There is only one way to go

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Either love or fear will manifest in our minds. What is in our minds will manifest on our planet. What is on our external planet is only the reflections of our minds. We are in control. Fear can lead to destruction and love leads to renaissance. It is our choice. Only when we control and harness our negative emotions can we have real freedom which leads to happiness. Greed, attachments, materialism, social selfishness arises from fear and leads to being trapped in fear. Whatever religion we believe or don’t believe does not matter, what matters is using the religion or logic to develop our minds into vortexes of love, forgiveness and acceptance. Religion should never create ignorance, fear or bias. Religion should open our minds, hearts and souls to love, acceptance and compassion. Compassion is the only way to go. The only goal of religion. If we don’t believe in religion, that is fine too, but we need to believe in compassion and it’s development for individual and global happiness.

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  1. Carmen Lin @ KMP on Dec 5, 2013 at 10:52 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for such a short, profound and sweet words of wisdom. I like it how Rinpoche put it universally that “Religion should open our minds, hearts and souls to love, acceptance and compassion.” Times I see that people has created so much suffering to others in the name of some superior being above, which I think that it doesn’t makes sense at all. People has degenerate religion so badly that it gives religion a bad name and reputation, that make people forget the universal goodness of religion, which is compassion.

    With folded hands, I wish you all good wishes and be compassionate to people around us.

  2. Carmen Lin @ KMP on Sep 19, 2013 at 6:59 pm

    Compassion is the key of love. Harmony is the key to peace. Be harmony with ourselves can create inner peace, be harmony with others can create peace to the surrounding. By taming our own mind, not to fight but to watch it flow naturally without holding onto our fear or negative emotions, inner peace will arise then. The world is miserable enough, let us not drag ourselves to be even more miserable. Time is short, start practice now.

    Thank you Rinpoche for this post.

  3. Felix Kong on Aug 1, 2013 at 2:44 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing. After read this post, what I’m understand is we need change our mind , do not be greedy and materialism , all this attachments only bring a short term happiness to us .We will feel fear and disappointment once lost it,then never end for chasing more and attachments. Need practice COMPASSION, giving help for others and experience the true HAPPINESS.

  4. Martin on Mar 17, 2013 at 5:36 am

    We allow fear in when we focus on the impact something has on us. Fear has no bearing unless there is an impact to our personal self. For example, it is not as frightening to see harm coming upon a stranger as it is coming to us or someone/something we have a personal interest in. Therefore of the 2 elements that create fear, the critical one is acute awareness of the self. The more we fear, the harder we are holding on to that self and it doesn’t end. There is only one logical way to remedy that which is not to focus on the self.

    Therefore instead of having an awareness of the self, we can train the mind to develop a strong consciousness of others instead. How they are, what they feel, what we can do and how what we do affects them. It is something to keep our mind focussing out until it becomes habitual. If we do that, we are in fact developing compassion that in the end benefits us as well. I guess we will see results i.e. less fear manifesting in ourselves, less or no awareness of how something affects ourselves, when we can feel love for people we have no vested interest in.

  5. Sharon Saw on Mar 17, 2013 at 1:49 am

    Fear comes from ego, and from feeling threatened with pain and suffering, which we perceive to be from external factors. As we are all attached to our egos at various levels, we also all grapple with various levels of fear. While we are learning to let go of the fear, it is natural that the instinctive reaction of fear is to get away from what is causing the fear, whether it is logical or not. Walter Bradford Cannon came up with the fight or flight response – this theory states that animals react to threats with a general discharge of the sympathetic nervous system, priming the animal for fighting or fleeing, which explains why people can react violently when they feel threatened on a basic animalistic level. i have always thought that fear is like an airbag that comes right up in front of you when confronted with a stressful situation, and you are unable to see anything clearly.

    It is only when we can let go of fear that we can think logically, clearly and objectively.

  6. Paris on Jan 14, 2013 at 10:33 pm

    I find this concept of fear / love very intriguing because I’ve realised quite recently that for every moment that I THINK I “love” something/ something or am “happy”, that is usually met with equal parts of fear that i will lose it. I think sometimes it would be more accurate to say that the opposite emotion to love is fear, not hatred as we commonly think it is. So where does that fear even come from and why are we afraid? I think it’s quite helpful to think about what it is exactly that we’re afraid of and usually, if we whittle it down, there isn’t anything to be afraid of but ourselves, what will happen to US, what We will lose, what someone will do to US. Like the bottom most picture says, the noise is from within – we create all the demons within ourselves and then we become scared of our own creations.

    So I like this teaching because it shows us that really, the two emotions of love / fear are just two sides of the same coin. we can choose to direct our energies, effort, time towards fostering the fear (the negative) or towards fostering love. The choice is obvious really, isn’t it, but how often it is that we make the wrong choice to go inwards into the noise that we’re creating inside our heads.

  7. Joy on Jan 11, 2013 at 5:09 am

    They say heaven or hell is a place on earth… I guess that’s true since everything is a manifestation from our thoughts and our minds.We are then master of our own universe and destiny… it is only our delusions that trick us in to believing that acquisition is what makes us happy and will last. People fight about it, some wage war over it. How silly when in the end everything is impermanent… wasting precious time, resources and even lives for the human greed. Hence the only hope left is our faith or religion… and If the religion we’re in teaches us to discriminate, to separate and judge… then what’s the difference between the so called divine light and the mundane world? Hence religion and faith should only always be absolutely compassion… otherwise why bother having a religion?

  8. Wah Ying on Dec 23, 2012 at 1:52 am

    We should not make barrier in between one being with other by saying you belong to this religion I am that, or you belong this race and I am that race.

    Peace comes from within, as noise comes from within. No one could ever disturb us, keep us from our success, our goal except the noise we create from within. Without at peace with ourself, there will be hard to be at peace with people around us and the world.

  9. Martin on Dec 16, 2012 at 6:25 am

    Compassion is the one element that busts open all the doors and windows of the dark mind that we may be living in. It is a very potent antidote to a lot of ailments of the mind/soul. Often we back ourselves into a corner when our mind starts to tackle too many thoughts in one go and all those thoughts subconsciously revolve around ourselves usually.

    Compassion is actually quite an easy concept to grasp when you think about it but the application of compassion requires us to shift the focus away from ourselves. Compassion is very light on the heart and it is no accident that people who are compassionate are very much at peace with themselves. There is nothing for the self to struggle with and there is only the question of others’ wellbeing and happiness.

    I think for many of us who are burdened by heavy problems and those who are emotionally down can help ourselves by thinking how others must be in the same position or worst . We relate to their situation and wish that whatever it is that we do not want for ourselves, neither do we want for others to experience. I find that when we do that, our own problems become instantly lighter. They may not disappear but they do become easier to bear. The more we focus out, the less a stranglehold our worries have on us.

  10. Han on Nov 24, 2012 at 7:47 am

    Once we control our negative thoughts, always think positively, positive results arises. To overcome fear and harness love & compassion regardless what religion we are are, the major key is to develop positive thoughts in our minds.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this wonderful inspirational quote.

  11. Jessica Yap on Nov 19, 2012 at 11:27 pm

    How we live our lives are entirely up to us. Why live in fear when we can live happily?

    All religions teaches us to do good. In Buddhism, our ultimate goal is to achieve eternal bliss.

    Thank you Rinpoche for a profound quote to contemplate on.

  12. mayy on Nov 6, 2012 at 3:44 am

    How we want it to be it is all in our own hands. No one else. Not even the Buddha. Results resemble causes and causes resemble results. That is karma. Our choice of life and how we want it to be is within our control. Choice and control.

  13. Jessica Yap on Nov 5, 2012 at 8:32 pm

    Such short yet profound paragraph from Rinpoche. It is true, what we see externally is the reflection of our mind. And i also agree that religion shouldn’t create ignorance. Whether we believe in religion or not, the goal here is to achieve ultimate happiness and unwavering compassion. I remember one of Rinpche’s quote that goes something like this: We can only experince Compassion when we give it.
    Truly inspiring! Thank you Rinpoche.

  14. Janice Kwok on Oct 22, 2012 at 12:51 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, thank you for this teaching. When i read the line, fear leads to destruction, im reminded of this being manifested in my office. The fear of not being in control, the fear of not being always right is always manifested as anger, intolerance and wrong actions taking resulting in mistakes.

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  16. Wan Wai Meng on Sep 13, 2012 at 1:05 am

    Where we go is a choice we make, and the longer we make a choice to go a certain the greater the momentum it will be for us to reach that goal. At some point that momentum becomes unstoppable.

  17. Karen C. on Sep 12, 2012 at 1:03 am

    Everything is from within. We created problems yet we often blame it on others. We want positive things to happen but when things don’t turn out our way, we get depressed and tend to give up. We hardly realize the negative qualities in us can actually destroy us and distance us from what we want. Quoted from Rinpoche ” Either love or fear will manifest in our minds. What is in our minds will manifest on our planet…” has integrated so well with the Law of Attraction mentioned in The Secret : how positive thinking can actually change our lives.

  18. Lim Han Nee on Sep 9, 2012 at 4:21 pm

    As what is in our minds will manifest in our external world, it is important to quell the negative emotions in our mind that stem from fear and ignorance. Instead, we need to cultivate peace, love and compassion.Whatever religion we practice, the key is to practice equanimity and compassion towards all.Knowing that all beings have been our mothers before, we should repay their kindness through the practice of love,peace and compassion.To have world peace, we must have inner peace and show universal love and compassion.

  19. Wendy Loh on Sep 9, 2012 at 4:14 pm

    Thank you, Rinpoche. There is really but one choice and none other. Everything else is a fragmentation of love. Should we decide to take the path of compassion, we cannot be fearful because we can only be on one path at a time. Once there is fear, it is a sign that compassion has yet to fully develop. It is time to hit the drawing board again. _/\_

  20. joey wong on Sep 8, 2012 at 3:18 am

    Being loyal is a quality that is rare these days but it is one that I believe in strongly. I can count with only one hand all of my friends that have been loyal to me throughout the years. I am always loyal to my friends, people who love me for who i am and there is mutual respect and common ground and they do this sincerely.

  21. andrew hibberd on Sep 7, 2012 at 8:15 pm

    after many years of loyal study i agree about the mind if you fill your mind with the vision of butterflys and fish then all we will see is butterflys and fish

  22. Jamie Puon on Sep 7, 2012 at 11:51 am

    Perhaps for grapes that a person cannot get, it is sour. No need to include buddhism teaching in his yelling though. How much he know about it? I will just choose to ignore. What sort of friend is this?

  23. Jamie Puon on Sep 7, 2012 at 11:42 am

    Once upon a time, there is a college guy confronted me in Perth, he yelled at me out of sudden, yelled at me saying:” you listen to me. you need to forgive and forget! I have a guru and I listen to him. What is wrong with Winnie? ” He said this kind of thing to me. However I did not respond to him much. He seems to still think he is very correct with his forgive and forget thing. I just want to say people have their right to choose friends. People need time to grow up and understand. Now I learn about forgiving and growing up. He no need to be so proud of what he had learned from his “guru”. The guru he referring is also a college mate. What is this college mate lineage I do not know. How much they know, I also do not know. They just confront people out of sudden. Very proud indeed. *Smile*

  24. Jamie Puon on Sep 7, 2012 at 11:27 am

    Although your close friend may talk behind your back, but rate her. What are her good side? Is her good side more than her bad side? So happen she did talk about my weakness, it is ok. I forgave her.

  25. Uncle Eddie on Sep 6, 2012 at 4:20 pm

    Like Tsem Rinpoche has said, “compassion is the only way to go, irrespective of whether one believes in religion or not”. Compassion is having a virtuous mind that wishes others to be free from sufferings. We all have compassion,but this compassion is generally mixed with attachment and so it is not pure. It should not be mixed and and should be free from all partiality. It should not discriminate and embraces all living beings without exception, inclusive animals. Those with great compassion has an noble mind which has overcome non-virtuous states of mind, cultivated with great effort. Anyone with such a virtuous mind of great compassion will be completely free from sufferings or problems – Thus that’s the way that we should go, but could we be able to go that way?

  26. abby f on Sep 6, 2012 at 1:27 am

    I share what i understand from this:

    Im afraid of snake very much, but to some people, snake can be their pet. Lets say snakes are everywhere in this world, including my house or my room, then to me this world is very scary and i will hide myself forever and blame everybody else. But to those who loves snake, this world will be very lovely.

    This is what i can relate with. If i keep my fear in a selfish way, blaming others for not helping me, then i will be trapped in fear forever. ALl the love and fear are from our mind.

    And i think the reason why we see others mistake, is because we have the same mistakes too. If you don’t know what is bad, then how you define something as a bad thing? If you don’t know, that something should be neutral, not a bad one. This is what i can relate with the phrase ‘What is on our external planet is only the reflections of our minds’.

    Thank you Rinpoche! This teaching is short yet very profound.

  27. patsy on Sep 5, 2012 at 10:44 am

    Negative thoughts results in negative actions while positive thought results in positive actions. Thus we should be in control and watch our mind, our thoughts and the moment negative thoughts arise we must try to overcome it.

  28. MayOng on Sep 5, 2012 at 9:24 am

    “We control and harness our negative emotions, can we have real freedom which leads to happiness” and it does not matter which religion we believe in – we should practice LOVE, FORGIVENESS and ACCEPTANCE and COMPASSION. This is the universal truth and we should not forget nor ignore it, as it is the basis of being human.

  29. Irene Lim on Sep 4, 2012 at 7:27 pm

    When we have inner peace we have outer and world peace.

  30. Wendy Loh on Sep 4, 2012 at 6:11 pm

    There isn’t a choice. Because there is only one. Everything else that manifests as choices is just an illusion that we perceive to be real. Because the pain we experience is interpreted to be real but in actual fact, is it? The splitting of the mind from one to two is yet another wrong view. Compassion allows us to see through these illusions. _/\_

  31. Lim (KH JB) on Sep 4, 2012 at 11:15 am

    We are always facing and control by the 3 poison so normally we just remember the bad things people done however there is only 1 bad thing than 100 good things he or she done.

    Thanks Guru to always remind us through such awesome way. As we already know the 3 poison make us think like that then if we can try to do as the quote above then it will help us reduce more and more from the harms of 3 poison.

  32. tfreon on Sep 4, 2012 at 1:06 am

    I realized in this samsara. We are always living in fear. Attachment that causes us to fear.Fear to lose, fear the unknown, fear. .. With Dharma, I have slowly learned not to fear. But to see things from other angle. To understand and forgive some people. To share my courage with others.
    Take a deeper thought, what is Dharma? That worth a wealthy, healthy , intelligent prince to become a monk without fear of losing everything? Buddha have no fear. Thus, Dharma is a knowledge to Free us. Thus with right view on Dharma, we learned how to live life to the fullest and without fear.

  33. sweekeong on Sep 3, 2012 at 10:45 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for your kind wisdom to remind me of what I should be practicing daily. To conquer fear we need to start with compassion.

    If we are always focus on fear we would develop fear. If we always think of fear we will obtain fear. What then is fear? Fear of unknown, fear of something you do not want, fear of results or fear of repercussions? We want something solid and feel comfortable but then at back of our head there is the nagging fear that things can go wrong. Things actually do go wrong for many reasons.

    In of all these what is the basis of fear? Is it the lack of confidence? Then where do confidence come from? Is it lack of making mistakes or perhaps making a lot of mistake and standing back up? Or because we are embarrass of making mistake and afraid (fear again) of people looking down on us? Therefore we won’t want to try because our want and wishes are less important than our face because of losing face or even looking stupid to others? Because they will leave us and not being our friends? So our friends are not really friends to begin with?

    Are we to say those who make mistakes lose face the most and therefore we should laugh at them and look down upon them? If you disagree then the fear is without basis. Look deep within enough and the fear would be nothing, and the fear stand upon nothing, thus fear itself will crumble.

  34. william on Sep 3, 2012 at 10:35 pm

    True that the noise is from within. All that we think, do and act is from our own mind. So the mind is very powerful and it controls our action. WHo controls our mind? It is ourself. Therefore, we must always have positive thoughts and values so that our actions are coherent with what we think.

    Religion is a support system for the mind to continue on having positive thoughts.

  35. grace (KSJC) on Sep 3, 2012 at 6:03 pm

    we always controlling by our negative thought and feeling which cause us unhappy, we know that we should be kindness to other, generating compassion yet we keep repeated the same mistake and negative cycle.we need to plant the thought in our mind and reminding ourself only compassion can lead us to happiness .

  36. YenC on Sep 3, 2012 at 3:48 pm

    Fear is such a nasty 4-letter word. Its ability to destruct is so powerful, and yet we choose to wallow in self-pity, making us miserable. Taking steps out requires so much effort and feels foreign. Yet when one practices compassion, knowing it is the correct path to take, yet one is still not free from pain. Like what Sheryl KH (JB) mentioned that it is much easier for people with status to move things compared to a normal human being, whilst there is truth in this statement, ultimately it is the state of our minds as well as our tenacity. I am still learning to be tenacious, after practicing compassion. It is tough.

  37. judy.lam@kechara.com on Sep 3, 2012 at 2:38 pm

    We experience negative emotions in our daily lives. One of the ways to control our negative emotion is to watch and learn from people around us. To do that, we must firstly accept our shortcomings and admit it before we develop the qualities to a better person.

  38. DR on Sep 3, 2012 at 12:56 pm

    The power of the mind; it can make or break. Build or destroy. love or hate. And it is all within our control. The name of the game here is: control it wisely., liberation is in the palm of our hands.

  39. Grace Leong on Sep 3, 2012 at 12:54 pm

    Controlling the negativity in my mind is the toughest ! Using Compassion works every time . But unfortunately , the power of compassion does not always come to me naturally . My selfish mind and attachments desperately need to be subdued ! . Thank you Rinpoche for constantly reminding me to do so .

  40. Han on Sep 3, 2012 at 1:34 am

    “Only when we control and harness our negative emotions can we have real freedom which leads to happiness. Greed, attachments, materialism, social selfishness arises from fear and leads to being trapped in fear”

    Everything within our minds, to control negative emotions is so important that whenever negative emotions strike us , we must quickly shift our mind and think positively. Once realise THE NOISE IS FROM WITHIN, not holding on the negative emotions and sure able to have true happiness.

    Thank you Rinpoche !

  41. Wah Ying on Sep 3, 2012 at 12:33 am

    Religion should be the tool “to open our minds, hearts and souls to love, acceptance and compassion”, not the tool being used to differentiate “you” and “me”, or even to create a border in between; or even worse to create a war in the name of religion.

    With compassion we can overcome the differences and find ours and others’ happiness.

  42. Sheryl KH (JB) on Sep 2, 2012 at 10:42 pm

    I believe that there are people who want to practice compassion, I feel that, however, many times it is so easy to say but hard to get it done.

    We as individuals are so powerless, be it on global, region, or country-scale…or even within our own family or whatever social groups that we belong to.

    Many times I find that,..just like what Rinpoche has said ‘We take a few steps out and then we step back’, to really practice kindness and love, I feel that it is really not easy.

    I feel that the outer environment is more powerful than what we as individuals can do. Put it simply, we want to change something but it is against the social norm, it is hard to get change done with individual efforts. Many times we need to hit the walls. Some may give up at the beginning, some end the ‘loving’ journey half way, not many people can survive through.

    I feel that to really practice compassion, I need to go somewhere secluded, or a place with people having the same ideas, such as monasteries. Or even in monasteries, there could also be fear because of the lack of funds to even survive.

    There is this feeling of powerlessness. And I believe it is much more easier for people with certain status to move things than a normal and common being such as me.

    Sorry Rinpoche for I am not making statements against your thoughts, but the feeling of powerlessness can be so powerful that it so effectively stop many people to make positive changes, even though they may really want to…

    • sweekeong on Sep 3, 2012 at 11:04 pm

      Compassion is for the sake of others, acting out towards others. If I go to somewhere secluded, there would be no people there or very little people around, the chance of practicing compassion dismisses. However we don’t need to go monasteries anymore. Rinpoche is here on the blog a virtual Dharma center to provide opportunities to the people who are living around in the world with an Internet connection, in the cities to practice compassion. He brings many teachings on compassion in modern English language which we can use in our every day’s life. They are available in youtube. 🙂

      Whether something is easy is because we are used to do doing it and for long periods of time. For example if I have been learning piano since I was little and been practicing consistently it would definitely become easier later. If we find something which is not easy it could mean we have not doing it much in our life therefore it is not easy to begin with. Everything must start from somewhere when we are little as a baby we learn to turn before we learn to crawl, sit and walk. As compassion is a virtue it goes to say I have been doing more non-virtue than virtue to begin with 🙂

      Don’t give up and push forward ahead!

  43. JP Lim on Sep 2, 2012 at 10:04 pm

    Will continue on to think positively

  44. Joe Ang on Sep 2, 2012 at 4:27 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Thank you for this very true and precise explanation about how our mind can influence our actions and our actions determines what kind of “planet” we live in.

    It really doesn’t matter what kind of religion we are in or not. What is important is our thoughts and actions. If everyone practices compassion, then our world will become a much better place.

    Joe

  45. kh ng on Sep 2, 2012 at 1:17 pm

    This is the way humanity find common ground. From the truth that all beings would like happiness for ourselves, the only way is to give others happiness. This is the superior way; by finding common ground. Thank You Rinpoche!

  46. choisheem on Sep 2, 2012 at 11:50 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for highlighting these simple but very important facts that everything stems from our mind. It is from fear of not having enough of everything that made people have greed and attachments. It is so good to know that we are in control of our surrounding and we only need to restrain ourselves to bring the happiness that we have been searching for all this while.

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    Ekai Kawaguchi was a Japanese Buddhist monk, famed for his incredible journeys to Nepal and Tibet, being the first Japanese traveling to either country. Ekai Kawaguchi who’s dedication and determination in learning Buddhism was indeed a inspiration to all.He took four years to reach Tibet was not easy afterall. Travelling to remote areas in Nepal and Tibet at that time was tough .As a foreigner who could not speak the languages was another hurdle moreover to translate it to Japanese was challenging for him. He has devoted his time in Tibet to Buddhist pilgrimage and study.Incredible he even translated difficult classical Chinese texts to Japanese. He brought back to Japan a large collection of Tibetan scriptures to be translated too.He was a pioneer of Tibetan studies in Japan, and well respected by the people of Tibat,Nepal and Japan. A statue honouring the traveling monk Ekai Kawaguchi was built at Shichidou-station, Osaka in Japan.Memorial Museum was also named after him in Marpha, Nepal to commemorate him.
    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor Antoinette Kass and Pastor Niral Patel
    for sharing this inspiring article which i do enjoyed reading.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/people/ekai-kawaguchi-three-years-in-tibet.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 25. 2017 12:14 AM
    In such extreme cold weather the fishermen risked their lives to save a doggie on ice bed, Wonderful to watch the video It shown us that a doggie is also human. They deserved to live too Everything got the right to live. It was such a happy ending. To serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others no matter in what circumstances.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/russias-soft-spot.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 25. 2017 12:13 AM
    A Guru teaches, guilding along and show us as we learn ,pracitce to be a better person and will help us to cross the ocean of samsara. When we practice spiritually with the guidance of a Guru, we will certainly progress,allows us to actualize successfully all the steps of the path to enlightenment.We are to walk the path no matter what happens and always devoted to our Guru. Without a Guru and proper guidance will lead us to no where and no Dharma.
    Well said by Li Kheng….Spiritual awakening is not about changing but expanding yourself.
    Thank you Li Kheng for sharing this article.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/guru-serum-not-guru-syndrome.html#comment-747848
  • Stella Cheang
    Monday, Jul 24. 2017 09:33 PM
    How fortunate for us to have Dorje Shugden prayer text and images, of correct iconography in multiple languages. This goes to show that Dorje Shugden is popular among the people from so many places. Rejoice to all the recipients of Dorje Shugden prayer material, may they always be guided and protected by this World Peace Protector.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/downloads/bring-dorje-shugden-everywhere.html#comments
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 24. 2017 12:24 PM
    Beautiful story of Kukkuripa choosing a dog over a havevenly feast. Kukkuripa shared everything from food, water to bedding with his dog in the caves for years while he meditates. So much so he was known as Kukkuripa the dog lover.The dog to him is more a friend. Kukkuripa had given up all attachments to be with dog as he could bear the sufferings of the dog being alone and without foods.
    Later only he realised the dog was actually Vajra Yogini and was attained full enlightenment and blessed by Vajra Yogini.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this beautiful and inspiriing teachings for us .To let go all attachments and always be compassion,caring,be kind and loving to all sentient beings.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/heavenly-feast-or-a-dog.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 24. 2017 12:23 PM
    Wow …interesting ,unique a Tibetan lama also known as Iron arrow of Golok looks more native American Indian than a Lama.Chagthag Rinpoche was well respected living in Sikkim.Through his miraculous powers gained from meditation,he could even fly.He used to wear heavy iron chains on his body and neck to pull him down from flying. He would fly from mountaintop to mountaintop to meditate Thats amazing.
    We are fortunate able to view this Very rare and powerful picture of Chagdar Rinpoche with the traditonal outfit of a wisdom mirror at his chest and wears a leopard skin skirt,carring weapons.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these interesting post with a short explanation of the outfit for us to understand better.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/iron-arrow-of-golok.html
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    Monday, Jul 24. 2017 09:24 AM
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  • Stella Cheang
    Sunday, Jul 23. 2017 09:11 PM
    Deepavali is a flavourful festival where rich colours are used to decorate the premises and lights will be lit everywhere. It is rarely known to the multi-racial community of beautiful Malaysia that the festival actually marks the victory over Demon King Ravana and rescuing the abducted Goddess Sita from Demon King Ravana. Today, the celebration of Deepavali signifies victory of good over evil, truth over ignorance, and light over darkness. Therefore, may we all be joyous to look forward to the beautiful celebration of Deepavali and be reminded to battle our inner demon, ignorance and darkness. Thank you for this sharing.
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Jul 23. 2017 10:46 AM
    Leshan Giant Buddha is the world’s largest stone-carved Buddha.It is a 71m stone Buddha carved out of cliff which is situated in southern Sichuan province of China and not far from Mt. Emei.Leshan Giant Buddha is a statue of Maitreya in sitting posture facing Mt Emei.From what i saw from the post the Giant Buddha statue looks stunning. It was listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996.Leshan Giant Buddha is the tallest Buddha sculpture in the world craved during the 8th century AD.
    Its such a beautiful place to combine travelling and holidays with spirituality to collect merit, plant Dharma seeds and be blessed, as advice by Rinpoche.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing .

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/external-article/leshan-giant-buddha
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Jul 23. 2017 10:08 AM
    Interesting article…..It is the home of a spiritual lineage of female practitioners, a unique nunnery of about 400 nuns and the heart of a renowned practice tradition. Their practices come from the Kagyu and Nyingma schools within the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.spiritual practitioners at Gebchak Gonpa.It is the largest nunneries in Tibet and heart of a renowned meditation tradition unique and outstanding to women.Its nuns are famed for their accomplishments in profound meditation, while their compassion and dedication to the Dharma is remarkable.Reading of each unique nun’s stories their interviews and their backgrounds and so forth were interesting and inspiring.They hold on their Guru Devotion firmly from the moment they entered the nunery till the end of their lives.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these interesting article .

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/gebchak-gonpa.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Jul 23. 2017 10:07 AM
    Mt. Emei seem to be towering, beautiful, old and mysterious.It is like a huge green screen standing in the southwest of the Chengdu Plain.Mt. Emei was enlisted in the world natural and cultural heritage by the UNESCO. Mt Emei is the highest of the sacred mountains which is at 3,099m having a long rich history,people in remote ancient times have lived in this place as early as 5,000 years ago.Amazing discoveries by the archaeologist.The first monastery was built 1,900 years ago, thats where the birthplace of Buddhism in Yangtze Valley begin.
    The Buddhist architecture, music, grottos and paintings in the mountain all reflect rich religious flavor and culture.Its famous for the beauty of the mountains and there are many ancient temples which attracted thousands of tourist yearly.
    Thank you rinpoche for sharing these post which i do hope i can visit one day.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/emei-shan.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Jul 23. 2017 10:06 AM
    Chinese folklore features a rich variety of ghosts, monsters, and other supernatural creatures. According to traditional beliefs a ghost is the spirit form of a person .There are many folk beliefs and taboos surrounding during the 7th month of the Chinese calendar.Thats where the hell gate open recording to their beliefs.Traditional Chinese culture attached great importance to Ancestral Ghosts and the need to have descendants who would continue to honour them.
    Each faith have their own views of it.Ghosts have played a very important role in Chinese beliefs for many thousands of years, and for many Chinese they still do.
    I always believe when we do not disturb them,they do no harm to us and we are protected by each individual beliefs.As long as we are mindful of customs and beliefs.
    what we can do to help those wandering spirits is by each doing own customs of compassionate way.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these comprehensive explanation,insight post which helps us to understand better.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/science-mysteries/the-world-of-chinese-ghosts.html
  • Jason
    Sunday, Jul 23. 2017 01:13 AM
    It take some time for me to read this article but it really worth to read. This article really give very details on Kyushu especially on tourist places and the way to get to tourist places and accommodations as well. I like Kamado Jigoku hot spring because it look like demon being cook by the hot spring. This very good educational source to people to become good person. Besides that, temples are always in my travel itinerary, so I would to visit Fukiji and Makiodo temple where a huge Amitabha statue was located inside.
    I will recommend this article my friend because it really informative and sure will help in Kyushu travel itinerary.
    Thanks Reinpoche and others to gather so much information on Kyushu to open our eye on Kyushu.

    Jason

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/wonderful-japan-kyushu.html

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A beautiful photograph of a path walking down from Manjushri Hill in Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia.
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A beautiful photograph of a path walking down from Manjushri Hill in Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia.
This picture is of KB lovingly holding Mumu while he tries to stand up. I was in the room with them and someone else took this picture. It is a very sad and poignant picture because just a short while after this picture was taken, Mumu passed away with all of us present. This was the last picture of my little Mumu alive. We immediately did puja for Mumu and he is sorely missed by many as he touched our lives deeply. Tsem Rinpoche
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This picture is of KB lovingly holding Mumu while he tries to stand up. I was in the room with them and someone else took this picture. It is a very sad and poignant picture because just a short while after this picture was taken, Mumu passed away with all of us present. This was the last picture of my little Mumu alive. We immediately did puja for Mumu and he is sorely missed by many as he touched our lives deeply. Tsem Rinpoche
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For years I have been doing this everywhere I go, no matter where or what country I am in. Always be kind to animals.
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Real spirituality is kindness.
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Compared to humans and all other sentient beings, animals have just as much right to happiness and freedom.
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Compared to humans and all other sentient beings, animals have just as much right to happiness and freedom.
Dharma is not something I engage in as something separate from me. Dharma has been me since young.
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Dharma is not something I engage in as something separate from me. Dharma has been me since young.
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How much we are willing to suffer is how compassionate we are.
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Dharma is the medicine of the mind prescribed by the Buddha.
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How much effort we are willing to put into our practice, is how much results we will get.
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Where does patience come from? Think about it closely
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Where does patience come from? Think about it closely
Indian sadhus and mendicants also very happy to receive Bhagwan Dorje Shugden
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Indian sadhus and mendicants also very happy to receive Bhagwan Dorje Shugden
Tsem Rinpoche with the great Geshe Namgyal Wangchen of Drepung Loseling Monastery. Read more: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=132495
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Tsem Rinpoche with the great Geshe Namgyal Wangchen of Drepung Loseling Monastery. Read more: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=132495
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Some of my favorite people (1st row) Alexandra David-Neel, Nicholas Roerich, Helena Roerich, Anagarika Govinda (2nd row) Walter Evans-Wentz, John Blofeld, Bill Porter (Red Pine), Ekai Kawaguchi
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All that we want in samsara is just fleeting and illusionary and we are tired of chasing something that is so short lived, Lady Buddha Dakini Vajra Yogini, please embrace me as you did Naropa with great affection and lift me to your Kechara Paradise in my rainbow body. ~Tsem Rinpoche
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All that we want in samsara is just fleeting and illusionary and we are tired of chasing something that is so short lived, Lady Buddha Dakini Vajra Yogini, please embrace me as you did Naropa with great affection and lift me to your Kechara Paradise in my rainbow body. ~Tsem Rinpoche
Lady Buddha Diamond Dakini Vajra Yogini, you appear in so many forms, guises and methods out of great compasion to bring me to your paradise of Kechara heaven. Bless me to waste no more time and engage in my spirituality thoroughly and may I see your coral visage soon. Bless me that I surrender all my games, attachments, projections and endless chasing of all that is futile in samsara now.... Tsem Rinpoche
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Lady Buddha Diamond Dakini Vajra Yogini, you appear in so many forms, guises and methods out of great compasion to bring me to your paradise of Kechara heaven. Bless me to waste no more time and engage in my spirituality thoroughly and may I see your coral visage soon. Bless me that I surrender all my games, attachments, projections and endless chasing of all that is futile in samsara now.... Tsem Rinpoche
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Sri Lanka is one of the most beautiful places I have visited. There is so much to explore. I have compiled 20 MUST VISIT places for you to see in Sri Lanka. Enjoy the post and the great pictures! Enjoy: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=127234
 http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/wp-content/gallery/chat-pictures/chat-8yzmaqog68754.jpg Sacred and holy Lady Buddha Vajra Yogini being escorted from the Vajra Yogini temple on the streets on festival day to bless the masses. Tsem Rinpoche
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 Spanish painting called \'Buddha`s temptations\' and painted in 1921 by Eduardo Chicharro Aguera (1873-1949).
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Spanish painting called 'Buddha`s temptations' and painted in 1921 by Eduardo Chicharro Aguera (1873-1949).
This is a 2nd-3rd Century Pakistan-Gandhara period Shakyamuni carving. It is exquisite. It conveys the serenity of Lord Buddha\'s enlightenment so perfectly. Tsem Rinpoche
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This is a 2nd-3rd Century Pakistan-Gandhara period Shakyamuni carving. It is exquisite. It conveys the serenity of Lord Buddha's enlightenment so perfectly. Tsem Rinpoche
Where there is Avalokitesvara there is Bodhicitta, where there is Bodhicitta there is compassion and where this is compassion there is love, hope and acceptance.-Tsem Rinpoche
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Where there is Avalokitesvara there is Bodhicitta, where there is Bodhicitta there is compassion and where this is compassion there is love, hope and acceptance.-Tsem Rinpoche
Avalokiteshvara with vase. Also from Kelaniya Temple, Sri Lanka.
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Avalokiteshvara with vase. Also from Kelaniya Temple, Sri Lanka.
Beautiful Avalokitesvara image in the Kelaniya Temple grounds in Sri Lanka. A place to visit!
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Beautiful Avalokitesvara image in the Kelaniya Temple grounds in Sri Lanka. A place to visit!
Closeup- Very rare statue of Vajra Yogini with her hands crossed at the heart and facing us. Beautiful.
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Closeup- Very rare statue of Vajra Yogini with her hands crossed at the heart and facing us. Beautiful.
Closeup- Very rare statue of Vajra Yogini with her hands crossed at the heart
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Closeup- Very rare statue of Vajra Yogini with her hands crossed at the heart
Wesak is the biggest Buddhist international holiday of the year. It is the day Buddha became enlightened. It is the same day Buddha was born and passed into parinirvana. Nice to see this message from the president of the USA wishing Buddhists well. Good leadership respects all religions, cultures and races. This is heartwarming to see.
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Wesak is the biggest Buddhist international holiday of the year. It is the day Buddha became enlightened. It is the same day Buddha was born and passed into parinirvana. Nice to see this message from the president of the USA wishing Buddhists well. Good leadership respects all religions, cultures and races. This is heartwarming to see.
Beng Kooi and Su Ming have been long time friends and very hard working in many of the projects that benefit others. They have very kind hearts and very generous souls. They are excellent friends to always have.
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Beng Kooi and Su Ming have been long time friends and very hard working in many of the projects that benefit others. They have very kind hearts and very generous souls. They are excellent friends to always have.
Su Ming really loves Mumu boy. We all love him so much.
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Su Ming really loves Mumu boy. We all love him so much.
Please click on the picture and I can share my message with you.
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Please click on the picture and I can share my message with you.
When the ban first came into place, the monks protested against the ban in Gaden Monastery. Samdong Rinpoche was there and saw the protests which later he and Tibetan leadership took fierce and quick actions to cut all protests and expel all monks who protested. There is no democracy. Dorje Shugden has been practiced by individual and khamtsen group monks in Sera, Drepung and Gaden for four hundred years and suddenly it is not allowed. No religious freedom. What the Tibetan leadership wants, they will impose their will. If you disobey, protest or not agree, you will be banished or silenced.
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When the ban first came into place, the monks protested against the ban in Gaden Monastery. Samdong Rinpoche was there and saw the protests which later he and Tibetan leadership took fierce and quick actions to cut all protests and expel all monks who protested. There is no democracy. Dorje Shugden has been practiced by individual and khamtsen group monks in Sera, Drepung and Gaden for four hundred years and suddenly it is not allowed. No religious freedom. What the Tibetan leadership wants, they will impose their will. If you disobey, protest or not agree, you will be banished or silenced.
I like this painting very much. It is Lord Buddha as a small child sitting on his aunt\'s lap. Very nice style of painting.
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I like this painting very much. It is Lord Buddha as a small child sitting on his aunt's lap. Very nice style of painting.
My Mumu boy\'s first haircut after I brought him home as part of my family.
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My Mumu boy's first haircut after I brought him home as part of my family.
Every person who has Maha-annutartantra empowerments (Eg. Heruka, Guhyasamaja, Yamantaka, Vajra Yogimi, Chittamani-Tara, Kalacakra, Hevajra, Gyalwa Gyatso Chenresig, etc) should keep a copy of this on their shrine or prayer book. These are all the ritual items tantric practitioner must keep by commitment. If it is in picture form, it is alright also.
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Every person who has Maha-annutartantra empowerments (Eg. Heruka, Guhyasamaja, Yamantaka, Vajra Yogimi, Chittamani-Tara, Kalacakra, Hevajra, Gyalwa Gyatso Chenresig, etc) should keep a copy of this on their shrine or prayer book. These are all the ritual items tantric practitioner must keep by commitment. If it is in picture form, it is alright also.
A message to share with you on this meme.
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A message to share with you on this meme.
A message to share with you.
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A message to share with you.
Holy Lady Buddha Vajra Yogini\'s blessing can be found when we decide to focus out to others instead of in to only ourselves.
~ Tsem Tulku Rinpoche
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Holy Lady Buddha Vajra Yogini's blessing can be found when we decide to focus out to others instead of in to only ourselves. ~ Tsem Tulku Rinpoche
His Holiness Vajradhara Kyabje Zong Rinpoche of Gaden Monastery who is the refuge of countless, gives a clear explanation of Dorje Shugden. One is able to hear his holy voice and translation by Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen! Please see here and share: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=122352
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His Holiness Vajradhara Kyabje Zong Rinpoche of Gaden Monastery who is the refuge of countless, gives a clear explanation of Dorje Shugden. One is able to hear his holy voice and translation by Geshe Tsultrim Gyeltsen! Please see here and share: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=122352
: This picture says it all. Click on it to enlarge and read and please share.
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: This picture says it all. Click on it to enlarge and read and please share.
This is a simple chart showing the three main psychic channels used in tantric meditations to control the winds, raise tummo (fire energy), gain higher consciousness and insight and also for gaining siddhis. These channels are used in meditations for controlling the mind, when the mind ejects from the body (phowa) and one\'s death. These three channels are very important. Tsem Rinpoche
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This is a simple chart showing the three main psychic channels used in tantric meditations to control the winds, raise tummo (fire energy), gain higher consciousness and insight and also for gaining siddhis. These channels are used in meditations for controlling the mind, when the mind ejects from the body (phowa) and one's death. These three channels are very important. Tsem Rinpoche
I think my cute doggie Oser is actually Tintin\'s dog Snowy!
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I think my cute doggie Oser is actually Tintin's dog Snowy!
Great Masters of Gaden Shartse Monastery. From left to right: His Eminence Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche, His Holiness Sharpa Choeje Jetsun Lobsang Nyima, H.E. Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche, H.E. Kyabje Lati Rinpoche, His Holiness 101st Gaden Tripa throne holder Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal.
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Great Masters of Gaden Shartse Monastery. From left to right: His Eminence Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche, His Holiness Sharpa Choeje Jetsun Lobsang Nyima, H.E. Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche, H.E. Kyabje Lati Rinpoche, His Holiness 101st Gaden Tripa throne holder Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal.
 Left to right: Dharma boy, Mumu boy and Oser girl. The three of them are my beautiful and loved Schnauzer dogs. They loved looking through the window to see traffic, people and movement. They loved the smells that drifted through their little noses. I love seeing the three of them together like this. I love them. Tsem Rinpoche
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Left to right: Dharma boy, Mumu boy and Oser girl. The three of them are my beautiful and loved Schnauzer dogs. They loved looking through the window to see traffic, people and movement. They loved the smells that drifted through their little noses. I love seeing the three of them together like this. I love them. Tsem Rinpoche
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The camera person behind the scene was focusing on taking a good shot. Stella Cheang
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The camera person behind the scene was focusing on taking a good shot. Stella Cheang
Teacher Sock Wan conducted a Q&A section with students from standard 4 to 6. Stella Cheang
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Teacher Sock Wan conducted a Q&A section with students from standard 4 to 6. Stella Cheang
Teacher Alice was explaining the games rule to the students. Stella Cheang
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Teacher Alice was explaining the games rule to the students. Stella Cheang
Teacher Li Kheng and one of the winners of Q&A for the meditation section. Stella Cheang
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Teacher Li Kheng and one of the winners of Q&A for the meditation section. Stella Cheang
Teacher Abby patiently explained to students of standard 1 to 3 the joy of learning. Stella Cheang
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Teacher Abby patiently explained to students of standard 1 to 3 the joy of learning. Stella Cheang
At Kechara House Kuala Lumpur, adults and kids Dharma classes and creative Dharma art classes were in full swing every Sunday. Pastor Han Nee
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At Kechara House Kuala Lumpur, adults and kids Dharma classes and creative Dharma art classes were in full swing every Sunday. Pastor Han Nee
Teachers and students of Kechara Sunday Dharma School were doing prostration together in front of Rinpoche's throne and the Buddha statues in Kechara House. Stella Cheang
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Teachers and students of Kechara Sunday Dharma School were doing prostration together in front of Rinpoche's throne and the Buddha statues in Kechara House. Stella Cheang
In Kechara Sunday Dharma School, we want children to be equipped with good & positive values as they are growing up. Stella Cheang
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In Kechara Sunday Dharma School, we want children to be equipped with good & positive values as they are growing up. Stella Cheang
Students of 11 to 12 years old are trying their hands on Pastel Nagomi Art today at Kechara Sunday Dharma School. Stella Cheang
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Students of 11 to 12 years old are trying their hands on Pastel Nagomi Art today at Kechara Sunday Dharma School. Stella Cheang
Teacher Julie was teaching Pastel Nagomi Art today at Kechara Sunday Dharma School. Stella Cheang
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Teacher Julie was teaching Pastel Nagomi Art today at Kechara Sunday Dharma School. Stella Cheang
Teacher Kien was sharing a story of Right Actions at Kechara Sunday Dharma School today. Stella Cheang
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Teacher Kien was sharing a story of Right Actions at Kechara Sunday Dharma School today. Stella Cheang
Everyone is giving chance to do an experiment and use a few ingredients to represent suffering, challenges, dharma understanding, compassion, right action & right mindset. Alice Tay, KSDS
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Everyone is giving chance to do an experiment and use a few ingredients to represent suffering, challenges, dharma understanding, compassion, right action & right mindset. Alice Tay, KSDS
KSDS younger students are very excited to practice punching during Self-defense session. Alice Tay, KSDS
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KSDS younger students are very excited to practice punching during Self-defense session. Alice Tay, KSDS
KSDS's Day Care students focused on watching The Buddha Story. Alice Tay, KSDS
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KSDS's Day Care students focused on watching The Buddha Story. Alice Tay, KSDS
KSDS students participated animal liberation in front of Kechara House, SunwayMas. Alice Tay, KSDS
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KSDS students participated animal liberation in front of Kechara House, SunwayMas. Alice Tay, KSDS
Most of the KSDS younger students like to draw & coloring. Alice Tay, KSDS
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Most of the KSDS younger students like to draw & coloring. Alice Tay, KSDS
Teacher Yeo and Teacher Daphne teaching children of age 2-4 years old about Respect value. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Yeo and Teacher Daphne teaching children of age 2-4 years old about Respect value. Lin Mun KSDS
Students were so excited to learn to do a natural & healthy breakfast. Lin Mun KSDS
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Students were so excited to learn to do a natural & healthy breakfast. Lin Mun KSDS
So glad to have children start learning dharma from a young age. Lin Mun KSDS
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So glad to have children start learning dharma from a young age. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Alice and Teacher Laura sharing the topic of "I am Loyal" to students of 5-6 years old. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Alice and Teacher Laura sharing the topic of "I am Loyal" to students of 5-6 years old. Lin Mun KSDS
KSDS students joined the monthly animal liberation in front of KH. Lin mun KSDS
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KSDS students joined the monthly animal liberation in front of KH. Lin mun KSDS
Thank you Master Sim for your time to share some self defense technics to students. Lin Mun KSDS
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Thank you Master Sim for your time to share some self defense technics to students. Lin Mun KSDS
This Hindu family made flower offerings everyday to Buddha Shakyamuni at Bentong Puja House. Lucy Yap
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This Hindu family made flower offerings everyday to Buddha Shakyamuni at Bentong Puja House. Lucy Yap
Teacher Julia joyfully & patiently demostrated the skill behind a beautiful Nagomi Art during Kechara Sunday Dharma School. Stella Cheang
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Teacher Julia joyfully & patiently demostrated the skill behind a beautiful Nagomi Art during Kechara Sunday Dharma School. Stella Cheang
Kechara Sunday Dharma School starts 9am every Sunday. Students learn Buddhism values and many other exciting activities like self defense and art. Stella Cheang
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Kechara Sunday Dharma School starts 9am every Sunday. Students learn Buddhism values and many other exciting activities like self defense and art. Stella Cheang
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