Reincarnation: True or false?

Jan 7, 2013 | Views: 2,892
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Dear students and friends,

I would like the share with everyone a great video that I found on reincarnation. In Buddhism, Buddha Shakyamuni taught on the existence of karma and what happens to us after we die in this lifetime… We know that after death, we will be reborn again – into a different state, body and even plane of existence.

There are many people who do not believe in the existence of reincarnation… simply because they cannot remember their past lives and that it hasn’t been proven scientifically yet. But science is limited and cannot prove everything. Reincarnation cannot be disproved also. Also Western culture had a strong predominant belief in reincarnation centuries ago as attested by Pythagoras and Socrates.

What happens if someone tells you that they can remember their past life? That they know of names and places they have never come across before in this lifetime – yet their memories of it are so vivid, so real… and can all be matched up by real events… 

Watch these videos about how a few children can remember themselves in their past life… and even lives…PLEASE LISTEN TO MP3 file on Dr. Brian Weiss who is a graduate of Columbia University and Yale. He was very skeptical on reincarnation, but after 25 years of research, he cannot deny reincarnation. I HIGHLY recommend you listen to Dr. Weiss.

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Extraordinary People: The boy who lived before

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Reincarnation – Discovery Channel

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Dr Brian Weiss: Same Soul, Many Bodies

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  1. Pastor Shin on Jan 6, 2016 at 9:03 pm

    Reincarnation, which is widely believed in many traditions, seems to explain the differences that exist among people. These differences occur as a result of previous lives, good or bad, which bear their fruits in the present one through the action of karma.

    Dr. Weiss was censured by the medical establishment in 1988 after he published “Many Lives, Many Masters.” in which he details his work with a patient he calls Catherine, who under hypnosis, remembered multiple past lives, relieving her of paralyzing phobias. It has sold more than a million copies.

    Dr. Weiss now claims that, “Doctors are e-mailing me. They’re not so concerned with their reputations and careers. We can talk about this openly. And it’s not just psychiatrists, but surgeons and architects.”

    The popular purveyors of reincarnation belief these days are not monks or theologians, but therapists — intermediaries between science and religion who authenticate irrational belief.

    It is great that more and more proponents of reincarnation continue their research into this subject matter, such as Dr. Jim Tucker, who directs the Child and Family Psychiatry Clinic at the University of Virginia, and Ms. Janet Cunningham, President of the International Board for Regression Therapy.

  2. Ck siah on Nov 22, 2013 at 9:13 am

    谢谢仁波切的分享。我们大家能皈依仁波切门下绝对不是偶然的事,这也是我们前几世的印记和因缘才能转世在今世跟仁波切再续结缘。随喜!随喜!所以我们今生再继续的跟随仁波切修习佛法和听取仁波切的教诲和开示,让我们一起跟随仁波切弘扬佛法,利益众生。

  3. Sean Wang on Jun 21, 2013 at 2:25 pm

    Reincarnation is one of the most fundamental laws of spiritual existence. The East has mostly accepted this theory as it has been running within our culture for decades through Buddhism and for some, Hinduism.

    I find it quite hilarious how the West thinking it is a huge mystery. As Dr. Brian Weiss has shown, there is proof of reincarnation, hard evidence.

    It is interesting to see how the skeptics slowly change their views of reincarnation upon finding out more and seeing the evidence.

  4. Andrew Boon on Mar 19, 2013 at 12:32 pm

    For me, the thing about reincarnation is such… I do not disbelief its existence… on the contrary I believe very strongly it exist, even from a young age. There were things that were beyond explanation that only a past life could shed some light on.

    Hence for me, the fact of the matter is not whether reincarnation exists… it DOES! It is whether we choose to believe in it wholeheartedly with “karmic repercussions” and all or we choose to ignore it and hence seemingly not accountable to the karmic repercussions. The latter of course is to justify what we know in our hearts is incorrect or not serving us in the long run. Very simple really, for me at least!

  5. VinnieTan on Mar 15, 2013 at 6:58 pm

    Reincarnation is just so remarkable. Many people have heard about this not so few of us do know what is going on due to the lack on knowledge on this issue. Also adding on to the fact that there is lack of scientific verification, hence not having many that believes in reincarnation. Hopefully more scientists would believe this and do a detail research to educate all in the world.

  6. Sharon Saw on Feb 18, 2013 at 4:26 pm

    I do believe in reincarnation because of the overwhelming evidence. Perhaps there is not enough scientific evidence but with documentaries like this as well as documented stories of reincarnated masters in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, i am convinced.

    Even the great Greek philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras (c. 570-495 BC) believed in reincarnation… and he wasn’t a Buddhist. He said, “All things change, nothing perishes. As a wax is stamped with certain figures, then melted, then stamped anew with others, yet it is always the same wax. So, the soul being always the same yet wears at different times different forms.” (http://www.bartleby.com/181/341.html)

    Perhaps if people stop associating reincarnation with Buddhism and dismissing it because of that association but instead, look at reincarnation on its own merits, they would be more open to the concept. Buddha did not invent reincarnation, he merely explained his observation of it. Reincarnation is not a Buddhist concept but a universal one.

  7. David Lai on Feb 5, 2013 at 8:17 pm

    Personally, I was ambivalent about reincarnation from the beginning. I have always thought that it is like what the Christian say about God. It must exist but there’s no hardcore proof of it, This is until I met Rinpoche and what he told me of the High Lamas in the monastery. There are many spiritually attained masters that could recall people from their previous lives. Some have even self-recognized their own previous lives. Is this amazing or what?!

    And these days, Rinpoche had been particularly active in blogging all manner of information for our knowledge and contemplation. Some of my most favourite are these kinda posts that makes us think and reflect on the evidence presented. I think such blog post show that reincarnation do exist because there are just too many evidences around the world and from cultures and people who didn’t believe in reincarnation. On top of that, their details can sometimes be verified. There’s also a growing interest in past life regression therapy and study. All this must co-relate to the fact that reincarnation does happen. I do think that it is a natural progression for all of us and it wasn’t invited in India by the Hindus or even by the Buddha. It was merely observed by them and it became part of their mainstream thought.

  8. Paul Clifton on Feb 4, 2013 at 9:08 am

    Tsemtulku, I also hold vivid memories of my previous life. I was a female child living in western Pennsylvania and die around the age of eight years old. I am now 55 years of age and the first dream like visions started at age 7 and repeated the dream from the beginning and continue further into the memory at 12, 19 and 24. at 24 years of age the memories never surfaced again. these memories had such an impression upon my heart that I always knew this was more than a dream. Around 1987 my wife and I took a trip to western Pennsylvania for a nation Rainbow gathering and took a detour from the normal route due to the day being extremely hot and the air-cooled engine in my Vw van couldn’t handle the heat of the day so we took a valley route. along this valley drive we came upon a small town. I immediately recognize the place and looked up onto a high hill. there was my home exactly as in the memories of this previous life. I wanted to stop at the house to see if my relatives still lived there and describe the thing in the up stairs attic to give more strength to my story. I never did stop in ,because I know this was not part of realizing the truth and didn’t want to upset anyone with a stranger coming into the house claiming to be a previous occupant. I talk to another Buddhist teacher that I meet once a year and he say’s the masters call this memory just and echo of the past. know I feel that this explains the memory since I couldn’t make sense of how this memory can with the present mind that I have now. Any more ideals on this my friend?

  9. Henry Ooi on Jan 13, 2013 at 1:15 pm

    I am a believer of reincarnation, reading and watching documentary videos of doctors and scientists investigating and interviewing people who claim they have recollections of their past lives further cement my belief. So many proofs of remembering past life events, names, faces only these people knew that happened in their previous lives; and of birthmarks, scars and inflicted wounds caused in their previous lives and appearing in their present, are hard not to believe that reincarnation exists.

  10. Natalie on Jan 12, 2013 at 10:19 pm

    Thank you for these videos on reincarnation. I especially like the Dr Weiss talk, and what he had found through his regressions of patients, like the idea that we are here to learn lessons on how to be more compassionate and less violent. It was also interesting that he found people tended to meet the same people throughout their different lives. I also found it amazing that he had progressed people into the future and one man talked of coming from another planet to earth in a previous life!

    • sarahyap on Mar 17, 2013 at 5:52 pm

      Hi Natalie,

      Yes, I like Dr Brian’s talk too. I was brought up with a background that believes in reincarnation and karma, but Dr Brian’s books were the first one that showed me solid prove that reincarnation exists and is actually recognized in modern science. Amazing isn’t it? I wonder if there are any other things within the Buddhist context which can be proven true with increasing advancements in science and the understanding of the human mind.

  11. Adrian Cho on Jan 12, 2013 at 4:01 am

    This video and story was so nice, that we can knows more about reincarnation 🙂 It is definitely true and I believed it, that all is depends on our Karma to reborn be human again in different body. If we don’t have this good Karma, I’m sure we won’t reborn be human again 🙂

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this meaningful post to us.

  12. Lim Han Nee on Jan 11, 2013 at 4:52 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for the video on young people who remembered their past lives. Together with the affirmation by Dr Weiss,via regression therapy on his patients (and their recounting of their past lives), these stories of the two boys, especially Cameron,do bring home the point that there is no doubt that reincarnation exists.

    Though some of Cameron’s recollections do not tally with what was unearthed through study of past records, yet we can see clearly how deeply moved he was when he visited his past life’s home. Such emotions as he displayed, especially coming from a young child, speak volumes for the authenticity of his remembering his past life.

    2000 cases of children who could recall their past lives have been investigated; and there is a ‘consistency’ about their manner of recounting what they recollected about their past lives that strongly supports the fact that re-incarnation does exist.

    Skeptics may scoff at the idea of reincarnation and say things like people wanting to believe in reincarnation because they seek comfort in the thought that they are coming back here again after they die.Yet the fact is that, for a Buddhist, reincarnation and karma go hand in hand, to keep us on a path of abandonment of non-virtuous actions for fear of being reborn in the lower realms after death.

  13. jennifer on Jan 9, 2013 at 6:36 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these videos with us.

    I truly believe in Reincarnation! I read many books on this subject and i know that even in Christianity , there are many references to reincarnation in the Old Testaments and in the New Testaments (in all the 4 Gospels). However in the present day, the average Christian church do not permit the teaching nor acceptance of this doctrine. In the Jewish sacred books like the Zohar, the Manasseh ben Israel , the doctrine of reincarnation is also mentioned by the term ‘migration of the soul’.

    I remembered an elderly relative telling me this wonderful story of her grand nephew, who at the age of 3 years old, looked at the old family photos on the wall and named everyone in the photos by their names (all these people in the photos have long been deceased ), then pointing at the photo of the patriarch in the photo , declared that is him ! (The patriarch would be this little boy’s great grandfather). This little fellow had all the time refused to address his grandfather by the traditional term ‘Ah Kong’ (the chinese term for grandfather) but would insist on calling him by his nickname ,a name that was only used by the patriarch for his son since birth. No one had told the little boy this very special nickname nor had anyone shown him any photos of any of the ancestors. This is a true story and is still being told whenever the family meets up. The little boy is now in his late thirties and he only has a vague memory of that particular period of this childhood.

    Reincarnation is an essential part of the whole life and death cycle. It cannot be taken out of the equation !

  14. ERIC LEE KHJB on Jan 9, 2013 at 3:45 pm

    身为一名佛教徒,我坚决的相信轮回转世,因为这是唯一可以解释许多发生在人的事情上。为什么有事时我们会觉得和某些人似曾相识,对某些没有去过的地方感到熟悉,和初相识的人相处的特别融洽,等等。现在,更有这么多的视频可以证明轮回的真实性,不管在在科学或宗教的角度都一再的说明了轮回的存在,所以也因为有轮回,我们在能有机会成为更好的人,所以大家一起来努力修习佛法,让自己的来世可以变得更好。

  15. KYC on Jan 8, 2013 at 1:00 am

    Thank you Rinpoche, for sharing this reincarnation video. This and other stories like this one proves that there is reincarnation. The boy Cameron who remembers his previous life’s family and missing his mother reminds me of the Tibetan lamas who when young can also remember their previous life. They long for the monastery and they can recognise people like their former attendants and so on. The majority of people forget their past lives because of karmic obscurations. In order to recall past existences, one has to meditate like the Buddha. But one can also resort to hypnotism which may or may not work.

  16. sarahyap on Jan 7, 2013 at 11:51 pm

    Reincarnation do exists, regardless of what religion we are in, all religions talks about reincarnation… it is whether a person want’s to misinterpret it to something else or not.

    To some people, knowing about reincarnation infact probably will make them think “Oh well, if I don’t make it in this life, I always have another life to make up for it”… I think that thinking to a certain level is so wrong…

    As a person that studies little Dharma such as myself, I feel after knowing about reincarnation and the 6 realms of samsara… I truly feel everything is urgent and I want to get out of samsara! After all, reincarnation does not say that you’d be guaranteed a life in the human realm… what happens if you miss your chance in this lifetime to do Dharma and reborn as a dog in the next life? Such a waste…

    I hope with everyone realizing that reincarnation is real, they will see that this life is as insignificant as a speck of sand in the desert… So pointless to accumulate when we will leave it eventually at the time of death and take on a new rebirth only to crave more because that is all we have been doing in the last life. The only way to make our lives meaningful is to focus out… live for others. It is only in others can we then truly find happiness and is the way out of reincarnating within samsara.

  17. Joy on Jan 7, 2013 at 3:33 pm

    Reincarnation and ancient belief of the Buddhist and Hindus or just basically one of the laws of existence which Buddha taught thousands of years ago. It’s funny how the West always makes it such a huge mystical mystery of some other force at work… there is no other force folks… it’s basically just you yourself isn’t it? It’s hilarious because we know Dharma but for those who shun this thought or is discouraged from thinking so, it is a huge phenomena. It is interesting to see how even the most conservative and narrow minded are force to open up and look in to the possibilities of an after life when they face to face with evidences that are too compelling too genuine to be ignored. Hence if there is reincarnation it means there is also karma which determines our future life 😉

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  • Lin Mun
    Thursday, Jul 28. 2016 09:43 PM
    Keisha is definitely a very brave and compassion girl. Who would dare to stand up for others when she is all alone and surrounded by so many people. I really respect her courage to protect the man even though she may get hurt. It is real kindness that she protects the weak.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this story.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/a-mighty-girl.html
  • Pastor Shin Tan
    Thursday, Jul 28. 2016 05:25 PM
    PHOTOS ON THE GO SHARED BY H.E. TSEM TULKU RINPOCHE:

    Never forget to do our Vajra Yogini practice. We can lose our money, we can lose our friends, we can lose our position, we can lose our family, we can lose our wife, we can lose our husband and we can lose our materialistic possession because in the end we will lose all outer objects anyway, but NEVER lose our Vajra Yogini practice. Everything lost is meant to be lost because we are in samsara and whatever we enjoy in samsara will not last and will be lost. It is their nature.

    Never waste time, energy and keep procrastinating, but do our Vajra Yogini practice intensely and strongly and be firm. Samsara never grants permanence and happiness, but Vajra Yogini’s practice will hand the universe and all the joys within it to you.
    -Tsem Rinpoche

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  • samfoonheei
    Thursday, Jul 28. 2016 12:34 PM
    Amazing lady… Jane Goodall!..An inspiring article to know so much of this kind and compassionate lady.I do enjoyed watching the video and reading it. Thank you Rinpoche and team for sharing.She is a truly inspiring lady with a strong determination, selflessness and mindfulness to do what she wanted by all means to create a friendly environment and preservation of wild life.She is an example for us to follow.
    Thanks again.
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/something-incredible-about-jane-goodall.html
  • sonny tan
    Thursday, Jul 28. 2016 09:57 AM
    sonny tan on Jul 28, 2016 at 9:56 am
    Thank you Rinpoche for this highlight on death, a morbid and taboo subject, everyone knows about death but few wants to hear it, talk or discuss about it but eventually we will all have to face this moment one day. It is an inevitable fact that we have to embrace it when our numbers are up, a highly respected sage was asked about death he replied that we are all heading towards death the minute we are born, go to every householder and you will realize that there is always death in every family for no can or will ever escape from it.
    There will always be extreme fear, uncertainties, mental confusion, depression and fearing of the unknown as many of us are unprepared when it really and eventually arrived at our door step. What will be my thoughts then when it comes? I would feel the same situation as everyone else prior to my coming here at Kechara. At least now in Kechara with constant Rinpoche’s teaching and discourses on so many subjects about life and hereafter and being guided on the so many steps, ways, meditation practices that I can learn and prepare for the final moments I would say it somewhat has lessened the fear and hopefully be more brave to accept it as a reality and should not shun it and be in denial mode but be properly prepare for it.
    It is rather unfortunate that many of our elders has not guided us, prepare us or discuss with us on this subject however, if they had done so we would have been better equip with the knowledge on death. I guess they are also in the dark on this subject unless they are spiritually inclined especially towards Buddhism.
  • Lin Mun
    Wednesday, Jul 27. 2016 09:40 PM
    So glad to see 2 religious leaders come together for a dialogue. This show mutual respect and freedom of religious among the society.

    It is so important to practise our belief in peace and harmony environment. Religion should not bring any force but with understanding of good values and intention.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/this-is-so-needed.html
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    Wednesday, Jul 27. 2016 03:44 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing his beautiful inspiring spiritual journey.May Rinpoche be united as one with Vajrayogini and
    may all of us have the great merits to be blessed with the precious Vajrayogini practice. If i can have fantasy imagination so beautiful too will be great. Those pictures shown above was very beautiful and simple in a way. I liked it.We are fortunate to have Rinpoche sharing his teachings in KFR
    with folded hands,thanks again
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/she-smiles-at-me.html
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    Wednesday, Jul 27. 2016 02:37 PM
    Thank you, Rinpoche, for sharing the above videos.I have still quite a lot to learn ..Its really so kind and generous for Rinpoche to show us his altar…..so beautiful and neatly arranged.The Mother Vajrayogini is so beautiful too. Its a blessing that we are given a chance to see it. I do enjoy seeing those beautiful statues and offerings.I do hope i will have more offerings at my altar too in future.
    Thanks again
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/see-my-beautiful-shrine.html
  • sonny tan
    Wednesday, Jul 27. 2016 01:02 PM
    sonny tan on Jul 27, 2016 at 1:01 pm
    Thank you Pastor Niral and team for producing such exciting and powerful explanation on the God and Goddesses realm. Though mind boggling but interesting to note that the Gods have a lifespan same like us here on earth but perhaps they lived much longer period.
    It would be interesting to know when residing in the Gods realm would there be any further dharma teachings to ascend to higher consciousness or merely a realm indulging in extreme pleasures while waiting for the karma to be depleted.
    It is very enlightening to know that Lord Buddha transformed into a combined form of Heruka and Vajrayogini to subdue Heruka and consort. I always have this idea that Lord Buddha is in a realm where he resides in total sublime bliss and peace but I guess he is omnipresent and omniscient in every aspect.
    Meditation on death and Vajrayogini practice as taught by Rinpoche would be a fast and good gateway to reach the higher consciousness realm and return to our true nature and not enjoying the sensual pleasures of the Gods realm.
  • Alice Tay
    Wednesday, Jul 27. 2016 12:44 PM
    感谢仁波切和Pastor David在此分享令人鼓舞的一项消息,就是至尊第十一世班禅额尔德尼•确吉坚赞在中国西藏自治区西南部日喀则扎什伦布寺附近的新夏宫授予时轮金刚灌顶。这是50年以来,首次在中国西藏公开举办如此大规模时轮金刚灌顶,而且是由年轻的至尊第十一世班禅喇嘛首次授予时轮金刚灌顶。随喜参与时轮金刚灌顶者。

    在此分享从以上博文中关注到几个重点如下:

    1. 如果说至尊第十一世班禅喇嘛是错误被认证为高僧转世,那么他的转世法脉所具有的功德,将会他造成不利的影响,甚至寿命会缩短。再者,时轮金刚灌顶法会中的仪式、观想和念诵内容十分复杂繁琐。然而,年轻的至尊第十一世班禅大师尽管首次授予这项灌顶,但因为有前世的深刻印记,让他可以在此大会表现得从容、自信、熟练和到位。此外,如果是一位假冒的上师,他的佛法事业和教诲是不会得到扩展。然而,现任至尊第十一世班禅喇嘛的影响力与日俱增就如这次的大会每天吸引了超过十万人出席。以上所提到足以证明至尊第十一世班禅喇嘛确凿无误是真正的班禅转世。

    2. 任何一位上师或修行者皆可以接受时轮金刚灌顶、投入所需修持和为他人授予灌顶。重点是修持者必须从一位具格的时轮金刚续传承上师接受灌顶,然后专注投入时轮续修持,并在结束所需完成的闭关后进行火供仪式。如此可见,并不只有至尊达赖尊者、班禅大师或高僧大德才能授予这项灌顶。

    3. 此次灌顶大会都由中国政府支持和赞助,而这显示中国政府提倡信仰自由。再加上至尊第十一世班禅大师没有限制反之欢迎任何人参与这次的灌顶法会。反观至尊的达赖尊者曾经在印度达兰萨拉所举办的同类仪式和灌顶却禁止多杰雄登修持者出席。佛法的究竟目的就是要利益一切众生。但是在至尊达赖尊者的道场还会出现排斥多杰雄登修持者出席,真的令人匪夷所思。

    4. 随着班禅大师的名气和影响力的提升,多杰雄登修持也会越来越受欢迎。因为,多杰雄登不仅是班禅大师的其中一位主要护法,也是历代班禅驻锡地扎什伦布寺的护法。

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/panchen-lama-gives-kalachakra-initiation-2016.html
  • Jason
    Wednesday, Jul 27. 2016 02:06 AM
    I really feel blessed and happy to see this food offering to Thai monks. Rinpoche give a very well explanation on the benefit of doing this virtuous action. I had been Bangkok so many times, but I know nothing about foods offering to monk along the street. This write up really open my eyes so I can do this in my future trip to Bangkok. From my understandings, support Sangha is indirectly turn the dharma wheel because we support daily needs to Sangha and they can fully concentrate on teachings dharma.
    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing.

    With folded hands,
    Jason

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/students-friends/bangkok-monks-and-why-make-offerings.html
  • Lin Mun
    Tuesday, Jul 26. 2016 10:52 PM
    It is so scary to know that McDonald’s food has so much chemicals. Previously I read some articles and watched videos about the fries and nuggets, but this articles has more. I guess that is one of the reason why in this years of age more people are prompt to sickness and cancers.

    We are feeding chemicals to our body. Why wouldn’t government stop all this harmful food and continue to support the growth of such business?

    I hope more people will be aware of such unscrupulous entrepreneurs and STOP eating chemicals.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/youll-never-eat-mcdonalds-again-after-reading-these-10-horrifying-facts.html
  • samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 26. 2016 02:31 PM
    Its hurt me to see an old lady kneeling down to beg a stranger …..in order to safe a dog.What she did was wonderful…leaving pride and ergo aside to help. We do need more kind people like her to save animals been abuse. It would be wonderful that if we can create awareness for the public to know about cruelty of animals.
    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing this article as well as those beautiful photos of his doggies. I do have one too…and i am giving as much love and respect to her as if she is one of my family.
    Thanks again with folded hands.
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/amazing-compassion.html
  • Stella Cheang
    Tuesday, Jul 26. 2016 10:42 AM
    World peace is near when communities of diverse faith put aside the differences and be kind towards each other. Many a times, the differences were a result of deep rooted stereotyping and mindset over ‘me’ versus ‘you’. We must be mindful to reduce this self-cherishing mindset if we want lasting peace among mankind. Hope that Dharamsala can emulate this wonderful example by the Muslim Social Welfare Group.

    Thank you Rinpoche and Sarah for sharing this uplifting news.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/religious-harmony.html
  • Stella Cheang
    Tuesday, Jul 26. 2016 10:24 AM
    Thank you Sarah for the list of counterproductive behaviors of well-intentioned people. It is very interesting to see how good intentions can manifest into actions that cause hurt or harm to others. This leads to the reaffirmation that mindfulness is very important.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/ten-counterproductive-behaviors-of-well-intentioned-people.html
  • Lin Mun
    Tuesday, Jul 26. 2016 12:31 AM
    This is a very interesting article on Chinese and Western horoscope. Everyone has different character and behaviour. Hence, it is for us to learn and understand each other.

    No matter what our characteristic is we must always strive and transform to be better.

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The Unknown

The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
The unknown may be growth and opportunities,
One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
But then again, the unknown is sometimes worse than the known. In the end nothing is known unless we endeavour,
So go pursue all the way with the unknown,
because all unknown with familiarity becomes the known.
~Tsem Rinpoche

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5 hours ago
This picture says it all. I wonder always why constructed items these days wear out so fast.
4 days ago
This is a beautiful portrait
4 days ago
Sacred art work on Vajra Yogini
5 days ago
Never forget to do our Vajra Yogini practice. We can lose our money, we can lose our friends, we can lose our position, we can lose our family, we can lose our wife, we can lose our husband and we can lose our materialistic possession because in the end we will lose all outer objects anyway, but NEVER lose our Vajra Yogini practice. Everything lost is meant to be lost because we are in samsara and whatever we enjoy in samsara will not last and will be lost. It is their nature. Never waste time, energy and keep procrastinating, but do our Vajra Yogini practice intensely and strongly and be firm. Samsara never grants permanence and happiness, but Vajra Yogini's practice will hand the universe and all the joys within it to you.-Tsem Rinpoche
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1 week ago
Nice friends who help each other in Dharma works.
1 week ago
Venerable Geshe Puntsok speaks so well in both Tibetan and English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idQF6_6BD6s and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZ-jCJQWMMs&t=0s
1 week ago
Beautiful image of Avalokitesvara who has spoken before. Housed in Ladakh
1 week ago
Our Panglung Kuten taking trance of Dorje Shugden in Tibet where he is greatly sought after
1 week ago
Beautiful painting of Atisha
1 week ago
Beautiful Tara has arrived in Kechara Forest Retreat. See many more pictures: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=105289
2 weeks ago
Gorgeous Buddha carved into the mountain in China
2 weeks ago
Beautiful Dorje Shugden Gyenze statue by Kechara available at vajrasecrets.com
2 weeks ago
I like this Buddha image very much
2 weeks ago
Beautiful Buddha in the Bodhgaya enlightenment stupa
2 weeks ago
Pastor Lanse, contact her if you have questions..she is kind and helpful.
2 weeks ago
Interesting
2 weeks ago
Buddha sat under this tree when he gained enlightenment
2 weeks ago
Buddha Goddess Dukkar. Beautiful image.
2 weeks ago
Such a nice retreat house for extended meditations and prayers.. ..incredible. With trees, sunshine, pond, lotus leaves and purple flowers. I love this whole setting. Even creepers growing on the roof of the house. How perfect this place is for me.
3 weeks ago
Tsem Rinpoche brings home Dharma and this was his first day home.
3 weeks ago
White Tara mantra in Sanskrit
3 weeks ago
Beautiful thangka of Buddha of wisdom Saraswati
3 weeks ago
Beautiful image of Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen in Kechara
3 weeks ago
A beautiful and blessed Dharma family. May Lord Manjushri guide, bless and keep them close to Him in this and all lives. Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
One of the things I love about my Guru is that his teachings are never dry and far from boring. Rinpoche would joke, poke fun and tease but there is always an insightful, if not profound, teaching in each joke or teasing. I consider myself very blessed to have found a Guru who has the skillful means to drum some Dharma into this numbskull of mine. -From Sharon Ong
3 weeks ago
I really like outdoor Buddhas.
3 weeks ago
Dorje Shugden takes trance of the senior Choyang Dulzin Kuten in Gaden Monastery.
3 weeks ago
His Holiness Kyabje Zong Choktrul Rinpoche sitting on my lap during a teaching in Dharamsala. I am so happy to hold the reincarnation of my precious teacher. Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
This is a beautiful picture of Choktrul Zemey Rinpoche. May he bless all of us and manifest the teaching of Tsongkapa's doctrine again.
4 weeks ago
This is really nicely done. Welcome!
4 weeks ago
Good friends with good motivation coupled with a kind heart to be of benefit to others is time worth spent. Life is over so fast and anytime it can be snuffed out, so therefore do dharma, practice dharma, and engage in dharma. Tsem Rinpoche.
1 month ago
Sacred Manjushri Kumara 9th Century Pala Dynasty India
1 month ago
This sacred White Tara is on the Bodhgaya enlightenment stupa marking the very spot Lord Buddha achieved enlightenment.
2 months ago
Myself at the sacred lake at Dromo Geshe Rinpoche's residence
2 months ago
Myself at Dromo Geshe Rinpoche's house where there is a sacred lake on his property. The Five Sister Protector Goddesses abide at this lake. I am making offerings to the divinities in the lake here. Many contractors or workers who come to do work often observe 'Asian ladies' dressed very well walking around the perimeter of the lake and there are no Asian ladies living nearby at all. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Myself sitting at a lake where Bigfoots are often sighted in Willow Creek, California. This area in Northern California is a hot spot for Bigfoot sightings for hundreds of years till present day. We spent the afternoon there and we did our sadhanas and enjoy the BEAUTIFUL cool/dry weather (no humidity) and you don't sweat. The water was clear and sparkling. It is one of the most beautiful places I have been too and I can easily live there in this area. It was hard to leave this place. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Such a beautiful conservatory. How I would love to have a room like this among woodlands.
2 months ago
Another beautiful Gyenze statue arrives made by Kechara
2 months ago
My Mumu boy is super duper cute. I love you Mumu.
2 months ago
Pastor Adeline leads a holy and beneficial Tsongkapa retreat group in Kechara Forest Retreat today. Very nice to see this. I like it when our Pastors and senior students encourage, nurture others into the dharma. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Images of the Buddha are always a great blessing
2 months ago
Beautifully painted Shakyamuni the Buddha
2 months ago
Nice painting of Lord Tsongkapa
2 months ago
Beautiful painting of His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche the omniscient.
2 months ago
This is a traditional thangka painting of the Karma Gadri style, which was especially commissioned by Tashi Mannox on the rarely depicted great calligrapher and scholar Thönmi Sambhota. Sambhota is a historical figure responsible for developing the foundation of the Tibetan writing systems in the seventh century A.D, which form the basis of the Tibetan language today.
2 months ago
Spectacular outdoor Tsongkapa in Mongolia
2 months ago
BEAUTIFUL Tara statue! Magnificent
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  • Dorje Shugden oracle taking trance in China
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    Dorje Shugden oracle taking trance in China
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    Dorje Shugden oracle taking trance in China
  • Taking Trance
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    Taking Trance
  • See what humans can do
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    See what humans can do
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    Shocking undercover video shows animal abuse at 'humane cert
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    Video reveals what goes on inside 'humane slaughterhouse' in
  • People can really live their lives to save others. This is a good way to live. Beautiful video.
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    People can really live their lives to save others. This is a good way to live. Beautiful video.
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    8 months ago
    All beings have feelings and do not want pain, to be hurt or harmed. Therefore we must respect this and not harm animals. See this video how this man has made good friends with a special fish who comes when he rings for the fish. Touching. Tsem Rinpoche
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    10 months ago
    HH the Dalai Lama prays with HH Trijang Rinpoche and HH Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. Such a beautiful video of His Holiness Dalai Lama, His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and His Holiness Dilgo Kyentse Rinpoche (Very exalted high Nyingma lama) are all praying together. In the background you see a young Kyabje Lati Rinpoche too. So beautiful. This is how it was before the ban. All the sects and high lamas were superbly harmonious. After the Dorje Shugden ban things changed for the worse. May the ban be released soon. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Nice Dorje Shugden rock painting
    11 months ago
    Nice Dorje Shugden rock painting
  • His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche teaches the truth of life and our impeding death.
    11 months ago
    His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche teaches the truth of life and our impeding death.
  • A kind message from Mr. Tsering Wangchuk to me. Thank you so much. Tsem Rinpoche
    11 months ago
    A kind message from Mr. Tsering Wangchuk to me. Thank you so much. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 1)
    11 months ago
    Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 1)
  • Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 2)
    11 months ago
    Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 2)
  • His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche accepts Long Life puja
    1 years ago
    His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche accepts Long Life puja

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Kids practicing OM MANI PA ME HOM song in KSDS. By Eric
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Kids assemble at Kechara living hall. By Eric
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Gaming time with the teachers. By Eric
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Concentration look from the kids in KSDS. By Eric
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Kids making prostration to the 3 jewels. By Eric Ho
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2 days ago
A relationship is more than finding the right person; it’s also about BEING the right person - Tsem Rinpoche (by Freon 26 July'16)
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