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Yayasan Kechara Indonesia (YKI)

Yayasan Kechara Indonesia (YKI)

Dec 3, 2014 | Views: 159

  Dear friends, Recently, I received yet another wonderful update from Valentina. I was informed that Yayasan Kechara Indonesia (YKI) received an award by the West Jakarta Mayor! YKI...

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‘Bags of Love’ Give-Away in Penang

‘Bags of Love’ Give-Away in Penang

Dec 3, 2014 | Views: 216

On the 15th of November, a long time student of mine, Patsy, organized an event called ‘Bags of Love’. It was held at Penang Times Square, on the 1st...

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Kechara on BBC!

Kechara on BBC!

Nov 13, 2014 | Views: 474

I have just received news that Dato’ Ruby appeared on BBC news, representing Kechara Soup Kitchen! I am very proud of Kechara Soup Kitchen and our team headed by...

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Won 2 Awards!

Won 2 Awards!

Oct 23, 2014 | Views: 536

Yesterday, Kechara won 2 awards at the Iskandar Malaysia Social Hero Awards (IMSHA) 2014! According to the award board, IMSHA is a "premier community award to publicly thank unsung...

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Kechara Soup Kitchen going strong!

Kechara Soup Kitchen going strong!

Jul 17, 2014 | Views: 7,502

Last Saturday night was exceptionally busy at Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK), with three different youth groups volunteering on the same night! We had the NRC11 (Team Najib Razak Club)...

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What Tsem Rinpoche did in L.A…

What Tsem Rinpoche did in L.A…

Mar 1, 2014 | Views: 913

(By Pastor Loh Seng Piow) Tsem Rinpoche saw a homeless woman with her three dogs on Los Angeles streets, watch what Tsem Rinpoche did…     ______________________ And then...

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What did Tsem Rinpoche do in New York City’s cold winter night?

What did Tsem Rinpoche do in New York City’s cold winter night?

Feb 15, 2014 | Views: 709

(By Pastor Loh Seng Piow) One cold winter night in New York City, Tsem Rinpoche saw a homeless man and dog in New York City, watch what Tsem Rinpoche...

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A special post for you

A special post for you

Jan 13, 2014 | Views: 838

  Dear friends, When I left home at 16, I hitchhiked from New Jersey to Los Angeles in search of a Dharma center. I hopped into any cars that...

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(Un)expected news!!!

(Un)expected news!!!

May 16, 2013 | Views: 285

A few months ago, a few of my students got together and designed a new art book called (Un)expected. It’s a collection of never-seen-before, creative photographs of both myself...

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The Khong family on NTV7

The Khong family on NTV7

Mar 19, 2013 | Views: 887

A few days ago, I received news that my long time friend and liaison, Dato' Ruby Khong and her two daughters, Liaison Khong Jean Ai and Khong Jean Mei...

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Kechara helps a family off the streets!

Kechara helps a family off the streets!

Jan 22, 2013 | Views: 541

Anyway today I received this really nice update from Siong Woan who is KSK's treasurer, saying that Encik Faiz is finally off the streets.

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500 bags for Malaysian students!

500 bags for Malaysian students!

Jan 15, 2013 | Views: 369

For government schools, their new academic year starts on 2 January 2013. To prepare, many students buy lots of new stationary, new school shoes, new school bags and new...

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A special Memorial Prayer by Kechara

A special Memorial Prayer by Kechara

Sep 30, 2012 | Views: 527

Last night, Kechara House under the leadership of Mr Paul Yap held a Memorial Prayer for the late Mr Tan Kim Beng, the father of Joseph Tan.

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KECHARA WINS EUROPA AWARD!

KECHARA WINS EUROPA AWARD!

Sep 30, 2012 | Views: 398

Great news! Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) has won another award recognizing their efforts towards improving the welfare of Malaysia's homeless and urban poor...

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Kechara Soup Kitchen & YB Dato’ Seri Mohamad Nazri Bin Abdul Aziz

Kechara Soup Kitchen & YB Dato’ Seri Mohamad Nazri Bin Abdul Aziz

Sep 20, 2012 | Views: 561

As Kechara’s soup kitchen grows, it continues to grab the attention of kind donors, the press and media. Malaysians from all walks of life have been continuously lending a...

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3,000kg of rice for Bentong & YB Dato’ Sri Dr Liow Tiong Lai

3,000kg of rice for Bentong & YB Dato’ Sri Dr Liow Tiong Lai

Sep 19, 2012 | Views: 513

A few days ago on the 15th September 2012, Kechara Soup Kitchen volunteers along with Health Minister Dato' Sri Liow Tiong Lai traveled to the outskirts of Bentong where...

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Sodexo and KSK served 1000 hungry stomachs

Sodexo and KSK served 1000 hungry stomachs

Apr 23, 2012 | Views: 1,019

Dato' Ruby, my close student and President of Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) sent me interesting updates earlier today regarding an event organised by Sodexo along with KSK . ...

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See what Kechara is doing in Shanghai!

See what Kechara is doing in Shanghai!

Apr 12, 2012 | Views: 1,426

Please see what our Kechara group in Shanghai are doing. You will be so touched by the stories of the people they come across. You will be amazed. I...

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Government joins Kechara

Mar 26, 2012 | Views: 611

Not only does KSK provide 1,800 packets of food to the homeless every week, laundry services, job placement services, light medical services… but from yesterday onwards, Kechara Soup Kitchen...

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We are on TV !!

We are on TV !!

Mar 18, 2012 | Views: 379

Kechara Soup Kitchen was first registered as an NGO in the year 2006. At that time, KSK really was running small scale, with only 20 packets of food distributed...

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100

100

Jan 16, 2012 | Views: 437

When Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) first started handing out food packets to the homeless in 2006, an average of 20 packets were given out and 8-9 people volunteered. Now,...

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Food giving can be very meaningful in Penang

Food giving can be very meaningful in Penang

Jan 5, 2012 | Views: 525

Below is a chronicle of events of KSK Penang for the past 2 years. Since they gave their first food packet on the 28th of December 2009, they have...

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Prime Minister’s Award 2011 (Anugerah Perdana Menteri)

Prime Minister’s Award 2011 (Anugerah Perdana Menteri)

Oct 5, 2011 | Views: 1,022

Our very own Dato’ Ruby Khong, President of Kechara Soup Kitchen, was nominated for the Prime Minister’s Award for Woman Social Activist! Not expecting to win anything… she came...

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Kechara History

Kechara History

Sep 4, 2011 | Views: 137

  KECHARA HISTORY 16 March 2012   Contents Personal history of H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche Tsem Ladrang  Kechara Blooms Kechara Discovery Kechara House Kechara Care  Kechara Earth Project  ...

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KSK Officially Opens in Penang!

KSK Officially Opens in Penang!

Aug 25, 2011 | Views: 1,772

At 9.50am, on 20/08/2011, Kechara Soup Kitchen (Penang) was officially opened! The Chief Minister of Penang, YAB Lim Guan Eng, graced us with his presence and officiated KSK’s new...

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I like Dharma Contemporary… cards!

I like Dharma Contemporary… cards!

Jul 8, 2011 | Views: 1,395

  I decided to record what the cards are all about. Easier to talk and share than type… Enjoy my short video clip.   Kechara has just produced a...

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Malaysian International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) Feeds Homeless

Malaysian International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) Feeds Homeless

May 15, 2011 | Views: 595

The Malaysian International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) is a yearly event that started in 2001. It aims to increase the size of the local fine dining scene, and to establish...

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OUR KECHARA SOUP KITCHEN IN NORTH MALAYSIA

OUR KECHARA SOUP KITCHEN IN NORTH MALAYSIA

May 11, 2011 | Views: 653

On the 17th of April, Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) held a charity dinner in Penang! Held at the E&O hotel, Patsy Gooi (branch manager of KSK Penang) hosted a...

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First Lady of Malaysia Opens Kechara Soup Kitchen!!

First Lady of Malaysia Opens Kechara Soup Kitchen!!

Mar 31, 2011 | Views: 2,946

  28th March 2011 was an extremely significant date in Kechara history – it was the official opening of Kechara Soup Kitchen! Y.A.Bhg Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah Mansor, the First...

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Dato’ Ruby Khong Lives and Inspires

Dato’ Ruby Khong Lives and Inspires

Mar 28, 2011 | Views: 1,229

On Wednesday, Dato’ Ruby Khong, the President of Kechara Soup Kitchen, was invited to speak at an open talk hosted by “Live and Inspire”. This was held at Starbucks,...

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Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) Goes National!

Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) Goes National!

Mar 11, 2011 | Views: 272

About 6 months ago, Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) opened a soup kitchen-cum-office off Jalan Imbi. Having a soup kitchen in the heart of KL gave them a permanent place...

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Compassion on the Streets

Compassion on the Streets

Jan 28, 2011 | Views: 107

(click to enlarge)   Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) came out on the national papers again! It’s a very well-written and beautiful article on the work that KSK does for...

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1st Day-Kechara’s Mobile Soup Kitchen!

1st Day-Kechara’s Mobile Soup Kitchen!

Jan 9, 2011 | Views: 170

No it’s not a new department hehe….it’s Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) that has officially launched its very first weekday mobile soup kitchen! Since September 2010, KSK has opened their...

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Is Dato’ Ruby the Greatest Woman of Our Time?

Is Dato’ Ruby the Greatest Woman of Our Time?

Jan 4, 2011 | Views: 459

Every year, Women’s Weekly holds an event called the Great Women of Our Time Awards. The awards highlight Malaysian women who displays leadership, excellence and performance. The judges and...

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Chairman of AmBank Group for KSK!

Chairman of AmBank Group for KSK!

Jan 4, 2011 | Views: 760

Last year on Sept 24th, Tan Sri Azman Hashim (Chairman of Ambank Group), Tuan Syed Annuar (Director of Corporate Public Affairs for Ambank Group) and Datuk Dr Victor Wee...

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Congratulations Dato’ Ruby Khong!!

Congratulations Dato’ Ruby Khong!!

Oct 28, 2010 | Views: 3,183

Just received some wonderful news from my long time student and friend Ruby Khong!!! Ruby is being awarded a Datoship by the Sultan of Pahang in conjunction with his...

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The Star Video: KSK Charity Golf Tournament!

The Star Video: KSK Charity Golf Tournament!

Oct 3, 2010 | Views: 220

        On the 24th of August, Kechara held a charity golf tournament at the prestigious KLGCC (Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club). Many people turned up...

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Cheque Presentation at Pure Life Society! Mother Mangalam

Cheque Presentation at Pure Life Society! Mother Mangalam

Sep 23, 2010 | Views: 822

A while ago, Ooi Beng Kooi’s aunt unfortunately passed away. Being a family-orientated person, she was very close to her siblings and expressed before passing away how she would...

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Ian Wright volunteers for KSK!

Ian Wright volunteers for KSK!

Sep 17, 2010 | Views: 508

My students forwarded me this photo of Ian in Borneo, Malaysia with an orang utan that he adopted hehe   Internationally-acclaimed TV personality, Ian Wright was in KL recently...

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Kechara Charity Golf Tournament – A HOLE IN ONE!!

Kechara Charity Golf Tournament – A HOLE IN ONE!!

Aug 31, 2010 | Views: 1,163

Yesterday, at the prestigious Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club, Kechara held a golf tournament to raise money for KSK! It was through Datuk Khoo’s efforts that this was...

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Kechara Soup Kitchen, Penang

Kechara Soup Kitchen, Penang

Aug 31, 2010 | Views: 452

Dear Rinpoche, We gave out 50 packets of food to the homeless tonight. Most of them were regulars and about 20 of them around a shopping complex. The volunteers...

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Kecharians Tour Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK)

Kecharians Tour Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK)

Aug 31, 2010 | Views: 96

  On the 8th of June, the KSK committee started renovating a pre-war building into a soup kitchen! Ruby, my longtime friend and student, conceptualised the building inside out,...

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Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) New Building

Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) New Building

Aug 24, 2010 | Views: 717

 On the spur of the moment, I decided to go to see the new Kechara Soup Kitchen off of Jalan Imbi in town. I wanted to do a prayer and a...

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Philip Morris Malaysia staff participated in KSK rounds

Philip Morris Malaysia staff participated in KSK rounds

Aug 2, 2010 | Views: 543

27 employees (pic below) from Philip Morris Malaysia taking part in today’s Kechara Soup Kitchen’s rounds. In total we have 58 volunteers. More and more big corporations are interested...

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Another homeless to return home after a good meal

Another homeless to return home after a good meal

Jul 26, 2010 | Views: 113

I received a multimedia message from Liaison Su Ming today:- Dear Rinpoche,
Martin took this homeless person who was discharged from the hospital yesterday for a meal now. Justin Cheah...

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Kechara Soup Kitchen helps to reunite a homeless with her sister-in-law

Kechara Soup Kitchen helps to reunite a homeless with her sister-in-law

Jul 23, 2010 | Views: 290

Today, Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) is mentioned in The Star newspaper again for helping to reunite a woman with her sister-in-law who has been living on the streets for...

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Kechara Charity Dinner & Auction!

Kechara Charity Dinner & Auction!

Jul 20, 2010 | Views: 1,390

Last night July 18, 2010 was a night to remember as Kechara hosted a charity dinner and auction in aid of Kechara House and Kechara Soup Kitchen. Held at...

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Malaysia Timber Council Dinner Donates to KSK

Malaysia Timber Council Dinner Donates to KSK

Jul 19, 2010 | Views: 182

Recognising KSK’s contributions to society, the Malaysian Timber Council (MTC) is raising funds to help Kechara Soup Kitchen accomplish its objectives and aspirations during a charity dinner to be...

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  • tsemtulku
    (Tuesday, Apr 28. 2015 09:42 AM)
    Dear kind friends around the world, I beg you to please help here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=65570
  • Pastor Adeline
    (Monday, Apr 27. 2015 03:59 PM)
    April 27, 2015 @ 1:31am (GMT 8+)

    It’s been more than 36 hours and over 90 aftershocks have been experienced so far. 25 of those have been equal / near-equal to the magnitude of Saturday’s quake.

    Fresh tremor of 5.4 magnitude felt in Nepal at around 22:20 NST (12:35am Malaysia time GMT 8+).

    Death toll exceeds 2,288 (Source: United Nations), at least 1100 killed in Kathmandu Valley and 1200 outside Kathmandu Valley (Home Ministry).
    - 200 in Bhaktapur
    - 151 in Lalitpur
    - 50 in Eastern zone
    - 1000 in Central
    - 200 in Western region (Kantipur)

    At least 6,239 people injured. At least 41 climbers on Everest were injured.Over 200 people missing in the Everest region.

    Death toll in India stands at 67; death toll in Tibet stands at 18.

    Six Royal Nepalese Army soldiers and Three Nepal Police officers have lost their lives during the relief operations.

    120 people rescued from Barpak Village in Gorkha (near the epicentre of Saturday’s quake).

    A collective funeral will be held for unclaimed bodies.

    People will be spending their second night outdoors due to continued aftershocks.

    Government has requested the people to remain alert till 3pm tomorrow.
    Meteorological department forecasts heavy rainfall.

    Nepal government has urged everyone to donate their blood.

    6,600,000 people affected (Source: UN).

    Rural parts of Nepal have suffered landslides and roads are cut off.

    Constant power outage, telephone line congestion and crowded hospitals.

    Hotels and wealthy homes have their own generators but are reliant on diesel being trucked in from India. Supplies are dwindling due to road closures.

    On Sunday, the government began setting up 16 relief stations across Kathmandu and the rest of the country, to ease distribution of water, food and medicine (Source: Ministry of Home Affairs).

    Kathmandu Airport has resumed operations.

    Israel: preparing to send two Boeing-747s carrying 260 aid workers and more than 90 tonnes of cargo to Kathmandu.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/nepal-disaster-2015.html
  • Pastor Adeline
    (Monday, Apr 27. 2015 03:45 PM)
    The best anyone can do if not enlightenment for now, is to gain mastery over taking rebirth coupled with developing Three Principle Paths. Where you want to take rebirth can be determined by yourself if you practice the sacred Vajra Yogini Tantra thoroughly.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/starting-on-vajra-yogini-now.html
  • Pastor Adeline
    (Monday, Apr 27. 2015 03:44 PM)
    I thought I would share this compilation for anyone wishing to practice without initiation and heavy commitments of tantra. Without initiation you can practice as I have compiled below. May you be blessed. May you be protected by the mystical, magical, peaceful, wrathful and secret emanations of Lord Manjushri until enlightenment.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/white-manjushri-sadhana.html
  • Pastor Adeline
    (Monday, Apr 27. 2015 03:44 PM)
    Amongst all pujas, the fire puja is considered the king of all Pujas. It is the most powerful of all pujas within Tibetan Buddhism and its purpose is basically to remove all obstacles and its stains – drima to enlightenment.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/what-is-fire-puja.html
  • Pastor Adeline
    (Monday, Apr 27. 2015 03:43 PM)
    Reincarnation forms the basis of Buddhism. It is the pillar of belief which gives rise to the cause and effect way of living or karma. Reincarnation has been followed not only by Buddhism but by the one billion Hindus currently and also in the past many religions including Christianity.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/film-tv-music/reincarnation-videos-you-must-watch.html
  • Pastor Adeline
    (Monday, Apr 27. 2015 03:42 PM)
    Gyenze is Dorje Shugden in a wealth form specifically to help us gain resources through correct means. ~ H.E. Tsem Rinpoche

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/prayers-and-sadhanas/dorje-shugden-gyenze-to-increase-life-merits-and-wealth.html
  • Pastor Adeline
    (Monday, Apr 27. 2015 03:42 PM)
    From time to time we come across some very special people who have many huge challenges in life. I’ve not met him or had the pleasure to inquire further, but the documentary is touching. Whatever they wish to do, their surroundings are not easy or conducive. But they don’t give up. They don’t just say it’s too hard. They continue and persevere and then they succeed under the most trying circumstances.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/visma-raj-paudel.html
  • james
    (Sunday, Apr 26. 2015 05:57 PM)
    Dear Rinpoche, Thank you for your extensive works for living beings. Beautiful.

    I’ve just completed notes from an oral commentary on Samayavajra I received from the attendant to the late Trijang Dorjechang, Gelong Losang Choepel, and searching images found a link to your Samayavajra Puja page where you offer to perform various pujas for others.

    I’ve completed this preliminary many times, practice it daily within Lama Chopa, and was surprised and curious to see your mention of it as it is generally not talked about much…hence my request and receiving the commentary from Gen-la.

    I see mention on your page of a small and medium sized puja. Does this mean you have short and long sadhanas of Samayavajra, or is this referring to the length of the puja performed for others? Having a special connection, I am interested in any information or other sadhanas about this Guru-Deity. I use the sadhana included in Guide to Dakini Land, with slight augmentation based on Gen-la’s commentary.

    Thanks again.

    Yours,
    james
  • tsemtulku
    (Sunday, Apr 26. 2015 11:47 AM)
    Kache Marpo has entered a oracle monk now and speaking to a large group of faithful who have gathered. They have made the traditional offerings and asking questions. He is in full trance and compassionately speaking. Tsem Rinpoche
  • tsemtulku
    (Sunday, Apr 26. 2015 06:35 AM)
    Do you know what happened on April 26th? It is shocking and very heart-wrenching. I’ve collected some information and pictures here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=65159
  • xuliang
    (Sunday, Apr 26. 2015 04:41 AM)
    The secret of a Master. ….. There was a silence. Then he said in a soft, almost shy voice, “You see, I don’t mind what happens”.

    I don’t mind what happens. That is the essence of inner freedom. It is a timeless spiritual truth: release attachment to outcomes, and deep inside oneself – one will feel good no matter what. One will feel good because one is connected to, one with, the energy of the universe, the beauty and power of creation itself.

    Or as the Master put it: “‘When you live with this awareness, this sensitivity, life has an astonishing way of taking care of you. Then there is no problem of security, of what people say or do not say, and that is the beauty of life.’
  • Andrew Hibberd
    (Saturday, Apr 25. 2015 07:52 PM)
    how many rinpoches are there in the world ?
  • Andrew Hibberd
    (Saturday, Apr 25. 2015 07:43 PM)
    In Australia there is a famous saying
    do not piss in anyones pocket

    the translation to english means
    do not say sweet things to someone for benefit
    of you and yours

    Where we live it is as if through our understanding of indigenous voice
    and vision and the nasty way the english stole the country away from the indigenous ones that time is near where we can ask everyone to not visit here and let this island repair itself
    Australia is not designed to have 100 million people we have hundreds of billions of sentient beings and animals we need to protect to become the lungs of the future of the world . check your science dont come here ,
  • Andrew Hibberd
    (Saturday, Apr 25. 2015 07:38 PM)
    being the change?
    pleased to listen to the answer moving forward

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The Unknown

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,
So go pursue all the way with the unknown,
because all unknown with familiarity becomes the known.
~Tsem Rinpoche

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This is so important to remember. Tsem Rinpoche 
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When you have loved, given care, resources, material needs, support, emotional bonding and your sincerity to someone, but they don't have the merits to see it, let them be. Tsem Rinpoche 
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My beautiful Kache Marpo statue
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My small room in Gaden
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These are my thoughts here....
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Be balanced.
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Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche visited me in my house in Gaden Monastery in this picture. Tsem Rinpoche
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Gaden Shartse Monastery 1975.
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Graceful & elegant White Manjushri.
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Very unusual form of Lord Manjushri. Fascinating and holy.
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Beautiful statue of Yamantaka who is a practice highly recommended by Je Tsongkapa.
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My grandmother Dechen Minh, she is from the ruling family of Xianjiang
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left to right: My cousin Judy, My mother (red), my cousin Toktun
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Left to right: My mother, family friend and my grandmother
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My mother Dewa Nimbo.
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My grandmother Dechen Minh with my mother Dewa Nimbo.
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Beautiful  5 meter rock carving in Dzongsar Monastery in China. 
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Such a beautiful picture of a fully enlightened teacher. Tsem Rinpoche 
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When statues are consecrated, the actual Buddhas are invited to reside within these holy objects. This sacred statue of Vajra Yogini in Tibet has spoken to sincere practitioners on several occasions. Tsem Rinpoche (More to read on Vajra Yogini here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/category/vajra-yogini)
1 week ago
This person in the picture with me is a very humble, kind and knowledgable senior monk. I have the great merits to be considered his friend. He has been very kind to me on many occasions. I have the deepest respects for him and he has been serving others for nearly 40 years as the personal authorized oracle of Dorje Shugden, Kache Marpo, Setrap, Shidak Gyenze. He was trained up as a monk oracle by His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Kyabje Domo Geshe Rinpoche. He is fully qualified and benefits many with his oracular abilities. You can see him here in full trance in the monastery with hundreds of monks and people: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Xbghs-mdNc I thank Dorje Shugden for appearing in oracles to speak to us and I thank this oracle monk for his services. The authentic and beneficial oracle tradition of Tibet is 1,000 year old. Tsem Rinpoche
1 week ago
Wonderful people with me. Tsem Rinpoche 
2 weeks ago
I will never give up Dorje Shugden just because you taunt and ban me. Tsem Rinpoche 
2 weeks ago
This really happened.
2 weeks ago
Hate is not good.
2 weeks ago
This is good!!! Share it please!
2 weeks ago
I've always not felt comfortable reading on computer screen for over a decade now. When I do, I feel I am slower. I thought it's just me, studies show it's most people. I am always faster and more efficient and catch more things when items are printed out for me. I enjoy books much more than reading online. I dread reading on the phone. I am super slow.Nice little trivia that affirms my habit.
2 weeks ago
Take a look at the face carefully. Always be kind to animals. Tsem Rinpoche 
2 weeks ago
So many beautiful items to support our spiritual practice. Go to http://www.vajrasecrets.com immediately.
2 weeks ago
Dear friends, I have just completed the following blog posts: 1. Who is Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=60008 2. Dorje Shugden Retreat: A powerful practice to fulfill wishes: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=62422 3. Ganden Sumtseling Monastery the beautiful: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=61321 4. Why Hide and Attack A Monk? http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=63287 5. YAKs at the Taman Megah Orphanage! http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=62929 6. They Want to Kill Me : http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=63769 Do enjoy most of the articles, information and beautiful pictures. Some are surprising to say the least. Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
Dear friends, I have just completed the following blog posts: 1. Who is Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=60008 2. Dorje Shugden Retreat: A powerful practice to fulfill wishes: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=62422 3. Ganden Sumtseling Monastery the beautiful: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=61321 4. Why Hide and Attack A Monk? http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=63287 5. YAKs at the Taman Megah Orphanage! http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=62929 Do enjoy most of the articles, information and beautiful pictures. Some are surprising to say the least. Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
How fortunate to meet these holy and erudite beings. To be in the presence of His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche is result of merits. To be student of erudite Geshe Kelsang is fortunate. Respects to them. Tsem Rinpoche 
3 weeks ago
A holy statue of Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen lak. I miss him so much. I lived with him and served him for 8 years. Tsem Rinpoche 
3 weeks ago
Very nice message. Thanks. 
3 weeks ago
These 8 monks are very special. There is a lot more than meets the eye. You will be able to learn some interesting knowledge. Have free download too! See what I mean: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=63299
3 weeks ago
There is a very interesting story behind this card. You have to find out here!! :) Enjoy: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=57485
3 weeks ago
Taken in Kechara Forest Retreat's Wisdom Hall. Wisdom Hall is dedicated to the practice of Dorje Shugden. Tsem Rinpoche 
4 weeks ago
This was taken in Kechara Forest Retreat where we have a lovely statue. Take a look. Tsem Rinpoche 
4 weeks ago
Did you know the LARGEST Dorje Shugden statue in the world is in Kechara? Take at look at never before published photos: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=63142
4 weeks ago
Tashi Choling in Tibet where His Holiness Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche resided and did his incredible meditational retreats. He had many visions of various Buddhas in this location in Tibet. Now it is a pilgrimage sight. Tsem Rinpoche
4 weeks ago
This beautiful statue of Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen is in my personal altar in my home.
4 weeks ago
This is my 2nd grade class photo. Can you tell which one is me?
4 weeks ago
From this blue container, someone obeyed the 'call of the divine' and worked hard and hence Findhorn was born. Inspiring thousands for clean, spiritual, eco living. Tsem Rinpoche 
4 weeks ago
Entrance into Kechara Forest Retreat. Beautiful photo by Pastor Seng Piow. Tsem Rinpoche 
4 weeks ago
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    Super cute attack. Have to watch!!
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    They pump 'things' into poultry to make it look plump and bigger to attract you to buy. Then you eat whatever they've pumped and think how it builds up in your body? Is your taste buds worth it to risk your health? Tsem Rinpoche
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    See this video and do share with friends. See what happens at 1:10........Om Mani Peme Hung Watch it for the sake of the beings within in enduring what they have to endure. Don't think about how you feel because you are not there, but how they feel. Tsem Rinpoche
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    I just purchased an empty locket from an art store for around $10 and had a nice picture of His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche inserted in the front and His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche inserted on the others side at home. Attached a str...ing and it's good to wear for blessings. Look how beautiful. I am the type, I devote myself to my practice but I remember it is the sole kindness of the guru's teachings. Without the guru there is no dharma at all as I cannot speak to Buddha directly. Tsem Rinpoche
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    I was gifted this wonderful blingy shiny new pen by a spiritual friend. I didn't know Swarovski pens write so smoothly. I am going to enjoy writing with this. Thank you Jessica Pimentel. Tsem Rinpoche
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    8 months ago
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    This is a very inspiring video by Jim Carrey you must see
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    It's really hard to educate a generation of people born in conditions where they take things for granted. A simple slogan campaign that says, "Save water, It's precious" isn't sticky enough to make inroads. That's exactly where this video steps in: to make people realize how precious water actually is. A brilliant video that follows the heartbreaking story of a young girl that cannot cry. Sounds like fiction? Sadly, it is not.
    11 months ago
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    Dear everyone, All sentient beings deserve to live, be happy and not hurt, including animals. We should never hurt them or eat them. Look how much this chicken welcomes a hug and love. Observe carefully. Don't eat beings who can feel pain because the karma comes back. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
  • The appreciation shown here is so deep and touching.
    The appreciation shown here is so deep and touching.
    Dear friends, See this incredible video. This chimp was found in captivity for many years. Dr Jane Goodall released him into the wild. Look how he comes back to thank her with deep apprecition. It's amazing. Animals have such strong feelings of pain and happiness just like us. We should never hurt them and share with others to not hurt them. Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
    1 years ago
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    Aki drinking some water in the aviary
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    Jamyang enjoying some fresh corn
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    The Cute Mumus Practising Dog Orchestra at Kechara Forest Retreat
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    1 years ago

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Tuesday were Puja House blog discussion day. Today, other than blog discussion, team gather and sign petition to stop the cruelty towards animals on Rinpoche's latest blog post, boiling live animal. http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/can-you-please-help.html. By Puja House 28 April'15. #PETA #tsemtulku #disasters #cruelty#un #torture #food #delicacy
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Medicine Buddha Puja is one of the most popular Puja in Puja House. By Puja House. 28 April'15. #Puja #sick #patient #Buddha #Dharma
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Ken and students from Monash University College for helping today! Justin@KSK
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Rehearsal for Wesak Day. By Puja House. 28 April '15. #Wesak #Buddha
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Uncle Eddie and Cheng See setting up Gompa for tonight Puja. By Puja House. 28 April'15. #puja #Nite #prayer #offering
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On 27/4/2015 Dzambala puja ( C) was led by Poney Sim and assisted by Hee Thye Sang at Kechara House gompa. #PrayforNepal Lucy Yap
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Dorje Shugden & Setrap puja ( E ) on 28/4/2015 at Kechara House gompa was led by Pastor Gim Lee and assisted by K.H.Ng. Pastor Han Nee gave a pre- puja Dharma sharing You are in our thoughts and prayers. #PrayforNepal. Lucy Yap
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Medical team checking the blood pressure of one of our food recipients. Patsy@KSK Penang
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He is so hungry and immediately opened up the food and started eating. Life being a homeless is tough. Patsy@KSK Penang
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Food distribution around George Town, Penang. Patsy@KSK Penang #photo2
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Monday night food distribution around George Town, Penang. Patsy@KSK Penang #photo1
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Beautiful set up for Druchuma Puja . May sponsor wishes be fulfilled. May harmony restore. By Puja House. 27 April'15. #tsemtulku #peace #harmony #love #business #feed
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This afternoon Puja House did an urgent Medicine Buddha. By Puja House. 27 April'15. #medicine #surgery #hospital #treatment #tsemtulku
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Puja House team setting up Gompa for Tonite Setrap and Dorje Shugden prayers. By Puja House. 27 April'15. #kechara #tsemtulku #house #peace #protection
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Offer prayers to Dorje Shugden for the Nepal earthquake victims . May deceased have good rebirth. May injured recover swiftly. May everyone stay strong! From: June Tang (Khjb)
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#PrayforNepal We having Dorje Shugden puja at Kechara (JB) now. Dedicate to swift healing and recovery of NEPAL. From: June Tang (Khjb)
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#PrayforNepal Candle offering at Kechara (Jb) From: June Tang (Khjb)
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#PrayforNepal All attendees are busy doing set up and make offering to Buddhas before Dorje Shugden puja started. From: June Tang (Khjb)
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Dear all, KH(JB ) will be a Dorje Shugden puja for the Nepal earthquake victims at tonight 7pm. All are welcome join us!!! From: June Tang (Khjb)
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HH @Dalailama~Practising Dorje Shugden not meant to go against ur advice but to keep our samaya with our guru. From: June Tang (Khjb)
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HH @Dalailama~Please lift the ban! From: June Tang (Khjb)
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HH @Dalailama~We need your compassion! From: June Tang (Khjb)
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HH @Dalailama~Please solve the issue of Dorje Shugden. From: June Tang (Khjb)
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HH @Dalailama~Please end the suffering, segregation and prejudice! From: June Tang (Khjb)
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