Neerja Bhanot – A Selfless Heroine

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Senior flight attendant Neerja was among the 380 passengers and crew aboard. 360 of them lived to tell the world of her calm courage and supreme sacrifice. The terrorists could have done anything to her, but Neerja, daughter of a Mumbai journalist Harish Bhanot, showed no fear.

Even as she was dying, she was saving lives.

– Remembering Neerja Bhanot and Pan Am Flight 73 to New York by Raja Murthy, Asia Times News and Features, India.

You may not know the name Neerja Bhanot but she is one of India’s most famous citizens. She was just 22 years old when she was killed while saving 379 passengers and crew from the hijacking of Pan Am Flight 73. Posthumously, she became the youngest recipient of India’s highest peacetime military award for bravery, the Ashok Chakra.

Ms Neerja was born on September 7, 1963 in Chandigarh, India. According to her father, the journalist Harish Bhanot, “Neerja was a very sensitive, deeply affectionate and an extremely decent person who believed in sharing with her people all her joys but not the jolts. She had well defined principles and there was little room for compromise in that area.” At the time of her death, she was a senior flight purser for Pan Am Airlines and based in Mumbai, India.

 

The Hijack

Neerja was a beautiful lady with a promising modeling career

On September 5, 1986, four terrorists boarded her America-bound flight which was departing from Karachi, Pakistan and they took over the plane. After the terrorists boarded the plane, Neerja alerted the cockpit crew. Because the plane was still on the tarmac, the three-member American cockpit crew (pilot, co-pilot and flight engineer) evacuated the aircraft through an overhead hatch in the cockpit, as per their training so that the aircraft could not be forcibly flown. Without the cockpit crew, the plane was effectively grounded. At this point, Neerja became the most senior cabin crew member remaining aboard so she took charge.

She hid the passports of 41 American citizens so they could not be distinguished from non-Americans and be made into targets. She hid some of the passports under seats, and the rest she disposed of down the rubbish chute. After 17 hours of negotiations, the hijackers opened fire on passengers and set off explosives, at which point Ms Neerja opened an emergency exit to let the passengers out. Although she could have been the first to jump out when she opened the door, she decided not to and sent all of the passengers first. She was fatally shot while using her own body to shield a group of three children while getting them off the plane. One of the children grew up to become an airline pilot inspired by her. He said everyday he is alive is because of her. You can hear the last recording of her voice below.

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From a newspaper report about the hijack and Neerja

A biopic has just been released about this brave young girl, starring Ms Sonam Kapoor. It has received positive reviews and I encourage everyone to go and watch it. One of the reasons I enjoy reading biographies of successful people and selfless people is because I like to see how they think. There is something in the way that they have been raised and the way that they think that has led them to be successful, so when I read about them I can observe and learn these traits too. So although I am very sad about the death of this brave young woman, I find it inspiring that she put others before herself, to the point she was able to sacrifice even her own life. Ms Neerja could have easily saved herself and let everyone else suffer, but she selflessly did not. She stood her ground and was responsible to her duties even in the face of certain death. She chose compassion over cowardice and for that reason saved 379 lives. Incredible.

On the left is Ms Neerja Bhanot and on the right is Ms Sonam Kapoor starring in her biopic

Most of us will never find ourselves in a high-pressure situation, facing life or death the way Neerja did. We might never know what Neerja was thinking or feeling during those terrible hours of the hijacking, but we do know that she chose to respond to a terrifying situation with exceptional grace, courage, and grit. Her mother said according to the astrologist when she was born, he said she will become a light of the world.

I like to bring you stories of unselfish, kind and compassionate people whose deeds live on forever in our hearts.

Tsem Rinpoche

 

Neerja’s Life: A Brief Biography (1963 – 1986)

The beautiful and courageous Neerja Bhanot

Neerja Bhanot was born on September 7, 1963 in Chandigarh, India. Her father was Harish Bhanot, a Mumbai based journalist and her mother was Rama Bhanot. She attended her early education at Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School. When her family moved to Mumbai, she continued her studies at Bombay Scottish School before graduating from St. Xavier’s College.

Neerja and her mother

Class photo of Neerja when she attended Bombay Scottish School

When she was living in Mumbai, she was spotted by a talent agent and later work as a model with a promising career. Many people remember her promoting various product brands, from toothpaste to baby food, in newspapers, magazines and television.

 

 

 

 

Throughout her modeling career, Neerja was the face of several brands in the 1980s, from Binaca to baby food. (Image: Courtesy of the Bhanot family)

Neerja was known as an independent young lady. Therefore, her decision to accept a marriage arranged by her father to a man based in Sharjah surprised many of her friends. She agreed to go along with the marriage because she respected her father. Unfortunately, her marriage was unhappy and short-lived. Her husband harassed her for her dowry and forced her to cut all ties with her family. In addition, her husband did not treat her very well. Several months after her marriage, she traveled to Mumbai to complete a modeling assignment. Neerja used this occasion to convey to her father her intention to end her marriage. Her family agreed and supported her decision.

In 1986, Neerja was a promising 22-year old beautiful woman with a promising modeling career. Although she was an independent young lady, she agreed to a marriage arranged by her father to a man based in Sharjah. (Image: Courtesy of the Bhanot family)

Her marriage was unhappy and short lived. Neerja was harassed for her dowry and starved. 

After her marriage ended, Neerja applied for a position as a flight attendant with Pan Am Airlines. At the time, Pan Am liked to hire Indian crew to cater to its Asian clientele. She was among the top 80 candidates selected for the job and was sent to Miami, USA, to receive her training as a flight attendant. Within a year of flying with Pan Am, Neerja was promoted as a Head Purser – the Senior Most Cabin Manager.

She continued to work at Pan Am Airlines until that fateful day on September 5, 1986, when Pan Am flight 73 was high jacked by members of the Abu Nidal terrorist group. When the cock-pit crew escaped the aircraft according to protocol during a hostage situation, Neerja as the most senior member of the cabin crew took charge of the dire situation. She hid the passports of American citizens, effectively protecting their identity from the terrorists. Throughout the harrowing ordeal, survivors recall her kindness and calm courage which provided passengers and crew with strength against their fear. After 17 long hours, the terrorists began to open fire on the passengers and set off explosives. Neerja fearlessly opened an emergency exit, to let the passengers and her fellow crew out to safety. She put the lives of others before her own. She was fatally shot by the terrorists while sending a group of three children off the plane before her.

Not long after her marriage ended, Neerja obtained a job in Pan Am. At the time, Pan Am had decided to have an all-India crew to cater to its Asian clientele. (Image: Courtesy of the Bhanot family)

Pam Am Flight 73, taken after the highjacking incident

An emotional picture of Neerja’s funeral. She was such a selfless and courageous woman.

Rather than anguish over the memory of her death, both Neerja’s family and the surviors focus on the person she was, how she acted, and how kind and loving she was. This is how Neerja was in life and how she should be remembered, a testament to her true heroic spirit.

Neerja’s brother Anish however refuses to let memories of Neerja’s death haunt him. Instead he remembers his 23 year old sister for the lively person that she was. He recalls, “I was 30 when this incident happened but I don’t like to recall it or even think about it. I remember her as the fun-loving, a complete music freak and a joyful person. She had an uncontrollable laugh. This incident was an exception in her life. Her life was not like that. Her life was fun-loving and great,” he says as he chokes up.

Source: http://www.hindustantimes.com/bollywood/i-remember-her-as-joyful-person-complete-music-freak-neerja-s-brother/story-SjyZCZwH4MrzmGtEq8qVqL.html

The Bhanot family with a portrait of Neerja.

Rama Bhanot, Neerja’s mother

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A Father Reminisces

Neerja’s father, Harish Bhanot, a journalist by profession has written a moving tribute to Neerja. This was first published in The Hindustan Times on October 5, 1986, shortly after Neerja’s death.

Neerja, the vivacious and valiant senior flight purser of Pan Am was felled by hijackers bullets during the Pan Am holdup at Karachi airport on September 5 1986 – barely 25 hours before her birthday. A year ago, she had written to me, “I will do you proud” and the brave girl has kept her word.

Of late, Neerja was doing a lot of modelling. She had returned from Frankfurt on Tuesday (September 2) morning. She spent all of Wednesday shooting. On Thursday, she had yet another prestigious assignment. She reported for shooting at 9 a.m. and returned home only around 8 p.m. The hard day did not tell on her, she bounced about saying that she had the “most satisfying shooting day ever with Director Ayesha Sayani”, whom she described as a highly talented professional. She had a light dinner and went to sleep after telling her mother to wake her up 90 minutes before the pick-up call from Pan Am. Her mother was keen that she should telephone Pan Am to get excused because she had a hard day. But a highly duty conscious Neerja did not oblige her mother.

Pan Am informed that the pickup time will be 1.15 a.m. (Sept 5). Her mother had to knock the door really hard to wake up Neerja. She had the usual cold bath. While she was getting ready, we talked. I asked her, how many friends had she invited to her birthday on Sept. 7. She replied, “None” because she would be returning only on Sunday morning. She wished the birthday party to be just a family affair.

I learnt of the Pan Am plane hijacking at Karachi, at a press conference. I felt uneasy. As I reached my own office, I had a telephone call from Mr. Irfan Khan of Hindustan Lever. He advised me to be with him, mainly because his office had better facilities to get the latest information from Karachi.

What happened at Karachi airport? As the terrorists rushed up the letter to “capture” the aircraft, Neerja dashed to inform the captain in the cockpit. A terrorist, however, caught her by her handy ponytail but she was able to shout the “hijack code”. Another flight attendant who got her code conveyed it to the cockpit.

Obviously, the cabin crew, including the two pursers, did not know the action the cockpit crew takes on hearing the hijack code. It is now known that the 3 member cockpit crew – pilot, co-pilot and flight engineer – slipped away, leaving the aircraft, 400 passengers and the 13 member cabin-crew at the mercy of an emotionally surcharged 4 member team of burly terrorists. Since Neerja was the cabin-crew leader, she took over the “command”, as soon as she found that the three seniors (cockpit crew) had deserted them.

Neerja’s notes say that she had to follow up the hijacking warning with 6 steps. In the Karachi situation, she was required to “communicate” with the hijackers. Her smiles, even in deep distress, won a response. She looked after the passengers, within permissible limits. Her smiles were taken as an assurance by the passengers and crew members that the worst was over.

The power generator was running out of fuel and voltage was falling. Then “something” happened. Neerja was standing close to the leader of the terrorists. The light had become very dim. Suddenly, guns began vomiting fire within the aircraft. Neerja jumped to the emergency exit and threw it open.

According to Mrs. Malti Krishnaswamy and other eyewitnesses, Neerja was caught by the leader of the terrorists and shot point blank. In the dead body I saw bullets had hit her in the abdomen, on the shoulder near the neck and in the arm. When she opened the emergency exit, she could have herself been the first to slide down the chute. But she was the “captain”, who believed that she had to be the last person to quit – alive or dead.

The terrorists guns became silent only after spitting out the last bullet. The cabin crew got together on the tarmac and found the “leader” missing. Two crew members ran back to the aircraft to find a profusely bleeding Neerja at her post of duty. The shock of being hit by bullets did not stop her heart-beat. She had been bleeding, from at Least two bullet wounds, for nearly 15 minutes. But she was in her full senses and told her 2 colleagues to take care of her bullet-hit arm. With a little assistance, she slid down the chute to be received at the other end by another member of the crew. She was helped to walk to the ambulance. But she became a martyr before any medical assistance could help her to survive.

In the normal course of events, Neerja would have been back in Bombay on Sunday, September 7, her birthday. But instead of that we collected her coffin from the airport. She, who died so that others could live, was cremated the following day at 11 a.m. amidst chanting of her favourite mantras as we said “Goodbye darling, please keep coming.” The young model has set a model for her class the world over.

Neerja was a fruit of our long prayers for a daughter. We had two sons and were longing for a daughter. It was Sept. 7, 1962 at Chandigarh – where I was posted at that time. The maternity ward matron rang up to inform me that we had been blessed with a baby-girl. I was very happy to hear this and gave her a “double thanks”. She thought I had got her wrong and so she repeated “It is a daughter”. I explained to her the daughter had already 2 brothers and that is why it was an occasion for “double thanks”. Neerja was a “no problem” child, right from day one. She was a “no nonsense” girl right from the start. She went to Sacred Heart School (Chandigarh). Her family name was “Lado” and I do not think I had called her Neerja more than a score of times in her 23 years.

We came to Bombay in March 1974. She was a student of sixth standard. I took her to Bombay Scottish High School for admission. Everybody had told me that admission would be impossible. But one look at her and that great principal gave a lie to canards that entry into the school was linked with the size of “donation”.

Neerja was a very sensitive, deeply affectionate and an extremely decent person who believed in sharing with her people all her joys but not the jolts. She had well defined principles and there was little room for compromise in that area. Of the 23 years of her life, she had lived 22 years and 10 months under bracing sunshine. The two month long ugly patch was a dowry cloud. Following her ad-based arranged marriage in March 1985, she had gone to the Gulf to join her husband to set up a happy home. But the marriage went sour within two months. She was starved off finance and food in a foreign land and the bright girl lost five kg of weight in two months. She had to borrow money from the husband even to make a telephone call.

Before the marriage, it was made clear that it would be a dowry less marriage. But when she reached the “ordained home” she was told that even a “very poor man gives something to his daughter in marriage”. She came back to Bombay to honour a modelling contract. An ugly letter followed, listing terms for her return, which no person with self-respect could accept. The letter listed a straight formula: accept the humiliating terms without a whimper and return at your own cost or “we will separate”. The worst was that the letter asked her as to what was she? “You are just a graduate”. The young girl could not pocket this. She applied for a flight attendant’s job with Pam Am. There were nearly 10,000 applications but Neerja Harish easily found place among the top 80. Some of her close friends in Pan Am knew of her marriage mishap. They say that Neerja had been clearly stating that if one day something happened to her, please see that even “his” shadow did not fall on her dead body. The girl with sinews of steel accepted the challenge “what are you” and has told “what she was”.

The Pan Am job was a great success from day one. She went to Miami for training as a flight attendant but she returned home as a Purser. Nothing can, possibly, state her Pan Am stature better than a letter received from her instructor (at Miami), Mr. Keith D. Smith saying: “The courageous manner in which she lived was very evident in the courageous manner in which she died. Shielding 3 small children from danger was a bold, daring and brave act that so dignified Neerja’s personality. She was a wonderful human being. All those who were concerned with her Miami training, including the ‘local mother’, have expressed similar assessment of Neerja.”

Source: http://neerjabhanot.org/father.htm

 

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From the Survivors

Below are what some survivors said about the incident:

“I still remember, exactly after 17 hours of them hijacking the flight, the fuel ran out. Due to this, the generator of the plane went off, leading to darkness. After the lights went off, the terrorists panicked and started firing aggressively at us. They also started throwing grenades. I saw many people die in front of my eyes…”

– Nayan Pancholi, a survivor of the hijacking of Flight 73.

“I was going to jump out but she (Neerja) said it was a wing exit and it would be too long a fall for me. She directed me to the rear exit and I got out. She was fantastic, the only real hero in the incident.

I still can’t believe she did that. If they had found that out, they would have killed her immediately, I’m sure.

The flight attendant smiled throughout the incident despite the fear surrounding her. Her calm courage irritated the hijackers, and they often pointed guns at her. But she smilingly went about serving sandwiches and coffee to passengers and whispering comforting words.

– Sekhar Mitra, an Asian-American, in an interview with Cinncinati Enquirer

“The undaunted Neerja continuously remained on her feet serving coffee, sandwiches and provided for every need of the entrapped passengers that was conceivable under the circumstances; at the same time, she would whisper comforting words in their ears.

My savior Neerja had the presence and the nerve to steal through the pandemonium of the screaming injured and dying men, women and children to make a dash for the emergency door. Though fragile, Neeraja, by sheer zest, it seems, single-handedly opened the chute.”

– Hussain, a survivor, in an interview with The Star

 

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Awards and Tributes

Rama Bhanot, Neerja’s mother accepting the Ashoka Chakra on behalf of her daughter. The Ashoka Chakra is the highest peace time military award for courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the battlefield. Neerja was the youngest recipient to receive this award.

Neerja Bhanot was honoured by appearing on an Indian postal Stamp, together with the Ashoka Chakra medal, which she was posthumously awarded.

Neerja has been recognised with awards from multiple countries for her bravery:

  • Ashoka Chakra, India (the youngest recipient of this award, which is the most prestigious gallantry award in India for bravery during peace time).
  • Flight Safety Foundation Heroism Award, USA.
  • Justice for Crimes Award, United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia.
  • Special Courage Award, United States Department of Justice.
  • Ministry of Civil Aviation Award, India.
  • Tamgha-e-Insaaniyat (awarded for showing incredible human kindness), Pakistan.

After her death, her parents set up a trust in her name, known as the Neerja Bhanot Pan Am Trust. The trust presents two awards every year:

  1. The first is named the Neerja Bhanot Award. It is awarded to an Indian woman who, when faced with social injustice such issues surrounding dowry or desertion, perseveres and then helps other women in similar social distress.
  2. The second is award honours a crew member of an airline, anywhere in the world, who acts beyond the call of duty.

Both awards include a sum of INR 150,000 (approximately US$2,200 / RM9,200), a trophy and a citation. Therefore, even after her death, her name continues to live on and inspire others in various acts of bravery.

Subhashini Vasanth (left) being awarded The Neerja Bhanot Award 2015 by Sonam Kapoor (right), who plays Neerja in the recent biopic. Subhashini Vasanth won the award for her work with the widows of soldiers killed in combat.

A life-size statue honouring Neerja Bhanot, sculpted by artist Surjeet Singh (right), in the Bathinda district of Pubjab, India.

 

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  1. Samfoonheei on Jan 25, 2018 at 1:30 pm

    Neerja Bhanot was a model and senior purser for the Pan American World Airways who was killed from heavily armed terrorists while saving passengers on board the hijacked Pan Am Flight 73. She was killed while shielding three children from the terrorists. She was one brave and inspiring lady who displayed great presence of mind in alerting the cockpit crew who managed to escape. If not for that more people would be killed . For her courage and bravery she was posthumously awarded India’s highest peacetime military award and from multiple countries. Despite her death many people still remembered her as one brave heroine and inspired many people.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this brave and inspiring lady.

  2. Anne Ong on Dec 3, 2016 at 9:22 pm

    Neerja is truly an inspriring woman to respect and proud of. A selfless person who is able to sacrifice herself to save so many lives. Really Salute!This reflects the level of her compassionate mind like a modern day Tara the Savioress. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing such inspiring stories like this with us.

  3. Wan Wai Meng on Oct 7, 2016 at 12:40 am

    This story makes one proud to be part of the human race, the part of humanity that inspires others to shine and to be the best one can be in the face of adversity. This is the second time I have read her story the second article has a lot of information to it and illuminates the kind of the courage and person she was to others in times of great danger.

    India and the rest of the world, has had many unfortunate incidents that involving women, and I hope her story will make men in general, feel inspired by this young lady who put others above herself. She was and is a modern day Tara the Savioress.

  4. Julien on Jul 19, 2016 at 2:51 pm

    Its always so nice to read stories like this. Stories about amazing people doing amazing things. Helping others, making lives better. And in this case, saving lives. Neerja Bhanot will forever be in my mind and one to be followed. One to be taken as an example and one to be looked up upon. She gave her life for others. There is nothing more you could give to anyone.

    However, despite all her heroic and intelligent actions as stated in this article, such as hiding the American passports, there was one thing that stood out for me. When she protected those 3 children and paid the price for it. She shielded those children from then gunman and saved their lives. This to me was the turning point which made her such an icon to remember.

  5. Navina on Jul 13, 2016 at 3:38 pm

    It’s a nice story, which is also very sad ! She was so young and she did safe the live of so many people, instead of saving her own life. Very inspiring !

  6. Echeah on Jul 10, 2016 at 1:05 am

    This is truly inspiring. Ms. Neerja put others before herself to the extent that it cost her her own life. Under such a crisis situation, she acted with calm and fortitude, not losing sight of her commitment to her job and the people under her care. She was entirely at their service and took responsibility even for their lives. This reflects the level of her compassionate mind.

  7. CindyH on Jun 14, 2016 at 12:00 am

    It is not often that we encounter people who would have the courage to step in where there is trouble. More so when it meant risking your own life. Yet, we see Neerja selflessly putting herself on the line to save others from possible death in the face of danger. With her calmness, courage and wisdom, she not only managed to outwit the terrorists enough to be able to result in many passengers surviving the ordeal, she also became the source of hope and comfort to many the passengers during that difficult time. Even to the very end, she was focussed on the welfare of others and gave up her life to protect a group of 3 children by using her own body to shield a group of three children while getting them off the plane. Her exemplary kindness, selflessness and compassion shines through. Despite her tragic end, Neerja continues to be an inspiration and will be always be revered as an example of how to live. Thank you for sharing the story of such an incredible person.

  8. Frederick Law on Jun 9, 2016 at 2:33 am

    Neerja is selfless, she puts others as her priorities and ensuring all passenger is safe. She is courages, smart, and calm in the dangerous situation, she never ran or hide for the attackeer, instead she brave the situation and help all 200 pasangers to safety.

    Not easy for a person to deal with such situation, but Neerja she keep calm and very clear of what she need to do to ensure the passanger are safe.

  9. Pavara Lam on Jun 7, 2016 at 10:41 pm

    It is really amazing how one lady can save over 300 lives. Although plagued by a sour marriage Neerja did not allow that to affect her life. Instead Neerja decided to prove her worth by applying for a job at Pan Am.
    Even though Neerja was in the very presence of heavily armed terrorist, she was still smiling, that just shows that even thought there may be some people promoting fear she still does her best to give the passengers some comfort and assurance that they will somehow get out of the plane safely. Neerja was the very cabin crew who opened the exit door, even though she opened the door she did not exit first. She assisted everyone out and before she even got out she was fatally shot as she shielded several children’s from death.

    Neerja deserves a spot in history for her heroic life saving deed which brought the end of her life.

  10. tong sun sun on Jun 5, 2016 at 10:22 pm

    如此伟大的情操无人能及,除了母亲会为自己儿女牺牲生命外我想不到有更好的理由有如此的情操。
    Neerja这貌美瘦小女子却有着巨大的无私,顶着自身危害都要保护几百名人质的安全,无法想象在如此危急时刻却是想着别人的安危是如何的。
    她的这种体现就是我们说的慈悲,只有这样她才不会多想舍命救人,让人肃然起敬的女英雄。
    对比今日社会所报道的谋杀,抢劫,吸毒等等负面报道,Neerja 这篇报道才是最值得公开于当今社会学习的借镜。

  11. Ng Jesvin on May 27, 2016 at 12:03 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing Neerja’s story.

    The young, pretty and brave lady willing to sacrifice her life to save others inspired me deeply. May Neerja’s story continue inspire and bring more love to people.

    Humbly with hand folded,
    Ng Jesvin

  12. Helena Chin on May 23, 2016 at 3:55 pm

    She is a real heroine and make her family proud. Her selfless touches everyone hearts. Imagine what she has gone through during the terrifying moment but she remains clam and saved so many lives. She will remembered and loved!

    Imagine when we are in great fear on that situation, most people will save themselves first before saving others but she did the other way round. She sacrificed herself to responsible on her task and profession. How amazing! She is an angel to the survival…..

  13. Sofi on May 22, 2016 at 8:28 pm

    With today’s world news dominated with bad news of war, political crisis, terrorist threats, etc., this article on the selflessness of Neerja Bhanot is such an inspiration and offers the true nature of compassion. She is truly beautiful and has a generous heart to match. At the point of sacrificing her life, she willingly put herself in front of gunfire to protect the 3 children. It shows how habitually she had put others ahead of herself to be able to do this, especially in times of great fear where usually self preservation would have kicked in.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this beautiful shining example of selflessness which shows what everyone’s potential could be. If everyone was to practice more giving of the self, then there would be more peace and care in this world.

  14. Pastor Adeline on May 20, 2016 at 6:25 am

    The courage Neerja shown is spontaneous without a sign of hesitation which obviously arise from compassion and selflessness. She is an inspiration, to say the least. Neerja showed us our life is worthless when we focus solely on ourselves.

    Our life is insignificant as compared to many others we have responsibilities to take care and guard. When we know more, we are in the position to help, guide and protect just like a senior to junior, a mother to her child. This kind of action reflects the level of our maturity and care.

    I wish many will be inspired by Neerja and allow our similar qualities to shine for the benefit of others.

  15. Wah Ying on May 19, 2016 at 12:20 am

    The story of Neerja is beautiful and inspiring. She is so young when she saved the 200 plus passengers with her calmness, courage and wisdom; and sacrificed herself to save others in the end. How many of us can do when she did when we facing the moment of life and death, or in the dire situation like that. She must be a very kind, selfless and compassion soul to do so.

    From the trailer of movie it shows she got frightened when facing the terrorists, I guess she did have fear, but she choose not to let fear rules her and stand up to what is right and what should be done at that crucial moments.

  16. Pastor Antoinette Kass on May 18, 2016 at 11:34 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank You for sharing this inspiring lifestory of Neerja Bhanot. She was a loving and caring person during her life. She also respected her father very much and followed his wish to marry a man he had chosen.

    Yet, after the marriage did not went well, she took on a job and did her job well and even gave her life for the people who were under her care.

    She is respected for what she did and still after so many years is not forgotten but keeps being a good example for all of us.

  17. Beatrix Ooi on May 18, 2016 at 10:22 am

    Such a heroine, she sacrificed her own life to save the passengers on board, her bravery and kindness is not to be forgotten. Neerja was indeed a very beautiful lady, she was gorgeous inside and out, definitely an icon worthy of respect.

    I hope that this incredible story of a selfless human being will continue to inspire people around the world to stand up for something, at least start trying to help those who are in need for example, the homeless. Buy them a meal and drink whenever you come upon one, be the one who transforms.

  18. Pastor Elena Khong Jean Ai on May 17, 2016 at 2:37 pm

    It’s no wonder Neerja’s story has continued to linger in the Indian people’s memories to this day. Beautiful outside and more importantly, inside, Neerja was able to overcome her own instincts for self-preservation to save the lives of hundreds of others.

    Although the world seems to appreciate beauty, money, fame, etc these days, ultimately the people that humanity and history remembers are those who were able to sacrifice themselves for the greater good.

  19. kb thapa on May 17, 2016 at 4:46 am

    What a beautiful and brave young woman. I hope all the ones she helped will always ,be thankful for what she did for them and that they will live their lives to the fullest…Bless her for she was those peoples guardian angel.. What an incredible act of self sacrifice, a true inspiration.

  20. Sarah Yap on May 16, 2016 at 2:51 am

    Incredible story. Although her life was brief, she lived it to the fullest and meaningfully, saving 379 lives with her bravery.

    Some people might think, if they were in the same position as her, they would do the same. But it’s not as simple as that. On that day, Neerja was put in a situation where she choose to put other’s before herself.

    On a smaller scale, where our lives are not at stake, we face with this similar situation on a daily basis. How many times in a day do we act selflessly in accordance with the best interest of another person instead of thinking about ourselves? A question I believe we should answer honestly.

    Neerja is truly an incredible woman, and her story continues to inspire many

  21. Stella Cheang on May 15, 2016 at 11:10 pm

    Neerja Bhanot is an inspiration to me because:

    1. She put the life of others ahead of her own. She let other passengers escape first even though she could have easily escape on her own.
    2. She treats everyone, regardless of race or gender equally even in the face of such gruesome danger.
    3. She is witty in assessing the situation and acts with courage. It is very risky to hide the passports of the American passengers under the nose of armed terrorist.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article of a brave heroine.

    Humbly, bowing down,
    Stella Cheang

  22. Joy Kam on May 15, 2016 at 9:34 pm

    Neerja is truly one of a kind hero that we so seldom see these days, and she is only 22 years old! How many 22 years old girls do we know who could care less about another and are into themselves?

    Neerja is a true gem of a human. She reminds me of what a living walking Tara would be like. She is beautiful, intelligent, graceful and most importantly she in courageously kind and like what Rinpoche always says, kindness is always the key to one’s success. And she definitely is someone who succeeded in beating the terrorist by her simple act of courage and kindness; she rescued 379 passengers.

    She could have just slipped away like the other 3 coward team mates, but she did not and she chose stay back to help these passengers who she does not even know! They are not even her family but to her they were precious human and made it her duty to help!
    She is truly an incredible human being for sure. I just can’t wait to watch her movie on DVD… I hope it comes out soon!

  23. Pastor David Lai on May 15, 2016 at 8:52 pm

    This little account of Neerja is indeed inspiring for everyone to read. I could not but tear up as I read how courageous she was under such intense pressure that she could protect so many people.

    I wondered how I would be under similar circumstances, would I have been so selfless and what this quality of selflessness would be under normal daily circumstances. What would that translate to if I were to be kind, compassionate and considerate of others on a daily basis. Nonetheless, I am truly awed and would like to watch the movie soon and be totally moved by here great deed for others. What an exceptional person!

  24. Valentina Suhendra on May 15, 2016 at 8:05 pm

    What an amazing story of an ordinary girl who exercise a selfless courage at the end of her life and as a result save many lives.

    In the course of reading this article, I am amazed that although almost 30 years have passed since the Pan Am 73 Hijacking incident, but those she saved at the critical juncture of their lives continue to remember her bravery because they are indebted to her. What I find inspiring is she viewed her life as less important than those of others.

    May Neerja Bhanot’s story continue to shine and inspire others.

    Valentina

  25. Pastor Niral Patel on May 15, 2016 at 7:53 pm

    It is incredible for someone so young to show so much courage in the face of fear, and to act in the most of responsible and compassionate ways to save the lives of as many people as she could. The title of this article is very apt ‘A Selfless Heroine’! Her self-sacrifice really exemplifies what we would call the Boddhisatva motivation, to think of others before instead of thinking of oneself.

    The survivors all agree that during the hijacking, she was their source of solace, took every means to keep them safe, even providing them with food in secret. This just goes to show that her actions were not spur of the moment, but who she really was as a person. A very inspiring person who we can all learn from.

  26. Uncle Eddie on May 15, 2016 at 6:02 pm

    She was just 22 years old when killed, saving 379 passengers and crew from the hijacking of Panam Flight 73, for which she posthumously received India’s highest peacetime Military award for bravery, The Ashoka Chakra. We are now in the most painful period in human history, a time when because of the vast increase in the destructive power of weapons, endless people have suffered and died by violence than ever before, many a times for nothing. In Neerja’s case, although everyone is very sad about the death and sacrifice of this brave young herione, she has greatly instilled deep inspiration and gratitude into all our minds. Yes, the merciful Neerja had the chance to save herself, but she preferred to chose “compassion” over cowardice instead, to save the 379 lives. In such high-pressurred situation, many will not be able to do what Neerja has done! In our Dharma practice, it is always said that if we let compassion and an altrustic attitude guide our lives like Neerja has done, we will be able to achieve great things! For Neerja’s selfless act of bravery and self sacrifice, may she be blessed with a swft and good rebirth. Om Mani Padme Hum.

  27. NUT on May 15, 2016 at 4:13 pm

    She is considered a national heroine https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vesna_Vulovi%C4%87

  28. Edern Tan on May 15, 2016 at 2:11 pm

    WOW… this article is really intriguing! Very delighted to hear that there are such selfless people around us! These people like Neerja Bhanot herself is a very good learning example for us. A good role model for us to follow! Many of us, including myself, have always been putting ourselves in front of others instead of the other way round, the right way. So people like Neerja are those that really make us reflect upon ourselves – are we really doing things the right way? Here we are claiming that we are selfless and we are certainly not selfish, but are we really…?

    We should definitely portray her as a role model we should all follow.

  29. Tsem Rinpoche on May 15, 2016 at 11:35 am

    At Neerja’s birth her horoscope said she will be the light of the world according to her mother.

  30. Pastor Loh Seng Piow on May 15, 2016 at 10:51 am

    Beautiful lady, not only of the outer appearance, but more so is her soul. Kind, selfless, it is at testing times that one’s true nature surfaces, and Neerja is such an inspiration to millions of people. She stood up to terrorism, unfazed by intimidation, and the most admirable virtue is, she could sacrifice herself to protect others. How many people could so that? Most people in such situation would choose to save themselves first. Neerja embodies the quality of a Bodhisattva – compassion and selfless. I am sure Neerja has taken a very good rebirth, such meritorious could not have gone wasted. I am sure Neerja is back with us now, ready to love and protect sentient beings again.

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  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jun 22. 2018 04:12 PM
    Prince Charles speaks wonderfully of an advice to cut down on steaks during a visit to the US. American consumes more meat than nearly any other citizen of the world. Now, an increasing number of Americans are choosing to go vegetarian to help the planet. That’s right choice . A vegetarian diet has a much smaller eco-footprint than meat and more healthy. They have been cutting trees, clearing lands to make pasture land for cows which is bad for the environment. Reducing meat and dairy consumption is an urgent and necessary steps toward achieving a better future. Changing diets , changing farming practices and policies will definitely help to save land , water, killing of animals for meat and so forth.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/prince-charles-tells-america-to-cut-down-on-steaks-for-the-sake-of-the-world.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Friday, Jun 22. 2018 04:11 PM
    Well, I am glad to come across this old post through Lin Mun’s comment. Wonderful to know of this method which I have no knowledge at all. Having feeling negative emotions is bad and never allows it to control of our life . Releasing negative emotions through the simple and easy method as mentioned is good and refocusing our attention too will surely helps.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/a-method-to-release-anger.html
  • Lin Mun
    Thursday, Jun 21. 2018 09:41 PM
    It’s true that we destroy our earth just to satisfy our taste bud and killing so many animals. So glad that Prince Charles warned and educate the public openly that the whole ecosystem is affected now and that the earth can’t afford to cater to the fast changing demand. All of us have responsibility to the environment and should do something about it. Stop eating meat and it will directly help the world to save water, land, weather and importantly reduce killing and suffering on animals.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/prince-charles-tells-america-to-cut-down-on-steaks-for-the-sake-of-the-world.html
  • Tsem Rinpoche
    Thursday, Jun 21. 2018 04:11 PM
    Trode Khangsar – A 400 year old Chapel in Lhasa | 拉萨400年历史的多杰雄登护法殿—布旦康萨- https://bit.ly/2JNsyN9
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jun 21. 2018 03:24 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing. A beautiful and meaningful song invoking blessings by Lama Gyalwa Kalzang Gyatso, the 7th Dalai Lama. Reading through it I do feel a sense of happiness, and peacefulness surrounding. It’s a beautiful blessing and it paints a thousand powerful , meaningful words of inspirational.
    Wow…… stunning Holy pictures for us to download . Thanks again.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/tsongkhapa/easy-and-effective.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jun 21. 2018 03:23 PM
    Great teachings to catch up, I still have a lot to learn . After reading through the question and answers, I have learned quite a bit of knowledge and will read again over time to get a better understanding of Tsongkhapa. Plenty to absorb especially the names. But glad to come across this post. I am very fortunate to be able to learn and practice from all those wonderful articles online .
    Thank you Rinpoche and team with folded hands.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/exciting-information-on-tsongkapa.html
  • Lin Mun
    Wednesday, Jun 20. 2018 09:19 PM
    A very easy way to release anger. It is also to shift our mind to focus on other movements instead of thinking about what makes us angry. I think the tapping will release the tense muscles on the face. Nevertheless, thank you Rinpoche for sharing this natural and easy method.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/a-method-to-release-anger.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jun 20. 2018 03:22 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the profound teachings. I am glad I found and read this article of how our mind works and transformation of our mind to determine in our next reincarnation. At least from now I could understand a little bit more about the true nature of our minds. Rinpoche has given a very clear teachings, explanation yet powerful knowledge for us to ponder our mind and thoughts. Through the learning and practice of
    Lama Tsongkhapa we can gain many benefits. Rinpoche’s blog online have benefited me and many others tremendously . I have bookmarked this article so I could revisit it time to time.
    Thank you again Rinpoche with folded hands .

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-mind-and-lama-tsongkhapa.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jun 20. 2018 03:21 PM
    Dorje Shugden is emanation of Buddha Manjushri but as claimed by the Tibetan leadership (CTA ) is an evil. With more and more people speaking up against the behaviour and aware of the Tibetan leadership (CTA ) false claims. As they realised there is no religious freedom or true democracy within their communities. We all need to respect people of different races as well as people of different faiths and religions. Responsibility and respect of others and their religious beliefs are also part of freedom.
    James Yoshida, and many more people, who does not agree with the Dalai Lama , it does not mean they are bad and they are all Chinese spies as claimed by some individual. James Yoshida wrote an interesting comment on blog speaking from his heart about facts I do agree with James Yoshida view. Human rights and individual liberties, including religious freedom, should be allow for each individual regardless of race and faith.
    The Tibetan leadership (CTA )were given many opportunities yet after all these years they still can’t make it on its own. Instead, they have spent millions on campaigns, websites, and so forth against Dorje Shugden. One example is the tibet.net’s page, how those article going against other religious faith. Everyone should be given freedom to choose what we practice and what we pray to.
    As time past by, more people are aware of the Dorje Shugden controversy and are speaking up on the unfairness , discrimination and sufferings caused by the CTA.
    May the ban against Dorje Shugden practitioners end soon .
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/guest-contributors/just-because-i-dont-agree-with-the-dalai-lama-does-not-make-me-a-bad-person.html
  • Tsem Rinpoche
    Wednesday, Jun 20. 2018 02:47 PM
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3SC6xUBKl8

    47 List of tallest statues in the world

    47 Lord Murugan Statue 室建陀神像
    46 Kailashnath Mahadev Statue, Nepal
    45 Phra Puttamingmongkol Akenakkiri Buddha, Phuket
    44 Virgen del Socavón, Bolivia
    43 Jixiang Dafo, 雲南西雙版納吉祥大佛
    42 Nossa Senhora de Fátima, Brazil. 花地瑪聖母
    41 Statue of Liberty 自由女神
    40 Monumento a la Virgen de la Paz, Venezuela
    39 Fo Guang Big Buddha 佛光大佛
    38 Ten Directions Samantabhadra Bodhisattva峨眉山金頂十方普賢
    37 Jinding Dafo 金鼎大佛
    36 Donglin Dafo 廬山東林大佛
    35 Dai Kannon of Kamaishi 斧石大觀音
    34 Samadhi Buddha, Sri Lanka 三莫地菩薩
    33 African Renaissance Monument 非洲復興紀念碑
    32 Guerrero Chimalli (Chimalli Warrior) 奇馬利戰士
    31 Taiwan Chengte Dafo 正德大佛
    30 Sodoshima Dai-Kannon 小豆島大觀音
    29 Usami Dai-Kannon 宇佐美觀音
    28 Buddha Dordenma statue, Bhutan 舵登瑪大佛
    27 Tokyo Wan Kannon 東京灣觀音
    26 Aizu Jibo Dai-Kannon 會津慈母大觀音
    25 Zheng Chenggong Dashenxiang 鄭成功大神像
    24 Great Standing Maitreya Buddha 峨嵋湖彌勒大佛
    23 Luangpho Yai, Thailand
    22 Guan Yu of Yuncheng 山西運城關羽像
    21 Guanyin of Mount Xiqiao 西樵山觀音像
    20 Guze Jibo Daikannon 救世慈母大觀音
    19 The Motherland Monument 祖國母親紀念碑
    18 Son Tra Quan Am, Vietnam 山茶觀音菩薩像
    17 Leshan Giant Buddha 樂山大佛
    16 Confucius of Mount Ni 尼山孔夫子銅像
    15 Kaga Kannon 加賀觀音
    14 Guanyin statue in Tsz Shan Monastery 大埔慈山寺觀音
    13 Bronze statue of Dizang at Mount Jiuhua 九華山地藏王菩薩銅像
    12 Guanyin of Nanshan 海南島南山海上觀音聖像
    11 Awaji Kannon 淡路島世界平和大觀音
    10 The Motherland Calls 俄羅斯祖國母親在召喚
    9 Grand Buddha at Ling Shan 靈山大佛
    8 Yang’asha of Guizhou 貴州仰阿莎雕像
    7 Dai Kannon of Kita no Miyako park 北海道大観音
    6 Great Buddha of Thailand 泰國大佛像
    5 Sendai Daikannon 仙台大観音
    4 The sculptures of the Emperors Yan & Huang炎黄二帝巨型塑像
    3 Ushiku Daibutsu 牛久大仏
    2 Laykyun Sekkya, Myanmar 緬甸大佛
    1 Spring Temple Buddha 中原大佛
  • Tsem Rinpoche
    Wednesday, Jun 20. 2018 02:19 PM
    Shugden is not sectarian. Guru Rinpoche is not sectarian. Dorje Drolod is not sectarian. Jesus is not sectarian. Krishna is not sectarian. Kali is not sectarian. God is not sectarian. Tsongkapa is not sectarian. Kuan Kong is not sectarian. From the point of view of the divinities, they help, love, care, bless and assist all those who call upon them. To Shugden, Guru Rinpoche, Dorje Drolod, Jesus, Krishna, Kali, God, Tsongkapa, Kuan Kong we are all the same and they accept us openly, lovingly, caringly and without barriers and borders. Without conditions. Without labels. Without man made barriers. We are the same in their eyes. But some humans are sectarian and ascribe sectarian views and outlook to the divinities. In each religion, in each sect and in each doctrine, you have people who are sectarian and you have people who are not. Do not put everyone into one category. Dorje Shugden is Manjushri who is a fully enlightened Buddha and He has no sectarian views, actions and results. Rise above the small views and broaden our minds to the higher view. All forms of the divine has no sectarianism. Give Peace a chance. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Lin Mun
    Tuesday, Jun 19. 2018 09:25 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for your kindness in giving us this precious and powerful teaching of Loma Gyonma. Rinpoche not only provide us the prayers but also the opportunity to see the beautiful statue in Kechara Forest Retreat in Bentong. May those who are sick or family members who are not well start reciting her mantra and help lessen the suffering/pain.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/loma-gyonma.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 19. 2018 12:54 PM
    Beautiful life story of the great Buddhist master, since more than 950 years after his passing, Atisha’s life story still continues to inspire many Buddhists. He was a Buddhist Bengali religious leader and master. He was one of the major figures in the spreading of 11th-century Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism in Asia. Atisha left a legacy of precious teachings which were passed down to many generations to come. Wonderful advice from Atisha’s heart which we should ponder in our daily lives. I do enjoyed and learned some teachings and still reading this blog at time of commenting. I have booked marking so that I could read it from tIme to time and set a reminder for myself.
    Thank you Rinpoche and writers team for this insight article of Atisha’s teachings, on various advice, short video of the Srivijaya Empire and Atisha in Tibet Part I & Part 2 which I truly enjoyed listening and looking at those rare beautiful images of Atisha.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/dipamkara-shrijnana-atisha-the-master-who-revived-buddhism-in-india-and-tibet.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 19. 2018 12:53 PM
    Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, a Persian poet and Sufi master born 807 years ago yet his popularity remains till today. He was the most popular poet in the US and even globally. Amazing…. his poet have been widely translated into various languages in the world in various forms. It is recited, chanted, set to music and used as inspiration for novels, poems , music and so forth. He was a influential figure in all cultures, truly admired and inspired by many for his ecstatic poems. His combination of mystical richness and bold adaptations of poetic forms is the key to his popularity. His poems been sold millions of copies cross the globe. His poems is simply amazing, meaningful and inspiring.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring post .

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/rumi-the-legendary-sufi-poet.html
  • Tsem Rinpoche
    Tuesday, Jun 19. 2018 07:17 AM
    Dear friends,

    May I invite you to listen to these two songs which bring us to another level of inspiration:

    1. Mere Vich Na Guruji Gun Koi
    https://vimeo.com/274281986

    2. Likhan Valya Tu Hoke
    https://vimeo.com/274281836

    The person who inspired these songs is considered a saint. You can read more here when you are ready to be moved: https://bit.ly/2xQYhr8

    May your spiritual journey reach fruition no matter what path you choose, Tsem Rinpoche

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Protector Tsui Marpo in Danji Ling in Lhasa. Striking image.
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Protector Tsui Marpo in Danji Ling in Lhasa. Striking image.
Tsem Rinpoche in Gaden Monastery in 2006
6 days ago
Tsem Rinpoche in Gaden Monastery in 2006
My doggies and I-June 2018
7 days ago
My doggies and I-June 2018
Megnath and myself June 2018
7 days ago
Megnath and myself June 2018
Stunning Guru Rinpoche thangka. Please download and save. Click on picture to enlarge.
7 days ago
Stunning Guru Rinpoche thangka. Please download and save. Click on picture to enlarge.
This incredible White Tara was discovered in Indonesia. It is said to be 800 years old and made by Nagarjuna. A local person Mr. Supriyono dreamed of a bluish red dragon surrounding the village and splashing down into the well before finding Her. This beautiful White Tara was discovered in Indonesia. See video: - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96dW0Ms1oR0&feature=youtu.be
1 week ago
This incredible White Tara was discovered in Indonesia. It is said to be 800 years old and made by Nagarjuna. A local person Mr. Supriyono dreamed of a bluish red dragon surrounding the village and splashing down into the well before finding Her. This beautiful White Tara was discovered in Indonesia. See video: - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96dW0Ms1oR0&feature=youtu.be
Beautiful thangka of Dorje Drolod, Guru Rinpoche and Dorje Shugden with Ekazati. Such beautiful artwork. More here for free download- https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=62528
1 week ago
Beautiful thangka of Dorje Drolod, Guru Rinpoche and Dorje Shugden with Ekazati. Such beautiful artwork. More here for free download- https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=62528
དགའ་ལྡན་ཁྲི་ཐོག་བརྒྱ་དང་གཅིག་རྗེ་བཙུན་ལུང་རིག་རྣམ་རྒྱལ་མཆོག་གི་རྗེ་བཙུན་རྡོ་རྗེ་རྣལ་འབྱོར་མའི་བཀའ་ཁྲིད་དང་ཕྱག་དཔེ།- https://bit.ly/2JvLG22
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དགའ་ལྡན་ཁྲི་ཐོག་བརྒྱ་དང་གཅིག་རྗེ་བཙུན་ལུང་རིག་རྣམ་རྒྱལ་མཆོག་གི་རྗེ་བཙུན་རྡོ་རྗེ་རྣལ་འབྱོར་མའི་བཀའ་ཁྲིད་དང་ཕྱག་དཔེ།- https://bit.ly/2JvLG22
What we get without effort, is more of a curse than a blessing.
2 weeks ago
What we get without effort, is more of a curse than a blessing.
Mother Tara, Dorje Shugden and Gonpo Tramsuk
2 weeks ago
Mother Tara, Dorje Shugden and Gonpo Tramsuk
འབྲུག་གི་ཞབས་དྲུང་བཞི་པ་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་དང་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན།
http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=161821
2 weeks ago
འབྲུག་གི་ཞབས་དྲུང་བཞི་པ་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་དང་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན། http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=161821
A thangka of Yudroma Goddess that was in the house of the lady oracle to this Goddess. When I went to consult the goddess via the oracle, I took this picture of the thangka in her house. Tsem Rinpoche
2 weeks ago
A thangka of Yudroma Goddess that was in the house of the lady oracle to this Goddess. When I went to consult the goddess via the oracle, I took this picture of the thangka in her house. Tsem Rinpoche
NEW! The Promise – Tsem Rinpoche’s inspiring biography now in ebook format!- https://bit.ly/2sPGFpJ
2 weeks ago
NEW! The Promise – Tsem Rinpoche’s inspiring biography now in ebook format!- https://bit.ly/2sPGFpJ
Drashi Lhamo: The Protectress with the Rolled Out Tongue- 
 http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=162307
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Drashi Lhamo: The Protectress with the Rolled Out Tongue- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=162307
Beautiful Buddha and Dorje Shugden thangka for free download here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html
2 weeks ago
Beautiful Buddha and Dorje Shugden thangka for free download here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html
Bodhgaya Tara which is suppose to have spoken to Atisha.
2 weeks ago
Bodhgaya Tara which is suppose to have spoken to Atisha.
Very inspiring story about a Sikh master and Saint. I really enjoyed learning about this master. I wanted to share with you- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=161053
2 weeks ago
Very inspiring story about a Sikh master and Saint. I really enjoyed learning about this master. I wanted to share with you- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=161053
Very interesting read about the Sacred Yamdrok Yumtso Lake: The Abode of Goddess Dorje Geg Kyi Tso- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=161876
2 weeks ago
Very interesting read about the Sacred Yamdrok Yumtso Lake: The Abode of Goddess Dorje Geg Kyi Tso- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=161876
The 4th Zhabdrung Rinpoche of Bhutan and Dorje Shugden- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=160863
3 weeks ago
The 4th Zhabdrung Rinpoche of Bhutan and Dorje Shugden- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=160863
Beautiful 2018 Wesak Day gift of a Vietnamese style Dorje Shugden. Absolutely beautiful. Free download here:http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/which-dorje-shugden-style-is-your-favourite.html
3 weeks ago
Beautiful 2018 Wesak Day gift of a Vietnamese style Dorje Shugden. Absolutely beautiful. Free download here:http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/which-dorje-shugden-style-is-your-favourite.html
It is important to merge our minds with the Buddha\'s mind. Start by letting go of saying Dharma is hard. Dharma seen as hard is a concept we hold onto in order to excuse ourselves to improve our minds. Dharma is not hard, but samsara is hard. See the truth in this before time runs out. Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
It is important to merge our minds with the Buddha's mind. Start by letting go of saying Dharma is hard. Dharma seen as hard is a concept we hold onto in order to excuse ourselves to improve our minds. Dharma is not hard, but samsara is hard. See the truth in this before time runs out. Tsem Rinpoche
This Flying Vajra Yogini artwork is framed and over the doorway of a Vajra Yogini chapel in Nepal. The Chapel is dedicated towards the Flying Vajra Yogini. Beautiful.
3 weeks ago
This Flying Vajra Yogini artwork is framed and over the doorway of a Vajra Yogini chapel in Nepal. The Chapel is dedicated towards the Flying Vajra Yogini. Beautiful.
རུའི་ཊར་གསར་འགྱུར་ལས་ཁང་ནས་ངས་ཤར་གླིང་ཨེ་ཤི་ཡ་ཡི་ཆེད་དུ་འགྲིགས་འཇགས་ཀྱི་སྨོན་ལམ་འདེབས་པའི་སྐོར་དེ་དཔར་སྐྲུན་བྱེད་འདུག - http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=160706
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རུའི་ཊར་གསར་འགྱུར་ལས་ཁང་ནས་ངས་ཤར་གླིང་ཨེ་ཤི་ཡ་ཡི་ཆེད་དུ་འགྲིགས་འཇགས་ཀྱི་སྨོན་ལམ་འདེབས་པའི་སྐོར་དེ་དཔར་སྐྲུན་བྱེད་འདུག - http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=160706
There are many very interesting articles on Bigfoot/yeti/sasquatch as well as videos. Please enjoy yourselves: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/category/yeti-bigfoot-sasquatch
1 month ago
There are many very interesting articles on Bigfoot/yeti/sasquatch as well as videos. Please enjoy yourselves: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/category/yeti-bigfoot-sasquatch
Environment is stronger because when you are in a spiritual environment with other spiritual brothers and sisters, the chance to learn and transform is much higher. If we rely on our own willpower and go at it alone to practice spirituality, very small chance we can succeed. Because most of the time we don\'t have the willpower and our willpower does not sustain us. That is why we have monasteries where clusers of people live together spiritually to enhance each other and the whole for thousands of years. That is why we have spiritual communities like Findhorn and Kechara Forest Retreat so that we are in a spiritual environment and being in this type of environment encourages us to grow inwardly. It gives us strength and support and in turn we give others strength and support. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
Environment is stronger because when you are in a spiritual environment with other spiritual brothers and sisters, the chance to learn and transform is much higher. If we rely on our own willpower and go at it alone to practice spirituality, very small chance we can succeed. Because most of the time we don't have the willpower and our willpower does not sustain us. That is why we have monasteries where clusers of people live together spiritually to enhance each other and the whole for thousands of years. That is why we have spiritual communities like Findhorn and Kechara Forest Retreat so that we are in a spiritual environment and being in this type of environment encourages us to grow inwardly. It gives us strength and support and in turn we give others strength and support. Tsem Rinpoche
I like this White Tara image. It is very basic but has an appeal in this style of art.
1 month ago
I like this White Tara image. It is very basic but has an appeal in this style of art.
He was so excited to bring this sacred statue home to install in his family shrine.......
1 month ago
He was so excited to bring this sacred statue home to install in his family shrine.......
Daily do your prayers/mantra to Lord Manjushri as it\'s a powerful blessing on a daily basis. It is so important to have sharp mind, good memory and quick wisdom and Manjushri can bestow this. I have heard many tell me that Manjushri\'s practice is very effective. We must also do Manjushri\'s intensive retreats at least twice a year. It would be very beneficial. Sacred mantra of Manjushri: Om Ah-Ra Ba-za Na-Dhi
1 month ago
Daily do your prayers/mantra to Lord Manjushri as it's a powerful blessing on a daily basis. It is so important to have sharp mind, good memory and quick wisdom and Manjushri can bestow this. I have heard many tell me that Manjushri's practice is very effective. We must also do Manjushri's intensive retreats at least twice a year. It would be very beneficial. Sacred mantra of Manjushri: Om Ah-Ra Ba-za Na-Dhi
It is nice to see a friend in Nepal receiving a beautiful Bhagwan Dorje Shugden gift from myself. I wish him well always. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
It is nice to see a friend in Nepal receiving a beautiful Bhagwan Dorje Shugden gift from myself. I wish him well always. Tsem Rinpoche
What my mom shared with me as a young boy that I carry with me till now. She was very caring and giving when she was well: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=160069
1 month ago
What my mom shared with me as a young boy that I carry with me till now. She was very caring and giving when she was well: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=160069
A beautiful painting of the enlightened protector Dorje Shugden in the very rich tradition of Aztec art of South America. I wanted to commission something in this rich tradition which is filled with spiritual journeys into other worlds, magic, purification, the supernatural, astral visitations, gods and other dimensions and it has manifested. I have successfully combined the divinity of Tibet with the rich artistic tradition of the Aztecs. The artist we had is amazing. We have many more beautiful art pieces here for you to enjoy and download: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=144924

Remember those wonderful Carlos Castaneda books? I use to read them many years back in my room back in New Jersey as a kid. His learning journey with Don Juan was amazing! Those books inspired my commissioning of this beautiful Aztec Dorje Shugden. May you be blessed. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
A beautiful painting of the enlightened protector Dorje Shugden in the very rich tradition of Aztec art of South America. I wanted to commission something in this rich tradition which is filled with spiritual journeys into other worlds, magic, purification, the supernatural, astral visitations, gods and other dimensions and it has manifested. I have successfully combined the divinity of Tibet with the rich artistic tradition of the Aztecs. The artist we had is amazing. We have many more beautiful art pieces here for you to enjoy and download: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=144924 Remember those wonderful Carlos Castaneda books? I use to read them many years back in my room back in New Jersey as a kid. His learning journey with Don Juan was amazing! Those books inspired my commissioning of this beautiful Aztec Dorje Shugden. May you be blessed. Tsem Rinpoche
H.H. the Dalai Lama’s sudden change of mind about China-backed Panchen Lama is incredible and stunning. His Holiness\'s new stance will bring more harmony, peace and understanding. I thank His Holiness the Dalai Lama very much for this. Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche (Please read here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=159261)
2 months ago
H.H. the Dalai Lama’s sudden change of mind about China-backed Panchen Lama is incredible and stunning. His Holiness's new stance will bring more harmony, peace and understanding. I thank His Holiness the Dalai Lama very much for this. Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche (Please read here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=159261)
Sculpture demigoddesses Singhini (lioness goddess) on the upper terrace in front of Nyatapola temple in Bhaktapur, Nepal.
2 months ago
Sculpture demigoddesses Singhini (lioness goddess) on the upper terrace in front of Nyatapola temple in Bhaktapur, Nepal.
How fortunate I am to be sitting in my room, with a rosary in my hand reciting the mantra given to me by my compassionate guru and to meditate in developing a compassionate heart and purifying my karmas. How fortunate I am to be able to spend my time in such a meaningful manner. Tsem Rinpoche
3 months ago
How fortunate I am to be sitting in my room, with a rosary in my hand reciting the mantra given to me by my compassionate guru and to meditate in developing a compassionate heart and purifying my karmas. How fortunate I am to be able to spend my time in such a meaningful manner. Tsem Rinpoche
Comic drawn by Tendor, a prominent Free Tibet activist-Every Tibetan knows that although His Holiness the Dalai Lama says he is retired from politics, he is in full control of the Tibetan government in exile. No member of the government will dare carry out any decisions without His Holiness\' approval. He is retired for the sake of the west so he does not look like a dictator.~Tenzin Damchoe
4 months ago
Comic drawn by Tendor, a prominent Free Tibet activist-Every Tibetan knows that although His Holiness the Dalai Lama says he is retired from politics, he is in full control of the Tibetan government in exile. No member of the government will dare carry out any decisions without His Holiness' approval. He is retired for the sake of the west so he does not look like a dictator.~Tenzin Damchoe
It would be wonderful if everyone can recite these two mantras 100k each focusing on Shakyamuni Buddha and His powerful healing energies. Not collectively but each person 100k each of each mantra. Praise to Shakyamuni the Sage who showed us a permanent way to bliss.
4 months ago
It would be wonderful if everyone can recite these two mantras 100k each focusing on Shakyamuni Buddha and His powerful healing energies. Not collectively but each person 100k each of each mantra. Praise to Shakyamuni the Sage who showed us a permanent way to bliss.
In Tibet Shannan area Riwoche Ling Monastery, devotees are putting Tsem Rinpoche\'s photo inside the cabinet together with the Buddha he loves - Dorje Shugden
在西藏山南日乌曲林寺,信徒们把詹杜固仁波切的法照和他最敬爱的多杰雄登护法像摆在一起
4 months ago
In Tibet Shannan area Riwoche Ling Monastery, devotees are putting Tsem Rinpoche's photo inside the cabinet together with the Buddha he loves - Dorje Shugden 在西藏山南日乌曲林寺,信徒们把詹杜固仁波切的法照和他最敬爱的多杰雄登护法像摆在一起
Please read this..thank you.
4 months ago
Please read this..thank you.
A beautiful Dorje Shugden depicted in Druid and newage style. There are many more here and free downloads in high file: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=144924
4 months ago
A beautiful Dorje Shugden depicted in Druid and newage style. There are many more here and free downloads in high file: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=144924
Here, His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche (left), one of the tutors of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, confers one of the many countless tantric initiations on the Dalai Lama (right). You can see a young Dalai Lama bowing in this picture with Trijang Rinpoche blessing him. Trijang Rinpoche is therefore undoubtedly the Dalai Lama’s tantric master. A great master at that. Tsem Rinpoche
5 months ago
Here, His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche (left), one of the tutors of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, confers one of the many countless tantric initiations on the Dalai Lama (right). You can see a young Dalai Lama bowing in this picture with Trijang Rinpoche blessing him. Trijang Rinpoche is therefore undoubtedly the Dalai Lama’s tantric master. A great master at that. Tsem Rinpoche
This is a very sacred statue of Buddha Chenresig (Avalokitesvara/Kuan Yin) that manifested many miracles in North India. Read and see more pictures and understand the background here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=153802
5 months ago
This is a very sacred statue of Buddha Chenresig (Avalokitesvara/Kuan Yin) that manifested many miracles in North India. Read and see more pictures and understand the background here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=153802
Wonderful updated version of The Promise book is out! Please get your copy. Much more new information included.
5 months ago
Wonderful updated version of The Promise book is out! Please get your copy. Much more new information included.
\"Bhagavani, source of all wonders, Vasudhara, Goddess of splendour and fortune, bestower of auspicious mental desires; homage to the Goddess Wish-fulfilling Wheel.\" (Sakya liturgical verse).
5 months ago
"Bhagavani, source of all wonders, Vasudhara, Goddess of splendour and fortune, bestower of auspicious mental desires; homage to the Goddess Wish-fulfilling Wheel." (Sakya liturgical verse).
Beautiful and sacred Vajra Yogini in Pharping, Nepal. The caretaker said it was owned by the Great Marpa the translator who was the guru of Milarepa. Wow.
5 months ago
Beautiful and sacred Vajra Yogini in Pharping, Nepal. The caretaker said it was owned by the Great Marpa the translator who was the guru of Milarepa. Wow.
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  • Megnath outside the Chabahil Dorje Shugden Chapel in Kathmandu passing out Dorje Shugden brochures and booklets to the local people.
    3 days ago
    Megnath outside the Chabahil Dorje Shugden Chapel in Kathmandu passing out Dorje Shugden brochures and booklets to the local people.
  • Megnath walking around the Bodha stupa in Kathmandu and his uncle holding image of Dorje Shugden as he was just gifted with it.
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    Megnath walking around the Bodha stupa in Kathmandu and his uncle holding image of Dorje Shugden as he was just gifted with it.
  • Oser and Dharma vying for a snack! Cute
    5 days ago
    Oser and Dharma vying for a snack! Cute
  • A devotional song by Mary Fewel Tulin from the Radhasoami of Baba Sawan Singh. In it she praises the guru’s ability to evoke love and compassion within a practitioners heart.
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    A devotional song by Mary Fewel Tulin from the Radhasoami of Baba Sawan Singh. In it she praises the guru’s ability to evoke love and compassion within a practitioners heart.
  • Another devotional song in the Radhasoami tradition of Baba Sawan Singh. In this song she sings about the qualities of the guru.
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    Another devotional song in the Radhasoami tradition of Baba Sawan Singh. In this song she sings about the qualities of the guru.
  • On June 1, 2018, His Holiness the 10st Gaden Tripa Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal starting giving teachings on Vajra Yogini in France.
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    On June 1, 2018, His Holiness the 10st Gaden Tripa Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal starting giving teachings on Vajra Yogini in France.
  • His Holiness the 101st Gaden Tripa Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal Rinpoche at 91 years old is healthy and very strong. We are blessed to see him. Tsem Rinpoche
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    His Holiness the 101st Gaden Tripa Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal Rinpoche at 91 years old is healthy and very strong. We are blessed to see him. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Monthly Dorje Shugden Puja Performed at Nagu Monastery, Dechen, Yunnan, China for Tsem Rinpoche
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    Monthly Dorje Shugden Puja Performed at Nagu Monastery, Dechen, Yunnan, China for Tsem Rinpoche
  • His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche with his student Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
    3 months ago
    His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche with his student Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
    His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche of Gaden Shartse Monastery was one of the teachers of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Here in this beautiful video is Geshe Kelsang Gyatso showing his centre to Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, then proceeding to sit down to receive teachings. For more information, please go to http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/category/kyabje-zong-rinpoche
  • Super neat footage of Patty the Bigfoot!
    3 months ago
    Super neat footage of Patty the Bigfoot!
    In 1967, Bob Gimlin and Roger Patterson stumbled across an incredible sight whilst out in Bluff Creek, in the California wilderness. At a creek which had been freshly washed-out by recent floods, they witnessed a female Bigfoot swiftly traverse the rugged landscape. Since their filmed encounter with the Bigfoot, who has since been nicknamed Patty, many have disputed the authenticity of their recording but no one has been able to successfully prove that it is a fake. Credits for this video goes to entirely to windvale for the original footage.
  • Adorable Tibetan kids wishing Happy New Year 2018
    4 months ago
    Adorable Tibetan kids wishing Happy New Year 2018
    The children and their little well-wishing voices are adorable!! It is a must listen. They recite prayers to Dorje Shugden to invoke blessings for everyone for the New Year 2018! At one point, they sprinkle some of the drink into the air as per tradition as an offering to Dorje Shugden. Shugden's practice in Tibet has been strong for four hundred years and is continuing to grow. Happy New Year (Losar) to everyone. May everyone have peace. Sarva Mangalam!
  • Dogs are super intelligent. This dog was trained as a service dog to help his owner who suffers from seizures. It even goes to the extent whereby he will lie under her head when she has a seizure, to protect her head from banging on the floor.
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    Dogs are super intelligent. This dog was trained as a service dog to help his owner who suffers from seizures. It even goes to the extent whereby he will lie under her head when she has a seizure, to protect her head from banging on the floor.
  • Beautiful Tibetan children wishing Happy New Year!
    4 months ago
    Beautiful Tibetan children wishing Happy New Year!
  • Ven Lobsang Jigme of Tsem Monastery in Yara, Tibet is passing out pictures of Tsem Rinpoche to the locals.
    4 months ago
    Ven Lobsang Jigme of Tsem Monastery in Yara, Tibet is passing out pictures of Tsem Rinpoche to the locals.
  • (3) Khenpo Lobdroe blessing the public at Magon Monastery in Drayab.
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    (3) Khenpo Lobdroe blessing the public at Magon Monastery in Drayab.
  • (2) The trance took place in Drayab Magon Monastery.
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    (2) The trance took place in Drayab Magon Monastery.
  • (1) Young monk taking trance of Dorje Shugden in Drayab, Chamdo Tibet.
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    (1) Young monk taking trance of Dorje Shugden in Drayab, Chamdo Tibet.
  • A new megastar in Bollywood! Must see!!
    4 months ago
    A new megastar in Bollywood! Must see!!
  • This is very inspirational
    6 months ago
    This is very inspirational
  • A Mother’s Love
    7 months ago
    A Mother’s Love
    A mother's love is made up of a deep sense of care, of sacrifice and pain as a mother's heart is always with her children. Watch this touching video.
  • Dorje Shugden & Ministers
    7 months ago
    Dorje Shugden & Ministers
    Dorje Shugden and his two ministers, Kache Marpo and Namka Barzin. Vajrasecrets.com
  • Cham Dance
    7 months ago
    Cham Dance
    Cham is sacred dance. A dance that enacts the life story of a holy being. By participating in Cham, one is blessed to see the sacred life story of a being celebrated. This is a cham on Dorje Shugden. It\\\'s a short clip but interesting none-the-less. Tsem Rinpoche
  • The great Gautama Siddhartha meditating intensely is protected by the King of Nagas during heavy rains
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