Super Rich people that enrich

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I love discovering about people who do something different. Who think of others and do something about it. Not just wish it but do it. They give us the courage to do more and not be afraid for ourselves.

J.K. Rowling is a super kind and super wonderful person. I treasure reading about her. This caught my eye and I had to share it here.

I am sharing this with everyone not to suggest you give everything away. But to think another way. These highly successful and wealthy people can think out of the box on a higher plane. I guess they arrived where they are by thinking different. Not better or worse, but different. Being different and not just following the flock can make a big difference positively. Wealth is something timeless that people have aspired to since the beginning of time. But what we need to remember is what it cost us to achieve the wealth and after we have achieved it, what do we really have. Then what? When we have more than we need, what shall we do afterwards? This is important. Is more better or what do you think?

Read this article and share with others. Think different. Think higher and use our lives for more than just wealth perhaps. These people are doing more than just living the wealth. What would you do? What will you do now if you have achieved your comfort zone?

 

Tsem Rinpoche

 

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JK Rowling, the first female novelist billionaire, recently lost her exclusive status because of some very good deeds.

 Forbes, which has produced an annual list of billionaires for the past 25 years, said that the “Harry Potter” author dropped from billionaire to millionaire due to Britain’s high taxes and her charitable giving.

 “New information about Rowling’s estimated $160 million in charitable giving combined with Britain’s high tax rates bumped the Harry Potter scribe from our list this year,” Forbes noted in its “Billionaire Dropoffs” list.

 The celebrated scribe, who was once an unemployed single mom living on welfare, has been particularly involved with helping families facing similar struggles.

 Rowling’s called One Parent Families, a nonprofit that empowers single-parent households, one of her favorite causes, according to Looktothestars.org. The organization provides child-care services and helps parents discover new job and education opportunities. The writer also founded her own charity, Lumos, which helps institutionalized and disadvantaged children in Eastern Europe.

“You have a moral responsibility when you’ve been given far more than you need, to do wise things with it and give intelligently,” Rowling said, according to Mother Nature Network.

 Article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/15/forbes-billionaire-list-rowling_n_1347176.html

 

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Ten Very Wealthy people who are doing something incredible.

 

People donating half their wealth to charity

 George Lucas
Hollywood director George Lucas is passionate about education. He has worked to foster positive growth in the education sector through, Edutopia, the George Lucas Education Foundation. Lucas plans to donate the majority of his fortune to this end. 

 

 

Paul G. Allen
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has supported his namesake, the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, for more than 20 years, as well as helped advance nonprofit scientific research through the Allen Institute for Brain Science. Allen has already given hundreds of millions of dollars to charity through his foundation, and has expressed his commitment to give the majority of his fortune after his death. 

 

 

David Rockefeller
The Rockefeller family has historically been involved in philanthropic efforts supporting University of Chicago, The Rockefeller University, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. David Rockfeller, the current heir, has pledged the majority of his wealth to charity. 

 

 

Michael Bloomberg
Mayor of New York City Michael R. Bloomberg plans to give away the majority of his wealth during his lifetime, explaining that it is a better way to ensure a better future for his children than leaving them to inherit his fortune. According to Bloomberg, his foundation is currently working to find ways to prevent early deaths caused by tobacco use and traffic accidents. 

 

 

Barron Hilton
Barron Hilton (left) plans to immediately pledge over $1 billion to the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, which provides funds for nonprofits addressing a variety of issues, including homelessness, access to clean water and disaster relief. Hilton also plans to follow an example set for him by his father, donating the remaining 97 percent of his wealth in the future. 

 

 

Jon and Karen Huntsman
After losing his mother to cancer, businessman Jon Huntsman felt called to found the Huntsman Cancer Institute and use his fortune to find a cure for cancer. Huntsman plans to leave his entire estate to his foundation and other cancer-related charities. 

 

 

Ted Turner
In 1998, media mogul Ted Turner donated $1 billion to start the United Nations Foundation. Turner plans to continue giving, saying that his fortune should be almost completely distributed to charity at the time of his death. 

 

 

Alfred Mann
In 1985, businessman Alfred Mann founded the Alfred Mann Foundation to fund scientific research in the field of medicine. Mann has joined the ranks of the ‘Giving Pledge,’ planning to commit 90 percent of his estate to his foundation and other causes. 

 

 

Eli and Edythe Broad
Billionaire businessman and real estate mogul Eli Broad and his wife, Edythe, have pledged to give away 75 percent of their fortune within their lifetimes. The Broad Foundation supports arts organizations, funds advancements in medical science and advocates for education reform.

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  1. Lin Mun on Mar 10, 2018 at 9:20 pm

    It is always inspiring to read article like this. Just how generous are people in giving their wealth to help others. Many people just like to chase for more money, status and power but neglect the others who are unfortunate. Giving is a practise to be compassion and to care for others. We should always remember to give as it is a great blessing to be able to do this. May more people be it rich or not practise giving and generousity.

  2. Joey Tan on Jul 16, 2017 at 10:57 pm

    Great to know that all the super rich and well known people had done a good deed by charitible giving. Despite their hard earn money, they don’t feel stingy to donate their money to others. Such an inspiring article to read. Thanks Rinpoche.

  3. Samfoonheei on Jul 12, 2017 at 11:13 am

    J.K. Rowling is one such lady who does not mind loosing her novelist billionaire satues to benefit so many .She is a British novelist, film and television producer, screenwriter and philanthropist, best known for Harry Poiter books.I read about her through her books.
    J.K. Rowling is the creator of the Harry Potter fantasy series, one of the most popular book and film franchises in history.
    She has donated a huge sum to charity….thats incredfible She has contributed to several causes including ones that fight illiteracy, multiple sclerosis and human exploitation.
    J.K. Rowling’s charitable donations is a good example for those super rich people.
    It great that there is a number or super rich doing more in charity…donating their money away for a good cause.
    Thank you Rinpoche fpr sharing.

  4. Chandra on Jan 13, 2015 at 4:34 am

    J.K.Rowling is quite an amazing lady. With her literary abilities and compassionate heart it is only natural that she gives much of her wealth to deserving charities. The people benefited by these charities really owe J.K.Rowling a big thank you. I am also happy that wealthy people recognize that wealth is not the be all end all destination of our lives. It’s commendable that there is a trend among the affluent to be generous with their fortune. These are bright and intelligent people who do not let their wealth harm them or bring them down. I congratulate them for that. Bill Gates and his wife are another example. Thank you for the article Rinpoche.

    • Chandra on Jan 13, 2015 at 4:44 am

      I would also like to add that I was born and brought up in Asia. In my teens I moved to England. One thing I greatly admire about the West is that the charitable and giving seed is planted in them since young. My school participated in every charitable activity for national charities and this would happen every couple of months. This is a nationwide trend/tradition. The BBC puts on much elaborate shows to raise funds each year and celebrities are always contributing. This was pleasantly surprising to me when I first came to the West because I had not heard/seen about such active generosity in my homecountry.

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  6. Wah Ying on Nov 8, 2013 at 1:17 am

    钱本身并不邪恶,有钱也不是坏事—只要我们不是赔上整个人生、亲情友情来换取金钱,然后“在家里数钱”……有句话很“刻薄”:“不要只是穷得只剩下钱而已”,不过却如警钟。

    仁波切贴文里的善心人给我们示范了:钱唯有用在利益他人身上,才发挥了其作用,而我们也从中感受到心灵的富裕。看了贴文让我想起林则徐,他曾说:“子孙若如我,留钱做什么,贤而多财,则损其志;子孙不如我,留钱做什么,愚而多财,益增其过。”

    赚钱和成功类似,不是为了家里有多得不得了的钱而去赚钱,成功也不是为了让别人看见你成功而去成功。唯有有了比这个更大的目标,赚钱和成功才有它更深层和值得去追求得意义。

  7. Vinnie Tan on Nov 7, 2013 at 2:06 am

    It is just amazing how these rich people have a heart to share their wealth to those in need, expecting nothing in return. Just looking it at a secular way, it shows that they do kindness in them, people would also think that it is good that they are the ones that are being rich. It would be a very good publicity for them as well.

    Looking at it in a Dharmic way, it allows them to collect the merits that these funds that they have donated to help others. It would help them purify any negative karma that they may have collected while they were making the money, helping them to a better rebirth in the future.

  8. Tong sunsun on Oct 20, 2013 at 10:30 pm

    取之社会回馈社会一直是大家所追从的,这做法在西方社会还蛮被认同。然而因为西方和东方文化不同,东方社会多认为财产应该留给子孙,多亏现在许多的名人鼓励和提倡,渐渐的大家都开始认同把财产捐出帮助需要帮助的弱势群体。感谢这些有心人。

  9. Edward Ooi on Oct 16, 2013 at 12:43 am

    Dear Rinpoche, I didn’t know that Jk Rowling lost so much money is because she donated it to charity. I have no idea who the 10 people are but I think Barron Hilton is the boss of the Hilton hotel company. Some people who are really jealous of her talent said that JK Rowling sold so many copies of her book is because she has a baby spirit. And I have never ever thought that she would be this kind.

  10. Race on Oct 9, 2013 at 12:33 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this article. It is indeed very inspiring for these are successful people whom many of us look up to and knowing that they are such generous people makes them even more admirable. Being rich is one thing but being able to give up such a huge part of their wealth is easier said than done.

  11. Low Khjb on Oct 5, 2013 at 11:30 pm

    Thank you for the sharing Rinpoche.It is wonderful to know that there are still some kind and generous people,that are very wealthy which could be very shroud when it comes to money.
    But they could understand that they should not be too attached to what monetary wealth that they accumulate through their lifetime.The greatest satisfaction to them, would be how to use their wealth to help others in need.
    As they know that it is more meaning full in life to practice generosity by the way of helping others to overcome their short coming or sufferings without an agenda.
    We certainly hope that this Super rich could show the way to others to follow their path to truly enrich their lives through the practice of Generosity and Compassion ….

  12. Jutika lam on Oct 5, 2013 at 11:14 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    I am really glad that on Earth there are people such as J.K Rowling who may have lost here billionaire status but at least through her donations many people and charity homes have benefited from her kind donations.

    I hope that more people will be inspired by her and will also follow her footsteps and donate money to charity homes.

    It is really great that J.K Rowling is so kind and I hope more people will benefit from her donations!

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing!

    Love
    Jutika

  13. Wan Wai Meng on Oct 4, 2013 at 6:25 pm

    It takes a lot of conviction and renunciation to give away so much money. Some people even when they give they want to know how it is being spent which is prudent of course. Though these people have probably checked out the organisation that they wish to support already and feel this is a good and worth cause to provide for.

    I guess they have realised that not being attached is true happiness.

  14. Uncle Eddie on Oct 4, 2013 at 4:02 pm

    It is said that there are great benefits from giving for anyone who engages in the practice as said by “Chandrakirti in his “Engaging in the middle way”;-
    Quote – “Even for very rough-minded beings with inferior compassion, intent on their own purpose, desired resources, arise from giving, causing the pacification of suffering”. Unquote. Of course Bodhisattva practice of giving purely with geniune compassionate concern for others and they enjoy the act of giving itself like what these “superior rich people do”, should be aspired to, on how to attain such superior realisation on the practice of generosity! Meantime we are advised to put an effort into small practices of giving by becoming familar with generosity in life, it will come easily in future lives!

  15. Pastor Han Nee on Oct 3, 2013 at 10:06 pm

    Wise ways of spending wealth indeed. Benefiting the needy and spending one’s wealth on needy causes. They are rich and can actually use their entire fortune on themselves and their children. However, they make wise choices, when they decide to spend their fortune on others.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing about how the super rich people share their wealth with others, following the adage – Give and gifts will be yours.

  16. Ck siah on Oct 3, 2013 at 7:33 pm

    一向来我都很佩服西方人的取自社会,回馈社会的看法。他们会把赚来的财富,回馈给社会团体。
    反而东方人就比较少有这样的想法,多数人都会把财富传给下一代。
    但最近也有几个大马富豪也响应西方人的作法,把赚来的财富回馈社会,帮助那些弱小的团体。这是令人可喜可乐的好消息。
    这可让我们的社会充满人间温情,这是很令人感动的。所以在佛法的世界我们更要响应这样取自社会,回馈社会的想法。
    让更多须要帮助的众生可以得到利益。谢谢仁波切给我们的的分享。

  17. Girlie OOI on Oct 3, 2013 at 7:19 pm

    More often than not, when we hear of people giving away their wealth, it’s almost always someone who is super rich. But not only the rich are capable of giving; you don’t have to be rich to give. It is not the amount that matters, it is the though behind it. But then of course it helps tremendously when you are rich, cause the big amount given away goes a long way to help many needy.

    Thank you Rinpoche for this inspiring post.

  18. Beatrix Ooi on Oct 2, 2013 at 10:41 pm

    Very interesting article! Glad to read about what have these generous people been doing. Some people just love to give and obviously it regards to people who are generous and do not just take,take and take, and I personally think that their money are well-spent, true happiness comes when you give instead of just take; whereas some just like to take and not give, the scrooges will end up living alone, all by themselves. We must help the others when we have the ability to do so, what happens if we die tomorrow? We can’t take the money with us, so what for? If we help the others, we might save their lives, and I don’t see anything wrong with that.

  19. Felix Kong on Oct 2, 2013 at 7:24 pm

    What is the next when we are rich,they are so generous and did very good example to all , giving majority of their wealth for charity and help more peoples. Wish more rich peoples also inspiring too and benefit others.

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  21. Cliff on Oct 2, 2013 at 3:32 am

    Its wonderful that these people with all the wealth that they have they are willing to contribute back to society in ways they feel needs the most. Already achieving so much in their wealth they can give it away so easily. JK Rowling is a good example of not forgetting your roots, she never forgot how she started out and doesn’t want other to be brought up the way she did. Thank you for sharing this article Rinpoche.

  22. Lucas Roth on Oct 1, 2013 at 9:57 pm

    wow, these people have earned so much and still give so much to charity and for the less fortunate. J.K Rowling was the most amazing in my opinion. and there is one left out, Bill Gates, he gave a lot to charity too. thank you for sharing Rinpoche

  23. So Kin Hoe (KH Ipoh) on Oct 1, 2013 at 9:54 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing on these inspirational articles about super rich people that donated most of their wealth for charity and social welfare. It is indeed money cannot exchange with happiness if money is not being utilized wisely to help the less fortunate ones or simply they are willing to let go their attachments. People who gives away their wealth for the sake of others will have less worries, less problems and easy going with their lives as they have developed the generosity that counters most of the worldly problems. These rich people not only know how to create much wealth, but also know how to create the cause to sustain their inner and outer happiness through the charity funds they have founded. May everyone who has been participating in any charity work or any charity fund raising will gain realization of emptiness that lead us into Enlightenment and free from samsara in many future lifetimes.

  24. Wylfred Ng on Oct 1, 2013 at 6:44 pm

    Thanks Rinpoche for the sharing. They are really kind and generous to donate their money for charity.

    Hope that they will inspire more people to be more generous.

    Even if we are not as rich as them, we can still be generous in the other way, such as contribute our time, even a smile can be a way to make people happy too.

  25. Shelly tai on Oct 1, 2013 at 4:51 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this blog post with us. Is very inspiring to see this super rich people who are so generous but generally all the super rich people they usually are very self cherishing whatever money they have they use it to indulge themselves with luxury items or some will keep enquiring more investment is very sad to see this because this group of people they do not have Dharma they do not understand the need to prepare for their future live they only enjoy their fullest in this current live I hope very in the near future with all the effort of Kecharian and Rinpoche will be able to transform their mind so that this group of people be able to help others help the Dharma to grow and ultimately help themselves .

  26. Andrew James Boon on Oct 1, 2013 at 2:32 pm

    This is indeed most inspiring… That these individuals do not hoard their wealth. They know seem to understand the fragility and mortality of life. After all, if we understood the very truth that we will undoubtedly “kick the bucket” one day… just a matter of time, why do we indeed want to keep it all. It being the material wealth we have!

    These individuals have certainly discovered that their good fortune is to be shared and that it is a privilege and a blessing to be able to give in a monetary way especially in our materialistic world! Perhaps they have the greater opportunity to give and thus receive the illusive happiness we all seek. Interesting to be able to look beyond one’s fortune and “use” it as a tool for giving rather than taking!

  27. Jim Yeh on Oct 1, 2013 at 7:39 am

    Wow! So generous of Miss Rowling, even though I have not watched or read the Harry Potter series, I admire her for helping out people who are less fortunate. Miss Rowling never forgot what it felt like to be poor and living on welfare.

    It is nice to see people who are ahead in life, helping out those who are a little behind. We must never turn our backs on people who needs help, someday, we may need help from others as well.

    Thank you for sharing this with us Rinpoche.

  28. Carmen Lin @ KMP on Sep 30, 2013 at 8:43 pm

    This is very inspiring, if I have the wealth I would as well donate it to Rinpoche works and to set up an animal related institution to promote sterilization and health care for animals. Wealth can be used as the source to benefit others or the source to satisfy ones own greed and fame. What I like Ms Rowling said is “You have a moral responsibility when you’ve been given far more than you need, to do wise things with it and give intelligently.” We have to contribute back to the society so that we can ease some others people suffering. Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this.

  29. Julien Roth on Sep 30, 2013 at 8:32 pm

    I love people like this. They are so inspirational to everyone. They are so rich and they could do anything in the world with that money, and the donate it. So cool. I hope many people start doing this, the world needs people like this.

  30. June Tang(KHJB) on Sep 30, 2013 at 8:12 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this wonderful post.This is inspiring to know that there are still have many peoples are not attached to material wealth.I agreed many people said “It is impossible for human beings to bring money along with them when they died. On the contrary, money may be the cause of the death. ” So, we should make good use of our money .I rejoice for them for practicing generosity and keep reminding us to be generous to others.

  31. Sean Wang on Sep 30, 2013 at 7:38 pm

    Thank you for sharing this article with your readers, Rinpoche. It is nice to see that people who can give, do give, to help others who need help. I wish that more people would follow suit with their wealth as some people who are wealthy choose to keep it for themselves.

    When people give, they realize that it feels good and to maintain that feeling, they continually give. It is a win win situation 

    Everyone should also remember that when you die, you become naked. You lose everything you have achieved in our your lives. Money gone. Houses gone. Nothing follows except for your karma.

  32. Irene Lim on Sep 30, 2013 at 6:44 pm

    It is so wonderful to read about these super rich people giving away their wealth to a cause. Giving creates wealth and this is the reason they are super rich in this live88 348454 for they must have been generous in their previous life time.

  33. Graceleong on Sep 30, 2013 at 5:58 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this very positive and inspiring story of JK Rowling and all the other philantrophists.
    On the path of a Boddhisattva, giving or generosity is the first of the 6 Perfections we have to achieve. If we are well grounded in generosity, then our hearts are more available for more insight into the other aspects of Buddhism. To give will counter our miserliness. But the motivation to give must also be pure. Ultimately, generosity is about nonattachment and loving kindness.It is through giving with a kind, loving heart that we develop our capacity to let go. As we let go we become freer, lighter, and happier.
    Some may comment that the Philantrophist are so rich and hence for them to give away is easier then a person with not much physical wealth. But there again there are many who are very rich and miserly and grasp at what they have and fear it being taken away from then ; plus crave for much more.They will never be happy.
    Hence giving is very important. Small or big amounts is not the issue. Letting go will bring more joy.

  34. Choongs on Sep 30, 2013 at 4:10 pm

    It is estimated that in the USA, 20% of the population owns 90% of the wealth and 10% of the population owns 50% of the wealth.

    Mathematically, if the top 10% give away 80% of their wealth to the bottom 90% equanamiously, then wealth would have been distributed equally. Interesting.

  35. Ming HY on Sep 30, 2013 at 1:49 pm

    Wonderful to hear about all these rich people, and dispelled the myth that rich people are stingy. Infact these people have the good Karma to become so wealthy and so must have created the causes. We should also practice generosity, afterall, as so many of these people understand that they too, can not bring their wealth with them after death.

  36. Thierry on Sep 30, 2013 at 9:00 am

    This is very inspiring indeed, it almost make me want to make money, so that I can… Give it away!

    But then, we don’t need to be billionaires to be generous, we can also be generous with time, with talent, or with simply care and with love, generosity can be practiced by everyone.
    Sometimes even a phone call to a friend in need is worth more than millions.

    I had this conversation with a friend of mine, a successful businessman, a rich person.
    He said that the key to success is not hard work, nor circumstances, nor this or that, success depends upon how much GOOD WILL we have created around us.
    With good will towards your projects, you will get the external support needed for success.
    Without this good will, hard work and circumstances are useless.

    But how do you create good will did I ask?
    That is something everybody knows, business people use this for business, but everybody knows how to create good will, you don’t learn this in school. You create good will by giving it, by helping others on their respective paths, and it comes back to you.

    So, I conclude, people that have succeeded financially, that have become wealthy, they must know something about giving for sure… And the above stories do show!

  37. The Karmavore on Sep 30, 2013 at 7:57 am

    Many of the people on this list and other very wealthy people who are not on this list are criticized for the activities they engage in to create wealth. However, I personally think what finally counts is the willingness from them to donate their mass amounts of wealth to charities that help change peoples life. In the end whatever criticism they face is practically cancelled out due to their high motivation to benefit others.

  38. Casteven Lim (KH JB) on Sep 30, 2013 at 1:07 am

    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing this awesome article with us…

    Before engage with Dharma i always agree to others people say “Money is not everything but without money we cant do anything”, some of them even say “Money is everything”. Most of their happiness in the beginning depends on how much wealth they have to let them and their family enjoy their life…

    But after i engage with Dharma, i only notice that even Billionaire will become bankruptcy just due to their Illness. After contemplate, anything happen is due to Karma we create and Merits that we able to collect.

    Rejoice for the peoples above that make the Perfect Choice to make them gain the true happiness hence collect Merits by this way to have a Better Future!!!

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The Kechara Forest Retreat is a unique holistic retreat centre focused on the total wellness of body, mind and spirit. This is a place where families and individuals will find peace, nourishment and inspiration in a natural forest environment. At Kechara Forest Retreat, we are committed to give back to society through instilling the next generation with universal positive values such as kindness and compassion.

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  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Aug 21. 2018 11:32 AM
    The Third Dalai Lama, Sonam Gyatso, was born to a rich family. At the age of three, Sonam Dakpa Gyaltsen, the ruler of Tibet, and Panchen Sonam Dakpa recognized Sonam Gyatso as the reincarnation of Gedun Gyatso. He was escorted to Drepung monastery in a great procession and was enthroned. He founded many monasteries in Mongolia, Eastern Tibet Sonam Gyatso became the abbot of Drepung monastery and the abbot of Sera monastery. He was bestowed by the Mongolian ruler as The third Dalai Lama. He travelled extensively throughout Mongolia, performing miracles and teaching, spreading the Dharma till his death.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this short biography of the third Dalai Lama.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/the-third-dalai-lama-sonam-gyatso.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Aug 21. 2018 11:30 AM
    Gendun Gyatso the Second Dalai Lama was born to in a noble family. His father was a well-known yogic practitioner. Gendun Gyatso was a special child ,at the age of four he could remembered his past lives and told his parents he wished to live in the Tashilhunpo monastery. He could even told his parents, his birth name and his father was Lobsang Drakpa, which was Tsongkapa’s ordination name. .At age of eleven he was recognized as the reincarnation of Gendun Drupa, the first Dalai Lama, and was enthroned at Tashi Lhunpo monastery. Interesting read.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this biography of the second Dalai Lama.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/the-second-dalai-lama-gendun-gyatso.html
  • Tsem Rinpoche
    Tuesday, Aug 21. 2018 06:38 AM
    In 1989, Bill Porter, also known by his pen name ‘Red Pine’, travelled to the Zhongnan Mountains in China to meet some of these hermits and learn about their way of life. This resulted in his publishing the work titled Road to Heaven: Encounters with Chinese Hermits in 1993. 25 years later, Bill Porter travelled back to the same mountains to see if life there had changed. The outcome of this particular trip was a documentary titled Hermit, about a modern-day journey into the heart of the hermit tradition in China. This is a must watch documentary with so much to learn to enhance our lives which will give us hope as we are all drowning in materialism’s false promises.~Tsem Rinpoche

    Fantastic and profound documentary: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=163457
  • Lin Mun
    Monday, Aug 20. 2018 10:52 PM
    It is a really huge place. Can’t imagine that all items are gift to others. Rinpoche has showed us that when we give, we create the cause to receive offering as well. This is the nature of karma. Be generous and compassion to all. Thank you Rinpoche for your care and love to everyone.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/personal-attendant/whats-in-rinpoches-warehouse-%e4%bb%81%e6%b3%a2%e5%88%87%e7%9a%84%e4%bb%93%e5%ba%93%e6%9c%89%e4%bb%80%e4%b9%88%ef%bc%9f.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Aug 20. 2018 12:36 PM
    Interesting biography of Gendun Drub who was identified as an emanation of bodhisattva of compassion. He was born the son of a nomadic farmers and there’s a legend about his birth where a large black raven protect him from intruders, crows and wild vultures. The black raven an emanation of Mahakala was told . He lived the life of a shepherd until the age of seven showing early inclination for a religious life. He was sent to the monastery and studied under many great famous scholars and was a student of the Je Tsongkhapa . He was posthumously given the title of First Dalai lama. He remained the abbot of Tashilhunpo Monastery until his death.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/the-first-dalai-lama-gendun-drub.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Aug 20. 2018 12:36 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this short biography of Pakpa Lodro Gyeltsen. Amazing… Pakpa Lodro Gyeltsen has a very good memory as he can mastered eight volumes of works that he taught and has given oral texts commentary. He would recite the mantras of Avalokitesvara and Manjushri thousands of times each day. He did serve as a teacher to numerous abbots of Gelug monasteries in Lhasa too. Inspiring post of a great master.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/pakpa-lodro-gyeltsen.html
  • Yee Yin
    Monday, Aug 20. 2018 01:22 AM
    Thank you Tsem Rinpoche for sharing such a beautiful Buddha image and prayer. There are many stories about practitioners who have very strong faith in what they practice and ultimately, they gain attainments from that single practice. The nun was very kind to write this prayer and give us the opportunity to practice so we can be benefited from it as well. Her result proved that prayer and mantra are powerful, but we must have faith.

    https://www.facebook.com/TsemTulkuRinpoche/photos/a.10150226829158785/10155808993073785/?type=3&theater
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  • Yee Yin
    Monday, Aug 20. 2018 01:17 AM
    While we are still alive, we should be preparing for our death. Accumulate good karmas and merits which we can bring with us to our next life. Good food, good car, big house, nice handbags are things we enjoy now but cannot bring with us when we die.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/wp-content/gallery/photos-on-the-go/photo_180811135916_0.jpg
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  • Yee Yin
    Monday, Aug 20. 2018 01:12 AM
    How often do we do something virtuous? When we are free, we like to go shopping, meeting up with friends, eating, drinking, doing sports or traveling. All these activities don’t bring us long-term benefits, the benefits we enjoy after we are dead.

    For Malaysians, due to Tsem Rinpoche’s kindness, we are very fortunate to have a holy and beautiful Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) in Bentong to let us accumulate merit and purify our negative Karma. These people gathered in KFR to do something virtuous together, how wonderful!

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/wp-content/gallery/kfr-updates/tblogpics-m9cqihn5l2.jpg
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  • Lin Mun
    Sunday, Aug 19. 2018 10:03 PM


    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the info and benefit of the above plants. My office used to have plants but no enough as suggested by the article. With this knowledge I hope more will get at least some small plants to put on the working table. We need fresh air and more greens in the office to keep the environment fresh.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/making-air-fresh-in-your-house.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Aug 19. 2018 11:33 AM
    Padampa Sangye was an Indian yogi and spiritual master from southern India. He was well known for bringing Indian Buddhist teachings to China and Tibet and has travelling extensively his whole life throughout in India, Tibet, and China. He is counted as a lineage guru by all schools of Tibetan Buddhism , well known teacher and many prominent figures came to receive teachings from him. Wow …he was at Wutaisan too meditating ,teaching and in retreat until his death. He is well remembered for his support of women practitioners. That’s great.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing of a great master.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/padampa-sanggye.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Sunday, Aug 19. 2018 11:32 AM
    Interesting article …..Professor Reginald Ray shares about the importance and impact rituals mainly for westerners or non believer or non Buddhist. For many Westerners , they tend to view unseen beings as superstition . I do believe of that unseen beings do exist. They are always around us and we should keep in mind that as long as we do not disturb them , respect them they will do no harm in return. Ritual is a way of communicating with beings who really are out there . In Tibetan Buddhism, ritual is used in relation both to the seen and the unseen worlds. Buddhism is a path of mind transformation., meditation, visualization and so forth.
    Professor Reginald Ray explained a very deep insight of Tibet Buddhism , the traditional Tibetans and Western cultures.
    Well I have still lot more to learn from this post and I will read again to understand better.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this sums up the core concepts of Tibetan Buddhism.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/on-the-importance-of-relating-to-unseen-beings.html
  • Yee Yin
    Sunday, Aug 19. 2018 01:17 AM
    Malaysia is a multi-racial, multi-religion and multi-cultural country. However, everyone here lives in harmony and respects each other’s differences. All of us celebrate the festivals together.
    There are many festivals of different cultures being celebrated in Malaysia. For examples, the Indian festival Thaipusam, Chinese New Year, Muslim Hari Raya, to name a few.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/travel/top-ten-events-and-festivals-to-visit-in-malaysia.html
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  • Yee Yin
    Sunday, Aug 19. 2018 01:15 AM
    The more we are developed and advanced, the more we are exposed to harmful elements. For examples, the radiation from the technology devices, dust, carbon monoxide, chemicals found in the household products, etc. Fortunately, there are ways to get rid of these harmful elements naturally without using chemicals. Plants like English Ivy, Bamboo Palm, Ficus and many more are good to purify our living environment. Some of then can be put indoor, some are planted outdoor. These plants are ideal to green up our environment and at the same time serve as a purifier.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/10-houseplants-that-can-purify-the-air-in-your-house.html
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  • Yee Yin
    Sunday, Aug 19. 2018 01:12 AM
    This is a great news! New Zealand has officially made it illegal to use animals in research and testing, people who are involved in animal cruelty cases will be prosecuted. This new law is passed on the basis that animals can experience positive and negative emotions too. Even though animals can’t talk but they can feel the pain, they have fear in them too.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/new-zealand-officially-recognizes-all-animals-as-sentient-beings.html
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Kamakura is one of my favorite places
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Kamakura is one of my favorite places
Anger...
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Anger...
In 1989, Bill Porter, also known by his pen name ‘Red Pine’, travelled to the Zhongnan Mountains in China to meet some of these hermits and learn about their way of life. This resulted in his publishing the work titled Road to Heaven: Encounters with Chinese Hermits in 1993. 25 years later, Bill Porter travelled back to the same mountains to see if life there had changed. The outcome of this particular trip was a documentary titled Hermit, about a modern-day journey into the heart of the hermit tradition in China. This is a must watch documentary with so much to learn to enhance our lives which will give us hope as we are all drowning in materialism’s false promises.~Tsem Rinpoche

Fantastic and profound documentary: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=163457
8 hours ago
In 1989, Bill Porter, also known by his pen name ‘Red Pine’, travelled to the Zhongnan Mountains in China to meet some of these hermits and learn about their way of life. This resulted in his publishing the work titled Road to Heaven: Encounters with Chinese Hermits in 1993. 25 years later, Bill Porter travelled back to the same mountains to see if life there had changed. The outcome of this particular trip was a documentary titled Hermit, about a modern-day journey into the heart of the hermit tradition in China. This is a must watch documentary with so much to learn to enhance our lives which will give us hope as we are all drowning in materialism’s false promises.~Tsem Rinpoche Fantastic and profound documentary: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=163457
Wrathful Dakini Ucchusma-In the form of wrathful dakini, Ucchusma has 3 eyes; with both hands holding a vase with nectar at her heart level, her hair loose, and no ornaments. She wears a garment of black silk, with two legs, feet together, standing on a lotus and sun disc. This deity functions to remove negative energy and pollutions from body, speech and mind. The practice was conferred by a Dakini to Drupangsa. -Mantra: Om ar-kham zir-kam bu-ma-na-se ou-cus-ha-ma ma-ha tro-da hung phet
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Wrathful Dakini Ucchusma-In the form of wrathful dakini, Ucchusma has 3 eyes; with both hands holding a vase with nectar at her heart level, her hair loose, and no ornaments. She wears a garment of black silk, with two legs, feet together, standing on a lotus and sun disc. This deity functions to remove negative energy and pollutions from body, speech and mind. The practice was conferred by a Dakini to Drupangsa. -Mantra: Om ar-kham zir-kam bu-ma-na-se ou-cus-ha-ma ma-ha tro-da hung phet
Tibetan Painted Scrolls Volumes 1-3 in original print is something very rare and expensive to come by. I really like these very much from what I can see.
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Tibetan Painted Scrolls Volumes 1-3 in original print is something very rare and expensive to come by. I really like these very much from what I can see.
Kechara Forest Retreat doing the extended puja of Dorje Shugden and Tsem Rinpoche attends the 2nd half. Good video to download: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-an_NAH6Mk
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Kechara Forest Retreat doing the extended puja of Dorje Shugden and Tsem Rinpoche attends the 2nd half. Good video to download: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-an_NAH6Mk
A powerful meme to share.
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A powerful meme to share.
Beautiful Avalokitesvara scroll painting.
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Beautiful Avalokitesvara scroll painting.
Black Garuda. 18th century. U (Central Tibet). Tradition Gelug
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Black Garuda. 18th century. U (Central Tibet). Tradition Gelug
Palden Lhamo. 18th century. Tibet. Tradition: Gelug
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Palden Lhamo. 18th century. Tibet. Tradition: Gelug
Dorje Jigje. 15th century. Narthang, Tsang (South-Central Tibet). Tradition: Sakya
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Dorje Jigje. 15th century. Narthang, Tsang (South-Central Tibet). Tradition: Sakya
The oracle of Dorje Shugden in Dungkar Monastery in Tibet. Very old vintage photo from 1923 by an English Earl Lord Ronaldshay in his book, \"Land Of The Thunderbolt Sikkim, Chunbi & Bhutan\". This Lord met up with Dorje Shugden via the oracle. He devotes a chapter in his book about this oracle and encounter.
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The oracle of Dorje Shugden in Dungkar Monastery in Tibet. Very old vintage photo from 1923 by an English Earl Lord Ronaldshay in his book, "Land Of The Thunderbolt Sikkim, Chunbi & Bhutan". This Lord met up with Dorje Shugden via the oracle. He devotes a chapter in his book about this oracle and encounter.
Beautiful old photograph of the Kamakura Buddha in Japan.
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Beautiful old photograph of the Kamakura Buddha in Japan.
Never before seen footage of Tsem Rinpoche with various oracles- https://bit.ly/292jMaG
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Never before seen footage of Tsem Rinpoche with various oracles- https://bit.ly/292jMaG
In around 2 weeks, there are over 30k views already! Videos are great! Must watch!- https://bit.ly/2K0gNhB
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In around 2 weeks, there are over 30k views already! Videos are great! Must watch!- https://bit.ly/2K0gNhB
Click on the picture to enlarge and contemplate the message please. Something to share.
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Click on the picture to enlarge and contemplate the message please. Something to share.
Click on the picture to enlarge and contemplate the message please
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Click on the picture to enlarge and contemplate the message please
This sacred Tara at Phelgyeling Monastery in Nepal has spoken several times the monks said.
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This sacred Tara at Phelgyeling Monastery in Nepal has spoken several times the monks said.
Beautiful ancient Tibetan scroll paintings for your viewing pleasure. Many more antique paintings for you to see and be blessed here-  https://bit.ly/2vz18RX
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Beautiful ancient Tibetan scroll paintings for your viewing pleasure. Many more antique paintings for you to see and be blessed here- https://bit.ly/2vz18RX
Nice handsome picture of my Dharma boy. Tsem Rinpoche
2 weeks ago
Nice handsome picture of my Dharma boy. Tsem Rinpoche
Four Sacred Sites of Vajra Yogini in Nepal which you must know about and one day pay homage in person. These places are highly sacred and holy and I want to share them with you. Happy enlightenment to you! :)  - https://bit.ly/2vshj3r
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Four Sacred Sites of Vajra Yogini in Nepal which you must know about and one day pay homage in person. These places are highly sacred and holy and I want to share them with you. Happy enlightenment to you! :) - https://bit.ly/2vshj3r
Tsangpa Karpo-Protector of the line of Panchen Lama incarnations. They can take trance in certain oracles and speak.
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Tsangpa Karpo-Protector of the line of Panchen Lama incarnations. They can take trance in certain oracles and speak.
Mahakala Tramsuk centre figure. Bottom left, Gonpo Gur and bottom right Dorje Shugden
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Mahakala Tramsuk centre figure. Bottom left, Gonpo Gur and bottom right Dorje Shugden
Snow mountains in the distance, green mountains in the foreground, trees, temple and blue skies..this is where I would love to live. Where I dream of living. TR
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Snow mountains in the distance, green mountains in the foreground, trees, temple and blue skies..this is where I would love to live. Where I dream of living. TR
I like this very adorable picture of Dharma boy.
3 weeks ago
I like this very adorable picture of Dharma boy.
I like this particular print of Vajra Yogini
3 weeks ago
I like this particular print of Vajra Yogini
नेपालको काठमाडौँमा दोर्जे शुग्देनको अद्भुत भित्तेचित्र! --- https://bit.ly/2n4XbQd


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नेपालको काठमाडौँमा दोर्जे शुग्देनको अद्भुत भित्तेचित्र! --- https://bit.ly/2n4XbQd .
Stunning photo of offerings on my shrine photographed by Victor Choi. The lighting is beautiful. Offerings of food, fruits, drinks, flowers and incense are made on my shrine daily. For me the shrine is a portal to the Enlightened Beings and connecting to their blessings. Blessings to accomplish positive things in my life for others and myself. We do need this connection very much in our unpredictable lives where can experience so much anxiety, pain and a feeling of senselessness. We should never lose our connection to the Enlightened Beings and be firm about it. We will eventually need them no matter how \'good\' things seem now. Today this photograph taken is beautiful and I wanted to share it. 

May everyone who visit my page here be blessed, your obstacles cleared, be healthy and have a long life.~Tsem Rinpoche

(photograph- statues- Left Manjushri, centre Dorje Shugden bust and left Kache Marpo)
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Stunning photo of offerings on my shrine photographed by Victor Choi. The lighting is beautiful. Offerings of food, fruits, drinks, flowers and incense are made on my shrine daily. For me the shrine is a portal to the Enlightened Beings and connecting to their blessings. Blessings to accomplish positive things in my life for others and myself. We do need this connection very much in our unpredictable lives where can experience so much anxiety, pain and a feeling of senselessness. We should never lose our connection to the Enlightened Beings and be firm about it. We will eventually need them no matter how 'good' things seem now. Today this photograph taken is beautiful and I wanted to share it. May everyone who visit my page here be blessed, your obstacles cleared, be healthy and have a long life.~Tsem Rinpoche (photograph- statues- Left Manjushri, centre Dorje Shugden bust and left Kache Marpo)
This lady in Tibet loves her wonderful gift. I am happy for her. Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
This lady in Tibet loves her wonderful gift. I am happy for her. Tsem Rinpoche
Click on the blue picture to read about the inspirational Tsawa Pulthok Rinpoche
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Click on the blue picture to read about the inspirational Tsawa Pulthok Rinpoche
Tsem Rinpoche\'s grandmother on the right. Middle is a family friend. Left is Tsem Rinpoche\'s mother as a young girl.
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Tsem Rinpoche's grandmother on the right. Middle is a family friend. Left is Tsem Rinpoche's mother as a young girl.
Great Panchen Rinpoche who is no other than Amitabah Buddha, you continuously purposely take rebirths in order to bring countless beings to liberation. 

-The sungbum of His Holiness the 10th Panchen Rinpoche the Great- https://bit.ly/2vmAwT0
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Great Panchen Rinpoche who is no other than Amitabah Buddha, you continuously purposely take rebirths in order to bring countless beings to liberation. -The sungbum of His Holiness the 10th Panchen Rinpoche the Great- https://bit.ly/2vmAwT0
May I always be in the presence of His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche in this and future lives. 

-The sungbum of His Holiness the 10th Panchen Rinpoche the Great- https://bit.ly/2vmAwT0
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May I always be in the presence of His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche in this and future lives. -The sungbum of His Holiness the 10th Panchen Rinpoche the Great- https://bit.ly/2vmAwT0
Your deeds, actions, skillful means and great compassion makes you stand different than ordinary beings. In you we take supreme faith. You are our infallible spiritual guide, teacher and leader. 

-The sungbum of His Holiness the 10th Panchen Rinpoche the Great- https://bit.ly/2vmAwT0
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Your deeds, actions, skillful means and great compassion makes you stand different than ordinary beings. In you we take supreme faith. You are our infallible spiritual guide, teacher and leader. -The sungbum of His Holiness the 10th Panchen Rinpoche the Great- https://bit.ly/2vmAwT0
For countless lifetimes you have manifested in varied bodies to benefit the sufferings of sentient beings. You are a supreme teacher and refuge. 

The sungbum of His Holiness the 10th Panchen Rinpoche the Great- https://bit.ly/2vmAwT0
3 weeks ago
For countless lifetimes you have manifested in varied bodies to benefit the sufferings of sentient beings. You are a supreme teacher and refuge. The sungbum of His Holiness the 10th Panchen Rinpoche the Great- https://bit.ly/2vmAwT0
We have to discipline ourselves in order that our mind can allow the Buddha Dharma to take root. When it takes root, our lives will change for the better. What we perceive in the world around us is dependent on the attitude within us. Never give up improving on ourselves because that is the true road to peace and happiness. We are worth it. Others are worth seeing us in our best.~ Tsem Rinpoche
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We have to discipline ourselves in order that our mind can allow the Buddha Dharma to take root. When it takes root, our lives will change for the better. What we perceive in the world around us is dependent on the attitude within us. Never give up improving on ourselves because that is the true road to peace and happiness. We are worth it. Others are worth seeing us in our best.~ Tsem Rinpoche
This eldery and innocent monk was brutally attacked, find out why. Shocking- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=163953
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This eldery and innocent monk was brutally attacked, find out why. Shocking- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=163953
Fotomat and me. My first job in Los Angeles at 16- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=144024
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Fotomat and me. My first job in Los Angeles at 16- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=144024
See how my Schnauzers enjoy the playhouse! So much fun!- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2dp8Fm87CQ
3 weeks ago
See how my Schnauzers enjoy the playhouse! So much fun!- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2dp8Fm87CQ
I am in love with only you my Adamantine Lady of Coral hue. I am in love of liberation, freedom and wisdom I seek in you. Even to whisper your name Vajra Yogini excites me to the core of my soul. I have been away for so long and I wonder when I can join my supreme mother in Akanishta. My love for you has no end and it only grows. My mind is focused on you daily and my heart only awaits for you to place sindura on my crown soon. Nothing I have seen or experienced in this deceitful world can remotely compare with you my dear wisdom lady. Please with supreme sound of damarus, cymbals, incense and voices of sunyata, embrace me to ascend amidst rainbow lights effortlessly to my home.  My true home where you will bring me. Bring me home soon. In my heart only lies you. In your heart I know I am existent also. We are one.~ Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
I am in love with only you my Adamantine Lady of Coral hue. I am in love of liberation, freedom and wisdom I seek in you. Even to whisper your name Vajra Yogini excites me to the core of my soul. I have been away for so long and I wonder when I can join my supreme mother in Akanishta. My love for you has no end and it only grows. My mind is focused on you daily and my heart only awaits for you to place sindura on my crown soon. Nothing I have seen or experienced in this deceitful world can remotely compare with you my dear wisdom lady. Please with supreme sound of damarus, cymbals, incense and voices of sunyata, embrace me to ascend amidst rainbow lights effortlessly to my home. My true home where you will bring me. Bring me home soon. In my heart only lies you. In your heart I know I am existent also. We are one.~ Tsem Rinpoche
Samsara has never been genuine. I will not be deceived by it again. Infallible Diamond Lady in red, I will only serve you.~Tsem Rinpoche
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Samsara has never been genuine. I will not be deceived by it again. Infallible Diamond Lady in red, I will only serve you.~Tsem Rinpoche
Mother Lady so red and brilliant, as you hold my hand tightly and we look towards the west, I know I am free finally.~Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
Mother Lady so red and brilliant, as you hold my hand tightly and we look towards the west, I know I am free finally.~Tsem Rinpoche
Mother lady of noble origins, enchantress Vajra Yogini, you say I am you and you are me? I have to embrace this truth and I will be free? Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
Mother lady of noble origins, enchantress Vajra Yogini, you say I am you and you are me? I have to embrace this truth and I will be free? Tsem Rinpoche
Through my tears I can see your orange darting eyes so tenderly look at me as we start to ascend.~Tsem Rinpoche
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Through my tears I can see your orange darting eyes so tenderly look at me as we start to ascend.~Tsem Rinpoche
Mother, Adamantine mother with coral hue aglow with light that I can hardly look upon you as you are blazing...can I give my last words to some close ones before we ascend? Can I bring them with us?~ Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
Mother, Adamantine mother with coral hue aglow with light that I can hardly look upon you as you are blazing...can I give my last words to some close ones before we ascend? Can I bring them with us?~ Tsem Rinpoche
You wipe my tears, embracing me with your coral hued arms and with a motherly tender smile I feel we are lifting off the ground. To go home. I feel light after you embraced me and my body is becoming rainbow-like.~Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
You wipe my tears, embracing me with your coral hued arms and with a motherly tender smile I feel we are lifting off the ground. To go home. I feel light after you embraced me and my body is becoming rainbow-like.~Tsem Rinpoche
I hear the gentle tinkling of anklets as if someone is walking towards me although I am in my room alone..I opened my eyes first towards the floor in the dimly lit room and I see red coral ankles surrounded by rainbows heading my direction...my heart jumps for joy and gasping....Tsem Rinpoche
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I hear the gentle tinkling of anklets as if someone is walking towards me although I am in my room alone..I opened my eyes first towards the floor in the dimly lit room and I see red coral ankles surrounded by rainbows heading my direction...my heart jumps for joy and gasping....Tsem Rinpoche
The Sacred Vajrayogini of Ratsag Monastery is a very interesting read- http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-sacred-vajrayogini-of-ratsag-monastery.html
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Today Melaka team distributed surplus food to the needy 35 families home in Kampung Bukit Rambai and thank you to all volunteers who helped today! 今天馬六甲克切拉香積廚派送35家貧窮家戶比如蔬菜、水果、面包等等,感謝團隊的付出。我們希望更多的人可以行善,做好事。我們不分宗教不分宗族. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Today Melaka team distributed surplus food to the needy 35 families home in Kampung Bukit Rambai and thank you to all volunteers who helped today! 今天馬六甲克切拉香積廚派送35家貧窮家戶比如蔬菜、水果、面包等等,感謝團隊的付出。我們希望更多的人可以行善,做好事。我們不分宗教不分宗族. Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Thank you to staffs from Motorola Solutions for helping to deliver basic groceries to some needy families. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
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Thank you to staffs from Motorola Solutions for helping to deliver basic groceries to some needy families. - Vivian @ Kechara Soup Kitchen
Precious opportunity in Kechara Forest Retreat! "As Kechara Forest Retreat is a sacred land, filled with holy and blessed statues and many holy items, His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche encouraged Kecharians living and working in Kechara Forest Retreat to embark on a spiritual pilgrimage of its holy sites." ~Tsem Rinpoche
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Precious opportunity in Kechara Forest Retreat! "As Kechara Forest Retreat is a sacred land, filled with holy and blessed statues and many holy items, His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche encouraged Kecharians living and working in Kechara Forest Retreat to embark on a spiritual pilgrimage of its holy sites." ~Tsem Rinpoche
We have many outdoor sacred images of various Buddhas. The ones that were visited were Tsongkapa, Nageshvaraja, Loma Gyoma, Tara, Nagarakshasa and then back to Tsongkapa. At each location circumambulations and lamp offerings were done. We walked the vast land while chanting Migtseyma mantras. The very elderly followed to each location in cars. Kechara Forest retreat is 70 acres of land located in rural Bentong, one hour from the capital city of Kuala Lumpur. ~Tsem Rinpoche For more information: www.tsemrinpoche.com
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We have many outdoor sacred images of various Buddhas. The ones that were visited were Tsongkapa, Nageshvaraja, Loma Gyoma, Tara, Nagarakshasa and then back to Tsongkapa. At each location circumambulations and lamp offerings were done. We walked the vast land while chanting Migtseyma mantras. The very elderly followed to each location in cars. Kechara Forest retreat is 70 acres of land located in rural Bentong, one hour from the capital city of Kuala Lumpur. ~Tsem Rinpoche For more information: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com
They started on August 18, 2018 at 6:00AM till 9:00AM. With strong aspirations, Kecharians generate merits by reciting mantras and circumambulate the images of the enlightened beings, especially to clear obstacles related to our good health and that of others. We have many outdoor sacred images of various Buddhas... ~Tsem Rinpoche
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They started on August 18, 2018 at 6:00AM till 9:00AM. With strong aspirations, Kecharians generate merits by reciting mantras and circumambulate the images of the enlightened beings, especially to clear obstacles related to our good health and that of others. We have many outdoor sacred images of various Buddhas... ~Tsem Rinpoche
Pilgrimage is an intrinsic part of Buddhist life and creates strong Dharma imprints in our mind streams and opens up positive karma and merits that we need to live a successful life. As Kechara Forest Retreat is a sacred land, filled with holy and blessed statues and many holy items, His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche encouraged Kecharians living and working in Kechara Forest Retreat to embark on a spiritual pilgrimage of its holy sites...~ Tsem Rinpoche
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Pilgrimage is an intrinsic part of Buddhist life and creates strong Dharma imprints in our mind streams and opens up positive karma and merits that we need to live a successful life. As Kechara Forest Retreat is a sacred land, filled with holy and blessed statues and many holy items, His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche encouraged Kecharians living and working in Kechara Forest Retreat to embark on a spiritual pilgrimage of its holy sites...~ Tsem Rinpoche
Priceless to see the happy faces of these 2 brothers. They are in the youngest dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Priceless to see the happy faces of these 2 brothers. They are in the youngest dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
So glad that we have parents & students to participate in the animal liberation every month in Kechara House. Lin Mun KSDS
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So glad that we have parents & students to participate in the animal liberation every month in Kechara House. Lin Mun KSDS
Children were very attentive when doing prayer before the start of Sunday dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children were very attentive when doing prayer before the start of Sunday dharma class. Lin Mun KSDS
He is young but already very good in using mala when reciting mantra. Rejoice:)  Lin Mun KSDS
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He is young but already very good in using mala when reciting mantra. Rejoice:) Lin Mun KSDS
Children were so excited with the art & craft exercise. Lin Mun KSDS
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Children were so excited with the art & craft exercise. Lin Mun KSDS
Teacher Grace explaining to children the method to make chef hat. Lin Mun KSDS
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Teacher Grace explaining to children the method to make chef hat. Lin Mun KSDS
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