Lama Yeshe the Great Mahasiddha

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Lama Yeshe was so unconvential, different and not the normal conservative Tibetan Lama. He appealed to thousands because of his open minded, accepting, unstuffy attitude and genuine human care to his students. I like this picture so much as it exemplifies the wonderful warm methods that Lama Yeshe always did for the sake of his students. He would just get close to them on their level according to their culture. He really wanted to understand them. His get-close-to-your-student-in-their-activities kind of thinking brought so many to the sacred dharma…. I Love and respect you so much Lama.

Sincerely,
Tsem Rinpoche

“It’s difficult to characterize such a multilayered and unique personality like Lama Yeshe, but, knowing him for 9 years I will try to find a few keywords: a pioneering bridge-builder between East and West, unorthodox maverick, Buddhist hippie, thought provoking, sharp thinker and analyst, intuitive, creative, unpredictable, controverse, spontanious, individualist, vajra-pride (spiritual pride), stylish, open-minded, quick, Lams Yeshe and Hans (1981)soft but strict, heart-centered, rethoric talent, humorous, quick-witted, friend of good food, complex, natural sense for beauty, bright intelligence, satirical, comprehensive magic recources, human, powerful, mischievous, dramatic, entertaining, radiating, charming, organizing talent, self-confident, adventurous, eccentric, boyish, ready to help, generous, good listener, reading people’s mind, occasionally moody, honest, unconvential. To his closer students and monks he could be rigorous and demanding. But this was common use and part of a more intensive monastic Buddhist education. By his heart he always stayed a caring and loving teacher and friend. In Buddhist tantric terms a unique mixture of Manjushri, Vajrapani, Chenrezig, Green Tara and Heruka…” – With kind regards from Ireland, Champa Legshe (Hans Taeger)

Dear friends,

Read this wonderful description of the legendary Lama Yeshe according to his student Champa Legshe. To me it is such a wonderfully apt description of this great Mahasiddha of the Gaden Tradition. I love the description and wanted to share with you. Do read through it and let me know what you think please by posting on the comments.

Lama Yeshe was one of my heroes when I was growing up. I wanted to be a combination of him and HH the Dalai Lama when I grew up I use to think as a young child. I love Lama Yeshe, his unconventional style, his warmth, his attainments, his love and his humanity. What an attained being Lama Yeshe is.

Tsem Rinpoche
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  1. Jean Bustos on Nov 6, 2016 at 6:06 am

    This is not the picture I believe zLama would have preferred.

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    • Pastor Elena Khong Jean Ai on Nov 6, 2016 at 12:54 pm

      Hi Jean, thank you for your comment and welcome to Rinpoche’s blog. I never had the honour to meet Lama Yeshe but I would have assumed since the photo was freely available on the Internet, Lama would’ve been okay for it to be used? I could be wrong!

      Having said that, if you have any photos of Lama that you think he would have preferred to be published here, please do send them to elena[dot]khong[at]kechara[dot]com and I can update this post…just remove the [dot] and [at], and replace it with the actual . and @ hehe

      By the way, the picture you attached, is that of Bodhgaya?

  2. Vinnie Tan on Aug 6, 2013 at 11:09 pm

    Lama Yeshe is definitely a great teacher. By reading this article, it reminds me of Tsem Rinpoche as will. Rinpoche always cares for us, engage in activities that would help bond that teacher and student relationship. He is like a teacher, a parent, a friend, and a buddy.

    We will always know that Rinpoche is there for us no matter what happens. Even when we are not by Rinpoche’s side, but we will still feel his love, care and concern for us.

    In my opinion, I believe that these are the factors to make teachers like Lama Yeshe and Tsem Rinpoche great teachers in the hearts of their students.

    • Jean Morrissey on Nov 7, 2016 at 5:16 am

      I am sorry to hear of the tragedy of your family. I am sorrier still to hear of your affiliation with Shugden.

      • Losang Sangpo on Nov 7, 2016 at 5:26 am

        @Jean Morrissey, I am sorry you crticize the religious freedom of another person. Tsem Rinpoche is a great lama and has no need of your missplaced sympathy for his practice of Dorje Shugden. Lama Yeshe was also a great master, profound practitioner and founder of FPMT and practiced Dorje Shugden his whole life and encouraged us to do the same. He was my guru and he certainly does not need your sympathy because he also practiced Dorje Shugden. Do not criticize another for their religioius choice. It is none of your business. Create harmony and don’t use religion to criticize others. Don’t judge.

      • Rosalyn on Nov 7, 2016 at 11:00 am

        Jean Morrissey, please direct your condolences to FPMT too, for having a founder who relied on Dorje Shugden. And while you’re at it, tell them to remove all images of Lama from their altars since he died as a Shugden worshipper and every day, their whole organisation takes refuge in a Shugden practitioner. Thanks!

        LamaYeshe

      • Chatreng Tashi on Nov 7, 2016 at 11:55 am

        Why do you come to a Shugden lama’s page and leave a comment like this? If you are sorry to hear of people’s affiliation with Shugden, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and all of Tibetan Buddhism is affiliated with Shugden because His Holiness’ successful escape from Tibet was due to Dorje Shugden’s help, from the advice of Shugden via Panglung Oracle. The old monks from Sera who escaped with His Holiness continue to tell us this.

        You can send your sorry message to all these hundreds of teachers and all their students, relatives and friends who are among millions out there: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/dorje-shugden/they-were-not-wrong.html If you visit Chatreng Tibet, you can go to every house and say sorry because our protector is Shugden.

        Since His Holiness has said we are free to practice Shugden, please let us practice in peace. Please respect His Holiness’ advice, our human rights and religious freedom.

  3. Lucy Yap on May 17, 2013 at 7:14 pm

    This article reminds me so much of our very own Guru,Tsem Tulku Rinpoche.Like Lama Yeshe,Rinpoche is also very caring,loving,amusing entertaining,flamboyance and most of all compassionate!Rinpoche used his skillful ways to bring people to Dharma.Our Rinpoche is the mirror version of Lama Yeshe.

  4. Martin on Dec 13, 2012 at 6:15 am

    Han Taeger lovingly refers to Lama Yeshe as the Hippie Lama and here we have Tsem Tulku Rinpoche our own Cyber Lama/Neon Lama. Both Lama Yeshe and Tsem Rinpoche are indeed bridge builders with unconventional methods to bring the ancient teachings of the Buddha to a modern world. Who can forget Rinpoche’s power packed teaching of Cosmic Tantra (http://blog.tsemtulku.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/cosmic-tantra.html) and Rinpoche’s series of postcard-teachings. All these efforts were made by Rinpoche so that the Dharma can more easily be received by our polluted minds. One of Rinpoche’s special traits is how close he gets to his students and how close Rinpoche allows his students to get to him in spite of Rinpoche’s strong desire for solitude and practice.

    If Lama Yeshe is a Mahasiddha as Rinpoche refers to him, I cannot help but notice that Rinpoche too possesses all the qualities and characteristics of a Mahasiddha. How incredibly fortunate we are.

  5. Knut Eggers on Sep 20, 2010 at 4:45 pm

    This may sound surfacing, and I don’t know if you understand my point of view… but to me since today Lama Yeshe and Vadjra Yoghini and “me” seem to be one.
    Nevertheless, the point is: I am a committed Hippie, too!

  6. Uncle Eddie on Sep 2, 2010 at 6:07 pm

    Reading Champa Legshe describtion of Lama Yeshe is like reading an article that could be used in describing our guru Tsem Rinpoche. Whatever unconventional style, his warmth, his attainment, his love and his humanity are same like those we had the good fortune to experience from our guru Tsem Tulku Rinpoche. It could be that like whatChampa Legshe said, “This was a common use and part of a more intensive monastic Buddhist education.” Like Lama Yeshe, our guru is also a very caring, loving teacher and friend. Similarly to the same method used by Lama Yeshe in his “get-close-to-your-student” method which attracted many to the Sacred Dharma, Tsem Rinpoche has in the same way used such method to attract same to the Dharma.

  7. Anila on Aug 19, 2010 at 12:28 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for posting Lama Yeshe’s biography on your blog. Your method of teaching your students are exactly like Lama Yeshe. The year I met Lama Zopa was the year Lama Yeshe passed away. Lama Zopa had instructed FMPT to send me newsletter re Lama Yeshe’s teachings. I seem to have a a very close affinity and liking for these two Lamas. And I also like to read their teachings. Although Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa have different personalities their teachings are identical. I have not met Lama Yeshe. But I love reading the newsletter from FPMT. After Lama Yeshe passed away I did not receive any more newsletter. How am I going to get continued teachings of Lama Yeshe. Then I got the answer. Our Tsem Rinpoche is an almost close version of Lama Yeshe. I fully agree with all the comments posted about Lama Yeshe and Tsem Rinpoche having same personalities and using them to teach Dharma.

  8. Cynthia Lee on Jul 10, 2010 at 1:34 am

    Dear Rinpoche,
    Don’t ever ask me to describe you. I will look like I’ve committed plagiarism.
    This just proves to me that if we focus on the qualities we want to achieve, we can achieve that. Be it through our yidam, guru or herosssss. This post is such a clear and concise way of explaining this because of the obvious resemblance between Rinpoche and your hero.
    I find this concept of Mahasiddhas seriously intriguing and an eye-opener. Many people who don’t understand this will think this is some twisted Buddhist practice! It gives me a sense of relief that a spiritual person does not have to be all so holy smoly to bring dharma to others. Why? Cos I can still be who I am but by being more conscious about my actions, I can also bring dharma to others the way they can connect to.

  9. han on Jul 9, 2010 at 11:32 pm

    All the words used to describe Lama Yeshe perfectly describe Tsem Rinpoche. Tsem Rinpoche is our Lama Yeshe, he uses unconventional teachings and methods to his all students, sometimes PEACEFUL way of approach and sometime WRAFTFUL means in order to make the students transform, as long as benefits his student, he will do what ever it takes and will not give up anyone.
    What Tsem Rinpoche described about Lama Yeshe perfectly describe Tsem Rinpoche.
    To me, Rinpoche is different and not a conservative lama too. Rinpoches types of modern teachings appeals to eastern and western people worldwide, Tsem Rinpoche ‘s blog is one of the very good example.
    Tsem Rinpoche has all the good qualities of a great master like Lama Yeshe
    In Guru-students relationship, Rinpoche understands and cares every single students he encountered, Tsem Rinpoche truly a Great Mahasiddha.

  10. Bonita Khoo on Jul 9, 2010 at 10:59 pm

    Reading through Hans Taeger descriptions of Lama Yeshe is just like characterizing our own Tsem Rinpoche. It is a fact that highly attained beings can choose where to incarnate and His environment to benefit sentient beings.
    Just like Lama Yeshe, Tsem Rinpoche also uses skillful means to attract students to dharma. During Rinpoche’s younger days, Rinpoche used to do cat walk modeling as Rinpoche has the look and the height of a model, join students for coffee session, movies, karaoke etc. By doing this, Rinpoche is slowing transforming the students’ perception of learning dharma could be fun!
    Rinpoche will always joke with everyone at the same time interspersing dharma talk for everyone’s benefit.
    We are truly blessed to be near a highly attained lama who always has the welfare of the students in His mind and is always on the look out for us the ‘lost souls’!!
    Thank you Rinpoche for being here in Malaysia and creating various opportunities for everyone to get involve in dharma activities. May Rinpoche always be in good and stable health, may KWPC manifest soon to benefit many!!!

  11. Joy Kam on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:33 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,
    After reading this article on Lama Yeshe, I thought Hey! Rinpoche is our Lama Yeshe! Everything single thing described in Lama Yeshe’s character is exactly like our Rinpoche hehe. Yes Rinpoche have always always used unconventional methods to reach out to us, to wake us up and to kick us to Enlightenment if need be!
    Like back in those days in the old Ladrang, impermanence was taught via changing the look of a room, sometimes rooms in Rinpoche’s house in the middle of the night! It drove our neighbors crazy and by the time the sunrise, we’ve got a whole new look and style in the house. Then next week it was change again cos Rinpoche was bored. Of course Rinpoche was not bored, we all knew by the 3rd time moving things around/painting/rewiring that it is a lesson on non attachment and impermanence on so many levels and for each individual it was different! So don’t resist la, just surrender. It was crazy but at the end of each successful move, we learnt something precious. And the more we let go of our concept of how things should and shouldn’t be, life becomes easier. Thank you Rinpoche – our Lama Yeshe 😉

  12. Irene Lim on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:04 pm

    Although I have never met Lama Yeshe, when I read about him, I feel Lama Yeshe had similarities with our Rinpoche . He is unconventional, flamboyance, amusing, hilarious, modern, entertaining, caring, loving, compassionate, generous, with humanity, skillful and effective in bringing many westerners to Dharma. It clearly shows his enlightened mind will go to any length and process to benefit others.
    What we see of FPMT today was mainly the work of Lama Yeshe and later carry on by Lama Zopa. I understand that during the days of Lama Yeshe, Lama Zopa was a quiet lama until Lama Yeshe passed away.

  13. Margaretlee on Jul 9, 2010 at 4:49 pm

    If it was not for Rinpoche’s witty, humorous, unconventional, thought provoking Dharma talk that I attended for the first time in 2001, I wouldn’t be here commenting on his blog now. Yes, talk about bringing their level down to ours in order to bring Dharma to the absolute bunch of hopeless nerds. I believe all great lamas who come back to turn the wheel of Dharma now and in future will use whatever means it takes to get their message across to their students.
    I have never met lama Yeshe, but heard that he would sit on the beach and spend an afternoon talking Dharma to someone casually, laughing and having a great time together. Someone may ask, shouldn’t a lama be sitting on a high throne to give Dharma talk? That is exactly what I love about Tsem Rinpoche and also Lama Yeshe, their UNCONVENTIONAL ATTIDUDES, GET –CLOSE- TO –THE- STUDENTS- IN- THEIR- ACTIVITIES mentalities, brought more happiness to many of us who may not have a chance to hear about Dharma at all.
    May all these great mahasiddas live long and continuously turn the wheel of Dharma.

  14. Beng Kooi on Jul 9, 2010 at 5:16 am

    All the words used to describe Lama Yeshe perfectly describe Tsem Rinpoche as well. It is a characteristic of great mahasiddhas and teachers that they will adapt to the needs of their students, bringing the dharma to them in ways that they are able to understand and accept.
    I first met Rinpoche through the book club that was a regular programme at Kechara House back in 2007. The book we were reading was Dragon Thunder and it featured the biography of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche as told by his wife Diana Mukpo.
    His WIFE? I was new to Tibetan Buddhism then and the things I read in the book shocked and surprised me to the core. Fortunately I was intrigued enough to want to learn more and the more I heard and understood about the deeds of these skillful masters, the more I realised that we should not judge any of their actions, but look instead at their results and their students.
    Lama Yeshe and Chogyam Trungpa were a great teacher, as is Tsem Rinpoche. May more mahasattvas like them emanate in our world. Buddha knows we need them badly.

  15. Tyler Mihalson on Jul 8, 2010 at 5:44 pm

    Lama Yeshe’s work and teachings are so inspiring to me as well. If you watch on Youtube, he doesn’t just use words to teach. It’s almost as if he uses his words, his mannerisms, his hands and even his eyes in order to teach the Dharma to many types of people.
    It’s good to read a description of a true master as written by a student who sees the guru’s wisdom and compassion on a regular basis. Great lamas like Lama Yeshe definitely have the power to manifest the qualities of Buddhas, without a doubt.

  16. Wendy on Jul 8, 2010 at 6:15 am

    I have never met Lama Yeshe but I remember reading about him in a book entitled “Reincarnation” by his student Vicki Mackenzie many moons ago way before I met Tsem Rinpoche and Kechara. It brought back many memories of how the teachings of Lama Yeshe elucidated by Vicki Mackenzie had some deep impact on me at that time. Exactly what I can’t recall but I remember reading certain parts of that book over and over again because it affected me so deeply. It was like my bible for a while. On hind sight, that was one of my earlier exposure to Tibetan Buddhism that eventually led me to Tsem Rinpoche and Kechara. I may not have met Lama Yeshe but his enlightened actions conveyed by his students have played a part in leading me to my spiritual path. Strangely enough, Tsem Rinpoche, my guru whom I eventually meet has so many similarity to Lama Yeshe. Talk about one’s affinity manifesting in various forms.

  17. Jean Mei on Jul 8, 2010 at 2:16 am

    sorry it’s so long!

  18. henry ooi on Jul 7, 2010 at 10:08 pm

    Pabongka Rinpoche, Trijang Rinpoche, Zong Rinpoche, Lama Yeshe, Lama Zopa, Tsem Rinpoche and other high reincarnate lamas all have wisdom and compassion plus realizing emptiness. Highly attained lamas display crazy wisdom, some vajra anger, some ‘attachment’ yet not attached.
    I am sure all the good qualities of Lama Yeshe described here are as close as can be to describe him.
    Tsem Rinpoche is also very similar. The difference is modernization with the advent of mobile phones, SMS, MMS, computers, internet, face book, blog, tweet, email…..These are some of the tools that Tsem Rinpoche uses to teach dharma which I think Lama Yeshe would happily use too if these had been available during his era.
    Each month, Tsem Rinpoche sends out thousands of SMS and MMS! And that is just using mobile phone.

  19. Joey on Jul 7, 2010 at 3:46 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,
    your kind elucidation of what karmic purification is really does help in taking the pain. From here i realize i will need to train my mind to not balk at small misadventures and small scale suffering as i have a bad habit at looking at things negatively. I would have to keep reminding myself whenever something bad happens that it could be even worse, but thanks to Rinpoche’s blessing, it is manifested now instead of before it gets a lot worse.
    If I had not met Rinpoche, i would be naively hiding and avoiding my negative karma, thinking that this way it will not ripen and in the end suffer a great deal more. After reading this teaching, i feel more ready and less shaken by incidents that ‘upset’ my mind. And even if i do ‘fall’, i will pick myself up as i know it is not permanent but temporary.

  20. ngeowchin on Jul 7, 2010 at 3:07 pm

    I had never met Lama Yeshe. My interest in Tibetan Buddhism started after reading one of his books Introduction to Tantra. It was written so clearly that one cannot help being ‘illuminated ‘ by it. I will buy his books wherever I find them in bookshelves.
    The short description of Lama Yeshe is poignant because my interest in him was mainly his books , but the profile of him here brings to mind ,the profile of Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, my Guru and Spiritual Guide.
    What is not mentioned is whether Lama Yeshe would be like Rinpoche ,just as comfortable as a cyber Lama as he is in Kechara Paradise or Tushita Pureland or anywhere for that matter.
    I am very sure if Lama Yeshe is still living today, he will be carrying a lap top ! All Mahasiddhas are one after all.

  21. May Ong on Jul 7, 2010 at 1:14 pm

    Lama Yeshe is an intelligent and adaptable lama who lives in the world of his students so that his students can relate better to his teachings. Lama Yeshe used 84,000 skillful means, may they be music, hippie, humor or fun to relate and weave dharma into the lives of his students to benefit them.
    Tsem Rinpoche is in many, many ways very similar to Lama Yeshe, in that he also carefully uses skillful means to ensure his students learned the dharma with the most effective method. This shows that our Guru cares and is concern of the wellbeing of his students. One of the many ways to gain knowledge is reading all of Tsem Rinpoche’s blog posts and for us to response back to share our dharma experience.

  22. Peter on Jul 7, 2010 at 12:45 pm

    Terima Kasih Rinpoche!
    Yes I used to read some stuff on Lama Yeshe and agree that his methods are ‘unconventional’ to the untrained eye and ears.
    I recall reading in the Lotus Sutra and how the Buddha calls Himself as the ‘Father of All Beings’ and how even His manifestation of birth, enlightenment and parinirvana were all provisional as a skillful means to deliver us and His countless other ways to reach out to us, it humbles me that the Buddha, Lama Yeshe and Rinpoche should even deign to come to our level for our sake out of pure love and compassion to deliver us out of this burning triple worlds.
    Boundless love and compassion knows no barriers nor end…sadhu!

  23. KYC on Jul 7, 2010 at 10:53 am

    There was some discussion in the earlier posts regarding Shawn Tay’s fall and Rinpoche’s explanation of such experiences as a result of a blessing. This reminded me of a similar experience I had in China in November 2008. My hosts from the Hebei Normal University took me to the Bai Lin Chan Monastery nearby in Shijiazhuang province. There was a big festival and the temple complex was very crowded. While circumambulating the pagoda, I slipped and fell but I was not hurt. The Chinese believe that small accidents or misfortunes are good signs because they prevent bigger ones from happening. I remember I was praying for Rinpoche and KH. Of course, my fall could simply be due to my being careless and distracted at the time.

  24. KYC on Jul 7, 2010 at 10:30 am

    I agree that Tsem Rinpoche is like Lama Yeshe in many ways, especially in the way he skillfully teaches his students. Like Lama Yeshe, Rinpoche is also a bridge between the East and the West. I enjoyed reading Hans Taeger’s description of Lama Yeshe, his own spiritual experiences and the discoveries he made. What an interesting life. I think that if I had met a lama in the 1970s when I was a student, I might have had a very different life. In December 1975, I bought the books “The Tibetan Book of the Great Liberation” and the Tibetan Book of the Dead” by W.Y. Evans-Wentz. But there were no lamas in Malaysia at the time. So, imagine my happiness when I finally meet a lama and can understand at last those 2 books that I bought 35 years ago.

  25. Ooi Pe on Jul 7, 2010 at 6:14 am

    All the methods of imparting the dharma are cleverly weaved in the way Lama Yeshe and our Rinpoche teach. Both of them are different yet similar in so many aspects. All of Rinpoche’s students can look forward to an evening of serious dharma teaching ingeniously interweaved with jokes, good clean fun amidst some scolding – all to benefit us students in a way that we are receptive. We laugh, we cry, we have our prima donna moments – we are urged and egged on to be “ourselves”, to “come out”. How kind and patient of our Lama to use different methods to reach out to us. Even the gifts we received from Rinpoche reflect our personalities very aptly.

  26. Susan Lim on Jul 7, 2010 at 5:51 am

    Dear Rinpoche
    Thank you for further explanation regarding Shawn’s experience which all of us experienced. I suppose many may have feel how insensitive and uncaring Buddhist can be to make such heartless, uncaring statement as “karma has ripened” to people who are in distress. People likes to hear words along the lines that it’s not their fault..it’s the universe to be blamed for every misfortune… It is hard for people to accept the fact that we ourselves are the creator of all our experiences.
    I appreciate Rinpoche’s blogpost reply very much as Rinpoche say the truth of the matter in such a skillful way that I am sure many will find this truth easier to accept.
    love
    susan

  27. julia on Jul 6, 2010 at 1:21 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this blog about Lama Yeshe. How kind and compassionate a guru can be. A guru will do whatever it takes even to ruin His reputation if there’s a chance for Him to wake up his student. There’s no other reason for them to be here other than spreading dharma. Lama Yeshe and Tsem Tulku Rinpoche both are extraordinary being who can manifest into many type of personality in order to attract, tempt and hook in His students’ minds to do dharma. Look at all of us. Non of us is normal. Our guru has to blog, modeling, facebook, tweet, jokes, scream, tease, being gentle, even has to put on weight for of dharma

  28. David Lai on Jul 6, 2010 at 1:10 am

    Wow! I love the description given of Lama Yeshe is just so amazingly apt for such a Mahasiddha as Lama Yeshe. What I really like about it is that he is so multifaceted that so many descriptive words could be used upon a single man. I find a lot of the words are what I would describe Rinpoche too. Hence, I would attempt to describe Rinpoche in my own words here.
    I am blessed to have met Rinpoche about 6-7 years ago in the most unconventional ways – at the gym. He was good-looking, intelligent, sharp witted and was so sensitive of other people’s thoughts that he leads many to think him clairvoyant although he denies it and wouldn’t allow anybody to call him that. He is extremely humourous, often conjuring funny made-up conversations, fun and games and often mixing the profound and the profane to shake up our stuffy self-imposed sensibilities.
    I always found it amazing that Rinpoche could have everybody’s concern his topmost priority. He could be planning the Dharma future for over 20 student’s (my estimation) simultaneously. He could be screaming at one student to make him learn a very special sacred lesson and he could simultaneously be planning the personal life of another with lots of love and humour via a text message. This is not to mention the many students that are close to him or within the vicinity.
    To me, Rinpoche is a mix of Manjushri with his erudite, down-to-earth and insightful teachings and Heruka when he engages with his students according to the Heruka’s moods of wrathful, peaceful, increasing and pacifying actions to develop his students to be leaders, inspiring practitioners and teachers. Then when any of us step out of line or our egos decide to take over, Rinpoche assumes the ferocious Vajrabhairava, to totally subdue our minds into submission to the Dharma
    Tsem Rinpoche of course, is the Lama of this new millenium – teaching and touching thousands via the Internet, facebook, Youtube and blog with his invaluable teachings.

  29. Likheng on Jul 6, 2010 at 1:07 am

    Many great Masters have returned to us with the clear motivation to impart the most precious Dharma teaching to us. In their effort to get through to us, who are so deep in our samsaric habituations, these Masters have to adopt all sorts of methods including getting into swimming trunks by the beach. How kind they are! Realizing their sincerity to come down to our level, may we have the merit and wisdom to join them and go up some levels through implementation and conscious effort to uphold the teachings they blessed us with.
    The controversial ways Great Lamas like Lama Yeshe and Tsem Rinpoche is in itself a kind method for us to overcome our fixed beliefs about how things should be. Developing the habit to have no limitations from expectations through the wisdom of our kind Gurus does not only create openness in us but also set the foundation for higher practice. How very skillful and long-sighted the kind Gurus are!

  30. Woan on Jul 5, 2010 at 9:53 pm

    When I was reading the many descriptions of Lama Yeshe by his student, I thought of Buddha’s 84,000 teachings! They were created/written to suit different recipients so that the teaching is effective. Because each and everyone of us are different, the same teaching method cannot be applied for all. Therefore, being a Great Mahasiddha, Lama Yeshe applies different methods for different type of audience, they had to be close to them to understand what they think and what makes they tick! so that he can touch their heart with dharma. How Compassionate!
    Our Guru has the same compassion for all his students, he jokes, tease, make fun, scold, ‘punish’ whenever he sees fit. His teachings are always funfilled yet carries profound meaning. check out this cool teaching http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gusmXY0DeGo

  31. Jean Mei on Jul 5, 2010 at 4:43 am

    I’d just like to comment on an extract of the post with reference to a comment made by Sharon:
    I agree with Sharon’s comment when she says that the description on Lama Yeshe sounds a lot like Tsem Tulku Rinpoche. *extracted* a pioneering bridge-builder between East and West (Tsem Tulku Rinpoche uses his upbringing in America, combined with Dharma knowledge from Gaden in India to help better relate to Malaysians and those in the world today. By being able to relate better, he makes his students and followers more inclined and inspired to learn and practice Dharma), unorthodox maverick (Tsem Rinpoche encourages people to think for themselves and not just blindly follow, to understand Dharma teachings from a more logical perspective), Buddhist hippie (hehe I would consider Tsem Rinpoche to be more of a Buddhist modernist! :)), thought provoking (when Tsem Tulku speaks and whenever he gives a talk he speaks in such a manner that it makes us really think; whether by asking rhetorical questions or by talking about matters that some people find it uncomfortable to touch upon e.g. the process of death) , sharp thinker and analyst (his many years of debate has kept him on his toes!), intuitive (even a woman’s intuition can’t compare to his!! :P), creative (almost all of the ideas which has made Kechara House into what it is today has been from his own thoughts and ideas), unpredictable (e.g. at times when he’s giving a talk…he suddenly tickles you!! During a talk he’d suddenly start a quiz..or he might break out into a song!), controverse (he’s not your typical bald Lama..just take a look at his modeling picture on the Home page! :P), spontaneous (falls under unpredictability, he would regularly give out pendants and other gifts to people e.g.), individualist (know anyone else like him? He lineage, background, abuse etc makes him not your typical Joe. Everyone is different, but Tsem Rinpoches’ story of what he was like before and after becoming a Rinpoche is unique and captivating), vajra-pride (spiritual pride; Tsem Rinpoche is very proud to be from the lineage that he is in, this rubs off onto his students. Not only about the lineage but to being comfortable with taking on a more spiritual approach in life), stylish (even Karl Lagerfield would be pleased! :P) open-minded (Tsem Tulku has experienced a lot more than most of us has at his age, from being so experienced I feel that it has given him the open-mindedness that people of today welcome with open arms), quick (his speed of thought, speech and results produced in anything that he does, doesn’t shadow ones abilities but shows that being lazy, slow and sluggish leads nowhere), soft but strict (Tsem Tulku can be perceived as being demanding but his students have all seen the soft-side which allows us to understand that the “demanding-ness” all comes from the heart with the motivation to better ourselves), heart-centered (where else would pure motivation come from), rhetoric talent, humorous (watch any one of his YouTube videos and I guarantee that you will laugh!! :P), quick-witted (with humour :)), friend of good food (he knows his food! Mushroom soup with cheese on crackers…mmmm), complex (what we don’t understand makes even what Tsem Rinpoche perceives as simple to be complex), natural sense for beauty (like how Tsem Rinpoche displays in his ‘Tweety gets a Friend?’ post, he has a sense of care and puts in so much thought into the welfare of other beings), bright intelligence (bright, quick, vast, boundless, enlightening, unparalleled intelligence), satirical (witty!), comprehensive magic recources (i don’t understand what this means, sorry :P), human (Tsem Rinpoche always says that he is just like any of us but because he has put in the effort to study and learn the Dharma all the way he has the knowledge to share with us. This is one of the ways that he reminds us that he cuts and bleeds just like any of us and that we all have the ability to reach enlightenment- of which most of us perceive him to already have), powerful (from his clean samaya, keeping of his vow and bright intelligence nothing but the power of the speech and mind can come from that), mischievous (…hahaha very mischievous, Tsem Rinpoche uploaded the ‘chia dancing in the car’ video!!!! :P), dramatic (not so the diva lah! but still dramatic :P), entertaining (a Tsem Tulku dharma talk is never a boring, monotonous one! Although it’s VERY unfair for us to expect to be entertained, Tsem Rinpoche is kind enough to be so, so that we are able to stay alert and receive the knowledge), radiating (metaphorically he radiates confidence and wisdom, physically i remember seeing a photo when i was about 13 where there was a beam of light radiating from his head projecting forward) , charming (there are a few people who have admitted that if he was a monk he would be quite the catch!!! Such is the way silly people like us may think *naughty naughty!*), organizing talent (boundless talent, just look at Kechara. the results speak for itself), self-confident (but always humble and very respectful), adventurous (Tsem Rinpoche is the modern day lama, he ALWAYS tries new things, is not afraid to learn and to push and always better himself) , eccentric (if i had to pick three words to describe Tsem Rinpoche it would be ‘knowledgeable’ ‘attained’ and ‘eccentric’), boyish (this one perhaps..take off the list lah! :P), ready to help (he’s sentient beings 24/7 go-to for help.honestly. he helps financially, psychologically, emotionally and most of all spiritually. A proving example, look at this website. How many people has he helped via his words), generous (continuing from ‘ready to help’, he’s generous enough to take the time and reply some people’s answers on this blog. There aren’t that many lamas, or maybe not at all, who’s as connected to other people through the internet as him. In the past people would have to walk for miles and wait for hours to be able to be in the presence just to ask one question to a Rinpoche. Now? All you have to do is type! We shouldn’t, however, be complacent into thinking that he’s always there to ask frivilous questions), good listener (he has listened to thousands of hours to people with problems, I doubt that a lot of us would put up with it. Honestly!) , reading people’s mind (Tsem Rinpoche would never reveal to us any sort of “magical” or “psychic” powers, but we as students have seen him displaying such abilities), occasionally moody (moody with purpose. Not just a silly b*tch-fit!), honest (perhaps sometimes…brutally honest? Hahaha jk), unconvential (he is the perfect lama for these degenerate times where we lazy folks are appealed to someone whom we can relate with. He should never have to adapt to us but which one of us would give up our “lifestyles”, shave our heads and sit on a cushion for hours on end? The different and the current appeals to us, both of which would be considered ‘unconventional’ because it doesn’t fall into what we expect a high lama such as him to be like.)
    The descriptions mentioned above that relates to Lama Yeshe, which I have then added my personal comments to, is not meant to shadow over Lama Yeshe but to show that all the great Mahasiddhas seem to show the same qualities. Right from the great 84 Mahasiddhas, Tsem Tulku Rinpoche illustrates how you can be attained, continue the unbroken Gelugpa lineage of 600 years whilst staying current.
    I asked one of my friends whether she has read the post on Trijang Rinpoche and she said ‘oh the guy who was topless by the sea?’ 😛 Such unconventional things appeal and stick in our minds quicker (with all respect to Trijang Rinpoche, of course). Just like Lama Yeshe a lot of people upon sight of Rinpoche ask ‘Why is he so goodlooking?’ or ‘Why is he wearing this and that?’. Thought-provoking, intriguing and unconventional. If it leads people to learn the Dharma, why not?
    Great Mahasiddhas.

  32. Wan Wai Meng on Jul 5, 2010 at 2:07 am

    I was very young when this Lama passed away, he was a legendary figure in terms of his work in reaching out to many westerners who were predominantly involved in the hippie culture back then. Lama Yeshe was one of those very skillful lamas who worked on you at your level. This reminds me about one of His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche’s earlier talks in which he mentioned strongly about the need to protect people’s minds, and to calm people’s minds so you can share the dharma with them.
    Lama Yeshe like all compassionate lamas worked with people at that person’s level and he also took consideration of your background which influenced a big part of your personality and your mental make up. To have skill will make our sharing of the dharma that much more effective, so I better train myself to be more aware and conscientious about people’s needs and mental dispositions.

  33. Paris on Jul 4, 2010 at 11:42 pm

    The quirky, wise, compassionate, spontaneous, never-ending love of the lamas!
    How rare it is to come across beings like this who will do anything and everything to connect to their students, be it by jokes, wrath, gifts, jokes, hugs, karaoke… you name it!
    When I read this description of Lama Yeshe, it felt like I was reading something about my own Guru – every word rang true and right through to my heart. The deep love that this student has for Lama Yeshe is clear too, in the way that he writes so affectionately and with so much insight into his Lama’s many facets.
    I loved this so much I just had to blog about it too (http://jamiekhoo.typepad.com/jamiekhoo/2010/06/the-incredible-lightness-of-being.html ) where I’ve shared another really lovely excerpt from writer Kimberly Snow and some personal excerpts from my book “Call Me Paris” about our very own Tsem Rinpoche. (this is not meant to be about me but about our own Lama, and the many dynamic, shape-shifting, versatile moods and faces he adopts for our sake).

  34. mima on Jun 23, 2010 at 1:43 am

    Thank you so much for your communication with me. I do not want take anymore of your precious time. I am very honored.
    With joy and happiness to learn the teaching from you!

  35. Y X on Jun 22, 2010 at 2:38 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,
    Your explanation above on purification by contact is so true. Especially when one is open (e.g. by faith) to the holy person/object.
    For me, every time after meeting the hugging saint AMMA, something significant that rocks my world would happen… yet there is the protection and guiding grace to go through that crisis.
    Its like going near a powerful magnetic force where one cannot help but be purified. Its painful, its overwhelming, i hope i really have the wisdom to emerge healthy & good!
    I am thankful for Rinpoche & also Lama Yeshe’s precious teachings & I am glad to be taking baby steps in Vajrayana… Your Grace, please guide me to correct practice 🙂
    Salutations,
    YL

  36. mima on Jun 22, 2010 at 6:49 am

    Reading you response to me made me cry at first. A deep place in me is being woken up by your teaching and I am very happy deep inside. So much generosity and love are manifesting trough you and towards us. Since yesterday I place Setrap Mantra om maha yaktcha Tsa Soha in front of my computer.I would like to began a discipline to use this mantra daily. How many would you recommend daily and for how long?

  37. yoshiaki on Jun 21, 2010 at 10:56 pm

    Rinpoche, can Palden Lhamo be an Yidam and at the same time a Dharmapala?
    can someone get a initiation on Palden Lhamo and practise only Her as Yidam and Protector?
    all the best

  38. Sharon Saw on Jun 21, 2010 at 7:30 pm

    Thank you for sharing this post on Lama Yeshe. Rinpoche’s qualities are so similar to Lama Yeshe’s! It’s almost like reading a description of Rinpoche! It is all these skilful qualities that make Lama Yeshe and Rinpoche’s teachings so appealing to many.
    May Rinpoche and all great Lamas live long and continue to turn the wheel of Dharma to benefit many!

  39. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche on Jun 21, 2010 at 4:39 pm

    Dear Shawn Tay,
    What a powerful and intimate incident. Thanks for sharing.
    Yes, a blessing is when we meet a holy being, a blessed statue, stupa, relic, thangka, or have a mala of a blessed person placed on our head, or a puja done for us, MASSIVE AND WONDERFUL PURIFICATION CAN HAPPEN IN THAT WAY. When we suffer the incident of that previously latent karma, then that karma opens. We go through the effects immediately and it will not become BIGGER later and bring more disasterous results. People may think, don’t want it to open, but it has to open, the longer we wait, the bigger it becomes. So if we have it now, at least we are in a ‘controlled’ environment where we can go through the karma with no long term effects.
    Better this way. So don’t be afraid. Karma is karma and we created the karma so we have to purify the karma by experiencing it, or by purification practices or both.
    The blessing allows it to open immediately and we suffer no long term effects.
    I am glad to hear this from you.
    Tsem Tulku

  40. Shawn Tay on Jun 21, 2010 at 4:29 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche and I feel affection for this post about Lama Yeshe.
    In Sept 2008, while I was in Dharamsala, I went to pay my respect to Lama Yeshe in Vajrasattva Gompa at Tushita Centre after reading a book on his teaching. While leaving the Gompa, I slipped and fell on my back and I was in pain for 2 weeks. Some friends told me that my Karma had ripened and it was purification. I was quite irritated with their uncaring comments. However, now looking back, it was a precious blessing from the Lama as I started to get in touch with Rinopche’s teachings after returning from India in Dec 08! I am so thankful to have the chance in this life to be in contact with the holy lineage and teachings.

  41. Jay Jae Chong on Jun 21, 2010 at 11:43 am

    Indeed Lama Yeshe was a man, teacher, father and mother to many of those during His time. Lama provided a lot of emotional, financial and especially spiritual support for the people then. He became an ‘eye opener’ for many who felt that spiritualism can only be one conventional way. He opened the doors for more people to engage in Dharma in the way that they find most comfortable with.
    Tsem Rinpoche held Lama Yeshe high in Rinpoche’s accord. In many talks and Dharma sharing, Rinpoche would tell us stories of Lama Yeshe. It inspires us towards Dharma and helps us cultivate a habit of thinking about our Lama’s Qualities all the time. Which is our practice now for VY in the future.
    Thank you Rinpoche, for providing all that we need here.
    much love,
    JJ

  42. Ashlee Tam on Jun 21, 2010 at 11:00 am

    Thank you Rinpoche fr sharing. That reminds me that i have a book on Lama Yeshe’s reincarnation to a spanish boy that i have to finish reading.

  43. Wu Yew Seng on Jun 21, 2010 at 12:10 am

    Reading through the article about lama yeshe led me to recall content from a sutra regarding chenrezig. In this sutra is revealed that chenrezig will take the necessary forms to deliver beings according to their capability.
    I have watched a video of lama yeshe teaching mediation and one point that he immediate point out at the beginning of the video; he said that people now are very samsaric in whatever they do, even mediation is forced (samsaric). This pointed out the defect of our practice and I just think is good to share.

  44. ckliew on Jun 20, 2010 at 9:02 pm

    Yes Rinpoche , Lord Setrap is indeed real and very powerful. No doubt about Him ! Because of You its even sooooo.. much stronger now my faith.

  45. Jason on Jun 20, 2010 at 8:39 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche I love this post, love the additional info website yet another great post…about Lama Yeshe the description encapsulates everything that I love about him, his methods and other decriptions I had read about Lama Yeshe from other students. It reminds me of a teaching given by you about what a teacher must do to bring Dharma to students. Wow how lucky we are to make a connection to Gaden’s Mahisiddha’s and teachers through you Rinpoche. Thank you again!

  46. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche on Jun 20, 2010 at 5:23 pm

    My students, friends and volunteers work very hard. Hard is an understatement. They are so dedicated, loyal and committed that it is amazing.
    Some of them, I have to force them to go to sleep many times.
    I love them and appreciate my people in Kechara very very very very much.
    Many years ago, I prayed to Setrap to send more people to help me as I was alone…it came true. I know more are coming..many more.
    I wish you the best Mima,
    Tsem Tulku

  47. mima on Jun 20, 2010 at 11:14 am

    Oh, I am so grateful to have the chance in this life time to be in contact with you and your amazing teams of students via cyberspace on the internet
    With an open heart and endless gratitude and joy!

  48. mima on Jun 20, 2010 at 11:09 am

    I am so grateful to have the chance in this life to be in contact with you and your amazing students via the internet! WIth an open heart and endless gratitude!

  49. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche on Jun 20, 2010 at 10:46 am

    Dear Mima,
    You are very welcome. It does take up alot of time but I think it can enrich lives. So I keep it up.
    Much care,
    Tsem Tulku

  50. mima on Jun 20, 2010 at 10:42 am

    Thank you for this precious blog!

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  • Lin Mun
    Wednesday, Feb 21. 2018 09:35 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for this teaching and reminder. We always think we have so much time and concentrate so much in making our body look good and using it to generate wealth which in the end didn’t bring us anything happiness that can last long. We should in fact use our temporary body to work on bringing benefit on others and to generate more merits that can help ourselves and others. Hence we should do more dharma and not waste our time on unnecessary things that will attract us into more worldly actions.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/body-of-a-courtesan-in-nine-stages.html
  • Stella Cheang
    Wednesday, Feb 21. 2018 07:59 PM
    The title ‘Great Scholar’ of India is truly appropriate for Professor Lokesh Chandra. His collection of work is marvellous and very beneficial to any student of Buddhism or spiritual aspirant! From his work, it is evident that Professor Lakesh has deep expertise in language with unequivocal understanding of the Buddhist text as well as superior knowledge of Buddhist iconography. I am at awe! I certainly look forward to reading some of Professor’s work. Thank you for this wonderful sharing, Rinpoche, Joy.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/books-poetry/professor-lokesh-chandra-indias-great-scholar.html
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  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Feb 21. 2018 12:35 PM
    Stunning…… this very famous Vajrayogini – Ugra Tara temple situated in Sankhu, Kathmandu, Nepal full of history, legends and culture . This temple seem to have the greatest power of blessings for everyone who visited and seeing it. Vajrayogini is a Hindu goddess of knowledge and wisdom and for the Buddhist is also known as Ugra Tara . This temple was built dedicated to the goddess Vajrayogini ,has attracted thousands of pilgrims and tourists from all over the world. Sankhu is one of the sacred power places of Vajrayogini in Nepal . I do hope I can visit this beautiful sacred temple one day. Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor David for sharing with us. I loved looking at those beautiful pictures as shared.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/vajrayogini-ugra-tara-in-sankhu-nepal.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Feb 21. 2018 12:34 PM
    Wow …having the Chinese New Year and the Tibetan New Year same day . That’s wonderful, auspicious and rare whereby everyone will be enjoying at the same time. Dorje Shugden’s precious advice during Lunar New Year 2018 is indeed timely. However small or big deeds is still very virtuous as long as we put in our best with a good motivation and a pure mind. All of us are fortunate to have met Rinpoche through kechara and have learned ,practiced Dharma. Without Rinpoche there is no Dharma…….we are indeed grateful . I am glad to have made the right choice to choose what i want to learn and practice .Having this precious advice from our powerful Protector Dorje Shugden is a blessing. May our compassionate Guru stays healthy and live long to continue turning the Dharma wheel to benefits all the sentient beings. May more and more people benefits from this precious advice and Dorje Shugden protections.
    Thank you Dorje Shugden and Rinpoche for this powerful advice which I will bear in mind and had it bookmarked .

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/dorje-shugdens-advice-for-the-new-year-2018.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Feb 21. 2018 12:33 PM
    Life is made up of choices. I believe life is just a series of decisions we make, and depending on our choice, we have to live with the consequences of our choices. We are responsible for our own lives, and being accountable for whatever decisions we’ve made we can change our lives for the better. The choices we make, however, determine our happiness or our unhappiness. I did not realise much earlier but reading this profound teachings has taught me many and a wake up call for me.
    “What you are today, is the choice you made yesterday……as said by Tsem Rinpoche
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this teachings

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/what-is-your-choice.html
  • Lin Mun
    Tuesday, Feb 20. 2018 09:19 PM
    It is true all the emotions comes from our mind. Most of the time we tend to see a problem to be so big which we can actually have a choice to dilute it and make it smaller. We always have our expectation on everything and once it goes against ours, we are not happy and anger arise. Therefore we should control our mind and not let it direct us to think and act negatively.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/apply-this-when-your-emotions-get-in-the-way.html
  • Lin Mun
    Tuesday, Feb 20. 2018 09:13 PM
    It’s so heartwarming to watch the short video. The bond between Sirga and Valentine are so strong, like meeting an old friend. This video reminds me that animals is just like human and have feelings, therefore treat all of them with respect and care.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/take-2-minutes-to-see-something-cool.html
  • Stella Cheang
    Tuesday, Feb 20. 2018 05:45 PM
    Thank you for sharing the updates on Buddhist community from Tibet and elsewhere. All these grand and meaningful events around the world since 2011 up until 2018 are now accessible to everyone, which was previously not made widely available. It goes to show that more and more people care and are interested about the news and movements of Tibetan Buddhism, particularly Dorje Shugden events. These events also dispel the myths that DS is a minor sect – check out the crowds! Massive numbers of sangha and lay people turn up at these events for the blessing and initiation to DS Sogtae. These events are evidence that religious freedom is enshrined in Tibet, China and other parts of the world; seems like the only place where there is no religious freedom for DS practitioners are under the rule of Dharamsala. Therefore, events updates of DS practitioners gathered together to receive initiation and teachings are really very encouraging. Rejoice to all who received the sogtae!

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/updates-from-tibet-and-elsewhere.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Feb 20. 2018 02:28 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for the sharing. Can imagine the situation ,the pain and suffering of that poor pig. They the many of these sows live in cages just large enough to contain their bodies. Sows have a pregnancy lasting around four months and their freedom of movement are restricted .Sad to see that situation ,hoping more can be done to improve it. But the best choice is go on vegetarian so less killing , less consuming meat.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/can-you-endure-this.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Feb 20. 2018 02:27 PM
    Happiness , depression, anger, frustration, bitterness is a choice. All is based on how we interpreting each situation in our life and the meaning we associate with. To feel happy, focus on things in our life that will make us feel happy. What ever we see and thinks can lead to thoughts and influences our performance. It is our emotions that influence the way we think and behave We are to accept and the ability to adapt to the challenges of our daily life. A powerful meaning behind this short story. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this wonderful and powerful post that will helps us in our daily life.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/apply-this-when-your-emotions-get-in-the-way.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Feb 20. 2018 02:26 PM
    Wow…. a brilliant picture of the two greatest masters of Tibetan Buddhism. Trijang Rinpoche was a Gelugpa monk and the 16th Karmapa, a Karma Kagyu, enjoying a beautiful relationship based on respect and trust. There were no conflict between them. It seem that in one lifetime, both of them did even interchange incarnations. There is an interesting story regarding both of them. Both enlightened manifesting again and again for the benefit of others .From the picture it tell us a thousands word of wisdom between both of them. H.H. the 16th Karmapa and H.H. Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche remained close friends throughout their life. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this a brilliant picture of the two greatest masters for us and merely seeing it is a blessing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/mind-blowing-connections-between-two-high-lamas.html
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  • Alice Tay
    Monday, Feb 19. 2018 11:17 PM
    Out of compassion, Buddha Manjushri emanate in the form of Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden to help us swiftly.

    Now, with the blessings of our precious guru, we are so fortunate to receive these precious advice from Dorje Shugden. Dorje Shugden reminded us that dharma practice is based on our faith and pure motivation. When we do for any virtuous actions with the pure motivation and out of the Eight Worldly Concerns, it definitely will bring much beneficial not only ourselves but also many others. We should start to practice by letting go our small “self” and slowly let go the big “self”. Eventually we are able to do more that benefit others instead of only ourselves.

    Thank you Rinpoche for this great sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/dorje-shugdens-advice-for-the-new-year-2018.html
  • Lin Mun
    Monday, Feb 19. 2018 10:13 PM
    It’s so amazing that since thousand of years ago people already have such high technologies in constructing strong and amazing building that till today we may not necessary be able to achieve. Also it is just amazing that the mummies found in the temple were so well preserved. While many scientists and archeologists are trying their best to find out how, what and where about all this mysteries findings, I hope they use the right method to get into these place and with respect. After all , these places are suppose to be holy .

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/the-mysterious-door-of-vault-b-padmanabhaswamy-temple.html

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A beautiful Dorje Shugden depicted in Druid and newage style. There are many more here and free downloads in high file: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=144924
6 days ago
A beautiful Dorje Shugden depicted in Druid and newage style. There are many more here and free downloads in high file: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=144924
Here, His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche (left), one of the tutors of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, confers one of the many countless tantric initiations on the Dalai Lama (right). You can see a young Dalai Lama bowing in this picture with Trijang Rinpoche blessing him. Trijang Rinpoche is therefore undoubtedly the Dalai Lama’s tantric master. A great master at that. Tsem Rinpoche
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Here, His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche (left), one of the tutors of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, confers one of the many countless tantric initiations on the Dalai Lama (right). You can see a young Dalai Lama bowing in this picture with Trijang Rinpoche blessing him. Trijang Rinpoche is therefore undoubtedly the Dalai Lama’s tantric master. A great master at that. Tsem Rinpoche
This is a very sacred statue of Buddha Chenresig (Avalokitesvara/Kuan Yin) that manifested many miracles in North India. Read and see more pictures and understand the background here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=153802
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This is a very sacred statue of Buddha Chenresig (Avalokitesvara/Kuan Yin) that manifested many miracles in North India. Read and see more pictures and understand the background here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=153802
Wonderful updated version of The Promise book is out! Please get your copy. Much more new information included.
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Wonderful updated version of The Promise book is out! Please get your copy. Much more new information included.
\"Bhagavani, source of all wonders, Vasudhara, Goddess of splendour and fortune, bestower of auspicious mental desires; homage to the Goddess Wish-fulfilling Wheel.\" (Sakya liturgical verse).
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"Bhagavani, source of all wonders, Vasudhara, Goddess of splendour and fortune, bestower of auspicious mental desires; homage to the Goddess Wish-fulfilling Wheel." (Sakya liturgical verse).
Beautiful and sacred Vajra Yogini in Pharping, Nepal. The caretaker said it was owned by the Great Marpa the translator who was the guru of Milarepa. Wow.
1 month ago
Beautiful and sacred Vajra Yogini in Pharping, Nepal. The caretaker said it was owned by the Great Marpa the translator who was the guru of Milarepa. Wow.
In the Lankavatara Sutra, Lord Buddha says: \"For innumerable reasons, the Bodhisattva, whose nature is compassion, is not to  any meat. Thus Mahamati, whenever there is the evolution of living beings, let people cherish the thought of kinship with them, and thinking that all beings are [to be loved as if they were] and only child, let them refrain from eating meat.  Mahamati, meat is not eaten by anybody for any reason, there will be no destroyer of life. Thus, Mahamati, meat-eating I have not permitted to anyone, I do not permit, I will not permit.\"
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In the Lankavatara Sutra, Lord Buddha says: "For innumerable reasons, the Bodhisattva, whose nature is compassion, is not to any meat. Thus Mahamati, whenever there is the evolution of living beings, let people cherish the thought of kinship with them, and thinking that all beings are [to be loved as if they were] and only child, let them refrain from eating meat. Mahamati, meat is not eaten by anybody for any reason, there will be no destroyer of life. Thus, Mahamati, meat-eating I have not permitted to anyone, I do not permit, I will not permit."
At times I have to be a trendsetter in spirituality as opposed to just being a follower and that is why I take chances and try. I may not be liked always for it, but I have to do it. In this way I have been introducing Dorje Shugden to the world. I know Shugden is good and will help so many and that is why I do it.
1 month ago
At times I have to be a trendsetter in spirituality as opposed to just being a follower and that is why I take chances and try. I may not be liked always for it, but I have to do it. In this way I have been introducing Dorje Shugden to the world. I know Shugden is good and will help so many and that is why I do it.
Courage is doing something you know the majority will not agree with and perhaps even some will scorn you for it, but you do it anyway because you know it\'s right and will benefit people at the cost of your own reputation. That\'s how I feel when I share Dorje Shugden\'s practice with the world.
1 month ago
Courage is doing something you know the majority will not agree with and perhaps even some will scorn you for it, but you do it anyway because you know it's right and will benefit people at the cost of your own reputation. That's how I feel when I share Dorje Shugden's practice with the world.
Courage is doing something you know the majority will not agree with and perhaps even some will scorn you for it, but you do it anyway because you know it\'s right and you are true to yourself.
1 month ago
Courage is doing something you know the majority will not agree with and perhaps even some will scorn you for it, but you do it anyway because you know it's right and you are true to yourself.
At times I have to be a trendsetter in spirituality as opposed to just being a follower and that is why I take chances and try. I may not be liked always for it, but I have to do it. In this way I have been introducing Dorje Shugden to the world. I know Shugden is good and will help so many and that is why I do it.
1 month ago
At times I have to be a trendsetter in spirituality as opposed to just being a follower and that is why I take chances and try. I may not be liked always for it, but I have to do it. In this way I have been introducing Dorje Shugden to the world. I know Shugden is good and will help so many and that is why I do it.
Courage is doing something you know the majority will not agree with and perhaps even some will scorn you for it, but you do it anyway because you know it\'s right and you are true to yourself.
1 month ago
Courage is doing something you know the majority will not agree with and perhaps even some will scorn you for it, but you do it anyway because you know it's right and you are true to yourself.
Courage is doing something you know the majority will not agree with and perhaps even some will scorn you for it, but you do it anyway because you know it\'s right and will benefit people at the cost of your own reputation. That\'s how I feel when I share Dorje Shugden\'s practice with the world.
1 month ago
Courage is doing something you know the majority will not agree with and perhaps even some will scorn you for it, but you do it anyway because you know it's right and will benefit people at the cost of your own reputation. That's how I feel when I share Dorje Shugden's practice with the world.
Beautiful Buddha built in Sarnath, India. Sarnath was the place where Lord Buddha first starting teaching the sacred Dharma. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Beautiful Buddha built in Sarnath, India. Sarnath was the place where Lord Buddha first starting teaching the sacred Dharma. Tsem Rinpoche
 This is so good. I need to remember this and not allow people to do this to me anymore. Being kind is one thing, but when they are doing it and it harms, it is not a matter of kindness anymore but taking advantage.
2 months ago
This is so good. I need to remember this and not allow people to do this to me anymore. Being kind is one thing, but when they are doing it and it harms, it is not a matter of kindness anymore but taking advantage.
Incredible Lama Thubten Phurbu and His Activities - http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=150927
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Incredible Lama Thubten Phurbu and His Activities - http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=150927
Huffington Post has just released their SECOND EXPOSÉ of the Dorje Shugden issue. You can read about it here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=151328
3 months ago
Huffington Post has just released their SECOND EXPOSÉ of the Dorje Shugden issue. You can read about it here: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=151328
Please read what Kyabje Trijang Choktrul Rinpoche says about people\'s religion.
3 months ago
Please read what Kyabje Trijang Choktrul Rinpoche says about people's religion.
A gorgeous Dorje Shugden painted in traditional art style of China. Chinese art has flourished for over 5,000 years and highly sought after. This form of Dorje Shugden is sitting on a seat as you see painted in his chapel (Trode Khangsar) in Lhasa, Tibet. Dorje Shugden can be on a seat or Lion.  More downloads here.  http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html
3 months ago
A gorgeous Dorje Shugden painted in traditional art style of China. Chinese art has flourished for over 5,000 years and highly sought after. This form of Dorje Shugden is sitting on a seat as you see painted in his chapel (Trode Khangsar) in Lhasa, Tibet. Dorje Shugden can be on a seat or Lion. More downloads here. http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html
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
3 months 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
3 months 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
3 months 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
3 months 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
3 months 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 )
3 months 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 )
3 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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 months 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.
4 months 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
4 months 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.
4 months 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.
4 months ago
These three (Dharma, Oser and Mumu) are super adorable.
Beautiful Vajra Yogini print.
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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!!
4 months 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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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Beng Kooi meeting with friend and strong and devoted Dorje Shugden activist Gen Tashi
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