The Chinese Zodiac

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Discover more about yourself according to ancient Chinese tradition

Every individual’s personality has a centered “self” and many layers around it. Each layer has a different size, texture and aura, and when combined, it makes up who the person truly is. The Chinese Zodiac or Chinese Horoscope uses details of your birth to determine your basic personality traits, strengths, weaknesses, your compatibility with other people and even to forecast your future.

Chinese Horoscopes may not have any religious basis. However, if it’s based on 5,000 years worth of human observation, similar trends can be found. It is the culmination of 5,000 years of observation by the ancient Chinese scholars to culminate into the analysis of each sign. Some are very accurate. Observation is the best way to gather information.

It is always interesting and entertaining to read about yourself, your good points and your horoscoped weaknesses. I guess knowing more about yourself will help you to work on what you need to work on. It is nice to know who you can work, partner, and be friends with… also who you would find some conflict with perhaps. Of course getting along and not getting along ultimately relies on you. But it is interesting to see who you have ‘natural’ conflicts with if no efforts were made towards the relationship. It is also interesting to share with friends personality traits of people you would like to understand more about. It is always nice to have a some lead in order to find a beginning in our relations with others.

Tsem Rinpoche

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Zodiac Calculator

Each year of the Chinese calendar is associated with one of the animals of the Chinese Zodiac. Enter your birth date and time to determine which Chinese Zodiac animal you are.

* Date of Birth
Time of Birth
Gender
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Choose another animal to learn more about that Chinese Zodiac sign
Daily Horoscope
Chinese astrology is possibly the most developed and the most popular type of astrology in the world. It is not a predictive art like the Western Zodiac, but leans towards the interpretive and philosophical. Select your Chinese Zodiac sign to reveal what lies in store for you.

* Daily horoscopes are extracted from www.horoscope.com.


Elements
The 5 elements – Metal, Water, Wood, Fire, Earth – are an integral part of the Chinese Zodiac which define a universal balance. Every one of us are made up of these elements and are deeply connected to them. A person’s characteristics are determined both by the ruling element of their sign as well as the element of the year of their birth.
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Discover Your Element
Don’t know your Chinese sign? Find out here
More about how the elements affect each sign:
More about the different elements:
Rising Sign
One of factors that affects a person’s characteristics is the time of birth. E.g. A Rooster born in the hour of the Ox will have a different personality compared to a Rooster born in the hour of the Snake. The sign related to the hour of birth is called the Rising Sign, and the individual will experience the effect of the Rising Sign in various degrees.
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Discover Your Rising Sign
Don’t know your Chinese sign? Find out here
More about the rising signs of each sign:
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East Meets West
The Sun sign, known as the Western Zodiac, also affects a person’s characteristics. Combining a Western sign with the Chinese sign will give further insight into an individual’s personality, reinforcing, weakening or diversifying the person’s characteristics.
Discover your Double Zodiac

Don’t know your Chinese sign? Find out here
More about the Western Zodiac of each sign:
Protectors
When the Chinese Zodiac reached Japan, it became very popular among the Japanese and Eight Japanese Protectors became associated with each of the 12 animals of the horoscope, giving their blessings to the people of each sign.
Discover your Protector

Don’t know your Chinese sign? Find out here
More about the Protector of each sign:
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Relationship Compatibility

Besides knowing about the characteristics of your Chinese Zodiac sign, what about when it comes to the people around you? Which other Chinese Zodiac sign best suit yours, when it comes to relationships?

Relationship compatibility within the Chinese Zodiac mostly takes into account the general characteristics for each animal. However, every individual will place their own unique twist on the basic characteristics. That being said, it’s always fun to read about how well (or not well) you match with your partner

Here is a tool for you to test your compatibility with your partner by entering both your Chinese Zodiac sign and your partner’s sign. Have fun reading, and try it out with all your friends!

Discover how well you get along
You
Your partner
Don’t know your Chinese sign? Find out here
More about the relationship compatibility of each sign:

 

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Chinese Horoscopes may not have any religious basis. However, if it’s based on 5,000 years worth of human observation, similar trends can be found. It is the culmination of 5,000 years of observation by the ancient Chinese scholars to culminate into the analysis of each sign. Some are very accurate. Observation is the best way to gather information.

The Chinese Lunar horoscope is different from the Western zodiac. The year you are born in isn’t the only thing taken into consideration, but also the month you were born, the time of your birth and your Western zodiac sign.

It is always interesting and entertaining to read about yourself, your good points and your horoscoped weaknesses. I guess knowing more about yourself will help you to work on what you need to work on. It is nice to know who you can work, partner, and be friends with… also who you would find some conflict with perhaps. Of course getting along and not getting along ultimately relies on you. But it is interesting to see who you have ‘natural’ conflicts with if no efforts were made towards the relationship. It is also interesting to share with friends personality traits of people you would like to understand more about. It is always nice to have a some lead in order to find a beginning in our relations with others.

I thought this section on horoscopes would keep you coming back for further contemplations and it’s always interesting to find out more about others. Horoscopes should not be used as a weapon or be fixed. Whatever personalities are described of each sign has many mitigating factors and everything can be changed or overridden with patience, kindness, understanding and good old fashioned sincerity for others. Do not think whatever a horoscope says is fixed or permanent. It is a general guide to start from somewhere but don’t be stuck where it is… nothing is stagnant. For example Snakes do not get along with Boars according to the horoscopes… But they can get along if they work at it. Horoscopes help you find ahead of time what we need to be aware of with other I guess.

Do take a look below to see which animal sign you are… It will lead to interesting discussions, ideas, and introspection’s. Have fun and enjoy. I put it here for my blog friends to enjoy… so please enjoy and share with others!!!

Tsem Rinpoche

 

Rat

1900

1912

1924

1936

1948

1960

1972

1984

1996

2008

2020

Ox

1901

1913

1925

1937

1949

1961

1973

1985

1997

2009

2021

Tiger

1902

1914

1926

1938

1950

1962

1974

1986

1998

2010

2022

Rabbit

1903

1915

1927

1939

1951

1963

1975

1987

1999

2011

2023

Dragon

1904

1916

1928

1940

1952

1964

1976

1988

2000

2012

2024

Snake

1905

1917

1929

1941

1953

1965

1977

1989

2001

2013

2025

Horse

1906

1918

1930

1942

1954

1966

1978

1990

2002

2014

2026

Sheep

1907

1919

1931

1943

1955

1967

1979

1991

2003

2015

2027

Monkey

1908

1920

1932

1944

1956

1968

1980

1992

2004

2016

2028

Rooster

1909

1921

1933

1945

1957

1969

1981

1993

2005

2017

2029

Dog

1910

1922

1934

1946

1958

1970

1982

1994

2006

2018

2030

Boar

1911

1923

1935

1947

1959

1971

1983

1995

2007

2019

2031

 

Just click on any sign below and start reading the fascinating information about yourself and people you would like to understand more about.

 

1. The Rat

2. The Ox

3. The Tiger

4. The Rabbit

5. The Dragon

6. The Snake

7. The Horse

8. The Sheep

9. The Monkey

10. The Rooster

11. The Dog

12. The Pig

 

 

(Image extracted from: www.chinesehoroscopes.com)

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  1. Victoria Lam on Aug 7, 2016 at 9:53 pm

    This article is interesting to read and understand of our characteristic and others. It’s so details about the Chinese horoscope and Western horoscope.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the interesting article.

    _/\_

  2. Lin Mun on Jul 26, 2016 at 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.

  3. PETER WARREN on Jul 11, 2016 at 5:38 am

    Dear Rinpoche,
    Blessed Guru Rinpoche Day.
    What are the start and end dates for Monkey month this year?
    Peace, Peter

    • Pastor Adeline Woon on Jul 13, 2016 at 12:24 am

      Dear Mr. Warren,

      Welcome to Rinpoche’s blog and thank you for your question.

      The start and end date for this Monkey Year is February 8th 2016 to January 27th 2017.

      Thank you,
      P. Adeline

      • Pastor Adeline Woon on Jul 13, 2016 at 12:37 am

        The monkey month is starting from August 7th to September 6th. And if you are interested, the monkey day falls on August 18th and 30th. Thank you 😀

  4. Kb thapa on Apr 3, 2016 at 1:17 am

    Its fantastic how horoscopes can teach people to be better, kinder, less angry, more patient etc…. what a great tool to impart good human values on others.. Thank you rinpoche amazing how correct it is..

  5. Li Kheng on Dec 30, 2015 at 2:27 am

    Horoscopes have a big influence on our life as it determine certain traits of character that influence our actions – and hence our results as well. I think everyone kind of knows this. However, what I learn from Rinpoche is that although our traits have taken some form, we can still change our fate and destiny by conscious choices and consistent effort.

    So, it is good to know our stars but knowledge should not stop there but expand to learning how to work our stars to create the most beneficial results

  6. Bashanta on Nov 18, 2015 at 3:41 am

  7. Mingwen on Nov 16, 2015 at 8:20 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this great piece of article related to the Chinese Zodias and also partly collaborate with Western Horoscope. It is well written, comprehensive yet detailed.

  8. Tom Baker on Jun 9, 2015 at 2:02 am

    Chinese astrology is a great topic to research if on an extended visit to China. You will have great fun and perhaps get sufficient insight to get you thinking about your life and goals.

  9. Pastor Han Nee on May 30, 2015 at 3:02 pm

    If it’s got 5000 years of wisdom behind it, it’s something to think abut. From the Zodiac table , you can at least make calculated guesses on how to get round a business partner or how to work to a certain extent to effect a smoother more successful relationship with the partner of your choice.

    If you have dharma as well, then it helps you to see when these calculated guesses and moves do not turn out according to your expectations.To see and to accept.

    Thank you Rinpoche.

  10. ask on Mar 21, 2015 at 2:06 pm

    Thanks in favor of sharing such a pleasant thinking, paragraph
    is good, thats why i have read it entirely

  11. Yeshey Lhendup on Feb 24, 2015 at 6:22 pm

    helo

  12. Hee TS on Aug 7, 2014 at 10:04 pm

    Its a interesting to know.We can get to know ourselves more with these guides an its also fun to play with.Really enjoyed it!
    Thanks dear Rinpoche.Beside that,thank you the E-division team for sharing and your hardworked.

  13. Grace Leu (KHJB) on Aug 7, 2014 at 4:44 pm

    Thank you for the team ‘s effort to sorting out the combination. i use to love to read some information on chinese Zodiac. here even tell us our protector . quite interesting !

  14. JM on Jul 12, 2014 at 5:45 am

    Can someone please help me determine which Chinese zodiac animal hour I was born in?
    I was born at 7:30pm Central Time on the 29th of July. I have been told that I was born in the Dog hour, but I have also been told I was born in the Rooster hour. I’m not sure which is correct.

  15. Wan Wai Meng on Mar 19, 2014 at 6:42 pm

    I think that a Buddha probably transcends all kinds of zodiac signs and is not limited by the limitations of each animal. Still 5000 years of observations there is some truths to , may not be absolute but there are many parallels that makes sense to the ordinary person.

  16. Amrutha Benny on Feb 11, 2014 at 1:37 pm

    I wanna know compatibility with my lover by combining both the chinese and western zodiac signs together. I am a leo sheep and he is libra rabbit.
    I know leo and libra is good.
    Sheep and rabbit is also good.
    But I wanna know the combined one. Can you please help me

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  19. Low Khjb on Jan 12, 2014 at 11:51 am

    Thank you rinpoche for your kind sharing.For us to go through this blog,it really showed how much work and care you had put into the content with reference which go back years of sharing.So much effort was put in to compiling the content with much detail.
    A big Thank you from my heart.

  20. Julien Roth on Jan 11, 2014 at 1:04 am

    This is cool. There are so many things that i had no clue even existed. And this is such a creative and interactive way of teaching people about the Chinese Zodiac. Rinpoche has made a good choice posting this post in such a way. Thank you.

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  22. loten on Sep 25, 2013 at 12:50 am

    oh man!! the description of the rat and rooster describes my marriage to the T..now what?

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  24. Davin on Aug 23, 2013 at 9:04 pm

    This is interesting and very well done. With this I can know more about myself and people around me. It is good to know about our weaknesses to remind ourselves and make improvement. Thank you E-Div teamand thank you Rinpoche for sharing this.

  25. yolanda gallarpe on Jun 22, 2013 at 9:23 am

    wetleocases

  26. Lucas Roth on Apr 27, 2013 at 11:58 pm

    wow this is so interesting and cool, i was very surprised that most of it is true and it is very very true about my lifestyle. i am a snake and i am proud of being me because it is good to be yourself and who says you have to be perfect, just be yourself.

  27. Sean Wang on Apr 18, 2013 at 2:47 pm

    This part of the blog is only available because of the hard work of H.E. Tsem Rinpoche and the E-Division Team. It is extremely fun to see how the Zodiac influences my personality. Although some of the points are inaccurate (Probably because I, myself, am quite an irregular person), most of the points are quite true to me.

    There is so much hard work at play here and I must congratulate those involved as those involved in the creation of this section has created the causes to satisfy people’s thirst for information and superstition. I rejoice! A lot of merit is gained by this action.

  28. gerald on Mar 29, 2013 at 11:19 am

    the compatibility between my snake partner a very worst future understanding how could we prolonging a very good and excellent relationship?

  29. candy salvatiera on Mar 27, 2013 at 9:53 am

    pa share sa f.b

  30. edward ooi on Feb 19, 2013 at 10:42 pm

    Wow, this is amazing! I can’t believe that it really works. It showed me a few exact personality of mine. I wonder how does the Chinese learn all these correct facts about horoscope in the ancient times and why did they choose these 12 particular animals?

  31. Rene Kimose on Feb 9, 2013 at 2:59 am

    Hey everybody.

    Wonderfull work you did. Will there be a water snake year forecast for the different sign´s

    Best wishes and prosperity for the yeear to come.

    René, Denmark

  32. Adrian Cho on Jan 31, 2013 at 5:17 am

    This is so nice and I can know more about my Chinese zodiac 🙂 haha
    Also now I can knows that my zodiac rat protector is Chenrezig^^ hehe
    This is so fun and I enjoy so much to read each of the Chinese zodiac.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this post.

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  34. Jessica Yap on Dec 10, 2012 at 12:04 am

    I’m a Tiger and according to the chinese Horoscope:

    “Tiger is the animal that represents authority. They are proud and will exert their leadership as they are born leaders. Forceful and aggressive, they are usually in the lead and it is difficult to deny them their rights. ”

    This is so true! I am very aggressive. hehe. The whole page is so fun to play with. I can find out more about other chinese horoscopes with just a few clicks!

    Thank you E-Div team!! 🙂

    Thank you, Rinpoche!

  35. Jessica Yap on Nov 16, 2012 at 1:09 am

    I had a lot of fun playing with the compabaility calculator! I entered my friends and family’s zodiac signs to learn more about them and myself. hehe. The element section is veyr interesting too. Never knew that we know more about someone through the element signs. hehe

    A big Thank you to the e-div team who made this page so fun and interactive!

    And thank you Rinpoche! 🙂

  36. ysun on Aug 21, 2012 at 10:43 pm

    wow. this is so interesting. after reading it, i find it very true about some basic personality.

  37. EricLee KHJB on Jul 23, 2012 at 11:00 pm

    以前,以为相信风水命运,就能让知己顺顺利利的过好我的人生。但自从接触了佛法了以后,相信所有的事情的发生都是因为因果,所以认为只要种好因就会有好果。其实,我们也只是凡人,我们看到的不一定就是对的,因为我们还没有拥有足够的智慧去判断是与非,所以在此谢谢仁波切对于个个生肖做出了分析,让我们更加正确的了解自己的优缺点,看哪方面是需要加强或是改进,这样一来,我们就能成为更好的人了,谢谢仁波切。

  38. soo-nam on Jul 22, 2012 at 6:53 pm

    please advice me more abpout my self..it’s all true what i am like while going through this…..

  39. TanHP KH(JB) on Jul 22, 2012 at 4:53 pm

    Excellent, very insight information regarding Chinese Zodiac. And interesting to know about an “Earth Scorpion Dog”. One would realized the weaknesses “consciously” and do something to improved the quality of our life.
    Thanks a millions for the effort.

  40. robin on Jul 21, 2012 at 1:02 pm

    nice web 4 our chinese people…:D

  41. asish chhetri on Jul 19, 2012 at 7:24 pm

    thanks rinpoche la…..

  42. roshan shrestha on Jul 18, 2012 at 10:53 pm

    it s nice.

  43. wei theng on Jul 17, 2012 at 8:11 pm

    This is a very interesting site. I used to read the short horoscope daily from newspaper. Now, this is another way for me to read my horoscope online! Yes!

  44. Uncle Eddie on Jul 16, 2012 at 2:48 pm

    Rinpoche has indicated that though chinese horoscopes may not have any religious basis, but it is based on 5,000 years worth of human observation by ancient chinese scholars. The culmination into the analysis of eachsign for some can be very accurate, but Rinpoche did caution that the result of such prediction should not be taken as ‘fixed’ or permanent, as nothing is permanent. Each personality sign has mitigating factors and everything can be overriden with patience, kindness, understanding and good old fashion sincerity for others. Nevertheless, just take it with a pinch of salt for fun and easy reading and enjoy it as entertainment.

  45. Koh Hee Peng on Jul 13, 2012 at 12:34 am

    This particular page on Chinese Zodiac definitely has improved signficantly as compared to my last visit. Now this page is very user friendly and whatever information that we need pertain to the Chinese Zodiac is just within a click of a button on the main page itself, be it the relationship 2 different chinese zodiac, or the relationship between the Chinese and Western Zodiac on the month that we were born.

    Many thanks to the efforts from E-Division that make Chinese Zodiac fun to learn :D.

  46. DR on Jul 12, 2012 at 12:53 pm

    This is a very comprehensive writeup. Thank you to all involved in this effort. You must have done alot of research to be able to come up with all these information. Even navigation is easy.

    Very often i refer back to this blog post after meeting someone new. It is akin to looking at the shape of the spout of a teapot and you will know how best to pour the tea without spilling it. When you know of a person’s strength and weaknesses, you will know how best to harness their strength while helping them improve their weaknesses.

    Having said that, these facts are basic characteristics of people in general. Their personality and perspective changes after they receive dharma knowledge. So I would use these information wisely and not blindly.

  47. Li Kheng on Jul 11, 2012 at 6:19 pm

    What I like most about this horoscope is: it gives us a general idea about our natural tendencies but it also proposes efforts we can consciously make to overcome the “weakness” we may possess. This is very typical of Tsem Rinpoche where I learn that we have the power to make a change.

    I remember that Karma Chart that Tsem Rinpoche created where Rinpoche showed us that the choices we make and the action we take can cause a change to our so called destiny. For example, we can engage in purification acts like consistent daily sadhana, puja etc. to purify our negative karma (black karma). This approach to viewing karma is very empowering because we do not just say: oh, it is my karma to be lazy…it is my karma to be a failure etc. If we view karma the way Tsem Rinpoche has taught us, we can say: yes, I must have very strong imprints of laziness due to habituation from past lives. However, if I practice moral discipline and develop the new habit of being hardworking, I can collect the merits to purify my negative karma and cause the creation of positive karma.

    Thank you Rinpoche for always giving us the opportunity to learn and be better.

  48. henry ooi on Jul 11, 2012 at 4:52 pm

    Rinpoche’s blog has so many interesting reads. So many information are available just on this post. In the past I have read the characteristics of animal signs and find them fascinating. This post provides me with more information and knowledge.

  49. HelenaC on Jul 11, 2012 at 3:18 pm

    This is super fun and very accurate!!! Thanks To Ediv for creating this fantastic post 🙂
    I am a Sheep “Mekkk mekkkk”.

  50. Sam on Jul 11, 2012 at 1:27 pm

    Very interesting site to visit again again and again.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.
    Please take care 🙂

  51. Julia Tan on Jul 9, 2012 at 9:39 am

    Interesting Chinese zodiac sign to discover & learn! Every year before or during CNY, especially among Chinese would love to get their fate predicted reading their Chinese zodiac sign. Thank you E-division team for all the handwork on research and write up. I enjoy it a lot.

  52. Wan on Jun 26, 2012 at 4:57 am

    i share this site with my friend and we are fascinated with what it say and could not stop to try on the birthday of people whom we know..

    Thank you for sharing the chinese Zodiac which we can learn and use it to improve our weak points.

  53. Joy on Jun 21, 2012 at 12:36 pm

    This is such an awesome section in the blog because like it or not, we love to read about our characters and other people’s. This is not superstitions…it is ancient science which has been around for ages and practised in many cultures. It is a guideline for us to gauge and learn about ourselves and others so we can get along better or better yet induced with Dharma… to help the other person better. Perhaps if we know that particular person’s qualms and quirks… we can better serve/benefit them 😉

    The blog team worked really really hard in researching and writing and creating this whole section up!!! Thank you selfless ppl. And thank you Rinpoche!

  54. nicholas on Jun 18, 2012 at 11:50 am

    Knowing the characteristic our Zodiac sign and others not just about knowing it for personal advice but it’s also to understand others and how we can get and work together to achieve harmony.

    Thanks Rinpoche for this great sharing.

  55. Shin Tan on Jun 17, 2012 at 11:58 am

    Thank you for this simple and easy “just click” app. Now I can be a fake feng shui/ astrologer and dispense zodiac advice. Hehehe (kidding!)

    The Chinese Zodiac (生肖), is a system that relates each year to an animal and its reputed attributes, according to a 12-year mathematical cycle and is popular in several East Asian countries such as China, Korea and Japan.

  56. [email protected] on Jun 13, 2012 at 3:36 pm

    I love reading Chinese Zodiac out of curiosity and fun. Sometimes I find it accurate, sometimes not so. I find this information pretty accurate and take note of my weaknesses I have to work on. Thanks to the wonderful e-team for putting so much of hard work into this.

  57. ugyen namgyal on May 30, 2012 at 1:04 pm

    sds

  58. Natalie on Feb 18, 2012 at 2:21 am

    hi guys
    thanks for all this astrology information. this is a great site where you can get a free reading of where all the planets were at the time of your birth http://www.astro.com. Its really interesting.

  59. Phurbu Doma Lepcha on Jan 22, 2012 at 10:37 am

    Thuchee chee lus for your information,i dint know anything about this and i am still confused,i was told by my family that i am a Dog and now its coming as Gemini Pig…hahahhahahaha…it was nice though….hope to share more information for you to the world for you and i would obliged to do that for you.Peace

  60. Ganesan on Oct 12, 2011 at 4:28 pm

    Hi, great job people. Be a good guideline for me. By the way, how can i lean more?

  61. beckanelli on Oct 8, 2011 at 9:11 am

    Thank you so very much for this.

  62. bengkooi on Sep 22, 2011 at 7:16 am

    Its fantastic how horoscopes can teach people to be better, kinder, less angry, more patient etc…. what a great tool to impart good human values on others!

    The writers really worked super hard on this – researching, comparing notes, writing etc… without the content, would be nothing to talk about! They did it uncomplainingly, lead by Jean Mei, who worked overtime to pull the content together. The only thing we could not write original content for is the Daily Horoscopes… I do hope someday that there will be an astrologer among us who is able to do this pro bono!

  63. Ethan Chu on Sep 21, 2011 at 8:22 pm

    The e-division has been working tirelessly for this new function to come out. and they did it!!! Great work guys!

    Now, i can spend hours reading up on myself and friends… hehe.. Thankyou guys for the hardwork.

  64. Sock Wan on Sep 21, 2011 at 5:08 pm

    Thank you, our eDiv folks.. it is a very interesting calculator, finding out the characteristic by our birth date..

  65. patsy on Sep 20, 2011 at 3:29 pm

    I checked out mine and found it very accurate. Now I know where my weaknesses are and will work hard to rectify them.

    Thank you to Rinpoche and the hardworking blog them!!!

  66. tenzin llhamo on Sep 20, 2011 at 1:14 pm

    Thank you very much to all those that did the blog on Zodiacs…It’s very interesting to learn so much on Rinpoche’s blog! Every blog is FUNTASTIC!

  67. Karen Chong on Sep 20, 2011 at 12:53 pm

    I love this section! It’s very informative and by reading other horoscopes, i get to know more about the people around me, the guidelines can help me on how to effectively work and communicate with my colleagues and friends. Thank you E-div and blog team for your hard work posting this up for us

  68. joey wong on Sep 20, 2011 at 8:52 am

    wow this is amazing! kudos to the e div team for coming up with something like this that makes it easier for all of us to get more info about our zodiacs! A lot of hard work has been put into this so i do congratulate you guys for being able to come up with this

  69. Sabina on Sep 20, 2011 at 5:38 am

    This section is so much fun, interesting and so very well done!!
    Biggest Thanks to all of you who worked on it!! You guys rock!! 😀

  70. JP on Sep 20, 2011 at 2:13 am

    The horoscope reading is amazingly accurate. Fun! Been reading on my friends’ horoscope. Great guidelines to learn how to communicate effectively with my friends.

    Effective communication is important because many problems are created from miscommunication. It’s part of practising dharma to put in the effort to understand another person.

  71. Steve Tobias on Sep 20, 2011 at 12:43 am

    Wow very cool. Astrology communities will love this and maybe get some dharma.

  72. justinripley on Sep 19, 2011 at 10:16 pm

    Freaking cool, now whenever I meet someone I can come to the blog to profile them top to toe East to West quite literally.

    FB profiles, here we come, birth dates and western zodiacs, make for some interesting combinations in love and war… well less war huh!

  73. Su Ming on Sep 19, 2011 at 9:57 pm

    The E Division team , beng kooi, lew, cynthia, justin, jean ai, jean mei and wai meng have been working very hard on this new function. Especially Lew, Cynthia & Beng Kooi. I have been looking forward to this for weeks. It is going to be fun to see the compatibility of my birth signs with the rest and vice versa. Enjoy!!!

    • Eric Choong on Sep 19, 2011 at 10:12 pm

      Wow!!! Already share with my Facebook friends…..thanks for the hard working team:-)take care guys:-)))))))

    • Ash Ng on Sep 22, 2011 at 11:23 pm

      It’s a very useful information gathered for this particular blog, am sure many of us will definitely benefit from it. Thanks to you guys in E division team cheers 😀

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  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Aug 24. 2016 02:16 PM
    Amazing and very beautiful indeed these Holy Buddhist Pilgrimage Sites.Very informative article shared …useful for those going for pilgrimage.From what i see from those pictures its really amazing…but i have not been to any of these yet. Will one day visit one of those beautiful Holy Buddhist Pilgrimage Sites.
    Thank you for sharing.
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/8-holy-buddhist-pilgrimage-sites-part-2.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Aug 24. 2016 01:29 PM
    Wow…beautiful and informative article on these Holy Buddhist Pilgrimage Sites .Its great to know all about these places …a must visit for all Buddhist As these places where highly realised beings were born,engaged in extensive retreats, attained enlightenment to mention a few.May more people able to visit all the holy places , be blessed and benefited. I have not been to any of these yet ,hoping in the near future.
    Thank You RInpoche and Novka Kuaranita for sharing this wonderful post.
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/8-holy-buddhist-pilgrimage-sites-part-1.html
  • sonny tan
    Wednesday, Aug 24. 2016 12:21 PM
    sonny tan on Aug 24, 2016 at 12:21 pm
    Thank you Stella for this article on relics, it is well known to all Buddhist that relics are found during cremation of very high masters, enlightened beings, Rinpoche and high lamas.
    When I was with my previous religious order they held a relic ceremony where close to five thousand attended. I cannot remember which religious person’s relic it was but it was said to be very old and very precious. The relic was encased in a stupa and it was up on the stage beyond the reach of the attendees.
    During the ceremony the head abbot recited some prayers and the necessary Buddhist salutation and after a while the relics began to dance up and down in the stupa. The whole dancing was captured in live telecast in the auditorium, it lasted a few seconds, it is really stupendous and defies human logic how this lifeless thing dances.
    I have also seen many displays of Buddhist relics of the famous masters where some of the cremated parts of the bone have turned into white shinning crystal like substances.
  • Tsem Rinpoche
    Wednesday, Aug 24. 2016 10:19 AM
    Praise to Avalokitesvara, the supreme Lord of Compassion.

    A true teacher will be kind to all levels of people and will not see the differences between them except how to be kind and benefit them. He looks upon them to relieve their sufferings to some degree. A true follower of this teacher will do the same in order to follow the teacher’s footsteps. Therefore a disciple who wishes to please a TRUE teacher will be humble, take care of the teacher’s circle of students and people and treat everyone well. When we treat the teacher’s people well, we treat the teacher well. When we are kind to everyone, WE PLEASE THE TRUE TEACHER TREMENDOUSLY because a true teacher only wants the best for us and the best is to have a kind and generous and unbiased mind. When we are kind, we benefit ourselves and others so much. To be humble is to gain and earn everyone’s respect and open the Vajra Yogini (Buddhahood) nature within us. To be biased is to keep the Vajra Yogini nature locked away. Our goal as a spiritualist is to open the Vajra Yogini nature inherit in all of us. Sarva Mangalam. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Tsem Rinpoche
    Wednesday, Aug 24. 2016 05:47 AM
    The amount of suffering, fear and pain they have to experience should be experienced by no one whether animal or human. It is heartbreaking to continuously see the sufferings animals endure for our ‘pleasures’. I do feel helpless, but helpless or not, we must create more awareness tirelessly. With awareness, their suffering can eventually be reduced. The ones who are slaughtered, it’s too late. We can only shed tears but we have to still be concerned about future slaughter of animals and try to prevent. Helping and being kind to animals is not spiritual, strange or unnatural, but pure empathy of understanding their pain in that no sentient beings would want to suffer. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Stella Cheang
    Tuesday, Aug 23. 2016 06:09 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for the explanation on Naga realms; i.e. who they are, in what form they exist, how do we co-exist with them in the same space, and the remedy should we, due to our carelessness, have caused harm or pain on them and now suffering the consequences. Naga dwells in areas where there is abundance of water, they are protective towards the flora and fauna that enrich their surroundings, and they are very particular about cleanliness and vegetarianism. Now that we understand the habit of Naga, and since we share the same dwelling with them, it is only polite to extend the respect and mindfulness that they deserve as another sentient being. Thank you Rinpoche for this teaching.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/apology-to-the-naga-realm.html#top1
  • sonny tan
    Tuesday, Aug 23. 2016 01:11 PM
    sonny tan on Aug 23, 2016 at 1:10 pm
    It is indeed sad that religious tolerance is believed to be at its lowest level worldwide. A small incidence can spark violence and sometimes resulting in death. I find it very hard to understand why some religious denomination uses emotive actions rather than an analytical approach in solving matters. This has been their ways all along perhaps it is time their religious leaders relook in their approach to have a more open frame of mind when their religion is being attack and not resorting in unnecessary violence.
    Perhaps somewhere along the teachings by their leaders who could have been instigated by the fanatical fundamentalist inculcated different ideology into them believing that by going to war, destroying places of worship would earn them high reward in the afterlife?
    I pray and hope that their higher religious authorities would seriously take an in-depth look on the pain they have inflicted on innocent people, destroying of historical sites, temples as these acts would only breed hatred and bring disdain among their people.

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  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Aug 23. 2016 01:02 PM
    After reading the article, feel sad for those people due the unrest there they suffered.Racial tension in the USA have been going on since a long time.It doesn’t stopped from one incident to another.Increase in recent mass shootings in public places had cause travel alerts for countries like USA ,UAE and Bahamas to mention a few.The authority should ensuring the safety and security of their people to enjoy the true freedom regardless of race, colour and so forth.Same goes to religion,we must be able to be given religion freedom.With the Dorje Shugden ban for example…it had cause many sufferings in certain countries.Do hope the ban will be lifted soon.
    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing .
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/racial-tensions-cause-travel-alerts-for-the-united-states.html
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    Tuesday, Aug 23. 2016 08:03 AM
    Out of Rinpoche’s great compassion, a compilation of >>Essential Buddhist Prayers<< are made available for FREE to HELP you. They are from the very basic preliminary prayers to those that are focused specifically to solve a problem or to bring out a potential quality in you.

    Do check it out and copy whichever prayers you require
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    Tuesday, Aug 23. 2016 07:56 AM
    For all dharma practitioners around the world/those who just want sacred images in their environment,

    Did you know you can download and print high-resolution images of Enlightened Beings ABSOLUTELY FREE here? >> Buddha Images (Free Download) << http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html

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    Do let Rinpoche know at the comments sections which images you downloaded as Rinpoche would feel very happy to know that it has benefited someone. 🙂
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    Tuesday, Aug 23. 2016 07:51 AM
    For all dharma practitioners around the world/those who just want sacred images in their environment,

    Did you know you can download and print high-resolution images of Enlightened Beings ABSOLUTELY FREE here? >> Buddha Images (Free Download) << http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/buddha-images.html

    H.E. Tsem Rinpoche has kindly made these beautiful selected high-res quality sacred images available for everyone to print for your altar/shrine. Enjoy, be blessed and share this with others.

    Do let Rinpoche know at the comments sections which images you downloaded as Rinpoche would feel very happy to know that it has benefited someone.
  • Stella Cheang
    Monday, Aug 22. 2016 11:16 PM
    Happy to see this discover as it gives us another record to show that we are not alone. To me, it is very interesting to see that evidence of the existence of aliens/ extra-terrestrial beings seemed to be pointing at a certain clue, where most, if not all of the aliens/ extra-terrestrial beings have one head, two arms and two legs. I am sure it is not a coincidence in any way. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/10000-year-old-rock-paintings-depicting-aliens-and-ufos.html
  • Lin Mun
    Monday, Aug 22. 2016 11:00 PM
    It is heartwrenching to see the pictures. Why would they treat the animals in this manner? If they cannot afford or don’t want to take care of the bear, they can pass them to the right authority.

    It is more upsetting when this abused are done in a temple, a holy place. Agree with Rinpoche that it is people’s doing and not the place. We cannot generalise Buddhist are cruel but only selected people. I hope the bears that have been rescued can now life happily and freely.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/can-you-believe-what-happened-in-this-temple.html
  • sonny tan
    Monday, Aug 22. 2016 02:11 PM
    sonny tan on Aug 22, 2016 at 2:11 pm
    Thank you Rinpoche for this highlight on Nagas, I would like to share some experiences on this. Many years ago I was following a guru, she use to come to Malaysia very often and during one of her many visit the guru decided to purchase a piece of uncultivated land on top of a hill in the west coast of Penang.
    She wanted to turn this land into a meditation center, we were informed to help clear this land and we constantly travelled to Penang almost every weekend to complete the assigned task. We did not do any prayers before clearing the land to appease the unseen spirits residing within that environment because we do not have any ideas on how to go about it. What was taught to us is just meditation however many things happened. On one occasion I was stung by a bee right below my eyelid when clearing the land, trees were felled without supervision, there was constant disagreement and anger thrown at each other. There was frequent cars breakdown without reason, on one occasion while travelling back from Penang after our duties while in the car I had a very heated argument with a fellow truth seeker whom I was very close with and it happened over some very trivial matter. Our friendship ended that day and neither of us try to resolve the matter or mend the friendship.
    My relationship with my girlfriend turned sour and finally dissolved because of my constant travelling to the land, not long after that one of the the member passed away, another member’s death followed not long after that and it shocked us because this guy is young and very healthy as he works in a construction site. Very spooky and unbelievable to say the least but I believe that nagas, spirits and entities are found in these places and respect need to be accorded when visiting their domain.

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The amount of suffering, fear and pain they have to experience should be experienced by no one whether animal or human. It is heartbreaking to continuously see the sufferings animals endure for our \'pleasures\'. I do feel helpless, but helpless or not, we must create more awareness tirelessly. With awareness, their suffering can eventually be reduced. The ones who are slaughtered, it\'s too late. We can only shed tears but we have to still be concerned about future slaughter of animals and try to prevent. Helping and being kind to animals is not spiritual, strange or unnatural, but pure empathy of understanding their pain in that no sentient beings would want to suffer. Tsem Rinpoche
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The amount of suffering, fear and pain they have to experience should be experienced by no one whether animal or human. It is heartbreaking to continuously see the sufferings animals endure for our 'pleasures'. I do feel helpless, but helpless or not, we must create more awareness tirelessly. With awareness, their suffering can eventually be reduced. The ones who are slaughtered, it's too late. We can only shed tears but we have to still be concerned about future slaughter of animals and try to prevent. Helping and being kind to animals is not spiritual, strange or unnatural, but pure empathy of understanding their pain in that no sentient beings would want to suffer. Tsem Rinpoche
Dear Rinpoche,  I\'ve made some porridge for Rinpoche to have later when Rinpoche is hungry.  Thank you,  Beatrix (Sometime a pot of porridge tells you so much about another person and you just know why you appreciate them so much. Beatrix is such a caring and kind young person. It\'s a pleasure to work with her and have her around. Tsem Rinpoche)
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Dear Rinpoche, I've made some porridge for Rinpoche to have later when Rinpoche is hungry. Thank you, Beatrix (Sometime a pot of porridge tells you so much about another person and you just know why you appreciate them so much. Beatrix is such a caring and kind young person. It's a pleasure to work with her and have her around. Tsem Rinpoche)
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Sent from Samsung tablet.
Keep it up!
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Keep it up!
Karen does a nice sharing
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Karen does a nice sharing
Something nice from Wan San
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Something nice from Wan San
The holy statue of Vajra Yogini at Sanku, Nepal
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The holy statue of Vajra Yogini at Sanku, Nepal
“We need, in a special way, to work twice as hard to help people understand that the animals are fellow creatures, that we must protect them and love them as we love ourselves.” 
― César Chávez
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“We need, in a special way, to work twice as hard to help people understand that the animals are fellow creatures, that we must protect them and love them as we love ourselves.” ― César Chávez
Beautiful monastery in Eastern Tibet.
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Beautiful monastery in Eastern Tibet.
An alpine lake at more than 4000 meters in elevation in eastern Tibet
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An alpine lake at more than 4000 meters in elevation in eastern Tibet
This is Mount Kailash in Tibet where Vajra Yogini resides. Many Tibetans will go and pay homage to this mountain and do prayers at the base.
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This is Mount Kailash in Tibet where Vajra Yogini resides. Many Tibetans will go and pay homage to this mountain and do prayers at the base.
 The three most important statues of Buddha Shakyamuni, the Founder of Buddhism. The 1st photo is the Buddha aged 8, the 2nd photo is the Buddha aged 12 and the 3rd photo is the Buddha age 35. These three statues of Buddha Shakyamuni are believed to have been created 2,500 years ago and have the blessings of Buddha Shakyamuni. Two of the statues are in Tibet and one is in India. The statue of Buddha aged 8 is in the Ramoche Temple, the statue of Buddha aged 12 is in the Jhokang Temple and statue of Buddha aged 35 is in India at Bodhgaya.
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The three most important statues of Buddha Shakyamuni, the Founder of Buddhism. The 1st photo is the Buddha aged 8, the 2nd photo is the Buddha aged 12 and the 3rd photo is the Buddha age 35. These three statues of Buddha Shakyamuni are believed to have been created 2,500 years ago and have the blessings of Buddha Shakyamuni. Two of the statues are in Tibet and one is in India. The statue of Buddha aged 8 is in the Ramoche Temple, the statue of Buddha aged 12 is in the Jhokang Temple and statue of Buddha aged 35 is in India at Bodhgaya.
This gorgeous area is in Kongpo Tibet. Notice the village nestled among the purple trees. Such a beautiful place to live with a blue lake and clear mountains.
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This gorgeous area is in Kongpo Tibet. Notice the village nestled among the purple trees. Such a beautiful place to live with a blue lake and clear mountains.
Beautiful Gaden monastery built by Lord Tsongkapa over 600 years ago has produced countless powerful mahasiddhas, teachers, practitioners and masters in Tibet.
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Beautiful Gaden monastery built by Lord Tsongkapa over 600 years ago has produced countless powerful mahasiddhas, teachers, practitioners and masters in Tibet.
This stairway nestled among green hills is Sanku Vajra Yogini temple in Kathmandu, Nepal. It is one of the five sacred shrines and temples dedicated to Her. In this temple a lady who was an emanation of Vajra Yogini showed many miracles and when she passed they made a likeness of her body and enshrined it here. So we can worship Vajra Yogini in the form of this lady at this sacred temple in Sanku. I visited here with many of my dharma friends years ago to pay homage to this sacred Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
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This stairway nestled among green hills is Sanku Vajra Yogini temple in Kathmandu, Nepal. It is one of the five sacred shrines and temples dedicated to Her. In this temple a lady who was an emanation of Vajra Yogini showed many miracles and when she passed they made a likeness of her body and enshrined it here. So we can worship Vajra Yogini in the form of this lady at this sacred temple in Sanku. I visited here with many of my dharma friends years ago to pay homage to this sacred Vajra Yogini. Tsem Rinpoche
They are digging up so much more ancient and beautiful Buddhist arts, statues/artifacts in Afghanistan. They have been buried for hundreds of years...Look at this recent find of a BEAUTIFUL Buddha head dug up in Hadda Afghanistan. Afghanistan of course was Buddhist in ancient times.
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They are digging up so much more ancient and beautiful Buddhist arts, statues/artifacts in Afghanistan. They have been buried for hundreds of years...Look at this recent find of a BEAUTIFUL Buddha head dug up in Hadda Afghanistan. Afghanistan of course was Buddhist in ancient times.
Dharma and sangha friends from the Monastery
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Dharma and sangha friends from the Monastery
Absolutely beautiful lake. I like the clearness of the water and vegetation very much
1 week ago
Absolutely beautiful lake. I like the clearness of the water and vegetation very much
Something I just thought of....
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Something I just thought of....
Such a beautiful scene of a Japanese man made lake. Wish to do something like this so much.
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Such a beautiful scene of a Japanese man made lake. Wish to do something like this so much.
Did you know this about Vincent van Gogh?
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Did you know this about Vincent van Gogh?
AN ALTERNATIVE FARM FAMILY PORTRAIT SHOWS A HIGHER LOVE...this chicken mamma has adopted a puppy...and her biological child wonders why her new sibling looks so strange...and wants to get some love and some warmth, too...but this mother is not a speciesist...she loves all children of all species, equally...and this puppy is so big, he is getting all the warmth...wait your turn, chickie, she has lots to spare...LOVE MULTIPLIES AS YOU GIVE IT OUT, LOVE ALL BEINGS....Animal Freedom Fighter--Chickens have this type of capacity to care and love. They are sensitive beings...We should never harm or eat them.
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AN ALTERNATIVE FARM FAMILY PORTRAIT SHOWS A HIGHER LOVE...this chicken mamma has adopted a puppy...and her biological child wonders why her new sibling looks so strange...and wants to get some love and some warmth, too...but this mother is not a speciesist...she loves all children of all species, equally...and this puppy is so big, he is getting all the warmth...wait your turn, chickie, she has lots to spare...LOVE MULTIPLIES AS YOU GIVE IT OUT, LOVE ALL BEINGS....Animal Freedom Fighter--Chickens have this type of capacity to care and love. They are sensitive beings...We should never harm or eat them.
In Thailand, they also make large images of their holy gurus and or well known holy monks for people to honor, worship and make offerings to. We do the same in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.
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In Thailand, they also make large images of their holy gurus and or well known holy monks for people to honor, worship and make offerings to. We do the same in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.
This picture says it all. I wonder always why constructed items these days wear out so fast.
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This picture says it all. I wonder always why constructed items these days wear out so fast.
This is a beautiful portrait
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This is a beautiful portrait
Sacred art work on Vajra Yogini
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Sacred art work on Vajra Yogini
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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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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Nice friends who help each other in Dharma works.
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Nice friends who help each other in Dharma works.
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
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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
Beautiful image of Avalokitesvara who has spoken before. Housed in Ladakh
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Beautiful image of Avalokitesvara who has spoken before. Housed in Ladakh
Our Panglung Kuten taking trance of Dorje Shugden in Tibet where he is greatly sought after
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Our Panglung Kuten taking trance of Dorje Shugden in Tibet where he is greatly sought after
Beautiful painting of Atisha
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Beautiful painting of Atisha
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Beautiful Tara has arrived in Kechara Forest Retreat. See many more pictures: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=105289
Gorgeous Buddha carved into the mountain in China
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Gorgeous Buddha carved into the mountain in China
Beautiful Dorje Shugden Gyenze statue by Kechara available at vajrasecrets.com
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Beautiful Dorje Shugden Gyenze statue by Kechara available at vajrasecrets.com
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I like this Buddha image very much
Beautiful Buddha in the Bodhgaya enlightenment stupa
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Beautiful Buddha in the Bodhgaya enlightenment stupa
Pastor Lanse, contact her if you have questions..she is kind and helpful.
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Pastor Lanse, contact her if you have questions..she is kind and helpful.
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Interesting
Buddha sat under this tree when he gained enlightenment
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Buddha sat under this tree when he gained enlightenment
Buddha Goddess Dukkar. Beautiful image.
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Buddha Goddess Dukkar. Beautiful image.
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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.
Tsem Rinpoche brings home Dharma and this was his first day home.
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Tsem Rinpoche brings home Dharma and this was his first day home.
White Tara mantra in Sanskrit
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White Tara mantra in Sanskrit
Beautiful thangka of Buddha of wisdom Saraswati
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Beautiful thangka of Buddha of wisdom Saraswati
Beautiful image of Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen in Kechara
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Beautiful image of Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen in Kechara
A beautiful and blessed Dharma family. May Lord Manjushri guide, bless and keep them close to Him in this and all lives. Tsem Rinpoche
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A beautiful and blessed Dharma family. May Lord Manjushri guide, bless and keep them close to Him in this and all lives. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Nice Dorje Shugden rock painting
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    His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche teaches the truth of life and our impeding death.
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    A kind message from Mr. Tsering Wangchuk to me. Thank you so much. Tsem Rinpoche

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