very senior Rinpoche. TR
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    This was on FB and I came across it. His Holiness said in Tibetan institutions there is a lot of propitiating protector/oracles and this is not what Buddhism is about. So they are putting Nechung/Tema oracles within the video to say what is he talking about when he does it himself. This is confusing is the message to his people. TR
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Children helping in the technical room during the 2016 Graduation Day. Lin Mun KSDS.
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Children helping in the technical room during the 2016 Graduation Day. Lin Mun KSDS.
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Volunteers & teachers doing make up for children in preparation for the Graduation Day performance. Lin Mun KSDS
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Team decorating the stage in conjunction with the 2016 Lantern Festival. Lin Mun KSDS
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Great performance by the Peekaboo Creative academy during 2016 Lantern festival. Lin Mun KSDS
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Gotong royong on Malaysia Day in Jalan Chamang. It's our responsibility to care for the cleanliness & environment. Lin Mun KSDS
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Wealth God Procession in Bentong with World Peace Protector Dorje Shugden!
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Orang Asli community was among the many who came to join us at the Halloween Charity Event, 2016. Stella, KSDS
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Looks who're in the house! Celebrity hosts! Throwback Halloween Charity Event 2016. Stella, KSDS
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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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Halloween, Costume and Fun Time are synonymous for the children. Throwback: Halloween Charity Event at KFR, Oct 2016. Stella, KSDS
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“If we do not create inner peace, outer peace is not possible.” – H.E the 25th Tsem Rinpoche Participants of Inner Peace Retreat in Kechara Forest Retreat! February 2017
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Flowers in Kechara Forest Retreat! Thank you Sharon Ong for this beautiful picture!
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Join the Dharma Talk with Wah Ying in Kechara Forest Retreat on Saturday 25th February 2017!
Pastor Chia solemnized a couple's marriage registration at Kechara House. Lucy Yap
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Pastor Chia solemnized a couple's marriage registration at Kechara House. Lucy Yap
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On Sunday morning, we had an animal liberation event , in which we will save the lives of birds. Pastor Han Nee led a beautiful prayer before the birds were released. bit.ly/2ahl6Yv Lucy Yap
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Kenny Loh from Ipoh has offered lights and incense on behalf of KISG before the start of our short Mother Tara retreat. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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