The Rat and the Western Zodiac

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Another factor which affects an individual’s personality is the sun sign. The sun signs are better known as the Western zodiac, and they parallel the Chinese lunar signs. Many of us know what our Western zodiac sign is, take a look below to see how they influence the sign of the Rat.

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ARIES: 21 March to 19 April
Fire + Positive Water = Aries Rat

The Aries Rat is the typical conflicting East meets West animal sign. The Rat is headstrong whereas the Aries lacks perseverance – thankfully, they balance each other out! Well liked by others, the Aries Rat is always present, vivacious and stable. You are always in control of your life, however you enjoy changes and surprises. You despise repetition and routine, and would prefer to always be on the move than to be stuck behind a desk. When excited, you may have the tendency to rush into things – this is especially true in the realm of love.

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TAURUS: 20 April to 20 May
Earth + Positive Water = Taurean Rat

The Taurean Rat is persuasive, practical and diversely knowledgeable. You enjoy relishing information,whether it be historical or current. You hold yourself highly, but only because you can! You are both physically-able and intellectually strong. You enjoy telling jokes at gatherings and can be a great companion due to your inexhaustible conversational topics. Able to make money easily and non-materialistic, you are less trusting of people. You will see longer-lasting relationships in your mature age. This is unless you choose to be less flirtatious growing up.

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GEMINI: 21 May to 21 June
Air + Positive Water = Gemini Rat

The Gemini Rat is eloquent and enjoys a bit of banter. You harness your oratorial skills and are continuously bursting with ideas. You don’t take yourself too seriously, and don’t expect others too either. You are constantly exciting to be in company with, but your ever-changing interests will cause you to be rather unreliable, over a period of time. Your attention span is short and you will soon find yourself spread out too thinly over too many areas. Intelligence may be your strength, but also your weakness. Coupled with your ego and superficiality, you will seek different company – and not every one likes a quick-mouthed smarty-pants, do we?

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CANCER: 22 June to 21 July
Water + Positive Water = Cancerian Rat

The Cancerian Rat is a realist, but lightens up their life with their love for humour. You are intuitive, secretive and may at times be rather moody. You will steer your life away from people or situations that unnecessarily inconveniences you, however you desire family closeness and will go to the ends of the earth for it. It’s not easy to gain the Cancerian Rat’s trust; you may also find it difficult to love entirely and whole-heartedly – a little cautious string will always hold you back. Most relaxed when in familiar surroundings, you need a stable home to feel complete.

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LEO: 22 July to 21 August
Fire + Positive Water = Leo Rat

The Leo Rat is always out to get the best in their life. You are highly gifted, which perfectly complements your interest in everything! You are extravagant, aristocratic and very influential. You enjoy your freedom and despite your trusting nature, you will always have one fixed eye on your finances. Your overall charisma will attract those around you. Charming, you are able to deliver humour to suit your surroundings. Preferring shorter engagements in your career, you need an active personal relationship to keep your love life alive.

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VIRGO: 22 August to 22 September
Earth + Positive Water = Virgo Rat

The Virgo Rat is not one that can let themselves loose and run wild. You are constantly in control over yourself, and may steer towards being a perfectionist. You explore every possible option before taking a step in any direction. It may just be a cruel coincidence that your social life will seem to be rather unstable. You are intelligent and being a hardworking individual, you will fare well in your chosen careers. Your innovativeness and business acumen will provide you with limitless capabilities. If you can only keep your sharp tongue and critical perspective in check, you will make a good and attentive partner.

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LIBRA: 23 September to 22 October
Air + Positive Water = Libran Rat

Faithfulness and effortlessly successful generally sums up a Libran Rat. You are exciting, charming and interesting to be with. Bubbly as you may be, you have the tendency to lose interest fast. This spills over into your professional life, and you will constantly seek for greener pastures. On the bright side, you make for the bests purchasers as you are constantly on the look-out for the best bargains! You enjoy intimate company and are rarely seen without.

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SCORPIO: 23 October to 21 November
Water + Positive Water = Scorpio Rat

The Scorpio Rat is highly intelligent and motivated. You are a go-getter and you know what you want. You are a silent and deep thinker and will not hesitate to crush your enemies if need be. Words are your strength and teamed with hard work and a scheming mind, you can bring yourself to places others didn’t think possible. You relish efficiency and effectiveness in all aspects of your life, and will easily garner support wherever you are. Scorpio Rats make good writers, and perhaps being naturally critical may fare to be a good thing.

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SAGITTARIUS: 22 November to 21 December
Fire + Positive Water = Sagittarian Rat

The Sagittarian Rat exudes a light-hearted, playful and youthful charm. This Rat will be overly enthusiastic; however prone to lethargy. You are easily bored and will constantly search for change: scenery, job and/or company. You hold steady in a quagmire, but you will flare if angered. As social people, you enjoy the company of many but fear being deceived by others. This conflicts with your trusting nature.

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CAPRICORN: 22 December to 20 January
Earth + Positive Water = Capricorn Rat

The Capricorn Rat is a stable and resourceful person that is also very sociable. You are known to be analytical in your thinking and may venture into careers that require research or critical thinking. Your resourcefulness may spill over into your ability to pull social strings for professional favours. You are wise and careful, less adventurous than others and prefer long-lasting relationships that require a level of faithfulness a Capricorn Rat has. Do not attempt to deceive the Capricorn Rat, their quick intelligence will catch others out.

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AQUARIUS: 21 January to 19 February
Air + Positive Water = Aquarian Rat

The Aquarius Rat is a drifter and a dreamer. You value love highly, hold your friendships dear to heart, but do not favour the idea of commitment. You are expressive, and more artistic than analytic. Fairing well in careers such as journalism or public relations, you will not pursue any professional job for financial-related motives but because of the constant-changing nature of the job. You are impatient and talkative. You do not hold grudges and may at times be surprisingly extravagant.

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PISCES: 20 February to 20 March
Water + Positive Water = Piscean Rat

The Pisces Rat is as unpredictable as the British weather. You are able to demonstrate your creativity easily and may fare to be good at words, however it is rare to see a Pisces Rat commit to anything or to anyone. You are less aggressive and selfish than the other Rats, but your life is so unpredictable that you might end up being an angry miser – no one knows, not even the Pisces Rat! Despite the fact that you lead a turbulent life, you always manage to get both feet back on the ground. Luck and support is on your side. A word of caution – instability in your personal life also affects your instability in relationships. Unions may be short, shorter than desired.

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  • Pastor Adeline
    Thursday, Jun 30. 2016 04:52 AM
    This is a real example of how one person can make so much difference and benefit many. It takes only one person to do so much. Imagine when more people come together for the same cause. The world needs more people like Marc to end the inhumane treatments toward our fellow earthlings including meat consumption.

    The cause that Marc and many activists are working on is really not just to end dog killing but to pay attention to human greed in meat eating. We have to put a stop to meat eating before people start human flesh eating. This is definitely possible.

    We can end this by starting today by adopting full vegetarian diet.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/marc-ching-shows-us-the-way.html
  • samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jun 29. 2016 05:06 PM
    samfoonheei on Jun 29, 2016 at 5:02 pm
    Thanks for sharing Rinpoche this informative article.At least i know more knowledge about what to give for my pet poodle. In fact i have been feeding my pet of broccoli and boiled carrot plus dry foods before reading this.Yes my pet is one of my family too. I will continue feeding my poodle with vegetables and fruits to stay healthy.
    Thanks again with folded hands.
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/important-for-your-pet.html
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    Wednesday, Jun 29. 2016 03:23 PM
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    Coming to South East Asia
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    As Tsem Rinpoche entered the prayer hall, he was accompanied by Malaysians who brought in trays and trays of money he had raised and everything was offered up to the monastery. Both H.E. Kyabje Lati Rinpoche and H.E. Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche were visibly moved as they cried tears of joy. The monastery could now build a hostel for the monks so they do not need to sleep outside.

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  • Yeo Kwai Gin
    Wednesday, Jun 29. 2016 12:24 PM
    感谢仁波切开始了这个panaromal的网站, 让大家对灵异事件, 外星人, 幽魂, 蛊咒等等, 拥有更多的资讯和了解。
    在视频里仁波切有提到很多发生的灵异事情在科学上还是一个谜和在逻辑上还无法解释。
    在视频里仁波切讲解到在他还小的时候, 妈妈曾经有提到在世界大战时, 出去外面寻找食物给家人所看到的一位黑衣人,双眼一直一直冒着火焰, 一直看着她, 看到这里, 我心里蛮佩服她的勇气, 她还向前接近那眼冒火焰的黑衣人。
    而且, 在有一則视频访问仁波切的姐姐的专访里:

    https://youtu.be/ULJu0ghvWd8

    仁波切姐姐有提到母亲与她本身也有看到灵体的能力。
    希望一直不断有更多的视频供大家参考, 让大家对灵异事件更加明白和了解 !

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/burning-eyes.html
  • sonny tan
    Wednesday, Jun 29. 2016 09:34 AM
    sonny tan on Jun 29, 2016 at 9:33 am
    Thank you Rinpoche for walking us through Milarepa’s life journey and how events, situations, decisions can turned around if we just stop by looking deeply into our confused mind and starts to examine the intrinsically entwined web of our mind and be aware of our mind directions and where it is heading.
    We have built this preconceived notions and collected so many rubbish in life by ingesting it inside our brain without knowing when to stop or pause probably not being able to distinguish right from wrong and vice versa. It really got started from our upbringing, along the way we pick up during our life’s journey from teenager to adulthood, struggling with issues that have no answers because we are not taught the ways to resolve them, the ways to avoid them and with family issues and pressures building up in fact the list is endless. Therefore, in the process of growing up by not having found the right answers or ways to steer us in the right directions we began to feed our mind negativities and with that it has led many astray.
    The bad inhibitions we picked up that got embedded deep inside our mind and not knowing or finding a way out led many into spiritual journeys seeking solace, a peace of mind, some mental comfort in addition it has also moved many to the professional doorstep or drug activities for that matter. Many unfortunately do not have the good karma ended inside mental institutions.
    Therefore identifying it early and finding remedies early in life will help us transform our mind before society has a chance to pierce it and leaves it broken to a stage beyond repairs.
    We in Kechara are very blessed to have Rinpoche with us always keeping us in check through his so many discourses, teachings, advices and constantly monitoring our progress. Thank you Rinpoche with palms holding together in front of our chest we bow and pay homage to you.
  • Jason
    Wednesday, Jun 29. 2016 03:12 AM

    Jason on Jun 29, 2016 at 3:08 am
    China ‘s move really amazing. Many animals will be safe from slaughter house. Animals are not born to be killed. Animal flesh shouldn’t serve as our daily meal .As a Buddhist, we belief on karma so we don’t kill and serve animals flesh as our daily foods. Implematation of dietary guidelines will reduce meat consumption dramatically. This is really a good start to be vegetarians.
    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing.

    With folded hands
    Jason

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/look-what-chinas-doing.html
  • Lin Mun
    Tuesday, Jun 28. 2016 10:18 PM
    10,000 nuns staying is such a harsh environment is really astonishing. I can’t imagine the nuns having to live in the box where it is just fit to sit, not big enough to even stretch their legs. This shows how determined the nuns are towards practising dharma and praying for benefit of other beings. They surely have a a strong mind in order to live in such conditions for years.

    We on the other hand have some much comfort, not needing to worry about a place to live, food readily available, water are plenty and yet do not want to practise dharma. We need to be contented and learn to change.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this and it set a good reminder for us.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/10ooo-nuns-here.html
  • samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jun 28. 2016 07:01 PM
    samfoonheei on Jun 28, 2016 at 6:58 pm
    Thank you for sharing this post with us Rinpoche.
    This story was sad and so touching ,can imagine how Ms Helen Johnson and her children gone through without foods for 2 days.She is lucky to have met Officer Stacy who is so kind of him .His kindness has touched the hearts of many people.
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/the-cop-who-didnt-arrest.html
  • Alice Tay
    Tuesday, Jun 28. 2016 12:15 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing his precious guru’s information here. It is good to know our guru’s teachings are learnt and given by his all the gurus as listed here.

    As we did not have the merits to meet with Buddha Shakyamuni, our precious guru, H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche is the only one who is capable and able to help us in spiritual path. Our guru is the only one and close to us and enable us to learn his teachings and qualities too.

    In 50 Verses Of Guru Devotion, there are few verses are clearly stated that we should treat our guru same as the Buddha.

    19. Always keep your word of honour. Always make offerings to the Enlightened Ones. Always make offerings also to your Guru, for he is the same as all the Buddhas.

    21. Giving (to your Guru) is the same as making continual offerings to all the Buddhas. From such giving, much merit is gathered. From such collection comes the supreme powerful attainment (of Buddhahood).

    22. Therefore, a disciple with the good qualities of compassion, generosity, moral self-control and patience should never regard his Guru and the Buddha Vajradhara as different.

    47. “Powerful attainments follow from (doing what) your Guru (likes).” This has been said by (the Buddha) Vajradhara himself. Knowing this, try to please your Guru fully with all the actions (of your body, speech and mind).

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/my-precious-teachers.html
  • Alice Tay
    Tuesday, Jun 28. 2016 11:07 AM
    感谢上师尊贵的詹杜固仁波切,Valentina还有其他帮助完成这篇仁波切的传记幕后工作人员。因为你们的努力,可以让我们更了解与亲近上师。

    在此分享这篇博文的第二部分:来到东南亚地区,所得到的一些启发:
    1. 实践佛法之慈悲心
    由于甘丹寺的僧侣不断的增加,而造成没有足够的住宿提供给他们。这将会妨碍僧侣们无法专心的修行。因此,尊贵的堪殊强巴耶喜仁波切和尊贵的拉替仁波切还有几名高僧包括上师尊贵的詹杜固仁波切一起开会。然后,尊贵的拉替仁波切决定让仁波切到外地去筹款来解决当时面对的问题。

    2. 依止上师与听取护法的劝告
    仁波切当时是非常的不愿意的离开甘丹寺去到东南亚地区弘扬佛法以及募款。因为,仁波切觉得自己当时还没有足够的资格去担任此任务,而且还执意的说如果护法要他去,他一定会随从。然而在隔天,多杰雄登护法给予的劝告是仁波切就如仁波切的上师指示,展开他的弘法事业来为众生的利益着想。

    从以上所说的经历,我们清楚的看到,一位具格的上师是有能力的启发学生以及帮助学生做出最好的选择来利益他人而最终达到菩提道与解脱。也因为与上师有清净的三昧耶关系,护法的忠告必定是更加准确以及可信度很高。

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/h-e-the-25th-tsem-tulku-rinpoches-biography.html#comment-719018
  • Lin Mun
    Monday, Jun 27. 2016 11:33 PM
    It is very interesting to read on the section on South East Asia and I learnt that sometimes, a guru will always test and challenge his student to do something they are not familiar with or deemed impossible.

    For example, Lati Rinpoche would ask Rinpoche to go abroad to raise fund. Initially Rinpoche did not agree as he felt that he does not have much experience and therefore, he felt that a more senior monk like Lati Rinpoche would be a better choice.

    Nevertheless after the oracle took trance on monastery Protector, Rinpoche accept to go as Dharma Protector also agree that he must go abroad to raise fund.

    Also I learnt that Rinpoche hold his on Guru Devotion practise strongly and never give up no matter how many obstacles he faced. For example, he listened to Lati Rinpoche advise to go abroad to fund raise and teach. Another example when he came to Malaysia to raise fund, although it was just a short trip of 3 months, he worked very hard despite fell ill. This is the determination that Rinpoche always has towards dharma.

    This also reminds us that how much we need to do dharma. We should always think out and that doing dharma is for the benefit of others. It is with this determination that we will transform.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing your life story and thank you Pastor Adeline for guiding us in picking up the important points when reading this article.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/h-e-the-25th-tsem-tulku-rinpoches-biography.html#tabs-2a
  • Stella Cheang
    Monday, Jun 27. 2016 09:59 PM
    It is very fascinating to read the part where Kyabje Lati Rinpoche requested His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche to come to South East Asia to raise fund. At that time, there was a huge influx of monks to Phukhang Khangtsen, as such a larger hostel was needed to accommodate the increased numbers of monks. But Rinpoche declined despite His strong Guru Devotion, because Rinpoche felt that He was not qualified to teach. He even seemingly “challenged” Kyabje Lati Rinpoche that if the Dharma Protector agreed to let Him go, He would.

    Lo and behold, the Dharma Ptortector trance took place very soon and decreed for Rinpoche to go for fund raising in South East Asia. From here, we could clearly see that there is no point to “defy” the instruction of our Guru. Sometimes, the Guru will give us tasks that we are reluctant to do or we think that we cannot do, but if we have faith and trust in our Guru, we should do it nevertheless and do it happily.

    Thank you Rinpoche and Valentina for this very profound teaching. Also thank you Pastor Adeline for the guidance during the weekly Blogchat Dharma Sharing session every Monday evening. This article benefits us tremendously.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/h-e-the-25th-tsem-tulku-rinpoches-biography.html
  • samfoonheei
    Monday, Jun 27. 2016 04:47 PM
    samfoonheei on Jun 27, 2016 at 4:33 pm
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this inspiring article.
    Marc Ching s story really inspire us.I wouldnt dare in fact to watch the
    heartbreaking video as by looking at those photos shown above its enough to break my heart.Well we should have more activists or people like him to stop the killings of dogs and the awareness of such cruelty do happens.
    Thanks again its an interesting and inspiring post every one of us should read it.
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/marc-ching-shows-us-the-way.html
  • samfoonheei
    Monday, Jun 27. 2016 03:53 PM
    samfoonheei on Jun 27, 2016 at 3:49 pm
    Thank you Rinpoche for this interesting article
    Its will benefits all of us …controlling inflammation of various diseases .Consuming it will help to lower your cancer risk as it acts as an antioxidant.I have not try it before but will try it one day .
    Thanks again

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/top-reasons-to-take-warm-turmeric-water-in-the-morning.html

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Myself at Dromo Geshe Rinpoche's house where there is a sacred lake on his property. The Five Sister Protector Goddesses abide at this lake. I am making offerings to the divinities in the lake here. Many contractors or workers who come to do work often observe 'Asian ladies' dressed very well walking around the perimeter of the lake and there are no Asian ladies living nearby at all. Tsem Rinpoche
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Myself sitting at a lake where Bigfoots are often sighted in Willow Creek, California. This area in Northern California is a hot spot for Bigfoot sightings for hundreds of years till present day. We spent the afternoon there and we did our sadhanas and enjoy the BEAUTIFUL cool/dry weather (no humidity) and you don't sweat. The water was clear and sparkling. It is one of the most beautiful places I have been too and I can easily live there in this area. It was hard to leave this place. Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
Such a beautiful conservatory. How I would love to have a room like this among woodlands.
3 weeks ago
Another beautiful Gyenze statue arrives made by Kechara
3 weeks ago
My Mumu boy is super duper cute. I love you Mumu.
4 weeks ago
Pastor Adeline leads a holy and beneficial Tsongkapa retreat group in Kechara Forest Retreat today. Very nice to see this. I like it when our Pastors and senior students encourage, nurture others into the dharma. Tsem Rinpoche
4 weeks ago
Images of the Buddha are always a great blessing
4 weeks ago
Beautifully painted Shakyamuni the Buddha
4 weeks ago
Nice painting of Lord Tsongkapa
4 weeks ago
Beautiful painting of His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche the omniscient.
4 weeks ago
This is a traditional thangka painting of the Karma Gadri style, which was especially commissioned by Tashi Mannox on the rarely depicted great calligrapher and scholar Thönmi Sambhota. Sambhota is a historical figure responsible for developing the foundation of the Tibetan writing systems in the seventh century A.D, which form the basis of the Tibetan language today.
4 weeks ago
Spectacular outdoor Tsongkapa in Mongolia
4 weeks ago
BEAUTIFUL Tara statue! Magnificent
1 month ago
Vajradharma. In Vajra Yogini's tantra, we always visualize our root teacher in this form. We should see him in his divine form. 
1 month ago
These are the tantric implements that a Tantrika must carry with them everywhere they go as part of their commitment
1 month ago
Myself walking with my teacher the then abbot fo Gaden Shartse Monastery. H.E. Kensur Rinpoche Jampa Yeshe and I was leaving the main prayer hall of Gaden Shartse and walking through the debate courtyard.
1 month ago
Emperor Kangxi's official state seal
1 month ago
Such a beautiful Yamantaka Statue
1 month ago
Grand looking painting of the Gelug Savant His Holiness Chankgya Rolpai Dorje
1 month ago
My shrine in Los Angeles back in 2014. I just came across this picture from: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/etc/look-what-i-found.html
1 month ago
Very unique art work of Dorje Shugden
1 month ago
Beautiful 7ft Tara arrives today. See the beautiful picture and video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Okk8P3WIWFo
1 month ago
35 Confessional Buddhas
1 month ago
Please do not hate us
1 month ago
Beautiful statue [image: Inline image 1]
1 month ago
Such a stunning White Tara!
2 months ago
Neerja's mother accepting the highest award in India on behalf of her daughter. Her daughter's bravery saved 300 people. Her strength, compassion and presence of mind during great tragedy earned Neerja a deep place in our hearts forever. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Goddes supreme, with a wave of your right hand the 84,000 demonic interfering beings are repelled. With the powerful umbrella you hold in your left grants supreme protection upon your devotees. Although beautiful to behold you are fully attained and beyond samsara and a perfect refuge. Grant us protection, love and wisdom with your sacred mantra powerful Dukkar Goddess. ~Tsem Rinpoche 
2 months ago
I love Japan so much. The water is so blue and clean. The landscape is so magical. It's such a beautiful country and a great place to engage in meditational retreats.
2 months ago
A good meme by Pastor Seng Piow!
2 months ago
Gaden Jangtse Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Chojor together with Tsem Rinpoche in Gaden Monastery
2 months ago
May 31, 1990, the day Tsem Rinpoche was enthroned formally in Gaden Shartse Monastery
2 months ago
Panglung Oracle in trance back in 1925
2 months ago
More lamas/Tibetans are speaking up. This has nothing to do with Dorje Shugden ban although it helps the Dorje Shugden cause because there is more unrest and disharmony from many sectors within Tibetans showing the world so many are unhappy with the leadership.-Lodreu Rabsel Rinpoche's strong letter to the Dalai Lama regarding giving religious freedom within the Karma Kagyu sect of Buddhism is a MUST READ- and he is applauded as courageous for writing this: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=99364
2 months ago
The beautiful truth
2 months ago
Manjushri notes
2 months ago
Karma Kagyu’s Lodreu Rabsel Rinpoche asks the Dalai Lama for Religious Freedom-This is explosive-Must read! http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=99364
2 months ago
The place where Lord Tsongkapa's holy remains are housed for pilgrims to visit in Gaden Monastery Tibet.
2 months ago
How death is so near, yet I cherish my ego more than my guru, more than his instructions and my protector. They are the only ones significant at death for me and yet I still think I have time. Tsem Rinpoche 
2 months ago
Would be so nice to live in an area where Bigfoot is prevalent and sighted. That would include mountains and lakes too.
2 months ago
Because of the ban against Dorje Shugden followers started in 1996, 700 monks had to cut from Sera Mey Monastery and start this new monastery. This new Serpom Monastery located in South India still suffers tremendous hatred and prejudice, but the brave monks continue their practice and lineage.
2 months ago
Vietnamese monk who self immolated hoping to bring change in his country. He sacrificed his life and sat still during the immense pain of his body burning.
2 months ago
Protector of the Sakya School of Buddhism, Gonpo Gur or Mahakala Panjarnata
2 months ago
Such a wondrous place to be with such a view that heals the soul. Why live in a city where it is unnatural and polluted. Everyday in the city is a day away from where we belong. We belong among the greens, forest, mountains and clean air. We belong in such a place and doing our retreats, sadhanas and mantras to find the ultimate place of belonging and peace....the ultimate place is within us with a developed spiritual mind. Hard to achieve among distractions in the city. 
2 months ago
This is the five foot Arya Avalokitesvara statue I have offered Gaden Shartse Monastery many years ago. It still graces the main prayer hall of Gaden Shartse Monastery.
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  • Dorje Shugden oracle taking trance in China
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    Dorje Shugden oracle taking trance in China
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    Dorje Shugden oracle taking trance in China
  • Taking Trance
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    Taking Trance
  • See what humans can do
    4 months ago
    See what humans can do
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    Shocking undercover video shows animal abuse at 'humane cert
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    Video reveals what goes on inside 'humane slaughterhouse' in
  • People can really live their lives to save others. This is a good way to live. Beautiful video.
    5 months ago
    People can really live their lives to save others. This is a good way to live. Beautiful video.
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    7 months ago
    All beings have feelings and do not want pain, to be hurt or harmed. Therefore we must respect this and not harm animals. See this video how this man has made good friends with a special fish who comes when he rings for the fish. Touching. Tsem Rinpoche
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    9 months ago
    HH the Dalai Lama prays with HH Trijang Rinpoche and HH Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. Such a beautiful video of His Holiness Dalai Lama, His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and His Holiness Dilgo Kyentse Rinpoche (Very exalted high Nyingma lama) are all praying together. In the background you see a young Kyabje Lati Rinpoche too. So beautiful. This is how it was before the ban. All the sects and high lamas were superbly harmonious. After the Dorje Shugden ban things changed for the worse. May the ban be released soon. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Nice Dorje Shugden rock painting
    10 months ago
    Nice Dorje Shugden rock painting
  • His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche teaches the truth of life and our impeding death.
    10 months ago
    His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche teaches the truth of life and our impeding death.
  • A kind message from Mr. Tsering Wangchuk to me. Thank you so much. Tsem Rinpoche
    10 months ago
    A kind message from Mr. Tsering Wangchuk to me. Thank you so much. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 1)
    10 months ago
    Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 1)
  • Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 2)
    10 months ago
    Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 2)
  • His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche accepts Long Life puja
    11 months ago
    His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche accepts Long Life puja

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