8-inch Vajrayogini from Kechara Saraswati Arts Department (KSA)

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KECHARA SARASWATI ARTS DEPT IS REALLY SPECTACULAR. LOOK WHAT THEY DID FOR THIS VAJRA YOGINI STATUE I HAD THEM PREPARE!! I AM ORDERING MORE!!

 

KSA PAINTED HER AND ALSO STUCK CRYSTALS ON THE FLAMES, BACKGROUND, CROWN, LOTUS, KATANGA (STAFF), SKIRT. SHE IS 8 INCHES IN HEIGHT AND LOOK HOW BEAUTIFUL! WHAT A TRADITIONAL PIECE OF ART….REALLY!

 

KSA HAVE BEEN TRAINED TO PAINT STATUES IN THE TRADITIONAL MANNER, SEW THANGKAS, RESTORE STATUES, REPAINT IMAGES, JEWELLERY ONTO STATUES, EVEN ROLL TRADITIONAL MANTRAS TO INSERT INTO THE HOLY SACRED IMAGES BEFORE YOU PLACE THEM ON YOUR SHRINE. YOU CANNOT FIND THIS SERVICE ANYWHERE IN THIS AREA. YES THEY SERVICE THE PUBLIC. GIVE THEM A VISIT AND MEET OUR FRIENDLY PEOPLE.

 

KSA IS THE FIRST AUTHENTIC TIBETAN ARTS STUDIO IN SOUTHEAST ASIA IN FACT!!

 

THIS DEPT IS REALLY CREATIVE AND TALENTED. I AM PROUD OF THEM!! GOOD WORK EVERYONE!!!

 

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VISIT THEM HERE: http://www.kechara.com/arts/

 

 

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  1. Pastor Elena Khong Jean Ai on Mar 21, 2016 at 1:21 am

    I have a near-replica of this statue in my room and I can confirm that it is as stunning as you imagine it to be 😉 it was gifted to me by someone after he won it during one of Rinpoche’s infamous earring games. Rinpoche having explained Vajrayogini’s iconography to us before, I feel extremely fortunate to have such a beautiful and accurate representation of her.

    Everyone should aim to invite an image of her home, of any size (even pendant size!). Even if we don’t have the merits to receive her practice in this lifetime (which is no one else’s “fault” but our own, through our own lack of effort and practice), seeing her every day plants seeds of her practice in our minds which may fruition in future lifetimes, such that we are reborn near lamas expounding and holding the lineage of Naropa’s Vajrayogini.

  2. wei theng on Nov 10, 2012 at 3:55 am

    This is very beautiful! I would like to invite this beautiful, sacred VY home one day!
    KSA has been spreading Dharma through art, creativity and crafts. Well done! Would like to see that KSA organize more art and creativities classes and spread Dharma to the arts lovers.

  3. Anila on Oct 28, 2010 at 9:02 pm

    KSA the only Tibetan art studio in Malaysia that has local, people sewing, painting, putting jewellery, repainting of statues. Rinpoche has his 8″ Vajrayogini statue decorated and beautifully done by local volunteers and staff in KSA. It is much cheaper and when there are flaws in a statue that needs to be corrected immediately. Instead of sending it back to India where transportation charges are incurred. Not only Vajrayogini Images are being done locally but other deities images are also done. Jewelleries are put and brocade clothes are sewn. Sales are cheaper and when many people can afford to buy. This will generate funds to help maintain and sustain and maintain Kechara Saraswati Arts Department.

  4. Knut Eggers on Oct 2, 2010 at 2:25 am

    How do I get to Malaisia, this strange and unknown land of my future?

  5. Knut Eggers on Sep 30, 2010 at 10:25 pm

    Dear Girlie OOI,
    How much idoes this beautiful piece cost?

  6. Knut Eggers on Sep 30, 2010 at 5:05 pm

    Yes, all Buddhas listen to me: I DO want to visit the Ketchara Arts Department and meet its friendly people. LOVE the idea. Please please, oh Vadjra Yoghini, guide me on my long journey.

  7. Uncle Eddie on Sep 7, 2010 at 3:03 pm

    With a team of dedicated talented people, KSA can make your spiritual world a meaningful experience, as can be seen in these fabuluous creative decorations, especially with the gleaming and sparkling crystals added onto this beautiful 8 inch statue of Vajrayogini! Through the hours of hard work which may have been expertly spent in sticking the crystals onto the statue, this bring out the attractive shine to enhance the devine beauty of this stunning statue. KSA being the 1st authentic tibetan arts studio in south east asia, is the brainchild of our compassion guru, H.E.Tsem Tulku Rinpoche. With a strong vision in wanting to bring the people closer to spirituality, Tsem rinpoche is using KSA art to capture the people’s spiritual hearts. Anyone who has artistic skills or for personal appreciation can offer their services to KSA as volunteers and at the same time to enrich their spiritual knowledge.

  8. Anila on Sep 4, 2010 at 4:18 pm

    Yes Vajrayogini is spectacular and stunning. Whoever has done the reconstruction did a very good job. The combination of the colours of the jewels put on the statue is very matching. The dressing up also is very important. It can change tne whole outlook. There is a difference with volunteering or working in KSA. KSA is under the umbrella of Tsem Rinpoche which has also 12 departments. Anyone working for KSA is also working for Rinpoche which indirectly is an offering to Rinpoche. And also accumulating merits for yourself.

  9. Ashley on Jul 10, 2010 at 6:34 pm

    The statue looks amazing, the statue has deeply impress me by the first seen. Be honestly, I have not seen many statues before, but the Vajra Yogini has bring a lot of attention to me. I believe KSA workers/volunteers have putting a lot of efforts. I understand that by volunteering, we can accumulate alot of merits and benefits. By volunteering, we can even understand more about the story behind with different statue. I wish I could spend sometime with KSA and create more amazing artworks to benefits others and spread the Dharma around.

  10. Alvynlee on Jul 10, 2010 at 6:24 pm

    Fantabulous! KSA is becoming more and more creative. A modern twist to traditional Buddha statues. I’m always amazed with beautiful statues, thangkas and buddhist iconography. It is very timely especially to have beautifully crafted and painted Buddha images to be available as tibetan buddhism is spreading very fast in this region now.
    I believe Buddha in whatever forms are becoming more and more beautiful so we the layperson can accept the teachings more easily. With the advancements of technology and the New Age we are going through, traditional images of Buddha will also improve in terms of creativity but of course it is still iconographically correct.
    Maybe in the near future, KSA can collaborate with Kechara In Motion and introduce Lama Tsongkhapa or Buddha in 3D. 😉

  11. Tyler Mihalson on Jul 10, 2010 at 1:54 pm

    I am so impressed by this artwork. KSA seems like a wonderful place for people to do Dharma in their own way. I feel very ambitious as I dedicate merit after doing sadhanas so that my dharma center can benefit people as much as Kechara House has benefited me and so many others. There are so many facets to Kechara and I think that is one of the MANY reasons it is such a powerful Dharma organization.
    Dear Rinpoche,
    You have personally inspired me so many times in so many ways… I just know that you will bring so many beings to liberation as I am SURE you have done in the past. Please, continue to teach and spread the Dharma through all of the wonderful ways you can! The world needs more KSAs, it needs more Kecharas and it needs more amazing lamas like you, Tsem Rinpoche!! Please continue to spread the Dharma!
    With so much gratitude and an inspired heart,
    Tyler

  12. KYC on Jul 10, 2010 at 1:08 pm

    The statue looks beautiful. KSA workers/volunteers have painstakingly glued the crystals onto the tiny statue transforming it into a very modern looking Vajra Yogini. This is one way of earning merits. In KSA there are so many ways of gaining merits. If one can’t paint Buddhas and sew thangkas, one can roll mantras and string pearls which doesn’t require artistic talent. All one needs is a steady pair of hands and a heart that wishes to benefit others. I volunteered for a short while in KSA at the beginning when I first entered Kechara House and I learned to roll mantras which I like to do very much. It has a calming effect on me and I stop thinking of negative things. I’d like to go back to rolling mantras after I retire later this year.

  13. pamela on Jul 10, 2010 at 12:39 pm

    Speechless for a moment! So BEAUTIFUL! Love it! Truly one of a kind. Kechara Saraswati Arts (http://www.kechara.com/arts/) did a very GOOD job. Amazed with what the staff and volunteers can do and it all comes from their heart, love and patience. Not only this but so many other things that they can do such as creating statues from clay (http://blog.tsemtulku.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/2010/07/update-on-clay-statue.html), painting, sewing, beading and many more. This department also have classes for kids and adults on weekends to guide, teach and bring the talented artist hidden in them.
    Last year, I had KSA paint my Vajrayogini’s body painted red, skulls in white and red, even the Katvanga’s faces were colored. I LOVE it very much so the next thing I need to do now is to adorn jewels just like the picture above. Fantastic!

  14. Irene Lim on Jul 10, 2010 at 10:39 am

    That’s right Kechara Saraswati Arts (KSA) is the first authentic Tibetan arts studio in South East Asia and consist many multi-talented people. They are spiritual people who genuinely wish to contribute towards Dharma through arts. They are the experts in Tibetan arts whether it be construction or restoration of statue, painting of Thangka, sewing of deities clothes, consecration, mantracising, jewellery making, adornments of deities and many others.
    Many people volunteer in KSA in whichever area they are capable of or have interest in. They accumulate alot of merits and benefits from volunteering. Volunteering service is an offering and benefit to oneself and others. For instance, when we adorn jewellery on deities, it actually means we are making offering to the deities so that we have the same gem-like enlightened qualities. When we do anything in relation to restoration or constructing of statues we are actually purifying alot of negativities and set us into achieving our highest goal. All activities in KSA are absolutely meaningful and fulfilling.
    Visit http://www.kechara.com/arts/ today.

  15. Beng Kooi on Jul 10, 2010 at 8:26 am

    The creativity really shines through in this stunning Vajrayogini statue. Already beautiful when she first arrived from India, Kechara Saraswati Arts have really outdone themselves this time.
    I know that it has taken them hours upon hours to glue on each little crystal by hand and it is all colour coordinated to match her sacred iconography. What a perfect little statue to invite home to a small apartment, an office or even to plant seeds of her tantra for your children.
    She’s modern yet traditional. Outlandish yet classic. I am head over heels in love and infatuated by her. I cannot wait to bring her home.
    Stupendous, marvelous, incredibly neat!

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  • Lin Mun
    Wednesday, Jul 27. 2016 09:40 PM
    So glad to see 2 religious leaders come together for a dialogue. This show mutual respect and freedom of religious among the society.

    It is so important to practise our belief in peace and harmony environment. Religion should not bring any force but with understanding of good values and intention.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/this-is-so-needed.html
  • samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jul 27. 2016 03:44 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing his beautiful inspiring spiritual journey.May Rinpoche be united as one with Vajrayogini and
    may all of us have the great merits to be blessed with the precious Vajrayogini practice. If i can have fantasy imagination so beautiful too will be great. Those pictures shown above was very beautiful and simple in a way. I liked it.We are fortunate to have Rinpoche sharing his teachings in KFR
    with folded hands,thanks again
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/she-smiles-at-me.html
  • samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Jul 27. 2016 02:37 PM
    Thank you, Rinpoche, for sharing the above videos.I have still quite a lot to learn ..Its really so kind and generous for Rinpoche to show us his altar…..so beautiful and neatly arranged.The Mother Vajrayogini is so beautiful too. Its a blessing that we are given a chance to see it. I do enjoy seeing those beautiful statues and offerings.I do hope i will have more offerings at my altar too in future.
    Thanks again
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/see-my-beautiful-shrine.html
  • sonny tan
    Wednesday, Jul 27. 2016 01:02 PM
    sonny tan on Jul 27, 2016 at 1:01 pm
    Thank you Pastor Niral and team for producing such exciting and powerful explanation on the God and Goddesses realm. Though mind boggling but interesting to note that the Gods have a lifespan same like us here on earth but perhaps they lived much longer period.
    It would be interesting to know when residing in the Gods realm would there be any further dharma teachings to ascend to higher consciousness or merely a realm indulging in extreme pleasures while waiting for the karma to be depleted.
    It is very enlightening to know that Lord Buddha transformed into a combined form of Heruka and Vajrayogini to subdue Heruka and consort. I always have this idea that Lord Buddha is in a realm where he resides in total sublime bliss and peace but I guess he is omnipresent and omniscient in every aspect.
    Meditation on death and Vajrayogini practice as taught by Rinpoche would be a fast and good gateway to reach the higher consciousness realm and return to our true nature and not enjoying the sensual pleasures of the Gods realm.
  • Alice Tay
    Wednesday, Jul 27. 2016 12:44 PM
    感谢仁波切和Pastor David在此分享令人鼓舞的一项消息,就是至尊第十一世班禅额尔德尼•确吉坚赞在中国西藏自治区西南部日喀则扎什伦布寺附近的新夏宫授予时轮金刚灌顶。这是50年以来,首次在中国西藏公开举办如此大规模时轮金刚灌顶,而且是由年轻的至尊第十一世班禅喇嘛首次授予时轮金刚灌顶。随喜参与时轮金刚灌顶者。

    在此分享从以上博文中关注到几个重点如下:

    1. 如果说至尊第十一世班禅喇嘛是错误被认证为高僧转世,那么他的转世法脉所具有的功德,将会他造成不利的影响,甚至寿命会缩短。再者,时轮金刚灌顶法会中的仪式、观想和念诵内容十分复杂繁琐。然而,年轻的至尊第十一世班禅大师尽管首次授予这项灌顶,但因为有前世的深刻印记,让他可以在此大会表现得从容、自信、熟练和到位。此外,如果是一位假冒的上师,他的佛法事业和教诲是不会得到扩展。然而,现任至尊第十一世班禅喇嘛的影响力与日俱增就如这次的大会每天吸引了超过十万人出席。以上所提到足以证明至尊第十一世班禅喇嘛确凿无误是真正的班禅转世。

    2. 任何一位上师或修行者皆可以接受时轮金刚灌顶、投入所需修持和为他人授予灌顶。重点是修持者必须从一位具格的时轮金刚续传承上师接受灌顶,然后专注投入时轮续修持,并在结束所需完成的闭关后进行火供仪式。如此可见,并不只有至尊达赖尊者、班禅大师或高僧大德才能授予这项灌顶。

    3. 此次灌顶大会都由中国政府支持和赞助,而这显示中国政府提倡信仰自由。再加上至尊第十一世班禅大师没有限制反之欢迎任何人参与这次的灌顶法会。反观至尊的达赖尊者曾经在印度达兰萨拉所举办的同类仪式和灌顶却禁止多杰雄登修持者出席。佛法的究竟目的就是要利益一切众生。但是在至尊达赖尊者的道场还会出现排斥多杰雄登修持者出席,真的令人匪夷所思。

    4. 随着班禅大师的名气和影响力的提升,多杰雄登修持也会越来越受欢迎。因为,多杰雄登不仅是班禅大师的其中一位主要护法,也是历代班禅驻锡地扎什伦布寺的护法。

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/panchen-lama-gives-kalachakra-initiation-2016.html
  • Jason
    Wednesday, Jul 27. 2016 02:06 AM
    I really feel blessed and happy to see this food offering to Thai monks. Rinpoche give a very well explanation on the benefit of doing this virtuous action. I had been Bangkok so many times, but I know nothing about foods offering to monk along the street. This write up really open my eyes so I can do this in my future trip to Bangkok. From my understandings, support Sangha is indirectly turn the dharma wheel because we support daily needs to Sangha and they can fully concentrate on teachings dharma.
    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing.

    With folded hands,
    Jason

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/students-friends/bangkok-monks-and-why-make-offerings.html
  • Lin Mun
    Tuesday, Jul 26. 2016 10:52 PM
    It is so scary to know that McDonald’s food has so much chemicals. Previously I read some articles and watched videos about the fries and nuggets, but this articles has more. I guess that is one of the reason why in this years of age more people are prompt to sickness and cancers.

    We are feeding chemicals to our body. Why wouldn’t government stop all this harmful food and continue to support the growth of such business?

    I hope more people will be aware of such unscrupulous entrepreneurs and STOP eating chemicals.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/youll-never-eat-mcdonalds-again-after-reading-these-10-horrifying-facts.html
  • samfoonheei
    Tuesday, Jul 26. 2016 02:31 PM
    Its hurt me to see an old lady kneeling down to beg a stranger …..in order to safe a dog.What she did was wonderful…leaving pride and ergo aside to help. We do need more kind people like her to save animals been abuse. It would be wonderful that if we can create awareness for the public to know about cruelty of animals.
    Thanks Rinpoche for sharing this article as well as those beautiful photos of his doggies. I do have one too…and i am giving as much love and respect to her as if she is one of my family.
    Thanks again with folded hands.
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/amazing-compassion.html
  • Stella Cheang
    Tuesday, Jul 26. 2016 10:42 AM
    World peace is near when communities of diverse faith put aside the differences and be kind towards each other. Many a times, the differences were a result of deep rooted stereotyping and mindset over ‘me’ versus ‘you’. We must be mindful to reduce this self-cherishing mindset if we want lasting peace among mankind. Hope that Dharamsala can emulate this wonderful example by the Muslim Social Welfare Group.

    Thank you Rinpoche and Sarah for sharing this uplifting news.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/religious-harmony.html
  • Stella Cheang
    Tuesday, Jul 26. 2016 10:24 AM
    Thank you Sarah for the list of counterproductive behaviors of well-intentioned people. It is very interesting to see how good intentions can manifest into actions that cause hurt or harm to others. This leads to the reaffirmation that mindfulness is very important.

    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/ten-counterproductive-behaviors-of-well-intentioned-people.html
  • Lin Mun
    Tuesday, Jul 26. 2016 12:31 AM
    This is a very interesting article on Chinese and Western horoscope. Everyone has different character and behaviour. Hence, it is for us to learn and understand each other.

    No matter what our characteristic is we must always strive and transform to be better.
  • samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 25. 2016 02:41 PM
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these beautiful article.
    Feeling happy to know more about the reincarnated Lama and the Ditsa Monastery in Hualong, Qinghai.I learned that Bodhisattvas come into the world with a variety of manifestations and every teacher we encounter, every monk or person could be a Bodhisattva . A pilgrimage to a holy place at least once a life time to be spiritually energized as encouraged by Rinpoche is well said.
    Thanks again with folded hands
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-miraculous-vajrayogini-of-ditsa-monastery.html
  • samfoonheei
    Monday, Jul 25. 2016 01:37 PM
    wow beautiful ….can’nt believe it there’s a Tara statue at a hotel lobby in Melaka. Seeing the beautiful Tara who is the energy of long life and wisdom gracing the lobby of this beautiful hotel would be wonderful.Maybe next visit to Melaka i hope to see it….From what i saw from the above photos it really beautiful…
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing and to those who made it possible….
    http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/tara-at-hatten-hotel.html
  • Stella Cheang
    Monday, Jul 25. 2016 01:12 PM
    A refreshing start to the week by reading this riveting account of Kalachakra initiation by the 11th Panchen Lama Baingen Erdini Qoigyijabu. This is a summary of what I gathered from this post:

    1. This is the first Kalachakra initiation to be held publicly in Tibet/China in the last 50 years.
    2. Over 100,000 attended the initiation and teachings, which included over 5,000 monks and nuns and 100 incarnated lamas and teachers.
    3. On the night before, it had rained and continued to drizzle intermittently on the first day. It also rained during the previous Kalachakra initiation that was led by His Holiness the 10th Panchen Lama. The 10th Panchen Lama had explained that the rain indicated purification.
    4. The meaning of Kalachakra literally means the ‘Wheel of Time’ in Sanskrit or Dukyi Khorlo in Tibetan.
    5. Kalachakra Tantra was a teaching by Buddha Shakyamuni by the request of Suchandra (a King of Shambhala). It is a method to practice Dharma without renouncing worldly responsibilities. It is now one of the most advanced Tantric systems within Tibetan Buddhism.
    6. Miracle of the Buddha: Kalachakra Tantra was taught by Buddha in Dhanyakataka (nearby modern-day Amaravati in Andhra Pradesh) and simultaneously with another teaching on Vulture’s Peak in the state of Bihar.
    7. The Kalachakra initiation is not something new for the Panchen Lama but a continuation of the practice from previous lives. In fact, the Kalachakra Tantra is a specialty of his incarnation line.
    8. How to prepare and what to prepare for such a huge event: huge screens to display the proceedings that was happening on stage for audience stationed afar, numerous temporary water stations and portable washrooms, emergency aid i.e. 50 doctors and nurses positioned in 11 medical squads bases that were careful placed. Everyone is welcome to attend this event.
    9. Judging by the preparatory work, it is apparent that the Chinese government gave their full support to this event, which means religious freedom is being practiced and a common practice in China. As compared to Dharamsala and teachings by Dalai Lama who barred Dorje Shugden practitioners from attending.

    Thank you Rinpoche and Pastor David Lai for this uplifting write up.
  • sonny tan
    Monday, Jul 25. 2016 10:55 AM
    sonny tan on Jul 25, 2016 at 10:54 am
    Thank you Rinpoche for this very inspiring article on these life changing decisions of ordinary ladies who eventually don the nun robes to become Buddhist nuns serving mankind. Notably Master Cheng yen founder of Tsu Chi who from young was never interested in this mundane life, deep inside her she knows that she is made much bigger than living an ordinary life of a human. She went through so many life challenging and threatening events but yet has never lost sight of her ever strong spirit of sharing her compassion with people all over the world and the Taiwanese people.
    Today she is the epitome of compassion known for her never giving up spirit and her strong beliefs that no matter how and what difficult circumstances she encounters she always believes that when the rain stops the rainbow will display her magnificence.
    At every major disaster one can always see her disciples running to assist standing in unity and solidarity to help the needy with their well-known code dressing of white color collar navy blue t-shirts and white color pants..
    It is indeed heartwarming to see their display of compassion which Master Chen Yen’s disciples are known for and we hope too that we at Kechara would also shine equally in our compassion and love for all of mankind.
    I cannot help but would add that Rinpoche shares some similar traits with Master Cheng Yen in their strong beliefs that they are here for a purpose that is to help free the world of sufferings and transformation of our minds through discourses and teachings. We pray and hope that these two extraordinary human that we are privileged to have here with us would remain with us for a long, long time.

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I must thank my dharma blog team who are great assets to me, Kechara and growth of dharma in this wonderful region. I am honoured and thrilled to work with them. I really am. Maybe I don't say it enough to them, but I am saying it now. I APPRECIATE THESE GUYS VERY MUCH!

Tsem Rinpoche

What Am I Writing Now


 

The Unknown

The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
The unknown may be growth and opportunities,
One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
But then again, the unknown is sometimes worse than the known. In the end nothing is known unless we endeavour,
So go pursue all the way with the unknown,
because all unknown with familiarity becomes the known.
~Tsem Rinpoche

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3 days ago
This is a beautiful portrait
3 days ago
Sacred art work on Vajra Yogini
5 days ago
Never forget to do our Vajra Yogini practice. We can lose our money, we can lose our friends, we can lose our position, we can lose our family, we can lose our wife, we can lose our husband and we can lose our materialistic possession because in the end we will lose all outer objects anyway, but NEVER lose our Vajra Yogini practice. Everything lost is meant to be lost because we are in samsara and whatever we enjoy in samsara will not last and will be lost. It is their nature. Never waste time, energy and keep procrastinating, but do our Vajra Yogini practice intensely and strongly and be firm. Samsara never grants permanence and happiness, but Vajra Yogini's practice will hand the universe and all the joys within it to you.-Tsem Rinpoche
1 week ago
LADRANG LIGHT OFFERING FUND A rare and precious opportunity for candles to be offered on your behalf at the private residence of His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche. The offering of light to the Three Jewels has great benefits for one's mind including gaining clarity and intelligence, the acceleration of realisations, and greater understanding and wisdom. This exclusive light offering is also ideal for those who do not have a personal altar or are unable to make light offerings themselves. http://www.vajrasecrets.com/ladrang-light-offering-fund
1 week ago
Nice friends who help each other in Dharma works.
1 week ago
Venerable Geshe Puntsok speaks so well in both Tibetan and English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idQF6_6BD6s and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZ-jCJQWMMs&t=0s
1 week ago
Beautiful image of Avalokitesvara who has spoken before. Housed in Ladakh
1 week ago
Our Panglung Kuten taking trance of Dorje Shugden in Tibet where he is greatly sought after
1 week ago
Beautiful painting of Atisha
1 week ago
Beautiful Tara has arrived in Kechara Forest Retreat. See many more pictures: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=105289
2 weeks ago
Gorgeous Buddha carved into the mountain in China
2 weeks ago
Beautiful Dorje Shugden Gyenze statue by Kechara available at vajrasecrets.com
2 weeks ago
I like this Buddha image very much
2 weeks ago
Beautiful Buddha in the Bodhgaya enlightenment stupa
2 weeks ago
Pastor Lanse, contact her if you have questions..she is kind and helpful.
2 weeks ago
Interesting
2 weeks ago
Buddha sat under this tree when he gained enlightenment
2 weeks ago
Buddha Goddess Dukkar. Beautiful image.
2 weeks ago
Such a nice retreat house for extended meditations and prayers.. ..incredible. With trees, sunshine, pond, lotus leaves and purple flowers. I love this whole setting. Even creepers growing on the roof of the house. How perfect this place is for me.
3 weeks ago
Tsem Rinpoche brings home Dharma and this was his first day home.
3 weeks ago
White Tara mantra in Sanskrit
3 weeks ago
Beautiful thangka of Buddha of wisdom Saraswati
3 weeks ago
Beautiful image of Tulku Drakpa Gyeltsen in Kechara
3 weeks ago
A beautiful and blessed Dharma family. May Lord Manjushri guide, bless and keep them close to Him in this and all lives. Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
One of the things I love about my Guru is that his teachings are never dry and far from boring. Rinpoche would joke, poke fun and tease but there is always an insightful, if not profound, teaching in each joke or teasing. I consider myself very blessed to have found a Guru who has the skillful means to drum some Dharma into this numbskull of mine. -From Sharon Ong
3 weeks ago
I really like outdoor Buddhas.
3 weeks ago
Dorje Shugden takes trance of the senior Choyang Dulzin Kuten in Gaden Monastery.
3 weeks ago
His Holiness Kyabje Zong Choktrul Rinpoche sitting on my lap during a teaching in Dharamsala. I am so happy to hold the reincarnation of my precious teacher. Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
This is a beautiful picture of Choktrul Zemey Rinpoche. May he bless all of us and manifest the teaching of Tsongkapa's doctrine again.
3 weeks ago
This is really nicely done. Welcome!
3 weeks ago
Good friends with good motivation coupled with a kind heart to be of benefit to others is time worth spent. Life is over so fast and anytime it can be snuffed out, so therefore do dharma, practice dharma, and engage in dharma. Tsem Rinpoche.
1 month ago
Sacred Manjushri Kumara 9th Century Pala Dynasty India
1 month ago
This sacred White Tara is on the Bodhgaya enlightenment stupa marking the very spot Lord Buddha achieved enlightenment.
1 month ago
Myself at the sacred lake at Dromo Geshe Rinpoche's residence
1 month ago
Myself at Dromo Geshe Rinpoche's house where there is a sacred lake on his property. The Five Sister Protector Goddesses abide at this lake. I am making offerings to the divinities in the lake here. Many contractors or workers who come to do work often observe 'Asian ladies' dressed very well walking around the perimeter of the lake and there are no Asian ladies living nearby at all. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
Myself sitting at a lake where Bigfoots are often sighted in Willow Creek, California. This area in Northern California is a hot spot for Bigfoot sightings for hundreds of years till present day. We spent the afternoon there and we did our sadhanas and enjoy the BEAUTIFUL cool/dry weather (no humidity) and you don't sweat. The water was clear and sparkling. It is one of the most beautiful places I have been too and I can easily live there in this area. It was hard to leave this place. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
Such a beautiful conservatory. How I would love to have a room like this among woodlands.
2 months ago
Another beautiful Gyenze statue arrives made by Kechara
2 months ago
My Mumu boy is super duper cute. I love you Mumu.
2 months ago
Pastor Adeline leads a holy and beneficial Tsongkapa retreat group in Kechara Forest Retreat today. Very nice to see this. I like it when our Pastors and senior students encourage, nurture others into the dharma. Tsem Rinpoche
2 months ago
Images of the Buddha are always a great blessing
2 months ago
Beautifully painted Shakyamuni the Buddha
2 months ago
Nice painting of Lord Tsongkapa
2 months ago
Beautiful painting of His Holiness Panchen Rinpoche the omniscient.
2 months ago
This is a traditional thangka painting of the Karma Gadri style, which was especially commissioned by Tashi Mannox on the rarely depicted great calligrapher and scholar Thönmi Sambhota. Sambhota is a historical figure responsible for developing the foundation of the Tibetan writing systems in the seventh century A.D, which form the basis of the Tibetan language today.
2 months ago
Spectacular outdoor Tsongkapa in Mongolia
2 months ago
BEAUTIFUL Tara statue! Magnificent
2 months ago
Vajradharma. In Vajra Yogini's tantra, we always visualize our root teacher in this form. We should see him in his divine form. 
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  • Dorje Shugden oracle taking trance in China
    2 months ago
    Dorje Shugden oracle taking trance in China
  • Dorje Shugden oracle taking trance in China
    2 months ago
    Dorje Shugden oracle taking trance in China
  • Taking Trance
    2 months ago
    Taking Trance
  • See what humans can do
    5 months ago
    See what humans can do
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    5 months ago
    Shocking undercover video shows animal abuse at 'humane cert
  • Video reveals what goes on inside 'humane slaughterhouse' in
    5 months ago
    Video reveals what goes on inside 'humane slaughterhouse' in
  • People can really live their lives to save others. This is a good way to live. Beautiful video.
    5 months ago
    People can really live their lives to save others. This is a good way to live. Beautiful video.
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    8 months ago
    All beings have feelings and do not want pain, to be hurt or harmed. Therefore we must respect this and not harm animals. See this video how this man has made good friends with a special fish who comes when he rings for the fish. Touching. Tsem Rinpoche
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    10 months ago
    HH the Dalai Lama prays with HH Trijang Rinpoche and HH Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. Such a beautiful video of His Holiness Dalai Lama, His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and His Holiness Dilgo Kyentse Rinpoche (Very exalted high Nyingma lama) are all praying together. In the background you see a young Kyabje Lati Rinpoche too. So beautiful. This is how it was before the ban. All the sects and high lamas were superbly harmonious. After the Dorje Shugden ban things changed for the worse. May the ban be released soon. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Nice Dorje Shugden rock painting
    11 months ago
    Nice Dorje Shugden rock painting
  • His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche teaches the truth of life and our impeding death.
    11 months ago
    His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche teaches the truth of life and our impeding death.
  • A kind message from Mr. Tsering Wangchuk to me. Thank you so much. Tsem Rinpoche
    11 months ago
    A kind message from Mr. Tsering Wangchuk to me. Thank you so much. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 1)
    11 months ago
    Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 1)
  • Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 2)
    11 months ago
    Mr Chatreng Yeshe's message to me (Part 2)
  • His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche accepts Long Life puja
    1 years ago
    His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche accepts Long Life puja

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