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Dear friends around the world,

You won’t believe what this former Citibank Vice President has to say. This is one of the most inspiring speeches you will ever hear in your life so please take a few moments to listen to this. It is short, sweet but extremely powerful and will help you to learn and expand your mind and thinking. His speech is so touching and factual and when I first listened to it, I thought, “I must, must, must blog him and get him all over the place.”

I highly recommend and make my request to everyone to take the time and listen to his 10-minute video as he speaks very well, clearly and extremely articulate.

 

Or view the video on the server at:
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Mr. Philip Wollen urges everyone to look at how all beings are equal to us when they suffer, that their pain and screams are identical with ours regardless of what species they belong to. Mr. Wollen believes that other beings are not just other species, but rather they are other nations, so from this basis he speaks out not only in favour of animal rights but also against “human wrongs”.

Mr. Wollen acts and really fights for what he believes in. He’s a very engaged pro-activist for social justice and founded the Winsome Constance Kindness Trust that provides funding and support to various charitable projects. And he’s doing all of this with the aim “to die broke” after giving away everything he possesses. Isn’t that powerful thinking? One of the most intelligent men aims to die broke because he knows when you close your eyes for the last time, you cannot take any of it with you. So while you have it, use it to do good and benefit others. This type of attitude is totally the opposite to most who think to accumulate material possessions. The fact his trust’s website that stated “we don’t want your money” says a lot about his generosity and kindness, and his type of thinking that has made him a success.

I did not realise this at the time but Mr. Wollen has also been involved in one of the films that I always recommend for people to watch. Mr. Wollen funded the Earthlings trilogy which is a series that documents all of the cruelty and suffering that man inflicts upon our fellow sentient beings. The first film, Earthlings, was released in 2005 and it has changed the way people think about the plight of animals and the human-animal relations. The second film, Unity, promotes greater human understanding and a more compassionate, spiritually awakened human species. The third and final film, Beings, aims to be released in 2020.

So this is a person who not only speaks but also puts his words into action for the benefit of other sentient beings. Our world needs more people like Mr. Wollen whom I truly admire for speaking for those who have no voice.

Tsem Rinpoche

 

English Transcript

Philip Wollen – Animals Should Be off the Menu

King Lear, late at night on the cliffs asks the blind Earl of Gloucester “How do you see the world?”

And the blind man Gloucester replies “I see it feelingly”.

Shouldn’t we all?

Animals must be off the menu because tonight they are screaming in terror in the slaughterhouse, in crates, and cages. Vile ignoble gulags of despair. I heard the screams of my dying father as his body was ravaged by the cancer that killed him. And I realised I had heard these screams before. In the slaughterhouse, eyes stabbed out and tendons slashed, on the cattle ships to the Middle East and the dying mother whale as a Japanese harpoon explodes in her brain as she calls out to her calf. Their cries were the cries of my father. I discovered when we suffer, we suffer as equals. And in their capacity to suffer, a dog is a pig is a bear. . . . . . is a boy.

Meat is the new asbestos – more murderous than tobacco. CO2, Methane, and Nitrous Oxide from the livestock industry are killing our oceans with acidic, hypoxic Dead Zones. 90% of small fish are ground into pellets to feed livestock. Vegetarian cows are now the world’s largest ocean predator. The oceans are dying in our time. By 2048 all our fisheries will be dead. The lungs and the arteries of the earth. Billions of bouncy little chicks are ground up alive simply because they are male. Only 100 billion people have ever lived. 7 billion alive today. And we torture and kill 2 billion animals every week. 10,000 entire species are wiped out every year because of the actions of one species. We are now facing the 6th mass extinction in cosmological history. If any other organism did this a biologist would call it a virus. It is a crime against humanity of unimaginable proportions.

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The world has changed. 10 years ago Twitter was a bird sound, www was a stuck keyboard, Cloud was in the sky, 4G was a parking place, Google was a baby burp, Skype was a typo and Al-Qaeda was my plumber. Victor Hugo said “there is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come”. Animal Rights is now the greatest Social Justice issue since the abolition of slavery. There are over 600 million vegetarians in the world. That is bigger than the US, England, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Canada, Australia combined! If we were one nation we would be bigger than the 27 countries in the European Union!! Despite this massive footprint, we are still drowned out by the raucous huntin’, shootin’, killin’ cartels who believe that violence is the answer – when it shouldn’t even be a question.

Meat is a killing industry – animals, us and our economies. Medicare has already bankrupted the US. They will need $8 trillion invested in Treasury bills just to pay the interest. It has precisely zero!! They could shut every school, army, navy, air force, and Marines, the FBI and CIA – and they still won’t be able to pay for it. Cornell and Harvard say’s that the optimum amount of meat for a healthy diet is precisely ZERO. Water is the new oil. Nations will soon be going to war for it. Underground aquifers that took millions of years to fill are running dry. It takes 50,000 litres of water to produce one kilo of beef. 1 billion people today are hungry. 20 million people will die from malnutrition. Cutting meat by only 10% will feed 100 million people. Eliminating meat will end starvation forever. If everyone ate a Western diet, we would need 2 Planet Earths to feed them. We only have one. And she is dying. Greenhouse gas from livestock is 50% more than transport . . . . . planes, trains, trucks, cars, and ships. Poor countries sell their grain to the West while their own children starve in their arms. And we feed it to livestock. So we can eat a steak? Am I the only one who sees this as a crime? Every morsel of meat we eat is slapping the tear-stained face of a starving child. When I look into her eyes, should I be silent? The earth can produce enough for everyone’s need. But not enough for everyone’s greed.

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We are facing the perfect storm. If any nation had developed weapons that could wreak such havoc on the planet, we would launch a pre-emptive military strike and bomb it into the Bronze Age. But it is not a rogue state. It is an industry. The good news is we don’t have to bomb it. We can just stop buying it. George Bush was wrong. The Axis of Evil doesn’t run through Iraq, or Iran or North Korea. It runs through our dining tables. Weapons of Mass Destruction are our knives and forks. This is the Swiss Army Knife of the future – it solves our environmental, water, health problems and ends cruelty forever. The Stone Age didn’t end because we ran out of stones. This cruel industry will end because we run out of excuses. Meat is like 1 and 2 cent coins. It costs more to make than it is worth. And farmers are the ones with the most to gain. Farming won’t end. It would boom. Only the product line would change. Farmers would make so much money they wouldn’t even bother counting it. Governments will love us. New industries would emerge and flourish. Health insurance premiums would plummet. Hospital waiting lists would disappear. Hell “We’d be so healthy; we’d have to shoot someone just to start a cemetery!”

So tonight I have 2 Challenges for the opposition:

1. Meat causes a wide range of cancers and heart disease. Will they name one disease caused by a vegetarian diet?

2. I am funding the Earthlings trilogy. If the opposition is so sure of their ground, I challenge them to send the Earthlings DVD to all their colleagues and customers. Go on I DARE YOU.

Animals are not just other species. They are other nations. And we murder them at our peril. The peace map is drawn on a menu. Peace is not just the absence of war. It is the presence of justice. Justice must be blind to race, colour, religion or species. If she is not blind, she will be a weapon of terror. And there is unimaginable terror in those ghastly Guantanamo. If slaughterhouses had glass walls, we wouldn’t need this debate. I believe another world is possible. On a quiet night, I can hear her breathing. Let’s get the animals off the menu and out of these torture chambers. Please vote tonight for those who have no voice.

Thank you.

[Source: https://www.facebook.com/mercyforanimals/videos/10152917764269475/]

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中文文稿

菲利普·沃伦:动物必须从菜单上撤下来

李尔王深夜在悬崖边问瞎眼的格洛斯特伯爵:“你如何看待这个世界?”盲人格洛斯特回答说:“我满怀感情地看待它”。我们不也应该如此吗?动物必须从菜单上撤下来!因为今晚他们在恐惧中尖叫,在屠宰场,在板条箱和笼子中。那是邪恶、卑鄙而绝望的集中营!我听到了我父亲临终的尖叫声,当时他的身体正遭受致命的癌症折磨。而我意识到,在那以前我曾听过这样的叫声。

在屠宰场,牠们的眼睛被挖出来、肌腱被切断,在前往中东的牲口船上,还有当一杆鱼叉扎进一头母鲸的大脑时,她在垂死之际呼唤着她的幼崽。牠们的哀嚎就像我父亲的哭喊。我发现当我们遭受痛苦时,我们的痛苦是一样的。以承受痛苦的能力来说,一只狗、一头猪、一只熊,与一个男孩,都是一样的。

今天,肉是新的石棉——比烟草更害人性命。畜牧业排放的二氧化碳、甲烷和一氧化二氮正以酸化和造成低氧“死亡地带”的方式杀害我们的海洋。90%的小鱼被碾碎成颗粒状用来喂养牲畜。今天,食草的奶牛成了世界上最大的海洋食肉动物。海洋正在我们的手中濒临死亡。到2048年,所有的渔业都将走到尽头。而海洋是地球之肺和地球的动脉。数十亿只活泼的小鸡被活活碾碎,只因牠们是公的。有史以来曾生活过的人类仅1000亿,今天生活着70亿。而我们每周折磨并杀死20亿有知觉的活生生的生命。由于一个物种的所作所为,每年都有1万个物种全部灭绝。我们正面临宇宙史上第六次物种大灭绝。如果有任何其他生物体干过同样的事,生物学家会称之为病毒。这是巨大到难以想象的反人类罪行。

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幸运的是世界一直在变化。10年前,Twitter(推特)是一只鸟的叫声,www(万维网)是一个被卡住的键盘,“云”在天上,4 G是一个停车的地方,Google(谷歌)是一个婴儿打嗝,Skype是一个输入错误,而Al-Qaeda是我的水管工。维克多·雨果曾说:“没什么能比一种即将遍地开花的理念更有力量!”。

动物权利现已成为奴隶制废除以来最大的社会正义问题。全世界有超过6亿素食者。比美国、英国、法国、德国、西班牙、意大利、加拿大、澳大利亚和新西兰的人口总和还多。如果我们是一个国家,我们也会大于欧盟的27个国家。你相信吗?尽管有如此大规模的足迹,我们仍被淹没在喧嚣的捕猎、射杀、屠宰的集团中,他们相信暴力就是答案——那甚至不应该是一个问题!

肉业杀死动物,杀害我们,并正在“杀死”我们的经济。美国医保已经破产。他们需要投入8万亿美元仅用于支付国债利息,而本金已经完全为零!即便他们关掉每所学校、陆军、海军、空军、国土安全部、海军陆战队,CIA和FBI,仍然不够支付医药费。康奈尔大学和哈佛大学说人类的健康饮食中肉的最佳食用量恰恰为零。水是新的石油,各国很快将为之而战。用数百万年时间填满的地下蓄水层正在枯竭。需要50000升宝贵的饮用水才能生产1公斤牛肉。今天10亿人在挨饿。2000万人将死于营养不良。减少10%的肉食就能养活1亿人。摒弃肉食就能永远终结饥饿!

如果每个人都按西方的饮食习惯,需要2个地球母亲才养得活我们,但我们只有一个——而她正在死去。牲畜排放的温室气体总量比交通工具还多50%, 真是当头一棒!所有的飞机、火车、大巴、卡车和轮船,全都算上。我在世界各地旅行时,看到贫穷的国家把粮食卖给西方,同时他们自己的孩子饿死在怀里。而西方国家把这些粮食用来喂养牲畜。所以我们可以吃一块牛排吗?难道我是唯一一个认为这是犯罪的人吗? 我们吃的每一口肉都抽在一个挨饿的孩子挂满泪珠的脸上。当我看着她的眼睛时,我应该保持沉默吗? 地球能产出满足每个人需求的食物,但满足不了每个人的贪婪!

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我们正面临一场完美风暴。如果任何一个国家研发了可能给地球带来浩劫的武器,我们会发起先发制人的军事打击把他炸回到青铜时代。但他不是一个流氓国家,而是一个产业。所幸的是我们不必炸了它,我们只需要停止购买!乔治·布什错了,邪恶的轴心不在伊拉克、伊朗或朝鲜,而是贯穿于我们的餐桌。大规模杀伤性武器是我们的刀和叉。我方的主张是未来的瑞士军刀——它能同时解决我们的环境、水和人类健康问题,并永远地终结残忍。石器时代并未因我们用尽了石头而结束,但这个残酷恶心的行业将会消失,因为我们用尽了借口。肉就像1分和2分的硬币,它的制造成本超过了它的价值。我来自乡下,农民会是收益最大的人。农业不会终结,只会更繁荣,只有生产线会改变。农民会赚很多的钱,他们甚至不屑去数,我会是第一个为他们喝彩的。政府将会爱我们,新的行业会出现并蓬勃发展。医疗保险的保费将会大幅下调,医院的排号名单会消失。见鬼,我们会如此健康,为了启用一块墓地我们不得不射倒一个!

所以,今晚我要向反方辩友提出两个挑战:
第一、肉食引起了广泛的癌症和心脑血管疾病,他们能否说出一种素食引起的疾病?
第二,我资助了《地球公民》三部曲。如果反方对他们的立场这么有信心,他们是否敢把《地球公民》的DVD寄给所有的同事和客户。去吧,敢不敢!

动物不仅仅是其他的物种,还是地球上其他的公民。但我们却不计后果地杀害牠们。和平的地图画在一张菜单上。和平不只是没有战争,还是正义的伸张。正义必须无视种族、肤色、宗教或物种的差异。如果正义女神不能无视这些,她将成为恐怖的武器。今晚,在那些叫作工业化养殖场或屠宰场的可怕的关塔那摩监狱里,有着难以想象的恐怖。

如果屠宰场有玻璃幕墙,我们就不需要今晚这场辩论了。 我相信另一个世界是可能出现的。在寂静的夜里,我仿佛能听到她的呼吸。让我们把动物从菜单上撤下来,并关闭这些酷刑室。今晚,请投票给那些没有发言权的众生。

感谢你们。

 

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  1. Valentina Suhendra on Oct 20, 2017 at 5:46 am

    H.E. the 25th Tsem Rinpoche loves animals and is passionate against their harm, torture, and abuse.

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  2. Valentina Suhendra on Oct 20, 2017 at 2:40 am

    The few minutes a day we spend on social media creating awareness for animals who cannot speak is purely spiritual and humanistic practice because we are trying to alleviate pain from another sentient beings and that makes us more spiritual, and that makes us more spiritual and more humane.

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  3. Valentina Suhendra on Oct 19, 2017 at 9:44 pm

    Dear friends,

    This meme is powerful. Who you hang around with and the types of attitude they have is who you will be influenced by many times and who you will become in the future. Look at your friends and the people that always surround you to know who you will become.

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  4. Pastor Chia on Oct 6, 2017 at 7:41 am

    Mr.Philip wollen speech are so powerful to protect animal right. Animals are one of the species living in the earth.There are not human main food sourse. Mankind should not simply taking their meat as their food just for their own desire eating meat. In fact mankind has create more global warming just to get their food source by cutting down the rain forest, destroy the nsture. Thousand of animals species get kill and destroy the eco system around the earth. That affect the food changes imbarrance. At futute , we will facing serious no enough food sourse.
    Mankind must stop killing animal just by stop eating meat. Sll this desire has brought so many life died.

  5. Pastor Antoinette on Oct 6, 2017 at 7:24 am

    Very true, the cries of the animals, they are not different from us being sick and in pain. By killing animals unnecessarily, somemore now in an industrial matter, what to expect? So much pain created. We should all visit slaughterhouses and know that these animals feel pain the same way we do.

    I agree that there are many other problems and we should address them too such as the plastic we use and which ends up in the stomach of animals who mistake it for food or the plastic ends up in the ocean and falls into so many small pieces that it is nearly impossible to get hold of it… The exploitation of poor people and even children who work for nothing many hours yet don’t get paid – just that we get our cheap clothes….is another example of how we can make a change.

    There are many problems but we can start and stop hurting others and the environment we live in. We can start eating less meat, week by week. It is a choice for helping others.

  6. Justin Cheah on Oct 6, 2017 at 2:54 am

    There are certainly other things that we can eat in order to survive apart from taking animals meat. Results shown that we don’t need to eat animals in order to get to live, or for some medication or minerals because that is just our convenient way of feeding our own attachments to tastes. Very good for newcomers to read and ponder upon.

  7. June Kang on Oct 6, 2017 at 1:56 am

    这是震撼人心的动物权利的演讲,对动物来说,地球如同地狱, 而这地狱是我们人类创造的,如果屠宰场有玻璃墙的话,你就能看到屠宰它们的痛苦场景,血淋淋解剖和它們痛苦的尖叫,然后它们成为你桌上最喜爱的食物,你还敢吃吗?

    每一個有心跳的生命皆擁有感受,文章中”盲人格洛斯特回答說:“我滿懷感情地看待它!,你又如何看待這個世界?看待动物?

  8. Mingwen on Oct 6, 2017 at 1:43 am

    Simple, No demand no supply!
    It’s time for us to learn to care and live with peace with other sentient beings on Earth.
    START WITH WHAT GOES INTO OUR STOMACH.
    We must start somewhere even though it’s difficult.
    Nothing is impossible, it’s just difficult.

  9. Eric kksiow on Oct 6, 2017 at 12:49 am

    Mr. Philip Wollen such an inspiring person, what’s inspired me?

    His talk : Animals are not just other species. They are other nations. And we murder them at our peril. The peace map is drawn on a menu. Peace is not just the absence of war. It is the presence of justice. Justice must be blind to race, colour, religion or species.

    And i highly recommended everyone should watch and read of this article : http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/earthlings.html

  10. Pastor Albert on Oct 6, 2017 at 12:26 am

    This is such a powerful speech by Mr. Philip Wollen, what he mentioned is so similar to what Buddha said 2500 ago, animals are not the being for our meals, they are another being that is equal to human, all lives are equally important. He even asked for meat to be off the menu by stated all the facts of cruelty, global warming, etc.

    Earthling is one of the video that I became vegetarian, it shows the hidden suffering of the animals before it ended up to our plate, how much screaming from pains, crying, abusing, torturing, any type of suffering you name it, its all in the slaughter house.\

    I too, highly recommend everyone to watch the video, earthling, at least once in our lifetime, it will definitely give you a new perspective of eating meat again.

  11. Julia Tan on Oct 6, 2017 at 12:11 am

    What strike me deeply was

    1 billion people today are hungry. 20 million people will die from malnutrition. Cutting meat by only 10% will feed 100 million people. Eliminating meat will end starvation forever.

    And

    Poor countries sell their grain to the West while their own children starve in their arms. And we feed it to livestock. So we can eat a steak? Am I the only one who sees this as a crime? Every morsel of meat we eat is slapping the tear-stained face of a starving child. When I look into her eyes, should I be silent? The earth can produce enough for everyone’s need. But not enough for everyone’s greed.

    What have we done to our planet and people? Why blinded by your own greed?

    As a Buddhism, being a vegetarian we stopped killing, hence stopped creating body karma. it purify our body karma. You can also dedicate to your loved one to purify his body karma. Equivalent to liberating animals.

    Do not say your mantra with a mouth full of blood cause it doesn’t work that way.

  12. Pastor Henry Ooi on Oct 5, 2017 at 11:52 pm

    A powerful speech deliverance with good keypoints to drive home his presentation. The figure given is astronomical of how many animals are being killed for their meat. Add to that the figure of animals being killed for sports, medical research, fashion wears; in animal pounds and road kills because their owners dumped the animals they considered as ‘pets’ when old and after the owners claimed they could not care after the animals anymore. Also the use of pesticides used at vegetable and fruit farms. And not forgetting the chemicals and plastic materials dumped into the seas and oceans worldwide that not only kill marine life but also birds. Plus aerosol chemicals that are being used in households to kill bugs. It would be impossible to count.

  13. Andrea Lai on Oct 5, 2017 at 11:34 pm

    This article brought out more of global warning of species extinct due to human craves which may affect world ecology. As what Mr. Wollen had said, meat consuming will cause wide range of chronic diseases such as cancers, heart disease, food poisoning etc. It good reminder and awareness for us to be more compassion and courteous to all living being by begin with ourselves.

  14. nicholas on Oct 5, 2017 at 11:06 pm

    It’s great to know someone like Mr Philip Wollen stood up and make an effort to urge the world to stop killing animals through his facts on how killing animals effect directly to our environment and health.

    It’s not an easy change but it has to start some where and it should be now. Greed and attachment play the important role and if we can put it a side we can make a great change not only for our life now but it will give a positive impact to many people and the future. We can take one step at a time. Once the demand for meat stop the supply will follow through. We have a choice to make the different and let it for the betterment of humanity and for our mother nature.

  15. pammie yap on Oct 5, 2017 at 11:02 pm

    Mr Wollen is such an inspirational person.
    If only restaurants are placed in front of slaughterhouses with glass, perhaps then many will choose to see the truth. Many including me are not ‘perfect’ but we have to start somewhere.

    If we are not used to being vegetarian, we can start with once a week to as many days as we can as we proceed. I know friends who can go on days without meat and they do not miss it at all. It becomes a more positive and kinder habituation.

  16. Datuk May on Oct 5, 2017 at 10:52 pm

    There are 600 million vegetarians in the world and I hope that everyone will start the campaign to stop killing animals for food. After so many years of well established enrolment to human beings on the “goodness” of meat eating, it will take hard work to eradicate the habit of eating meat.

    Besides which, meat eating has become a way of life and an addiction. As well known addiction can only be gotten rid of by sheer will power. To stop meat eating will be driven by the power of compassion.

    Mr. Philip Wollen is very inspiring in enrolling against meat eating and relating the animals that we eat to our very own being. His logic of not harming animals and being vegetarians would benefit so many from mother nature, the earth and farmers is extremely compelling.

    Like the publicity given decades ago on the well being of meat eating, let vegetarianism be just as compelling to establish a new way of life without harm to other sentient beings.

  17. MC on Sep 14, 2017 at 9:47 am

    There are so many comments here that thanked and congratulated Mr. Phillip Wollen and for certain, he deserves every praise and admiration. However, much more important that recognizing the efforts of Phillips Wollens of the world, would it not be more beneficial if we too became a Phillip Wollen?

    For me, the single most hard-heating question raised in the speech is this – “When I look into the eyes of the starving tear-stained face of a child, do I remain silent”?

    And we have looked, perhaps not with our own eyes but surely with our conscience and hearts, and we know that we can do something. So do we remain silent?

    We can. And we can cite ‘individual choice’ and we can say that we do not wish to impose our views on our friends and it is here that we fail both the farm animal that is soon to be unceremoniously slaughtered, and another starving tear-stained face that we are turning away from. Both the farm animal and the starving child do not have the choice to turn away. It is those who choose to continue to contribute to this disaster and those of us who chose to be silent that have to bear the weight of these sins.

    There are so many things in the world we feel helpless about but this is not one of them. We can do something as Mr. Phillip Wollen has been doing. We can cut down or stop contributing to the slaughter and destruction. And we can speak gently to those closest to us to cut down if not stop consuming flesh.

  18. wan wai meng on Sep 13, 2017 at 12:46 am

    It is such a powerful speech, by this person and it was presented with so much speech dramatization. Such dramatization is necessary to help wake up people from their stupor. The stupor of consuming flesh of their loved ones, yes all the beings we are partaking by eating meat those beings could be a previous loved one before.

  19. Anne Ong on Sep 10, 2017 at 9:09 pm

    Mr Philip Wollen gave a very powerful speech. He pointed it all correctly that we should not kill animals for our own satisfaction to food. It is truly one of the most inspiring speeches we have ever heard in our lives. If everyone would do their part by being more kind and compassion, there wouldn’t be suffering today. Thank you very much Rinpoche for this meaningful article and speach.🙏

  20. JP on Sep 7, 2017 at 11:33 am

    Mr. Philip Wollen is highly intelligent and eloquent in explaining the devastating consequences of consuming meat. It is so true that, “Animal Rights is now the greatest Social Justice issue since the abolition of slavery.” Slavery was such a norm just a hundred years ago. Abolishing it back then was just unimaginable. However, when more and more people stood up to voice out how wrong slavery is, it eventually became abolished.

    Just like how wrong slavery is, killing other beings for food needs to be abolished as well. In my opinion, many people understand the devastating consequences animal farming has on planet earth. However, they choose not to give up meat because they are “addicted” to eating meat. It’s like asking a drug addict to stop taking drugs. They would come up with eloquent reasons why NOT to stop their “addiction”.

    Perhaps Mother Nature needs to step up with climate change and water runs dry faster so that governments wake up and really has no other choice but to make animal farming illegal. Otherwise, as Mr Wollen stated, this will be the 6th mass extinction on planet Earth.

  21. Uncle Eddie on Sep 4, 2017 at 5:34 pm

    As tsem Rinpoche has commented, it is truly one of the most inspiring speeches we have ever heard in our Lives. This one lovely speech as made by former Citibank Vice President, Mr. Phillip Wollen, though short and sweet, is extremely powerful and inspirational. It certainly helps one learn to expand one’s mind in thinking! To our Tsem Tulku Rinpoche we extend our heartfelt thanks to him for sharing this with us and highly recommend us all to listen deeply and think carefully. Mr. .Phillip Wollen truly acts and fights for what he believes when he founded “The Winsome Constance Kindness trust, which compassionately provides funding and financial support to various charitable organisations and projects. He said he preferred to die with “nothing left” and broke, as when the eyes closed for the last time, then to still have plentiful enormous money left unused in funding all the desperately needed important humane projects and organisations, as shown in the aforesaid firms of “Earthlings, Unity, and Beings”. The showing of all these films aim to shed light on the understanding of hardships, injustice, and sufferings occurring in the 21st century, which are still existing today, with the realistic impact remaining so detrimental. As what Mr. Phillip Wollen has commented, the World has changed. Animal rights seem the greatest social injustice humane issue since the abolition of Human slavery. Meat is still a “raucous” killing industry, effecting animals, us and our economies! Mr, Phillip Wollen compassionately reiterated that animals are not just other species. They too are other nations whom earthlings were said to have murdered simply without the thought of guilt! We must humanely and compassionately hear Mr. Phillip Wollen’s plea to, “Let’s get the animals off the Menu and out of all these torture chambers” in the name of Justice and compassion! They too have every rights to live as we humans do, or like any living being! Om Mani Padme Hum.

  22. Lin Mun on Sep 3, 2017 at 9:42 pm

    Mr Philip Wollen gave a very powerful speech. He pointed it all correctly that we should not kill animals for our own satisfaction to food. We human created so much suffering to the animals. Meat itself causes so much sickness such as cancer and heart diseases. So why we human still want to indulge into something that brings harm to us? We should in fact encourage people to be meatless and create awareness to the world. Mr Philip Wollen is not only saying but also putting what he said into action. He sponsors the Earthlings video to encourage people to stop eating and abusing animals. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this video.

  23. Cc on Sep 3, 2017 at 9:31 pm

    What he said is very true. The world is polluted and we are heading towards extinction. If everyone would do their part by being more kind and compassion, there wouldn’t be suffering today.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

  24. Fong on Sep 3, 2017 at 5:55 pm

    A strong voice and an effort to educate the masses on the need to take meat out of the the dining table. The presentation of packaged meat at the supermarket has created a disconnect with animal suffering and the meat on the shelves. Mr Philip Wollen is putting the connection back and showing people what meat means. Hats off to him and his valiant efforts.

  25. Lim Han Nee on Sep 3, 2017 at 5:45 pm

    ” I heard the screams of my dying father as his body was ravaged by the cancer that killed him. And I realised I had heard these screams before..In the slaughterhouse, on the cattle ships to the Middle East and the dying mother whale as she calls out to her calf…their cries were the cries of my father. I discovered when we suffer, we suffer as equals”.

    This ability to empathise with suffering animals and see their suffering as equal to that of humans in pain is what makes Mr Philip Wollen special. Mr Wollen’s sense of equality and social justice is so strong that it transcends “Beings as species” . As he says :” Animals are not just other species. They are other nations”.

    The whole injustice of humans usurping the rights of other beings and species can be seen in the following catastrophic results. 90 % of small fish living in the sea are ground up as livestock for animals destined for the dinner plates of humans! Billions of little chicks are ground up because they are male!We torture and kill 2 billion animals every week!10000 entire species are wiped out every year because of the actions of one species!

    Eating meat ,as Mr Wollen shows it clearly,is disastrous for health and contributes to world hunger.We will save a great deal in personal and national health bills, if we stop eating meat.Studies have established clear links betweeen cancer and heart-related diseases and meat-eating. The poor farmers’ families starve so as to be abe to sell their vegetable products as livestock for animals destined to be slaughtered for their meat to feed man’s insatiable craving for it.

    Sad though it may be,it is a fact that it is man’s greed and not his need that has led to the continuing mass slaughter of animals. Thank you Mr Holler for funding the Earthlings trilogy to let the world know the truth of the matter. It is to be hoped that creating such greater awareness will lead to more people giving up meat.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing such a powerful speech from a man who truly cares.

  26. Alice Tay on Sep 3, 2017 at 1:03 pm

    Appreciate very much that former VP of Citibank, Mr Philip Wollen, stand firm and voice out to protect all animals from cruelty. Mr Philip Wollen understand the feeling and shared his experience when his father suffered and died of cancer. Therefore, he explained why it is important to show empathy to others and urged everyone please think of the animals may have the same feeling of suffering.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this inspiring post to remind us to think of animals and do the best to help in any way we can.

  27. Joy Kam on Sep 3, 2017 at 1:42 am

    Mr. Philip Wollen speech rings so much truth, only those who choose to be in denial would not hear his powerful speech. There is really no good reason or excuse to eat meat, there is only one thing… an ignorant mind. And just like any other afflictions, it is what keeps us blinded and trapped in samsara and along the way, we get cancer and suffer and heart attack yet we still want to give excuses to allow us to remain ignorant. When we continue to eat meat, we continue poisoning our bodies and killing ourselves, so why bother asking what to do and how to overcome our illness when we ourselves created the causes and refuse the remedy?

    Mr. Philip Wollen say is indeed powerful, how many of us looked at animals as another nation co-existing on this planet with us humans? So far we have been brainwashed to think they are merely objects put here by some creator “God” for us to slaughter. How primitive and how shallow, how cruel and inhumane, how ignorant we humans are. And we wonder why we’re dying younger?

    I hope Mr. Philip Wollen’s speech spread everywhere and for those who hear it, may is trigger something positive within for people to wake up and truly start living peacefully without killing anyone for our own greed and satisfaction.

  28. Samfoonheei on Sep 3, 2017 at 12:04 am

    Mr. Philip Wollen show us and many people an inspiring example to be kind and compassionate to take off meat on our menu.It would be wonderful to have more people like Mr. Philip Wollen. What was spoken was very powerful and yet simple for all to realised the importance of removing meat from the menu. He was a vegan about 10 years and vegetarian a long time. .A powerful speech and a wake up call for all.
    (The earth can produce enough for everyone’s need. But not enough for everyone’s greed.) well said by Mr. Philip Wollen.Thank you Mr. Philip Wollen for yor tireless effort to encourage more people to take off meat from the menu.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

  29. Irene Lim on Sep 2, 2017 at 11:07 pm

    Every word he uttered sliced through me with reality of suffering and pain of other beings. Mr Phillip Wollen’s heartfelt speech is indeed powerful and touching. I pray that through his efforts and his excellent way of articulation can swiftly awaken many beings to respect other beings and create less harm and pain in this world. Let peace prevail in every being.

  30. Li Kheng on Sep 2, 2017 at 6:45 pm

    His speech made me tear. There is so much truth and it is impossible for people to choose to cause so much suffering just so that we can chew on tasty flesh that is cooked with much seasoning, sauce etc. I do not believe that any restaurant today dares to serve their meat raw… because it is poison and it would not look appetizing at all. So much has to be done to meat to make them tasty so that restaurants can charge an arm and a leg for their dishes. Yet, intelligent consumers today are too ignorant to do anything. Not because they cannot but because it is too inconvenient to. How is it convenient to go for chemotherapy or other treatments when we suffer diseases caused by mass produced meat? How is it convenient that when you hit 40 (the age is getting younger) that you need to invest most of your savings to salvage your health from meat consumption. Not to mention our loved ones who have to suffer along with us just because we want to please our taste buds. We are easy victims to meat cartels and others powerhouses that dominate our daily life simply because we are lazy and selfish. This is a ironic reason that raise so much doubt about humanity. Despite all this, I am grateful to the 600 million vegetarians out there who made a stand. I believe today, it is time to not just shift our personal choice but also support those around us to make sustainable choices.

  31. Choong on Sep 2, 2017 at 3:06 pm

    Here’s some statistics to back up what this enlightened gentleman said:

    meat_consumption_per_capita_graph

  32. Stella Cheang on Sep 2, 2017 at 1:23 pm

    Thank you, Mr. Philip Wollen for being the kind of voice we need more of, to raise awareness against the world of selfish murderous ways that focus on satisfying the dining desire but oblivious towards everything else. Meat is the new asbestos, watch Earthling, and we will realize that meat not only cause enormous pain & suffering to animals, damage the environment, it also erode the mind of human being who choose to turn off their conscientious and allow viles to take place. Please help spread Earthling and show the world how selfish we are.

  33. Lew on Sep 2, 2017 at 12:55 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this video. This is indeed a very inspiring video, with lots of fact and logic. Thank you people like Mr. Philip Wollen who tirelessly speak up for the animals. Like what Mr. Philip Wollen said, how we can turn our blind eye and let the animals suffer and die? This is a video everyone must watch and end the suffering.

    I become vegetarian upon seeing a quote from Rinpoche, which says, “If you are Buddhists, you should be vegetarian. No IFs, No BUTs”. After 7 years of vegetarian, I have no regret and I thank Rinpoche for your kindness for planting the vegetarian seed in me. 🙏🙏🙏🙏

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  • Alice Tay
    Wednesday, Nov 22. 2017 03:25 AM
    Dorje Shugden is an emanation of Manjushri in dhama protector form. Dorje Shugden practice has been passed for over 400 years by the lineage gurus. Our lineage gurus have strong faith and practice Dorje Shugden including H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, H.H. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, H.H. Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and H.H. Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche. All these gurus have achieve attainments and now they have returned in perfect human body to continue their previous life dharma works for the benefit of others. If Dorje Shugden is a spirit and can harm H.H. Dalai Lama and other great masters e.g. from other lineage like Sakya and our lineage gurus, the dharma will not grow and spread to the western countries.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/why-cant-the-dalai-lama-bind-dorje-shugden.html



  • Alice Tay
    Tuesday, Nov 21. 2017 01:20 AM
    Dharma Protector practice especially Kawang prayer is very powerful to purify our negative karma that accumulated since our countless past lifetimes. If this karma is not purified, it can manifest as obstacles to our Dharma practice and can hinder our spiritual progress. When we practice diligently, Kawang prayer is very effective to clear and stabilise the mind when doubts and confusion arise. Eventually, we will achieve the ultimate happiness of full enlightenment and no longer need any dharma protector.

    Thank you Rinpoche for your kindness and compassion to give us this practice to liberate us from suffering and toward enlightenment.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/kawang-a-dorje-shugden-confessional-practice.html?nomobile
  • Lin Mun
    Sunday, Nov 19. 2017 10:39 PM
    Amazing to have Dorje Shugden in so many styles. Rinpoche is really creative to create and commission so many types and styles to suit everyone so all of us have a chance to connect and practise Dorje Shugden. Thank you Rinpoche and team for getting all the various beautiful paintings within a short time.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/which-dorje-shugden-style-is-your-favourite.html
  • Lin Mun
    Sunday, Nov 19. 2017 10:19 PM
    Puan Sabariah really has a big heart. She cooks and serves everyone regardless of race as she only wants to bring joy, happiness and warm food to the homeless. It is already not easy to cook for 20 or 30 person but she managed to cook for 300 a day from her apartment and even up to 1,000 during Ramadhan. Her work it a great inspiration to many and great reminder to always love and help people no matter what their background is. And now at 70 years old still continue working to help the refugees. So we also should not give up helping others and don’t use age as an excuse.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/the-malaysian-mother-teresa-of-montreal.html
  • Stella Cheang
    Sunday, Nov 19. 2017 02:37 AM
    I used to hear a few people around me say that they are OCD towards certain triggers. From their description, I was under the impression that OCD means they have low tolerance towards the trigger. With this article clearly stating the symptoms of people with OCD suffering from the obsession that triggers compulsion in doing something, OCD actually is a serious illness. It results in physical or emotional distress. It appears to me that OCD sufferer’s mind are programed to hold onto to a certain perception very strongly. I hope there will be medical help to reduce their fixation so that their quality of life will improve. Thank you for this sharing, Rinpoche.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/understanding-obsessive-compulsive-disorder.html
  • Lin Mun
    Saturday, Nov 18. 2017 09:22 PM
    I feel very sad for the animals and embarrassing at the same time that our national zoo were in such a poor state. Charging RM 30 (with MyKad) and RM50 (without MyKad) per entry is not cheap and this clearly shows that the zoo is not well managed. Animals are already being captured with no freedom and the situation is made worse with poor condition, unsanitary, lack of food and medical assistance. I hope the authority will look into this urgently and take action to rectify the situation.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/a-living-hell.html
  • Lin Mun
    Saturday, Nov 18. 2017 09:13 PM
    This is indeed a great move from the California authority and passing it as a law. This move will surely reduce the number of puppy mills and reduce the suffering of animals tremendously. Many cats and dogs suffered as most breeders do not maintain and treat the animals poorly. Hopefully more states in United States and other countries will follow suit on this noble act.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/california-says-pet-stores-can-only-sell-rescued-animals.html
  • Stella Cheang
    Friday, Nov 17. 2017 09:27 AM
    There are three purification practices and Kawang is one of them, most suitable to purify heavy bodily karma as well as clearing and stabilising the mind when doubts or confusion arise in times of conflict or when one is on the verge of giving up on something virtuous. From the sharing by Pastor David, the key to this practice is consistency. Doing the kawang prayer as part of our daily sadhana is akin to building up a strong bond with Dorje Shugden, hence, able to invoke his blessing more effectively.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/kawang-a-dorje-shugden-confessional-practice.html
  • Jason
    Thursday, Nov 16. 2017 11:02 PM
    这是一个很好的佛法教育的视频。仁波切选择了转世到恶劣的环境下成长,但是在这不影响仁波切放弃学习佛法的精神,反而造就了一个菩萨心肠的圣人。仁波切承受很多的痛苦,仁波切不愿意看到他人痛苦,所以发愿要帮助更多流宿街头者给他们援助。
    仁波切的坎坷成长过程给我们一个很正面的教育。环境的影响大不过于我们内心的想法。所以要先修心然后才修行。

    感恩仁波切的教悔使我知道快乐不仅是拥有而是我们付出多少让别人快乐。

    Jason

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/personal-attendant/凡人和圣人的差别.html#comments
  • Jason
    Thursday, Nov 16. 2017 10:18 PM
    This 5 ft Gyenze Statue very stunning and it look so real like a man ride a horse. Gyenze is the increase form of Dorje Shugden and he will bestow us increase in any material or spiritual forms in order to help us in our spiritual path.

    This chapel open 24 hrs and open to public so anyone can visit this chapel anytime. Remember to lit a lotus candle and offer to Gyenze. By doing so, it will lesssen our ignorance and very benefit in our spiritual path.

    Thanks sponsor for contribution in making this 5 ft Gyenze Statue come into real.
    Thanks Rinpoche for conceptualize of this chapel to benefit more people.

    Jason

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/5foot-gyenze-statue-arrives-in-kechara-forest-retreat.html
  • Pastor Adeline Woon
    Thursday, Nov 16. 2017 12:02 AM
    This is an unbiased piece that gives a clear and easy to understand overview of the Dorje Shugden controversy. It is a “as a matter fact” piece that should be accepted easily by the general public.

    It has been a 20 year struggle for the Dorje Shugden practitioners since His Holiness the Dalai Lama imposed a ban on the practice. Families, friends, relatives, couples, etc. were separated due to it. There were many innocent people who were hurt, abandoned and killed because of it. This intended result is totally against the concept of compassion, kindness and equality His Holiness represents.

    Many assumed that all Dorje Shugden practitioners do not like His Holiness and they all demonstrated in his teachings for the last 20 years or so with the New Kadampa Tradition (NKT) founded by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. It has been pointed out distinctively in this article that it is not the case.

    His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche has always fought the unlawful ban by peaceful and powerful means – writing and education. His Eminence preaches patience and kindness that reflect on his approach in the face of hate speech, threats, etc. He also taught his students to do the same.

    His Eminence’s approach seems to be more effective as people are being educated on the controversy and many turned their minds because of that.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/huffpost-on-dorje-shugden.html
  • Tsem Rinpoche
    Wednesday, Nov 15. 2017 09:35 PM
    Being creative and making things around us interesting makes life so much more bearable.~Tsem Rinpoche


    Spontaneity is the state of realizing boredom does have enemies.~Tsem Rinpoche

    Boredom is the mind that thinks this is it, when it’s not.~Tsem Rinpoche

    Being creative is not a choice, direction or lifestyle but my natural state of mind~Tsem Rinpoche

    Depression is a state of mind only when you are a piece of wood~Tsem Rinpoche

    Losing is just letting yourself know that winning is not the goal but only part of the journey~Tsem Rinpoche


    When you hate or love something extremely, both leads to sufferings.~Tsem Rinpoche

    Being with someone we love or don’t love should not make a difference to a genuine practioner expunged of the I.~Tsem Rinpoche

    Dorje Shugden is not a cause, a movement or religion but who I am, for that person is compassion, love and acceptance.~Tsem Rinpoche
  • Alice Tay
    Wednesday, Nov 15. 2017 03:44 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche sharing this article from Huffington Post. Dorje Shugden ban is getting more people’s attention in the world now. This is a good time for everyone to think, find out more and understand the truth about this issue. This is no longer about the issue of religious but it is more to the fundamental human rights on their freedom and religious that bring much impact in their life.

    Basically, everyone may wish to have their life is improving and getting better. But, it seems that this is not applied to the Tibetan people. The Tibetan people especially Dorje Shugden practitioners have suffered and facing a lot of difficulties, segregation and discrimination for the past 20 years. This situation is getting worse when Sera Jey Monastery introduced an identity badge system to for its monks to indicate that they were not Dorje Shugden practitioner. From that, we can understand those who are practiced Dorje Shugden were not welcome at the monastic university. This is another kind of discrimination happening now in Tibet.

    I humbly wish that those who are given Dorje Shugden practice by your guru, please continue to have strong faith in your guru and Dorje Shugden. For those who have misunderstand or do not know about Dorje Shugden, please think and understand that our concern now is not only about the religious but the importance of fundamental human rights for people.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/huffpost-on-dorje-shugden.html
  • Stella Cheang
    Wednesday, Nov 15. 2017 03:15 PM
    It is uncommon to read unbiased articles about Dorje Shugden issue, more so on international mainstream media. Many international mainstream media shy away from the issue because it is controversial, it involves a 400 years old deity practice that “outsider” finds hard to verify and it deeply intertwines in the entangled Tibetan-China political relationship. Therefore, I rejoice for the job well done by the Huffington Post for carrying this unbiased, well researched and factual article; it is very refreshing and encouraging for all Shugdenpas, for a change.

    Shugden practice is being accused of threatening the unity of all the Buddhism sects in Tibet. The Huffington Post rightly points out that for the past four centuries, Dorje Shugden was propitiated alongside all these main Buddhism schools without any signs of aggressive purge, as claimed by the HHDL people post 1976.

    The only difference between the Shugden practice and the rest of the Tibetan Buddhism practice is almost close to zero. It is really a matter of emphasis. Yet, the ban initiated by HHDL, in all his wisdom, have been fervently actualised by the CTA over the years. Resulting in the ostracisation of the entire Shugden community, and followed by many abuse, beating and threats that ensued on a day-to-day basis. Is it not the exact aggressive purge that threatens the unity of the Buddhism community?

    The deity is being demonised further with no basis. And the community is accused of being Chinese spy. Interestingly, the Chinese angle became an opportune played well by the Beijing after they learnt of this fall out and exploit the discord against their arch rival, HHDL. Will HHDL and his think-tank finally admit that it is better to lift the ban so that the Chinese can stop using it to widen the divide?

    There is another key issue not being pressed on in this article, which I believe it is out of respect to HHDL. This article did not question why HHDL, a 1989 Nobel Peace Prize Laurette, is not hesitant to show no mercy to his own people practicing Dorje Shugden; which is to go against what he championed for the rest of the world.

    Thank you, Rinpoche and the team for this wonderful and uplifting sharing!

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/huffpost-on-dorje-shugden.html
  • Pastor Adeline Woon
    Wednesday, Nov 15. 2017 06:29 AM
    These videos are very necessary to counter the repeated false claims by the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) on the unlawful ban of Dorje Shugden. These videos were highly circulated by the Tibetans on social media platform. Now that the Tibetan version is available, more Tibetans can understand the contradictory statements made by their leader Lobsang Sangyay and the kashag (cabinet). It is very important that the Tibetans understand so that they can unite and join force to vote for a different and more capable leaders who will really do something that benefit them.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/tibetan-leaderships-new-anti-shugden-video.html

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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
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One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
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But then again, the unknown is sometimes worse than the known. In the end nothing is known unless we endeavour,
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because all unknown with familiarity becomes the known.
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Dear friends, The Dorje Shugden oracle of Gaden Shartse Monastery was authorized and blessed by both Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. He was a favorite among high lamas for his smooth trances and clear prophecies. This video is a one-of-a-kind where you see the Choyang Dulzin Kuten oracle take trance of the peaceful form of Dorje Shugden wearing the robes of a high lama giving teachings, blessings and transmissions. Very sacred and rare video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pawS1TMOe8k
7 days ago
Dear friends, The Dorje Shugden oracle of Gaden Shartse Monastery was authorized and blessed by both Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. He was a favorite among high lamas for his smooth trances and clear prophecies. This video is a one-of-a-kind where you see the Choyang Dulzin Kuten oracle take trance of the peaceful form of Dorje Shugden wearing the robes of a high lama giving teachings, blessings and transmissions. Very sacred and rare video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pawS1TMOe8k
Beautiful contemporary art piece of Dorje Shugden for free high res download here:  http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html
1 week ago
Beautiful contemporary art piece of Dorje Shugden for free high res download here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html
The Huffington Post extensively covers the Dorje Shugden issue. I had no idea that this article was being written. I was not contacted, not asked for an interview or asked for any comments, and then it was published and my students alerted me to it. So it was a very, very pleasant and encouraging surprise to read such balanced coverage from such a reputable news website. You can read it here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=149806
1 week ago
The Huffington Post extensively covers the Dorje Shugden issue. I had no idea that this article was being written. I was not contacted, not asked for an interview or asked for any comments, and then it was published and my students alerted me to it. So it was a very, very pleasant and encouraging surprise to read such balanced coverage from such a reputable news website. You can read it here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=149806
དེ་རིང་ང་ཁྱེད་རང་ཚོ་མཉམ་དུ་བོད་མིའི་ཆབ་སྲིད་ནང་གི་བློ་མགུ་ནུས་པའི་མངོན་འགྱུར་ཞིག་ཞུའི་ཡིན། གང་དག་བོད་པའི་སྤྱི་ཚོགས་ནང་ཆོས་ལུགས་ཁྱད་པར། དབྱེ་འབྱེད། ཕྱོགས་རིས་ཐོག་ལ་གང་འདྲ་སྟངས་འཛིན་བྱེད་དགོས་ཀྱི་སྐོར་ངེས་གཏན་སྣུན་ཤུགས་བྱེད་ཐུབ། http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/tibetan-mp-tenpa-yarphel-speaks-up-against-nechung-tibetan.html
1 week ago
དེ་རིང་ང་ཁྱེད་རང་ཚོ་མཉམ་དུ་བོད་མིའི་ཆབ་སྲིད་ནང་གི་བློ་མགུ་ནུས་པའི་མངོན་འགྱུར་ཞིག་ཞུའི་ཡིན། གང་དག་བོད་པའི་སྤྱི་ཚོགས་ནང་ཆོས་ལུགས་ཁྱད་པར། དབྱེ་འབྱེད། ཕྱོགས་རིས་ཐོག་ལ་གང་འདྲ་སྟངས་འཛིན་བྱེད་དགོས་ཀྱི་སྐོར་ངེས་གཏན་སྣུན་ཤུགས་བྱེད་ཐུབ། http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/tibetan-mp-tenpa-yarphel-speaks-up-against-nechung-tibetan.html
བོད་པའི་དབུ་ཁྲིད་ཚོའི་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན་བསྟེན་མཁན་ཚོར་མ་ཉེས་ཁ་ཡོག་གི་བརྙན་ཕྲིན་གསར་པ། http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/tibetan-leaderships-new-anti-shugden-video-tibetan.html
1 week ago
བོད་པའི་དབུ་ཁྲིད་ཚོའི་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན་བསྟེན་མཁན་ཚོར་མ་ཉེས་ཁ་ཡོག་གི་བརྙན་ཕྲིན་གསར་པ། http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/tibetan-leaderships-new-anti-shugden-video-tibetan.html
(Drepung) Dear friends, In the effort to be creative about something as holy and beneficial as Dorje Shugden, we\'ve come out with these new and realistic depictions. One is Dorje Shugden visiting the Potala Palace and the other is Dorje Shugden arising from Drepung Monastery where he lived in Zimkhang Gangma Ladrang as a high lama. Please enjoy and be blessed. Sincerely, Tsem Rinpoche (High resolution downloads: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html )
2 weeks ago
(Drepung) Dear friends, In the effort to be creative about something as holy and beneficial as Dorje Shugden, we've come out with these new and realistic depictions. One is Dorje Shugden visiting the Potala Palace and the other is Dorje Shugden arising from Drepung Monastery where he lived in Zimkhang Gangma Ladrang as a high lama. Please enjoy and be blessed. Sincerely, Tsem Rinpoche (High resolution downloads: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html )
Dear friends, In the effort to be creative about something as holy and beneficial as Dorje Shugden, we\'ve come out with these new and realistic depictions. One is Dorje Shugden visiting the Potala Palace and the other is Dorje Shugden arising from Drepung Monastery where he lived in Zimkhang Gangma Ladrang as a high lama. Please enjoy and be blessed. Sincerely, Tsem Rinpoche (High resolution downloads: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html )
2 weeks ago
Dear friends, In the effort to be creative about something as holy and beneficial as Dorje Shugden, we've come out with these new and realistic depictions. One is Dorje Shugden visiting the Potala Palace and the other is Dorje Shugden arising from Drepung Monastery where he lived in Zimkhang Gangma Ladrang as a high lama. Please enjoy and be blessed. Sincerely, Tsem Rinpoche (High resolution downloads: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html )
I had this painting commissioned. Please read more here on this great master-
 http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=146195
3 weeks ago
I had this painting commissioned. Please read more here on this great master- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=146195
How can all the high lamas of Tibet and all the protectors not be able to defeat Dorje Shugden? This is food for thought: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Bj0254UG-Y
3 weeks ago
How can all the high lamas of Tibet and all the protectors not be able to defeat Dorje Shugden? This is food for thought: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Bj0254UG-Y
致全世界的华人:这是我一份小小的心意:一幅富有古中国传统艺术的作品。希望你们会喜欢! http://bit.ly/2zLOjnK
4 weeks ago
致全世界的华人:这是我一份小小的心意:一幅富有古中国传统艺术的作品。希望你们会喜欢! http://bit.ly/2zLOjnK
“One has not only a legal but a moral responsibility to obey just laws. Conversely, one has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.”

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
1 month ago
“One has not only a legal but a moral responsibility to obey just laws. Conversely, one has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download for free this high res photo of Lord Shugden: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html
1 month ago
Download for free this high res photo of Lord Shugden: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html
Whatever we can do to spread the teachings of our Guru, we should do so.
1 month ago
Whatever we can do to spread the teachings of our Guru, we should do so.
 These three (Dharma, Oser and Mumu) are super adorable.
1 month ago
These three (Dharma, Oser and Mumu) are super adorable.
Beautiful Vajra Yogini print.
1 month ago
Beautiful Vajra Yogini print.
Beautiful and holy new statues arrived to Kechara Forest Retreat. Please enjoy the pictures: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=146950
1 month ago
Beautiful and holy new statues arrived to Kechara Forest Retreat. Please enjoy the pictures: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=146950
Beautiful old thangka of Buddha Nageshvaraja
1 month ago
Beautiful old thangka of Buddha Nageshvaraja
Dear friends, This meme is powerful. Who you hang around with and the types of attitude they have is who you will be influenced by many times and who you will become in the future. Look at your friends and the people that always surround you to know who you will become. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
Dear friends, This meme is powerful. Who you hang around with and the types of attitude they have is who you will be influenced by many times and who you will become in the future. Look at your friends and the people that always surround you to know who you will become. Tsem Rinpoche
October 2017, His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal graciously reading our Kechara album and updates as presented by Beng Kooi and Martin. He was very pleased with our progress and offers his blessings. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
October 2017, His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal graciously reading our Kechara album and updates as presented by Beng Kooi and Martin. He was very pleased with our progress and offers his blessings. Tsem Rinpoche
His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche grants audience to Beng Kooi and Martin in France.  Read more on His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche: http://bit.ly/1PlaNNS
1 month ago
His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche grants audience to Beng Kooi and Martin in France. Read more on His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche: http://bit.ly/1PlaNNS
Recently Beng Kooi and Martin on behalf of myself and Kechara was lucky to have audience with His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal of Gaden Shartse Monastery. He lives in around Paris, France. His Holiness is 91 years old and very healthy and alert. He was the 101st throne holder for Tsongkapa and was the head of the Gelugpa school of Buddhism and was very successful during his tenure. He is a strong practitioner of both Sutra and Tantra of Je Tsongkapa\'s tradition and a master of all Buddhist knowledge. He holds steadfast to his protector Dorje Shugden very strongly. So we can see even the highest throneholders who are masters of Sutra and Tantra also practices Dorje Shugden knowing the benefits.

Beng Kooi and Martin brought photo albums of Kechara Forest Retreat/Kechara and updates on Kechara and our works. His Holiness was very pleased to listen and offered some gifts back. 

This is a beautiful picture and the great blessings bestowed on us from His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal.

Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche 
Read more on His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche: http://bit.ly/1PlaNNS
1 month ago
Recently Beng Kooi and Martin on behalf of myself and Kechara was lucky to have audience with His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal of Gaden Shartse Monastery. He lives in around Paris, France. His Holiness is 91 years old and very healthy and alert. He was the 101st throne holder for Tsongkapa and was the head of the Gelugpa school of Buddhism and was very successful during his tenure. He is a strong practitioner of both Sutra and Tantra of Je Tsongkapa's tradition and a master of all Buddhist knowledge. He holds steadfast to his protector Dorje Shugden very strongly. So we can see even the highest throneholders who are masters of Sutra and Tantra also practices Dorje Shugden knowing the benefits. Beng Kooi and Martin brought photo albums of Kechara Forest Retreat/Kechara and updates on Kechara and our works. His Holiness was very pleased to listen and offered some gifts back. This is a beautiful picture and the great blessings bestowed on us from His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal. Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche Read more on His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche: http://bit.ly/1PlaNNS
The meaning and origins of Halloween: http://bit.ly/2egnVrp
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My Halloween in Salem: http://bit.ly/2zwq6li

Fantastic Reads!!
1 month ago
The meaning and origins of Halloween: http://bit.ly/2egnVrp *****and**** My Halloween in Salem: http://bit.ly/2zwq6li Fantastic Reads!!
The meaning and origins of Halloween: http://bit.ly/2egnVrp
*****and****
My Halloween in Salem: http://bit.ly/2zwq6li
1 month ago
The meaning and origins of Halloween: http://bit.ly/2egnVrp *****and**** My Halloween in Salem: http://bit.ly/2zwq6li
This is so powerful. It is a must read and must share.
1 month ago
This is so powerful. It is a must read and must share.
Beng Kooi meeting with the scholar and teacher Geshe Konchok Gyeltsen lak. Geshe Konchok Gyeltsen has been very active and you can see his youtubes in Tibetan speaking about the benefits of Dorje Shugden practice. He is a direct student of Trijang Rinpoche and Zong Rinpoche.
1 month ago
Beng Kooi meeting with the scholar and teacher Geshe Konchok Gyeltsen lak. Geshe Konchok Gyeltsen has been very active and you can see his youtubes in Tibetan speaking about the benefits of Dorje Shugden practice. He is a direct student of Trijang Rinpoche and Zong Rinpoche.
Martin meeting with Gen Tashi. Gen Tashi is a very devoted and committed activist of Dorje Shugden\'s cause. He is tireless in speaking for the truth. They enjoyed sharing some time together.
1 month ago
Martin meeting with Gen Tashi. Gen Tashi is a very devoted and committed activist of Dorje Shugden's cause. He is tireless in speaking for the truth. They enjoyed sharing some time together.
Martin meeting with the well known strong and devoted Dorje Shugden activist and scholar Geshe Konchok Gyeltsen lak. Geshe lak was very happy to meet Martin and shared so much wonderful information. Beautiful meeting.
1 month ago
Martin meeting with the well known strong and devoted Dorje Shugden activist and scholar Geshe Konchok Gyeltsen lak. Geshe lak was very happy to meet Martin and shared so much wonderful information. Beautiful meeting.
Beng Kooi meeting with friend and strong and devoted Dorje Shugden activist Gen Tashi
1 month ago
Beng Kooi meeting with friend and strong and devoted Dorje Shugden activist Gen Tashi
Another stunning digital print art of Dorje Shugden from an artist in Peru. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
Another stunning digital print art of Dorje Shugden from an artist in Peru. Tsem Rinpoche
This beautiful Dorje Shugden is from an artist in the Ukraine. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
This beautiful Dorje Shugden is from an artist in the Ukraine. Tsem Rinpoche
Please never get tired of speaking for those who do not have a voice. If we can alleviate their pain or try our best, why not? Thank you all so much. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
Please never get tired of speaking for those who do not have a voice. If we can alleviate their pain or try our best, why not? Thank you all so much. Tsem Rinpoche
Pastor Antoinette of Kechara arranged a Malaysian artist to paint this special Dorje Shugden painting conceptualized by myself. She oversaw the process and completed it. Wonderful beautiful Dorje Shugden Malaysian style by Malaysian artist. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
Pastor Antoinette of Kechara arranged a Malaysian artist to paint this special Dorje Shugden painting conceptualized by myself. She oversaw the process and completed it. Wonderful beautiful Dorje Shugden Malaysian style by Malaysian artist. Tsem Rinpoche
Sometimes after my prayers, reading on sasquatch is relaxing. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Sometimes after my prayers, reading on sasquatch is relaxing. Tsem Rinpoche
This gorgeous outdoor bronze Buddha is in Korea. Would be lovely to pay homage to Him there.
2 months ago
This gorgeous outdoor bronze Buddha is in Korea. Would be lovely to pay homage to Him there.
Beautiful old vintage photo of Kamakura Buddha in Japan. I had the good fortune to visit this holy Buddha a few years back. I do hope I can go again with some students. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Beautiful old vintage photo of Kamakura Buddha in Japan. I had the good fortune to visit this holy Buddha a few years back. I do hope I can go again with some students. Tsem Rinpoche
Tsem Rinpoche with Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia during the Medicine Buddha festival.
2 months ago
Tsem Rinpoche with Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia during the Medicine Buddha festival.
This is a unique thangka of Pelden Hlamo with Dorje Shugden and Setrap and Nechung. Of course they all get along unlike what Tibetan leadership likes to say they don\'t get along. All enlightened beings get along with other enlightened beings and unenlightened beings. Enlightened beings have no karma to not get along with others. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
This is a unique thangka of Pelden Hlamo with Dorje Shugden and Setrap and Nechung. Of course they all get along unlike what Tibetan leadership likes to say they don't get along. All enlightened beings get along with other enlightened beings and unenlightened beings. Enlightened beings have no karma to not get along with others. Tsem Rinpoche
I love this picture. I wish it will all settle down soon.
2 months ago
I love this picture. I wish it will all settle down soon.
 I love this picture of Mumu peeking through the screen and window to see what is going on. He is always been very busy body and active. He has to know what is going on. I love you Mumu.
2 months ago
I love this picture of Mumu peeking through the screen and window to see what is going on. He is always been very busy body and active. He has to know what is going on. I love you Mumu.
How would you like to get one piece of this beautiful piece of art?
2 months ago
How would you like to get one piece of this beautiful piece of art?
First time PM Tenpa Yarphel speaks up against Nechung. It has created a huge stir. Must read: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=144220
2 months ago
First time PM Tenpa Yarphel speaks up against Nechung. It has created a huge stir. Must read: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=144220
I always like my rooms to smell clean, fresh, woodsy and a bit like the forest. my favorite types of essential oils to burn daily or as an offering to the Buddhas are Juniper, Cypress, Black Spruce, Peppermint and sometimes Rosemary. I like the smell of the forest, woods and wooded areas very much. I\'ve been using essential oils in my rooms for years. I don\'t necessarily purchase the brand you see in the picture as I buy any brand as long as it\'s made naturally. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
I always like my rooms to smell clean, fresh, woodsy and a bit like the forest. my favorite types of essential oils to burn daily or as an offering to the Buddhas are Juniper, Cypress, Black Spruce, Peppermint and sometimes Rosemary. I like the smell of the forest, woods and wooded areas very much. I've been using essential oils in my rooms for years. I don't necessarily purchase the brand you see in the picture as I buy any brand as long as it's made naturally. Tsem Rinpoche
In the bitter coldness of Yachen Gar, Tibet, several nuns are practicing meditation. You can see many small single \'huts\' in the background. They do this yearly and throughout the year. It is very inspiring to see people practice even under extreme conditions because they realize how samsara is so full of deceptions. Praise to the Dharma that liberates us with truth and practice. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
In the bitter coldness of Yachen Gar, Tibet, several nuns are practicing meditation. You can see many small single 'huts' in the background. They do this yearly and throughout the year. It is very inspiring to see people practice even under extreme conditions because they realize how samsara is so full of deceptions. Praise to the Dharma that liberates us with truth and practice. Tsem Rinpoche
More than you have....
2 months ago
More than you have....
The holiest place for the spiritual seeker is where our guru abides. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
The holiest place for the spiritual seeker is where our guru abides. Tsem Rinpoche
Beautiful flowers offered on my shrine to Sacred Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Beautiful flowers offered on my shrine to Sacred Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
This is my favorite image of Lord Manjusri. I had this exact same image as a kid in the 1980\'s and treasured it very much. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
This is my favorite image of Lord Manjusri. I had this exact same image as a kid in the 1980's and treasured it very much. Tsem Rinpoche
I love this idyllic painting of a beautiful Buddhist temple in a small town with foliage, natural, blue skies and country living. I can definitely live in this type of environment any time. I love living near nature. I wish I can go inside this picture to start living there now. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
I love this idyllic painting of a beautiful Buddhist temple in a small town with foliage, natural, blue skies and country living. I can definitely live in this type of environment any time. I love living near nature. I wish I can go inside this picture to start living there now. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
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    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
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    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
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    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
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    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    This happens daily in slaughterhouse so you can get your pork and Bak ku teh. Stop eating meat.
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    Beautiful Buddha being sculpted from clay.
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    After a while, you are are numb and you just keep doing it. You don’t know what you are doing and you don’t see it for what it really is. Tsem Rinpoche
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    OSER GIRL IS SO SMART AND CUTE AND EVERYONE LOVES HER
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    Animals are enslaved to do a human’s job, this must stop.
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    This is how the chickens are killed in the farm, they die a very horrible death.
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    Amazing video that you will not regret watching.
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    Canadian PM Justin Trudeau visits a Hindu mandir (temple)
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Your wedding venue @ Kechara Oasis Viva Home #vegetarian #restaurant ~ Guat Hee
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KSDS parents & students worked together for the discussion during the Talk on Acceptance, Kindness and Helping Each Other. Alice Tay, KSDS
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KSDS parents & students worked together for the discussion during the Talk on Acceptance, Kindness and Helping Each Other. Alice Tay, KSDS
Ms. Mok Pui Leng has offered lights and incense to Lama Tsongkhapa and all the Buddhas on behalf of KISG today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Ms. Mok Pui Leng has offered lights and incense to Lama Tsongkhapa and all the Buddhas on behalf of KISG today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out a session of Mother Tara's prayer recitations in Ipoh today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
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Kechara Ipoh Study Group has carried out a session of Mother Tara's prayer recitations in Ipoh today. So Kin Hoe (KISG)
KSDS Students are very cooperative & creative in making the artwork for coming event, Graduation / Halloween / Art Event. Alice Tay, KSDS
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KSDS Students are very cooperative & creative in making the artwork for coming event, Graduation / Halloween / Art Event. Alice Tay, KSDS
KSDS students age 7 and the above learned to do&paint their own mask. Alice Tay, KSDS
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KSDS students age 7 and the above learned to do&paint their own mask. Alice Tay, KSDS
The youngest group of KSDS learned to recite Migtsema mantra. Alice Tay, KSDS
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The youngest group of KSDS learned to recite Migtsema mantra. Alice Tay, KSDS
KSDS teachers in the progress for the Graduation/Halloween 2017 backdrop. Alice Tay, KSDS
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KSDS teachers in the progress for the Graduation/Halloween 2017 backdrop. Alice Tay, KSDS
Teacher Peggy gave a talk on Bully to parents and students. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Peggy gave a talk on Bully to parents and students. Lin Mun KSDS
Great to hv parents and students goodnight group work and share ideas from different perspectives. Lin Mun KSDS
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Great to hv parents and students goodnight group work and share ideas from different perspectives. Lin Mun KSDS
Photographer team for Mid Autumn Charity Dinner 2017. Lin Mun KSDS
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Photographer team for Mid Autumn Charity Dinner 2017. Lin Mun KSDS
KSDS team had meeting in Kechara Oasis in preparation for the Graduation/ Halloween event. Lin Mun KSDS
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KSDS team had meeting in Kechara Oasis in preparation for the Graduation/ Halloween event. Lin Mun KSDS
Artwork done by children of 2-6 yrs old for the upcoming Graduation/ Halloween/ Art event. Lin Mun Ksds
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Artwork done by children of 2-6 yrs old for the upcoming Graduation/ Halloween/ Art event. Lin Mun Ksds
At Dukkar Apartment, Kechara Forest Retreat, this morning, we completed a three day Amitayus Retreat and promised to come together for this spiritually powerful retreat again in the near future. We had looked forward to this retreat and, owing to the blessings of our Guru, Tsem Rinpoche, and Dorje Shugden, it went smoothly and as planned. by Pastor Han Nee
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At Dukkar Apartment, Kechara Forest Retreat, this morning, we completed a three day Amitayus Retreat and promised to come together for this spiritually powerful retreat again in the near future. We had looked forward to this retreat and, owing to the blessings of our Guru, Tsem Rinpoche, and Dorje Shugden, it went smoothly and as planned. by Pastor Han Nee
དེ་རིང་ང་ཁྱེད་རང་ཚོ་མཉམ་དུ་བོད་མིའི་ཆབ་སྲིད་ནང་གི་བློ་མགུ་ནུས་པའི་མངོན་འགྱུར་ཞིག་ཞུའི་ཡིན། གང་དག་བོད་པའི་སྤྱི་ཚོགས་ནང་ཆོས་ལུགས་ཁྱད་པར། དབྱེ་འབྱེད། ཕྱོགས་རིས་ཐོག་ལ་གང་འདྲ་སྟངས་འཛིན་བྱེད་དགོས་ཀྱི་སྐོར་ངེས་གཏན་སྣུན་ཤུགས་བྱེད་ཐུབ། http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/tibetan-mp-tenpa-yarphel-speaks-up-against-nechung-tibetan.html
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དེ་རིང་ང་ཁྱེད་རང་ཚོ་མཉམ་དུ་བོད་མིའི་ཆབ་སྲིད་ནང་གི་བློ་མགུ་ནུས་པའི་མངོན་འགྱུར་ཞིག་ཞུའི་ཡིན། གང་དག་བོད་པའི་སྤྱི་ཚོགས་ནང་ཆོས་ལུགས་ཁྱད་པར། དབྱེ་འབྱེད། ཕྱོགས་རིས་ཐོག་ལ་གང་འདྲ་སྟངས་འཛིན་བྱེད་དགོས་ཀྱི་སྐོར་ངེས་གཏན་སྣུན་ཤུགས་བྱེད་ཐུབ། http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/tibetan-mp-tenpa-yarphel-speaks-up-against-nechung-tibetan.html
ལོ་སྔོན་མར་བོད་གཞུང་གིས་ཆོས་སྐྱོང་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན་དང་འདིའི་བསྟེན་གསོལ་བ་རྣམས་ལ་སྐྱོན་བརྗོད་བྱེད་ཏེ་དེའི་ཁ་གཏད་དུ་ཡིག་ཆ་འགྲེམས་ཡོད་པས། དེའི་ལན་ལ་ཀེ་ཆ་ར་ཆོས་ཚོགས་ནས་བརྙེན་འཕྲིན་ཁྱོན་བསྡོམས་ལྔ་འགྲེམས་ཡོད། བརྙེན་འཕྲིན་དེ་དག་ནང་རིག་པ་དང་མཐུན་པའི་རྩོད་གླེང་ནང་ཡོད་པ་དང་དོན་དངོས་གང་ཡིན་སྐོར་གསལ་བཤད་གནང་ཏེ་བདེན་པ་རྭ་སྤྲོད་བྱེད་ཡོད། དེར་རྣམ་པ་ཚོ་ཚང་མའི་གཟིགས་རོ་ཞུ་རྒྱུ་དང་། གལ་ཏེ་ཡ་ལེན་ཡོད་ན་གནང་རོ་གནང་ཞུ་རྒྱུ་ཡིན། ཐུགས་རྗེ་ཆེ།། http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/tibetan-leaderships-new-anti-shugden-video-tibetan.html
1 week ago
ལོ་སྔོན་མར་བོད་གཞུང་གིས་ཆོས་སྐྱོང་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན་དང་འདིའི་བསྟེན་གསོལ་བ་རྣམས་ལ་སྐྱོན་བརྗོད་བྱེད་ཏེ་དེའི་ཁ་གཏད་དུ་ཡིག་ཆ་འགྲེམས་ཡོད་པས། དེའི་ལན་ལ་ཀེ་ཆ་ར་ཆོས་ཚོགས་ནས་བརྙེན་འཕྲིན་ཁྱོན་བསྡོམས་ལྔ་འགྲེམས་ཡོད། བརྙེན་འཕྲིན་དེ་དག་ནང་རིག་པ་དང་མཐུན་པའི་རྩོད་གླེང་ནང་ཡོད་པ་དང་དོན་དངོས་གང་ཡིན་སྐོར་གསལ་བཤད་གནང་ཏེ་བདེན་པ་རྭ་སྤྲོད་བྱེད་ཡོད། དེར་རྣམ་པ་ཚོ་ཚང་མའི་གཟིགས་རོ་ཞུ་རྒྱུ་དང་། གལ་ཏེ་ཡ་ལེན་ཡོད་ན་གནང་རོ་གནང་ཞུ་རྒྱུ་ཡིན། ཐུགས་རྗེ་ཆེ།། http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/tibetan-leaderships-new-anti-shugden-video-tibetan.html
Kechara Sunday Dharma School art activities. StellaC
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Kechara Sunday Dharma School art activities. StellaC
Kechara Sunday Dharma School art activities. StellaC
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Kechara Sunday Dharma School art activities. StellaC
Kechara Sunday Dharma school class 4 to 6 years old. StellaC
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Kechara Sunday Dharma school class 4 to 6 years old. StellaC
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